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Aircraft: general interest books

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RAF 100 The Story of the Royal Air Force 1918-2018 by Mike Lepine RAF 100 The Story of the Royal Air Force 1918-2018

RAF 100 celebrates and commemorates 100 years of the Royal Air Force with access to rare RAF archives, Mike Lepine uses photographs and documents to bring the story of the people, planes and missions to life as never before.
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/04/2018

Aircraft Command Techniques: Gaining Leadership Skills to Fly the Left Seat Gaining Leadership Skills to Fly the Left Seat by Sal J Fallucco Aircraft Command Techniques: Gaining Leadership Skills to Fly the Left Seat Gaining Leadership Skills to Fly the Left Seat

This title was first published in 2002: A comprehensive examination of the characteristics of the experienced captain. Each chapter begins with an appropriate and relevant anecdote that is analogous to the chapter's main theme. It then progresses to the chapter's...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/04/2018

McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II Air Superiority Legend by Mark A. Chambers McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II Air Superiority Legend

An illuminating history of an aircraft that became an icon of American airpower
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/04/2018

Empire of the Clouds When Britain's Aircraft Ruled the World by James Hamilton-Paterson Empire of the Clouds When Britain's Aircraft Ruled the World

In 1945 Britain was the world's leading designer and builder of aircraft - a world-class achievement that was not mere rhetoric.
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/04/2018

Paris Orly Airport by Frederic Beniada, Pierre-Yves Orly Archives, Pierre-Yves Orly Archives Paris Orly Airport
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A tribute to Orly Airport celebrating a centenary of history, glamour and innovation.
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/03/2018

Jet Flying Boats by David Oliver Jet Flying Boats

In this book, aviation historian David Oliver covers the little-known flying-boat legacy of the Second World War.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/03/2018

The Harrier The World's First V/STOL Fighter by David Oliver The Harrier The World's First V/STOL Fighter

Author David Oliver describes the development and production of the Harrier from the original Kestrel project.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/03/2018

Zeppelin The History of German Airships 1900-1937 by Chris Chant Zeppelin The History of German Airships 1900-1937


Format: Paperback - Released: 14/03/2018

Coming Soon

Landing in Las Vegas Commercial Aviation and the Making of a Tourist City by Daniel K. Bubb Landing in Las Vegas Commercial Aviation and the Making of a Tourist City

At the beginning of the twentieth century, Las Vegas was a dusty, isolated desert town. By century's end, it was America's fastest-growing city. Landing in Las Vegas is a study of the role of fast, affordable transportation in overcoming the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/04/2018

I Have Control A pilot's view of changing airliner technology by Keith Spragg I Have Control A pilot's view of changing airliner technology

Between 1967 and 1997 Keith Spragg progressed from the greenest new co-pilot on a piston-engined Vickers Viking to a fully qualified jet captain. He then went on to become an experienced pilot trainer and examiner, ultimately flying ten different types...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/04/2018

Caudron CR.714 C1 Cyclone The Ultimate Story by Bartlomiej Belcarz, Marek Rys, K. Stenman Caudron CR.714 C1 Cyclone The Ultimate Story
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Describes, in previously untold detail, the story of the development and service of the Caudron Cyclone in the French and Finnish Air Forces during World War II.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/04/2018

Preserved Airliners of Europe Including Military Transport Aircraft by Matt Falcus Preserved Airliners of Europe Including Military Transport Aircraft


Format: Paperback - Released: 28/04/2018

Scale Plans No. 54: Ju 87 B Stuka 1/24 by Dariusz Karnas Scale Plans No. 54: Ju 87 B Stuka 1/24

4 fold-out large-format (650 x 297 mm) scale plans for 1/24 scale modellers for the Junkers Ju 87 B, the German WWII dive bomber and ground-attack aircraft.
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/04/2018

Civil Aircraft Recognition Guide by Matt Falcus Civil Aircraft Recognition Guide


Format: Paperback - Released: 28/04/2018

Recent Advancements in Airborne Radar Signal Processing: Emerging Research and Opportunities by Amir Almslmany Recent Advancements in Airborne Radar Signal Processing: Emerging Research and Opportunities

Explores an airborne radar system that will help to improve the function of airborne radar and self-deception spoofing jammer sources. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics, such as doppler straddling loss, spoofing systems, and radar platform modeling, this...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/04/2018

The RAF at 100 A Century in Photographs by Mirrorpix The RAF at 100 A Century in Photographs

Celebrating a century of the world's oldest independent air force, The RAF at 100 showcases vivid and evocative images from the Mirrorpix archive that trace the story of the RAF from its earliest days through wartime and peacetime and into...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/04/2018

Airport Spotting Guides USA (2nd Edition) by Matt Falcus Airport Spotting Guides USA (2nd Edition)


Format: Paperback - Released: 30/04/2018

Lightning Boys True Tales from Pilots of the English Electric Lightning by Richard Pike Lightning Boys True Tales from Pilots of the English Electric Lightning

