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German Jet Engine and Gas Turbine Development: 1930-1945

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Developmental history of German jet engine including original design plans, photographs of prototypes, technical diagrams and graphs. It begins with the theoretical work of early designers but concentrates on turbojet, turboprop, ducted fan and hybrid types of engines and their applications in aircraft. Also included are pure gas turbine design used in tanks, military land vehicles and naval vessels.

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The German war machine resulted in many innovations in jet engine and gas turbine development. The most noteworthy was the Me262, the world's first operational jet fighting aircraft.

Synopsis:

Commencing with an introduction to the research into jet propulsion and early ideas of German inventors before 1934, the main thrust of this book concerns the development work for aviation and covers turbojet, turboprop, ducted fan and hybrid types of engine.

About the Author

Antony L. Kay has written widely on aeronautics and technical subjects. His engineering and technical background ranges from instruments to heavy engineering and he has run his own optical instrument business for decades. Antony is also an avid pilot. He is the author of German Jet Engine and Gas Turbine Development 1930-45 and Junkers Airfcraft and Engines, 1913-1945.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781840372946
Foreword:
Lewis, G. M.
Author:
Lewis, G. M.
Foreword:
Lewis, G. M.
Author:
Kay, Antony
Author:
Kay, Anthony
Author:
Kay, Antony L.
Publisher:
Motorbooks International
Location:
Shrewsbury
Subject:
Military - Aviation
Subject:
History
Subject:
Aeronautics & Astronautics
Subject:
Germany
Subject:
Gas-turbines
Subject:
Jet planes, military
Subject:
Jet engines.
Subject:
Military-Aviation History
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20020731
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
BandW Ill: 138
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
11.25 x 8.75 x 1 in 2.88 lb

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The German war machine resulted in many innovations in jet engine and gas turbine development. The most noteworthy was the Me262, the world's first operational jet fighting aircraft.
"Synopsis" by , Commencing with an introduction to the research into jet propulsion and early ideas of German inventors before 1934, the main thrust of this book concerns the development work for aviation and covers turbojet, turboprop, ducted fan and hybrid types of engine.
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