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Classic Gatwick Jetliners

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Classic Gatwick Jetliners

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Aviation photographer and author Tom Singfield, an ex-Gatwick Air Traffic Controller, has been a regular visitor to Gatwick since the 1960s. One of the many enthusiasts to fall in love with Gatwick for its eclectic and easily accessible aircraft, this follow-on book to the well-received Classic Gatwick Propliners revels in the glory days of the jetliners, looking back over the many types to visit the airport in its first 30 years since opening in 1958. Featuring all-colour images, each one accompanied by a well researched, interesting and informative caption, this enjoyable book will delight aviation enthusiasts keen to look back over the many classic jetliners of the late 1950s, ’60s and ’70s.

Tom Singfield started work as an Air Traffic Control Assistant at Heathrow Airport in 1969. He stayed until 1978 when he trained as an Air Traffic Control Officer. A devotee of aicraft ‘spotting’ at Gatwick, he went on to work there as an ATCO until 1992 when the Approach Radar service moved to West Drayton. He retired after 37 years in 2005. An aviation writer and photographer with a collection of over 50,000 slides, he has written Classic Gatwick Propliners for The History Press and lives in West Sussex.

ISBN: 9780750994248

ISBN-10: 9780750994248

Publisher: The History Press

Publication Date: 07/01/2021 - 12:00am

On Sale: 07/01/2021 - 12:00am

Pages: 144

Language: English


Transportation / Aviation / History