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English Electric Canberra – Bruce Barrymore Halpenny

Review by Andrew Kitney. Given the longevity of the EE Canberra in service, not just with my ‘home’ Forces (RAF/RN) but with many operators around the world, and with some still serving, I was looking forward to reading this book. There is quite a story to tell, and I wasn’t disappointed. Like many, I’m sure,... Continue Reading →

Losses of the US 8th and 9th Air Forces – Stan Bishop, John Hey MBE et al

Review by Nicholas A. Veronico This is most definitely in the ‘not a page turner on the beach’ category! It is, however, an incredible addition to the historical record and a prime source of research for those interested in the European air war. Written by Stan D. Bishop, John A. Hey MBE, Gerrie Franken, and... Continue Reading →

Triumph in the Skies – Dan Dorseif

Review by Charles Page. As author/pilot Dan Dorseif exclaims, ‘The 727 had proven itself to be an extremely reliable jet, straight out of the box!’ In fact it performed seven percent better than book figures and, with its short field ability, introduced the jet age to domestic travellers. Passengers loved its quiet cabin, while for... Continue Reading →

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