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The Piston Warrior of WWII
Price: $12.49 USD. Words: 9,990. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The fifth book in this series recounts the nostalgic and moving history of fighting in the skies during World War II from every fighting Air Force on both sides of the Atlantic.
Two Legends of WWII - The Spitfire and Mustang Story
Price: $12.49 USD. Words: 6,540. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The fourth book in the series tells the amazing story of the two most famous fighters in World War II: the Spitfire and the Mustang.
Reimar Horten's 1960 Proposed Design For A Delta Winged Jet Powered Cruise Missile For The IAe Argentina
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This ebook tells the story of the cruise missile proposed by Reimar Horten in 1960, powered by a Rolls Royce engine and sporting a delta-winged design, never to leave the drawing board. Digital images by Mario Merino.
Army Research Laboratory Technical Report: A Summary of Visual Gaze and Dwell Times for Army Pilots During Mission Simulations (ARL-TR-5900) Army Aviation Simulators
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 10,410. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
This report summarizes pilot (PI) visual gaze and dwell times obtained during operational missions conducted with seven engineering simulators.
The Air University Pantheon of Air, Space, and Cyberspace Power Thinkers - Wright Brothers, Billy Mitchell, Robert Goddard, Hap Arnold, Claire Chennault, Theodore von Karman, and Others
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 16,330. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This compendium offers a broad sweep of some of our service's most remarkable and memorable figures in the context of an evolving center for airpower education.
Horten Argentine IAe-48
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » History » Military
Decades long all-wing designer Reimar Horten's seismic shift to a Mach 2.2 Ogee Gothic delta wing twin Rolls-Royce "Avon" powered Coke-shaped fuselage with turbines hung on short pods. This was to be an Argentine "Area Rule" flying machine of the late 1950s. Suggested by Reimar's friend, genius Hans Multhopp, it would be his last aircraft design after years of all-wings.
Sukhoi Aircraft's 1963 Proposed Jet VTOL Design The Stunningly Modern
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 540. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » World
In the early 1960s, Sukhoi’s OKB “skunk works” had a very capable aviation designer, highly interested in vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) flying machines. This is the story of the modern VTOL that almost was!
Typhoon IB Combat Log - Dieppe - August 1942
Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 11,320. Language: British English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
RAF’s Hawker Typhoon IA/B fighter aircraft operating with the Duxford Typhoon Wing, consisting of No.56, 266 and 609 Squadrons, during Operation Jubilee (the combined operations raid on Dieppe) on 19 August 1942.
German Ideas From The Mid 1920s, Early 1930s & Secretly During WW2 For A Proposed Space Program
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 410. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Although the Nazi Party put a stop to all public rocket demonstrations and any talk of space travel under penalty of prison and/or death, attached are images of what these men were privately thinking. Absolute fantasy in the late 1920s and 1930s, here are images of what they were thinking. Thanks to Mario Merino for the computer generated digital images.
The Heinkel He 178-Part 2
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the history of this magnificent aircraft, pieced together by author David Myhra, PhD from documents and reports long thought nonexistent. Computer artist Jozef Gatial has contributed the colored plates in the middle of this book, to show how the He 178 would have looked in real life.
Underground Factories in Germany Part 2
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a declassified report that was done by combined intelligence reports compiled by the Allies during World War 2.
Underground Factories in Germany Part 1
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a declassified report that was done by combined intelligence reports compiled by the Allies during World War 2. This ebook is converted from microfilm and is of poor quality, although over 90% legible and includes photographs taken from the site. .
German Aircraft: New and Projected Types Part 3
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a report generated by First Leutenant J.L.Newton, in January 1946, report No. 2383 of the new and projected German aircraft of the era, including descriptions, diagrams, and specifications
The YF-23 So Smooth, Stealthy, Yet So Unwanted
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The YF-23 was an unconventional-looking aircraft, with diamond-shaped wings, a profile with substantial area-ruling to reduce drag at trans-sonic speeds, and an all-moving V-tail.
The Heinkel AG VTOL "Wespe"
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The trouble with conventional aircraft is that they need runways, long expensive concrete runways so that they can take-off and land. During times of war, the enemy's airports and their hard-surfaced runways make inviting targets.
Avrocar VZ-9-AW
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Canada's circular winged 3-jet powered saucer prototype
Focke-Wulf’s Proposed “Ta 283B” 2-Man Twin Ramjet Powered Bomber
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Virtually nothing much is known about Focke-Wulf Flugzeugbau's design genius Hans Multhopp's outline for a twin ramjet-powered two man piloted bomber.
Ta 283
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 680. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a rare look at a 1946 English translation of Focke-Wulf's proposed twin ramjet powered fighter of 1944 by USAAF T-2 Technical Intelligence, Wright Field, Dayton, Ohio
Swiss Impound 166 Shot Up American USAAF Heavy Bombers & Arrest 1,500 Crew Members Between 1943 & 1945
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Enjoy Dr Myhra's ebook about the total of 166 B-17 and B-24 Bombers and 1,327+ crew members, 2 B-25J bombers, 2 P-51B fighters, 2 P-47 fighters and the light observation plane that was interned/imprisoned between 1943 to 1945 in Switzerland.
Supermarine 4040-United Kingdom 1950's Cold War Era Vertical Take-off & Landing Design Project
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
A VTOL design project by the famous English Supermarine (1913-1960) from the 1950s and time of the "cold war" when everyone thought the USSR would destroy military air bases and commercial runways the world over requiring the need for vertical takeoff and landing flying machines of war. The Supermarine 4040 was never built. Digital images for David Myhra by world class digital artist Jozef Gatial.