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    Daring Women of History

    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

    Warship 2017: 2017

    Hardback £26.46

    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...

    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...

    NASA Mercury Manual

    By David Baker

    Hardback £16.25

    Full coverage of the design, engineering, development and flight operations of NASA's Mercury spacecraft, which in addition to several unmanned tests supported two piloted ballistic sub-orbital flights in 1961 and four piloted orbital flights between 1962 and 1963.The Mercury programme bridged the gap between the hypersonic X-15 and the two-man...

    British Airways: Engineering an Airline

    By Paul Jarvis

    Paperback £13.85

    The facinating history of British Airways Engineering, from the earliest development of commercial civil aviation engineering in the early 1920s up to the present day.

    Heavenly Mathematics

    By Glen Van Brummelen

    Paperback £11.43

    Heavenly Mathematics traces the rich history of spherical trigonometry, revealing how the cultures of classical Greece, medieval Islam, and the modern West used this forgotten art to chart the heavens and the Earth. Once at the heart of astronomy and ocean-going navigation for two millennia, the discipline was also a...

    Introduction to Aircraft Design

    By John P. Fielding

    Paperback Save £3.74 = £36.26

    This new edition provides a modern, accessible introduction to the whole process of aircraft design together with invaluable data.

    Unto the Skies

    By K.A. Lalani

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    A biography focusing on the life of Amy Johnson, a pioneering English aviatrix and the first female pilot to fly alone from Britain to Australia.

    Navigation

    By Jim Bennett

    Paperback Save £0.74 = £7.25

    Looking at the long history of navigation at sea, Jim Bennett discusses the scientific and technological developments that have enabled the accurate measurement of position and setting of directions in the oceans.

    Aircraft Control Allocation

    By Wayne Durham

    Paperback Save £10.88 = £78.07

    Aircraft Control Allocation Wayne Durham, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA Kenneth A. Bordignon, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, USA Roger Beck, Dynamic Concepts, Inc.

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