History And Development 1930-1960 Volume 2: USSR, USA, Japan, France, Canada, Sweden, Switzerland, Italy and H

Turbojet  History And Development 1930-1960 Volume 2: USSR, USA, Japan, France, Canada, Sweden, Switzerland, Italy and H
Format: Hardback, 240 Pages
ISBN: 9781861269393
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In the second and final volume of this complete history of the early years of the jet engine, Antony L. Kay covers all the countries to embark on jet engine development after the leads established by Great Britain and Germany before World War Two.

Most important among these countries, in terms of turbojet development, are the United States, France and the USSR, but the book also covers the engines produced by Sweden, Switzerland, Canada, Hungary, Japan and Italy.

Superby illustrated with hundreds of photographs of engines - turbojet, turboprop, turboshaft and turbofan - and the aircraft that they powered.

The author

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, for decades, run his own optical instrument business. Antony  is also an avid pilot. He is the author of German Jet Engine and Gas Turbine Development 1930-45 and Turbojet History and Development 1930-1960 [Crowood 2007].

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Format: Hardback, 240 Pages
ISBN: 9781861269393
Illustrations: 300 b-w photos and drawings
Size: 8.5 in x 11 in x 0.825 in / 215.9 mm x 279.4 mm x 20.955 mm

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