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Mosquito
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Graham M. Simons
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-03-19 - Publisher: Casemate Publishers

A history of the high-speed wooden aircraft—from bomber to fighter, to photographic and weather reconnaissance—from the author of B-17 Memphis Belle. During the history of aviation there have been very few aircraft that have achieved immediate success when entering front-line service. The de Havilland Mosquito was one such aircraft. It
De Havilland Mosquito
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Philip Birtles
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-04-20 - Publisher: Fonthill Media

Previously unpublished accounts from the designers, builders and aircrew of the de Havilland MosquitoMany contemporary and previously unpublished photographsComprehensive details on the conversation of surviving aircraft De Havilland Mosquito: The Original Multirole Combat Aircraft covers the creation, design and development of this beloved aircraft. Built in Britain, Canada and Australia,
De Havilland Mosquito
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Philip J. Birtles
Categories: Mosquito (Military aircraft)
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-11-19 - Publisher:

De Havilland Mosquito: The Original Multirole Combat Aircraft covers the creation, design and development of the beloved Mosquito that was built in Britain, Canada and Australia, followed by service during the Second World War in Britain, Europe and Asia. The Mosquito was initially designed as a twin Rolls-Royce Merlin-powered unarmed
Early French Aviation, 1905–1930
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Graham M. Simons
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-30 - Publisher: Pen and Sword

France has been called the cradle of aviation by many – a fact that cannot be disputed, although some have tried. By the end of the 19th century, she led the world in lighter-than-air flight. Any concern about heavier-than-air flight was dismissed as inevitable, and France would achieve it in
Bristol Brabazon
Language: en
Pages: 126
Authors: Graham M. Simons
Categories: Photography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: History PressLtd

A pictorial history of the futuristic Bristol Brabazon using original manufacturer’s illustrations and photographs The Brabazon—the name evokes the immediate post-war optimism of civil aviation. The giant airliner was built by Bristol Aircraft in 1949 to fly transatlantic routes from the UK to the United States. However, the plane proved