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Dark Eagles: A History of Top Secret U.S. Aircraft Programs

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In this new, updated edition, Dark Eagles reveals what have been some of America's most closely guarded, and politically sensitive secrets.

Synopsis:

Beyond the mountains that rimmed their secluded desert test sites, the "dark eagles" did not officially exist. They were "black projects, " airplanes designed, manufactured, tested, and often flown under the shroud of deepest secrecy, subterfuge, disinformation, and even outright denial.

In this new, updated edition, Dark Eagles reveals what have been some of America's most closely guarded, and politically sensitive secrets. It also gives credit to many of the hitherto anonymous scientists, engineers, and designers responsible for creating these remarkable aircraft.

"A top-notch survey...of the undercover activities that have Wen t America air superiority over friends and foes alike." — Kirkus Reviews

Synopsis:

An aviation historian tells the story of the "Dark Eagles," airplanes that the U.S. government developed, tested, and operated in deepest secrecy.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780891416968
Subtitle:
A History of Top Secret U.S. Aircraft Programs
Author:
Peebles, Curtis
Publisher:
Presidio Press
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
Military - Aviation
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Military - United States
Subject:
Aeronautics, military
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Revised
Publication Date:
August 1999
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
8.50x5.46x.91 in. .95 lbs.

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Product details 384 pages Presidio Press - English 9780891416968 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Beyond the mountains that rimmed their secluded desert test sites, the "dark eagles" did not officially exist. They were "black projects, " airplanes designed, manufactured, tested, and often flown under the shroud of deepest secrecy, subterfuge, disinformation, and even outright denial.

In this new, updated edition, Dark Eagles reveals what have been some of America's most closely guarded, and politically sensitive secrets. It also gives credit to many of the hitherto anonymous scientists, engineers, and designers responsible for creating these remarkable aircraft.

"A top-notch survey...of the undercover activities that have Wen t America air superiority over friends and foes alike." — Kirkus Reviews

"Synopsis" by , An aviation historian tells the story of the "Dark Eagles," airplanes that the U.S. government developed, tested, and operated in deepest secrecy.
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