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The Perfect Aerodrome free pdf RAF Chivenor, situated in North Devon, closed as an operational station in October 1995. In The Perfect Aerodrome: A History of RAF Chivenor 1932-1995, David Watkins records many aspects of the airfield's long and interesting history-from its early days as a grass aerodrome in the 1930s, to its perilous anti-submarine operations during the Second World War, through its mundane post-war role of anti-aircraft duties and ferrying, and finally the exciting fast-jet training role of No. 229 OCU and No. 2 TWU. This fascinating book was compiled with the support of official archives, respected historians, and former RAF personnel, including four ex-commanding officers who provided first-hand accounts. It also includes an impressive selection of photographs, chosen from an extensive archive and published for the first time.

About David Watkins

David Watkins is a former member of the RAF, having served at RAF Chivenor in the late 1960s. His previous books include Venom: De Havilland Venom and Sea Venom, 501 (County of Gloucester) Squadron, RAuxAF, A History of RAF Aerobatic Teams from 1920 and History of the de Havilland Vampire (Fonthill Media, 2013).

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Author : David Watkins
Publisher : Fonthill Media
Data Published : 15 July 2015
ISBN : 1781554498
EAN : 9781781554494
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 224 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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