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Aircraft: general interest books

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Last Chance to Fly Rare and Historic Airliners Still in Use by Robert Mitchell Last Chance to Fly Rare and Historic Airliners Still in Use


Format: Paperback - Released: 25/09/2017

Preserved Airliners of Asia & Australasia Including Military Transport Aircraft by Matt Falcus Preserved Airliners of Asia & Australasia Including Military Transport Aircraft


Format: Paperback - Released: 25/09/2017

The Merlin EH(AW) 101 From Design to Front Line by Rich Pittman The Merlin EH(AW) 101 From Design to Front Line

As one of the most iconic helicopters of all time reaches thirty, Rich Pittman offers a richly illustrated look back at a vehicle that remains popular with armed services and aviation enthusiasts around the world. The helicopter used to be...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight A History in Pictures by Jarrod Cotter The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight A History in Pictures

Takes up from where The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight: 50 Years of Flying left off, bringing the story fully up to date, charting the course of the Flight's sixty year history.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/08/2017

Boeing 737 The Worlds Jetliner by Daniel Dornseif Boeing 737 The Worlds Jetliner

First launched in 1965, the Boeing 737, by many measures, is the most successful and long-standing jetliner in the history of aviation. This volume provides an in-depth look into the story of this extremely significant jetliner and the environment that...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/08/2017

Flying Legends 2018 16 Month Calendar Includes September 2017 Through December 2018 by John M. Dibbs Flying Legends 2018 16 Month Calendar Includes September 2017 Through December 2018

The Flying Legends 2017 sixteen-month calendar features legendary World War II warbirds from around the world, captured in flight by award-winning photographer John M. Dibbs.
Format: Calendar - Released: 01/08/2017

Hurricane R4118 Revisited The Extraordinary Story of the Discovery and Restoration to Flight of a Battle of Britain Survivor: the Adventure Continues 2005-2017 by Peter Vacher Hurricane R4118 Revisited The Extraordinary Story of the Discovery and Restoration to Flight of a Battle of Britain Survivor: the Adventure Continues 2005-2017

Twelve years since the amazing account of Peter Vacher's discovery in India was originally published, Grub Street is thrilled to bring readers the updated story of Hurricane R4118. Since the restoration of this magnificent aircraft to flight in 2004, Peter...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/07/2017

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: 28/07/2017

Coming Soon

Javelin Boys Air Defence from the Cold War to Confrontation by Steve Bond Javelin Boys Air Defence from the Cold War to Confrontation

The Gloster Javelin was the UK's first line of night and all-weather air defence both at home and in RAF Germany. In the 1950s, when it replaced the Meteor and Venom, this revolutionary bomber/interceptor became the focus of many great...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/09/2017

Wk275 The Restoration and Preservation of the Last Supermarine Swift F4 by Guy Ellis Wk275 The Restoration and Preservation of the Last Supermarine Swift F4

Guy Ellis sets the scene of the importance of Britain's early jets, covers the development of the Swift, which puts WK275 in context, then traces the heritage of that aircraft, its operational life, how it was acquired and finally the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/09/2017

Ultimate Book of Airplanes and Airports by Sophie Bordet-Petillon, Marc-Etienne Peintre Ultimate Book of Airplanes and Airports
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The perfect book to prepare young readers for a first flight!
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

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: 02/10/2017

Douglas DC-3 Dakota Manual 1935 Onwards (All Marks) by Douglas DC-3 Dakota Manual 1935 Onwards (All Marks)

New in PB. The Douglas DC-3 Dakota revolutionised air transport in the 1930s and 40s. With a lasting impact on the airline industry, it is widely regarded as one of the most significant transport aircraft ever built. This Manual describes...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/10/2017

The Royal Air Force Day by Day 1918-2018 by Air Commodore Graham Pitchfork The Royal Air Force Day by Day 1918-2018

The Royal Air Force Day by Day is a diary of significant daily events providing a fascinating record of the RAF's 100-year history, illustrated with more than 500 photographs.
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

The World's Greatest Aircraft Carriers An Illustrated History by David Ross The World's Greatest Aircraft Carriers An Illustrated History


Format: Hardback - Released: 14/10/2017

Bristol and Gloucestershire Aerospace Industry by Steph Gillett Bristol and Gloucestershire Aerospace Industry

Steph Gillett explores the fascinating history of aviation in the Bristol and Gloucestershire area.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/10/2017

Royal Flying A Pictorial History by Keith Wilson Royal Flying A Pictorial History

This book covers a pictorial history of royal flying - not just the King's and Queen's Flight, but also the much wider subject of royal flying, including the Duke of Edinburgh's, Prince Charles's and Prince William's military and civilian flying...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/10/2017

