The Big Book Of X Bombers X Fighters

Author: Steve Pace
Publisher: Zenith Press
ISBN: 0760351422
Size: 36.99 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
View: 200
Download Read Online
Specifications included for each aircraft include: Length Height Wingspan Empty weight Gross weight Maximum range Ceiling Maximum speed Armament In addition, veteran aviation author Steve Pace shows readers some of the designs that could ...

The New International Year Book

Size: 59.28 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
View: 2435
Download Read Online
In the United States, the NASA-Air Force-Navy research airplane program dating
back to 1944 and the backlog of experience with supersonic fighters and
bombers provide much of the required flight information. ... system development.
A large part of this research was accomplished during 1962 in the U.S. program.
The turbofan engine may be the most promising. After component research, five
or six more years will be required before an engine is ready for regularly
scheduled ...

The New International Year Book

Author: Frank Moore Colby
Size: 10.52 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
View: 6293
Download Read Online
The Air Force supported its position by contending that tactical aircraft support
was only one of its prime missions and that it would not be practicable to saturate
the field of battle with the quantities and types of tactical planes desired by the
Army. ... If it was a truism before to say that air power armed with conventional
weapons held the key to the ground battle, it can now be predicted with
reasonable confidence that air power plentifully armed with atomic weapons may
, through the ...

Britannica Book Of The Year

Author: Franklin Henry Hooper
Size: 50.14 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
View: 6346
Download Read Online
Franklin Henry Hooper, Walter Yust. JET PROPULSION JEWISH RELIGIOUS
the Boeing B-47. General Electric had two new versions of its J47 engine, both
referred to as all-weather jets. The J47-GE-17 had an afterburner, a high-altitude
starting system and anti-icing and electronic controls; thrust was in the 7,500-
8,000-lb. class. It was the announced power plant of the North American F-86D
all-weather ...

Collier S Year Book Covering The Year

Size: 19.23 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
View: 576
Download Read Online
The Army awarded its largest single missile research and development contract
in history during the year. This was for the top priority antimissile-missile system,
the Nike X. The contract, for over $200 million, went to Western Electric. In the
propulsion field, an Atlas-Centaur 2 space rocket was launched on November 27.
About four minutes after launch the upper-stage Centaur rocket was fired and
boosted itself into orbit, marking the first successful flight of a rocket using the
new ...

The Guinness Book Of Records

Author: Alan Russell
ISBN: 9780851128689
Size: 44.51 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
View: 7139
Download Read Online
138 Aircraft Heaviest The highest recorded gross take-off weight has been 379.9
tons 386,0 tonnes in the case of a Boeing 747-200B 'Jumbo' jet during
certification tests of its Pratt & Whitney JT9D-7Q engines on 23 May 1979. Some
versions are certified for .... the US North American Aviation X-15A-2, which flew
for the first time (after modification from X- 1 5A) on 25 June 1 964 powered by a
liquid oxygen and ammonia rocket propulsion system. Ablative materials on the
airframe ...

The Guinness Book Of Records 1991

Author: Donald McFarlan
ISBN: 9780851123745
Size: 71.14 MB
Format: PDF
View: 2767
Download Read Online
The largest ever British aircraft was the experimental Bristol Type 167 Brabazon,
which had a maximum take-off weight of 131-4 tonnes 129-4 tons, a wing span of
7010 m 230ft and a length of 53-94 m 177 ft. .... Air-launched record □ The
fastest fixed- wing aircraft in the world was the US North American Aviation X-15A
-2, which flew for the first time (after modification from X-15A) on 25 Jun 1964
powered by a liquid oxygen and ammonia rocket propulsion system. Ablative
materials ...

National Review

Author: William Frank Buckley
Size: 33.77 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
View: 1709
Download Read Online
Of the aerospace corporations iiuw doing an annual business of $1 billion or
more, two stand out — North American Aviation and Boeing. Early in June, I
made a ten-day trip to ... North American's Rocketdyne Division is concerned with
advanced systems of propulsion including its important F-l rocket engine with a
thrust of \% million pounds. Its fast growing Autonetics ... The X-20 or Dyna Soar (
Dynamic Soaring) is the Air Force's only major space project. Now labeled
experimental ...