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Seven O Heaven

Author: Astral Horizon Code: 58177 Price: AU $20.73 Format: Paperback Publisher: ASTRAL HORIZON AVIATION PRESS Published date: 07/03/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2020
The Boeing 707 was America's first jetliner and almost single-handedly created the jet age. Astral Horizon Press have brought together the writing of aviation journalist, Charles Kennedy on the subject of this iconic flying machine from Pan Am to Iran's Saha Air with historical detail, creative flair and with some nail-biting mid-air drama en ......
9781476677217

The General Aviation Industry in America

A History Author: Pattillo, Donald M. Code: 58148 Price: AU $64.63 Format: Paperback / 180 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 15/12/2019 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2019
The industry known as "general aviation" - encompassing all flying outside of the military and commercial airlines - dates from the early days of powered flight. This book offers a history if this industry in America.
9781910809167

American Secret Projects Vol 2

Airlifters Author: Cox, George Code: 56793 Price: AU $55.00 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 01/07/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This book charts the history of the US airlifter from its origins in World War II to today's transport giants. In doing so, it reveals and describes numerous designs which never saw the light of day, examining the thinking behind them and giving insights into why they did, or did not, succeed.
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Taking Flight

The Foundations of American Commercial Aviation, 1918-1938 Author: Johnson, M. Houston Code: 56012 Price: AU $69.72 Format: Hardback / 300 pages Publisher: TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 01/01/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Explores the emergence of commercial aviation between the world wars - and in the midst of the Great Depression - to show that the industry's dramatic growth resulted from a unique combination of federal policy, technological innovations, and public interest in air travel.
9781476664019

Kiffin Yates Rockwell and the Birth of the United States Air Force

Author: Murphy, T. B. Code: 46181 Price: AU $53.90 Format: Paperback / 200 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 30/10/2016 Availability: Please contact us for availability
"With the outbreak of World War I in August 1914, Kiffin Yates Rockwell of Asheville, North Carolina, volunteered to fight for France. Initially serving with the French Foreign Legion, he soon became a founding member of the Lafayette Escadrille. This book covers Rockwell's early life and military service with the Lafayette Escadrille"--
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America's Local Service Airlines

Author: Stringer, David H Code: 39939 Price: AU $60.45 Format: Paperback / 120 pages Publisher: APT COLLECTIBLES Published date: 03/06/2016 Availability: Please contact us for availability
Following WWII, with the encouragement of the U.S. government, airline service was expanded across the nation to include smaller towns and cities. This book tells the history of the 13 Local Service Airlines that were established to provide these services on a regional basis.
9781522600244

Freedom Flyers (CD Audio MP3)

The Tuskegee Airmen of World War II Author: Moye, J Todd Code: 40184 Price: AU $15.70 Format: CD-Audio / 540 mins Publisher: THE LYONS PRESS Published date: 10/05/2016 Availability: Please contact us for availability
In this inspiring account of the Tuskegee Airmen the country's first African American military pilots historian J. Todd Moye captures the challenges and triumphs of these brave aviators in their own words, drawing on more than 800 interviews recorded for the National Park Service's Tuskegee Airmen Oral History Project. Denied the right to fully ......
9781499704716

Boneyard Almanac

Aircraft Histories Author: Del Laughery Code: 37507 Price: AU $69.95 Format: Paperback / 218 pages Publisher: CREATESPACE Published date: 23/06/2015 Availability: Please contact us for availability
Following his successful photo expose', "Boneyard Almanac - The History and Current State of America's Largest Aircraft Collection," author Del Laughery now focuses his attention on telling the story of the aircraft stored at AMARG, the military's boneyard. In the case of each aircraft pictured, Del provides background on its early development - a ......
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 ......
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Eastbourne 2014 Airshow DVD

