Bristol Britannia by Charles Woodley

By Charles Woodley

Bristol Britannia ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ,ТЕХНИКА Название: Bristol BritanniaАвтор: Charles WoodleyИздательство: Crowood PressISBN: 1861265158Год: 2002Страниц: 143Формат: PDF в RARРазмер: 60.04МБЯзык: английскийThis identify charts the evolution and background of 1 of Britain's best airliners and one in every of its maximum disappointments. Conceived quickly after international warfare II, the Britannia was once to be the most important, quickest, quietest and longest-range airliner of its day. Technical difficulties behind schedule the Britannia and by the point it entered carrier it have been rendered out of date by means of the hot iteration of jets. yet even though it had a really brief front-line provider profession, the Britannia grew to become a stalwart of constitution and load operators. With technical and layout info, complete assurance of its operational historical past, plus many formerly unseen photos, this e-book goals to be a tribute to a dream that by no means really got here true.Скачать: DepositfilesRapidshare zero

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Initially, just one service a week was operated by Britannias, with the westbound flight being flown wholly in daylight on Fridays and the eastbound flight overnight on Sundays. These were the first transatlantic services by turboprop airliners and the first North Atlantic scheduled services by a British-built aircraft. By 31 December six srs 312s had been delivered from Filton and Belfast, via Cambridge where Marshalls of Cambridge BOAC Britannias had only a short life on the Atlantic run, due to the introduction of Boeing 707-121s such as N707PA by Pan American.

These were the first transatlantic services by turboprop airliners and the first North Atlantic scheduled services by a British-built aircraft. By 31 December six srs 312s had been delivered from Filton and Belfast, via Cambridge where Marshalls of Cambridge BOAC Britannias had only a short life on the Atlantic run, due to the introduction of Boeing 707-121s such as N707PA by Pan American. Air-Britain 58 installed the BOAC furnishings. However, because of delivery delays the srs 312s entered service just ten months ahead of the first jet services (by Comet 4 and Boeing 707) on the same route, where BOAC had once anticipated a three-year lead with the Britannia.

During 1979 EI-BBH was leased out to Gemini Air Transport, and by 1981 was the only one still operational, as DC-8-63 jets had heen acquired. This machine was finally 67 African Safari Airways was founded in ovember 1967 by Karl Rudin, the founder of the now-defunct Globe ir, to operate fl ights to Entebbe, Mombasa and Nairobi for wiss, Dutch and German tourists wishing to visit the African game reserves. Like Globe Air before it the new airline was hased at Basic, and even used the former Globe Air headquarters building.

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