The Development of Guppy and Expanded Fuselage TransportsAuthor: Dean, William PatrickCode: 49505Price:AU $73.26Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date:15/04/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2018
In 1962, a unique transport aircraft was built from the parts of 27 Boeing B-377 airliners to provide NASA with a means of transporting rocket boosters. With an interior the size of a gymnasium, "The Guppy" was the first of eight wide-body cargo planes built by Aero Spacelines. More than half a century later, the last Super Guppy is still in ......
A Lost Manuscript RediscoveredAuthor: Merriam, Frederick WarrenCode: 50363Price:AU $37.91Format: HardbackPublisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:15/04/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2018
Author was one of the UK s early aviation pioneers. As manager and chief instructor of the Bristol Flying School at Brooklands, he had many pupils who subsequently became famous
A Life in CombatAuthor: Borlace, MikeCode: 51386Price:AU $41.72Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:17/04/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2018
Silver Cross recipient, Mike Borlace is considered to be one of the most experienced combat helicopter pilots of recent times. Now he collates his experiences in this compelling wartime memoir set against the backdrop of the civil war fought in Rhodesia during the 1970s
Lessons from the CockpitAuthor: Hasara, MarkCode: 51278Price:AU $23.16Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: THRESHOLD EDITIONS Published date:01/05/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018
"A military memoir with inspirational stories and moral lessons for people on the battlefield, in boardrooms, or in their everyday lives, by a veteran air-refueling expert, with a foreword by Rush Limbaugh."--Provided by publisher.
Author: Kennedy, CharlesCode: 47189Price:AU $81.48Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:15/05/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018
This book tells the story of every jetliner produced by the Soviet Union, including the Tupolev Tu-104 (the world's first successful jetliner), the Ilyushin Il-62 (Aeroflot's flagship), and the supersonic rival to Concorde, the Tu-144 Charger. The detailed story is accompanied by beautiful illustrations taken from Russian archives.
A HistoryAuthor: Simons, Graham M.Code: 50273Price:AU $47.41Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:15/05/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018
The Boeing 707 family - that includes the forerunner Model 367-80, the KC-135 series of military transports and the slightly smaller Model 720 - was the pioneer of the sweptback wing, incorporating podded engines borrowed from the B-47 military bomber. It was the aircraft that many regard as the design that really ushered in the Jet-Age. This ......
Charles Lindbergh's Daring and Immortal 1927 Transatlantic CrossingAuthor: Hampton, DanCode: 51260Price:AU $24.59Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:16/05/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018
"GRIPPING. ... AN HOUR-BY-HOUR ACCOUNT." - WALL STREET JOURNAL * From one of the most decorated pilots in Air Force history comes a masterful account of Lindbergh's death-defying nonstop transatlantic flight in Spirit of St. LouisOn the rainy morning of May 20, 1927, a little-known American pilot named Charles A. Lindbergh climbed into his ......
The Spectacular Rise and Scandalous Fall of Aviation's Golden CoupleAuthor: Mead, CoreyCode: 51273Price:AU $40.51Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: FLATIRON BOOKS Published date:18/05/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018
Corey Meads The Lost Pilots is the saga of two star crossed pilots who soar to the greatest heights of fame, tailspin into scandal and crime, and go the ultimate lengths for a chance at redemption...
Seizing the AirspaceAuthor: Wrage, Stephen D.Code: 49497Price:AU $213.89Format: Hardback / 186 pages Publisher: ROUTLEDGE Published date:01/06/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2018
This book discusses the limitations of the practice of imposing no fly zones and considers the potential utility of a no fly zone in the case of Syria. Imposing no fly zones on governments that use force from the air against their own people has been a practice of the United States since the closing days of the first Iraq war. A no fly zone was ......
Owners Workshop ManualAuthor: Howard, LeeCode: 51133Price:AU $44.95Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date:20/06/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
With an active service life of more than 40 years with the Royal Navy
and the RAF, the Westland Wessex was one of the most versatile
helicopters of the Cold War. Its duties included Commando and Special
Forces insertions during the Falklands War, anti-submarine warfare,
search and rescue, as well as battlefield troop transport and ......
A Transport RevolutionAuthor: Kaplan, PhilipCode: 50953Price:AU $43.41Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: SKYHORSE US Published date:15/07/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2018
A photographic homage to a legendary plane that helped win World War II
Owners Workshop ManualAuthor: Cotter, JarrodCode: 49688Price:AU $54.19Format: HardbackPublisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:01/09/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2018
Undoubtedly the most famous Dr.1 pilot was Baron Manfred von Richtofen. Widely known as the -Red Baron-, von Richtofen was officially credited with 80 kills, 19 of them while flying a Dr.1.Richtofen became commander of the fighter squadron Jasta 11 in January 1917, where he flew the Albatross D.II and D.III. When he became a squadron commander, ......