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            Many a Close Run Thing
             

            Many a Close Run Thing (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Enright, Tom

            • RRP: $39.99
            • $29.99
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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
            Interest Age General Audience
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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

            • RRP: $32.00
            • $24.00
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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
            Published 18 June 2019 by Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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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
            Available in EPUB
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            Language en
            Published 17 June 2019 by HarperCollins
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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

            • RRP: $35.00
            • $28.00
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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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            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

            • Imp. $64.99
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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
            Interest Age General Audience
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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.

            • $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
            Interest Age 19+ 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

            • RRP: $80.99
            • $72.89
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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
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Complete Advanced Pilot: A Combined Commercial & Instrument Course
             

            The Complete Advanced Pilot: A Combined Commercial & Instrument Course (Paperback, Reprint)

            By Gardner, Bob

            • $63.50

            Comprehensive textbook for airplane pilots who are preparing to take the FAA exams for obtaining the Instrument Rating and Commercial FAA certificates. If the Airline Transport Pilot certificate is the Ph.D. of aviation, the Commercial and Instrument tickets represent the Bachelo ...

            ISBN 9781619548534
            Published 20 June 2019 by Aviation Supplies & Academics
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Complete Pilot
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            The Complete Advanced Pilot: A Combined Commercial and Instrument Course
              

            The Complete Advanced Pilot: A Combined Commercial and Instrument Course (Mixed media product / Mixed Media, Reprint, Contains 1 Paperback / softback and 1 Other merchandise)

            By Gardner, Bob

            • $74.50

            Comprehensive textbook for airplane pilots who are preparing to take the FAA exams for obtaining the Instrument Rating and Commercial FAA certificates. If the Airline Transport Pilot certificate is the Ph.D. of aviation, the Commercial and Instrument tickets represent the Bachelo ...

            ISBN 9781619548572
            Published 20 June 2019 by Aviation Supplies & Academics
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Complete Pilot
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            Air Crashes and Miracle Landings Part 2: Large Print Edition
               

            Air Crashes and Miracle Landings Part 2: Large Print Edition (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Large type / large print edition)

            By Bartlett, Christopher

            • $40.50

            Describes and explains how and why the key aviation incidents happened--some 85 case in all. This large print edition is for the benefit of readers going right through the printed book studying the whys and hows in detail. A good present for those who remember the headlines at th ...

            ISBN 9780956072382
            Published 13 June 2019 by OpenHatch Books
            Interest Age General Audience
            Usually ships 6-12 working days – Title is in stock with supplier internationally
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