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New History of the de Havilland Vampire

Product no.: 978-1-78155-616-0

The complete story of the de Havilland Vampire, fighter, night fighter and advanced trainer.

248 x 172 mm - paperback - 384 pages - 316 black-and-white photographs

£24.75 *
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New Operational Test: Honing the Edge

Product no.: 978-1-78155-571-2

The inside story of how combat aircraft are tested, told by two experienced military evaluators.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 224 pages - 64 colour and 42 black-and-white photographs

£22.50 *
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New Hawker Hurricane: The Multirole Fighter

Product no.: 978-1-78155-587-3

The untold story of the iconic Hawker Hurricane and its young pilots that saved Britain from enemy invasion to win the Battle of Britain.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 448 pages - 473 black-and-white photographs

£36.00 *
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New The Fairey Battle: A Reassessment of its RAF Career

Product no.: 978-1-78155-585-9

The Fairey Battle was derided as the worst plane ever to enter service with the RAF. Did it deserve this reputation?

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 176 pages - 61 black-and-white photographs

£18.00 *
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The Phantom in Focus: A Navigator’s Eye on Britain’s Cold War Warrior

Product no.: 978-1-78155-421-0

The Ultimate Profile of Britain's Definitive Cold War Fighter.

248 x 172 mm • paperback • 336 pages • 139 b/w and 96 colour photographs

£17.09 *
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Britain's Imperial Air Routes 1918-1939

Product no.: 978-1-78155-370-1

This book pictures the growth of British air transport from inception in 1910 to the formation of Imperial Airways in 1934 and the beginnings of BOAC.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 384 pages - 74 black-and-white photographs

£22.50 *
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Tupolev Tu-2: The Forgotten Medium Bomber

Product no.: 978-1-78155-532-3

The full story of one of the best medium bombers of the Second World War.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 192 pages - 105 black-and-white and 29 colour photographs

£22.50 *
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Mustang - Thoroughbred Stallion of the Air

Product no.: 978-1-78155-051-9

This P/F-51 book will be rife with first-person accounts of the beloved Mustang in combat in two wars.

275 x 210 mm • hardback • 224 pages • 200 (50 colour)
£22.50 *
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The Avro Vulcan: A History

Product no.: 978-1-78155-232-2


A detailed and comprehensive account of Britain’s iconic and much loved nuclear bomber.

248 x 172 mm • paperback • 176 pages • 150 b/w and 28 col. photographs

£15.29 *
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The Junkers Ju 52 Story

Product no.: 978-1-78155-515-6

The complete history of the Junkers Ju 52/3m in civil and military service around the world since 1930.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 272 pages - 115 black-and-white and 43 colour photographs

£22.50 *
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Britain’s Cold War Bombers

Product no.: 978-1-78155-534-7

From the iconic Vulcan to the latest generation of Typhoon aircraft, this fascinating and highly illustrated book tells how each design was created and translated into operational aircraft.

248 x 172 mm - paperback - 368 pages - 193 black-and-white and 66 colour photographs

£17.09 *
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Tornado F3 in Focus: A Navigator's Eye on Britain's Last Interceptor

Product no.: 978-1-78155-307-7

The much troubled yet iconic Tornado F3 is here scrutinised by a best-selling author who served as crew in one.

248 x 172 - hardback - 288 pages - 123 b/w and 62 colour photographs

£22.50 *
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Tupolev Tu-128 ‘Fiddler’

Product no.: 978-1-78155-404-3

The first comprehensive study in English of the remarkable Tupolev Tu-128 Fiddler, the largest jet fighter ever flown.

248 x 172 mm • hardback • 380 pages • 140 b/w and 30 col. photographs

£31.50 *
Cover price £35.00
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Boeing B-52 Stratofortress: Warrior Queen of the USAF

Product no.: 978-1-78155-467-8

The definitive work on this iconic bomber - one of the best know and most important aircraft of the Cold War era.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 224 pages - 47 black-and-white and 32 colour photographs

£26.99 *
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De Havilland Mosquito: The Original Multirole Combat Aircraft

Product no.: 978-1-78155-494-4

The ultimate illustrated history of the Second World War de Havilland Mosquito, the first multirole combat aircraft.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 272 pages - 202 black-and-white photographs

£27.00 *
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Tornado in Pictures: The Multi-Role Legend

Product no.: 978-1-78155-463-0

A pictorial guide to life in this iconic modern aircraft.

235 x 165 mm - paperback - 96 pages - 124 colour photographs

£13.49 *
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Schneider Trophy Aircraft 1913-1931

Product no.: 978-1-78155-418-0

A detailed look at this legendary race for seaplanes, the models that took part and their legacy beyond 1931.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 368 pages - 310 black-and-white photographs

£36.00 *
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History of the de Havilland Vampire

Product no.: 978-1-78155-266-7


This comprehensive history covers the Vampire’s development and operational service.

248 x 172 mm • hardback • 384 pages • 316 b/w photographs

Temporarily out of stock.

£31.50 *
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Whirlwind - Westland's Enigmatic Fighter

Product no.: 978-1-78155-430-2


The first book to unravel the true story behind a charismatic British fighter aircraft of the Second World War.

248 x 172 mm • paperback • 288 pages • 150 b/w photographs

£18.99 *
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Douglas DC-3: 80 Glorious Years

Product no.: 978-1-78155-103-5

A stunning pictorial tribute to the Douglas DC-3, aka the beloved ‘Dakota’, in glorious colour.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 208 pages - 198 black-and white and 71 colour photographs

£18.00 *
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Il-2 Shturmovik: Red Avenger

Product no.: 978-1-62545-042-5

The most comprehensive reference work on the Il-2 Shturmovik attack aircraft, the iconic Red Army warplane of the Second World War.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 320 pages - 174 black-and-white and 83 colour photographs

£36.00 *
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The Boulton Paul Balliol: The Last Merlin-Powered Aircraft

Product no.: 978-1-78155-361-9

The Boulton Paul Balliol was the last Merlin-powered aircraft although it started life as the world’s first turbo-trainer.

235 x 165 mm - paperback - 128 pages - 164 black-and-white photographs

£13.49 *
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Short Stirling: The First of the RAF Heavy Bombers

Product no.: 978-1-78155-473-9

The definitive work on this iconic bomber that paved the way for the Handley Page Halifax and Avro Lancaster.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 416 pages - 400 black-and-white photographs

£45.00 *
Cover price £50.00
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The Avro Manchester: The legend Behind the Lancaster

Product no.: 978-1-78155-285-8

The definitive book about the Avro Manchester - the bomber that was to lead to the 'war-winning' Lancaster.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 512 pages - 190 black-and-white photographs

£45.00 *
Cover price £50.00
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