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The Aviation Historian Issue 40

AUTHOR – Various

PUBLISHER – The Aviation Historian

FORMAT – Softback

PAGES – 130





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Category: Product ID: 15475


This issue includes: the 40th anniversary of a prospective plan to use Buccaneers in the Falklands; The first aerial crossing of the South Atlantic 100 years ago; A visit made to West Germany 60 years ago by the late, great Roy Braybrook, former Hawker design office alumnus and respected aviation writer  who died on June 13, 2021; Vic Flintham explores the evidence about the RAF’s use – or not – of chemical weapons during the inter-war period: The continuation of Prof Keith Hayward’s three-part series on the political background to the eventful de Havilland Comet airliner venture; Robert Forsyth and Andreas Dillmann begin a two-part account of the career of Karl Friedrich Bergen, a Second World War Luftwaffe long-range reconnaissance pilot; Matthew Willis’s investigation of the RAF’s decision not to switch from rifle-calibre to medium-calibre machine-guns in the late 1930s; The story of the sole GAL Cygnet to go to Argentina, where it hunted for Nazi submarines; The 19th Century inventor Philip Brannon and his hopelessly improbable flying-machine designs; How, after Denmark was occupied by German forces in 1940, its military pilots set up an air unit in Sweden and lots more.

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