Bristol Britannia by Charles Woodley

By Charles Woodley

Bristol Britannia ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ,ТЕХНИКА Название: Bristol BritanniaАвтор: Charles WoodleyИздательство: Crowood PressISBN: 1861265158Год: 2002Страниц: 143Формат: PDF в RARРазмер: 60.04МБЯзык: английскийThis identify charts the evolution and historical past of 1 of Britain's best airliners and certainly one of its maximum disappointments. Conceived quickly after international battle II, the Britannia was once to be the most important, quickest, quietest and longest-range airliner of its day. Technical difficulties not on time the Britannia and by the point it entered provider it have been rendered out of date through the recent iteration of jets. yet even though it had a really brief front-line carrier profession, the Britannia grew to become a stalwart of constitution and load operators. With technical and layout info, complete assurance of its operational historical past, plus many formerly unseen pictures, this publication goals to be a tribute to a dream that by no means particularly got here true.Скачать: DepositfilesRapidshare zero

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Bristol Britannia

Bristol Britannia ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ,ТЕХНИКА Название: Bristol BritanniaАвтор: Charles WoodleyИздательство: Crowood PressISBN: 1861265158Год: 2002Страниц: 143Формат: PDF в RARРазмер: 60. 04МБЯзык: английскийThis name charts the evolution and heritage of 1 of Britain's best airliners and considered one of its maximum disappointments.

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However, delays in obtaining full traffic rights across the Pacific meant that rhe start of regular services on this route had to be postponed until 22 August 1959. In April 1959 the Britannia started West African route, with G-A BK inaugurating London-Lagos services on the 13rh and London-Accra three day later. On 9 ugusr rhe Lagos route was upgraded to an eight-times weekly express service, with a daylight cro sing of the ahara for rhe firsr rime. The II hours 30 minutes schedule included only one stop en route, at Barcelona.

Having previously acquired Avro Tudors huilt for, hut now unwanted hy, BOAC and successfully operated these on trooping contracts from tansted, Mr Laker took advantage of the reduced price, heing asked for the Britannia 305, and acquired his first, G-A CE, in August 1958. Fittcd with 115 rcarward-facing scats and redesignatcd as a Britannia 307, this aircraft cntcrcd service in Septemhcr 1958. On I Octohcr G-A CE made the first of several trooping runs hetwccn tan ted and Christmas Island in the Pacific via Goosc Bay, Vancouvcr and Honolulu, carrying up to IZ4 passengers on each trip.

During ing alongside those of BEA, and on 7 Janu- the descem into Khartoum it was discovary 1960 srs 312s inaugurated a new 23-hour ered that the landing gear could not be service from London to Bogota via Trinidad, lowered and locked down by using either Bermuda and Caracas. Thirtyfour First Class and thirty-nine Tourist Class seats were provided on the Britannias. During the financial year ending March 1960 the Britannia 102 and 312 fleets contributed 58 per cent of BOAC's total capacity. On 13 April 1960 Britannia 102s took over from Canadair Argonauts on a 13 hours 25 minutes service to Abadan via Beirut and Damascus, and on 25-26 September srs 312 GAOVN carried HRH Princess Alexandra to Lagos for the Nigerian independence celebrations.

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