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  • Failure Is Not an Option by Gene Kranz
    Failure Is Not an Option (English, Paperback)

    This memoir of a veteran NASA flight director tells riveting stories from the early days of the Mercury program through Apollo 11 (the moon landing) and Apollo 13, for both of which Kranz was flight director....

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  • Reeds Channel Almanac 2019 by Perrin Towler
    Reeds Channel Almanac 2019 (English, Paperback)

    The Reeds Channel Almanac offers cruising and racing yachtsmen ready access to essential navigation and pilotage information covering the south coast of England from the Scillies to Dover, the Channel Islands and northern France from Calais to L'Aberildut.

    $33.74 $50.00
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  • Reeds PBO Small Craft Almanac 2019 by Perrin Towler
    Reeds PBO Small Craft Almanac 2019 (English, Paperback)

    In a practical handy format the Reeds PBO Small Craft Almanac, published in association with Practical Boat Owner, covers the North Atlantic Coastline from Denmark to the Gironde. It contains essential navigational information for small craft sailors including tide tables, waypoint tidal streams, tidal gates, weather information and IALA buoyage, and represents excellent value for money.

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  • Reeds Skipper's Handbook by Malcolm Pearson
    Reeds Skipper's Handbook (English, Paperback)

    The bestselling aide-memoire of everything a boater would need to know at sea.

    $11.33 $12.95
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  • Nasa Space Shuttle Manual by David Baker
    Nasa Space Shuttle Manual (English, Hardback)

    Describes the origin of the reusable launch vehicle concept during the 1960s, its evolution into a viable flying machine in the early 1970s, and its subsequent design, engineering, construction and operation.

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  • Nimrod Boys by Tony Blackman
    Nimrod Boys (English, Hardback)

    Nimrod Boys is a complementary book to Nimrod Rise and Fall from acclaimed author Tony Blackman. It is a collection of over twenty first-hand accounts of operating the Hawker Siddeley Nimrod - an aircraft which served at the forefront of the Cold War.

    $26.19 $45.00
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  • Gears and Gear Cutting by Ivan R. Law
    Gears and Gear Cutting (English, Paperback)

    Explanations and reasons for all conventional types of gears are clearly set out in this book together with useful tables and machinery techniques to form an invaluable reference work for anyone dealing with machinery.

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  • Tuning The A-Series Engine by David Vizard
    Tuning The A-Series Engine (English, Hardback)

    The A-Series engine, first installed in the Austin A30, came to its own as the power plant for the Morris Minor. As it was further developed, the A-Series grabbed attention for its performance potential in 1959, when a revised version was launched with the Mini. First published in 1985, this essential reference for A-Series owners and tuners is updated to include the latest developments in engine technology'. All aspects of tuning are covered in detail, including filters, carburetion, intake manifolds, cylinder heads, exhaust systems, camshafts, valve trains, blocks, cranks, lubrication systems and pistons. In addition, there's information on tuning for economy and increasing engine power with nitrous oxide injection. Many new illustrations include specially drawn diagrams and charts.

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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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  • Reeds Eastern Almanac 2019 by Perrin Towler
    Reeds Eastern Almanac 2019 (English, Paperback)

    The Reeds Eastern Almanac covers the UK east coast from Ramsgate to Cape Wrath including the Shetland and Orkney Islands, and from Niewport to Delfzjil and Helgoland. It is the complete guide for North Sea mariners, offering ready access to essential navigation information by virtue of its clear layout and user friendly format....

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  • Longitude by Dava Sobel
    Longitude (English, Paperback)

    The tenth anniversary edition of the dramatic human story of an epic scientific quest: the search for the solution of how to calculate longitude and the unlikely triumph of an English genius. With a new Foreword by the celebrated astronaut Neil Armstrong.

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  • Reeds Astro Navigation Tables 2019 by Andy Du Port
    Reeds Astro Navigation Tables 2019 (English, Paperback)

    Using tables devised by practical ocean navigators, here is an established resource of annual astro-navigation tables for yachtsmen, giving all the information on how to navigate by the sun, moon, planets and stars.

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  • Wings on My Sleeve by Captain Eric Brown
    Wings on My Sleeve (English, Paperback)

    The autobiography of one of the greatest pilots in history

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  • The Design and Engineering of Curiosity by Emily Lakdawalla
    The Design and Engineering of Curiosity (English, Paperback)

    This essential reference to the Curiosity mission explains the engineering behind every system on the rover, from its rocket-powered jetpack to its radioisotope thermoelectric generator to its fiendishly complex sample handling system.

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  • The Quick and the Dead by William Arthur Waterton
    The Quick and the Dead (English, Hardback)

    First published in 1956, but still relevant and thought-provoking today, this book is an absolute revelation on test flying with the British aircraft organisations and manufacturers in the 1950s. Written from the pilot's viewpoint, with refreshing candour and honesty, this account details what really went on behind the scenes in the defence world.

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  • Hillier's Fundamentals of Motor Vehicle Technology Book 1 by V. A. W. Hillier
    Hillier's Fundamentals of Motor Vehicle Technology Book 1 (English, Paperback)

    This edition of Hillier's has been updated and undergone a full-colour revision featuring new photos and illustrations to engage those keen to learn the fundamentals of MVT and enhance their understanding of the core concepts whilst keeping the straightforward approach that is much admired in this authoritative manual.

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  • Automotive Oscilloscopes by Graham Stoakes
    Automotive Oscilloscopes (Paperback) $41.00 $55.99

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  • Advanced Automotive Fault Diagnosis, 4th ed by Tom Denton
    Advanced Automotive Fault Diagnosis, 4th ed (English, Hardback)

    Learn all the skills you need to pass Level 3 and 4 Vehicle Diagnostic courses from IMI, City and Guilds and BTEC, as well as higher levels, ASE, AUR and other qualifications....

    $49.25 $56.95
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  • Celestial Navigation - Revised and Updated by Tom Cunliffe
    Celestial Navigation - Revised and Updated (English, Paperback)

    Celestial navigation i s one of the oldest of the mariner's arts - and one of the most awe-inspiring. Trusted navigation expert, Tom Cunliffe, shows you how to master the art in easy stages. Celestial Navigation includes clear diagrams and worked examples to guide the novice navigator.

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  • How Apollo Flew to the Moon by W. David Woods
    How Apollo Flew to the Moon (English, Paperback)

    From launch to splashdown, this book tells the exciting story of the Apollo flights to the Moon. It details the technology and techniques used to fly to the Moon and explore its surface, as well as offers testimony of the people who were there at the time.

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