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Jet Fighters - A History
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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
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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
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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.
HSA and BAe Hawk
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 8,220. Language: American English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
One of the few post-WW II airplanes to be ordered straight off the drawing board. There were no prototypes of the HSA 1150 *BAe Hawk T.!. That is still in production in the new millennium as an Lead-in Fighter Trainer (LIFT) and with the USN as a on-board carrier trainer the Goshawk, now in its Boeing T.2 form with full digital cockpit. NATO Trainnig in Canada uses the 127 type.with combat wing.
Hi-lo-lo-Hi Boeing Strike Eagle night attack
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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'
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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
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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.
Stealth 21st Century Wizardry
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,810. Language: American English. Published: December 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Stealth is a detailed and challenging concept of modern day combat planes some specifically designed for stealth such as the F-117 B-2 F/A-22 Raptor and the LM F-35 Lightning Ii but some such as the the Saab JAS 39 Gripen and LM F-16 simply by their inherent size. Of older generation fighters the Russian Mikoyan MiG-21 Fishbed too falls into this category. This the complete story of stealth
Spitfires at War
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,070. Language: American English. Published: December 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
More than 60 books have been written about the infamous WW II Supermarine spitfire fighter in the UK alone. This author not wishing to be missed out of this legacy and in part to as a tribute to his former post-WW II colleges in RAF No.11 Group Fighter Command during the 'Cold War' has produced a comprehensive overview of this airplane and its FAA carrier-borne counterparts in the Pacific
F-104 Starfighter - A History
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,700. Language: American English. Published: December 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The Starfighter was the first USAF jet fighter to exceed Mach 2.0 but in fact served only briefly with the US air force but became a prolific export for Lockheed world-wide. albeit the F-104G for the Luftwaffe was nicknamed by pilots wives as the 'Widow Maker'. Nevertheless the F-104 was a prolific air defence fighter capable of carrying nuclear weapons as did the Italian-built AMI F-104ASAM.