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The Naked Pilot - The Human Factor in Aircraft Accidents

By: Beaty, David

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001948

Condition: Fine


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Silver lettering to spine. In The Naked Pilot - The Human Factor in Aircraft Accidents, David Beaty takes his exploration further and deeper, analysing not only human error flying accidents but also the latent pre-disposing errors made by management and government. No other book speaks with such clarity. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing,... View more info

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The Aeroplane an Historical Survey

By: Gibbs-Smith, Charles H

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, HMSO: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002855

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Published by the Science Museum. The Aeroplane. An historical survey of its origins and development. The origins and development of the aeroplane. This book is divided into two main parts. the narrative Historical Survey, and the Commentary, separate by an Interlude of memorable quotations on flight and fliers. Includes special sections on Leonardo da Vinci, Sir Heorge C... View more info

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The Worlds Worst Aircraft

By: Gilbert, James

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Joseph: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000877

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. This book traces the more misguided attempts by man to fly; from the dotty attempts of monks and savants in earlier centuries to leap from high places, flapping home-fashioned pinions; via the turn of the century pioneers with stick, string and linen to a recent revival of interest in man-powered aeroplanes. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition,... View more info

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Trail of the Octopus - From Beirut to Lockerbie - Inside the DIA

By: Goddard, Donald with Coleman, Lester K

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003266

ISBN: 074751562X

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with wear to extremities. No marks or inscriptions. Silver lettering to spine. Nice and clean internally and externally. From Beirut to Lockerbie - Inside the DIA. Donald Goddard and Lester Coleman reveal - The Real Story of Pan Am Flight 103. Dramatic account of the 'true' cause of the Lockerbie disaster, involving the US Defense Intelligence Agency, the Drug Enforcement Administration, and Middle East heroin trafficking. Seeking pol... View more info

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A History of the UNITED STATES AIR FORCE 1907-1957

By: Goldberg, Alfred

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, U.S.A., Van Nostrand: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001233

Condition: Very Good


Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Fifty eventful years of military aviation-the men and the planes, the wartime exploits and peacetime missions. An official general history of the United States Air Force and its predecessors prepared by the USAF Historical Division, in co-operation with the Editors of AIR FORCE Magazine. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated... View more info

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The Third Service

By: Joubert, Air Chief Marshal Sir Philip

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001602

Condition: Very Good+


Unclipped dustwrapper with marginal wear. No marks or inscriptions. The story behind the Royal Air Force. Gilt lettering to spine. This book is not content with the surface history of the Service but also explores the ceaseless clash of personalities. Illustrated. Authors note tipped in. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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Test Pilots - The Story of British Test Flying 1903-1984

By: Middleton, Don

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Collins / Willow: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001600

Condition: Very Good


Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. The Story of British Test Flying 1903-1984. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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FORTRESS WITHOUT A ROOF - The Allied Bombing of the Third Reich

By: Morrison, Wilbur

Price: £23.00

Publisher: London, Allen: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001526

Condition: Near Fine


Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. The Allied Bombing of the Third Reich. 'Hitler built a fortress around Europe - but he forgot to put a roof on it'. Franklin D Roosevelt. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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Air Force Blunders

By: Regan, Geoffrey

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Guinness: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001069

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No marks or inscriptions. A fascinating and informative look at some of the less glorious moments in the history of aerial warfare. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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Private Flying for Leisure & Business

By: Serjeant, Richard

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Nicholas Kaye: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001189

Condition: Very Good


Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS to spine. No marks or inscriptions. Illustrated. The book contains information about Clubs and Groups, the Private Pilots Licence, the cost of flying, owning an aircraft, radio and the Radio Licence, overseas flying and Customs procedure, business flying, the different kinds of light aircraft, the weather, and the various ways a pilot can and should improve his flying technique to cope with present day conditions. Nice and clean interna... View more info

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The Complete Book of the Model Aeroplane

By: Taylor, Norman G

Price: £90.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002182

Condition: Very Good+


First edition. Unclipped, frayed dustwrapper with small piece missing from cover. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. A book for all who take, or wish to take, aero-modelling seriously. Chapters include: Introducing the beginner to aero-dynamics * Various types of engines * Procedure for designing aeroplanes and constructing them * Construction of propellers * Problems of control line models * Principles of trimming and flying free flight models. Extensive... View more info

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ROOTS OF BRITISH AIR POLICY

By: Worcester, Richard

Price: £17.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001641

Condition: Very Good


Unclipped dustwrapper with slight edgewear. No marks or inscriptions. Very slight scuffing to front baord. Gilt lettering to spine. Major aspects of civil, military and space policy are analysed. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info