De Havilland Aircraft since 1909 (Putnam Aviation Series)

De Havilland Aircraft since 1909 (Putnam Aviation

The de Havilland Aircraft Company was founded in 1920, but had its origins with the first steps in biplane design made by Geoffrey de Havilland, who in 1908 left his job with the Motor Omnibus Construction Company to embark on a career as an aeroplane designer. During the First World War, his D.H. 4 bomber design was supplied in hundreds to both the Royal Flying Corps and the United States Army Air Service. A D.H.4 variant was also the first aeroplane to provide a passenger service, between Paris and London. The tradition built on the reputation of de Havilland's work during the First World War, also provided the foundation for some of the most popular aircraft for civil and military aviation - the D.H.60 G Gipsy Moth, the D.H.71 Tiger Moth, the D.H.98 Mosquito light bomber, and the D.H.106 Comet are all storied names in the history of British aviation. The story that unfolds in these pages also includes the tragic death of Geoffrey de Havilland's son, Geoffrey Jr., a test pilot killed flying the De Havilland D.H.108. The late A J Jackson had a particular affection for de Havilland aircaft and was particularly fond of flying Tiger Moths. He is also the author of Avro Aircraft since 1908 and Blackburn Aircraft since 1909 (both Putnam).

  • Brand: Brand: Naval Institute Press
  • ASIN: 0870218964

De Havilland Aircraft Since 1915

De Havilland Aircraft Since

De Havilland Aircraft

  • ASIN: B0000EGOQP

De Havilland Comet: The World's First Commercial Jetliner (World's Greatest Airliners)

De Havilland Comet: The World's First Commercial Jetliner

The world got a little smaller in July 1949 when the first jet-powered airliner took to the skies barely four years after the end of the Second World War.Not only was the de Havilland Comet 1 was a lot faster than previous airliners, it could fly higher and further. It was packed with new technology but, perhaps most importantly for those early passengers, it was a quiet, luxurious and even pleasant experience, something that could never be said for the noisy piston-engine aircraft that came before.The Comet’s leadership in jet travel for the future was assured until aircraft began crashing. The first ones were put down to pilot error but two disastrous events in 1954 grounded the fleet and Britain’s advantage over the rest of the world was lost. Boeing caught up with its ubiquitous 707 and the Comet was destined to become but a memory.However, rising from the ashes came a new Comet – one that was bigger and more powerful than before and designed for completely different roles. Where the first Comets had provided an expensive and plush way to travel for the rich few, the new Comet 4s carried more passengers to a multitude of destinations inevitably becoming key carriers for the early package holidaymakers. At the same time they became vital strategic transports for the RAF ...

  • ASIN: 1526719614

De Havilland Moths: A Family Album

De Havilland Moths: A Family

The de Havilland Moth family of aircraft are known the world over for their fundamental importance towards the development of the practical and affordable light aeroplane. Despite first emerging in 1925, many can still be found flying today. Perhaps best known is the DH.82 Tiger Moth biplane use as a trainer in World War II. However, a great number of different models were encompassed under the Moth name, from the original DH.60 Cirrus Moth to the clean lines of the DH.94 Moth Minor. Along the way were types such as the passenger carrying Giant Moth and the elegant Puss Moth. This book traces the Moth family through all of the different types using photographs from the author's own extensive collection, as well as archive images and materials to bring the full story to life.

  • ASIN: 0993095003

De Havilland Moths In Detail: DH60, DH80, DH82, DH83, DH85, DH87, DH94

De Havilland Moths In Detail: DH60, DH80, DH82,

The Moth was designed to be the airplane for the man in the street: affordable, simple and safe and it inspired a world-wide revolution in club flying, civil and military training and private ownership.  The DH60 Moth of 1925 led to a family of light airplanes which continued to evolve and sell all over the world until the very eve of the Second World War when most private flying came to an abrupt end. The DH82A Tiger Moth, icon of military pilot training throughout the conflict, became the standard aircraft for post-war flying clubs in many countries and effectively invented the new industry of agricultural aviation.  In the heady days of pre-war civil aviation, de Havilland Moth aircraft were supported by a universal network of agents supplying spares and technical assistance. They were used for racing and record breaking, flights of extreme courage and endurance and small airline activities This new book outlines the early days of the de Havilland Aircraft Company and studies the evolution of each of the Moth family of light airplanes and their engines which took place between 1925 and 1939.

