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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

    $9.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Air Babylon

    Heard the one about the airline that has introduced 'corpse cupboards' on new planes to cope with the number of people who die in the air? Heard the story about the First Class air hostess who got fired for sitting on the face of a passenger during a long haul flight? Heard about the amount of knickers and false teeth that are left behind in the body of the plane? Heard how pissed-off stewards put ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Hunt for MH370

    by Ean Higgins ...
    "A staggering, meticulous and frequently spine-chilling work of longform journalism." Trent DaltonSomewhere deep beneath the wild seas of the southern Indian Ocean, perhaps in the eerie underwater canyons of Broken Ridge along the Seventh Arc satellite band, lies the answer to the world's greatest aviation mystery.Why, on the night of 8 March 2014, did Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 suddenly U ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Boeing 787 Dreamliner

    With the launch of its superjumbo, the A380, Airbus made what looked like an unbeatable bid for commercial aviation supremacy. But archrival Boeing responded: Not so fast. Boeing's 787 Dreamliner has already generated more excitement--and more orders--than any commercial airplane in the company's history. This book offers a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the first all-new airplane developed ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

  • Flying by the Seat of My Pants

    Flight Attendant Adventures on a Wing and a Prayer

    by Marsha Marks ...
    Take a look at life from behind the beverage cart.“They asked me to be groomed, be kind, and show up on time; it was too much pressure.”“It was like being a waitress, only I was hurtling through space and wound up in Paris.”“I thought it would be funny to climb into the overhead bin. How did I know the President of the United States would be on the flight that day?”Where flight attendant Marsha ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • The Mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

    Malaysia Airlines flight 370 departed from Kuala Lumpur airport shortly after midnight, full of passengers flying to Beijing. Half an hour later, the greatest mystery in aviation history had begun.Though most of us will board an aircraft at some point in our lives, we know little about how they work and the procedures surrounding their operation. It is that mystery that makes the loss of MH370 so ... Read more

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  • Skygods: The Fall of Pan Am

    by Robert Gandt ...
    Originally published by Wm. Morrow in 1995, SKYGODS is the story of Pan American World Airways from its meteoric ascent to its plunge to extinction. Pan Am blazed the way across the world's oceans with its magnificent Clipper ships, launched the first international jet service, was the first to fly the behemoth 747, was the lead customer for America's SST and the Concorde, and was even taking ... Read more

    $5.00 AUD

  • Dangerous Lessons And Guardian Angels

    An Airline Pilot's Story

    DANGEROUS LESSONS AND GUARDIAN ANGELS is an action packed true adventure book that spans thirty-five years of airline flying. Stories about transporting guns to Biafra, flying cargo up and down the Berlin corridor during the cold war, and flying sensitive missions, deep into Russia.Fasten your seatbelt and get ready for exciting,sometimes funny,and ocassionally death defying true aviation stories. ... Read more

    $8.79 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Black Box

    Inside the World's Worst Air Crashes

    The smash-hit bestseller about the world's worst air crashes and the disaster detectives who pick through the wreckage to find out why they happened - now fully revised and updated, with 30% new material.From the early tragedies of the Comet and the DC10 to the modern-day horror of the Concorde catastrophe in Paris and the mysterious loss of an Air France Airbus over the Atlantic, Faith ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD

  • Reach for the Skies

    Ballooning, Birdmen and Blasting into Space

    As far back as stories go, pioneers have reached for the skies. In the last two hundred years, they have mastered the air and made the modern world possible. Today they are bringing outer space within our reach. They're inventors and toymakers, amateurs and adventurers, visionaries, dreamers and, yes, crackpots. Some have called them irresponsible, even dangerous. But Richard Branson has met many ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Decoding Air Travel

    A Guide to Saving on Airfare and Flying in Luxury

    "Decoding Air Travel" is the most comprehensive and insightful work to date on the intricacies of the modern air travel system from a customer perspective, and the most effective tool for making travel more affordable, convenient, comfortable and fun. It’s the only book that can teach you how to save hundreds -- even thousands -- of dollars per ticket by building your own airfare, how to fly in ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Seconds To Disaster. Europe Edition

    by Ray Ronan ...
    As with the Air France Flight 447 tragedy, much of the time air crashes are a confluence of events; a cascade of bad luck, bad decisions, inappropriate airline company policy, the failure of aviation regulators, and sometimes insufficient training, or various combinations of all five.But why?Seconds to Disaster will demonstrate that part of that bad luck is often aided by the airline industry’s ... Read more

    $11.21 AUD

  • The Crash Detectives

    Investigating the World’s Most Mysterious Air Disasters

    A fascinating exploration of how humans and machines fail - leading to air disasters from Amelia Earhart to MH370 - and how the lessons learned from these accidents have made flying safer.In The Crash Detectives, veteran aviation journalist and air safety investigator Christine Negroni takes the reader inside crash investigations from the early days of the jet age to the present, including the ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Air Disasters: Dramatic black box flight recordings

    Compelling and dramatic insights into crucial moments inside the cockpit.Discover the most sensational air disasters of recent years. Transcripts of actual black box recordings of conversations between captains, their crew, and air traffic control on the ground reveal the final moments during which life-and-death decisions were made.In some cases, disaster is averted; in others, the results are ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Aerotropolis

    The Way We'll Live Next

    From Dubai to Amsterdam, Memphis to South Korea, a new phenomenon is reshaping the way we live and transforming the way we do business: the aerotropolis.A combination of giant airport, planned city, shipping facility and business hub, the aerotropolis will be at the heart of the next phase of globalization. Drawing on a decade's worth of cutting-edge research, John Kasarda and Greg Lindsay offer a ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • A Man on the Moon

    The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts

    'IMPRESSIVE AND ILLUMINATING' TOM HANKSThis is the definitive account of the heroic Apollo programme.When astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin took their 'giant leap for mankind' across a ghostly lunar landscape, they were watched by some 600 million people on Earth 240,000 miles away.Drawing on hundreds of hours of in-depth interviews with the astronauts and mission personnel, this is the ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • The Killing Zone, Second Edition : How & Why Pilots Die, Second Edition

    How & Why Pilots Die, Second Edition

    by Paul Craig ...
    WARNING!Don't fly solo before you understand all the dangers of the killing zone.It could save your life!This survival guide for new pilots identifies the pitfalls waiting inside the killing zone, the period from 50 to 350 flight hours when they leave their instructors behind and fly as pilot in command for the first time. Although they're privately certified, many of these unseasoned aviators are ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • Concorde

    The Rise and Fall of the Supersonic Airliner

    In Concorde, Jonathan Glancey tells the story of this magnificent and hugely popular aircraft anew, taking the reader from the moment Captain Chuck Yeager first broke the sound barrier in 1947 through to the last commercial flight of the supersonic airliner in 2003. It is a tale of national rivalries, technological leaps, daring prototypes, tightrope politics, and a dream of a Dan Dare future ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Full Upright and Locked Position: Not-So-Comfortable Truths about Air Travel Today

    by Mark Gerchick ...
    "Sit back, relax, and enjoy the flight," our pilots still intone. But who are they kidding?In Full Upright and Locked Position, former FAA chief counsel and senior aviation policy official Mark Gerchick unravels the unseen forces and little-known facts that have reshaped our air travel experience since September 11, 2001.With wry humor and unique insight, Gerchick takes us past the jargon, ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD