1959 Air Charter Turkey Crash

1959 Air Charter Turkey Crash

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Air France has been in operation since 1933, and like other airlines with long histories and far-flung operations, its aircraft have been involved in a number of major accidents and incidents. However, some have expressed concern at their frequency and Air France's efforts to combat this. A selected list of the most noteworthy of these events is given below. Avro's Type 688 Tudor was a British piston-engined airliner based on their four-engine Lincoln bomber, itself a descendant of the famous Lancaster heavy bomber, and was Britain's first pressurised airliner. Despite having a reasonably long range, customers saw the aircraft as little more than a pressurised DC-4 Skymaster, and few orders were forthcoming, important customers preferring to buy US aircraft. The tailwheel undercarriage layout was also dated and a disadvantage.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 118g
  • Sess Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136273020
  • 9786136273020