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 ......
The XB-24 to B-24E Liberators in World War IIAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 52140Price:AU $34.99Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:15/10/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The B-24 Liberator remains to this day the worlds most-produced heavy bomber and multi-engine aircraft, and the most produced military aircraft in US history, with almost 19,000 examples leaving the assembly lines of five plants. Through a broad range of photos gathered from around the world, this book chronicles the design, development, and ......
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 from USA 1-2 business days
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 ......
A Poor Fighting Force or Doomed by CircumstanceAuthor: Zapotoczny, W.Code: 51701Price:AU $39.99Format: HardbackPublisher: FONTHILL Published date:08/10/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
When most people think of the Italian Army in North Africa during the Second World War, they tend to believe that the average Italian soldier offered little resistance to the Allies before surrendering. Many believe the Italian Army, as a whole, performed in a cowardly manner in North Africa. The reality is not so simple. The question remains as ......
An Army Pilot Flying for the Marines in the Vietnam WarAuthor: Caryl, Raymond G.Code: 52128Price:AU $44.00Format: Hardback / 264 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date:26/09/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Provides unique insights into the role of the tactical air controller, airborne as seen through the eyes of one of the pilots who flew low-flying, unarmed, single-engine aircraft in support of ground units in the Vietnam War. The book details the tactics, manoeuvres, and dangers experienced by the pilots and aerial observers flying these missions.
Author: Browntrout PublishersCode: 51480Price:AU $24.99Format: CalendarPublisher: BROWNTROUT PUBLISHERS Published date:26/09/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Battles that altered the course of history. Missions that made servicemen into heroes. Aircraft that brought the Allies to victory. From the renowned military experts at Osprey Publishing, an awe-inspiring and ingeniously designed new calendar explores military aircrafts from the years 1939–45. Every month, exploded views illuminate a vintage ......
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 ......
RAF Flight Engineers at WarAuthor: Pateman, ColinCode: 51699Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:22/09/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
During the Second World War the need for an on-board technical expert to join the Bomber Crews evolved. The various systems on the latest 4-engined 'Heavy Bombers', namely the Handley Page Halifax, Shorts Stirling and Avro Lancaster witnessed the development of Flight Engineers. This book provides the reader with an explanation of the origin of ......
The Axis Powers V-1 Carrying Capital ShipAuthor: Jabes, D.Code: 51697Price:AU $59.99Format: Hardback / 255 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:22/09/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
From late 1941 Italy had been developing a secret project with her German allies to move the V1 wunderwaffen aboard aircraft carriers. Hitler required one million victims to get the British and American governments on their knees and force them to sign an honourable ceasefire. The personal archives of Ansaldo's naval architect Lino Campagnoli ......
The First All Weather British FighterAuthor: Watson, I.Code: 51700Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:22/09/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
During the plunging temperature of the early Cold War years the RAF found itself increasingly in need of a truly all-weather high performance fighter. There were two leading designs available as prototypes in 1951; the DH110 from de Havilland and from Gloster, the GA5. These were to become respectively, the Sea Vixen and the Javelin. Neither was a ......
The RAF's Battle of Britain StalwartAuthor: MacKay, Ron, Jr.Code: 52125Price:AU $29.71Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:20/09/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The Hawker Hurricane has rightly earned its place in military aviation annals. Although only preceding the Spitfire by four months in its prototypic launch, the Hawker machine was available in measurably greater numbers by the Battle of Britain, a very critical stage of WWII for Britain and its Empire. Its rugged qualities saw use in the ......
An F-4 Pilot's Combat over LaosAuthor: Honodel, David R.Code: 52127Price:AU $44.52Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: UNI OF NORTH TEXAS PRESS,U.S. Published date:20/09/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
David R. ""Buff"" Honodel was a cocky young man with an inflated self-image when he arrived in 1969 at his base in Udorn, Thailand. His war was not in Vietnam; it was a secret one in the skies of a neighboring country. The reader will experience Buff's war from the cockpit of a supersonic F-4D Phantom II.
The Story of the Royal Air Force 1918-2018Author: Lepine, MikeCode: 51696Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: DANAAN PUBLISHING Published date:16/09/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
RAF 100 celebrates and commemorates 100 years of the Royal Air Force with access to rare RAF archives, Mike Lepine uses photographs and documents to bring the story of the people, planes and missions to life as never before.
The Deadliest Airborne Operation of World War IIAuthor: Beevor, AntonyCode: 52009Price:AU $52.03Format: Hardback / 480 pages Publisher: VIKING Published date:11/09/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The prizewinning historian and internationally bestselling author of D-Day reconstructs the devastating airborne battle of Arnhem in this gripping new account. On September 17, 1944, General Kurt Student, the founder of Nazi Germany's parachute forces, heard the groaning roar of airplane engines. He went out onto his balcony above the flat ......
A History of the Untouchable Spy PlaneAuthor: Hamilton-Paterson, JamesCode: 52108Price:AU $23.71Format: Paperback / 232 pages Publisher: PEGASUS ENTERTAINMENT Published date:11/09/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The fascinating story of the spy plane SR-71 Blackbird--the fastest manned aircraft in the history of aviation.
One Hundred Defining Moments from the Royal Air Force 1918-2018Author: Addington, ScottCode: 51704Price:AU $32.99Format: Hardback / 220 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date:11/09/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
2018 marks the centenary of the formation of the Royal Air Force. Founded in the final months of the Great War, this book provides the greatest facts and figures relating to the RAF. Who were the original Aces? What was the longest mission undertaken? How much did the heaviest bomb weigh? Who flew the most sorties? What was the fastest speed ever ......
