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Autogiro Pioneer

The Life of Jack Richardson Author: Richardson, Nicholas Code: 58021 Price: AU $49.11 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 25/12/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
'Autogiro Pioneer' is an account of the life of Jack Richardson (1899-1987), based on his memoirs, edited by his son. In the 1930s he worked for Juan de la Cierva, the inventor of the Autogiro. He was the first person to obtain a commercial pilot's licence as an Autogiro pilot, and later the first fully-trained helicopter pilot in the British ......

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: 19/02/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2020
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


The Power Behind the Spitfire, Mosquito and Lancaster Author: Hoyland, Graham Code: 58842 Price: AU $26.96 Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: WILLIAM COLLINS Published date: 20/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
The most iconic planes of WWII, the Supermarine Spitfire, Hawker Hurricane, DeHavilland Mosquito and the Avro Lancaster, were all powered by one engine, the Rolls-Royce Merlin. The story of the Merlin is one of British ingenuity at its height, of artistry and problem-solving that resulted in a war-winning design.

Rate of Climb

Thrilling Personal Reminiscences from a Fighter Pilot and Leader Author: Peacock-Edwards, Air Commodore Rick Code: 58829 Price: AU $49.11 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: GRUB STREET Published date: 30/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
Rate of Climb is an original and continually entertaining biography, drawing on previously unpublished family and archival material, from a leading ex-RAF fighter pilot who flew Lightnings, Phantoms, Tonrado F2/3s and other high-performance aircraft.
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