A remarkable, high-flying life in motoring and aviationAuthor: Norman, VicCode: 60886Price:AU $84.15
Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: PORTER PRESS INTERNATIONAL Published date:13/05/2021Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Motoring and aviation enthusiast Vic Norman has led a remarkable life. A trip to the 1954 British Grand Prix left an indelible mark, and he went on to own some of the most coveted road and racing cars of all time. He also founded Rosso Racing, which restored and prepared competition Ferraris, but in the early 1980s his passion for aeroplanes ......
A Story Set in WarAuthor: Gladwell, MalcolmCode: 60818Price:AU $33.75
Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date:24/04/2021Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
The international bestselling author returns with an exploration of one of the grandest obsessions of the twentieth century The Bomber Mafia is a case study in how dreams go awry. When some shiny new idea drops from the heavens, it does not land softly in our laps. It lands hard, on the ground, and shatters. In the years before the Second World ......
A Fighter Pilot's World War IIAuthor: Richardson, RobertCode: 60849Price:AU $29.24
Format: Paperback / 408 pages Publisher: STACKPOLE BOOKS Published date:30/03/2021Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Knepper's story is the story-in-microcosm of thousands of American fighter pilots in World War II.
From jet fighter pilot to airline captainAuthor: Enright, TomCode: 56774Price:AU $29.59
Format: PaperbackPublisher: HARPER COLLINS NZ Published date:17/07/2019Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
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 ......
The Aircraft of the Modern U.S. PresidencyAuthor: Veronico, NicholasCode: 51419Price:AU $36.00
Format: Hardback / 160 pages Published date:15/03/2018Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
The presidential plane wasnt always known as Air Force One. FDR traveled in the Guess Where II, a transport version of the heavy bomber four-engine Liberator. Later presidential aircraft included the Dixie Clipper and Sacred Cow (FDR), Independence (Truman), Columbine I and II (Eisenhower), followed by Air Force One.
Great Untold Stories of Qantas...the Heroic, the Hilarious and theSometimes Just Plain StrangeAuthor: Jim EamesCode: 59377Price:AU $19.49
Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date:24/02/2018Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
From its earliest days, Qantas has attracted its fair share of unusual challenges and unique characters. These are the stories of a great airline and the people who made it, told by a man who has Qantas blood running through his veins. They are hilarious, nostalgic, heroic and sometimes even odd. They are about the brilliant risk takers who ......
Author: Owen BeddallCode: 32832Price:AU $26.24
Format: Paperback / 304 pages Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE AUSTRALIA Published date:01/07/2014Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Want to know what really goes on on an aeroplane? Let's go behind the scenes and fly high with these tall tales and gossip from the galley! Everyone wants to be a flight attendant, or at least they want to know about the cushy lifestyle they lead flying to exotic destinations, swanning about in five-star hotels, daytime lazing around the pool and ......