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9781612007892

The Dawn of the Drone

From the Back Room Boys of the Royal Flying Corps Author: Mills, Steve Code: 56905 Price: AU $54.15 Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 29/07/2019 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
This is the story of the first ever drones, invented during World War I by maverick inventor Dr Archibald Low and his genius backroom boys for the Royal Flying Corps.
9781522584308

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Breakthroughs in Research and Practice Author: Management Association, Information Resources Code: 56689 Price: AU $550.00 Format: Mixed media product / 558 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 03/06/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
First used in military applications, unmanned aerial vehicles are becoming an integral aspect of modern society and are expanding into the commercial, scientific, recreational, agricultural, and surveillance sectors. With the increasing use of these drones by government officials, business professionals, and civilians, more research is needed to ......
9781682472385

One Nation Under Drones

Legality, Morality, and Utility of Unmanned Combat Systems Author: Jackson, John E. Code: 55535 Price: AU $45.10 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date: 03/02/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Provides an interesting and informative review of how robotic and unmanned systems are impacting every aspect of American life, from how we fight our wars to how we play to how we grow our food. The book features chapters from a dozen experts, researchers, and operators of the sophisticated systems that have become ubiquitous around the world.
9781786069641

Reaper Force

Inside Britain's Drone Wars Author: Lee, Peter Code: 55499 Price: AU $37.95 Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: JOHN BLAKE PUBLISHIDUP1NOTUSED Published date: 18/01/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This unique insight into RAF Reaper operations in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria is based on unprecedented research access to the Reaper squadrons and personnel at RAF Waddington in Lincolnshire and Creech Air Force Base in Nevada, USA. The author has observed lethal missile strikes against Islamic State jihadists in Syria and Iraq alongside the ......
9781476669618

Electric Airplanes and Drones

A History Author: Desmond, Kevin Code: 51794 Price: AU $74.25 Format: Paperback / 195 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 14/11/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Man's attempts to harness the use of electricity for his dream to fly go back to well before the 19th century. Until the 1990's, due to battery weight and low energy, electricity could only remain a faithful accessory to piston aircraft, but with the arrival of lightweight construction materials, solar power, improved engines and the LiPo battery, ......
9781781575383

The Complete Guide to Drones 2/e

Author: Juniper, Adam Code: 55465 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: ILEX Published date: 03/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Take to the skies and become a skilled pilot, whatever your budget.
9781784538309

Drones and Terrorism

Asymmetrical Warfare and the Threat to Security Author: Grossman, Nicholas Code: 50391 Price: AU $47.41 Format: Hardback Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 28/03/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

In warzones, ordinary commercially-available drones are used for extraordinary reconnaissance and information gathering. They can also be used for bombings - a drone carrying an explosive charge is potentially a powerful weapon. At the same time asymmetric warfare has become the norm - with large states increasingly fighting marginal terrorist ......

9780062693938

Drone Warrior

An Elite Soldier's Inside Account of the Hunt for America's Most Dangero Author: Velicovich, Brett Code: 50884 Price: AU $24.59 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 13/03/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
"A must read for anyone who wants to understand the new American way of war." - General Michael V. Hayden, former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency and the National Security Agency A former special operations member takes us inside America's covert drone war in this headline-making, never-before-told account for fans of Zero Dark Thirty ......
9780262534413

Drone

Remote Control Warfare Author: Gusterson, Hugh (George Mason University) Code: 49983 Price: AU $23.09 Format: Paperback / 216 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 15/09/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Drone warfare described from the perspectives of drone operators, victims of drone attacks, anti-drone activists, international law, military thinkers, and others."[A] thoughtful examination of the dilemmas this new weapon poses." -- Foreign AffairsDrones are changing the conduct of war. Deployed at presidential discretion, they can be used in ......
9781580072380

Drone Strike!: Ucavs and Unmanned Aerial Warfare in the 21st Century

Author: Yenne, Bill Code: 47160 Price: AU $62.78 Format: Hardback Publisher: SPECIALTY PRESS Published date: 15/01/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The idea of the armed, combat-configured unmanned aerial vehicle entered the 21st Century in the same manner as the idea of military airplanes had entered the 20th Century. It was an untried and untested concept suddenly thrust into the spotlight in an unexpected global war. By 1999, few people outside the military recognized the potential of ......
9781259861468

DIY Drones for the Evil Genius: Design, Build, and Customize Your Own Dr

Author: Cinnamon, Ian Code: 47157 Price: AU $39.29 Format: Undefined Publisher: MCGRAW-HILL Published date: 01/12/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Helps you design, build, and pilot custom drones. This guide shows, step-by-step, how to construct powerful drones from inexpensive parts, add personalized features, and become a full-fledged pilot. It not only covers safety, mechanics, drone design, and assembly, but also teaches the basics of Aerospace Engineering.
9781535544863

Small Drone Guide

Pass the FAA Remote Pilot Test Author: Perritt Jr, Henry H Code: 46243 Price: AU $55.60 Format: Paperback / 190 pages Publisher: CREATESPACE Published date: 17/08/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The FAA has significantly relaxed regulatory requirements for flying small unmanned aircraft. Commercial entities or freelancers need not apply individually for waivers or authority to fly for commercial purposes. Now, anyone can fly a drone weighing less than 55 pounds and get paid for it as long as he registers the drone, a simple web-based ......
9781536930825

Professional Drone Pilot's Checklist & Field Manual

Author: Pitta, Atp Cfi, Agi, Igi Code: 46250 Price: AU $23.56 Format: Paperback / 52 pages Publisher: CREATESPACE Published date: 01/08/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
A professional drone pilot checklist & emergency procedures modeled after the checklists used in the airline industry.
9780764350771

