16-MonthAuthor: Avonside Publishing Ltd.Code: 55808Price:AU $21.95Format: Calendar / 13 pages Publisher: AVONSIDE Published date:15/10/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2019
The Spitfires calendar for 2020 is perfect for all aviators or WWII enthusiasts. These incredible planes draw in crowds with their legendary silhouettes and will make for a historical addition to your home! The calendar features a 4-month overview at the beginning and includes 13 full colour images. The monthly photographs are accompanied by a ......
Author: Browntrout PublishersCode: 55794Price:AU $19.99Format: CalendarPublisher: BROWNTROUT PUBLISHERS Published date:15/09/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2019
Mankind has flown in airplanes for over a hundred years, yet the grace and power of these beautiful machines never cease to amaze. Invariably, your imagination soars as you fly above beautiful landscapes and into billowing clouds. Classic airplane lovers are sure to appreciate this exquisite square wall calendar featuring breathtaking aerial ......
Rare Photographs from Wartime ArchivesAuthor: Bowman, MartinCode: 55220Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:19/08/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2019
The Vought F4U Corsair is undeniably one of the most famous American fighters to have seen action during the Second World War. This new addition to the Images of War series features lots of personal stories and over 200 colour and b/w images.
Images of WarAuthor: Bowman, Martin W.Code: 50315Price:AU $32.22Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:19/08/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2019
If ever there was a real pilots aeroplane it was the Hunter; an outstanding multi-purpose aircraft which excelled in the roles of interceptor fighter, ground attack, reconnaissance, research vehicle and two-seater trainer, not forgetting its dramatic formation aerobatic performances. The Hunter is one of the worlds greatest aircraft. For three ......
Author: Jordan, DavidCode: 49585Price:AU $54.98Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: ROUTLEDGE Published date:31/07/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
Understanding Air Warfare provides the reader with a clear understanding of the key debates surrounding air power, one of the newest and most important forms of modern warfare. The exploitation of the air for military purposes has been a source of much contention since the first employment of aircraft in war by the Italians in 1911. The debate ......
The Early Days of Helicopter OperationsAuthor: David, Taylor,Code: 56798Price:AU $50.93Format: Hardback / 248 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:30/07/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
There have been many books written about operations during the Indonesian Confrontation and the enormous contribution made by the helicopter squadrons to the successful outcome of hostilities, but almost nothing of a similar nature concerning the Malayan Emergency - until now.
Air War on the SommeAuthor: Jill, Bush,Code: 56802Price:AU $40.72Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:30/07/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
Using previously unpublished archive material, this biography captures the atmosphere of that extraordinary summer on the Somme, when pilots lived in the stretch and sag of nerves'.
The Full Story of a Unique Battle of Britain Fighter SquadronAuthor: Sarkar, DilipCode: 56797Price:AU $50.93Format: Hardback / 296 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:30/07/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
A highly-detailed but eminently readable book covering the aviation, military, social and political history involved - focusing on the human experience and sacrifice involved.
A Band of Daredevil Pilots and the Greatest Prison Breakout of WWIAuthor: Bascomb, NealCode: 56890Price:AU $20.35Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: JOHN MURRAY PUBLISHERS LTD Published date:29/07/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
July 1918. A band of Allied Royal Flying Corps airmen are determined to escape Germany's harshest POW camp. Their plan will become the most ambitious mass breakout attempt of the Great War.
From the Back Room Boys of the Royal Flying CorpsAuthor: Mills, SteveCode: 56905Price:AU $54.15Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date:29/07/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
This is the story of the first ever drones, invented during World War I by maverick inventor Dr Archibald Low and his genius backroom boys for the Royal Flying Corps.
Fairchild Republic's Warthog at WarAuthor: Neubeck, KenCode: 56788Price:AU $30.97Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:28/07/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
The Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II, commonly nicknamed the "Warthog" due to its unusual and ungainly appearance, became the most effective close-air-support aircraft that has ever served for the US Air Force and Air National Guard. Designed around the GAU-8/A Avenger autocannon, the aircraft was a highly effective tank killer during ......
AirliftersAuthor: Cox, GeorgeCode: 56793Price:AU $56.02Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:28/07/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
This book charts the history of the US airlifter from its origins in World War II to today's transport giants. In doing so, it reveals and describes numerous designs which never saw the light of day, examining the thinking behind them and giving insights into why they did, or did not, succeed.
