UK Plane-makers -- A History Book 3
by peter dancey
Published: September 30, 2010.
Plane-makers 3 continues the story of the now defunct UK aicraft firms and designers such names as Hawker, Camm, Hooker,Fred Miles who began the design of the UK's first supersonic airplane in 1943 only to be told in 1947 to stop work the decision led to the Bell X-1. HSA and the AEW Nimrod some of which never flew. Martin-Baker once were plane-makers and which firm in 2010 remains independent