AVIATION, MILITARY AND NAVAL BOOKS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

The Aviation and Military Book Centre offers a vast range of books and magazines on Civil & Military Aircraft, Military Hardware & Weapons and Naval Vessels. We cater for the historian and modeller alike..

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25561AVI
Covered in detail is the introduction, demonstration and use of the Lockheed TriStar wide-bodied airliner, the first of the type used in the Inclusive Tour business.  The orange, pink, turquoise and yellow jets brought flashes of colour to dreary British airports, and quickly streamed a multi-coloured rainbow across European skies to Mediterranean destinations and even further afield. Truly they did indeed put Colours in the Sky!
Price: £30.00
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Colours in the Sky : The History of Autair and Court Line Aviation
44262AVI
This book takes a trip to Area 51, in the Nevada desert. looking at the top secret, ground breaking projects undertaken at this US Air Force Base. Each project is given its own chapter. Containing illustrations, photographs, diagrams and detailed maps.  
Price: £30.00
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Area 51 - Black Jets : A History of the Aircraft Developed at Groom Lake, America's Secret Aviation Base
Introducing the M113 family. Yom Kippur war. Standard Fighting APC/APC Wrecks. TOGA/Toga Wrecks. Prototypes & Rarities. Engine. and much more.
Price: £29.50
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Desert Eagle-Zelda M113 in IDF Service-Part 3-APC & TOGA
94459MIL
This monograph contains an English summary and photo captions and covers the history of the 15cm sLG33/ auf Fgst PzKpfw1/2/3
Price: £16.99
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WM445 15cm sLG33/ auf Fgst PzKpfw1/2/3
57100AVI
In Volume 3 the author looks at the Swift, Hunter, Javelin & early Lightning squadrons. in the period 1950 to 1960. in depth research by the author with exhaustive interviews with air and ground crews who served during this period. Containing numerous photos tables and illustrations.
Price: £69.50
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Cold War Shield-RAF Fighter Squadrons 1950-60 Vol 3
This book looks at Panzerkampfwagen Tiger Ausf.B.We are taken from the development stages, manafucture, specification details, production amendments and through to field trails. explained in detail with scaled drawings and photographic history.
Price: £29.99
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Panzerkamfwagen Tiger AUSF.B Construction & Deve
With the Lancaster bomber in full production the Avro company launched the York aircraft based on the design of the Lancaster. The York was fitted out for a variety of uses, personnel transport, freight movement and latterly as a civil airliner. Over 800 photos together with detailed individual aircraft histories.
Price: £47.50
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Avro Lancaster to York Avro Lancaster to York Civil Lancasters, Lancastrians & Yorks
The first edition of an in-depth look at the emblems of the Luftwaffe. Containing previously unpublished photographs, detailed illustrations of the emblems containing emblems which have not been previously published. Text in both German & English.
Price: £69.99
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Embleme der Luftwaffe - Band 1
SMH022
This book looks at painting pieces using acrylics, oils or enamels, sculpting, conversions, work on ground presentation and scenery and historical texts. 
Price: £14.99
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Scale Model Handbook 22
Drawing on a wide range of sources, including official records and the accounts of aircrew, this book tells the little-known story of the battle for control of the skies over Northern Ireland's 'Bandit Country'.
Price: £19.99
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Air War Northern Ireland : Britain's Air Arms and the 'Bandit Country' of South Armagh, Operation Banner 1969 - 2007
21126AVI
Essentially a development of the Avro Lancaster via the later Lincoln, the Avro Shackleton was the RAF's first line of defence in the maritime role from 1951 for twenty years. 
Original photographs and extensive appendices.
Price: £25.00
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Shackleton Boys: Vol 1: True Stories from the Home Based 'Kipper Fleet' Squadrons
4 fold-out large-format (650 x 297 mm) scale plans for 1/24 scale modellers of the Messerschmitt Bf109 E1/24 fighter aircraft.
Price: £9.00
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Scale Plans 60: Messerschmitt Bf109E1/24
Starting in April 1958 to the first flight thirty two months later this tell the story of SR-71 spy plane to the present day. The only operational Mach 3 aircraft, looking at all 50 aircraft built. With an abundance of photos and illustrations.
Price: £39.50
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Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird: The Illustrated History
50584AVI
Czech language book. This book is a study of the MiG-23 MF/ML covering the historical background of the aircraft. It includes a detailed analysis, scaled drawings, tables and liveries of the aircraft. Plus features numerous colour, black & white photos. 
Price: £39.90
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MiG-23 MF/ML
Extensive photographs, tank profiles and maps take a look at the Waffen Ss.
Price: £19.99
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The Waffen -Ss in Normandy: June 1944, the Caen sector
92852NAV
Photos are from private collections as well as from the ships themselves. This book looks at the role of the Spaun & Saida class vessels pre-1914 and during then the period of WWI.     
Price: £39.90
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Austro Hungarian Cruisers in World War One
A alternative look at the RAF at 100 years old. Looking at things behind the iconic planes. Radar Systems, Fighter Control, Parachute & Ejector Seats, Weapons and much more. Profusely illustrated with images from the Air Historical Branch
Price: £14.99
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RAF in 100 Pictures:A Pictorial History
This album tells you about Isreali Armoured Cars from the post war period. Detailed captions put the photos in their historical context.
Price: £17.50
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IDF Early Armoured Cars
This book documents the aircraft design and development, its modifications and upgrades to present day. We look at its role in the early years of the Cold War, Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan.
Price: £17.99
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Legends of Warfare B-52 Stratofortress: Boeing's Iconic Bomber from 1952 to Present
09127MIL2
The book covers all major variants and sub-variants including the KV-1, KV-1S, KV-85, KV-2, KV-8 and SU-152. 
The majority of the photographs come from private sources and less than 10% have been previously published. They include rarely seen top views, interior photographs of the KV-1 and SU-152, along with previously unpublished photographs providing glimpses of the turret interior on the KV-2.
Price: £95.00
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