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The Aircraft Book Philip Whiteman
An action-packed ride through the history of aircraft.
The Aircraft Book is all about the men, machines, and landmark technology behind the most iconic aircraft from the Supermarine Spitfire to the Concorde. Featuring over 1,000 of the greatest military and commercial aircraft in the world, this is an amazing visual guide tracing their evolution over the past 10 decades.
A captivating, international view of aircraft through time from Germany's Zeppelins to the USA's 'Blackbird' with histories of how famous marques like Boeing and Lockheed came to be household names. Plus, go on a virtual tour inside the engines of some of the legendary planes to see just what powers their performance. The Aircraft Book is essential for aviation buffs, covering the enduring impact that aircraft has on society as an object of curiosity, a symbol of luxury, and an essential weapon of war. Audience: General Format: Hardcover Number of pages: 320 Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd RRP: $37.75 https: www.booktopia.com.au
Celebrating the 77th Anniversary of No. 77 Squadron at RAAF Williamtown
The RAAF’s No.77 Squadron conducted a flypast over RAAF Base Williamtown on July 5, 2019 in a ‘double seven’ formation to mark the unit’s 77 years of operations. The flypast took the 16 F/A-18A Hornets over RAAF Williamtown and well as the Lower Hunter and Port Stephens Council regions. The activities played an important role in acknowledging the unit’s proud history.
Commanding Officer 77 Squadron Wing Commander Jason Easthope said the “77SQN is a front-line operational fighter squadron that has supported campaigns in the South Pacific, Korea, Malaysia and most recently in Iraq,” The ‘double seven’ formation was also flown in 1955 using the Gloster Meteor aircraft when the Squadron conducted a return-to-Australia tour at the end of the Korean War.