Fatal Flight: The True Story of Britain’s Last Great Airship :: Bill Hammack

Fatal Flight: The True Story of Britains Last Great Airship :: Bill Hammack soon to be presented for sale on the wonderful BookLovers of Bath web site!

New York: Articulate Noise, 2017, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Includes: Diagrams; Maps; Tables; List of abbreviations; Appendices (6);

From the cover: Fatal Flight brings vividly to life the dramatic year of operation of R.101, the last great British airship a luxury liner three and a half times the length of a 747 jet, with a spacious lounge, a dining room that seated fifty, glass-walled promenade decks, and a smoking room. The British expected R.101 to spearhead a fleet of imperial airships that would dominate the skies as British naval ships, a century earlier, had ruled the seas. The dream ended when, on its demonstration flight to India, R.101 crashed in France, tragically killing nearly all aboard.

Combining meticulous research with superb story-telling, Fatal Flight guides us from the moment the great airship emerged from …

Very Good in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper. Personal stamp to the first blank. The contents complete, clean and tight otherwise.

Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. (xi) 308 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9¼” x 6¼”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I entrance you with a variety of books within my Transport Air catalogue?


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