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

List Price: $44.95
Karen's Price: $39.95

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


Lockheed U-2 Dragon Lady-WBT Vol. 16
Stock #: KB10022
Author: Dennis R. Jenkins

List Price: $18.95
Karen's Price: $17.95

Includes production line photos, technical manual excerpts, carrier landing photos, cockpit photos, plus exploded views and cutaways. Covers U-2, U-2R, TR-1A, TR-1B, etc. more»

Subject: Aviation


Magnesium Overcast: The Story of the Convair B-36
Stock #: KB10050
Author: Dennis R. Jenkins

List Price: $28.95
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The Convair B-36 "Peacemaker" was the ultimate statement of American air power at the beginning of the Cold War. Extensive research at various archives around the country have uncovered new and previously unpublished details about the B-36 and its derivatives. A detailed serial number list covers each airplane and its final disposition, and a chapter covers the efforts to reclaim and scrap the aircraft as they were taken out of service. more»

Subject: Aviation


U.S. Air Force Aviation: A Military Photo Logbook, Vol. 1
Stock #: KB10078
Author: Dennis R. Jenkins

List Price: $22.95
Karen's Price: $20.95

This book is the first in a new series of photo scrapbooks using images taken by Air Force photographers with unparalleled access to facilities and aircraft around the world. U.S. Air Force Aviation: A Military Photo Logbook, Volume 1 documents all aspects of Air Force operations in peace and war with photos taken in the air and at bases worldwide. This volume includes combat operations in Afghanistan and Iraq, humanitarian missions around the world, Red Flag and other training exercises, aerial refueling, aircraft and weapons testing, and maintenance operations. more»

Subject: Aviation


USAF Prototype Jet Fighters Photo Scrapbook
Stock #: KB10080
Author: Dennis R. Jenkins & Tony R. Landis

List Price: $22.95
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The U.S. Air Force began developing jet fighters as World War II came to a close. U.S. Air Force Prototype Jet Fighters details the evolution of these aircraft, using dozens of never-before-published photographs from government archives. more»

Subject: Aviation


U.S. Naval Aviation: A Military Photo Logbook, Vol. 1
Stock #: KB10083
Author: Dennis R. Jenkins

List Price: $22.95
Karen's Price: $20.95

U.S. Naval Aviation: A Military Photo Logbook, Volume 1 is the first in a series of photo scrapbooks using images taken by Navy photographers with unparalleled access to facilities and aircraft around the world. This book covers U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard aircraft. This volume includes combat operations in Afghanistan and Iraq, humanitarian missions around the world, training exercises with other nations, aerial refueling, aircraft and weapons testing, and maintenance operations. more»

Subject: Aviation


X-Planes Photo Scrapbook
Stock #: KB10094
Author: Dennis R. Jenkins

List Price: $26.95
Karen's Price: $24.95

The X-Planes conjure up images of Chuck Yeager first breaking the sound barrier in the X-1 or of the black, bullet-shaped X-15 streaking through the skies at over Mach 6. Dennis R. Jenkins has assembled an outstanding collection of photographs of the X-Planes from government and company archives, as well as personal and public collections. Hundreds of photos – some in color and many never-before-seen – detail the modern history of experimental flight. more»

Subject: Aviation


Servicing the Hubble Space Telescope
Stock #: KB10099
Author: Dennis R. Jenkins and Jorge Frank

List Price: $22.95
Karen's Price: $20.95

Few NASA announcements stirred as much public controversy as when NASA Administrator Sean O'Keefe canceled the fifth Hubble Space Telescope servicing mission. Fortunately, things change. After further evaluation, the agency authorized the last servicing mission to Hubble. Servicing the Hubble Space Telescope: Space Shuttle Atlantis – 2009 follows the final Shuttle servicing mission from the press conference announcement through crew training and vehicle launch preparation. more»

Subject: Space


Space Shuttle-3rd Edition
Stock #: KB10100
Author: Dennis R. Jenkins

List Price: $44.95
Karen's Price: $40.95

The eighty year history of developing reusable lifting-reentry spacecraft. From the early works of Eugen Sanger in Germany to the Cold War developments in the US, then finally to the ultimate experiment - the Space Shuttle. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the first Space Shuttle launch, this greatly enlarged third edition adds many previously uncovered early designs, details the latest modifications to the operational vehicles, and provides expanded coverage of the first 100 Space Shuttle missions. more»

Subject: Space

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