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Re: The Admiralty and AEW: Royal Navy Airborne Early Warning Projects
« Reply #45 on: January 26, 2012, 03:00:42 am »
Have just e-mailed my order. Great stuff!

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Re: The Admiralty and AEW: Royal Navy Airborne Early Warning Projects
« Reply #46 on: January 26, 2012, 03:47:45 am »
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I've now had a chance to read my copy - Very Nice !
 
Some interesting, and depressing, history in those pages.
 
Whilst I acknowledge the problem of the "small drawings", I find then adequate (being more intereted in the "history" rather than modelling).  My only quibble would be a lack of TNA:PRO references.
 
I can't wait for the RAF book (hopefully with references).
 
Keep up the good work.
 
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Re: The Admiralty and AEW: Royal Navy Airborne Early Warning Projects
« Reply #47 on: January 26, 2012, 08:00:36 am »

     Just sent you a Paypal for a copy of both.


The Admiratly and AEW is now available.

9.95 per copy

Postage

UK - 1.60 (First Class post)
Europe - 3.00 (Air Mail)
Rest of World - 4.50 (Air Mail)

I will endeavour to ship orders the same day in a stiffie.

Please send all orders, enquiries and paypal payments to blue.envoy.services@googlemail.com

The VC10 book has been reprinted and is also available, price is 8.95, postage rates the same.

Many thanks for your support with previous books and I hope TAAEW meets your expectations.

Chris

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Re: The Admiralty and AEW: Royal Navy Airborne Early Warning Projects
« Reply #48 on: January 26, 2012, 08:51:32 am »
I've ordered my copy from amazon.  Is this ok?

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Re: The Admiralty and AEW: Royal Navy Airborne Early Warning Projects
« Reply #49 on: January 26, 2012, 03:32:54 pm »
I've ordered my copy from amazon.  Is this ok?


When I access Amazon.co.uk, they still show The Admiralty and AEW as "Temporarily out of stock.  Order now and we'll deliver when available. We'll e-mail you with an estimated delivery date as soon as we have more information. "  Are you getting a more definitive status message? 

What I find amusing is that Amazon.co.uk confidently assures me that The Air Staff and AEW will be in on precisely 18 June 2012 even though they apparently have no idea when The Admiralty and AEW -- a book that is actually in the post to them (or even in their warehouse) -- will arrive. 





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Re: The Admiralty and AEW: Royal Navy Airborne Early Warning Projects
« Reply #50 on: January 26, 2012, 04:34:41 pm »
Previous experience has suggested ordering directly is more reliable for this kind of publication.
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Re: The Admiralty and AEW: Royal Navy Airborne Early Warning Projects
« Reply #51 on: January 26, 2012, 05:31:43 pm »
I also suspect that Chris gets more of the money if you order direct. 

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Re: The Admiralty and AEW: Royal Navy Airborne Early Warning Projects
« Reply #52 on: January 26, 2012, 06:06:19 pm »
Should I cancel my amazon order then or have they just not updated the site?  How reliable is the transport bookshop on amazon's claim that they have copies?  I must confess I don't know or want to know how to use paypal :(

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Re: The Admiralty and AEW: Royal Navy Airborne Early Warning Projects
« Reply #53 on: January 26, 2012, 09:39:27 pm »
I also suspect that Chris gets more of the money if you order direct.


Very much so.
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Re: The Admiralty and AEW: Royal Navy Airborne Early Warning Projects
« Reply #54 on: January 27, 2012, 02:31:07 am »
My copy slipped through the letter box this morning. Fantastic service!
 
I have leafed through it excitedly before coming out for a busy day. It is up to the usual
high standard and jam packed with goodies.
 
Reading the section on the BAC 583 AEW prompts me to try and find a photocopy I made
years ago from Interavia magazine from about 1964 of a drawing of the vstol BAC 583V
with two under fuselage pods and a curious radome over the fuselage which is similar to
the mushroom in your book.  If I can find it I will post it here as it makes a nice addition.
 
If the RAF version is as good it will be a bumper year. 
 
Oh yes, go direct to Chris it is well worth it.

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Re: The Admiralty and AEW: Royal Navy Airborne Early Warning Projects
« Reply #55 on: January 27, 2012, 04:53:01 am »
Thanks for the positive feedback. If I'm at home I can usually ship the same day, if not they'll get sent at the weekend.

There are a few studies that I could find no additional info on. The first was the Gannet fitted with turbofans and the second was the 583V AEW variant, which I began to think was mythical. A drawing would be much appreciated. Oddly enough after months of searching for the BAC.169 and drawing a blank, I stumbed upon it quite by chance in a file at Brooklands.

PRO refs. Personally I'd rather use the two pages that these would fill for depressing stories and drawings, but if you'd like a list, drop me a line or meet me for a brew at Kew next week.

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Re: The Admiralty and AEW: Royal Navy Airborne Early Warning Projects
« Reply #56 on: January 27, 2012, 06:15:11 am »
Just got mine. Excellent. Having read proofs via PDF I think having it as a book makes a big difference to how it feels to own as a product - as with the P.1216 book (still available for fast shipping from link below for anyone who saw it only in the AEW book!).
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Re: The Admiralty and AEW: Royal Navy Airborne Early Warning Projects
« Reply #57 on: January 27, 2012, 07:30:45 am »

        When I looked at both amazon uk & amazon usa yesterday they both showed out of stock. Rather than take a chance on them never coming in stock, I ordered directly from Chris.


I've ordered my copy from amazon.  Is this ok?


When I access Amazon.co.uk, they still show The Admiralty and AEW as "Temporarily out of stock.  Order now and we'll deliver when available. We'll e-mail you with an estimated delivery date as soon as we have more information. "  Are you getting a more definitive status message? 

What I find amusing is that Amazon.co.uk confidently assures me that The Air Staff and AEW will be in on precisely 18 June 2012 even though they apparently have no idea when The Admiralty and AEW -- a book that is actually in the post to them (or even in their warehouse) -- will arrive. 

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Re: The Admiralty and AEW: Royal Navy Airborne Early Warning Projects
« Reply #58 on: January 27, 2012, 09:13:07 am »
Amazon's process can be a bit slow; for the P.1216 book it took them several weeks after they'd received the books to show it as available and start dispatching orders.

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Re: The Admiralty and AEW: Royal Navy Airborne Early Warning Projects
« Reply #59 on: January 27, 2012, 09:22:44 am »
Got my copy just three days after I've ordered directly from Chris, excellent service, many thanks !
Haven't read carefully still yet, will start this evening, but just by browsing through quickly, I was
surprised by the vast amount of designs. Really looks great !
It takes a long time, before all mistakes are made ...