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McDonnell Douglas DC-10/MD-11

A Legends of Flight Illustrated History Author: Borgmann, Wolfgang Code: 60779 Price: AU $76.99 Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 28/07/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2021

The McDonnell Douglas DC-10 three-engine jet is one of the most distinctive wide-bodied aircraft and since the early 1970s has been operated by many airlines on medium- and long-distance routes throughout the world. Successfully flying passenger service for over 40 years, the DC-10 currently still flies for FedEx in an airfreight delivery role. ......

9781785217227

McDonnell Douglas DC-10

1970 to date (all models and variants) Author: Kennedy, Charles Code: 60399 Price: AU $57.99 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 24/07/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2021

The DC-10 was a three-engine wide-body jetliner created by McDonnell Douglas, born from a lineage that included the most popular and important propliners of all time, including the DC-3 Dakota and the DC-8 jet (Douglas answer to the Boeing 707). It entered service in 1971 and was supposed to be a smash hit, but a series of accidents that were a ......

9781910809426

Britain's Aircraft Industry

Triumphs and Tragedies Since 1909 Author: Ellis, Ken Code: 59041 Price: AU $65.00 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 30/06/2021 Availability: Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.
Britain established the world's first aircraft factory in 1909 after the Short brothers met up with the American Wright brothers and struck a deal. The industry expanded rapidly to rise to the challenge of World War One with such thoroughbreds as the Camel and the SE.5. The post-conflict slump proved to be difficult but classics such as the Moths, ......
9788366549081

North American Aviation P-51D/K Mustang Rediscovered

Author: Peczkowski, Robert Code: 60252 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 24/06/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2021
The 3rd revised & extended edition of the bestselling monograph which covers the design and development of the P-51D Mustang family, the main wartime production variant of this classic American fighter plane.
9781914059162

Flying Pantechnicons

The Story of the Assault Glider Trust Author: Jenkins, Tim Code: 60810 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date: 01/05/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2021

Flying Pantechnicons is the fascinating story of a dedicated group of aviation enthusiasts ambition to restore a collection of aircraft associated with airborne forces including the manufacture of the only complete example of an Airspeed Horsa in the world. In the summer of 2000 the Midlands Branch of the Glider Pilot Regiment identified a ......

9780750994248

Classic Gatwick Jetliners

Author: Singfield, Tom Code: 60476 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 29/04/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
A glorious full colour celebration of the golden days of classic jetliners at London's second airport
9781911667131

Restoration Force : Grass Roots Preservation of Civilian and

Military Aircraft by Enthusiasts Worldwide Author: Hoffen, Gavin Code: 60792 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: GRUB STREET Published date: 14/04/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

Walk into any of the myriad aircraft museums dotted across the world and you can appreciate the wonderfully restored and preserved exhibits on display. But what about the many gems lovingly brought back to life and hiding away in peoples garages, sheds, barns and gardens? With Gavin Hoffens book you become a privileged spectator into a ......

9788366673199

Club 1/72 Aircraft Crawings

The Best Of Mariusz Lukasik Author: Lukasik, Mariusz Code: 60719 Price: AU $36.59 Format: Paperback / 124 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 20/03/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
List of planes whose drawings are in the book: Hanschel Hs 123, Arado Ar 196, Messerschmitt Bf 109 A-D, Messerschmitt Bf 109 E, Messerschmitt Bf 109 E-B, Messerschmitt Bf 109 T, Messerschmitt Bf 109 F, Me 262 Schwalbe, Dornier Do 17/Do215, Curtis P-40, P-51 Mustang, SBD Dauntless, Ki 43 Hayabusa, Saab J29 Tunnan. drawing sheets in 1/72 scale
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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 ......
9781781558058

British Special Projects

Flying Wings, Deltas and Tailless Designs Author: Rose, Bill Code: 60420 Price: AU $78.99 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 12/11/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This book examines lesser known, frequently secret British projects for Flying wings, deltas and tailless aircraft undertaken for research or military purposes during the last century and also covers aircraft that were actually built and in some cases entered service. It also includes the superb looking Barnes Wallace supersonic swing-wing bomber.
9781098035235

The Presidential Plane

50th Anniversary Edition Author: Christian Faith Publishing Code: 59854 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Paperback / 100 pages Published date: 03/10/2020 Availability: Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.

A pictorial history of aircraft used by our presidents, and of the units serving them.

For three decades, the White House has been sprouting wings. Six Presidential planes classed "Official" and some others too colorful to be ignored, have shared an exciting part not only in history in the making, but in history in ......

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. ......

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 ......

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 ......

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 ......

