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Fly Now. The Poster Collection of the
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The book features a poster collection of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum from the early 19th century through to the dawn of the 21st century - from hot-air balloons to Concorde. Posters include stunt planes, flying boats, gliders, and the first luxury liners. This book details the story of flight and the impact of these posters on politics, culture, business, and art history
£10.99
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The Brabazon Committee & British Airli
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The Brabazon Committee was formed in 1943 to investigate the future requirements of the British civilian airliner market. The author clarifies the work of this committee which made the decisions over which airliners the world would require on the return to peace. Compares aviation developments in Italy, France and USA.
£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 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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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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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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Piedmont Flight of the Pacemaker
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The story of Piedmont Airlines which documents the airline's various milestones based on research and stories shared by former employees.
£39.99
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The Flying Cowboy. Samuel Cody, Britai
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The story of Samuel Cody, whose life straddled two continents and two eras and who became a pioneer of early aviation leading to the foundation of today's aviation industry.
£17.99
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Encyklopedie Ceskeho a Sloveskeho Letectvi
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Continuation of volume 1 of this Encyclopedia of aircraft found in the Czech Republic bringing the reader up to date with modern military aircraft, helicopters and gliders. Contains technical detail. Lavishly illustrated. CZECH LANGUAGE ONLY.
£49.95
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Time Flies. Heathrow at 60
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The author chronicles Heathrow Airports first 60 years, exploring how a small agricultural community on the outskirts of London became the site of the world's leading international airport. Bringing together Heathrow's human and commercial histories, the book includes stories from all of the airport's six decades, told by the people who were there.
£20.00
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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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OKB Yakovlev. A History of the Design
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This book covers the history of the Design bureau and which started life in 1927 with Yakovlev's first aircraft, the two-seat AIR-1. This was followed by a successful series of Yak aircraft, the most recent of which being the Yak-130 trainer which was selected by the Russian Air Force in 2002.
£40.00
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IONA Ireland''s First Commercial Airli
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The story of the Cahill family's commercial aviation business from its first site in Baldonnel in 1930 through the 1980s when the airline was second only to Aer Lingus in numbers of aircraft to its closure in 1995.
£19.99
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Wings Over Nazeing 1945 to 1954
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This book, volume 2, traces the history of the airfield post-war from 1945 to its closure in March 1954. An extrememly well-researched history using many archive photos original documents. Full listings of known club members, pilots, staff and employees are also included.
£19.99
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Leisure Airlines of Europe
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A history of the Airlines responsible for the increase in leisure air travel, throughout Europe from the 1950s to the present day. Many previously unpublished photos of the 468 Airlines that did so much to reduce the cost of air travel for millions of Europeans.Covers all major and minor carriers.
£30.00
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