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9781781556917

High Hulls

Flying Boats of the 1930s and 1940s Author: Bain, Charles Code: 52454 Price: AU $89.99 Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 20/04/2019 Availability: 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 ......
9781785211676

Spirit of St Louis Manual (Ryan Monoplane 1927)

Charles A. Lindbergh's Famous Transatlantic Ryan Monoplane Author: Marriott, Leo Code: 52090 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date: 13/12/2018 Availability: 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, ......

9780750987684

Flying Past

Tales of Displaying Classic Historic Aircraft Author: Brooke, Mike Code: 54341 Price: AU $32.55 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 03/12/2018 Availability: 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 ......

9781785212260

Supermarine Rolls-Royce S6B Manual

1931 (S1595 and S1596) Author: Pegram, Ralph Code: 52463 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 02/12/2018 Availability: 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 ......

9781785211362

Boeing 707 Manual - 1967 to Present

Owners' Workshop Manual Author: Kennedy, Charles Code: 51713 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date: 09/11/2018 Availability: 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 ......
9781526726773

Comet!

The World's First Jet Airliner Author: Simons, Graham M. Code: 52092 Price: AU $33.98 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 26/10/2018 Availability: 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.
9781682617731

Collision on Tenerife

The How and Why of the World's Worst Aviation Disaster Author: Ziomek, Jon Code: 52407 Price: AU $38.27 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 23/10/2018 Availability: 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 ......

9780764355417

Hunting the Wind

Pan American World Airways' Epic Flying Boat Era, 1929-1946 Author: Webber, Teresa Code: 51764 Price: AU $52.01 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 10/10/2018 Availability: 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 ......
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