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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: 01/01/2021 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, ......


Catastrophe in Paradise : A True Story Author: Oj Modjeska Code: 59857 Price: AU $20.49 Format: Paperback / 88 pages Published date: 10/10/2020 Availability: Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.

A mass of European and American tourists descend on an idyllic tropical island for the holiday of a lifetime. Within hours, hundreds are dead. What happened? This is the true story of one of historys most tragic and shocking disasters, in which aviation, terrorism, a sudden change in weather and plain old bad luck made for a ruinous mix. ......


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

Lockerbie: The Truth

Author: Boyd, Douglas Code: 55882 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 28/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Published to coincide with the 30th anniversary of Britain's worst terrorist attack

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 ......

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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