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Racing Ace: The Fights and Flights of Samuel 'Kink' Kinkead DSO, DSC, DFC

By: Julian Lewis

Price: £25.00

Publisher: UK, Pen & Sword Aviation: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04147

ISBN: 1848842163

Condition: Very Good


Based on original despatches, war diaries and news reports, Racing Ace is the story of Samuel KinKead who won six decorations for gallantry as a fighter ace on the Western Front and in the Russia Civil War. The narrative alternates between Kink's action-packed life and contemporary debates on strategy and policy at the highest level - in the armed forces, in Parliament and in Government. A good , clean tight copy. View more info

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The high-flying Duchess: Mary du Caurroy Bedford 1865-1937

By: Meriel Buxton

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, WoodPerry Books Ltd: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03675

ISBN: 0955892503

Condition: Fine


Known to the press as " The Flying Duchess " after she took up flying in her sixties, Mary established world record flight times to India and the Cape. but her real success lay in her medical career. Shot at by tribesmen, with engine troubles forcing emergency landings in perilous places, she cheated death a hundred times in the air but eventually mysteriously disappeared in her plane. There is an inscription on the title page. There is slight wear to the head of the sp... View more info

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Spitfire Odyssey: My Life at Supermarines, 1936-57

By: Russell.C.R

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Kingfisher Railway Productions.: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03498

ISBN: 0946184186

Condition: Fine


This is the biography of Cyril Richard Russel who spent most of his life working in the aviation industry.Joining the Supermarine Aviation Works Ltd. at the age of 14 and gaining an apprenticeship as a sheet metal worker and staying with the company until 1946. The d/w shows light shelf wear and is priced clipped. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info