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  • Mig-21 Pilot Manual

    8.5x11" 230 Pages The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 is known in NATO circles as the "Fishbed". Designed as a Mach 2.0 interceptor, the plane holds the distinction of being produced in greater numbers than any other jet...

    $28.95 $21.95

  • MiG-29 Fulcrum Pilot Manual

    8.5x11" 431 Pages The Mikoyan Mig-29 "Fulcrum" is a high performance aircraft that operates in 25 of the world's airforces. In the 1990s former East German Migs joined the Luftwaffe as part of the reunification of...

    $53.95 $46.95

  • P-3 Orion Pilot Manual

    8x10" 725 Pages TWO VOLUME SET!The U.S. Navy's front line, land-based maritime patrol aircraft, the Lockheed P-3 Orion is a highly capable anti-submarine warfare platform. Conceived as a replacement for the P-2 Neptune...

    $43.95 $36.95

  • RAF Gloster Meteor Pilot Manual

    8x10" 113 Pages Designed by Gloster's brilliant chief engineer George Carter, the Meteor was Britain's first operational jet, and the first such aircraft in Allied inventory. The Meteor was an outgrowth of intensive r&d...

    $19.95 $12.95

  • SR-71 Blackbird Pilot Manual

    8x10" 347 Pages Created by Lockheed's brilliant designer Kelly Johnson, the SR-71 was one of the most legendary aircraft to emerge from the "Skunk Works". Capable of Mach 3 flight, the SR-71 could survey 100,000 miles...

    $38.95 $31.95

  • T-28 Trojan Pilot Manual

    8x10" 302 Pages Designed as a replacement for the T-6 Texan, North American's T-28 Trojan first flew in 1949 and remained in production until 1957. The T-28A was initially adopted as primary trainer by the U.S. Air...

    $32.95 $25.95

  • T-33A Thunderbird Pilot Manual

    8.5x11" 82 Pages The T-33 Thunderbird was the training variant of the U.S. Air Force's first production jet fighter, the F/P-80 Shooting Star. Originally designed by "Kelly" Johnson during WWII, the P-80 went from...

    $23.95 $16.95

  • T-38 Talon Pilot Manual

    8.5x11" 270 Pages Northrop's T-38 Talon was the world's first supersonic trainer aircraft, and remains in service today in air forces worldwide. It entered service in 1961, and quickly set climb records, earning it the...

    $33.95 $26.95

  • U-2 Dragon Lady Pilot Manual

    8.5x11" 330 Pages Conceived during the dark days of the Cold War, the U-2 is a single-engine,single-seat, surveillance aircraft. Designed by aeronautical engineer "Kelly" Johnson, the plane was used by the C.I.A. to...

    $33.95 $26.95

  • UH-1 Iroquois Pilot Manual

    8x10" 454 Pages Developed by Bell in the early 1950s, the UH-1 Iroquois was the first turbine-powered helicopter to enter production for the U.S. military. Originally designated the HU-1A for "Helicopter Utility", it...

    $39.95 $34.95

  • UH-60 Black Hawk Pilot Manual

    8x10" 586 Pages Developed to replace the UH-1 Iroquis,Sikorsky's UH-60 Black Hawk first entered service in 1979. A four-blade, twin-engine, medium-lift utility helicopter, the UH-60 serves as the U.S. Army's primary...

    $49.95 $44.95

  • USAF Flight Test Engineering

    8.5x11" 474 Pages In the late 1940's and early 50's, planes flew higher and faster than anyone dreamed possible. The jet age had arrived, and along with it came turbojet and rocket-powered aircraft capable of flying...

    $53.95 $46.95

  • X-15 Rocket Plane Pilot Manual

    8x10" 194 Pages The X-15 rocket plane flew at Mach 6.72 and at altitudes above 67 miles -- at the threshold of space! The men who flew this amazing plane became the USAF's first astronauts. Powered by an XLR-99 engine...

    $25.95 $18.95

  • X-1A Rocket Plane Pilot Manual

    8.5x11" 45 Pages An improvement over the Bell X-1 -- the first plane to break the sound barrier in level flight -- the X-1A was designed to reach Mach 2.0. Initial test flights commenced in January of 1953. On December...

    $18.95 $11.95

  • X-3 Stiletto Pilot Manual

    8.5x11" 81 Pages The radical Douglas X-3 Stiletto was built primarily of titanium, and was intended to test high speed flight and low-aspect ratio wing design. Initial requirements indicated it would carry the J-46...

    $23.95 $16.95

  • X-4 Bantam Pilot Manual

    8.5x11" 74 Pages Designed without horizontal stabilizers, the X-4 Bantam had a semi-tailless design that bore some resemblance to Germany's Me-163 rocket plane. The small, twin-jet craft relied on combined elevator and...

    $23.95 $16.95

  • XB-70 Valkyrie Pilot Manual

    8.5x11" 404 Pages The XB-70 Valkyrie was an aircraft ahead of its time. Equipped with drooping wingtips, and designed with one of the highest lift-to-drag ratios in aviation history, the XB-70 challenged the known...

    $38.95 $31.95

  • YB-49 Flying Wing Pilot Manual

    8x10" 92 Pages Visionary designer Jack Northrop built a series of experimental "flying wing" aircraft both before and during WWII. One of the most radical designs of the post-war era, the propeller-driven YB-35 bomber's...

    $21.95 $13.95

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