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Slingsby Sailplanes

£150.00

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This work describes every Slingsby sailplane and glider from the British Falcon of 1931 to the last motorless aircraft produced - the Vega. Each type is illustrated with a full-page three-view drawing, with photographs and text out lining the background to the design. The drawings are based on the original workshop plans. Slingsby was for 40 years the main, and for most of the time only, producer of gliders and sailplanes in Britain. The company was one of the first to use glass-fibre reinforced plastics in production aircraft as early as 1953 and carbon-fibre composite materials for main structural members.

Used hard back book with dust cover. 1st edition book in very good condition.

Item details

Author(s):
Martin Simons
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1996
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1853107328
ISBN-13:
9781853107320
Number of pages:
256
Publisher:
Airlife
Title:
Slingsby Sailplanes

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This work describes every Slingsby sailplane and glider from the British Falcon of 1931 to the last motorless aircraft produced - the Vega. Each type is illustrated with a full-page three-view drawing, with photographs and text out lining the background to the design. The drawings are based on the original workshop plans. Slingsby was for 40 years the main, and for most of the time only, producer of gliders and sailplanes in Britain. The company was one of the first to use glass-fibre reinforced plastics in production aircraft as early as 1953 and carbon-fibre composite materials for main structural members.

Used hard back book with dust cover. 1st edition book in very good condition.

Author(s):
Martin Simons
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1996
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1853107328
ISBN-13:
9781853107320
Number of pages:
256
Publisher:
Airlife
Title:
Slingsby Sailplanes

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