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9781682617731

Collision on Tenerife

The How and Why of the World's Worst Aviation Disaster Author: Ziomek, Jon Code: 52407 Price: AU $38.27 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Published date: 23/10/2018 Availability: Sold Out

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 ......

9781782396437

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, please contact us for availability

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 ......

9781494762889

Waiting...to Happen!: The Tragedy of Air India Express Flight Ix812

Author: Kohli, Capt Samir Code: 31794 Price: AU $23.57 Format: Paperback / 274 pages Published date: 31/12/2013 Availability: Please contact us for availability

This is a true story. All the incidents and events depicted herein, are dramatizations of actual events that have occurred and are based on official investigation reports issued by the relevant government authorities for information, and use of the public. Information about the flight IX812, Air India, Air India Express, Airports Authority of ......

9781742611174

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 ......
9781844256457

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.
9781844157396

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 ......
9781844152407

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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