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  1. Comet! The World's First Jet Airliner

    av Graham M Simons

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2013-10-30, ISBN 9781781592793

    This new volume from the respected and well-regarded aviation historian and author Graham Simons is sure to appeal to all aviation enthusiasts, including as it does a wide array of historical sources and archival information drawn together into on...

  2. Luftwaffe Night Fighters 1939 - 1945

    av Andy Saunders, Steve Hall

    Häftad, Engelska, 2016-05-31, ISBN 9781473823204

    In this exciting new addition to the Images of War series, Andy Saunders and Steve Hall utilise an extensive archive of never-before published shots to illuminate the experiences of the Luftwaffe night-fighter pilots and crews during the Second Wo...

  3. 1 Group Bomber Command

    av Chris Ward

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2014-06-18, ISBN 9781473821088

    During the period immediately before the Second World War, the RAF modified its command structure to rationalize for rapid expansion. Bomber Command was divided into six operational groups, each flying the same type of aircraft, including Wellingt...

  4. Operation Oyster

    av Kees Rijken, Paul Schepers

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2014-07-30, ISBN 9781473821095

    Operation Oyster was carried out on the 6th December, 1942 by 2 Group RAF. Considered to be a notable success for the allies, it cost the Germans an estimated six months of lost production time at a critical point in the conflict. It is arguable, ...

  5. The Disastrous Fall and Triumphant Rise of the Fleet Air Arm from 1912 to 1945

    av Henry Amyas Adlam

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2014-09-24, ISBN 9781473821132

    In this riveting critique of the Fleet Air Arm's policy across two world wars, former FAA Fighter Pilot Henry Adlam charts the course of its history from 1912 to 1945, logging the various milestones, mistakes and successes that characterised the s...

  6. They Gave Me a Seafire

    av Commander R Mike Crosley

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2014-06-19, ISBN 9781473821910

    A classic in every sense of the word, the re-issuing of this book is sure to provoke an enthusiastic response. First published in 1986 by Airlife, its publishing history has seen a great number of glowing reviews generated, coming from both histor...

  7. Howard Pixton - Test Pilot and Pioneer Aviator

    av Stella Pixton

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2014-07-02, ISBN 9781473822566

    This book is a truly remarkable account that captures the atmosphere, thrills and danger of the pioneering days of aviation. Howard Pixton was flying for A V Roe at Brooklands in 1910 when S F Cody at Laffan's Plain tried to persuade him to join h...

  8. Wind in the Wires and an Escaper's Log

    av Duncan Grinnell-Milne

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2016-08-24, ISBN 9781473822689

    Duncan Grinnell-Milne was one of that select band of young men who made history in the air between 1915 and 1918 when they learned to fly in machines that resembled box-kites and laid the foundations of aerial combat which future generations would...

  9. Churchill's Few

    av Andy Saunders

    Häftad, Engelska, 2016-05-31, ISBN 9781473822719

    In speaking of the RAF fighter pilots who fought and won the Battle of Britain, the words of Prime Minister Winston Churchill "Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few..." immortalised those pilots as &q...

  10. The Mighty Eighth at War

    av Martin Bowman

    Häftad, Engelska, 2014-09-24, ISBN 9781473822771

    From the beginning of World War Two the RAF's Bomber Command had been the only means of striking Hitler's Reich and its war machine. The entry into the war of the United States and the subsequent arrival in the UK of the Eighth Air Force was to mo...

  11. Constant Vigilance

    av Dr Nigel W M Warwick

    Häftad, Engelska, 2014-08-13, ISBN 9781473822849

    The RAF Regiment was created in the early years of World War II for the active dedicated defence of RAF airfields and installations. This books concerns the Regiments operational history in South-east Asia Command and draws on the diaries and reco...

  12. Valkyrie - The North American XB-70

    av Graham M Simons

    Häftad, Engelska, 2014-05-15, ISBN 9781473822856

    During the 1950s, at the time Elvis Presley was rocking the world with Hound Dog and the USA was aiming to become the world's only superpower, plans were being drawn at North American Aviation in Southern California for an incredible Mach-3 strate...

  13. Special Forces Pilot

    av Colonel Richard Hutchings

    Häftad, Engelska, 2014-04-17, ISBN 9781473823174

    As a Commando helicopter pilot, the author served with 846 Naval Air Squadron in the Falklands War and was decorated for gallantry (DSC). The author re-lives his part in operations, in particular Special Forces intelligence gathering and direct ac...

  14. Blue Diamonds

    av Michael Napier, John William

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2015-01-13, ISBN 9781473823273

    In the seven decades since the Second World War, 14 Squadron has operated a wide array of aircraft types (Mosquitoes, Vampires, Venoms, Hunters, Canberras, Phantoms, Jaguars and Tornados) in a fascinating variety of roles. For much of this time, t...

  15. An Expendable Squadron

    av Roy Conyers Nesbit

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2014-08-13, ISBN 9781473823280

    Roy Nesbit's highly illustrated history of Coastal Command's 217 Squadron - the squadron in which he served - gives a first-hand insight into the hazardous low-level missions the squadron flew against enemy shipping and ports during the Second Wor...

