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Aircraft Design Of Wwii

Author : Lockheed Aircraft Corporation
ISBN : 9780486847177
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 67.80 MB
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Treasure trove of cutaway views of 1940s aircraft features magazine art that focuses on American models. The extensive notes and explanations also include details on select British and German planes.
Category: Transportation

British Experimental Combat Aircraft Of World War Ii

Author : Tony Buttler
ISBN : 1902109244
Genre : History
File Size : 75.57 MB
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This new book by Tony Buttler, a first of its kind, describes the British fighter, bomber, and research aircraft produced in the run up to and during World War II. Detailed coverage of aircraft that were built and flown as prototypes only, combine with others such as the Westland Welkin which entered production but never reached a squadron. Un-built design projects are explained and all types are covered separately, along with a large selection of photographs, some of which have rarely been seen before. This book covers basic short-term insurance fighters such as the Miles M.20, the Martin-Baker M.B.5, and Supermarine Spitfire, which represented the ultimate in piston fighter development, the Fairey Spearfish torpedo bomber and the four engine Vickers Windsor, oddities like the Blackburn B.20 flying boat, and Britain's first jet aircraft, the Gloster E.28/39. A comprehensive appendix, with the use of photographs and brief details, examines one-off examples of standard production types that were fitted with non-standard features. Gathered from archival sources, renowned author Tony Buttler presents a wealth of information on these historic aircraft.
Category: History

Jane S Fighting Aircraft Of World War Ii

Author : Leonard Bridgman
ISBN : PSU:000019222493
Genre : Airplanes, Military
File Size : 73.3 MB
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"... This edition of "Jane's fighting aircraft" presents photographs, line drawings and data tables for all of the many aircraft types that took part in World War II, including those of Germany, Italy and Japan ..." -- Inside front cover.
Category: Airplanes, Military

Conceptual Aircraft Design

Author : Ajoy Kumar Kundu
ISBN : 9781119500278
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 35.3 MB
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Provides a Comprehensive Introduction to Aircraft Design with an Industrial Approach This book introduces readers to aircraft design, placing great emphasis on industrial practice. It includes worked out design examples for several different classes of aircraft, including Learjet 45, Tucano Turboprop Trainer, BAe Hawk and Airbus A320. It considers performance substantiation and compliance to certification requirements and market specifications of take-off/landing field lengths, initial climb/high speed cruise, turning capability and payload/range. Military requirements are discussed, covering some aspects of combat, as is operating cost estimation methodology, safety considerations, environmental issues, flight deck layout, avionics and more general aircraft systems. The book also includes a chapter on electric aircraft design along with a full range of industry standard aircraft sizing analyses. Split into two parts, Conceptual Aircraft Design: An Industrial Approach spends the first part dealing with the pre-requisite information for configuring aircraft so that readers can make informed decisions when designing vessels. The second part devotes itself to new aircraft concept definition. It also offers additional analyses and design information (e.g., on cost, manufacture, systems, role of CFD, etc.) integral to conceptual design study. The book finishes with an introduction to electric aircraft and futuristic design concepts currently under study. Presents an informative, industrial approach to aircraft design Features design examples for aircraft such as the Learjet 45, Tucano Turboprop Trainer, BAe Hawk, Airbus A320 Includes a full range of industry standard aircraft sizing analyses Looks at several performance substantiation and compliance to certification requirements Discusses the military requirements covering some combat aspects Accompanied by a website hosting supporting material Conceptual Aircraft Design: An Industrial Approach is an excellent resource for those designing and building modern aircraft for commercial, military, and private use.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Handbook Of Great Aircraft Of Wwii

Author : Alfred Price
ISBN : 0788197274
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During WW2 the science of aviation advanced more rapidly than in any other similar period in history. The planes described in this book, such as the Supermarine Spitfire, Messerschmitt 109, North American P-51 Mustang, & Boeing B-17 Flying fortress, emerged as the truly outstanding designs of that period. The reader can trace the course of each plane's design, its development, its introduction into service & its subsequent career in action. Each aircraft is described in detail, with a cutaway drawing to show its construction. Includes numerous eyewitness accounts from pilots, & more than 500 carefully chosen photos.

Secret Wings Of World War Ii

Author : Lance Cole
ISBN : 9781473823440
Genre : History
File Size : 32.98 MB
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There are many myths and legends surrounding the advanced German aeronautical technology of the Second World War. There are also facts and proven events. Yet within these stories and behind these facts lie conspiracy theories, mistaken assumptions and denials that seem to contradict the evidence. So what really happened? How far ahead were the German scientists? And, of even greater interest, why and how???There have been other books about advanced German wartime aeronautics, yet few authors have fully examined the detail of the designs and their relevance to the fighter and bomber legends of the 1950s and '60s, let alone the current crop of military and civil all-wing or blended-wing aircraft. This book charts the story from it origins, through current-day innovations and beyond, into the all-wing future of tomorrow.
Category: History

Aircraft Of World War Ii

Author : Robert Jackson
ISBN : 1782745556
Genre : History
File Size : 50.82 MB
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Aircraft of World War II details the design and specifications of 75 warplanes used during the conflict--the Supermarine Spitfire, Douglas C-47 Dakota, and Messerschmitt Me-262 among them. Each aircraft receives two spreads, with three-view color artworks, an account of its development, and technical information, including maximum speed, range, and powerplant. Arranged by country, and attractively presented, this accessible guide is great for aviation enthusiasts.
Category: History

Aircraft Of World War Ii

Author : Jim Winchester
ISBN : 1592232248
Genre : History
File Size : 24.1 MB
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From the start of World War II, in 1939, to its conclusion six years later, military aircraft developed from prewar biplanes such as the Gloster Gladiator, to classic aircraft--the Messerschmitt Me 109 and the P-51 Mustang--and on to the age of jet warplanes--the Arado Ar 234 and the Gloster Meteor. 600 color and archival photographs perfectly showcase the length and design of each entry. Presented here in mesmerizing detail, these artifacts from the world’s first major air battles will fascinate both WWII and military aircraft buffs alike.
Category: History

Major Piston Aero Engines Of World War Ii

Author : Victor F. Bingham
ISBN : STANFORD:36105023479269
Genre : History
File Size : 81.56 MB
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"The frenzy of technological invention and improvement that accompanied each large-scale conflict during the twentieth century has been one of the most important factors in driving the spectacular scientific advances made during the last hundred years. The half-way point of the century saw the horrors of the first truly global battle--World War II. At that time the piston aero engine was at its zenith and the world's airforces were almost entirely propeller driven. It is a period that provides the most interesting study of these engines and the aircraft they powered because the rapid change to turbojets that occurred in the post-war era saw the demise of the piston engine on almost all types of military aircraft and large airliners. This book looks at the design and development of the most famous engines used by the combatants during this great air war. Each type is studied and evaluated in historical perspective and many famous aircraft are illustrated to demonstrate installation and differing usage. One Merlin makes a Spitfire, two a Mosquito, and four a Lancaster. Engines made in America, Russia, and Germany could boast the same versatility and are described here in detail." --Book jacket.
Category: History

Great Aircraft Of Wwii

Author : Alfred Price
ISBN : 1861470010
Genre : Aeronautics
File Size : 81.50 MB
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With this book, the authors offer descriptions of six of the most famous planes of World War Two. For each plane, the book traces design and development, service record, and includes eyewitness accounts from the pilots who flew in them
Category: Aeronautics