From the An-22 to An-225, 1965 to the PresentAuthor: Gordon, YefimCode: 59868Price:AU $125.00Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:28/12/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2020
This book charts the development and service history of the Antonov design bureaus heavy transport aircraft. In the late 1950s, the Antonov design bureau began developing the An-22 heavy military transport, intended to carry 50 tons. Powered by four 15,000 hp turboprops, it was the worlds heaviest transport when it first flew in February 1965. ......
Author: Dornseif, DanCode: 59867Price:AU $145.00Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:15/12/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2020
First flown in 1963, the Boeing 727 was skillfully designed to outclass its competitors and remained without a direct rival for nearly two decades. This jetliner was capable of being operated from short, unimproved airfields, while requiring minimal ground service equipment. In flight, it was a dream--fast, efficient, quiet, and comfortable. ......
A Lost Manuscript RediscoveredAuthor: Merriam, Frederick WarrenCode: 50363Price:AU $52.99Format: HardbackPublisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:01/12/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2020
Author was one of the UK s early aviation pioneers. As manager and chief instructor of the Bristol Flying School at Brooklands, he had many pupils who subsequently became famous
Author: Dick, RonCode: 59397Price:AU $24.95Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: FIREFLY BOOKS LTD Published date:01/11/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2020
The flying machines that pushed the boundaries od aerospace development. In this book, the authors of the widely acclaimed Aviation Century series profile 50 of historys most influential aircraft, their pilots and designers. They begin with the Wright Brothers 1905 Flyer, then move on to the birth of aerial warfare in World War I, the ......
Lockheed's graceful masterpieceAuthor: Clifton, AlexanderCode: 59855Price:AU $69.99Format: Hardback / 208 pages Published date:28/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
The birth and history of what is often described as the most beautiful and graceful airliner of the piston-engine age. The instantly recognisable and unique Connie is one of the most loved of all airliners. Alexander Clifton first crossed the Atlantic aboard a Lockheed Constellation in the 1950s. He never lost his love for this graceful, ......
16-MonthAuthor: Browntrout PublishersCode: 59120Price:AU $24.99Format: CalendarPublisher: BROWNTROUT PUBLISHERS Published date:20/10/2020Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Mankind has flown in airplanes for over a hundred years, yet the grace and power of these beautiful machines never cease to amaze. Invariably, your imagination soars as you fly above beautiful landscapes and into billowing clouds. Classic airplane lovers are sure to appreciate this exquisite square wall calendar featuring breathtaking aerial ......
Author: Carousel CalendarsCode: 59104Price:AU $19.95Format: CalendarPublisher: CAROUSEL Published date:15/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
Travel to dizzying heights with this fabulous Concorde unofficial calendar for 2021! Way ahead of its time, this airplane had its first scheduled supersonic passenger service in 1976, but was taken out of service in 2003 after a horrific crash in July 2000, when all 109 people on board were killed. Monthly images of this iconic plane can be ......
Author: Carousel CalendarsCode: 59107Price:AU $19.95Format: CalendarPublisher: CAROUSEL Published date:15/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
The history of commercial air travel can probably be traced back to the Air Commerce Act of 1926 (so nealy 100 years ago) which began to regulate commercial aviation, establishing standards and practices. Since then, the commercial airline business has grown exponentially. Reflecting the hundreds of operators, proud National Flag ......
Author: Vanhoenacker, MarkCode: 59849Price:AU $24.95Format: Hardback / 64 pages Publisher: QUERCUS PUBLISHING PLC Published date:10/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
Take a seat—the captain’s seat, that is—and relax. You’re about to land a Boeing 747.
The mystery of flight is magical; the reality, still more so—from the physics that keeps a 450-ton vehicle aloft, to the symphony of technology and teamwork that safely sets it down again. Take it from Mark ......
Extended edition, includes theory of flightAuthor: Holcombe, ColinCode: 59858Price:AU $93.50Format: Paperback / 368 pages Published date:06/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
Author: Wright, AllanCode: 59039Price:AU $29.95Format: Paperback / 464 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:14/09/2020Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The new 2020 edition of this best-selling annual publication builds on the long history and heritage of the title. First published in 1950, this new edition is the 71st outing of Civil Aircraft Markings. When it was first published all those years ago, the book quickly achieved the status it still retains as the go-to publication for up-to-date ......
