Stuck on the Drawing Board: Unbuilt British Commercial Aircraft Since 1945 (Revealing History)

Read [Richard Payne Book] Stuck on the Drawing Board: Unbuilt British Commercial Aircraft Since 1945 (Revealing History) Online PDF eBook or Kindle ePUB free. Stuck on the Drawing Board: Unbuilt British Commercial Aircraft Since 1945 (Revealing History) For the True Lover of British Aeroplanes With Favourable Winds This book is a wonderful guide to the hundreds of fascinating unbuilt designs made by British aeroplane-makers after the Second World War. It is well-organized according to aircraft type (New Aircraft for BOAC, A New Jet for BEA, etc.) and is a treasure-chest of information, history, and drawings. Mr Payne does yeoman work explaining the ins and outs of postwar British aviation history, rightly arguing for a revival of this indus

Stuck on the Drawing Board: Unbuilt British Commercial Aircraft Since 1945 (Revealing History)

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Rating : 4.74 (558 Votes)
Asin : 0752431722
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 192 Pages
Publish Date : 2017-01-26
Language : English

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For the True Lover of British Aeroplanes With Favourable Winds This book is a wonderful guide to the hundreds of fascinating unbuilt designs made by British aeroplane-makers after the Second World War. It is well-organized according to aircraft type ("New Aircraft for BOAC," "A New Jet for BEA," etc.) and is a treasure-chest of information, history, and drawings. Mr Payne does yeoman work explaining the ins and outs of postwar British aviation history, rightly arguing for a revival of this industry in which Britain excelled for so long. If the book has a single fault, it is that when a design moved from . Evan Mayerle said What Might Have Been. A thorough look at the undeveloped, for whatever reason, civil and commerical aircarft designed in Great Britain since World War II. If you thought that what happened on the military side was atrcious, this book documents even more decisions on the civil/commerical side. It's well supplied with three-views and information that will appeal to the technically oriented while maintaining a good narrative that takes you through all the events.

From the Publisher The years after 1945 were ones of triumph and tragedy for the British aviation industry. It is a tragic tale of Britain’s industrial decline. Richard Payne has contributed many articles to the aviation press. . This is his first book for Tempus Publishing. For whatever reason, none of these aircraft went into production. The designs showed promise but were often underdeveloped by cash–strapped companies without the wherewithal to produce them. From the triumphs of the world’s first jet airliner and world speed and altitude records to the tragedy of the rapid decline of a major industry and closure of many manufacturers, the last sixty years have, overall, been disastrous for Britain’s aviation industry. For the first time, Rich

For the first time, Richard Payne looks at the failures of the past 60 years. From the triumphs of the world’s first jet airliner and world speed and altitude records to the rapid decline of a major industry and closure of many manufacturers, the last 60 years have, overall, been disastrous for Britain’s aviation industry. The designs showed promise but were often underdeveloped by cash-strapped companies without the wherewithal to produce them. For whatever reason, none of these aircraft went into production. It is a tragic tale of Britain’s industrial decline.

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