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  • Twenty Five Ways to Fly Better Volume 1

    by Bruce Goldsmith and 2 more

    series Twenty Five Ways to Fly Better #1
    Twenty Five Ways to Fly Better is packed with the latest techniques and thinking from some of the world’s best pilots and instructors. With former Paragliding World Champion Bruce Goldsmith at the helm, the book draws on advice and knowledge from across the world of free flight.It includes:Hundreds of tips to help you fly betterPractical advice on how to thermal quickly and efficientlySkills and ... Read more

    $14.41 AUD

  • The Parachute and its Pilot

    The Ultimate Guide for the Ram-Air Aviator

    by Brian Germain

    The Parachute and Its Pilot is the singular resource for canopy flight information. Whether you’re a new jumper looking to further your education or an expert canopy pilot seeking tips on advancing your techniques, this book has something for you. The book is jam-packed with information compiled over twenty years of skydiving experience and offers technical, straightforward explanations of ram ... Read more

    $15.34 AUD

  • Twenty Five Ways to Fly Better Volume 2

    by Bruce Goldsmith and 2 more

    series Twenty Five Ways to Fly Better #2
    Twenty Five Ways to Fly Better is packed with the latest techniques and thinking from some of the world’s best pilots and instructors.  With former Paragliding World Champion Bruce Goldsmith at the helm, the book draws on advice and knowledge from across the world of free flight. Volume 2, this one covers advanced XC techniques, from flying convergence, using speed-to-fly theory and becoming an ... Read more

    $14.41 AUD

  • Mastering Paragliding Digital Edition Volume 1

    by Kelly Farina

    series Mastering Paragliding #1
    Mastering Paragliding is a new approach to learning to fly cross country by paragliding guide Kelly Farina. Kelly approaches pilot progression in a systematic, logical way. From understanding the basics of paraglider handling to thermalling techniques and high-level cross-country advice, he breaks the sport down into manageable stages with achievable goals.From finessing your launch technique to ... Read more

    $14.34 AUD

  • Mastering Paragliding Digital Edition Volume 2

    by Kelly Farina

    series Mastering Paragliding #2
    Mastering Paragliding is a new approach to learning to fly cross country by paragliding guide Kelly Farina. Kelly approaches pilot progression in a systematic, logical way. From understanding the basics of paraglider handling to thermalling techniques and high-level cross-country advice, he breaks the sport down into manageable stages with achievable goals.From finessing your launch technique to ... Read more

    $14.34 AUD

  • Paramotoring: The Essential Guide

    by Dean Eldridge

    Paramotoring: The Essential Guide is for pilots who want to know more about the skill, art and pleasure of flying a paramotor, also known as a powered paraglider. It is packed with the latest information on techniques and equipment, with contributions from some of the best instructors and pilots in the world. It draws on real-world experience from across the sport of paramotoring, all brought ... Read more

    $17.95 AUD

  • On a Wing and a Prayer

    The Race that Stopped the World

    by Di Websdale-Morrissey

    In 1934, Melbourne’s Lord Mayor announced a London-to-Melbourne air race to celebrate his city’s centenary.The audacious plan captured imaginations across the globe: newspapers and magazines everywhere were filled with it; the world’s pilots scrambled to get sponsorship; and the organisers scrambled to get the rules straight and permission to fly in foreign air space. Sixty-four entrants from ... Read more

    $28.04 AUD

  • Classic Routes: the World's Best Hang Gliding and Paragliding Cross Country Routes

    by Bob Drury and 2 more

    Described as the new "bible" for pilots Classic Routes is the ultimate guidebook to the world's ultimate free flight destinations. Whether you fly a lightweight paraglider or a topless hang glider, there is something in this book for you.Published by the makers of Cross Country Magazine, the international paragliding and hang gliding magazine, and edited by Bob Drury, Classic Routes is a unique ... Read more

    $14.34 AUD

  • The Phoenix Rising

    A True Story of Survival

    by Helen Ross Lee and 1 more

    Helen Ross Lee's memoir The Phoenix Rising shows us a successful nurse, mum, and hang gliding champion at the top of her game. In 2008, she suffered a tragic accident in a practice takeoff maneuver that resulted in a grievous traumatic brain injury (TBI), which precipitated a coma and temporary amnesia. Helen refused to give up or give in, regardless of the gloomy prognosis from medical experts. ... Read more

    $9.14 AUD

  • Final Glide

    Chasing World Records in Hang Gliding and Paragliding

    by Ed Ewing

    Ever since Icarus and Daedalus flew across the sea with wings made of feathers and wax people have imagined flying like the birds. Some people do – glider pilots, hang glider pilots, paraglider pilots, wingsuit pilots… all these and many others pursue the dream of human flight. But what does it take to really fly far? To fly further than any human has before, powered only by the sun, wind, ... Read more

    $3.59 AUD

  • The Aeronauts

    Travels in the Air

    by James Glaisher and 1 more

    The true story behind the Major Motion Picture — and one of the greatest daredevil stories in the history of aviation.In 1862, ambitious scientist James Glaisher set out to do the impossible: ascend higher into the skies than ever before. A pioneer of weather forecasting and of photography, and a founding member of the Royal Meteorological Society, he wanted to take ground-breaking research ... Read more

    $8.46 AUD

  • Transcending Fear: The Doorway to Freedom

    by Brian Germain

    The product of a lifetime of research and reflection, Transcending Fear is Brian Germain's most important work. The book addresses the most significant challenge of human kind to date: the process of recognizing and moving beyond fear. In an age in which fear has literally brought our world to the brink of destruction, understanding why we contract in fear and how we can go beyond this instinctive ... Read more

