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La Victoire Venue du Ciel
1 La Victoire Venue du Ciel
France Lavauzelle 1991 2702503152 / 9782702503157 Hardcover As New As New Book Folio - over 12 - 15 
This book is sealed as delivered from the publishers and has not been opened , this is the reason for limited descriptions. A very clean and tight copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
British Civil Aircraft Registers including Ireland1919-99, Austin, Michael
2 Austin, Michael British Civil Aircraft Registers including Ireland1919-99
UK Air Britain Historians Ltd 1999 0851302815 / 9780851302812 1st Edition Hardcover Fine No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
For anyone interested in aviation and civilian aircraft this book is a must. From front to back cover it is full of registration numbers of all sorts of aircraft dating from 1919 - 1999. It does not have a D/J A fine, tight copy. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
 
 
Mosquito: The Illustrated History, Birtles, Philip J
3 Birtles, Philip J Mosquito: The Illustrated History
UK Sutton Publishing Limited 1998 0750914955 / 9780750914956 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
Alongside the Spitfire and the Lancaster, the Mosquito is one of the most famous RAF aircraft of the Second World War, if not of all time. Fulfilling an incredible number of contrasting roles from its original concept of a high-speed and low-level unarmed bomber, through reconnaissance fighter-bomber, night -fighter, intruder, bomber support and pathfinder, to naval strike, anti-shipping, minelayer, and many more. A series of comprehensive appendices give full details of Mosquito production figures, production variants, and operational service. A good, clean and tight copy. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
 
 
Gloster Meteor:  Postwar Military Aircraft : 2, Bowyer, Chaz
4 Bowyer, Chaz Gloster Meteor: Postwar Military Aircraft : 2
UK. Littlehampton Book Services Ltd 1985 0711014779 / 9780711014770 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
The Gloster Meteor was the first jet-engined aircraft to enter full squadron operational service with any air force in the world, and from mid -1944 it served for a decade as the premier fighter design as well as being used by many other services. Illustrated with 150 photographs depicting unit liveries, technical facets, experimental installations, et al: it is a worthy record of one of the RAF's most significant aircraft. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
MiG-21, Chant, Christopher
5 Chant, Christopher MiG-21
UK. Haynes 1984 0854294392 / 9780854294398 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Pictorial covers Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
The MIG-21 has been built in greater numbers than any other warplane of the period since World WarII, although when it first entered service with the Soviet air forces in the 1950s it was dismissed rather scornfully as a useful but highly limited clear-weather interceptor. Since then it has been transformed into an extremely useful multi-role fighter. There is a small label on the inside of the front boards stating this book has been slightly damaged. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Super Etendard Super Profile, Chant, Christopher
6 Chant, Christopher Super Etendard Super Profile
UK. Haynes Publications Inc. 1983 0854293787 / 9780854293780 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Pictorial covers Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
The Dassault Super Etendard sprang into world prominance during the Anglo-Argentinian conflict for the Falkland Islands in 1982. The Super Etendard used in that campaign is only the latest development in a long line that started with a lightweight strikefighter to meet a NATO requirement. There is a small label on the inside of the front boards stating this book has been slightly damaged but i can't find where except for a blue mark on the inside rear board. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Avro Shackleton : Postwar Military Aircraft : 3, Chartres, John
7 Chartres, John Avro Shackleton : Postwar Military Aircraft : 3
UK. BCA 1985 Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
The Avro Shackleton seems destined to complete at least 35 years in front-line service in the Royal Air Force: the first prototype flew in 1949, and the AEW aircraft of No 8 Squadron were still operational in 1985. It remained in service 20 years after it was first classed as obsolescent. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Airshow, Hurley Graham
8 Hurley Graham Airshow
london orion 1998 0752817930 / 9780752817934 Hardcover Good Good Book 
In twenty-five years,it has grown from a cheerful day out on an old wartime airstrip to a must-attend entry on the international aviation calendar. The d/w is slightly self worn but is good.And is price clipped. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
No Empty Chairs: The Short and Heroic Lives of the Young Aviators Who Fought and Died in the First World War, Mackersey, Ian
9 Mackersey, Ian No Empty Chairs: The Short and Heroic Lives of the Young Aviators Who Fought and Died in the First World War
London UK Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 2012 0297859943 / 9780297859949 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
This book ia about the short and heroic lives of the young aviators who fought and died in the First World War. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Photographing Aeroplanes : The craft of aviation photography, Mansfield, Steve
10 Mansfield, Steve Photographing Aeroplanes : The craft of aviation photography
UK. Airlife ltd 1991 185310132X / 9781853101328 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Pictorial covers Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
This book will help you to take good and interesting photographs of planes on the ground and flying, full of advice and techniques to make the most of your camera. The head of the spine in chipped on the corner. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Test Pilots : The Story of British Test Flying 1903 - 1984, Middleton , Don
11 Middleton , Don Test Pilots : The Story of British Test Flying 1903 - 1984
UK. BCA 1985 Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
A number of books have been written which have recorded various aspects of test flying or the careers of certain pilots. This book attempts to study the progress of British test flying from its early years to the present day to reveal the problems faced by both the manufacturers' and the Service test pilots. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Corsair KD431: The Time Capsule Fighter, Morris, David.
12 Morris, David. Corsair KD431: The Time Capsule Fighter
UK Sutton Publishing Ltd 2006 075094305X / 9780750943055 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 
This is the story of KD431, the men who flew her in the 1940s, and the men who restored her in the 21st century to her original wartime condition. it is lavishly illustrated with archive photographs drawn from the Fleet Air Arm Museums own collections, as well as specially commissioned high quality colour photographs of the restoration process from start to finish. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
 
 
C-130 Hercules, Morris, M.E.
13 Morris, M.E. C-130 Hercules
UK. Arms and Armour Press 1989 0853689768 / 9780853689768 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Pictorial covers Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Since her first flight in 1954, fifty-eight countries have adopted the Hercules for missions ranging from special operation drops and aerial refueling to use as an airborne hospital. She has had rockets hooked up for short overloaded takeoffs and skis strapped on for polar operations. The Hercules has even landed and taken-of from an aircraft carrier at sea. She doesn't go fast, won't win any aerial beauty contests, but... 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
Crop Dusters: Props in the Crops, Rasmussen, Henry
14 Rasmussen, Henry Crop Dusters: Props in the Crops
USA Motorbooks Intl 1986 0879382198 / 9780879382193 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Perhaps the last grass-roots flying today " Real" flying as ti used to be! All expressions often heard or read around this flying excitement. One pilot, when asked to describe his job, said simply, " bug zapping". Here is the first all-colour book on these fascinating aircraft and their pilots. There is a previous owners label on the front paste-down. The d/j shows light shelf-wear on both front and back panels. A good clean and tight copy. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
 
 
Airlife's General Aviation: A Guide to Postwar General Aviation Manufacturers and Their Aircraft, Simpson, R. W.
15 Simpson, R. W. Airlife's General Aviation: A Guide to Postwar General Aviation Manufacturers and Their Aircraft
UK Airlife Pub Ltd 1991 185310194X / 9781853101946 1st Edition Soft cover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
This book aims to give details of all light aircraft which were flying upto 1991 and to identify the characteristics of the individual models and , for the major manufacturers, and the year in which they were built. The text block is a little grubby with light spotting and the soft covers show signs of shelf-wear. there is also the shadow of a price label on the base of the rear panel. A good tight copy. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping ( second class ) is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 


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