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            Many a Close Run Thing
             

            Many a Close Run Thing (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Enright, Tom

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            "Planes were rarely seen above the small Central Otago sheep-farming town of Ranfurly in the 1940s. Yet as a young boy, Tom Enright had a fascination with the skies that quickly developed into a longing to become a pilot. He joined the RNZAF as an engineer in 1951, and was sent t ...

            ISBN 9781775541431
            Published 17 June 2019 by HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Vargic's Curious Cosmic Compendium: Space, the Universe and Everything Within It
             

            Vargic's Curious Cosmic Compendium: Space, the Universe and Everything Within It (Hardback)

            By Vargic, Martin

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            • Pub Date
              19 Nov 19

            Explore the wonders of the universe like you have never seen before with this incredible new book from the bestselling author Martin Vargic.This is a compendium of beautifully innovative designs that explain all of the weird and wonderful aspects of the cosmos; from the history o ...

            ISBN 9780718185268
            Release Date 19 November 2019 by Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Mappings: Society/Theory/Space
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            Harrier 809: Britain's Legendary Jump Jet and the Untold Story of the Falklands War
             

            Harrier 809: Britain's Legendary Jump Jet and the Untold Story of the Falklands War (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By White, Rowland

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            • Pub Date
              17 Mar 20

            From the mind of the engineering genius who designed the iconic Hurricane, Typhoon and Tempest planes, the Harrier jump jet was to be a crucial element of the RAF's fleet for over four decades.

            ISBN 9781787631595
            Release Date 17 March 2020 by Transworld Publishers
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Echoes from Early Aviators: A Lost Manuscript Rediscovered
             

            Echoes from Early Aviators: A Lost Manuscript Rediscovered (Hardback)

            By Merriam, Frederick Warren

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            • Pub Date
              31 Jan 20

            Author was one of the UK s early aviation pioneers. As manager and chief instructor of the Bristol Flying School at Brooklands, he had many pupils who subsequently became famous

            ISBN 9781526726209
            Release Date 31 January 2020 by Pen & Sword Books Ltd
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            A Passion for Flight: New Zealand Aviation Before the Great War
              

            A Passion for Flight: New Zealand Aviation Before the Great War (Paperback)

            By Martyn, Errol W.

            Volplane Press in association with the Aviation Historical Society of New Zealand is proud to announce publication of the first volume of Errol Martyns new trilogy - A PASSION FOR FLIGHT, a history of New Zealand aviation before the Great War of 1914-1918. This definitive work pr ...

            ISBN 9780473203870
            Published 15 June 2012 by Volplane Press
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Sterling Biographies (R): Amelia Earhart: A Life in Flight
             

            Sterling Biographies (R): Amelia Earhart: A Life in Flight (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Jones, Victoria Garrett

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            Knowing the risks, but taking the chance anyway - that was the internal compass that guided Amelia Earhart. This biography captures: Amelia's impressive sense of daring, evident from a very young age; her eagerness to promote women's abilities and desire to contribute to the worl ...

            ISBN 9781402751578
            Published 3 February 2009 by Sterling Juvenile
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Series Sterling Biographies
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            School of Aces: The RAF Training School that Won the Battle of Britain
             

            School of Aces: The RAF Training School that Won the Battle of Britain (Hardback)

            By Goodrum, Alastair

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            This is the fascinating true story of RAF Sutton Bridge. Between 1926 and 1946, the base saw the development and implementation of a training system that turned inexperienced pilots into Top Guns. 525 graduates and staff fought with The Few to win the Battle of Britain.

            ISBN 9781445686172
            Published 15 June 2019 by Amberley Publishing
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            Valiant Boys: True Tales from the Operators of the UK's First Four-Jet Bomber

            Valiant Boys: True Tales from the Operators of the UK's First Four-Jet Bomber (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Blackman, Tony; Wright, Anthony

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            Following on from the success of Victor Boys and Vulcan Boys, Tony Blackman, in collaboration with Anthony Wright, brings you Valiant Boys to complete the V Force set. This is a fascinating collection of personal accounts of operating Britain's first V bomber by aircrew and groun ...

            ISBN 9781911621249
            Published 1 June 2019 by Grub Street
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Jet Age
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            For All Mankind
             

            For All Mankind (EPUB ebook – Main)

            By Hurt, Harry

            Updated with a new introduction by the author for the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, For All Mankind is both an extraordinary adventure story and an important historical document.Between December 1968 and December 1972, twenty-four men captured the imagination of ...

            ISBN 9781611859102
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            Language en
            Published 18 July 2019 by Atlantic Books
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            Nimrod Boys: True Tales from the Operators of the RAF's Cold War Trailblazer

            Nimrod Boys: True Tales from the Operators of the RAF's Cold War Trailblazer (Hardback)

            By Blackman, Tony; With Kennedy, Joe

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            Nimrod Boys is a complementary book to Nimrod Rise and Fall from acclaimed author Tony Blackman. It is a collection of over forty first-hand accounts of operating the Nimrod, an aircraft which was a trailblazer in the Cold War RAF.

            ISBN 9781911621270
            Published 30 April 2019 by Grub Street
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