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9781522696612

Kimberly's Flight (CD Audio MP3)

The Story of Captain Kimberly Hampton, America's First Woman Combat Pilo Author: Hampton, Ann Code: 40193 Price: AU $15.70 Format: CD-Audio / 420 mins Publisher: THE LYONS PRESS Published date: 12/07/2016 Availability: Please contact us for availability
U.S. Army Captain Kimberly N. Hampton was living her dream: flying armed helicopters in combat and commanding D Troop, 1st Squadron, 17th Cavalry, the armed reconnaissance aviation squadron of the 82nd Airborne Division. An all-American girl from a small southern mill town, Kimberly was a top scholar, student body president, ROTC battalion ......
9781927755495

Life of Flight

One Pilot's Story, from Piper Cubs to 747s and Beyond Author: Gartshore, Robert "Bob" Code: 46344 Price: AU $21.99 Format: Paperback / 172 pages Published date: 08/07/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Bob Gartshore's 44-year flying career spanned a period of rapid aviation development - from fabric-covered Piper Cubs to Boeing 747s. He logged more than 21,000 hours flying to six continents for the RCAF and three airlines. Bob was an instructor on numerous aircraft, Link Trainers and simulators. As captain, he progressed from the Harvard T-6, to ......
9781604521221

Trans World Airlines a Book of Memories

Author: Proctor, Jon Code: 46261 Price: AU $47.06 Format: Paperback / 282 pages Publisher: BLUEWATERPRESS LLC Published date: 08/07/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A history of TWA offered in a different and most unique format... through the eyewitness experiences of its flight crews and ground workers, as well as friends of the company who share their reminiscences.

TWA was a pioneer and an important domestic and international airline that played prominently in developing commercial aviation. This book ......
9781530798797

Dji Phantom 3 Standard

Basic Reference Author: Keast, Greg Code: 40207 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Paperback / 122 pages Publisher: CREATESPACE Published date: 13/06/2016 Availability: Please contact us for availability
This booklet is written for beginning pilots who are interested in flying the DJI Phantom 3, Standard Model and serves to supplement the DJI manual, not replace it. It takes an in-depth look at the DJI GO app, offers many useful tips, and can save you time, money, and headaches. The information in the booklet is current as of June 2016 and is ......
9781782224563

Long Distance Flyer G-Ebfo

Author: Ward, Kenneth T Code: 40370 Price: AU $30.79 Format: Paperback / 170 pages Publisher: PARAGON PUBLISHING Published date: 13/05/2016 Availability: Please contact us for availability
An exciting novel based on an historical event of the very first long-distance flight to Australia, and return to London, in 1926. Familiar as Alan Cobham was with long distance flights, flying from England to Australia and back in a small seaplane offered a new and dangerous adventure.
9781522601906

Come Up and Get Me (CD Audio MP3)

An Autobiography of Colonel Joe Kittinger Author: Kittinger, Joe Code: 40186 Price: AU $15.70 Format: CD-Audio / 540 mins Publisher: THE LYONS PRESS Published date: 10/05/2016 Availability: Please contact us for availability
A few years after his release from a North Vietnamese prisoner-of-war camp, in 1973, Colonel Joseph Kittinger retired from the Air Force. Restless and unchallenged, he turned to ballooning, a lifelong passion as well as a constant diversion for his imagination during his imprisonment. His primary goal was a solitary circumnavigation of the globe, ......
9781634983372

Memoir of a Flight Attendant

The First 2 Years Author: Bowens, Ne'chell Code: 40349 Price: AU $20.35 Format: Paperback / 102 pages Publisher: BOOKSTAND PUBLISHING Published date: 06/05/2016 Availability: Please contact us for availability
As a woman who was recently laid-off and simultaneously proceeding with a divorce, Ne'Chell Bowens was on the verge of giving up. Embarrassment and thoughts of failure consumed her as she strived to rebuild the foundation that was broken. That was until she was offered her dream job of being a flight attendant. Not familiar with the airline ......
9780750965286

Story of the Spitfire

An Operational and Combat History Author: Delve, Ken Code: 47463 Price: AU $47.99 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 04/01/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
In a combat career that spanned the entirety of the Second World War, the Spitfire earned a reputation as the iconic fighter that friend and foe alike wanted to fly. Affectionately known as the 'Spit', the aircraft played a vital part in helping to lift the morale of the British public at home during the Second World War, where many a donation of ......
9781634905879

