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Re: The Admiralty and the Helicopter
« Reply #45 on: October 02, 2018, 09:25:44 am »
Looking good  :)

I like the sound of AW101 gobsmackers!

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Re: The Admiralty and the Helicopter
« Reply #46 on: October 02, 2018, 12:36:15 pm »
Looking good  :)

I like the sound of AW101 gobsmackers!
"They can't see our arses for dust."
 
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Re: The Admiralty and the Helicopter
« Reply #47 on: October 02, 2018, 01:39:22 pm »
I can't see how he, who I think described a Guideline emplacement as a message to aliens, could think tilt-rotors are alien technology.

Chris

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Re: The Admiralty and the Helicopter
« Reply #48 on: October 03, 2018, 01:53:52 am »
I can confirm there is no alien technology in the Merlin story, but it is the most detailed description of the design history of the Merlin that has been published so far. The archival research has revealed a lineage of designs and studies stretching back to 1968, many of which have been hidden ever since.

The Admiralty and the Helicopter covers a wide spectrum of projects since 1946 as well as explaining the development of strategy and techniques for using helicopters effectively for ASW and amphibious assault and the sensor technology required the design constraints shipborne operation imposed on the helicopters and the ships. Various torpedo and missile projects are also included, so the book should appeal to anyone who is interested in helicopters, aviation more broadly, naval topics, weapons and projects.

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Re: The Admiralty and the Helicopter
« Reply #49 on: October 10, 2018, 05:13:17 pm »
Don't you guys mean AWI 01 ?

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Re: The Admiralty and the Helicopter
« Reply #50 on: October 10, 2018, 11:30:54 pm »
Ah, well, you'll need to read The Admiralty and the Helicopter to find out as you don't appear to have read The Air Staff and the Helicopter.

Chris
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Re: The Admiralty and the Helicopter
« Reply #51 on: October 14, 2018, 05:18:07 am »
Really excited about this book  :)
The Air Staff book was a marvellous read- every expectation this will be as informative and rewarding as that was.
A much over looked topic and it's a credit to the author's of the 2 books mentioned that they have done the requisite research and drawn the detail together. Well done all! :)


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Re: The Admiralty and the Helicopter
« Reply #52 on: October 15, 2018, 01:12:59 am »
Morning all,

The Admiralty and the Helicopter by James Jackson is now available.
It comprises 64 pages and is lavishly illustrated with original drawings from the archives, new artwork by James, paintings by Luciano Alviani and photos, many not previously published.

The Admiralty and the Helicopter retails directly from Blue Envoy or from the various specialist aviation bookshops around the UK.

I aim for a next day delivery when I'm at home or despatch at weekends when I'm away.

The price per copy is 11.95

Postage and packing (in a stiffy) by Royal Mail (First Class) or airmail for overseas is:

UK addresses - 1.90
Europe - 4.90
USA and Canada - 7.10
Australia/NZ/RoW - 7.50

As ever, if I can get the postage cheaper, I will refund the difference.

Payments by Paypal are preferred, please send payment, with a note of your address to

blue.envoy.services@googlemail.com

I hope you enjoy it.

Chris Gibson
Blue Envoy Press
« Last Edit: October 15, 2018, 01:26:12 am by CJGibson »

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Re: The Admiralty and the Helicopter
« Reply #53 on: October 15, 2018, 01:36:11 am »
Order for a pair sent via paypal Chris  B)

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Re: The Admiralty and the Helicopter
« Reply #54 on: October 15, 2018, 02:26:49 am »
Chris, are you going to be at Telford?

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Re: The Admiralty and the Helicopter
« Reply #55 on: October 15, 2018, 02:41:08 am »
Hmm... 64 pages again, Chris?  ;D

Looks good.
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Re: The Admiralty and the Helicopter
« Reply #56 on: October 15, 2018, 03:08:31 am »
Yeah, yeah. I spoil you boys. It was either that or make the images the size of a Rizla. Worth the extra money and the wait.

Might even break my own rule for my next one as well.

Chris
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Re: The Admiralty and the Helicopter
« Reply #57 on: October 15, 2018, 03:16:01 am »
payment sent :)
...'excuse me mister, is that plane for real'...!!!

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Re: The Admiralty and the Helicopter
« Reply #58 on: October 15, 2018, 03:45:27 am »
I may be biased but I think 64 pages is a good length. Suitably chunky for the reader to get into and ample space explore a topic and show some good pictures at their best.

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Re: The Admiralty and the Helicopter
« Reply #59 on: October 15, 2018, 08:59:48 am »
All orders placed by 1600hrs have been posted.

Thanks for your continuing support

Chris and James