The indispensable guide to Britains aviation heritageAuthor: Ellis, KenCode: 59736Price:AU $45.95Format: Hardback / 384 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:14/09/2020Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Now remarkably in its 27th edition, ever since it was first published in the 1960s every edition of Wrecks & Relics has been eagerly sought after by aviation enthusiasts, restorers and curators alike. It is renowned as the go-to source charting the highlights, changes and trends in the preservation of the aviation heritage of the British Isles. ......
aircraft from the past 100+ yearsAuthor: Dorr, Robert F.Code: 58194Price:AU $24.99Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: CRESTLINE BOOKS Published date:01/09/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
In 365 Aircraft You Must Fly, aviation expert Robert F. Dorr profiles history's most important, fascinating, and famous aircraft ever made, both military and commercial, including many that were flown during World War II.
At full throttleAuthor: Goode, RichardCode: 59816Price:AU $95.00Format: Hardback / 376 pages Publisher: PORTER PRESS INTERNATIONAL Published date:01/09/2020Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
A Directory of Airfields from 1908 to 2018Author: Peerless, GrantCode: 59424Price:AU $65.00Format: Paperback / 200 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:10/08/2020Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Many books about airfields have been written but this one covers most of them in one volume. It describes 1700 airfields and provides details of the activities carried out, based units and current status of military bases, civil airfields and farm strips. Over one hundred photographs are included, most of which have not been published previously.
Author: Bamford, JoeCode: 59749Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:01/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
Having been classified by the Air Ministry as a Master Diversion airfield, RAF Manston was for many years open twenty-four hours a day and available to both civil and military aircraft 365 days a year. It was also later equipped with the Pyrene foam system, which both civil and military aircraft could use when they had problems with their ......
Engine Developments from the Propeller to the Jet AgeAuthor: Decher, ReinerCode: 58976Price:AU $85.00Format: Hardback / 280 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:28/02/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Engines always pace what an airplane can do: this is the history of their evolution; the people involved and their contributions to commercial aviation.
the lives of those who were on boardAuthor: Velzen, Marianne vanCode: 59003Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date:31/01/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The first full telling of what happened to MH17 and the stories of those who were killed on that tragic day.
The Golden Age of Flying BoatsAuthor: Trautman, JamesCode: 57816Price:AU $49.95Format: Paperback / 280 pages Publisher: FIREFLY BOOKS LTD Published date:08/01/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Illustrated history of the golden age of flying boats between the wars, revised with new historical information, colour photographs and artwork.
The Golden Age 1900-1941Author: Hamilton-Paterson, JamesCode: 56421Price:AU $59.99Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: HEAD OF ZEUS Published date:01/01/2020Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
An illustrated celebration of the golden age of aircraft, cars and locomotives from 1900 to 1945.
The Life of Jack RichardsonAuthor: Richardson, NicholasCode: 58021Price:AU $57.99Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:25/12/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
'Autogiro Pioneer' is an account of the life of Jack Richardson (1899-1987), based on his memoirs, edited by his son. In the 1930s he worked for Juan de la Cierva, the inventor of the Autogiro. He was the first person to obtain a commercial pilot's licence as an Autogiro pilot, and later the first fully-trained helicopter pilot in the British ......
The kites, gliders, and aircraft that launched the "Air Age"Author: Hallion, Richard P.Code: 57621Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:18/12/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Orville and Wilbur Wright, two bicycle-making brothers from Dayton, Ohio, secured their place as the most famous names in aviation history when, on December 17, 1903, they made the first powered, controlled, and sustained heavier-than-air flight. But their success over the cold and windswept Carolina dunes that day has overshadowed their many ......
The Rochester YearsAuthor: MacDougall, P.Code: 57047Price:AU $44.99Format: HardbackPublisher: FONTHILL Published date:26/11/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The story of Short Brothers at Rochester, a period of time when the company designed and manufactured their Stirling bomber and Sunderland flying boat. It was at Rochester that Shorts also specialised in the building of large passenger-carrying flying boats, these used by Imperial Airways to establish regular long-distance over water air routes.
