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SO FEW: The Immortal Record of the Royal Air Force

SO FEW: The Immortal Record of the Royal Air Force

$59.95NZD

1941. Accounts of heroic deeds of the RAF.

PIECE OF CAKE

PIECE OF CAKE

$39.95NZD

1956. The author was an Australian bomber pilot who was shot down in a Lancaster over Hanover.

SKYING

SKYING

ISBN# 0241127416
$39.95NZD

1989. A comic account of the author's misadventures flying around Britain in a microlight aircraft.

SEA FLIGHT: A Fleet Air Arm Pilot's Story

SEA FLIGHT: A Fleet Air Arm Pilot's Story

$49.95NZD

1954. 1st edition. An account of a pilot's service, first with Hurricanes on the Carrier Indomitable inc. an amazing account of duty with the Malta Convoy in 1942.

RAF Camouflage of World War 2

RAF Camouflage of World War 2

ISBN# 08500592151
$44.95NZD

1975. Airfix Magazine Guide 11

MY FIFTY YEARS IN FLYING: The World's First Air Correspondent

MY FIFTY YEARS IN FLYING: The World's First Air Correspondent

$59.95NZD

1956. 1st edition. Harry Harper was the world's first flying reporter, an aviation journalist from the first days of flying, to the beginning of the jet age.

MARKINGS OF THE ACES 8th U.S. Air Force : Book 1
HANDLING THE BIG JETS

HANDLING THE BIG JETS

$49.95NZD

1967. Flight training textbook for pilots transitioning to jets packed with information for both novice and experienced jet transport pilots.

HIGH FLEW THE FALCONS: The French Aces of World War I

HIGH FLEW THE FALCONS: The French Aces of World War I

$59.95NZD

1965. 1st edition. In 1914 a new breed of fighting man came into being, whose individual courage and style were reminiscent of the age of chivalry.

GO AN EXTRA MILE: The Adventures and Reflections of a Flying Doctor

GO AN EXTRA MILE: The Adventures and Reflections of a Flying Doctor

ISBN# 000212679
$39.95NZD

1978. 1st edition. The story of the author's humanitarian enterprise bringing medical care to millions of Africans in Kenya and Tanzania.

EAGLE NEW BOOK of AIRCRAFT

EAGLE NEW BOOK of AIRCRAFT

$39.95NZD

1960. 1st edition. Vintage book for all air-minded youngsters and their dads.

DOCTORS IN THE AIR

DOCTORS IN THE AIR

$59.95NZD

1957. Wing Commander Maycock was one of the first two R.A.F. doctors to pass the full wartime pilot's training course and is now the first to tell the splendid story of aviation medicine.

CRASH PILOT

CRASH PILOT

$49.95NZD

1950. Non Fiction, the author's introduction to stunt flying at county fairs, as a boy, and later life as a stunt pilot.

CONQUERING ISOLATION; Air New Zealand first 50 years

CONQUERING ISOLATION; Air New Zealand first 50 years

ISBN# 0790001209
$49.95NZD

1990. This is a story of pioneers and professionalism, of vision tinged with politics.

BITTER MONSOON: The Memoirs of a Fighter Pilot

BITTER MONSOON: The Memoirs of a Fighter Pilot

$59.95NZD

1955. Reconstructed diary of a WWII Hurricane pilot who died in Burma.

BOMBER COMMAND

BOMBER COMMAND

ISBN# 033026236X
$24.95NZD

1981. Brings together the strategic and moral debate over the controversial bombing offensive against German cities.

Allan's Guide to the PILOT'S

Allan's Guide to the PILOT'S

$89.95NZD

1945. 1st edition. This is a comprehensive guide for aircraft pilots, all the information required for new-comers to flying and qualified pilots wishing to acquire a Civil Pilot's 'A' Licence.

BIRD MAN

BIRD MAN

$59.95NZD

1955. 1st edition. Story of a man obsessed with a life-long quest for true "independent" flight.

AIRSHIPWRECK

AIRSHIPWRECK

ISBN# 022401384X
$39.95NZD

1978. A remarkable collection of one hundred fifty previously unpublished photographs testifies to the wonder and splendor of airships.

FLIGHTPATH SOUTH PACIFIC: The Flyers, The Airlines and The Aircraft

FLIGHTPATH SOUTH PACIFIC: The Flyers, The Airlines and The Aircraft

ISBN# 072330355X
$43.95NZD

1972. 1st edition. History of Aviation Routes in South Pacific.

FIFTY YEARS FLY PAST From Wright brothers to Comet

FIFTY YEARS FLY PAST From Wright brothers to Comet

$59.95NZD

1951. 1st edition. This is the story of half a century of aviation.

