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The Monospar From Tailless Gliders to
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The story of the plane and the company that made it. With a 27 page introduction that chronicles the fortune of the company, its planes and the personalities involved.
£16.00
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The Aviation Historian Issue 4
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Content includes: taking the Seafire to sea; American Classics; G-VTOL's Indian Summer; Airship interlude; Nardi's FN.333 Riviera; post-war civil use of Northrop P-61 and F-15 Reporter plus much more
£13.50
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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New lavishly illustrated magazine which concentrates on well researched history with much little-known or previously unpublished.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.
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Building and Detailing Scale Commercial
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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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Frontier Airlines A History of the For
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The story of the former Frontier Airlines from its founding just after World War II to its eventual demise in the 1980s. The book is supplemented with a large number of historical photographs showing aircraft, crews, airports, and memorabilia.
£41.50
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The Lympne Trials Searching for an Ide
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Aviation photo album of light planes. Contains a 23 page introduction and introduces Lympne in Kent as the town that played its part hosting the various trials to find the ideal light plane design. Contains hundreds of archive photos, facsimile illustrations, tables etc.
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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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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 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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Douglas DC-1, 2, 3 75 years Celebr
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Looks at the DC-3 in the Antarctic; the Lisunov Li-2 in worldwide service,the Ryan Field C-47s, Transair and Dakmaster in addition to extensive details of modifications and conversions to the basic airframe. Illustrated with over 250 black & white photographs from the 1930s to the present of a wide range of aircraft in both civil and military markings, most published for the first time, plus memorabilia. Includes a complete registration/serial-constructor’s number cross-reference to all the new and updated information.
£44.95
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Douglas C-47 Dakota in SAAF Service A%
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Pictorial history of the Dakota that served in the SAAF between 1943 and 2010. Content includes Sanctions bustin, South African Airways, Project Felstone, Summary of SAAF TP Dakotas, Histories and Images, accidents, badges and patches.
£29.95
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Imperial Airways From Early Days to BO
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Photographic history of Imperial Airways containing a plethora of black and white photos with lengthy captions. Contains a lengthy introduction, facsimile documents and illustrations
£16.00
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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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Imperial Airways The Birth of the Brit
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Comprehensive study covering the history of Imperial Airways which covers an extensive range of aircraft types including the HP 42 airliner, and the experimental ‘Mercury-Maia’ project. The book is fully illustrated with colour documents and black and white photos.
£35.00
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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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