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Clydeside Aviation Volume Two – Between The Wars

AUTHOR – Charles E MacKay
FORMAT -Softback
PAGES – 344
ISBN – 978 0 9573443 7 2

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Category: Product ID: 5143


This book looks at the aeronautical events at Beardmore and Weir from 1919 to 1939 and. It investigates the airlines at Renfrew and the Scottish Flying Club with freshly researched material. 602 Squadron (City of Glasgow) Auxiliary Air Force is not neglected and starts at the DH9a and ends in 1939 with the Hawker Hector, Gloster Gauntlet and Supermarine Spitfire. There are descriptions of 269 Squadron, 32 Squadron and 21 Squadrons at Abbotsinch.  With over 300 rare pictures, it also includes fresh information on H J Stieger and General Aircraft, more about Rohrbach and the Houston Everest Expedition of 1933. There is fresh detail on the Supermatrine S6b with a rare description of its airframe and wings supported by photographs and drawings. The book ends with the Spitfire flight up the East Coast of Great Britain on Empire Air Day, 22nd May 1939 with Stainforth flying Spitfire K9895 from Netherhavon to Ross and Cromarty for a bottle of whisky and a haggis.

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Weight0.54 kg


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