Title NAVAL WINGS: ROYAL NAVAL CARRIER-BORNE AIRCRAFT SINCE 1916.
Publisher Patrick Stephens, Cambridge, (1984).
Seller ID 12546
111 pp, large 8vo (9 5/8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. Profusely illustrated with b&w photos. "The aerial element of the Royal Navy throughout its 70 years of existence, has had an almost non-stop battle for survival...This book traces the whole story and, in doing so, describes the vast number of different types of craft which were used. These range all the way from the early Sopwith Pups, Camels and Cuckoos, through the famous wartime Swordfish, Martlet and others, right up to the ultra-modern British Aerospace Sea Harrier. the author manages to combine a vast amount of fascinating technical information with a narrative which is always full of interest for the aviation enthusiast..." Dust jacket has light edge wrinkling, faint line indentations/few tiny dents on rear panel, 1" dia. light stain on rear flap-fold, very light rubbing, very small closed tear at bottom of flap-folds. VG+/VG-