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Airplane Flying Handbook: ASA FAA-H-8083-3B

by Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

The FAA’s Airplane Flying Handbook has been required reading for all pilots for over 40 years, and introduces the basic pilot skills and knowledge essential for piloting airplanes. It benefits student pilots...

Speed Read Car Design: The History, Principles and Concepts Behind Modern Car Design

by Tony Lewin

People have never been more broadly aware of design as a concept, or as something that fits into their everyday lives.

Even the simplest of consumer products compete to offer something that will better catch...

Narrow Gauge Railway Stamps: A Collector's Guide

by Howard Piltz

This, the first of four books, looks at the treatment of varying aspects of public transport with the aid of postage stamps, either issued by the postal authorities of most of the worlds nations, or some of...

The Hixon Railway Disaster: The Inside Story

by Richard Westwood

This is the shocking true story behind the botched introduction of Automatic Half-Barrier level-crossings into Britain.

January 1968 saw the convening of the first Parliamentary Court of Inquiry into a railway...

Southern Railway Gallery: A Pictorial Journey Through Time

by John Scott-Morgan

Southern Railway Gallery is the first volume in a new series of picture books, designed to be of interest to railway historians and modellers. The series subjects are themed to include an interesting mixture...

Joseph Locke: Civil Engineer and Railway Builder 1805 - 1860

by Anthony Burton

Most historians recognize the work of three engineers as being the men who developed the railways from slow, lumbering colliery lines into fast, inter-city routes. Two are very well known: Robert Stephenson...

Cambridge Station: Its Development and Operation as a Rail Centre

by Rob Shorland-Ball

Why build a Railway to Cambridge? This is the first substantive illustrated book about Cambridge Station which explores the opening of the station in 1845; the four principal railway companies which all worked...

The Locomotive Pioneers: Early Steam Locomotive Development 1801 - 1851

by Anthony Burton

This fascinating book explores the development of locomotives over the course of fifty years. From Richard Trevithick's first experimental road engine of 1801 up to the Great Exhibition some fifty years later,...

London Buses 1970-1980: A Decade of London Transport and London Country Operations

by Matthew Wharmby & John S Laker

The 1970s were among London Transport’s most troubled years. Prohibited from designing its own buses for the gruelling conditions of the capital, LT was compelled to embark upon mass orders for the broadly...

Just Winging It

by Angelia J Griffin

Aviation marriage is a unique and beautiful entity. Your wife is not an inconvenience or a blight on the flight plans of your life. She is a gift, a co-pilot with whom to share life’s journey. Whether your...

Just Winging It

by Angelia J Griffin

Aviation marriage is a unique and beautiful entity. Your husband is not an inconvenience or a blight on the flight plans of your life. He is a gift, a co-pilot with whom to share life’s journey. Whether your...

Mercedes-Benz SL and SLC 107-Series 1971-1989

by Andrew Noakes

As one of the most remarkable models that Mercedes-Benz has ever created, the 107-series was a sales success for nearly two decades and has been an automotive icon for far longer. Elegant styling, effortless...

Aviation Landmarks - Norfolk and Suffolk

by Peter B. Gunn

In this book Peter Gunn brings together many aspects of aviation history in the two counties of Norfolk and Suffolk, chronicled by place-name in alphabetical order. Subjects include airfields, war graves and...

Learn to Easier Way

by Martin Caswell

As a Grade A DVSA approved driving instructor, Martin Caswell has 40 years of experience of driving, teaching driving, and even teaching teachers.

But for Martin, the greatest teachers have been his students,...

The Mayflower

by Rebecca Fraser

From acclaimed historian and biographer Rebecca Fraser comes a vivid narrative history of the Mayflower and of the Winslow family, who traveled to America in search of a new world.

“There is nothing sleep-inducing...

The Student Pilot's Flight Manual

by William K. Kershner & William C. Kershner

This first volume in The Flight Manuals Series is a ground school textbook, maneuvers manual, and syllabus all rolled into one, providing a step-by-step comprehensive course for student pilots working towards...

Narrow Boat Engine Maintenance and Repair

by Stephanie L Horton

When owning a narrow boat, or any engine-powered vessel, it is vital to ensure that the engine is kept in good working order. Narrow Boat Engine Maintenance and Repair is a practical guide to help keep your...

Jetway Reunion

by Kelly Kincaid

We’ve all flown in our lives, but have you ever tried making it your career? Creator of Jetlagged Comic Kelly Kincaid did and she’s here to set the record straight…it’s not all glam and glitter.

In her...

Dictionary of Aeronautical Terms

by Dale Crane & Asa Editorial Team

Aviation is an industry full of terms, acronyms and technical language. This book helps users understand all the words, abbreviations, phrases, and disciplines of aviation. The most complete collection of aviation...

Hereford Locomotive Shed: Engines and Train Workings

by Steve Bartlett

Hereford Locomotive Shed is the first in a series of in-depth studies to look closely at the changing engine allocations and operational responsibilities of motive power depots during the latter days of steam....