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British aviation illustrated

C. A. Sims

British aviation illustrated

with references to international aviation

by C. A. Sims

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Published by A. & C. Black in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby C. A. Sims.
The Physical Object
Pagination96p. ;
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17122986M

This book is a fully illustrated history of Farnborough from onwards. It portrays in words and over b/w and color photos the airfield and the aircraft associated with it. In the course of his research, author Peter J. Cooper has unearthed a large number of previously unpublished images, which appear in the book. True, it is beautifully illustrated. Photos, wartime posters and drawings, and even a pilot’s handwritten diary—mostly culled from the Imperial War Museum’s vast archives—make this one of the most attractive illustrated treatments to appear. The brief, authoritative text is .

Title: BRITISH AVIATION: WIDENING HORIZONS Author Name: Penrose, H. Categories: Aviation, Publisher: Royal Air Force Museum / HMSO: ISBN Number: ISBN Number Binding: Hardcover Book Condition: Good in Good dust jacket kg: kg Seller ID: Keywords: Aviation. The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aircraft was a weekly partwork magazine by Aerospace Publishing (an imprint of Orbis Publishing) that was published in the United Kingdom (and sold in other countries too) in the early s. The magazine was intended to eventually make up a multi-volume encyclopedia dedicated to issued in , the partwork comprised Publisher: Orbis Publishing.

  Although it provided comprehensive coverage of UK and US military aviation, the space devoted to overseas air forces was generally very small. Each issue covered aircraft, units and activities together with details of serials, accidents etc. An A5 size magazine with pages each, illustrated with b+w photos/5(3). His biography of British aviation pioneer Percy Pilcher, Another Icarus, was published by the Smithsonian Institution in He is a regular contributor to Aeroplane Monthly. Frank McClean was an aviation pioneer who helped establish Short Brothers as an aircraft manufacturer while he himself was a pilot of considerable note in the pre-war : £


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