Irish Aviation History
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|Byrne, Liam. History of Aviation in Ireland. Dublin, Blackwater, 1980. Octavo. 156 pages. Original Hardcover with dustjacket in protective Mylar. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Signed and inscribed by the author.
Liam Byrne was an acknowledged authority on early flight and flying in Ireland and this book uses that knowledge to explore the history of aviation in the country. He was born and educated in Belfast before moving to Dublin in 1962. There are chapters here on Balloonitics, the Irish Army Air Corps and the story of Aer Lingus. It is well-written and contains some interesting photographs.
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