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RAF LITTLE RISSINGTON: THE CENTRAL FLYING SCHOOL YEARS 1946-1976
Written by Roy Bagshaw; et al.
Stock no. 1825944
Published by Pen & Sword Aviation. 1st 2006. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A remarkable and lasting record of the highly significant contribution made by RAF Little Rissington and the Central Flying School to flying excellence within the Royal Air Force and beyond. Large format. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and colour photos. 316 pages plus Index. ISBN: 9781844153817. Light rubbing to base of spine. Contnets clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine and lightly scuffed.

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BOMBING GERMANY: THE FINAL PHASE
Written by Tony Redding.
Stock no. 1825869
Published by Pen & Sword Aviation. 1st 2015. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The destruction of Pforzheim and the closing months of Bomber Command's War. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781473823549. Light scuffing to rear panel of dustwrapper.

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GLOSTER JAVELIN: AN OPERATIONAL HISTORY
Written by Michael Napier.
Stock no. 1825799
Published by Pen & Sword Aviation. 1st 2015. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The RAF's only delta-winged fighter - the Gloster Javelin was also Britain's first true all-weather fighter. Black cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781473848818. Glue to front and rear joint visible through endpapers. Else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is ligthly scuffed.

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JAVELIN - FROM THE COCKPIT: BRITAIN'S FIRST DELTA WING FIGHTER
Written by Peter Caygill.
Stock no. 1825702
Published by Pen & Sword Aviation. 1st 2011. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The Gloster Javelin was designed to be a night/all-weather fighter. First introduced into RAF service in 1956 and retired in 1968. This book includes development history, the different marks and their subtleties, radar and weapon capabilities, accidents and incidents and many first-hand aircrew experiences of the type. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781848846562. Minor mark to vertical edge of text block. Contents clean. A few light scuff marks to rear panel of dustwrapper.

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ON LAUGHTER-SILVERED WINGS
Written by Gail Strever-Morkel.
Stock no. 1825581
Published by Pen & Sword Aviation. 1st 2013. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The Story of Lt. Col. E.T. (Ted) Strever DFC (who, in 1942, with his air crew carried out the first mid-air skyjack in history). Thoroughly researched account of the life and times of a South African WW2 pilot, the author's father. Blue cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781781591048. Bump to base of spine and corresponding area of dustwrapper. Else fine.

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RAF LITTLE RISSINGTON: THE CENTRAL FLYING SCHOOL YEARS 1946-1976
Written by Roy Bagshaw; et al.
Stock no. 1825511
Published by Pen & Sword Aviation. 1st 2006. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A remarkable and lasting record of the highly significant contribution made by RAF Little Rissington and the Central Flying School to flying excellence within the Royal Air Force and beyond. Large format. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and colour photos. 316 pages plus Index. ISBN: 9781844153817. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded at spine and spine edges, remains of old label to front panel, else a lovely copy.

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THEY GAVE ME A SEAFIRE
Written by R.M. Crosley.
Stock no. 1825429
Published by Pen & Sword Aviation. 1st thus 2014. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Reissued, first published in 1986 by Airlife. The Fleet Air Arm operations during the Second World War and beyond. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781473821910. A lovey copy.

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DE HAVILLAND ENTERPRISES: A HISTORY
Written by Graham M. Simons.
Stock no. 1825349
Published by Pen & Sword Aviation. 1st 2017. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

This book explores the influences and milestones of Sir Geoffrey de Havilland's early years before going on to examine his company, The De Havilland Aircraft Company Limited, in detail. Black cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781473861381. A lovely copy.

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COVERT RADAR AND SIGNALS INTERCEPTION: THE SECRET CAREER OF ERIC ACKERMANN
Written by Peter Jackson; David Haysom.
Stock no. 2140656
Published by Pen & Sword Aviation. 1st 2014. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Eric George Ackermann became a leading figure in the world of signals and electronic intelligence. Black boards with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781783462681. Bumping to top and tail of spine.

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WORLD WAR ONE AIRCRAFT CARRIER PIONEER: THE STORY AND DIARIES OF CAPTAIN J M MCCLEERY RNAS/RAF
Written by Guy Warner.
Stock no. 2139986
Published by Pen & Sword Aviation. 1st 2011. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Black boards with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781848842557. Page browning.

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INFAMOUS AIRCRAFT
Written by Robert Jackson.
Stock no. 2139102
Published by Pen & Sword Aviation. 1st 2005. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Dangerous Designs and their Vices. This book looks at some of the worst culprits over a period spanning World War One to the age of supersonic flight. ISBN: 1844151727.

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AIRCRAFT WRECKS THE WALKERS GUIDE: HISTORIC CRASH SITES ON THE MOORS AND MOUNTAINS OF THE BRITISH ISLES
Written by Nick Wotherspoon; Alan Clark; Mark Sheldon.
Stock no. 2138873
Published by Pen & Sword Aviation. 1st 2009. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Giving readers access to the tangible remains of historic aircraft that still lie on the moors and mountains of the British Isles, providing unofficial memorials to the fate of their crew. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781844159109. Light knocks along cover edges. A little browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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