Author: PlanesTV Code: 36059 Price: AU $39.99 Format: DVD / 82 mins Publisher: PLANESTV.COM Published date: 01/01/2015 Availability: Sold Out
All the highlights for the 2014 Eastbourne 2014 Airshow are here! An incredible 4 day line up of flying. Includes the Battle of Britain memorial flights which was reunited with the Canadian Lancaster bomber, appearing for the first time in over 50 years.
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Mission to Berlin:American Airmen Who Struck the Heart of Hitler's Reich

Author: Robert F Dorr Code: 35576 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 15/05/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Robert F. Dorrs critically acclaimed World War II bombing narrative, now available in paperback format. The western Allies flew 314 bombing missions to Berlin between 1940 and 1945. Germanys capital was its largest city, the richest metropolitan center on the European continent, the sixth-largest city in the world--and it had been declared a ......
9781938467912

American Sky

Author: Fred Tribuzzo Code: 32291 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: KOEHLER BOOKS Published date: 15/04/2014 Availability: Please contact us for availability
American Sky is the story of a young man going to work for a father and son, learning the skills for starting a Lycoming or Continental engine on a hot summer day, as well as the daily humor, courage, and vision to pursue dreams. In American Sky, events and people shift in time and experiences blossom unexpectedly. Yet the influence of a mentor ......
9781494868925

American Airlines: Inside the Main Cabin

Author: Fabien Savelli Code: 32573 Price: AU $54.99 Format: Paperback Publisher: CREATESPACE Published date: 01/01/2014 Availability: Please contact us for availability
With his very particular sarcastic style, Fabien Savelli lays out in the open the past 2 years of his road warrior's life, and his experiences flying on American Airlines: Chronically delayed flights Absolute lack of information from the ground staffs Refusal to take responsibility on schedule and operations Clear denial of any sort of liability ......
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Flying Legends Airshow 2013 Blu-ray

Author: PlanesTV Code: 31851 Price: AU $49.95 Format: DVD / 240 mins Publisher: PLANESTV.COM Published date: 15/10/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

The Fighter Collections 2013 Flying Legends Airshow at Duxford lived up to its reputation as one of the best warbird airshows in the world.

This DVD features all the action from the show and was filmed using broadcast quality High Definition & 4k cameras. There were cameras on the flightline filming close up views of start-ups and ......

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Flying Legends Airshow 2013 DVD

Author: PlanesTV Code: 31781 Price: AU $44.95 Format: DVD / 240 mins Publisher: PLANESTV.COM Published date: 15/10/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

The Fighter Collections 2013 Flying Legends Airshow at Duxford lived up to its reputation as one of the best warbird airshows in the world. This DVD features all the action from the show and was filmed using broadcast quality High Definition & 4k cameras. There were cameras on the flightline filming close up views of start-ups and taxying, ......

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Airbourne 2013 Official Blu ray

Eastbourne's Interntl Airshow Author: PlanesTV Code: 31850 Price: AU $39.95 Format: DVD / 82 mins Publisher: PLANESTV.COM Published date: 14/10/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

All the highlights from the flying display will be included complete with on board minicam views during Disney’s Planes with the Matadors, Dassault Flamants and the Blades.

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Airbourne 2013 Official DVD

Eastbourne's International Airshow Author: PlanesTV Code: 31778 Price: AU $29.95 Format: DVD / 82 mins Publisher: PLANESTV.COM Published date: 14/10/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

PlanesTV is once again producing the official Airbourne DVD and Blu-ray - Eastbournes International Airshow. All the highlights from the flying display will be included complete with on board minicam views during Disney’s Planes with the Matadors, Dassault Flamants and the Blades.

