Mason, Francis K(enneth)

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MASON, Francis K(enneth)

MASON, Francis K(enneth). British, b. 1928. Genres: Air/Space topics, Genealogy/Heraldry, History, Recreation, Autobiography/Memoirs, Biography. Career: Aviation Consultant, Aston Publications Ltd., 1986-90; Archivist and researcher. Ed., Flying Review International, 1963-64; Managing Director, Profile Publs. Ltd., 1964-67; Managing Ed., Guinness Superlatives Ltd., Enfield, Middx., 1968-71; Managing Director, Alban Book Services, Watton, Norfolk, 1971-80. Publications: Hawker Aircraft since 1920, 1961, 3rd ed., 1989; Hawker Hurricane, 1962; Gloster Gladiator, 1963; (ed.) North American Sabre, 1963; The Hawker Hunter, 1965; The Hawker Sea Hawk, 1966; The Westland Lysander, 1966; The Hawker Siddeley Kestrel, 1967; The Hawker Hunter Two-Seater, 1967; The Hawker Tempest, 1967; British Fighters of the Second World War, 1968; Air Facts and Feats, 1969; Battle Over Britain, 1969, 14th ed., 1990; (ed.) British Gallantry Awards, 1970; Know Britain, 1972; Know Aviation, 1973; (ed.) Ribbons and Medals, 1974; A Dictionary of Military Biography, 1975; Harrier, 1981; Famous Pilots and Their Planes, 1981; Lockheed Hercules, 1984; Phantom, 1984; War in the Air, 1985; Tornado, 1986; (with M. Turner) Luftwaffe Aircraft, 1986; The Hawker Hurricane, 1987, 4th ed., 2001; The Hawker Typhoon and Tempest, 1988; The Avro Lancaster, 1989; The British Fighter since 1912; 1992; The British Bomber since 1914, 1994; Hawks Rising, 2001. Address: Beechwood, Watton, Norfolk, England.