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  • Building Concorde by Tony Buttler
    Building Concorde (English, Hardback) Tony Buttler

    Concorde remains one of the most iconic and most beautiful aircraft ever to take to the skies and as a result many aspects of its development and its operational career have been covered frequently both in books and magazine articles....

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  • Apollo 13 Manual by David Baker
    Apollo 13 Manual (English, Hardback) David Baker

    On 13 April 1970, Apollo 13 suffered a near-catastrophic explosion. The planned lunar landing was instantly called off and the new challenge was to get the spacecraft safely back to Earth. When the carbon dioxide in the three astronauts' exhaled breath threatened to asphyxiate them, the crew improvised a filter device, which had been tested in Mission Control, to make the air breathable. Only...

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  • General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon Manual by Steve Davies
    General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon Manual (English, Hardback) Steve Davies

    Popularly referred to as the ?Viper' by its air and ground crews, the F-16 is a successful American-built all-weather multi-role jet fighter of which more than 4,500 have been built and exported to 25 countries worldwide. Author Steve Davies covers all aspects of the F-16 in this new aviation manual focusing specifically on the design and construction of the Block 40/50 F-16C/D version. He also gives coverage of the Viper's impressive combat record in both Gulf Wars, in Afghanistan and over the Balkans, as well as in the Israeli pre-emptive strike in 1981 on the Osirak reactor in Iraq.

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  • British Airways by Paul Jarvis
    British Airways (English, Paperback) Paul Jarvis

    Stunning posters that chart the development and romance of air travel. In association with British Airways.

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  • The Lightning Boys by Richard Pike
    The Lightning Boys (English, Paperback) Richard Pike

    Now in paperback for the first time. True tales from pilots of the English Electric Lightning.

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  • The Complete Dambusters by Charles Foster
    The Complete Dambusters (English, Paperback) Charles Foster

    The story of all the men who took part in the RAF's most famous bomber operation, the 1943 Dams Raid

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  • Voyage of the Southern Sun: An Amazing Solo Journey Around the World by Michael Smith
    Voyage of the Southern Sun: An Amazing Solo Journey Around the World (English, Paperback) Michael Smith

    With limited flying experience, no support team, and only basic instruments in his tiny single-engine flying boat, Smith risked his life to make modern aviation history. His historic flight lasted seven months, and took him from Australia all around the world. In 2016 he was named "Australian Geographic's" Adventurer of the Year.

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  • Spitfire Manual by Dr. Alfred Price
    Spitfire Manual (English, Hardback) Dr. Alfred Price, Paul Blackah

    Provides an insight into what it takes to own, restore and operate a Spitfire. This book also offers an insight into the engineering and construction of this aeroplane.

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  • Flying the Boeing 787 by Captain Gib Vogel
    Flying the Boeing 787 (English, Paperback) Captain Gib Vogel

    Since its first flight on 15 December 2009, the Boeing 787 'Dreamliner' has been the most sophisticated airliner in the world. This title gives a pilot's eye view of what it is like to fly this remarkable machine.

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  • US Air Force Bases in the UK by Paul Bingley
    US Air Force Bases in the UK (English, Paperback) Paul Bingley

    Explore this revealing, well illustrated look back at American airbases in Britain in the post-war era.

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  • TSR2 by Tim McLelland
    TSR2 (English, Hardback) Tim McLelland

    This is a welcome revised and enhanced second edition of this comprehensive, accurate and honest account of the TSR2 strike aircraft's fascinating story, tracing the project's development from its Cold War origins in the 1950's to its final cancellation in 1965....

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  • Mcdonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom Manual by Ian Black
    Mcdonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom Manual (English, Hardback) Ian Black

    First entering service in 1960 with the US military, the F-4 Phantom remained at the forefront of US air power throughout the 1970s and 1980s. The F-4J, K and M also played key roles with the RAF and Royal Navy in the same period. This title deals with the topic of the F-4 Phantom.

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  • Spirit of St Louis Manual by Leo Marriott
    Spirit of St Louis Manual (English, Hardback) Leo Marriott

    The Haynes Spirit of St Louis Manual covers the amazing personal story of Charles A. Lindbergh and his epic transatlantic flight in 1927; the design and construction of the original Ryan Monoplane Spirit of St Louis, including full technical details of its airframe and engine; the story of building the replica Spirit of St Louis by SOS2, supported with plenty of photographs to illustrate the...

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  • The RAF Colouring Book by History,Press The
    The RAF Colouring Book (Paperback) History,Press The

    Stunning illustrations to colour in, charting the 100-year history of the RAF

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  • Airbrushing Scale Model Aircraft by Robin Carpenter
    Airbrushing Scale Model Aircraft (English, Paperback) Robin Carpenter

    Airbrushing Scale Model Aircraft provides guidance on buying airbrushing equipment, setting it up and operating it safely, and offers detailed explanations of how airbrushes and compressors work, alongside their various components. The reader is taken through basic exercises to learn how to control airbrushing equipment before moving on to more advanced paint application techniques. This book also...

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  • Cockpit Confidential by Patrick Smith
    Cockpit Confidential (English, Paperback) Patrick Smith

    An introduction to air travel covers such topics as safety measures on modern planes; the mechanics of takeoffs and landings; the effects of lightning, bird strikes, and ice-build-up; the reasons for delay; and poor customer service.

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  • Boeing B-47 Stratojet by Robert S. Hopkins
    Boeing B-47 Stratojet (English, Hardback) Robert S. Hopkins, Mike Habermehl

    The B-47 was the aircraft upon which Strategic Air Command (SAC) based its capability pending the development and delivery of the B-52....

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  • Hawker Siddeley/Bae Harrier Manual by Denis Calvert
    Hawker Siddeley/Bae Harrier Manual (English, Paperback) Denis Calvert

    NEW IN PAPERBACK. The revolutionary British-designed Harrier or 'Jump Jet' combat aircraft is capable of Vertical/Short Take-off and Landing (V/STOL).

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  • Raf Typhoon Manual by Antony Loveless
    Raf Typhoon Manual (English, Hardback) Antony Loveless

    Highly capable and extremely agile, the RAF's Typhoon (Eurofighter) is a multi-role combat aircraft that is capable of being deployed across the full spectrum of air operations ? from air policing, to peace support, through to high-intensity conflict. Published with the full cooperation of the RAF, the Typhoon is given the Haynes Manual treatment and offers readers a unique insight into flying and maintaining the latest high-tech combat aircraft in the RAF's inventory.

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  • Soyuz Manual by David Baker
    Soyuz Manual (English, Hardback) David Baker

    Detailed 'how it works' Haynes Manual treatment. A fascinating insight into the design, construction and operation of the Soyuz. Expert author who has worked on the Apollo and Shuttle space programmes. Fully illustrated.

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