OLD NEWSPAPER: The New Zealand Chronicle June 1886
OLD NEWSPAPER: The Official Bulletin of the Automobile Association (Auck) 1936
OLD NEWSPAPER: The New Zealand Farmer Weekly 1938

OLD NEWSPAPER: The New Zealand Farmer Weekly 1938

$89.95NZD

1938. Vintage newspaper

CAESAR OF THE SKIES: The Life Story of Sir Charles Kingsford-Smith, M.C., A.F.C.

CAESAR OF THE SKIES: The Life Story of Sir Charles Kingsford-Smith, M.C., A.F.C.

$44.95NZD

1937. 1st edition. The fascinating biography of Sir Charles Kingsford-Smith, nickname 'Smithy', the best known early Australian aviator.

MISSION COMPLETED

MISSION COMPLETED

$48.95NZD

1957. 1st edition. Biography of Air Chief Marshall Sir Basil Embry.

NO PASSING GLORY: Biography of Group Captain Cheshire

NO PASSING GLORY: Biography of Group Captain Cheshire

$59.95NZD

1955. Group Captain Leonard Cheshire, the RAF's most distinguished bomber pilot of WWII.

SQUADRON OF DEATH

SQUADRON OF DEATH

$49.95NZD

1930. 1st edition. Dick Grace was a stunt pilot who specialised in crashing planes. He served in both World Wars.

STRIKE FROM THE SKY: The Story of the Battle of Britain

STRIKE FROM THE SKY: The Story of the Battle of Britain

$49.95NZD

1960. 1st edition. An account of the Battle of Britain from July to September, 1940.

THE BOMBER'S EYE

THE BOMBER'S EYE

$59.95NZD

1959. 1st edition. The story of how Radar brought precision night bombing to Bomber Command.

THE DRAGON OF THE SKIES

THE DRAGON OF THE SKIES

$39.95NZD

c 1910. Early 1900 fiction for children.

THE LAST ENEMY

THE LAST ENEMY

$39.95NZD

1942. Provides a very vivid narrative of war service in the R.A.F. but gives a clear picture of how the pilot is affected mentally and spiritually by his adventures.

THE ROMANCE OF FLIGHT

THE ROMANCE OF FLIGHT

$59.95NZD

1935. Early reference book on ballooning and the formation of Civil Aviation.

SCARLET WITCH: A tale from the Edge of Madness!
New Book

SCARLET WITCH: A tale from the Edge of Madness!

$29.95NZD

1994. Retro comic book

Professor Xavier and the X-Men
New Book
GENERATION M
New Book

GENERATION M

$29.95NZD

2005. Retro comic book

GENERATION X Annual Vol 1

GENERATION X Annual Vol 1

$29.95NZD

1996. Retro comic book

MARVILLE
New Book

MARVILLE

$29.95NZD

2002. Retro comic book

GRIFTER: City of Angels, Part 4of 4
New Book

GRIFTER: City of Angels, Part 4of 4

$29.95NZD

1996. Retro comic book

X-MAN: Xavier - Defeated
New Book

X-MAN: Xavier - Defeated

$29.95NZD

Retro comic book

High Adventure

High Adventure

$59.95NZD

1944. SIGNED. The memoirs of a pioneer aviator.

PARACHUTES AND PETTICOATS

PARACHUTES AND PETTICOATS

$49.95NZD

1958. 1st edition. A scarce parachuting memoir from WWII concentration camp survivor who became war reporter in Indo-China.

THE ROMANCE OF FLIGHT

THE ROMANCE OF FLIGHT

$59.95NZD

1929. Early reference book on ballooning and the formation of Civil Aviation.

THE WONDER BOOK OF AIRCRAFT: for Boys and Girls

THE WONDER BOOK OF AIRCRAFT: for Boys and Girls

$39.95NZD

1919. 1st edition. A treasure trove of early aviation history.

THE WONDER BOOK OF THE R.A.F

THE WONDER BOOK OF THE R.A.F

$39.95NZD

1970. Vintage book on aviation for children.

RED RUNS THE VISTULA

RED RUNS THE VISTULA

ISBN# 090873400X
$79.95NZD

1976. 1st edition. SIGNED. A first hand account of a British soldier who served undercover in the Polish Underground during World War 2.

EIGHTY FOUR DAYS

EIGHTY FOUR DAYS

ISBN# 0904272001
$59.95NZD

1974. 1st edition. A rhyming appreciation and comment on the Battle of Britain.

NEW ZEALAND PILOT: The Coasts of North and South Islands of New Zealand
R.A.F. BIGGIN HILL

R.A.F. BIGGIN HILL

$69.95NZD

1957. 1st edition. The Story of this most famous RAF fighter airfield in the world during WW1 and WW2, founded in 1917.

THE BOMBERS: The RAF Offensive Against Germany 1939-1945

THE BOMBERS: The RAF Offensive Against Germany 1939-1945

ISBN# 0099558203
$24.95NZD

1988. The story of the Royal Air Force Air Offensive Against Germany 1939-1945.