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Convair B-36 Peacemaker КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Convair B-36 Peacemaker (Warbird Tech 24)ByDennis R. JenkinsPublisher:Specialty Press1999 a hundred PagesISBN: 1580070191PDF86 MBMr. Jenkins has captured the heritage of the Peacemaker and its many editions in a simple to learn a hundred pages of textual content and infrequently noticeable photos. The descriptions of the various structures of the B-36 are effortless to appreciate and are supported with photographs and drawings. the main points supplied of the various experimental types of the airplane supply a unprecedented glimpse of the kingdom of improvement of army aviation in the course of the 1940's and 1950's. a result of severe secrecy that surrounded this plane in the course of its provider with SAC, little or no was once identified approximately it publicly. Mr. Jenkins has performed an outstanding task of bringing again to lifestyles a virtually forgotten plane - an plane that's answerable for we all being alive this day. i am hoping that he'll sometime think of writing a good broader publication in regards to the Peacemaker and its' many contributions to provide day aviation and to the renovation of global peace via power. This publication is a "must learn" for each pupil of aviation history.uploading sharingmatrix zero

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Johnson, a former director at Convair. On 23 April 1949, just a month after entering office, Johnson abruptly cancelled the Navy's first supercarrier, the USS United States (CVA-58), which had been ordered by his predecessor to allow the Navy to develop a strategic bombing capability. Funds from the cancellation were used largely to order more B-36s. The Navy was enraged at the cancellation, but the Air Force insisted that strategic bombing was strictly an Air Force responsibility. The decision was justified on the basis that the government could not afford both new strategic bombers and a new carrier force.

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Although originally the Air Force claimed the new engines boosted the top speed to 439 mph at 32,120 feet and the service ceiling to 45,020 feet, this was later revised to 406 mph at 36,200 feet and a service ceiling of 43,800 feet. Whether this slight discrepancy was due to miscalculation, some overzealous public relations (the Congressional hearings were underway at the time), or changes in the aircraft themselves is not certain. The takeoff run was reduced by almost 2,000 feet. " In April 1952 SAC ordered a series of gunnery missions known as FIRE AWAY to be completed by July.

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