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9781910809198

Civil Aircraft Markings 2018

Author: Wright, Allan Code: 51072 Price: AU $19.95 Format: Paperback / 436 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 08/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

This 69th edition of the bestselling annual aviation title lists the aircraft currently on the UK Civil Aircraft Register, with colour photo section and a revised layout.

9781588346094

Southern Storm

The Tragedy of Flight 242 Author: Chittu, Samme Code: 51098 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: SMITHSONIAN BOOKS Published date: 04/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

On the afternoon of April 4, 1977, Georgia housewife Sadie Burkhalter Hurst looked out her front door to see a frantic stranger running toward her, his clothes ablaze, and behind him the mangled fuselage of a passenger plane that had just crashed in her yard. The plane, a Southern Airways DC-9-31, had been carrying eighty-one passengers and ......

9781784538309

Drones and Terrorism

Asymmetrical Warfare and the Threat to Security Author: Grossman, Nicholas Code: 50391 Price: AU $47.41 Format: Hardback Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 28/03/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

In warzones, ordinary commercially-available drones are used for extraordinary reconnaissance and information gathering. They can also be used for bombings - a drone carrying an explosive charge is potentially a powerful weapon. At the same time asymmetric warfare has become the norm - with large states increasingly fighting marginal terrorist ......

9781788038959

Spider Zero Seven

A Life in Combat Author: Borlace, Mike Code: 50435 Price: AU $24.64 Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 18/03/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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.
9780760357996

Air Force One

The Aircraft of the Modern U.S. Presidency Author: Veronico, Nicholas Code: 51419 Price: AU $44.37 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 15/03/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

The presidential plane wasnt always known as Air Force One. FDR traveled in the Guess Where II, a transport version of the heavy bomber four-engine Liberator. Later presidential aircraft included the Dixie Clipper and Sacred Cow (FDR), Independence (Truman), Columbine I and II (Eisenhower), followed by Air Force One.

For the last ......

9780062693938

Drone Warrior

An Elite Soldier's Inside Account of the Hunt for America's Most Dangero Author: Velicovich, Brett Code: 50884 Price: AU $24.59 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 13/03/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
"A must read for anyone who wants to understand the new American way of war." - General Michael V. Hayden, former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency and the National Security Agency A former special operations member takes us inside America's covert drone war in this headline-making, never-before-told account for fans of Zero Dark Thirty ......
9781782396437

The Crash Detectives

Investigating the World's Most Mysterious Air Disasters Author: Negroni, Christine Code: 51224 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: ATLANTIC BOOKS Published date: 01/03/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

What happened to MH370? How did Amelia Earhart disappear? When have quick-thinking pilots averted catastrophe and kept hundreds of people alive? And what, if any, are the lessons we have learned from these accidents? 

Aviation journalist and air safety investigator Christine Negroni uses science, performance psychology, extensive ......

9781683505211

Life Inside the Dead Man's Curve

The Chronicles of a Public-Safety Helicopter Pilot Author: McDonald, Kevin (University of Melbourne) Code: 50978 Price: AU $28.88 Format: Paperback / 350 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 20/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

Travis County STAR Flight, in Austin, Texas, is recognized as one of the premier public-safety helicopter programs in the United States. Life Inside the Dead Mans Curve is a firsthand account of the tragedy and triumph witnessed by STAR Flight crews as they respond to a myriad of emergencies, everything from traumatic injuries to rescues--and ......

9781473894099

Airlines at War

British Civil Aviation 1939 - 1944 Author: Wills, Simon Code: 51356 Price: AU $37.91 Format: Hardback / 197 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 19/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The original and officially compiled history of the BOAC throughout the war years
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 same business day from Sydney, Australia
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 ......
9781550178135

Vertical Horizons

The History of Okanagan Helicopters Author: Grant, Douglas M Code: 49778 Price: AU $61.99 Format: Hardback Publisher: HARBOUR PUBLISHING Published date: 11/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

"Looking back over thirty years of flying for Okanagan, I see the experience has given me an interesting life. I have never really considered flying as work. It is more a way of life, a way of life that nourishes a free spirit, something that not many jobs can give you. I just cannot imagine anything I would... rather have done or any company I ......

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 same business day from Sydney, Australia
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 ......
9781526712851

From Jacks to Joysticks

An Aviation Life: Engineer to Commercial Pilot Author: Patrick, Michael John Code: 51360 Price: AU $37.91 Format: Hardback / 188 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 10/01/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
One s man remarkable story of his journey from aircraft engineer to pilot.
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