Trailblazers: Test Pilots in Action: The Most Frightening Moments of the World's Elite

Trailblazers: Test Pilots in Action: The Most Frightening Moments of the World's Elite

By: Christopher Hounsfield (author)Hardback

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Flight testing experimental and new aircraft is one of the world's most hazardous occupations. A test pilot requires the skills of a flying ace whilst maintaining the self-control and mental discipline of a scientist. They are a rare breed, carefully selected for their experience and intelligence - let alone their bravery. This book contains a series of anecdotes written by some of the world's best, flying iconic aircraft during the extensive experimental flights that must take place before a type can enter service. Each story is a unique insight into these modern day technological explorers.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781844157488
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 208
  • ID: 9781844157488
  • ISBN10: 1844157482

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