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Re: New Secret Projects Book
« Reply #15 on: September 16, 2016, 05:16:06 am »
Just a reminder that BSP-5, Britain's Space Shuttle is out at the end of the month:

http://www.crecy.co.uk/british-secret-projects-5
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Re: New Secret Projects Book
« Reply #16 on: September 16, 2016, 02:52:57 pm »
I'm likely to weep a lot if I get that book......................
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Re: New Secret Projects Book
« Reply #17 on: September 17, 2016, 01:12:44 am »
not just you Kit  :banghead:
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Re: New Secret Projects Book
« Reply #18 on: September 17, 2016, 02:17:51 pm »
"What young man could possibly be bored
with a uniform to wear,
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and something to shoot at?"

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Re: New Secret Projects Book
« Reply #19 on: October 29, 2016, 09:36:09 pm »
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Re: New Secret Projects Book
« Reply #20 on: October 30, 2016, 01:43:42 am »
Good. If I'm honest the bomber projects interest me more
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British Secret Projects 5 - Mustard and more
« Reply #21 on: November 05, 2016, 12:40:09 am »
Just a reminder that BSP-5, Britain's Space Shuttle is out at the end of the month:

http://www.crecy.co.uk/british-secret-projects-5

Mine arrived last night. I was unsure how interesting a book about Mustard would be, but it covers even more hypersonics and space planes, including a chunk of US, French and German design work for context.  I haven't seen so much I didn't even know existed since I was 12 and read the 1976 RAF Yearbook.    I also now realise that Gerry Anderson's designs lacked ambition  ;)

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Re: British Secret Projects 5 - Mustard and more
« Reply #22 on: November 05, 2016, 09:01:23 am »
Just a reminder that BSP-5, Britain's Space Shuttle is out at the end of the month:

http://www.crecy.co.uk/british-secret-projects-5

Mine arrived last night. I was unsure how interesting a book about Mustard would be, but it covers even more hypersonics and space planes, including a chunk of US, French and German design work for context.  I haven't seen so much I didn't even know existed since I was 12 and read the 1976 RAF Yearbook.    I also now realise that Gerry Anderson's designs lacked ambition  ;)

Yeah mine arrived this morning. Only had a quick skim through it so far but it looks great: loads of new illustrations.
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Re: New Secret Projects Book
« Reply #23 on: June 02, 2018, 05:57:58 pm »
American Secret Projects 2 Airlifters is due out in October, very wierd three engined sort of baby Galaxy looking thing on the cover. Maybe a DC-10 based design? https://www.amazon.co.uk/American-Secret-Projects-Vol-Airlifters/dp/1910809160/ref=pd_ys_c_rfy_gb_277106_12?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=1910809160&pd_rd_r=74MPR4634DKKKJ430PYW&pd_rd_w=vDald&pd_rd_wg=3Tgld&psc=1&refRID=EAY09269GH2KN48B1HRQ

Another one for the bookshelf me thinks.

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Re: New Secret Projects Book
« Reply #25 on: June 03, 2018, 12:17:10 pm »
It says it's only fighters this time around, they've split the bombers off as a separate book.

More expense, but what the hell?  ;)
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Re: New Secret Projects Book
« Reply #26 on: June 03, 2018, 03:14:53 pm »
It says it's only fighters this time around, they've split the bombers off as a separate book.

More expense, but what the hell?  ;)

Oh yes, I'd forgotten that, sod the money!  If the wartime book is BSP, 4, does that mean the hypersonics and missiles book has been dropped?  The last few chapters of that book was covered in more depth in the Mustard volume, though I'd like to see the weapons part expanded.
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Re: New Secret Projects Book
« Reply #27 on: June 04, 2018, 07:29:57 am »
It says it's only fighters this time around, they've split the bombers off as a separate book.

More expense, but what the hell?  ;)

Absolutely  :thumbsup:

The cover art for the fighters volume is out but I've not seen the bombers yet. I assume that will be out next year ?
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Re: New Secret Projects Book
« Reply #28 on: June 07, 2018, 10:32:41 am »
I've got the original British set of books, how much extra is actually in these new ones? Are they worth it? Not sure Ill be getting the new versions.

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Re: New Secret Projects Book
« Reply #29 on: June 08, 2018, 06:06:28 am »
I've got the original British set of books, how much extra is actually in these new ones? Are they worth it? Not sure Ill be getting the new versions.

Paul Harrison

I'm really not sure Paul, but as it seems to require two volumes instaed of the one I assume a fair amount.

Obviously someone will in all probability post a review on here once published.

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