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The C-5 Galaxy History: Crushing Setbacks, Decisive Achievements
     

The C-5 Galaxy History: Crushing Setbacks, Decisive Achievements

by Roger Launius, B.J. Dvorscak
 

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The C-5 Galaxy is truly an effective military aircraft. It remains an essential, successful component of the U.S. military airlife capability. This book reveals the events that led to the C-5 requirement; and the controversies of its early operational existence. Details of testing, flight characteristics, operational accomplishments and world flight records are

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The C-5 Galaxy is truly an effective military aircraft. It remains an essential, successful component of the U.S. military airlife capability. This book reveals the events that led to the C-5 requirement; and the controversies of its early operational existence. Details of testing, flight characteristics, operational accomplishments and world flight records are presented. Interviews from senior Lockheed management and experienced flight crews validate the C-5's decisive accomplishments.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781563117640
Publisher:
Turner Publishing Company
Publication date:
01/01/2001
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.20(h) x 0.60(d)

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