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Fundamentals of Aviation Law (Hardcover, Ed): Raymond C. Speciale Fundamentals of Aviation Law (Hardcover, Ed)
Raymond C. Speciale
R1,693 Discovery Miles 16 930 In stock

The only textbook available on Aviation Law

This is an undergraduate textbook designed for college and university courses on aviation law. Each chapter covers a fundamental legal subject and discusses application of that area in the aviation environment. Each chapter comes completed with case-studies, and problems, along with instructor's materials.

Qualified: The Guide to Becoming an Approved Driving Instructor (Paperback): Peter Brabin Qualified: The Guide to Becoming an Approved Driving Instructor (Paperback)
Peter Brabin
R444 R355 Discovery Miles 3 550 Save R89 (20%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
The King's Cross Story - 200 Years of History in the Railway Lands (Paperback): Peter Darley The King's Cross Story - 200 Years of History in the Railway Lands (Paperback)
Peter Darley 1
R487 R371 Discovery Miles 3 710 Save R116 (24%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The area of King's Cross has witnessed a dramatic transformation, with a new city rising above, alongside and within some of the country's most compelling railway heritage. The former Railway Lands remain extraordinarily rich in historical features, yet those who now reside, work, study, dine or play in this new world will find their origins hard to decipher. The Great Northern Railway, with its stations, goods depots, locomotive sheds, coal yards and stables at King's Cross, served the needs of the ever-growing metropolis, experiencing growth in the nineteenth century, competition for trade, weakness between the wars, and the high age of steam. After the demise of steam, the decaying industrial landscape was colonised by a variety of new enterprises, invaded by clubbers, contested by developers and the community, and captured by artists and photographers. In The King's Cross Story Peter Darley explores and illuminates the fascinating history of the Railway Lands over the last 200 years, tracing the evolution of its historical features through time and space.

Vauxhall/Opel Insignia Owners Workshop Manual (Paperback): Haynes Publishing Vauxhall/Opel Insignia Owners Workshop Manual (Paperback)
Haynes Publishing
R532 R463 Discovery Miles 4 630 Save R69 (13%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
The Great Eastern Main Line: London Liverpool Street-Norwich (Paperback): Adam Head The Great Eastern Main Line: London Liverpool Street-Norwich (Paperback)
Adam Head
R339 R273 Discovery Miles 2 730 Save R66 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

A major mainline under Abellio Greater Anglia's control connecting East Anglia to the capital, the Great Eastern Main Line opened in 1862 and for just under 115 miles many passengers have been able to be immersed in the sights of Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex before arriving into London. This book looks in detail the entirety of this line, including all the stations as well as all the different variations of locomotives and multiple units that operate over it.

Trolleybuses in Portugal (Paperback): David Harvey Trolleybuses in Portugal (Paperback)
David Harvey
R343 R277 Discovery Miles 2 770 Save R66 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
VW Golf And Jetta Petrol - 1974-84 (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition): Haynes Publishing VW Golf And Jetta Petrol - 1974-84 (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition)
Haynes Publishing
R576 R498 Discovery Miles 4 980 Save R78 (14%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Information on routine servicing and repair for the DIY mechanic, with tasks described and photographed in a step-by-step sequence.

Ford F-150 Pick-Ups - 2004-14 (Paperback): Haynes Publishing Ford F-150 Pick-Ups - 2004-14 (Paperback)
Haynes Publishing
R532 R463 Discovery Miles 4 630 Save R69 (13%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Complete coverage for your Ford Pick-ups covering Ford full-size F-150 2WD and 4WD pick-ups with gasoline engines for 2004 thru 2012 (does not include F-250, super Duty or diesel models. Does not include information specific to F-150 Heritage, Lightning or Raptor models): --Routine Maintenance--Tune-up procedures--Engine repair--Cooling and heating--Air Conditioning--Fuel and exhaust--Emissions control--Ignition--Brakes--Suspension and steering--Electrical systems--Wiring diagrams

Tunnel Visions - Journeys of an Underground Philosopher (Paperback, New Ed): Christopher Ross Tunnel Visions - Journeys of an Underground Philosopher (Paperback, New Ed)
Christopher Ross 2
R204 R140 Discovery Miles 1 400 Save R64 (31%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

