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    The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight: 50 Years of Flying (Hardback) By (author) Jarrod Cotter

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    DescriptionThe history of the Flight began with the formation of the Historic Aircraft Flight in July 1957 which was to become The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight. Countless displays and fly-pasts have enthralled audiences and enthusiasts all over Britain and in many parts of Europe, when the traditional Avro Lancaster, Spitfire and Hurricane can be seen in their wartime colours. This book is written with the wholehearted support of the Flight's Commanding Officer and the author has access to archive material. The book includes a Foreword from the OC BBMF, a complete history of the unit, chapters on each of the types operated, including the DC-3 Dakota and de Havilland Chipmunk and present-day operations. Photos include superb images from the BBMF archives, the author's collection that includes historic black and white shots from the early days, air-to-air colour, personalities and behind-the-scenes images.This will be the ultimate souvenir of the celebration of the BBMF's 50th Anniversary


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    Title
    The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight
    Subtitle
    50 Years of Flying
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jarrod Cotter
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 320
    Width: 172 mm
    Height: 246 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 816 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781844155668
    ISBN 10: 1844155668
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.4
    BIC E4L: WAR
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BRITIS
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBK
    BIC subject category V2: JWG, WGM
    BISAC V2.8: HIS015000, HIS027140
    Ingram Subject Code: HM
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/1940
    Libri: I-HM
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027100
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14370
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/21CNTY, CHRN/LATE20
    BIC subject category V2: 1DBK
    DC22: 623.7460941
    Thema V1.0: JWCM, WGM
    Illustrations note
    50 B&W and 150 colour Photos
    Publisher
    Pen & Sword Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    Pen & Sword Aviation
    Publication date
    01 November 2007
    Publication City/Country
    South Yorkshire