Ian Philpott is a well-respected Aviation historian and author. Previous books for Pen and Sword include The Royal Air Force: An Encyclopedia of the Inter-War Years volumes I (1990) and II (2008).
A comprehensive account of the early years of the Royal Air Force. A weighty tome of encyclopedic scope. Sure to make a welcome addition to any aviation enthusiast's library, this well-researched piece of work has been a long time in the making. Philpott brings his typical flare to the project, leaving no stone unturned when it comes to this dynamic, defining period of Royal Air Force history. OCAD MILITARIA COLLECTORS RESOURCES