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Transforming the skies : pilots, planes and politics in British aviation 1919-1940

Author: Peter Reese
Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire : History Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The exponential growth of British civil and military aviation between the wars

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)1000433018
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Reese
ISBN: 9780750987271 0750987278
OCLC Number: 1026407450
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Prologue; Part 1 Backs to the Wall 1919-26; 1 Frederick Handley Page and the Great Sell-off; 2 Hugh Trenchard and the Fight for a Separate Air Arm; 3 British Civil Aviation: The Unloved Child; 4 Flying to the Limits; Part 2 New Perspectives 1926-33; 5 Alan Cobham: Bringing Aviation to the People of Britain; 6 British Civil Aviation: Airships, the Doomed Crusade; 7 Britain and the Schneider Trophy; 8 Geneva Talks: Bombers under Threat; Part 3 Gathering War Clouds 1933-38; 9 Post-Geneva: The RAF's Agenda for Growth 10 The Emergence of Modern Interceptors11 British Civil Aviation: Sir Eric Geddes and Imperial Airways; 12 British Civil Aviation: Pioneering Airways within Britain; 13 The Royal Aircraft Establishment: Inspiration and Inspection; Part 4 Race for Lost Time 1938-40; 14 Post-Munich: Closing the Gap; 15 British Civil Aviation: Sir John Reith --
Towards Incorporation; 16 Dowding and the Test of Arms; Assessment; Notes; Select Bibliography
Responsibility: Peter Reese.

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