9781482388657

History of American Aviation and Space Travel

Author: Hartmetz, Dr Richard S Code: 31179 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: CREATESPACE Published date: 08/02/2013 Availability: Please contact us for availability
From before the Wright Brothers first flight, man has always dreamed of flying and traveling into space. This book details the human race's reach for the stars, covering almost a hundred historic aircraft, fifty of the most famous aviators and much more, with many photographs. You will learn some of the concepts involved in space travel and ......
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Stealth Fighter : A Year in the Life of an F-117 Pilot

Author: Willam B. O'Connor Code: 25783 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 420 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 01/07/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Publisher's Notes: The F-117 Stealth Nighthawk was a truly groundbreaking aircraft when introduced in the early 1980s. The strange shape of the jet, all flat panels and angles, rendered the aircraft nearly invisible to radar. This highly classified program wasn’t acknowledged publicly by the U.S. Air Force until 1988. The Nighthawk was retired ......
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Swashbucklers & Black Sheep

Marine Fighting Squadron 214 in WWII Author: Bruce D. Gamble Code: 25945 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: ZENITH PRESS Published date: 01/07/2012 Availability: Sold Out
Swashbucklers and Black Sheep is a comprehensive illustrated history of the squadron from its formation and first two combat tours on Guadalcanal as the Swashbucklers, which included their transition to the iconic gull-winged Corsair, to the arrival of their second commander, Pappy Boyington, after which they became the Black Sheep. The squadron's ......
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Fleet Air Arm Helicopters Since 1943

Author: Lee Howard Code: 24534 Price: AU $109.95 Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: AIR-BRITAIN (HISTORIANS) Published date: 01/07/2011 Availability: 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 ......
9780760339817

Grumman F-14 Tomcat: Bye, Bye Baby!

Author: Dave Parsons Code: 24473 Price: AU $34.95 Format: Paperback / 200 pages Publisher: ZENITH PRESS Published date: 01/07/2011 Availability: Sold Out
Publisher's Notes: For thirty-five years of active naval service, the Grumman F-14 Tomcat was the foremost air superiority fighter of the Cold War, with continuing service as a fighter-bomber in the Gulf Wars. Two hundred thousand sailors, both pilots and "ground" crew, served in F-14 squadrons with the Tomcat over its decades of flight. ......
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Mission to Berlin - The American Airmen Who Struck Hitler's Reich

Author: Robert F. Dorr Code: 24475 Price: AU $34.95 Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: ZENITH PRESS Published date: 01/07/2011 Availability: Sold Out
Publisher's Notes: From Hell Hawks! author Bob Dorr, Mission to Berlin takes the reader on a World War II strategic bombing mission from an airfield in East Anglia, England, to Berlin and back. Told largely in the veterans’ own words, Mission to Berlin covers all aspects of a long-range bombing mission including pilots and other aircrew, ......
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American Secret Projects - Bombers, Attack & Anti-Submarine Aircraft

Author: Tony Buttler Code: 23673 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: DLS AUSTRALIA Published date: 01/12/2010 Availability: Sold Out
Publisher's Notes: The Secret Projects series is now well established with both aviation historians and modellers. American Secret Projects: Bombers, Attack and Anti-Submarine Aircraft 1945-1974 describes the important area of post-World War 2 bomber development in the United States. During the period to the 1970s, the USAF operated several ......
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War in Pacific Skies

Author: Charlie Cooper Code: 23629 Price: AU $34.95 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Publisher's Notes: Covers the most famous air engagements in WWII's Pacific Theater of Operation in an exquisite and beautiful fusion of art and history. Paintings of acclaimed aviation artist Jack Fellows are supplemented by color maps, previously unpublished photographs, original artwork, and personal accounts. Climb in to the cockpit of ......
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The Stealth Story Book & DVD Set

Author: Pegasus Entertainment Code: 23954 Price: AU $36.95 Format: DVD / 128 pages / 60 mins Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
BOOK - This is the amazing story of Lockheed's stealth fighter. With its origins in the SR-71 Blackbird, XST and Have Blue, the F-117 was developed, flown and tested in absolute secrecy before it entered service with the US Air Force. This illustrated hardback book features the aircraft's development, dramatic combat record over Iraq and squadron ......
9781580071536

Birds of Prey - Predators, Reapers & America's Newest UAVs in Combat

Author: Bill Yenne Code: 23676 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: DLS AUSTRALIA Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: 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 ......
9781580071505

