Category:

 Aviation

Reading Level:Near Fine

When your office is the cockpit of a topdressing aeroplane, it's hard not to think of your seat as a throne. As your daily commute takes in the grandeur of the mountains, the beauty of the sunrise and the sight of the world going about its business below, ...

My Throne A Cockpit
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Category:

 Aviation

New Zealand has long held a passion for its aviation history - the bravado, ingenuity and trailblazing spirit says a lot about who we are. Classic Planes celebrates that legacy, from the first fledgling beginnings to the present day. With eloquence and colour, bestselling author Ivo... read more

Classic Planes
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Category:

 Aviation

Over the course of a century, the Boeing Company has grown from a small outfit operating out of a converted boathouse�producing a single pontoon plane made from canvas and wood�into the world's largest aerospace company. The thrilling story of the celebrated organizatio... read more

Higher: 100 Years of Boeing
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Did New Zealand aviation begin in Arrowtown in 1869? Did a Dunedin man make New Zealand's first flight in 1910? The story of aviation in Otago throws up some intersting questions and the answers, along with the detailed history of Dunedin's airports ... read more

Flight Path Dunedin: A History of Aviation in Otago
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Category:

 Aviation

Designed in response to a 1951 requirement, the C-130 Hercules is the most successful military airlifter ever built. Since it first flew in prototype form on 23 August 1954, more than 2,100 have been produced in over eighty different versions. Hercules serves more than sixty... read more

C-130 Hercules: A History
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The Story of an Aviator (The Explorer's Library)
$45.00(NZD) inc GST
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Category:

 Aviation

Helicopter Boys is the latest addition to Grub Street's Boys series from acclaimed author Richard Pike exploring the role of helicopters in military and civilian situations. With over fifteen contributors, Helicopter Boys contains stories of the diverse nature of helicopter operations... read more

Helicopter Boys
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'An airman's vanity is a most curious thing.'Nigel Tangye was a British hero; journalist, author, airman, teacher, and possibly even spy. What better man to help you learn to fly?First published in 1938, Teach Yourself To Fly was not only one ... read more

Teach Yourself to Fly: The classic guide to flying a plane
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Category:

 Aviation

Reading Level:Very Good

This first book-length history of the OE (Overseas Experience) phenomenon is based on the oral accounts of several hundred New Zealand travellers, representing every decade of the OE and supported by the ephemera of popular culture that surround it, including advertis... read more

Flying Kiwis: A History of  the OE
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First published in 2011 to wide acclaim, Lightning Boys is now available in paperback for the first time as part of Grub Street's fantastic new Jet Age Series. In an international study, the Lightning was voted the fifth most... read more

The Lightning Boys - True Tales from Pilots of the English Electric Lightning
$35.00(NZD) inc GST
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During the Second World War, 156 RAF men successfully escaped from German PoW camps in Western Europe. A further 1,975 men evaded capture after having been shot down over this same territory. Martin Bowman has drawn together tales of just a handful of... read more

Voices in Flight: RAF Escapers and Evaders in WWII
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Category:

 Aviation

The magnificent Vickers Supermarine Spitfire, together with its able partner the Hawker Hurricane, saved Britain from Nazi invasion in the summer of 1940 and irrevocably changed the course of the Second World War. This new book from Philip Kaplan celebrates one of hi... read more

The Spitfire: An Icon of the Skies
$89.99(NZD) inc GST
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