Raf Canberra Units of the Cold war download free [PDF and Ebook] by Andrew J. Brookes

Raf Canberra Units of the Cold war download free [PDF and Ebook] by Andrew J. Brookes year 2014
  • Book name: Raf Canberra Units of the Cold war
  • Author: Andrew J. Brookes
  • Release date: 2014/9/28
  • Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Technology and Engineering
  • ISBN: 9781782004110
  • Rating: 8.87 of 10
  • Votes: 820
  • Review by: Anya Mcqueen
  • Review rating: 7.96 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/18
  • Total pages: 96
  • Includes a PDF summary of 8 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: From its first public demonstration at the Farnborough Airshow of 1949, the English Electric Canberra bomber captured the attention of the aviation world. It could outmanoeuvre all the fighters of the time and it could climb way above their operating ceilings. Yet this Cold War equivalent of the Mosquito was simple to maintain and a delight to fly, although it could bite any pilot who did not treat it with respect. The Canberra B 2 first flew on 21 April 1950 and entered frontline service with No 101 Sqn in May 1951. In a testament to the aircraft's benign handling characteristics, the transition programme consisted of only 20 hours in the Gloster Meteor and three hours in the dual-control Canberra trainer. With a maximum speed of 470 knots (871 km/h), a standard service ceiling of 48,000 ft (14,600 m) and the ability to carry a 3.6-tonne (7,900-lb) payload, the Canberra was an instant success.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 4H54M23S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Military Engineering, Military Vehicles, Military Aircraft, Cold War, Air Forces & Warfare, Military History: Post WW2 Conflicts, Military History, 20th Century History: C 1900 To C 2000
  • Available formats: TXT, DOC, JPG, PDF, WORD, EPUB, MOBI, DjVu. Compressed in BZ, LZ, RAR, CBR, ZIP, TAR.BZ, TBZ
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 16.15 USD
  • Dimensions: 184x248x7mm
  • Weight: 305g
  • Printed by: Osprey Publishing
  • Published in: New York, United Kingdom
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