Clippers Special Edition CD

Price: $29.95

  • CD contains 14 magazines
  • All in Acrobat PDF format
  • Print a personal copy
  • Allow 1 week for US delivery

August 1972

  • Mossie, Story of the RAF’s Wooden Wonder
  • Terror Bomber, Caging the Luftwaffe’s Mythical Beast
  • Hawk 75, The Air Corps’ Classic Monoplane Fighter
  • Wings Over The Atlantic, The Ill-Fated Sikorsky S-35

June 1973

  • Emsco, Aviation Pioneer lost in the pages of time
  • Douglas DC, beginning of the Gooney Bird legend
  • Whispering Death, the Bristol Beaufighter
  • Dr. Dornier’s Flying Whales

September 1975

  • Pipe Organ Bomber, Martin’s XB-48
  • Defending the Reich, Air War over Germany 1943-1945
  • Sea Wings, Classic Curtiss Flying Boats

October 1975

  • Flying Sword, the F-86 Sabre Jet
  • Defending the Reich, Combat on the Eastern Front
  • Interview with Erich Hartman, WWII’s Greatest Ace
  • Sea Wings Part 2, Twilight of the Big Biplane Boats

January 1977

  • Dark Lady, Conclusion of the P-61 Story
  • Escort Mustangs of Iwo Jima
  • Secrets of Silver Hill, National Air & Space Museum
  • Forgotten Dreadnaught, Sikorsky XPBS-1

November 1977

  • Blunted Arrow, Fiat G.50
  • The Great Clippers, Boeing 314
  • Gee Bee: Profile of a Legend, The R-1 Racer
  • Escort Fighter, Story of the F-82

December 1977

  • The Great Clippers, Pt II, Boeing 314
  • The Reluctant Pirate, Vought’s F6U Jet Fighter
  • Huff-Daland in 3D, Little Known Aviation Pioneer

September 1978

  • The Real Story of “Flak Bait”, WWII’s Legendary Marauder
  • Mustang Combat Portfolio
  • Short Sunderland Flying Boat

January 1987

  • Fought’s Marauder Strikefighter
  • Great Pan-Am Clippers, Sikorsky S-42, Martin M-130, and Boeing 314
  • Aerial Refueling with the Air National Guard

March 1990

  • Fought’s Marauder Strikefighter
  • Great Pan-Am Clippers, Sikorsky S-42, Martin M-130, and Boeing 314
  • Aerial Refueling with the Air National Guard

July 1995

  • Escape from Wake Island, Pan Am Clippers
  • Biplane Gallery
  • Jimmy Doolittle and the Laird Super Solution

May 1999

  • Seaplanes: Gone But Not Forgotten
  • The RAF Hurricane, Spitfire, and Mosquito

January 2005

  • Bell X-2 – First airplane to fly Mach 3
  • P-47s over Berlin, 1946
  • Factory Fresh: B-24
  • Boeing 314 In Detail

October 2005

  • Lockheed Starlifter – Venerable Jet-Powered Skytruck Finally Retires
  • Miami Clippers – The Story of Pan Am’s First Seaplane Base
  • Good, Better, Best – How Jet Aircraft Designs Evolve

BONUS CONTENT!

  • 250 photos

General characteristics

  • Crew: 11, including 2 cabin stewards
  • CapacityDaytime: 74 passengers, Nighttime: 36 passengers
  • Payload: 10,000 lb (4,500 kg) of mail and cargo
  • Length: 106 ft (32.33 m)
  • Wingspan: 152 ft (46.36 m)
  • Height: 20 ft 4½ in (6.22 m)
  • Empty weight: 48,400 lb (21,900 kg)
  • Loaded weight: 84,000 lb (38,000 kg)
  • Powerplant: 4 × Wright R-2600-3 radial engines, 1,600 hp (1,200 kW) each

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 210 mph (180 knots, 340 km/h)
  • Cruise speed: 188 mph (163 knots, 302 km/h) at 11,000 ft (3,400 m)
  • Range: 3,685 mi (3,201 nm, 5,896 km) normal cruise
  • Service ceiling: 19,600 ft (5,980 m)

