Author: U.S. Department of DefenseCode: 49809Price:AU $24.92Format: Paperback / 909 pages Publisher: GROUP Published date:20/02/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018
The Air Almanac 2018 contains the astronomical data required for air celestial navigation, making it a necessary resource for all pilots and others attempting to chart routes based on celestial bodies. This edition of the Almanac includes information for the year 2018 on the following topics: Sunrise, sunset, and twilight tablesSky diagrams for ......
The Development of Guppy and Expanded Fuselage TransportsAuthor: Dean, William PatrickCode: 49505Price:AU $73.26Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date:01/02/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 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 History of Airshow Performers from 1903 to the PresentAuthor: Fusco, PeterCode: 49826Price:AU $33.72Format: HardbackPublisher: SKYHORSE US Published date:28/11/2017Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2017
An adventure-filled romp through one of aviation's most notable, dangerous and entertaining pursuits: airshows! In the early days of aviation, all flights were airshows. Spectators gathered whenever a new flying machine attempted to leave the ground--the trick was to get them to pay. Takeoffs and landings did not sell tickets but people lined up, ......
Author: Kennedy, CharlesCode: 47189Price:AU $81.48Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:27/11/2017Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2017
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.
An Illustrated HistoryAuthor: Carradice, PhilCode: 38151Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:14/11/2017Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2017
In the early 20th century the future of air travel seemed to lie with the giant airships of Count von Zeppelin. Zeppelins were used during the First World War and afterwards the 'Graf Zeppelin' and 'Hindenburg' were the height of elegance. The 'Hindenburg' disaster of 1937 proved to be the end of the giant airship as a commercial enterprise.
1935 Onwards (All Marks)Author: Blackah, PaulCode: 49932Price:AU $29.95Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: ICON BOOKS LTD Published date:07/11/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
New in PB. The Douglas DC-3 Dakota revolutionised air transport in the 1930s and 40s. With a lasting impact on the airline industry, it is widely regarded as one of the most significant transport aircraft ever built. This Manual describes the Dakota's rugged anatomy and examines its operation from the viewpoint of owners, aircrew and engineers.
The Military and Civil HistoryAuthor: Beck, Simon D.Code: 48346Price:AU $70.40Format: Paperback / 148 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date:06/11/2017Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2017
Originally designed as a cargo and paratroop transport during World War II, the Fairchild C-82 Packet is today mainly remembered for its starring role in the Hollywood film The Flight of the Phoenix (1965). Its ungainly appearance earned it the nickname "the flying boxcar" but the aircraft was the first to achieve practical end-loading and aerial ......
2005 to PresentAuthor: Wicks, RobertCode: 49933Price:AU $44.95Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: ICON BOOKS LTD Published date:02/11/2017Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2017
The Airbus A380 is the world's most recognised and most talked about airliner since the Boeing 747 and Concorde appeared in the skies in the late 1960s. Designed to challenge Boeing's monopoly in the large-aircraft market, it made its first flight in April 2005, entering commercial service two years later with Singapore Airlines.This jet has ......
Author: Falcus, MattCode: 49600Price:AU $17.49Format: Paperback / 70 pages Publisher: DESTINWORLD PUBLISHING LTD. Published date:28/10/2017Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2017
This book tells the story of Concorde from the beginnings of jet aircraft through the important milestones of passing the sound barrier, and the important collaboration between Britain and France that would see the aircraft take to the skies. It concludes with a look its final flights in 2003, and where to see Concorde today.
Brazil's Turboprop Success StoryAuthor: Zeitoun Moralez, Joao PauloCode: 49609Price:AU $95.26Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: HARPIA PUBLISHING, LLC Published date:28/10/2017Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2017
Harpia Publishing is proud to announce the launch of a new title for 2017, EMB-312 Tucano: Brazil's turboprop success story, set to become the definitive English-language reference work on this revolutionary Latin American aerospace product. Written by an expert in the field, this book recounts the story of Embraer's EMB-312 turboprop trainer, the ......
The History of Okanagan HelicoptersAuthor: Grant, Douglas MCode: 49778Price:AU $61.99Format: HardbackPublisher: HARBOUR PUBLISHING Published date:07/10/2017Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2017
The swashbuckling story of Canada's legendary pioneer helicopter company.
Author: Cotter, JarrodCode: 49688Price:AU $54.19Format: HardbackPublisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:11/08/2017Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2017
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, ......