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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: 21/05/2018 Availability: 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 ......

9780062464408

The Flight

Charles Lindbergh's Daring and Immortal 1927 Transatlantic Crossing Author: Hampton, Dan Code: 51260 Price: AU $24.59 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 15/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
"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 ......
9781250109248

The Lost Pilots

The Spectacular Rise and Scandalous Fall of Aviation's Golden Couple Author: Mead, Corey Code: 51273 Price: AU $40.51 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: FLATIRON BOOKS Published date: 08/05/2018 Availability: 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...

9781501181672

Tanker Pilot

Lessons from the Cockpit Author: Hasara, Mark Code: 51278 Price: AU $23.16 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: THRESHOLD EDITIONS Published date: 01/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
"A military memoir with inspirational stories and moral lessons for people on the battlefield, in boardrooms, or in their everyday lives, by a veteran air-refueling expert, with a foreword by Rush Limbaugh."--Provided by publisher.
9781910809150

Wrecks & Relics 26/e

Author: Ellis, Ken Code: 51071 Price: AU $31.95 Format: Hardback / 368 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 15/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
9781910809198

Civil Aircraft Markings 2018

Author: Wright, Allan Code: 51072 Price: AU $19.95 Format: Paperback / 436 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 08/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

This 69th edition of the bestselling annual aviation title lists the aircraft currently on the UK Civil Aircraft Register, with colour photo section and a revised layout.

9781588346094

Southern Storm

The Tragedy of Flight 242 Author: Chittu, Samme Code: 51098 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: SMITHSONIAN BOOKS Published date: 04/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

On the afternoon of April 4, 1977, Georgia housewife Sadie Burkhalter Hurst looked out her front door to see a frantic stranger running toward her, his clothes ablaze, and behind him the mangled fuselage of a passenger plane that had just crashed in her yard. The plane, a Southern Airways DC-9-31, had been carrying eighty-one passengers and ......

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: 28/03/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

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 ......

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: 18/03/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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.
9780760357996

Air Force One

The Aircraft of the Modern U.S. Presidency Author: Veronico, Nicholas Code: 51419 Price: AU $44.37 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 15/03/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

The presidential plane wasnt always known as Air Force One. FDR traveled in the Guess Where II, a transport version of the heavy bomber four-engine Liberator. Later presidential aircraft included the Dixie Clipper and Sacred Cow (FDR), Independence (Truman), Columbine I and II (Eisenhower), followed by Air Force One.

For the last ......

9780062693938

Drone Warrior

An Elite Soldier's Inside Account of the Hunt for America's Most Dangero Author: Velicovich, Brett Code: 50884 Price: AU $24.59 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 13/03/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
"A must read for anyone who wants to understand the new American way of war." - General Michael V. Hayden, former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency and the National Security Agency A former special operations member takes us inside America's covert drone war in this headline-making, never-before-told account for fans of Zero Dark Thirty ......
9781782396437

The Crash Detectives

Investigating the World's Most Mysterious Air Disasters Author: Negroni, Christine Code: 51224 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: ATLANTIC BOOKS Published date: 01/03/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

What happened to MH370? How did Amelia Earhart disappear? When have quick-thinking pilots averted catastrophe and kept hundreds of people alive? And what, if any, are the lessons we have learned from these accidents? 

Aviation journalist and air safety investigator Christine Negroni uses science, performance psychology, extensive ......

9781683505211

Life Inside the Dead Man's Curve

The Chronicles of a Public-Safety Helicopter Pilot Author: McDonald, Kevin (University of Melbourne) Code: 50978 Price: AU $28.88 Format: Paperback / 350 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 20/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

Travis County STAR Flight, in Austin, Texas, is recognized as one of the premier public-safety helicopter programs in the United States. Life Inside the Dead Mans Curve is a firsthand account of the tragedy and triumph witnessed by STAR Flight crews as they respond to a myriad of emergencies, everything from traumatic injuries to rescues--and ......

9781473894099

Airlines at War

British Civil Aviation 1939 - 1944 Author: Wills, Simon Code: 51356 Price: AU $37.91 Format: Hardback / 197 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 19/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The original and officially compiled history of the BOAC throughout the war years
9781493026302

The 25 Most Influential Aircraft of All Time

Author: Boyne, Walter J. Code: 50950 Price: AU $50.66 Format: Hardback / 408 pages Publisher: GLOBE PEQUOT Published date: 16/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The 25 Most Influential Aircraft of All Time conveys the fascinating progression of flying technology from flimsy wood-and-fabric biplanes to thunderous supersonic wonders. Aviation's most historically relevant and arguably most influential aircraft - planes like the elliptical-winged Spitfire, the blisteringly-fast X-15, and the ubiquitous ......
9781472827784

Concorde Pocket Manual

Author: Johnstone-Bryden, Richard Code: 50936 Price: AU $17.00 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 12/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
First flown in 1969, Concorde was the first supersonic aircraft to go into commercial service in 1976 and made her final flight in 2003. She was operated primarily by British Airways and Air France. British Airways' Concordes made just under 50,000 flights and flew more than 2.5m passengers supersonically. A typical London to New York crossing ......
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: 11/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

"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 ......

9781259835704

Aircraft Powerplants 9/e

Author: Wild, Thomas W. Code: 50916 Price: AU $115.79 Format: Paperback / 736 pages Publisher: MCGRAW-HILL Published date: 02/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

The most comprehensive guide to aircraft powerplants―fully updated for the latest advances

This authoritative textbook contains all the information you need to learn to master the operation and maintenance of aircraft engines and achieve FAA Powerplant certification. The book offers clear explanations of all engine components, ......

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: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

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 ......

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: 01/12/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
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 ......
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