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Engels air base home to the RFAF Blackjack
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Introduced as a counter to the American Rockwell B-1A the Tu-160 had a long gestation period and even when first delivered to its first operational base in the Ukraine a team of Tuploev engineers were on-hand to assist the VVS ground-crews get the LR Strategic-bomber into the air for a short local training flight. This book looks at its operations at Engels in new millennium with just 16 bombers.
Tupolev Civil and Military Aircraft -- Book 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,190. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book the first of two is about A N Tupolev and his OKB and his designs it is also a snapshot of life under Joseph Stalin, Tupolev and his fellows living under constant fear of arrest if their designs failed as it was he and others were arrested in October 1937 and sent to GAZ-156 to work. The Tupolev OKB provided Russia with the airplanes it needed both military and civil and the Charger SST