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- Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 28.95
When the first Harrier strike fighter was introduced by the Royal Air Force in the late 1960s, it was hailed as a technological breakthrough with its speed, vertical, short takeoff and landing capability (V/STOL). Today, the Harrier II is one of the top weapons of choice for ground troops in Iraq and Afghanistan who need effective air support. This... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 159.00
An aerial robot is a system capable of sustained flight with no direct human control and able to perform a specific task. A lighter than air robot is an aerial robot that relies on the static lift to balance its own weight. It can also be defined as a lighter than air unmanned aerial vehicle or an unmanned airship with sufficient autonomy. Lighter... more...
- De Gruyter Oldenbourg 1994; US$ 56.00
Die Hoffnungen der deutschen Wehrmacht konzentrierten sich in der Endphase des Zweiten Weltkriegs darauf, durch Wunderwaffen die Kriegswende im letzten Augenblick herbeizuführen. Während Hitler mit dem "Blitzbomber" die Invasion abwehren wollte, glaubte ein Teil der Luftwaffenführung, mit einem überlegenen Düsenjäger die Luftherrschaft über Deutschland... more...
- Franzis Verlag 2013; US$ 10.71
RC-Heli selber bauen - leichter als gedacht! Das Steuern von RC-Helikoptern ist ein faszinierendes Hobby. Meist erfolgt der Einstieg über sogenannte Readyto-fly-Sets, die neben dem flugfertigen Modell alles enthalten, was man zum Fliegen benötigt. Da bekommt man schnell Lust auf mehr - vor allem auf größere und anspruchsvollere Modelle. Allerdings... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 18.95
In September 1942, Colonel Leslie R. Groves was given the job of building the atomic bomb. As a career officer in the Army Corps of Engineers, Groves had overseen hundreds of military construction projects, including the Pentagon. Until now, scientists have received the credit for the Manhattan Project?s remarkable achievements. And yet, it was Leslie... more...
- Philedition 2014; US$ 9.99
The Spitfire F.21 was the last Spitfire variant to be introduced into service before the end of WW2. It belongs to what we usually call the third generation of Spitfires, and the F.21 was the first of it, preceding the F.22 and F.24. This is a study of 28 pages, with 29 photos and 4 colour profiles, and details its carreer during and after the war. more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 132.00
This book provides a comprehensive overview of recent advances in the analysis and design of health management systems for cooperating unmanned aerial vehicles. Such systems rely upon monitoring and fault adaptation schemes. Motivation for their study comes from the fact that, despite the use of fault-tolerant control software and hardware embedded... more...
- Atlantic Books Ltd 2013; US$ 8.74
The British designed and built the Harrier, the most successful vertical take-off-and-landing aircraft ever made. Combining state-of-the-art fighter plane technology with a helicopter's ability to land vertically the Harrier has played an indispensable role for the RAF and Royal Navy in a number of conflicts, most famously the Falklands War. Jonathan... more...
- Atlantic Books Ltd 2014; US$ 10.19
It is difficult to overestimate the excitement that accompanied the birth of the Spitfire. An aircraft imbued with balletic grace and extraordinary versatility, it was powered by a piston engine and a propeller, yet came tantalisingly close to breaking the sound barrier. First flown in 1936, the Spitfire soon came to symbolize Britain's defiance... more...
- RAND Corporation 2003; US$ 9.95
This report contains an analysis conductedfor the UK Ministry of Defence regarding its plan to buy up to 150 JointStrike Fighters. The authors found significant overlap between final assembly and repair and estimated the costs of various final assembly options. more...