Big Wings: The Largest Aircraft Ever Built by Philip Kaplan

Big Wings: The Largest Aircraft Ever Built by Philip Kaplan
Requirements: .PDF reader, 63 MB
Overview: In the history of aviation there have been many attempts to produce aircraft of extraordinary proportions to expand the limits of technology and create new performance standards. With few exceptions, the early attempts did not become the successes envisaged until post-World War II when such aircraft as the Boeing B-52, and and the Boeing 747 ‘Jumbo Jet’ airliner changed the face of aviation in both the military and civil roles.

Big Wings is a well-researched, highly informative look at the sixteen most significant giants of the air.

Each aircraft is introduced and its raison d’être explained, followed by an in-depth review of the successful and failed technical aspects of the design, its operational history, first-hand accounts from those that had flown the aircraft plus some startling facts and statistics.

The aircraft selected are as follows: Military – Douglas B-19, Boeing B-29, Consolidated B-36, Northrop B-49 and Boeing B-52 Airliners – Bristol Brabazon, Boeing 747 and Airbus A380 Heavy Lifters – Messerschmitt Me323, Consolidated XC-99, Lockheed C5 and Antonov AN-225 Flying Boats – Dornier Do-X, Martin JRM Mars, Hughes HK-1 and Saunders Roe Princess.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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The Weathering Aircraft – March 2019

The Weathering Aircraft – March 2019
Requirements: .PDF reader, 51 MB
Overview: The Weathering Magazine arrives as a specialized publication designed for modelers of all skill levels and subjects. Each issue delivers to you, the most advanced weathering techniques and the related products used to achieve incredible results. Each issue will address in depth a specific topic to help us focus throughout the weathering process. In The Weathering Magazine, talented modellers from around the world will demonstrate and teach us the best and most advanced techniques to achieve the most realistic look for our models.
Genre: Magazines & Newspapers

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Scale Aircraft Modelling – June 2019

Scale Aircraft Modelling – June 2019
Requirements: PDF Reader 54 MB
Overview: Now in our 36th year of publication; copied but never bettered. No pretentions, no unsubstantiated claims, just good honest information presented in an enjoyable and easy-to-read format.
Genre: Magazine –

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Military Aircraft of the Cold War through Jim Winchester

Military Aircraft of the Cold War (The Aviation Factfile) through Jim Winchester
Requirements: .PDF reader, 142 MB
Overview: Though the Cold War was once answerable for many years of suspicion and distrust between the U.S. and the Soviet Union, it was once additionally answerable for a great bounce ahead in plane analysis, design, and building. The wild blue yonder by no means seemed so thrilling! This e-book options greater than 120 army plane in provider between 1945 and 1985. It covers each and every aircraft in nice element and is full of over 2,000 illustrations and pictures of each and every aircraft in motion.
Each unfold highlights the attention-grabbing adventure from idea and design to battle missions. Photo information, motion knowledge, details and figures, maps, and different leading edge graphics convey the motion to lifestyles! Sit in the back of the controls of a B-52 Strato Fortress! This superior aircraft started its provider in 1952 and can most likely proceed to fly till 2040 a tribute to the designers and engineers who evolved it.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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Yorktown Class Aircraft Carriers by way of Roger Chesneau

Yorktown Class Aircraft Carriers by way of Roger Chesneau
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 92.2 mb
Overview: The ShipCraft sequence supplies in-depth details about development and editing type kits of well-known warship varieties. Lavishly illustrated, every ebook takes the modeler via a temporary historical past of the topic magnificence, together with an intensive photographic survey of both a top of the range type or a surviving instance of the send. Hints on development the type and editing and bettering the elemental equipment are adopted by way of a piece on paint schemes and camouflage, that includes a lot of colour profiles and extremely detailed line drawings. The topic of this quantity is the Yorktown magnificence, the near-legendary plane carriers that stored the Japanese at bay in the dead of night days between Pearl Harbor and the decisive struggle of Midway, the place Yorktown herself was once misplaced. Hornet introduced the well-known Doolittle Raid prior to being sunk at Santa Cruz in October 1942, however Enterprise survived the fierce preventing of the early battle years to grow to be the U.S. Navy’s maximum adorned send.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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Yorktown Class Aircraft Carriers through Roger Chesneau

Yorktown Class Aircraft Carriers through Roger Chesneau
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 92.2 mb
Overview: The ShipCraft collection supplies in-depth details about development and editing fashion kits of well-known warship sorts. Lavishly illustrated, every guide takes the modeler via a short lived historical past of the topic magnificence, together with an intensive photographic survey of both a high quality fashion or a surviving instance of the send. Hints on development the fashion and editing and making improvements to the elemental package are adopted through a bit on paint schemes and camouflage, that includes a large number of colour profiles and extremely detailed line drawings. The topic of this quantity is the Yorktown magnificence, the near-legendary airplane carriers that saved the Japanese at bay in the dead of night days between Pearl Harbor and the decisive combat of Midway, the place Yorktown herself used to be misplaced. Hornet introduced the well-known Doolittle Raid ahead of being sunk at Santa Cruz in October 1942, however Enterprise survived the fierce combating of the early struggle years to turn into the U.S. Navy’s maximum embellished send.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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American Military Aircraft: A Century of Innovation

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Aircraft Design: A Conceptual Approach (aiaa Textbook …

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Scale Aircraft Modelling – March 2019

Scale Aircraft Modelling – March 2019
Requirements: PDF Reader, 25 MB
Overview: Now in our 36th year of publication; copied but never bettered. No pretentions, no unsubstantiated claims, just good honest information presented in an enjoyable and easy-to-read format.
Genre: Magazines & Newspapers

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Combat Aircraft – March 2019

Combat Aircraft – March 2019
Requirements: PDF Reader 52 MB
Overview: Renowned as the world’s top military aviation magazine, Combat Aircraft Monthly is the magazine of choice for modern military aviation. Covering subjects from around the world, from combat accounts from the cockpit over Afghanistan to air force overviews and emerging aerospace industry stories, Combat Aircraft Monthly delivers all the latest news, with added value from expert analysis, opinion and views from the front line. Combat Aircraft Monthly is the military aviation magazine that sets the pace, often with world exclusives, the best and most authoritative features every month, and all supported by imagery from the world’s leading aviation photographers.
Genre: Magazine –

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Aircraft Design: A Conceptual Approach (aiaa Textbook …

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The History of Aircraft Nose Art by Jeffrey L. Ethell +

The History of Aircraft Nose Art: WWI to Today by Jeffrey L. Ethell, Clarence Simonsen
Requirements: .PDF reader, 87 MB
Overview: Ever since pilots have been going to war they have sought to personalize their aircraft with individual markings and art – often with visually attractive results. From World War I to the Gulf conflict this book looks at the range of art depicted on aircraft. The text examines all eras of nose art, the aeroplanes the art was painted on and a special chapter devoted to interviews with surviving nose artists about their art. Also featured are the styles, markings, subjects and psychology of art and sidebars on Walt Disney, Al Capp and Milt Caniff, all of whom helped and influenced nose art.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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Lock On No. 3 Aircraft Photo File: …

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Aeroplanes Of The Royal Aircraft Factory (crowood …

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