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Aircraft: general interest books

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Recently Published

From Jacks to Joysticks An Aviation Life: Engineer to Commercial Pilot by Michael John Patrick From Jacks to Joysticks An Aviation Life: Engineer to Commercial Pilot

One s man remarkable story of his journey from aircraft engineer to pilot.
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/01/2018

100 Years of the RAF by Duncan Evans 100 Years of the RAF


Format: Paperback - Released: 07/12/2017

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: 28/11/2017

Tupolev Tu-95 and Tu-142 by Yefim Gordon Tupolev Tu-95 and Tu-142


Format: Hardback - Released: 13/11/2017

Voler en silence - la passion du vol a voile 2018 Libre comme l'air, sans moteur, a la recherche de la thermique... by HM Visual Treats Voler en silence - la passion du vol a voile 2018 Libre comme l'air, sans moteur, a la recherche de la thermique...

Quand les planeurs suivent la trajectoire au-dessous des nuages, les pilotes se fient a leur aptitude d'interpreter les phenomenes meteorologiques. De la suit la fascination du vol a voile, de planer dans l'air sans moteur. Ce calendrier donne quelques impressions...
Format: Calendar - Released: 10/11/2017

Voler en silence - la passion du vol a voile 2018 Libre comme l'air, sans moteur, a la recherche de la thermique... by HM Visual Treats Voler en silence - la passion du vol a voile 2018 Libre comme l'air, sans moteur, a la recherche de la thermique...

Quand les planeurs suivent la trajectoire au-dessous des nuages, les pilotes se fient a leur aptitude d'interpreter les phenomenes meteorologiques. De la suit la fascination du vol a voile, de planer dans l'air sans moteur. Ce calendrier donne quelques impressions...
Format: Calendar - Released: 10/11/2017

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

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

Coming Soon

Around-the-World Flights A History by Patrick M. Stinson Around-the-World Flights A History

Since Wilbur and Orville Wright's first machine-powered flight, adventurers have pondered the prospect of flying around the world. Though in the early 20th century the idea seemed as plausible as traveling to Mars, aviators made their first attempts in the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/01/2018

Conquistadors of the Sky A History of Aviation in Latin America by Dan Hagedorn Conquistadors of the Sky A History of Aviation in Latin America

Heralded by Brazilians as the 'Father of Flight', Alberto Santos-Dumont made the first of several spectacular flights in his lighter-than-air dirigible in France in 1901, two years before the Wright brothers' first fixed-wing flight in North Carolina. This illustrated book...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/01/2018

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: 28/01/2018

The English Electric Lightning by Martin W. Bowman The English Electric Lightning

Lots of personal stories and colour images of the English Electric Lightning and the pilots who flew it.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/01/2018

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: 01/02/2018

Lightcraft Flight Handbook Lti-20 by Leik N. Myrabo, John Lewis Lightcraft Flight Handbook Lti-20
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Format: Paperback - Released: 09/02/2018

Rocketbelt Pilot's Manual A Guide by the Bell Test Pilot by William P. Suitor Rocketbelt Pilot's Manual A Guide by the Bell Test Pilot


Format: Paperback - Released: 09/02/2018

Lockheed C-130 Hercules and Its Variants by Chris Reed Lockheed C-130 Hercules and Its Variants

Lockheed C-130 Hercules and its Variants chronicles the development and career of the world's predominant military airlifter, from its origins in the depths of the Cold War through the present day. Over 170 photographs, many never before published, show the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/02/2018

First to the Front The Aerial Adventures of 1st Lieutenant Waldo Heinrichs and the 95th Aero Squadron 1917-1918 by Charles Woolley First to the Front The Aerial Adventures of 1st Lieutenant Waldo Heinrichs and the 95th Aero Squadron 1917-1918

The 95th Aero Squadron was the first American pursuit squadron to fly over the front in March 1918 and 1st Lt. Waldo Heinrichs was one of its original members. The history of the Squadron is told through the words of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/02/2018

