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The Greatest Flying Stories Ever Told: Nineteen Amazing Tales From The Sky

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The Greatest Flying Stories Ever Told: Nineteen Amazing Tales From The Sky...

Lamar Underwood

Anthologies (non-poetry); Encyclopaedias & reference works; Reference works; History; Air sports & recreations

Paperback

At 10:35 in the morning of Thursday, December 17, 1903, man got his wings. On the sand dunes of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina,... [more]

$29.99

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Balloonomania Belles: Daredevil Divas Who First Took to the Sky

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Balloonomania Belles: Daredevil Divas Who First Took to the Sky

Sharon Wright

Biography: general; Gender studies: women; Aircraft: general interest; Air sports & recreations

Hardback

The first book to bring together the fascinating lives and often terrible... [more]

$52.99

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Pocket Flyers Paper Airplane Book

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Pocket Flyers Paper Airplane Book

Ken Blackburn, Jeff Lammers

Toys: making & decorating; Book & paper crafts; Air sports & recreations

Paperback

This collection of 12 Lilliputian size models for a total of 69 colourful planes includes the Saber, Skyhawk, Talon, Gargoyle,... [more]

$22.99

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Flying Creatures Paper Airplane Book

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Flying Creatures Paper Airplane Book

Ken Blackburn, Jeff Lammers

Toys: making & decorating; Book & paper crafts; Aircraft: general interest; Air sports & recreations

Paperback

The fun, colourful templates are designed to resemble fantastic flying animals, both real and imaginary. Each paper plane... [more]

$22.99

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Space Flyers Paper Airplane Book

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Space Flyers Paper Airplane Book

Ken Blackburn, Jeff Lammers

Toys: making & decorating; Book & paper crafts; Aircraft: general interest; Air sports & recreations

Paperback

The fun, colourful templates are designed to resemble various kinds of spacecraft. Each paper plane comes with step by step... [more]

$22.99

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Falling Upwards: How We Took to the Air

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Falling Upwards: How We Took to the Air

Richard Holmes

History: specific events & topics; Mathematics & Sciences; Aircraft: general interest; Air sports & recreations

Paperback

'Nominally a history of the hot air balloon, Falling Upwards is really a history of hope and fantasy-and the quixotic characters... [more]

$24.99

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Chasing The Wind: The Autobiography of Steve Fossett

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Chasing The Wind: The Autobiography of Steve Fossett

Steve Fossett

Autobiography: sport; Air sports & recreations

Paperback

In 2005, just two years before his untimely death in a plane crash, Steve Fossett completed the first solo, non-stop, non-refuelled... [more]

$39.99

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Gliding Flight

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Gliding Flight

John M Collins

Hobbies; Air sports & recreations

Paperback

Step-by-step instructions show how to make twenty paper airplanes, using no glue or cutting. [more]

$29.99

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Understanding Flying Weather

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Understanding Flying Weather

Derek Piggott

Air sports & recreations

Paperback

Derek Piggott's introduction to meteorology for glider and light aeroplane pilots. In simple and accessible terms it explains... [more]

$34.95

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Meteorology and Flight: A Pilot's Guide to Weather

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Meteorology and Flight: A Pilot's Guide to Weather

Tom Bradbury

Historical geography; Air sports & recreations

Paperback

Covering both large and small-scale weather systems and illustrated with line drawings, graphs and satellite photographs throughout,... [more]

$49.95

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Powder Puff Derby: Petticoat Pilots and Flying Flappers

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Powder Puff Derby: Petticoat Pilots and Flying Flappers

Mike Walker

Gender studies: women; Air sports & recreations

Paperback

The period between the first and second world wars was a time of vast social change, much of it intimately linked with the... [more]

$16.95

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Beginning Gliding

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Beginning Gliding

Derek Piggott

Air sports & recreations

Paperback

This manual is intended for budding and improving glider pilots and as a resource for gliding instructors. It views the whole... [more]

$47.95

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Understanding Gliding: The Principles of Soaring Flight

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Understanding Gliding: The Principles of Soaring Flight

Derek Piggott

Air sports & recreations

Paperback

A study of gliding, exploring how and why a glider flies. Written by a gliding instructor, it seeks to demystify the theory... [more]

$45.00

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The Little Book Of Healthy Flying

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The Little Book Of Healthy Flying

Glenda Baum

Popular medicine & health; Air sports & recreations; Travel tips & advice: general; Travel & holiday guides

Paperback

As more and more people take to the air, there is a greater risk that they will develop the dangerous and possibly life-threatening... [more]

$9.99

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