Flying to the Edge: The Groundbreaking Career of Test Pilot Duncan Menzies [Audiobook] download free by Matthew Willis

Flying to the Edge: The Groundbreaking Career of Test Pilot Duncan Menzies Audiobook download free by Matthew Willis
  • Listen audiobook: Flying to the Edge: The Groundbreaking Career of Test Pilot Duncan Menzies
  • Author: Matthew Willis
  • Release date: 2018/8/11
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Transportation
  • ISBN: 9781445664415
  • Rating: 7.59 of 10
  • Votes: 84
  • Review by: Madden Carlin
  • Review rating: 8.55 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/5
  • Duration: 1H40M26S in 256 kbps (25.6 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-24
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: OGG, MPEG4, WAV, MP3, WMA, FLAC (compression ZIP, BZ, CPIO, RAR, IMG)
  • Total pages original book: 128
  • Includes a PDF summary of 10 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 7M58S (2 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Duncan Menzies flew with the RAF, the Aeroplane and Armament Evaluation Establishment, and Fairey Aviation in a twenty-five-year flying career, seeing the world of flying change from open cockpits and few rules to the jet age, with its complexities and crowded skies. A modest, family man, Menzies set a speed record in Africa in the 1930s, survived an engine failure in a snowstorm and the terrifying breakup of a Fairey Fulmar in a terminal velocity dive.This biography charts Menzies' career from Scottish sheep farm through flying the frontier in Egypt and Sudan, encounters with adventurers Tom Campbell Black and Denys Finch Hatton, and the future King Edward VIII, to his crucial role as a test pilot, developing the aircraft that would help win the Second World War.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Aircraft, Aviation Skills / Piloting, Biography: Historical, Political & Military, Biography: Science, Technology & Engineering
  • Download servers: Microsoft OneDrive, 4Shared, Uploaded, FilesAnywhere, BitShare. Compressed in ZIP, BZ, CPIO, RAR, IMG
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 16.11 USD
  • Dimensions: 165x234x12.7mm
  • Weight: 312g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Chalford, United Kingdom

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