Aviation Records In The Jet Age

Author: William A. Flanagan
Publisher: Specialty Press
ISBN: 1580072305
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This book tells of famous record-breaking flights throughout history, focusing on the exciting time following World War II when new speed, altitude, and endurance records were broken on an almost-routine basis.

Aviation Week Space Technology

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EASY ON THE RUDDER Since the B-47 was the first jet I flew, I enjoyed the
reference to its rudder control system in "Crash Probe Triggers Rudder Design
Scrutiny" {AW&ST Apr. 1, p. ... Our finest moments and greatest discoveries have
occurred when we pushed the limits of will and technology. ... It is low-cost,
effective and uses a resource with a track record. ... 430), the concept of
manufacturing a flying Me262 reproduction aircraft originated with my late father,
Stephen L. Snyder, ...

Congressional Record

Author: United States. Congress
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... Center's research and development activities advanced the science of
aeronautics from simple propelleddriven aircraft into the jet age. ... nexus from
which fundamental technological breakthroughs in propulsion, aerodynamics,
materials, aircraft and wing designs propelled our Nation ... However, before I
continue, Imus so sadness that the driving force behind too olution, Ms. Jo Ann
Davis, is no of us.

A History Of Aerodynamics

Author: John D. Anderson, Jr
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139935992
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Countless books exist on famous aviators, historic aircraft, air transportation, and
the impact of air power on modern ... The dream of flight is indeed an ancient
dream - one that is manifest in myth, in art, and in the earliest records of
civilization. ... 1903, they inaugurated the modern air age, having demonstrated
that a practical means of powered human flight had been ... after the Wrights is
remarkable; in fact, this story is one of the most compelling chapters in the history
of technology.

Aviation Week And Space Technology

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Jet engineers join General Electric in mixing imagination with experience to
increase propulsion performance Even success generates ... Yet today, the FPD
engineers whose breakthroughs helped establish the original records, are
engineering new ways to top them. ... Building 100, Room F82-5, Cincinnati IS,
Ohio. first in VTOL aircraft at SIKORSKY. . . new space age challenges and
rewarding growth ...


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High-Bypass Technology in 10-Ton Class Low Noise Technology Active
Clearance. The Lynn test cell, the first test cell of the first jet eng Forces in the
Orient, the Japanese production of jet planes never got beyond an early stage. ...
Whatever studies were made showed that gas turbines would be too heavy for
aircraft use. ... whom Frank Whittle stayed — on a temporary assignment to help
GE launch the jet age — had no idea of the Englishman's identity or what his visit
was all about.

Tourism In Contemporary Society

Author: Lloyd E. Hudman
Publisher: Prentice Hall
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THE DAWNING OF THE JET AGE; OCTOBER 1958 by Joseph Cassen Even
before the first jet airplane takes to the skies on its first scheduled flight, the very
term Jet Age is in danger of becoming a platitude. ... The tremendous
technological breakthroughs of the past one hundred years are particularly
dramatic. ... First English mail coach 10 1825 First steam locomotive 13 1890
Improved steam locomotive 100 1931 Land speed record (Bluebird: Sir Malcolm
Campbell) 246 1938 Land ...


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editorial aviation '64 Aviation's progress and the speed of its technology were
demonstrated in a negative fashion just a few weeks ago. While six and seven
million dollar jets were giving world commerce a new rhythm, the giants of the
airways of just a ... propelled the airline industry to record profits, are still flying
many routes safely and not with unreasonable economic ... Perhaps there are
many new breeds of subsonic jets that will simultaneously stretch out the jet age
and satisfy ...

Naval Training Bulletin

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But people born in our time are living through the automobile age, the jet age, the
electronics age, and the nuclear age all at ... Commercial jet aircraft service had
been established across the Atlantic. ... sixty days, almost doubling the previously
existing endurance record. ... the United States is taking part in the technological
expansion, with some of the more spectacular "breakthroughs" led by the Navy.

Air World

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He spent 16 years on the staff of the Paris Airports Authority and was involved in
the planning and construction of both ... not have imagined the technical
breakthroughs of the jet age; the advances in electronics; the political, economic
and ... He could not have imagined cargo aircraft carrying computers and
videotape recorders from Japan to the U.S.; the ... He could only have
extrapolated on the technology he knew, and imagined faster, bigger, more
sophisticated metal airplanes ...