    $15.34 AUD

  • Air Pistol Target Shooting

    100% Pure Adrenaline

    by Dr. Baljit Singh Sekhon

    series Surf Rangers #1
    The Air Pistol Target Shooting written by Dr. Baljit Singh Sekhon is based on his thirteen years of experience in shooting sports. He is one of the coaches who have been able to glean the true fundamentals of marksmanship, separating them from techniques and legend fundamentals necessary to make a good shot. ... Read more

    $8.35 AUD

  • The Secret To Making Consistent Profits Betting On Sports

    by Tony Cisella

    The Secret To Making Consistent ProfitsBetting On SportsHow To Start MakingSerious Cash In Sports Right AwayAlmost every person that bets on sports knows all about sports betting systems. There are tons and tons of sports betting systems out there, the hard part is just finding the one that works best for you. Below is a review of some sports betting systems that work. ... Read more

    $9.63 AUD

  • DIY RC Airplanes from Scratch : The Brooklyn Aerodrome Bible for Hacking the Skies

    The Brooklyn Aerodrome Bible for Hacking the Skies

    by Breck Baldwin

    BUILD YOUR OWN REMOTE-CONTROLLED AIRPLANES QUICKLY, EASILY, AND INEXPENSIVELY!Take to the skies with a majestic motorized model aircraft you create and pilot yourself. Written by the founder of the Brooklyn Aerodrome, DIY RC Airplanes from Scratch shows you how to build a Flack (Flying + Hack) delta wing from the ground up using widely available, low-cost materials and tools. You'll also learn the ... Read more

    $30.79 AUD

  • GLIDING

    From Passenger to Pilot

    by Steve Longland

    Gliding is for everyone who has ever dreamt of escaping to thousands of feet above the ground, with a view stretching to the horizon, and barely a whisper to disturb the moment. The book guides you through how to realise that dream and goes on to explore the many opportunities this compelling and beautiful sport offers. Topics covered include: a history of the sport; an introduction to gliding ... Read more

    $20.56 AUD

  • Golf: How to Play Golf, the Rules of Golf, Golf Basics, Golf Putting, Golf Swing and Other Golf Tips for Beginners

    by Mark C. Johnson

    This state-of-the-art golf book provides a focused, step-by-step golf instruction program that will help you understand the golf game and improve your golfing ability.This book contains important instructional elements that help you learn and retain the skills that you need to develop to learn the game of golf. The guide is designed for both beginner golfers and for more experienced golfers. If ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Microlight Pilot's Handbook - 8th Edition

    by Brian Cosgrove

    Brian Cosgrove's classic introduction to the world of microlight flying has endeared itself to several generations of pilots. To read a 'Cossy' has been the advice given to candidates for the CAA's microlight examinations since the book was first published in the early days of the sport. Now in its eighth edition, the text has been thoroughly revised to bring current information to enthusiasts ... Read more

    $23.86 AUD

  • Skydiving 101

    by Jimmy Cai

    Are you considering skydiving?  But just don't know where to begin?  Don't worry you're not alone! Skydiving is for some that one jump too far, I know because I personally struggled when sitting on that plane ready to go!  I eventually built up the courage to go as I had so many people supporting me.  But it could have been so much easier if I had done my homework! If you're in my shoes and ... Read more

    $3.45 AUD

  • Healthy Bastards

    A Bloke's Guide to Being Healthy

    by Dave Baldwin

    The lowdown on men's health from New Zealand's most adventurous GP. If laughter is the best medicine then Dr Dave Baldwin's Healthy Bastards is the essential prescription for every bloke who wants to know more about his health. Using his trademark humour and plain language, Dr Dave takes the pain out of illness by explaining all the common health problems and major diseases that affect the ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Wings Over Water

    The Story of the World’s Greatest Air Race and the Birth of the Spitfire

    by Jonathan Glancey

    Announced in 1912, the Schneider Trophy stole the imaginations of pioneering aircraft manufacturers in America, France, Britain and Italy, as they competed in a series of air races that attracted a hugely popular following. Perhaps inevitably, the dynamism of rival engineering led to the most potent military fighters of World War Two and Reginald Mitchell's record-breaking Supermarine seaplanes ... Read more

    $17.37 AUD

  • Advanced Avionics Handbook

    FAA-H-8083-6

    by Federal Aviation Administration

    The Federal Aviation Administration’s Advanced Avionics Handbook is a critical tool for anyone seriously interested in flying modern airplanes. As modern technology continues to revolutionize the science of flight, it is the responsibility of every pilot, student, and flight engineer to be up to date on the most advanced avionics equipment available. This easy to read handbook introduces pilots ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Skydiving 101

    Get This Handbook’s Superb Skydiving Facts And Learn More About What Is Skydiving, Rules Of Skydiving, Skydiving Accessories And More!

    by Lois W. Bradshaw

    If you’re planning to do this breathtaking activity, then you should be prepared to know that skydivers would usually exit their airplane at the height of 4000 metres or 13,000 feet. After doing so, you would have to do a freefall for a period of time and then you could open your parachute to slow down your descent until you reach a safe and slow landing speed. Generally, the chute should be ... Read more

    $6.13 AUD

  • Skybound

    A Journey In Flight

    by Rebecca Loncraine

    In her mid-30s Rebecca Loncraine was diagnosed with breast cancer. Two years later, and after months of gruelling treatment, she flew in a glider for the first time. In that engineless plane, soaring 3000 feet over the landscape of her childhood with only the rising thermals to take her higher and the birds to lead the way, she fell in love. If illness meant Rebecca had lost touch with the world ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD