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    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

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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

    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.

    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.

    Mitsubishi A6M Zero

    R259,00 R305,00
    The Zero is an iconic Japanese fighter of World War II. Detailed technical analysis, photographs, and illustrations make this a perfect gift for modelers, veterans, and aviation enthusiasts.

    Lost and Found: Legendary Lake Michigan Shipwrecks

    R308,00
    The many shipwrecks presented in Lost and Found became even more famous after their discoveries than at the time of their losses. The award-winning author takes readers back in time to experience the careers and tragic sinkings of these ships, then beneath the lake to participate in the discovery and exploration of their remains and the circumstances that led to their status as legendary shipwrecks. The vessels in this publication span the age of sail, steam, and diesel on the Great Lakes. They include ships lost in Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan waters that were discovered by some of the lakes most prolific wreck hunters, including the authors own organizationMichigan Shipwreck Research Associatesin partnerships with legendary wreck hunters David Trotter, Ralph Wilbanks, and nationally acclaimed author Clive Cussler.

    Westland Lysander Manual

    R422,00 R565,00
    The Westland Lysander won lasting fame during the Second World War as the rugged little aircraft that flew British secret agents and French Resistance workers in an out of Occupied France by night, right under the noses of the Germans.

    Ford Focus Petrol 05-11

    R446,00 R455,33

    Jaguar XK8: The Complete Story

    R491,00 R499,00
    Jaguar XK8 is code-named X100 and it is Jaguar's sports cars, featuring both coupe and convertible coachwork. It has a V8 engine. It also has the powerful forced-induction engine of any production Jaguar road card. This title tells the story of this sports car, from its conception to the end of the line for both it and the factory it is built in.