Hawker. One of Aviation's Greatest Names A biography of Harry Hawker MBE, AFC. Foreword by Sir Thomas Sopwith CBE. L. K. BLACKMORE.

Hawker. One of Aviation's Greatest Names A biography of Harry Hawker MBE, AFC. Foreword by Sir Thomas Sopwith CBE

Auckland: David Bateman, 1990. Octavo, hardcover, 232 pp., plates. A fine copy in dust jacket. Harry Hawker was an Australian of pioneer stock who left school at twelve and had no further formal education. How did a comparatively uneducated man come to play a key role in Sopwith, the company that produced the Pup and Camel in World War I, and later found his own company which produced Schneider Trophy-winning aircraft between the wars and the Hurricane of World War II? Item #1345
ISBN: 0949135275

Price (AUD): $60.00

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