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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. Wrecks & Relics 28th Edition By Ken Ellis
    £19.95

    Now remarkably in its 28th edition, ever since it was first published in the 1960s every edition of Wrecks & Relics has been eagerly sought after by aviation enthusiasts, restorers and curators alike. It is renowned as the go-to source charting the highlights, changes and trends in the preservation of the aviation heritage of the British Isles. With in-depth coverage of more than 700 locations across the UK and Ireland, it charts over 5,000 aircraft including their potted histories, build and arrival dates.

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  4. Lancaster by Osprey
    £6.99

    Developed from the underperforming twin-engined Manchester, the Avro Lancaster was the RAF's most successful heavy bomber of World War II, forming the backbone of Bomber Command during the large-scale night bombing campaign against occupied Europe. 

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  5. Dogfight: Military Aircraft from World War I To Present Day
    £19.99

    From the German Fokker Triplane of World War I and the Allied SPAD XIII, through famous World War II adversaries such as the Hurricane and the Bf 109, to modern aircraft, including the MiG-29 and the F-16, Dogfight looks at warplanes that have done aerial battle against each other. Illustrations display each aircraft with spectacular three-quarter-view art, accompanied by detailed specifications and development history--including the particular squadron associated with that model.

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  6. The Merlin by Gordon A. Wilson
    £9.99

    The Rolls-Royce Merlin is the most recognisable aero engine in the world. It powered the Battle of Britain aircraft, the Spitfire and Hurricane, as they defended the shores of Britain against the Luftwaffe, foiling Hitler's plans to invade in summer 1940. It also powered the Lancasters and Halifaxes of Bomber Command as they went on their missions of destruction to the German heartland. And the 'wooden wonder', the Mosquito, was powered by the Merlin, its pinpoint bombing accuracy and reconnaissance work proving vital to the war effort.

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  7. Spitfire by Tony Holmes
    £8.99

    The Spitfire is an icon of World War II, becoming the darling of the British public through defending the skies during the Battle of Britain.

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  8. The Spitfire Pocket Manual
    £9.99

    This pocket manual presents an accessible collection of fascinating historical documents to help readers explore the technical and tactical developments relating to the design and use of this famous aircraft.

    With illustrations and an introduction by historian Martin Robson, The Spitfire Pocket Manual is an essential volume for any Spitfire enthusiast.

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  9. The Lancaster Bomber Pocket Manual 1941-45
    £9.99

    The Avro Lancaster was the RAF's most famous and successful heavy bomber of the Second World War. Used predominantly at night, 'Lancs' dropped 608,612 tons of bombs in 156,000 sorties in the period 1942-1945.

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  10. The Mosquito Pocket Manual by Martin Robson
    £9.99

    The de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito was a British multi-role combat aircraft with a two-man crew that served during and after the Second World War.

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  11. 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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  12. How To Survive an Atomic Attack
    £15.99

    Official US government advice on how to survive an atomic attack – including full instructions on building your own nuclear shelter.

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