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  1. Special Forces Pilot: A Flying Memoir of the Falkland War By Colonel Richard Hutchings
    £12.99

    As a Commando helicopter pilot, the author served with 846 Naval Air Squadron in the Falklands War and was decorated for gallantry (DSC).

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  2. Typhoon By Mike Sutton
    £20.00

    The Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4 is the most advanced multi-role combat aircraft in the world.

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  3. Military Aircraft Markings 2021
    £11.95

    First published in the 1970s, Military Aircraft Markings has become an indispensable annual publication for aircraft enthusiasts, historians and students of military aviation.

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  4. Harrier 809 By Rowland White
    £9.99

    Narrating the incredible exploits of this powerful aircraft and the men who flew it in battle, Harrier 809 tells a thrilling true story of courage and resourcefulness in the heart of the Falklands War.

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  5. Blade Slap: A Year With The RAF Chinook Display Team
    £18.99

    Have you ever wondered what it takes to fly the RAF’s tandem-rotor heavy-lift helicopter? Ever thought about the amount of work that goes into preparing for the annual airshow display season? Throughout 2018, author and photographer Tom Mercer had unprecedented access to the UK Chinook Force and for the first time ever will take you behind the scenes of the Royal Air Force Chinook Display Team. Read all about the work that goes into the display work-up, the all-important Public Display Approval and key moments from across one of the team’s busiest ever airshow seasons. And if that weren’t enough, you’ll get to see what daily life entails on an operational RAF squadron. A project of this size has never been attempted with a frontline asset before, but thanks to the Royal Air Force, Joint Helicopter Command and RAF Odiham, Tom has been able to capture an insight into the RAF’s centenary year in all its glory. 

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  6. Aircraft Carriers World's Greatest Of 100 Years
    £19.99

    On 9 May 1912 the first airplane take-off from a ship was made from the deck of the HMS Hibernia. In July 1918, seven Sopwith Camels launched from the converted battlecruiser HMS Furious damaged the German airbase at Tønder and destroyed two zeppelins. The age of the carrier was born.

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  7. From Wax Wings to Flying Drones by Norman Ferguson
    £12.99

    This playful history looks back at the story of flight since the first patient-to-be jumped from a castle parapet to the joy that is flying with a hen night to Prague.

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  8. Abyss The Cuban Missile 1962 By Max Hastings
    £30.00

    The 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis was the most perilous event in history, when mankind faced a looming nuclear collision between the United States and Soviet Union. During those weeks, the world gazed into the abyss of potential annihilation.

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  9. Aviation Quiz Book: From Airbus to Zeppelin
    £14.99

    A must have for any aviation enthusiast, this quiz book will cover all aspects of the military, commercial, general aviation and historic aerospace sectors.

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  10. A Dictionary of RAF Slang by Eric Partridge
    £7.99

    The Dictionary of RAF Slang is a funny and fascinating insight into the lives of our RAF heroes, in a time gone by.

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  11. Their Finest Hour: The Battle of Britain 1940
    £30.00

    The paintings and drawings in this beautifully illustrated new book have been assembled from the archives of the Military Gallery to commemorate the Battle of Britain, one of the most important air battles ever fought. It is a fitting tribute to those young men of RAF Fighter Command - 'Churchill's Few'.

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  12. Air Ministry Pamphlet 224 - Sea Survival
    £3.99

    First issued to airmen in 1952, this reprint of The Air Ministry's Sea Survival pamphlet includes emergency advice to crew operating over sea regions. 

    With original illustrations and text, these survival guides provide an insight to military survival techniques from a by-gone era.

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