In an international study, the Lightning was voted the fifth most popular military aircraft of all time. It has many thousands of devotees who are a ready market for this entertaining book which relates the highs and lows, the dramas...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/04/2018

Hunter Boys True Tales from Pilots of the Hawker Hunter by Richard Pike Hunter Boys True Tales from Pilots of the Hawker Hunter

From Richard Pike, author of Grub Street's bestselling Lightning Boys series, comes Hunter Boys, a fascinating insight into the experiences of those who flew the iconic Hawker Hunter - an aircraft known affectionately to many as `Queen of the Skies'.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/04/2018

The Complete Guide to Drones Extended 2nd Edition by Adam Juniper The Complete Guide to Drones Extended 2nd Edition

Take to the skies and become a skilled pilot, whatever your budget.
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/05/2018

Grumman F-14 Tomcat Owner'S Workshop Manual by Tony Holmes Grumman F-14 Tomcat Owner'S Workshop Manual

Probably best-known for its starring role in the Hollywood blockbuster Top Gun, the US Navys Grumman F-14 Tomcat is a supersonic, variable geometry, two-seat, carrier-based, air superiority fighter.The Tomcat was developed for the US Navys Naval Fighter Experimental (VFX) program...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/05/2018

British Airways 100 Years of Aviation Posters by Paul Jarvis British Airways 100 Years of Aviation Posters

Stunning posters that chart the development and romance of air travel. In association with British Airways.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/05/2018

C-130 Hercules in the RAF by Clive Bennett C-130 Hercules in the RAF

A highly illustrated celebration of fifty years of the Hercules in service with the Royal Air Force.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/05/2018

Other books in this genre

The Pan Am Clipper The History of Pan American's Flying Boats 1935-1945 by Roy Allen The Pan Am Clipper The History of Pan American's Flying Boats 1935-1945


Format: Paperback - Released: 14/03/2018

The Crash Detectives Investigating the World's Most Mysterious Air Disasters by Christine Negroni The Crash Detectives Investigating the World's Most Mysterious Air Disasters

Over 30,000 flights arrive safely at their intended destinations every day, but what took place on board those that didn't...?
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2018

The 25 Most Influential Aircraft of All Time by Walter Boyne, Philip Handleman The 25 Most Influential Aircraft of All Time
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The 25 Most Influential Aircraft of All Time conveys the fascinating progression of flying technology from flimsy wood-and-fabric biplanes to thunderous supersonic wonders. Aviation's most historically relevant and arguably most influential aircraft - planes like the elliptical-winged Spitfire, the blisteringly-fast...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/03/2018

Balloonomania Belles Daredevil Divas Who First Took to the Sky by Sharon Wright Balloonomania Belles Daredevil Divas Who First Took to the Sky

The first book to bring together the fascinating lives and often terrible deaths of the airborne celebrities of the period stretching from the 1780s to the eve of the First World War, including the Sophie Blanchard story.
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/02/2018

Firsts in Flight Alexander Graham Bell and His Innovative Airplanes by Terrance MacDonald Firsts in Flight Alexander Graham Bell and His Innovative Airplanes

Canada's little-known role in the early history of aviation
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/02/2018

Transforming the Skies Pilots, Planes and Politics in British Aviation 1919-1940 by Peter Reese Transforming the Skies Pilots, Planes and Politics in British Aviation 1919-1940

The exponential growth of British civil and military aviation between the wars
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/02/2018

Powering the Luftwaffe German Aero Engines of World War II by Jason R Wisniewski Powering the Luftwaffe German Aero Engines of World War II


Format: Paperback - Released: 05/02/2018

The Unlimited Sky by Albert F Schmid The Unlimited Sky


Format: Paperback - Released: 02/02/2018

The Unlimited Sky by Albert F Schmid The Unlimited Sky


Format: Hardback - Released: 02/02/2018

Socio-Technical Decision Support in Air Navigation Systems: Emerging Research and Opportunities by Tetiana Shmelova, Yuliya Sikirda, Nina Rizun, Abdel-Badeeh M. Salem Socio-Technical Decision Support in Air Navigation Systems: Emerging Research and Opportunities
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Provides a systematic analysis of formalized factors affecting socio-technical systems operators and how these factors influence decision-making process of professional and non-professional activities in air navigation systems. This publication features coverage on a broad range of topics, such as dimensional...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/01/2018

Air Crashes and Miracle Landings 85 Cases - How and Why by Christopher (HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL) Bartlett Air Crashes and Miracle Landings 85 Cases - How and Why


Format: Paperback - Released: 29/01/2018

B-52 Stratofortress The Complete History of the World's Longest Serving and Best Known Bomber by Bill Yenne B-52 Stratofortress The Complete History of the World's Longest Serving and Best Known Bomber


Format: Paperback - Released: 24/01/2018

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