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THE AIR BATTLE FOR MALTA: THE DIARIES OF A FIGHTER PILOT

By Lord James Douglas-Hamilton MP

(Subject: Aviation - General) Based on the diaries of Lord David Douglas-Hamilton a Spitfire Squadron Leader on Malta during the Second World War, commanding Edinburgh squadron, and thus giving a very realistic account of the second biggest air battle in the Second World war. The author is his nephew, and the introduction by Laddie Lucas. (Published: 1981) (Publisher: Mainstream Publishing) (ISBN: 0906391202) (Pagination: 208pp, photos, appendix, sources, bibliography, index) (Condition: very good in dw) UL-XXXXXX

$12.39

BOMBING 1939-1945: THE AIR OFFENSIVE AGAINST LAND TARGETS IN WORLD WAR II

By Karl Hecks

(Subject: Aviation - General) Over 3,000,000 tons of bombs were dropped on land targets in WWII. This is a record of the development of bombing over 6 years of War, from the primitive methods in 1939 to the Atomic bomb in 1945. (Published: 1990) (Publisher: Robert Hale Ltd) (ISBN: 0709040202) (Pagination: 304pp photos) (Condition: Very good in d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$12.39

THE LUFTWAFFE DATA BOOK
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THE LUFTWAFFE DATA BOOK

By Alfred Price

(Subject: Aviation - General) This is the book which is a must for any WWII aviation enthusiast. This single volume presents a remarkable range of data from the organisation of the Luftwaffe High Command to details of unit equipment, strengths, servicability & identification markings. It also deals with Flak units plus the operation of the V1 flying bombs & their supporting units. (Published: 1997) (Publisher: Greenhill Books) (ISBN: 1853672939) (Pagination: 272pp, 83 b&w photos, tables, maps) (Condition: Very good in dw) UL-XXXXXX

$12.39

PICTORIAL HISTORY OF THE GERMAN ARMY AIR SERVICE 1914-1918

By Alex Imrie

(Subject: Aviation - General) Page edges browning.signs of use but good study copy in d/w. A picture history of the first Luftwaffe. Many of the techniques used and lessons learned were applied two decades later by the men who had served their apprenticeships in the open cockpit, wire-braced biplanes. 240 original photographs trace the growth of the German Army Air Service. (Published: 1971) (Publisher: Ian Allan) (ISBN: 0711002002) (Pagination: 176pp, 104pp of half tone illustrations.) (Condition: Good in dustjacket) UL-XXXXXX

$9.29

WINGS OF FAME PREMIER ISSUE. VOLUME 1

By Editor David Donald

(Subject: Aviation - General) Faded spine, small crease on front r/h corner. The Journal of Classic Combat Aircraft featuring articles by aviation specialists, such as Bill Gunston, Robert F Dorr, John Weal and Warren Thompson. Topics include Air War over Korea, Northrop YF-17, North American P-51 Mustang, US Navy Phantoms in Vietnam. F-101 Voodoo Variants and Fleet Air Arm 1960-1969. Extremely detailed with photographs, colour schemes maps and drawings. (Published: 1995) (Publisher: Aerospace Publishing Ltd) (ISBN: 1874023689) (Pagination: large format 208pp. illustrations) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$18.59

WORLD AIRCRAFT INFORMATION FILES. ISSUE 1

By David Donald Editor

(Subject: Aviation - General) Magazine, with 3 punch holes down the side for filing. Includes F-14 Tomcat, SU27 Flanker, Lufthansa, Laser Guided bombs and further information on forthcoming issues. (Published: 1998) (Publisher: Bright Star) (Pagination: 32pp. Illustrations, fold-out) (Condition: very good.) UL-XXXXXX

$10.84

UNSAFE AT ANY HEIGHT

By John Godson

(Subject: Aviation - General) Dustjacket slightly torn at edges. Previous owner name on endpaper.Published in 1970 the author looks into the causes of 'avoidable' crashes e.g. negligence in construction and maintenance, use of out of date aircraft and cheap dangerous fuel,laxity in safety regulations and concludes that airlines have a lot to answer for. The author lists airlines in order of safety, describes the shocking practices of some charter airlines and misguidedness of scheduled airlines in placing emphasis on comfort rather than safety. He cites examples for all of these and many other instances. (Published: 1970) (Publisher: Anthony Blond) (ISBN: 0218515189) (Pagination: 176pp) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$7.74

CLIPPED WINGS

By Ian & Ralph Ormes

(Subject: Aviation - General) 10 British aircraft designs which were never wholly successful. Includes the Fairy Battle, the Blackburn Roc, the Saunders-Roe Lerwick flying boat, the Avro Manchester, the Supermarine Swift and others. (Published: 1973) (ISBN: 0718300238) (Pagination: 192pp, 22 photos) (Condition: dw slightly creased and mark on back. Good) UL-XXXXXX

$9.29

SOVIET AIR AND ROCKET FORCES

By Asher Lee

(Subject: Aviation - General) Good in rubbed blue boards, no d/w. Prior to the Korean War it was very difficult for the west to have any direct knowledge of Soviet developments in this field, however after 1950 this information became more freely available. Annual Air Force days available to the public showing displays of the latest aircraft, reports from the many German engineers engaged in Soviet Electronic factories and the Institute of the USSR. (Published: 1959) (Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson) (Pagination: 311pp illustrations) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$15.49

