North American X-15 download free [PDF and Ebook] by Peter E. Davies

North American X-15 download free [PDF and Ebook] by Peter E. Davies year 2017
  • Book name: North American X-15
  • Author: Peter E. Davies
  • Release date: 2017/12/5
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Technology and Engineering
  • ISBN: 9781472819918
  • Rating: 8.45 of 10
  • Votes: 638
  • Review by: Bonnie Grubbs
  • Review rating: 9.41 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/25
  • Total pages: 80
  • Includes a PDF summary of 9 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: The revolutionary X-15 remains the fastest manned aircraft ever to fly. Built in the two decades following World War II, it was the most successful of the high-speed X-planes. The only recently broken `sound barrier' was smashed completely by the X-15, which could hit Mach 6.7 and soar to altitudes above 350,000ft, beyond the edge of space. Several pilots qualified as astronauts by flying above 50 miles altitude in the X-15, including Neil Armstrong, the first man on the Moon. The three X-15s made 199 flights, testing new technologies and techniques which greatly eased America's entry into manned space travel, and made the Apollo missions and Space Shuttle viable propositions. With historical photographs and stunning digital artwork, this is the story of arguably the greatest of the X-Planes.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 4H57M20S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Military Vehicles, Military History, Aerospace & Aviation Technology, Military Aircraft, Cold War, Aircraft
  • Available formats: CSV, DOC, TXT, EPUB, PDF, HTM, HTMLZ, WORD. Compressed in DMG, ZIP, RAR, TAR.LZO, TBZ, JAR, TAR.BZ2
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 14.65 USD
  • Dimensions: 184x248x7.62mm
  • Weight: 254g
  • Printed by: Osprey Publishing
  • Published in: New York, United Kingdom

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