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9780764363528

Aviation Pioneers of McCook Field

Candid Interviews with American Aeronautical Visionaries of the 1920s Author: Koszyk, Jerry Code: 61654 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 28/09/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: September 2022

Unpublished, candid interviews with crucial figures in early American aviation, including Jimmy Doolittle, Alexander Seversky, George Kenney, Reuben Fleet, and many more. McCook Field was a small air base in Dayton, Ohio, that was active only from 1917 to 1927. McCook was exceptional because it was designated by the US Signal Corps / Army Air ......

9781526798275

The Dangers of Automation in Airliners

Accidents Waiting to Happen Author: Hersch, Jack J. Code: 61651 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 15/09/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: September 2022

Automation in aviation can be a lifesaver, expertly guiding a plane and its passengers through stormy weather to a safe landing. Or it can be a murderer, crashing an aircraft and killing all on board in the mistaken belief that it is doing the right thing. Lawrence Sperry invented the autopilot just ten years after the Wright brothers first ......

9781975449506

2023 World of Flight: EAA Airplanes Square Wall Calendar

Author: Browntrout Publishers Code: 61585 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Calendar Publisher: BROWNTROUT PUBLISHERS Published date: 15/09/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: September 2022

Offering some stunning birds-eye view images of landscapes and skies, this fab World Of Flight Calendar for 2023 is a great companion for any aviation enthusiast.

9781493066384

The 25 Most Influential Aircraft of All Time

Author: Boyne, Walter Code: 61697 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 408 pages Publisher: LYONS PRESS Published date: 01/09/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: September 2022
The 25 Most Influential Aircraft of All Time conveys the fascinating progression of flying technology from flimsy wood-and-fabric biplanes to thunderous supersonic wonders. Aviation's most historically relevant and arguably most influential aircraft - planes like the elliptical-winged Spitfire, the blisteringly-fast X-15, and the ubiquitous ......
9781913870379

Qantas and the Empire Flying Boat

Author: Crotty, David Code: 61857 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Paperback / 129 pages Publisher: KEY PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 01/09/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: September 2022

Qantas Short Empire flying boats navigated a tumultuous period for commercial aviation. They flew part of the Imperial Airways route, introducing a new level of luxury. However, war brought them onto the front line. With over 160 photos, this book details the history of the Empire flying boats as they went from luxury carriers to military ......

9781529827651

2023 Flight, Modern Commercial Airliners Square Wall Calendar

Author: Carousel Calendars Code: 61745 Price: AU $21.99 Format: Calendar Publisher: CAROUSEL Published date: 15/08/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: August 2022

True aviation enthusiasts will love this Flight calendar for 2023. Each month features a modern commercial airliner from around the world, an informative description and a spacious date grid. This calendar is free of plastic packaging.

9781399074964

On the Edge of Flight

A Lifetime in the Development and Engineering of Aircraft Author: Absolon, Eric William Code: 61727 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/08/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: August 2022

This is the story of Eric William Absolon, a relentlessly enthusiastic Aviation champion, whose lifelong love of aircraft has never wavered throughout his long and varied career. From boyhood fascination to the adult realisation of his ambitions, this first-hand account takes in some of the key events of the dynamic period of twentieth century ......

9780744048452

Flight

The Complete History of Aviation Author: Grant, R.G. Code: 61694 Price: AU $79.99 Format: Hardback / 456 pages Publisher: DORLING KINDERSLEY Published date: 21/07/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: July 2022

An expanded and updated edition of the history of aviation.


Discover the enthralling story of how we took to the skies in this journey through over 100 years of airborne innovation and adventure.

From the Wright brothers first powered flight to Concordes final ......

9780764363450

Boeing 707

A Legends of Flight Illustrated History Author: Borgmann, Wolfgang Code: 61861 Price: AU $54.99 Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 10/07/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: July 2022

Concise visual history of Boeings first jetliner. Beginning in the late 1950s, the Boeing 707 revolutionised passenger aviation like almost no other aircraft, as the elegant four-engine aircraft made it possible to serve intercontinental long-haul routes quickly and economically. This volume in the Legends of Flight series examines the history ......

