AVRO York operators' handbook, c.1946

AVRO York operators' handbook, c.1946

Code: P20567

£75.00
 

Operators' Handbook for the AVRO 'YORK' Aircraft, AVRO Type '685'.  Published by A.V.Roe & Co. Ltd., Manchester, July 1946.  Card covers, 15 x 23cm.  Approximately 133 pages plus 33 pullout diagrams/charts at the back.  Subjects covered include the fuselage, flying controls, hydraulic system, fuel system, undercarriage, pneumatic system, electrical & radio installations etc.  Each copy had an individual serial number, 3000  in this case.  The cover is a bit grubby, creased and dog-eared at the edges.  The pages are good whilst the diagrams have some folded/creased edges and minor tears.  The 'York' was conceived as a military transport aircraft during WW2 and was introduced in 1943.  An excellent early postwar reference publication.  Good used condition overall.  Stock code P20567.