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

    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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  • Flight by Reg Grant
    Flight (English, Hardback)

    From the Wright brothers' first powered flight, to Concorde's final voyage and the tragic crash of the Columbia, Flight takes you on a sky-high journey through the history of aviation. ...

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  • Olympic Airways by Graham M. Simons
    Olympic Airways (English, Hardback)

    Graham M. Simons presents a balanced history of Olympic Airways, beginning with the story of its origin and bringing the story fully up to date. This is the most comprehensive history of the airline to be released thus far.

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

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

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

    NEW IN PAPERBACK. 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

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

    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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  • Military Aircraft Markings 2019
    Military Aircraft Markings 2019 (English, Paperback)

    First published in the 1970s, Military Aircraft Markings has become an indispensable annual publication for aircraft enthusiasts, historians and students of military aviation. At the heart of Military Aircraft Markings is the most complete listing of all the aircraft of the UK Armed Forces; the Royal Air Force, Royal Navy, Army and associated units. For each entry the military serial, aircraft...

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  • Civil Aircraft Markings 2019 by Allan Wright
    Civil Aircraft Markings 2019 (English, Paperback)

    The new 2019 edition of this best-selling annual publication builds on the long history and heritage of the title. First published in 1950, this is remarkably the 70th edition of Civil Aircraft Markings. When it was first published all those years ago, the book quickly achieved the status it still retains as the go-to publication for up to date information on the rapidly changing world of civil...

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  • The British Overseas Airways Corporation by Simons, Graham M
    The British Overseas Airways Corporation (English, Hardback)

    The British Overseas Airways Corporation was the British state-owned airline created in 1940 by the merger of Imperial Airways and British Airways Ltd. This is a comprehensive and well-researched history of the company, from origin to closure.

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  • Classic Gatwick Propliners by Tom Singfield
    Classic Gatwick Propliners (English, Paperback)

    A glorious full colour celebration of the golden days of classic propeller-powered airliners at London's second airport

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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)

    The leading thinking-book on the art of flying.

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  • Grumman F-14 Tomcat by Tony Holmes
    Grumman F-14 Tomcat (English, Hardback)

    Probably best-known for its starring role in the Hollywood blockbuster Top Gun, the US Navy's Grumman F-14 Tomcat is a supersonic, variable geometry, two-seat, carrier-based, air superiority fighter....

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

    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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  • FOCKE-WULF Fw 190 by Chris Goss
    FOCKE-WULF Fw 190 (English, Paperback)

    An insight into the aircraft that is widely regarded as the Luftwaffe's finest fighter.

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  • Concorde by Leney Macdonald
    Concorde (English, Paperback)

    This is one of the new Icon titles from Haynes. Originally published in the classic manual size, this compact format will appeal to trade outlets and gift markets.

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  • Tornado Boys by Ian Hall
    Tornado Boys (English, Hardback)

    With the introduction of female pilots to the RAF in 1994, the Tornado was among the first aircraft to be flown by both men and women. With focus on the GR1/GR4 versions of the Tornado, readers will enjoy insights on what it is like to operate this aircraft against the backdrop of modern-day scenarios.

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

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

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  • Japanese Aircraft of World War II by Thomas Newdick
    Japanese Aircraft of World War II (English, Hardback)

    Illustrated with detailed artworks of Japanese aircraft and their markings, Japanese Aircraft of World War II is a detailed guide to all the aircraft deployed by the Japanese military from the Second Sino-Japanese War to the surrender in the Pacific in August 1945.

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  • The Handley Page Victor by Roger R. Brooks
    The Handley Page Victor (English, Hardback)

    Chronicles the peaks and troughs experienced across a career lasting forty years. Roger Brooks worked as a Crew Chief on the iconic Handley Page Victor and has a wealth of insight to offer.

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