Home Is the Halifax: An Extraordinary Account of Rebuilding a Classic WWII Bomber and Creating the Yorkshire Air Museum to House It

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Between 1935 and 1945, Yorkshire became home to 41 military airfields, the majority located in the Vale of York. The area was often referred to as a land-based aircraft carrier. The author, aged 16, became involved in this vast aviation activity when he started work with the Handley Page aircraft manufacturer at their repair depot at Clifton, York, where Halifax bombers used by 4 Group RAF and 6 Group Royal Canadian Air Force, were repaired and test flown.At the age of 17, Ian was selected for flying training at Handley ...

Home Is the Halifax: An Extraordinary Account of Rebuilding a Classic WWII Bomber and Creating the Yorkshire Air Museum to House It 2010, Grub Street, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781906502775

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