Aviation's influenece on Nelson has been profound. With challenging road access, no rail link and the barrier of Cook Strait, Nelson had the reputation of being a 'sleepy hollow'. It was isolated and in some way still is, y... read more
"If I am dreaming, let me dream on, - but I defy any one to awaken me! - Let me contemplate the air studded with barques travelling with such rapidity as to humiliate the Ocean and all the locomotives of the Earth!" The first balloo... read more
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 search for answers ... read more
From the author of Healthy Bastards, the man known as the Flying Doctor' is back, this time with his misadventures, escapades and high jinks from a life of medicine, aviation and hunting. For the first time, Dave Baldwin, known thr... read more
Climb inside the cockpits of the world's most famous military aircraft from World War I, World War II to the present day! What was it like to sit in the pilot's seat and ta... read more
|Series:||A Complete History|
Planes - A Complete History is a spectacular flight through aviation with 50 iconic planes, from the 1903 Wright Flyer to the 2009 Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The collector's guide details each plane's place in aviation history and the detachable model compendium contains press-out pieces to make 50 ultra-stylish 3-D models.
This remarkable book pictures the growth of British civil air transport from its inception in 1910 through to the formation of Imperial Airways in 1934 and then the beginnings of British Overseas Airways Corporat... read more
The Spitfire and the Lancaster were the two RAF weapons of victory in the Second World War, but the glamour of the fighter has tended to overshadow the performance of the heavy bomber. Yet without the Lancaster, Britain would never have b... read more
|Series:||The Definitive Visual History|
An action-packed ride through the history of aircraft. "The Aircraft Book" is all about the men, machines, and landmark technology behind the most iconic aircraft from the Supermarine Spitfire to the Concorde.... read more
5 pages of 1/72 and 1/48 scale plans for the Pucara prototype, the Bigua and IA-58C.
|Author:||Paul Blackah MBE, Malcolm Lowe|
|Series:||Haynes Enthusiasts' Manual|
The Luftwaffe's Messerschmitt Bf109 single-seat fighter was the main combat adversary of the RAF's Hurricanes and Spitfires in the ... read more