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
9781526750150

Pioneering Places of British Aviation

The Early Adventures of Powered Flight in the UK Author: Hales-Dutton, Bruce Code: 59850 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 248 pages Published date: 01/06/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

From as early as the beginning of the nineteenth century, Britain was at the forefront of powered flight. Across the country many places became centres of innovation and experimentation, as increasing numbers of daring men took to the skies. It was in 1799, at Brompton Hall, that Sir George Cayley Bart put forward ideas which formed the basis ......

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 $34.99 Format: Hardback / 286 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 01/02/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
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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
9781526758743

Early French Aviation, 1905-1930

Author: M, Simons, Graham Code: 57122 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/10/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The French had been involved in human flight since 1783, and this book explores the men, the machines, the places and the events of French aviation history.
9781775541431

Many a Close Run Thing

From jet fighter pilot to airline captain Author: Enright, Tom Code: 56774 Price: AU $36.99 Format: Paperback Publisher: HARPER COLLINS NZ Published date: 17/07/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
A New Zealand squadron leader, flying-boat captain and airliner pilot on a life of aerial adventure Planes were rarely seen above the small Central Otago sheep-farming town of Ranfurly in the 1940s. Yet as a young boy, Tom Enright had a fascination with the skies that quickly developed into a longing to become a pilot. He joined the RNZAF as an ......
9781471159237

Spitfire

A Very British Love Story Author: Nichol, John Code: 56730 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Paperback / 464 pages Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER LTD Published date: 30/06/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Spitfire: A remarkable aircraft flown by very brave men. This is their story.
9781781259702

Escape from Earth

A Secret History of the Space Rocket Author: MacDonald, Fraser Code: 56142 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: PROFILE BOOKS LTD Published date: 23/06/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

ESCAPE FROM EARTH is the untold story of the engineers, dreamers and rebels who started the American space programme. In particular, it is the story of Frank Malina, founder of what became Nasas Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the scientist who cracked the, as he called it, problem of escape from the Earth by rocket. Its a wild ride. Jack ......

9781468316926

Spaceport Earth

The Reinvention of Spaceflight Author: Pappalardo, Joe Code: 56946 Price: AU $26.34 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Published date: 26/05/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
"For anyone obsessed with how spaceflight grew into what it is today, this book is a must-have." -Popular Mechanics
9780733339745

No Man's Land

The Untold Story of Automation and QF72 Author: Sullivan, Kevin Code: 56743 Price: AU $27.99 (was AU $34.99) Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: ABC BOOKS Published date: 21/05/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
A gripping account of how a major air disaster was averted, by the captain and former Top Gun pilot Instinctively, I release my pressure on the sidestick. Out of my subconscious, a survival technique from a previous life emerges: Neutralise! I'm not in control so I must neutralise controls. I never imagined I'd use this part of my military ......
9780141983851

The Birth of the RAF, 1918

The World's First Air Force Author: Overy, Richard Code: 56560 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date: 01/03/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The dizzying pace of technological change in the early 20th century meant that it took only a little over ten years from the first flight by the Wright Brothers to the clash of fighter planes in the Great War. A period of terrible, rapid experiment followed to gain a brief technological edge. By the end of the war the British had lost an ......
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British Airshows 2018 DVD

Author: PlanesTV Code: 56448 Price: AU $49.95 Format: DVD Publisher: PLANESTV.COM Published date: 01/02/2019 Availability: Sold Out

This programme brings together the very best aviation action from PlanesTV’s 2018 British airshows season.

Focusing on the centenary celebrations of the Royal Air Force we visit 4 #RAF100 events alongside 3 other superb shows.

The season kicked off with a trip to Duxford to witness the return of Thunderbolt G-THUN to the ......

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British Airshows 2018 DVD Blu Ray

Author: PlanesTV Code: 56449 Price: AU $59.95 Format: DVD Publisher: PLANESTV.COM Published date: 01/02/2019 Availability: Sold Out

This programme brings together the very best aviation action from PlanesTV’s 2018 British airshows season.

Focusing on the centenary celebrations of the Royal Air Force we visit 4 #RAF100 events alongside 3 other superb shows.

The season kicked off with a trip to Duxford to witness the return of Thunderbolt G-THUN to the ......

9781781556917

High Hulls

Flying Boats of the 1930s and 1940s Author: Bain, Charles Code: 52454 Price: AU $89.99 Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 20/12/2018 Availability: 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 ......
9780760354186

Spacecraft

100 Iconic Rockets, Shuttles, and Satellites that put us in Space Author: Gorn, Michael H. Code: 52099 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: VOYAGEUR PRESS INC Published date: 10/08/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
From Sputnik 1 to the International Space Station, Spacecraft examines a vast array of wonderful capsules, spaceplanes, rockets, robotics, and stations from throughout aerospace history.
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