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Avro Shackleton КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Avro Shackleton (Crowood Aviation)ByBarry JonesPublisher:The Crowood Press Ltd2002 two hundred PagesISBN: 1861264496PDF90 MBThe Avro Shackleton was once the ultimate extension of a layout concept that were on the middle of Britain's so much succssful wartime heavy bomber, the Lancaster. The Shackleton owed a lot of its layout to the Lancaster and its kinfolk however it was once designed now not for bombing yet for maritime reconnaissance. Barry Jones' background of this airplane seems to be on the complete background of the Shackleton, and its provider with the RAF and international air forces, tracing its lineage again to Avro designs of worldwide warfare II, and the background of maritime reconnaissance plane and Coastal Command even extra. This publication might be welcomed by means of all fanatics of the plane and of maritime aviation quite often. in regards to the AuthorBarry Jones left the RAF to turn into an artist for the Inter prone plane attractiveness magazine via 5 years with Flight journal and 6 years within the Technical e-book Dept at Vickers Armstrong. he's a standard contributor to Aeroplane per 30 days. Avro Shackleton is his 5th identify for Crowood.sharingmatrixletitbit zero

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38 Squadron came in to Khormaksar from luqa during 1964. 2, Wl742/B-Z, had been well used by No. 206 Squadron when these photographs were taken in January 1954. Aeroplane and authOr's collection 75 By the time that the first aircraft from the new order, WL737, had its maiden flight on 17 November 1952, none of the ten aircraft from the previous order had been allocated to a squadron. Some did MARK 2 - 1951 TO 1972 MARK 2 - 1951 TO 1972 eventually join No 38,42, 120, 204, 205, 206 and 210 Squadrons, but only after several years of trials.

2 Radio School at Yate bury during February 1960, as Instructional Airframe 7626M. Five years later it had been broken down into sections at Yatesbury, for conveying to No. 71 MU at Bice ter in October 1965, which was a ad end for such a hard-working airframe. 6/A Ff/5834/CB6(a). It made it maiden flight from Woodford on 17 June 1952 and was flown to Boscombe Down on 23 July for pelformance, engineering, radio and navigational trials. The aircraft had the nose armament of twin 20mm cannon housed in a Boulton Paul 'N' turret, in addition to the pair in the midupper Bristol Type 17 installation.

90 Squadron, struggling to make something of ahigh-altitude bomber out of the Boeing B-17C Fortress Mk I at Polebrook in Northamptonshire, sent a few aircraft to carry out raids on the German Navy's 'pocket-battleship' Admiral Scheer, undergoing servicing at Oslo. Their first sortie was unproductive and their second, on 8 September, became an abortive mission when, nearing the Norwegian coast, one aircraft was shot down by Bf 109s and another was lost through unknown causes. A third was nursed back in a crippled state with no hydraulics, and the resultant crash-landing at Kinloss wrote it off.

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