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  • AA Trucker's Atlas Britain by AA Publishing
    AA Trucker's Atlas Britain (English, Spiral bound)

    A3 road atlas show-casing Britain's clearest mapping at 3 miles to 1 inch. Provides essential motoring information for lorry and truck drivers. Perfect for professional driver's to use whilst on the road.

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  • Deep Sea and Foreign Going by Rose George
    Deep Sea and Foreign Going (English, Paperback)

    An award-winning investigation into the shady world of international shipping, the hidden industry upon which our world turns and our future depends

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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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  • 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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  • The National Bus Company by Stephen Dowle
    The National Bus Company (English, Paperback)

    Stephen Dowle presents a nostalgic look at the National Bus Company in the 1970s.

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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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  • Flying Off Course by Professor Rigas Doganis
    Flying Off Course (English, Paperback)

    Revised edition of the author's Flying off course, 2010.

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  • Colours in the Sky by Graham Simons
    Colours in the Sky (English, Hardback)

    A comprehensive and colourful history of Autair and Court Line, the prominent British holiday charter airline of the 1970s.

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  • The Subterranean Railway by Christian Wolmar
    The Subterranean Railway (English, Paperback)

    Reissued in a new paperback package to coincide with the 150th anniversary of the London Underground. 'I can think of few better ways to while away those elastic periods awaiting the arrival of the next eastbound Circle Line train than by reading [this book].' Tom Fort, Sunday Telegraph

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  • Shipping Container by Craig Martin
    Shipping Container (English, Paperback)

    Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things....

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  • The Box by Marc Levinson
    The Box (English, Paperback)

    In April 1956, a refitted oil tanker carried fifty-eight shipping containers from Newark to Houston. From that modest beginning, container shipping developed into a huge industry that made the boom in global trade possible. The Box tells the dramatic story of the container's creation, the decade of struggle before it was widely adopted, and the sweeping economic consequences of the sharp fall in...

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  • The Driving Instructor's Handbook by John Miller
    The Driving Instructor's Handbook (English, Paperback)

    Develop the skills needed to become a qualified driving instructor by understanding the key information on training, exam preparation, driving tests and theory, and the ADI register.

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  • The Second Age of Rail by Murray Hughes
    The Second Age of Rail (English, Hardback)

    Speed on steel wheels has fascinated engineers for nearly two centuries, and a string of stunning records in the last twenty-five years has pushed railway engineering towards new frontiers. Japan - pioneer of high-speed train technology - set the precedent with its legendary bullet trains in 1964;

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  • Holding the Line by Chris Austin
    Holding the Line (English, Paperback) $13.51
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  • B-52 Stratofortress by David Doyle
    B-52 Stratofortress (English, Hardback)

    One of America's most famous aircraft, the Boeing B-52 Stratofortress continues to form the backbone of the US nuclear deterrent, and it has also become the nation's principle heavy tactical bomber. It has filled this role since the the early years of the Cold War, the heavy bombing raids during the Vietnam War, and recently in Iraq and Afghanistan. The history of this iconic aircraft is presented...

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  • Driverless Cars: On a Road to Nowhere by Christian Wolmar
    Driverless Cars: On a Road to Nowhere (English, Paperback)

    Driverless cars are being hyped strongly by industry and government as an inevitable feature of our (near) future transport options. This book argues that they will not be - as the technical, ethical and environmental difficulties are too great. Autonomous vehicles are also the wrong solution to the wrong problem.

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  • I Have Control by Keith Spragg
    I Have Control (English, Paperback)

    Between 1967 and 1997 Keith Spragg progressed from the greenest new co-pilot on a piston-engined Vickers Viking to a fully qualified jet captain.  He then went on to become an experienced pilot trainer and examiner.  The story of that journey, told in I Have Control, is a personal one but is also part of the wider story of airline development.  Keith witnessed many changes and it was not only...

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  • The North British Locomotive Company by Colin Alexander
    The North British Locomotive Company (English, Paperback)

    Colin Alexander and Alon Siton present a lavishly illustrated exploration of one of Britain's greatest locomotive companies.

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  • Ramsgate Municipal Airport by Anthony John Moor
    Ramsgate Municipal Airport (Paperback)

    Flying commenced at Ramsgate Airport in June 1935 and popularity was increased by Sir Alan Cobham's National Aviation Day which was held on 1 August 1935. The airfield was obstructed during the war, not reopening until 27 June 1953. This book charts the airport's story from its inception through to closure and demolition of the Art Deco terminal.

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  • Flying High by Tony Fernandes
    Flying High (English, Paperback)

    'What a life. Tony Fernandes has accomplished amazing things - and who's to say what he can go on to achieve?' Sir Richard Branson The inspiring story of business hero and Apprentice Asia star Tony Fernandes As a boy, Tony Fernandes wanted to be a pilot, a footballer or a racing driver. By 2011 he'd gone one better: founding his own airline and his own formula one team, and becoming Chairman of...

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