US Air Force Interceptors

Author: Marty Isham Code: 23661 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Paperback / 120 pages Publisher: DLS AUSTRALIA Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Publisher's Notes: Beginning after WWII with the propeller-driven P-61 Black Widow and F-82 Twin Mustang, the Air Force's aerial intercept mission entered the jet age with the F-86 Sabre, F-89 Scorpion, and F-94 Starfire. Colourful and unique mission-support airplanes such as the C-124, EB-57, EC-121 Constellation, and T-33 are included as ......
9780760340028

The Story of the Boeing Company

Author: Bill Yenne Code: 23690 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Publisher's Notes: In the early years of the twentieth century, William Edward Boeing summed up his new company’s mission: "To let no new improvement in flying and flying equipment pass us by." And sure enough, in the century since, nothing and no one has outflown Boeing. The Story of the Boeing Company, the tale of the plane-maker to the ......
9781846038464

Lockheed Blackbird - Beyond the Secret Missions

Author: Paul F. Crickmore Code: 22846 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: Sold Out
Twenty years after releasing his first groundbreaking book about the SR-71, Paul Crickmore returns to the subject to tell the complete story of the most famous American spy-plane. Using a vast number of previously classified government documents, and utilizing dozens of key military contacts, this book examines all of the Blackbird's missions ......
9781580071277

Cold War Peacemaker - The Story of Cowtown & Convair's B-36

Author: Dennis Jenkins Code: 23025 Price: AU $55.00 Format: Hardback / 228 pages Publisher: DLS AUSTRALIA Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Publisher's notes: Great airplanes don't simply appear in history, they evolve through a myriad of technological, political, and economic processes. In this book you will experience one of the most unlikely developments in aviation history - the Convair B-36 very-long-range nuclear bomber. From its beginnings during the world's greatest ......
9781580071222

Northrop's Night Hunter - P-61 Black Widow

Author: Jeff Kolln Code: 22141 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 264 pages Publisher: DLS AUSTRALIA Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Sorry, this is currently unavailable
Publisher's Notes: World War II changed the face of warfare forever. Now enemies were fighting and flying all night, which mandated that a fighter be developed that could carry a new technological invention aloft - radar. Guided by ground stations toward the target, the P-61 would acquire an enemy aircraft with its on-board radar and close for ......
9780760328156

Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Author: Mark Wagner Code: 22344 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: ZENITH PRESS Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Sold Out
An incredibly detailed account of the development of the 787 Dreamliner, describing every stage of the evolution of the 787 with credit given to the sources of inspiration that led to the shape, the materials and other aspects of the design. Selection of the engine suppliers and the development of the Rolls-Royce and GE engines and their ......
9782352500759

Boeing 707 KC-135 - Legend of the Sky

Author: Dominique Breffort Code: 21602 Price: AU $84.95 Format: Hardback / 212 pages Publisher: HISTOIRE & COLLECTIONS Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Available. Please contact us for availability details
Although the Boeing 707 is known worldwide as the aircraft that took civil aviation into the jet era, it is less well known that it was developed from the already successful KC-135 in-flight refuelling tanker. the two aircraft have very few parts in common, but do have common ancestry. this excellent book describes the development of both the KC ......
9781580071376

USAF Prototype Jet Fighters - Photo Scrapbook

Author: Dennis R. Jenkins Code: 22715 Price: AU $45.00 Format: Paperback / 108 pages Publisher: DLS AUSTRALIA Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Publisher's Notes: The U.S. Air Force began developing jet fighters as World War II came to a close. The Cold War that soon developed saw a significant increase in fighter production programs as America tried to counter the perceived Soviet threat. World War II's best piston-powered fighters could barely top speeds in excess of 450 mph. But ......
9780143011941

Fly - True Stories of Courage & Adventure From the Airmen of the World

Author: Michael Veitch Code: 22065 Price: AU $30.95 Format: Paperback / 318 pages Publisher: PENGUIN AUSTRALIA Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Publisher's Notes: 'You were there to fight a war. You were there to kill as many people as you could. You were there to do as much damage as you could. You were there to do all the things that horrify you as you look back.' All over the world during World War II, thousands of young men who had never so much as been near an aeroplane left ......
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