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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Flight Attended

    (or why it’s cool to be a flight attendant before you grow up)

    by Jefimija Medic

    What does it feel like to slide down the Great Wall of China?Is the nightlife in Bangkok a metaphor for heaven or hell?What does the life of a flight attendant really look like?Who has lived in the Paris airport for 20 years?Where is the orphanage for elephants? ... Read more

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  • Boeing 787 Dreamliner

    by Mark Wagner and 1 more

    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

    $36.95 AUD

  • Air Babylon

    by Imogen Edwards-Jones

    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

  • 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

    $18.47 AUD

  • 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

  • The Mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

    by Sylvia Wrigley

    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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  • Dangerous Lessons And Guardian Angels

    An Airline Pilot's Story

    by Capt. PJ Spivack

    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

    $9.20 AUD

  • Black Box

    Inside the World's Worst Air Crashes

    by Nicholas Faith

    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

    by Sir Richard Branson

    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

    $14.99 AUD

  • Decoding Air Travel

    A Guide to Saving on Airfare and Flying in Luxury

    by Nicholas Kralev

    "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

    by Christine Negroni

    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

    $12.64 AUD

  • Aerotropolis

    The Way We'll Live Next

    by John Kasarda and 1 more

    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

  • 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

    $24.63 AUD

  • Scapegoat

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

    by Emilio Corsetti III

    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 subject of one of the longest NTSB investigations at that time.While the crew's efforts to save TWA 841 were initially hailed as heroic, that all ... Read more

    $7.66 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

    $17.59 AUD

  • Flight 232: A Story of Disaster and Survival

    by Laurence Gonzales

    "A richly detailed story that is equal parts heartbreaking, inspiring…and full of fascinating science…masterful." —San Francisco ChronicleAs hundreds of rescue workers waited on the ground, United Airlines Flight 232 wallowed drunkenly over the bluffs northwest of Sioux City. The plane slammed onto the runway and burst into a vast fireball. The rescuers didn't move at first: nobody could possibly ... Read more

    $21.11 AUD

  • Understanding Air France 447

    by Bill Palmer

    The most comprehensive coverage to date of Air France 447, an Airbus A330 that crashed in the ocean north of Brazil on June 1, 2009, killing all 228 persons on board.The book details the crew's failure to maintain aircraft control after a minor failure.Written by A330 Captain, Bill Palmer, this book opens to understanding the actions of the crew, how they failed to understand and control the ... Read more

    $11.49 AUD