9781770415850

This Is Your Captain Speaking

Stories from the Flight Deck Author: Morris, Doug Code: 61666 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 304 pages Publisher: ECW PRESS,CANADA Published date: 04/07/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

From the science of weather to the theory of flight, Doug Morris chats about the A to Zs of the airline world. It takes 55 departments to get an airliner off the ground and Doug brings to light all the people involved - with some entertaining anecdotes along the way.

For everyone from frequent fliers to aviation geeks, travel ......

9781324006237

Fly Girl: A Memoir

Author: Hood, Ann Code: 61658 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: WW NORTON & CO Published date: 03/07/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: July 2022

In 1978, in the tailwind of the golden age of air travel, flight attendants were the epitome of glamor and sophistication. Fresh out of college and hungry to experience the world-and maybe, one day, write about it-Ann Hood joined their ranks. After a grueling job search, Hood survived TWAs rigorous Breech Training Academy and learned to ......

9781802821345

British Aviation

The First Half Century Author: Willis and Molloy Code: 61660 Price: AU $65.50 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: KEY PUBLISHING Published date: 02/07/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: July 2022

The first half of the 20th century saw the birth of the airplane and its development as an instrument of war and commerce. Within five decades, contraptions barely able to take to the air had given way to jet-powered aircraft flying near the "sound barrier," a rate of technological advance unparalleled in any other field. It was the period when ......

9780764363467

Boeing 757

A Legends of Flight Illustrated History Author: Dornseif, Dan Code: 61661 Price: AU $54.99 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 01/07/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: July 2022

Concise visual history of the Boeing 757 passenger jet. First flown in 1982, the Boeing 757 was an impressive accomplishment. The aircraft was fast, quiet, and fuel efficient while still exhibiting stellar takeoff, climb, and landing performance. Hear firsthand accounts from the leaders of the 757 program who skillfully established an ......

9781802820232

Airliners of the 1990s

Author: Manning, Gerry Code: 61650 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: KEY PUBLISHING Published date: 01/07/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: July 2022

The 1990s brought with it many important developments for the aviation world. The dissolution of the USSR and Yugoslavia led to a rise of new countries and airlines. The aircraft faced changes as well. The early jetliners found themselves hauling cargo in many cases, and the new wide-bodies became the normal mode of passenger transport for ......

9781526758828

Lockheed TriStar

The Most Technologically Advanced Commercial Jet of its Time Author: Simons, Graham M. Code: 61688 Price: AU $63.50 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 27/06/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

In April 1972, after six gruelling years of design and development, the then Lockheed California Company (now Lockheed Martin) delivered the most technologically advanced commercial jet of its era, the L-1011 TriStar, to its first client, Eastern Airlines. To mark the moment, Lockheed decided to make an impressive statement about the ......

9781913870898

Boeing 707

Boeing's First Jetliner Author: Mak, Ron Code: 61848 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: KEY PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 02/06/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The first widely used commercial jet, the Boeing 707 brought America into the Jet Age of the late 1950s and created the template for worldwide air travel today. The 707 first flew on December 20, 1957, and less than a year later it made its first commercial flight from New York to Paris. Initially flown mainly by Pan American, the Boeing 707 ......

9780241515747

Flight

The Complete History of Aviation Author: Grant R.G. Code: 61720 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Hardback / 456 pages Publisher: DORLING KINDERSLEY Published date: 26/05/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

An expanded and updated edition of the history of aviation Discover the enthralling story of how we took to the skies, in this journey through over 100 years of airborne innovation and adventure. From the Wright brothers first powered flight to Concordes final voyage, Flight takes you sky-high, swooping you through world aviation history. ......

9780358699187

Come Fly the World

The Jet-Age Story of the Women of Pan Am Author: Cooke, Julia Code: 61665 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Published date: 26/05/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: May 2022

Glamour, danger, liberation: in a Mad Men era of commercial flight, Pan Am World Airways attracted the kind of young woman who wanted out, and wanted up

Required to have a college degree, speak two languages, and possess the political savvy of a Foreign Service officer, a jet-age stewardess serving on ......

