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Arado Ar 232

Author : Jrg Armin Kranzhoff
ISBN : 0764340476
Genre : History
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This book covers the rarely discussed, though influential, World War Luftwaffe transport aircraft nicknamed the "tatzelwurm" (millipede) because of its long row of landing wheels.
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Arado 232

Author : David Myhra
ISBN : 0764316656
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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The Luftwaffe's Arado Ar 232 combat area transport flew for the first time in the summer of 1941, and was a state-of-the-art flying machine, abounding with technological firsts and innovations. Author David Myhra has controbuted 200 black and white photographs and line drawings from his collection, as well as color photographs of master fine scale modeler Gunter Sengfelder's Arado Ar 232A. These, together with the digital artwork of Mario Merino bring the World War II combat zone transport to life.
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Arado Aircraft

Author : Source Wikipedia
ISBN : 1230524258
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 25. Chapters: Arado Ar 232, Arado Ar 234, Arado Ar 80, Arado Ar 240, Arado E.381, Arado Ar 196, Arado Ar 96, Arado Ar 81, Arado Ar 66, Arado Ar 95, Arado Ar 68, Arado Ar 197, Arado Ar 76, Arado Ar 231, Arado E.555, Arado Ar 195, Arado Ar 64, Arado Ar 65, Arado SSD I, Arado SD I, Arado Ar 199, Arado SD II, Arado Ar 79, Arado SD III, Arado Ar 198, Arado SC I, Arado S I, Arado L II, Arado V I, Arado W 2, Arado Ar 77, Arado Ar 233, Arado Ar 67, Arado SC II, Arado E.340. Excerpt: The Arado Ar 234 was the world's first operational jet-powered bomber, built by the German Arado company in the closing stages of World War II. Produced in very limited numbers, it was used almost entirely in the reconnaissance role, but in its few uses as a bomber it proved to be nearly impossible to intercept. It was the last Luftwaffe aircraft to fly over England during the war, in April 1945. The Ar 234 was commonly known as Blitz ("lightning"), though this name refers only to the B-2 bomber variant, and it is not clear whether it was ever formally applied instead of being derived from the informal term Blitz-Bomber (roughly, "very fast bomber"). The alternate name Hecht ("pike") is derived from one of the units equipped with this aircraft, Sonderkommando Hecht. In the autumn of 1940, the RLM offered a tender for a jet-powered high-speed reconnaissance aircraft with a range of 2,156 km (1,340 mi). Arado was the only company to respond, offering their E.370 project, led by Professor Walter Blume. This was a high-wing conventional-looking design with a Junkers Jumo 004 engine under each wing. The projected weight for the aircraft was approximately 8,000 kg (17,600 lb). In order to reduce the weight of the aircraft and maximize the internal fuel, Arado did not use the typical retractable landing gear; instead, the aircraft was to take off from a...

Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Author : Library of Congress
ISBN : WISC:89082992173
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Canadian Warplanes

Author : Harold A. Skaarup
ISBN : 9781440167591
Genre : History
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This aviation handbook is designed to be used as a quick reference to the classic military heritage aircraft that have been flown by members of the Canadian Air Force, Royal Canadian Air Force, Royal Canadian Navy, Canadian Army and the present-day Canadian Forces. The interested reader will find useful information and a few technical details on most of the military aircraft that have been in service with active Canadian squadrons both at home and overseas. 100 selected photographs have been included to illustrate a few of the major examples in addition to the serial numbers assigned to Canadian service aircraft. For those who like to actually see the aircraft concerned, aviation museum locations, addresses and contact phone numbers have been included, along with a list of aircraft held in each museums current inventory or on display as gate guardians throughout Canada and overseas. The aircraft presented in this edition are listed alphabetically by manufacturer, number and type. Although many of Canadas heritage warplanes have completely disappeared, a few have been carefully collected, restored and preserved, and some have even been restored to flying condition. This guide-book should help you to find and view Canadas Warplane survivors.
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German Military Transport Aircraft 1940 1949

Author : LLC Books
ISBN : 1155849442
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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Arado Ar 232, Blohm

Canadian Mig Flights

Author : Major Harold A. Skaarup
ISBN : 9780595621385
Genre : History
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This book is a collection of "there I was" stories highlighting the experiences of Canadian Forces pilots who have had the opportunity of a lifetime to fly in the combat aircraft operated by former adversaries. Technical descriptions of key Soviet-built fighter jets such as the MiG-15, MiG-21, MiG-23, MiG-25, MiG-29, Sukhoi Su-22 and Su-27 are included for general reference. The Canadian Fighter pilots mentioned in the story have generously provided their observations and comments on their specific experiences of flight in aircraft such as the MiG-29 (NATO codenamed Fulcrum), Sukhoi Su-22 (codenamed Fitter) and Su-27 (codenamed Flanker), both in Canada and overseas. The stories as told first hand by the pilots who contributed them should provide interesting reading for aviation enthusiasts of all ages. An Annex listing aircraft known to have been brought to the West by defecting pilots since 1949 is also included. The Annex briefly describes pilots and aircraft and the circumstances that brought the various defectors to the west, including the MiG-15 flown to South Korea by Lieutenant No Kum-Sok and the MiG-25 flown to Japan by Lieutenant Viktor Belenko. Brief details of Soviet-built aircraft later flown in NATO opposition force flight test programs are also included.
Category: History