A Transport RevolutionAuthor: Kaplan, PhilipCode: 50953Price:AU $43.41Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: SKYHORSE US Published date:15/07/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2018
A photographic homage to a legendary plane that helped win World War II
Seizing the AirspaceAuthor: Wrage, Stephen D.Code: 49497Price:AU $213.89Format: Hardback / 186 pages Publisher: ROUTLEDGE Published date:01/06/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2018
This book discusses the limitations of the practice of imposing no fly zones and considers the potential utility of a no fly zone in the case of Syria. Imposing no fly zones on governments that use force from the air against their own people has been a practice of the United States since the closing days of the first Iraq war. A no fly zone was ......
Author: Kennedy, CharlesCode: 47189Price:AU $81.48Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:15/05/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018
This book tells the story of every jetliner produced by the Soviet Union, including the Tupolev Tu-104 (the world's first successful jetliner), the Ilyushin Il-62 (Aeroflot's flagship), and the supersonic rival to Concorde, the Tu-144 Charger. The detailed story is accompanied by beautiful illustrations taken from Russian archives.
A HistoryAuthor: Simons, Graham M.Code: 50273Price:AU $47.41Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:15/05/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018
The Boeing 707 family - that includes the forerunner Model 367-80, the KC-135 series of military transports and the slightly smaller Model 720 - was the pioneer of the sweptback wing, incorporating podded engines borrowed from the B-47 military bomber. It was the aircraft that many regard as the design that really ushered in the Jet-Age. This ......
The Spectacular Rise and Scandalous Fall of Aviation's Golden CoupleAuthor: Mead, CoreyCode: 51273Price:AU $40.51Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: FLATIRON BOOKS Published date:08/05/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018
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...
Lessons from the CockpitAuthor: Hasara, MarkCode: 51278Price:AU $23.16Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: THRESHOLD EDITIONS Published date:01/05/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018
"A military memoir with inspirational stories and moral lessons for people on the battlefield, in boardrooms, or in their everyday lives, by a veteran air-refueling expert, with a foreword by Rush Limbaugh."--Provided by publisher.
Charles Lindbergh's Daring and Immortal 1927 Transatlantic CrossingAuthor: Hampton, DanCode: 51260Price:AU $24.59Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:23/04/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2018
"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 ......
The Development of Guppy and Expanded Fuselage TransportsAuthor: Dean, William PatrickCode: 49505Price:AU $73.26Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date:15/04/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2018
In 1962, a unique transport aircraft was built from the parts of 27 Boeing B-377 airliners to provide NASA with a means of transporting rocket boosters. With an interior the size of a gymnasium, "The Guppy" was the first of eight wide-body cargo planes built by Aero Spacelines. More than half a century later, the last Super Guppy is still in ......
The Tragedy of Flight 242Author: Chittu, SammeCode: 51098Price:AU $24.95Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: SMITHSONIAN BOOKS Published date:15/04/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2018
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 ......
Asymmetrical Warfare and the Threat to SecurityAuthor: Grossman, NicholasCode: 50391Price:AU $47.41Format: HardbackPublisher: PITSTOP Published date:15/04/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2018
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 ......
Owners Workshop ManualAuthor: Howard, LeeCode: 51133Price:AU $44.95Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date:05/04/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2018
With an active service life of more than 40 years with the Royal Navy
and the RAF, the Westland Wessex was one of the most versatile
helicopters of the Cold War. Its duties included Commando and Special
Forces insertions during the Falklands War, anti-submarine warfare,
search and rescue, as well as battlefield troop transport and ......
Author: Borlace, MikeCode: 51386Price:AU $41.72Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:28/03/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2018
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
Author: U.S. Department of DefenseCode: 49809Price:AU $24.92Format: Paperback / 909 pages Publisher: GROUP Published date:20/03/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2018
The Air Almanac 2018 contains the astronomical data required for air celestial navigation, making it a necessary resource for all pilots and others attempting to chart routes based on celestial bodies. This edition of the Almanac includes information for the year 2018 on the following topics: Sunrise, sunset, and twilight tablesSky diagrams for ......
A Lost Manuscript RediscoveredAuthor: Merriam, Frederick WarrenCode: 50363Price:AU $37.91Format: HardbackPublisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:18/03/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2018
Author was one of the UK s early aviation pioneers. As manager and chief instructor of the Bristol Flying School at Brooklands, he had many pupils who subsequently became famous
A Life in CombatAuthor: Borlace, MikeCode: 50435Price:AU $24.64Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:18/03/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2018
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.
The Aircraft of the Modern U.S. PresidencyAuthor: Veronico, NicholasCode: 51419Price:AU $44.37Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:15/03/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
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.
