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Wings of War

Wings of War

17.50








181 rare colour photographs from the personal collections of U. S. pilots and groundcrew
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Over The Battlefronts

Over The Battlefronts

10.50








Stories of air combat over the trenches of the first World War
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Methuen Handbook of Colour

Methuen Handbook of Colour

280.00








Definitive reference on colour standards. The first part is a handbook of identification, harmony, contrast and the colour system. Part two is the colour dictionary which covers colour names, diagrams, British Standard colours etc. Includes the loosely inserted colour finder in rear pocket. This very scarce and highly sought after copy is in exceptional condition and would appear un-read
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Only Seconds to Live

Only Seconds to Live

10.00








An in depth look at the mechanics and recovery techniques of stall and spin as they evolved alongside aircraft development
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Britain's Shield

Britain's Shield

14.00









The development of Britain's radar defence and the part it played in the defeat of the Luftwaffe
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Flyingbooks: aviation books online

second hand, rare, and collectable aviation books and publications
established 1997 and online since 1999

Special offer on UK shipping charges:

For a limited period, all orders sent to a UK address charged at a standard shipping price of £2.95 per order up to 5 Kg


we currently hold thousands more books than are listed on this site, including several hundred copies of various titles and editions in the Putnam series.
These very popular books often sell before we can list them here, so please let us know if you are looking for specific titles or editions.
More unlisted stock includes original World War Two Jane's All the World's Aircraft along with several reprints of the early editions, as well as type histories, biographies etc.

But Not in Anger

But Not in Anger

Lancaster - The Story of a Famous Bomber

Lancaster - The Story of a Famous Bomber

Spitfire Special

Spitfire Special

Mosquito at War

Mosquito at War

Norwegian Patrol

Norwegian Patrol

9.00

"Dopey" Edwards tells the story of the first year of the Second World War as the Lockheed Hudsons of 233 and 224 squadrons carried out maritime reconnaissance patrols over the North Sea.
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Hurricane

Hurricane

15.00

Production and operational history of the Hurricane, covering the Battle of Britain, Russian convoy patrol, Malta, North Africa, Italy and Burma
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Drama in The Air

Drama in The Air

10.00


Dramatic stories of courage in the air, from air sea rescue to an accidental take-off by a ground engineer in an English Electric Lightning
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By Jove, Biggles!

By Jove, Biggles!

75.00

The life of Captain W. E. Johns, with extensive notes, including complete listings of his published works
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The Hurricane Story

The Hurricane Story

Aircraft Camouflage and Markings 1907-1954

Aircraft Camouflage and Markings 1907-1954

Bristol Beaufighter

Bristol Beaufighter

Combat Report

Combat Report

15.00

Bill Lambert was an American flyer in the RFC. Based on his log books and diaries, this is his account of six months flying combat over the Western front
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Flyingbooks carry large stocks of aviation books on all aspects of flight, both civil and military. All our aviation books are secondhand, most are out of print, and some are scarce and collectable titles. We cover the full range of military interest from the First World War, through the Second World War, and up to modern day jet aircraft. So, whether your interest lies in pilot biographies, military campaigns, civilian pioneer airmen, aircraft engines, airlines or any aviation related subject, you can find something of interest.

Browse the site for areas of specific interest such as the Battle of Britain, Eighth Air Force, Bomber Command etc. or, if you are looking for specific titles, you can use the search facility to look for a title, author, or subject, even if you only have part of the information.

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If you can't find what you are looking for, please use the contact us form, and we can check stock for you. Our stock of aviation books is constantly changing and not all books are listed on this site.

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