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100 YEARS OF POWERED FLIGHT WHICH START WITH 'F'
RailwaysF.W. Webb was one of the great railway engineers of the 19th century. When still in his early thirties, he was appointed head of the locomotives department of the London & North Western Railway and retained the position until he retired over 30years later. It was a time of great expansion, ... From the series Oakwood Library Of Railway History
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AviationFirst flown in 1956 and entering service in 1959, the MiG-21 Fishbed has proved to be one of the most successful of all Soviet era jet fighters, seeing service not only with the Soviet air force but with numerous other air forces worldwide. Among jet fighters, the MiG-21 holds a wide range of ... From the series Famous Russian Aircraft
Keywords: russian, mikoyan, mig-21, mig-21, soviet, soviet, mig-21, mig-21, ye-2, china, paid, mig-21s, combat, vietnam, arab-israeli, indo-pakistani, africa, chinese, pakistan, lanka, iraq, iran, soviet, mig-21, fighter, northrop, f-5e, freedom, fighter, vietnam, soviet, mig-21, mock, combat, fly-off, rude, soviet, mig-21, mig-21s, state-of-the-art, avionics, romania, nato, india, fighter, russian, critics, squadron, attract, yefim, soviet, mig-21, mig-21, mig-21, mig-21
Aviation, MilitaryDrawing upon the huge and comprehensive archive held by the Imperial War Museum in London, the author portrays the history of Fighter Command, year by year, from the outbreak of war in September 1939 through to the ultimate Allied victory in Europe in May 1945. Fighter Command's war winning ...
Keywords: fighter, fighter, fighter, bomber
AviationA rare insight into the training all Luftwaffe aircrew and specialists had to pass through before participating in active service. All levels of the Luftwaffe training system before and during the war are covered including elementary and advanced training schools, fighter, bomber, dive-bomber and ...
Keywords: luftwaffe, luftwaffe, aircrew, luftwaffe, fighter, bomber, dive-bomber, ground-attack, fighter, artwork, luftwaffe, barry, ketley
RailwaysIf ever there was a steam locomotive with nine lives, it is The Flying Scotsman. Rescued in the early sixties for preservation just in the nick of time as the rapid rundown of steam saw a sad procession of locomotives to the scrapyard, she has gone through a succession of owners who have taken her ...
Keywords: scotsman, scotsman, scrapyard, alice, australia, orient, francisco, urgent, roden, rollercoaster, leicester, fish, spitfire, treasure, scotsman, roden, genesis, mask, knight, armour, indian, non-stop, swan-song, marchington, scotsman
RailwaysDVD Video (also available as VHS Cassette ). It's the most famous steam engine in the world and at it's new home - the nation railway Museum in York - they're getting the old girl ready for her summer excursions to Scarborough. FLYING SCOTSMAN - Running the Legend offers a fascinating look behind ...
Keywords: scotsman, york, girl, scarborough, scotsman, race, scotsman, yorkshire
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