Sigh For A Merlin By Alex Henshaw

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Alex Henshaw spent the early days of World War II at Eastleigh, England, testing the immortal Spitfire fighter with Jeffrey Quill before being appointed Chief Test Pilot at Supermarine’s new factory in Castle Bromwich

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Pre-owned. Thousands of Spitfires were tested and manufactured at this site throughout the war, by the end of which 37,000 test flights had been made with Alex Henshaw flying an estimated ten percent of all Spitfires ever built. Often landing without aids of any kind, his breathtaking aerobatic style and complete mastery of the aircraft were to save his life on several occasions. Price-clipped dust jacket. Contents leaning slightly. Some light tanning to the dust jacket. Otherwise a tight, clean copy in very good condition. Hardcover. Published by John Murray 1979. Weight 467g

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Weight 0.467 kg