Hypersonic: The Story of the North American X-15

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Specialty Press, 23 juil. 2008 - 276 pages
This is the most extensively researched history of the X-15 program yet produced, written with the cooperation of surviving X-15 pilots as well as many other program principals.
 

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Table des matières

A NEW SCIENCE
8
PROJECT 1226
18
THE FASTEST AIRPLANE IN THE WORLD
35
THE HIGH RANGE AND DRY LAKES
50
CARRIER AND SUPPORT AIRCRAFT
65
FASTER THAN A SPEEDING BULLET
85
THE X15A2
128
TRAGEDY BEFORE THE END
148
THE FOLLOWON PROGRAM
156
TECHNICAL DESCRIPTION
178
STILLBORN CONCEPTS
208
APPenDix A SELECTED BIOGRAPHIES
217
APPenDix B FLIGHT LOG
225
NOTES AND CITATIONS
250
INDEX
261
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Dennis R. Jenkins is a consulting engineer in Cape Canaveral, Florida, working on various aerospace projects including 20 years on the Space Shuttle and several on the stillborn X-33 program. He is the author of Space Shuttle: The History of the National Space Transportation System - The First 100 Missions in addition to more than 30 other works on aerospace history.

Tony Landis was born and raised in southern California and joined the Air Force right out of high school. He has a life-long interest in aerospace history and images from his photo collection have been published in hundreds of publications.

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