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70. Martinsyde Elephant
THE Martinsyde (formerly Martin and Handasyde) aeroplane designs of WWI have been poorly covered by writers over the years. This is a surprising state of affairs given that this company was responsible for a number of aesthetically-pleasing and reliable machines prior to the outbreak of war in 1914 continuing that trend throughout the conflict culminating in the high-performance F.4 Buzzard of 1918; subject of
. Our 70th study in the series concentrates on the G.100/G.102 single seat escort /fighter reconnaissance aircraft which enjoyed service with a number of RFC units on both Western and Eastern Fronts with No.27 Squadron becoming fully equipped with the type. The 'Elephant', as it became known to all those who flew it,soldiered on until the Armistice-and beyond in the case of Middle East-based units.Jack Bruce's masterly
fully documents these aeroplanes with a richly detailed historical narrative and a high number of newly-published photos-over 90 all told, including close-up details of armament and camera equipment. Scale drawings are contributed by
and the book concludes with
colour notes and detailed appendices. Three rear colour profiles are presented by series editor
who also provides a full underside plan view showing typical wing markings.
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PROFILE PUBLICATIONS 200-The Martinsyde Elephant
Another classic profile from the late Jack Bruce. 17 archive photos and colour profiles on inner covers.Wear to spine but complete and in otherwise good condition,.
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