Sunderland Over Far-Eastern Seas: An RAF Flying Boat Navigator’s Story :: Derek K. Empson

Sunderland Over Far-Eastern Seas: An RAF Flying Boat Navigator’s Story :: Derek K. Empson soon to be presented for sale on the inspired BookLovers of Bath web site!

Barnsley: Pen & Sword Aviation, 2010, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Includes: Black & white photographs; Colour photographs; Diagrams; Coloured maps; Glossary; Cutaways;

From the cover: This is the first book to give a detailed, first-hand account of immediate post-World War II RAF Short Sunderland operations in the Far East. The author was a navigator with 88 Squadron and later 205 Squadron, flying during the Korean War, the Malayan Emergency and many other operations. He was based at Seletar in Singapore, Kaitak in Hong Kong, Iwakuni near Hiroshima and various other operational bases throughout his two and a half year tour.

The Sunderland flying boat was a unique aircraft in that each crew was allotted an aircraft which became their floating and airborne home. The cr…

Very Good+ in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper.

Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 272 pages. 9½” x 6¼”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I spellbind you with a further miscellany curated within Military Air Force catalogue?


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