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The encyclopedia of German military aircraft

Bryan Philpott

The encyclopedia of German military aircraft

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Published by Crescent Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Germany,
  • Germany (West)
    • Subjects:
    • Airplanes, Military -- Encyclopedias.,
    • Aeronautics, Military -- Germany -- Encyclopedias.,
    • Aeronautics, Military -- Germany (West) -- Encyclopedias.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Bryan Philpott.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUG1245.G4 P4
      The Physical Object
      Pagination192 p. :
      Number of Pages192
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4113398M
      ISBN 100517330032
      LC Control Number80028514
      OCLC/WorldCa7206526

      This test was followed by the dropping of a real bomb and the devising of the first bombsight. The most ambitious examples of this type of craft were the huge airships designed and built in Germany by Ferdinand, Count von Zeppelin. Britain produced an aircraft every bit the equal of the Dr. The first U.

      Air Force Research Laboratory The jets of World War II inaugurated the first generation of jet fighters, in which turbojet propulsion was applied to existing airframe technology and aerodynamics. With individual exceptions, most settled on the biplane as the best compromise between speed and maneuverability. N — "C" type aircraft adapted for night bombing — apart from night flying equipment they were fitted with wings of greater span to increase bomb load. When they received the first contract for a military airplane from the U. Engine horsepower varied between seventy and Powered by a h.

      It also lists what countries use it, weapons options, and specifications separately. I was referring to having any newer aircraft This became the most widely produced jet engine of World War II and the first operational axial-flow turbojet, one in which the air flows straight through the engine. So impressive was this machine that the Allies specifically mentioned it in the Versailles treaty. Moreover, in the transonic range between about Mach 0.


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Initially all military aircraft were classed as "A" monoplane or "B" biplane. R — Riesenflugzeug — "Giant" aircraft — at least The encyclopedia of German military aircraft book, up to four to six engines — all serviceable in flight.

Fuselages — featuring framed wood, plywood The encyclopedia of German military aircraft book, or metal tubing — were streamlined and covered with fabric. It is a factual book, there are no authors, just editors. The twin-engine aircraft, developed by Hughes Helicopters, first flew in prototype form in and was subsequently produced by McDonnell Douglas and then Boeing.

Numerical designations are largely within the RLM designation system. Flown by famous aces like Albert BallMick Mannockand James McCuddenit was a formidable fighter aircraft, powered by a h.

The brothers Wilbur and Orville Wrightwho made the first powered, sustained, and controlled flights in an airplane on December 17,believed such an aircraft would be useful mainly for military reconnaissance.

Captured or acquired aircraft are listed separately as many were used only for evaluation while those available in large enough numbers were commonly used as trainers, while a small number were used for special operations, with exception of some Italian aircraft used sometimes in large numbers mostly as transports.

The jet age Beginning in the s, steady advances in aircraft performance had been produced by improved structures and drag-reduction technologies and by more powerful, supercharged engines, but by the early s it had become apparent to a handful of farsighted engineers that speeds would soon be possible that would exceed the capabilities of reciprocating engines and propellers.

Army and widely exported. The Luftwaffe of the Third Reich officially existed from — but training had started in the s, before the Nazi election, and many aircraft made in the inter-war years were used during World War II. The new "C" class of armed two seat biplane began to replace the "B" class aircraft as reconnaissance machines inthe B's continuing to be built, but as trainers.

It was used as a bomber escort and ground-attack aircraft during the Korean War. Two months later the first military reconnaissance from such a balloon was made before the city of Maubeuge.

Variants are supplied to the U. This test was followed by the dropping of a real bomb and the devising of the first bombsight.

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Army in by Orville Wright, shown here climbing into the pilot's seat. In —11 a Curtiss biplane had been flown from and onto wooden platforms erected over the decks of anchored U. It was primitive but it worked.Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

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