Owners Workshop ManualAuthor: Cotter, JarrodCode: 49688Price:AU $54.19Format: HardbackPublisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:15/03/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2018
Undoubtedly the most famous Dr.1 pilot was Baron Manfred von Richtofen. Widely known as the -Red Baron-, von Richtofen was officially credited with 80 kills, 19 of them while flying a Dr.1.Richtofen became commander of the fighter squadron Jasta 11 in January 1917, where he flew the Albatross D.II and D.III. When he became a squadron commander, ......
An Elite Soldier's Inside Account of the Hunt for America's Most DangeroAuthor: Velicovich, BrettCode: 50884Price:AU $24.59Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:13/03/2018Availability: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 ......
Investigating the World's Most Mysterious Air DisastersAuthor: Negroni, ChristineCode: 51224Price:AU $22.99Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: ATLANTIC BOOKS Published date:01/03/2018Availability: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 ......
The Chronicles of a Public-Safety Helicopter PilotAuthor: McDonald, Kevin (University of Melbourne)Code: 50978Price:AU $28.88Format: Paperback / 350 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:20/02/2018Availability: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 ......
British Civil Aviation 1939 - 1944Author: Wills, SimonCode: 51356Price:AU $37.91Format: Hardback / 197 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:19/02/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The original and officially compiled history of the BOAC throughout the war years
Author: Boyne, Walter J.Code: 50950Price:AU $50.66Format: Hardback / 408 pages Publisher: GLOBE PEQUOT Published date:16/02/2018Availability: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 ......
Author: Johnstone-Bryden, RichardCode: 50936Price:AU $17.00Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:12/02/2018Availability: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 ......
Author: Wild, Thomas W.Code: 50916Price:AU $115.79Format: Paperback / 736 pages Publisher: MCGRAW-HILL Published date:02/02/2018Availability: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, ......
Pilots, Planes and Politics in British Aviation 1919-1940Author: Reese, PeterCode: 50168Price:AU $37.91Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:01/02/2018Availability: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 ......
Brazil's Turboprop Success StoryAuthor: Zeitoun Moralez, Joao PauloCode: 49609Price:AU $95.26Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: HARPIA PUBLISHING, LLC Published date:30/01/2018Availability: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 ......
Author: Brennan, J.Code: 50808Price:AU $65.00Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:19/01/2018Availability: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 ......
An Aviation Life: Engineer to Commercial PilotAuthor: Patrick, Michael JohnCode: 51360Price:AU $37.91Format: Hardback / 188 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:10/01/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
One s man remarkable story of his journey from aircraft engineer to pilot.
A History of Airshow Performers from 1903 to the PresentAuthor: Fusco, PeterCode: 49826Price:AU $33.72Format: HardbackPublisher: SKYHORSE US Published date:16/12/2017Availability: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, ......
Owners Workshop ManualAuthor: Blackah, PaulCode: 49932Price:AU $29.95Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: ICON BOOKS LTD Published date:30/11/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
New in PB. The Douglas DC-3 Dakota revolutionised air transport in the 1930s and 40s. With a lasting impact on the airline industry, it is widely regarded as one of the most significant transport aircraft ever built. This Manual describes the Dakota's rugged anatomy and examines its operation from the viewpoint of owners, aircrew and engineers.
Defunct British Airlines Since 1945Author: Phillips, A.Code: 50799Price:AU $34.61Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:15/11/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The book covers seventy defunct British airlines that have disappeared from our skies since 1946. They ceased trading for various reasons, from financial difficulties to industrial takeovers. It looks at both international and domestic airlines, and has a whole host of famous names, who are gone, but not forgotten.
Author: Cameron, GarthCode: 50800Price:AU $50.93Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:15/11/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Umberto Nobile was an airship designer and pilot who became an Arctic explorer. In 1926 he flew the airship 'Norge' from Rome to Teller in Alaska, by way of the North Pole. He returned to the Arctic in 1928 with the airship 'Italia' and disappeared on 25 May the same year. This is the story of the 'Italia', put into the context of the airship age.
Author: McLelland, TimCode: 50801Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 368 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:15/11/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Britain's Cold War Fighters explores the creation and development of the jet fighter, tracing the emergence of the first jet designs (the Meteor and Vampire) through to the first-generation jets which entered service with the RAF and Fleet Air Arm. Each aircraft type is examined, looking at how the design was created and how this translated into ......
An Illustrated HistoryAuthor: Carradice, PhilCode: 38151Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:14/11/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
In the early 20th century the future of air travel seemed to lie with the giant airships of Count von Zeppelin. Zeppelins were used during the First World War and afterwards the 'Graf Zeppelin' and 'Hindenburg' were the height of elegance. The 'Hindenburg' disaster of 1937 proved to be the end of the giant airship as a commercial enterprise.