Sigh For a Merlin Alex Henshaw

ISBN: 9780947554835

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Sigh For a Merlin  by  Alex Henshaw

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 Supermarines new factory in Castle Bromwich. Thousands of Spitfires wereMoreAlex 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 Supermarines new factory in Castle Bromwich.

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.



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