U.S. Experimental & Prototype Aircraft Projects

U.S. Experimental & Prototype Aircraft Projects

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This book focuses on those American fighter projects of WWII that never reached combat forces, or only in a very limited manner. The book illuminates little known or minimally documented aircraft and projects that significantly advanced fighter design that never went into full-rate production and deployment.It was underpowered with two 65-hp Lycoming O-145 engines turning two-blade propellers on 10-foot shafts. It was readily modified to ... It flew well without the wingtip anhedral, but this feature was retained in the XP-56. It completed some 50 ... Manual hydraulic brakes were substituted. Other powerplant ... On a second flight the same day, to 25 to 50 feet and 170 mph, Myers tried a bit more and got ananbsp;...

Title:U.S. Experimental & Prototype Aircraft Projects
Author:William Norton
Publisher:Specialty Press - 2008-09-30


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