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B-17 Flying Fortress Restoration

by Jerome J. McLaughlin

B-17 Flying Fortress Restoration weaves lively narrative and first-person accounts to capture the restoration of a World War II-vintage Boeing B-17 bomber, from the airplane's arrival in pieces on the back of...

Porsche 914

by Richard Gooding

The Porsche 914 was born into consistently confusing and troubled times at Porsche and Volkswagen, not least with the idea of a non-911 Porsche horrifiying many at the time. A Porsche with an engine that wasn't...

TWA 800: The Crash, the Cover-Up, and the Conspiracy

by Jack Cashill

TWA Flight 800 crashed into the Atlantic shortly after takeoff from JFK airport on July 17, 1996, killing all 230 passengers on board. Although initial reports suggested a terrorist attack, FBI and NTSB investigators...

Heaven's Ditch

by Jack Kelly

The technological marvel of its age, the Erie Canal grew out of a sudden fit of inspiration. Proponents didn't just dream; they built a 360-mile waterway entirely by hand and largely through wilderness. As excitement...

An Introduction to Rail Transport Planning

by Donovan Muddle

This textbook attempts to details in depth the various concepts needed for the planning of rail transport. This textbook represents perhaps the first attempt anywhere to dfescribe in detail the processes involved...

Little Book of Land Rover

by Charlotte Morgan & Stephen Vokins

The Second World War proved, among other things, the value of a basic 4-wheeled drive vehicle of rugged construction. The success of the American Jeep inspired the Wilkes' brothers, Maurice & Spencer, who ran...

Little Book of The Mini

by Jon Stroud

The brainchild of Alec Issigonis, the first Minis rolled off the production line in 1959. By the time it finished production in 2000 it had sold over 5 million cars in many variations including sports models...

Reeds Vol 5: Ship Construction for Marine Engineers

by Paul Anthony Russell & E.A. Stokoe

This textbook covers ship construction techniques and methods for all classes of Merchant Navy marine deck and engineering Certificates of Competency (CoC) as well as Undergraduate students studying Naval Architecture...


by Sophie Williamson-Stothert

The R-Series BMW MINI had a lot to live up to. Launched in 2001, it was riding in the wake of the classic 1959-2000 Mini. At the time, BMW were going to have to create something as special and innovative as...

The Official DVSA Guide to Driving Goods Vehicles (11th edition)

by The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency

Whether you're a learner, an experienced LGV driver or an instructor, this book has something for you. It's packed full of expert advice designed to improve your skills and keep everyone safe on today's increasingly...

British Submarine vs Italian Torpedo Boat

by David Greentree, Ian Palmer & Peter Dennis

As the war in North Africa escalated, Axis war efforts became increasingly dependent on supply lines across the Mediterranean. To try to cut off these lines of supply the British deployed submarines from the...

Heavy Weather Sailing 7th edition

by Peter Bruce & Robin Knox-Johnston

For 50 years Heavy Weather Sailing has been regarded as the ultimate international authority on surviving storms at sea aboard sailing and motor vessels. The first edition was compiled by Kaines Adlard Coles...

The Official DVSA Theory Test for Car Drivers (18th edition)

by The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency

Prepare to pass your theory test first time with this number-one best-selling theory test book - the ONLY official expert revision guide.

The Camper Van Bible

by Martin Dorey

The Camper Van Bible is THE definitive glovebox bible for anyone who owns or 'would die for' a camper van. In this book Martin Dorey, acknowledged camper van expert and presenter of BBC2's 'One Man and His Campervan',...

Yes Sir, Yes Sir, 3 Bags Full! Volume II: Flying, Friendship, and Trying to Make Sense of a Senseless War

by Jerry Hall

Jerry Hall's spiral into the Vortex continues with Volume II of Yes Sir, Yes Sir, 3 Bags Full! As a Forward Air Controller (FAC) in the Viet Nam War, Jerry's journey takes him from innocence and a profound sense...

The Hurricane Pocket Manual

by Martin Robson

The Hawker Hurricane was a British single-seat fighter aircraft that was designed and predominantly built by Hawker Aircraft Ltd for the RAF. Although overshadowed by the Spitfire, during the Battle of Britain...

Navigational Instruments

by Richard Dunn

With over two-thirds of the globe covered by water, the ability to navigate safely and quickly across the oceans has been crucial throughout human history. As seafarers attempted longer and longer voyages from...

Summary of The Wright Brothers: by David McCullough | Includes Analysis

by Instaread Summaries

The Wright Brothers by David McCullough | Key Takeaways & Analysis


David McCullough’s The Wright Brothers is a detailed biographical account of Wilbur and Orville Wright and their journey and...

The Mosquito Pocket Manual

by Martin Robson

The de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito was a British multi-role combat aircraft with a two-man crew that served during and after the Second World War. It was one of few operational front-line aircraft of the era constructed...


by John Dibbs & Tony Holmes

The Spitfire turns 80 on 5 March 2016, and the passion for the RAF's best-loved fighter is running at an all-time high. There are more than 50 Spitfires flying in the world today, and John Dibbs has shot virtually...