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Category Aviation Books, Subcategory X-Planes USA, ISBN/Box 9781906537487, Publisher/Brand Crecy Books, Author Tony Buttler & Alan Griffith, Format a4, No. Pages 192, Version hb, Language English
The latest title in the highly acclaimed series covers concepts developed by the US aircraft industry in the years immediately prior to & during World War II
Embracing both fighter & bomber proposals from the American aircraft industry this new volume includes medium, heavy and intercontinental bombers, attack and anti-submarine aircraft, both for USAAF and US Navy. Some emphasis is placed on 'Circular Proposals' - a system of submitting designs against requirements circulated around the industry by the Army Air Force in the 1930s and early 1940s.
Incorporating information on the Hughes twin-engine studies which led to the spectacular XF-11, American Secret Projects also includes the Martin XB-33 four-engine heavy bomber developed at the same time as the Boeing B-29 and US Navy fighter studies from Boeing, Chance Vought and Curtiss powered by a Wasp Major engine.
Drawings & photographs of an un-built designs are combined with photographs of real aircraft to bring these American projects to life for the first time. A valuable addition to the bookshelf for modeller & historian alike
Over 300 photographs & illustrations
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