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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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A Civilian Affair. A Brief History of
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Written by a local historian, this book asks the question what went wrong for the Civilian Aircraft Company of Hedon which went bankrupt after producing only five aircraft. The book supplies some of the answers and a history of every aircraft built, including the sole survivor which still flies today.
£5.99
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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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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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Aero Historia Liszunov Li-2
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Hungarian monograph covering the Soviet built DC-3 Liszuno Li-2. Hungarian text only. Covers 14 of the Li-2Ps, 11 Li-2Ts and the C-47A-90DC and includes 16 pages of colour profiles/3-views, colour and black and white photos
£11.99
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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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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.
£25.00
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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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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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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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Britain''s Airlines Volume One. 1946-1
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First of three volumes telling the story of British aviation history including such names as Aquila Airways, British South American Airways and Silver City. This volume looks at developments before and during WWII, Nationalisation and post-war aviation policy up to the Berlin Airlift and its aftermath.
£19.99
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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 Engineering an Airline
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This book covers the history of British Airways Engineering, from the earliest development of commercial civil aviation engineering in the early 1920s up to the present day. It is a story of technical skill, expertise and ingenuity that continues to this day
£18.99
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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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