The Life and Myth of Erich Hartmann, the World's Top Fighter AceAuthor: Schmidt, ErikCode: 58856Price:AU $65.00Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date:25/07/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The story of the top-scoring ace in history, a Luftwaffe pilot named Erich Hartmann who totalled 352 kills.
Author: Brew, AlecCode: 59004Price:AU $105.00Format: Hardback / 448 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:15/07/2020Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Boulton Paul has been one of the great innovators of British aviation. They built more Camels than Sopwiths, the first all-steel airframe, the largest aircraft ever built in Britain, the first with a power-operated gun turret, the famous Defiant, the first single-engine turboprop, and are now world leaders in power control units and fly-by-wire.
Thrilling Personal Reminiscences from a Fighter Pilot and LeaderAuthor: Peacock-Edwards, Air Commodore RickCode: 58829Price:AU $69.99Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: GRUB STREET Published date:15/07/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Rate of Climb is an original and continually entertaining biography, drawing on previously unpublished family and archival material, from a leading ex-RAF fighter pilot who flew Lightnings, Phantoms, Tonrado F2/3s and other high-performance aircraft.
Cold War Through the Falklands 1969-1990Author: Marston, RobertCode: 59247Price:AU $34.99Format: PaperbackPublisher: GRUB STREET Published date:01/07/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
In Harrier Boys Volume One: Cold War Through the Falklands, 1969-1990, Robert Marston, who flew Harriers for many years, draws together accounts from others who worked with this unique jet through its history.
Author: Bond, SteveCode: 59248Price:AU $34.99Format: PaperbackPublisher: GRUB STREET Published date:01/07/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Meteor Boys, one of the ever-popular Boys series. As Britain's first jet fighter, the Gloster Meteor has had a remarkably varied and lengthy life. But whilst many books have focused on its development and service history, the time has come to hear the personal experiences of its air and ground crews.
Fleet Air Arm LegendsAuthor: Willis, MatthewCode: 57906Price:AU $25.52Format: PaperbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:14/06/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A history of the Supermarine Seafire - a naval version of the famous Spitfire.
Britain's Legendary Jump Jet and the Untold Story of the Falklands WarAuthor: White, RowlandCode: 58860Price:AU $35.00Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: BANTAM PRESS Published date:28/04/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
A mere 20 Sea Harriers operating from two aircraft carriers would take on the might of the Argentine air force, some 200 planes strong.
True Tales from UK Operators of the McDonnell Douglas F-4Author: Pike, RichardCode: 59042Price:AU $34.99Format: PaperbackPublisher: GRUB STREET Published date:18/03/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Throughout this book, readers are taken across the world with descriptions of the adventures had in this twin-engined supersonic long-range fighter-bomber. There are anecdotes of reconnaissance missions, encounters with the Russian Tupolevs, record-breaking flights and life on HMS Ark Royal.
Panic Fighters of the Second World WarAuthor: Miranda, JustoCode: 58068Price:AU $69.99Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:01/03/2020Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
When nothing seemed able to contain the German advance, France, Great Britain and the USSR developed several programs of emergency fighters, as did Australia, to face the Japanese expansion. At the time the course of events switched, it was the Axis powers that had to create their own last resource designs of PANIC FIGHTERS, some of them suicidal.
Author: Willis, MatthewCode: 55296Price:AU $33.99Format: Paperback / 120 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:06/02/2020Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
An illustrated history of the Fleet Air Arm's between-the-wars torpedo/spotter/reconnaissance biplane, featuring many previously unpublished photographs and artwork.
Desperation and Devastation During WW2's Final MonthsAuthor: Sharp, DanCode: 57830Price:AU $59.95Format: HardbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:27/12/2019Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
"As British and American forces closed in from the west, the Russians pushed in hard from the east, and the RAF and USAAF bombed Germany every night and day, the beleaguered Luftwaffe went all-out in a last effort to defend the Fatherland during the last months of the Second World War."
