Flying Boats of the 1930s and 1940sAuthor: Bain, CharlesCode: 52454Price:AU $89.99Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:20/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The history of some of history's most interesting, and strangest, flying boats! High Hulls delves into the stories of beautiful and unusual aircraft from a vanished time. Both ship and plane, these machines covered the globe in the 1930s and 1940s, performing a multitude of tasks. This book reveals the history of over thirty of these amazing ......
Owners Workshop ManualAuthor: Cotter, JarrodCode: 49688Price:AU $54.19Format: HardbackPublisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:28/02/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2019
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, ......
Charles A. Lindbergh's Famous Transatlantic Ryan MonoplaneAuthor: Marriott, LeoCode: 52090Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date:13/12/2018Availability: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, ......
Aerospatiale/BacAuthor: Macdonald, LeneyCode: 52457Price:AU $25.95Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date:06/12/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Written by two of British Airways most experienced Concorde flight crew, the Concorde Manual is the latest aircraft manual from Haynes, following on from the acclaim received by the Spitfire Manual. Concentrating on the technical and engineering aspects of Concorde, this manual gives rare insights into owning, operating, servicing and flying ......
Tales of Displaying Classic Historic AircraftAuthor: Brooke, MikeCode: 54341Price:AU $32.55Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:03/12/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Following the first four books describing his long career as a military pilot Mike Brooke completes the story with more tales of flying at airshows during the 1980s and 1990s. He also gives the reader a fascinating insight into flying and operation of many historic aircraft, from an Edwardian triplane to a classic jet fighter. This typically ......
1931 (S1595 and S1596)Author: Pegram, RalphCode: 52463Price:AU $49.95Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:02/12/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
1931 (S1595 and S1596
On 13 September 1931 the Schneider Trophy was won outright for Britain on Southampton Water by Flt Lt John Boothman flying Supermarine S6B, S1595, with a record-breaking average speed of 379.08mph.
Ralph Pegram relates the story of the Schneider Trophy competitions and describes the ......
Spotlight OnAuthor: Erkmen, OmerCode: 51555Price:AU $38.70Format: Hardback / 40 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:01/12/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2018
This book is the latest in a new reference series for aircraft modellers called "Spotlight On" and presents detailed illustrations of the famous Lockheed T-33 "Shooting Star" (or "T-Bird") American jet trainer aircraft.
Owners' Workshop ManualAuthor: Kennedy, CharlesCode: 51713Price:AU $44.95Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date:09/11/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Built by Boeing Commercial Airplanes, the 707 narrow body jet airliner first flew in 1957 and entered revenue service with Pan American World Airways in 1958. Versions of the aircraft have a capacity from 140 to 219 passengers and a range of 2,500 to 5,750 nautical miles. Developed as Boeing's first jet airliner, the 707 is a swept-wing design ......
The World's First Jet AirlinerAuthor: Simons, Graham M.Code: 52092Price:AU $33.98Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:26/10/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A comprehensive, picture rich history of the iconic craft. Includes myriad first hand accounts and photographic illustrations. Features many previously unpublished materials, acquired as a result of the authors complete access to the sprawling De Havilland archive.
The How and Why of the World's Worst Aviation DisasterAuthor: Ziomek, JonCode: 52407Price:AU $38.27Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:23/10/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The world’s worst air disaster happened more than 40 years ago on a remote Atlantic Ocean island, when two fully loaded 747 passenger jets collided after a horrendous series of human errors.
One of the jets, KLM Flight 4805, was traveling more than 150 miles an hour and was within seconds of lifting off when it ......
Author: Carousel CalendarsCode: 51491Price:AU $9.98(was
AU $19.95)Format: CalendarPublisher: CAROUSEL Published date:15/10/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Carousel Calendars offer a hugely diverse range of square wall calendars which feature amazing photography and large month-to-view grids with plenty of space for writing.
Pan American World Airways' Epic Flying Boat Era, 1929-1946Author: Webber, TeresaCode: 51764Price:AU $52.01Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:10/10/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Take your seats, and by all means, fasten your seat belts! Come on a journey back in time to aviation's most daring and innovative era. Travel back nine decades, when for the first time, airplanes determined the victors of global warsa time that altered the course of the world. Hear never-before-told true stories penned by still-living flight ......
Spotlight OnAuthor: Rys, MarekCode: 51552Price:AU $30.56Format: Hardback / 42 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:26/09/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This latest addition to the "Spotlight On" series is a showcase for the superb aviation artwork created for the publisher by the remarkable military illustrator Marek Rys.
The Crash of Flight 4590 and the End of Supersonic Passenger TravelAuthor: Chittum, SammeCode: 52122Price:AU $37.09Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: SMITHSONIAN BOOKS Published date:25/09/2018Availability: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.
An Illustrated History of FlightAuthor: Ford, LilyCode: 52129Price:AU $59.95Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: UNI WASHINGTON Published date:23/09/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The possibilities of flight have long fascinated us. Each innovation captivated a broad public, from those who gathered to witness winged medieval visionaries jumping from towers, to those who tuned in to watch the moon landings.Throughout history, the visibility of airborne objects from the ground has made for a spectacle of flight, with ......