  • ASIN: 1906133115

De Havilland Mosquito: The Original Multirole Combat Aircraft

De Havilland Mosquito: The Original Multirole Combat

De Havilland Mosquito: The Original Multirole Combat Aircraft covers the creation, design and development of the beloved Mosquito that was built in Britain, Canada and Australia, followed by service during the Second World War in Britain, Europe and Asia. The Mosquito was initially designed as a twin Rolls-Royce Merlin-powered unarmed bomber with a crew of two and was constructed mainly of wood, which was a non-strategic material using unskilled labor. Included in its many additional roles were those of pathfinder, photo reconnaissance, night fighter, intruder, fighter bomber, electronic counter measures, naval operations and high-speed courier. This essential book features the experiences of designers, construction workers and aircrew. Also, it contains many original contemporary and previously unpublished photographs covering service with RAF squadrons and overseas air forces in its many varied roles. Appendices cover production, specifications of each variant, equipped RAF and RN units and details of surviving Mosquitos.

  • ASIN: 1781554943

Aircraft Profile No. 52: The de Havilland Mosquito Mks. I-IV

Aircraft Profile No. 52: The de Havilland Mosquito

Second Library Copy. San Diego Air and Space Museum.

  • ASIN: B0007KB5IE

Aircraft Profile No. 48: The de Havilland Vampire Mk. 5 & 9

Aircraft Profile No. 48: The de Havilland Vampire

  • ASIN: B0007KCURE

The De Havilland Canada story

The De Havilland Canada

The De Havilland Canada story Hardcover - 1983 by Fred W Hotson

  • ASIN: 0969070322

Flight Manual DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 200 (PSM 1-62-1A)

Flight Manual DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 200 (PSM

  • ASIN: B007R6YSW6

Kites, Birds & Stuff - De Havilland Aircraft

Kites, Birds & Stuff - De Havilland

De Havilland Aircraft - One of the early pioneering companies of Great Britain, during the early part of the 20th. Century. At the very forefront of British Aviation. A comprehensive study of this manufacturer. Containing around three hundred and forty five individual aircraft details. Also containing around two hundred and ninety two pictures and one hundred and twenty seven plan diagrams.

  • ASIN: 1447776798

De Havilland Mosquito: An Illustrated History

De Havilland Mosquito: An Illustrated

The first volume in the two volume set traces the history of the Mosquito from its first flight in November 1940 through to its production and many variants. The aircraft’s varied post-war uses are outlined in roles ranging from oil prospecting and air racing to aerial survey. Told in pictures with extended captions and two colour sections, this reprinted volume 1 combines with the new volume 2 to present over 1,000 photographs, making them essential reading for any Mosquito enthusiast.

  • ASIN: 0947554769

De Havilland Aircraft since 1909 (Putnam Aviation Series)

De Havilland Aircraft since 1909 (Putnam Aviation

  • ASIN: 037030022X

History of the de Havilland Vampire

History of the de Havilland

The de Havilland Vampire was the second of the RAF's first-generation, post-Second World War jet fighters to enter service. It began life as an interceptor but was soon re-tasked in the day fighter/ground attack roles with the 2nd Tactical Air Force in Germany from 1948 to 1954 and with the RAF's Middle and Far East Air Forces. Throughout its forty-six-year career, it collected many notable firsts: it was the first jet fighter to cross the Atlantic; the first jet to land on an aircraft carrier; and the first jet trainer on which student pilots qualified for their 'Wings'. In addition to playing a full part in the RAF's order of battle during the 1940s and 1950s, the Vampire also served with the Fleet Air Arm and became an export success story for the British aircraft industry with hundreds sold to air forces worldwide. For a brief period during the 1950s, the Vampire formed the backbone of the RAF's night-fighter force and between 1952 and 1967 the Vampire trainer was responsible for a steady flow of trained pilots for the RAF, Royal Navy and foreign air forces. This comprehensive history covers the Vampire's development and operational service. It has been written with the full co-operation of the manufacturer, MoD, RAF and other world air forces, mixing narrative and technical ...

  • Brand: Fonthill Media
  • ASIN: 1781556164

de Havilland DH.2 in Action - Aircraft No. 171

de Havilland DH.2 in Action - Aircraft No.

