25 Years of the Red Arrows

25 Years of the Red Arrows

by TimMiller (Author), Arthur Gibson (Author)


The 25-year history of one of the most famous and prestigious aerobatic teams in the world, complete with aerial photography. The book traces the origins of the Red Arrows from Lee Jones and the arrival of the Hawker Siddley Gnat aircraft, to the present day team which enjoys full squadron status. There is an account of present-day operations, the rigorous planning which accompanies every display, the immense size of the ground crews and background team, their skills and responsibilities - particularly those of the manager who commentates at displays.


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Format: Hardcover
Pages: 160
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: Hutchinson
Published: 26 Apr 1990

ISBN 10: 0091744466
ISBN 13: 9780091744465