German Jet Engine and Gas Turbine Development, 1930-45

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Crowood Press UK, Jul 8, 2002 - History - 320 pages
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Developmental history of German jet engine including original design plans, photographs of prototypes, technical diagrams and graphs. It begins with the theoretical work of early designers but concentrates on turbojet, turboprop, ducted fan and hybrid types of engines and their applications in aircraft. Also included are pure gas turbine design used in tanks, military land vehicles and naval vessels.

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Contents

Foreword s Section 1 Introduction
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Gas Turbines for Aviation
15
Gas Turbines for Land Traction
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Antony L. Kay has written widely on aeronautics and technical subjects. His engineering and technical background ranges from instruments to heavy engineering and he has run his own optical instrument business for decades. Antony is also an avid pilot. He is the author of German Jet Engine and Gas Turbine Development 1930-45 and Junkers Airfcraft and Engines, 1913-1945.

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