All modelsAuthor: Robinson, ClaireCode: 57082Price:AU $49.95Format: Hardback / 300 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:12/10/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
A unique behind-the-scenes insight into the UK air ambulance services, the different models for their structure, how they are funded, organised and run, the helicopters used and the roles of crew members and support staff, with case studies of typical missions undertaken. A donation from each copy sold will be made to the Air Ambulances UK ......
True Tales from Operators of Military and Civilian RotorcraftAuthor: Pike, RichardCode: 51533Price:AU $54.99Format: Hardback / 184 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date:01/08/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Helicopter Boys is the latest addition to Grub Street's Boys series from acclaimed author Richard Pike, exploring the role of helicopters in military and civilian situations. With over fourteen contributors, Helicopter Boys contains stories of the diverse nature of helicopter operations.
Life, Death and HelicoptersAuthor: Greenberg, DaveCode: 49579Price:AU $35.00Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE NEW ZEALAND LTD Published date:02/10/2017Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
Stories from a life spent in the emergency services - true tales of rescue and adventure.When Dave Greenberg was just 13 years old, he saved a life for the first time, using CPR. He already knew that he wanted to spend his life helping others in times of crisis, and that harrowing event on a city footpath only confirmed this desire. He went on to ......
Kamov's Hokum Attack Helicopter Story 1977-2015Author: Mladenov, AlexanderCode: 47369Price:AU $75.00Format: UndefinedPublisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:15/10/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The Kamov Ka-50 (NATO codename Hokum) was developed as a new-generation heavily-armoured attack helicopter - originally conceived as a one-to-one replacement of the Mi-24 Hind. The programme was launched at the Moscow-based Kamov Experimental Design Bureau in the late 1970s. The concept - promoted by the then young and inventive head of Kamov, ......
Product BrochuresAuthor: Minnick, WendellCode: 46255Price:AU $31.35Format: Paperback / 98 pages Publisher: CREATESPACE Published date:12/08/2016Availability:Please contact us for availability
This volume is a collection of product brochures collected at airshows and defense exhibitions around Asia. The brochures will provide the researcher with primary source material on Chinese helicopters, including both civilian and military applications. This volume includes a list of acronyms and an index. The following helicopters are profiled: ......
(HAS Mk 2, Mk 3 and HMA Mk 8 Models)Author: Howard, LeeCode: 38335Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:07/07/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The Westland Lynx is the Royal Navys agile, versatile, multi-role combat ship-borne helicopter that has been in service around the world for over 40 years, from Antarctica to the Gulf and Caribbean. During that time it has fought in wars, provided humanitarian assistance and has been used for geological survey work. Aviation engineer and author ......
Author: 9781534923546Code: 40276Price:AU $62.78Format: Paperback / 198 pages Publisher: CREATESPACE Published date:02/07/2016Availability:Please contact us for availability
One problem with helicoptering is that there are virtually no flying clubs, at least of the sort that exist for fixed wing, so pilots get very little chance to swap stories, unless they meet in a muddy field somewhere, waiting for their passengers. As a result, the same mistakes are being made and the same lessons learnt separately instead of ......
Author: Willmin, DarrenCode: 47798Price:AU $23.99(was
AU $39.99)Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:19/05/2016Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
A Pictorial review of the revolutionary Apache attack helicopter. The Apache is the primary attack helicopter in Europe and is mainly used by the British Army Air Corps. Darren Willmin, a keen aviation photographer captures the Apache through the lens at many prime locations including air shows and the British Army Air Corp training ground.
Author: Howard, LeeCode: 37123Price:AU $26.97(was
AU $44.95)Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:04/12/2014Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
An insight into the design, construction and operation of the Royal Navys classic search and rescue helicopter. For more than 25 years the Agusta Westland Sea King has been that most welcome of sights around the English coast, providing essential Search and Rescue (SAR) capabilities for those in peril both on land and at sea. The Royal Navy ......
Howard Hughes' Amazing Pioneering Helicopter ExploitsAuthor: Porter, Donald J.Code: 39814Price:AU $28.79(was
AU $47.99)Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:01/07/2014Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The first book to reveal how movie mogul Howard Hughes' aircraft division emerged from a hobby shop into an empire to be later sold for $490 million
Author: McNab, ChrisCode: 32377Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:20/06/2014Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The RAFs rugged twin-rotor Chinook support helicopter has been involved in most of the UKs military operations stretching back to the Falklands Conflict, Northern Ireland and in both Gulf Wars, to peacekeeping in Bosnia, operations in Kosovo, the evacuation of Sierra Leone, and most recently its high profile missions in Afghanistan. Author ......
