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Germany's first Biplane Fighter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,720. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Halberstadt biplane fighters D II to D V are not among the best-known of the WW I airplanes used by the Germans on the Western Front. Total production of these early German biplane fighters only just esceeded 250. Entering service in 1916 within a year these at the time revolutionary German biplanes had been relegated to training duties but in 1917 it was the biplane that usurped the monoplane
The Dawn of the Airplane
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,270. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Continuing the story of the Origins of flying and the airplane this book carries on to look at the early pioneers of the heavier-than-air machine in America and Europe initially most of the pioneering flying centred at Paris. Eventually Britain got interested and in the short period from 1903 to 1911 their were literally thousand of intrepid aviators and in 1911/12 the military were interested.
UK Plane-makers -- A History Book 4
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,700. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
UK plane-makers 4 is the penultimate work in this histocial review of Britsh aviation since 1910 and takes the reader to the very beginnings at the Royal Aircraft Factory at Farnborough where the initial airplanes that were to equipment the RFC and RNAS to fight the air war in WW II were designed to be built mainly by sub-contractors. NAF 1, Sopwith, Shorts and Supermarine also feature prominately