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9781526759146

Powering the World's Airliners

Engine Developments from the Propeller to the Jet Age Author: Decher, Reiner Code: 58976 Price: AU $85.00 Format: Hardback / 280 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 28/02/2020 Availability: 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.
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.
9781447273875

Skybound

A Journey In Flight Author: Loncraine, Rebecca Code: 56650 Price: AU $18.99 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: PICADOR Published date: 18/04/2019 Availability: 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.
9780141983851

The Birth of the RAF, 1918

The World's First Air Force Author: Overy, Richard Code: 56560 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date: 01/03/2019 Availability: 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 ......
9781473883574

The British Overseas Airways Corporation

A History Author: M, Simons, Graham Code: 55507 Price: AU $85.00 Format: Hardback / 280 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 05/02/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The British Overseas Airways Corporation was the British state-owned airline created in 1940 by the merger of Imperial Airways and British Airways Ltd. This is a comprehensive and well-researched history of the company, from origin to closure.
9780750989107

Concorde

An Icon in the News Author: Mirrorpix Code: 55861 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 01/02/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The story of Concorde, told through the camera lens of the media, from construction to final flight
9780233005744

Flight

The Evolution of Aviation Author: Woolford, Stephen Code: 55867 Price: AU $40.00 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: ANDRE DEUTSCH LTD Published date: 10/01/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Witness the daring exploits and dangerous challenges that form the story of flight in this beautifully illustrated book, filled with rare photographs and historical documents.
9781785215766

Concorde

Aerospatiale/Bac Author: Macdonald, Leney Code: 52457 Price: AU $25.95 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 06/01/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

Written by two of British Airways most experienced Concorde flight crew, the Concorde Manual is the latest aircraft manual from Haynes, following on from the acclaim received by the Spitfire Manual. Concentrating on the technical and engineering aspects of Concorde, this manual gives rare insights into owning, operating, servicing and flying ......

9781781556917

High Hulls

Flying Boats of the 1930s and 1940s Author: Bain, Charles Code: 52454 Price: AU $53.99 (was AU $89.99) Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 20/12/2018 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The history of some of history's most interesting, and strangest, flying boats! High Hulls delves into the stories of beautiful and unusual aircraft from a vanished time. Both ship and plane, these machines covered the globe in the 1930s and 1940s, performing a multitude of tasks. This book reveals the history of over thirty of these amazing ......
9781785211676

Spirit of St Louis Manual (Ryan Monoplane 1927)

Charles A. Lindbergh's Famous Transatlantic Ryan Monoplane Author: Marriott, Leo Code: 52090 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 13/12/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

The Haynes Spirit of St Louis Manual covers the amazing personal story of Charles A. Lindbergh and his epic transatlantic flight in 1927; the design and construction of the original Ryan Monoplane Spirit of St Louis, including full technical details of its airframe and engine; the story of building the replica Spirit of St Louis by SOS2, ......

9781619547360

The Complete Multi-Engine Pilot 4/e

Author: Gardner, Bob Code: 55548 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback / 188 pages Publisher: AVIATION SUPPLIES & ACADEMICS Published date: 10/12/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Teaching the fundamentals of flying multi-engine aircraft as well as the aerodynamic laws that govern multi-engine flight, this handbook helps students prepare for the multiengine rating for a pilot license. It details instrument flight rules systems, procedures and regulations, radio navigation, flight plans, and cockpit organisation.
9781785212260

Supermarine Rolls-Royce S6B Manual

1931 (S1595 and S1596) Author: Pegram, Ralph Code: 52463 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 02/12/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

1931 (S1595 and S1596

On 13 September 1931 the Schneider Trophy was won outright for Britain on Southampton Water by Flt Lt John Boothman flying Supermarine S6B, S1595, with a record-breaking average speed of 379.08mph.

Ralph Pegram relates the story of the Schneider Trophy competitions and describes the ......

9781526732170

The Trans-Atlantic Pioneers

From First Flights to Supersonic Jets - The Battle to Cross the Atlantic Author: Hales-Dutton, Bruce Code: 56618 Price: AU $65.99 Format: Hardback / 248 pages Published date: 01/12/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Investigates the exciting race to become the first to fly the Atlantic, detailing every significant trans-Atlantic journey throughout the last 100 years .
9783981598414

Concorde: Supersonic Icon

50th Anniversary Edition Author: Bauernfeind, Ingo Code: 55452 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 176 pages Published date: 01/12/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
This lavishly illustrated volume tells the amazing story of Concorde, the supersonic icon that has been capturing the world's imagination since its maiden flight in 1969.
9781781551011

Bristol Scout 1264

Rebuilding Granddad's Aircraft Author: Bremner, David Code: 55732 Price: AU $34.79 (was AU $57.99) Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 22/11/2018 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
In 1913, Frank Barnwell designed the Bristol Scout, which was the fastest and most manoeuvrable warplane for the first eighteen months of the First World War, and became the prototype single-seat fighter from which all later fighters were derived. As a result Barnwell became one of the seminal figures in the development of aircraft design.
9781785211362

Boeing 707 Manual - 1967 to Present

Owners' Workshop Manual Author: Kennedy, Charles Code: 51713 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 09/11/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Built by Boeing Commercial Airplanes, the 707 narrow body jet airliner first flew in 1957 and entered revenue service with Pan American World Airways in 1958. Versions of the aircraft have a capacity from 140 to 219 passengers and a range of 2,500 to 5,750 nautical miles. Developed as Boeing's first jet airliner, the 707 is a swept-wing design ......
9780764355417

Hunting the Wind

Pan American World Airways' Epic Flying Boat Era, 1929-1946 Author: Webber, Teresa Code: 51764 Price: AU $79.99 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 10/10/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Take your seats, and by all means, fasten your seat belts! Come on a journey back in time to aviation's most daring and innovative era. Travel back nine decades, when for the first time, airplanes determined the victors of global warsa time that altered the course of the world. Hear never-before-told true stories penned by still-living flight ......
9781523504022

2019 Historic Warbirds Horizontal Wall Calendar - 16 Month

- NOW SOLD OUT. Author: Browntrout Publishers Code: 51480 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Calendar Publisher: BROWNTROUT PUBLISHERS Published date: 26/09/2018 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

Battles that altered the course of history. Missions that made servicemen into heroes. Aircraft that brought the Allies to victory. From the renowned military experts at Osprey Publishing, an awe-inspiring and ingeniously designed new calendar explores military aircrafts from the years 1939–45. Every month, exploded views illuminate a vintage ......

9780760354186

Spacecraft

100 Iconic Rockets, Shuttles, and Satellites that put us in Space Author: Gorn, Michael H. Code: 52099 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: VOYAGEUR PRESS INC Published date: 10/08/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
From Sputnik 1 to the International Space Station, Spacecraft examines a vast array of wonderful capsules, spaceplanes, rockets, robotics, and stations from throughout aerospace history.
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