Design and Lifestyle of ConcordeAuthor: Azerrad, LawrenceCode: 52080Price:AU $55.00Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:10/09/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This stylishly illustrated book looks back at the glamour of Concorde air travel and is as sleek and elegant as the aircraft it celebrates.
Flying the First JetlinersAuthor: Colvert, DominicCode: 51835Price:AU $22.95Format: Paperback / 222 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:23/08/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Venture into the Stratosphere is a memoir about the exhilaration and challenges in flying the first jetliners, sure to make future flights fascinating and exciting for passengers and airline employees alike.
Pass your test and know what is essential to become a safe, competentflight or ground instructor - from the most trusted source in aviationAuthor: ASA Test Prep BoardCode: 51825Price:AU $44.52Format: Paperback / 512 pages Publisher: AVIATION SUPPLIES & ACADEMICS Published date:15/08/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Includes study questions for Fundamentals of Instructing (FOI), Flight, Ground, Military and Sport Instructor FAA Knowledge exams, supported with answers and explanations. Includes softcover book, CT-8080 computer testing supplement booklet, and 5 FREE practice tests at prepware.com!
100 Iconic Rockets, Shuttles, and Satellites that put us in SpaceAuthor: Gorn, Michael H.Code: 52099Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: VOYAGEUR Published date:10/08/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
From Sputnik 1 to the International Space Station, Spacecraft examines a vast array of wonderful capsules, spaceplanes, rockets, robotics, and stations from throughout aerospace history.
The Quest for the Sound Barrier, and the Band of American AcesAuthor: Hampton, DanCode: 51536Price:AU $43.09Format: Paperback / 560 pages Publisher: HARPERLUXE Published date:07/08/2018Availability: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.
True Tales from Operators of Military and Civilian RotorcraftAuthor: Pike, RichardCode: 51533Price:AU $40.74Format: Hardback / 184 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date:01/08/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Helicopter Boys is the latest addition to Grub Street's Boys series from acclaimed author Richard Pike, exploring the role of helicopters in military and civilian situations. With over fourteen contributors, Helicopter Boys contains stories of the diverse nature of helicopter operations.
The True Story of the First Women's Cross-Country Air RaceAuthor: Jessen, Gene NoraCode: 51798Price:AU $23.77Format: Paperback / 416 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:15/07/2018Availability: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.
Owners Workshop ManualAuthor: Howard, LeeCode: 51133Price:AU $44.95Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date:13/07/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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 ......
Spotlight OnAuthor: Ribeiro, MarceloCode: 51554Price:AU $38.70Format: Hardback / 48 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:30/06/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This latest addition to the "Spotlight On" series presents detailed colour illustrations of the famous Grumman F-14 Tomcat, US supersonic jet combat aircraft.
Author: Gurdon, John E.Code: 52375Price:AU $32.00Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date:29/06/2018Availability: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.
A Transport RevolutionAuthor: Kaplan, PhilipCode: 50953Price:AU $43.41Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: SKYHORSE US Published date:24/06/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
A photographic homage to a legendary plane that helped win World War II
Spotlight OnAuthor: Musialkowski, LechoslawCode: 51553Price:AU $30.56Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:21/06/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This new book in the Polish Wings series tells and illustrates the story of the first supersonic fighter aircraft in the Polish Air Force.
100 Years of Aviation PostersAuthor: Jarvis, PaulCode: 52300Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:15/06/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This collection of 200 posters from the archives of British Airways provides a stunning visual history of air travel from the earliest days to the present.
Airline posters often evoked the glamour of air travel at a time when it was a novelty and the height of sophistication. In more recent years the very best creative talents ......
The Spectacular Rise and Scandalous Fall of Aviation's Golden CoupleAuthor: Mead, CoreyCode: 51800Price:AU $40.00Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: MACMILLAN Published date:12/06/2018Availability: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?
Author: Kennedy, CharlesCode: 47189Price:AU $81.48Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:07/06/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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.
The Autobiography of a Box-Kite PioneerAuthor: Merriam, Frederick WarrenCode: 51585Price:AU $40.72Format: Hardback / 131 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:24/05/2018Availability: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
Charles Lindbergh's Daring and Immortal 1927 Transatlantic CrossingAuthor: Hampton, DanCode: 51260Price:AU $24.59Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:15/05/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
"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 ......
Questions, Answers, and ReflectionsAuthor: Smith, PatrickCode: 51797Price:AU $23.77Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:11/05/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
A new edition of the New York Times bestselling book about the strange and misunderstood world of commercial flying.
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:Available. 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...
A pilot's view of changing airliner technologyAuthor: Spragg, KeithCode: 51847Price:AU $29.98Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: THE CROWOOD PRESS LTD Published date:01/05/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Featuring black-and-white photographs, maps, biographical context, tactical analysis, and more, this new edition of Hitler: Military Commander will give readers the comprehensive overview of Hitler's military decisions and downfall.