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  • Touching
    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.

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    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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    Getting Started with Hobby Quadcopters and Drones (English, Paperback) Craig S Issod

    Quadcopters, Quads, Personal Drones, Multirotors and UAV's are amazing flying machines which contain advanced technology. They are about to transform our world and our lives in many ways.Updated for 2015 - Hobbyists, photographers, pilots or others with interest in this new technology can now participate in this revolution at a very low cost.This book will guide the beginner through the first...

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  • Microlight
    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.

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    The Schneider Trophy Seaplanes and Flying Boats (English, Hardback) Ralph Pegram

    The Schneider Trophy race was very significant in advancing design, particularly in the fields of aerodynamics and engines, and would show its results in the best fighters of WW2. The streamlined shape and the low drag, liquid-cooled engine pioneered by Schneider Trophy designs are obvious in the Supermarine Spitfire and the P-51 Mustang.

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    Station 115 Shipdham (English, Paperback) Peter W. Bodle

    Station 115 Shipdham is the story of a USAAF Heavy Bomber base built on Norfolk farmland in the early 1940s, from the Second World War through to its modern day use as a general Aviation airfield providing a home for light aircraft used for recreation by keen amateur pilots in the Norfolk area.

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    Make: Volume 44 (English, Paperback) Jason Babler

    From open source hardware, robotics (like sensors), cameras, to innovative applications to solve real-world problems, drones are fun and functional. In Volume 44 of Make:, the editors dive into the red-hot world of quadcopters, with drone builds and inspired aerial activities.

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    The Parachute and Its Pilot (English, Paperback) Brian Stuart Germain

    The Parachute and Its Pilot is the singular resource for canopy flight information. Whether you’re a new jumper looking to further your education or an expert canopy pilot seeking tips on advancing your techniques, this book has something for you. The book is jam-packed with information compiled over twenty years of skydiving experience and offers technical, straightforward explanations of ram...

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    50 Years of the Red Arrows (English, Paperback) Peter R. March

    For five decades the RAF’s Red Arrows have amazed and entertained millions of people right around the world with their breathtaking formation aerobatic displays. This commemorative edition tells the story of the Reds, as they are affectionately known, from their creation out of the 1964 Yellowjacks Gnat team when they adopted a distinctive bright red paint scheme in 1965....

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  • Quadcopters
    Quadcopters and Drones (English, Paperback) Mark D Smith

    “A must for every new drone purchase. This book should be included right in the box!” John“This book saved me time and money. It was a great insight into not only choosing the perfect drone but also learning how to safely fly the thing.” - Mike“I have been doing aerial photography for 5 years. Mark's book covers every aspect of flying a camera through the sky and taught me a thing or two.” -...

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  • Paramotoring
    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.

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  • Sky
    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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  • Flying
    Flying Helicopters (English, Paperback) Helen Krasner

    Suitable for those who are undertaking the helicopter Private Pilot's Licence course, those who have qualified recently, and those who are planning to learn to fly helicopters in the future, this book follows the PPL(H) syllabus as it is taught, and provides a detailed account of each flying exercise.

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    Danger and Poetry (Paperback) Joe Karam $19.19
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    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.

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    Aerobatic Teams (English, Paperback) Gerard Baloque

    This book invites you to discover the history of the aircraft, with their often spectacular liveries, of jet-equipped display teams which have today disappeared, or those still flying, be it the most famous, such as the American Blue Angels, or the Thunderbirds, the British Red Arrows, the Italian Frecce Tricolori and, of course, the Patrouille ...

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    Weltflug (English, Paperback) Andreas G Stuetz

    Weltflug – The Gyroplane Dream: A true life story that lifts you into flight - literally.Take off to a fantastic world tour and fly through the most beautiful landscapes in Europe, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, the USA & South America. Imagine being a part of an 18-month airborne adventure that spans 5 continents. Feel the wind brushing against your face and exciting your skin. See yourself...

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  • Range
    Range & Endurance (English, Paperback) Frank Hitchens

    Range & Endurance - Fuel Efficient Flying in Light Aircraft was written for pilots flying light-single or twin piston-engine aircraft at the Student, Private or Commercial Pilot levels. Using the fuel carried on the aircraft in an efficient manner will not only save money but also increase the aircraft's range (distance flown) or endurance (time remaining airborne). This book, Range &...

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    The Torrey Pines Gliderport (English, Paperback) Gary B Fogel

    As "Air Capital of the West," San Diego boasts a rich history in aviation that began with glider flights by John J. Montgomery in the 1880s. By the 1930s, gliding experienced a renaissance as an inexpensive means to take to the skies. Gliderports dotted the West Coast with pilots testing their designs in the prevailing sea breeze. Locations such as Torrey Pines attracted pilots from all over the...

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

    In 2005, just two years before his untimely death in a plane crash, the author completed the first solo circumnavigation of the world at the helm of the Virgin Atlantic GlobalFlyer. But what made someone like Steve give up a secure, wellpaid job for the romantic, yet dangerous,world of the adventurer? This title tells his story.

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