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9781526737199

The Zeppelin Offensive

A German Perspective in Pictures and Postcards Author: Marks, David Code: 57772 Price: AU $42.99 Format: Paperback / 168 pages Published date: 07/10/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
An unusual perspective on the first Blitz, being seen from the German point of view.
9780750989916

Zeppelin Hindenburg

An Illustrated History of LZ-129 Author: Grossman, Dan Code: 56691 Price: AU $65.00 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 07/05/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
A wealth of research has gone into collating the definitive photographic record of Zeppelin Hindenburg
9781526702494

The Defeat of the Zeppelins

Zeppelin Raids and Anti-Airship Operations 1916-18 Author: Powis, Mick Code: 49819 Price: AU $65.00 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 27/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

Mick Powis describes the novel threat posed to the British war effort by the raids of German airships, or Zeppelins, and the struggle to develop effective defences against them. Despite their size and relatively slow speed, the Zeppelins were hard to locate and destroy at first. They could fly higher than existing fighters and the early raids ......

9781848324336

Zeppelin Onslaught - The Forgotten Blitz

Bombing Britain in 1915 Author: Castle, Ian Code: 50442 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 12/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

At the outbreak of the First World War, the United Kingdom had no aerial defence capability worthy of the name. When the war began Britain had just thirty guns to defend the entire country, with all but five of these considered of dubious value . So when raiding German aircraft finally appeared over Britain the response was negligible and ......

9781472820334

Zeppelin vs British Home Defence 1916-18

Author: Guttman, Jon Code: 50933 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 15/03/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
When Ferdinand Graf von Zeppelin's rigid airship LZ 1 flew over Lake Constance in 1900, it was the most advanced and impressive flying machine in the world: a colossal, lighter-than-air craft capable of controlled flight. In World War I, Zeppelins were first used in a reconnaissance role, but on 19 January 1915 Kaiser Wilhelm II authorised their ......
9781781556290

Umberto Nobile and the Arctic Search for the Airship Italia

Author: Cameron, Garth Code: 50800 Price: AU $57.99 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 15/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Umberto Nobile was an airship designer and pilot who became an Arctic explorer. In 1926 he flew the airship 'Norge' from Rome to Teller in Alaska, by way of the North Pole. He returned to the Arctic in 1928 with the airship 'Italia' and disappeared on 25 May the same year. This is the story of the 'Italia', put into the context of the airship age.
9781781555057

The Zeppelin

An Illustrated History Author: Carradice, Phil Code: 38151 Price: AU $23.99 (was AU $39.99) Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 14/11/2017 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
In the early 20th century the future of air travel seemed to lie with the giant airships of Count von Zeppelin. Zeppelins were used during the First World War and afterwards the 'Graf Zeppelin' and 'Hindenburg' were the height of elegance. The 'Hindenburg' disaster of 1937 proved to be the end of the giant airship as a commercial enterprise.
9781785211089

Airbus A380 2005 to Present

Owners Workshop Manual Author: Wicks, Robert Code: 49933 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 02/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The Airbus A380 is the world's most recognised and most talked about airliner since the Boeing 747 and Concorde appeared in the skies in the late 1960s. Designed to challenge Boeing's monopoly in the large-aircraft market, it made its first flight in April 2005, entering commercial service two years later with Singapore Airlines.This jet has ......
9781472815293

The First Blitz : Bombing London in the First World War

Author: Ian Castle Code: 37983 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 30/10/2015 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
This book tells the story of Germanys strategic air offensive against Britain, and how it came to be neutralized. The first Zeppelin attack on London came in May 1915 - and with it came the birth of a new arena of warfare, the home front. German airships attempted to raid London on 26 separate occasions between May 1915 and October 1917, but only ......
9781781552810

British Airship Bases of the Twentieth Century

Author: Malcolm Fife Code: 39745 Price: AU $47.99 (was AU $79.99) Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 28/02/2015 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

Numerous books have been written on airships, but few concentrate on their bases and infrastructure to support their operations. British Airship Bases of the Twentieth Century starts with documenting the primitive facilities from which the early machines flew in the years prior to the First World War. The outbreak of the First World War ......

9781783030415

The Airbus A380 - A History

Author: Graham Simons Code: 32483 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 232 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date: 30/07/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The Airbus was initially designed and developed in order to provide a contender to the Boeings growing monopoly of the skies in the biggest large-aircraft market in the world. Ambitious in design, the undertaking seemed mammoth. Yet scores of aviation engineers and pilots worked to get the design off the ground and the Airbus in our skies. This ......
9781848846456

Heroes and Landmarks of British Aviation

from Airships to the Jet Age Author: Edwards, Peter J. Code: 39002 Price: AU $57.99 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Published date: 30/08/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Explains the pivotal position of Britain's part in the advancement of aviation.
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 ......
9781847971241

Flying the Airbus A380

Author: Captain Gib Vogel Code: 23380 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: CROWOOD PRESS Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Publisher's Notes: Since its first flight on 27 April 2005, the Airbus A380 has been the largest passenger airliner in the world. Instantly recognizable with its full-length upper deck, it represents the pinnacle of modern airliner design. Flying the A380 gives a pilot's eye view of what it is like to fly this mighty machine. It takes the ......
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