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Supermarine Spitfire Pilot's Flight Operating Instructions By Royal Air Force
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The epitome of grace, beauty and design, the Supermarine Spitfire was one of the most deadly fighters of WWII. The Spitfire prototype, designed by Supermarine’s Chief Designer R.J. Mitchell,... More > first flew in 1936. By the time the Battle of Britain began in earnest, nineteen Spitfire squadrons were available to the RAF. Their pilots were most often tasked with engaging Luftwaffe fighters, including the Bf-109. With its superior maneuverability, it proved more than a match. This pilot’s flight operating handbook, for the Model IIa and IIb, was originally produced by the Royal Air Force during World War II. It has been slightly reformatted but is reproduced in its entirety. It provides a fascinating view inside the cockpit of one of history’s great planes.< Less
Hawker Hurricane Pilot's Flight Operating Manual By Royal Air Force
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The Hawker Hurricane flew in the Battle of Britain against the German Luftwaffe. While Spitfires took on Nazi fighters, the Hurricanes assaulted enemy bombers. Between 8 August and 21 September ... More > 1940 Hurricanes scored 1,593 kills out of the 2,739 total claimed. The plane was designed and predominantly built by Hawker Aircraft Ltd. This pilot's flight operating manual was standard issue to R.A.F. pilots during WWII. Although this manual has been slightly reformatted to 8.5x11, care has been taken to preserve the authenticity of the text. Please note: British manuals are somewhat sparse in their descriptions and photos when compared to American manuals. Please look at the book preview before purchasing.< Less
Bell P-39 Airacobra Pilot's Flight Operating Instructions By United States Army Airforc and Royal Air Force
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The P-39 Airacobra was designed by Bell’s brilliant engineer, Robert Woods. The plane featured a mid-engine design, intended to allow it to carry a lethal 37mm cannon in the nose. An... More > all-metal, low-wing design, the P-39 was the first fighter to feature tricycle landing gear. The plane debuted in 1939, and proved impressive in tests. Yet the aircraft lacked a large fuel capacity that limited range, and pilots learned that its performance dropped off markedly at altitudes above 17,000 feet. Despite this, over 9,500 P-39s were built. Almost half were sent to the USSR, where Soviet pilots, flying low-level attack missions, achieved devastating results. Ace Alexander Pokryshkin flew the plane exclusively and scored nearly 60 kills. Originally printed by the USAAF and the RAF, this handbook provides a fascinating glimpse inside the cockpit of this warbird. Originally classified “Restricted”, the manual was de-classified and is here reprinted in book form.< Less
Royal Air Force Buccaneers By peter dancey
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The RAF were allocated former Royal Navy HS Buccaneer S.2 airplanes in lieu of the cancelled BAC TSR2 strike bomber. Initialy the Bucc' was not enthusiastically greeted but it soon proved to be a... More > very capable airplane serving in the maritime anti-ship strike role and as a laser designator for early model GR.1 Tornadoes< Less
Royal Air Force Germany By peter dancey
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A brief overview of the RAF presence in Germany post-WWII. Including the introduction of the VSTOL Harrier - RAF Germany; the locations, roles, aircraft and NATO.
Royal Air Force Nght Fighters By peter dancey
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Post WW II the RAF and RN were well-equipped with piston-engined types capable of fulfilling the Night fighter role but it was not until 1946 that full all weather radar equipped jets became... More > available by way of the AW NF-11 Meteor. This ebook is a brief overvew of the UKs radar-equipped Night fighters< 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
Royal Air Force Avro Ansons By peter dancey
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The story of 'Aunt Bessie' Avros unique utility that served the RAF well for many decades not least as Coastal commands first maritme patrol aircraft.
Saudi Arabia Royal Air Force Handbook By IBP USA
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Saudi Arabia Royal Airforce Handbook: strategic information and contacts
Saudi Arabia Royal Air Force Handbook By IBP USA
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