Charter Pilot

Rare Adventures in Aviation Author: Mark a Burgess Code: 37528 Price: AU $31.95 Format: Hardback / 132 pages Publisher: BOOKLOCKER.COM Published date: 15/07/2015 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Anyone interested in general aviation, its history, and the funny and sometimes-scary adventures of a professional pilot will enjoy Mark Burgess' stories. With wry humor, he takes us on his journey from an airplane-happy small-town youth, to certified 17-year-old pilot, to instructor and inspector of other pilots. He has flown donated organs, fire ......
9780993016936

Voices of the Battle of Britain H/C plus 2 DVDs

Author: Higgs, Colin Code: 49045 Price: AU $67.49 (was AU $89.99) Format: Mixed media product / 180 pages Publisher: DANANN PUBLISHING LIMITED Published date: 01/06/2015 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
It was a crucial moment of World War II. 1940. The Royal Air Force, virtually alone, defended the skies of Britain against massed formations of German bombers. They put up such a ferocious defense that Hitler gave up ideas of invading Britain and turned his attention to an assault on the Soviet Union. Of those pilots who courageously flew their ......
9781442241725

Skyward

Man's Mastery of the Air Author: Richard E. Byrd Code: 37818 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Hardback / 424 pages Publisher: ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD Published date: 15/05/2015 Availability: Please contact us for availability
Skyward is as much the memoir of great American explorer Admiral Richard E. Byrd, Jr. as it is a fascinating narrative of America's early aviation history, much of which Byrd shaped with his explorations as a naval pilot and pioneering scientist. Byrd's outsized ambition has inspired generations to dare to push technological limits in order to ......
9780786496778

Eugene Ely, Daredevil Aviator

First Shipboard Landing and Takeoff Author: Miller, William M. Code: 38536 Price: AU $70.71 Format: Paperback / 277 pages Published date: 30/01/2015 Availability: Please contact us for availability
Eugene Burton Ely was buried the day after his 25th birthday, less than a half-mile from where he was born. No sooner had he captured the world's eye and gained the fame he sought, than he crashed into the earth. Until 1911, the last year of his life, hardly anyone knew his name - a century later, nothing has changed. If he is known at all it's ......
9781783463398

The Millionaires' Squadron

Author: Tom Moulson Code: 35687 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date: 19/11/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Imagined by an aristocrat in Whites Club, London in 1925, a part-time squadron of wealthy young men with their own private aircraft was incorporated into a newly-established combat-ready Auxiliary Air Force, first as bombers, then fighters. The pre-war years combined serious training with frivolity and mischief, but the outbreak of war in 1939 ......
9781574415766

Nancy Love and the Wasp Ferry Pilots of World War II

Author: Sarah Byrn Rickman Code: 32925 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: UNIVERSAL EXPRESS TRADING Published date: 30/09/2014 Availability: Please contact us for availability
She flew the swift P-51 and the capricious P-38, but the heavy, four-engine B-17 bomber and C-54 transport were her forte. This is the story of Nancy Harkness Love who, early in World War II, recruited and led the first group of twenty-eight women to fly military aircraft for the US Army.
9781743568736

Born to Fly

Author: Campbell, Ryan Code: 38604 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Published date: 01/08/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
"I will never forget my first flight, the feeling of being pushed back in the seat, the rumbling that suddenly turned into silence. It fascinated me then, it does now." When Ryan Campbell was six, he fell in love with aeroplanes. Inspired by his first flight, and his uncle and grandfather who were both aviators, flying was a passion that ......
9780857982193

Confessions of a Qantas Flight Attendant: True Tales & Goss

Author: Owen Beddall Code: 32832 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 304 pages Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE AUSTRALIA Published date: 01/07/2014 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability
Want to know what really goes on on an aeroplane? Let's go behind the scenes and fly high with these tall tales and gossip from the galley! Everyone wants to be a flight attendant, or at least they want to know about the cushy lifestyle they lead flying to exotic destinations, swanning about in five-star hotels, daytime lazing around the pool and ......
9781909808010

Wind in the Wires

Author: Duncan Grinell-Milne Code: 35597 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 12/06/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
A classic memoir of WWI flying, Wind in the Wires paints a vivid picture of early war training and combat, especially with the Maurice Farman Shorthorn and the Bristol BE2. After having been forced down and captured, Grinnell-Milne returns to the front to fly late in the war with the famed 56 Squadron, flying the SE5a. The author’s eye for detail, ......
9780776630465

