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  1. Aircraft World Wars I & II

    By Jeff Daniels Ed

    110 aircraft in colour plus three-view silhouettes and specifications

    • Published on 1986
    • 1 page

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  2. Australian Homebuilt Aeroplanes

    By T. C. Mowatt

    A listing of homebuilt aircraft registered through SAAA including details on the Aviation Register - Rego, name, address, date of registration, including all previous owners, make, model, photo.  Separate register of aircraft and construction number.  Includes 95-10 ultralights.

    • Published on 1983
    • 66 pages

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  3. The Air Racers

    By Terry Gwynn-Jones

    Men & women and their machines in the various races and challenges they competed in.  Covers 19 events in detail with coloured photos

    • Published on 1983
    • 224 pages

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  4. High Corridors

    By John Gunn

    The history of QANTAS - Vol 3 of 3 - Vol 1 Defeat of Distance 1919 - 1939, Vol 2 Challenging Horizons 1939 - 1954, Vol 3 High Corridors 1954 - 1970.  Includes photos, index, bibliography & notes.  A good read.

    • Published on 1988
    • 468 pages

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  5. Challenging Horizons

    By John Gunn

    The history of QANTAS - Vol 2 of 3 - Vol 1 Defeat of Distance 1919 - 1939, Vol 2 Challenging Horizons 1939 - 1954, Vol 3 High Corridors 1954 - 1970.  Includes photos, index, bibliography & notes.  A good read.

    • Published on 1987
    • 434 pages

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  6. The Defeat of Distance

    By John Gunn

    Vol 1 of 3 in the history of QANTAS.  Vol 1 Defeat of Distance 1919-1939, Vol.2 Challenging Horizons 1939 - 1954, Vol 3 High Corridors 1954 - 1970. From the formation to the start of WW2, a comprehensive history with black & white photos, index, bibliography, notes & table of accidents.  A good read.

    • Published on 1985
    • 400 pages

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  7. The Golden Years

    By Rupert Prior

    From the dawn of aviation to the start of WWII, this book illustrates planes, pilots, passengers, terminals, publicity, fledgling airlines, military; from around the world.

    • Published on 1994
    • 143 pages

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  8. World War II

    By Christopher Chant

    This book includes descriptions of all the significant military actions with details of tanks, ships, aircraft and other weapons used.  Illustrated with photographs, maps and artwork.

    • Published on 1977
    • 250 pages

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  9. The Tombstone Imperative

    By Andrew Weir

    'We regulate by counting tombstones' US FEDERAL AVIATION OFFICIAL This book is a thorough and meticulously researched investigation into the important issue of passenger aircraft safety. It concludes that not enough is being done to improve flight safety and that improvements are only made when enough passengers die in a crash to force the issues into the public eye. It is a fallacy to believe that flying is the safest way to travel. The statistics have been spun to present the most favourable p

    • Published on 1999
    • 337 pages

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  10. The Flying Nun

    By Anne Maree Jensen and Jeanne Ryckmans

    Sister Anne Maree Jensen's baseball cap, riding boots and a Cessna aeroplane are not usually part of the image that comes to mind when we think of nuns - but then, Sister Anne Maree Jensen's 'Aerial Ministry' is not a conventional calling either. For the past ten years, Sister Anne Maree has been flying over some of the most remote parts of outback southwest Queensland, bringing companionship to the women who live in her bush parish.  Her parish includes more than 250,000 square kilometres of sh

    • Published on 1999
    • 248 pages

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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. Men of Vision

    By Glenn Stewart Cousins

    Aviation history written by the son of one of Queensland's pioneer aviators. Presents many colourful stories about the adventures of Australian pioneer aviators, including experiences during both world wars, as well as documenting the development of domestic airports. Includes references, a bibliography and an index.  Concentrates on the area of Queensland around Rockhampton and Central Queensland

    • Published on 1994
    • 370 pages

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  22. Mike Busch on Engines

    By Mike Busch

    "The risk of engine failure is greatest when your engine is young, NOT when it's old. You should worry more about pediatrics than geriatrics." -Mike Busch A&P/IA Mike Busch on Engines expands the iconoclastic philosophy of his groundbreaking first book Manifesto to the design, operation, condition monitoring, maintenance and troubleshooting of piston aircraft engines. Busch begins with the history and theory of four-stroke spark-ignition engines. He describes the construction of both the "to

    • Published on 2018
    • 508 pages

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  23. Better Takeoffs and Landings

    By Michael C. Love

    Focusing on the many aspects of flight that can affect takeoffs and landings, author and experienced pilot Michael C. Love provides a step-by-step review of proper pre-flight activities. Using examples to illustrate the specific techniques employed during normal, short field, soft field, and crosswind takeoffs and landings, Love covers vital information that any pilot can use for improving technique.

    • Published on 1995
    • 233 pages

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  24. Airfoil Selection

    By Barnaby Wainfan

    This book consists principally of a series of articles originally published in Kitplanes magazine.  A basic understanding of airfoil geometry and how that affects the aerodynamics of an airfoil.  Charts and analysis.

    • Published on 2005
    • 80 pages

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  25. GA Airfoils

    By Harry C. Riblett

    A technical work initially compiled in 1986 and updated.  Performance charts, graphs, analysis, formulas

    • Published on 1996
    • 136 pages

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