B-47 Stratojet: Boeing's Brilliant Bomber

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McGraw Hill Professional, 2000 - Technology & Engineering - 168 pages
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A rare close-up of the B-47 highlighting its precedent-setting technology, performance, and missions, as captured in interviews with designers and pilots, and exvlusive photos. Traces the B-47's importance as the Air Force's key deterrent in core missions and special operations throughout the '60s Cold War era. Reviews the groundbreaking technological innovations later standardized on military and commercial aircraft; records set by the aircraft; full performance and spec data; and more.

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Contents

Origins and Development
1
Flight Test
11
SACs Speeding Bullet
21
Copyright

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About the author (2000)

Jan Tegler is a professional writer and broadcaster specializing in aviation. He is the author of numerous articles for domestic and international aviation publications on contemporary and historical subjects. He is also a private pilot and racecar driver.

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