The Resource Airwork : A History, Keith McCloskey, (electronic resource)

Airwork : A History, Keith McCloskey, (electronic resource)

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Airwork : A History
Title
Airwork
Title remainder
A History
Statement of responsibility
Keith McCloskey
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Language
eng
Summary
Airwork Ltd/Airwork Services, now owned by VT group plc, has a long and distinguished history. It played an important role in defense support services to the RAF, Fleet Air Arm and overseas air forces, as well as in the development of civil aviation. Created at Heston in 1928, it maintained Whitley bombers and de Havilland Tiger Moths in the 1930s and established the precursors of the postWW2 airlines of Egypt, India, and Rhodesia. Postwar it was the first airline to be awarded a troop flying contract and expanded into civil aviation, developing flights to Africa and the US. The main independent airline in the 1950s, it became part of British United Airways in 1960, also establishing many airlines around the world, including Deutsche Flugdienst (Condor), MisrAirwork (Egyptair), and the Sudanese National Airline. Here Keith McCloskey presents the first history of this important airline and reveals its impact on aviation history
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Dewey number
387.706041
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LC call number
HE9843.A9
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Target audience
adult
Airwork : A History, Keith McCloskey, (electronic resource)
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Airwork : A History, Keith McCloskey, (electronic resource)
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1 online resource (272 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
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Isbn
9780752494593
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9780752494593
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Specific material designation
remote
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