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Nimrod: Rise and Fall

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The scrapping of the Nimrod program has been one of the most controversial events in the military aviation world for many a year. For most of its operational life, from 1969 to date, its contribution to the defense of the realm and its role in offensive duties was, of necessity, often shrouded in secrecy. It was the eye in the sky which was absolutely vital to a host of ...more
Paperback, 223 pages
Published July 19th 2013 by Grub Street
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James
Dec 29, 2013 James rated it liked it
I very much enjoyed Vulcan Test Pilot, so I was quite excited to get my hands on another aviation title by Tony Blackman.

I won't say that this is a bad book, because it covers a lot of material to a great depth. Whole chapters on sonabuoys and techniques, minutiae of technical details, anecdotes of (mis)adventures, accounts of technical challenges and how they were met...

And then...at every turn, almost every page, Mr Blackman cannot avoid lamenting the cancellation of this aircraft, to the poin
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