BAC One-Eleven: The Whole Story

BAC One-Eleven: The Whole Story

by Stephen Skinner
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BAC One-Eleven: The Whole Story by Stephen Skinner

In August 1963, one of the best-selling aircraft of British civil aviation, the BAC One-Eleven, took to the skies for the first time. With an order book for sixty aircraft, more than half were from the United States, which was an unprecedented situation for a British civil aircraft. The first project for the newly formed British Aircraft Corporation, the One-Eleven was wholly designed and built by BAC, and remained in production throughout the entire seventeen-year history of the organisation, performing strongly even when profits were at a low. After flying commercially in Europe for the last time in March 2002, here the One-Eleven is celebrated in style fifty years after its maiden flight. In this revised edition, Stephen Skinner combines original research with fascinating black-and-white and colour images, as well as detailed appendices, to consider what transpired in those five decades and the place the One-Eleven holds in British aviation history.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780752497297
Publisher: The History Press
Publication date: 07/01/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 256
File size: 9 MB
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Stephen Skinner is an avid aviation enthusiast, and has been since he watched the maiden flight of the BAC One-Eleven in 1963. He has written numerous articles and books on aviation, and he regularly reviews titles on behalf of the Royal Aeronautical Society.

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