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Supermarine Spitfire Owners' Workshop Manual: 1936 Onwards (All Marks): An Insight Into Owning, Restoring, Servicing and Flying Britain's Legendary Wo

by Alfred Price and Paul Blackah

  • Hardcover
    $33.57
PUBLISHED: 31st March 2008
ISBN: 9781844254620
ANNOTATION:
The legendary Supermarine Spitfire receives the famous Haynes manual treatment with the full co-operation and authorization of the Royal Air Force. This is a unique guide for anyone wishing to own and operate a Spitfire, as well as a wonderful insight into the engineering and construction of this remarkable airplane; includes a developmental history of the aircraft, cutaway drawings, and the restoration and repair process . Presented mainly in color, this highly detailed and attractively designed manual is based around the restoration of the Spitfire Mk XVI at RAF Coningsby.
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  • Hardcover
    $33.57
PUBLISHED: 31st March 2008
ISBN: 9781844254620
ANNOTATION:
The legendary Supermarine Spitfire receives the famous Haynes manual treatment with the full co-operation and authorization of the Royal Air Force. This is a unique guide for anyone wishing to own and operate a Spitfire, as well as a wonderful insight into the engineering and construction of this remarkable airplane; includes a developmental history of the aircraft, cutaway drawings, and the restoration and repair process . Presented mainly in color, this highly detailed and attractively designed manual is based around the restoration of the Spitfire Mk XVI at RAF Coningsby.

Annotation

The legendary Supermarine Spitfire receives the famous Haynes manual treatment with the full co-operation and authorization of the Royal Air Force. This is a unique guide for anyone wishing to own and operate a Spitfire, as well as a wonderful insight into the engineering and construction of this remarkable airplane; includes a developmental history of the aircraft, cutaway drawings, and the restoration and repair process . Presented mainly in color, this highly detailed and attractively designed manual is based around the restoration of the Spitfire Mk XVI at RAF Coningsby.

Publisher Description

The legendary Supermarine Spitfire receives the famous Haynes manual treatment with the full co-operation and authorisation of the Royal Air Force. Here is a unique insight into what it takes to own, restore and operate a Spitfire, as well as providing a wonderful insight into the engineering and construction of this remarkable aeroplane. Presented mainly in colour, this highly detailed and attractively designed manual is based around the restoration of the Spitfire Mk XVI at RAF Coningsby.

Author Biography

Dr Alfred Price served as an aircrew officer in the RAF until 1974. Since then he has been a full-time aviation historian and writer, and is acknowledged as a leading authority on the Spitfire. Paul Blackah is currently Chief Technician at the RAF's Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, responsible for overseeing the engineering and maintenace work on a number of Spitfires. He is a passionate "warbird" enthusiast.

Table of Contents

Spitfire Story - the story of a fighting aircraft.Restor and flight - the anatomy of a Spitfire.The owner's view - provenance, costs, paperwork.The pilot's view - flying and displaying a Spitfire and wartime pilots' views.The engineer's view - servicing and maintenance.Appendices providing details of a slection of airworthy Spitfires, glossary of terms and useful contacts.

Product Details

Author
Alfred Price, Paul Blackah
Pages
160
Publisher
Haynes Publishing
Language
English
ISBN-10
1844254623
ISBN-13
9781844254620
Media
Book
Format
Hardcover
Illustrations
Yes
Year
2008
Publication Date
2008-03-31
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Short Title
SUPERMARINE SPITFIRE OWNERS WO
Residence
ENK
Subtitle
An insight into owning, restoring, servicing and flying Britain's legendary World War II fighter
Audience
General/Trade
Series
Owners Workshop Manual

Product Reviews

28 Jun, 2017
Good read! A fantastic overview of the famous airplane.
By Benjamin