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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: 27/07/2019 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
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 ......
9783958295766

Alfred Comte

A Life for Aviation Author: Comte, Michel Code: 56775 Price: AU $116.20 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 18/07/2019 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
This book is a visual biography of the legendary Swiss aviation pioneer Alfred Comte (1895-1965). Combining historical photos and documents with texts by Comte's son (also Alfred) and grandson, the photographer Michel Comte, the book is the first to comprehensively explore the aviator's extraordinary life and achievements.
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: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
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 ......
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: 10/07/2019 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
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.
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 ......
9781910809280

Luftwaffe Eagle New ES

Author: Schuck, Walter Code: 54344 Price: AU $23.99 Format: Paperback / 260 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 16/02/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Luftwaffe pilot Walter Schuck flew the Me 109 in the Arctic Sea fighter squadrons becoming the Russian air forces feared enemy in the far north. Awarded the Knights Cross in April 1944 he claimed his 100th kill in June of that year, then barely 48 hours later shot down 12 aircraft in one day - a record never achieved by any other Arctic Sea ......

9781910809303

Spitfire, A Test Pilots Story

New Edition Author: Quill, Jeffrey Code: 54343 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 16/02/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

This is the story of an exceptional test pilot and RAF and Fleet Air Arm pilot, Jeffrey Quill, who took charge of some of the most important military aircraft of his time.

Jeffrey Quill, was commissioned in the RAF in 1931. He joined Vickers Aviation in 1936, and rose to become Chief Test Pilot at Supermarine. Best Remembered for his ......

9781473883536

Olympic Airways

A History Author: Simons, Graham M. Code: 55856 Price: AU $61.11 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 11/02/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Graham M. Simons presents a balanced history of Olympic Airways, beginning with the story of its origin and bringing the story fully up to date. This is the most comprehensive history of the airline to be released thus far.
9781643130064

Men of Air

The Courage and Sacrifice of Bomber Command in World War II Author: Wilson, Kevin Code: 55132 Price: AU $47.06 Format: Hardback / 448 pages Publisher: PEGASUS ENTERTAINMENT Published date: 05/02/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The story of the everyday heroism of bomber crews in 1944, a turning point in the war against Germany.
9781910809297

Stormbird

Author: Buchner, Hermann Code: 55862 Price: AU $24.34 Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 01/02/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The author, a Luftwaffe NCO pilot and Knight's Cross holder gives a riveting account of his training with the pre-war Austrian air force, instructing with the Luftwaffe then the terrifying ground attack operations on the Eastern Front trying to stop the Russian juggernaut.
9780750989022

Concorde

The Complete Inside Story Author: Trubshaw, Brian Code: 55170 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 01/02/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The inside story of this world-famous supersonic passenger jet by the former British chief test pilot
9781849953979

Flight from the Croft

Author: Innes, Bill Code: 55868 Price: AU $38.68 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: WHITTLES PUBLISHING Published date: 10/01/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Will be of special interest to the aviation community, passengers past and present, as well as providing an insight and authentic feedback from the pilot's side of the cockpit door for the general reader. An entertaining and lively read!
9781526738400

Sir Alan Cobham

The Flying Legend Who Brought Aviation to the Masses Author: Cruddas, Colin Code: 55486 Price: AU $65.99 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 14/12/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Much-needed biography of one of aviation's greatest characters, providing an exciting account of a daring man during the formative years of air transportation.
9781785211676

Spirit of St Louis Manual (Ryan Monoplane 1927)

Charles A. Lindbergh's Famous Transatlantic Ryan Monoplane Author: Marriott, Leo Code: 52090 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 13/12/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

The Haynes Spirit of St Louis Manual covers the amazing personal story of Charles A. Lindbergh and his epic transatlantic flight in 1927; the design and construction of the original Ryan Monoplane Spirit of St Louis, including full technical details of its airframe and engine; the story of building the replica Spirit of St Louis by SOS2, ......

9781781551011

Bristol Scout 1264

Rebuilding Granddad's Aircraft Author: Bremner, David Code: 55732 Price: AU $55.00 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 22/11/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
In 1913, Frank Barnwell designed the Bristol Scout, which was the fastest and most manoeuvrable warplane for the first eighteen months of the First World War, and became the prototype single-seat fighter from which all later fighters were derived. As a result Barnwell became one of the seminal figures in the development of aircraft design.
9781588346292

Last Days Of The Concorde

The Crash of Flight 4590 and the End of Supersonic Passenger Travel Author: Chittum, Samme Code: 52122 Price: AU $37.09 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: SMITHSONIAN BOOKS Published date: 25/09/2018 Availability: 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.
9781912332120

RAF 100

The Story of the Royal Air Force 1918-2018 Author: Lepine, Mike Code: 51696 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: DANANN PUBLISHING LIMITED Published date: 16/09/2018 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

RAF 100 celebrates and commemorates 100 years of the Royal Air Force with access to rare RAF archives, Mike Lepine uses photographs and documents to bring the story of the people, planes and missions to life as never before.

9780062845702

Chasing the Demon

The Quest for the Sound Barrier, and the Band of American Aces Author: Hampton, Dan Code: 51536 Price: AU $43.09 Format: Paperback / 560 pages Publisher: HARPERLUXE Published date: 07/08/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The New York Times bestselling author of Viper Pilot chronicles another thrilling chapter in American aviation history: the race to break the sound barrier.
9781492664475

Sky Girls

The True Story of the First Women's Cross-Country Air Race Author: Jessen, Gene Nora Code: 51798 Price: AU $23.77 Format: Paperback / 416 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 15/07/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The inspiring, true story of the first female pilots taking their rightful place in the exciting world of aviation.
9781445666020

RAF in 100 Pictures

A Pictorial History Author: Wilson, Keith Code: 50204 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 14/07/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

On 1 April 1918, the Royal Air Force came into being and on 1 April 2018, the RAF celebrates its first 100 years. The aim of this book is to offer an alternative insight into what has really impacted on the RAF in its first century. Many people will recall Hurricanes and Spitfires standing firm against the invading Luftwaffe but how many will ......

9781911621089

Over and Above

Author: Gurdon, John E. Code: 52375 Price: AU $32.00 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 29/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This new edition retains exactly the original script but has been updated with an introduction by John Gurdon's granddaughter Camilla Jane Gurdon Blakeley and an extended illustrated appendix by renowned historian Norman Franks.
9781510705135

High Fliers

Airmen of Achievement in Wartime Author: Kaplan, Philip Code: 50952 Price: AU $43.41 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: SKYHORSE US Published date: 24/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Profiles of the greatest pilots of World War II
9781509828494

The Lost Pilots

The Spectacular Rise and Scandalous Fall of Aviation's Golden Couple Author: Mead, Corey Code: 51800 Price: AU $40.00 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: MACMILLAN Published date: 12/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

A gripping, untold saga of love, betrayal and scandal at the height of the Roaring Twenties.

The Sahara Desert, February 1962: the wreckage of a plane emerges from the sands revealing, too, the body of the planes long-dead pilot. But who was he? And what had happened to him?

9780764355042

Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird

The Illustrated History of America's Legendary Mach 3 Spy Plane Author: Goodall, James C. Code: 51269 Price: AU $65.13 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 01/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The legendary SR-71 Blackbird spy plane was, and still is, the world's only operational Mach 3 aircraft, and was designed, built, and tested by Lockheed's famed "Skunk Works." This new book covers all fifty Blackbirds built, from the first flight in 1962, to the last in 1999. As a replacement for the venerable U-2 spyplane, Lockheed went from ......
9781526726162

First Through the Clouds

The Autobiography of a Box-Kite Pioneer Author: Merriam, Frederick Warren Code: 51585 Price: AU $40.72 Format: Hardback / 131 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 24/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
At the controls of a Bristol Box-kite, in 1912 he was the first pilot in Britain to fly through cloud
9780062464408

The Flight

Charles Lindbergh's Daring and Immortal 1927 Transatlantic Crossing Author: Hampton, Dan Code: 51260 Price: AU $24.59 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 15/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
"GRIPPING. ... AN HOUR-BY-HOUR ACCOUNT." - WALL STREET JOURNAL * From one of the most decorated pilots in Air Force history comes a masterful account of Lindbergh's death-defying nonstop transatlantic flight in Spirit of St. LouisOn the rainy morning of May 20, 1927, a little-known American pilot named Charles A. Lindbergh climbed into his ......
9780399564130

The Flying Tigers

Untold Story of American Pilots Who Waged a Secret War Against Japan Author: Kleiner, Samuel Code: 51265 Price: AU $40.53 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 15/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The thrilling story behind the American pilots who were secretly recruited to defend the nation's desperate Chinese allies before Pearl Harbor and ended up on the front lines of the war against the Japanese in the Pacific.
9780393652291

RAF

The Birth of the World's First Air Force Author: Overy, Richard, Ph.D. (King's College) Code: 51264 Price: AU $33.22 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: WW NORTON & CO Published date: 15/05/2018 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
A great historian's masterful account of the origins of air power in the RAF.
9781250109248

The Lost Pilots

The Spectacular Rise and Scandalous Fall of Aviation's Golden Couple Author: Mead, Corey Code: 51273 Price: AU $40.51 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: FLATIRON BOOKS Published date: 08/05/2018 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

Corey Meads The Lost Pilots is the saga of two star crossed pilots who soar to the greatest heights of fame, tailspin into scandal and crime, and go the ultimate lengths for a chance at redemption...

9781447273868

Skybound

A Journey In Flight Author: Loncraine, Rebecca Code: 51785 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: PICADOR USA Published date: 01/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
For fans of H is for Hawk and Wild, Skybound is a deeply personal memoir about learning to fly.
9781788313360

The Man Who Built the Swordfish

The Life of Sir Richard Fairey Author: Smith, Adrian Code: 51543 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 480 pages Publisher: I.B.TAURIS Published date: 30/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Authoritative biography of an aviation pioneer
9781681776637

Blood and Fears

How America's Bomber Boys of the 8th Air Force Saved World War II Author: Wilson, Kevin Code: 51289 Price: AU $28.88 Format: Paperback / 560 pages Publisher: PEGASUS ENTERTAINMENT Published date: 10/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The heroic, dramatic, and sometimes tragic history of how the US 8th Air Force changed the course of World War II.
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 ......

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: In Stock. 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 ......

9781472828279

No Ordinary Pilot

One young man's extraordinary exploits in World War II Author: Campbell-Jones, Suzanne Code: 50937 Price: AU $36.02 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 26/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
After a lifetime in the RAF, Group Captain Bob Allen, finally allowed his children and grandchildren to see his official flying log. It contained the line: 'KILLED WHILST ON OPERATIONS'. He refused to answer any further questions, leaving instead a memoir of his life during World War II. Joining up aged 19, within six months he was in No.1 ......
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