Wings of the Luftwaffe

Overview

From his unique knowledge of German aviation, 'Winkle' Brown has selected the most important and most promising aircraft employed by the Luftwaffe and those evolved for that air arm in Germany during World War II--the true wings of the Luftwaffe. He describes their background and characteristics in this book.
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Overview

From his unique knowledge of German aviation, 'Winkle' Brown has selected the most important and most promising aircraft employed by the Luftwaffe and those evolved for that air arm in Germany during World War II--the true wings of the Luftwaffe. He describes their background and characteristics in this book.
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Editorial Reviews

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"It makes for a superlative read. This is a book that every aviation enthusiast should have on their book shelf." -Modeling Madness, reviewed by Scott Van Aken, August 2010
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5 stars-Must for every aviation library
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"Overall an excellent work, very highly recommended." -IPMS, October 2010, reviewed by Bill Hollis
Wings of the Luftwaffe
5 stars-Must for every aviation library
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781902109152
  • Publisher: Hikoki Publications
  • Publication date: 9/15/2010
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 719,523
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 11.70 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Captain Eric Brown had a 31-year career in the Royal Navy, and is the Fleet Air Arm's most decorated pilot.

After a distinguished operational tour flying from Britain's first escort carrier, he was selected as a test pilot in 1942. In his test flying career he has flown a world record 490 basic types of aircraft, and made a world record 2,407 aircraft carrier landings in fixed-wing aircraft. In 1995 he was inducted into the US Navy's Carrier Aviation Test Pilot Hall of Honor, the only non-American to have received this accolade.

In 2000 he joined a very select group, when he was invited to deliver the Lindbergh Memorial Lecture at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, and along with Neil Armstrong was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from Edinburgh University in 2008.

Now in his nineties, he still lectures regularly in Britain, Europe and America.

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