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Peter W. Merlin

Autor(a) de Area 51 : Images of Aviation

12+ Works 80 Membros 2 Reviews

About the Author

Peter W. Merlin has authored numerous books and articles on aerospace history and technology. He has appeared in documentary television programs for the Discovery Channel, the History Channel, National Geographic, and others, including Modern Marvels, Mastery Hunters, Inside Area 51, Return to Area mostrar mais 51, Atomic Journeys, Area 51 Declassified, and The Truth Behind Area 51. mostrar menos

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Conhecimento Comum

Data de nascimento
1964-02-13
Sexo
male
Local de nascimento
Hollywood, California, USA
Educação
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (BS|Aviation Management1987)
Ocupação
aerospace historian
Organizações
Flight Test Historical Foundation
Nevada Test Site Historical Foundation
National Atomic Museum Foundation
Nevada Aerospace Hall of Fame
Roadrunners Internationale
Pequena biografia
Peter W. Merlin is an aerospace historian with
extensive knowledge of the various factors involved
in aerospace mishaps. Under contract to the
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
(NASA) at Dryden Flight Research Center,
Edwards, CA, since 1997, he has authored a
variety of books, including several NASA Special
Publications on aeronautical research projects.
He served as coauthor of research pilot Donald
Mallick’s autobiography, The Smell of Kerosene: A
Test Pilot’s Odyssey, and X-Plane Crashes: Exploring
Experimental, Rocket Plane, and Spycraft Incidents, Accidents and Crash Sites, with
Tony Moore. He has also authored several technical papers for the American
Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, as well as numerous journal articles on
aerospace history and technology. In addition, he serves as contributing editor for
historical publications at Dryden and has appeared in more than a dozen documentary
television programs for the Discovery Channel, the History Channel,
National Geographic Channel, and others. He holds a bachelor of science degree
in aviation management from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

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I find it hard to believe that a top secret base would allow photographs even if things are old
 
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melsmarsh | Sep 29, 2020 |
Known as "The X-Hunters", authors Peter W. Merlin and Tony Moore have located more than 100 crash sites of exotic aircraft from Edwards Air Force Base and Area 51. Together, they have recovered parts of supersonic rocket planes, stealthy spy craft, and vehicles that have reached the edge of space. Each story in the book profiles an unusual aircraft and the brave men who flew them. The authors examine the contributing causes of each crash and use then-and-now photographs to illustrate their findings. The stories end with The X-Hunters' search for the crash site and what they discovered. Each adventure combines C.S.I.-type skills with X-Files persistence, with a dash of Indiana Jones for adventure. Aircraft profiled include the YB-49 and a pair of N9M flying wings, X-1A, X-1D, VB-51, XB-70, SR-71, YF-12, U-2 prototype, and many more.… (mais)
 
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MasseyLibrary | Apr 13, 2018 |

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Obras
12
Also by
1
Membros
80
Popularidade
#224,854
Avaliação
4.1
Resenhas
2
ISBNs
20

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