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How To Land A Plane

How To Land A Plane


Category: Aircraft
Description: Written by Mark Vanhoenacker, a senior first officer for British Airways, How to Land a Plane is a book that tells you how to get in the cockpit and take the controls of any aeroplane. Mark invites you to be captain as he talks through the nitty-gritty of an approach and a touchdown. He also explains our understanding of flight from the ground up (or rather, from the sky down) as he reveals all the ins and outs of this incredibly challenging and rewarding achievement of humanity. Short, humorous and spiritual, this book makes flying more fun and accessible before. You'll learn the difference between 'controls' and 'instruments' and be able to notice the breathtaking beauty of amazing cloudscapes and stunning sunsets from up above.
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Author: Mark Vanhoenacker
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Messerschmitt 109

Messerschmitt 109


Category: Aircraft
Description: This is an illustrated guide shown in over 75 images. It is a fascinating history of the Messerschmitt 109, from its maiden flight in 1935 through to the redesigned versions that flew during the final months of World War II. It includes complete technical specifications detailing the Messerschmitt 109's armament, power plant, dimensions, weight and performance. It features over 75 photographs of the Messerschmitt 109 in action, as well as a cutaway diagram showing the interior construction of this classic fighter aircraft. The story of the Messerschmitt began in 1934, although chief designer Willi Messerschmitt had no previous experience of designing fighter aircraft. This book will lead you through the chronological history of this classic aircraft and its involvement in World War II, including details of how the Messerschmitt 109 delivered a series of high-speed diving attacks to break up the enemy during World War II. It describes the Messerschmitt's design and development, and includes eyewitness accounts from pilots who flew it in action. With over 75 historical photographs, this volume is an essential companion for every military aircraft enthusiast.
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Author: Dr. Alfred Price
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Product ID: 9780754829966
 
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Space Flyers Paper Airplane Book

Space Flyers Paper Airplane Book


Category: Aircraft
Description: Companion to the bestselling Pocket Flyers Paper Airplane Book, Space Flyers Paper Airplane Book features 12 models and 63 planes (each model has multiple templates to tear out, fold up, and fly). The fun, colorful templates are designed to resemble various kinds of spacecraft. Each paper plane comes with step-by-step folding instructions and tips for flight adjustments.
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Author: Jeff Lammers
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Product ID: 9780761193791
 
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Teach Yourself To Fly

Teach Yourself To Fly


Category: Aircraft
Description: First published in 1938, Teach Yourself To Fly was not only one of the very first Teach Yourself books to be published but the first to actually change the world. It was used on the eve of the second world war to prepare pilot recruits and conscripts before they were called for service, and as such it was read religiously by thousands of young men, some as young as 17, and directly impacted on the British war effort. This beautiful new printing of the book captures all of the feelings of that extraordinary time - it's nostalgic, understated, inspiring and very British indeed, warning young pilots, amongst other things, not to feel 'too discouraged' in the event of a crash landing. Technology has changed hugely, but the principles of aviation as they were in the middle of the twentieth century are perfectly summarised in this lovely book. Get hold of the right vehicle, and it really can teach you to fly. What happens when you're up there, however, is your responsibility. Since 1938, millions of people have learned to do the things they love with Teach Yourself. Welcome to the how-to guides that changed the modern world.
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Author: Nigel Tangye
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Pocket Flyers Paper Airplane Book

Pocket Flyers Paper Airplane Book


Category: Aircraft
Description: This collection of 12 Lilliputian size models for a total of 69 colourful planes includes the Saber, Skyhawk, Talon, Gargoyle, and Dragonfly. The book includes easy to follow folding instructions for each model, as well as tips on how to fly smaller aircraft. The portable package and its planes are perfect for small spaces: the hallway, office, den, or classroom (don't get caught!). The obsessed among us will seek to established a mini plane world record, while the rest will be content to just fly them from one side of the room to the other.
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Author: Ken Blackburn
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Classic World War Ii Aircraft Cutaways

