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Where Sea Meets the Sky: US Navy, CVW-3, USS Harry S. Truman, Agostinelli, Giampaolo
1 Agostinelli, Giampaolo Where Sea Meets the Sky: US Navy, CVW-3, USS Harry S. Truman
Tongham, Farhnam, England Tomcat Publishing 2002 0954219104 / 9780954219109 First English Edition Paperback New in New dust jacket 11 3/4" x 8 1/4" 
Unread, unmarked, oblong paperback with DJ. ; 158 pages 
Price: 18.48 USD
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Fighters and Stealth Aircraft, Diez, Octavio
2 Diez, Octavio Fighters and Stealth Aircraft
Barcelona, Spain LEMA Publications 1999 849532315X / 9788495323156 First English Edition Paperback Very Good 8 1/2" x 11 1/4" 
Unread with moderate shelf wear to wraps, Clean, unmarked text.; Encyclopaedia of Armament & Technology; 96 pages 
Price: 3.99 USD
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Helicopters, Diez, Octavio
3 Diez, Octavio Helicopters
Barcelona, Spain LEMA Publications 1999 8495323168 / 9788495323163 First English Edition Paperback Very Good 8 1/2" x 11 1/4" 
Unread with moderate shelf wear to wraps, Clean, unmarked text.; Encyclopaedia of Armament & Technology; 96 pages 
Price: 3.99 USD
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The RAF Quiz Book, Eunice Wilson
4 Eunice Wilson The RAF Quiz Book
London Grub Street 1993 0948817690 / 9780948817694 First Edition Paperback New 6 1/4" x 9 1/4" 
New, unread, unmarked. Find out how much you know about Britain's Royal Air Force in this quiz book, featuring hundreds of questions and their answers. When is the Battle of Britain Day? What is a two and a halfer? Which is the oldest squadron in the RAF? You'll find hundreds of questions on airfields and aircraft, special events and history, people and places. Some are easy, some are difficult and you may need to use a lifeline. It's hours of fun for everyone. Dozens of photographs are included. ; 76 pages 
Price: 2.48 USD
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5 Gunston, Bill The Illustrated Dictionary of Fighting Aircraft of World War II
London, England Salamander Books 1988 1840650923 / 9781840650921 First Edition Paperback Very Good+ 4 1/2" x 8 1/2" 
Minimal shelf wear, one light crease to spine. Straight and sharp corners, clean, unmarked text. No remainder mark. ; 480 pages 
Price: 8.50 USD
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Falcons, Hearn, Peter
6 Hearn, Peter Falcons
London Grub Street 1995 1898697191 / 9781898697190 First Edition Paperback New 9" x 10" 
New, unread. 70 color, 40 b/w photos. This is the story of the FALCONS - Britain's Royal Air Force Parachute Display Team - one of the foremost exhibition teams in the world of aviation. As in, these guys jump out of airplanes for fun. Of course, they've turned it into an art after years of training and expertise. An anecdotal style and stunning photographs evoke the development, drama, skills, and spirit of free fall parachuting at the highest level. Falcons was written by Group Captain Peter Hearn.  As a pioneer of military free fall parachuting he founded and led the Falcons in 1961, and throughout his 30 years as a Parachute Jumping Instructor remained closely associated with the team.  To this personal experience he now brings the skills of an established author in the field of aviation and adventure fiction. ; 128 pages 
Price: 7.99 USD
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The Grub Street Dictionary of International Aircraft Nicknames, Variants and Colloquial Terms, Horton, John
7 Horton, John The Grub Street Dictionary of International Aircraft Nicknames, Variants and Colloquial Terms
London Grub Street 1994 0948817755 / 9780948817755 First Edition Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 6" x 9" 
New, unread, unmarked. Which WWI types were known as the Rumpety, Gnome Sandwich, Blockbuster, Bognor Bloater and Harry Tate? Where will you find a Pig, Possum and Plastic Parrot? This book will tell you. John Horton has compiled a comprehensive A-Z of aircraft names which is a rich and fascinating as the history of aviation itself. This book explores evocative names such as Aardvark, which refers to the General Dynamics F-111 and its service use rather than its appearances a great long nose grubbing the dirt. The subculture of informal and colloquial names has remained as vigorous and inventive throughout the century and Horton covers models from WWI to Vietnam. Such names not only tend to be humorous and anecdotal in nature, but also reveal the more interesting characteristics of the aircraft concerned. ; 256 pages 
Price: 9.50 USD
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Forged in War: A History of Royal Air Force Transport Command 1943-1967, Humphrey Wynn
