British Aircraft of the Second World War

Author(s): John Frayn Turner


This unique book, now republished, was the first of its kind to be published on British aircraft of the Second World War. Aviation enthusiasts and aero-modelers can see British aircraft as they really were, through magnificently reproduced color photographs. Each of the forty-nine types of aircraft is accompanied by a brief biography together with tables of the most important marks and their specifications, engine, span, length, height, weight, crew number, maximum speed, service ceiling, normal range and armament. There is also a section on British aircraft in action, which includes accounts of outstanding exploits by the pilots of different types. John Frayn Turner, the well-known aviation author, has chosen the pictures and provided the text."


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John Frayn Turner is an expert aviation historian, he has of an impressive list of titles to his credit, including the authorised biography of Sir Douglas Bader, many of which are in print with P&S.

General Fields

  • : 9781783831197
  • : Pen & Sword Books Limited
  • : Pen & Sword Books Limited
  • : November 2014
  • : 246mm X 172mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : John Frayn Turner
  • : Hardback
  • : 623.746094109044
  • : 192
  • : Colour & black & white