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Frank McClean : godfather to British naval aviation

Author: Philip Jarrett
Publisher: Barnsley, U.K. : Seaforth Pub., 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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During aviation's pioneering years Francis Kennedy McClean used his inherited wealth to help the Short Brothers company become established as one of Britain's greatest aircraft manufacturers. In doing so, he helped the Royal Navy's first pilots into the air. In short, he was the godfather of British naval aviation.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Francis Kennedy McClean; Francis Kennedy McClean
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Jarrett
ISBN: 9781848321090 1848321090
OCLC Number: 752679449
Description: 184 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Other Titles: Godfather to British Naval Aviation
Responsibility: Philip Jarrett.

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During aviations pioneering years Francis Kennedy McClean used his vast inherited wealth to help the now famous Short Brothers company to become established as one of Britains greatest aircraft  Read more...

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