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61 books

  1. My God! It's a Woman

    By Nancy Bird and Nancy Bird Walton

    Foreword by Gaby Kennard.  The autobiography of Nancy Bird who obtained her commercial pilot's licence at 19, barnstormed with other pilots, flew the Outback, travelled to Europe and American and founded the Australian Women Pilots' Association.

    • Published on 1990
    • 216 pages

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  2. Australian Aviator

    By Norman Brearley & Ted Mayman

    From WWI pilot to founding Australia's first commercial airline, WA Airways, carrying mail and passengers, searching for Kingsford-Smith and Ulm, looking for Lasseter's Lost Reef to joining the RAAF in WWII.

    • Published on 1971
    • 204 pages

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  3. Queensland Airfields WW2-- 50 Years on

    By Roger R. Marks

    A collection of photos, maps and drawings of over 100 historic sites prepared and generally used by the air forces as the war moved north. The text and illustrations show where they were, what they became, when they were there and how long they remained there. Includes recollections by veterans and witnesses. Includes a list of runways and their location (latitude and longitude), magnetic bearing, length, width, slopes and surface. Provides a list of abbreviations, a bibliography, index, and fol

    • Published on 1994
    • 276 pages

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  4. DC-3 Down Under

    By Stewart Wilson

    History and colour photographs of DC-3's in Australia.

    • Published on 1989
    • 128 pages

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  5. Zero, Hurricane & P-38

    By Stewart Wilson

    The Zero, Hurricane & P-38 The Mitsubishi Zero was Japan's most feared warplane, the Hawker Hurricane was the RAFÆs first monoplane fighter, and Lockheed's P-38 Lightning was credited with shooting down more Japanese aircraft than any other American warplane. Filled with detailed highlights of each aircraft's development plus a broad overview of its operational history. Legends of the Air 4. 32 color pgs.

    • Published on 1996
    • 152 pages

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  6. The Sound of Wings

    By Mary S Lovell

    When she disappeared in 1937 over a shark-infested sea, Amelia Earhart had lived up to her wish - internationally famous, a daring and pioneering aviator, and ambassador extraordinary for the United States.  Married to a man with a genius for publicity, her life was crowded, demanding and adventurous.

    • Published on 1989
    • 435 pages

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  7. Darker Shades of Blue

    By Tony Kern

    This volume takes a controversial look at pilots who attempt to undermine aviation by ignoring the rules. It covers the dangers caused by the rogue aviator and offers a solution to the problem.

    • Published on 1999
    • 248 pages

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  8. Lawrence James Wackett Aircraft Pioneer

    By Lawrence James Wackett

    Autobiography - WWI pilot, aircraft designer (including the Wackett Trainer) - the Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation at Fishermen's Bend grew under Wackett's direction to reach a peak employment of 10,000 during the war.

    • Published on 1972
    • 241 pages

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  9. Absolute Altitude

    By Martin Buckley

    In this exciting and unusual travel book, Martin Buckley journeys through many places, from Benbecula to Rarotonga, from Sudan to New Zealand, from Corsica to Tucson, Arizona - but the country he explores is a romantic and dangerous place that seduces all who travel there - the sky. Three years ago, Martin Buckley gained a pilot's licence, and set off to 'hitch-hike' by plane around the world. His encounters with a range of sometimes eccentric and always obsessive pilots led to aid flights throu

    • Published on 2004
    • 304 pages

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  10. True North

    By Brenda Niall

    Growing up in suburban Perth in the 1920s, the two Durack girls were fascinated by tales of the pioneering past of their father and grandfather overlanding from Queensland in the 1880s and setting up four vast cattle stations in the remote north. A year spent together on the stations in their early twenties ignited in the sisters a lifelong love of the Kimberley, along with a growing unease about the situation of the Aboriginal people employed there. Through war, love affairs, children and event

    • Published on 2012
    • 291 pages

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