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  • The Right Stuff

    by Tom Wolfe and 1 more

    A wonderful novel and perfect book club choice, The Right Stuff is a wildly vivid and entertaining chronicle of America's early space programme.WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY US ASTRONAUT SCOTT KELLY'What is it,' asks Tom Wolfe, 'that makes a man willing to sit on top of an enormous Roman Candle...and wait for someone to light the fuse?' Arrogance? Stupidity? Courage? Or, simply, that quality we call ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Disappearing Act: The Impossible Case of MH370

    by Florence de Changy

    ‘The affair was weird when seen from afar, but seen close-up, it was Kafkaesque: it was not possible in 2014 for a Boeing 777 to have simply disappeared…’A 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 seen or ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Stuka Pilot

    by Hans Ulrich Rudel

    Autobiography of World War Two Luftwaffe pilot Hans Ulrich Rudel, the most highly decorated German serviceman of WW2, and the only one to be awarded the Third Reich’s most prestigious medal which was specially created for Rudel by Hitler himself, the Knight’s Cross of the Iron Cross with Golden Oak Leaves, Swords and Diamonds. Shot down over 24 times, Hans Rudel is credited with destroying over ... Read more

    $9.56 AUD

  • Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 - Guide to the game - Feb 2021 (ver2.1)

    by John K Richards

    Welcome to This Year's Most Ambitious Game - Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020. With the AI-powered gaming, Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 is the newest of the popular Microsoft simulation game series. Advances in technology from Microsoft will show us what's ahead for the world of video games.This Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 Guide to the game will give you from the basic to advance information ... Read more

    $9.20 AUD

  • Seaplanes along the Inside Passage

    The Highs and Lows of a Modern Bush Pilot

    by Gerry Bruder

    What is it about Alaska that can make a young journalist from the East Coast abandon his career and become a bush pilot? Bruder’s fascinating first person account answers that question and lets the reader share his experiences as he becomes seasoned as a seaplane pilot flying the rugged terrain of Western Washington, British Columbia, and Southeast Alaska. The life of a bush pilot in southeast ... Read more

    $14.40 AUD

  • Confessions of a Qantas Flight Attendant

    True Tales and Gossip from the Galley

    by Owen Beddall and 1 more

    Want to know what really goes on on an aeroplane? Let's go behind the scenes and fly high with these tall tales and gossip from the galley!Everyone wants to be a flight attendant, or at least they want to know about the cushy lifestyle they lead – flying to exotic destinations, swanning about in five-star hotels, daytime lazing around the pool and night-time tabletop dancing with Bollywood stars. ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Life as a Battle of Britain Pilot

    by Jonathan Falconer

    Southern England. Late summer 1940. The nation is fighting for its very survival and the Luftwaffe's aerial offensive is unrelenting. All that lies between invasion and salvation for Britain is the 'thin blue line' of RAF Fighter Command and its pilots. This newly illustrated anniversary edition of Life as a Battle of Britain Pilot reveals what it was like to fly a fighter plane in the Battle of ... Read more

    $3.84 AUD

  • Gun Button to Fire: A Hurricane Pilots Dramatic Story of the Battle of Britain

    A Hurricane Pilot's Dramatic Story of the Battle of Britain

    by Tom Neil and 1 more

    This is a fighter pilot's story of eight memorable months from May to December 1940. When the Germans were blitzing their way across France, Pilot Officer Tom Neil had just received his first posting to 249 Squadron.Nineteen years old, fresh from training at Montrose on Hawker Audax biplanes he was soon to be pitch forked into the maelstrom of air fighting on which the survival of Britain was to ... Read more

    $12.20 AUD

  • Sully

    My Search for What Really Matters

    by Captain Chesley B Sullenberger III and 1 more

    Now a major motion picture from Clint Eastwood, starring Tom Hanks—the inspirational autobiography by one of the most captivating American heroes of our time, Capt. ‘Sully’ Sullenberger—the pilot who miraculously landed a crippled US Airways Flight 1549 in New York’s Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 passengers and crew.On January 15, 2009, the world witnessed a remarkable emergency ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Perfect Girlfriend

    The compulsive, escapist bestseller - an irresistible thriller

    by Karen Hamilton

    ***THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP 10 BESTSELLER - 'Be prepared put your life on hold' for this unmissable thriller***Perfect for fans of THE OTHER WIFE, THE CATCH and THE OTHER PASSENGER.Meet Juliette. She's intelligent, driven, committed - and in love.Juliette loves Nate.She will follow him anywhere. She's even become a flightattendant for his airline, so she can keep a closer ... ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • The Last Explorer

    Hubert Wilkins, Australia's Unknown Hero

    by Simon Nasht

    ‘A superb book – every Australian should read it.’ - Dick SmithThe gripping story of one of the greatest explorers of the 20th Century.Hubert Wilkins was truly the last - and one of the greatest - explorers. And much more than that.Born in South Australia, he spent much of his life outside the country - but always remained an Australian.He travelled through every continent and was a pioneer of ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Cockpit Confidential

    Everything You Need to Know About Air Travel: Questions, Answers, and Reflections

    by Patrick Smith

    A New York Times bestsellerFor millions of people, travel by air is a confounding, uncomfortable, and even fearful experience. Patrick Smith, airline pilot and author of the web's popular Ask the Pilot feature, separates the fact from fallacy and tells you everything you need to know...How planes fly, and a revealing look at the men and women who fly themStraight talk on turbulence, pilot training ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • Flying the Airbus A380

    by Gib Vogel

    Since its first flight on 27 April 2005, the Airbus A380 has been the largest passenger airliner in the world. Instantly recognizable with its full-length upper deck, it represents the pinnacle of modern airliner design. Flying the A380 gives a pilot's eye view of what it is like to fly this mighty machine. It takes the reader on a trip from London to Dubai as the flight crew see it, from pre ... Read more

