Great British Aircraft Collection

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Great British Aircraft: Magazine:
Since AV Roe started building his first aircraft in 1907 at Brooklands in Surrey there have been great designers, engineers and test pilots whose combined skills have created some of the greatest aircraft ever seen. 96 pages.

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Great British Aircraft:

We all know the story of Icarus, the boy who flew too close to the sun and melted his wax wings in Ancient Greek mythology. People have wanted to fly for thousands of years. Many consider the prolific British engineer Sir George Cayley to eb one of the most important people in the history of aeronautics as it was he who designed the first actual model of an aeroplane. It was a British man, Sir Frank Whittle who is credited with single handedly inventing the turbojet engine!

Story of the Red Arrows:
For over 40 years, the Red Arrows have been thrilling crowds at air shows across the UK and internationally. They are quite simply the best at what they do. The Red Arrows, officially the Royal Air Force Display Team, are the public face of the RAF, formally promoting recruitment, as well as providing inspiration to significant numbers of those who join the Royal Air Force.

Vulcan - Spirit of Woodford:
The Avro Vulcan is a jet-powered delta wing strategic bombe, which was operated by the Royal Air Force (RAF) from 1956 until 1984. Aircraft manufacturer A.V. Roe and Company designed the Vulcan in response to Specification B.35/46. One of three V bombers produced, the Vulcan was considered the most technically advanced.

Story of the Spitfire:
It was the Supermarine racer seaplane that led directly to the development of its famous younger brother, the incredible Supermarine Spitfire. Total running time: Approx. 262 minutes.

 

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