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9781785211072

Bluebird K7 Owner's Workshop Manual

Author: Tremayne, David Code: 47774 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 168 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 31/12/2020 Availability: Sold Out

The Bluebird K7 is the turbojet-powered hydroplane with which Donald
Campbell set seven World Water Speed records in 1950s and 60s. Campbell
lost his life in the much-modified K7 on 4 January 1967 on Coniston Water
during an attempt to raise the record above 300mph. Both K7 and Campbell’s
body remained at the bottom ......

9781910809471

Douglas DC-3 and C-47

in Latin American Military Service Author: Hagedorn, Dan Code: 59332 Price: AU $69.95 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 20/10/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020

The authors describe this book as a labour of love and who can blame them for there are few aviation enthusiasts who do not share their great affection and respect for one of the finest and long-lived aircraft ever to take to the skies, the DC-/C-47.his book examines in detail one aspect of the aircrafts history which is not that well known, ......

9781526760067

Vickers VC10 and Super VC10

Flight Craft 20 Author: Cole, Lance Code: 58978 Price: AU $47.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Published date: 19/10/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
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.
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: 19/10/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
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
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: 18/10/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
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 ......
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2021 Concorde Square Wall Calendar

Author: Carousel Calendars Code: 59104 Price: AU $19.95 Format: Calendar Publisher: CAROUSEL Published date: 15/10/2020 Availability: 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 ......

59107

2021 Flight, Modern Commercial Airliner Square Wall Calendar

Author: Carousel Calendars Code: 59107 Price: AU $19.95 Format: Calendar Publisher: CAROUSEL Published date: 15/10/2020 Availability: 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 ......

9780228102618

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: 01/10/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 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 ......

9781910809426

Britain's Aircraft Industry

Triumphs and Tragedies Since 1909 Author: Ellis, Ken Code: 59041 Price: AU $65.00 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 01/10/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
Britain established the world's first aircraft factory in 1909 after the Short brothers met up with the American Wright brothers and struck a deal. The industry expanded rapidly to rise to the challenge of World War One with such thoroughbreds as the Camel and the SE.5. The post-conflict slump proved to be difficult but classics such as the Moths, ......
9781912932030

The Westland Lysander

A Technical Guide Author: Franks, Richard Code: 59471 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: VALIANT WINGS PUBLISHING Published date: 28/09/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020

This series tends to deal with lesser known but no less significant aircraft types and helps both modellers and enthusiasts get under the skin of a classic aircraft.

9781975418724

2021 World of Flight Square Wall Calendar

16-Month Author: Browntrout Publishers Code: 59120 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Calendar Publisher: BROWNTROUT PUBLISHERS Published date: 15/09/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020

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 ......

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: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020

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 ......

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: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020
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.
9781476680668

The B-25 in the Backyard

My Father's Historic Aircraft Sanctuary Author: Sopolata, Wally Code: 59287 Price: AU $79.95 Format: Paperback / 172 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 17/08/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020

Only in America could Walter A. Soplata, the son of penniless Czech immigrants, accomplish so much by single-handedly saving historic aircraft from World War II and other periods. After a childhood spent dreaming about having his own airfield, Soplata worked in scrapyards taking apart hundreds of WWII aircraft.

Shocked to see ......

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: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020

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: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
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.
9781910809372

Civil Aircraft Markings 2020

Author: Wright, Allan Code: 59039 Price: AU $29.95 Format: Paperback / 464 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 01/07/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
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 ......
9781510750784

Far/Aim 2020

Up-To-Date FAA Regulations / Aeronautical Information Manual Author: Federal Aviation Administration Code: 57846 Price: AU $42.61 Format: Paperback / 1120 pages Publisher: SKY PONY PRESS Published date: 23/05/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2020
All the information you need to operate safely in US airspace, fully updated. If you're an aviator or aviation enthusiast, you cannot be caught with an out-of-date edition of the FAR/AIM. In today's environment, there is no excuse for ignorance of the rules of the US airspace system. In the newest edition of the FAR/AIM, all regulations, ......
9781760875589

