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La Victoire Venue du Ciel

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: France, Lavauzelle: 1991

Sellers ID: 03079

ISBN: 2702503152

Condition: As New


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. View more info

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Verti-Flight No.12 1966

By: N/A

Price: £25.00

Publisher: USA, American Helicopter Society: 1966

Sellers ID: 04341

Condition: Good


This is a bound copy of the American Helicopter Society's monthly magazine Verti-Flight Volume 12 1966. The yellow boards have some light staining to the from t cover and the text block is speckled. There ink stamps on the front pages two from Westland's 1968 and one from Fairy Aviation 1966. View more info

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Verti-Flight Vol 13 1967

By: N/A

Price: £25.00

Publisher: USA, American Helicopter Society: 1967

Sellers ID: 04342

Condition: Good


This is the bound set for the year 1967 of Verti-Flight for the American Helicopter Society.This has Westland Helicopter Library stamps on the front pages. The yellow boards are lightly grubby as is the text block. View more info

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Verti-Flight Vol 16 1970

By: N/A

Price: £25.00

Publisher: USA, American Helicopter Society: 1970

Sellers ID: 04343

Condition: Good


This is the bound magazines of the American Helicopter Society - Verti - Flight Vol 16 1970 The yellow boards has staining to the front , the text block is speckled and the front pages are stamp with the Westland library stamp. One of the first pages has its lower corner torn off. View more info

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The Short Sunderland in World War II

By: Andrew Hendrie

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, Airlife Publishing Ltd: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04545

ISBN: 1853104299

Condition: Very Good


Andrew Hendrie writes about the development of the aircraft and then goes on to describe its important role in the World War II. The Sunderlands' crews exceptional ability to take on combats with six or more enemy fighters earned it the Luftwaffe's nickname of the ' Flying Porcupine '. A good, clean copy. View more info

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Light Perpetual: Aviators' Memorial Windows.

By: Beaty, David

Price: £16.50

Publisher: UK, Airlife Publishing Ltd: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02942

ISBN: 1853105880

Condition: Very Good


Through the touching beauty of stained glass memorial windows in churches, cathedrals and RAF stations throughout Britain from North Scotland to the tip of Cornwall, in Wales and Northern Ireland. "Light Perpetual" briefly traces the history of aviation, in whose service so many men and women gave their lives. The D/W shows signs of light shelf wear. View more info

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Serenade to the Big Bird (Schiffer Military History)

By: Bert Stiles

Price: £18.00

Publisher: USA, Schiffer Publishing: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04093

ISBN: 0764313967

Condition: Near Fine


After completing a tour of duty ( thirty-five missions ) in B-17s, Bert Stiles transfered to a fighter squadron. Just four months later he was killed in action on an escort mission to Hanover, Germany , on 26 November 1944. Stiles book was written in the period between the two tours, he was twenty three. There is a small tear to the rear top corner of the d/w. View more info

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Mosquito: The Illustrated History

By: Birtles, Philip J

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, Sutton Publishing Limited: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03408

ISBN: 0750914955

Condition: Fine


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 Mosquito production figures, production variants, and operational service. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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From Spitfire to Eurofighter: Forty Five Years of Combat Aircraft Design

By: Boot, Roy

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Airlife Publishing Ltd: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03050

ISBN: 1853100935

Condition: Very Good


Roy Boot is one of the most important figures in post-war aeronautical design, and the period he covers in this book is a long and varied one in the history of aviation. Indeed, the whole book is a fitting testimonial to the author's lifetime of service to the British aircraft industry. A nice clean copy. View more info

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Bomber Barons

By: Bowyer, Chaz

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Book Club Associates: 1983

Edition: Book Club Edition

Sellers ID: 03305

Condition: Very Good


In this book the author shows the development of Bomber Command from the comparatively unorganised, non-cohesive raids of the early part of the war to the highly-trained and deadly offensive weapon it became under Sir Arthur Harris, from 1942 AOC-in-C of Bomber Command, the greatest baron of them all. The D/W shows light shelfware to its edges and scuffing to the front and rear panels. View more info

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Super Etendard Super Profile

By: Chant, Christopher

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK., Haynes Publications Inc.: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02406

ISBN: 0854293787

Condition: Very Good


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: £16.00

Publisher: UK., Haynes: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02407

