The Complete Book of the SR-71 Blackbird

The Illustrated Profile of Every Aircraft, Crew, and Breakthrough of the World's Fastest Stealth Jet

Author: Richard Graham

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: History

Page: 288

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From 1964 to 1998, the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird spy plane was the world's fastest and highest-flying operational manned aircraft. Get the insider perspective on all 50 models of this storied jet.

The World's Most Powerful Military Aircraft

Author: Thomas Newdick

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

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Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 224

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Ever since man first took to the air, combat aircraft have been at the cutting edge of aviation technology, resulting in some of the greatest and most complex designs ever built. The World’s Greatest Military Aircraft features 52 of the most important military aircraft of the last hundred years, including everything from biplane fighters and carrier aircraft to tactical bombers, transport aircraft, multirole fighters, strategic strike aircraft, and stealth bombers. Each entry includes a brief description of the model’s development and history, a profile view, key features, and specifications. Packed with more than 200 artworks and photographs, this is a colorful guide for the military aviation enthusiast.

Technical Innovation in American History: An Encyclopedia of Science and Technology [3 volumes]

Author: Rosanne Welch

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

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Category: History

Page: 1082

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From the invention of eyeglasses to the Internet, this three-volume set examines the pivotal effects that inventions have had on society, providing a fascinating history of technology and innovations in the United States from the earliest colonization by Europeans to the present. • Encourages readers to consider the tremendous potential impact of advances in science and technology and the ramifications of important inventions on the global market, human society, and even the planet as a whole • Supports eras addressed in the National Standards for American history as well as curricular units on inventions, discoveries, and technological advances • Includes primary documents, a chronology, and section openers that help readers contextualize the content