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207 - North American F-86 D/L Vol. 02
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207 - North American F-86 D/L Vol. 02

Prezzo 31,50 €

Air Force Legends Number 207 is the second volume in the North American F-86D/K/L series and covers the US Air Force usage of the F-86D/K/Ls. Duncan Curtis has taken on the task of documenting the Air Force operational history of the F-86D/l in this volume. 114 PAGES, 227 B&W PHOTOS, BACK COVER WITH 12 COLORED PHOTOS, 2-PAGES DRAWINGS, 83 SQUARDON...

209 - North American P-51H MUSTANG
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209 - North American P-51H MUSTANG

Prezzo 29,90 €

The North American Aviation Corporation's series of "Lightweight" Mustangs, the XP-51F, XP51G, XP-51J, and ultimately the P-51H, came as a result of North American's further development of their standard P-51A and B/C designs. These efforts were the direct result of combat experience in Europe in attempting to counter the fast German Luftwaffe's Focke...

213 - XC-142A TILTWING VSTOL TRANSPORT
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213 - XC-142A TILTWING VSTOL TRANSPORT

Prezzo 43,00 €

Air Force Legends Number 213 is a book about the test and development of vertical take off and landing of an aircraft. It has many other aircraft that lead to the development of the XC-142A and lead to the making of the Bell/Boeing V-22 Osprey 35 years later. William Norton is a flight test engineer at the US Air Force Test Center, Edwards AFB...

073 - McDONNELL F2H-1, F2H-2/2B/2N/2P BANSHEES
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073 - McDONNELL F2H-1, F2H-2/2B/2N/2P BANSHEES

Prezzo 48,50 €

McDONNELL F2H-1, F2H-2/2B/2N/2P BANSHEES. In 1980, I published the second book in the Naval Fighter Series, the McDonnell Banshee F2H-1, 2, 3 and 4. It was 78 pages with 95 photos and over 150 profiles. It was reprinted two time and has been out of print for more than 15 years this volume has replaced at least part of it. This volume will cover F2H-1,...

071 - DOUGLAS TBD1 DEVASTATOR
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071 - DOUGLAS TBD1 DEVASTATOR

Prezzo 26,00 €

DOUGLAS TBD1 DEVASTATOR. The US Navy first carrier-based monoplane was a torpedo bomber rather than a nimble fighter. It was also the first all-metal, high performance aircraft and the first aircraft with hydraulically folding wing. This book take you back to the early days of the Navy with a new weapon on the new and untried aircraft carriers when...

062 - CURTISS XBT2C-1
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062 - CURTISS XBT2C-1

Prezzo 23,50 €

This is the fifth book in the series of World War II aircraft designed under the Navy's Bomber Torpedo requirements. The other books are Naval Fighters #24 Martin AM-1/1Q Mauler, #30 Douglas XSB2D/BTD-1 Destroyer, #36 Douglas XTB2D Skypirate and #48 Kaiser Fleetwings XBTK-1. In the eyes of the editor, the Curtiss XBT2C-1 was an attractive aircraft in...

031 - GRUMMAN XF5F-1 & XP-50 SKYROCKET
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031 - GRUMMAN XF5F-1 & XP-50 SKYROCKET

Prezzo 11,00 €

The Skyrocket story was originally published in the American Aviation Historical Society (AAHS) Journal in 1989. All of the comic book reading public during the 1940's followed the adventures of "Blackhawk" and his mighty men as they conquered the world of evil. Those of us with a mindbent toward things aeronautical knew that it was not "Superman" or...

028 - RYAN FR-1 FIREBALL & XF2R-1 DARKSHARK
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028 - RYAN FR-1 FIREBALL & XF2R-1 DARKSHARK

Prezzo 19,50 €

It was no secret to the U.S. Navy that jet and rocket aircraft were being developed in Europe, and that once fully developed, would be of superior performance than piston engine aircraft. Because of these facts, the Navy initiated investigations into alternative solutions to counter these new jets. By late 1942, the Navy decided upon a composite-powered...

019 - VOUGHT F-8 CRUSADER PART IV
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019 - VOUGHT F-8 CRUSADER PART IV

Prezzo 33,50 €

This book provides brief squadron histories and extensive color and markings for Navy F-8 fighter squadrons. Naval Fighters is 217 pages and includes hundreds of photographs. 216 PAGES, OVER 600-B&W PHOTOS, 14-COLOR PHOTOS, SQUADRON INSIGNIAS

038 - CURTISS SC-1/2 SEAHAWK
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038 - CURTISS SC-1/2 SEAHAWK

Prezzo 39,00 €

CURTISS SC-1/2 SEAHAWK by CDR Billy Jack Long USNR (RET) The last of the aircraft designed for use as eyes of the fleet. This was the fastest, highest climbing, heaviest armed, most maneuverable "EYE" the Navy ever had. This aircraft had no tail hook but it still went aboard ships. It was use for many roles like scouting, ASW, directing naval...

034 - CONVAIR XP5Y-1 & R3Y-1/-2 TRADEWIND
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034 - CONVAIR XP5Y-1 & R3Y-1/-2 TRADEWIND

Prezzo 29,00 €

CONVAIR XP5Y-1 & R3Y-1/-2 TRADEWIND On 20 December 1944, the industry was asked to enter a design competition for a 105,000 pound patrol boat powered by four Pratt & Whitney R-2800 radials. In January 1945, the proposal was amended to include anti-shipping, anti-submarine, and air-search and rescue. Ultimately, the project was cancelled when the...