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    Camper Van

    R69,00 R161,30

    Steam Engines

    R69,00

    Steam Engines

    R99,00

    Howard's Whirlybirds: Howard Hughes' Amazing Pioneering Helicopter Exploits

    R425,00
    The first book to reveal how movie mogul Howard Hughes' aircraft division emerged from a hobby shop into an empire to be later sold for $490 million

    Comet

    R750,00

    The Boulton Paul Balliol: The Last Merlin-Powered Aircraft

    R375,00
    The Boulton Paul Balliol was the last Merlin-powered aircraft although it started life as the world's first turbo-trainer

    British Steam in Colour: London to Aberdeen from the Bill Reed Collection

    R325,00
    Seventy-nine-year-old Nottingham railway photographer, Bill Reed, shows for the first time his colour pictures of steam locomotives taken from the line-side, on shed and on works. The photographs cover the area on and off the main line from the London termini up to Aberdeen.

    A Flying Life: An Enthusiast's Photographic Record of British Aviation in the 1930s

    R500,00
    During the 1930s two young men spent all their spare cash on film and petrol travelling around England photographing aircraft. This profusely illustrated account of their travels is interspersed with dates of important events that took place in British aviation and literally provides a snapshot of the Golden Age of British Aviation.

    Bloody Paralyser: The Giant Handley Page Bombers of the First World War

    R500,00
    This book tells the story of the largest British bomber of World War 1 and the men who flew them.

    Howard's Whirlybirds: Howard Hughes' Amazing Pioneering Helicopter Exploits

    R500,00
    Howard Hughes popularised the light helicopter trainer, mass-produced the first turbine-powered light observation helicopter, led the way in hot cycle rotorcraft propulsion research and, finally, developed the world's most advanced attack helicopter - the Apache - that was purchased and also saw service with the UK.

    Post-War on the Liners

    R475,00
    The story of the great post-war era of liner travel across continents and companies from Cunard to P & O - from luxury liners to 100-berth transport ships.

    Classic British Motorcycles

    R625,00
    Until the 1950s, even into the '60s, British motor cycle makers ruled the roost such as Scott, Rudge, BSA, Norton and Vincent. Gloriously illustrated and written by a world-leading authoritarian figure on powered motorcycling, Classic British Motorcycles tells of a fascinating yesteryear when Britain was a leading pioneer of motorcycling.

    Conquest of the Atlantic: Cunard Liners of the 1950s and 1960s

    R500,00
    Conquest of the Atlantic: Cunard Liners of the 1950s and 1960s is the story of these great ships that are all still remembered with much fondness and of the life on board them. Cunard would face furious competition with jet aircraft and by 1969 be reduced to one Atlantic liner, the legendary and iconic Queen Elizabeth 2.

    Restricted radio licence for fixed-wing airfraft pilots

    R245,00 R263,00
    This study aid is designed to assist both students and qualified pilots. It covers all aspects relating to the VHF radio on an aircraft and provides all the information, both theoretical and practical, for a restricted aeronautical radio licence.

    Britain's Cold War Bombers

    R625,00
    From the iconic Vulcan to the latest generation of Typhoon aircraft, this fascinating and highly illustrated book tells how each design was created and translated into operational aircraft. The book gives a detailed account on how specific aircraft types were envisaged, created, developed and manufactured together with their service history.

    British Aircraft Manufacturers Since 1909

    R500,00
    British Aircraft Manufacturers since 1909 traces one hundred years of the British aviation industry, its history, origins, mergers and takeovers. It details the evolution of the British aviation industry from fragile biplanes and majestic airliners that united the world to the advanced bombers and fighters of today.