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    Enemy Coast Ahead

    The Illustrated Memoir of Dambuster Guy Gibson

    Narrated by Nigel Gair ...


    12 hours 45 min

    Prior to World War Two, Wing Commander Guy Gibson joined the Royal Air Force. In 1944, he wrote down his experience of serving in the RAF.Aged just 25, Gibson had completed two full tours, each of 30 operations, with Bomber Command, and had led the now-famous Dam Busters raid against the dams of the Ruhr Valley in May 1943. He died aged 26 in 1944, when his Mosquito crashed near Steenbergen in the ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

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    Historia de la aviación


    1 hour 57 min

    El éxito que abrazo a los pioneros como los hermanos Wright, desató una nueva y apasionante actividad que llevó a una sucesión de inagotables experimentos con un único fin, conquistar el vuelo. Grandes nombres se han impreso en la historia de la aviación mundial. Personas simples que compartían una misma visión que aquel hombre primitivo que contemplaba el volar de los pájaros, dominar el arte de ... Read more

    $4.50 AUD

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    Final Destination: Disaster

    What Really Happened to Eastern Airlines

    by George Jehn ...
    Narrated by Joe Barrett ...


    8 hours 17 min

    Final Destination: Disaster informs the public, for the very first time, of what actually precipitated the controversial sale of Eastern Airlines—at one time the second largest airline in the free world—to Frank Lorenzo’s Texas Air Corporation, which led to its certain demise. This unbelievable story is written by an eighteen-year veteran Eastern pilot who was intimately involved in many aspects ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Hitler's Jet Plane

    The ME 262 Story

    by Mano Ziegler ...
    Narrated by Paul Woodson ...


    7 hours 1 min

    The first operational military jet in the world, towards the end of the Second World War the Me 262 was to be the German "miracle weapon." Mano Ziegler was involved from its inception and contributed to the design, testing, training, and even served in it operationally. Could the Me 262 have broken the Allied supremacy in the air? Why did it take so long to come into service and why were hundreds ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    Aerial Warfare

    The Battle for the Skies

    Narrated by Jonathan Yen ...


    5 hours 42 min

    Aerial warfare has dominated western war-making for over 100 years, and despite regular announcements of its demise, it shows no sign of becoming obsolete. Frank Ledwidge offers a sweeping look at the history of air warfare, introducing the major battles, crises, and controversies where air power has taken center stage, and the changes in technology and air power capabilities over time. ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

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    Her Last Flight: The most gripping and heartwrenching historical adventure romance novel of 2020!

    Narrated by Cassandra Campbell ...


    13 hours 16 min

    Don’t miss Beatriz Williams’s latest, spellbinding novel – about a daring female pilot and a love story that would last a lifetime…Hawaii, 1947Journalist Janey Everett arrives at a remote village on the island of Kauai, determined to solve one of the world’s greatest unsolved mysteries.Ten years earlier, renowned pilot Sam Mallory left to fight in the Spanish Civil War. He never returned.Now Janey ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD

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    To Conquer the Air

    The Wright Brothers and the Great Race for Flight

    by James Tobin ...
    Narrated by Boyd Gaines ...


    6 hours 10 min

    James Tobin, award-winning author of Ernie Pyle's War and The Man He Became, has penned the definitive account of the inspiring and impassioned race between the Wright brothers and their primary rival Samuel Langley across ten years and two continents to conquer the air.For years, Wilbur Wright and his younger brother, Orville, experimented in obscurity, supported only by their exceptional family. ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

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    Spreading My Wings

    One of Britain's Top Women Pilots Tells Her Remarkable Story from Pre-war Flying to Breaking the Sound Barrier

    Narrated by Lucy Rayner ...


    10 hours 37 min

    The remarkable autobiography of a pioneering female aviator who left a privileged life to serve in World War II. Her father was a millionaire race-car driver who became chairman of Bentley Motors, and her grandfather cofounded the De Beers mining company. But by the late 1930s, debutante Diana Barnato had enough of her affluent, chaperoned existence and sought excitement in flying-soloing at ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    The Hurricane Girls

    The inspirational true story of the women who dared to fly

    by Jo Wheeler ...
    Narrated by Claire Rushbrook ...


