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The Aircraft Book

The Definitive Visual History Author: DK Code: 60221 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: DK Published date: 18/02/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Take an action-packed flight through the history of aircraft and the intrepid pioneers who made a dream become reality.Featuring more than 800 of the greatest commercial and military aircraft ever made, this visual celebration of aeroplanes and aviation traces the history of flight over the past century.With examples of the latest aircraft from ......
9781557539786

In Their Own Words

Forgotten Women Pilots of Early Aviation Author: Erisman, Fred Code: 60449 Price: AU $69.30 Format: Paperback / 242 pages Publisher: PURDUE UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 07/01/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

Amelia Earharts prominence in American aviation during the 1930s obscures a crucial point: she was but one of a closely knit community of women pilots. Although the women were well known in the profession and widely publicized in the press at the time, they are largely overlooked today. Like Earhart, they wrote extensively about aviation and ......

9781633886223

Flight Failure

Investigating the Nuts and Bolts of Air Disasters and Aviation Safety Author: Porter, Donald J. and Goglia, John and Code: 59743 Price: AU $31.99 Format: Paperback / 216 pages Publisher: PROMETHEUS Published date: 01/01/2021 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
A former aircraft engineer exposes the dangerous breakdown in airline safety due to lapses in maintenance and quality control. This book chronicles maintenance-related accidents caused by individual, corporate, or governmental negligence and brings the industry's current state of affairs into sharp focus. The author, a former aviation engineer, ......
9783958295766

Michel Comte: Aviator

Author: Comte, Michel Code: 56775 Price: AU $115.00 Format: Hardback / 308 pages Publisher: STEIDL VERLAG Published date: 24/12/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

 This book is a visual biography of the legendary Swiss aviation pioneer Alfred Comte (1895-1965). Combining historical photos and documents with texts by Comtes son (also Alfred) and grandson the photographer Michel Comte, the book is the first to comprehensively explore the aviators extraordinary life and achievements. Alfred ......

9781526760067

Vickers VC10 and Super VC10

Flight Craft 20 Author: Cole, Lance Code: 58978 Price: AU $47.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 03/12/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The VC10, designed and manufactured by the men who would make Concorde, first flew in June 1962. The design incorporated advanced engineering, new aerodynamics, and design features, to produce a swept, sculpted machine easily identifiable by its high T-tail design and rear-engine configuration.
9780228102618

50 Aircraft That Changed the World

Author: Dick, Ron Code: 59397 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: FIREFLY BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/11/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

The flying machines that pushed the boundaries od aerospace development. In this book, the authors of the widely acclaimed Aviation Century series profile 50 of historys most influential aircraft, their pilots and designers. They begin with the Wright Brothers 1905 Flyer, then move on to the birth of aerial warfare in World War I, the ......

9781644250600

Air Carrier Operations 3/e

Author: Holt, Mark J Code: 60102 Price: AU $75.95 Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: AVIATION SUPPLIES & ACADEMICS Published date: 01/11/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

Whether a Part 121 airline or a Part 135 charter operator, a company lives or dies by its compliance with the applicable Federal Aviation Regulations, or FARs (14 CFR). Air Carrier Operations introduces students of aviation to the significant Federal Aviation Regulations affecting airline operations. Students and professionals gain an ......

9781644250372

The Complete Private Pilot 13/e

Author: Gardner, Bob Code: 60100 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: AVIATION SUPPLIES & ACADEMICS Published date: 26/10/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

The Complete Private Pilot is for anyone interested in pursuing and obtaining a Private Pilot, Sport Pilot or Recreational Pilot certificate. The author, a long-admired member of the aviation community, explains in a friendly, readable style and comprehensively covers all the details involved in the adventure of becoming a pilot and ......

9781529410525

How to Land a Plane

Author: Vanhoenacker, Mark Code: 59849 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Hardback / 64 pages Publisher: QUERCUS PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 10/10/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

Take a seat—the captain’s seat, that is—and relax. You’re about to land a Boeing 747.

The mystery of flight is magical; the reality, still more so—from the physics that keeps a 450-ton vehicle aloft, to the symphony of technology and teamwork that safely sets it down again. Take it from Mark ......

9780993260490

Air 747: Experiencing the Passion

Boeing's Jumbo Jet Author: Chui, Sam Code: 59988 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Hardback / 188 pages Publisher: ASTRAL HORIZON AVIATION PRESS Published date: 15/09/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

With over two million YouTube subscribers, Sam Chui is one of the worlds best-known travel and aviation personalities, known for his million-hit vlogs and pioneering photography. This book, his fourth, is dedicated to his greatest love, the Boeing 747 jumbo jet. Air 747 takes the reader on a journey through the story of the 747, and onboard ......

