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Tupolev Civil and Military Aircraft -- Book 1
By peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,190. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
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
Soviet aero-engine design and development
By peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,660. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
This book continues the history of Soviet aviation dealing specifically with the aero-engine industry. Indigenous piston-engines designs served the Red Air Force well in WW II powering its fighters and Sthurmoviks. THe country did venture into the jet age with an WW II indigenous design but it was mainly developments of German and British designs that excelled and the massive 'Bear' turbo-props.