Vickers Wellington Manual

Vickers Wellington Manual by Iain Murray

1936-1953 (all marks and models)

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Format: Trade Paperback , 160 Pages
ISBN: 9780857338631
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The twin-engine Vickers Wellington was one of the outstanding RAF bomber aircraft of the Second World War, as well as a capable maritime patrol aircraft and submarine hunter with Coastal Command. Centrepiece of this manual is Wellington Mk Ia, N2980, 'R' for Robert, one of only two surviving examples of the Wellington in the world and restored to display condition at the Brooklands Museum, Weybridge, Surrey. Iain Murray gives a fascinating insight into operating, flying and maintaining Barnes Wallis's geodetic wonder with the help of many rarely seen photographs and technical illustrations.

Dr Iain Murray is a lecturer in the School of Computing at the University of Dundee. Iain recently acted as a consultant for the ITV drama series Foyle’s War, which featured an episode set around a group working on the ‘bouncing bomb’. He lives in Dundee.
Format: Trade Paperback , 160 Pages
ISBN: 9780857338631
Illustrations: 60 b/w & 240 color illustrations
Size: 8.27 in x 10.64 in / 210 mm x 270 mm
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