Flying Boats of the 1930s and 1940sAuthor: Bain, CharlesCode: 52454Price:AU $89.99Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:20/12/2018Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The history of some of history's most interesting, and strangest, flying boats! High Hulls delves into the stories of beautiful and unusual aircraft from a vanished time. Both ship and plane, these machines covered the globe in the 1930s and 1940s, performing a multitude of tasks. This book reveals the history of over thirty of these amazing ......
1931 (S1595 and S1596)Author: Pegram, RalphCode: 52463Price:AU $49.95Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:02/12/2018Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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 ......
Air Travel in the Golden AgeAuthor: Woodley, CharlesCode: 55455Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:01/08/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Chronicling a glamorous era in air travel, when journeys took days and were things to be savoured
P.S. Canberra - the First Hundred YearsAuthor: Conner, BethCode: 38772Price:AU $29.99Format: Hardback / 96 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:01/10/2013Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The Murray River. A paddle steamer. One hundred years of stories. The P.S. Canberra - a boat that is loved by many
The Story of Claude Dornier's Legendary Flying BoatAuthor: Behr, Volker A.Code: 38780Price:AU $85.00Format: Hardback / 232 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:28/09/2013Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Though only three were produced in late-1920s/early-1930s Germany, the Dornier Do X was the largest flying boat of its time and flew passengers on international flights in extreme comfort during the pre-World War II years. Powered by twelve engines, the aircraft could accommodate over 100 passengers and crew and included sleeping and dining areas. ......
Author: Bill TuckeyCode: 22809Price:AU $32.95Format: Paperback / 166 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:01/07/2009Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Publisher's notes: Just watch the terrifying speedboat crashes shown over and over again in those "world's worst" from on American TV and remember this: Over the last 80 years 11 men have died in attempts to raise the world water speed record. One man, Australian Ken Warby, has done it and survived - the sole member of the world's most ......