Luftwaffe and Allied Air Forces Discussion Forum  

Go Back   Luftwaffe and Allied Air Forces Discussion Forum > Reviews > Books and Magazines

Books and Magazines Please use this forum to review or discuss books and magazines.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 7th June 2005, 21:41
Ruy Horta's Avatar
Ruy Horta Ruy Horta is offline
He who rules the forum...
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Amstelveen, The Netherlands
Posts: 1,472
Ruy Horta has disabled reputation
Glenn Martin B-10 (Model 139), books?

Do any of you know if there are any good reference works on the Glenn Martin B-10 / Model 139 bomber? Currently only able to find limited material on this type and would love to dig in a little deeper, any help is appreciated (especially a source with a good set of detailed line drawings).
__________________
Ruy Horta
12 O'Clock High!

And now I see with eye serene
The very pulse of the machine;
A being breathing thoughtful breath,
A traveller between life and death;
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 17th June 2005, 00:09
G. Warrener's Avatar
G. Warrener G. Warrener is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Goch, NRW / Germany
Posts: 70
G. Warrener is on a distinguished road
Wink Re: Glenn Martin B-10 (Model 139), books?

A short sad thread here Ruy!

I must admit that I have nothing much other than "Van Glenn Martins en Mustangs" by Hugo Hooftman - which you probably read when you were a 'snotneus' and when DAF still made cars and Fokker aeroplanes. When Philips still made everything in the Netherlands. When the RNethAF kept the cows awake with Republic built heavy metal, and before Amsterdam became associated with narcotic abuse.

Still - I could send you photocopies of the A3 size line drawings in Aircraft of the Fighting Powers Vol III.

Graham
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 17th June 2005, 04:52
pstrany pstrany is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Upstate New York
Posts: 159
pstrany
Re: Glenn Martin B-10 (Model 139), books?

VERY short list. I know there was a THIN paperback book on the B-10, may even have a copy around, I'll have to take a look. There is still a B-10 existant, at the USAF Museum in Dayton, Ohio. Somewhere I have a few shots, but it would be nice to see a walk-around (I was spending most of my time with a few other a/c, didn't have the time to really do this one justice.)

Paul
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 17th June 2005, 09:03
Ruy Horta's Avatar
Ruy Horta Ruy Horta is offline
He who rules the forum...
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Amstelveen, The Netherlands
Posts: 1,472
Ruy Horta has disabled reputation
Re: Glenn Martin B-10 (Model 139), books?

Thin paperback reads like an old Profile-booklet. Although I haven't been able to track anything conclusive using various search engines. There are some drawings on the net and a limited number of (poor) photos of the USAF Museum crate.

Quite surprising that this is such a difficult a/c, especially since it was a revolutionary design at the time. One of the first modern bombers.

Yes, I have the Hooftman books.

Read them when I was a pre-teen at school (late 70-ies), they were already 10+ years old back then, and recently bought the whole series (5 books covering the ML, MLD and ML-KNIL) at what I believed to be quite a bargain.

Problem is lack of detail.

A detailed set of line drawings would cover a long way.
__________________
Ruy Horta
12 O'Clock High!

And now I see with eye serene
The very pulse of the machine;
A being breathing thoughtful breath,
A traveller between life and death;
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 17th June 2005, 10:38
Jaap Woortman's Avatar
Jaap Woortman Jaap Woortman is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Netherlands
Posts: 538
Jaap Woortman
Re: Glenn Martin B-10 (Model 139), books?

Ruy,

Why not contact Gerard "Jerry" Casius? He is an expert on prewar ML-KNIL.
And if he does not have the answer he can give you the name and place of the person who does.
He is at the Sectie Luchtmacht Historie almost every wednesday.
If you do not have a phonenumber send me a private email.

Jaap
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 18th June 2005, 09:37
Ruy Horta's Avatar
Ruy Horta Ruy Horta is offline
He who rules the forum...
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Amstelveen, The Netherlands
Posts: 1,472
Ruy Horta has disabled reputation
Re: Glenn Martin B-10 (Model 139), books?

Thanks Jaap.

Perhaps I may have spoken to Mr. Casius on a previous occasion, but I am not sure. Thanks for the tip, I'll send you a private note for that info.

Regards,
__________________
Ruy Horta
12 O'Clock High!

And now I see with eye serene
The very pulse of the machine;
A being breathing thoughtful breath,
A traveller between life and death;
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 19th June 2005, 21:58
pstrany pstrany is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Upstate New York
Posts: 159
pstrany
Re: Glenn Martin B-10 (Model 139), books?

Hi;

I found the book I have on the Martin B-10, it is "Martin 139WAN" by Jorge Nunez Padin, printed by the Museo de la Aviacion Naval Instituto Aeronaval in 1994. It details use of the Martin B-10 by the Argentine Navy (it is a Spanish language publication, not my strongest second - or even third - language.)
Not a lot (unless you are interested in Argentine Martins) but the photo below was of a variation I did not realize existed - floats!

Paul
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 19th June 2005, 22:15
Ruy Horta's Avatar
Ruy Horta Ruy Horta is offline
He who rules the forum...
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Amstelveen, The Netherlands
Posts: 1,472
Ruy Horta has disabled reputation
Re: Glenn Martin B-10 (Model 139), books?

Does it contain any detailed line drawings?
__________________
Ruy Horta
12 O'Clock High!

And now I see with eye serene
The very pulse of the machine;
A being breathing thoughtful breath,
A traveller between life and death;
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 21st June 2005, 00:17
pstrany pstrany is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Upstate New York
Posts: 159
pstrany
Re: Glenn Martin B-10 (Model 139), books?

Sorry, only side views and a top view to show markings. I know I've seen a pretty good set of drawings for the Martin B-10, maybe in SAMI or a similar publication? The problem with having lots of reference materials is that keeping track of what you have becomes increasingly more difficult the more you get. I'll keep looking......

Paul

P.S. the drawing below comes from the aforementioned "Martin 139WAN"....
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 9th July 2005, 14:44
robert_schulte's Avatar
robert_schulte robert_schulte is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Germany
Posts: 248
robert_schulte is an unknown quantity at this point
Re: Glenn Martin B-10 (Model 139), books?

Ruy, would this be something for you?
http://cgi.ebay.de/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?...tem=8310969853

Regards
Robert
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Favorite Aircraft History Books? Dick Powers Books and Magazines 51 11th September 2006 04:52
French books on the 1939-1940 fighting Hawk-Eye Books and Magazines 6 9th April 2005 22:11


All times are GMT +2. The time now is 01:29.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.2
Copyright ©2000 - 2024, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©2004 - 2018, 12oclockhigh.net