New PDF release: A Quiet Country Town: A Celebration of 100 Years of Westland

By David Gibbings

it's been a hundred years because the first airfield was once confirmed within the nation city of Yeovil. on the grounds that 1915, airplane were designed, synthetic and validated at Westland, together with the Lysander, used to move British brokers to Europe through the moment international warfare. In 1948 the corporate targeted exclusively on helicopters and its airplane were despatched worldwide for the reason that then, utilized in lifesaving with Air Ambulance and seek and Rescue and deployed in struggle reminiscent of Balkans, Iraq and Afghanistan. To have a good time the centenary of the UK’s basically significant helicopter producer, David Gibbings has collated an anthology of writings that retell Westland’s background and its distinct courting with Yeovil, which has hardly been quiet because the first airplane took off from the airfield that now lies at its heart.

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