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How Meteors Hit the Ground - a book by Higges, Geoffrey

How Meteors Hit the Ground

How Meteors Hit the Ground( )
Author: Higges, Geoffrey
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $5.38
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This book uses the author's 6 years experience flying the Gloster Meteor jet fighter to analyse the reasons for the many accidents that occurred with this aircraft. For example, on average during the year 1952, 3 Meteors were written off every week, and a Meteor pilot killed every 4 days.In 1945, Number 616 Squadron of the British Royal Air Force was equipped with the Gloster Meteor fighter which was the first and only jet aircraft to be used by the Allies in World War II. In 1951 the...
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Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.21 Inches
Book Weight:0.42 Pounds

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