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Ian Smith Watson - Northern ´Q´: The History of Royal Air Force, Leuchars - 9781781556092 - V9781781556092
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Northern ´Q´: The History of Royal Air Force, Leuchars

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Description for Northern ´Q´: The History of Royal Air Force, Leuchars Hardcover. Leuchars was one of the oldest airfields in the UK, its links with military aviation go back to 1911. Following the outbreak of war in 1939 the station was identified as an ideal location to launch maritime operations under Coastal Command. From 1950-2015 Leuchars was on permanent guard with every type of operational interceptor in RAF service. Num Pages: 208 pages, 80 black and white photographs. BIC Classification: 1DBKSC; 3JJ; JWG; JWJ; JWL; JWMV3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156 x 13. Weight in Grams: 459.
Northern 'Q': The History of Royal Air Force, Leuchars takes its title from the long standing primary role as one of the oldest airfields in the UK. Leuchars began its links with military aviation as far back as 1911 with the arrival of the Royal Engineers who established a balloon squadron for reconnaissance training. Following the outbreak of war in 1939, the station was identified as an ideal location to launch maritime operations under Coastal Command. By the end of the war, Leuchars, like so many other airfields, was under the threat of redundancy as many airfields were rendered ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Fonthill Media
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
Number of Pages
208
Place of Publication
Toadsmoor Road, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781781556092
SKU
V9781781556092
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days
Ref
99-5

About Ian Smith Watson
IAN SMITH WATSON was born in 1960 and served in the RAF from 1977 to 1990 as an Air Defence Radar Operator. He also worked in Saudi Arabia from 1991 to 1993 on contract to the RSAF under the GENA programme and received the FAA Flight Despatch Licence in 1993.

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