When Christopher Ross put on a hi-visibility vest and joined London Underground as a station assistant, he discovered a Plato's cave of reflection and human comedy, populated by streakers, buskers, onanists and angry commuters. A meditation on life, a philosophical enquiry into human nature and a profoundly funny dissection of urban madness. Christopher Ross, philosopher and traveller, decided to cease his journeyings and go underground, working for a year as a station assistant on Platform 6 (northbound Victoria Line) at Oxford Circus. After training school, where he is taught how not to electrocute himself and always to look a member of the public in the eye as they are assaulting you, he faces up to his new duties with a mixture of curiosity and foreboding. `Tunnel Visions' is a delightful mixture of lived experience in the sureal world of London's Underground and the more elevated ideas, thoughts and imaginings that experience provokes. Oxford Circus station, complete with its weeping wall, its streakers, buskers, onanists and cupboard containing one employee whose ideal working day was to sleep soundly 100 feet below ground, is a Plato's Cave of reflection and human comedy. Christopher Ross, a still point in the whirling stream of the bizarre and otherworldly life below ground, has written a profoundly funny book.

Rcc Islas Baleares: (Paperback, 11 New Edition): Imray Rcc Islas Baleares: (Paperback, 11 New Edition)
Imray
R904 R775 Discovery Miles 7 750 Save R129 (14%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Ship (Hardcover): Brian Lavery Ship (Hardcover)
Brian Lavery 1
R591 R362 Discovery Miles 3 620 Save R229 (39%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

From the earliest dugout canoes and the boats of the Ancient Egyptians, to the most technologically advanced modern battleships and cruise-liners, this is the ultimate guide to every aspect of the ship, and those who have sailed them. Embark on an epic voyage to find out all about the endeavours of the great explorers as they mapped the globe, and see the impact ships have had on trade and industry across the years. Learn about the dramatic historical conflicts in which ships played a vital role, and take a look at seafaring for pleasure and trace fishing through the ages. This new compact edition is produced in association with the National Maritime Museum, and features every conceivable type of sea-going vessel, from caravels and galleons, warships and yachts to clippers and cruise-liners. Previous edition ISBN 9781405353366

Slow Trains to Venice - A Love Letter to Europe (Hardcover): Tom Chesshyre Slow Trains to Venice - A Love Letter to Europe (Hardcover)
Tom Chesshyre 1
R450 R291 Discovery Miles 2 910 Save R159 (35%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Do you love trains? Do you love adventure? If so, join Tom Chesshyre on his meandering rail journey across Europe from London to Venice. Escaping the rat race for a few happy weeks, Chesshyre indulges in the freedom of the tracks. From France (dogged by rail worker strikes), through Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany and Poland he goes, travelling as far east as Odessa by the Black Sea in Ukraine. With no set plans, simply a desire to let the trains lead the way, his trip takes him onwards via Hungary, the Balkans and Austria. Along the way he enjoys many an encounter, befriending fellow travellers as well as a conductor or two. This is a love letter to Europe, written from the trackside.

Wide-Open Muscle - The Rarest Muscle Car Convertibles (Hardcover): Randy Leffingwell Wide-Open Muscle - The Rarest Muscle Car Convertibles (Hardcover)
Randy Leffingwell
R523 R428 Discovery Miles 4 280 Save R95 (18%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Freight in the Peak District (Paperback): Paul Harrison Freight in the Peak District (Paperback)
Paul Harrison
R345 R280 Discovery Miles 2 800 Save R65 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

The Peak District area of England has yielded limestone products since around the time of the Romans and by 1794 the Peak Forest Tramway arrived to help transport products further afield. By the time the Midland Railway arrived in the Buxton area in the 1860s, limestone and stone traffic was booming by rail. Even now large tonnages of raw limestone, aggregates and cement are dispatched all over mainline UK. This book will illustrate some of these traffic flows, both past and present, and in most cases how they have changed locomotives and wagons. Some of these traffic flows are long-standing ones such as the Tunstead to Northwich whereas others are more recent and short-term spot hire traffic. Privatisation in the mid-1990s saw EWS dominate the main flows but now DB Cargo, Freightliner Heavy Haul and GBRf all vie for lucrative flows from the four main rail served quarries.

Vauxhall/Opel 1.5, 1.6 & 1.7 Litre Diesel Engine (82 - 96) Up To N (Hardcover, 5th Revised edition): Haynes Publishing Vauxhall/Opel 1.5, 1.6 & 1.7 Litre Diesel Engine (82 - 96) Up To N (Hardcover, 5th Revised edition)
Haynes Publishing
R532 R463 Discovery Miles 4 630 Save R69 (13%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This Vauxhall/Opel manual, illustrated with photographs and line drawings, offers step-by-step advice on routine maintenance and fault diagnosis, utilising common t ools. '

