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    Lost Airline Colours of Asia

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    Lost Airline Colours of Asia

    by Martyn Cartledge

    A comprehensive look at the airlines and colour schemes worn by airlines across Asia which no longer grace our skies, sure to delight aviation enthusiasts.

    From the vast photographic archive of aviation journalist Martyn Cartledge, as well as contributions from other accomplished aviation photographers, this book traces these airlines from decades ago right up to recent days and their liveries in full colour photographs, with descriptive histories of each carrier.

    £14.99
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    World Airports Spotting Guides (2nd Edition)

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    World Airports Spotting Guides (2nd Edition)

    by Matt Falcus

    Your up-to-date guide to spotting at over 300 worldwide airports. 

    The perfect companion for aviation enthusiasts, showing you where the best spotting locations are for logging aircraft tail numbers, taking photographs, and watching the action.

    This book is full of concise, detailed information for the serious aviation enthusiast.

    Included are descriptions of each airport and what you’ll see there, the best places to spot and how to get to them, information about good spotting hotels, and any aviation museums.

    Many of the airports feature maps, and handy statistics are also included.

    Airports covered include large hubs, smaller regional airport, general aviation airports, cargo airports, storage airports, and manufacturing airports!

    Available 28 April 2020
    £19.99
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    Airport Spotting Hotels (2nd Edition)

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    Airport Spotting Hotels (2nd Edition)

    Never miss an aircraft wherever your travels take you and make sure you always find hotels with a view of the action.

    If you are frustrated at choosing a hotel that has views of aircraft movements at the airports you’re visiting, then this book is the perfect reference guide for you…

    • Worldwide coverage, with hotels in 65 different countries.
    • Over 360 different spotting hotels listed.
    • Discover the pro’s and con’s of different hotels.
    • Ensure you make the most of your spotting trips by securing a room with a view.

    Airport Spotting Hotels gives you the upper hand when researching your spotting trips, giving you the reference guide to all of the world’s major airports.

    Make the most of your spotting trips with Airport Spotting Hotels.

    £9.99
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    Airport Spotting Guides Europe (3rd Edition)

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    Airport Spotting Guides Europe (3rd Edition)

    by Matt Falcus

    Airport Spotting Guides Europe covers spotting tips and information for the aviation enthusiast at all of the main airports and major airfields in popular spotting countries, such as France, Germany, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Greece and many more.

    Learn where to watch aircraft, take photographs, which hotels are good for spotting, and what kind of aircraft and airlines you’re likely to see.

    In all there are 338 airports covered, in 44 different countries, including the western part of Russia.

    £14.99
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    Flying Firsts

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    Flying Firsts

    by Martyn Cartledge

    A month-by-month guide to commercial aircraft maiden flights.

    This comprehensive reference manual brings to life many of the world’s most important airliners and commercial aircraft through their first flights. With each you’ll learn important facts about the aircraft’s development history, the airlines that flew it, and its vital statistics.

    With over 120 aircraft types and multiple variants, plus hundreds of photographs, Flying Firsts is an up-to-date and authoritative reference book covering the world of commercial aviation and aircraft, which is will delight aviation enthusiasts and professionals.

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    The PPL Companion

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    The PPL Companion

    by Daniel Coleman

    The Private Pilot’s Licence (PPL) usually takes a minimum of 45 hours of training. With The PPL Companion, you have a guide to help you along the way.

    As your training advances, so does the content in the 45 chapters of this book, which mirror your progress and offer helpful insight into the actions and decisions you will make as a trainee pilot.

    Inside you will find chapters on the reasons for learning to fly; how to find a flying club; what to expect on your first lesson and the subsequent milestones you’ll reach along the way. Further chapters look at the social side of being a pilot, as well as anxiety and how to fund your flying, plus aspects such as visiting the control tower and learning to look under the engine cowling for a greater understanding of aircraft.

    Written in an informal style, The PPL Companion is an easy and relaxed sounding board for anyone considering flight training or already undertaking lessons.

    £12.99
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    Airport Spotting Guides Asia & The Far East

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    Airport Spotting Guides Asia & The Far East

    by Matt Falcus

    Airport Spotting Guides Asia & Far East has collated spotting tips and information for the aviation enthusiast at all of the main airports and major airfields in popular spotting countries, such as China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

    Learn where to watch aircraft, take photographs, which hotels are good for spotting, and what kind of aircraft and airlines you’re likely to see.

    £14.99
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    Airport Spotting Guides USA (2nd Edition)

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    Airport Spotting Guides USA (2nd Edition)

    by Matt Falcus

    Detailed spotting guides to hundreds of airports across the United States in this updated book in our popular Airport Spotting Guides series.

    Airport Spotting Guides USA has collated spotting tips and information for the aviation enthusiast at all of the main airports and major airfields in all US states, including Alaska and Hawaii.

    Learn where to watch aircraft, take photographs, which hotels are good for spotting, and what kind of aircraft and airlines you’re likely to see.

    £14.99
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    Concorde Timelines

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    Concorde Timelines

    by Matt Falcus

    Aérospatiale/BAC Concorde Timelines tells the story of Concorde from the beginnings of jet aircraft through the important milestones of passing the sound barier, and the important collaboration between Britain and France that would see the aircraft take to the skies in 1969.

    It concludes with a look at the demise of the supersonic airliner, its final flights in 2003, and where to see Concorde today.

    £9.99
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    Last Chance to Fly

    Last Chance to Fly helps you find the world’s rarest and oldest aircraft to fly on, from wartime aircraft to airliners from the 1960s and even rare Soviet jets.

    Aircraft include:

    • Original Airbus models
    • Wartime transports such as the de Havilland Rapide
    • Soviet jets like the Tupolev 134 and Ilyushin IL-18
    • Older Boeing types like the 727 and 737-200
    • The classic DC-3 Dakota piston airliner

    The book is split into aircraft types, and each one lists the possibilities by country.

    £9.99
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    Preserved Airliners of Europe

    The complete, up-to-date listing of airliners and military transport aircraft preserved across Europe.

    This easy reference guide lists over 1,000 aircraft, with each entry including:

    • Aircraft type
    • Markings, registration or serial
    • Notes on whether it is a complete airframe or not

    Preserved Airliners of Europe also includes the address, owner or museum of each aircraft, and specific locations to help you find it on the ground.

    £9.99
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    Preserved Airliners of Asia & Australasia

    The complete, up-to-date listing of airliners and military transport aircraft preserved across Asia and Australasia.

    This easy reference guide lists over 500 aircraft, with each entry including:

    • Aircraft type
    • Markings, registration or serial
    • Notes on whether it is a complete airframe or not

    Preserved Airliners of Asia & Australasia also includes the address, owner or museum of each aircraft, and specific locations to help you find it on the ground.

    £9.99