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Empire of the Clouds

When Britain's Aircraft Ruled the World

by James Hamilton-Paterson

In 1945 Britain was the world's leading designer and builder of aircraft - a world-class achievement that was not mere rhetoric. And what aircraft they were. The sleek Comet, the first jet airliner. The awesome delta-winged Vulcan, an intercontinental bomber that could be thrown about the sky like a fighter. The Hawker Hunter, the most beautiful fi...
Publish Date
2011
April 30
Goodreads rating
4.24
ISBN
9780571247950
Tags
historynonfiction
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