Fifty Years of Sharks Teeth and FangsAuthor: Verier, MikeCode: 38700Price:AU $80.00Format: Hardback / 248 pages Published date:30/01/2014Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
An extensively illustrated and well researched history of the Cobra helicopter and the various landmarks that have characterised it's service career.Relays the story of the Cobra's development from original concept to details of contemporary employment and usage. Includes first hand accounts, photographs and air craft profiles.
Author: Padfield, R.RandallCode: 38745Price:AU $37.95Format: Paperback / 544 pages Published date:01/11/2013Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Updated for the first time in 20 years, this complete guide to helicopter flight training introduces the beginner pilot to common maneuvers and flight mechanics, and helps you navigate the transition into the professional pilot industry.
Featuring Over 80 Helicopters with 500 Historical and Modern PhotographsAuthor: Crosby, FrancisCode: 30847Price:AU $53.95Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: LORENZ BOOKS Published date:19/02/2013Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Provides an illustrated overview of the military helicopter. This title begins with a detailed history, from the ideas of Leonardo da Vinci through to the tilt-rotor aircraft that have operated with coalition forces in Afghanistan. It contains an A-Z directory covering over 80 production military helicopters in detail.
Author: Don HarwardCode: 25782Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date:01/07/2012Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Publisher's Notes: Distant Thunder details the engrossing experiences of a helicopter pilot's tales of war told through letters that come straight from the heart. Often the author laboured well into the night after a mission still wearing the dusty flight suit which bore witness to the events he penned. Don Harward was torn between two worlds; ......
Author: Lee HowardCode: 24534Price:AU $109.95Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: AIR-BRITAIN (HISTORIANS) Published date:01/07/2011Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Publisher's notes: Fleet Air Arm helicopters have seen action in Korea, Malaya, Suez, Borneo, Northern Ireland, the Falklands, Beirut, Turkey, Bosnia, Sierra Leone, Iraq and Afghanistan.They have provided vital Search and Rescue, humanitarian relief, counter-terrorist, counter-narcotic and anti-piracy roles both at home and abroad ever since ......
Author: Bill YenneCode: 23676Price:AU $59.95Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: DLS AUSTRALIA Published date:01/07/2010Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Publisher's Notes: Although primitive unmanned TV-guided airplanes were used in combat during World War II, it is only recently that these machines have matured into the most significant new method of aerial combat since the beginning of contemporary warfare. The fact that onboard human pilots are no longer needed for these aircraft to carry ......
Author: Alexander MladenovCode: 23631Price:AU $24.99Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:01/07/2010Availability:Please contact us for availability
Publisher's Notes: With its distinctive double-cockpit design, the Mi-24 ‘Hind’ is arguably the most recognizable war machine of the Cold War, and has achieved near-legendary status in the annals of military history. The first Soviet helicopter to function as both a gunship and an assault transport, it served extensively in Afghanistan, and is ......
Author: Ed MacyCode: 23120Price:AU $34.95Format: Paperback / 280 pages Publisher: HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date:01/07/2009Availability:Sold Out
Publisher's Notes: May 2006. Pilot Ed Macy arrives in Afghanistan with a contingent of Apache AH Mk1. It's the first operational tour for the deadly, difficult machines and confidence in the cripplingly expensive attack helicopter is low. It doesn't help that for their first month 'in action', Ed and his mates see little more than the back-end ......
Author: Bishop, ChrisCode: 39374Price:AU $24.99Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:10/08/2006Availability:Please contact us for availability
The Bell Huey Cobra was the first purpose-designed helicopter gunship to become operational and to see combat. This book discusses the origins of the Huey Cobra, the innovations to its design throughout the years and its major combat uses in numerous theatres, including Vietnam, the Iran-Iraq War in the 1980s, and more.
Author: National GeographicCode: 25535Price:AU $34.95Format: DVD / 156 mins Publisher: MADMAN ENTERTAINMENT Published date:01/01/2000Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Producer's notes: Go behind the scenes as Megafactories explores manufacturing goliaths and brings to life some of the greatest one-of-a-kind factories in the world.Featuring three episodes on Apache helicopters, Abrams tanks and Eurofighter jets.
The Best Book to Come Out of VietnamAuthor: Mason, RobertCode: 51337Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 400 pages Published date:02/01/1984Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
As a child, Robert Mason dreamed of livitating. As a young man, he dreamed of flying helicopters - and the US Army gave him his chance. They sent him to Vietnam where, between August 1965 and July 1966, he flew more than 1,000 assault missions. In Chickenhawk, Robert Mason gives us a devastating bird's eye-view of that war in all it's horror, as ......