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British Post-War Airliners A History of%
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Photo album featuring more photos, information and statistics of British designed airliners. Complements British Post-War Airliners An A To Z Of UK Aircraft 1945-2000.
£25.00
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Haynes Owners'' Workshop Manual Airbus
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The author looks at the A380’s design and construction, its high-tech cockpit and innovative cabin design, the remarkable engineering behind its 22-wheel undercarriage, and the complex nature of the A380’s operation.
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Boeing 737 The World’s Jetliner
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First launched in 1965, the Boeing 737 by many measures, is the most successful and long-standing jetliner in the history of aviation. This book provides and an in-depth look into the story of this extremely significant jetliner and the environment that has contributed to its success. Includes a technical chapter that defines the systems in addition to a detailed walk-around section.
£52.50
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Legends of Warfare Bell 47/H-13 Sioux
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Famously pictured in the opening credits of the popular television series M.A.S.H., Bell's Model 47 helicopter was the first helicopter certified for civilian use in March 1946 and went on to serve a wide variety of military and civilian applications. Over 5,600 Model 47s were built, many under license in Japan, Italy, and the United Kingdom.
£17.50
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VC10 An Icon of the Skies : Boac%2
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This book blends the story of the VC10 in airline life and also asks the question 'what lay behind the sales failure of the VC10?' Key players in the story include Tony Benn and Brian Trubshaw.
£25.00
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From the Flightdeck
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The author recounts with honesty and passion his experiences 'from the flightdeck' and conveys the reality of flying aeroplanes for a living.
£13.99
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Heathrow Airport An Illustrated History
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A pictorial history of one of the busiest international airports in the world, Heathrow celebrates its 70th birthday in 2016 and this book charts the story of the airport through photos and a written history of the airport
£18.99
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Haynes Owners Workshop Manual de Havilla
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Insight into the design, construction and operation of the world's first jet airliner.
£22.99
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The Pictorial History of BOAC and Asso
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The illustrated history of the B.O.A.C. and associated airlines, covering the fascinating story of the UK's long-range carrier from its formation in 1939 until the creation of British Airways in 1974.
£40.00
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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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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?
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British Aircraft Manufacturers since 1909
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This book traces one hundred years of the British aviation industry, its history, origins, mergers and takeovers. It details the evolution of the British aviation industry and is an epitaph to household famous names such as Armstrong-Whitworth, de Havilland, Chadwick, Claude-Graham White, Sopwith, A. V. Roe, Mitchell, Hawker, Handley Page, Petter and Fairey to name but a few
£20.00
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The Encyclopedia of Matchbox Toys 1947-2
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54 years' worth of toys produced between Matchbox's founding in 1947, and 2001, including their popular diecast vehicles, playsets, dolls, plastic kits, robots, and ephemera. Includes helpful captions and a price guide
£27.50
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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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The Aviation Historian First Issue
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New lavishly illustrated magazine which concentrates on well researched history with much little-known or previously unpublished. This first issue covers TWA DC-3 crash, EE Lightning vs Lockheed U-2 in 1962; Finnish Soviet Winter War 1939-40 Gladiator and Harts; Inter-war navigational aid across the Middle East/ Playboy empire's DC-9 corporate jet; Bristols 1920s vintage Mercury engine; Short Calcutta service operated between Liverpool and Belfast in 1928 plus much much more.
£13.50
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