Tales of Displaying Classic Historic AircraftAuthor: Brooke, MikeCode: 54341Price:AU $32.55Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date:03/12/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Following the first four books describing his long career as a military pilot Mike Brooke completes the story with more tales of flying at airshows during the 1980s and 1990s. He also gives the reader a fascinating insight into flying and operation of many historic aircraft, from an Edwardian triplane to a classic jet fighter. This typically ......
1931 (S1595 and S1596)Author: Pegram, RalphCode: 52463Price:AU $49.95Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date:02/12/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
1931 (S1595 and S1596
On 13 September 1931 the Schneider Trophy was won outright for Britain on Southampton Water by Flt Lt John Boothman flying Supermarine S6B, S1595, with a record-breaking average speed of 379.08mph.
Ralph Pegram relates the story of the Schneider Trophy competitions and describes the ......
A Thunderbolt Pilot's War Across the PacificAuthor: Curran, JamesCode: 52417Price:AU $29.66Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: BAKER & TAYLOR Published date:21/11/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
There were no mission limits for a pilot in the Pacific during World War II; unlike in Europe, you flew until it was time to go home. So it was for James "Jug" Curran, all the way from New Guinea to the Philippines with the 348th Fighter Group, the first
Author: O'Neill, MichaelCode: 54992Price:AU $39.99Format: HardbackPublisher: DANNAN BOOKS Published date:16/11/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
July 1969. It’s a little over eight years since the flights of Gagarin and
Shepard, followed quickly by President Kennedy’s challenge to put a man
on the moon before the decade is out.
It is only seven months since NASA made a bold decision to send Apollo 8 all the
way to the moon on the first manned flight of the ......
Author: Planes TVCode: 51953Price:AU $49.95Format: DVD / 120 mins Publisher: PLANESTV.COM Published date:15/11/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Expertly shot with high definition, ultra high definition and slow motion cameras, the official souvenir DVD/Blu-ray will be a superb way to re-live the action from The Royal International Air Tattoo 2018.
All the very best of the flying display will be included in the 2 hour main feature, combined with pilot interviews and in-cockpit ......
Owners' Workshop ManualAuthor: Kennedy, CharlesCode: 51713Price:AU $44.95Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date:09/11/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Built by Boeing Commercial Airplanes, the 707 narrow body jet airliner first flew in 1957 and entered revenue service with Pan American World Airways in 1958. Versions of the aircraft have a capacity from 140 to 219 passengers and a range of 2,500 to 5,750 nautical miles. Developed as Boeing's first jet airliner, the 707 is a swept-wing design ......
Owners' Workshop ManualAuthor: Wilson, KeithCode: 51712Price:AU $44.95Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date:09/11/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Born in the 1950s when the Cold War was rapidly escalating, the subsonic Blackburn Buccaneer was designed as a carrier-borne strike aircraft, which eventually went on to serve both the Royal Navy and the RAF. The Buccaneer entered service with the Royal Navy in 1962 and was capable of operating from aircraft carriers to deliver nuclear weapons as ......
The World's First Jet AirlinerAuthor: Simons, Graham M.Code: 52092Price:AU $33.98Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date:26/10/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A comprehensive, picture rich history of the iconic craft. Includes myriad first hand accounts and photographic illustrations. Features many previously unpublished materials, acquired as a result of the authors complete access to the sprawling De Havilland archive.
Sir Robert Brooke-Popham and the Fall of SingaporeAuthor: Dye, PeterCode: 52406Price:AU $66.00Format: Hardback / 432 pages Publisher: BAKER & TAYLOR Published date:24/10/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
This is the first biography of Sir Robert Brooke-Popham, a key figure in the early development of airpower, whose significant and varied achievements have been overlooked because of his subsequent involvement in the fall of Singapore. It highlights Brooke-Pophams role in developing the first modern military logistic system, the creation of the ......
A Formidable PairAuthor: Birtles, PhilipCode: 52451Price:AU $75.00Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:24/10/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The Hawker Typhoon and later the Tempest both powered by the Napier Sabre engine, brought an increased combat capability to the RAF in WW2, to face the advanced designs coming into service with the Luftwaffe. It was not enough to match the German combat capabilities, as for success Britain had to exceed the performance of the enemy fighters.
The How and Why of the World's Worst Aviation DisasterAuthor: Ziomek, JonCode: 52407Price:AU $38.27Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: BAKER & TAYLOR Published date:23/10/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The world’s worst air disaster happened more than 40 years ago on a remote Atlantic Ocean island, when two fully loaded 747 passenger jets collided after a horrendous series of human errors.
One of the jets, KLM Flight 4805, was traveling more than 150 miles an hour and was within seconds of lifting off when it ......
