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9781682617731

Collision on Tenerife

The How and Why of the World's Worst Aviation Disaster Author: Ziomek, Jon Code: 52407 Price: AU $38.27 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Published date: 23/10/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

The world’s worst air disaster happened more than 40 years ago on a remote Atlantic Ocean island, when two fully loaded 747 passenger jets collided after a horrendous series of human errors.

One of the jets, KLM Flight 4805, was traveling more than 150 miles an hour and was within seconds of lifting off when it ......

9780750985772

Lockerbie: The Truth

Author: Boyd, Douglas Code: 55882 Price: AU $40.74 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 28/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Published to coincide with the 30th anniversary of Britain's worst terrorist attack
9781782396437

The Crash Detectives

Investigating the World's Most Mysterious Air Disasters Author: Negroni, Christine Code: 51224 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: ATLANTIC BOOKS Published date: 01/03/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

What happened to MH370? How did Amelia Earhart disappear? When have quick-thinking pilots averted catastrophe and kept hundreds of people alive? And what, if any, are the lessons we have learned from these accidents? 

Aviation journalist and air safety investigator Christine Negroni uses science, performance psychology, extensive ......

9781619543430

Finding Carla

The Story That Forever Changed Aviation Search and Rescue Author: Nixon, Ross Code: 46273 Price: AU $26.99 Format: Paperback / 230 pages Publisher: AVIATION SUPPLIES & ACADEMICS Published date: 13/10/2016 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
In March 1967, a Cessna 195 flew from Oregon towards San Francisco carrying a family of three: Alvin Oien, Sr. (the pilot), his wife Phyllis and step-daughter Carla Corbus. Due to worse-than-predicted weather, it went down in the Trinity Mountains of California only eight miles from a highway and beneath a busy commercial airway. This was before ......
9781494762889

Waiting...to Happen!: The Tragedy of Air India Express Flight Ix812

Author: Kohli, Capt Samir Code: 31794 Price: AU $23.57 Format: Paperback / 274 pages Published date: 31/12/2013 Availability: Please contact us for availability

This is a true story. All the incidents and events depicted herein, are dramatizations of actual events that have occurred and are based on official investigation reports issued by the relevant government authorities for information, and use of the public. Information about the flight IX812, Air India, Air India Express, Airports Authority of ......

9781742611174

QF32 - The Captain's Extraordinary Account of How Disaster was Averted

Author: Richard Champion de Crespigny Code: 25682 Price: AU $34.95 Format: Paperback / 368 pages Publisher: MACMILLAN DISTRIBUTN SERVICES Published date: 01/07/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
On 4 November 2010, a flight from Singapore to Sydney came within a knife edge of being one of the world's worst air disasters. Shortly after leaving Changi Airport, an explosion shattered Engine 2 of Qantas flight QF32 – an Airbus A380, the largest and most advanced passenger plane ever built. Hundreds of pieces of shrapnel ripped through the ......
9781844256457

Military Aviation Disasters 2/e

Significant Losses Since 1908 Author: David Gero Code: 22746 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 01/04/2010 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Each year dozens of military aircraft come to grief, ranging from fighters and bombers to trainers and transports. This work covers major military disasters worldwide and gives full details of the aircraft involved, its operator, route, location of crash, loss of life, and where known the reason for the crash.
9781844152407

Aircraft Down

Forced Landings, Crash Landings & Rescues Author: Alec Brew Code: 21653 Price: AU $55.95 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 01/07/2005 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Here are 23 instances of aircraft crashes where the occupants survived. There are ditchings in the sea, close encounters with trees and forced landings on coral reefs and in the Arctic wastes. It is a great read.
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