New PDF release: British Aircraft Corporation: A History (Crowood Aviation)

By Stephen Skinner

The British plane company was once shaped from The Bristol Aeroplane corporation, English electrical, Vickers-Armstrong and searching in 1960. In its brief, seventeen-year, existence, the British plane company equipped the most vital plane and missiles of the Sixties, Seventies and past: its best-known items integrated the Jaguar and twister warplanes, Rapier missile and One-Eleven airliner. It was once additionally liable for the stillborn TSR2 strike plane, the 1965 cancellation of which is still arguable to today. so much famously, the Anglo-French Concorde supersonic airliner got here from the BAC solid. BAC was once subsumed into British Aerospace (now BAE platforms) in 1977, yet lots of its items stay in carrier to this present day. This publication tells their whole story.

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