Classic World War Ii Aircraft Cutaways


Category: Aircraft
Description: With cross-section drawings taken direct from the official Flight and The Aeroplane archives, Classic World War II: Aircraft Cutaways is a must for anyone interested in history and aeronautical engineering. Alongside each of the illustrations is some detailed text for each type of aircraft. It covers the history and evaluates the drawing. There are even 12 vehicles displayed on pull-out, double-page gatefolds! Telling you everything you could ever want to know about the planes that flew during the Second World War, this keepsake book also features archive photography Aeroplane Montly.
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British Military Jets

British Military Jets


Category: Aircraft
Description: The end of the Second World War provided little rest for air forces and the aircraft industry. Both sides now had to put enormous energy into research and development to gain an edge. For the British aircraft industry it meant producing aircraft quickly, and on tight budgets: for Bomber Command to carry Britain's new nuclear deterrent, and for Fighter Command to defend the country. This book examines the RAF's British-made combat jet aircraft of this turbulent and frightening period, up to the cancellation of TSR-2 and the end of the British aircraft industry as it then was. The great names, Hunter, Vulcan, Lightning, Harrier, are considered alongside less well known types, and the story of each key aircraft is told from development to operational use. This book is part of the Britain's Heritage series, which provides definitive introductions to the riches of Britain's past, and is the perfect way to get acquainted with British military jets in all their variety.
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Author: Kev Darling
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Product ID: 9781445669328
 
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A Week At The Airport

A Week At The Airport


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Description: In the summer of 2009, Alain de Botton will be invited by the owners of Heathrow airport to become their first ever Writer in Residence. He will be installed in the middle of Terminal 5 on a raised platform with a laptop connected to screens, enabling passengers to see what he is writing and to come and share their stories. He will meet travellers from around the world, and will be given unprecedented access to wander the airport and speak with everyone from window cleaners and baggage handlers to air traffic controllers and cabin crew. Working with the renowned documentary photographer Richard Baker, de Botton will produce an extraordinary meditation upon the nature of place, time, and our daily lives. He will explore the magical and the mundane, personal and collective experiences and the interactions of travellers and workers all over this familiar but mysterious site. Like all airports, Heathrow (the 15th century village of Heath Row lies beneath the short stay car park) is a 'non-place' that we by definition want to leave, but it also provides a window into many worlds - through the thousands of people it dispatches every day. A Week at the Airport is sure to delight de Botton's large following, and anyone interested in the stories behind the way we live.
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Author: Alain de Botton
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Flight School

Flight School


Category: Aircraft
Description: Strap yourself in and prepare for take off! This is a first: a flying course for children who relish the detail of dials, widgets and flight panels, and who dream of one day becoming airborne. Using plenty of photographs, diagrams and illustrations, this book offers children their very own flying lessons. Covering the essential science and technology of flight, it is filled with stacks of stats and facts, and will be essential reading for all turbocharged kids in thrall to the wonder of flight.
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Author: Nick Barnard
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Product ID: 9780500650011
 
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Lancaster: The Inside Story

Lancaster: The Inside Story


Category: Aircraft
Description: The Avro Lancaster is the most iconic bomber ever to have worn the markings of the Royal Air Force. This legendary aircraft was the mainstay of Bomber Command throughout World war II and served throughout the war with distinction. This hardback book looks at the role of the aircraft and features over 70 illustrations of the Lancaster. It also includes cutaways that show the structure of the aircraft that demonstrate what made this such a unique aircraft.
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Author: David Curnock
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Product ID: 9780857337177
 
