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Aircraft (A Piccolo Factbook).

By: MAYNARD, Chris and PATON, John.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Piper Books Ltd, 1981.:

Seller ID: 14337


1st ed. "Part of the series of Piccolo Factbooks. Includes chapters on Flying Machines, World War I, Between the Wars, World War II, The Jet Age, Modern Military Aircraft and further facts." Pp.96, fully illustrated with b/w and colour pictures and diagrams. Paperback. G+. View more info

Covering the Skies. A History of Willis Corroon Aerospace.

By: PEETT, Robert.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London: Willis Corroon Aerospace, 1998. 095336500X:

Seller ID: 43501

ISBN: 095336500X


1st edition. "Almost as soon as the first aviators took to the skies in their fragile craft the need for some form of insurance became apparent...They risked their lives and the early aviation journals and magazines are littered with appeals to help the widows and families of unlucky pioneers. For the insurers it was a daunting prospect...Covering The Skies tells the story of this market from the perspective of the Lloyd's brokers who now form the family tree of Willis Corroon Aerospace and who were central to the aviation market throughout the period covered." 26.5cms x 19.5cms. Pp.v... View more info

Hot Air Balloons.

By: SPINDLER, Ailsa.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: New York: Todtri, 1999. 1577171594:

Seller ID: 31324

ISBN: 1577171594


1st ed. 31.5cms x 23cms. "This authoritative and fascinating book tells the complete story of hot air ballooning, from its eighteenth-century beginnings in France right up to the present day...describes how balloons are made, what equipment is needed, the record breakers, the excitement of competition flying, the pleasures of leisure flying and what it takes to become a successful pilot." Pp.80, colour illustrations throughout. Colour illustrated laminated boards, matching dustwrapper. VG/VG. View more info

Air Rule of the Road and Air Legislation.

By: SUNNUCKS, Lieut-Commander R.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Glasgow: Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd, 1937.:

Seller ID: 40722


1st edition. Written two years before the outbreak of World War II, to supply pilot students with a comprehensive elementary insight into Air Legislation, which was under-going several changes with an increase in the number of aircraft entering into the field of commercial transport. Pp.79, black & white frontispiece illustration of Croydon Control Tower, occasional colour and black & white figure illustrations throughout,corrections sheet tipped in to p.1, spotting to front free endpaper and preliminary pages. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. G+. View more info