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  1. AEROFILMS - BRITAIN FROM ABOVE
    £25.00

    Aerofilms Ltd was born on 9 May 1919. An unprecedented business venture, it hoped to marry the still fledgling technology of powered flight to the discipline of photography.

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  2. THE FIRST WORLD WAR BY NORMAN FERGUSON
    £9.99

    Have you ever wondered who fired the first British shot of World War One? Or who claimed the glory of downing the Red Baron? And what has Winnie the Pooh got to do with it all?

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  3. FOR THE LOVE OF THE AIR FORCE BY NORMAN FERGUSON
    £9.99

    What is sewn into a pilot’s uniform when they receive their wings?
    In what year did the first female jet pilot join the RAF?
    Why were former Lightning pilots called WIWOLS?

    For the answers to all these questions and more, take off into this fascinating miscellany and become a true RAF aficionado.

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  4. AVRO BY HARRY HOLMES
    £19.99

    The story of A.V. Roe and Company Ltd (Avro) begins in the very earliest years of aviation, only a few years after man’s first powered flight.

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  5. EAST RIDING AIRFIELDS 1915-1920
    £12.95

    Even before the outbreak of the first World War, aviation had made its presence felt in the East Riding of Yorkshire, with visits from many of the leading aviation pioneers including Gustav Hamel and Harry Hawker. 

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  6. WHEN I JOIN THE RANKS REPLICA BOOKLET
    £1.70

    A 32 page booklet detailing what a young soldier should expect when signing up to fight in WW1.

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  7. RAF BIGGIN HILL
    £12.95

    Often known as the ‘Most Famous Fighter Station’ in the World’, Biggin Hill has a rich and virtually unknown history behind the scenes. With the Wireless Testing Park established at Biggin Hill in 1917 the RAF Wireless Experimental Establishment was consolidated there on the formation of the RAF in 1918.

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  8. HOW TO FLY A PLANE
    £8.99

    The training aid for many a pilot from one of the leading instructors of the First World War. There are 160 pages with many illustrations of leading aircraft of the period. 

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  9. FIRST WORLD WAR IN THE AIR - RAFM EXHIBITION CATALOGUE
    £10.00

    Designed to support our First World War in the Air exhibition, this book is illustrated with images of objects that can be found in our collection. 

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