Book by Peter Cooksley

  • Brand: Brand: Squadron/Signal Publications
  • ASIN: 0897474082

The de Havilland Mosquito: Through the Eyes of a Pilot

The de Havilland Mosquito: Through the Eyes of

The de Havilland DH 98 Mosquito was one of the fastest and most versatile aircraft of the Second World War. One of the first multi-role aircraft, it was used for reconnaissance and also as a fighter, fighter-bomber, night fighter and interceptor. This book, written by David Ogilvy, one of the last surviving pilots to have flown Mosquitos in squadron service and later in a civilian capacity, spread intermittently over fifteen years, provides an expert inside story of the secret development of the aircraft, the astonishing impact it made when first flown, its operational achievements, handling qualities and the many design developments that took it from quicksilver photographic reconnaissance aircraft to long-range bomber and pathfinder. As preparations are made to bring a working Mosquito back to Britain from New Zealand, this book is a worthy testament to one of the most remarkable British military aircraft.

  • ASIN: 1445663120

De Havilland Mosquito: 1940 onwards (all marks) - An insight into developing, flying, servicing and restoring Britain's legendary 'Wooden Wonder' fighter-bomber (Owners' Workshop Manual)

De Havilland Mosquito: 1940 onwards (all marks) -

Nicknamed the ‘wooden wonder’ , the de Havilland Mosquito was one of the most versatile and successful combat aircraft of the Second World War. Offering insights into the design, construction and operational career of the iconic Mossie, this manual gets under the aircraft’s birch and balsa skin to examine its anatomy and describe the painstaking restoration to flight by Avspecs (New Zealand) of Jerry Yagen’s FB26 KA114 and of Victoria Air Maintenance’s B35 VR796 in British Columbia, Canada.

  • Brand: Haynes Publishing UK
  • ASIN: 0857333607

The Purple Plain

The Purple

  • ASIN: B0097RYP0I

Havilland Aircraft Company logo emblem badge airplane company England - Coffee Cup Mug

Havilland Aircraft Company logo emblem badge airplane company

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  • Brand: ALFASHIRT

Douglas A1 Skyraider Owners' Workshop Manual: 1945 - 85 (all marks and variants) (Haynes Manuals)

Douglas A1 Skyraider Owners' Workshop Manual: 1945 -

The Skyraider became legendary for its ability to soak up battle damage and still keep flying. It was eventually replaced in the US Navy by the swept-wing jet A-6 Intruder and A-7 Corsair. Radar-equipped Skyraiders were operated by the Royal Navy (1951-62) as airborne early warning aircraft, while the French Air Force bought ex-US Navy Skyraiders for use in the Algerian War in the 1960s, and in the 1970s during the civil war in Chad where they were flown by French mercenary pilots.

  • ASIN: 1785211358

British Aircraft of World War II

British Aircraft of World War

  • ASIN: 1851526684

Classic World War I Aircraft Profiles, Volume 1: Fokker Fighters,SE5 & 5A,Siemens Schuckert British & American DH4,Curtiss Jenny,Spad Fighters,de Havilland DH1 & DH2 (Classic WWI Aircraft Profiles)

Classic World War I Aircraft Profiles, Volume 1:

     Seven chapters give potted histories of each of the types covered. Each is accompanied by line drawings, while 16 color plates show both normal camouflage and a selection of the personalized markings used by many of the aces.

  • Brand: Brand: Cerberus Publishing Ltd.
  • ASIN: 1841451010

de Havilland Aircraft Company Logo 9 Tshirt Hoodie for Men Women Unisex

de Havilland Aircraft Company Logo 9 Tshirt Hoodie

Custom short sleeve T-Shirt makes a perfect and timeless gift. Sure to be one of your favorites, our T-Shirt with prints that can catch people's attention when you walk down the road is perfect for every day wear. Its round neck and classic cut will sublimate any of your outfits. Classic Fit Sleeve type: Short sleeves Collar type: round neck Quality fabric: 150 g/m² - 4,5 oz/yd² Material: 100% cotton Why should you choose our products: High quality and competitive price with various colors and sizes to choose Best Feedback from customer Best customer service 100% SATISFACTION GUARANTEE: If there is any problem with the products, please contact us, we will never let you down Future - Purple Reign 61 Tshirt Hoodie for Men Women Unisex

  • Color: Black
  • Brand: Angeliqueteeco
  • ASIN: B07V2DNN47

Antique & Classic Wings (Osprey Classic Aircraft)

Antique & Classic Wings (Osprey Classic

Book by Davies, David

  • Brand: Brand: Osprey Pub Co
  • ASIN: 185532220X
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