Revolution in the Sky The Lockheed's of Aviation's Golden Age by Richard Sanders Allen Revolution in the Sky The Lockheed's of Aviation's Golden Age

This is the fascinating story of the single-engine Lockheeds flown by Charles Lindbergh, Wiley Post and Will Rogers, Amelia Earhart, and Jimmy Doolittle.
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/02/2018

Unmanned Air Vehicles: An Illustrated Study of UAVs by Bill Holder Unmanned Air Vehicles: An Illustrated Study of UAVs

Although the prime mission of military UAVs has been reconnaissance and surveillance, there is also consideration for mounting weapons on the vehicles. Surprisingly, just about every type of propulsion system has been considered, and they have used both single and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/02/2018

Pearl Harbor to Coral Sea The Start of the Pacific War December 1941 to June 1942 by Neil Robinson Pearl Harbor to Coral Sea The Start of the Pacific War December 1941 to June 1942


Format: Paperback - Released: 09/02/2018

History of the Jodhpur Flying Club & the Royal Air Force in Princely India by Peter Vacher History of the Jodhpur Flying Club & the Royal Air Force in Princely India


Format: Paperback - Released: 09/02/2018

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

Challenging Adversity The Continuing Story of Britain's Other Airlines by Guy Halford-MacLeod Challenging Adversity The Continuing Story of Britain's Other Airlines

Explores the continuing story of Britain's 'other' airlines.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/03/2018

Other books in this genre

Voyage of the Southern Sun: An Amazing Solo Journey Around the World by Michael Smith Voyage of the Southern Sun: An Amazing Solo Journey Around the World

British-Australian university dropout Michael Smith built a multimillion-dollar business fitting out movie theatres around the world, before restoring Melbourne's Sun Theatre and becoming one of the last independent cinema operators. After a business deal went bad, and shaken by how...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

FAR/AIM 2018: Up-to-Date FAA Regulations / Aeronautical Information Manual by Federal Aviation Administration FAR/AIM 2018: Up-to-Date FAA Regulations / Aeronautical Information Manual

All the information you need to operate safely in US airspace, fully updated.If you're an aviator or aviation enthusiast, you cannot be caught with an out-of-date edition of the FAR/AIM. In today's environment, there is no excuse for ignorance of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

Legacy Hornets Boeing's F/A-18 A-D Hornets of the USN and USMC by Brad Elward Legacy Hornets Boeing's F/A-18 A-D Hornets of the USN and USMC

This book is a concise, illustrated history of the US Navy and Marine Corps' most versatile jet strike fighter, the Boeing F/A-18 A-D Legacy Hornet. Presenting an historical perspective of the Legacy Hornet from its origins through today's use in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/10/2017

Concorde Timelines by Matt Falcus Concorde Timelines


Format: Paperback - Released: 28/10/2017

Grumman F4F Wildcat Early WWII Fighter of the US Navy by David Doyle Grumman F4F Wildcat Early WWII Fighter of the US Navy

The F4F and FM Wildcat aircraft was the US Navy's front-line fighter in the early days of WWII. This iconic aircraft was designed and produced by Grumman, as well as the newly-formed Eastern Aircraft Division of General Motors. As larger...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/10/2017

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: 23/10/2017

Fly Africa How Aviation Can Generate Prosperity Across the Continent by Eric Kacou Fly Africa How Aviation Can Generate Prosperity Across the Continent


Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017

Curtiss P-40 Warhawk The Famous Flying Tigers Fighter by David Doyle Curtiss P-40 Warhawk The Famous Flying Tigers Fighter

The Curtiss P-40 had a production run of 13,738 aircraft, making it the third most produced US fighter of WWII. Famous as the shark-mouthed aircraft of the legendary American Volunteer Group -- Flying Tigers -- the P-40 was first flown...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/10/2017

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