8 Humphrey Wynn Forged in War: A History of Royal Air Force Transport Command 1943-1967
London The Stationery Office 1996 0117727563 / 9780117727564 Hardcover New in New dust jacket 6 1/4" x 10" 
Unread, unmarked. 30 b&w photos plus maps, drawings, diagrams, pull-out charts, Bibliography, Index. This is the history of RAF Transport Command which was formed in the middle of the Second World War. It immediately became an international organization with headquarters in the UK and branches in Canada, Africa, and the Far East. Its transport aircraft flew along worldwide air routes, its ferry pilots supplied thousands of reinforcement machines to the battle zones and its airborne forces took part in the Normandy, Arnhem and Rhine crossing operations. Author Humphrey Wynn served in the RAF as a pilot with the Transport Command. He is a former member of the staff of the Air Historical Branch (RAF), which commissioned him to write this study.; 190 pages 
Price: 39.50 USD
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Wings and the Navy: 1947-1953, Jones, Colin
9 Jones, Colin Wings and the Navy: 1947-1953
Kenthurst, NSW Australia Kangaroo Press 1997 0864178360 / 9780864178367 First Edition Paperback Fine 6" x 9" 
Unread, minimal shelf wear. Bibliography, glossary, index. 16 pp of b/w photos. A history of the RAN (Royal Australian Navy) from 1947 to 1953, including the acquisition of aircraft carriers and growth of the navy. WINGS AND THE NAVY covers Australian involvement in the Korean War, as well as numerous war games and nuclear tests. The book includes many personal accounts, as well as a section describing the day-to-day life aboard an aircraft carrier. ; 128 pages 
Price: 14.98 USD
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Canada's Warplanes: Unique Aircraft in Canada's Aviation Museums, McCaffery, Dan
10 McCaffery, Dan Canada's Warplanes: Unique Aircraft in Canada's Aviation Museums
Toronto Lorimer 2000 1550286994 / 9781550286991 First Edition Paperback New 8 1/4" x 9 1/4" 
New, unread, unmarked. Aviation historian Dan McCaffery profiles 24 unique military aircraft found in the collections of seven Canadian aviation museums. Each aircraft included in the book is illustrated with color photographs as well as historical visuals. Includes profiles of planes in both WWI and WWII. ; 96 pages 
Price: 11.50 USD
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11 Merva, George & Dan Patterson (Photographer) Shoo Shoo Baby: A Lucky Lady of the Sky
Dayton, Ohio Patterson Productions 1988 0962227102 / 9780962227103 First Edition Paperback Near Fine 11 1/2" x 11" 
Lightly bumped corners, light wrinkles to wraps. Clean, unmarked text. ; 24 pages 
Price: 36.00 USD
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Tested: Marshall Test Pilots in War and Peace 1919-1999, Pasco, Dennis
12 Pasco, Dennis Tested: Marshall Test Pilots in War and Peace 1919-1999
London Grub Street 1999 1902304357 / 9781902304359 First Edition Hardcover New in New dust jacket 6" x 9" 
New, unread, no remainder mark. Marshall of Cambridge, in the UK, is the largest aviation company in Europe. In October of 1999 it celebrated its 90th anniversary and this book was published as a tribute. 224 pages plus 16 pages of b&w photographs. Appendices. Index. 
Price: 18.99 USD
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Hornchurch Scramble: The Definitive Account of the Raf Fighter Airfield, Its Pilots, Groundcrew and Staff 1915 to the End of the Battle of Britain, Smith, Richard C.
13 Smith, Richard C. Hornchurch Scramble: The Definitive Account of the Raf Fighter Airfield, Its Pilots, Groundcrew and Staff 1915 to the End of the Battle of Britain
London Grub Street 2000 1902304624 / 9781902304625 First Edition Hardcover New in New dust jacket 6" x 9" 
New, unread, unmarked. 210 pp plus 16 pp of b&w photos, appendices, bibl., index. When the German raids on London and the South-East arrived from across the Channel in 1915, Sutton's Farm was established as one of the first Home Defence airfields to counter this threat. In the 1930's, now known as RAF Hornchurch, the airfield and personnel were in the forefront of many new aviation technology firsts. But it was in both the forefront of Dunkirk evacuation and the Battle of Britain that Hornchurch achieved its most lasting fame, with its squadrons taking on, and beating, the German fighter escorts to its lethal bombers. After seven years of research, interviewing commanders, pilots and ground crews, Richard Smith has produced their definitive history with many firsthand accounts. 
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