General characteristics

  • Crew: 10-14
  • Capacity: 66-100 passengers
  • Length: 40 m[13] (131 ft 4 in)
  • Wingspan: 48 m[13] (157 ft 5 in)
  • Height: 10.25 m (33 ft 7 in)
  • Wing area: 450 m2 (4,844 ft2)
  • Empty weight: 28,250 kg[13] (62,280 lb)
  • Max. takeoff weight: 56,000 kg (123,460 lb)
  • Powerplant: 12 × Curtiss Conqueror water-cooled V12, 455 kW (610 hp) each

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 211 km/h (131 mph)
  • Cruise speed: 175 km/h (109 mph)
  • Range: 1,700 km (1,056 mi)
  • Service ceiling: 3200 m (10498 ft)
  • Wing loading: 94 kg/m2 (19.3 lb/sq ft) (at 46 tons weight)

General characteristics

  • Crew: six-nine (Captain, First Officer, Junior Flight Officer, Engineering Officer, Assistant Engineering Officer, Radio Operator, Navigation Officer, plus cabin stewards)
  • Capacity: 36 day, 18 night passengers
  • Length: 90 ft 10 ½ in (27.7 m)
  • Wingspan: 130 ft (39.7 m)
  • Height: 24 ft 7 in (7.5 m)
  • Max. takeoff weight: 52,252 lb (23,701 kg)
  • Powerplant: 4 × Pratt & Whitney R-1830-S2A5G Twin Wasp 14-cylinder radial engines, 830 hp (708 kW) later 950 hp with hydromatic propellers each

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 180 mph (290 km/h)
  • Cruise speed: 130 mph (209 km/h)
  • Range: 3,200 mi (5,150 km)
  • Service ceiling: 10,000 ft (3,048 m)

General characteristics

  • Capacity: 53 passengers (San Francisco – Hawaii)
    26 passengers (San Francisco – Hong Kong)
  • Length: 92 ft 2 in (28.11 m)
  • Wingspan: 157 ft (47.87 m)
  • Height: 27 ft 2 in (8.29 m)
  • Empty weight: 31,292 lb (14,194 kg)
  • Loaded weight: 60,708 lb (27,561 kg)
  • Powerplant: 4 × Wright Cyclone G2 radial piston engine, 1,000 hp (745 kW) each

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 182 mph (293 km/h)
  • Range: 3,000 miles (4,830 km)

General characteristics

  • Length: 88 ft (26.82 m)
  • Wingspan: 114 ft (34.75 m)
  • Height: 31 ft 9?3?4 in (9.70 m)
  • Wing area: 1,500 sq ft (139.35 m2)
  • Empty weight: 23,500 lb (10,659 kg)
  • Max. takeoff weight: 40,500 lb (18,370 kg)
  • Powerplant: 4 × Bristol Pegasus radial engines, 920 hp (696 kW) each

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 200 mph (322 km/h)
  • Range: 760 miles (1,223 km)
  • Service ceiling: 20,000 ft (6,100 m)

General characteristics

  • Crew: Six
  • Capacity: 38 passengers
  • Length: 76 feet 8 inches (23.37 m)
  • Wingspan: 114 feet 0 inches (34.75 m)
  • Height: 23 feet 10 inches (7.26 m)
  • Wing area: 1,875 square feet (174.2 m2)
  • Empty: 24,748 pounds (11,226 kg)
  • Loaded: 34,000 pounds (15,000 kg)
  • Maximum takeoff: lb (kg)
  • Powerplant: 4x Pratt & Whitney R-1860 Hornet B radial engines, 575 hp (429 kW) each

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 135 miles per hour (217 km/h)
  • Range: 875 miles (1,408 km)
  • Service ceiling: 13,000 feet (4,000 m)
  • Rate of climb: ft/min (m/min)
  • Wing loading: 18 lb/ft² (89 kg/m²)
  • Power/Mass: 0.07 hp/lb (0.11 kW/kg)

General characteristics

  • Crew: two (pilot, copilot)
  • Capacity: 19 passengers
  • Length: 51 ft 2 in (15.60 m)
  • Wingspan: 86 ft 0 in (26.21 m)
  • Height: 17 ft 8 in (5.38 m)
  • Wing area: 781 ft² (72.5 m²)
  • Empty: 12,750 lb (5,783 kg)
  • Maximum takeoff: 19,096 lb (8,662 kg)
  • Powerplant: 2× Pratt & Whitney R-1690-52 radials, 750 hp (560 kW) each

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 190 mph (306 km/h)
  • Range: 775 miles (1,247 km)
  • Service ceiling: 20,700 ft (6,310 m)