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USAF Flight Test Engineering Manual By Maj. Russel M. Herrington & Capt. Paul Shoemacher
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In the late 1940’s and early 50’s, planes flew higher and faster than anyone had dreamed possible. The jet age had arrived, and along with it came turbojet and rocket-powered aircraft... More > capable of flying beyond the speed of sound. To assess these aircraft, the Air Research and Development Command developed a series of data reduction methods, and then compiled them in this Flight Test Engineering Manual. It served as a standard technical reference for the flight test engineers, program managers, pilots and support teams for many of the X-plane programs of the 1950s. This reprint represents the first time in over fifty years that this book has been available, and the first time it has ever been made available to the public. it’s a unique time capsule that provides insight into the era of “The Right Stuff”, when slide rules and punch cards were the cutting edge, and a must-have for anyone interested in the technical aspects of flight test.< Less
MiG-25 Foxbat Test and Development By Peter Dancey
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The Mikoyan MiG-25 Foxbat derived from the E-66 experimental MiG to date is Russia's fastest and highest flying combat plane ever. Claimed to be capable of Mach 3.2 in a straight line invariably in... More > operational service it never exceeds Mach 2.8. Its development and test flying claimed the lives of several Soviet test pilots, a number of them 'Heroes of the Soviet Union' as well as indirectly the lfe of Artem Mikoyan the OKBs chief designer and director. The problems were so acute that the Soviet Air Force absolutely refused to accept the Foxbat into front-line service until the cause of the crashes was found and the type was safe to operate by the PVO. At the cost of another 'Hero of the Soviet Union' pilot's life it's major problem was revealed as he plummeted to the ground and his death. Unlike the USAF's SR-71, today in the new millennium (2010) the RFAF retain's 39 MiG-25 Foxbat in front-line service.< Less
The Smell of Kerosene: A Test Pilot's Odyssey By National Aeronautics and Space Administration et al.
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The Smell of Kerosene tells the dramatic story of a NASA research pilot who logged over 11,000 flight hours in more than 125 types of aircraft. Donald Mallick gives the reader fascinating firsthand... More > descriptions of his early naval flight training, carrier operations, and his research flying career with NASA and its predecessor agency, the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA). Mallick joined the NACA as a research pilot at the Langley Memorial Aeronautical Laboratory at Hampton, Virginia, where he flew modified helicopters and jets, and witnessed the NACA’s evolution into the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. After transferring to the NASA Flight Research Center (now NASA Dryden Flight Research Center) at Edwards, California, he became involved with projects that further pushed the boundaries of aerospace technology. These included the giant delta-winged XB-70 supersonic research airplane, the wingless M2-F1 lifting body vehicle, and the triple-sonic YF-12 Blackbird...< Less
7 Time Tested Solutions for Overcoming Fear By Quinton Herbert
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Fear is one type of emotion that impacts one's life significantly. Animals and humans alike have this emotional response based on any events in the environment that poses danger, whether physical,... More > mental, or emotional. Indeed, fear takes on different forms and it will be discussed later. However, the effect that fear has on a person is important because it can potentially alter one's life and how he or she deals with the environment. With this ebook discover: - 6 overcoming fear secrets you never knew - Simple steps to overcoming fear - discover 5 easy to do overcoming fear solutions - 6 tricks about overcoming fear you wish you knew before GRAB A COPY TODAY!< Less
Test Pilot Neville Duke By peter dancey
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Whilst Sqdn Ldr Neville Duke is generally remembered for his record FIA air speed record flight whilst flying for Hawker Aircraft Company Surrey as their chief test pilot what is not so well... More > documented is his frontline fighter pilot both with Fighter Command in the south of England and as part of the Desert Wing in the Middle East and when as CO of his own unit during encounters with the enem,y over Italy. Duke was certainly a highly accomplished fighter pilot and this ebook tells the story.< Less
Mr. Fitz vs. the Test Score Zombies: The 2010 Yearbook By David Lee Finkle
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This collection of 2010 comic strips from the Daytona Beach News-Journal comic "Mr. Fitz" looks at all aspects of teaching, from the weirdly mundane (a fly in the classroom and a student... More > trapped in his own hoodie) to the weirdness of education reform that puts data before students. For teachers, it's professional therapy. For anyone else who's ever been in a class, it's a good laugh. Dozens, actually.< Less
Mr. Fitz vs. the Test Score Zombies: The 2010 Yearbook By David Lee Finkle
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This collection of 2010 comic strips from the Daytona Beach News-Journal comic "Mr. Fitz" looks at all aspects of teaching, from the weirdly mundane (a fly in the classroom and a student... More > trapped in his own hoodie) to the weirdness of education reform that puts data before students. For teachers, it's professional therapy. For anyone else who's ever been in a class, it's a good laugh. Dozens, actually.< Less
The Family Test: A Field Guide to Obeying the Will of God for Your Life By Jasmine Blair
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One of the hardest things about serving God is the people around us. If you have ever felt pressure from relatives or close friends about the decisions you make in your relationship with God, then... More > you have definitely taken the family test. The family test uncovers the reasons as to why this happens and what you can do as a believer to ensure you pass with flying colors every time. This field guide will show you the different types of family members you may encounter, the lives of various people in the bible, and what Jesus Himself endured from His family. You will finish this book feeling equipped, informed, and empowered to do the will of God for your life with confidence.< Less
The Family Test: A Field Guide to Obeying the Will of God for Your Life By Jasmine Blair
eBook (ePub): $9.99
One of the hardest things about serving God is the people around us. If you have ever felt pressure from relatives or close friends about the decisions you make in your relationship with God, then... More > you have definitely taken the family test. The family test uncovers the reasons as to why this happens and what you can do as a believer to ensure you pass with flying colors every time. This field guide will show you the different types of family members you may encounter, the lives of various people in the bible, and what Jesus Himself endured from His family. You will finish this book feeling equipped, informed, and empowered to do the will of God for your life with confidence.< Less
British Aerospace Whisper Jet By peter dancey
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The BAe 146 was the UKs best selling passenger-carrying jet aircraft. This ebook takes the reader on the test and development flights from the former de Havilland plant at Hatfield where it took more... More > than 30 years to get the four engined ''Whisper Jet' into the air as the Hawker Siddeley 146. This author has first hand knowledge of the design having worked at Hatfield as part of the avionics TCAS upgrade team< Less

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