Jan 012011
 
The Boeing XF8B-1 Fighter: Last of the Line

Besides running RetroMechanix.com, author Jared Zichek has written the definitive study of the innovative yet unsuccessful Boeing XF8B-1 “Five-in-One” naval fighter of World War II. This enormous aircraft was the last piston engine fighter built by Boeing and very nearly the last fighter built by the company until its merger with McDonnell Douglas in 1997. […]

Reviews of Our Publications

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Jan 012011
 
Reviews of Our Publications

Streamlined Dreams: Ten Amazing Unbuilt Automobile Designs, 1916-1939 “The common denominator in the 10 cars presented here is that they are pre-WWII, explore aerodynamics, and are European and American. And that they are even more unusual than the usual unusual fare. Each vehicle is discussed on several pages, introducing the inventor/designer, describing the machine’s purpose, […]