Download Antonov's turboprop twins : An-24/An-26/An-30/An-32 by Yefim Gordon, Dmitriy Komissarov PDF

By Yefim Gordon, Dmitriy Komissarov

The An-24 was once designed within the past due Nineteen Fifties because the Soviet counterpart of the Fokker F.27 in either visual appeal and functions. The twin-turboprop An-24 used to be produced via 3 Soviet airplane factories; many stay in operation. The Soviet Air strength wanted a contemporary turboprop tactical shipping with paradropping strength. therefore the airliner advanced first into the 'quick-fix' An-24T after which into the An-26, which brought a distinct sliding shipment ramp constructed through Antonov and guarded through many overseas patents. This lead the way for the 'hot-and-high' An-32 and the 'big-head' An-30, a really good aerial images laptop. Antonov's twin-turboprop relations has obvious civil and armed forces carrier in Europe, Asia, the center East, Africa, North, vital and South the USA, making it a best-seller between Soviet advertisement designs. This ebook lists all recognized operators on a country-by-country foundation and is richly illustrated with images within the collections of various civil and army operators.

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Atwood when, in 1911, he determined to make what the newspapers called "the cross-country greatest history of American aviation" flight in — Boston the to out to cross the center of a large city Washington. The nation's capital was an early was believed the air above was too Hubert Latham, the cool, cigarettesmoking aviator who had failed in two attempts to fly the English Channel, took up the Sun offer and succeeded, guiding his Antoinette 2,500 feet above a watching pop- The Wright airplane tests had taken place in Ft.

The trick didn't work. His Wright bi- bird. In plane crumpled in its descent and crashed, Johnstone instantly. The Wrights killing lost member a month later when Arch Hoxsey, who once had taken another valued team Theodore Roosevelt up ex-President died passenger, crash a in at as a Dominguez Los Angeles. The same day, Dec. 31, Field, 1910, Moisant cracked up in New Orleans while landing in gusty winds. Moisant was well known for his pioneer Paris-to-London His brother Alfred carried on the flight.

Soon young Ronald Hoskier was gunned down flying an ancient Morane parasol monoplane, a squadron favorite which the air service had ordered to be retired. Hoskier had insisted on taking it up one more time. after while in the distance, he rushed to join what he be- own lieved to be his patrol. Once he the formation he looked around middle of a in the He went fighters! flight of — slid into • he was enemy Albatros into frantic acrobatics but they proved of no use. The Germans poured streams of bullets at the hapless American.

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