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La Victoire Venue du Ciel

By: N/A

Price: £13.55

Publisher: France, Lavauzelle: 1991

Sellers ID: 03079


This book is sealed as delivered from the publishers and has not been opened , this is the reason for limited descriptions. A very clean and tight copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. View more info

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British Civil Aircraft Registers including Ireland1919-99

By: Austin, Michael

Price: £45.18

Publisher: UK, Air Britain Historians Ltd: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03410


For anyone interested in aviation and civilian aircraft this book is a must. From front to back cover it is full of registration numbers of all sorts of aircraft dating from 1919 - 1999. It does not have a D/J A fine, tight copy. View more info

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Faster Than Sound: The Story of Supersonic Flight

By: Bill Gunston

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Haynes Pubns: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03859


Aviation expert Bill Gunston explains in simple language why many of the basic rules of aerodynamics change completely at exactly at the speed of sound. Superbly illustrated, this meaty book is packed with technical information yet presented in an easily digestible style. It makes fascinating reading. A fine, tight , clean copy. View more info

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Mosquito: The Illustrated History

By: Birtles, Philip J

Price: £16.26

Publisher: UK, Sutton Publishing Limited: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03408


Alongside the Spitfire and the Lancaster, the Mosquito is one of the most famous RAF aircraft of the Second World War, if not of all time. Fulfilling an incredible number of contrasting roles from its original concept of a high-speed and low-level unarmed bomber, through reconnaissance fighter-bomber, night -fighter, intruder, bomber support and pathfinder, to naval strike, anti-shipping, minelayer, and many more. A series of comprehensive appendices give full details of... View more info

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Gloster Meteor: Postwar Military Aircraft : 2

By: Bowyer, Chaz

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK., Littlehampton Book Services Ltd: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02427


The Gloster Meteor was the first jet-engined aircraft to enter full squadron operational service with any air force in the world, and from mid -1944 it served for a decade as the premier fighter design as well as being used by many other services. Illustrated with 150 photographs depicting unit liveries, technical facets, experimental installations, et al: it is a worthy record of one of the RAF's most significant aircraft. View more info

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Super Etendard Super Profile

By: Chant, Christopher

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK., Haynes Publications Inc.: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02406


The Dassault Super Etendard sprang into world prominance during the Anglo-Argentinian conflict for the Falkland Islands in 1982. The Super Etendard used in that campaign is only the latest development in a long line that started with a lightweight strikefighter to meet a NATO requirement. There is a small label on the inside of the front boards stating this book has been slightly damaged but i can't find where except for a blue mark on the inside rear board. View more info

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MiG-21

By: Chant, Christopher

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK., Haynes: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02407


The MIG-21 has been built in greater numbers than any other warplane of the period since World WarII, although when it first entered service with the Soviet air forces in the 1950s it was dismissed rather scornfully as a useful but highly limited clear-weather interceptor. Since then it has been transformed into an extremely useful multi-role fighter. There is a small label on the inside of the front boards stating this book has been slightly damaged. View more info

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Avro Shackleton : Postwar Military Aircraft : 3

By: Chartres, John

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK., BCA: 1985

Edition: Book Club Edition

Sellers ID: 02426


The Avro Shackleton seems destined to complete at least 35 years in front-line service in the Royal Air Force: the first prototype flew in 1949, and the AEW aircraft of No 8 Squadron were still operational in 1985. It remained in service 20 years after it was first classed as obsolescent. View more info

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Airshow

By: Hurley Graham

Price: £13.55

Publisher: london, orion: 1998

Sellers ID: 01876


In twenty-five years,it has grown from a cheerful day out on an old wartime airstrip to a must-attend entry on the international aviation calendar. The d/w is slightly self worn but is good.And is price clipped. View more info

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No Empty Chairs: The Short and Heroic Lives of the Young Aviators Who Fought and Died in the First World War

By: Mackersey, Ian

Price: £13.55

Publisher: London UK, Weidenfeld & Nicolson.: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 01994


This book ia about the short and heroic lives of the young aviators who fought and died in the First World War. View more info

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Photographing Aeroplanes : The craft of aviation photography

By: Mansfield, Steve

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK., Airlife ltd: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02411


This book will help you to take good and interesting photographs of planes on the ground and flying, full of advice and techniques to make the most of your camera. The head of the spine in chipped on the corner. View more info

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Test Pilots : The Story of British Test Flying 1903 - 1984

By: Middleton , Don

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK., BCA: 1985

Edition: Book Club Edition

Sellers ID: 02414


A number of books have been written which have recorded various aspects of test flying or the careers of certain pilots. This book attempts to study the progress of British test flying from its early years to the present day to reveal the problems faced by both the manufacturers' and the Service test pilots. View more info

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C-130 Hercules

By: Morris, M.E.

Price: £10.84

Publisher: UK., Arms and Armour Press: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02398


Since her first flight in 1954, fifty-eight countries have adopted the Hercules for missions ranging from special operation drops and aerial refueling to use as an airborne hospital. She has had rockets hooked up for short overloaded takeoffs and skis strapped on for polar operations. The Hercules has even landed and taken-of from an aircraft carrier at sea. She doesn't go fast, won't win any aerial beauty contests, but... View more info

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Crop Dusters: Props in the Crops

By: Rasmussen, Henry

Price: £31.63

Publisher: USA, Motorbooks Intl: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03438


Perhaps the last grass-roots flying today " Real" flying as ti used to be! All expressions often heard or read around this flying excitement. One pilot, when asked to describe his job, said simply, " bug zapping". Here is the first all-colour book on these fascinating aircraft and their pilots. There is a previous owners label on the front paste-down. The d/j shows light shelf-wear on both front and back panels. A good clean and tight copy. View more info

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Airlife's General Aviation: A Guide to Postwar General Aviation Manufacturers and Their Aircraft

By: Simpson, R. W.

Price: £9.03

Publisher: UK, Airlife Pub Ltd: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02987


This book aims to give details of all light aircraft which were flying upto 1991 and to identify the characteristics of the individual models and , for the major manufacturers, and the year in which they were built. The text block is a little grubby with light spotting and the soft covers show signs of shelf-wear. there is also the shadow of a price label on the base of the rear panel. A good tight copy. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping ( second class ) is by... View more info