ISBN: 0854294392

Condition: Very Good


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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Lockheed Sr-71 Blackbird

By: Crickmore, Paul

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK., Osprey Pub Co: 1987

Edition: 3rd Impression

Sellers ID: 02403

ISBN: 0850456533

Condition: Near Fine


Illustrated with over 160 black and white photographs and 12 photographs in full colour. This book is the culmination of patient and diligent research by the author, this is a full account of the Blackbird story this 200 page book describes the technological leap in aerodynamics, propulsion, materials and avionics which stretched the state- of- the- art into a new dimension. Here, too, is the story of the men, the missions, and the records which made the Blackbird a legend. View more info

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Bombers: From the First World War to Kosovo

By: David Wragg

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Sutton Pub Ltd: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04081

ISBN: 0750920904

Condition: Near Fine


The role of the bomber has proved to be one of the most controversial aspects of twentieth-century warfare. Bombers tells the story of the bomber with a blend of narrative and personal accounts, recording the history of the principle bombing raids and the skill and courage of those who flew them. Fully illustrated with a wide selection of photographs, Bombers will appeal to all with interest in this key weapon of twentieth-century warfare. There is an inscription on the front end paper. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Luftwaffe Aircraft

By: F. Mason

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Crescent Books: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04725

ISBN: 0517468077

Condition: Near Fine


At the heart of this book are Michael Turner's fine aviation paintings of famous German aircraft. Whether the planes are workmanlike or unusual to the point of verging on the bizarre. Turner paints them with great accuracy. His work is complemented by an informed and sympathetic commentary by leading aviation historian Frank Mason. There is wear to the d/w extremities and corners. A good, tight copy. View more info

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Devon and Cornwall Airfields in the Second World War

By: Graham Smith

Price: £14.00

Publisher: UK, Countryside Books: 2000

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04376

ISBN: 185306632X

Condition: Very Good


Graham Smith's action-packed book will appeal equally to aviation enthusiasts and to readers who recall the era when the skies overhead never ceased to the throb with the drone of departing and returning aircraft. There is light marking to the text block View more info

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Five months that changed history May-October 1940

The Battle of Britain Five months that changed history May-October 1940

By: Holland James

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Bamtam press: 2010

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 01763

ISBN: 0593059131

Condition: Very Good


The Battle of Britain tells the most epic of stories from all sides, drawing on extensive new research from around the world. In so doing , it paints a complete picture of that extraordinary summer - a time in which the fate of the world truly hung by a thread. There is a small tear to the head of the d/w on the front panel, the text block is lightly speckled. A good reading copy. View more info

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Target Berlin: Mission 250, 6 March 1944

By: Jeffrey Ethell; Dr. Alfred Price

Price: £16.50

Publisher: UK, Wren's Park Publishing: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04044

ISBN: 0905778804

Condition: Very Good


On the 6th March 1944 the Americans launched their first large-scale daylight raid on Berlin. The price they paid was high: sixty-nine heavy bombers and eleven escort fighters failed to return, the highest number in any raid mounted by the 8th Air Force. There is a closed tear to the head of the spine, and there is also creasing along the top edge of the dlw. There is also some light staining to the fore edge of the text block. View more info

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On a Wing and a Prayer: The Untold Story of the Pioneering Aviation Heroes of WWI, in Their Own Words

By: Joshua Levine

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Collins: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04314

ISBN: 0007269455

Condition: Very Good


First- hand accounts of bravery and adventure from the individuals who embraced the exciting - and dangerous - new world of flying. They discovered what could and could not be done in th air - often with tragic consequences. These boys, who wrote home describing water fights and drinking bouts were simultaneously fighting for their lives and framing the rules of ariel warfare that helped to shape the modern world. We are not sure if the d/w is dirty or its the design of the d/w. View more info

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F-14 Tomcat Squadrons of the Us Navy

By: Lindsay Peacock

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Ian Allan Ltd: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04619

ISBN: 0711015775

Condition: Very Good


This book looks at aspects of the F - 14 story that have received little attention - the squadrons which operate the aircraft, as well as more recent developments such as the TCS and TARPS, Futhermore, appendices cover Tomcat production, developments and attrition, and there is, of course, a chapter describing the ' incident over the Gulf'. There is light wear to the D/w extremities and it has also been priced clipped. View more info