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Flight Testing to Win: An autobiograpghy of a test pilot
Flight Testing to Win: An autobiograpghy of a test pilot
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5.0 out of 5 stars A key player in the success of the post-war British aviation industry., 6 Aug 2014
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Here is an exceptionally talented individual who was able to combine intellect with piloting skills and strong business sense in a way that made him a significant contributor to the success of the British aviation industry. Reading about the part he played in the development and testing of the Vulcan alone makes a gripping read.


Javelin from the Cockpit: Britain's First Delta Wing Fighter
Javelin from the Cockpit: Britain's First Delta Wing Fighter
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5.0 out of 5 stars A thorough and very interesting history of the Javelin, from conception to leaving service in 1968., 23 July 2014
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This is detailed and very informative, made better by the considerable element of personal experience described by those who flew it, from early development and throughout its' service history.


My Favorite Navy Flying Stories
My Favorite Navy Flying Stories
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5.0 out of 5 stars A short read but a very enjoyable one., 17 July 2014
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Not a great deal in terms of volume, but it graphically and frequently humourusly describes real life experiences in the process of learning to land hot jets on aircraft carriers. Hats off to those who do and respect for those who didn't make it.


Nikon D3200 DSLR Camera 32GB SD SDHC High Speed Zectron Digital Camera Memory Card for Camera Camcorder Video and HD Video
Nikon D3200 DSLR Camera 32GB SD SDHC High Speed Zectron Digital Camera Memory Card for Camera Camcorder Video and HD Video
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5.0 out of 5 stars Recommended., 13 July 2014
Went straight into the new camera, looks very good.


DURAGADGET Black And Grey SLR Camera Compact Zoom Protective Carry Case / Bag For Nikon D5200, D3300, D610, D7000, D3200, D800, D800E, FM10, DF, D90 & D40, With Detachable Shoulder Strap + Bundle Kit: 52mm UV Filter + BONUS Cleaning Cloth Worth £10.99
DURAGADGET Black And Grey SLR Camera Compact Zoom Protective Carry Case / Bag For Nikon D5200, D3300, D610, D7000, D3200, D800, D800E, FM10, DF, D90 & D40, With Detachable Shoulder Strap + Bundle Kit: 52mm UV Filter + BONUS Cleaning Cloth Worth £10.99
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The Smell of Kerosene: A Test Pilot's Odyssey - NASA Research Pilot Stories, XB-70 Tragic Collision, M2-F1 Lifting Body, YF-12 Blackbird, Apollo LLRV Lunar Landing Research Vehicle (NASA SP-4108)
The Smell of Kerosene: A Test Pilot's Odyssey - NASA Research Pilot Stories, XB-70 Tragic Collision, M2-F1 Lifting Body, YF-12 Blackbird, Apollo LLRV Lunar Landing Research Vehicle (NASA SP-4108)
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5.0 out of 5 stars Recommended., 13 July 2014
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Great read about a world class test pilot flying at perhaps the most exciting time in the history of flight.


Epson Polar Bear 26XL High Capacity Ink Cartridge - Yellow
Epson Polar Bear 26XL High Capacity Ink Cartridge - Yellow
Price: £13.71

5.0 out of 5 stars Recommended., 1 July 2014
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Everything you should expect.


Only the Maker's Name
Only the Maker's Name
by Ray Blyth
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £24.29

5.0 out of 5 stars The amazing Ray Blyth, an incredible life dedicated to flying and a wonderful story to read., 14 Jun 2014
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This review is from: Only the Maker's Name (Hardcover)
I enjoyed reading the down-loaded book so much that I have now ordered the hard copy for my personal library. I was staggered to read about his experiences at RAF Waterbeach in 1961, giving air experience flights to ATC cadets in De Havilland Chipmunks, working with a USAF fighter pilot colleague who was on secondment to the RAF, flying Javelin FAW9s based on that station. I was one of those cadets! I've never forgotten being asked by this American pilot,"do you get airsick son"? I replied no, then he asked me if I'd like to do aerobatics, which I jumped at and he then gave me a flight never to be forgotten. To think that Ray brought that back for me, including the name of his friend and the serial number of the 'plane! Beyond that the book is a fascinating read and includes Ray's harrowing experience of structural failure in a Zlin Akrobat and the nightmare experiences he suffered from that. Highly recommended, if you are into flying, this is a "must read".


Howard Hughes: An Airman, His Aircraft, and His Great Flight
Howard Hughes: An Airman, His Aircraft, and His Great Flight
by Thomas Wildenberg
Edition: Hardcover

5.0 out of 5 stars Accurate and very readable, well illustrated., 12 Aug 2013
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It is written by someone who clearly understands his subject and puts a proper perspective on a man who, despite all of his physochological problems, was outstanding in many ways and achieved a lot. He was a visionary.


Miles M.52: Gateway to Supersonic Flight
Miles M.52: Gateway to Supersonic Flight
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent and revealing., 19 Jan 2013
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Another great piece of work by an outstanding man, which confirms the sad experience that somehow our political system continues to produce clowns who aren't competent to manage the responsibilities they are entrusted with. Nothing has changed to this today and it's to our detriment.


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