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9781785217494

Modern Civil Airliners

All you need to know in one concise manual Author: Falconer, Jonathon Code: 60400 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Hardback / 168 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 12/04/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2021
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The Aircraft Book

The Definitive Visual History Author: DK Code: 60221 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: DK Published date: 04/04/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2021
Take an action-packed flight through the history of aircraft and the intrepid pioneers who made a dream become reality.Featuring more than 800 of the greatest commercial and military aircraft ever made, this visual celebration of aeroplanes and aviation traces the history of flight over the past century.With examples of the latest aircraft from ......
9781526758866

Lockheed Constellation

A History Author: Simons, Graham Code: 60401 Price: AU $64.99 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Published date: 01/03/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2021

Clarence Kelly Johnsons design for the Lockheed Constellation, known affectionately as the Connie, produced one of the worlds most iconic airliners. Lockheed had been working on the L-044 Excalibur, a four-engine, pressurised airliner, since 1937. In 1939, Trans World Airlines, at the instigation of major stockholder Howard Hughes, requested a ......

9781785217227

McDonnell Douglas DC-10 : 1970 to date (all models and variants)

Workshop Manual Author: Kennedy, Charles Code: 60399 Price: AU $57.99 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 01/03/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2021
9781911658436

Ronny Barr Profiles

British Two Seaters of the Great War Author: Bar, Ronny Code: 59770 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Hardback / 136 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 21/02/2021 Availability: Please contact us for availability

Artist Ronny Bar, a member of director Sir Peter Jacksons New Zealand-based Wingnut Wings team, presents the first collection of his astonishingly detailed First World War aircraft profiles - British Two-Seaters of the Great War. Two-seater aircraft were the workhorses of the Royal Flying Corps and from 1918 the Royal Air Force, operated in a ......

9781526774668

Britain's Glorious Aircraft Industry

100 Years of Success, Setback and Change Author: Hodgson, J Paul Code: 60129 Price: AU $89.99 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Published date: 15/02/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2021

Great Britains aircraft industry started in 1908, with the first formally registered organisation in the world to offer to design and build an aeroplane for commercial gain. This was when the Short brothers, Oswald, Eustace and Horace, decided that aeroplanes would overtake balloons as a business opportunity in the aeronautical world and formed ......

9780785838890

365 Aircraft You Must Fly : The most sublime, weird, and outrageous

aircraft from the past 100+ years ... How many do you want to fly? Author: Dorr, Robert F. Code: 60220 Price: AU $32.00 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: CRESTLINE BOOKS Published date: 05/02/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2021
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.
9781781558133

The Fieseler Fi 156 Storch

The First STOL Aircraft Author: Forsgren, Jan Code: 60402 Price: AU $55.99 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 01/02/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2021
The innovative Fi 156 was the progenitor of today's STOL aircraft. Operated in large by the German Luftwaffe, it also saw service with more than 20 other air arms. Post-war, the Fi 156 continued in production in Czechoslovakia and France. Many were used in French Indochina. Today, the Fi 156 is a highly valued vintage aircraft.
9781951541002

Future Airports

Author: Rahim, Ali Code: 60125 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Paperback / 220 pages Published date: 15/01/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2021

Future Airports re-examines the relationship between the growth of capital and the history of New York City real estate by speculating that airports play a role in the citys financial success. What is the typology of a successful airport for the 21st Century? What role does the airport play in the context of rapid globalisation and ......

9781557539786

In Their Own Words

Forgotten Women Pilots of Early Aviation Author: Erisman, Fred Code: 60449 Price: AU $69.30 Format: Paperback / 242 pages Publisher: PURDUE UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 07/01/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
9780764360718

Antonov's Heavy Transports

From the An-22 to An-225, 1965 to the Present Author: Gordon, Yefim Code: 59868 Price: AU $90.40 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 28/12/2020 Availability: 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. ......

