Project Terminated: Famous Military Aircraft Cancellations of the Cold War and What Might Have Been

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9780859791731: Project Terminated: Famous Military Aircraft Cancellations of the Cold War and What Might Have Been

Throughout aerospace history, production contracts for military aircraft programs have been awarded and then cancelled as political, technological, and operational dictates mandated. Many legendary airplanes like the Northrop YB-49 Flying Wing, the Canadian CF-105 Arrow, and the Mach 3 Lockheed YF-12 Interceptor were actually built and flown successfully before being cancelled. Others, such as the North American F-108 Rapier, never made it past the mock-up stage. This book shows, for the very first time, what might have happened had these cancelled designs, often fraught with corporate politics and industrial intrigue, actually entered production and operational service.

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About the Author:

Since the late 1960s Erik Simonsen has been photographing all types of military, commercial, business and sports aviation subjects. What started as a hobby has turned into part-time professional work, as Simonsen authored two photographically illustrated books, entitled Spy Planes and This is Stealth, and numerous magazine articles.

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"Aerospace history is littered with the debris of what-might-have-been. Cutting-edge aircraft and space programs that were conceived, studied, funded and often brought to the threshold of flight or operational status are explored in this fascinating, art-rich book. But a key discriminator is the author's careful, understated exploration of reasons behind project terminations, and the impacts thereof...." -Willam B. Scott 'Bill Scott', former editor, Aviation Week & Space Technology, May 6, 2013 (William B. Scott former editor Aviation Week & Space Technology 2013-05-06)

"Rabidly recommended." (David L. Veres Cybermodeler Online 2013-03-01)

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ISBN 10: 0859791734 ISBN 13: 9780859791731
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