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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... 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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Photographing Aeroplanes : The craft of aviation photography

By: Mansfield, Steve

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Airlife ltd: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02411

ISBN: 185310132X

Condition: Very Good


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: £15.00

Publisher: UK., BCA: 1985

Edition: Book Club Edition

Sellers ID: 02414

Condition: Very Good


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: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Arms and Armour Press: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02398

ISBN: 0853689768

Condition: Very Good


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