Royal Air Force 100
Technical Innovations Manual 1918 to 2018 - Insights into the design and use of 100 technical innovations that have benefitted the RAF in its first 100 years
This exciting manual showcases 100 incredible inventions and innovations that have kept the service at the forefront of technology for over 100 years and some of which, perhaps surprisingly, have found their way into our everyday lives.
From the jet engine to radar, from the ejector seat to the bouncing bomb, the Haynes Royal Air Force 100 Technical Innovations Manual contains a double-page spread on each innovation or technological advancement, detailing its development, history and its use. Over 300 photographs and drawings help bring each one to life.
Author: Jonathan Falconer is the author of more than 30 books on aspects of aviation and military history, including the D-Day Operations Manual, de Havilland Mosquito Manual (with Brian Rivas), the Short Stirling Manual and the Handley Page Halifax Manual for Haynes. He is a senior commissioning editor with Haynes Publishing. He lives in Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire