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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: 17/07/2019 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 ......
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No Man's Land

The Untold Story of Automation and QF72 Author: Sullivan, Kevin Code: 56743 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: ABC BOOKS Published date: 21/05/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
A gripping account of how a major air disaster was averted, by the captain and former Top Gun pilot Instinctively, I release my pressure on the sidestick. Out of my subconscious, a survival technique from a previous life emerges: Neutralise! I'm not in control so I must neutralise controls. I never imagined I'd use this part of my military ......
9781760294274

Charles Ulm

The untold story of one of Australia's greatest aviation pioneers Author: Searle, Rick Code: 57635 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date: 25/07/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The definitive insight into Charles Ulm, the oft-overshadowed partner and fellow pioneer of Australian aviation Charles Kingsford Smith, whose untimely death robbed Australia of a huge talent.
9781760294045

The Man Who Saved Smithy: Fighter pilot, pioneer aviator, hero

The life of Sir Gordon Taylor GC, MC Author: Searle, Rick Code: 59381 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date: 27/08/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

Patrick Gordon Bill Taylor was a pioneer of Australian aviation. As a fighter pilot during the First World War, he was awarded the Military Cross and discovered a life-long passion for flight and air navigation. Returning to Australia after the war, he became a close friend of Charles Kingsford Smith; they went on to form an incredible flying ......

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Fly Over Down Under

Australian Adventures by Single-Engine Airplane Author: Cabot, Michelee Morgan Code: 38123 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Hardback / 230 pages Publisher: WHEATMARK Published date: 15/10/2015 Availability: Please contact us for availability
Green ants that defend their tree by attacking anyone who touches it...a mysterious lava-tube cave with hikers' flashlights floating like fireflies down into its blackness...fruit bats noisily lobbing mangos onto your cabin's tin roof. The beauties -- and dangers -- of the crocodile-infested Kakadu National Park. A crash landing at a remote island ......
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Fly Over Down Under

Australian Adventures by Single-Engine Airplane Author: Michelee Morgan Cabot Code: 37588 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 230 pages Publisher: WHEATMARK Published date: 15/07/2015 Availability: Please contact us for availability
In this colorful and remarkable book, written by a colorful and remarkable woman pilot, you'll find the most enjoyable way to discover Australia -- by flying a light airplane to its places of greatest interest while watching the exotic landscape unroll beneath you. Vistas of giant paisley patterned earth, caused by underlying salt strata. Stunning ......
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Fly Over Down Under

Australian Adventures by Single-Engine Airplane Author: Michelee Morgan Cabot Code: 37589 Price: AU $19.95 Format: Paperback / 230 pages Publisher: WHEATMARK Published date: 15/07/2015 Availability: Please contact us for availability
In this colorful and remarkable book, written by a colorful and remarkable woman pilot, you'll find the most enjoyable way to discover Australia -- by flying a light airplane to its places of greatest interest while watching the exotic landscape unroll beneath you. Vistas of giant paisley patterned earth, caused by underlying salt strata. Stunning ......
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Mayday: How Warring Egos Forced Qantas off Course

Author: Matt O'Sullivan Code: 37095 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback Published date: 28/01/2015 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

Power-plays, public spats, strategic blunders, betrayal and revenge: the fall of Qantas has more intrigue and drama than any in-flight movie. How did a national icon become a national liability? Founded in 1920 by two WWI pilots and a grazier, the Flying Kangaroo is one of the oldest and most respected airlines in the world. Famous for never ......

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The Ships That Flew DVD

Author: Chevron Code: 22519 Price: AU $34.95 Format: DVD / 47 mins Publisher: CHEVRON MARKETING SERVICES Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Producer's notes: This Screen Australia cinematic gem examines the last days of the Sandringham flying boat service which ran from Sydney to Lord Howe Island until 1974. The film also pays tribute to the golden era and romance of the flying boats from World War 2 and the 1950s and uses historic footage to trace their importance in war, ......
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Australian International Airshow (Avalon) 2009 DVD - Towards Tomorrow

Author: Chevron Code: 21368 Price: AU $34.95 Format: DVD / 100 mins Publisher: CHEVRON MARKETING SERVICES Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Sold Out

This DVD highlights breath taking displays by three times world aerobatic champion, Russian Nikolay Timofeev and bran storming American Kent Pietsch.Experience their routines first hand, courtesy of cameras mounted inside and outside their stunt planes. 

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The Shape of Things to Come DVD

Author: Jeff Watson Code: 20755 Price: AU $34.95 Format: DVD Publisher: CHEVRON MARKETING SERVICES Published date: 01/07/2008 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
New shapes are appearing in Australian skies. Jeff Watson looks at the A380 Super Jumbo, its rival the Boeing 787, the Brazilian Embraer E-170 mini-jet, Boeing FA18 Super Hornet, Wedgetail AWACS aircraft, C17 Globemaster, Lockheed Martin F35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter and even an unmanned spyplane.
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Classic Aeroplanes in Australia DVD

Author: Jeff Watson Code: 20641 Price: AU $34.95 Format: DVD / 52 mins Publisher: CHEVRON MARKETING SERVICES Published date: 01/07/1996 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Australia has one of the most varied collections of classic aeroplanes in the world. There are representative types of most of the great piston engined fi ghter aircraft of World War Two, as well as jets from the former Warsaw Pact countries and a good selection of pre-war civilian types. Australia’s Warbird movement is dedicated to keeping them ......
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