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9781782745242

The World's Greatest Aircraft Carriers

An Illustrated History Author: Ross, David Code: 49835 Price: AU $40.72 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date: 12/10/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The World's Greatest Aircraft Carriers features 52 of the most significant flat tops and amphibious assault ships built since the 1920s until the present day. Each entry includes a brief description of the ship's development and history, a colour profile view or cutaway, key features and specifications.
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: 05/03/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2018
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 ......
9781526726209

Echoes from Early Aviators

A Lost Manuscript Rediscovered Author: Merriam, Frederick Warren Code: 50363 Price: AU $37.91 Format: Hardback Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 28/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 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
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: 28/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 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.
9781510726079

The Air Almanac 2018

Author: U.S. Department of Defense Code: 49809 Price: AU $24.92 Format: Paperback / 909 pages Publisher: GROUP Published date: 20/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 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 ......
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: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018

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 ......

9781476665030

Ultra-Large Aircraft, 1940-1970

The Development of Guppy and Expanded Fuselage Transports Author: Dean, William Patrick Code: 49505 Price: AU $73.26 Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 01/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 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 ......
9781473861343

Boeing 707 Group

A History Author: Simons, Graham M. Code: 50273 Price: AU $47.41 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/01/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 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 ......

9781625450357

Vietnam War Army Helicopter Nose Art

Author: Brennan, J. Code: 50808 Price: AU $65.00 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 19/01/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2018
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: 18/12/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2017

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 ......

9781510728189

The Crowd Pleasers

A History of Airshow Performers from 1903 to the Present Author: Fusco, Peter Code: 49826 Price: AU $33.72 Format: Hardback Publisher: SKYHORSE US Published date: 28/11/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2017
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, ......
9780993260438

Jetliners of the Red Star

Author: Kennedy, Charles Code: 47189 Price: AU $81.48 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 27/11/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2017
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.
9781781555057

The Zeppelin

An Illustrated History Author: Carradice, Phil Code: 38151 Price: AU $25.00 (was AU $39.99) Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 14/11/2017 Availability: 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.
9781785211614

Douglas DC-3 Dakota 1935 Onwards (All Marks)

Owners Workshop Manual Author: Blackah, Paul Code: 49932 Price: AU $29.95 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: ICON BOOKS LTD Published date: 07/11/2017 Availability: 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.
9781476669755

Fairchild C-82 Packet

The Military and Civil History Author: Beck, Simon D. Code: 48346 Price: AU $70.40 Format: Paperback / 148 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 06/11/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2017
Originally designed as a cargo and paratroop transport during World War II, the Fairchild C-82 Packet is today mainly remembered for its starring role in the Hollywood film The Flight of the Phoenix (1965). Its ungainly appearance earned it the nickname "the flying boxcar" but the aircraft was the first to achieve practical end-loading and aerial ......
9781472819581

Bell X-2

Author: Davies, Peter E. Code: 50237 Price: AU $24.64 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 02/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Even before the spectacular success of its X-1 rocket-powered aircraft in breaking the `sound barrier', the adventurous Bell Aircraft Corporation was already pushing ahead with a parallel project to build a second aircraft capable of far higher speeds. The X-2 (or Model 52) explored the equally uncertain technology of swept-back wings. Now common ......
9781785211089

Airbus A380 2005 to Present

Owners Workshop Manual Author: Wicks, Robert Code: 49933 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: ICON BOOKS LTD Published date: 02/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The Airbus A380 is the world's most recognised and most talked about airliner since the Boeing 747 and Concorde appeared in the skies in the late 1960s. Designed to challenge Boeing's monopoly in the large-aircraft market, it made its first flight in April 2005, entering commercial service two years later with Singapore Airlines.This jet has ......
9781781556290

Umberto Nobile and the Arctic Search for the Airship Italia

Author: Cameron, Garth Code: 50800 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 31/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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.
9781785210884

Fokker Dr.1 Triplane

Owners Workshop Manual Author: Cotter, Jarrod Code: 49688 Price: AU $54.19 Format: Hardback Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 31/10/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2017
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, ......
9780993095092

Concorde Timelines

Author: Falcus, Matt Code: 49600 Price: AU $17.49 Format: Paperback / 70 pages Publisher: DESTINWORLD PUBLISHING LTD. Published date: 28/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This book tells the story of Concorde from the beginnings of jet aircraft through the important milestones of passing the sound barrier, and the important collaboration between Britain and France that would see the aircraft take to the skies. It concludes with a look its final flights in 2003, and where to see Concorde today.
9788365281913

Scale Plans 43: PZL TS-8 Bies

Author: Karnas, Dariusz Code: 49736 Price: AU $18.33 Format: Paperback / 10 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 28/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
10 fold-out A3-format scale plans for 1/72, 1/48 and 1/32 scale modellers for the Polish trainer aircraft used in military and civil aviation from 1957 to the 1970s.
9781781556276

Gone but Not Forgotten

Defunct British Airlines Since 1945 Author: Phillips, A. Code: 50799 Price: AU $34.61 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 25/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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.
9781510718579