The XB-24 to B-24E Liberators in World War IIAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 52140Price:AU $34.99Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: BAKER & TAYLOR Published date:15/10/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The B-24 Liberator remains to this day the worlds most-produced heavy bomber and multi-engine aircraft, and the most produced military aircraft in US history, with almost 19,000 examples leaving the assembly lines of five plants. Through a broad range of photos gathered from around the world, this book chronicles the design, development, and ......
Pan American World Airways' Epic Flying Boat Era, 1929-1946Author: Webber, TeresaCode: 51764Price:AU $52.01Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: BAKER & TAYLOR Published date:10/10/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Take your seats, and by all means, fasten your seat belts! Come on a journey back in time to aviation's most daring and innovative era. Travel back nine decades, when for the first time, airplanes determined the victors of global warsa time that altered the course of the world. Hear never-before-told true stories penned by still-living flight ......
Author: Kopanski, Tomasz J.Code: 51917Price:AU $30.00Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date:26/09/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The illustrated history of Poland's World War II Army co-operation aircraft and attack bomber in 1939, featuring scale plans, period photographs and specially commissioned colour artwork profiles.
An Army Pilot Flying for the Marines in the Vietnam WarAuthor: Caryl, Raymond G.Code: 52128Price:AU $44.00Format: Hardback / 264 pages Publisher: BAKER & TAYLOR Published date:26/09/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Provides unique insights into the role of the tactical air controller, airborne as seen through the eyes of one of the pilots who flew low-flying, unarmed, single-engine aircraft in support of ground units in the Vietnam War. The book details the tactics, manoeuvres, and dangers experienced by the pilots and aerial observers flying these missions.
Spotlight OnAuthor: Rys, MarekCode: 51552Price:AU $30.56Format: Hardback / 42 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date:26/09/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This latest addition to the "Spotlight On" series is a showcase for the superb aviation artwork created for the publisher by the remarkable military illustrator Marek Rys.
The Crash of Flight 4590 and the End of Supersonic Passenger TravelAuthor: Chittum, SammeCode: 52122Price:AU $37.09Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: BAKER & TAYLOR Published date:25/09/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The gripping true tale of a devastating plane crash, the investigation into its causes, and the race to prevent similar disasters in the future.
The RAF's Battle of Britain StalwartAuthor: MacKay, Ron, Jr.Code: 52125Price:AU $29.71Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: BAKER & TAYLOR Published date:20/09/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The Hawker Hurricane has rightly earned its place in military aviation annals. Although only preceding the Spitfire by four months in its prototypic launch, the Hawker machine was available in measurably greater numbers by the Battle of Britain, a very critical stage of WWII for Britain and its Empire. Its rugged qualities saw use in the ......
An F-4 Pilot's Combat over LaosAuthor: Honodel, David R.Code: 52127Price:AU $44.52Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: BAKER & TAYLOR Published date:20/09/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
David R. ""Buff"" Honodel was a cocky young man with an inflated self-image when he arrived in 1969 at his base in Udorn, Thailand. His war was not in Vietnam; it was a secret one in the skies of a neighboring country. The reader will experience Buff's war from the cockpit of a supersonic F-4D Phantom II.
The Deadliest Airborne Operation of World War IIAuthor: Beevor, AntonyCode: 52009Price:AU $52.03Format: Hardback / 480 pages Publisher: UNITED BOOK DISTRIB Published date:11/09/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The prizewinning historian and internationally bestselling author of D-Day reconstructs the devastating airborne battle of Arnhem in this gripping new account. On September 17, 1944, General Kurt Student, the founder of Nazi Germany's parachute forces, heard the groaning roar of airplane engines. He went out onto his balcony above the flat ......
A History of the Untouchable Spy PlaneAuthor: Hamilton-Paterson, JamesCode: 52108Price:AU $23.71Format: Paperback / 232 pages Publisher: BAKER & TAYLOR Published date:11/09/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The fascinating story of the spy plane SR-71 Blackbird--the fastest manned aircraft in the history of aviation.
Design and Lifestyle of ConcordeAuthor: Azerrad, LawrenceCode: 52080Price:AU $55.00Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date:10/09/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This stylishly illustrated book looks back at the glamour of Concorde air travel and is as sleek and elegant as the aircraft it celebrates.
Author: Forsyth, RobertCode: 52135Price:AU $26.50Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: UNITED BOOK DISTRIB Published date:06/09/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The Dornier Do 335 was conceived as a high-speed, all-weather fighter, and represented the pinnacle of piston-engined aircraft design. The Do 335 was a big aircraft, weighing just over 10,000kg when laden with fuel, equipment, and pilot, yet powered by two Daimler-Benz DB 603 engines, it was capable of reaching a maximum speed of 750km/h at ......