Tilt Rotor Aircraft: An Illustrated History by Alexander LüdekeTilt Rotor Aircraft: An Illustrated History by Alexander Lüdeke

Tilt Rotor Aircraft: An Illustrated History

byAlexander Lüdeke

Hardcover | November 29, 2012

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This book describes in superb pictures and text the fascinating genre of tilt rotor airplanes. Since the first helicopters flew, attempts have been made to create a link between the mobility of the rotorcraft and the speed of the winged airplane. At first these attempts failed simply because of constructive difficulties, since the technology had not advanced far enough. The progressive development, though, created in the past decades new possibilities, and thus led to the V-22 "Osprey", which has meanwhile been produced in series and is used by the U.S. forces. A civilian model, the Bell/Agusta BA 209, will soon be introduced commercially.
Alexander Lüdeke is a historian and Anglicist. His fields of interest are military and technical history. He has an extensive photo archive as well as numerous technical drawings.
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Title:Tilt Rotor Aircraft: An Illustrated HistoryFormat:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 1 inPublished:November 29, 2012Publisher:Schiffer Publishing LimitedLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:076434269x

ISBN - 13:9780764342691

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