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  • Harrier 809

    Britain’s Legendary Jump Jet and the Untold Story of the Falklands War

    by Rowland White ...
    'Utterly brilliant: a fantastically exciting book... This really does read like the best kind of thriller. His best book yet'James Holland, author of Normandy '44April 1982. Argentina invades the Falkland Islands.In response, Britain despatches a naval task force. Eight thousand miles from home, its fate hinges on just twenty Sea Harriers against the two hundred-strong might of the Argentine Air ... Read more

    $14.99 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

  • Alarmstart: The German Fighter Pilot's Experience in the Second World War

    Northwestern Europe – from the Battle of Britain to the Battle of Germany

    Alarmstart (scramble) charts the experiences of the German fighter pilots in the Second World War, based on extensive recollections of veterans as well as primary documents, diaries and flying log books, with photographs from the veterans themselves, many never previously published. For anyone interested in the air war 1939‒45, the information provided is of inestimable value. There are no more ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Flight Testing to Win

    An autobiograpghy of a test pilot

    by Tony Blackman ...
    No aircraft is absolutely safe. This book is about Aviation, from learning to fly, becoming a test pilot, flight testing, demonstrating on some of the third world's worst airfields, then specializing in Avionics and finally joining the Board of the UK Civil Aviation Authority, helping to formulate the regulations that the author had spent so many years living by. Many stories are told, including ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Spitfire Ace of Aces

    The Wartime Story of Johnnie Johnson

    by Dilip Sarkar ...
    Johnnie Johnson is a character literally straight out of the pages of ' Boys Own'. By the end of the Second World War the RAF Spitfire pilot was a household name in Britain, feted by Churchill and Eisenhower. Although he missed the Battle of Britain, when slow- flying bombers were abundant and easy targets for fighters, by 1945 he had notched up 381/2 enemy 'kills' - all fighters, which took far ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Looking Out the Window, Talking to the Person Next to Me

    My Life in Airplanes

    by Eric Rush ...
    The author was too old to become an airline pilot when he decided to learn to fly and earn his living in airplanes, but airline deregulation opened doors for those who, because of age, imperfect vision, or lack of college degree had been considered unqualified to fly airliners. He kept a diary of his flying life from first lesson through retirement in case his grandchildren might someday wonder ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Confessions of a Qantas Flight Attendant

    True Tales and Gossip from the Galley

    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

    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

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 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, DFC ...
    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

    $12.99 AUD

  • Sully

    My Search for What Really Matters

    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

    $17.99 AUD

  • The Perfect Girlfriend

    The compulsive psychological thriller

    ***THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP 10 BESTSELLER, JANUARY 2019 - '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 ... ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Her Last Flight

    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

    $11.99 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

    $11.99 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

    $15.99 AUD

  • Over the Edge: Troubleshooters 3

    Book 3 - Troubleshooters
    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

  • Falling

    by T. J. Newman ...
    ‘Amazing . . . Intense suspense, shocks and scares plus chilling insider authenticity make this one very special’ LEE CHILD'FALLING is the best kind of thriller (for me as a reader anyway). Characters you care deeply about. Nonstop, totally authentic suspense' JAMES PATTERSON‘Attention, please: T. J. Newman has written the perfect thriller! GILLIAN FLYNN, #1 bestselling author of Gone GirlYou just ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Stuka Pilot

    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

    $9.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Why Planes Crash: 2001

    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

    $4.42 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • One Last Day of Summer

    The BRAND NEW novel of love, family and friendship from #1 bestseller Shari Low for 2022

    by Shari Low ...
    As a flight to St Lucia leaves the runway, four passengers meet for the first time.After escaping her controlling husband, Bernadette Manson is taking the first extravagant holiday of her new life. But when her best friend cancels, will she be strong enough to fly solo?Tadgh Donovan is about to jet off to his destination wedding when he sees a shocking text. Has his bride-to-be written her wedding ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 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

    $11.99 AUD

  • Sudden Death

    by Rachel Lynch ...
    Book 10 - Detective Kelly Porter
    Scores are dead or injured. But who was the killer’s true target?On a misty morning in the Lake District, two men depart by helicopter from a private estate. Below, they see the stunning views of Wast Water, with Scafell Pike ahead, where fell runners are competing atop England’s highest mountain. It’s at this moment that the pilots lose control, and crash into the mountain top. Runners and ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

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  • The Lucky Eight

    A gripping and unputdownable crime thriller

    by Sheila Bugler ...
    When the plane crashed, 160 people perished. Now someone is killing off the survivors.Five years ago, a horrific airline disaster made headlines around the world. On the anniversary of the fatal crash, a number of those who were spared gather to mark the occasion. By morning, Nick Gilbert, a celebrity chef and one of the party, lies dead. Detective Rachel Lewis leads the investigation and within ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 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

    $9.99 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

    $4.99 AUD