Shot Down : The powerful story of what happened to MH17 over Ukraine and

the lives of those who were on board Author: Velzen, Marianne van Code: 59003 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date: 31/01/2020 Availability: 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.
9781789542363

Trains, Planes, Ships and Cars

The Golden Age 1900-1941 Author: Hamilton-Paterson, James Code: 56421 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: HEAD OF ZEUS Published date: 01/01/2020 Availability: 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.
9781781557426

Autogiro Pioneer

The Life of Jack Richardson Author: Richardson, Nicholas Code: 58021 Price: AU $57.99 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 25/12/2019 Availability: 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 ......
9781472837776

The Wright Flyers 1899-1916

The kites, gliders, and aircraft that launched the "Air Age" Author: Hallion, Richard P. Code: 57621 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 18/12/2019 Availability: 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 ......
9781781557303

Short Brothers

The Rochester Years Author: MacDougall, P. Code: 57047 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Hardback Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 26/11/2019 Availability: 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.
9781785212062

Air Ambulance Manual

All models Author: Robinson, Claire Code: 57082 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Hardback / 300 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 12/10/2019 Availability: 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 ......
9781526758743

Early French Aviation, 1905-1930

Author: M, Simons, Graham Code: 57122 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/10/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The French had been involved in human flight since 1783, and this book explores the men, the machines, the places and the events of French aviation history.
9781742379197

ANZAC and Aviator

The Remarkable Story of Sir Ross Smith and the 1919 England to Australia Author: Molkentin, Michael Code: 58074 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 424 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date: 01/10/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
'He was courageous. He was ambitious. He was skilled. He was visionary. He could be ruthless. He was someone born of a new nation. But he was of a time now long past. And yet in the language of a later generation it could be said he had the "right stuff" . . . Michael Molkentin captures [Ross Smith] brilliantly.' - Andy Thomas, NASA Astronaut ......
9781911621331

Shackleton Boys Vol 2

True Stories from Shackleton Operators Based Overseas Author: Bond, Steve Code: 58106 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: GRUB STREET Published date: 02/09/2019 Availability: 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!
9781775541431

Many a Close Run Thing

From jet fighter pilot to airline captain Author: Enright, Tom Code: 56774 Price: AU $36.99 Format: Paperback Publisher: HARPER COLLINS NZ Published date: 17/07/2019 Availability: 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 ......
9781471159237

Spitfire

A Very British Love Story Author: Nichol, John Code: 56730 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Paperback / 464 pages Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER LTD Published date: 30/06/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Spitfire: A remarkable aircraft flown by very brave men. This is their story.
9781781259702

Escape from Earth

A Secret History of the Space Rocket Author: MacDonald, Fraser Code: 56142 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: PROFILE BOOKS LTD Published date: 23/06/2019 Availability: 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 ......

9781784423636

Women in Aviation

Author: Hale, Julian Code: 56787 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: SHIRE Published date: 14/06/2019 Availability: 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 ......
9780062688736

Chasing the Demon: A Secret History of the Quest for the Sound Barrier

and the Band of American Aces Who Conquered It Author: Hampton, Dan Code: 56751 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: WILLIAM MORROW Published date: 04/06/2019 Availability: 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 ......
9780733339745

No Man's Land

The Untold Story of Automation and QF72 Author: Sullivan, Kevin Code: 56743 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: ABC BOOKS Published date: 21/05/2019 Availability: 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 ......
9780750989992

Secrets of a Stewardess

Flying the World in the 1980s Author: Ryan, Gretchen Code: 56700 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 10/05/2019 Availability: 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
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Aircraft: Past and Present

Author: Gross, Francois Code: 56434 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 144 pages Published date: 09/05/2019 Availability: 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 ......

9781910809242

Civil Aircraft Markings 2019

Author: Wright, Allan Code: 56671 Price: AU $14.97 (was AU $24.95) Format: Paperback / 450 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 30/04/2019 Availability: 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.
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