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Air sports & recreations

Hardcover. A photographic history book, which looks at different aspects of RAF display flying. This book traces the history of such events from their early days. Num Pages: 120 pages, 130 b/w 100 colour. BIC Classification: 1DBK; JWG; WGM; WSF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 258 x 236 x 19. Weight in Grams: 788.
Publisher
Tempus Publishing Ltd
Number of pages
120
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752445236
ISBN
9780752445236

€ 28.26

Paperback. Num Pages: 104 pages, 186. BIC Classification: TRP; WSF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 271 x 210 x 7. Weight in Grams: 432.
Publisher
Stenlake Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
104
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9781840335736
ISBN
9781840335736

€ 20.99
€ 20.31

Paperback. Gliding is for everyone who has ever dreamt of riding the air currents with the view stretching to the horizon, and with barely a sound to disturb the moment. This book guides you through the first steps to realising that dream, and goes on to explore the many opportunities offered by this sport. Num Pages: 160 pages, 160 colour photographs & diagrams. BIC Classification: WSF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 245 x 189 x 11. Weight in Grams: 456. From Passenger to Pilot. 160 pages, 160 colour photographs & diagrams. Gliding is for everyone who has ever dreamt of riding the air currents with the view stretching to the horizon, and with barely a sound to disturb the moment. This book guides you through the first steps to realising that dream, and goes on to explore the many opportunities offered by this sport. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: WSF. Dimension: 245 x 189 x 11. Weight: 458.
Publisher
Crowood Press
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781847973931
ISBN
9781847973931

€ 21.99
€ 20.07

Paperback. Num Pages: 144 pages, 70 line drawings/diagrams, 43 small b&w photographs. BIC Classification: WSF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 209 x 153 x 11. Weight in Grams: 274.
Publisher
Scarthin Books United Kingdom
Number of pages
144
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781900446105
ISBN
9781900446105

€ 11.99
€ 10.49

Hardcover. The leading thinking-book on the art of flying. Num Pages: 390 pages, 100 illustrations. BIC Classification: TRP; WGM; WSF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 232 x 159 x 20. Weight in Grams: 634.
Publisher
McGraw-Hill Education - Europe United States
Number of pages
390
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1944
Edition
Later Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780070362406
ISBN
9780070362406

€ 30.99
€ 29.47

Paperback. Num Pages: 96 pages, 130 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; WSF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 226 x 248 x 9. Weight in Grams: 446.
Publisher
The History Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750956345
ISBN
9780750956345

€ 19.99
€ 15.43

Hardcover. Num Pages: 458 pages, 1, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: WSF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 166 x 277 x 31. Weight in Grams: 840.
Publisher
Freestyle Aviation
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2003
Condition
New
SKU
V9780954481407
ISBN
9780954481407

€ 43.38

Hardcover. This guide to weather for pilots uses actual colour photographs of clouds and landscapes rather than line drawings and tables of statistics to explain what is happening in the atmosphere. Num Pages: 192 pages, 153 colour photographs, 114 line drawings. BIC Classification: TRP; WNWM; WSF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 242 x 163 x 18. Weight in Grams: 592. The Commonsense Approach to Meteorology. 192 pages, 153 colour photographs, 114 line drawings. This guide to weather for pilots uses actual colour photographs of clouds and landscapes rather than line drawings and tables of statistics to explain what is happening in the atmosphere. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: TRP; WNWM; WSF. Dimension: 242 x 163 x 18. Weight: 592.
Publisher
The Crowood Press
Number of pages
192
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2003
Edition
First
Condition
New
SKU
V9781840370270
ISBN
9781840370270

€ 32.99
€ 27.89

Paperback. Presents the history of recreational flying in the East Midlands. This book demonstrates that the region is truly representative of the progress of general aviation in this country as a whole over two centuries. It covers the history of balloons for shows and sports, the pre-First World War period, and women aviators. Num Pages: 288 pages, over 100 b/w illustration. BIC Classification: WSF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 247 x 173 x 17. Weight in Grams: 700.
Publisher
The History Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752445168
ISBN
9780752445168

