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A comprehensive index of Aviation related books magazines and aircraft from around the world

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Regional Airlines: a Battle to Bankruptcy?

Volume 63, Issue 03, 2001, Air Pictorial

A review on this buoyant sector of the commercial market and a type-by-type look at the main aircraft in service and on the 'drawing board'.

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SR-71 Blackbird Pilot's Flight Manual

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Created by Lockheed's brilliant designer Kelly Johnson, the SR-71 was one of the most legendary aircraft to emerge from the "Skunk Works". Capable of Mach 3 flight, the SR-71 could survey 100,000 miles of the earth's surface from an altitude of 80,000 feet. The Blackbird holds the coast-to-coast speed record of 64 minutes flown at over 2100 m.p.h. It was also one of the first aircraft to be shaped in such a way as to have a very low radar signature. Originally created for the elite group of men who drove "the sled", this Flight Operating Handbook provides a revealing look into the cockpit of one of history's great planes. Just recently declassified, this book contains all the basic pilot's instructions for the SR-71 and two-seat training model. This affordable facsimile has been reformatted, but care has been taken to preserve the integrity of the text. Please note, some pages are still classified and have been omitted.

3/05/2006

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Testing Times for Lightning II

Volume 9 Issue 4, 2008, Combat Aircraft Magazine

Robert F.Dorr analyzes the F-35B program as the STOVL version of the Lightning II makes its first flight

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The Gunbus in combat

Volume 4, Issue 05, 1976, Aeroplane / Aeroplane Monthly

Norman Franks

Norman Franks recounts the battle-honours of the first two-seat fighter to serve on the Western Front

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Attrition

Volume 22, Issue 04, April 2009, Air Forces Monthly Magazine (AFM)

Dave Allport

AFM’s Dave Allport keeps us up-to-date with the world’s military aviation crashes.

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Double Flameout

Number 214, May 1999, Flypast magazine

'Jock' Dobie Remembers When A Lone Ranger Exercise In A Canberra Produced A Heart-Stopping Double Flameout Over The 'Med'.

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