Taking Aviation to New Heights: Biography of Pierre Jeanniot

Author: Jacqueline Cardinal Code: 32397 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Paperback / 408 pages Publisher: UNIVERSAL EXPRESS TRADING Published date: 30/05/2014 Availability: Please contact us for availability

To chart the inspiring journey of Pierre Jeanniot is to trace the remarkable development of the air transport industry. In his youth, Jeanniot survived the bombing of Rome, the occupation of France, and was a witness to the Resistance in the Jura Mountains. In 1963, after the Sainte-Therese air tragedy and the threat of finding himself jobless, ......

9780992620721

Mosquito Down!

Memoir of WWII Bomber Command Pilot on the Run in Germany Author: Frank Dell Code: 35577 Price: AU $52.49 (was AU $69.99) Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: FIGHTING HIGH Published date: 22/05/2014 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Frank Dell’s experience as a Second World War pilot with the Royal Air Force’s Light Night Striking Force takes an even more dramatic turn when his Mosquito is shot down over Germany on the night of 14/15 October 1944. In Mosquito Down Frank recounts his escape from the disintegrating aircraft, his descent by parachute, and how, battered and ......
9780345538031

Birdmen: The Wright Brothers, Glenn Curtiss

Author: Lawrence Goldstone Code: 32407 Price: AU $54.99 Format: Hardback / 448 pages Publisher: BALLENTINE BOOKS Published date: 06/05/2014 Availability: Please contact us for availability

From acclaimed historian Lawrence Goldstone comes a thrilling narrative of courage, determination, and competition: the story of the intense rivalry that fueled the rise of American aviation. The feud between this nations great air pioneers, the Wright brothers and Glenn Curtiss, was a collision of unyielding and profoundly American ......

9781496100818

Amelia Was Right

Author: Gene Nora Jessen Code: 32290 Price: AU $64.99 Format: Paperback / 118 pages Publisher: CREATESPACE Published date: 25/03/2014 Availability: Please contact us for availability
Amelia Earhart entitled her book "The Fun of It." THIS book relates humorous aviation adventures -- what pilots call hangar flying. Amelia was right . . . Flying is fun!
9781492871422

Artistry of the Great Flyer: Managing Emergency Maneuvers

Author: Jim Alsip Code: 32579 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Paperback / 120 pages Publisher: CREATESPACE Published date: 16/01/2014 Availability: Please contact us for availability
"The Artistry of the Great Flyer" teaches stick and rudder skills all too often missed in pilot training. For those pilots who have grown fearful, bored, or uninspired by flying, Jim Alsip offers profound insight that will have you flying safer, better, and with more joy. Most pilots know of a good pilot who lost his life in a maneuvering ......
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 ......

9781781592724

Pioneers of Aerial Combat

Author: Foley, Michael Code: 31798 Price: AU $57.99 Format: Hardback / 183 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/12/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

When the Wright Brothers made their first flight in the early years of the twentieth century it sparked the imagination of those who wanted to fly, both in their country and around the world. In Britain, however, the spark wasnt strong enough to light a fire and it was in other parts of Europe, notably France, where flight began to develop ......

9781783030071

Legacy of the Lancasters

Author: Bowman, Martin Code: 31120 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date: 23/12/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
* 2013 marks the 70th Anniversary of the Dambuster's Raid - an episode of Second World War history that continues to posses a strong hold over the national imagination. * Complemented throughout by a series of black and white images, some of which have never been published before.
9781494243593

Broken Controller: : An Air Traffic Controller's Story

Author: MR Carl McLelland Code: 32592 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 194 pages Published date: 16/12/2013 Availability: Please contact us for availability
BROKEN CONTROLLER is the true story of Carl McLelland's career as an Army and then FAA air traffic controller. From a tiny radar van on the battlefields of Vietnam, to the control tower and radar room in one of the nation's busiest airports, Carl tells the story of his meteoric rise in this unique career field. It isn't anything like you see on ......
9780957116368

