“Royal Canadian Navy, Aircraft Finish and Markings, 1944-1968, Volume 2”
The “Grey Book” (2021)
This book illustrates RCN aircraft finish and markings used between 1944 and 1968, expanding further on the material covered in the first volume published in 2007. This is designed as the companion for the first book and also as a stand-alone book on the subject. This volume tells the story in text, photos and drawings of the Canadian Naval Air Arm, from the beginning with the manning of HMS Nabob and HMS Puncher, the two escort carriers starting in late 1943 in Vancouver, until the demise of the Royal Canadian Navy in 1968. The work runs 152 pages (14 in colour + 4 covers), 130+ drawings, over 360 photos, plus a further 60+ colour. Ask about an all special colour printing.
Aircraft types include: Avro Anson Mk.V; Grumman Avenger TBM-3E, AS 3 Mk 1, AS 3 Mk.1/ECM, AS 3 Mk 2, AS 3M, AS 3M2, TBM-3W2 and Target Tug; McDonnell Banshee; Barracuda Mk.II and Mk.III; Beechcraft Expeditor; Fairey Firefly FR.I, T.I, T.2, FR.IV and AS.5; North American Harvard; Sikorsky HO4S; Bell HTL-4/6; Piasecki HUP; Hawker Sea Fury F.10 and FB.11; Sikorsky Sea King; Supermarine Seafire Mk.III and Mk.XV; Canadair Silver Star; Fairey Swordfish; de Havilland Tiger Moth; Grumman Tracker S-2A, CS2F-1, CS2F-2 and CS2F-3 and the Supermarine Walrus Mk.I and Mk.II.
Royal Canadian Air Force, Aircraft Finish and Markings, 1947-1968 – the Red book
Canadian Military Aircraft, Finish and Markings, 1968-2004 – the Blue book
Royal Canadian Navy, Aircraft Finish and Markings, 1944-1968 – the White book
Royal Canadian Air Force, Aircraft Finish and Markings 1947-1968 VOL 2 – the Orange book
Royal Canadian Navy, Aircraft Finish and Markings, 1944-1968 VOL 2 – the Grey book
The top three works are $80.00. The lower two, RCAF Vol 2 and RCN Vol 2 are $75.00.
(Lighter – it is all about postage). Ask about postage for your location, I cannot keep up with changes. Payment: by cash (your risk), cheque or PayPal.
For orders of multiple books, after standard postage on the first book + $5 for each additional book only.
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