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61 books

  1. The Wonders of the Weather

    By Bob Crowder

    Lavishly illustrated guide to the processes governing our weather and climate. Discusses various phenomena such as cyclones, thunderstorms and tornadoes, and issues such as the greenhouse effect ozone depletion, floods, droughts and climate change, and addresses subjects such as sky colour, the effect of the moon on weather, and high and low pressures. Has a strong Australian focus, and is aimed at students and amateur meteorologist, as well as non-specialists with an interest in the weather. In

    • Published on 1995
    • 270 pages

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  2. Turbulence

    By Peter F. Lester

    Turbulence, by Peter F. Lester, is the most comprehensive, understandable book available on turbulence as it pertains to aviation. It will help you recognize the conditions that cause turbulence, so the effects can be avoided or minimized. This book provides answers to questions such as: What is turbulence? What does it look like? How long does it last? What causes it? Where is it found? What are its indicators? What are its typical dimensions and intensities?

    • Published on 1994
    • 280 pages

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  3. Mike Becker's Helicopter Handbook

    By Michael Becker

    This handbook will take you through every manoeuvre and flight sequence required in your helicopter training, and used in your ongoing career.  Written in a very easy to understand language coupled with over 500 illustrations, diagrams and photographs.  Mike is a CFI on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland Australia.

    • Published on 1999
    • 420 pages

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  4. Redefining Airmanship

    By Tony Kern

    Here, for the first time, is a systematic model of professional airmanship, for all pockets of the aviation community. With this book as a guide, you too will develop the "right stuff" for today's complex world of flight. Step by step, system by system, the book shows you how to: Use history's greatest flyers as role models--and follow in their footsteps Define standards and measurements for success Understand specific aspects of airmanship, using case studies and lessons learned Handle peer pre

    • Published on 1997
    • 463 pages

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  5. Manifesto

    By Mike Busch

    “There's a dirty little secret about aviation maintenance: it often breaks aircraft instead of fixing them.” “Manifesto” is the much-anticipated first book from renowned aviation columnist and speaker Mike Busch. Written in typical no-nonsense style, it lays out the basis of Mike's “minimalist” maintenance philosophy for owner-flown general aviation aircraft. An owner who follows the book's guidance can save a small fortune on maintenance costs and end up with a safer, more reliable aircraft. Ow

    • Published on 2014
    • 112 pages

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  6. Bushplanes

    By Geza Szurovy

    As recently as the 1930s, vast portions of Alaska and Canada remained uncharted. The task of transporting explorers, aerial photographers, and cartographers to those remote regions fell into the hands of daring aviators and their Annotation. This colorful book examines the duties bushplanes help carry out around the world and the development of the greatest examples still plying the skies, including DeHavilland Beavers and Otters, Piper Cubs, Stinson Reliants, and Cessna Skywagons. Even airworth

    • Published on 2004
    • 160 pages

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  7. Australian Airpower

    By Mark Grant

    Photos of military aircraft from the Great War (WWI) to WWII.  Vol 2 covers 1946 to 1996.

    • Published on 1996
    • 104 pages

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  8. Australians in the Air

    By Greg Copley

    A survey of Australian aviation from the earliest days to 1970, featuring the people and planes, in Australia and at war

    • Published on 1976
    • 289 pages

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  9. The Last Lanc'

    By Patrick Kilvington

    Lancasters - the Plane that won the war for Britain.  Lists every Lanc and its service.  Covers the flight of the last flying example from Australia to Kent 1965

    • Published on 1982
    • 162 pages

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  10. The Encyclopedia of World Aircraft

    By Paul Eden & Soph Moeng Eds.

    Comprehensive listing of aircraft A-Z with photos, drawings and specs of over 3,000 aircraft.  Index

    • Published on 2002
    • 1,152 pages

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