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

    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 PBO Small Craft Almanac 2019 by Perrin Towler
    Reeds PBO Small Craft Almanac 2019 (English, Paperback) Perrin Towler, Mark Fishwick

    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) Malcolm Pearson

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

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

    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.

    $44.75 $50.00
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  • Nasa Space Shuttle Manual by David Baker
    Nasa Space Shuttle Manual (English, Hardback) David Baker

    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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  • Ferguson Te-20 Tractor Manual by Haynes
    Ferguson Te-20 Tractor Manual (English, Hardback) Haynes

    "1946 onwards (TE-20, TO-20, TO-30, TO-35 & FF-30)."

    $28.15 $36.95
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  • Apollo 11 Manual by Chris Riley
    Apollo 11 Manual (English, Hardback) Chris Riley, Phil Dolling

    On 20 July 1969, US astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first men to walk on the moon. This title presents the story of the Apollo 11 mission and the 'space hardware' that made it possible. It looks at the evolution and design of the mighty Saturn V rocket, the Command and Service Modules, and the Lunar Module.

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  • Ignition! by John Drury Clark
    Ignition! (English, Paperback) John Drury Clark

    This newly reissued debut book in the Rutgers University Press Classics imprint is the story of the search for a rocket propellant which could be trusted to take man into space. Acclaimed scientist and sci-fi author John D. Clark writes with irreverent and eyewitness immediacy about the development of the explosive fuels strong enough to negate the relentless restraints of gravity.

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  • Jackspeak
    Jackspeak (Hardback)

    Jackspeak is a comprehensive reference guide to the humorous and colourful slang of the Senior Service, explaining in layman's termsthe otherwise cryptic everyday language of the Royal Navy, the Royal Marines and the Fleet Air Arm. Featuring more than 4,000 alphabetical entries, it was compiled by an ex-RM surgeon who spent 24 years in theservice. With useful cross-references and examples of...

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

    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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  • Reeds Western Almanac 2019 by Perrin Towler
    Reeds Western Almanac 2019 (English, Paperback) Perrin Towler, Mark Fishwick

    The Reeds Western Almanac is ideal for any boater lucky enough to cruise and race in the superb waters off the coast of Western Scotland or Ireland. It offers ready access to essential navigation information by virtue of its clear layout and user friendly format.

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

    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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  • 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) V. A. W. Hillier, Calex Ltd

    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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  • RAF 100 by James Holland
    RAF 100 (English, Hardback) James Holland

    RAF 100 celebrates and commemorates the 100-year anniversary of the Royal Air Force. Officially endorsed by the RAF, and with unique access to the their historic archives, the world-renowned broadcaster James Holland uses photographs and documents to bring the story of the people, planes and missions to life as never before.

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  • Rolls-Royce Merlin Manual by Haynes
    Rolls-Royce Merlin Manual (English, Hardback) Haynes

    Published in association with Rolls-Royce Heritage Trust.

    $27.68 $39.95

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  • Two-Stroke Performance Tuning by A. Graham Bell
    Two-Stroke Performance Tuning (English, Hardback) A. Graham Bell

    Ignition, carburetion, cylinders, and exhaust systems for vintage and modern motocross and road bikes, Japanese motorcycles, and karting.

    $27.90 $39.95
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  • Longitude by Dava Sobel
    Longitude (English, Paperback) Dava Sobel

    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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  • Automotive Oscilloscopes by Graham Stoakes
    Automotive Oscilloscopes (English, Paperback) Graham Stoakes $52.04 $55.99

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  • Land Rover Defender by Mike Gould
    Land Rover Defender (English, Hardback) Mike Gould

    Land Rover Defender is a highly illustrated collection of classic and limited edition models, filled with specs, stats, and images of Defenders both at home and abroad.

    $20.96 $22.99
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  • Knot Know-How by Steve Judkins
    Knot Know-How (English, Hardback) Steve Judkins

    Beginning with the 10 knots everyone needs to know, this heavily illustrated, full colour book also covers bends, hitches, loops, bindings, fishing knots, splicing and handling rope.

    $12.63 $14.95
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