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100 Ans D''aviation en Belgique
62939AVI
Photo album from the Belgian Aviation History Association containing hundreds of photos of civil and military aircraft
£11.99
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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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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.
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A History of Aerial Photography and Ar
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How a single balloon flight and the resulting photographs fit into the context of the history of aerial photography is revealed in this new book with the main emphasis being on how aerial photography came to be such an important tool for archaeologists over the last 100 years.
£25.00
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Aircraft and Aerospace Manufacturing in
30608AVI
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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Blackbushe: London''s lost Airport 1
AB110AVI
This book takes a look at Blackbushe Airport. During its time as a RAF base from 1942 to 1944. Then covers the period 1944 to 1960 when it became a civil Airport. Includes the history of the Airlines that used the airport during the post war period. A in-depth look including numerous colour photos.
£18.99
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BMI the story Celebrating 70 years in%
70984AVI
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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Born of Adversity : Britains Airlines%
89930AVI
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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Bristol Brabazon
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A pictorial history of the Bristol Brabazon using original manufacturer’s illustrations and photographs. Contains original research with the use of original sales brochure as well as original and unpublished photos and illustrations
£14.99
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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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British Airways. An Airline and its Ai
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This book follows the relationship that led to the formation of Imperial Airways and later to the formation of British Airways. The text is illustrated with profile drawings, paintings and photos showing the progress made from open cockpit single engined planes to flying boats of the 1920s and 1930s.
£45.00
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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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British Built Aircraft Volume 5. Norther
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Final volume of this comprehensive series which provides a definitive record of British aircraft manufacturing. Every manufacturer, no matter how small, in Northern Englad, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland is recorded here, along with many previously unpublished images of the aircraft designed and built in the region.
£19.99
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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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Chelyuskin Adventure
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Book aims to relive the drama of what is believed to be the first time in history that shipwrecked castaways were saved by air. In 1933 the 'Chelyuskin', set off from European Russia with hopes of proving that a practical sea route was possible to the Russian Far East via the Arctic Ocean. It was gripped by pack ice when it was within sight of open water to the Pacific Ocean, was forced back for 200 miles until some 75 miles off the shore of Siberian Chukotka Peninsula ice crushed the ship and it sank. Dual Russian/English text
£25.00
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Civil Aircraft Markings 2018
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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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