Flying The Frontiers, NACA & NASA Experimental Aircraft, by Arth

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Flying The Frontiers
NACA & NASA Experimental Aircraft
by Arthur Pearcy


This book is in good second hand condition.  Moderate wearing to the hardcover and dustjacket, edgewear.

Published by Airlife Publishing, 1993, 200 pages.

Contents:

  • Foreword by Ron Gerdes
  • Introduction
  • The birth of the NACA
  • Virgin days at Langley
  • World War II - priorities and expansion
  • West to California
  • Further wartime expansion
  • The road to sonic flight
  • Shape for te future
  • Advanced research aircraft
  • Transition to NASA
  • Ames and V/STOL research
  • Blackbirds, Valkyrie to the Shuttle
  • The new NASA
  • Diversity at the NASA centers
  • Earth resources aircraft project
  • Past, present and future
  • Index

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