RAF Canberra Units of the Cold War

RAF Canberra Units of the Cold War

From its first public demonstration at the Farnborough Airshow of 1949, the English Electric Canberra bomber captured the attention of the aviation world. It could outmanoeuvre all the fighters of the time and it could climb way above their operating ceilings. Yet this Cold War equivalent of the Mosquito was simple to maintain and a delight to fly, although it could bite any pilot who did not treat it with respect. The Canberra B 2 first flew on 21 April 1950 and… (more)

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (June 20, 2014)

Collection: Osprey Publishing

Page count: 96 pages

Language: English


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