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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...

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...

The Perfect Corner 2: A Driver's Step-by-Step Guide to Optimizing Complex Sections Through the Physics of Racing

by Adam Brouillard & Paradigm Shift Driver Development

Learn how the physics of racing can be applied to advanced track sections. We show you the rules needed for double apexes and chicanes, as well as how to link them in complex sequences. Plus you’ll learn the...

Drive!: Henry Ford, George Selden, and the Race to Invent the Auto Age

by Lawrence Goldstone

From the acclaimed author of Birdmen comes a revelatory new history of the birth of the automobile, an illuminating and entertaining true tale of invention, competition, and the visionaries, hustlers, and swindlers...

Swindon Works

by Rosa Matheson

The age of steam is past, the reality of Swindon Works is long gone now - but the legend lives on. What made the Great Western Railway's Swindon Works iconic? Was it its world-wide reputation; perhaps its profound...

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Finding North

by George Michelsen Foy

Navigation is the key human skill. It's something we do everywhere, whether feeling our way through a bedroom in the dark, or charting a ship's course. But how does navigation affect our brains, our memory,...

The Big Book of Wooden Boat Restoration: Basic Techniques, Maintenance, and Repair

by Thomas Larsson

An excellent manual for embarking on a wooden boat restoration project.

The Big Book of Wooden Boat Restoration is the perfect introduction or reference guide for both novice and experienced wooden boat enthusiasts....

Forty Years Master: A Life in Sail and Steam

by Daniel O. Killman, John Lyman & Harold D. Huycke

During Daniel O. Killman’s more than fifty years at sea, he was shipwrecked off Coos Bay, discovered gold in Alaska, was dismasted in a hurricane near Fiji, lost a rudder en route to Adelaide, had run-ins...

Door to Door

by Edward Humes

The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of Garbology explores the hidden and costly wonders of our buy-it-now, get-it-today world of transportation, revealing the surprising truths, mounting challenges,...

The Way of the Air

by Edgar C. Middleton

The idea of this little book is to give as clear and graphic a description of modern aviation as circumstances will permit; of the new, heroic race of men to which Flying has given birth; of the conditions under,...

The Official DVSA Theory Test for Motorcyclists (13th edition)

by The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency

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

Jet Wars in the Nuclear Age : 1972 to the Present Day

by Martin Bowman

This book explores the era of the 1970s right up to the present day, illustrating how

fighter-bombers and tactics have developed and evolved during this time. It covers all the most significant military conflicts...

Maritime Portsmouth

by Paul Brown

For three centuries Portsmouth has been the leading base for the Royal Navy, although the history of the port can be traced back to Roman times. From the Roman walls of Portchester to the best preserved Georgian...

Flying to the Sun: A History of Britain's Holiday Airlines

by Charles Woodley

Flying to the Sun: A History of Britain's Holiday Airlines encompasses the development of Britain's holiday charter airlines, from their humble beginnings flying pioneering holidaymakers to campsites in Corsica...

Ubuntu: One Woman's Motorcycle Odyssey Across Africa

by Heather Ellis

As you travel Africa, you will find the way of ubuntu - the universal bond that connects all of humanity as one.

At the age of twenty-eight, while sitting in a friend's backyard in the remote mining township...

Yankee Ships and Yankee Sailors - Tales of 1812

by James Barnes

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern...

Ancient and Modern Ships - Part I. Wooden Sailing-Ships

by George C. Holmes

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern...