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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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The Aeroplane: Pictorial Review ( No. 3)

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Temple Press: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03818

Condition: Fair


In this book are many new and spectacular types of aircraft and missiles which made their appearance during 1958 lend outstanding interest to this third annual collection of photographs from The Aeroplane. Containing over 250 illustrations, grouped in sections for ease of comparison and accompanied by descriptive captions. The hardcovers have water marking to the base of the spine and the bottom edge of the boards. The front and back free end papers are tanned. The D/w is water stained to the base of the spine and the bottom edge its interior is tanned and the exterior is grubby and stained w... 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 covers , the text block is speckled and the front pages are stamped 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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British Civil Aircraft Registers including Ireland1919-99

By: Austin, Michael

Price: £45.00

Publisher: UK, Air Britain Historians Ltd: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03410

ISBN: 0851302815

Condition: Fine


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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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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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

ISBN: 1852603178

Condition: Fine


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: £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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The Courage of the Early Morning: The Story of Billy Bishop.

By: Bishop, W.Arthur.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., William Heinemann Ltd: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02620

Condition: Very Good


This book tells the Story of Billy Bishop, the famous air ace who came out of World War I with a score of 72 enemy planes, and a host of military decorations. This book is alive with the atmosphere of the still chivalrous days of single combat in the air. The DJ shows ware to its edges and discolouration to the front and back panels. 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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Gloster Meteor: Postwar Military Aircraft : 2

By: Bowyer, Chaz

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK., Littlehampton Book Services Ltd: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02427

ISBN: 0711014779

Condition: Very Good


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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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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Avro Shackleton : Postwar Military Aircraft : 3

By: Chartres, John

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK., BCA: 1985

Edition: Book Club Edition

Sellers ID: 02426

Condition: Very Good


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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Desert Boneyard : Davis Monthan A.F.B. Arizona

By: Chinnery Philip

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Airlife Publishing Ltd: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02399

ISBN: 1853100005

Condition: Very Good


The Desert Boneyard contains over 130 stunning photographs which capture the atmosphere of this amazing place - the graveyard of the United States military aviation hardware, where old planes go to die. This colourful book provides its reader with a detailed record of this remarkable establishment. The DW has been priced clipped. View more info

Born Leader: Story of Guy Gibson VC

By: Cooper. Alan.W.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: UK, Independent Books: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03503

ISBN: 1872836038

Condition: Very Good


There is little doubt that if asked to name a bomber pilot from the Second World War most people would name Guy Gibson. This book is a detailed account of how circumstances moulded one of the most outstanding pilots of the Second World War. There is light marking to the font board and the corners are bumped. There is a small tear to the head of the spine on the D/w which also has wear to its corners and crimping to its edges. View more info