    8 hours 49 min

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of The Hurricane Girls by Jo Wheeler, read by Claire Rushbrook.While their husbands, brothers and sweethearts fought in Europe and their mothers, sisters and friends kept the home fires burning, for the first time, a group of remarkable women took to the skies. They weren't allowed into combat but risked their lives in bad weather and without radios to bring ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

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    When Giants Ruled the Sky

    The Brief Reign and Tragic Demise of the American Rigid Airship

    Narrated by Tom Perkins ...


    13 hours 24 min

    Nearly everything people know about airships is wrong. Few realize that prior to the Hindenburg disaster airships transported passengers without a single casualty for more than twenty years, a record unmatched by any other form of transportation. When Giants Ruled the Sky tells the true but little-known story of the USS Macon (ZRS-5), the world's largest, most expensive, and most technologically ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    The Red Arrows

    The Sunday Times Bestseller

    Narrated by Ben Willbond ...


    7 hours 49 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.THE FIRST OFFICIAL HISTORY OF THE RED ARROWSDAILY MAIL BOOK OF THE WEEK'Heart-pounding, exhilarating . . . A fascinating testimony of jeopardy, cool heads and the sheer exultant addiction of flying.' SINCLAIR MCKAY'An exhilarating read! The next-best thing to taking the controls of a Hawk fast-jet. And you're much less likely to throw up.' ... ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    Flights of Fancy

    Defying Gravity by Design and Evolution

    Narrated by Richard Dawkins ...


    4 hours 47 min

    The Wonder of Flight. The Science of Evolution. From both, Richard Dawkins weaves a fascinating account of how nature and humans have learned to overcome the pull of gravity and take to the skies.Have you ever dreamt you could fly? Or imagined what it would be like to glide and swoop through the sky like a bird? Do you let your mind soar to unknown, magical spaces?In Flights of Fancy, Richard ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD

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    More Than My Share of It All


    6 hours 6 min

    Clarence L. "Kelly" Johnson led the design of such crucial aircraft as the P-38 and Constellation, but he will be more remembered for the U-2 and SR-71 spy planes. His extraordinary leadership of the Lockheed "Skunk Works" cemented his reputation as a legendary figure in American aerospace management. ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    Pan Am at War

    How the Airline Secretly Helped America Fight World War II

    Narrated by Mike Chamberlain ...


    12 hours 33 min

    Pan Am at War chronicles the airline's historic role in advancing aviation and serving America's national interest before and during World War II. From its inception, Pan American Airways operated as the "wings of democracy," spanning six continents and placing the country at the leading edge of international aviation. At the same time, it was clandestinely helping to fight America's wars. ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    The Disappearing Act: Featured on the Netflix documentary MH370: The Plane That Disappeared

    Narrated by Laurence Bouvard ...


    17 hours 41 min

    ‘People often say that non-fiction books read like fast-moving thrillers, but this one genuinely does… This is a splendid book – and highly recommended.’ Daily MailA remarkable piece of investigative journalism into one of the most pervasive and troubling mysteries of recent memory.01:20am, 8 March 2014.Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, carrying 239 passengers, disappeared into the night, never to be ... Read more

    $49.99 AUD

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    TWA 800

    The Crash, the Cover-Up, and the Conspiracy

    by Jack Cashill ...
    Narrated by Richard Ferrone ...


    9 hours 4 min

    What really happened to TWA 800? On the twentieth anniversary of the crash, author Jack Cashill reveals shocking new evidence.TWA Flight 800 crashed into the Atlantic shortly after takeoff from JFK Airport on July 17, 1996, killing all 230 passengers on board. Although initial reports suggested a terrorist attack, FBI and NTSB investigators blamed a fuel-tank explosion. But skeptics have long ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    The Extraordinary Life of Britain’s Greatest Pilot

    by Paul Beaver ...
    Narrated by Paul Beaver, Steve John Shepherd ...