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Fly By Wire

Fly By Wire


Category: Aircraft
Description: On January 15, 2009, a US Airways Airbus A320 had just taken off from La Guardia Airport in New York, when a flock of Canada geese collided with it, destroying both of its engines. Over the next three minutes, the plane's pilot Chelsey ' Sully' Sullenberger, managed to glide to a safe landing in the Hudson River. It was an instant media sensation, the ' The Miracle on the Hudson', and Captain Sully was the hero. But, how much of the success of this dramatic landing can actually be credited to the genius of the pilot? To what extent is the ' Miracle on the Hudson' the result of extraordinary o but not widely known, and in some cases quite controversial o advances in aviation and computer technology over the last twenty years? From the testing laboratories where engineers struggle to build a jet engine that can systematically resist bird attacks, through the creation of the A320 in France, to the political and social forces that have sought to minimize the impact of the revolutionary fly-by-wire technology, William Langewiesche assembles the untold stories necessary to truly understand ' The Miracle on the Hudson', and makes us question our assumptions about human beings in modern aviation.
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Author: William Langewiesche
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The Strangest Aircraft Of All Time

The Strangest Aircraft Of All Time


Category: Aircraft
Description: If your idea of a 'strange' aircraft is the pre-war DH Dragon Rapide, a bloated Boeing Super Guppy or a BA Airbus with an 'ethnic' tail design, then think again. What about Horatio Phillips' Multiplane with its 200 separate wings? Or the Hughes H-4 Hercules, the plane with the longest wingspan ever, which was made entirely from plywood? And who could forget the Caspian Sea Monster - a ten-engine, 550,000kg giant designed to fly at 500kph at a mindboggling altitude of just 4m? Exploring the strangest aircraft ever conceived, Keith Ray reveals the madness of many a designer and marketing guru in this highly entertaining homage to some of the aviation world's more bizarre aircraft.
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Author: Keith Ray
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From Airbus To Zeppelin

From Airbus To Zeppelin


Category: Aircraft
Description: A must-have A- Z guide with fascinating facts, figures, quotes and statistics from the high-flying world of aviation, From Airbus to Zeppelin has it all. D is for Desert Island Discs: just what would Dambuster Guy Gibson have liked while marooned on his desert island? E is for Everest: did you know that two Scotsmen were the first to fly over the magnificent mountain? F is for Faster than the sun: which aircraft was the first to fly faster than the Earth's rotation? A must-read for anyone interested in the world of aviation - and may win the reader a pub quiz or two!
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Author: Norman Ferguson
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The Sr-71 Blackbird Story

The Sr-71 Blackbird Story


Category: Aircraft
Description: Perhaps no other aircraft in aviation history has been such a well-kept secret as the United States' Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird. This cutting-edge aircraft took the art of aerial spying to an unprecedented level and did it all from highly clandestine high-speed spy missions over Communist nations during the late 1960s and 1970s. With the help of breath-taking photographs, Mark Chambers tells the fascinating story of this truly unique aircraft's design and development as well as its famous and ingenious designer Mr Clarence ' Kelly' Johnson.
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Author: Mark Chambers
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The Wright Brothers Story

The Wright Brothers Story


Category: Aircraft
Description: The creative and technological genius of the Wright brothers, Wilbur and Orville, led to the first powered and controlled flight. Born in Ohio, USA, the brothers' fascination with flight began at an early age. Their first powered aeroplane, ' The Wright Flyer', was tested at Kitty Hawk in 1903. Wilbur's first flight was on 14 December 1903, but quickly stalled and crashed. Three days later, after repairs, Orville flew to 540ft and landed safely after 12 seconds; this was the first powered flight in aviation history. Packed with facts, figures and little-known details, this book charts the triumphs and tragedies of the Wright brothers as they set about making history together.
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Author: Mike Roussel
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Product ID: 9780750970471
 
