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RFC Training Squadrons
RFC/RAF Training Squadrons in Canada
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by: Richard Tonge [ TINBANGER ]


Originally published on:
AeroScale

Introduction
Written and illustrated by Bill C Kilgrain, this book details the the aircraft used in the training plan of the Royal Flying Corps /Royal Air Force in Canada.

The book provides detailed information on the formation and location of the units and the colour schemes and markings of each unit.

In total, 1403 aircraft were used in the training plan most of which were Curtiss Jn4(Can) Canucks.

Patrick Martin publishes his books as a hobby, so the reader should not expect mainstream publishing house quality. The book is spiral bound, and protected by clear plastic cover sheets. The printing is crisp and colours (where used) sharp and clear.

Contents
Two versions of the Curtiss JN-4 Jenny are drawn in colour in 1:72 scale.
74 colour profiles.
45 colour detail drawings.
43 unit markings in colour.
2 colour photos.
108 black and white photos.
The appendix lists 970 aircraft with unit and marking information.

This book is available for purchase direct from Martinslides, or from CanMilAir.

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SUMMARY
Highs: Very detailed. Good quality photos with each photo having detailed captions.
Lows: None notable
Verdict: Great reference book on early Canadian aviation. Highly recommended.
Percentage Rating
95%
  Scale: N/A
  Suggested Retail: C$37.00
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  PUBLISHED: Sep 28, 2013
  NATIONALITY: Canada
NETWORK-WIDE AVERAGE RATINGS
  THIS REVIEWER: 90.21%
  MAKER/PUBLISHER: 95.00%

About Richard Tonge (tinbanger)
FROM: ONTARIO, CANADA

I started building model aircraft with my brother and dad at about 7 years old(Yellow single engine float plane). Born in England so mostly built Airfix and Frog Kits! Moved over the pond in 1979. Main interest any type/era aircraft. Tinbanger call sign comes from my sheetmetal days. I am also ...

Copyright 2019 text by Richard Tonge [ TINBANGER ]. All rights reserved.



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