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  • Gliding by Steve Longland
    Gliding (English, Paperback) Steve Longland

    Gliding is for everyone who has ever dreamt of riding the air currents with the view stretching to the horizon, and with barely a sound to disturb the moment. This book guides you through the first steps to realising that dream, and goes on to explore the many opportunities offered by this sport.

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  • Microlight Pilot's Handbook by Brian Cosgrove
    Microlight Pilot's Handbook (English, Paperback) Brian Cosgrove

    Offers an introduction to the world of microlight flying that has endeared itself to several generations of pilots.

    $23.65 $34.95
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  • Flying Creatures Paper Airplane Book by Ken Blackburn
    Flying Creatures Paper Airplane Book (English, Paperback) Ken Blackburn, Jeff Lammers

    The fun, colourful templates are designed to resemble fantastic flying animals, both real and imaginary. Each paper plane comes with step by step folding instructions and tips for flight adjustment.

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  • Paramotoring From The Ground Up by Noel Whittall
    Paramotoring From The Ground Up (English, Paperback) Noel Whittall

    Paramotoring is the ultimate form of personal powered flight. This is the aviation sport for everyone with a tight budget but a thirst to fly. A paramotor outfit doesn't demand airfields and hangars. It will fit in its owner's car and can be flown from fields smaller than football pitches.

    $22.74 $34.95
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  • Balloonomania Belles by Sharon Wright
    Balloonomania Belles (English, Hardback) Sharon Wright

    The first book to bring together the fascinating lives and often terrible deaths of the airborne celebrities of the period stretching from the 1780s to the eve of the First World War, including the Sophie Blanchard story.

    $23.42 $39.95
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  • Touching Cloudbase by Ian Currer
    Touching Cloudbase (Paperback) Ian Currer

    Touching Cloudbase first appeared in 1991 to wide acclaim and soon became the standard manual for anyone starting paragliding. More than 43,000 copies have been sold worldwide since then.

    $29.96 $34.41
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  • Pocket Flyers Paper Airplane Book by Ken Blackburn
    Pocket Flyers Paper Airplane Book (English, Paperback) Ken Blackburn, Jeff Lammers

    This collection of 12 Lilliputian size models for a total of 69 colourful planes includes the Saber, Skyhawk, Talon, Gargoyle, and Dragonfly. The book includes easy to follow folding instructions for each model, as well as tips on how to fly smaller aircraft.

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  • Air Law for Microlight Pilots by Geoff Weighell
    Air Law for Microlight Pilots (Paperback) Geoff Weighell $22.51 $24.70
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  • Training Show Jumpers by Anthony Paalman
    Training Show Jumpers (English, Hardback) Anthony Paalman

    * A classic work that covers every aspect of training a showjumper from breaking through to Grand Prix * In addition to training, the book advises on care and management and includes a chapter on course design and construction * Illustrated throughout with colour and black & white photographs, and with line drawings by Gisela Holstein

    $46.93 $80.00
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  • Space Flyers Paper Airplane Book by Ken Blackburn
    Space Flyers Paper Airplane Book (English, Paperback) Ken Blackburn, Jeff Lammers

    The fun, colourful templates are designed to resemble various kinds of spacecraft. Each paper plane comes with step by step folding instructions and tips for flight adjustments.

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  • UK VFR Flight Guide 2007 by Louise Southern
    UK VFR Flight Guide 2007 (English, Paperback) Louise Southern $26.35 $30.21
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  • Sky Full of Heat by Sebastian Kawa
    Sky Full of Heat (English, Paperback) Sebastian Kawa

    How to enjoy flying and how to fly successfully.Eight time World Champion and his secrets of success: passion, knowledge and experience. The most extreme side of the extreme sports.Almost 350 pages of aviation stories and advice on successful flying you will not find in any handbook. For recreational, cross country and competition pilots.Down to earth and brutally sincere approach to safety...

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  • The Flying Instructor's Patter Manual by Peter Phillips
    The Flying Instructor's Patter Manual (English, Hardback) Peter Phillips, Robert Cole

    Aimed at serious aviators whether they are beginners or very experienced, this flying manual records verbatim, the language of the flying instructor as spoken in the air.

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  • Stick and Rudder: An Explanation of the Art of Flying by Wolfgang Langewiesche
    Stick and Rudder: An Explanation of the Art of Flying (English, Hardback) Wolfgang Langewiesche

    The leading thinking-book on the art of flying.

    $25.23 $26.95
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  • Kites for Everyone by Margaret Greger
    Kites for Everyone (English, Paperback) Margaret Greger

    Easy-to-follow illustrated instructions show how to create more than 50 awesome, airborne objects ? everything from simple bag kites to Vietnamese, Snake, Dutch, Dragon, Bullet, Delta, and Flowform flyers.

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  • Flying the Tail Wheel Airplane by Jim Alsip
    Flying the Tail Wheel Airplane (English, Paperback) Jim Alsip

    As a licensed pilot, have you ever wondered why pilots who fly tailwheel airplanes are always smiling? While the FAA requires additional training to earn a tail wheel endorsement, those who master the requisite skills never look back from this fun, rewarding adventure. Now, seasoned flight instructor Jim Alsip delivers Flying the Tail Wheel Airplane: Stick and Rudder Skills for All Pilots. With...

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  • The Gee Bee Racers by Charles Mendenhall
    The Gee Bee Racers (English, Paperback) Charles Mendenhall, TOM MURPHY

    The only work available that covers the entire line of Granville Bros. projects.

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  • Chasing The Wind by Steve Fossett
    Chasing The Wind (English, Paperback) Steve Fossett

    In 2005, just two years before his untimely death in a plane crash, Steve Fossett completed the first solo, non-stop, non-refuelled circumnavigation of the world at the helm of the Virgin Atlantic GlobalFlyer.

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  • Advanced Aerobatics by Geza Szurovy
    Advanced Aerobatics (English, Paperback) Geza Szurovy

    Presents a lesson-by-lesson guide, the sequential cockpit-view photographs, and computer graphics provide a primer on 20 advanced aerobatics maneuvers.

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  • The Soaring Pilot's Manual by Ken Stewart
    The Soaring Pilot's Manual (English, Paperback) Ken Stewart

    Explains the basic soaring mechanisms and techniques. This manual contains exercises that are useful for glider pilots wishing to improve their ability and qualifications. It also covers technology, such as GPS navigation and instrument systems.

    $26.15 $34.95
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