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9781526705648

The Men Who Flew the English Electric Lightning

Author: Bowman, Martin W. Code: 52078 Price: AU $50.00 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 15/04/2019 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2019
Features lots of personal stories and colour images of the aircraft and the pilots who flew it, offering the first in-depth analysis into why a third of all Lightnings were lost.
9781641601306

Wally Funk's Race for Space

The Extraordinary Story of a Female Aviation Pioneer Author: Nelson, Sue Code: 55131 Price: AU $42.43 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: CHICAGO REVIEW PRESS Published date: 05/03/2019 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2019
Wally Funk was among the Mercury 13, the first group of American pilots to complete NASA's 1961 Women in Space program. Funk breezed through the rigorous physical and mental tests, her scores beating those of many of the male candidates--even John Glenn. Just one week before Funk was to enter the final phase of training, the entire program was ......
9781910809280

Luftwaffe Eagle New ES

Author: Schuck, Walter Code: 54344 Price: AU $23.99 Format: Paperback / 260 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 16/02/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Luftwaffe pilot Walter Schuck flew the Me 109 in the Arctic Sea fighter squadrons becoming the Russian air forces feared enemy in the far north. Awarded the Knights Cross in April 1944 he claimed his 100th kill in June of that year, then barely 48 hours later shot down 12 aircraft in one day - a record never achieved by any other Arctic Sea ......

9781910809303

Spitfire, A Test Pilots Story

New Edition Author: Quill, Jeffrey Code: 54343 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 16/02/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

This is the story of an exceptional test pilot and RAF and Fleet Air Arm pilot, Jeffrey Quill, who took charge of some of the most important military aircraft of his time.

Jeffrey Quill, was commissioned in the RAF in 1931. He joined Vickers Aviation in 1936, and rose to become Chief Test Pilot at Supermarine. Best Remembered for his ......

9781643130064

Men of Air

The Courage and Sacrifice of Bomber Command in World War II Author: Wilson, Kevin Code: 55132 Price: AU $47.06 Format: Hardback / 448 pages Publisher: PEGASUS ENTERTAINMENT Published date: 05/02/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The story of the everyday heroism of bomber crews in 1944, a turning point in the war against Germany.
9780750989022

Concorde

The Complete Inside Story Author: Trubshaw, Brian Code: 55170 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 01/02/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The inside story of this world-famous supersonic passenger jet by the former British chief test pilot
9781526738400

Sir Alan Cobham

The Flying Legend Who Brought Aviation to the Masses Author: Cruddas, Colin Code: 55486 Price: AU $65.99 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 14/12/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Much-needed biography of one of aviation's greatest characters, providing an exciting account of a daring man during the formative years of air transportation.
9781785211676

Spirit of St Louis Manual (Ryan Monoplane 1927)

Charles A. Lindbergh's Famous Transatlantic Ryan Monoplane Author: Marriott, Leo Code: 52090 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 13/12/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

The Haynes Spirit of St Louis Manual covers the amazing personal story of Charles A. Lindbergh and his epic transatlantic flight in 1927; the design and construction of the original Ryan Monoplane Spirit of St Louis, including full technical details of its airframe and engine; the story of building the replica Spirit of St Louis by SOS2, ......

9781588346292

Last Days Of The Concorde

The Crash of Flight 4590 and the End of Supersonic Passenger Travel Author: Chittum, Samme Code: 52122 Price: AU $37.09 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: SMITHSONIAN BOOKS Published date: 25/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The gripping true tale of a devastating plane crash, the investigation into its causes, and the race to prevent similar disasters in the future.
9780295744551

Taking to the Air

An Illustrated History of Flight Author: Ford, Lily Code: 52129 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: UNI WASHINGTON Published date: 23/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

The possibilities of flight have long fascinated us. Each innovation captivated a broad public, from those who gathered to witness winged medieval visionaries jumping from towers, to those who tuned in to watch the moon landings.Throughout history, the visibility of airborne objects from the ground has made for a spectacle of flight, with ......

9781912332120

RAF 100

The Story of the Royal Air Force 1918-2018 Author: Lepine, Mike Code: 51696 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: DANNAN BOOKS Published date: 16/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

RAF 100 celebrates and commemorates 100 years of the Royal Air Force with access to rare RAF archives, Mike Lepine uses photographs and documents to bring the story of the people, planes and missions to life as never before.

