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Cold War Shield-RAF Fighter Squadrons 19
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.
£69.50
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Vought F-8 Crusader 1955-99
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French Text book with captions in English. Containing high quality illustrations and various liveries.
£17.99
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Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird: The Illustrate
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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.
£39.50
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B-52 Stratofortress: Boeing''s Iconic%
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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.
£17.99
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Tiger 747
60469AVI
This book tells the story of the Boeing 747 in service with the Flying Tiger Line, Seaboard World and Federal Express, with an individual history of the thirty-four jumbos operated. Covers the history of the airline including its early days of the Boeing Airplane Co through to the latest models.
£40.00
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50 Airliners that Changed Flying
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50 Airliners that Changed Flying presents the exciting airliners which can genuinely claim to have changed air travel, from the early mail planes and piston liners through the emergence of the jet age, to the sleek and ultra-modern airliners of today.
£12.99
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Jetliners of the Red Star
60438AVI
This book tells the story of every jetliner produced by the Soviet Union, including the Tupolev Tu-104 (the world's first successful passenger jet), the Ilyushin Il-62 (Aeroflot's flagship) and the supersonic rival to Concorde, the Tu-144. Other chapters cover the Tu-154 workhorse, the Il-86/-96 jumbo jet and the world's first regional jet, the Yak-40 (and -42).
£30.00
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Aircraft: The Jet as Art
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Large format photo album showing commercial airliners as they take off and land, revealing the beauty and power of these sleek but complex machines
£15.95
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The Vickers Viscount The World''s Fi
01954AVI
This book tells the full story of the world's first turboprop airliner, from its Brabazon Committee beginnings, through its early flight trials program and entry into service, to its almost unassailable position as the world's number one medium-haul turboprop, including its astonishing breakthrough in the USA, where it single-handedly broke the big American manufacturers' stranglehold on the airliner market.
£16.99
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Civil Aircraft Markings 2018
09198AVI
This 69th annual edition is the most complete listing of all aircraft currently on the UK Register of Civil Aircraft – over 22,000 entries ranging from historic biplanes through to the latest airliners, and also covering light aircraft, microlights, helicopters, balloons and gliders of every type. For each entry the registration marks, exact aircraft type and owner or operator is given. In addition the civil aircraft registers of Ireland, the Channel Islands and Isle of Man are listed as well as sections from overseas registers of aircraft commonly visiting the UK.
£11.95
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Haynes Owners Workshop Manual Boeing 707
11362AVI
An insight into the design, construction and operation of the American designed and built jet airliner that became the face of 160s air transport.
£25.99
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I Have Control : A pilot''s view
03974AVI
The author, a fully qualified jet captain, went on to become an experienced pilot trainer and examiner, ultimately flying ten different types with nine different airlines. In this book he tells his story and that of the changing face of airline development
£14.99
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Empire of the Clouds : When Britain%
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In 1945 Britain was the world's leading designer and builder of aircraft including the Comet, the first jet airliner, the delta-winged Vulcan, the Hawker Hunter and the Lightning to name a few. So how did Britain so lose the plot that today there is not a single aircraft manufacturer of any significance in the country?
£9.99
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Jet Flying Boats
46138AVI
The author covers the little-known flying-boat legacy of the Second World War, which includes jet fighter flying boat projects; the jet maritime reconnaissance flying boat development in the Cold War; the successes and failures of turbo-prop flying boats; converted turbo-prop flying boats; as well as the new horizons for flying boats in the twenty-first century.
£14.99
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Gone but not Forgotten: Defunct Britis
56276AVI
This book covers a large number of British airlines that have ceased operating since 1946. Some collapsed due to financial difficulties and others were taken over by larger airlines or ceased operating altogether
£16.99
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