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Supermarine Spitfire (Icon Manual) : 1936 onwards (all marks) - Alfred Price

Supermarine Spitfire (Icon Manual)

1936 onwards (all marks)

Paperback Published: 6th November 2018
ISBN: 9781785215742
Number Of Pages: 160

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This is one of the new Icon titles from Haynes. Originally published in the classic manual size, this compact format will appeal to trade outlets and gift markets. The legendary Supermarine Spitfire receives the famous Haynes manual treatment with the full co-operation and authorisation of the Royal Air Force.

Here is a unique perspective on what it takes to own, restore and operate a Spitfire, as well as an insight into the engineering and construction of this remarkable fighter aircraft. This highly detailed book is based around the Spitfire Mk IX at RAF Coningsby.

Book features :

  • Spitfire story - the story of a fighting aircraft.
  • Restore and flight - the anatomy of a Spitfire.
  • The owner's view - provenance, costs, paperwork.
  • The pilot's view - flying and displaying a Spitfire and wartime pilot's view.
  • The engineer's view - servicing and maintenance.
  • Appendices providing details of airworthy Spitfires, glossary of terms and useful contacts.

About the Authors

Dr Alfred Price served as an aircrew officer in the RAF until 1974. Since then he has been a full-time aviation historian and writer, and is acknowledged as a leading authority on the Spitfire.

Paul Blackah is currently Chief Technician at the RAF's Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, responsible for overseeing the engineering and maintenace work on a number of Spitfires. He is a passionate "warbird" enthusiast.

ISBN: 9781785215742
ISBN-10: 1785215744
Series: Haynes Icons
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 6th November 2018
Publisher: HAYNES
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 17.78  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.5

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