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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: 20/10/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

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 ......

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: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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 ......
9781913089139

Living The Goode Life

At full throttle Author: Goode, Richard Code: 59816 Price: AU $95.00 Format: Hardback / 376 pages Publisher: PORTER PRESS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 01/09/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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.
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.
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.
9781922265852

Wings of Gold

The Story of Australian Pilots and Observers Who Trained with the UnitedStates Navy 1966-1968 Author: Trevor Rieck, Jack McCaffrie and Jed Hart Code: 58821 Price: AU $20.99 (was AU $34.99) Format: Hardback / 286 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 01/02/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
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.
9780228102304

Pan American Clippers

The Golden Age of Flying Boats Author: Trautman, James Code: 57816 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Paperback / 280 pages Publisher: FIREFLY BOOKS LTD Published date: 08/01/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Illustrated history of the golden age of flying boats between the wars, revised with new historical information, colour photographs and artwork.
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.
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
9788445909522

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 ......
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
9789058566041

The Legendary DC-3

Around the World Author: Agullo, Francisco Code: 56538 Price: AU $125.00 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Published date: 30/01/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The highlights of the epic journey around the world of the Breitling DC-3.
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 ......

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, ......

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 ......

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.
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 .
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.
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