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Spitfire Manual By Dr. Alfred Price

Spitfire Manual
by Dr. Alfred Price

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Provides an insight into what it takes to own, restore and operate a Spitfire. This book also offers an insight into the engineering and construction of this aeroplane.
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Spitfire Manual Summary


Spitfire Manual: An insight into owning, restoring, servicing and flying Britain's legendary World War II fighter by Dr. Alfred Price

The legendary Supermarine Spitfire receives the famous Haynes manual treatment with the full co-operation and authorisation of the Royal Air Force. Here is a unique perspective on what it takes to own, restore and operate a Spitfire, as well as an insight into the engineering and construction of this remarkable fighter aircraft. This highly detailed book is based around the Spitfire Mk IX at RAF Coningsby.

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About Dr. Alfred Price


Dr Alfred Price served as an aircrew officer in the RAF until 1974. Since then he has been a full-time aviation historian and writer, and is acknowledged as a leading authority on the Spitfire. Paul Blackah is currently Chief Technician at the RAF's Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, responsible for overseeing the engineering and maintenace work on a number of Spitfires. He is a passionate "warbird" enthusiast.

Table of Contents


Spitfire Story - the story of a fighting aircraft.Restor and flight - the anatomy of a Spitfire.The owner's view - provenance, costs, paperwork.The pilot's view - flying and displaying a Spitfire and wartime pilots' views.The engineer's view - servicing and maintenance.Appendices providing details of a slection of airworthy Spitfires, glossary of terms and useful contacts.

Additional information

GOR004683764
Spitfire Manual: An insight into owning, restoring, servicing and flying Britain's legendary World War II fighter by Dr. Alfred Price
Dr. Alfred Price
Used - Well Read
Hardback
Haynes Publishing Group
2007-10-18
160
1844254623
9781844254620
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book. We do our best to provide good quality books for you to read, but there is no escaping the fact that it has been owned and read by someone else previously. Therefore it will show signs of wear and may be an ex library book.