9780997242102

Scapegoat

A Flight Crew's Journey from Heroes to Villains to Redemption Author: Corsetti, Emilio III Code: 61732 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 472 pages Publisher: ODYSSEY BOOKS & GUIDE Published date: 15/05/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: May 2022

On April 4, 1979, a Boeing 727 with 82 passengers and a crew of 7 rolled over and plummeted from an altitude of 39,000 feet to within seconds of crashing were it not for the crews actions to save the plane. The cause of the unexplained dive was the subject of one of the longest NTSB investigations at that time. While the crews efforts to save ......

9783961712649

The Luxury of Private Aviation

Author: TeNeues Code: 61656 Price: AU $160.00 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: TENEUES Published date: 07/05/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Elegant, exclusive, and sparkling with champagne: welcome to the world of jet-set glamour. With some 150 colour and black-and-white photographs, this lavishly-illustrated coffee table book brings readers into the world of private aviation. Jana App-Sandering, Head of Client Services at Luxaviation, one of the most prestigious providers of ......

9781496229847

The X-15 Rocket Plane

Flying the First Wings into Space Author: Evans, Michelle Code: 61659 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Paperback / 484 pages Publisher: WW NORTON & CO Published date: 01/05/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: May 2022

With the Soviet Unions launch of the first Sputnik satellite in 1957, the Cold War soared to new heights as Americans feared losing the race into space. The X-15 Rocket Plane tells the enthralling yet little-known story of the hypersonic X-15, the winged rocket ship that met this challenge and opened the way into human-controlled ......

9781644251959

The Complete Multi-Engine Pilot 5/e

Author: Gardner, Bob Code: 61669 Price: AU $43.50 Format: Paperback / 200 pages Publisher: AVIATION SUPPLIES & ACADEMICS Published date: 01/05/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: May 2022

Pilots learning multi-engine flying have relied on this essential book for more than 20 years. Learn fundamentals of flying multi-engine airplanes and the aerodynamic laws that govern multi-engine flight under Bob Gardners experienced and energetic tutoring. This fifth edition includes a new chapter on energy management and information on both ......

9781588345615

Last Days of the Concorde

The Crash of Flight 4590 and the End of Supersonic Passenger Travel Author: Chittum, Samme Code: 61668 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: SMITHSONIAN BOOKS Published date: 15/04/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

The gripping true tale of a devastating plane crash, the investigation into its causes, and the race to prevent similar disasters in the future. On July 25, 2000, a Concorde, the worlds fastest passenger plane, was taking off from Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris when it suddenly burst into flames. An airliner capable of flying at more than ......

9781800351431

Civil Aircraft Markings 2022

Author: Wright, Allan S. Code: 61728 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 464 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 10/04/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The new 2022 edition of this best-selling annual publication builds on the long history and heritage of the title. First published in 1950, this will be, remarkably, the 73rd edition of Civil Aircraft Markings. When it appeared all those years ago, the book quickly achieved the status it still retains as the go-to source for up-to-date ......

9781399003971

Transport Curiosities 1850-1950

Weird and Wonderful Ways of Travelling by Road, Rail, Air and Sea Author: John, Wade, Code: 61521 Price: AU $55.00 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/04/2022 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Looks at weird and wonderful transport of the past.
9781476686424

The Crash of Delta Flight 723

The Worst Air Disaster in New England History Author: Houle, Paul Code: 61394 Price: AU $49.00 Format: Paperback / 277 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 01/04/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: April 2022

At the height of the Watergate scandal, Delta Flight 723 crashed into a fog-shrouded seawall at the end of Runway 4R at Logan Airport in Boston. While this incident and Watergate seemed unrelated at first, President Richard Nixon and his subordinates actions during Watergate interfered with the ability of the National Transportation Safety ......

