Supermarine Spitfire: 1936 onwards (all marks) by Alfred PriceSupermarine Spitfire: 1936 onwards (all marks) by Alfred Price

Supermarine Spitfire: 1936 onwards (all marks)

byAlfred Price, Paul Blackah

Hardcover | March 15, 2008

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The legendary Supermarine Spitfire receives the famous Haynes manual treatment with the full co-operation and authorization of the Royal Air Force. This is a unique guide for anyone wishing to own and operate a Spitfire, as well as a wonderful insight into the engineering and construction of this remarkable airplane; includes a developmental history of the aircraft, cutaway drawings, and the restoration and repair process . Presented mainly in color, this highly detailed and attractively designed manual is based around the restoration of the Spitfire Mk XVI at RAF Coningsby.
Dr Alfred Price served as an aircrew officer in the RAF until 1974. Since then he has been a full-time aviation historian and writer, and is acknowledged as a leading authority on the Spitfire. He is co-author of the Haynes Spitfire Manual.Paul Blackah joined the RAF in 1976 and trained as an airframe fitter. In 1993 he was posted to t...
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Title:Supermarine Spitfire: 1936 onwards (all marks)Format:HardcoverDimensions:160 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.5 inPublished:March 15, 2008Publisher:Haynes Publishing UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1844254623

ISBN - 13:9781844254620

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from Interesting... ...but don't expect the indepth nuts and bolts like the "Haynes Manual" name suggests. Nevertheless, it was a good read and had a few things I didn't know. A bit like a condensed version of things you would have read in many enthusiast magazines. I'll still buy others in the series but my expectations have been lowered. True enthusiasts may feel a little let down but should still value the book.
Date published: 2010-04-15