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Reaching for the sky : one hundred defining moments from the Royal Air Force 1918-2018 / Scott Addington.

By: Addington, Scott [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Uniform Press, 2018Description: 224 pages : colour illustrations ; 19 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1911604457; 9781911604457.Other title: 100 defining moments from the Royal Air Force.Subject(s): Great Britain. Royal Air Force -- History | Great Britain. Royal Air Force | World War (1914-1918) | World War (1939-1945) | Airplanes, Military -- Great Britain | Fighter pilots -- Great Britain | World War, 1914-1918 -- Great Britain | World War, 1939-1945 -- Great Britain | Airplanes, Military | Fighter pilots | Great Britain | 1914-1945Genre/Form: History.DDC classification: 358.400941 Summary: 2018 marks the centenary of the formation of the Royal Air Force. Founded in the final months of the First World War, this book provides the greatest facts and figures relating to the RAF.
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2018 marks the centenary of the formation of the Royal Air Force. Founded in the final months of the Great War, this book provides the greatest facts and figures relating to the RAF.Who were the original Aces?What was the longest mission undertaken?How much did the heaviest bomb weigh?Who flew the most sorties?What was the fastest speed ever encountered in battle?How many aircraft were in the sky during the Battle of Britain?What was the day of heaviest loses in conflict?Who had the longest career?Who is the most famous?All this and much more is uncovered in a range of informative and detailed events spanning the centenary; biographies, fun facts, myth busters and illustrated throughout with infographics and contemporary photographs.

2018 marks the centenary of the formation of the Royal Air Force. Founded in the final months of the First World War, this book provides the greatest facts and figures relating to the RAF.