Genuine Hawker Winglets receive FAA certification for Hawker 400XPR upgrade program

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ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 22, 2014 – Beechcraft Corporation,a subsidiary of Textron Aviation, Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced today at the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Convention & Exhibition in Orlando that its Hawker 400XPR winglet testing and certification is complete. Genuine Hawker Winglets are now available for installation on Beechjet 400A / Hawker 400XP aircraft at Textron Aviation service centers.

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New Book – Tyneside Scottish – Northumberland Fusiliers

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Tyneside Scottish – Northumberland Fusiliers – 20th, 21st & 23rd (Service) Battalions
9781473823013
Hardback
£30.00
Published: September 2014
Although called the Tyneside Scottish, very few of the men who made up this Brigade were of Scottish descent. Many came from local villages or were from the Northumberland pits. They saw action at the Battle of the Somme and after it were allowed to put tartan behind their cap badges because of their bravery. As featured in The Shields Gazette.

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New Book – The Battle Book of Ypres

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The Battle Book of Ypres – A Reference to Military Operations in the Ypres Salient 1914-18
9781473821231
Hardback
by Beatrix Brice
£19.99
Published: September 2014
Of the many hard-fought battles on the Western Front, Ypres stands out as an example of almost inhuman endeavour. For four long years it was the focal point of desperate fighting.

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New Book – Rise of the Tank

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Rise of the Tank – Armoured Vehicles and their use in the First World War
9781783463930
Hardback
by Michael Foley
£19.99
Published: September 2014
The tank played a hugely successful part in the Allied war effort during the First World War. It is a mystery, then, why the development of the weapon took so long and was resisted so fiercely by a number of key men and government departments.

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New Book – A Wood Called Bourlon

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A Wood Called Bourlon – The Cover-Up after Cambrai, 1917
9781473821262
Paperback
by William Moore
£14.99
Published: September 2014
After the great victory in the famous tank battle at Cambrai in 1917 the church bells, having been silent for three years, rang out joyously all over Britain. But within ten days triumph had turned to disaster.

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