FIGHTER! A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF INTERNATIONAL FIGHTER AIRCRAFT

By Bill Gunston

(Subject: Aviation - General) This vividly illustrated book traces the history of the world's greatest fighters from World war I to the 1970's. (Published: 1998) (Publisher: Parragon ) (ISBN: 0752526081) (Pagination: Large Format 96pp illustrations) (Condition: Good in dustjacket with small tears on top and bottom of spine.) UL-XXXXXX

$9.29

AIR GUARD: AMERICA'S FLYING MILITIA

By George Hall

(Subject: Aviation - General) The Air National Guard (ANG), also known as the Air Guard, is a federal military reserve force as well as the militia air force of each U.S. state, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the territories of Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands. It, along with each state's, district's, commonwealth's or territory's Army National Guard component, makes up the National Guard of each state and the districts, commonwealths and territories as applicable.The book focuses on the Guard's flying missions as carried out by the 91 wings and groups around the country. (Published: 1990) (Publisher: Presidio Press) (ISBN: 9780891413325) (Pagination: 130pp illustrations) (Condition: Good in card covers) UL-XXXXXX

$9.29

ANTIQUE & CLASSIC AIRPLANES

By David Davies and Mike Vines

(Subject: Aviation - General) Osprey Colour series. The book captures the art and technology of private flying over 5 decades from the twilight of the Edwardian era. Featuring Stearmans, Tiger Moths, Monocoupes and many more, all active at the time of publication and kept in airworthy condition. (Published: 1985) (Publisher: Osprey) (ISBN: 0850456401) (Pagination: 128pp. profusely illustrated in colour.) (Condition: Good in card covers) UL-XXXXXX

$9.29

THE LEADING EDGE

By Walter J Boyne

(Subject: Aviation - General) Updated edition. The author presents a retrospective of the leading edges in aviation technology. He tells the story of pivotal developments in materials and design. His story is also one of the inventors. From Louis Bleriot's historic flight across the English Channel, of Howard Hughes dreams of winning the Thompson Trophy, Chuck Yeager breaking the sound barrier in Glamorous Glennis, and of the hundreds of nameless engineers working in England and France to bring the Concorde to life. (Published: 1991) (Publisher: Artabras) (ISBN: 0896600203) (Pagination: 232pp illustrations) (Condition: Very good in d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$15.49

PILOT'S NOTES FOR TIGER MOTH AIRCRAFT (TO BE USED IN CONJUNCTION WITH A.P.1732A)

(Subject: Aviation - General) Originally published by the Royal Australian Air Force in February 1944 (R.A.A.F. PUBLICATION No. 416) This is divided into 4 sections, Descriptive, Handling, Operating data and Emergencies. (Publisher: Air Data Publications) (Pagination: 26pp plus foldout.) (Condition: Good in card covers, small stain on the front. ) UL-XXXXXX

$6.20

MOLLISON. THE FLYING SCOTSMAN

By David Luff

(Subject: Aviation - General) The life of pioneer aviator James Allan Mollison. One of the RAF's youngest officer pilots who saw action flying worn out First World war fighters on the North West frontier. Other occupations included a Bondi Beach attendant, a flying instructor and would be speedway rider in Adelaide before joining Charles Kingsford Smith's newly formed Australian National Airways in 1930. (Published: 1993) (Publisher: Lidun Publishing) (ISBN: 0952183900) (Pagination: 399pp illustrations) (Condition: Good in d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$9.29

HANDBOOK OF AVIATION METEOROLOGY

(Subject: Aviation - General) Torn d/w , previous owner name on endpaper. Good. Prepared as a successor to Meteorology for Aviators. provides instruction suitable for pilots and navigators undergoing intermediate or advanced courses of instruction. (Published: 1966) (Publisher: HMSO) (Pagination: 404pp, illustrations.) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$15.49

WINGS OF WAR, AN AIR FORCE ANTHOLOGY

By Editor F Alan Walbank

(Subject: Aviation - General) Good. No d/w. Blue boards rubbed. Previous owner name on endpaper.Signs of use but an interesting collection. A collection of aviation anecdotes from various sources, they relate to records, routes and wartime. (Published: 1943) (Publisher: Batsford) (Pagination: 164pp illustrations) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$9.29

AIR NAVIGATION VOLUME 1. AIR PUBLICATION 1234

(Subject: Aviation - General) British Air Ministry publication A.P.1234. for the Royal Air Force. This copy originally belonged to a Cadet Flight Sgt. at Westminster School CCF/RAF. Includes very detailed chapters with figures on Maps and Charts, Mathematics, Time and Theory. (Published: 1944) (Publisher: Air Ministry (UK)) (Pagination: 308pp illustrations, fold-out) (Condition: Good in rubbed blue boards) UL-XXXXXX

$55.76

JANE'S WORLD AIRCRAFT RECOGNITION HANDBOOK

By Derek Wood

(Subject: Aviation - General) Updated to include the 40 or more significant types that have made their first flights in the previous three years from 1985. Instant reference symbols and classification information is backed up by cutaway drawings. (Published: 1985) (Publisher: Jane's Publishing) (ISBN: 0710603436) (Pagination: Landscape format. 571pp profuselt illustrated) (Condition: Good in card covers) UL-XXXXXX

$6.20

THE GREAT PLANES

By James Gilbert

(Subject: Aviation - General) Twenty six planes chosen by the author including SPAD, Sopwith's Scouts. The Spitfire, Staggerwing, Grunman's Cats, the Lear and F-86 Sabre jet. The narrative is from the authors extensive research and knowledge and the expansion of articles originally from 'Flying' Magazine (Published: 1970) (Publisher: Ridge Press) (Pagination: large Format. 251pp illustrations) (Condition: Very good in d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$12.39

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