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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
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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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The Beginnings Of Norway''s Airlines%2
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In this book, the author presents the first airlines formed in the period up to 1922 and shows the development of commercial aviation in Norway.
£38.50
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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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Fabulous Flying Boats A History of the
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The author describes what it was like to be aboard one of these huge passenger flying boats, as air crew and as a passenger covering the globe-trotting air routes, from Europe to the Far East and to the Americas
£16.99
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The Vickers Viscount The World''s Fi
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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
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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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Haynes Owners Workshop Manual Boeing 707
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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
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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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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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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.
£25.00
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Boeing 737 The World’s Jetliner
53253AVI
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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VC10 An Icon of the Skies : Boac%2
75326AVI
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
36826AVI
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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De Havilland Drover - Australia''s O
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This book tells the story of the De Havilland Australia Drover and demonstrates that it most definitely was not a Dove with an extra engine. The author explains the genesis and design of the Drover as a replacement for the pre-war Dragon; the issue with the variable pitch propellers, which arguably sealed the commercial fate of the aircraft along with the attempts to solve this and the subsequent fitting of Lycoming engines
£19.95
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