The Story of Australian Pilots and Observers Who Trained with the UnitedStates Navy 1966-1968Author: Trevor Rieck, Jack McCaffrie and Jed HartCode: 58821Price:AU $34.99Format: Hardback / 286 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date:01/02/2020Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Flying from an aircraft carrier is one of the most difficult things to do in all of aviation. This is the story of a group of young Australians who joined the Royal Australian Navy to take up that challenge in the mid-1960s.
A History of Military, Aviation at Point CookAuthor: Campbell-Wright, SteveCode: 58820Price:AU $29.99Format: Hardback / 252 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date:01/02/2020Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Point Cook has helped to shape modern Australia. Near Melbourne on the shore of Port Phillip, it has been the location for a significant number of the country’s aviation ‘firsts’.
A life - and a love - of flyingAuthor: Roome, DavidCode: 57823Price:AU $25.52Format: Paperback / 200 pages Publisher: BOOK GUILD PUBLISHING LTD Published date:01/11/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A first-hand account of life in the Royal Air Force during the Cold War.
Author: Browntrout PublishersCode: 55794Price:AU $9.98(was
AU $19.95)Format: CalendarPublisher: BROWNTROUT PUBLISHERS Published date:15/09/2019Availability: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 ......
True Stories from Shackleton Operators Based OverseasAuthor: Bond, SteveCode: 58106Price:AU $49.11Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: GRUB STREET Published date:02/09/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 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!
A month-by-month guide to commercial aircraft maiden flightsAuthor: Cartledge, MartynCode: 56792Price:AU $30.54Format: PaperbackPublisher: DESTINWORLD PUBLISHING LTD. Published date:23/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This comprehensive reference manual charts many of the world's most important airliners and commercial aircraft through their first flights. With each you'll learn important facts about the aircraft's development history, the airlines that flew it, and its vital statistics.
Author: Falcus, MattCode: 56662Price:AU $30.54Format: PaperbackPublisher: DESTINWORLD PUBLISHING LTD. Published date:26/05/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Delivers tips for aviation enthusiasts on all the main airports and major airfields in countries such as Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Poland, Spain, the UK and Scandinavia. Learn where to watch aircraft, take photographs, which hotels are good for spotting, and what kind of aircraft and airlines you're likely to see.
The Untold Story of Automation and QF72Author: Sullivan, KevinCode: 56743Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: ABC BOOKS Published date:21/05/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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 ......
Author: Gross, FrancoisCode: 56434Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 144 pages Published date:09/05/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 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 ......
Author: Wright, AllanCode: 56671Price:AU $24.95Format: Paperback / 450 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:30/04/2019Availability: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.
Author: Bowen, John (Associate Professor and Chair of the DepartmentCode: 56016Price:AU $147.95Format: Paperback / 279 pages Publisher: ELSEVIER Published date:25/04/2019Availability:Please contact us for availability
Low-Cost Airline Carriers in Emerging Countries traces the development of low-cost carriers (LCCs) in Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa, examining airlines that have become significant players in their home markets but little known at a global scale. The book maps the geography of the LCC phenomenon, explaining the starkly varying ......
45 Lessons to Guide You Through Flight TrainingAuthor: Coleman, DanielCode: 56580Price:AU $26.46Format: PaperbackPublisher: DESTINWORLD PUBLISHING LTD. Published date:25/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Starting out on flight training can be both daunting and exciting at the same time. With the PPL Companion, your journey need not be alone. Written in an informal style, The PPL Companion is an easy and relaxed sounding board for anyone considering flight training or already undertaking lessons.
The Last Flight of a ViscountAuthor: Rider, JimCode: 56557Price:AU $18.31Format: Paperback / 216 pages Publisher: BOOK GUILD PUBLISHING LTD Published date:28/02/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
In this remarkable true story, set in the era of the last days of the great British airliner, the Vickers Viscount, Jim Rider follows the bizarre circumstances that caused a routine flight from Santander to the UK to end in near disaster in a farmer's field in Devon.
The Foundations of American Commercial Aviation, 1918-1938Author: Johnson, M. HoustonCode: 56012Price:AU $69.72Format: Hardback / 300 pages Publisher: TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date:01/01/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Explores the emergence of commercial aviation between the world wars - and in the midst of the Great Depression - to show that the industry's dramatic growth resulted from a unique combination of federal policy, technological innovations, and public interest in air travel.
Owners' Workshop ManualAuthor: Kennedy, CharlesCode: 51713Price:AU $44.95Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:09/11/2018Availability: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 ......
Spotlight OnAuthor: Rys, MarekCode: 51552Price:AU $30.56Format: Hardback / 42 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:02/11/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This latest addition to the "Spotlight On" series is a showcase for the superb aviation artwork created for the publisher by the remarkable military illustrator Marek Rys.
The How and Why of the World's Worst Aviation DisasterAuthor: Ziomek, JonCode: 52407Price:AU $38.27Format: Hardback / 320 pages Published date:23/10/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The world’s worst air disaster happened more than 40 years ago on a remote Atlantic Ocean island, when two fully loaded 747 passenger jets collided after a horrendous series of human errors.
One of the jets, KLM Flight 4805, was traveling more than 150 miles an hour and was within seconds of lifting off when it ......
- NOW SOLD OUT.Author: Browntrout PublishersCode: 51480Price:AU $24.99Format: CalendarPublisher: BROWNTROUT PUBLISHERS Published date:26/09/2018Availability: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 ......