The Luftwaffe's FighterDestroyer in World War IIAuthor: MacKay, Ron, Jr.Code: 56789Price:AU $30.97Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:28/07/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
The concept of a twin-engine fighter that could accompany bomber formations and effectively drive off defending fighters was the rationale behind the creation of the Messerschmitt Bf 110. Initial operations during 1939a40 seemed to justify its existence, but the generally weak level of aerial opposition bred a false sense of security among the ......
Nikolay Polikarpov and His Aircraft DesignsAuthor: Maslov, MikhailCode: 56876Price:AU $122.12Format: Hardback / 952 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:25/07/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
The book which is presented to the reader describes all Polikarpov's original projects, both those put into reality and unimplemented ones. It took the author many years to prepare for the creation of the book.
Images of WarAuthor: Bowman, Martin W.Code: 51581Price:AU $34.61Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:20/07/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
Incorporates many historic black and white and colour images of RAF, USAF, US Navy, USMC and overseas Phantoms. Offers a fresh approach to a much-studied type, presenting the reader with new and exciting images supplemented by informative captions.
How to Incorporate Human Factors into the FieldAuthor: Sanchez-Alarcos, JoseCode: 56888Price:AU $226.11Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: CRC PRESS INC Published date:18/07/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
Air safety is right now at a point where the chances of being killed in an aviation accident are far lower than the chances to winning a jackpot in any of the major lotteries. However, keeping or improving that performance level requires a critical analysis of some events that, despite scarce, point to structural failures in the learning process. ......
A Life for AviationAuthor: Comte, MichelCode: 56775Price:AU $116.20Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:18/07/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
This book is a visual biography of the legendary Swiss aviation pioneer Alfred Comte (1895-1965). Combining historical photos and documents with texts by Comte's son (also Alfred) and grandson, the photographer Michel Comte, the book is the first to comprehensively explore the aviator's extraordinary life and achievements.
The Birth of the World's First Air ForceAuthor: Overy, Richard, Ph.D.Code: 56878Price:AU $24.71Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: WW NORTON & CO Published date:12/07/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
"Packed with drama, both military and political.... It will surely prove definitive." -Lewis Jones, Daily Telegraph
Author: Imperial War MuseumsCode: 52443Price:AU $9.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM Published date:10/07/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Late on the night of May 16, 1943, Wing Commander Guy Gibson led 617 Squadron of the Royal Air Force on a mission code-named Operation Chastise--an audacious bombing raid across the English Channel. Their aim? Destroy three dams in the Ruhr Valley, the industrial heartland of Germany. The dams were fiercely protected. Torpedo nets in the water ......
Insights Into the Design, Construction, Operation and Restoration of theRAF's Outstanding Fighter-Bomber of the Second World WarAuthor: Hoskins, TonyCode: 56762Price:AU $50.93Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:10/07/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
Rocket-firing Typhoons were the scourge of the Normandy battlefields after D-Day in 1944 and were responsible for inflicting catastrophic losses on the German Army. Typhoons continued with their hazardous tactical support sorties during the Allied advance into Germany, striking at enemy tanks and dog-fighting with German fighters defending the ......
Research, Experimentation and Modification 1939-1945Author: Norton, WilliamCode: 55338Price:AU $85.00Format: Hardback / 448 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:07/07/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
This book presents a little-known aspect of America's World War II aircraft development in emphasizing unique aircraft or modifications for research in support of aviation development, advancing technology, or meeting combat needs. It describes important areas of aviation maturation in wartime with emphasis on advanced technology.
Preserving The Time Capsule Fighter RevisitedAuthor: Morris, DavidCode: 56874Price:AU $50.93Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:01/07/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
A unique paint archaeology project that revealed a true time capsule object - Corsair KD43 at the Fleet Air Arm Museum, Yeovilton
Scale PlansAuthor: Karnas, DariuszCode: 56724Price:AU $18.33Format: PaperbackPublisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:28/06/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2019
Scale plans in 1/72, 1/48 and 1/32 of the P-51B/C & F-6C Mustang.A3 size pages in A4 pb.12 A3 size scale plans
A Secret History of the Space RocketAuthor: MacDonald, FraserCode: 56142Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: PROFILE BOOKS LTD Published date:23/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
ESCAPE FROM EARTH is the untold story of the engineers, dreamers and rebels who started the American space programme. In particular, it is the story of Frank Malina, founder of what became Nasas Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the scientist who cracked the, as he called it, problem of escape from the Earth by rocket. Its a wild ride. Jack ......