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A bestselling BBC World Service
ten-part series and podcast that celebrates the men and women who built and flew the Second World War's most famous fighter plane - the Spitfire. £10.00 £14.99
Operation Seven Alpha was a daring yet little-known operation that took place during the early days of the Burma Campaign. This is the story of the men and the aircraft that took part.
The astonishing story of the ejection seat and the pilots who have had to rely on it
The story of one of the most remarkable - and feared - British aircraft of the Second World War: the de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito fighter-bomber.
£6.99 £9.99 The bestselling biography of the Spitfire updated with a new chapter for the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain. £9.99 The thrilling story of the Schneider Trophy, a series of glamorous air races that captivated both sides of the Atlantic and became a driver and celebration of speed and engineering prowess. £4.99 £9.99
In 1945 Britain was the world's leading designer and builder of aircraft - a world-class achievement that was not mere rhetoric.
The most iconic planes of WWII, the Supermarine Spitfire, Hawker Hurricane, DeHavilland Mosquito and the Avro Lancaster, were all powered by one engine, the Rolls-Royce Merlin. The story of the Merlin is one of British ingenuity at its height, of artistry and problem-solving that resulted in a war-winning design.
The story of the unsung heroines who flew the newest, fastest, aeroplanes in World War II - mostly in southern England where the RAF was desperately short of pilots.