X-PLANES. Pushing the envolope of flight.

Since the first edition of X-Planes at Edwards (0-87989-85-0) was published in 1995, many new types of civilian (Rutan-types, 717 and 777), military (Bombers, Fighters, Reconnaissance Drones and Transports) and dedicated research aircraft (X-planes) have been created by numerous manufacturers and then flight-tested at the Air Force Flight Test Center (AFFTC) and NASA Dryden Flight Research Center (DFRC) at Edwards Air Force Base in the Mojave Desert of California. A number of these flight-test programs have concluded but a number of them are ongoing.

These include:

-Boeing North American B-1B Lancer

-Northrop Grumman B-2A Spirit

-Boeing C-17A Globemaster III

-Boeing F-15E Strike Eagle

-Lockheed Martin/Boeing F-22A Raptor

-Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Prototypes - Boeing X-32 and Lockheed

-Martin X-35

-Lockheed/Boeing/General Dynamics YF-22A Lightning II

-Northrop/McDonnell Douglas YF-23A Gray Ghost

-Boeing 717

-Boeing 777

-Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) - RQ-1 through RQ-8

-Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicles (UCAV) - Boeing X-45A and

-Northrop Grumman X-47A Pegasus

-X-planes, X-32 through X-49

150 color illustrations.

X-PLANES. Pushing the envolope of flight.

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Kind
Book
Author
Steve Pace
Language
English
Pages
127
Cover
Soft
Delivery
Frequently available

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