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‘SAM’ Marshal of the Royal Air Force the Lord Elworthy

A Biography

by Richard Mead

<p>Sam Elworthy’s career was remarkable by any standards. Born in New Zealand in 1911 and educated in England, he was called to the Bar. After learning to learning to fly he joined the RAAF. During the Second World War he won the DFC, DSO and ...

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100-octane

The story behind the fuel

by Peter Varey

<p>A Pole, a Russian and an Frenchman were the key contributors to 100-octane gasoline. This is the fuel which powered the new high-compression engines of US fighter aircraft from 1937 and later the Merlin engines which helped the RAF's ...

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1939 The Second World War in the Air in Photographs

by L. Archard

<p>On 1 September 1939, Germany invaded Poland. With political agreements in place to come to Poland's aid, Britain and France both declared war on Germany within two days. It was the start of a conflict that would erupt over every continent; it

ISBN: 9781445622576

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1940: The Battles to Stop Hitler

by Mitch Peeke

<SPAN STYLE= "font-family: 'Helvetica Neue';color: #323232;" >The epic story of 1940 is not confined to the great air battle over England that summer; The Battle of Britain. Whilst that battle was indeed a major turning point in the course of ...

ISBN: 9781473858107

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50 Airliners that Changed Flying

by Matt Falcus

<p>The invention of the aeroplane was the dawn of a new way of travelling. Its potential was quickly realised, and aircraft were developed to carry first mail and then passengers, over distances that would have previously taken many hours or ...

ISBN: 9780750988766

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A Passion for Speed

The Daring Life of Mildred, The Honourable Mrs Victor Bruce

by Paul Smiddy

<p>THE HONOURABLE MRS VICTOR BRUCE: record-breaking racing motorist; speedboat racer; pioneering aviator and businesswoman – remarkable achievements for a woman of the 1920s and ’30s. Mildred Bruce enjoyed a privileged background that allowed ...

ISBN: 9780750985307

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A Spitfire Girl

One of the World's Greatest Female ATA Ferry Pilots Tells Her Story

by Mary Ellis, As Told To Melody Foreman

We visualize dashing and daring young men as the epitome of the pilots of the Second World War, yet amongst that elite corps was one person who flew no less than 400 Spitfires and seventy-six different types of aircraft – and that person was ...

ISBN: 9781473895386

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Aces, Airmen and The Biggin Hill Wing

A Collective Memoir 1941 - 1942

by Jon E C Tan

During the Second World War, RAF Biggin Hill was one of Fighter Command’s premier stations. Throughout the Battle of Britain and beyond, it became a hotbed of talent and expertise, home to many of the Command’s most notable and successful ...

ISBN: 9781473881716

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Advanced Aircraft Flight Performance

by Antonio Filippone

<p>This book discusses aircraft flight performance, focusing on commercial aircraft but also considering examples of high-performance military aircraft. The framework is a multidisciplinary engineering analysis, fully supported by flight ...

ISBN: 9781139794176

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Adventures of a Cold War Fast-Jet Navigator

The Buccaneer Years

by David Herriot

<SPAN STYLE= "" >David Herriot served almost 40 years in the Royal Air Force as a navigator, first on the Buccaneer S2 and subsequently on the Tornado GR1. This volume recounts his early career operating the Buccaneer on three operational flying

ISBN: 9781526706614

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Aerodynamics for Naval Aviators

NAVWEPS 00-80T-80

by U.S. Navy, Naval Air Systems Command

A long-established U.S. Navy publication also used by the U.S. Air Force as well as by the FAA as a source reference for their own publications, this textbook presents the elements of applied aerodynamics and aeronautical engineering that ...

ISBN: 9781619540170

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Aeronautical Chart User's Guide

by Federal Aviation Administration

ISBN: 9781510725522

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Aeronautical Chart User's Guide

by Federal Aviation Administration

<p>The updated 11th edition of the <em>Aeronautical Chart User’s Guide</em> by the FAA is a great reference for novice pilots and professionals alike. Printed in full color with detailed examples, this book provides all the information students ...

ISBN: 9781510725539

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Air Cargo in Mainland China and Hong Kong

by Waiman Cheung, Lawrence C. Leung, George W.L. Hui & others

<p>Air traffic and the aviation industry have grown rapidly on the Chinese mainland in the two and a half decades since China's open door policy. Accession to the WTO will further stimulate trade and foreign direct investment (FDI), intensifying

ISBN: 9781351960014

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Air Medical Resource Management for the Totally Brilliant!

by Randy Mains

<p>As an air medical professional why do you need this book? The short answer is to save your life and the lives of your team members with the byproduct of greatly reducing the carnage that has plagued our helicopter air ambulance industry for ...

ISBN: 9781722848057

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Air Rage

The Underestimated Safety Risk

by Angela Dahlberg

<p>This book introduces a new Human Factors concept that includes the air passenger as an integral part of the aviation system. It develops a revised Reason Model on Human Error that applies its principles to the prevention of passenger ...

ISBN: 9781351959988

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Air Traffic Control Career Prep (PDF eBook): A comprehensive guide to one of the best-paying Federal government careers, including test preparation fo

by Mattson, Patrick

This is the PDF eBook edition of this title.This third edition of Air Traffic Control Career Prep is a comprehensive guide to one of the best-paying Federal government careers, including the test preparation for the initial Air Traffic Control ...

ISBN: 9781619541665

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Air Traffic Control: Human Performance Factors

by Anne R. Isaac & Bert Ruitenberg

<p>From the Foreword by Captain Daniel Maurino, ICAO: '...Air Traffic Control...will remain a technology-intensive system. People (controllers) must harmoniously interact with technology to contribute to achieve the aviation system’s goals of ...

ISBN: 9781351959957

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Air Travel for Wheelchair Users

by Cory Lee

<p>Are you a wheelchair user and want to learn about the process of traveling by plane before you take off for the first time? Or perhaps you&apos;re a frequent flier and would just like to learn how to make the process easier for future ...

ISBN: 9781310504181

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Air War Northern Ireland

Britain's Air Arms and the 'Bandit Country' of South Armagh, Operation Banner 1969–2007

by Steven Taylor

<p>Famously dubbed 'Bandit Country' by a UK government minister in 1975, South Armagh was considered the most dangerous part of Northern Ireland for the British Army and Royal Ulster Constabulary during the years of violence known as the ...

ISBN: 9781526721556

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