9783958295766

Michel Comte: Aviator

Author: Comte, Michel Code: 56775 Price: AU $115.00 Format: Hardback / 308 pages Publisher: STEIDL VERLAG Published date: 24/12/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
9780764360510

Boeing 727: Triumph in the Skies

Author: Dornseif, Dan Code: 59867 Price: AU $145.00 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 15/12/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

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. ......

9781526760067

Vickers VC10 and Super VC10

Flight Craft 20 Author: Cole, Lance Code: 58978 Price: AU $47.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 03/12/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The VC10, designed and manufactured by the men who would make Concorde, first flew in June 1962. The design incorporated advanced engineering, new aerodynamics, and design features, to produce a swept, sculpted machine easily identifiable by its high T-tail design and rear-engine configuration.
9781526726209

Echoes from Early Aviators

A Lost Manuscript Rediscovered Author: Merriam, Frederick Warren Code: 50363 Price: AU $52.99 Format: Hardback Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/12/2020 Availability: 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
9781781558058

British Special Projects

Flying Wings, Deltas and Tailless Designs Author: Rose, Bill Code: 60420 Price: AU $78.99 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 12/11/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This book examines lesser known, frequently secret British projects for Flying wings, deltas and tailless aircraft undertaken for research or military purposes during the last century and also covers aircraft that were actually built and in some cases entered service. It also includes the superb looking Barnes Wallace supersonic swing-wing bomber.
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50 Aircraft That Changed the World

Author: Dick, Ron Code: 59397 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: FIREFLY BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/11/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

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 ......

9781644250600

Air Carrier Operations 3/e

Author: Holt, Mark J Code: 60102 Price: AU $75.95 Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: AVIATION SUPPLIES & ACADEMICS Published date: 01/11/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

Whether a Part 121 airline or a Part 135 charter operator, a company lives or dies by its compliance with the applicable Federal Aviation Regulations, or FARs (14 CFR). Air Carrier Operations introduces students of aviation to the significant Federal Aviation Regulations affecting airline operations. Students and professionals gain an ......

9781916216143

The Constellation

Lockheed's graceful masterpiece Author: Clifton, Alexander Code: 59855 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Published date: 28/10/2020 Availability: 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, ......

9781644250372

The Complete Private Pilot 13/e

Author: Gardner, Bob Code: 60100 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: AVIATION SUPPLIES & ACADEMICS Published date: 26/10/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

The Complete Private Pilot is for anyone interested in pursuing and obtaining a Private Pilot, Sport Pilot or Recreational Pilot certificate. The author, a long-admired member of the aviation community, explains in a friendly, readable style and comprehensively covers all the details involved in the adventure of becoming a pilot and ......

9781529410525

How to Land a Plane

Author: Vanhoenacker, Mark Code: 59849 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Hardback / 64 pages Publisher: QUERCUS PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 10/10/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

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 ......

9781910809396

Wrecks and Relics 27/e

The indispensable guide to Britains aviation heritage Author: Ellis, Ken Code: 59736 Price: AU $45.95 Format: Hardback / 384 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 14/09/2020 Availability: 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. ......

9781910809372

Civil Aircraft Markings 2020

Author: Wright, Allan Code: 59039 Price: AU $29.95 Format: Paperback / 464 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 14/09/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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 ......
9781633886223

Flight Failure

Investigating the Nuts and Bolts of Air Disasters and Aviation Safety Author: Porter, Donald J. and Goglia, John and Code: 59743 Price: AU $31.99 Format: Paperback / 216 pages Publisher: PROMETHEUS Published date: 13/09/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
A former aircraft engineer exposes the dangerous breakdown in airline safety due to lapses in maintenance and quality control. This book chronicles maintenance-related accidents caused by individual, corporate, or governmental negligence and brings the industry's current state of affairs into sharp focus. The author, a former aviation engineer, ......
9781786494184

The Journey Matters

Twentieth-Century Travel in True Style Author: Glancey, Jonathon Code: 59450 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: ATLANTIC BOOKS Published date: 06/09/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

What was it really like to take the LNERs Art Deco Coronation streamliner from Kings Cross to Edinburgh, to cross the Atlantic by the SS Normandie, to fly with Imperial Airways from Southampton to Singapore, to steam from Manhattan to Chicago on board the New York Centrals 20th Century Limited or to dine and sleep ......

9781472145321

The RAF Association Puzzle Book

Do You Have What It Takes to Fly with the Best? Author: Moore, Dr Gareth Code: 59986 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: LITTLE BROWN BOOK GROUP Published date: 03/09/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

An aircraft- and flight-themed puzzle book compiled by Dr Gareth Moore, author of the bestselling Mindfulness Puzzle Books among many others, done with the support of The RAF Association, a membership organisation and registered charity that has been providing welfare support to the RAF family for over 90 years. Their membership of 74,000 ......

9780785838395

365 Aircraft You Must Fly: The most sublime, weird, and outrageous

aircraft from the past 100+ years Author: Dorr, Robert F. Code: 58194 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: CRESTLINE BOOKS Published date: 01/09/2020 Availability: 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.
9781526758781

Britannia Airways

The World's Largest Holiday Airline Author: Simons, Graham M Code: 60114 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Published date: 01/09/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

Founded in 1961 as Euravia by British businessman Ted Langton and aviation consultant J.E.D. Walker, at a time of considerable turmoil for the independent sector of the British air operators industry, Britannia Airways went on to become the worlds largest holiday airline.

Just as Court Line evolved from Autair, so Britannia ......

9781913089139

Living The Goode Life

At full throttle Author: Goode, Richard Code: 59816 Price: AU $115.00 Format: Hardback / 376 pages Publisher: PORTER PRESS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 01/09/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

This is an extraordinary story, beginning with a bare-foot colonial childhood, and indeed not speaking English until he was four, yet ending up at Cambridge, ultimately dealing at the highest levels of the Russian aviation industry. Richard Goode’s life has been a fascinating series of activities, both social and business, dealing with an ......

9781472836885

In Cold War Skies

NATO and Soviet Air Power, 1949-89 Author: Napier, Michael Code: 58959 Price: AU $62.26 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 18/08/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Throughout the second half of the 20th century, international relations across the globe were dominated by the Cold War. From 1949 until the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, US and Soviet strategic forces were deployed across the Arctic Ocean in North America and Northern Russia, while the best-equipped armed forces that the world had ever seen ......
9781787394230

Royal Air Force

The Official Story Author: Holland, James Code: 59360 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Published date: 11/08/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

Royal Air Force: The Official Story is the most up-to-date official history of the Royal Air Force - the oldest airforce in the world. From its genesis in the horrors of the First World War when pilots were open to the elements in craft made of little more than wood and fabric, to the iconic air battles of the Second World War, through to the ......

9781781557921

UK Airfields Past and Present

A Directory of Airfields from 1908 to 2018 Author: Peerless, Grant Code: 59424 Price: AU $65.00 Format: Paperback / 200 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 10/08/2020 Availability: 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.
9781916216136

Britain's Airline Entrepreneurs

From Laker to Branson Author: Turner, Malcolm Code: 59852 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Published date: 01/08/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Britain has more successful airlines than any country in Europe. In fact, if judged proportionately against the size of her population, more than any other country in the world. The explanation lies partly in her history and partly in her people.

As an island nation which once ruled a vast empire and had to import a third of its ......

9781781557648

A Detailed History of RAF Manston 1945-1999

Author: Bamford, Joe Code: 59749 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 01/08/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

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 ......

9781526781956

The Men Who Gave Us Wings

Britain and the Aeroplane, 1796-1914 Author: Reese, Peter Code: 59966 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 21/07/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
9781526769442

Safety is No Accident: From 'V' Bombers to Concorde

A Flight Test Engineer's Story Author: Smith, John R W Code: 58982 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Published date: 10/07/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Unusual story of the unsung heroes of aircraft advancement. Insight into the exciting and dangerous world of test flying. The author became Head of Aircraft Certification at the CAA. An insider's view of the Civil Aviation Authority
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