This book is a completely revised, updated and redesigned edition of what has become a standard reference work.
It is a complete guide to the aircraft acquired by the British Services since 1878.
It includes serial numbers, quantities ordered, precise aircraft type and mark of model, remarks on conversions, modifications and builders. Lists all airships, aeroplanes, seaplanes, flying boats, amphibians, autogyros, helicopters, gliders and hovercraft acquired by purchase, impressment, presentation or capture.
Cancelled orders are also included.
This edition contains over 200 photographs and appendices that include Maintenance Serials and the Air-Min series used for aircraft captured during the Second World War.
About the Author
Following war service and a career in the Inspectorate, the Air Ministry and Ministry of Defence - where latterly he edited two Service journals, he has now retired, intending to add to the highly respected works on various aspects of aviation, already published in his name.
Number Of Pages: 251
Published: 5th October 1987
Publisher: Ian Allan Publishing
Dimensions (cm): 22.0 x 14.0 x 1.900
Weight (kg): 0.474