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Spitfire Manual: An Insight into Owning, Restoring, Servicing and Flying Britain's Legendary World War 2 Fighter

4.07  ·  Rating Details ·  14 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
The legendary Supermarine Spitfire receives the famous Haynes manual treatment with the full co-operation and authorization of the Royal Air Force. This is a unique guide for anyone wishing to own and operate a Spitfire, as well as a wonderful insight into the engineering and construction of this remarkable airplane; includes a developmental history of the aircraft, cutawa
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Hardcover, 160 pages
Published March 15th 2008 by J H Haynes & Co Ltd (first published March 15th 2007)
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Jul 27, 2011 Stan Bebbington rated it it was amazing
Since a Spitfire flown by the brother of one of our class buzzed our school during the battle of Britain, I have been fascinated by this aeroplane. I appreciate this may not be shared by others, but nonetheless this is a book to inspire. The designer, Mitchell, never lived to see its triumph along with the less glamorous Hurricane. The book is set out on the lines of the successful Haynes car manuals, essential for amateur mechanics and it is an official product of the Battle of Britain Memorial ...more
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This is an insight into rather than a true nuts and bolts guide to restoring the WWII fighters we all have in our tool sheds - but it's still a good read for geeks like me.
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Alfred Price seved for 16 years as an aircrew officer in the Royal air Force where he specialised in electronic warfare and air fighting tactics.

He left the RAF in 1974 and thereafter he worked full time as a writer on aviation subjects.

He holds a PhD in history from Loughborough University and is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.
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