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The Red Devil: The story of South Australian aviation pioneer, Captain Harry Butler, AFC

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The Red Devil: The story of South Australian aviation pioneer, Captain Harry...

Les Parsons, Samantha Battams

Biography: business & industry; History; Aerospace & air transport industries

Paperback

Captain Harry Butler, AFC, was a national hero in the early 1920s. Hailed as a top aviator, his legacy continues to this day,... [more]

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Courage in the Skies: The Untold Story of Qantas, it's Brave Men and Women and Their Extraordinary Role in World War II

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Courage in the Skies: The Untold Story of Qantas, it's Brave Men and Women...

Jim Eames

History; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; Aerospace & air transport industries

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The extraordinary and little known story of Qantas' significant role during World War II [more]

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No One at the Wheel: Driverless Cars and the Road of the Future

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No One at the Wheel: Driverless Cars and the Road of the Future

Samuel Schwartz, Karen Kelly

Transport industries; Automotive technology & trades

Hardback

The country's leading transport expert describes how the driverless vehicle revolution will transform highways, cities, workplaces... [more]

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Train Wreck: The Forensics of Rail Disasters

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Train Wreck: The Forensics of Rail Disasters

George Bibel

History; Forensic science; Railway transport industries; Trains & railways: general interest

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Using a mix of eyewitness accounts and scientific explanations, Bibel draws us into a world of forensics and human drama.<br... [more]

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The Flying Kangaroo: Great Untold Stories of Qantas... The Heroic, the Hilarious and the Sometimes Just Plain Strange

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The Flying Kangaroo: Great Untold Stories of Qantas... The Heroic, the Hilarious...

Jim Eames

True stories; History; Social & cultural history; Aerospace & air transport industries; Aviation skills & piloting

Paperback

Brings to full and rich life the extraordinary characters, events and challenges that have made Qantas an Australian icon.... [more]

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Spaceport Earth

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Spaceport Earth

Joe Pappalardo

Aerospace & air transport industries; Tourism industry; Mathematics & Sciences; Science funding & policy; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

The twenty-first century space industry is changing drastically where private sector companies (e.g. Richard Branson's Virgin... [more]

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Door to Door: The Magnificent, Maddening, Mysterious World of Transportation

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Door to Door: The Magnificent, Maddening, Mysterious World of Transportation...

Edward Humes

Society & Social Sciences; Transport industries; Motor cars: general interest

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The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of Garbology explores the hidden and costly wonders of our buy-it-now, get-it-today... [more]

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Heathrow Airport Manual: Designing, building and operating the world's busiest international airport

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Heathrow Airport Manual: Designing, building and operating the world's busiest...

Robert Wicks

History; Airports; Aircraft: general interest

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Fully authorised and supported by Heathrow, the Haynes Heathrow Airport Manual takes the reader behind the scenes of the world's... [more]

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Art Deco Airports

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Art Deco Airports

Terry Moyle, Rosie Louise

Architecture; Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial; Airports

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This book looks at the first airports of the world, specifically Airports of the 1920's and early 1930's. The book will be... [more]

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The Sea and Civilization: A Maritime History of the World

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The Sea and Civilization: A Maritime History of the World

Lincoln P. Paine

History; General & world history; Maritime history; Shipping industries

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The most enjoyable, the most refreshing, the most stimulating, the most comprehensive, the most discerning, the most insightful,... [more]

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An Australian Locomotive Guide: Second Edition

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An Australian Locomotive Guide: Second Edition

Peter Clark

History; Railway transport industries; Trains & railways: general interest

Hardback

Describes the Diesel and Electric locomotives used on the main line and export mineral railways in Australia and the operating... [more]

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Frank K. Hain and the Manhattan Railway Company: The Elevated Railway, 1875-1903

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Frank K. Hain and the Manhattan Railway Company: The Elevated Railway, 1875-1903...