Douglas A-1 Skyraider Manual The legendary US post-war single-seat attack aircraft that found fame in the skies over Korea and Vietnam by Tony Hoskins Douglas A-1 Skyraider Manual The legendary US post-war single-seat attack aircraft that found fame in the skies over Korea and Vietnam

The Skyraider became legendary for its ability to soak up battle damage and still keep flying. It was eventually replaced in the US Navy by the swept-wing jet A-6 Intruder and A-7 Corsair. Radar-equipped Skyraiders were operated by the Royal...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/10/2017

Concorde Timelines by Matt Falcus Concorde Timelines


Format: Paperback - Released: 28/10/2017

Hawker Siddeley Harrier The World's First Jump Jet by Mark A. Chambers Hawker Siddeley Harrier The World's First Jump Jet

Mark A. Chambers charts the history and output of Hawker Aircraft Ltd from Sopwith onwards, through the Harrier's development, production, flight testing and operational and combat history, and also considers its future replacement, the Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

Airbus A380 Manual 2005 Onwards by Robert Wicks Airbus A380 Manual 2005 Onwards

The Airbus A380 is the world's most recognised and most talked about airliner since the Boeing 747 and Concorde appeared in the skies in the late 1960s. Designed to challenge Boeing's monopoly in the large-aircraft market, it made its first...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/11/2017

Aviation Landmarks - Norfolk and Suffolk by Peter B. Gunn Aviation Landmarks - Norfolk and Suffolk

Aviation Landmarks - Norfolk and Suffolk
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/11/2017

Flying to the Edge The Groundbreaking Career of Test Pilot Duncan Menzies by Matthew Willis Flying to the Edge The Groundbreaking Career of Test Pilot Duncan Menzies

The first full story of one of Britain's leading test pilots
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/11/2017

Other books in this genre

Gone but Not Forgotten Defunct British Airlines Since 1945 by A. Phillips Gone but Not Forgotten Defunct British Airlines Since 1945

The book covers seventy defunct British airlines that have disappeared from our skies since 1946. They ceased trading for various reasons, from financial difficulties to industrial takeovers. It looks at both international and domestic airlines, and has a whole host...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/07/2017

British Military Jets by Kev Darling British Military Jets

While the world lived with the threat of nuclear war, the RAF deployed new and ever more capable jet aircraft to counter the communist threat. This book is their story.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/07/2017

The Wright Brothers Story by Mike Roussel The Wright Brothers Story

The story of brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright who were fascinated by human flight.
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/07/2017

The SR-71 Blackbird Story by Mark Chambers The SR-71 Blackbird Story

With the help of breath-taking photographs, Mark Chambers tells the fascinating story of this truly unique aircraft's design and development as well as its famous and ingenious designer Mr Clarence `Kelly' Johnson.
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/07/2017

British Secret Projects Jet Fighter Since 1950 by Tony Buttler British Secret Projects Jet Fighter Since 1950


Format: Hardback - Released: 30/06/2017

Preserved Airliners of North America Including Military Transport Aircraft by Matt Falcus Preserved Airliners of North America Including Military Transport Aircraft


Format: Paperback - Released: 28/06/2017

RAF Transport Command A Pictorial History by Keith Wilson RAF Transport Command A Pictorial History

A pictorial history of Transport Command operations from 1943 to 1967 using images from the RAF Air Historical Branch.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/06/2017

Soviet Strategic Bombers The Hammer in the Hammer and the Sickle by Jason Nicholas Moore Soviet Strategic Bombers The Hammer in the Hammer and the Sickle

This history of Soviet Strategic bombers after the Second World War deals with the development not just of service aircraft, but of experimental aircraft and projects that were never built as well. It will cover the service life of bombers,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/05/2017

The Story of the McDonnell Douglas MD-11 by The Story of the McDonnell Douglas MD-11

McDonnell created the MD-11 in the early 1990s. A lack of resources and time meant the MD-11 was a sales flop with a questionable safety record but also a unique three-engined machine in the twin-jet era, and enjoyed a long...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/05/2017

Sepecat Jaguar Almost Extinct by Peter Foster Sepecat Jaguar Almost Extinct

The Jaguar was an iconic aircraft to come from Anglo-French collaboration and one of the first to be conceived with a predatory attack and low-level strike capability. First planned as a trainer, it emerged as a fighter bomber taking much...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2017

Civil Aircraft Markings by Allan S. Wright Civil Aircraft Markings


Format: Paperback - Released: 19/04/2017

British Airways Engineering an Airline by Paul Jarvis British Airways Engineering an Airline

The facinating history of British Airways Engineering, from the earliest development of commercial civil aviation engineering in the early 1920s up to the present day.
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/04/2017

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