9780062845702

Chasing the Demon

The Quest for the Sound Barrier, and the Band of American Aces Author: Hampton, Dan Code: 51536 Price: AU $43.09 Format: Paperback / 560 pages Publisher: HARPERLUXE Published date: 07/08/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The New York Times bestselling author of Viper Pilot chronicles another thrilling chapter in American aviation history: the race to break the sound barrier.
9781492664475

Sky Girls

The True Story of the First Women's Cross-Country Air Race Author: Jessen, Gene Nora Code: 51798 Price: AU $23.77 Format: Paperback / 416 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 15/07/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The inspiring, true story of the first female pilots taking their rightful place in the exciting world of aviation.
9781445666020

RAF in 100 Pictures

A Pictorial History Author: Wilson, Keith Code: 50204 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 14/07/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

On 1 April 1918, the Royal Air Force came into being and on 1 April 2018, the RAF celebrates its first 100 years. The aim of this book is to offer an alternative insight into what has really impacted on the RAF in its first century. Many people will recall Hurricanes and Spitfires standing firm against the invading Luftwaffe but how many will ......

9781911621089

Over and Above

Author: Gurdon, John E. Code: 52375 Price: AU $32.00 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 29/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This new edition retains exactly the original script but has been updated with an introduction by John Gurdon's granddaughter Camilla Jane Gurdon Blakeley and an extended illustrated appendix by renowned historian Norman Franks.
9781510705135

High Fliers

Airmen of Achievement in Wartime Author: Kaplan, Philip Code: 50952 Price: AU $43.41 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: SKYHORSE US Published date: 24/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Profiles of the greatest pilots of World War II
9781509828494

The Lost Pilots

The Spectacular Rise and Scandalous Fall of Aviation's Golden Couple Author: Mead, Corey Code: 51800 Price: AU $40.00 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: MACMILLAN Published date: 12/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

A gripping, untold saga of love, betrayal and scandal at the height of the Roaring Twenties.

The Sahara Desert, February 1962: the wreckage of a plane emerges from the sands revealing, too, the body of the planes long-dead pilot. But who was he? And what had happened to him?

9780764355042

Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird

The Illustrated History of America's Legendary Mach 3 Spy Plane Author: Goodall, James C. Code: 51269 Price: AU $65.13 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 01/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The legendary SR-71 Blackbird spy plane was, and still is, the world's only operational Mach 3 aircraft, and was designed, built, and tested by Lockheed's famed "Skunk Works." This new book covers all fifty Blackbirds built, from the first flight in 1962, to the last in 1999. As a replacement for the venerable U-2 spyplane, Lockheed went from ......
9781526726162

First Through the Clouds

The Autobiography of a Box-Kite Pioneer Author: Merriam, Frederick Warren Code: 51585 Price: AU $40.72 Format: Hardback / 131 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 24/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
At the controls of a Bristol Box-kite, in 1912 he was the first pilot in Britain to fly through cloud
9780062464408

The Flight

Charles Lindbergh's Daring and Immortal 1927 Transatlantic Crossing Author: Hampton, Dan Code: 51260 Price: AU $24.59 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 15/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
"GRIPPING. ... AN HOUR-BY-HOUR ACCOUNT." - WALL STREET JOURNAL * From one of the most decorated pilots in Air Force history comes a masterful account of Lindbergh's death-defying nonstop transatlantic flight in Spirit of St. LouisOn the rainy morning of May 20, 1927, a little-known American pilot named Charles A. Lindbergh climbed into his ......
9780399564130

The Flying Tigers

Untold Story of American Pilots Who Waged a Secret War Against Japan Author: Kleiner, Samuel Code: 51265 Price: AU $40.53 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 15/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The thrilling story behind the American pilots who were secretly recruited to defend the nation's desperate Chinese allies before Pearl Harbor and ended up on the front lines of the war against the Japanese in the Pacific.
9780393652291

RAF

The Birth of the World's First Air Force Author: Overy, Richard, Ph.D. (King's College) Code: 51264 Price: AU $33.22 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: WW NORTON & CO Published date: 15/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
A great historian's masterful account of the origins of air power in the RAF.
9781250109248

The Lost Pilots

The Spectacular Rise and Scandalous Fall of Aviation's Golden Couple Author: Mead, Corey Code: 51273 Price: AU $40.51 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: FLATIRON BOOKS Published date: 08/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

Corey Meads The Lost Pilots is the saga of two star crossed pilots who soar to the greatest heights of fame, tailspin into scandal and crime, and go the ultimate lengths for a chance at redemption...

9781447273868

Skybound

A Journey In Flight Author: Loncraine, Rebecca Code: 51785 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: PICADOR USA Published date: 01/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
For fans of H is for Hawk and Wild, Skybound is a deeply personal memoir about learning to fly.
9781788313360

The Man Who Built the Swordfish

The Life of Sir Richard Fairey Author: Smith, Adrian Code: 51543 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 480 pages Publisher: I.B.TAURIS Published date: 30/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Authoritative biography of an aviation pioneer
9781588346094

Southern Storm

The Tragedy of Flight 242 Author: Chittu, Samme Code: 51098 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: SMITHSONIAN BOOKS Published date: 04/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

On the afternoon of April 4, 1977, Georgia housewife Sadie Burkhalter Hurst looked out her front door to see a frantic stranger running toward her, his clothes ablaze, and behind him the mangled fuselage of a passenger plane that had just crashed in her yard. The plane, a Southern Airways DC-9-31, had been carrying eighty-one passengers and ......