Peter Murray Hain

History; Road transport industries

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The Manhattan Railway Company (commonly known as the Manhattan Elevated Railway, or the el ) dominated public transportation... [more]

$54.00

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Cockatoo Island: Sydney's Historic Dockyard

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Cockatoo Island: Sydney's Historic Dockyard

John Jeremy

History; Shipping industries; Local history

Paperback

Pays tribute to Sydney Harbour's largest and by far most fascinating island in this new edition. Focuses on the industrial... [more]

$44.99

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Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber

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Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber

Mike Isaac

Business & Economics; Office & workplace; Transport industries; Impact of science & technology on society

Hardback

A The New York Times technology correspondent presents the dramatic rise and fall of Uber, set against the rapid upheaval... [more]

$43.95

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Space Shuttle: A Photographic Journey

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Space Shuttle: A Photographic Journey

Luke Wesley Price

Aerospace & air transport industries; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

Commemorating 30 years of space shuttle exploration, this beautifully crafted photography book curates the finest NASA space... [more]

$59.99

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Handling Cargo: Freighters of the 1950s and '60s

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Handling Cargo: Freighters of the 1950s and '60s

William H. Miller

History; Shipping industries

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A pictorial history of these special cargo ships, now lost to the mists of time [more]

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Courage in the Skies: The Untold Story of Qantas, it's Brave Men and Women and Their Extraordinary Role in World War II

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Courage in the Skies: The Untold Story of Qantas, it's Brave Men and Women...

Jim Eames

History; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; Aerospace & air transport industries

Paperback

The extraordinary and little known story of Qantas' significant role during World War II [more]

$29.99

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British Secret Projects: Britain's Space Shuttle

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British Secret Projects: Britain's Space Shuttle

Daniel Sharp

History; Aerospace & air transport industries; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

As America and Russia stepped up their efforts during the early 1960s to design ever faster bombers and put men and equipment... [more]

$69.95

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The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger - Second Edition with a new chapter by the author

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The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World...

Marc Levinson

Business & Economics; Shipping industries

Paperback

Tells the story of the container's creation, the decade of struggle before it was adopted, and the economic consequences of... [more]

$37.95

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The Men Who Killed Qantas

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The Men Who Killed Qantas

Matthew Benns

History: specific events & topics; Business & Economics; Aerospace & air transport industries; Aircraft: general interest

Paperback

The full and frank history of Australia's national airline. It takes you into the boardroom, where golden parachutes are signed... [more]

$19.99

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The Subterranean Railway: How the London Underground was Built and How it Changed the City Forever

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The Subterranean Railway: How the London Underground was Built and How it...

Christian Wolmar

History; Railway transport industries; Trains & railways: general interest

Paperback

Reissued in a new paperback package to coincide with the 150th anniversary... [more]

$24.99

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English for Cabin Crew Book & MultiROM (Express Series)

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English for Cabin Crew Book & MultiROM (Express Series)

Lewis Lansford, Sue Ellis

ELT: English for specific purposes; ELT: English for business; ELT: English for travel & communications; Aerospace & air transport industries; Languages & ESL

Paperback

English for Cabin Crew is an ideal short course designed for both trainee cabin crew, and flight attendants in employment.... [more]

$52.95

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Airline Maps: A Century of Art and Design

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Airline Maps: A Century of Art and Design

Mark Ovenden, Maxwell Roberts

Graphic design; History; Historical maps & atlases; Aerospace & air transport industries; Cartography, map-making & projections; Aircraft: general interest

Paperback

A nostalgic and celebratory look back at 100 years of passenger flight, this edition features full-color reproductions of... [more]

$35.00

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Foundations of Airline Finance: Methodology and Practice

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Foundations of Airline Finance: Methodology and Practice

Bijan Vasigh (Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, USA), Zane C. Rowe

Economics of industrial organisation; Corporate finance; Aerospace & air transport industries

Paperback

There are few industries that have had a more profound impact on business and society over the last century than aviation.... [more]

$101.00

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The Motor Car Industry in Coventry Since the 1890's

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The Motor Car Industry in Coventry Since the 1890's

David Thoms, Tom Donnelly

International economics; Political economy; Road vehicle manufacturing industry; Road transport industries

Paperback

This book, originally published in 1985, examines the development of the car industry in Coventry within both its local context... [more]

$58.99

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