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Building and Detailing Scale Commercial
74280AVI
Author takes the reader through the construction of 21 kits, ranging from the de Havilland DH 4 and Handly Page HP42 through to the Airbus A340. Covers every stage of the build process including tools and materials, painting and decals, converting kits, etched metal detailin kits, vac-formed parts, weathering plus much more.
£16.99
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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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British Built Aircraft Greater London
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The first volume in Ron Smith's encyclopedia of British-built aircraft, covering every manufacturer of aircraft in Greater London. The definitive reference work for those interested in aircraft construction in Britain. British Built Aircraft covers the manufacturers of aircraft both big and small as well as a myriad of sub-contractors and one-off designs. Included are such illustrious names as Handley Page, Avro, Hawker, Vickers and Sopwith as well as Fairey and BAE. The series will grow into the definitive directory of the British aircraft manufacturing industry.
£19.99
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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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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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From Props to Jets. Commercial Aviations
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Detailed history of commercial flight, from propeller driven airlines to the dawn of the jet engine. Contains accurate technical data and photos of rare memorabilia and original artwork.
£21.99
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The Story of Aviation in the Kingdom%2
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Well illustrated book which celebrates the history of Bahrain's involvement in military and civil aviation. The author draws on a wide range of Bahraini sources and UK archives, and photographer Katsuhiko Tokunga provides a series of dramatic images of aircraft in action in Bahrain today. The book covers Bahrain's role as a staging post in the development of long distance air travel in the 1920s, it's role during World War II, the activities of the post-war British air bases, the formation of the Royal Bahraini Air Force in 1976, and the RBAF's role in the Gulf War of 1991.
£39.95
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Heathrow 2000 Years of History
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Revised and updated history of Heathrow which tells the extraordinary story of how this small isolated hamlet, once surrounded by fields and market gardens, has now been transformed into the largest international airport in the world. The book recalls the earliest recorded human activity in the area over 2000 years ago and uses maps, plans and historic photos to illustrate the slow development of this rural district from medieval times.
£14.99
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100 Years of Advertising in British Av
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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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Faster than Sound The Story of Superso
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The story of how test pilots in the USA and UK first pierced the sound barrier in the late 1940s. The author outlines the rules and technologies of supersonic flight, ongoing developments in engine and airframe technology, the age of supersonic passenger transports like Concorde, and advances in supersonic fighter and bomber design.
£25.00
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Alaska Airlines
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Illustrated history coveirng 75 years of Alaska Airlines. The publications contains hundreds of photos including archive black and white photos, colour illustrations and photographs, facsimile documents etc.
£10.99
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SS5801 Douglas DC-9/MD-80 At the Gate
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This book traces the development and users of the Douglas DC-9/MD-80 and contains a plethora of colour photos. The book covers family profiles, prototypes, military adaptations, overseas airlines and the DC-9s that never were.
£16.99
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100 Ans D''aviation en Belgique
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Photo album from the Belgian Aviation History Association containing hundreds of photos of civil and military aircraft
£11.99
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Docavia Concorde La Veritable Histoire
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Lavishly illustrated reference work covering the history of Concorde. The author retraces almost half a century of Concorde's history. FRENCH TEXT ONLY
£37.00
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Docavia Du Comet a l''A380 Histoire
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Lavishly illustrated reference work covering airliners from the Comet to the A380. Covers the evolution of the commercial airline industry and featuers more than 50 aircraft from the de Havilland Comet (27th June 1949) to the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. FRENCH TEXT ONLY.
£58.00
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Evolution of the Airliner
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This book offers an insight into the way that the airliner has evolved, and how each new breakthrough and refinement has affected the industry and the future path of development.
£29.95
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