Modern aviation

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  • Air Battle for Dunkirk

    Norman Franks

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  • Canberra Boys

    Andrew Brookes

    The English Electric Canberra first came into production in the late 1940s and has since played a hugely significant part in world events. In Canberra Boys, Andrew Brookes takes us through its rich history with the help of those who operated this magnificent machine.

    Thisbook provides a detailed and fascinating history of an outstanding aircraft alongside illuminating anecdotes from the men who served with this illustrious aircraft.

    £20.00
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  • Buccaneer Boys

    Graham Pitchfork

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  • Buccaneer Boys (signed by Graham Pitchfork)

    Graham Pitchfork

    This book is signed by the author, Air Commodore Graham Pitchfork.

    Twenty-four aircrew who flew the iconic aircraft with the Fleet Air Arm, the Royal Air Force and the South African Air Force (SAAF) relate their experiences and affection for the Blackburn Buccaneer. Arranged in chronological order, the book traces the history of the aircraft and the tasks it fulfilled. In addition to describing events and activities, it provides an insight into the lifestyle of a Buccaneer squadron and the fun and enjoyment of being a ‘Buccaneer Boy’ in addition to being part of a highly professional and dedicated force.

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  • Canberra Boys (signed by Andrew Brookes, Barry Dove & Ed Elton)

    Andrew Brookes

    This book is signed by Andrew Brookes, Barry Dove & Ed Elton.

    The English Electric Canberra first came into production in the late 1940s and has since played a hugely significant part in world events. In Canberra Boys, Andrew Brookes takes us through its rich history with the help of those who operated this magnificent machine.

    This book provides a detailed and fascinating history of an outstanding aircraft alongside illuminating anecdotes from the men who served with this illustrious aircraft.

    £20.00
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  • Chasing the Morning Sun

    Manuel Queiroz

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  • Contact!

    Bob Tuxford

    Contact! is an enthralling set of recollections from ex-RAF pilot, instructor and test pilot Bob Tuxford. The book follows his twenty-year career within the RAF and describes highlights of active service across the world, including an accompanied exchange tour in the US Air Force and participation in the Falklands war.

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  • Contact! (signed)

    Bob Tuxford

    This book is signed by the author, Bob Tuxford. 

    Contact! is an enthralling set of recollections from ex-RAF pilot, instructor and test pilot Bob Tuxford. The book follows his twenty-year career within the RAF and describes highlights of active service across the world, including an accompanied exchange tour in the US Air Force and participation in the Falklands war.

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  • Distant Thunder

    Don Harward

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  • Fast Jets and Other Beasts

    Ian Hall

    Over a thirty-two-year military flying career which spanned a period when the RAF regularly replaced its fighter/bombers, Ian Hall had seven front-line flying tours on five different types.

    All these flying tours provide a rich seam of material for incisive, amusing and, sometimes, reflective observations from the cockpit.

    Later, Ian surprised himself somewhat by switching to civil aviation, and the book touches upon the twelve-year experience of a fast jet pilot who became a direct-entry turboprop captain.

    Finally, equipped with pipe and slippers, he reflects on a great life of flying, as well as taking a brief look at the things that keep a retired pilot amused. An ideal read for anyone fascinated by tales of aerial exploits.

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  • Faster than the Sun

    Peter Twiss

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