9781588345592

Southern Storm

The Tragedy of Flight 242 Author: Chittum, Samme Code: 61671 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: SMITHSONIAN BOOKS Published date: 22/03/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

The gripping true tale of a devastating plane crash, the investigation into its causes, and the race to prevent similar disasters in the future. On the afternoon of April 4, 1977, Georgia housewife Sadie Burkhalter Hurst looked out her front door to see a frantic stranger running toward her, his clothes ablaze, and behind him the mangled ......

9781526794185

Barnstormers, Wing-Walking and Flying Circuses

Author: Brown, Peter Code: 61653 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 200 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 20/03/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

While large numbers of aeroplanes had been produced In America for the war effort overseas at the Western Front, it was found that that the British, French and Germans were far ahead of them when it came to flight technology, which led to a huge surplus of aeroplanes in the United States. The governments solution to recover some of the money ......

9781526723635

Lockheed Constellation

A Record Breaking Airliner Author: Higgs, Colin Code: 56591 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/03/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: March 2022
A detailed examination of a record breaking airliner. Features nearly 200 photographs and illustrations, including a full cutaway plan.
9789878831657

Airplane Flying Handbook

Author: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Code: 61674 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Paperback / 406 pages Published date: 01/03/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: March 2022

The Airplane Flying Handbook (FAA-H-8083-3C) released in 2021, is the latest revision developed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). It provides basic knowledge that is essential for pilots. This book introduces basic pilot skills and knowledge that are essential for piloting airplanes. It provides information on transition to other ......

9789878831756

Pilots Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge

Author: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Code: 61673 Price: AU $54.99 Format: Paperback / 526 pages Published date: 01/03/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: March 2022

The Pilots Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge FAA-H-8083-25B was developed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and released in 2016. This handbook includes Addendum A dated Feb 10, 2021 and Addendum B dated Jan 5, 2022.

This official FAA handbook supersedes FAA-H-8083-25A, ......

9780008381554

The Disappearing Act

The Impossible Case of MH370 Author: de Changy, Florence Code: 61657 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 448 pages Publisher: HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date: 27/02/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

 People often say that non-fiction books read like fast-moving thrillers, but this one genuinely does... This is a splendid book - and highly recommended. Daily Mail

A remarkable piece of investigative journalism into one of the most pervasive and troubling mysteries of recent memory.
01:20am, 8 March ......

9780593460177

Flying Blind : The 737 MAX Tragedy and the Fall of Boeing

(Large Print) Author: Robison, Peter Code: 61675 Price: AU $54.00 Format: Paperback / 233 pages Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE US Published date: 26/02/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

NEW YORK TIMES BUSINESS BEST SELLER * A suspenseful behind-the-scenes look at the dysfunction that contributed to one of the worst tragedies in modern aviation: the 2018 and 2019 crashes of the Boeing 737 MAX. An "authoritative, gripping and finely detailed narrative ......

9798985056907

Aviation Tales & Tails

Author: Uliana, Joey Code: 61679 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 214 pages Published date: 10/02/2022 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day

Aviation Tales & Tails tells (and shows) fascinating stories throughout Joey Ulianas life and flying career. It relates not only nuts, bolts, propellers and turbines but also the people we bring into our lives, attracted by the things we like most. Its a book for aviators, aviation enthusiast and those who appreciate the ......

9781399012041

Confessions of an Airline Pilot - Why planes crash

Including Tales from the Pilot's Seat Author: Tozer, Terry Code: 61400 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 27/01/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

How do you know if the airline you are planning to fly with is safe? What should you be worried about? Is it, Turbulence, lightning or that the pilots might be asleep while the aircraft flies on, on autopilot? Does a pilots life conform to the clich; a life of foreign adventure with off duty hours spent by the pool in some tropical paradise ......

9781399014410

Howard Hughes and the Spruce Goose

The Story of the HK-1 Hercules Author: Simons, Graham Code: 61206 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date: 25/12/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Howard Hughes life ambition was to make a significant contribution to the field of aviation development. But the monumental folly of his endeavours on the HK-I Hercules meant that he came to be known and remembered to a great extent for all the wrong reasons. The Spruce Goose (a name Hughes detested) became a product of his wild fixation on ......

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