  16. Hitler's Spyplane Over Normandy 1944

    av Philippe Baudin

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2014-05-15, ISBN 9781473823396

    This is the story of the Arado 234, an aircraft that on one day in 1944, in the skies above Normandy, heralded the beginning of a new era in aviation: the jet era...For more than a century, the aviation industry has experienced continual change an...

  17. The Spitfire

    av Hugh W Cowin

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2016-01-30, ISBN 9781473823433

    History has shown the Spitfire to be the right aircraft in the right place at the right time, of that there is more than ample evidence. Indeed, the very name Spitfire has become as indelibly woven into the unfolding story of the Second World War ...

  18. Secret Wings of WW II

    av Lance Cole

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2015-06-10, ISBN 9781473823440

    There are many myths and legends surrounding the advanced German aeronautical technology of the Second World War. There are also facts and proven events. Yet within these stories and behind these facts lie conspiracy theories, mistaken assumptions...

  19. Bombing Germany: The Final Phase

    av Tony Redding

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2015-01-21, ISBN 9781473823549

    During 1942 and 1943 the striking power of RAF Bomber Command was transformed by the arrival of heavy bombers, advanced navigation and blind bombing systems, and new tactics to concentrate the bombers over the target and swamp the German defences....

  20. From Colonial Warrior to Western Front Flyer

    av Carole Mcentee-Taylor

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2015-02-10, ISBN 9781473823594

    Sydney Herbert Bywater Harris was an adventurer, a man possessed of great courage and charm, who fulfilled every schoolboy fantasy and really did 'live the dream'. The second youngest of seven children, the ordinary life held little appeal for Syd...

  21. Soviet Cold War Weaponry- Aircraft, Warships and Missiles

    av Anthony Tucker-Jones

    Häftad, Engelska, 2015-10-30, ISBN 9781473823617

    In this companion volume to his photographic history of Soviet tanks and armoured vehicles, Anthony Tucker-Jones provides a visual guide to the vast array of aircraft, warships and missiles the Soviet armed forces deployed at the height of the Col...

  22. Flight Craft 10: MIL' MI-6/-26

    av Yefim Gordon

    Häftad, Engelska, 2016-05-04, ISBN 9781473823891

    Developed in the early 1950s to meet a Soviet Army requirement and first flown in June 1957, the Mi-6 was the largest-yet helicopter created in the Soviet Union. Its notable features included a power-plant consisting of two turbo-shaft engines (fo...

  23. Flight Craft 5: Sukhoi Su-15

    av Yefim Gordon

    Häftad, Engelska, 2015-04-30, ISBN 9781473823907

    In the late 1950s, the Sukhoi Design Bureau, already an established fighter maker, started work on a successor to its Su-9 and Su-11 single-engined interceptors for the national Air Defence Force. Similar to its predecessors, the new aircraft desi...

  24. Flight Craft 6: Il'yushin/Beriyev A-50

    av Yefim Gordon

    Häftad, Engelska, 2015-04-30, ISBN 9781473823914

    Brought out in the late 1970s as a successor to the obsolete Tu-126 airborne early warning aircraft, the A-50 co-developed by the Il'yushin and Beriyev bureaux is one of the most interesting military variants in the field of IL-76 military transpo...

  25. Flight Craft 8- Mikoyan MiG-31

    av Yefim Gordon

    Häftad, Engelska, 2015-10-05, ISBN 9781473823921

    The MiG-31 started life as an advanced derivative of the famous MiG-25P interceptor, becoming the first Soviet fourth-generation combat aircraft. First flown in 1975, it differed from its progenitor primarily in having a crew of two (pilot and wea...

  26. Avro Lancaster 1945-1964

    av Neil Robinson, Martin Derry

    Häftad, Engelska, 2014-12-17, ISBN 9781473827240

    The Avro Lancaster, such a stalwart of the skies during the Second World War, also enjoyed an interesting and surprisingly colourful post-war career. It is this era that the authors have chosen to focus on by profiling the type across its many var...

  27. Hawker Hurricane and Sea Hurricane

    av Neil Robinson, Martin Derry

    Häftad, Engelska, 2014-12-18, ISBN 9781473827257

    When Sidney Camm's masterpiece, the Hawker Hurricane, entered RAF service in late 1937 it quickly became one of the most important aircraft in Britain's military arsenal, especially in the first three years of the Second World War. This title cove...

  28. Group Captain John 'Joe' Collier DSO, DFC and Bar

    av Simon Gooch

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2015-01-21, ISBN 9781473827516

    John Collier's war began on day one, flying Hampdens in 83 Squadron with his friend Guy Gibson, in a hunt for the battleship Admiral Scheer. By the summer of 1940 he was bombing the Dortmund-Ems Canal at low-level, then Bordeaux and the Scharnhors...

  29. Pegasus - The Heart of the Harrier

    av Andrew Dow

    Häftad, Engelska, 2014-10-22, ISBN 9781473827608

    The conception of the Pegasus engine in 1957 upset all the conventions of aircraft design. It was previously usual for aircraft designers to seek a suitable engine, but this was an engine that sought an aircraft. The aircraft that resulted was the...

  30. The Zeppelin

    av Michael Belafi

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2015-03-23, ISBN 9781473827851
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    This new publication from Michael Belafi offers some truly intriguing content. Photographs of the mighty Zeppelin at all stages of development feature in a publication that aims to chart the entire course of the airship's history. Named after the ...