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Turkey's Drone Force 1995-2022

The Operational History of Turkey's Drone Programs Author: Mevlutoglu, Arda Code: 62124 Price: AU $42.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date: 15/07/2023 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: July 2023

From the first experience through the procurement of GNAT-750 and I-GNAT UAVs made by General Atomics in the mid-1990s, Turkey launched a continuously expanding development of domestic designs. Initially basing its designs on the TAI Sahit X1, then the TIHA Heron (TAI Anka), it gradually developed its own drone industry. Turkeys Drone Force ......


Military Drones

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) Author: Stilwell, Alexander Code: 62806 Price: AU $42.50 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date: 17/05/2023 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Over the last 20 years, the role of unmanned aircraft systems in modern warfare has grown at an unprecedented rate. No longer simply used for intelligence, data collection or reconnaissance, drones are routinely used for target acquisition and to strike enemy targets with missiles and bombs.
Organized by nationality, Military ......


Characterizing the Performance of Uncrewed Aircraft Systems

Author: Bradley, Shane and Burns Code: 62930 Price: AU $69.95 Format: Paperback / 68 pages Publisher: RAND CORPORATION Published date: 15/05/2023 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: May 2023

Analysts leveraged available data on performance of uncrewed aircraft system (UAS) platforms and developed an approach to characterizing spray coverage as a function of payload, speed, endurance, and delivery. They present performance parameters of interest, whether the spraying goal is breadth or density of coverage. Their findings are ......


The Complete Remote Pilot 2/e

Author: Gardner and Ison Code: 61701 Price: AU $51.50 Format: Paperback / 200 pages Publisher: AVIATION SUPPLIES & ACADEMICS Published date: 28/10/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

This textbook is for anyone interested in pursuing and obtaining a Remote Pilot Certificate, which is required in order to operate drones for commercial use. With a friendly and readable style, the authors cover all of the details involved in becoming a competent, responsible, and safe remote pilot, opening up tremendous opportunities for ......


From Wax Wings to Flying Drones

A Very Unreliable History of Aviation Author: Ferguson, Norman Code: 61860 Price: AU $32.95 Format: Hardback Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 06/08/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

An irreverent romp through time looking back over the history of aviation, from Icarus and his wax wings to everything that happened since. This irreverent history looks back at the story of flight since the first patient-to-be jumped from a castle parapet to the joy that is flying with a hen night to Prague. It features all the important ......


The Drone Age

How Drone Technology Will Change War and Peace Author: Boyle, Michael J. Code: 58906 Price: AU $45.95 Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 01/07/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. No longer available
Over the last decade, the rapid pace of innovation with drone technology has led to dozens of new and innovative commercial and scientific applications, from Amazon drone deliveries to the patrolling of national parks with drones. But what is less understood is how the spread of unmanned technology will change the patterns of war and peace in the ......

The Complete Guide to Drones 2/e

Choose - Build - Photograph - Race Author: Juniper, Adam Code: 55465 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: ILEX Published date: 03/05/2018 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Take to the skies and become a skilled pilot, whatever your budget.

Drones and Terrorism

Asymmetrical Warfare and the Threat to Security Author: Grossman, Nicholas Code: 50391 Price: AU $50.00 Format: Hardback Published date: 28/03/2018 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

In warzones, ordinary commercially-available drones are used for extraordinary reconnaissance and information gathering. They can also be used for bombings - a drone carrying an explosive charge is potentially a powerful weapon. At the same time asymmetric warfare has become the norm - with large states increasingly fighting marginal terrorist ......


DIY Drones for the Evil Genius: Design, Build, and Customize Your Own Dr

Author: Cinnamon, Ian Code: 47157 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Undefined Publisher: MCGRAW-HILL Published date: 01/12/2016 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Helps you design, build, and pilot custom drones. This guide shows, step-by-step, how to construct powerful drones from inexpensive parts, add personalized features, and become a full-fledged pilot. It not only covers safety, mechanics, drone design, and assembly, but also teaches the basics of Aerospace Engineering.

Small Drone Guide

Pass the FAA Remote Pilot Test Author: Perritt Jr, Henry H Code: 46243 Price: AU $55.60 Format: Paperback / 190 pages Publisher: CREATESPACE Published date: 17/08/2016 Availability: Sorry, this is no longer available
The FAA has significantly relaxed regulatory requirements for flying small unmanned aircraft. Commercial entities or freelancers need not apply individually for waivers or authority to fly for commercial purposes. Now, anyone can fly a drone weighing less than 55 pounds and get paid for it as long as he registers the drone, a simple web-based ......

Professional Drone Pilot's Checklist & Field Manual

Author: Pitta, Atp Cfi, Agi, Igi Code: 46250 Price: AU $23.56 Format: Paperback / 52 pages Publisher: CREATESPACE Published date: 01/08/2016 Availability: Sorry, this is no longer available
A professional drone pilot checklist & emergency procedures modeled after the checklists used in the airline industry.

