Jet Pioneer

Author: Carl G. Schneider
ISBN: 9780998922201
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Jet Pioneer: A Fighter Pilot's Memoir is the remarkable story of Major General Carl G. Schneider's thirty-two year U.S. Air Force career.

Fighter Pilot

Author: Christina Olds
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 9780312569518
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To his P-38 and P-51 wartime squadrons in WWII he was the aggressive fighter pilot who made double ace and became their commander in nine short months.

Pan Am Pioneer

Author: Sanford B. Kauffman
Publisher: Texas Tech University Press
ISBN: 9780896723573
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A Manager's Memoir from Seaplane Clippers to Jumbo Jets Sanford B. Kauffman
George E. Hopkins. When the Air Corps finally militarized the airline, they offered
commissions to all, both ground personnel and the pilots, if they would stay with
the airline. They had a choice of taking a commission and staying in the military,
or not. All but one of those young fellows that I got from Yale to manage the
airports signed up and took commissions, but most of the Pan Am pilots,
including the ...

Innovation And The Development Of Flight

Author: Roger D. Launius
Publisher: Texas A&M University Press
ISBN: 9780890968765
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Richard P. Hallion, Designers and Test Pilots (Alexandria, Va.: Time-Life Books,
1983), pp. 68- 78; Don Berliner, ... Aircraft of the Second World War, p. 524. 5.
James J. St. Peter, ed., The Memoirs of Ernest C. Simpson: Aeropropulsion
Pioneer (Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio: Aero Propulsion Laboratory,
Aeronautical Systems Division, 1987), pp. ... Frank Whittle, Jet: The Story of a
Pioneer (London: Frederick Muller, 1953), pp. 24-25. See also Whittle, "Birth of
the Jet Engine in ...

Jet Pioneers

Author: Tim Kershaw
Publisher: The History Press
ISBN: 0752494996
Size: 80.19 MB
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Gloster's last aircraft to enter production, the Javelin fighter, is usually described
as Richard Walker's design, and he was indeed chief designer when it was built.
But there is an intriguing reference in the unpublished memoirs of Gloster chief
inspector Basil Fielding: his list of Gloster types ends with 'The Javelin twoseater
delta wing all weather fighter designed by Mr R.W. Walker.' Alongside this there
is a pencil note by Gloster's Javelin test pilot, Wg Cdr Dickie Martin: 'Basil – 3rd
line ...

Technology And The Air Force

Author: Jacob Neufeld
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 9781437912876
Size: 53.44 MB
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John Golley, Whittle: The True Story (Washington: Smithsonian, 1987), pp 23-24;
Frank Whittle, "The Birth of the Jet Engine in Britain," in The Jet Age: Forty Years
of Jet Aviation, Walter J. Boyne and Donald S. Lopez, eds (Washington: ... St.
Peter, ed, The Memoirs of Ernest C. Simpson: Aeropropulsion Pioneer (Wright-
Patterson AFB, Ohio: Aeronautical Systems Div, 1987), pp 9-1 1 ; Leslie E.
Neville and Nathaniel F. Silsbee, Jet Propulsion Progress: The Development of
Gas Turbines ...

Jet Age

Author: Sam Howe Verhovek
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101444398
Size: 55.84 MB
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“The German Jets and the U.S. Army Air Force.” American Aviation Historical
Society Journal 8 (Fall 1963), pp. 155-162. Hewat, Timothy, and W. A. Waterton.
The Comet Riddle. London: Frederick Muller, 1955. Jackson, A. J. De Havilland
Aircraft Since 1915. London: Putnam, 1962. Johnston, A. M. “Tex,” with Charles
Barton. Tex Johnston: Jet-Age Test Pilot. Washington, DC, and London:
Smithsonian Institution Press, 1991. Jones, Glyn. The Jet Pioneers: The Birth of
Jet-Powered ...

Schloss Aus Glas

Author: Jeannette Walls
Publisher: Hoffmann und Campe
ISBN: 3455810519
Size: 19.22 MB
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Jeannette Walls ist ein glückliches Kind: Sie hat einen Vater, der mit ihr auf Dämonenjagd geht, ihr die Physik erklärt und die Sterne vom Himmel holt.

A Wasp Among Eagles

Author: Ann Carl
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution
ISBN: 1588343413
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A WASP among Eagles is the first-person story of how Baumgartner learned to fly, trained as a WASP, and became one of the earliest jet-age pioneers.