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Daring Women Of History

Daring Women Of History


Category: Aircraft
Description: A pioneering aviator and advocate of women's equality, Amelia Earhart was, and continues to be, an inspiration to people the world over. Her fierce determination to break records and push the boundaries of aviation led her to become the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean in 1932, as well as the first person (man or woman) to fly solo the trans- Pacific flight from Hawaii to California in 1935. Not content to leave it at that, Amelia set her sights on becoming the first woman to circumnavigate the world, but her brave attempt was cut short when she and her navigator, Fred Noonan, vanished over the Pacific Ocean on the final stretch of the challenge in 1937. Eighty years on and our fascination with Amelia Earhart continues. Here, Mike Roussel charts her life and experiences, exploring the investigations and theories surrounding her mysterious disappearance and revealing the naturally courageous spirit that made her one of the most daring of twentieth-century women.
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Author: Mike Roussel
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Tales Of Lancasters And Other Aircraft

Tales Of Lancasters And Other Aircraft


Category: Aircraft
Description: Of every 100 operational airmen in the Second World War, nearly seven were killed flying in England and more than three severely injured in crashes. With a total of 12,398, the number of non-operational casualties was significant. Operational casualties were of course chillingly grim - over 56,000 airmen died in the war. George Culling was a 19-year-old Lancaster navigator whose own experiences often involved battling tricky and dangerous conditions. Fascinated by the ever-present dangers for airmen even well away from combat, he has collated tales from comrades and combined them with his own to preserve some of the unexpected, inconvenient, dangerous, and often downright bizarre experiences that frequently typified daily life for airmen in the Second World War.
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Author: George Culling
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Cockpit Confidential

Cockpit Confidential


Category: Aircraft
Description: For millions of people, travel by air is a confounding, uncomfortable, and even fearful experience. Patrick Smith, airline pilot and author of the web's popular Ask the Pilot feature, separates the fact from fallacy and tells you everything you need to know...- How planes fly, and a revealing look at the men and women who fly them - Straight talk on turbulence, pilot training, and safety - The real story on congestion, delays, and the dysfunction of the modern airport - The myths and misconceptions of cabin air and cockpit automation - Terrorism in perspective, and a provocative look at security - Airfares, seating woes, and the pitfalls of airline customer service - The colors and cultures of the airlines we love to hate Cockpit Confidential covers not only the nuts and bolts of flying, but also the grand theater of air travel, from airport architecture to inflight service to the excitement of travel abroad. It's a thoughtful, funny, at times deeply personal look into the strange and misunderstood world of commercial flying. The ideal book for frequent flyers, nervous passengers, and global travelers. Refreshed and vastly expanding from the original Ask the Pilot, with approximately 75 percent new material.
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Author: Patrick Smith
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The Wright Brothers

The Wright Brothers


Category: Aircraft
Description: On a winter day in 1903, in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, two unknown brothers from Ohio changed history. But it would take the world some time to believe what had happened: the age of flight had begun, with the first heavier-than-air, powered machine carrying a pilot. Who were these men and how was it that they achieved what they did? David Mc Cullough, two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize, tells the surprising, profoundly human story of Wilbur and Orville Wright. Far more than a couple of unschooled Dayton bicycle mechanics who happened to hit on success, they were men of exceptional courage and determination, and of far-ranging intellectual interests and ceaseless curiosity, much of which they attributed to their upbringing. In this thrilling book, Mc Cullough draws on the immense riches of the Wright Papers, including private diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks, and more than a thousand letters from private family correspondence to tell the human side of the Wright Brothers' story, including the little-known contributions of their sister, Katharine, without whom things might well have gone differently for them.
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Author: David McCullough
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The Hurricane Pocket Manual

