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9781781557631

De Havilland and Hatfield 1936-1993

Author: Birtles, Philip Code: 59005 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 16/08/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
At Hatfield Aerodrome de Havilland created the WW2 Mosquito, the first multi role combat aircraft. De Havilland companies pioneered turbojet development, leading to the Comet, the world's first commercial jet airliner. De Havilland developed guided missiles and the Blue Streak rocket. The DH 108 was the first aircraft exceed Mach 1 outside the ......
9781916216129

De Havilland Comet

The plane that changed the world Author: Carlton, James Code: 59050 Price: AU $72.64 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Published date: 01/06/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2020
Four years after the end of the Second World War, at a small airfield in Hertfordshire, a brief event marked the greatest advance in civil aviation since the Wright brothers. The prototype of de Havilland's Comet airliner took off, carried out some simple manoeuvres and safely returned. The world had shrunk and Jet Age had begun.
9781526766564

Britain's Railway Disasters

Fatal Accidents From the 1830s to the Present Day Author: Foley, Michael Code: 59189 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 27/11/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Passengers were locked into carriages and often tried to acquire keys to the doors. Travelling in second and third class was much more dangerous than first class. Punishments inflicted on early railway companies for causing death were often based on a law
9781760631802

Leadership Secrets of the Australian Army

Learn from the Best and Inspire Your Team for Great Results Author: Jans, Nicholas Code: 59224 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date: 23/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Australia's military consistently punches above its weight, and its approach to leadership is the key to its success. Developed over a century ago by fusing national values with battlefield imperatives, its approach has been fine-tuned over generations. It is now an adaptable and egalitarian leadership culture that ticks all the boxes for best ......
9780857338327

de Havilland Comet Manual

Author: Brian Rivas Code: 38336 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 02/06/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

Land Rovers have been used by the military since they were introduced, in Series I form, in 1948. The Land Rovers rugged, go-anywhere reputation has led to its use in a vast number of military roles, from general-purpose workhorse to special forces reconnaissance vehicle, ambulance, communications vehicle and weapons platform. Additionally, a ......

9781781554944

de Havilland Mosquito

The Original Multirole Combat Aircraft Author: Birtles, Philip J. Code: 46299 Price: AU $79.99 Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 24/12/2015 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
de Havilland Mosquito: The Original Multirole Combat Aircraft covers the creation, design and development of the beloved Mosquito that was built in Britain, Canada and Australia, followed by service during the Second World War in Britain, Europe and Asia. The Mosquito was initially designed as a twin Rolls-Royce Merlin-powered unarmed bomber with ......
9780857338365

De Havilland Tiger Moth Manual

Author: Stephen Slater Code: 37178 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 02/04/2015 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The de Havilland Tiger Moth biplane is an iconic and instantly recognisable aircraft. It is also one of a handful of planes that attracts the widest possible recognition outside the specialist group. Of nearly 10,000 built, it is thought that more than 1,000 Tiger Moths still survive over six decades on, and over half remain airworthy. They are ......
9781781553602

De Havilland in Hatfield

The Golden Years 1930-35 Author: John Clifford Code: 39748 Price: AU $28.79 (was AU $47.99) Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 31/01/2015 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The de Havilland Aircraft Company, already an international business, opened an aerodrome in 1930 on farmland which it acquired to the west of Hatfield. However, significant events had already brought aircraft over the town, often de Havillands, for the past twenty years. The companys School of Flying was the first operation to take up residence. ......
9780857333605

De Havilland Mosquito Manual

An Insight into Developing, Flying, Servicing and Restoring Britain's Le Author: Falconer, Jonathan Code: 31287 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 03/10/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Nicknamed the 'wooden wonder' due to its largely wooden construction, the de Havilland Mosquito was one of the most versatile and successful combat aircraft of the Second World War. Offering insights into the design, construction and operational career of the iconic Mossie, this manual gets under the aircraft's birch and balsa skin to examine its ......
9781857803341

Mosquito

Author: Mark Nelson Code: 25630 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: DLS AUSTRALIA Published date: 01/08/2012 Availability: Sold Out
In this exciting new title the author tells the story of the de Havilland Mosquito and those who flew it. Enshrined in history as the 'wooden wonder', the de Havilland Mosquito was arguably the most beautiful aircraft ever built and also to fly. Loved and respected by its flight crew and opponents respectively, it is one of the iconic aircraft of ......
9781844255863

De Havilland Tiger Moth 1931-1945 Owner's Workshop Manual

Author: Slater, Stephen Code: 21856 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The de Havilland Tiger Moth biplane is an iconic and instantly recognisable aircraft. This title takes a look at the construction of the Tiger Moth, acquiring and restoring an example, owning and flying one, and the engineer's view of keeping it all running and airworthy.
9781906502515

Most Secret Squadron - The First Full Story of 618 Squadron

Author: Des Curtis Code: 22340 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
618 Squadron RAF was a special purpose squadron, equipped with modified Mosquito bombers and an anti-shipping variant of Barnes Wallis's bouncing bomb. Targets such as the pocket battleship Tirpitz were proposed. Another section of the squadron had Mosquitos fitted with 6-pounder cannon, which proved very effective against U-boats. All in all a ......
9781900482677

Moths & Dragons de Havilland Aircraft up to 1939 (Auto Rev Album 68)

Author: Rod Ward Code: 24552 Price: AU $14.95 Format: Paperback Publisher: MALVERN HOUSE Published date: 01/01/2000 Availability: Sold Out
This concise history of de Havilland aircraft up to the outbreakof WWII explains the development of the various Moths, including the ever popular Tiger Moth, and the Dragon light airliners.It also covers the remarkable DH88 Comet that won the 1934 air race from London to Melbourne and led to the DH98 Mosquito. A great story and well covered.
9781844156498

Squadron Leader Tommy Broom DFC

Legendary Pathfinder Mosquito Navigator Author: Tom Parry Evans Code: 21650 Price: AU $57.99 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 01/07/1999 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Tommy Broom was a legendary and popular hero of the wartime RAF. He served as a navigator with various bomber squadrons, flying initially in Fairey Battles then Blenheims but for most of the war in Mosquitoes. He crash-landed in Belgium, but escaped through France and Spain, spent long periods training other aircrew, and was teamed up with Ivor ......
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