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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 ......
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
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 ......
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. ......
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 ......
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The Duxford Airshow September 2012 DVD

Author: PlanesTV Code: 25813 Price: AU $29.95 Format: DVD / 90 mins Publisher: PLANESTV.COM Published date: 01/07/2012 Availability: Sold Out
Producer's notes: The Imperial War Museum's September show at Duxford has now become one of the foremost shows on the airshow calendar with a huge variety of displays that included the Red Arrows and, for the first time in 4 years, the Avro Vulcan. This show was blessed with blue skies and clear air. History at this important museum site ......
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British Airshows 2011 DVD (2 Disc Set)

Author: Planes TV Code: 24913 Price: AU $44.95 Format: DVD / 240 mins Publisher: PLANESTV.COM Published date: 01/07/2011 Availability: Sold Out
Producer's notes: It is not just the 16 or so events that make British Airshows so entertaining, it's the fact that we choose the very best action. Where we record performers regularly (like the Red Arrows and The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight) we bring you our best footage - maybe it's clear skies and dramatic weather or maybe it's a ......
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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