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Bristol Brabazon

Author: Simons, Graham M. Code: 25489 Price: AU $37.99 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 01/03/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The Brabazon - the name evokes the immediate post-war optimism of civil aviation. The giant airliner was built by Bristol Aircraft in 1949 to cross the Atlantic and serve the empire. However, the plane proved to be a commercial failure when airlines felt that it was too large and expensive to be useful. Large and luxurious, it carried only 60-80 ......

The Bristol 170 Freighter, Wayfarer & Superfreighter

Author: Derek A King Code: 24535 Price: AU $109.95 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: AIR-BRITAIN (HISTORIANS) Published date: 01/07/2011 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Publisher's notes: The Bristol Type 170 emerged as a private venture to engage the company workforce at the end of wartime mass production. Of simple, rugged construction based partly on the Bristol Bombay, it was designed to be an economical freighter and/or passenger transport which was also adopted for military use in significant numbers. ......

Terror From the Sky : Battle Against the Flying Bombs

Author: Graham A. Thomas Code: 21651 Price: AU $57.99 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 01/07/2008 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
A day by day account of the fight by the pilots of Fighter Command against the threat of the V1 flying bombs in 1944, using the pilots' and survivors' own words to describe the struggle in the air and the horror on the ground.
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