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TSR2 WITH HINDSIGHT
Written by A.F.C. Hunter.
Stock no. 1824641
Published by Royal Air Force Historical Society. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

This book is the result of a very ambitious seminar held at Filton in April 1997 to consider the history and lessons of the TSR2 project which so dominated the military aviation scene of the mid-50s and 60s. Blue covers with gilt titles. B/w photos. ISBN: 0951982486. Boards clean and bright, top of spine bumped. Text block lightly browned. Contents clean. Blue dustwrapper is lightly scuffed, edge-creased, previous seller's label to rear panel.

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THE BUCCANEERS: OPERATIONAL SERVICE WITH THE ROYAL NAVY AND ROYAL AIR FORCE
Written by Graham Pitchfork.
Stock no. 1824513
Published by Patrick Stephens Limited. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Containing many rare and previously unpublished colour photographs, and the authentic narrative views of Buccaneer aircrew 'from the cockpit', a tribute to a classic postwar British-built jet bomber. Black boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 1852606118. A fine copy. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly sunned to spine.

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RAF V-FORCE 1955-69 (OPERATIONS MANUAL)
Written by Andrew Brookes.
Stock no. 1824510
Published by Haynes Publishing. 1st 2015. Nearly fine condition.

Insights into the organisation, aircraft and weaponry of Britain's Cold War strategic nuclear strike force. Blue glazed pictorial boards. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 9780857337788. A lovely copy.

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DE HAVILLAND TWIN-BOOM FIGHTERS: VAMPIRE, VENOM AND SEA VIXEN (CROWOOD AVIATION SERIES)
Written by Barry Jones.
Stock no. 1824494
Published by The Crowood Press. 1st 2004. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Crowood Aviation Series. A chronicle of the development and service. Large format. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 192 pages including index. ISBN: 1861266812. A fine copy. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine and lightly scuffed to rear panel.

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PRELUDE TO GLORY: THE STORY OF THE CREATION OF BRITAIN'S PARACHUTE ARMY
Written by Maurice Newnham.
Stock no. 1824271
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1944. Good condition.

The full story of the creation and development of Britain's parachute armies at home and overseas, and of the devoted band of Royal Air Force instructors who contributed so much to their ultimate glory and success. Burgundy cloth boards, title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. Boards marked, corners worn, spine lightly faded and title almost invisible. Text block browned. 2/- written in blue pecil to top of front pastedown. A few marks to margins.

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TYPHOON TALE
Written by James Kyle.
Stock no. 2140664
Published by Biggar & Co. (publishers) Ltd.. 1st 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

In 1941 Jimmy Kyle joined the RAF and qualified as a Pilot. This semi-autobiographical book tells a fast moving and fascinating tale of pilot training and action as a fighter pilot on the fearsome Typhoon in World War Two. B/w photos. ISBN: 0712500588. Bumping to top and tail of spine. A few small marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks.

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COVERT RADAR AND SIGNALS INTERCEPTION: THE SECRET CAREER OF ERIC ACKERMANN
Written by Peter Jackson; David Haysom.
Stock no. 2140656
Published by Pen & Sword Aviation. 1st 2014. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Eric George Ackermann became a leading figure in the world of signals and electronic intelligence. Black boards with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781783462681. Bumping to top and tail of spine.

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'PI' IN THE SKY
Written by W.F.J. Harvey.
Stock no. 1823972
Published by Colin Huston. 1st 1971. Almost very good condition.

A history of No 22 Squadron Royal Flying Corps & R.A.F. in the Great War of 1914-1918. Large format. White pictorial paper boards. B/w photos and maps. ISBN: 0950186805. Spine browned, corners rubbed, boards grubby. Corner clipped from lower front endpaper. Endpapers marked else contents clean.

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OVER THE BALKANS AND SOUTH RUSSIA, 1917-1919
Written by H.A. Jones.
Stock no. 1823952
Published by Greenhill. 1st thus 1987. Slightly better than very good condition.

Being The History of No. 47 Squadron Royal Air Force. Vintage Aviation Library series No. 14. Blue cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 094789862X. Spine lightly browned. Cardcovers clean. Text block lightly browned. Contents clean.

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"THAT'S MY BLOODY PLANE": THE WORLD WAR I EXPERIENCE OF MAJOR CECIL MONTGOMERY-MOORE
Written by Peter Kilduff; John W. Baker.
Stock no. 2140043
Published by The Pequot Press. 1st USA 1975. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, dark blue title to spine. Colour frontis. B/w photos. As told to Peter Kilduff. ISBN: 0871060574. Blue mark to front cover. Browning to page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some scuffing; chips and nicks.

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'MICK': THE STORY OF MAJOR EDWARD MANNOCK, VC, DSO, MC ROYAL FLYING CORPS AND ROYAL AIR FORCE
Written by James M. Dudgeon; Keith L. Caldwell; Douglas Bader.
Stock no. 2139985
Published by Robert Hale. 1st 1981. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 070919143X. A few marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a faded spine.

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SWEEPING THE SKIES A HISTORY OF No. 40 SQUADRON, RFC AND RAF, 1916-56
Written by David Gunby.
Stock no. 2139919
Published by The Pentland Press. 1st 1995. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. ISBN: 1858211905. Wrapper has some light edge-creasing and fading to spine.

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