How to fly, navigate, drop bombs and man the turrets of the legendary bomber using the manuals and instructions supplied by the RAF during the Second World War. An amazing array of leaflets, books and manuals were issued by the Air Ministry during the Second World War to aid pilots and crew flying the Lancaster bomber, and here for the first time they are collated into a single book. An introduction is supplied by expert aviation historian (and ex-military pilot) Gordon Wilson. Other sections within include information on the engineering of the Lancaster, the bomber crews, navigation, bomb-aiming, night operations and the famous Dam Buster raids.Über den Autor:
Gordon Wilson is a retired military and commercial pilot. He flew with the Canadian air forces 414 Electronic Warfare Squadron, flying target aircraft on secret missions to test the defences of North America and as a test pilot. He subsequently flew for thirty years for a major airline and since retiring has worked as a ground school instructor for Air Canada and as an aviation consultant writing standard operating procedures manuals. His other books include NORAD and the Soviet Nuclear Threat. He lives in British Columbia, Canada.
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Buchbeschreibung Amberley Publishing Jun 2013, 2013. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. 195x127x26 mm. Neuware - Collates the array of leaflets, books and manuals which were issued by the War Office during the Second World War to aid pilots and crew flying the Lancaster bomber. With an introduction by expert aviation historian Gordon Wilson. 313 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9781445614427