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9781784423636

Women in Aviation

Author: Hale, Julian Code: 56787 Price: AU $16.28 Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: SHIRE Published date: 14/06/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Amy Johnson and Amelia Earhart may be the most famous trailblazing women within the world of early aviation, but there were many others. From the Wright brothers' sister Katherine, who was awarded the Legion d'honneur, to Mary, Lady Heath, the first woman to pilot a light aircraft from South Africa to England, the history of aviation is peppered ......
9781788491013

Race the Atlantic Wind

The Flight of Alcock and Brown Author: McGann, Oisin Code: 56764 Price: AU $16.28 Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: O'BRIEN PRESS LTD Published date: 10/06/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
As the First World War comes to an end, teams of pilots and navigators gather in Newfoundland. The challenge: to be the first to fly non-stop across the Atlantic Ocean.
9781775541431

Many a Close Run Thing

From jet fighter pilot to airline captain Author: Enright, Tom Code: 56774 Price: AU $36.99 Format: Paperback Publisher: HARPER COLLINS NZ Published date: 25/05/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
A New Zealand squadron leader, flying-boat captain and airliner pilot on a life of aerial adventure Planes were rarely seen above the small Central Otago sheep-farming town of Ranfurly in the 1940s. Yet as a young boy, Tom Enright had a fascination with the skies that quickly developed into a longing to become a pilot. He joined the RNZAF as an ......
9781947534773

The Fabulous Flying Mrs Miller

A True Story of Murder, Adventure, Danger, Romance, and Derring-Do Author: Baxter, Carol Code: 56955 Price: AU $30.99 Format: Paperback / 376 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 07/05/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The remarkable true story of a beguiling 1920s housewife who seeks international fame, fortune and adventure as an aviator but finds herself the central figure in a sensational Miami murder trial.
9781467142434

Hidden Images of the Wright Brothers at Kitty Hawk

Author: Tise, Larry E. Code: 56945 Price: AU $31.95 Format: Paperback / 164 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 18/03/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
When the world learned that Wilbur and Orville Wright had performed man's first powered, controlled flights at Kitty Hawk on December 17, 1903, that sleepy village became an international landmark. In addition to recording their first flight in one of the twentieth century's most famous photographs, the Wrights took hundreds of other images of the ......
9781328592798

Fly Girls

How Five Daring Women Defied All Odds and Made Aviation History Author: O'Brien, Keith Code: 55844 Price: AU $24.77 Format: Paperback / 384 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 05/03/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The untold story of five women who fought to compete against men in the high-stakes national air races of the 1920s and 1930s--and won
9781641601306

Wally Funk's Race for Space

The Extraordinary Story of a Female Aviation Pioneer Author: Nelson, Sue Code: 55131 Price: AU $42.43 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: CHICAGO REVIEW PRESS Published date: 04/03/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Wally Funk was among the Mercury 13, the first group of American pilots to complete NASA's 1961 Women in Space program. Funk breezed through the rigorous physical and mental tests, her scores beating those of many of the male candidates--even John Glenn. Just one week before Funk was to enter the final phase of training, the entire program was ......
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