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East Riding Airfields 1915-1920
Stock #: KB10045
Author: Geoffrey Simmons

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Even before the outbreak of World War I, aviation had made its presence felt in the East Riding of Yorkshire, with visits from many of the leading aviation pioneers including Gustav Hamel and Harry Hawker. However, it was the outbreak of the war in 1914 and the arrival of the German Zeppelins that led to the establishment of the first official air bases in the area. Author Geoffrey Simmons tells the story of the bravery and expertise of the men who flew the primitive machines of the time, often in appalling weather at night, from these little known bases. more»

Subject: Aviation


Edwards Air Force Base - Open House at the USAF Flight Test Center 1957-1966: A Photo Chronicle of Aircraft Displayed
Stock #: KB10430
Author: Robert D. Archer

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The USAF Flight Test Center at Edwards AFB has long been one of the most interesting test sites in the world. This pictorial history covers all of the aircraft shown publicly between 1957 and 1966, with a chapter for each year listing all of the aircraft shown, giving the manufacturer, designation, popular name and serial number. Aircraft range from the X-1B and X-5 to the XB-70, F-111 and SR-71, including nearly all of the fighters from the F-80 through the Century series, plus the Navy types. Transports, including a few civil jets, attack aircraft, trainers, bombers, helicopters, and many unusual VTOL aircraft are also fully covered in the author's more than 600 color photographs. more»

Subject: Aviation


Experimental & Prototype U.S. Air Force Jet Fighters
Stock #: 80026
Author: Dennis R. Jenkins & Tony R. Landis

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This book takes a look at the variety of different jet-fighter concepts developed by the U.S. Air Force after World War II. Covers all experimental and prototype jet fighters that made it to the hardware stage – design studies and “paper airplanes” are not discussed. The rationale for developing each aircraft is covered, along with a discussion of the technology needed to build it, its flight-test program, and the reasons it was cancelled or ordered into production. The text is derived mostly from official Air Force documents, and all of the aircraft are well covered photographically. 250 B&W and 100 color photos. Hard Cover. experimental, prototype, air force, jet fighters, history, flight-test, air force, technology, developing more»

Subject: Aviation

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