Gloster Aircraft Company by Derek N. James

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Published by Arcadia Publishing (SC) .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Aerospace & aviation technology,
  • Aircraft: general interest,
  • Aviation - History,
  • General,
  • History - General History,
  • Science/Mathematics

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10819924M
ISBN 100752417002
ISBN 109780752417004
OCLC/WorldCa45581580

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A Gloster Aircraft Company engineering apprenticeship began Derek James' lifetime service to aviation in the ATC, Royal Observer Corps, Royal Navy and RAF, the SBAC and the Dowty Group.

He is the author of nineteen aviation books and has participated in many television and radio programmes and in the 's and 's was the voice at many air Brand: Fonthill Media LLC.

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At the outbreak of World War II, Gloster Aircraft Company had little in the way of modern designs and so undertook the manufacture of Hawker aircraft.

During the first 12 months of the conflict, Gloster built over 1, Hawker Hurricanes, delivering the last of the 2, it constructed in A Gloster Aircraft Company engineering apprenticeship began Derek James' lifetime service to aviation in the ATC, Royal Observer Corps, Royal Navy and RAF, the SBAC and the Dowty Group.

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Gloster Aircraft Company by Derek James,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.3/5(1). Having no modern designs of its own in production, Gloster undertook manufacture for the parent company Hawker.

During the Second World War it built more than 6, Hurricanes and Typhoons. The Gloster Meteor was the first operational Allied jet fighter aircraft of the Second World War, commencing operations in mid, only some weeks later.

The book finishes with several appendices covering various pieces of supporting information and statistics about the aircraft and the company. The book is profusely illustrated with excellent quality black and white This is a history of the Gloster Aircraft Company, from its origins in to its demise in /5.

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This book thoroughly covers the craft's design, development, and initial flight testing, as well as night fighter variants, construction information, service both in the United Kingdom and abroad, test beds and trials Rating: % positive. The Gloster Aircraft Company had its foundation in and in the company was taken over by Hawker Aircraft, though it continued to produce aircraft under its own name.

In that same year the company produced the famous Gladiator no modern designs of its own in production, Gloster undertook manufact. - GLOSTER AIRCRAFT COMPANY By Derek N James.

The Gloster Aircraft Company had its foundation in and in the company was taken over by Hawker Aircraft, though it continued to produce aircraft under its own name.

In that same year the company produced the famous Gladiator biplane. Gloster School of Special Flying introduces students of all skill levels to critical stick and rudder skills, tailwheel flying designed to teach confidence in crosswind takeoffs and landings, approach and landings over a 50 foot obstacles, unusual flight attitudes, survival flying in critical emergency situations and short field takeoffs and landings.

The Gloster Aircraft Company had its foundation in and in the company was taken over by Hawker Aircraft, though it continued to produce aircraft under its own name. In that same year the company produced the famous Gladiator : The Gloster Aircraft Company had its foundation in and in the company was taken over by Hawker Aircraft, though it continued to produce aircraft under its own name.

In that same year the company produced the famous Gladiator biplane. Having no m. Tempus, First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good.

VG-/VG- 1st ed Tempus hardback, unclipped DJ, illustrated with photos. Small surface tear to bottom front corner of DJ spine, corners a little bumped else VG bright and unmarked.

The Gloster Gladiator was a product of the Gloster Aircraft Company and a design of Henry Phillip Folland. The Gladiator was developed from the earlier Gloster Gauntlet and still sported the preceding type’s biplane wing appearance but situated the.

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Books Go Search Best Sellers Gift Ideas New Releases Deals Store Author: Derek N. James. The Gloster Aircraft Company was a British aircraft manufacturer from to Founded as The Gloucestershire Aircraft Company Limited during the First World War, with the aircraft construction activities of H H Martyn & Co Ltd of Cheltenham it produced fighters during the war.

The Gloster Sparrowhawk was a British single seat fighter aircraft of the early s. A development by Gloster Aircraft Company of the earlier Nieuport Nighthawk fighter, 50 aircraft were built by Gloster for the Imperial Japanese Navy, with a further 40 being assembled in Japan, being operated from to Developed from: Nieuport Nighthawk.

Gloster Aircraft Company Description. Lang: en The Gloster Aircraft Company was a British aircraft manufacturer from to Founded as the Gloucestershire Aircraft Company Limited during the First World War, with the aircraft construction activities of H H Martyn & Co Ltd of Cheltenham, England it produced fighters during the war.

The Gloster F.5/34 was a British fighter of the s. It was a single-seat, single-engine monoplane of all-metal cantilever construction; the undercarriage was of the tailwheel type with retractable main units.

Produced in competition with other designs to meet a requirement for a fighter aircraft that could operate in the far East, it was overtaken by more capable designs Designer: Henry Folland and H.E. Preston. Dedicated to the preservation of Gloucestershire's rich aviation heritage, Jet Age Museum is an all-volunteer, registered charity.

We tell the story of the Gloster Aircraft Company, focussing on the first Allied jet flight. Our mission is to more. Certificate of Excellence. Hours Today: Closed. Suggested Duration: hours.5/5(). The Gloster Gauntlet was a British single-seat biplane fighter of the RAF, designed and built by the Gloster Aircraft Company in the s.

It was the last RAF fighter to have an open cockpit and its penultimate biplane fighter in service. It was also Britain's most successful and popular inter-war fighter aircraft.

Gloster Gorcock. Gloucestershire Aircraft's first military aircraft of all-metal construction was the third prototype Gorcock single-seat fighter resulting from a May Air Ministry contract.

Gloster Flight Supplies. Products for airlines and aerospace equipment manufacturers The company was founded in by the current owner Nigel Abell, and is primarily a manufacturer’s representation organisation, based in the historic City of Gloucester, the birthplace of British jet propelled flight.

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But when war broke out big industries were advised by the government to form their own brigades and Gloster Aircraft Company was one of the industries that was forming one of these brigades.

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