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    Aerofax: Gloster Meteor (Aerofax) (Paperback) By (author) Philip Butler, By (author) Tony Buttler

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    DescriptionThis is the first ever in-depth history of one of the most successful British aircraft of all time, the British Gloster Meteor, whose strong popularity is evidenced by the recent release of several brand new model kits of the type. The Gloster Meteor first flew during World War II, and a few hardy survivors are still airworthy into the 21st century. It served with 16 overseas air forces as well as with the Royal Air Force. This book thoroughly covers the craft's design, development, and initial flight testing, as well as night fighter variants, construction information, service both in the United Kingdom and abroad, test beds and trials aircraft. The authors have had access to a wealth of material in the United Kingdom's Public Record Office which was not previously available to researchers on the aircraft. As a result, the book contains a great deal of previously unpublished information, many detailed photos in both color and black & white, and data tables and information on the serials carried by the aircraft.


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    Title
    Aerofax
    Subtitle
    Gloster Meteor
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Philip Butler, By (author) Tony Buttler
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 176
    Width: 215 mm
    Height: 280 mm
    Thickness: 9 mm
    Weight: 581 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781857802306
    ISBN 10: 1857802306
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.9
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBK
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    BIC subject category V2: JWG
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BIC E4L: TRA
    BIC subject category V2: WGM
    B&T General Subject: 520
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027140
    Ingram Subject Code: HM
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/1940
    Libri: I-HM
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027100
    LC classification: HE
    BISAC V2.8: TEC025000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24370
    BIC subject category V2: 1DBK
    DC22: 623.7464
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: JWCM, WGM
    Illustrations note
    300 colour & mono photographs & line drawings
    Publisher
    Crecy Publishing
    Imprint name
    MIDLAND PUBLISHING
    Publication date
    29 January 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Manchester