The XM496 Preservation Society recommend the following books as sources of further information about The XM496 Britannia, The Britannia Aircraft and RAF Transport Command. Many of these books are available from ABE Books.
The History of the Bristol Britannia – David Littlefield (1992) Halsgrove Press - out of print
The Whispering Giant in Uniform – Sdq Ldr David Berry (1996) Keyham Books – out of print
The RAF Britannia and its people 1959 to 1975 - Sdq Ldr David Berry (2005) Keyham Books - out of print but available on DVD from Keyham Books.
First Lady, the Bristol Britannia – Nick Corrie (1998) Galago Books, Silver Wings Series
The Bristol Britannia – Airlines and Airliners, December 96, Issue 4 - The Aviation Data Centre Ltd
The Whispering Giant: the Story of the Bristol Britannia – Frank McKim (2003) Scoval Publishing
Bristol Britannia – Charles Woodley (2002) – Crowood Aviation Series
Death of a Giant – the Downend crash 1957 – Richard Ranall probably published privately
Specialist Aircrew :Life and times of a 1951 to 1991 RAF pilot – Sdq Ldr David Berry (1999) Keyham Books – out of print
Atlantic Bridge, THe Official Account of RAF Transport Command's Ocean Ferry - Ministry of Information (1945) reprint