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            Harrier 809: Britain's Legendary Jump Jet and the Untold Story of the Falklands War
             

            Harrier 809: Britain's Legendary Jump Jet and the Untold Story of the Falklands War (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By White, Rowland

            • RRP: $40.00
            • $31.20
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            • Pub Date
              28 Apr 20

            From the mind of the engineering genius who designed the iconic Hurricane, Typhoon and Tempest planes, the Harrier jump jet was to be a crucial element of the RAF's fleet for over four decades.

            ISBN 9781787631595
            Released NZ 28 Apr 2020
            Publisher Transworld Publishers
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Black Tulip: The Life and Myth of Erich Hartmann, the World's Top Fighter Ace
              

            Black Tulip: The Life and Myth of Erich Hartmann, the World's Top Fighter Ace (Hardback)

            By Schmidt, Erik

            • RRP: $74.50
            • $74.50
            • Pub Date
              30 Apr 20

            The story of the top-scoring ace in history, a Luftwaffe pilot named Erich Hartmann who totalled 352 kills.

            ISBN 9781612008240
            Released NZ 30 Apr 2020
            Publisher Casemate Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 1 Jun 2020
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            Echoes from Early Aviators: A Lost Manuscript Rediscovered
             

            Echoes from Early Aviators: A Lost Manuscript Rediscovered (Hardback)

            By Merriam, Frederick Warren

            • RRP: $69.99
            • $62.99
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            • Pub Date
              1 Oct 20

            Author was one of the UK s early aviation pioneers. As manager and chief instructor of the Bristol Flying School at Brooklands, he had many pupils who subsequently became famous

            ISBN 9781526726209
            Released NZ 1 Oct 2020
            Publisher Pen & Sword Books Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
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            A Passion for Flight: New Zealand Aviation Before the Great War
              

            A Passion for Flight: New Zealand Aviation Before the Great War (Paperback)

            By Martyn, Errol W.

            Volplane Press in association with the Aviation Historical Society of New Zealand is proud to announce publication of the first volume of Errol Martyns new trilogy - A PASSION FOR FLIGHT, a history of New Zealand aviation before the Great War of 1914-1918. This definitive work pr...esents for the first time a detailed record of all known New Zealand-related aeronautical activity of the long-neglected pioneering period of 1868-1914. The complete trilogy will undoubtedly become an indispensible first place of resource for historians, aviation enthusiasts and genealogists alike.
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            ISBN 9780473203870
            Published NZ 15 Jun 2012
            Publisher Volplane Press
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            The Propeller under the Bed: A Personal History of Homebuilt Aircraft
             

            The Propeller under the Bed: A Personal History of Homebuilt Aircraft (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Bjorkman, Eileen A.

            • Imp. $48.99
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            On July 25, 2010, Arnold Ebneter flew across the country in a plane he designed and built himself, setting an aviation world record for aircraft of its class. He was eighty-two at the time and the flight represented the culmination of a dream he'd cultivated since his childhood i...n the 1930s. Eileen Bjorkman - herself a pilot and aeronautical engineer - frames her father's journey from teenage airplane enthusiast to Air Force pilot and Boeing engineer in the context of the rise, near extermination, and ongoing interest in homebuilt aircraft in the United States. She gives us a glimpse into life growing up in a flying family with two pilots for parents, a family plane named Charlie, and quite literally, a propeller under her parents' bed. From early airplane designs serialized in magazines to the annual Oshkosh Fly-in where you can see experimental aircraft on display, Bjorkman offers a personal take on the history of building something in your garage that you can actually (and legally) fly as well as how the homebuilt aircraft movement has contributed to aviation and innovation in America. Watch the book trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T8PvowEMkmQ
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            ISBN 9780295746081
            Released NZ 12 Aug 2019
            Publisher UNIVERSITY OF WAIKATO - LAW
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
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            Not Much of an Engineer
              

            Not Much of an Engineer (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

            By Hooker, Stanley

            • Imp. $54.50
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            Stanley Hooker joined the Bristol Aeroplane Company in 1949 and tugged a rather reluctant company into the jet age, determined to give real competition to Rolls-Royce. So successful was he that in 1966 Rolls-Royce decided the best thing to do was to spend 63.6 million pounds and ...buy its rival. By this time there was scarcely a single modern British aero-engine for which Hooker had not been responsible.
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            ISBN 9781853102851
            Released NZ 1 Jun 2003
            Publisher The Crowood Press Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Sterling Biographies (R): Amelia Earhart: A Life in Flight
              

            Sterling Biographies (R): Amelia Earhart: A Life in Flight (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Jones, Victoria Garrett

            • RRP: $15.50
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            • Internationally sourced

            Knowing the risks, but taking the chance anyway - that was the internal compass that guided Amelia Earhart. This biography captures: Amelia's impressive sense of daring, evident from a very young age; her eagerness to promote women's abilities and desire to contribute to the worl...d around her.
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            ISBN 9781402751578
            Released NZ 3 Feb 2009
            Publisher Sterling Juvenile
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Series Sterling Biographies
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            Harrier 809: Britain's Legendary Jump Jet and the Untold Story of the Falklands War
             

            Harrier 809: Britain's Legendary Jump Jet and the Untold Story of the Falklands War (Hardback)

            By White, Rowland

            • RRP: $48.00
            • $37.44
            • Save $10.56
            • Pub Date
              30 Apr 20

            From the mind of the engineering genius who designed the iconic Hurricane, Typhoon and Tempest planes, the Harrier jump jet was to be a crucial element of the RAF's fleet for over four decades.

            ISBN 9781787631588
            Released NZ 30 Apr 2020
            Publisher Transworld Publishers
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Vargic's Curious Cosmic Compendium: Space, the Universe and Everything Within It

            Vargic's Curious Cosmic Compendium: Space, the Universe and Everything Within It (Hardback)

            By Vargic, Martin

            • RRP: $65.00
            • $48.75
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            Explore the wonders of the universe like you have never seen before with this incredible new book from the bestselling author Martin Vargic.This is a compendium of beautifully innovative designs that explain all of the weird and wonderful aspects of the cosmos; from the history o...f the universe to what makes up our solar system and even how human life fits into the wider picture, Vargic celebrates the scale and spectacle of the universe on every page.Be taken on a journey through space with the chapters 'The History of the Universe', 'Solar System' and 'Humans and the Universe'.The beautiful illustrations throughout Vargic's Miscellany of Curious Maps changed the way that we look at the world, now it is time for us to look even further into the wonders of the universe around us.
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            ISBN 9780718185268
            Released NZ 19 Nov 2019
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Mappings: Society/Theory/Space
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            Many a Close Run Thing
             

            Many a Close Run Thing (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Enright, Tom

            • RRP: $39.99
            • $29.99
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            "Planes were rarely seen above the small Central Otago sheep-farming town of Ranfurly in the 1940s. Yet as a young boy, Tom Enright had a fascination with the skies that quickly developed into a longing to become a pilot. He joined the RNZAF as an engineer in 1951, and was sent t...o England at just 16 to attend the revered Royal Air Force college in Cranwell. Returning to New Zealand to join the Vampire fighter squadron in Ohakea, Tom became a famed member of the RNZAF aerobatic team. Later he became a flying commander at Wigram air base, before captaining a Sunderland flying boat to isolated communities in the vast South Pacific, often to the upper limits of the plane's endurance. From the near-catastrophic opening of Wellington airport to flying Boeing 747s into the world's biggest airports, this is Tom Enright's story of the mishaps, misadventures and high-altitude drama of a 45-year flying career"--Back cover.
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            ISBN 9781775541431
            Published NZ 17 Jun 2019
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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