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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: Available, please contact us for availability
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, ......

Unsolved Aviation Mysteries

Five Strange Tales of Air and Sea Author: McCloskey, Keith Code: 58915 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 29/02/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
A fresh assessment of five of the most compelling unresolved aviation mysteries

The Crash Detectives

Investigating the World's Most Mysterious Air Disasters Author: Negroni, Christine Code: 51224 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: ATLANTIC BOOKS Published date: 01/03/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

What happened to MH370? How did Amelia Earhart disappear? When have quick-thinking pilots averted catastrophe and kept hundreds of people alive? And what, if any, are the lessons we have learned from these accidents? 

Aviation journalist and air safety investigator Christine Negroni uses science, performance psychology, extensive ......


QF32 - The Captain's Extraordinary Account of How Disaster was Averted

Author: Richard Champion de Crespigny Code: 25682 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 368 pages Publisher: MACMILLAN DISTRIBUTN SERVICES Published date: 01/07/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
On 4 November 2010, a flight from Singapore to Sydney came within a knife edge of being one of the world's worst air disasters. Shortly after leaving Changi Airport, an explosion shattered Engine 2 of Qantas flight QF32 – an Airbus A380, the largest and most advanced passenger plane ever built. Hundreds of pieces of shrapnel ripped through the ......

Military Aviation Disasters 2/e

Significant Losses Since 1908 Author: David Gero Code: 22746 Price: AU $26.97 (was AU $44.95) Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 01/04/2010 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Each year dozens of military aircraft come to grief, ranging from fighters and bombers to trainers and transports. This work covers major military disasters worldwide and gives full details of the aircraft involved, its operator, route, location of crash, loss of life, and where known the reason for the crash.

Fire Over Heathrow : The Tragedy of Flight 712

Author: Susan Ottaway Code: 21652 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Hardback / 180 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 01/07/2008 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
On April 8, 1968, a BOAC Boeing 707 took off from Heathrow Airport. Number 2 engine on the port side caught fire as the aircraft left the ground. The pilot immediately began to bring the aircraft around to land it back at Heathrow. In the meantime, the offending engine fell off into a gravel pit. The aircraft was safely landed, but the fire ......

Aircraft Down

Forced Landings, Crash Landings & Rescues Author: Alec Brew Code: 21653 Price: AU $57.99 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 01/07/2005 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Here are 23 instances of aircraft crashes where the occupants survived. There are ditchings in the sea, close encounters with trees and forced landings on coral reefs and in the Arctic wastes. It is a great read.
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