    $15.94 AUD

  • Over the Edge: Troubleshooters 3

    Troubleshooters 3 

    by Suzanne Brockmann

    series Troubleshooters #3
    Troubleshooters: They Never Let You Down**.** The third addictive romantic suspense novel in New York Times bestselling author Suzanne Brockmann's Troubleshooters series, filled with thrilling adventure, excitement and passion. In OVER THE EDGE, Lieutenant Teri Howe and Senior Chief Stan Wolchonok are made to undertake a daring rescue mission. But there is more than just their lives at stake.. ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Why Planes Crash: 2001

    by Sylvia Wrigley

    series Why Planes Crash
    Air travel is one of the safest modes of travel when we take into account the distances and freedom that it allows us. And yet, we still remain obsessed with aviation disasters. What caused these accidents? Whose fault was it? In her series of books, Why Planes Crash, Sylvia Wrigley investigates the worst aviation disasters of the twenty first century.Why Planes Crash: 2001 is the first of the ... Read more

    $4.90 AUD

  • From The Flight Deck

    by Doug Morris

    Imagine you're sitting next to a pilot on a flight and he's eager to answer all those nagging questions you have about air travel. Are those bumps and noises normal? Why are some take-offs delayed? What happens if there's a storm? How does this plane stay in the air, anyway? In From the Flight Deck: Plane Talk and Sky Science , pilot, meteorologist, and flight-school instructor Doug Morris lets ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • Cruising Attitude

    Tales of Crashpads, Crew Drama, and Crazy Passengers at 35,000 Feet

    by Heather Poole

    Real-life flight attendant Heather Poole has written a charming and funny insider’s account of life and work in the not-always-friendly skies. Cruising Attitude is a Coffee, Tea, or Me? for the 21st century, as the author parlays her fifteen years of flight experience into a delightful account of crazy airline passengers and crew drama, of overcrowded crashpads in “Crew Gardens” Queens and finding ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • No Man's Land

    the untold story of automation and QF72

    by Kevin Sullivan

    A gripping account of how a major air disaster was averted, by the captain and former Top Gun pilotInstinctively, I release my pressure on the sidestick. Out of my subconscious, a survival technique from a previous life emerges: Neutralise! I'm not in control so I must neutralise controls. I never imagined I'd use this part of my military experience in a commercial airliner ...On routine flight ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Jack Knudsen Northrop: Aviation Pioneer And His Flying Wing

    by Daniel Alef

    Famed aviation pioneer Donald Douglas once said "Every airplane flying today has some Jack Northrop in it." Northrop was an aviation genius who was more interested in developing new technology than selling airplanes or making a fortune. The Northrop story is the story of American aviation history; he worked with the Loughead brothers (who changed their name to Lockheed) and Donald Douglas ... Read more

    $4.59 AUD

  • Clarence L. "Kelly" Johnson: From Skunk Works To The Edge Of Space

    by Daniel Alef

    Kelly Johnson designed the Blackbird, a plane that flew non-stop from London to Los Angeles in less than four hours, outracing the sun and landing four hours before it had taken off, a remarkable feat--and this was more than 35 years ago. Johnson was the innovative genius behind Lockheed's "Skunk Works," and played a leading role in the development of more than forty aircraft, including some of ... Read more

    $4.59 AUD

  • Nicky Barr, An Australian Air Ace

    A story of courage and adventure

    by Peter Dornan

    Nicky Barr never deliberately sought danger or adventure, but when confronted with it he had the courage to face it and survive.In 1939, at the age of 23, Nicky Barr was chosen to represent Australia in the international rugby world tour. The day after the squad arrived in England, war was declared and the tour was cancelled. Nicky immediately signed-up to become a fighter pilot in the RAAF and ... Read more

    $16.71 AUD

  • Highest Duty

    My Search for What Really Matters

    by Jeffrey Zaslow and 1 more

    Now a major motion picture from Clint Eastwood, starring Tom Hanks—the inspirational autobiography by one of the most captivating American heroes of our time, Capt. ‘Sully’ Sullenberger—the pilot who miraculously landed a crippled US Airways Flight 1549 in New York’s Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 passengers and crew.On January 15, 2009, the world witnessed a remarkable emergency ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Secrets of a Stewardess

    Flying the World in the 1980s

    by Gretchen Ryan

    People always seemed amused whenever Gretchen Ryan recounted tales of her transformative experiences as an air hostess in days gone by. Many even suggested she write a book about it. So she did. These were the debauched days of flying in the 80s, when flying was sexy, hanky-panky abounded, smoking was permitted, passengers wore suits, the cockpit was never locked and the cutlery was made of steel. ... Read more

    $8.46 AUD

  • Taking to the Skies

    Daredevils, heroes and hijackings, great Australian flying stories

    by Jim Eames

    So how do you test drive a Jumbo? And why did a future civil aviation director once taxi a plane down Perth's main street to attend a ball?From the ridiculous to the downright dangerous, the story of Australian aviation is full of tales of adventure and nation building. It is also a story about tragedy and eccentric characters with wild larrikin spirits.In this surprising, fascinating and ... Read more

    $14.29 AUD