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Focke-Wulf Fw200 Condor with Danish Air Lines in War & Peace 1938-46

Product code:  37173AVI
Describes the history of four Focke Wulf Fw200 Condor aircraft in use with Danisch airline company, Danske Luftfartselskab, A/S - DDL. Also indepth study on development of FW200 Condor and the use by German company Deutsche Lufthansa. Includes list of all Condors delivered to civilian company and their fate.

Scramble - World Airline Fleets 2020

Product code:  SCRAM01
Produced by the Dutch Aviation Society this contains detailed in information for the aviation enthusiast.

De Havilland Comet: The Plane That Changed The World

Product code:  16129AVI
For each generation there is a machine, often a vehicle, which is prized for enormously more than its mechanical purpose. The Comet was one such; from its very first flight it won a place in the public heart that few other aeroplanes could rival. Even today, long after the last Comet has been grounded, its distinctive shape still stirs pride and passion. The next time you see a road sign pointing to an airport, you will probably be looking at the beautiful silhouette of an aircraft which left...

Piper Aircraft - Freedom of Flight

Product code:  05240AVI
This is the history of the iconic American aircraft manufacturer. The author Roger Peperell, is Piper’s Company Historian. This work of TWO VOLUMES has been produced with the complete co-operation of Piper Aircraft Inc. and the Piper Aviation Museum. Piper celebrated its 80th year in 2017. Since its creation Piper have built and sold more than 133,000 aircraft. Today they are still building seven different models at their factory at Vero Beach, Florida, USA. The first volume covers the history ...

The General Aviation Industry in America - A History (Second Edition)

Product code:  77217AVI
The industry known as "general aviation"-encompassing all flying outside of the military and commercial airlines-dates from the early days of powered flight. As technology advanced, making possible smaller aircraft that could be owned and operated by civilians, manufacturers emerged to a serve a growing market. Increasingly this meant business flying, as companies used aircraft in a variety of roles. The industry struggled during the Great Depression but development continued; small aircraft man...

Powering the World's Airliners: Engine Developments from the Propeller to the Jet Age

Product code:  59146AVI
To enable an easy understanding of this intriguing subject, Powering the World's Airliners is profusely illustrated, transporting readers back to the time of each major development and introducing them to the key individuals of the aero industry in each era. After reading this comprehensive yet engaging story of the machines that power the aircraft in which we fly, no journey will ever seem quite the same again.

Kalashnikov AK-47

Product code:  00402MIL2
This is book takes a in-depth look at the history of this iconic Russian Rifle. Contains colour photos, equipment specifications and its various rolls during service. In RUSSIAN LANGUAGE.

An-124 The Age of Ruslan

Product code:  RUS103AVI
This is book takes a in-depth look at the history of this iconic Russian Aircraft An-124. Contains colour photos, equipment specifications and its various rolls during service. In RUSSIAN LANGUAGE.

Soviet and Russian Ekranoplans - Expanded Edition

Product code:  09365AVI
One of the more unusual strands in aviation history has been the development of wing-in ground effect vehicles or known by their Russian name Ekranoplans. this book takes a look at their history.

Pan American Clippers: The Golden Age of Flying Boats - Revised 2nd Edition

Product code:  02304AVI
The photographs and artwork will enable readers to grasp the magnificence of the transoceanic flying boats...The accurate, authoritative text will provide information that is new to all but the exceptionally well-informed aviation buff and nonspecialist historian." -Choice. This edition has an additional 16 pages to add more historical and current information and provide additional detail and context to the historical importance of the flying boats, including: Pan Am's Art Deco terminals; the fa...

Flying in Post-War Skies Private & Club Aviation 1946-80

Product code:  38706AVI2
A detailed account of private aviation and clubs from aroundfor the period 1946 to 1980.

BOAC and the Golden Age of Flying: Britain's Iconic Global Airline

Product code:  16105AVI
The relatively short period during which BOAC existed, 1940 to 1974, coincided with what is sometimes known as the Golden Age of Flying. Not so much a history of BOAC, although history obviously comes into it, but more a celebration of an era which will never return. In our times air travel has become much safer, much cheaper, but infinitely less glamorous. This book recalls the days when flying was thought to be so exotic that major Hollywood movies were set entirely in airport departure lounges.