Pre-WWII

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  1. The Flying Sikh Hardit Singh Malik WWI Fighter Pilot By Stephen Barker
    £25.00

    The Flying Sikh tells the unique story of the only Sikh airman to fly with the RFC and the RAF during the First World War.

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Flying up the Edgware Road by Mark Amies
    £15.99

    Flying up the Edgware Road tells the story of how an area of what is now north-west London became a hub of the British aircraft industry in the very early years of the twentieth century.

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  5. The History of Aviation: A Century of Powered Flight Day by Day
    £17.99

    The dream of flight is as old as civilization itself. Examples from ancient Chinese and Greek literature and from Native and South American legend tell of flying warriors, priests and prisoners. Later, in the fifteenth century, Leonardo da Vinci drew more than 100 sketches related to human flight, designing a parachute, a hang glider and a four-man helicopter.

    Format - Paperback

    160 pages

    Language - English.

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  6. Plane Spotter's Guide
    £7.99

    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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  7. Tank Spotter's Guide
    £6.99

    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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  8. How To Fly a Plane
    £9.99

    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. Magnificent Women And Flying Machines by Sally Smith
    £20.00

    'This lovely book offers a welcome and enjoyable read and provides a timely testament for these unsung pioneers of aviation.'

    Maggie Appleton MBE, Chief Executive Officer, RAF Museum

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  10. Poems Of The Great War
    £5.99

    Published to commemorate the eightieth anniversary of Armistice, this collection is intended to be an introduction to the great wealth of First World War Poetry. The sequence of poems is random - making it ideal for dipping into - and drawn from a number of sources, mixing both well-known and less familiar poetry.

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