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.
Author: Forsyth, RobertCode: 52135Price:AU $26.50Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:06/09/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The Dornier Do 335 was conceived as a high-speed, all-weather fighter, and represented the pinnacle of piston-engined aircraft design. The Do 335 was a big aircraft, weighing just over 10,000kg when laden with fuel, equipment, and pilot, yet powered by two Daimler-Benz DB 603 engines, it was capable of reaching a maximum speed of 750km/h at ......
Author: Warner, CarlCode: 51702Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM Published date:06/09/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This book offers a powerfully intimate account of the Battle of Britain, related by young pilots in their most unguarded moments, talking with their chaplain. Guy Mayfield was the Station Chaplain at the Royal Air Force's Duxford base in the summer of 1940, and his diary is full of stories told by the pilots in his charge during that period of ......
Von Braun: Nazi at NASAAuthor: Astridge, PaulaCode: 52391Price:AU $24.95Format: Paperback / 370 pages Publisher: WOODSLANE PRESS Published date:05/09/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Baron Wernher von Braun is one of the most controversial men in history. While he was responsible for the V-2 missile which caused devastation and killed thousands during WW2, he is also celebrated as the man who flew us to the moon in Apollo 11.
Was he good or bad? A very murky line still clouds the truth. Not helped by the fact that there was a ......
Boeing's Iconic Bomber from 1952 to the PresentAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 52095Price:AU $29.71Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:01/09/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
One of America's most famous aircraft, the Boeing B-52 Stratofortress continues to form the backbone of the US nuclear deterrent, and it has also become the nation's principle heavy tactical bomber. It has filled this role since the the early years of the Cold War, the heavy bombing raids during the Vietnam War, and recently in Iraq and ......
The B-52s are sent to HanoiAuthor: Michel III, MarshallCode: 52314Price:AU $27.98Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:30/08/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
After the failed April 1972 invasion of South Vietnam and the heavy US tactical bombing raids in the Hanoi area, the North Vietnamese agreed to return to the Paris peace talks, yet very quickly these negotiations stalled. In an attempt to end the war quickly and 'persuade' the North Vietnamese to return to the negotiating table, President Nixon ......
Author: Peczkowski, RobertCode: 51404Price:AU $30.95Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:25/08/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Technical history of the G variants of Germany's most famous WWII fighter plane, illustrated with colour artwork, scale plans and photographs.
From 4.5 Billion Years Ago to the PresentAuthor: Harland, David M.Code: 52319Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date:20/08/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The unique Haynes insight into Mars, providing a sister title to Earth Manual and Moon Manual. The recent Ridley Scott/Matt Damon film The Martian, the discovery of water (ice) on the planets surface and NASAs plans for manned Mars exploration have all made Mars cool again.. Haynes applies its unique manual treatment ......
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!
Owners Workshop ManualAuthor: Howard, LeeCode: 51133Price:AU $44.95Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date:13/08/2018Availability: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 ......
A HistoryAuthor: Simons, Graham M.Code: 50273Price:AU $47.41Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:12/08/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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 ......
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.
Pass your test and know what is essential to become a safe, competentpilot from the most trusted source in aviation trainingAuthor: ASA Test Prep BoardCode: 51824Price:AU $29.66Format: Paperback / 408 pages Publisher: AVIATION SUPPLIES & ACADEMICS Published date:09/08/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Study questions for the Private, Sport, and Recreational Pilot FAA Knowledge exam, supported with answers and explanations. Includes softcover book, CT-8080 computer testing supplement booklet, and 5 FREE practice tests at prepware.com!
The First One Hundred YearsAuthor: Buckley, JohnCode: 52380Price:AU $40.00Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date:05/08/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The story of the Royal Air Force, from its creation as the first major independent air force in the world in 1918, through World War and Cold War, to the struggle against jihadi terrorism in the 21st century.
Author: Nijboer, DonaldCode: 52384Price:AU $59.39Format: HardbackPublisher: STACKPOLE BOOKS Published date:04/08/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Historian Donald Nijboer relies on firsthand accounts, newly discovered files, photos, diagrams, and maps to reveal the forgotten contribution of flak guns in World War II, from doctrine and tactics to combat stories on the ground and in the air about what it was like to fly into the teeth of antiaircraft fire.
True Tales from Pilots of the Hawker HunterAuthor: Pike, RichardCode: 51531Price:AU $26.46Format: Paperback / 186 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date:01/08/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
From Richard Pike, author of Grub Street's bestselling Lightning Boys series, comes Hunter Boys, a fascinating insight into the experiences of those who flew the iconic Hawker Hunter - an aircraft known affectionately to many as `Queen of the Skies'.
True Tales from Pilots of the English Electric LightningAuthor: Pike, RichardCode: 51532Price:AU $26.46Format: Paperback / 190 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date:01/08/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
In an international study, the Lightning was voted the fifth most popular military aircraft of all time. It has many thousands of devotees who are a ready market for this entertaining book which relates the highs and lows, the dramas and the demands of those who operated this iconic aircraft from the sharp end.
Author: Davies, WillCode: 52350Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: VINTAGE Published date:01/08/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
In March 1918, with the fear of a one-million-man American army landing in France, the Germans attacked. In response, Australian soldiers were involved in a number of engagements, culminating in the Second Battle of Villers-Bretonneux and the saving of Amiens, and Paris, from German occupation. Then came General John Monashs first victory as ......