Fins - Harley Earl, the Rise of General Motors, and the Glory Days of Detroit (Paperback): William Knoedelseder Fins - Harley Earl, the Rise of General Motors, and the Glory Days of Detroit (Paperback)
William Knoedelseder
R311 R221 Discovery Miles 2 210 Save R90 (29%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The New York Times bestselling author of Bitter Brew chronicles the birth and rise to greatness of the American auto industry through the remarkable life of Harley Earl, an eccentric six-foot-five, stuttering visionary who dropped out of college and went on to invent the profession of automobile styling, thereby revolutionized the way cars were made, marketed, and even imagined. Harleys Earl's story qualifies as a bona fide American family saga. It began in the Michigan pine forest in the years after the Civil War, traveled across the Great Plains on the wooden wheels of a covered wagon, and eventually settled in a dirt road village named Hollywood, California, where young Harley took the skills he learned working in his father's carriage shop and applied them to designing sleek, racy-looking automobile bodies for the fast crowd in the burgeoning silent movie business. As the 1920s roared with the sound of mass manufacturing, Harley returned to Michigan, where, at GM's invitation, he introduced art into the rigid mechanics of auto-making. Over the next thirty years, he functioned as a kind of combination Steve Jobs and Tom Ford of his time, redefining the form and function of the country's premier product. His impact was profound. When he retired as GM's VP of Styling in 1958, Detroit reigned as the manufacturing capitol of the world and General Motors ranked as the most successful company in the history of business. Knoedelseder tells the story in ways both large and small, weaving the history of the company with the history of Detroit and the Earl family as Fins examines the effect of the automobile on America's economy, culture, and national psyche.

Vauxhall Corsa Petrol (Mar 93 - 97) K To R (Hardcover, 3rd Revised edition): Haynes Publishing Vauxhall Corsa Petrol (Mar 93 - 97) K To R (Hardcover, 3rd Revised edition)
Haynes Publishing
R548 R479 Discovery Miles 4 790 Save R69 (13%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Keep your Vauxhall Corsa in perfect working order and maintain its value. Haynes shows you how to servic e your car by completing safety checks and following step-by -step instructions and handy hints, for the novice to more e xperienced car owner '

Amazing Train Journeys (Hardcover): Lonely Planet Amazing Train Journeys (Hardcover)
Lonely Planet 1
R566 R386 Discovery Miles 3 860 Save R180 (32%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Experience 60 of the world's greatest and most unforgettable train journeys, from classic long-distance trips like Western Canada's Rocky Mountaineer and Darwin to Adelaide's The Ghan, to little-known gems on regular commuting lines. We've always had a soft spot for trains. We know the moment a train pulls out of a station bound for somewhere fantastic is when the adventure truly starts. Amazing Train Journeys is the culmination of asking more than 200 travel writers for their absolute favourites. Some are epic international adventures, others short suburban routes along stunning coastline. There are incredible feats of engineering, trains that snake their way through mountain peaks, and even those which have achieved Unesco World Heritage status. Each profile contains practical information including ticket options, timetables and stops, plus inspiring photos and illustrated maps. Journeys include: Africa & the Middle East: Johannesburg to Cape Town (South Africa) Andimeshk to Dorud (Iran) Bulawayo to Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe) The Americas: The California Zephyr (USA) Perurail's Lake Titicaca Railway (Peru) The Serra Verde Express (Brazil) Asia: The Darjeeling Toy Train (India) The Reunification Express (Vietnam) Beijing to Shanghai by High-Speed Rail (China) Europe: The Glacier Express (Switzerland) Belgrade-to-Bar Railway (Serbia & Montenegro) London to Fort William on the Caledonian Sleeper (UK) Oceania: South Coast Line (Australia) The TranzAlpine (New Zealand) The Northern Explorer (New Zealand) About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world's number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we've printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You'll also find our content online, on mobile, video and in 14 languages, 12 international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more.

Europe by Eurail 2020 - Touring Europe by Train (Paperback, Forty-fourth Edition): Laverne Ferguson-Kosinski Europe by Eurail 2020 - Touring Europe by Train (Paperback, Forty-fourth Edition)
Laverne Ferguson-Kosinski; Revised by Darren Price 1
R483 R383 Discovery Miles 3 830 Save R100 (21%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Europe by Eurail has been the train traveler's one-stop source for visiting Europe's cities and countries by rail for more than forty years. This comprehensive guide provides the latest information on fares, schedules, and pass options, as well as detailed information on more than one hundred specific rail excursions. The book contains information readers need to enjoy visits in historic cities, romantic villages, and scenic hamlets on more than ninety rail trips starting from twenty-eight base cities located in twenty countries. Sample rail-tour itineraries combine several base cities and day excursions into fifteen-day rail-tour packages complete with hotel recommendations and sightseeing options. . Packed with practical information, step-by-step directions, advice on where to go and what to see and do, and complemented by the inclusion of twenty maps, Europe by Eurail takes the puzzle out of European Rail Travel.

