The X-Planes, by Jay Miller, is an outstanding contribution to the field of aviation literature. It provides, for the first time ever, the most comprehensive work ever published on U.S. Experimental Aircraft !
|Book cover finish
||Hardcover ( square back binding )
||Used very good
|Number of pages
||22 x 28.7 x 2 cm
||Midland Counties Publications (Aerophile) Limited
The X-Planes is the most comprehensive work ever published on U.S. Experimental Aircraft.
• Over 150,000 words
• 335 photos
• Three-view scale drawings of each X-Plane
• Complete list of all flights of each aircraft
• Detailed specifications and performance figures
A true find for the aviation enthusiast, modeler, and buff!
The strange and exotic, the record-setting, the barrier-breaking-aircraft developed by the USAF and NASA to expand the envelope of atmospheric flight.
The X-1 and the sound barrier, the X-13 and vertical flight, the X-15 and five times the speed of sound. Spy-planes, radical designs, new materials, hypersonic speeds, ultra quiet aircraft and more.
Based on declassified information, very rare photos, and recent access to historical documentation,
The X-Planes, by Jay Miller, is an outstanding contribution to the field of aviation literature.
It provides, for the first time ever, a highly accurate and detailed account of an entire family of aircraft previously enshrouded in a tight cloak of mystery and secrecy.