9780760357996

Air Force One

The Aircraft of the Modern U.S. Presidency Author: Veronico, Nicholas Code: 51419 Price: AU $44.37 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 15/03/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

The presidential plane wasnt always known as Air Force One. FDR traveled in the Guess Where II, a transport version of the heavy bomber four-engine Liberator. Later presidential aircraft included the Dixie Clipper and Sacred Cow (FDR), Independence (Truman), Columbine I and II (Eisenhower), followed by Air Force One.

For the last ......

9781472828279

No Ordinary Pilot

One young man's extraordinary exploits in World War II Author: Campbell-Jones, Suzanne Code: 50937 Price: AU $36.02 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 26/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
After a lifetime in the RAF, Group Captain Bob Allen, finally allowed his children and grandchildren to see his official flying log. It contained the line: 'KILLED WHILST ON OPERATIONS'. He refused to answer any further questions, leaving instead a memoir of his life during World War II. Joining up aged 19, within six months he was in No.1 ......
9781683505211

Life Inside the Dead Man's Curve

The Chronicles of a Public-Safety Helicopter Pilot Author: McDonald, Kevin (University of Melbourne) Code: 50978 Price: AU $28.88 Format: Paperback / 350 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 20/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

Travis County STAR Flight, in Austin, Texas, is recognized as one of the premier public-safety helicopter programs in the United States. Life Inside the Dead Mans Curve is a firsthand account of the tragedy and triumph witnessed by STAR Flight crews as they respond to a myriad of emergencies, everything from traumatic injuries to rescues--and ......

9781628728514

Bringing Columbia Home

The Untold Story of a Lost Space Shuttle and Her Crew Author: Leinbach, Michael Code: 51828 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 23/01/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
A Powerful Look at a Shared National Disaster and Its Legacy
9781526712851

From Jacks to Joysticks

An Aviation Life: Engineer to Commercial Pilot Author: Patrick, Michael John Code: 51360 Price: AU $37.91 Format: Hardback / 188 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 10/01/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
One s man remarkable story of his journey from aircraft engineer to pilot.
9780750983662

A Passion for Speed

The Daring Life of Mildred, The Honourable Mrs Victor Bruce Author: Smiddy, Paul Code: 50902 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 01/09/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This is the story of a charismatic woman who defied the conventions of her time, and loved living life in the fast lane.
9781781555842

Time Flies

Reflections of a Fighter Pilot Author: Hamilton, David Code: 48648 Price: AU $42.99 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 05/07/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Time Flies: Reflections of a Fighter Pilot' retells the exploits of David Hamilton's thirty years of service in the Royal Air Force. He had a wide and varied career; flying Lightnings to defend UK airspace, operating from HMS Ark Royal in F-4 Phantoms, and defending the Inner German Border from RAF Wildenwrath. In the UK MoD he was a staff officer ......
9781781555910

Night Hawk

Flight Lieutenant Karl Kuttelwascher DFC and Bar, the Raf's GreatestNight Intruder Ace Author: Darlington, Roger Code: 49076 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 05/07/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Karel Kuttelwascher may have had a German surname, but he was a Czech who became the scourge of the Luftwaffe bombers operating from France and the Low Countries in 1942. Flying with the RAF's legendary No. 1 Squadron, his destruction of fifteen aircraft in only three months earned him the DFC twice in a mere forty-two days, and made him the RAF's ......
9780062644039

The Flight

Charles Lindbergh's Daring and Immortal 1927 Transatlantic Crossing Author: Hampton, Dan Code: 47984 Price: AU $45.56 Format: Paperback Publisher: HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date: 01/06/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Written by "one of the most decorated pilots in Air Force history" (New York Post ), a gripping and inspiring "in-the-cockpit" account of Charles Lindbergh's death-defying nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean in the Spirit of St. Louis --an achievement that brought the world to a halt in May 1927 and made Lindbergh the most celebrated man of ......
9781473891531

Coming Down in the Drink

The Survival of Bomber Pilot Goldfish, John Brennan DFC Author: Feast, Sean Code: 47203 Price: AU $39.98 Format: Hardback / 190 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/03/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The story of Flight Lieutenant John Brennan DFC, one of the last surviving members of the famed Goldfish Club to have seen service during the Second World War.
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