The RAF's F.155T/O.R. 329 Fighter ProjectsAuthor: Sharp, DanCode: 57829Price:AU $54.02Format: HardbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:18/12/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
"The West was stunned when the Soviet Union dropped its first atomic bomb in August 1949 and a year later the Korean War showcased Russia's incredible technological progress in the form of the MiG-15 "
Author: Forsgren, JanCode: 57048Price:AU $57.99Format: HardbackPublisher: FONTHILL Published date:15/12/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Conceived as the replacement of the Bf 110, the Me 210 was one of the Luftwaffe's biggest failures. Extensively redesigned as the Me 410, the aircraft saw some success in the heavy fighter, intruder and reconnaissance roles. The closest RAF equivalent of the Me 410 was the DH 98 Mosquito.
Germany's Premier Early World War II FighterAuthor: Johnston, DavidCode: 57856Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:20/11/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The Bf 109 E "Emil" entered service in 1938. The aircraft's DB 601 engine transformed its performance, making the Messerschmitt fighter one of the most capable anywhere in the world at the time. After seeing action late in the Spanish Civil War, the Emil was Germany's premier fighter aircraft during the early years of World War II, seeing action ......
Famous Russian AircraftAuthor: Gordon, YefimCode: 57123Price:AU $89.99Format: Hardback / 500 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:15/10/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Originally conceived as a replacement for the famous MiG-21, changing priorities turned the MiG-23 into a STOL fighter with variable-geometry wings that first flew in June 1967. After two years of testing, the aircraft, codename Flogger, entered service in 1969.
Images of WarAuthor: Bowman, Martin W.Code: 51581Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:20/08/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
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.
Vietnam 1965-68Author: Davies, Peter E.Code: 56964Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:25/07/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The F-105D Thunderchief was originally designed as a low-altitude nuclear strike aircraft, but the outbreak of the Vietnam War led to it being used instead as the USAF's primary conventional striker against the exceptionally well-defended targets in North Vietnam and Laos. F-105 crews conducted long-distance missions from bases in Thailand, ......
Darwin 1943Author: Ingman, PeterCode: 56099Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:30/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Just weeks after Pearl Harbor, Darwin was mauled by a massive Japanese attack. Without a single fighter to defend Australian soil, the Australian government made a special appeal to Britain for Spitfires. A year later the Spitfire VC-equipped No 1 Fighter Wing, RAAF, faced the battle-hardened 202nd Kokutai of the IJNAF, equipped with A6M2 ......
True Tales from the Operators of the RAF's Cold War TrailblazerAuthor: Blackman, TonyCode: 56673Price:AU $69.99Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: GRUB STREET Published date:30/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Nimrod Boys is a complementary book to Nimrod Rise and Fall from acclaimed author Tony Blackman. It is a collection of over twenty first-hand accounts of operating the Hawker Siddeley Nimrod - an aircraft which served at the forefront of the Cold War.
Author: Noszczak, MaciejCode: 56943Price:AU $33.75(was
AU $45.00)Format: Paperback / 28 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date:15/03/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Before the P-47 Thunderbolt gained a "bubble top" fairing, these fighters had slightly different - some claim to be more racial - figure. In the first versions, the plane had a typical canopy built into the fuselage, which resulted in a slightly hunched line. The first copies of the P-47B underwent a series of tests at the turn of 1941 and 1942. ......
Rare Photographs from Wartime ArchivesAuthor: Bowman, Martin W.Code: 51358Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:03/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Lots of personal stories and colour images of the English Electric Lightning and the pilots who flew it.
Flying the F-4D Phantom II in VietnamAuthor: Peck, Jr, Gaillard R.Code: 55210Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:28/02/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Written by a pilot who flew near-daily combat missions, this engrossing book is the story of one man, his colleagues and his machine, the mighty F-4 Phantom II, at war. Sherman Lead is the gripping story of a year flying the F-4 in combat during the Vietnam War, told through the eyes of a fighter pilot. Operating out of Ubon Royal Thai Air Base, ......
