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9781493026302

The 25 Most Influential Aircraft of All Time

Author: Boyne, Walter J. Code: 50950 Price: AU $50.66 Format: Hardback / 408 pages Publisher: GLOBE PEQUOT Published date: 16/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The 25 Most Influential Aircraft of All Time conveys the fascinating progression of flying technology from flimsy wood-and-fabric biplanes to thunderous supersonic wonders. Aviation's most historically relevant and arguably most influential aircraft - planes like the elliptical-winged Spitfire, the blisteringly-fast X-15, and the ubiquitous ......
9781472827784

Concorde Pocket Manual

Author: Johnstone-Bryden, Richard Code: 50936 Price: AU $17.00 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 12/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
First flown in 1969, Concorde was the first supersonic aircraft to go into commercial service in 1976 and made her final flight in 2003. She was operated primarily by British Airways and Air France. British Airways' Concordes made just under 50,000 flights and flew more than 2.5m passengers supersonically. A typical London to New York crossing ......
9781259835704

Aircraft Powerplants 9/e

Author: Wild, Thomas W. Code: 50916 Price: AU $115.79 Format: Paperback / 736 pages Publisher: MCGRAW-HILL Published date: 02/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

The most comprehensive guide to aircraft powerplants―fully updated for the latest advances

This authoritative textbook contains all the information you need to learn to master the operation and maintenance of aircraft engines and achieve FAA Powerplant certification. The book offers clear explanations of all engine components, ......

9780750984102

Transforming the Skies

Pilots, Planes and Politics in British Aviation 1919-1940 Author: Reese, Peter Code: 50168 Price: AU $37.91 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 01/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

Following the Armistice of 1918 the British Air Industry, including the newly founded RAF, held a low place in national priorities. The RAF was rapidly run down with the infant airlines being given the least possible help. Such neglect continued during the 1920s. The RAFs role was questioned and civilian air travel remained the province of the ......

9780997309232

EMB-312 Tucano

Brazil's Turboprop Success Story Author: Zeitoun Moralez, Joao Paulo Code: 49609 Price: AU $95.26 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: HARPIA PUBLISHING, LLC Published date: 30/01/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
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 ......
9781625450357

Vietnam War Army Helicopter Nose Art

Author: Brennan, J. Code: 50808 Price: AU $65.00 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 19/01/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

Vietnam War Army Helicopter Nose Art brings to light over 250 recently recovered Vietnam War photographs from Army aviation veterans. The vast majority of these photographs have never before been published, with them all capturing that quintessential and unmistakable American war custom of embellishing ones assigned aircraft with personalized ......

9781510728189

The Crowd Pleasers

A History of Airshow Performers from 1903 to the Present Author: Fusco, Peter Code: 49826 Price: AU $33.72 Format: Hardback Publisher: SKYHORSE US Published date: 16/12/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
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, ......
9781476669755

Fairchild C-82 Packet

The Military and Civil History Author: Beck, Simon D. Code: 48346 Price: AU $70.40 Format: Paperback / 148 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 01/12/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
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 ......
9781472819581

Bell X-2

Author: Davies, Peter E. Code: 50237 Price: AU $24.64 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 02/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Even before the spectacular success of its X-1 rocket-powered aircraft in breaking the `sound barrier', the adventurous Bell Aircraft Corporation was already pushing ahead with a parallel project to build a second aircraft capable of far higher speeds. The X-2 (or Model 52) explored the equally uncertain technology of swept-back wings. Now common ......
9788365281531

MIL Mi-24/35 Hind

Author: Fojtik, Jakub Code: 48752 Price: AU $57.95 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 02/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Illustrated production and service history the contemporary Soviet attack helicopter, the Mi-24 'Hind' and its many variants in Russia and abroad.
9781782745242

The World's Greatest Aircraft Carriers

An Illustrated History Author: Ross, David Code: 49835 Price: AU $40.72 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date: 12/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The World's Greatest Aircraft Carriers features 52 of the most significant flat tops and amphibious assault ships built since the 1920s until the present day. Each entry includes a brief description of the ship's development and history, a colour profile view or cutaway, key features and specifications.
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