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X-Planes of Europe: Secret Research Aircraft from the Golden Age 1947-1967 Tony Buttler

X-Planes of Europe: Secret Research Aircraft from the Golden Age 1947-1967

Tony Buttler

Published February 15th 2011
ISBN : 9781580071598
Hardcover
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Exotic research aircraft designed, built, and flown in Europe in the two decades following World War II were the foreign equivalent of the legendary American X-Planes. Many of these advanced aircraft captured speed and altitude records previouslyMoreExotic research aircraft designed, built, and flown in Europe in the two decades following World War II were the foreign equivalent of the legendary American X-Planes. Many of these advanced aircraft captured speed and altitude records previously held by their American counterparts. Test pilots such as Englands Peter Twiss and Frances Andre Turcat created the same public fascination in Europe as did Chuck Yeager and Scott Crossfield in the United States.