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Lockheed's TR-1 Spyplane
By peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,060. Language: American English. Published: December 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Sensitive to the U-2 CIA apyplane image when Lockheed re-opened their production lines to build the new tactical reconnaissance version the USAF insisted it should be designed TR.1. but this does not alter the fact its origins lay in the U-2 Dragon Lady this is the story of these high altitude spyplanes..
Lockheed Famous Airplanes
By peter dancey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,620. Language: American English. Published: December 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Founded by Allan Loughead who later changed his name to Lockheed the company remains in existence some 100yrs later albeit under the Lockheed Martin banner this is the complete history of the Lockheed Company and its famous airplanes including those produced by its Top Secret 'Skunk Works'. aircraft such as the A-12/SR-71, F-117 and CIA sponsored U-2 spyplane.
LM F-35 Lightning II
By peter dancey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,600. Language: American English. Published: December 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
In 2013 the LM JSF officially named Lightning II is nearing IOC planned for 2015 with the aircraft entering service with the USMC. Many coalition partners across the world have placed orders for the new stealth plane for the 21st Century. Including the UK that is one of the few to order the STVOL version for the RN's two new CVN, the RAF will receive the coventional teke-off and landing variant
Korean War 'Aces'
By peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Until the introduction of the NA F-86 Sabre with the 25th FIS on 2 December 1951 the USAF air force were having a hard time combating the swept wing MiG-15 the Lockheed P-80 Shooting Star proving not up to the job. But the introduction of the Sabre especially the E-model turned the tables and almost all the US 'aces' flew the Sabre. This is their story
Jet Fighters - A History
By peter dancey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,270. Language: American English. Published: December 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Today's modern jet fighters such as the delta-winged Sukhoi Su-27 Mikoyan MiG-29 Fulcrum, Rafale, Raptor, Eurofighter Typnoon owe their heritage to the German and British technological advancements during WW II and subsequently post-war via the second, third fourth and fitfh generation machines, This is the history and evolution of the jet fighter
Israeli F-15 MiG Killers
By peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,640. Language: American English. Published: December 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
In the mid-1980s MDC released details of the operational use of its F-15 Eagle interceptors. The report claimed that since 1983 the f-15 was accredited with 54.5 confirmed ''kills' most of them Soviet-built Mikoyan types and two helicopters plus two Mikoyan MiG-21 probables. It was Friday 10 December when the first 3 F-15A Baz arrived in Israel as a protection against the Mikoyan MiG-25 Foxbat.
In Search of Stealth to Evade Detection
By peter dancey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,970. Language: American English. Published: December 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
It is generally assumed that 'stealth' is new in warfare but it has its origins in WW I when the Germans covered their aircraft with transparent celon. An aircraft specially designed for low RCS incorporates many features which transforms it into a local stealth system. This book tells the full story of stealth and desire for it though some air forces are loathe to accept it is a necessity.
Hi-lo-lo-Hi Boeing Strike Eagle night attack
By peter dancey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,480. Language: American English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Even with the new 5th generation delta-winged stealth planes such as the Boeing Raptor in front-line USAF service the Boeing F-15E Strike Eagle remains an important airplane for the air arms all-weather night attack missions.
Hawker Hunter A Thoroughbred
By peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,030. Language: American English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Sidney Camm's Hawker Hunter is a classic among combat planes like the same designers WW II Hurricane before it. It was the UK's first indigenous swept-wing design and briefly held the world FIA speed record. Though this particular airplane was specially-prepared version. The definitive fighter was the F.6 that was later upgraded to FGA.9. The Hunter was a prolific export success for Britain
Europe's Super Jumbo the A380
By peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,460. Language: American English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
EADS Airbus A380 Super Jumbo has its origins in the A3XX which led to the formation of the A3XX Integration Team in October 1993. Now in regular airline route service this book tells the full story of Airbuses challenge to Boeing's 747X Jumbo Jet. As might be expected the launch of the A380 was not without problems the main associated with the airplanes cabling to meet customer requirements
European Rapid Reaction Force
By peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,980. Language: American English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
In the new millennium the EU decided to forge ahead with the formation of a Rapid Reaction Force as the USA asked for European nations to lighten the burden on the United States and NATO. The book gives the composition of the projected air power of this force and the participating nations contribution by way of equipment and availability. .
Europe on the Brink - When the Iron Curtain Fell
By peter dancey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,080. Language: American English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
By the end of WW II Stalin had his own aspirations as to European expansion under the Communist regime and following the humiliation and climb down over the Soviets blockade of Berlin it was not long before the Russians withdrew behind the Iron Curtain.
Electronic Warfare
By peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: American English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
By the end of the Vietnam War airborne electronic warfare was prevalent in particular by way of jamming enemy air defences. Since, this particular aspect of air warfare as advanced considerably and most of the world's major air arms have ISTARs airplanes in their fixed and rotary-winged inventory, This book tells the story so far.
Iranian Phantoms at War
By peter dancey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,280. Language: American English. Published: December 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Prior to the Islamic Revolution and the disposition of the Shah Iran ordered 177 MDC F-4 Phantom II and despite US embargo during the Iran-Iraq War in the 1980s Iran had up to 188 F-4 available for the air war. This is that story.
Hitler's Waffen SS Divisions
By peter dancey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: American English. Published: December 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Hitler's Waffen SS Divisions were founded out of his own Praetorian Guards that formed in 1929 under Ernst Roehm but in 1939 Heinrich Himmler took over Hitler having eliminated Roehm and others in 1934 in the 'Night of the Long Knives. The full account of Hiler''s brutal SS Divisions.
Hitler's Third Reich Aviation Industry
By peter dancey
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 6,880. Language: American English. Published: December 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
This a revised edition of this authors German Aircraft Industry and Production published by Airlife/SAE in 1998. This book details the workings of the RLM in Berlin and the continued efforts of the Amt (Technical Department) to meet with Hitler's constantly changing request and interference in the Reich's wartime aircraft production.programs.
F-16 Fighting Falcons at War
By peter dancey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,730. Language: American English. Published: December 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Many books have been published about Lockheed's infamous light-weight fighter but this book covers the types combat history. In particular with the IDF/AF the desert Falcons and in the Balkans with USAFE in the 1990s
British WW I Stratigic Bombers
By peter dancey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Britain deployed its first long-range strategic bombers during 1917 with its Independent Force on the Western Front. This ebook is a history of the surprisingly efficient biplane machines that continued in post-war RAF service for ADGB and overseas 'policing' until the first monoplane machines entered service with Bomber Command in 1937.
Boeing RC-135 'Super Snoopers'
By peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: American English. Published: December 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Boeing RC-135 intelligence Gathering airplanes were introduced during the 1970's and a number of 'Rivet Joint' variants were introduced by the USAF for world-wide ISTAR operations that continue to this day. This is the story of the 'Super Snoopers'
Pearl Harbor and the Midget Submarines
By peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: American English. Published: December 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
It was the attack on Pearl Harbor that forced America to enter the Second World War. Whilst the story of the attack is well documented what is not so well known is the part played by the Japanese Imperial Navy's midget submarine fleet. This book tells the full story.