Transport technology & trades

    How to Make a Spaceship

    By Julian Guthrie

    Paperback Save £2.34 = £7.65

    When he realized NASA was winding down manned space flight, he set out on one of the great entrepreneurial adventure stories of our time. If the government wouldn't send him to space, he would create a private space flight industry himself.

    Daring Women of History: Amelia Earhart

    By Mike Roussel

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    Revealing the naturally courageous nature of 'Lady Lindy', that made her one of the most daring of twentieth-century women

    Blackbird

    By James Hamilton-Paterson

    Hardback £13.14

    The compelling story of the spy plane SR-71 'Blackbird' - the fastest manned aircraft in the world.

    Warship 2017

    Hardback £26.80

    Warship 2017 is devoted to the design, development and service history of the world's combat ships. Featuring a broad range of articles from a select panel of distinguished international contributors, this latest volume combines original research, new book reviews, warship notes, an image gallery and much more to maintain the...

    North American X-15

    By Peter E Davies

    Paperback £10.25

    An authoritative history of the hypersonic career and lasting influence of America s Mach 6 rocket plane, packed with photos and spectacular new artwork, which will appeal to the many aviation fans fascinated by the thrilling, dangerous world of Space Age pioneers."

    Flight

    By Dan Hampton

    Hardback £14.46

    "On the rainy morning of May 20, 1927, a little-known American pilot named Charles A. Lindbergh climbed into his single-engine monoplane ... and prepared to take off from a small airfield on Long Island, New York. Despite his inexperience ... he was determined to win the $25,000 Orteig Prize promised...

    Scania 113 and 143 at Work

    By Patrick W. Dyer

    Hardback £14.43

    With over 200 photographs provided by the manufacturer and enthusiasts, Scania 113 & 143 at Work charts the story of the 3-series through informative text in the popular and familiar style of previous 'at work' titles from the same author.

    Into the Black

    By Rowland White

    Paperback £7.85

    On 12th April 1981 NASA's Space Shuttle Columbia blasted off from Florida on her maiden flight. She was the world's first real spaceship. On board were men with the Right Stuff. The Shuttle's Commander, moonwalker John Young, was already a veteran of five spaceflights. This book tells the complete story...

    Charting the Oceans

    By Peter Whitfield

    Paperback £11.45

    This revised and updated book traces the history of charts as eloquent witnesses to the discovery of the world beyond Europe, and to man's evolving knowledge of the oceans.

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