€ 23.23

Paperback. 'Nominally a history of the hot air balloon, 'Falling Upwards' is really a history of hope and fantasy - and the quixotic characters who disobeyed that most fundamental laws of physics and gave humans flight' New Republic, Best Books of 2013 Num Pages: 416 pages, 40 col illus, 40 b/w plates. BIC Classification: HBT; WGM; WSF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 197 x 28. Weight in Grams: 334.
Publisher
William Collins
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9780007476510
ISBN
9780007476510

€ 16.99
€ 12.88

Paperback. A comprehensive look at the subject of aerobatics. The author, Neil Williams has been British Aerobatics Champion 12 times. The book takes the novice from the first tentative experiments, step by step, up to the level of knowledge needed for a pilot to reach World Championship standard. Num Pages: 266 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: WSF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 217 x 140 x 21. Weight in Grams: 378. 266 pages, illustrations. A comprehensive look at the subject of aerobatics. The author, Neil Williams has been British Aerobatics Champion 12 times. The book takes the novice from the first tentative experiments, step by step, up to the level of knowledge needed for a pilot to reach World Championship standard. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: WSF. Dimension: 217 x 140 x 21. Weight: 366.
Publisher
Airlife Publishing
Number of pages
266
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1975
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780950454306
ISBN
9780950454306

€ 25.99
€ 22.99

Paperback. Explains the basic soaring mechanisms and techniques. This manual contains exercises that are useful for glider pilots wishing to improve their ability and qualifications. It also covers technology, such as GPS navigation and instrument systems. Num Pages: 400 pages, 300 black & white line drawings. BIC Classification: TRPS; WSF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 218 x 151 x 25. Weight in Grams: 756. 400 pages, 300 black & white line drawings. Explains the basic soaring mechanisms and techniques. This manual contains exercises that are useful for glider pilots wishing to improve their ability and qualifications. It also covers technology, such as GPS navigation and instrument systems. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: TRPS; WSF. Dimension: 218 x 151 x 25. Weight: 738.
Publisher
Crowood
Number of pages
400
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781847970442
ISBN
9781847970442

€ 32.99
€ 28.04

Paperback. Station 115 Shipdham is the story of a USAAF Heavy Bomber base built on Norfolk farmland in the early 1940s, from the Second World War through to its modern day use as a general Aviation airfield providing a home for light aircraft used for recreation by keen amateur pilots in the Norfolk area. Num Pages: 176 pages, 56 black and white photographs. BIC Classification: 1DBKEAN; JWG; WQH; WSF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156 x 12. Weight in Grams: 391.
Publisher
Fonthill Media United Kingdom
Number of pages
176
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781554951
ISBN
9781781554951

€ 21.99
€ 16.99

Hardcover. The Schneider Trophy race was very significant in advancing design, particularly in the fields of aerodynamics and engines, and would show its results in the best fighters of WW2. The streamlined shape and the low drag, liquid-cooled engine pioneered by Schneider Trophy designs are obvious in the Supermarine Spitfire and the P-51 Mustang. Num Pages: 352 pages, 200 black and white photographs, line drawings and plans. BIC Classification: WGM; WSF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 285 x 232 x 25. Weight in Grams: 1520.
Publisher
Fonthill Media
Number of pages
352
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781551790
ISBN
9781781551790

€ 50.99
€ 35.92

Paperback. Series: Master Pilot's Manuals S. Num Pages: Illustrations. BIC Classification: TRPS; WSF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 220 x 155 x 12. Weight in Grams: 334.
Publisher
Air Pilot Publisher Ltd United Kingdom
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843360803
ISBN
9781843360803

€ 25.99
€ 23.82

Paperback. Series: Master Pilot's Manuals S. BIC Classification: TRPS; WSF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 219 x 129 x 11. Weight in Grams: 252. Principles and Practice. Series: Master Pilot's Manuals S. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: TRPS; WSF. Dimension: 219 x 129 x 11. Weight: 254.
Publisher
AIR PILOT PUBLISHING
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843360810
ISBN
9781843360810

€ 25.99
€ 23.82

Paperback. Offers an introduction to the world of microlight flying that has endeared itself to several generations of pilots. Num Pages: 160 pages, Colour illustrations. BIC Classification: TRPS; WGM; WSF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 190 x 244 x 9. Weight in Grams: 454.
Publisher
The Crowood Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
Revised
Condition
New
SKU
V9781847975096
ISBN
9781847975096

€ 25.99
€ 23.06