Well-researched and ingeniously mixing fiction with history, Skyward is a gorgeous tribute to the uncelebrated heroines of WWII and all those women who, by sheer dedication and perseverance, opened many career paths for the generations to come.
The RAF operated helicopters in Northern Ireland on Search and Rescue duties and in support of the RUC and British Army during the IRA's 'Border War' of 1956-62. For the first time, these activities are described, drawing on previously unresearched records, eye-witness accounts and hitherto unpublished photographs.
Board book. A delightful touchy-feely book with simple, repetitive text. Features bight, colourful illustrations with textures to touch and feel on every pag, helping very young children develop language and sensory skills.
The 25 Most Influential Aircraft of All Time conveys the fascinating progression of flying technology from flimsy wood-and-fabric biplanes to thunderous supersonic wonders. Aviation’s most historically relevant and arguably most influential aircraft – planes like the elliptical-winged Spitfire, the blisteringly-fast X-15, and the ubiquitous Learjet – are dramatically showcased in individual chapters. Factors like performance, price, operational efficiency, and perceptions…