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9781781557631

De Havilland and Hatfield 1936-1993

Author: Birtles, Philip Code: 59005 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 16/08/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
At Hatfield Aerodrome de Havilland created the WW2 Mosquito, the first multi role combat aircraft. De Havilland companies pioneered turbojet development, leading to the Comet, the world's first commercial jet airliner. De Havilland developed guided missiles and the Blue Streak rocket. The DH 108 was the first aircraft exceed Mach 1 outside the ......
9781526766564

Britain's Railway Disasters

Fatal Accidents From the 1830s to the Present Day Author: Foley, Michael Code: 59189 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 27/11/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Passengers were locked into carriages and often tried to acquire keys to the doors. Travelling in second and third class was much more dangerous than first class. Punishments inflicted on early railway companies for causing death were often based on a law
9780764358203

De Havilland Mosquito, Vol. 1

The Night-Fighter and Fighter-Bomber Marques in World War II Author: MacKay, Ron Code: 57744 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 19/10/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
This first of two volumes on de Havilland's "Wooden Wonder" covers the night-fighter and fighter-bomber variants of the deadly Mosquito. The development of the multirole Mosquito, from its original bomber and photoreconnaissance operational function to that of a night-fighter and fighter-bomber configuration, was initiated by the latent threat of ......
9781760631802

Leadership Secrets of the Australian Army

Learn from the Best and Inspire Your Team for Great Results Author: Jans, Nicholas Code: 59224 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date: 23/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Australia's military consistently punches above its weight, and its approach to leadership is the key to its success. Developed over a century ago by fusing national values with battlefield imperatives, its approach has been fine-tuned over generations. It is now an adaptable and egalitarian leadership culture that ticks all the boxes for best ......
9781526719614

De Havilland Comet

The World's First Commercial Jetliner Author: Higgs, Colin Code: 56491 Price: AU $42.99 Format: Paperback / 152 pages Published date: 01/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
A detailed examination of the world s first jet-powered airliner, featuring nearly 200 photographs and illustrations, including a full cutaway plan.
9781473861381

De Havilland Enterprises: A History

Author: Simons, Graham M. Code: 48286 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Hardback / 318 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 03/04/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
A full and comprehensive history of De Havilland Enterprises.
9781781554944

de Havilland Mosquito

The Original Multirole Combat Aircraft Author: Birtles, Philip J. Code: 46299 Price: AU $79.99 Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 24/12/2015 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
de Havilland Mosquito: The Original Multirole Combat Aircraft covers the creation, design and development of the beloved Mosquito that was built in Britain, Canada and Australia, followed by service during the Second World War in Britain, Europe and Asia. The Mosquito was initially designed as a twin Rolls-Royce Merlin-powered unarmed bomber with ......
9780857338365

De Havilland Tiger Moth Manual

Author: Stephen Slater Code: 37178 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 02/04/2015 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The de Havilland Tiger Moth biplane is an iconic and instantly recognisable aircraft. It is also one of a handful of planes that attracts the widest possible recognition outside the specialist group. Of nearly 10,000 built, it is thought that more than 1,000 Tiger Moths still survive over six decades on, and over half remain airworthy. They are ......
9781781553602

De Havilland in Hatfield

The Golden Years 1930-35 Author: John Clifford Code: 39748 Price: AU $28.79 (was AU $47.99) Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 31/01/2015 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The de Havilland Aircraft Company, already an international business, opened an aerodrome in 1930 on farmland which it acquired to the west of Hatfield. However, significant events had already brought aircraft over the town, often de Havillands, for the past twenty years. The companys School of Flying was the first operation to take up residence. ......
9780859791823

Tiger!: The de Havilland Tiger Moth

Author: Stuart McKay, OBE Code: 32965 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 31/08/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Stuart McKay, MBE, writes an extensive history of one of the most recognizeable aircraft, the De Havilland Tiger Moth.
9780857333605

De Havilland Mosquito Manual

An Insight into Developing, Flying, Servicing and Restoring Britain's Le Author: Falconer, Jonathan Code: 31287 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 03/10/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Nicknamed the 'wooden wonder' due to its largely wooden construction, the de Havilland Mosquito was one of the most versatile and successful combat aircraft of the Second World War. Offering insights into the design, construction and operational career of the iconic Mossie, this manual gets under the aircraft's birch and balsa skin to examine its ......
9781848843233

Mosquito Mayhem : De Havilland's Wooden Wonder in Action in WWII

Author: Martin W. Bowman Code: 23982 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
There are many books about the glamorous Spitfire, the workhorse Hurricane and the Lancaster heavy bomber, but this book tells the story of perhaps the most amazing and versatile aircraft Britain produced during WWII. The beautiful but deadly Mosquito came into being in part because it used few strategically valuable materials in its construction. ......
9781906502515

Most Secret Squadron - The First Full Story of 618 Squadron

Author: Des Curtis Code: 22340 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
618 Squadron RAF was a special purpose squadron, equipped with modified Mosquito bombers and an anti-shipping variant of Barnes Wallis's bouncing bomb. Targets such as the pocket battleship Tirpitz were proposed. Another section of the squadron had Mosquitos fitted with 6-pounder cannon, which proved very effective against U-boats. All in all a ......
9780859790888

Pilot's Notes for De Havilland Tiger Moth

Author: Air Ministry Code: 23044 Price: AU $12.99 Format: Paperback / 28 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 01/01/2000 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A series of books that provide, for the first time, the detailed information every pilot needs to know about the aircraft they are flying. Each book in the series covers all aspects of a popular aircraft type and is illustrated throughout with photographs and diagrams.
9781844156498

Squadron Leader Tommy Broom DFC

Legendary Pathfinder Mosquito Navigator Author: Tom Parry Evans Code: 21650 Price: AU $57.99 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 01/07/1999 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Tommy Broom was a legendary and popular hero of the wartime RAF. He served as a navigator with various bomber squadrons, flying initially in Fairey Battles then Blenheims but for most of the war in Mosquitoes. He crash-landed in Belgium, but escaped through France and Spain, spent long periods training other aircrew, and was teamed up with Ivor ......
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