Jay K. Miller - Lockheed Martin's Skunk Works
Midland | 1995 | ISBN: 1857800370 | 216 pages | PDF | 28.6 MB
Updated and revised edition written with the total cooperation of Lockheed's Advanced Development Company, this is the most definitive history of this renowned aircraft design and production facility.
Included are excerpts from "logs" kept by Clarence. L "Kelly" Johnson–founder and former director of the Skunk Works–and others describing the day-to-day activities inside the facility, along with the trials and tribulations of individual aircraft programs.
Readers will learn the official histories of such noteworthy products as the U-2, A-12, D-21, SR-71, and F-117, as well as the P-80, RB-69, Saturn, Constitution, T-33, F-94, XF-90, X-7, and more. Production quantities, serial numbers, Lockheed build numbers, and other related facts and figures are included.
Jay Miller is a renowned aerospace historian. He has written many books and has been featured on the Discovery Channel.