9781910809372

Civil Aircraft Markings 2020

Author: Wright, Allan Code: 59039 Price: AU $29.95 Format: Paperback / 464 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 14/09/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The new 2020 edition of this best-selling annual publication builds on the long history and heritage of the title. First published in 1950, this new edition is the 71st outing of Civil Aircraft Markings. When it was first published all those years ago, the book quickly achieved the status it still retains as the go-to publication for up-to-date ......
9781910809396

Wrecks and Relics 27/e

The indispensable guide to Britains aviation heritage Author: Ellis, Ken Code: 59736 Price: AU $45.95 Format: Hardback / 384 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 14/09/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

Now remarkably in its 27th edition, ever since it was first published in the 1960s every edition of Wrecks & Relics has been eagerly sought after by aviation enthusiasts, restorers and curators alike. It is renowned as the go-to source charting the highlights, changes and trends in the preservation of the aviation heritage of the British Isles. ......

9781786494184

The Journey Matters

Twentieth-Century Travel in True Style Author: Glancey, Jonathon Code: 59450 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: ATLANTIC BOOKS Published date: 06/09/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

What was it really like to take the LNERs Art Deco Coronation streamliner from Kings Cross to Edinburgh, to cross the Atlantic by the SS Normandie, to fly with Imperial Airways from Southampton to Singapore, to steam from Manhattan to Chicago on board the New York Centrals 20th Century Limited or to dine and sleep ......

9781472145321

The RAF Association Puzzle Book

Do You Have What It Takes to Fly with the Best? Author: Moore, Dr Gareth Code: 59986 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: LITTLE BROWN BOOK GROUP Published date: 03/09/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

An aircraft- and flight-themed puzzle book compiled by Dr Gareth Moore, author of the bestselling Mindfulness Puzzle Books among many others, done with the support of The RAF Association, a membership organisation and registered charity that has been providing welfare support to the RAF family for over 90 years. Their membership of 74,000 ......

9780785838395

365 Aircraft You Must Fly: The most sublime, weird, and outrageous

aircraft from the past 100+ years Author: Dorr, Robert F. Code: 58194 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: CRESTLINE BOOKS Published date: 01/09/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
In 365 Aircraft You Must Fly, aviation expert Robert F. Dorr profiles history's most important, fascinating, and famous aircraft ever made, both military and commercial, including many that were flown during World War II.
9781526758781

Britannia Airways

The World's Largest Holiday Airline Author: Simons, Graham M Code: 60114 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Published date: 01/09/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

Founded in 1961 as Euravia by British businessman Ted Langton and aviation consultant J.E.D. Walker, at a time of considerable turmoil for the independent sector of the British air operators industry, Britannia Airways went on to become the worlds largest holiday airline.

Just as Court Line evolved from Autair, so Britannia ......

9781913089139

Living The Goode Life

At full throttle Author: Goode, Richard Code: 59816 Price: AU $115.00 Format: Hardback / 376 pages Publisher: PORTER PRESS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 01/09/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

This is an extraordinary story, beginning with a bare-foot colonial childhood, and indeed not speaking English until he was four, yet ending up at Cambridge, ultimately dealing at the highest levels of the Russian aviation industry. Richard Goode’s life has been a fascinating series of activities, both social and business, dealing with an ......

9781472836885

In Cold War Skies

NATO and Soviet Air Power, 1949-89 Author: Napier, Michael Code: 58959 Price: AU $62.26 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 18/08/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Throughout the second half of the 20th century, international relations across the globe were dominated by the Cold War. From 1949 until the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, US and Soviet strategic forces were deployed across the Arctic Ocean in North America and Northern Russia, while the best-equipped armed forces that the world had ever seen ......
9781787394230

Royal Air Force

The Official Story Author: Holland, James Code: 59360 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Published date: 11/08/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

Royal Air Force: The Official Story is the most up-to-date official history of the Royal Air Force - the oldest airforce in the world. From its genesis in the horrors of the First World War when pilots were open to the elements in craft made of little more than wood and fabric, to the iconic air battles of the Second World War, through to the ......

9781781557921

UK Airfields Past and Present

A Directory of Airfields from 1908 to 2018 Author: Peerless, Grant Code: 59424 Price: AU $65.00 Format: Paperback / 200 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 10/08/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Many books about airfields have been written but this one covers most of them in one volume. It describes 1700 airfields and provides details of the activities carried out, based units and current status of military bases, civil airfields and farm strips. Over one hundred photographs are included, most of which have not been published previously.
9781781557648

A Detailed History of RAF Manston 1945-1999

Author: Bamford, Joe Code: 59749 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 01/08/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Having been classified by the Air Ministry as a Master Diversion airfield, RAF Manston was for many years open twenty-four hours a day and available to both civil and military aircraft 365 days a year. It was also later equipped with the Pyrene foam system, which both civil and military aircraft could use when they had problems with their ......

