This is a second-hand copy of the book I Kept No Diary by Air Commodore F.R. (Rod) Banks CB,OBE.
Condition: This is a used book in very good condition. The dustjacket has light shelfwear and a 15mm tear on the back cover top right - see photos. Dustjacket has been price clipped. The dust jacket has now been covered in a non-adhesive PVC cover for its own protection. This is simply folded in place and is easy to remove without damaging the jacket.
Publisher: Airlife Publications Year: 1978 ISBN: 0950454397 Format: Hardback with dustjacket Pages: 247 Condition: Used (Very Good)
Air Commodore Francis Rodwell "Rod" Banks CB, OBE, Hon. CGIA., Hon. FRAeS, Hon. FAIAA., FlMechE., Flnst Pet, FRSA, CEng., MSAE, (22 March 1898 – 12 May 1985) was a British engineer who was involved in the development of the internal combustion engine, as well as special fuels for the engine, and was one of the people responsible for the development of higher-octane fuels.
He was closely involved with the development of the Rolls-Royce Merlin (Spitifre, Hurricane, Lancaster, etc...), WW2 MTBs, The British and Italian Schneider trophy racing aircraft, etc, etc... a key figure in the evolution of the internal combustion and jet aircraft engines postwar.
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