Design and Lifestyle of ConcordeAuthor: Azerrad, LawrenceCode: 52080Price:AU $55.00Format: Hardback / 192 pages Published date:10/09/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This stylishly illustrated book looks back at the glamour of Concorde air travel and is as sleek and elegant as the aircraft it celebrates.
101 Stories from Air Transport Pilots who LivedAuthor: McKenzie, FletcherCode: 55409Price:AU $26.65Format: Paperback / 376 pages Published date:10/08/2018Availability:Please contact us for availability
101 Lessons From The Sky focusses on commercial and air transport aviation, and is possible thanks to the pilots who shared their failings and misadventures. Read 101 true stories from pilots with hundreds and thousands of hours of flight experience between them.
Spotlight OnAuthor: Ribeiro, MarceloCode: 51554Price:AU $38.70Format: Hardback / 48 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:30/06/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This latest addition to the "Spotlight On" series presents detailed colour illustrations of the famous Grumman F-14 Tomcat, US supersonic jet combat aircraft.
Author: Gurdon, John E.Code: 52375Price:AU $32.00Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date:29/06/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This new edition retains exactly the original script but has been updated with an introduction by John Gurdon's granddaughter Camilla Jane Gurdon Blakeley and an extended illustrated appendix by renowned historian Norman Franks.
Author: Buttler, TonyCode: 57498Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 150 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:15/06/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Concorde remains one of the most iconic and most beautiful aircraft ever to take to the skies and as a result many aspects of its development and its operational career have been covered frequently both in books and magazine articles. However, this book provides genuinely new perspectives on the Concorde program as it explores how this great ......
Questions, Answers, and ReflectionsAuthor: Smith, PatrickCode: 51797Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: SOURCEBOOKS Published date:11/05/2018Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
A new edition of the New York Times bestselling book about the strange and misunderstood world of commercial flying.
Owners Workshop ManualAuthor: Blackah, PaulCode: 49932Price:AU $29.95Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:30/11/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
New in PB. The Douglas DC-3 Dakota revolutionised air transport in the 1930s and 40s. With a lasting impact on the airline industry, it is widely regarded as one of the most significant transport aircraft ever built. This Manual describes the Dakota's rugged anatomy and examines its operation from the viewpoint of owners, aircrew and engineers.
Amazing and Little-known Information About All Aspects of AviationAuthor: Machat, MikeCode: 49779Price:AU $36.59Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: SPECIALTY PRESS Published date:12/10/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
In any specialized subject, detailed trivia (technical, or otherwise) is sought and prized by enthusiasts worldwide. Interesting but little-known facts have been part of aviation lore since that industry first began in the early 1900s, and todays digital aircraft are no different when it comes to this interest. Modeled after successful ......
Author: Flanagan, WilliamCode: 47214Price:AU $62.78Format: UndefinedPublisher: SPECIALTY PRESS Published date:15/03/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Since aviation's early years, pilots, designers, and manufacturers have sought to break world records for notoriety or technical advancement, which captivated the public. This book tells of famous record-breaking flights throughout history, focusing on the exciting time following World War II when new speed, altitude, and endurance records were ......
The Cessna 300 and 400 Series of Light TwinsAuthor: Smith, RonCode: 47271Price:AU $54.98Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:11/01/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The Cessna 310 broke new ground in general aviation when it appeared in 1953. It remained in production for nearly thirty years and nearly 6,000 were built. This book reviews the types origins, competitors and development, including the many variants produced. Detail includes comments on ownership and operation, visual differences between ......
75 Years of Lockheed Martin's Advanced Development ProgramsAuthor: Steve Pace , Foreword by Eric HehsCode: 46102Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date:01/12/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The stories behind more than 50 secret projects undertaken by the famed Lockheed Martin Skunk Works on behalf of the US Armed Forces, DARPA, and the CIA - all illustrated with official Skunk Works photography and commissioned artworks. Hatched in June 1943 after a special request of the US Army Air Forces to develop a turbojet-powered fighter ......
1:32 Aircraft ModellingAuthor: Kopecky, JanCode: 47206Price:AU $44.95Format: MODEL / 128 pages Publisher: CANFORA GRAFISK FORM Published date:14/11/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The second book in the series dedicated to 1:32 scale aircraft. The landscape format and large photos afford the opportunity to explore the models closely, and to fully appreciate the level of detail achievable in this scale.
Author: Van Heijst, ChristiaanCode: 46138Price:AU $59.99Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: ASTRAL HORIZON AVIATION PRESS Published date:17/10/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Christiaan Van Heijst is a 747 pilot and one of the world's leading aviation photographers. Cargopilot is a heavyweight luxury coffee table volume bringing together over 200 of his photos from the cockpit and from the ramp on six continents, from technically fascinating views of the operation of the Boeing 747 to evocative earthscapes and the rare ......
The Story That Forever Changed Aviation Search and RescueAuthor: Nixon, RossCode: 46273Price:AU $26.99Format: Paperback / 230 pages Publisher: AVIATION SUPPLIES & ACADEMICS Published date:13/10/2016Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
In March 1967, a Cessna 195 flew from Oregon towards San Francisco carrying a family of three: Alvin Oien, Sr. (the pilot), his wife Phyllis and step-daughter Carla Corbus. Due to worse-than-predicted weather, it went down in the Trinity Mountains of California only eight miles from a highway and beneath a busy commercial airway. This was before ......