Enter the Drones

The FAA and UAVs in America Author: Carey, Bill Code: 39897 Price: AU $54.99 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 28/07/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
UAVsunmanned aerial vehicles, remotely piloted aircraft; the labels varyare a disruptive technology on par with computers and smartphones. Present since soon after the dawn of manned aviation, they have become controversial only in recent times. In the United States, the mainstream media has painted them with a broad brush as "drones" with a ......
9781535567305

Professional Drone Pilot's Handbook & FAA Remote Pilot Test Guide

Author: Pitta, Atp Cfi Agi Igi MR Scott D Code: 46246 Price: AU $133.56 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: CREATESPACE Published date: 27/07/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
This book is a "must have" for all Professional Drone Pilots as well as any hobbyist who wants to expand their knowledge. It is the most comprehensive Professional Drone Pilot Text available. Written by experienced, professional instructors and college professors. This text book, along with the Professional Drone Pilot's Checklist is used in all ......
9781482263930

Introduction to Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Author: Marshall, J. D. Douglas M. Code: 40156 Price: AU $205.00 Format: Hardback / 395 pages Publisher: APPLE ACADEMIC PRESS INC. Published date: 13/07/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Introduction to Unmanned Aircraft Systems surveys the fundamentals of unmanned aircraft system (UAS) operations, from sensors, controls, and automation to regulations, safety procedures, and human factors. It is designed for the student or layperson and thus assumes no prior knowledge of UASs, engineering, or aeronautics. Dynamic and ......
9781479857654

Preventive Force

Drones, Targeted Killing, and the Transformation of Contemporary Warfare Author: Fisk, Kerstin Code: 40155 Price: AU $51.95 Format: Paperback / 368 pages Publisher: NEW YORK UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 05/07/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
More so than in the past, the US is now embracing the logic of preventive force: using military force to counter potential threats around the globe before they have fully materialized. While popular with individuals who seek to avoid too many "boots on the ground," preventive force is controversial because of its potential for unnecessary ......
9781624103544

Civil and Commercial Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Author: Gundlach, Jay Code: 40344 Price: AU $157.06 Format: Hardback / 480 pages Publisher: LITTLE, BROWN BOOK GROUP Published date: 30/06/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Civil and Commercial Unmanned Aircraft Systems introduces readers to the uses of civil and commercial Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), sometimes called "domestic drones." We are currently experiencing revolutionary changes in aviation due to the rapid implementation of UAS.
9781680451290

DIY Drone and Quadcopter Projects

Tutorials and Projects from the Pages of Make Author: The Editors of Make Code: 40350 Price: AU $23.56 Format: Paperback / 118 pages Publisher: OREILLY Published date: 06/05/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
This book contains tutorials about how to understand what drones can do, and projects about how to make your own flying craft, from some of the earliest practitioners in the field.
9781781572986

Drone Pilot's Handbook

Author: Juniper, Adam Code: 40368 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: ILEX Published date: 05/05/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
So, you've got your drone, but do you know how to fly it? Or where and when you can fly it? Perhaps you're itching to try some stunts? Get airborne the easy way with this simple handbook.
9780857338136

Build Your Own Drone Manual

Author: Alex Eliott Code: 38176 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 04/02/2016 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Today, drones are increasingly used for commercial and private enthusiast use, as well as for well-documented military operations. There is now a wide variety of ready-to-fly drones and self-build kits available to suit all pockets and purposes. This extensively illustrated, practical manual takes a brief look at the origins and history of ......
9781457183300

Getting Started with Drones

Build and Customize Your Own Quadcopter Author: Kilby, Terry Code: 38434 Price: AU $39.27 Format: Paperback / 204 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 16/10/2015 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Want to make something that can fly? How about a flying robot? In this book, you'll learn how drones work, how to solve some of the engineering challenges a drone presents, and how to build your own--an autonomous quadcopter that you can build, customize, and fly.
9781782742555

Drones

An Illustrated Guide to the Unmanned Aircraft That are Filling Our Skies Author: Dougherty, Martin J. Code: 38446 Price: AU $40.99 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 24/09/2015 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Drones are found in the airspace throughout the world and are more popular now than ever before. We see them in the newspaper, on the TV, in films, at sporting events, and soon, they might be delivering our shopping.
9780985694630

So You Wanna Be Drone Pilot?

Uas Operator Author: Perk Perkins Code: 37821 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Paperback / 342 pages Publisher: ASPERGILL PRESS Published date: 16/06/2015 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

The rules the are a changein. This book contains a condensed compilation of the UAS rules and proposed rules, which are significant. To fly a UAS for commercial purposes, you need to know the information contained in "So You Wanna Be A Drone Pilot?." The FAA has proposed two new levels of UAS operator, small and micro, both covered here. Sec ......

9781628926323

Drone

Author: Adam Rothstein Code: 37125 Price: AU $20.99 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY ACADEMIC USA Published date: 29/01/2015 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things. Drones are in the newspaper, on the TV screen, swarming through the networks, and soon, were told, theyll be delivering our shopping. But what are drones? The word encompasses everything from toys to weapons. And yet, as broadly defined as ......
9781783461875

Drone Warfare

The Development of Unmanned Aerial Conflict Author: Sloggett, Dave Code: 38669 Price: AU $40.99 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 07/04/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This is the first book ever to cover the history of Drone warfare. This is a highly controversial topic written about by leading expert in the field. Many important questions are asked and answered about future of Drone warfare and this will be of great interest to anyone interested in current defence issues along with aviation enthusiasts
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