Valkyrie: North American's Mach 3 Superbomber

Valkyrie: North American's Mach 3 Superbomber

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by Dennis R. Jenkins, Tony R. Landis
     
 

10x10, 350 b&w and 50 color photosPerhaps the ultimate expression of the Cold War, the B-70 was the largest aircraft to ever fly at Mach 3 and the fastest bomber ever developed. This book provides extensive coverage of some truly outrageous concepts originally proposed for the WS-110 competition, then chronicles the development and flight testing of the two XB-70A

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10x10, 350 b&w and 50 color photosPerhaps the ultimate expression of the Cold War, the B-70 was the largest aircraft to ever fly at Mach 3 and the fastest bomber ever developed. This book provides extensive coverage of some truly outrageous concepts originally proposed for the WS-110 competition, then chronicles the development and flight testing of the two XB-70A prototypes. Includes a description of the proposed production B-70.

Editorial Reviews

Scott Van Aken
To put it simply, this book is a must have for any aviation enthusiast.
Modeling Madness
IPMS
Recommended. If you're interested in aicraft development in the late 50s/early 60s, this book has a lot of information on projects which just never got off the drawing board, often for really good reasons.
—Jim Pearsall
Internet Modeler
Anything and everything you could want to know about the XB-70 is in this book. Excellent narrative and awesome photos.
—Chris Banyai-Riepl
Hyperscale
This is an excellent book for both the modeller as well as the armchair enthusiast.
—Rodger Kelley
Model Aircraft Monthly
I'm certain enthusiasts everywhere will welcome these affordable reprints of landmark titles. If you missed any of them the first time around, you're in luck now. All three deserve spots in every aviation library. Strongly recommended.
—David L. Veres

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580070720
Publisher:
Specialty Press
Publication date:
01/28/2005
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
10.38(w) x 10.25(h) x 0.87(d)

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