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Aeroflot Russian Airlines -- A History
By peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
This book traces the evolution of Aeroflot from its inception in 1922/23 when it operated exclusively within the USSR. Its WW II military transport duties whilst still flying route services. Post-WW II to become the only airline ever to 'build a railway. Its lack of interest or inability to fly the Soviets SST. With little development of new jets it first Airbus and Boeings for ARIA and ARA.
Russian Aviation post-WW II
By peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,510. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Continuing the story of the origins of Russian Aviation this book follows the development of the third fourth and fifth generation combat planes and the use of new technologies many new types forced on the USSR in the 'Cold War' to ensure the designs from the West did not gain any significant technological advantage over Soviet designs that in a number of cases proved superior new civil types too.
Concorde SST Project - the true story
By peter dancey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,710. Language: American English. Published: December 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
To date December 2013 the only SST to enter full passenger-carrying airline service was the Anglo/French Concorde. This book tells the full stroy from British and French sources of the airplane that was 'slightly ahead of its time. It includes many interesting previously untold details espacially the boardroom politics that prevailed and how close the project like the B.2707 came to cancellation