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Language: en
Pages: 268
Authors: Dennis R. Jenkins
Categories: History
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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 Extensive research at various archives around the country have uncovered new and previously unpublished details about the B-36 and its derivatives. Among these are the first-ever photos of the never-flown second
Ultra-Large Aircraft, 1940-1970
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: William Patrick Dean
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-04-10 - Publisher: McFarland

In 1962, a unique transport aircraft was built from the parts of 27 Boeing B-377 airliners to provide NASA a means of transporting rocket boosters. With an interior the size of a gymnasium, "The Pregnant Guppy" was the first of six enormous cargo planes built by Aero Spacelines and two
Magnesium Overcast
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Dennis R. Jenkins
Categories: B-36 bomber
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-10 - Publisher:

Extensive research at various archives around the country have uncovered new and previously unpublished details about the B-36 and its derivatives. Includes coverage of the YB-60 all-jet version, details about Convair's fly-boat version, and technical info of the stillborn Variable Discharge Turbin B-36C variant. Includes photos from the 1952 Texas
Mechanical Engineers' Handbook, Materials and Engineering Mechanics
Language: en
Pages: 1040
Authors: Myer Kutz
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-02-02 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

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Almanac of American Military History
Language: en
Pages: 2524
Authors: Spencer Tucker
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-11-21 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

This almanac provides a comprehensive, chronological overview of all American military history, serving as the standard reference work of its type. * Biographies of 270 key individuals in American military history * Over 50 documents with introductions * 200 charts