Chasing the Demon: A Secret History of the Quest for the Sound Barrier, and the Band of American Aces Who Conquered It
Year of publication: 2018
Dan Hampton Chasing the Demon: A Secret History of the Quest for the Sound Barrier, and the Band of American Aces Who Conquered It Dedication For Colonel Ken K. O. Chilstrom and his 114 fallen brothers-in-arms Prologue It looked like a crucified man. Stark and lonely, the little aircraft hung in the chill morning air of March 1, 1945, pointed skyward on a seventy-nine-foot latticed launcher. Its stubby wings, nearly twelve feet across, gave a peculiar, truncated appearance compared to the ...
Keywords: Aerodynamics Aviation Biography History Mechanics Military History Non-Fiction Science Sound Barrier Supersonic Transportation
Year of publication: 2004
Jeremy Clarkson MOTORWORLD For Francie Italy Ive been fortunate enough over the years to stay in many truly outstanding hotels where obsequious waiters compete for your attention with the view hard when its Hong Kong harbour, San Francisco Bay or St Marks. But my favourite is the Locanda del Sant Uffizio-Da Bepp in Asti, where I stayed when we were filming the Fiat Coup for Top Gear. Its a beautiful building, the food is as good as youll eat anywhere and the owner redefines the concept of ...
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