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From Nighthawk to Spitfire : the aircraft of R.J. Mitchell
From Nighthawk to Spitfire : the aircraft of R.J. Mitchell
Shelton, John K.2015
Books
Imprint:
Stroud, Glos. : The History Press, 2015.
Collation:
207 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: 1.The Man -- No Flash in the Pan -- R.J. Mitchell's Work Ethic -- The Beginnings -- The Nighthawk and Other Early Aircraft -- 2.Early Days At Supermarine -- Mitchell's Early Modifications -- Mitchell's Sea Lions -- Mitchell's First Full Design -- The Sea Eagles -- 3.Early Military Orders -- Precursors of the Walrus -- An Amphibian Bomber and an Enigma -- Mitchell's Ugly Ducklings -- 4.Annus Mirabilis -- Designing the Navy's Standard Reconnaissance Machine -- The Revolutionary Schneider Floatplane -- 5.Schneider Trophy Successes -- The High Speed Designer Confirmed -- The Flying Radiators -- 6.The Last Seaplanes -- Mitchell's Air Yachts -- Giants -- Mitchell's Seaplanes at War -- `He Looped the Bloody Thing!' -- 7.Perspectives on the Spitfire -- British Fighters before the Spitfire -- Mitchell's Stuka --- The First Spitfire -- The Real Spitfire --- A Close Run Thing -- The Spitfire Wing -- Naming the Spitfire -- 8.After Mitchell --Contents note continued: Mitchell's Bomber and his Death -- The Spitfire After Mitchell.
ISBN:
9780750962223
Dewey class:
623.7464092623.7464
Language:
English
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Brighton LibraryScience and Technology623.7464 SHEAvailable
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