    11 hours

    Brought to you by Penguin.Pre-order the daring life story and astonishing adventures of Captain Eric 'Winkle' Brown - Britain's greatest-ever pilot.Small in stature but immense in reputation and talent, there was more to Eric 'Winkle' Brown than met the eye.The pilot who set the standard for Britain's golden age of aviation, Winkle cemented his worldwide fame with incredible skill, extraordinary ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

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    In the Blink of an Eye

    The FBI Investigation of TWA Flight 800

    by Pat Milton ...
    Narrated by Richard Poe ...


    18 hours 48 min

    July 17, 1996, TWA Flight 800 mysteriously fell from the sky, claiming the lives of all 230 people aboard. Associated Press reporter Pat Milton offers a rare inside look at the investigation of the unexplained explosion and the experts who struggled to find the truth behind one of America's most disturbing aviation disasters. Early in the evening, fishermen off the coast of Long Island, New York ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD

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    The Aviators

    Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, Charles Lindbergh, and the Epic Age of Flight

    by Winston Groom ...
    Narrated by Robertson Dean ...


    17 hours 24 min

    Gifted storyteller Winston Groom, the bestselling author of Forrest Gump, has written the fascinating story of three extraordinary heroes who defined aviation during the great age of flight: Charles Lindbergh, Eddie Rickenbacker, and Jimmy Doolittle. These cleverly interwoven tales of their heart-stopping adventures take us from the feats of World War I through the heroism of World War II and ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD

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    Flying to Extremes

    Narrated by Adam Henderson ...


    7 hours 53 min

    Recalling some of the most memorable escapades ever conducted in the Canadian Arctic with bush planes, Flying to Extremes takes place in the late ’60s and early ’70s from a base at Yellowknife, in the heart of the Northwest Territories.Beyond recounting so many near-mishaps, this book is also about colourful people: the trappers, prospectors, miners, adventurers and gold-ingot thieves who ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Operation Vengeance

    The Astonishing Aerial Ambush That Changed World War II

    by Dan Hampton ...
    Narrated by John Pruden ...


    11 hours 39 min

    The New York Times bestselling author of Viper Pilot delivers an electrifying narrative account of the top-secret U.S. mission to kill Isoroku Yamamoto, the Japanese commander who masterminded Pearl Harbor.""Operation Vengeance is colorful, intimate, eye-popping history, delivered at a breakneck pace. I loved it."" –Lynn VincentIn 1943, the United States military began to plan one of the most dram ... Read more

    $42.99 AUD

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    Airbus vs Boeing

    Narrated by Amelia ...


    1 hour 58 min

    La industria aeronáutica ha sido cautivada por diferentes obras de ingeniería a lo largo de las décadas. En más de 100 años de aviación, la humanidad ha disfrutado de innumerables logros por parte de los pioneros aeronáuticos que marcaron un punto en la historia del transporte. Ante un mercado aeronáutico en constante crecimiento, nuevos emprendedores y soñadores se han animado a desarrollar sus ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    How to Build an Aircraft Carrier

    The incredible story behind HMS Queen Elizabeth, the 60,000 ton star of BBC2’s THE WARSHIP

    by Chris Terrill ...
    Narrated by Adam James ...


    12 hours 11 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Hear the enthralling story of the HMS Queen Elizabeth, the Royal Navy's largest ever warship.65,000 tons. 280 metres long. A flight deck the size of sixty tennis courts. A giant piece of Sovereign British territory that's home to up to fifty Aircraft. HMS Queen Elizabeth in the biggest ship in the Royal Navy's history and one of the most ambitious and exacting engineering ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    A Flight Crew's Journey from Heroes to Villains to Redemption

    Narrated by Fred Filbrich ...


    11 hours 18 min

    This is the story of a National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigation gone awry and one pilot’s decade-long battle to clear his name. On April 4, 1979, a Boeing 727 with 82 passengers and a crew of 7 rolled over and plummeted from an altitude of 39,000 feet to within seconds of crashing were it not for the crew’s actions to save the plane. The cause of the unexplained dive was the ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus