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            Many a Close Run Thing
             

            Many a Close Run Thing (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Enright, Tom

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            A New Zealand squadron leader, flying-boat captain and airliner pilot on a life of aerial adventure Though rarely seen above the small sheep farming town called Ranfurly in Central Otago in the 1940s, Tom Enright developed a fascination with planes from an early age. He joined th ...

            ISBN 9781775541431
            Published 17 June 2019 by HarperCollins Publishers
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            A Man on the Moon: The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts
             

            A Man on the Moon: The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts (Paperback)

            By Chaikin, Andrew

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            Through the windows of the slowly turning spacecraft they looked out at the place where the sun had once been, and there was the moon- a huge, magnificent sphere bathed in the eerie blue light of earthshine, each crater rendered in ghostly detail.'The race to the moon was won spe ...

            ISBN 9780241363157
            Release Date 18 June 2019 by Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Race Across the Atlantic: Alcock and Brown's Record-Breaking Non-Stop Flight
             

            Race Across the Atlantic: Alcock and Brown's Record-Breaking Non-Stop Flight (Hardback)

            By Vigar, Bruce; Higgs, Colin

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            Based on the graphic, contemporaneous accounts and reports of those involved in the attempts to be first across the Atlantic.

            ISBN 9781526747839
            Published 3 June 2019 by Pen & Sword Books Ltd
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            Many a Close Run Thing
               

            Many a Close Run Thing (EPUB ebook)

            By Enright, Tom

            A New Zealand squadron leader, flying-boat captain and airliner pilot on a life of aerial adventure 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 dev ...

            ISBN 9781775491743
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            Language en
            Published 17 June 2019 by HarperCollins
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            British Nuclear Weapons and the Test Ban 1954-1973: Britain, the United States, Weapons Policies and Nuclear Testing: Tensions and Contradictions

            British Nuclear Weapons and the Test Ban 1954-1973: Britain, the United States, Weapons Policies and Nuclear Testing: Tensions and Contradictions (Paperback)

            By Walker, John R.

            • OUR PRICE $93.99

            In 1962 Dean Acheson famously described Britain as having lost an Empire but not yet found a role. Perhaps nowhere is this more apparent than in the realms of nuclear weapons. An increasingly marginal world power, successive post-war British governments felt that an independent n ...

            ISBN 9781138383975
            Published 31 May 2019 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
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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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            Long-Life Design and Test Technology of Typical Aircraft Structures
             

            Long-Life Design and Test Technology of Typical Aircraft Structures (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2018)

            By Liu, Jun; Yue, Zhufeng; Geng, Xiaoliang; Wen, Shifeng; Yan, Wuzhu

            • OUR PRICE $268.99

            This book addresses anti-fatigue manufacturing, analysis and test verification technologies for typical aircraft structures, including fastening holes, shot peening plates, different types of joints and wing boxes.

            ISBN 9789811341403
            Published 14 June 2019 by National Defense Industry Pres
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            Sensing and Control for Autonomous Vehicles: Applications to Land, Water and Air Vehicles
              

            Sensing and Control for Autonomous Vehicles: Applications to Land, Water and Air Vehicles (Paperback, Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2017)

            Edited by Fossen, Thor I.; Pettersen, Kristin Y.; Nijmeijer, Henk

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            This edited volume includes thoroughly collected on sensing and control for autonomous vehicles. There is a growing interest for cooperative and coordinated multi-vehicle systems, real-time re-planning, robust autonomous navigation systems and robust autonomous control of vehicle ...

            ISBN 9783319856421
            Published 13 June 2019 by Springer International Publish
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            Series Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences
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            Recent Progress in Flow Control for Practical Flows: Results of the STADYWICO and IMESCON Projects
              

            Recent Progress in Flow Control for Practical Flows: Results of the STADYWICO and IMESCON Projects (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2017)

            Edited by Doerffer, Piotr; Barakos, George N.; Luczak, Marcin M.

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            This book explores the outcomes on flow control research activities carried out within the framework of two EU-funded projects focused on training-through-research of Marie Sklodowska-Curie doctoral students. The research scope encompasses the fields of structural dynamics, fluid ...

            ISBN 9783319844305
            Published 5 June 2019 by Springer International Publish
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            RAF Bomber Command Operations during 1943: The Road to Berlin
             

            RAF Bomber Command Operations during 1943: The Road to Berlin (Hardback)

            By Worrall, Richard

            • OUR PRICE $247.00

            Looking at the key, but relatively neglected, campaign of 1943, this book offers a thorough and nuanced reassessment of the RAF bomber offensive at a time when the war in Europe still hung in the balance. Whilst the bombing campaign against German cities has long been one of the ...

            ISBN 9781409425120
            Published 31 May 2019 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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