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ARCHITECT OF WINGS: A BIOGRAPHY OF ROY CHADWICK - DESIGNER OF THE LANCASTER BOMBER., Penrose, Harald.

Author Name    Penrose, Harald.

Title   ARCHITECT OF WINGS: A BIOGRAPHY OF ROY CHADWICK - DESIGNER OF THE LANCASTER BOMBER.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Shrewsbury Airlife 1985

ISBN Number    0906393558 / 9780906393550

Seller ID   23678

246 pp, large 8vo (9 7/8" H). B&w photographs. "Both Chadwick and the author lived through the same contemporary events, so this biography of the great Avro designer not only deals with aircraft evolution but reflects the atmosphere of those days. No sooner was one design under way than Roy Chadwick was imagining the next and the next, totalling some two hundred. They range from initial experience with pre-Great War precursors and the world-famous Avro 504 trainer through a sequence of prototypes including ultra-light aeroplanes, powerful fighters and bombers. In particular the Avro 504 with its 20 variants, the twin-engined Anson and the mighty Lancaster were built in huge numbers. In a swift moving story Penrose depicts Chadwick's career through the changing years from the early revelation of flight to his 54th year when he initiated design of the futuristic Delta-Winged Vulcan, ending with his tragic death in the crash of the Avro Tudor II airliner in 1947." Light wrinkling at top of spine, small bump at bottom of spine and at bottom corner of boards. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, tiny dint on front hinge and rear hinge.

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