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The Story of ESCI 1968-1999
03101AVI
The story of the famous Italian plastic scale model manufacturer ESCI. The book covers the period 1967 - 2000 although the origins of ESCI can be traced back to before WWII. Lavishly illustrated with box art, vehicles and various appendices covering products announced but never issued, promotional products, products from outside toolings, specials, a list of ESCI decals and kits
£17.50
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Advanced Aviation Modelling
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This book describes the techniques involved in aviation modelling and in particular creating versions of a type not offered by the kit manufacturers. Also covers weathering, making decals, making parts from resin, display bases, battle damage, photo-etched detail etc.
£16.99
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Airfix Kits
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Looks at the tale of Airfix - a pioneer in the world of plastic modelling, as well as its products, its changing fortunes over the years and links with popular culture.
£6.99
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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 Propeller Makers of WW1
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Part Five Saunders Ltd to Wolseley Motor Company. Fifth volume in a five part set which describes how British aircraft propellers were made, the specifications laid down by the Government for their manufacture, and how they looked. There are also chapters describing how to buy and how to restore a propeller.
£44.00
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Collecting Vintage Plastic Model Airplane%
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The author examines the world of aircraft model kits from the golden age by delving into the heyday of plastic model aircraft kits spanning the period from WWII to the mid 1960s. Information on building your own collection with photos of kits, catalogues, box art in addition to current market values.
£19.99
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Desert Boneyards Retired Aircraft Storage%
36621AVI
Gigantic desert aerodromes in which military and civilian aircraft from all over the world are stored, either permanently or for a time, in order to serve as sources of spare parts or to be reactivated after a certain time. In this unique photo documentation, the reader is shown the best-known of these "desert boneyards" in Arizona and California and presented fascinating insights into a world far away from the well-known airports
£38.99
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Dinky Toys
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The author explains the history of Dinky Toys which were created by Frank Hornby. Includes photos of all transport related models and their packaging
£4.99
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Focke Wulf Fw 190/Ta 152 & Ta 153
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Publication containing a plethora of A3 1:72 pull-out detailed drawings bound together with a plastic binding strip. This volume covers the FW 190/Ta 152 and Ta 153 Fw 191 to Ta 153 variants and includes fuselage, wings, instrument panel, propellors plus MUCH MORE.
£16.99
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How to Build Better Dioramas
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From the publishers of Sci Fi and Fantasy magazine, this publication is a guide to constructing realistic scenery and convincing figures. Also shows how to weather and age vehicles and craft as well as kit conversion
£14.99
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Osprey Masterclass Aircraft Modelling
39324AVI
Complete guide to building and finishing aircraft models with hundreds of colour photos and step by step instructions. Includes techniques for the expert, and ideas for more creative modelling.
£19.99
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Power to Fly
52006AVI
This autobiography tells of a young English boy who endured the horrors of WWII in London and went on to become the Chairman of one of the World's greatest aircraft engine manufacturers - General Electric. Relates from his early beginnings as an apprentice at de Havilland in Elstree through to his career in the USA working on major new advances in jet-engine technology for both military and civil applications.
£19.99
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Scanners 5 The VHF/UHF Communications Gu
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Updated guide to short wave radio equipment used to monitor VHF/UHF wavebands. New edition includes how to tune into a wide range of users from land-based walkie-talkies to orbiting space stations. Includes photos of the latest equipment and accessories as well as tables of UK frequencies and call signs.
£9.95
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The Airfix Handbook James May''s Toy
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James raids the Airfix archives to find out how designers, graphic artists and production teams get a scale model from drawing board concept to finished product. He also looks at the world of modellers and collectors, discovering it has come a long way since his childhood memories of gluey fingers, fiddly decals and busted propellers
£9.99
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The Archaeology of Airfields
44017AVI
The author charts the progress of aviation through the archaeology of airfields. He investigates why airfields are positioned where they are and brings the subject up to the consequences of the fall of the Soviet state and the current struggles in the Middle East
£19.99
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