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  1. TANK SPOTTER'S GUIDE
    £5.99

    Invented during World War I to break the grim deadlock of the Western Front trenches, tanks have gone on to revolutionise warfare.

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  2. FLIGHT THE EVOLUTION OF AVIATION
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    Witness the daring exploits and dangerous challenges that form the story of flight in this beautifully illustrated book, filled with rare photographs and historical documents. Celebrating 50 years since the first flight of the Boeing 747 and of Concorde, it describes the early pioneers, such as the Wright brothers and Alcock & Brown, as well as the highly skilled engineers developing aircraft today.

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  3. 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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  4. NO PARACHUTE BY ARTHUR GOULD LEE
    £10.00

    From the young airmen who took their frail machines high above the trenches of World War I and fought their foes in single combat there emerged a renowned company of brilliant aces - among them Ball, Bishop, McCudden, Collishaw and Mannock - whose legendary feats have echoed down half a century. But behind the elite there were, in the Royal Flying Corps, many hundreds of other airmen who flew their hazardous daily sorties in outdated planes without ever achieving fame.


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  5. HAYNES ROYAL AIRCRAFT FACTORY SE5A MANUAL
    £25.00

    This rakish fighter became known as the 'mount of aces', being the type on which the most successful fighter pilots of Britain and her Empire went to war throughout the last 18 months of World War 1. It was the Spitfire of the Western Front: delivering greater speed, range, firepower and all-round performance than the vast majority of its opposition.

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  6. 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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  7. PLANE SPOTTER'S GUIDE
    £5.99

    Aviation has revolutionised warfare over the last 100 years, and this new pocket guide gives the reader the essential details of 70 iconic aircraft.

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  8. THE WORLD WAR I AVIATORS POCKET MANUAL BY CHRIS McNAB
    £8.99

    Aviation was still in its infancy when World War I broke out. The first men to take to the skies above the battlefield undertook reconnaissance.

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  9. HAYNES VICKERS BAC VC10 MANUAL
    £22.99

    Designed in the 1950s to operate on long-distance routes, the four-jet Vickers VC10 saw service with BOAC and eight other airlines from the 1960s to 1981.

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