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Для сайта:Мир книгUSAF Southeast Asia Monograph sequence. quantity 1 Monographs 1 and a pair of. Many files, articles, and tales were written approximately U.S. Air strength operations in Southeast Asia (SEA). although, none have giyen the severe in-depth insurance commensurate with our point of involvement. This quantity, the 1st in a USAF Southeast Asia Monograph sequence, is an try to rfile the tale of AIR-POWER— and the folks at the back of it—in our international locations longest armed conflict.For 8 years American airmen fought with a large number of missions, evolving weaponry, ever-changing strategies and perhaps so much notable—constantly altering constraints. during this quantity, authors from the Air battle university and Air Command and employees collage who really fought there have mixed for 2 very good monographs of the folks and guns in SEA. The authors breadth of wrestle adventure presents a penetrating account of airpower dropped at bear—with the entire emotion, frustrations, bravery and confusion of actual life.For the final reader, those tales inform of airpower in human phrases and may provide a few figuring out of the spirit, braveness, and professionalism of our U.S. airmen. To the scholar of airpower attracted to bettering the effectiveness of our Air strength, the monographs make an outstanding case research of tactical air doctrine. the whole sequence is devoted to ALL who served.
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This engine promised improved 48 performance, the ChR thrust being roughly double the maximum in early MiG-21 versions. There were strong grounds for ordering a large number of R-25 engines, because it was less sensitive to the inlet air- WARBIRDTECH flow, and would reduce the frequency of violent compressor stalls and flameouts. Eventually, the engine was ordered in substantial numbers for both the VVS and a number of export customers, but not for retrofitting. To take the improved engine, the Mikoyan team produced the Type 75 with service designation MiG-21 bis (bis translates to "encore" in French and Latin).
Most of the other modifications were incorporated, though, like the Ye-7/2, the vertical tail was the original small chord type. The tests, mainly concerned with proving the new inlet, went on successfully until 28 November 1959. A supersonic stall caused the A series MiG-21PF, with the intermediate fin and original underjuselage parabrake box and engine nozzle. Note the aft-facing bleed exit above the nose. (RSK MiG) 34 E-7/1 to spin and toss violently, with alternating g-forces. The aircraft entered an inverted spin, and test pilot Kravtsov bailed out.
The Ye-7/4 was also the first to have the new PVD-5 boom, mounted as a non-pivoted fixture at the top of the nose inlet, where pilots found it a useful indicator of AoA and drift. It was also the first MiG-21 to be fitted with Khrom-Nikel (chrome-nickel) SRO-2M IFF, the downward-hemisphere antenna being moved forward. Red 04 was one of the small batch of MiG-21PFS. It has the extension strips at top and bottom of the nozzle. (Yefim Gordon archive) Further Ye-7 development aircraft followed, all powered by the RD-llF2-300 engine, and all with the broad fin.