RAF review of jet flying accidents 1949 - 1953

RAF review of jet flying accidents 1949 - 1953

Code: P20815

£25.00 Approx $31.65, €29.17
 

A Confidential Review Of Jet Flying Accidents At Advanced Flying Schools In Flying Training Command, September 1949 - December 1953.  P/b, 20.5 x 33cm. January 1954, 28p.  Written in three parts, the first devoted to a general discussion on accidents and the related subjects, the second part is given to a review of the jet flying accidents, and the third part contains the recommendations arising from the facts presented in the review.   The review covers pilot error including undershoot, heavy landing, wheelsup landings, run-off runway accidents, technical failures such as engine failure and unavoidable accidents like bird strikes.  It details every accident in table form for Meteor 3, 4, 7 & 8s and Vampire 5, 9 & 11s between 1949 and 1953 and has information on overshoot safety nets.  An interesting insight into the early days of jets in the RAF.  Stock code P20815.