100 Years of...Author: Montagnana-Wallace, NeilCode: 61030Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: AFFIRM PRESS Published date:01/08/2021Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
No symbol better conveys the intrepid spirit of Australia than the flying kangaroo. Whether it’s glimpsed on a red-eye flight to an interstate business meeting, before leaving for adventure or holidays, or when longing to return home, that sweep of red defines air travel in Australia.
From jet fighter pilot to airline captainAuthor: Enright, TomCode: 56774Price:AU $27.74
Format: PaperbackPublisher: HARPER COLLINS NZ Published date:17/07/2019Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
A New Zealand squadron leader, flying-boat captain and airliner pilot on a life of aerial adventure Planes were rarely seen above the small Central Otago sheep-farming town of Ranfurly in the 1940s. Yet as a young boy, Tom Enright had a fascination with the skies that quickly developed into a longing to become a pilot. He joined the RNZAF as an ......
Great Untold Stories of Qantas...the Heroic, the Hilarious and theSometimes Just Plain StrangeAuthor: Jim EamesCode: 59377Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date:24/02/2018Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
From its earliest days, Qantas has attracted its fair share of unusual challenges and unique characters. These are the stories of a great airline and the people who made it, told by a man who has Qantas blood running through his veins. They are hilarious, nostalgic, heroic and sometimes even odd. They are about the brilliant risk takers who ......
The life of Sir Gordon Taylor GC, MCAuthor: Searle, RickCode: 59381Price:AU $22.99Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date:27/08/2016Availability:Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.
Patrick Gordon Bill Taylor was a pioneer of Australian aviation. As a fighter pilot during the First World War, he was awarded the Military Cross and discovered a life-long passion for flight and air navigation. Returning to Australia after the war, he became a close friend of Charles Kingsford Smith; they went on to form an incredible flying ......
Author: Grantlee KiezaCode: 25492Price:AU $32.95Format: Paperback / 480 pages Publisher: HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date:01/07/2012Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
He's all but been lost from history but once upon a time, Bert Hinkler, a small, unprepossessing man from Bundaberg was feted as one of the most daring aviators in the world. Mussolini's favourite pilot, Hinkler was an adventurer who along with early pioneers flew single handed across countries, continents and oceans - often with nothing more than ......
Author: Michael VeitchCode: 24596Price:AU $24.95Format: Paperback / 300 pages Publisher: MACMILLAN DISTRIBUTN SERVICES Published date:01/07/2008Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Publisher's Notes: Michael Veitch's life-long obsession with the aircraft of the Second World War led him to conclude that every single person who flew, or flew in them has at least one extraordinary story to tell. With most of these veterans in their eighties, he knew that it was a matter of urgency to find them now, before their personal ......
Author: A PeartCode: 21580Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date:01/07/2008Availability:Sorry, this is no longer available
The fascinating autobiography of a New Zealand fighter ace who flew Hurricanes and Spitfires against Italians, Germans and Japanese. Alan Peart is a remarkable man and tells his story well. A great read.