Far/Aim 2018

Author: Federal Aviation Administration Code: 49343 Price: AU $26.39 Format: Paperback Publisher: GROUP Published date: 22/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
All the information you need to operate safely in US airspace, fully updated. If you're an aviator or aviation enthusiast, you cannot be caught with an out-of-date edition of the FAR/AIM. In today's environment, there is no excuse for ignorance of the rules of the US airspace system. In the newest edition of the FAR/AIM, all regulations, ......
9781786662095

Concorde 2018 Square Wall Calendar

Author: Carousel Code: 48932 Price: AU $19.95 Format: Calendar Publisher: CAROUSEL Published date: 15/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
9781786663801

Spitfires 2018 Square Wall Calendar

Author: Carousel Code: 48941 Price: AU $19.95 Format: Calendar Publisher: CAROUSEL Published date: 15/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
9781782745563

Civil Aircraft

300 of the World's Greatest Civil Aircraft Author: Jackson, Robert Code: 49845 Price: AU $18.95 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date: 13/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Civil Aircraft features 300 non-military planes ranging from the earliest pioneers to the massive passenger jets of the modern age, representing the diversity of aircraft in use throughout the world for tourism and commerce.
9781580072441

1001 Aviation Facts

Amazing and Little-known Information About All Aspects of Aviation Author: Machat, Mike Code: 49779 Price: AU $36.59 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: SPECIALTY PRESS Published date: 12/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

In any specialized subject, detailed trivia (technical, or otherwise) is sought and prized by enthusiasts worldwide. Interesting but little-known facts have been part of aviation lore since that industry first began in the early 1900s, and todays digital aircraft are no different when it comes to this interest. Modeled after successful ......

9781473894846

US Military Helicopters

Author: Green, Michael Code: 49495 Price: AU $34.61 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 11/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

The helicopter came on the scene too late to play other than a minor role in the Second World War but by the Korean conflict the Bell H-13 Sioux, OH-23 Raven and Sikorsky H-19 Chickasaw were in service. It was in Vietnam that the US military helicopters really came into their own and the best known were the Bell UH-1 Iriquois (known as the ......

9781465097163

Airplanes, World of Flight EAA 2018 18-Month Square Wall Calendar

Author: Browntrout Code: 48916 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Calendar Publisher: BROWNTROUT PUBLISHERS Published date: 07/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

Mankind has flown in airplanes for over a hundred years, yet the grace and power of these beautiful machines never cease to amaze. Invariably, your imagination soars as you fly above beautiful landscapes and into billowing clouds. Classic airplane lovers are sure to appreciate this exquisite square wall calendar featuring breathtaking aerial ......

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: 07/10/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2017

"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 ......

9781501325694

Airportness

The Nature of Flight Author: Schaberg, Dr. Christopher Code: 50304 Price: AU $30.33 Format: Paperback / 200 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 21/09/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Airportness takes the reader on a single day's journey through all the routines and stages of an ordinary flight. From curbside to baggage, and pondering the minutes and hours of sitting in between, Christopher Schaberg contemplates the mundane world of commercial aviation to discover "the nature of flight." For Schaberg this means hearing planes ......
9781619545779

Dictionary of Aeronautical Terms

Over 11,000 Entries Author: Crane, Dale Code: 50114 Price: AU $28.88 Format: Paperback / 805 pages Publisher: AVIATION SUPPLIES & ACADEMICS Published date: 19/09/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
An essential dictionary for everyone in the industry, with more than 11,000 aviation terms, acronyms, and phrases supported by encyclopedia-style definitions.
9781619545243

Commercial Pilot Test Prep 2018

Study & Prepare: Pass Your Test and Know What Is Essential to Become a S Author: N/A Code: 49265 Price: AU $39.21 Format: Paperback Publisher: AVIATION SUPPLIES & ACADEMICS Published date: 15/09/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Applicants studying for the FAA Commercial Pilot Knowledge Exams will find sample questions for every question in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) exam database along with their answers and explanations, in this guide. All of the more than 800 questions from the exam are arranged by subject category and are accompanied by specific study ......
9781619545267

Instructor Test Prep 2018

Study & Prepare: Pass Your Test and Know What Is Essential to Become a S Author: N/A Code: 49268 Price: AU $47.06 Format: Paperback Publisher: AVIATION SUPPLIES & ACADEMICS Published date: 15/09/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Applicants studying for the Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) Knowledge Exams will find sample questions for every question in the Federal Aviation Administration exam database along with their answers and explanations, in this guide. The more than 900 questions from the exam are arranged by subject category, with each section prefaced by text ......
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Spitfires 2018 Calendar - 16 Month

Author: Avonside Publishing Ltd. Code: 48910 Price: AU $21.95 Format: Calendar / 13 pages Publisher: AVONSIDE Published date: 15/09/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
9780262534413

Drone

Remote Control Warfare Author: Gusterson, Hugh (George Mason University) Code: 49983 Price: AU $23.09 Format: Paperback / 216 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 15/09/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Drone warfare described from the perspectives of drone operators, victims of drone attacks, anti-drone activists, international law, military thinkers, and others."[A] thoughtful examination of the dilemmas this new weapon poses." -- Foreign AffairsDrones are changing the conduct of war. Deployed at presidential discretion, they can be used in ......
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