Enter the Drones

The FAA and UAVs in America Author: Carey, Bill Code: 39897 Price: AU $67.99 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 28/07/2016 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
UAVsunmanned aerial vehicles, remotely piloted aircraft; the labels varyare a disruptive technology on par with computers and smartphones. Present since soon after the dawn of manned aviation, they have become controversial only in recent times. In the United States, the mainstream media has painted them with a broad brush as "drones" with a ......

Professional Drone Pilot's Handbook & FAA Remote Pilot Test Guide

Author: Pitta, Atp Cfi Agi Igi MR Scott D Code: 46246 Price: AU $133.56 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: CREATESPACE Published date: 27/07/2016 Availability: Sorry, this is no longer available
This book is a "must have" for all Professional Drone Pilots as well as any hobbyist who wants to expand their knowledge. It is the most comprehensive Professional Drone Pilot Text available. Written by experienced, professional instructors and college professors. This text book, along with the Professional Drone Pilot's Checklist is used in all ......

Cultural Politics of Targeted Killing

On Drones, Counter-Insurgency, and Violence Author: Grayson, Kyle Code: 39974 Price: AU $263.00 Format: Hardback / 230 pages Publisher: ROUTLEDGE Published date: 26/07/2016 Availability: In stock at supplier. No longer available
The deployment of remotely piloted air platforms (RPAs) - or drones - has become a defining feature of contemporary counter-insurgency operations. Scholarly analysis and public debate has primarily focused on two issues: the legality of targeted killing and whether the practice is effective at disrupting insurgency networks, and the intensive ......

Preventive Force

Drones, Targeted Killing, and the Transformation of Contemporary Warfare Author: Fisk, Kerstin Code: 40155 Price: AU $68.99 Format: Paperback / 368 pages Publisher: NEW YORK UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 05/07/2016 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day
More so than in the past, the US is now embracing the logic of preventive force: using military force to counter potential threats around the globe before they have fully materialized. While popular with individuals who seek to avoid too many "boots on the ground," preventive force is controversial because of its potential for unnecessary ......

Drones and the Future of Air Warfare

The Evolution of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Author: Kreuzer, Michael P. Code: 39973 Price: AU $263.00 Format: Hardback / 258 pages Publisher: ROUTLEDGE Published date: 09/06/2016 Availability: In stock at supplier. No longer available
This book examines the evolution of airpower and specifically the growth and proliferation of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPAs). While most existing literature examines either the law or ethics of RPAs, and some newer scholarship looks to the battlefield effectiveness (the gains from strikes versus the potential for 'blowback, etc.), this work ......

Build Your Own Drone Manual

Author: Alex Eliott Code: 38176 Price: AU $9.98 (was AU $39.95) Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 04/02/2016 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Today, drones are increasingly used for commercial and private enthusiast use, as well as for well-documented military operations. There is now a wide variety of ready-to-fly drones and self-build kits available to suit all pockets and purposes. This extensively illustrated, practical manual takes a brief look at the origins and history of ......

Getting Started with Drones

Build and Customize Your Own Quadcopter Author: Kilby, Terry Code: 38434 Price: AU $39.27 Format: Paperback / 204 pages Published date: 16/10/2015 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Want to make something that can fly? How about a flying robot? In this book, you'll learn how drones work, how to solve some of the engineering challenges a drone presents, and how to build your own--an autonomous quadcopter that you can build, customize, and fly.


An Illustrated Guide to the Unmanned Aircraft That are Filling Our Skies Author: Dougherty, Martin J. Code: 38446 Price: AU $40.99 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Published date: 24/09/2015 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Drones are found in the airspace throughout the world and are more popular now than ever before. We see them in the newspaper, on the TV, in films, at sporting events, and soon, they might be delivering our shopping.

So You Wanna Be Drone Pilot?

Uas Operator Author: Perk Perkins Code: 37821 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Paperback / 342 pages Publisher: ASPERGILL PRESS Published date: 16/06/2015 Availability: Sorry, this is no longer available

The rules the are a changein. This book contains a condensed compilation of the UAS rules and proposed rules, which are significant. To fly a UAS for commercial purposes, you need to know the information contained in "So You Wanna Be A Drone Pilot?." The FAA has proposed two new levels of UAS operator, small and micro, both covered here. Sec ......



Author: Adam Rothstein Code: 37125 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY ACADEMIC USA Published date: 29/01/2015 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things. Drones are in the newspaper, on the TV screen, swarming through the networks, and soon, were told, theyll be delivering our shopping. But what are drones? The word encompasses everything from toys to weapons. And yet, as broadly defined as ......

Drone Warfare

The Development of Unmanned Aerial Conflict Author: Sloggett, Dave Code: 38669 Price: AU $65.00 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Published date: 07/04/2014 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
This is the first book ever to cover the history of Drone warfare. This is a highly controversial topic written about by leading expert in the field. Many important questions are asked and answered about future of Drone warfare and this will be of great interest to anyone interested in current defence issues along with aviation enthusiasts
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