Modern aviation

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  • Nimrod Boys (multi-signed copy)

    Tony Blackman with Joe Kennedy

    Nimrod Boys is a complementary book to Nimrod Rise and Fall from acclaimed author Tony Blackman. It is a collection of over twenty first-hand accounts of operating the Hawker Siddeley Nimrod – an aircraft which served at the forefront of the Cold War.

    £25.00
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  • Canberra Boys (Signed by Author and Contributors)

    Andrew Brookes

    This edition is signed by Andrew Brookes (author) and four contributors; Graham Pitchfork, Barry Dove, Phil Wilkinson and Gordon Dyer.

    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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  • Rate of Climb

    Air Commodore Rick Peacock-Edwards

    Foreward by Air Marshal Cliff Spink

    This is an action-packed account of a foremost flyer’s life with endless good stories, and a colourful cast of characters to match. Rick’s compelling recollections in Rate of Climb reveal a life of considerable achievement, in a very personal book capturing the ties of airmanship that the author has been privileged to share. A must for all lovers of derring-do in the air.

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  • Hercules Boys

    Chris Smith

    Hercules Boys contains a fascinating collection of first-hand and highly entertaining accounts by the ground and air crews themselves who adapted to everything that the elements, enemy and ‘airships’ in Whitehall threw at them. A must for any military aviation devotee.

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  • Shackleton Boys Volume II

    Steve Bond

    Following the outstanding success of Volume 1, published in 2018 and still available, Steve Bond has garnered another exceptional group of Shack operators who delight in giving the reader their tales of derring-do. Another one for the Boys’ kitbag!

    £25.00
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  • Nimrod Boys

    Tony Blackman

    Joe Kennedy

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  • Vulcan Boys

    Tony Blackman

    £12.99
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  • Victor Boys

    Tony Blackman

    Garry O'Keefe

    £12.99
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  • Valiant Boys

    Tony Blackman

    Anthony Wright

    £12.99
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  • Jaguar Boys

    Ian Hall

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  • Meteor Boys (Signed by Steve Bond)

    Steve Bond

    Grub Street is proud to present Meteor Boys, the latest title in its ever-popular Boys series. As Britain’s first jet fighter, the Gloster Meteor has had a remarkably varied and lengthy life. But whilst many books have focused on its development and service history, the time has come to hear the personal experiences of its air and ground crews.

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  • Javelin Boys (Signed by Steve Bond and 2 contributors)

    Steve Bond

    Aeroplane magazine’s ‘Book of the Month’ (December 2017)

    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 stories told here in terrific detail.

    Here, author Steve Bond has interviewed a number of veterans, all with captivating tales of their time on the aircraft. Alongside their anecdotes is a detailed history of this unusual aircraft, accompanied by photography never seen before in print.

    Javelin Boys is bound to appeal to all aviation fans.

    £20.00
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