The Avro Shackleton was a formidable machine with its Griffon engines producing the characteristic grumble that gave the aircraft one of its nicknames, the Growler. This book contains stories from the men for whom the aircraft became a way of life. Combining memories and anecdotes from crew members with archive material (including rare and previously unseen photographs) Growling over the Oceans is an intimate and vivid introduction to the world of the Shack. In the last days of World War Two, the makers of the Lancaster bomber began to consider designing a new aircraft for Coastal Command. It.Avro Shackleton: The Men and the Missions, 1951-1991 Deborah Lake ... The generally accepted explanation put the blame for the delay on the production of the new MR2, which was to prove a modest variation ... Braking and taxiing problems, especially in cross winds, had caused MR1 pilots to mutter dark imprecations.
|Title||:||Growling Over the Oceans|
|Publisher||:||Souvenir Press - 2012-02-01|