9781916216136

Britain's Airline Entrepreneurs

From Laker to Branson Author: Turner, Malcolm Code: 59852 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Published date: 01/08/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Britain has more successful airlines than any country in Europe. In fact, if judged proportionately against the size of her population, more than any other country in the world. The explanation lies partly in her history and partly in her people.

As an island nation which once ruled a vast empire and had to import a third of its ......

9781526781956

The Men Who Gave Us Wings

Britain and the Aeroplane, 1796-1914 Author: Reese, Peter Code: 59966 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 21/07/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

Why did the British, then the leading nation in science and technology, fall far behind in the race to develop the aeroplane before the First World War? Despite their initial advantage, they were overtaken by the Wright brothers in America, by the French and the Germans. Peter Reese, in this highly readable and highly illustrated account, ......

9781526769442

Safety is No Accident: From 'V' Bombers to Concorde

A Flight Test Engineer's Story Author: Smith, John R W Code: 58982 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Published date: 10/07/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Unusual story of the unsung heroes of aircraft advancement. Insight into the exciting and dangerous world of test flying. The author became Head of Aircraft Certification at the CAA. An insider's view of the Civil Aviation Authority
9781910809440

The Tiger Moth Story

Author: Bramson, Alan Code: 59914 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Paperback / 232 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 15/04/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
9781473871861

Aircraft and Aviation Stamps

A Collector's Guide Author: Piltz, Howard Code: 58879 Price: AU $47.99 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 14/03/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The author has combined his two greatest interests: Transport and Stamp Collecting and brought them together in this series of books looking at the way postage stamps have led him to increase his knowledge of our world via his interest in all forms of tra
9780750992589

Unsolved Aviation Mysteries

Five Strange Tales of Air and Sea Author: McCloskey, Keith Code: 58915 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 29/02/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
A fresh assessment of five of the most compelling unresolved aviation mysteries
9781526759146

Powering the World's Airliners

Engine Developments from the Propeller to the Jet Age Author: Decher, Reiner Code: 58976 Price: AU $85.00 Format: Hardback / 280 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 28/02/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Engines always pace what an airplane can do: this is the history of their evolution; the people involved and their contributions to commercial aviation.
9781910809365

Soviet and Russian Ekranoplans

New Expanded Edition Author: Gordon, Yefim Code: 58168 Price: AU $82.92 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 01/02/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
One of the most interesting strands in aviation history has been the development of wing-in-ground effect (WIG) vehicles, or as they are more commonly known by their Russian name, ekranoplans.
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An Interesting Point

A History of Military, Aviation at Point Cook Author: Campbell-Wright, Steve Code: 58820 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Hardback / 252 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 01/02/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
9781922265852

Wings of Gold

The Story of Australian Pilots and Observers Who Trained with the UnitedStates Navy 1966-1968 Author: Trevor Rieck, Jack McCaffrie and Jed Hart Code: 58821 Price: AU $20.99 (was AU $34.99) Format: Hardback / 286 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 01/02/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
9781760875589

Shot Down : The powerful story of what happened to MH17 over Ukraine and

the lives of those who were on board Author: Velzen, Marianne van Code: 59003 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date: 31/01/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The first full telling of what happened to MH17 and the stories of those who were killed on that tragic day.
9780750993029

In Turbulent Skies

British Aviation Successes and Setbacks - 1945-1975 Author: Reese, Peter Code: 58169 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 304 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 20/01/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Exploring the successes and setbacks for the British aviation industry from 1945-1975
9780228102304

Pan American Clippers

The Golden Age of Flying Boats Author: Trautman, James Code: 57816 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Paperback / 280 pages Publisher: FIREFLY BOOKS LTD Published date: 08/01/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Illustrated history of the golden age of flying boats between the wars, revised with new historical information, colour photographs and artwork.
9781789542363

Trains, Planes, Ships and Cars

The Golden Age 1900-1941 Author: Hamilton-Paterson, James Code: 56421 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: HEAD OF ZEUS Published date: 01/01/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
An illustrated celebration of the golden age of aircraft, cars and locomotives from 1900 to 1945.
9781781557426

Autogiro Pioneer

The Life of Jack Richardson Author: Richardson, Nicholas Code: 58021 Price: AU $57.99 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 25/12/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
'Autogiro Pioneer' is an account of the life of Jack Richardson (1899-1987), based on his memoirs, edited by his son. In the 1930s he worked for Juan de la Cierva, the inventor of the Autogiro. He was the first person to obtain a commercial pilot's licence as an Autogiro pilot, and later the first fully-trained helicopter pilot in the British ......
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