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 Stories from Shackleton Operators Based OverseasAuthor: Bond, SteveCode: 58106Price:AU $69.99Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: GRUB STREET Published date:02/09/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The follow-up to Volume One focuses on Shackleton operations overseas. Steve Bond has garnered another exceptional group of Shack operators who delight in giving the reader their tales of derring-do. Another one for the Boys' kitbag!
From jet fighter pilot to airline captainAuthor: Enright, TomCode: 56774Price:AU $36.99Format: PaperbackPublisher: HARPER COLLINS NZ Published date:17/07/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
A New Zealand squadron leader, flying-boat captain and airliner pilot on a life of aerial adventure Planes were rarely seen above the small Central Otago sheep-farming town of Ranfurly in the 1940s. Yet as a young boy, Tom Enright had a fascination with the skies that quickly developed into a longing to become a pilot. He joined the RNZAF as an ......
A Secret History of the Space RocketAuthor: MacDonald, FraserCode: 56142Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: PROFILE BOOKS LTD Published date:23/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
ESCAPE FROM EARTH is the untold story of the engineers, dreamers and rebels who started the American space programme. In particular, it is the story of Frank Malina, founder of what became Nasas Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the scientist who cracked the, as he called it, problem of escape from the Earth by rocket. Its a wild ride. Jack ......
Author: Hale, JulianCode: 56787Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: SHIRE Published date:14/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Amy Johnson and Amelia Earhart may be the most famous trailblazing women within the world of early aviation, but there were many others. From the Wright brothers' sister Katherine, who was awarded the Legion d'honneur, to Mary, Lady Heath, the first woman to pilot a light aircraft from South Africa to England, the history of aviation is peppered ......
and the Band of American Aces Who Conquered ItAuthor: Hampton, DanCode: 56751Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: WILLIAM MORROW Published date:04/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
At the dawn of the Cold War, a band of World War II aces gathered in the Mojave Desert on a top secret quest to break the sound barrier. The true story of what happened in those skies has never been told. Speed. In 1947, it represented the difference between victory and annihilation. After Hiroshima, the ability to deliver a nuclear device to ......
The Untold Story of Automation and QF72Author: Sullivan, KevinCode: 56743Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: ABC BOOKS Published date:21/05/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
A gripping account of how a major air disaster was averted, by the captain and former Top Gun pilot Instinctively, I release my pressure on the sidestick. Out of my subconscious, a survival technique from a previous life emerges: Neutralise! I'm not in control so I must neutralise controls. I never imagined I'd use this part of my military ......
Flying the World in the 1980sAuthor: Ryan, GretchenCode: 56700Price:AU $24.99Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:10/05/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
A funny, entertaining and frank account of life as an air hostess in the debauched days of the 1980s
Author: Gross, FrancoisCode: 56434Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 144 pages Published date:09/05/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
From the day when a machine made it possible to challenge Earths gravitational force, aeronautics and later astronautics have fascinated humanity. This book features classic and little-known photographs of the planes that have marked the history of the skys conquest, of the 20th-centurys military conflicts, and the development of commercial air ......
Author: Wright, AllanCode: 56671Price:AU $14.97(was
AU $24.95)Format: Paperback / 450 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:30/04/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The new 2019 edition of this best-selling annual publication builds on the long history and heritage of the title. First published in 1950, this is remarkably the 70th edition of Civil Aircraft Markings.
A Journey In FlightAuthor: Loncraine, RebeccaCode: 56650Price:AU $18.99Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: PICADOR Published date:18/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
For fans of H is for Hawk and Wild, Skybound is a deeply personal memoir about learning to fly.
The World's First Air ForceAuthor: Overy, RichardCode: 56560Price:AU $22.99Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date:01/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The dizzying pace of technological change in the early 20th century meant that it took only a little over ten years from the first flight by the Wright Brothers to the clash of fighter planes in the Great War. A period of terrible, rapid experiment followed to gain a brief technological edge. By the end of the war the British had lost an ......