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100 Years of Advertising in British Av
45274AVI
Lavishly illustrated book which brings together the various artworks (posters, advertising material etc), used by various aviation organisations, flying schools and manufacturers in Britain to promote their services and products over the past century. Traces the development of this art form from pre-WWI to the present day.
£30.00
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A History of Aviation in Alderney
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Looks at the lifetime of powered flight on the Channel Ilsand of Alderney. Covers the period from 1919 to the present day covering the Nazi occupation, the birth and death of various airlines and all major accidents and incidents the island has witnessed.
£12.99
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Tupolev Tu-154 The USSR''s Medium-Rang
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Usual Aerofax format focusing on the history and operations of the Tu-154 airliner, one of the most successful Russian jets. The book traces the development and operational history and describes all known versions and variants and unrealised projects. Includes a detailed production list, operator lists on a country by country basis and accident details.
£19.99
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Aerofax: Tupolev Tu-134 The USSR''s
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Compiled from first-hand Russian sources, the book gives an account of the Tu-134 and type’s design, test and operational history. Every known version, including military ones and various test aircraft, is painstakingly described. Detailed fleet lists are given of all known Tu-134 operators. The book features a full production list of over 800 aircraft and accident details.
£19.99
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Air Racing over Remo The World''s
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For the first time, this volume presents the races as seen by those who experienced it. All six racing classes are shown in detail and richly illustrated with scenes from the competition in Nevada’s high desert. Handleman shows the races from an angle that only someone with behind-the-scenes access can deliver. He showcases everything from aircraft turning the pylons at nearly 500-mph speeds, to racers in the pits being fine-tuned for the next race, to the heartbreak when a $100,000 Rolls-Royce 12-cylinder engine is pushed beyond its limits – ending a team’s chance for the Gold race trophy and prize money. Also shown are the cockpits, nose art, and static display aircraft of the Reno Air Races
£20.99
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Air2 Aviation photos & Flight reports
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English language, this book is a colour pictorial album featuring aviation photo 'galleries' from Sudan, Bangladesh, Dubai, China, Los Angeles and more. Trip reports include China Southern A380; Saudi Arabia Airlines, DC8-62 Classic Jet Tours, the last Singapore Airlines B747 flight, L1011 Thai Sky airlines plus many more.
£22.99
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Aircraft and Aerospace Manufacturing in
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With a focus on aircraft manufacturing from the first pioneering steps by Lilian Bland, Joseph Cordner and a young Harry Ferguson, through a century of developments in production and research, this book highlights that history and the people who played a part in it. Aircraft from both military and civil backgrounds are featured including the early experiments, licensed military production, flying boats, conversions, fascinating research designs, jet and missile developments, and successful transport and passenger aeroplanes.
£8.99
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Airliner World Book of the Boeing 737
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Large format title offering a wealth of photography ideal for the enthusiast and modeller alike. Includes development and capability, interior layouts and cockpit views, operators tables, technical data and more.
£12.95
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Airliners of the 1970s
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This book includes over 60 different types of airliners, from the propliners to the newly introduced Concorde and Tupolev Tu-144 supersonic aircraft. Each photo is acompanied by a detailed caption giving the background to the images and the fate of the aircraft and operators depicted.
£18.99
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Airports of Prague 2001-2005
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Czech/English language title covering the airports of Prague beginning with the Ruzyne Airport, the Czech Airport Authority and Air Traffic Control in 1999 through to the Czech aeronautical industry as it is today.
£22.99
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Arrivals and Departures North American A
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Photographic record with extended captions covering new and departed North American airlines during the last decade of the 20th Century. 'Arrivals' covers airlines which commenced operations and remained in operation during the period covered, 'Arrivals and Departures' includes airlines which commenced and ceased operations during the period and 'Departures' covers airlines that went out of business during the period covered.
£14.99
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Aviation Photography!
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Guide to aviation photograhpy for the aviation enthusiast from the beginner to the experience photographer. Contains work, tips and tricks from over 30 international aviation photographers. Special permissions were obtained for some of the shots contained in the book including the Avro Vulcan, Vickers vimy, F-4 Phantom II, A-4 Skyhawk, F-16 Fighting Falcon, Eurofighter Typhoon, F/1 18 Hornet, Red Bull Warbirds, Saab Gripen plus many more.
£25.00
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Big Wings. The Largest Aeroplanes Ever2
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A look at the sixteen most significant giants of the air covering the success and failure of technical aspects of the design, its operational history, first-hand accounts from those that had flown the aircraft and some interesting facts and statistics. Covers: Military - Douglas B-19, Boeing B-29, Consolidated B-36, Northrop B-49 and Boeing B-52, Airliners - Bristol Brabazon, Boeing 747 and Airbus A380, Heavy Lifters - Messerschmitt Me323, Consolidated XC-99, Lockheed C5 and Antonov AN-225, Flying Boats - Dornier Do-X, Martin JRM Mars, Hughes HK-1 and Saunders Roe Princess.
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BMI the story Celebrating 70 years in%
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Records the adventures and struggles of bmi which began life in 1938 on the eve of WWII when a company was formed for flying training for the RAF. The book follows it through its life as Derby Aviation, British Midland Airways and then bmi. Includes a time line charting the evolution of bmi, the history of Donningtan Hall (bmi's headquarters) and an aircraft fleet list for bmi group.
£19.99
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Boeing B-47 Stratojet A Photographic His
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The Boeing B-47 Stratojet was produced in larger numbers than any post World War II American bomber. A total of 2,042 aircraft were built by the Boeing, Douglas and Lockheed aircraft companies. With more than 25 variants, the B-47 was the backbone of the Strategic Air Command throughout the 1950s. In “The Boeing B-47 Stratojet in Pictures”. The author takes the reader from the development of the first XB-47 through the final YB-47C and B-47Z concept aircraft
£16.95
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Born of Adversity : Britains Airlines%
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The book takes a look at the paradoxes of aviation policy from the very beginning as it tells the story of Britain's airlines, the challenges they faced, the opportunities they found, who helped them fly, and who got in the way. It answers such questions as as: What was it like to fly on British airliners before the Second World War? And why did you have to change planes so often? And why did the Conservatives nationalise the airlines, and Labour open up civil aviation for free enterprise?
£17.99
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