Lightning From the Cockpit: Flying the Supersonic Legend [Audiobook] download free by Peter Caygill

Lightning From the Cockpit: Flying the Supersonic Legend Audiobook download free by Peter Caygill
  • Listen audiobook: Lightning From the Cockpit: Flying the Supersonic Legend
  • Author: Peter Caygill
  • Release date: 2006/8/8
  • Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Transportation
  • ISBN: 9781844153558
  • Rating: 8.73 of 10
  • Votes: 817
  • Review by: Summer Purdy
  • Review rating: 7.56 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/11
  • Duration: 2H13M42S in 256 kbps (36.4 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-28
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: Musepack, MP3, WMA, WAV, MPEG4, FLAC (compression ACE, XZ, ZIP, RAR)
  • Total pages original book: 182
  • Includes a PDF summary of 15 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 10M47S (3 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: The English Electric Lightning was the only single-seat supersonic interceptor fighter designed and manufactured in the UK. It saw service with the RAF in the sixties and seventies and gained a worthy reputation for its speed ( in excess of Mach 2 ) and phenomenal rate of climb. It was, however, a not entirely reliable aeroplane and over fifty were lost during its operational career. In this book, the author has gathered together 16 personal accounts of what it was like to fly the Lightning, thrilling stories that convey the immense brute power of the machine and also its many pitfalls. It will enthrall the enormous following the aircraft still enjoys. Since the accident in 2009 there are currently no Lightnings in the air anywhere in the world but there is a two-seat Lightning T.5 under long-term rebuild to fly in the USA however.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Military History, Air Forces & Warfare, Military Vehicles, Aircraft
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 19.71 USD
  • Dimensions: 156x234x19.56mm
  • Weight: 381.02g
  • Printed by: Leo Cooper Ltd
  • Published in: Barnsley, United Kingdom

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