Download e-book for iPad: A Quiet Country Town: A Celebration of 100 Years of Westland by David Gibbings

By David Gibbings

ISBN-10: 0750962429

ISBN-13: 9780750962421

it's been a hundred years because the first airfield was once tested within the kingdom city of Yeovil. due to the fact 1915, airplane were designed, synthetic and demonstrated at Westland, together with the Lysander, used to move British brokers to Europe throughout the moment international conflict. In 1948 the corporate centred completely on helicopters and its airplane were despatched world wide considering then, utilized in lifesaving with Air Ambulance and seek and Rescue and deployed in conflict comparable to Balkans, Iraq and Afghanistan. To rejoice the centenary of the UK’s in simple terms significant helicopter producer, David Gibbings has collated an anthology of writings that retell Westland’s heritage and its distinct courting with Yeovil, which has infrequently been quiet because the first plane took off from the airfield that now lies at its heart.

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