Author: Davies, Peter E.Code: 55209Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:11/02/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
McDonnell's F-101 Voodoo series was in many ways the most interesting of the `Century Series' fighter programmes of the 1950s, partly because the type's design and intended mission changed radically during a 40-year career. Originally designed as a fighter-bomber, it was converted to be a reconnaissance aircraft, serving alongside the U-2 and RF-8 ......
Author: Buttler, TonyCode: 55559Price:AU $69.95Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:16/01/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The British Secret Projects series covers the design and development of UK military aircraft since the mid-1930s with strong emphasis on designs that were never built, particularly those types generated by the various design competitions held. The original Volume Three (Fighters and Bombers 1935 to 1950) has now been split into separate volumes ......
37 Fighter Pilots Tell Their Extraordinary StoriesAuthor: Reeve, JonathanCode: 56529Price:AU $59.95Format: Paperback / 528 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:15/01/2019Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
The most comprehensive collection of fighter pilot accounts ever published, together with 150 photographs, many in colour.
Author: Price, BlackahCode: 55002Price:AU $25.95Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:16/12/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
This is one of the new Icon titles from Haynes. Originally published in the classic manual size, this compact format will appeal to trade outlets and gift markets. The legendary Supermarine Spitfire receives the famous Haynes manual treatment with the full co-operation and authorisation of the Royal Air Force. Here is a unique perspective on ......
The Mark V and its VariantsAuthor: Cole, LanceCode: 55478Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:10/12/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Provides a fresh 'take' on an old story and includes recently revealed facts about the Spitfire's design, now delivered to a wider audience.
The Hawker Hunter in British ServiceAuthor: Derry, MartinCode: 55227Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:01/12/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
A new addition to the Flight Craft series, this time focussing on the Hawker Hunter in British Service.
Low Level Flying-Low Level PhotographyAuthor: Stevens, PhilipCode: 55734Price:AU $34.79(was
AU $57.99)Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:22/11/2018Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Low level flying in military aircraft is challenging for the pilot as it is for the photographer capturing the action. Pilots across air forces describe the skills, procedures and dangers faced when flying fast and low from desert canyons to snow covered mountains. The photographer describes how and where he took the stunning images.
Author: Forsyth, RobertCode: 52135Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:18/11/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The Dornier Do 335 was conceived as a high-speed, all-weather fighter, and represented the pinnacle of piston-engined aircraft design. The Do 335 was a big aircraft, weighing just over 10,000kg when laden with fuel, equipment, and pilot, yet powered by two Daimler-Benz DB 603 engines, it was capable of reaching a maximum speed of 750km/h at ......
Owners' Workshop ManualAuthor: Wilson, KeithCode: 51712Price:AU $44.95Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date:09/11/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Born in the 1950s when the Cold War was rapidly escalating, the subsonic Blackburn Buccaneer was designed as a carrier-borne strike aircraft, which eventually went on to serve both the Royal Navy and the RAF. The Buccaneer entered service with the Royal Navy in 1962 and was capable of operating from aircraft carriers to deliver nuclear weapons as ......
The RAF's Battle of Britain StalwartAuthor: MacKay, Ron, Jr.Code: 52125Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:20/10/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The Hawker Hurricane has rightly earned its place in military aviation annals. Although only preceding the Spitfire by four months in its prototypic launch, the Hawker machine was available in measurably greater numbers by the Battle of Britain, a very critical stage of WWII for Britain and its Empire. Its rugged qualities saw use in the ......
True Tales from Pilots of the Hawker HunterAuthor: Pike, RichardCode: 51531Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 186 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date:01/08/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
From Richard Pike, author of Grub Street's bestselling Lightning Boys series, comes Hunter Boys, a fascinating insight into the experiences of those who flew the iconic Hawker Hunter - an aircraft known affectionately to many as `Queen of the Skies'.