Australian Aviation - A Pictorial History is not just for the Aviation enthusiasts, but for anyone interested in our history.
The images in this book tell a story of the hardships, endurance and triumphs of our early pioneers as they flew across vast expanses of ocean and desert, opening up new aerial routes, bringing us that bit closer to the rest of the world and each other.
The rich tapestry of photographs, graphics and diagrams which complement this fine text have been resourced from State Libraries, RAAF archives and private collections. They provide a pictorial history of innovations, indomitable courage and hardships of the men and women who pioneered the skies and made the Australian outback accessible and legendary and brought the states and territories together as one continent, one federation.
Adam, the author and photographer, has a passion for aviation and a talent and enthusiasm for spinning a line yarn. He spent many hundreds of hours of research and in conversation with others who were actively involved in making and record Australia's incredible aviation history.
Australian Aviation - A Pictorial History is a compelling read for any Australian or aviation history enthusiast, or an simply intrigued by what motivates others to reach for the skies, do things they never would have dreamed they could accomplish and triumph over adversity and misfortune to leave their legacy for others to build upon.