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British Aircraft Armament

Ron Wallace Clarke

British Aircraft Armament

Raf Guns and Gunsights from 1914 to the Present Day (British Aircraft Armament)

by Ron Wallace Clarke

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Published by Haynes Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Air forces & warfare,
  • Aircraft: general interest,
  • History of engineering & technology,
  • Ordnance, weapons technology,
  • Reference works,
  • Weapons & equipment,
  • First World War, 1914-1918,
  • Inter-war period, 1918-1939,
  • Postwar period, 1945 to c 2000,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • General,
  • Military Science,
  • Transportation,
  • History: World

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11956267M
    ISBN 101852604026
    ISBN 109781852604028

    aeroplane aircraft airships Albatros ammunition appeared armament armed armoured Army arrangement automatic aviation barrel belt Bergmann biplane Bowden cable breech Bristol Scout British bullet calibre cannon carried cartridge cockpit Colt cyclic rate Davis gun deflector designed developed early engine Farman fitted Fokker Foster mount free. Armament of British Aircraft - by King, H. F.. London: Putnam, pages. " covering as it does no fewer than types of aircraft constructed by 48 private manufacturerers and Government establishments." exl-library copy with stamped page edges, library bookplate on first page, pocket removed, no label on spine, small stain to bottom edge .

    Armament definition, the arms and equipment with which a military unit or military apparatus is supplied. See more. Click to read more about Armament of British aircraft, , by H. F. King. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers5/5.

    Buy British Aircraft Armament Volume 2 Book - R. Wallace Clarke completes this comprehensive survey, detailing the guns used to arm all RAF fighting. This unique book, now republished, was the first of its kind to be published on British aircraft of the Second World War. Aviation enthusiasts and aero-modellers can see British aircraft as they really were, through magnificently reproduced colour : £


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The Naval Institute Guide to Combat Fleets of the World Their Ships, Aircraft, and Armament by Bernard Prezelin and A. Baker III | Dec 1, out of 5 stars 1.

Wallace Clarke, in his “British Aircraft Armament: Vol. 2 RAF Guns and Gunsights from to the Present Day,” does a good job describing Royal Air Force aircraft armament.

This book has two parts—first guns and then gunsights.5/5(1). ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: Contents: Vol. RAF gun turrets from to the present day. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: volumes: illustrations ; 26 cm: Contents: v.

RAF gun turrets from to the present day --v British Aircraft Armament: Volume I: RAF Gun Turrets from to the Prsent Day by R Wallace Clarke and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Edition: First Edition.

Guns. In World War I, aircraft were initially intended for aerial reconnaissance, however some pilots began to carry rifles in case they spotted enemyplanes were fitted with machine guns with a variety of mountings; initially the only guns were carried in the rear cockpit supplying defensive fire (this was employed by two-seat aircraft all through the war).

The Hawker Hurricane is a British single-seat fighter aircraft of the s–40s that was designed and predominantly built by Hawker Aircraft Ltd. for service with the Royal Air Force (RAF). It was overshadowed in the public consciousness by the Supermarine Spitfire's role during Battle of Britain inbut the Hurricane inflicted 60 percent of the losses sustained by the Luftwaffe Manufacturer: Hawker Aircraft.

Buy British Aircraft Armament: RAF Guns and Gunsights from to the Present Day v. 2 First Edition by Clarke, e, Clarke, e (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(4). Each of the forty-nine types of aircraft is accompanied by a brief 'biography' together with tables of the most important marks and their specifications, engine, span, length, height, weight, crew number, maximum speed, service ceiling, normal range and armament.

There is also a section on British aircraft in action, which includes accounts of Author: John Frayn Turner. Title: British Aircraft Armament Volume 1: RAF Gun Turrets Fromm to the Present Day: Author: Ronald W. Clark: ISBN Cover: Hardcover: Pages.

Two years later Harry Woodman wrote "Early Aircraft Armament" and in the s Ron Wallace Clarke produced his useful two-volume "British Aircraft Armament". Despite all of this, the only successful attempt to produce a comprehensive international survey of the development of aircraft guns is contained within Bill Gunston's "Encyclopedia of.

Pre-war, the British did some pretty extensive trials and determined that modern aircraft were both hard to shoot down, and difficult to hit (the relative speeds meant the chance to get a hit would be short). Either explosive shells (to make the m. Book Review: US Aerial Armament in World War II Janu Ian McCollum Book review 18 Aircraft armament is an area of firearms study that is vastly under appreciated by most people, largely because it’s difficult to study aircraft guns without the aircraft themselves (and those take up a lot of storage space, among other things).

Home» Reference» Armament of British Aircraft Reference Details for Armament of British Aircraft Title: Armament of British Aircraft Authors: King: Publisher: Putnam: Year: Types Covered.

AIRCRAFT ARMAMENTAIRCRAFT ARMAMENT, the weapons carried on a plane for offensive attack or for defense against enemy aircraft and ground targets. Early warplanes tended to carry either a small-caliber weapon capable of a high number of strikes per second or a larger, slower-firing weapon capable of high penetration and destruction.

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With war against Germany looming, Britain pushed forward its carrier program in the late s. Inthe Royal Navy launched the HMS Ark Royal, its first-ever purpose-built aircraft carrier.

This was quickly followed by others, including the highly-successful Illustrious class. Smaller and Brand: Bloomsbury USA.

This book is written for the enlisted men of Naval Aviation. It is one of a series of books designed to give them the background information necessary to perform their aviation duties. A knowledge of aircraft armament is of primary importance to Aviation Ordnancemen responsible for general maintenance work.

Armament of British Aircraft, by King, H. Putnam, This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has hardback covers. In good all round condition. Dust Jacket in fair condition. This book, therefore, is a welcome addition to what was a truly fascinating period of technological development.

If ever the idiom 'necessity is the mother of invention' were true, then the advances in aeronautical warfare during World War I must rank as the most innovative of all inventions.Each of the forty-nine types of aircraft is accompanied by a brief 'biography' together with tables of the most important marks and their specifications, engine, span, length, height, weight, crew number, maximum speed, service ceiling, normal range and armament.

There is also a section on British aircraft in action, which includes accounts of.This is a H/Bk copy of Armament of British Aircraft by H. F. King and published by the Military Book Society in the early s with its unpriced unclipped dust jacket.

The book has pages of text which includes drawings and numerous black and white photographs and has no marks or inscriptions.