The Hurricane Pocket Manual


Category: Aircraft
Description: The Hawker Hurricane was a British single-seat fighter aircraft that was designed and predominantly built by Hawker Aircraft Ltd for the RAF. Although overshadowed by the Spitfire, during the Battle of Britain the Hurricane accounted for 60% of the RAF's air victories in the battle, and served in all the major theatres of the Second World War. The 1930s design evolved through several versions and adaptations, resulting in a series of aircraft that acted as interceptor-fighters, fighter-bombers (also called ' Hurribombers'), and ground support aircraft. Further versions known as the Sea Hurricane had modifications that enabled operation from ships. Some were converted as catapult-launched convoy escorts, known as ' Hurricats'. More than 14,583 Hurricanes were built by the end of 1944 (including at least 800 converted to Sea Hurricanes and some 1,400 built in Canada. The book collates a variety of pamphlets and manuals on the plane that were produced throughout the war for the benefit of pilots and others associated with the aircraft.
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Author: Martin Robson
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Product ID: 9781844863044
 
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The Mosquito Pocket Manual

The Mosquito Pocket Manual


Category: Aircraft
Description: The de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito was a British multi-role combat aircraft with a two-man crew that served during and after the Second World War. It was one of few operational front-line aircraft of the era constructed almost entirely of wood and was nicknamed The Wooden Wonder. The Mosquito was also known affectionately as the Mossie to its crews. Originally conceived as an unarmed fast bomber the Mosquito was adapted to a wide range of bombing roles. It was also used by BOAC as a fast transport to carry small high-value cargoes to, and from neutral countries through enemy controlled airspace. The book collates a variety of pamphlets and manuals on the plane that were produced throughout the war for the benefit of pilots and others associated with the aircraft.
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Author: Martin Robson
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Vintage Champagne On The Edge Of Space

Vintage Champagne On The Edge Of Space


Category: Aircraft
Description: In the era of Concorde, flying aboard this iconic aircraft was like being part of an elite club. Flying at the edge of space, seeing the curvature of the earth as well as jetting off to exotic locations on private charters were just normal parts of the job for Concorde employees. Sally Armstrong recounts her experiences as a stewardess flying with the rich and famous, meeting the superstars and royals, and ensuring their memories of flying on these special journeys were as special as they could be. Reflecting on Concorde's near 30 years of service, from the heady beginnings to the tragic Air France Crash in 2001. This book commemorates a unique era of flying with all the adventure, glamour and glitz that it entailed.
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Author: Sally Armstrong
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Scale Plans A6m Zero

Scale Plans A6m Zero


Category: Aircraft
Description: 24 pages of 1/72 and 1/32 scale plans for the A6 M2 model 21, A6 M3 models 22 & 23, A6 M5 models 52 & 52c and A6 M7 model 62.
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Author: Dariusz Karnas
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The Harrier Story

The Harrier Story


Category: Aircraft
Description: The ' Jump-jet' was the world's first vertical/short take-off and landing ( VSTOL) operational jet aircraft. Developed using the revolutionary Pegasus engine, the Harrier has served the RAF and US Marine Corps well for over 30 years. Here, vividly told, is the fascinating story from the tentative hovering by the Hawker P1127 in 1960 to today's frontline Harrier GR9 and AV-8 B warplanes.
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Author: Peter R. March
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Planely Schmitz

Planely Schmitz


Category: Aircraft
Description: Schmitz's fascinating essays and articles provide a unique and enthralling perspective on the global commercial aviation scene. Craig West, Airliner World magazine Sebastian Schmitz has been writing for the world's top aviation magazines for many years, including Airliner World, Airways, Air International among others, sharing with readers his tales of flying on some of the world's most colourful and exotic airlines to some of the most remote corners of the globe. For the first time, Astral Horizon Press have brought together the best of his work into an anthology, Planely Schmitz. Fly with him from obscure corners of Congo to islands off the coast of New England, from frozen Mongolia to tropical Caribbean islands, and even to the South Pole; and aboard all kinds of airliners, from Boeing and Airbus to Tupolev and Antonov.
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Author: Sebastian Schmitz
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Cessna 172

