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Royal Air Force Flights - A History Bk 1 By peter dancey
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Many books have been written detailing RAF Squadrons, and squadron histories, many squadrons have complete volumes in their own right. Not so well documented is the history of RAF Flights dating from... More > WW I in 1918, when the RFC on amalgamation with the RNAS the RAF gained a large number of Naval Coastal Defence flights. Since then as and when necessary or operational reasons when a a full squadron was not needed or deployed. The service has formed a Specific Flight to undertake the task and many have remained in existence or been carried over from one decade to another. This is the first volume of a set of three books that gives a complete record of this very interesting but lesser known 'History of the RAF'< Less
Royal Air Force Flights - A History Bk 2 By peter dancey
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This second in the set of three 'History of RAF Flights' covers the 400 series to 1900 series Flights. communication, Calibration Ferry Flights, Delivery flights, and the A-Z of Flights, culminating... More > with the 'H' Headquarters Flights the rest to be detailed in book 3..< Less
Air Combat Reports By peter dancey
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AS soon as the aeroplane began flying combat missions the 'powers that be' decided that they needed to no exactly what the pilots were up to whilst in the air hence it was not long before they... More > introduced the appropriate form for the returning airman to record the details of his flight and mission. The Pilots Log< Less
Boeing - A History By peter dancey
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A complete revised history of the world's Plane-makers of Distinction by this author. Includes its origins its through to civil transports its mergers the Dreamliner, Osprey with Bell and UAVs UCAVs.
Boeing B-29 Stratofortress By peter dancey
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Many nooks have been published about the Boeing B-29 the world's first nuclear bomber, this ebook is an adjunct to this authors Boeing - A History, giving details of the 1945 homeland attacks on... More > Japan and its post-WW II Korean War deployment< Less
Boeing F-22 Raptor By peter dancey
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With the Boeing F/A-22 Raptor now in front-line service and having received its combat baptism of fire in the the United States air strikes against the IS over Iraq in 2014 this ebook is a complete... More > history since its inception as a pure interceptor the revision for multi-role capability and the possibility of a new 6th generation FB-22 bomber for both the USAF and RAF. The F/A-22 with the B-2 now forming the back-bone of the USAF ConOps for the 21 Century.< Less
Boeing Rivet Joint Elint Airplanes By peter dancey
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Post-WW II the USAF needed an airplane to replace its RB-29, RB-50 reconnaissance planes and it turned to its Boeing C-135 jet transport that were then converted to RC-135 Rivet Joint variants that... More > since the late 1960s have operated world-wide on covert surveillance duties. With a number still in operation in the new millennium with the RAF also operating the type since the retirement of its pNimrod RP.1.< Less
Royal Air Force Martlesham Heath By peter dancey
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In WW II Martlesham Heath was a Fighter Cinnabd forward operating base and played a prominent role in AI radar research and debelopment but it had began life in the research and flight development... More > role as the country's A$AEE fro WW I and post-war biplanes of which many are detaiked in this vikkume< Less
Fly Navy By peter dancey
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In 1940 the US Navy decided to set up aircraft test and development facilities for all WW II combat types then in service firstly at Tidewater, Virginia, then Patauxment River and latterly at Oceana.... More > This book covers the origins and early history of the numerous units through to the 1970s. The book includes a comprehensive picture gallery of the then current front-line types, including those operated in south east Asia.< Less
Boeing Chinooks of No.18 Squadron By peter dancey
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With the withdrawal of all NATO and US combat units from Afghanistan in 2014. No.18 Squadron left there long-time overseas base at Camp Bastion. This illustrated ebook looks back at the formation of... More > No.18 Squadron in 1982 and the Chinook OCU at RAF Odiham, and the units first operational deployment to RAF Germany the same year.< Less