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  • Download E-books F-86 Sabre in Action - Aircraft No. 33 PDF

    By Larry Davis

    "In motion sequence" books offer fanatics, historians and modelers with extraordinary photographic insurance over a variety of chosen matters. pictures are drawn from many deepest collections and information to depict the name characteristic in its ancient atmosphere. additionally, every one quantity positive factors unique disguise artwork, complete colour profiles, distinctive scale drawings, scrap paintings and crucial descriptive textual content to convey those histories to existence. This e-book is a part of the airplane In motion sequence and tells the whole tale of the F-86 Sabre (sometimes known as the Sabrejet). The F-86 was once a transonic jet fighter plane. Produced via North American Aviation, the Sabre is healthier referred to as America's first swept wing fighter that could counter the equally winged Soviet MiG-15 in high-speed dogfights over the skies of the Korean struggle. certainly one of the simplest and most vital fighter plane within the Korean battle, the F-86 can be rated hugely compared to opponents of alternative eras.

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  • Download E-books Germany's Tiger Tanks D.W. to Tiger I: Design, Production & Modifications PDF

    By Thomas L. Jentz

    This primary quantity, of a three-volume set, covers the background, improvement and construction background of the Tiger tank variations from the guidelines notion to the tip of Tiger I construction. This comprises information at the improvement sequence referred to as the D.W., VK 30.01(H), VK 30.01(P), VK 36.01(H), VK 45.01(P) in addition to the Tiger I. All of this illustrated with scale drawings by way of Hilary L. Doyle, mixed with drawings, sketches, and pictures depicting exterior differences in addition to inner perspectives. Over thirty years of in depth examine went into discovering the unique files had to create this historical past of the advance, features, and tactical services of the Tiger. An exhaustive seek used to be made for surviving files of the design/assembly companies (including Krupp, Henschel, Porsche, and Wegmann), the Heereswaffenamt, the Generalinspekteur der Panzertruppen, the D656 sequence of manuals at the Tiger, and the conflict diaries with their aiding studies from German military devices. this is often supplemented by means of the authors gathering hundreds and hundreds of images and hiking over, less than, round, and during approximately each surviving Tiger I.

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  • Download E-books F-104 Starfighter in Action - Aircraft No. 27 PDF

    Within the culture of the "In motion sequence" those titles offer extraordinary photographic assurance over a variety of plane kinds. photos are drawn from many inner most collections and records to depict the identify function in its old atmosphere. additionally, every one quantity positive factors unique disguise paintings, complete colour profiles, special scale drawings, scrap paintings and crucial descriptive textual content to carry those histories to existence. This e-book tells the tale of the the Lockheed F-104 Starfighter which was once a single-engine, high-performance, supersonic interceptor plane initially built for the U.S. Air strength by means of Lockheed at their recognized Skunk Works. one of many Century sequence of plane, it served with the USAF from 1958 until eventually 1969, and persevered with Air nationwide safeguard devices until eventually it used to be phased out in 1975. The nationwide Aeronautics and house management (NASA) flew a small combined fleet of F-104 kinds in supersonic flight exams and spaceflight courses until eventually they have been retired in 1994. USAF F-104C's observed provider throughout the Vietnam battle, and F-104A airplane have been deployed via Pakistan in brief in the course of the Indo-Pakistani wars.

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