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 History of Okanagan HelicoptersAuthor: Grant, Douglas MCode: 49778Price:AU $61.99Format: HardbackPublisher: HARBOUR PUBLISHING Published date:15/03/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2018
"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 ......
Brazil's Turboprop Success StoryAuthor: Zeitoun Moralez, Joao PauloCode: 49609Price:AU $95.26Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: HARPIA PUBLISHING, LLC Published date:05/03/2018Availability: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 ......
A Lost Manuscript RediscoveredAuthor: Merriam, Frederick WarrenCode: 50363Price:AU $37.91Format: HardbackPublisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:28/02/2018Availability: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
A Life in CombatAuthor: Borlace, MikeCode: 50435Price:AU $24.64Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:28/02/2018Availability: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.
Author: U.S. Department of DefenseCode: 49809Price:AU $24.92Format: Paperback / 909 pages Publisher: GROUP Published date:20/02/2018Availability: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 ......
Asymmetrical Warfare and the Threat to SecurityAuthor: Grossman, NicholasCode: 50391Price:AU $47.41Format: HardbackPublisher: PITSTOP Published date:15/02/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 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 ......
Author: Kennedy, CharlesCode: 47189Price:AU $81.48Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:15/02/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 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.
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: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 ......
The Development of Guppy and Expanded Fuselage TransportsAuthor: Dean, William PatrickCode: 49505Price:AU $73.26Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date:01/02/2018Availability: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 ......
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: 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 ......
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.
Owners Workshop ManualAuthor: Cotter, JarrodCode: 49688Price:AU $54.19Format: HardbackPublisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:15/11/2017Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 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, ......
An Illustrated HistoryAuthor: Carradice, PhilCode: 38151Price:AU $25.00(was
AU $39.99)Format: 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.
Author: Fojtik, JakubCode: 48752Price:AU $57.95Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:02/11/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Illustrated production and service history the contemporary Soviet attack helicopter, the Mi-24 'Hind' and its many variants in Russia and abroad.
Author: Davies, Peter E.Code: 50237Price:AU $24.64Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date:02/11/2017Availability: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 ......
Owners Workshop ManualAuthor: Wicks, RobertCode: 49933Price:AU $44.95Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: ICON BOOKS LTD Published date:02/11/2017Availability: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 ......
Author: Falcus, MattCode: 49600Price:AU $17.49Format: Paperback / 70 pages Publisher: DESTINWORLD PUBLISHING LTD. Published date:28/10/2017Availability: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.
Author: Karnas, DariuszCode: 49736Price:AU $18.33Format: Paperback / 10 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:28/10/2017Availability: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.
300 of the World's Greatest Civil AircraftAuthor: Jackson, RobertCode: 49845Price:AU $18.95Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date:13/10/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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.
An Illustrated HistoryAuthor: Ross, DavidCode: 49835Price:AU $40.72Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date:12/10/2017Availability: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.
Amazing and Little-known Information About All Aspects of AviationAuthor: Machat, MikeCode: 49779Price:AU $36.59Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: SPECIALTY PRESS Published date:12/10/2017Availability: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 ......
Author: Green, MichaelCode: 49495Price:AU $34.61Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:11/10/2017Availability: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 ......
Author: BrowntroutCode: 48916Price:AU $24.99Format: CalendarPublisher: BROWNTROUT PUBLISHERS Published date:07/10/2017Availability: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 ......
Rare and Historic Airliners Still in UseAuthor: Mitchell, RobertCode: 49607Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 120 pages Publisher: DESTINWORLD PUBLISHING LTD. Published date:28/09/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Our popular 2011 guide has been completely revised with the latest information on rare aircraft to fly. Last Chance to Fly helps you find the world's rarest and oldest aircraft to fly on, from wartime aircraft to airliners from the 1960s and even rare Soviet jets.
The Nature of FlightAuthor: Schaberg, Dr. ChristopherCode: 50304Price:AU $30.33Format: Paperback / 200 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date:21/09/2017Availability: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 ......
Over 11,000 EntriesAuthor: Crane, DaleCode: 50114Price:AU $28.88Format: Paperback / 805 pages Publisher: AVIATION SUPPLIES & ACADEMICS Published date:19/09/2017Availability: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.
Air Crash InvestigationAuthor: Hales-Dutton's, BruceCode: 49048Price:AU $59.99Format: Hardback / 134 pages Publisher: DANNAN BOOKS Published date:15/09/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
A book and DVD set telling how crashes changed aviation, and made flying the safest form of modern travel
This slice of aviation history discusses the fearless test pilots and the very first commercial jet airliners of the post war years, the Constellation and the Comet. It also offersin depth analysis of some of the most well known plane ......
Study & Prepare: Pass Your Test and Know What Is Essential to Become a SAuthor: N/ACode: 49265Price:AU $39.21Format: PaperbackPublisher: AVIATION SUPPLIES & ACADEMICS Published date:15/09/2017Availability: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 ......
Study & Prepare: Pass Your Test and Know What Is Essential to Become a SAuthor: N/ACode: 49268Price:AU $47.06Format: PaperbackPublisher: AVIATION SUPPLIES & ACADEMICS Published date:15/09/2017Availability: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 ......