Overview:The Bluebird Years: Donald Campbell and the Pursuit of Speed - Fully revised edition of the best-selling classic book that documented Donald Campbell's attempts to raise the world water-speed record in his "Bluebird" jet-propelled boat to 300mph - Written by the man who was with Campbell throughout all the preparations and the final attempt that ended in tragedy - Of great interest to all those that remember when Britain broke record after record - and when we once held the air, land and water speed records simultaneously - A book that recalls the triumphs of British engineering in the face of technological barriers - and not a computer in sight! - A remarkable story of the courage and heroism of one man that united the nation - Dramatic photographs, including rare ones never seen in any previous book, have been digitally enhanced for superb reproduction: close-ups of "Bluebird" and shots of record attempts at full speed - Includes a foreword by Leo Villa, Bluebird's chief engineer, plus considerable new material to paint the true story of Donald Campbell by those who knew him - including a unique feature on his daughter, Gina Campbell, and her own record successes in power boats. The legend lives on!
This book is on page /991d858404670cb95ebe7995ae4965fd/book/1603725640-9781850587668. It was written by the following authors: Graham Beech, Arthur Knowles. Book The Bluebird Years: Donald Campbell and the Pursuit of Speed, which can be read online, published by the company: Sigma Press. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: History, Sports Books, Medicine, Science, Technology. The book was published on 2001-04-01 00:00:00. It has 176 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 430 g. File for download The Bluebird Years: Donald Campbell and the Pursuit of Speed has PDF format and is called the-bluebird-years-donald-campbell-and-the-pursuit-of-speed.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our lib-et-deco.fr site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.
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