High Flight: The Life and Poetry of Pilot Officer John Gillespie Magee

Author: Roger Cole Code: 35563 Price: AU $65.00 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: FIGHTING HIGH Published date: 12/12/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
When Second World War Spitfire pilot John Gillespie Magee penned his poem ‘High Flight’, little did he know that his words would inspire legions of aspiring aviators who had a similar wish to fly their ‘eager craft through footless halls of air’. Founded on years of detailed research, Roger Cole’s book High Flight tells John Magee’s extraordinary ......
9781611211641

Flying Drunk: The True Story of Three Drunk Pilots

Author: Joseph Balzer Code: 32621 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: SAVAS BEATIE Published date: 28/11/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
March 8, 1990: An intoxicated three-man crew, including Flight Engineer Joseph Balzer, fly a Northwest Airlines Boeing 727 with 91 passengers aboard from Fargo, North Dakota to Minneapolis, Minnesota.July 25, 1990: All three pilots stand trial for flying a commercial airliner while under the influence of alcohol; all three are convicted and sent ......
9781909166158

Last of the 39ers: Wartime Experiences of Squadron Leader Alfie Fripp

Author: Sean Feast Code: 35570 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 169 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 31/10/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
In some ways, Alfie Fripp’s war ended when he was shot down on a reconnaissance sortie over Germany in October 1939. In many others, it was only just beginning. Squadron Leader Alfie Fripp (RAF Retd) was the oldest surviving and longest-serving British prisoner of war (PoW) until his death in 2012 – the last of the so-called ‘39-ers’. Held during ......
9781909166196

Tangmere: Famous Royal Air Force Fighter Station: An Authorised History

Author: Reginald Byron Code: 35594 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 30/10/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
This is the first full history of the Royal Air Force fighter station at Tangmere, West Sussex, from its beginnings in the First World War until its untimely closure in 1970. In its day, it was one of the best-known and strategically most important fighter stations in the British Isles. Tangmere first became prominent in the 1920s and 1930s for ......
9781781592793

Comet!

The World's First Jet Airliner Author: Simons, Graham M. Code: 31308 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date: 30/10/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
A comprehensive, picture rich history of the iconic craft. Includes myriad first hand accounts and photographic illustrations. Features many previously unpublished materials, acquired as a result of the authors complete access to the sprawling De Havilland archive.
9781909166110

Buccaneer Boys

True Tales by Those Who Flew the Last All British-bomber Author: Pitchfork, Graham Code: 31351 Price: AU $54.99 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 23/08/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Twenty-four aircrew who flew the iconic aircraft with the Fleet Air Arm, the Royal Air Force and the South African Air Force (SAAF) relate their experiences and affection for the Blackburn Buccaneer. Arranged in chronological order, the book traces the history of the aircraft and the tasks it fulfilled. In addition to describing events and ......
9780957116351

No Flight From The Cage

Memoir of a Bomber Command Prisoner of War WWII Author: Carlton Younger Code: 35578 Price: AU $70.00 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: FIGHTING HIGH Published date: 25/07/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Originally published in 1956, former Second World War prisoner-of-war Calton Youngers No Flight from the Cage received critical acclaim. One critic wrote, the book goes below the surface of prison camp life and shows a remarkable insight into the minds of men forced to live under conditions of tension and strain. The former Royal Australian Air ......
9781847975485

Flying the Boeing 787

Author: Vogel, Captain Gib Code: 31230 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: CROWOOD PRESS Published date: 22/07/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Since its first flight on 15 December 2009, the Boeing 787 'Dreamliner' has been the most sophisticated airliner in the world. This title gives a pilot's eye view of what it is like to fly this remarkable machine.
9781624073489

Spirit and Creator

The Mysterious Man Behind Lindbergh's Flight to Paris Author: Hall, Nova Code: 30951 Price: AU $46.95 Format: Paperback / 184 pages Published date: 10/05/2013 Availability: Please contact us for availability
Donald Albert Hall was one of the 20th century's greatest aeronautical engineers and yet, most likely you've never heard of him. But I guarantee you've heard of the plane he designed, "The Spirit of St. Louis." Within the cracked and weathered exterior of an old steamer trunk, a family secret was waiting to be discovered. In 1999, grandson Nova ......
9780199931170

Flight of the Century

Charles Lindbergh and the Rise of American Aviation Author: Kessner, Thomas Code: 38901 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Published date: 06/12/2012 Availability: Please contact us for availability
Thomas Kessner offers a revealing account of Charles Lindbergh and his iconic flight, as well as the lasting influence they had on American life.
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