Yamaha YZF-R1 (Paperback): Haynes Publishing Yamaha YZF-R1 (Paperback)
Haynes Publishing
R591 R514 Discovery Miles 5 140 Save R77 (13%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Haynes offers the best coverage for cars, trucks, vans, SUVs and motorcycles on the market today. Each manual contains easy to follow step-by-step instructions linked to hundreds of photographs and illustrations. Included in every manual: troubleshooting section to help identify specific problems; tips that give valuable short cuts to make the job easier and eliminate the need for special tools; notes, cautions and warnings for the home mechanic; color spark plug diagnosis and an easy to use index.

Bike Repair Manual (Paperback, 6th Edition): Chris Sidwells Bike Repair Manual (Paperback, 6th Edition)
Chris Sidwells
R240 R159 Discovery Miles 1 590 Save R81 (34%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The most up-to-date cycling guide on the market, this is the essential handy guide for beginners and experienced cyclists alike. No garage or shed is complete without a well-thumbed copy of this go-to manual.

Step-by-step sequences show how to carry out repairs, from simple but vital to more challenging tasks. Learn how to repair your own brakes, gears and hubs with brand new coverage of bike technology, models and emerging trends. Detailed chapters range from how to use GPS gadgets to user-friendly instruction on how to tune your suspension, each one filled with quick tips to keep you safe and on the road.

Featuring easy photographic tutorials and handy add-ons such as a step locator and toolbox, Bike Repair Manual makes bike repair simple for even the most novice of bike owners.

Cohen's - A Northamptonshire Railway Graveyard (Hardcover): Jeffery Grayer Cohen's - A Northamptonshire Railway Graveyard (Hardcover)
Jeffery Grayer
R593 R456 Discovery Miles 4 560 Save R137 (23%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
How To Build A Boat - A Father, his Daughter, and the Unsailed Sea (Paperback): Jonathan Gornall How To Build A Boat - A Father, his Daughter, and the Unsailed Sea (Paperback)
Jonathan Gornall 1
R232 R145 Discovery Miles 1 450 Save R87 (38%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

`The passages he addresses directly to Phoebe are as tender as the father-daughter letters in Karl Ove Knausgaard's Seasons Quartet' Times Literary Supplement `This book tells the inspiring story of how even the least skilled of us can make something wonderful if we invest enough time and love' The Daily Mail 'Both the book, and place, are magical' The Sunday Telegraph 'When Jonathan Gornall decided to build a boat for his daughter, he had no experience and no practical skills. What followed was a very real labour of love.' The Scotsman One man learns the ancient skills of boat-building to connect with fatherhood. How to Build a Boat is the story of a thoroughly unskilled modern man who, inspired by his love of the sea and what it has taught him about life, sets out to build a traditional wooden boat as a gift for his newborn daughter. It is, he recognises, a ridiculously quixotic challenge for a man who, with a family and mortgage to support, knows little about woodworking and even less about boat-building. He isn't even sure what type of boat he should build, what type of wood he should use, the tools he will need or, come to that, where on earth he will build it. He has much to consider, and even more to learn. But, undaunted by his ignorance, he embarks on a voyage of rediscovery, determined to navigate his way back to a time when a man could fashion his future and leave his mark on history using only time-honoured skills and the ancient tools and materials at hand. The journey begins with a search for clues in the once bustling, but now still, creeks and backwaters of his beloved Suffolk, where men once fashioned the might of Nelson's navy from the great oaks that shadowed the water's edge. If all goes to plan, it will end with a great little adventure, as father and daughter cast off together for a voyage of discovery that neither will forget, and both will treasure until the end of their days. A writer following in the bestselling footsteps of Adam Nicolson, Tim Moore and Charlie Connelly - discovering what make modern man tick through the discovery of a craft long forgotten.

Ford CRown Victoria Chilton Automotive Repair Manual - 1989-2011 (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition): Haynes Publishing Ford CRown Victoria Chilton Automotive Repair Manual - 1989-2011 (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)
Haynes Publishing
R558 R489 Discovery Miles 4 890 Save R69 (12%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
Southern Way 42 (Paperback): Kevin Robertson Southern Way 42 (Paperback)
Kevin Robertson
R353 R281 Discovery Miles 2 810 Save R72 (20%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
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