REACHING FOR THE SKY


REACHING FOR THE SKY

SCOTT ADDINGTON    Book Number: 87085    Product format: Hardback

Sub-titled '100 Defining Moments from the Royal Air Force 1918-2018' in short pithy pages are facts, statistics, dozens of diagrams, colour photos and graphics, side cutaway drawings and details of medals in moments of courage, a whole chart of RAF slang like banana boat for an aircraft carrier, a top ten of RAF Aces of World War One and World War Two, a double page spread on Sir Arthur Harris, inspirational moments, the Defence Whitepaper 1957, the evolution of the roundel in diagrammatic form, and statistics about the largest and most formidable air force in the world at the end of WWI. Covers great machines like the Hawker Hurricane, Hunter and Harrier, to the Typhoon FGR4 and great battles in Britain, the Dambusters raid and saving Buckingham Palace, technological moments like the parachute, gun cameras, the jet engine and the ejection seat, and moments of reflection and memory and memorial flights. Very colourful and appealing design. 224pp. Colour.
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ISBN 9781911604457
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