Flying the Buccaneer

Britain’s Cold War Warrior

Peter Caygill

 
Date Published :
July 2008
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
Language:
English
Illustration :
60 b/w photos
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Hardback
ISBN : 9781844156696
Pages : 256
Dimensions : 8 X 6 inches
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$39.95

Overview
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Originally conceived as a carrier-born maritime attack aircraft, the Blackburn design included many original features such as Boundary Layer Control, a system which blew hot air over the flying surfaces to increase lift when landing.

About The Author
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Peter Caygill has had a lifelong interest in aviation history. His previous books The Darlington Spitfire (1840370769) and Spitfire Mark V in Action (1840372486) were both published by Airlife. He obtained a private pilot's license in 1979 and is a member of Cleveland Flying School.

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