Aircraft of the Royal Air Force Since 1918 (Putnam's British by Owen Thetford

By Owen Thetford

First released in 1957, this revised version with new images and increased textual content additionally incorporates a a revised and augmented choice of three-view drawings. This booklet offers a complete consultant to each airplane ever utilized by the RAF because the institution in April 1918 to the current day, starting from the Snipe and Bristol Fighter of global struggle I and the Twenties, to the twister and Eurofighter 2000 of recent occasions. All elements are coated, together with normal evolution, provider historical past, the personalities concerned, allocation to squadrons, technical and function info, serial quantity information and construction records. the main RAF plane are supplemented via a long appendix protecting all miscellaneous varieties, from the Airspeed Courier to the EH one hundred and one helicopter. The ebook additionally encompasses different major matters, similar to civil airplane inspired for wartime provider, RAF gliders, nuclear guns and missiles, Orders of conflict, and inventories of RAF airplane on power at key dates in its background.

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C. J. Woods, ‘The Personnel of the Catholic Convention, 1792–3’, in Archivium Hibernicum, 150: 7 (2003), 26–76. ¹¹⁰ Burke felt no such inhibition: he gave Douglas his blessing. ¹¹¹ In Ireland itself the ‘government of expedients’—to use Pitt’s description—continued. On 29 January 1794 one of the most intellectually brilliant United Irishmen, Archibald Hamilton Rowan, was arrested on the charge of distributing a seditious paper and sentenced to a fine of £500 and imprisonment for two years. On 28 April 1794 the Irish-born Revd William Jackson, agent of the French revolutionary government, was arrested on a charge of high treason.

Howard Evans, ‘William Pitt, William Miles and the French Revolution’, Bulletin of the Institute of Historical Research, 42: 108 (Nov. 1970), 190–213. ¹⁴⁶ A Letter to Henry Duncombe Esq on Mr Burke’s Reply to a Noble Lord (Dublin, 1796), 2. ¹⁴⁷ Considerations on the Late and Present State of Ireland in Refutation of Observations and Reflections thereon by Robert Stearns Tighe Esq and a Letter to the Earl of Wycombe from Mr Miles on the Present State of Ireland (Dublin, 1804), 50. ¹⁴⁸ Thomas Townsend MP (c.

A. Froude, The English in Ireland (London, 1895), iii. 27. ⁵⁸ A Full and Accurate Report of the Debates in the Parliament of Ireland in the Session 1793: On the Bill for the Relief of his Majesty’s Catholic Subjects (Dublin, 1793), 4 Feb. 1793, p. 71; see also Some Objections on a Later Address of Dublin and the Present Crisis (Dublin and London, 1797), 40. ⁵⁹ W. E. H. Lecky, Leaders of Public Opinion in Ireland (London, 1903), 135. , Review of a Celebrated Speech on the Catholic Claims, Delivered in the Imperial House of Commons on the Session of 1813 in a Letter Addressed to the Hon.

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