Cessna 172


Category: Aircraft
Description: The Cessna 172 is unquestionably the world's most successful light aircraft. More than 43,000 have been built since 1956, and the type is in service all over the world. For many, it defines the experience of cross-country flying with family and friends. This small volume traces the origins of the Cessna 172 and highlights the features that have made it so successful. Comprehensively illustrated, with many previously unpublished photographs, the book includes a close-up look at an individual aircraft and highlights the differences between the many Cessna 172 and 175 variants. It discusses flying and owning the type and illustrates how the instrument panel layout, flight controls and instruments have evolved during the lengthy production run. The book finishes with a fascinating look at a number of special variants and uses, including tailwheel and STOL conversions, re-engined examples, ski and seaplane operation, banner towing and skywriting.
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Author: Ron Smith
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Classic Aircraft

Classic Aircraft


Category: Aircraft
Description: Aircraft have revolutionized the way we live. Billions of passengers take to the air every year and around the world airlines operate almost 80,000 flights daily. Before the revolution, flying was, as often as not, a personal struggle in which a lone pilot and his single-engine aircraft tangled with the elements, the limits of his own endurance and the uncertainties of technology. Many of the endeavors of the early aviation pioneers ended in heroic failure. Quite a few of the aircraft pictured in this unique collection of the world's classic aircraft met the same fate. The photos, many of which have never been published, tell the story of civil aviation; illustrating how quickly aircraft design developed and how radically things changed from the early days of balloon flight through to supersonic travel. As aircraft designer Igor Sikorsky said, Aeronautics was neither an industry nor a science. It was a miracle.
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Author: Richard Havers
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The Drone Pilots Handbook

The Drone Pilots Handbook


Category: Aircraft
Description: The perfect companion for anyone buying (or thinking of buying) a drone, whether it's just for fun, to race against friends, or to give their to give their photography a whole new angle. The Drone Pilot's Handbook gives you the skills and techniques you need to fly and maintain your multicopter drone, tips for tuning it for maximum performance, and - importantly - a clear graphical guide to where the law will and won't allow you to fly. Meanwhile, spectacular aerial photography from around the world will inspire you to get airborne immediately! Occasional boxouts provide safety tips, handy ideas, and URLs, and flying instructions are presented with attractive original illustrations. This clean approach that makes a welcome contrast to ugly online forums, or the PDFs that drone manufacturers provide, and will have you up and away in no time.
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Author: Adam Juniper
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Mitsubishi A6m Zero

Mitsubishi A6m Zero


Category: Aircraft
Description: Unquestionably the most iconic Japanese fighter of World War II, the Mitsubishi A6 M Rei- Sen, Type Zero fighter was used from the initial raid on Pearl Harbor up to the Kamikaze attacks at the end of the war. Facing off against the likes of the Wildcat, Corsair and even the Spitfire, the Zero gained a legendary reputation amongst Allied pilots due to its incredible manoeuvrability. Detailed analysis of its technical qualities show why the Zero was so feared, but also pinpoints the weaknesses that would eventually be its downfall as Allied pilots learned how to combat it. A selection of historical photographs and unique artwork accompany the analysis as James D' Angina delves into the history of the premier Axis fighter of the Pacific Theatre, exploring the design and combat effectiveness of the Zero as well as the tactics developed by Allied pilots to counter it.
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Author: James D'Angina
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The World Encyclopedia Of Aircraft Carriers And Naval Aircraft

The World Encyclopedia Of Aircraft Carriers And Naval Aircraft


Category: Aircraft
Description: This meticulously researched and illustrated book focuses on the evolution of aircraft carriers and naval aircraft. It features chronological histories and comprehensive directories of the world's most important aviation ships and aircraft, including the first ships to launch primitive aircraft; biplanes that were catapulted from converted destroyers; modern warships capable of carrying jets and helicopters; and state-of-the-art jets that are unique for their vertical take-off ability. With more than 1100 magnificent photographs, this book provides historians and enthusiasts with key information about the world's greatest aircraft carriers and naval aircraft.
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Author: Bernard Ireland
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