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OMEGA Exile
OMEGA Exile
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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars OK, 29 Jun. 2015
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Not a bad story, held my attention but not enough to want to read more in the series.


American Bomber Aircraft Development in World War 2
American Bomber Aircraft Development in World War 2
by Bill Norton
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £24.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Recommended, 29 Jun. 2015
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Excellent, relatively detailed description of WW2 bomber development.


The Development of Jet and Turbine Aero Engines
The Development of Jet and Turbine Aero Engines
by Bill Gunston
Edition: Hardcover

3.0 out of 5 stars Three Stars, 29 Jun. 2015
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Good historical survey and description of principles but lacks technical depth in describing specific powerplants.


The Night Eternal (Strain Trilogy 3)
The Night Eternal (Strain Trilogy 3)
by Chuck Hogan
Edition: Paperback
Price: £8.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars, 29 Jun. 2015
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Absorbing story & can't wait to complete the trilogy.


Prestige Cartridge Remanufactured High Yield Ink Cartridge for 301 XL Series - Black
Prestige Cartridge Remanufactured High Yield Ink Cartridge for 301 XL Series - Black
Price: £11.00

2.0 out of 5 stars Claimed to be fully compatible but my HP DJ 3000 ..., 29 Jun. 2015
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Claimed to be fully compatible but my HP DJ 3000 refused to recognise it & would not print. Item returned to seller.


Bond-It Builders Complete BDH050 Waterseal Masonry Waterproofer (5 Ltr)
Bond-It Builders Complete BDH050 Waterseal Masonry Waterproofer (5 Ltr)
Offered by Platinum-Supplies
Price: £19.49

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars, 29 Jun. 2015
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Excellent product but subsequent price increase stopped me buying any more.
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The Black Echo (Harry Bosch Book 1)
The Black Echo (Harry Bosch Book 1)
Price: £5.99

3.0 out of 5 stars OK, quite interesting thriller, although I'd guessed the ..., 29 Jun. 2015
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OK, quite interesting thriller, although I'd guessed the twist well before the end. Didn't particularly make me want to seek out any more by this author.


Rand McNally Easy to Read! New York State Map
Rand McNally Easy to Read! New York State Map
by Rand McNally
Edition: Map
Price: £4.20

4.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Map but paper not robust enough, 25 May 2014
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We bought this map for our holiday in New York state in April 14. It gave us all we needed to find our way. The local maps within the map were invaluable. Our only complaint is that with regular use - opening up the map in the car, refolding etc - the paper soon rips and where the paper is folded, splits appear. We had to buy sellotape to strengthen every fold. At one point our map was made up of several long strips of paper. Once repaired, our map was fantastic - ready for many more adventures.


Secrets of the Spitfire: The Story of Beverley Shenstone, the Man Who Perfected the Elliptical Wing
Secrets of the Spitfire: The Story of Beverley Shenstone, the Man Who Perfected the Elliptical Wing
by Lance Cole
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £19.99

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Disappointing book, 21 Jan. 2014
The main title of this book is somewhat misleading since it is really a a perfectly adequate biography of Beverley Shenstone. The author is clearly not familiar with simple subsonic aerodynamic concepts. The details of the aerodynamic design of the Spitfire could have been covered much more succinctly. There are various inaccuracies as other reviewers have mentioned but in particular it is the confusing & repetitive descriptions of drag coefficients and design features without using any maths which disappoints. The book repeatedly confuses bank angle with incidence and doesn't adequately describe the different types of aircraft drag. A few simple diagrams and simple equations, perhaps in a glossary, would have clarified the arguments enormously. Pictures of some of the other aircraft discussed would have helped too. (La-7 & Yak-9 have straight tapered wings with elliptic tips).
A few questions arise:
Why didn't the Germans capitalise on the advantages of the modified elliptic planform?
Why did Supermarine turn to tapered planforms for developments of the Spitfire like the Spiteful and subsequently Attacker?
To summarise, some interesting details of the design of the Spitfire and general design thinking in the 1930s can be gleaned but it could have been much better.


The Very Best Of Lang Lang
The Very Best Of Lang Lang
Price: £3.99

9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Delightful easy listening, 8 Mar. 2013
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A lovely selection of piano music played sensitively by this marvellous pianist. Highly recommended and good value. Try it if you like classical music at all.


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