Air Enthusiast Magazine - Issues 16, 17 and 18 (1981-82) Bound in One Volume

By: Multiple Contributors

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Features: The rise and fall of the VNAF - the rise and fall of the South Vietnamese Air Force, from 1951 to 1975; America's Spitfires - the USAAF was second only to the RAF as a major operator of the Supermarine Spitfire - a review of their operational history in American service; The RAF in Greece - 1940/41 - the fulfillment of Britain's treaty obligations; CW-21 - the St. Louis Lightweight - the story of the relatively unknown Curtiss-Wright CW-21 fighter in WWII; Sixes and Sevens - completing the story of the 4-engined Douglas transport family, begun in AE/15 - the DC-6 and DC-7; The Blenheim in Yugoslavia - two successful years of Blenheim operations in Yugoslavia were followed by eight days of disaster in 1941; F13 - the Pioneer from Dessau - first flown in 1919, the Junkers F 13 was still serving after WWII; Armstrong Whitworth's Flying Wings - Laminar flow research and boundary layer control, as applied to the A.W.52 flying wings; Walrus - amphibious angel of mercy - designed by Reginald Mitchell; PR Flying and the Spitfire - an account of war-time photographic reconnaissance operations in the Middle and Far East; "Britain Captures Schneider Trophy" - this 1931 headline summed up the culmination of an 18-year endeavour; The MiG Killers of Korea - the North American F-86 Sabre achieved the greatest success in air-to-air combat; Fokker's D VIII - the reluctant Razor - the world's first operational cantilever-winged fighter; Caught by the wing-tip - C.E. 'Bud' Anderson's experiences as a test pilot in the wing-tip coupling experiments; Bombay - Pegasus Draught, Bristol Dray - the flying characteristics and operational career of the Bristol Bomber-transport; Quest for Altitude - The First Generation MiGs - a comprehensive account of the first fighters to bear the MiG appellation; Return of the Razorbacks - the restoration and flight demonstrations of the only Allison-engined Mustangs now extant; A seversky in the Spanish War - the SEV-3; Stratocruiser - ending an airline era - the role of the Boeing Stratocruiser in post-war air transport evolution; Destination - Disaster - how 8 new Saab B 18Bs of the Swedish Air Force met their doom, and how they came back; Estonian Air Power, 1918-1945. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. A lovely copy.

Title: Air Enthusiast Magazine - Issues 16, 17 and 18 (1981-82) Bound in One Volume

Author Name: Multiple Contributors

Categories: Aviation, Military, Magazine Back Issues,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: UK, Fine Scroll: 1982

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Seller ID: 759A4818

Keywords: Air Enthusiast Magazine - Issues 16, 17 and 18 (1981-82) Bound in One Volume The rise and fall of the VNAF - the rise and fall of the South Vietnamese Air Force, from 1951 to 1975; America's Spitfires - the USAAF was second only to the RAF as a major operator of the Supermarine Spitfire - a review of their operational history in American service; The RAF in Greece - 1940/41 - the fulfillment of Britain's treaty obligations; CW-21 - the St. Louis Lightweight - the story of the relatively unknown Curtiss-Wright CW-21 fighter in WWII; Sixes and Sevens - completing the story of the 4-engined Douglas transport family, begun in AE/15 - the DC-6 and DC-7; The Blenheim in Yugoslavia - two successful years of Blenheim operations in Yugoslavia were followed by eight days of disaster in 1941; F13 - the Pioneer from Dessau - first flown in 1919, the Junkers F 13 was still serving after WWII; Armstrong Whitworth's Flying Wings - Laminar flow research and boundary layer control, as applied to the A.W.52 flying wings; Walrus - amphibious angel of mercy - designed by Reginald Mitchell; PR Flying and the Spitfire - an account of war-time photographic reconnaissance operations in the Middle and Far East; "Britain Captures Schneider Trophy" - this 1931 headline summed up the culmination of an 18-year endeavour; The MiG Killers of Korea - the North American F-86 Sabre achieved the greatest success in air-to-air combat; Fokker's D VIII - the reluctant Razor - the world's first operational cantilever-winged fighter; Caught by the wing-tip - C.E. 'Bud' Anderson's experiences as a test pilot in the wing-tip coupling experiments; Bombay - Pegasus Draught, Bristol Dray - the flying characteristics and operational career of the Bristol Bomber-transport; Quest for Altitude - The First Generation MiGs - a comprehensive account of the first fighters to bear the MiG appellation; Return of the Razorbacks - the restoration and flight demonstrations of the only Allison-engined Mustangs now extant; A seversky in the Spanish War - the SEV-3; Stratocruiser - ending an airline era - the role of the Boeing Stratocruiser in post-war air transport evolution; Destination - Disaster - how 8 new Saab B 18Bs of the Swedish Air Force met their doom, and how they came back; Estonian Air Power, 1918-1945,