A Life for AviationAuthor: Comte, MichelCode: 56775Price:AU $116.20Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:18/07/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
This book is a visual biography of the legendary Swiss aviation pioneer Alfred Comte (1895-1965). Combining historical photos and documents with texts by Comte's son (also Alfred) and grandson, the photographer Michel Comte, the book is the first to comprehensively explore the aviator's extraordinary life and achievements.
The Rochester YearsAuthor: MacDougall, P.Code: 57047Price:AU $39.99Format: HardbackPublisher: FONTHILL Published date:18/07/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
The story of Short Brothers at Rochester, a period of time when the company designed and manufactured their Stirling bomber and Sunderland flying boat. It was at Rochester that Shorts also specialised in the building of large passenger-carrying flying boats, these used by Imperial Airways to establish regular long-distance over water air routes.
The First World Wardiaries of William 'Jack' LidseyAuthor: White, AndrewCode: 56877Price:AU $40.64Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: FIGHTING HIGH Published date:01/09/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2019
Based on Jack Lidsey's detailed First World War diary, a unique personal insight into life and death on the Western Front, both in the trenches and in the air, including combat with the Red Baron.
A Personal History of Homebuilt AircraftAuthor: Bjorkman, Eileen A.Code: 57140Price:AU $35.56Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS Published date:12/09/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2019
On July 25, 2010, Arnold Ebneter flew across the country in a plane he designed and built himself, setting an aviation world record for aircraft of its class. He was eighty-two at the time and the flight represented the culmination of a dream he'd cultivated since his childhood in the 1930s. Eileen Bjorkman - herself a pilot and aeronautical ......