Heroes and Landmarks of British Aviation

The dramatic story of the engineering innovators and the pilots who broke countless records. The heroes are Britain’s most innovative aviation pioneers and their aircraft, the men and women who persevered to be the first into the air, to fly the fastest, the highest and the furthest. This broad and highly accessible books ranges from the first man to fly across the English Channel from England to France to the development of the Spitfire and from the R101 disaster to the development of the jet engine and the world’s first supersonic airliner.
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Heroes and Landmarks of British Aviation ** eBook Edition Now Available **

Heroes and Landmarks of British AviationHeroes and Landmarks of British Aviation by Richard and Peter Edwards, published by Pen and Sword Books (Aviation), is now also available as an e-book.

It is available online from a wide range of  e-book retailers, including on Amazon’s Kindle, Barnes and Noble’s Nook and Kobo.

The book tells the dramatic story of Britain’s aviation industry from the earliest pioneers to the government nationalisations that ultimately fashioned their destiny.

The heroes are Britain’s most innovative aviators and their aircraft, those who persevered to be the first into the air, to fly the fastest, the highest and the furthest. Continue reading “Heroes and Landmarks of British Aviation ** eBook Edition Now Available **”

New Book Celebrates Britain’s Flying Heroes

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24 September 2012

LONDON: This month Pen and Sword Books has published Heroes and Landmarks of British Aviation by Sussex authors Richard and Peter Edwards. The book tells the dramatic story of Britain’s aviation pioneers, those who risked everything to be the first into the air, to fly the highest, the fastest and the furthest.

The book is written by Richard Edwards and uses some of Peter’s previously unpublished material. It is published twenty years after Peter died in 1992. Richard said, “I’ve shared with my late father a lifelong passion for military history and it’s heart-warming to be able to share an author credit with him.” Continue reading “New Book Celebrates Britain’s Flying Heroes”