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9781910809167

American Secret Projects Vol 2

Airlifters Author: Cox, George Code: 56793 Price: AU $55.00 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 01/07/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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.
9781580072571

America's Round-Engine Airliners

Airframes and Powerplants in the Golden Age of Aviation Author: Pearce, William Code: 55105 Price: AU $73.78 Format: Hardback / 228 pages Publisher: SPECIALTY PRESS Published date: 17/04/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
"Readers are brought from commercial air transport's very beginnings to the zenith of what is fondly referred to as flying in the "Golden Age of Air Transport," when jetliners were still on the drawing board or in early production, and still a dream to come for passengers and crew."--Provided by publisher.
9780760357996

Air Force One

The Aircraft of the Modern U.S. Presidency Author: Veronico, Nicholas Code: 51419 Price: AU $44.37 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Published date: 15/03/2018 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

The presidential plane wasnt always known as Air Force One. FDR traveled in the Guess Where II, a transport version of the heavy bomber four-engine Liberator. Later presidential aircraft included the Dixie Clipper and Sacred Cow (FDR), Independence (Truman), Columbine I and II (Eisenhower), followed by Air Force One.

For the last ......

9780764354199

Douglas TBD Devastator

America's First World War II Torpedo Bomber Author: Doyle, David Code: 49634 Price: AU $29.32 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 23/08/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The Douglas Devastator was the US Navy's first all-metal combat aircraft, the Navy's first airplane with a fully enclosed cockpit, the first aircraft to have hydraulically folding wings, and the first US Navy torpedo bomber to see combat. Although facing staggering losses in the early stages of the war in the Pacific, the brave men flying the ......
9780764352959

US Army Twin Beeches

Author: Love, Terry Code: 48079 Price: AU $62.84 Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 30/06/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Most people think the US Army only flies helicopters, but it has quietly flown a multitude of fixed-wing aircraft for decades. One of the Armys best aircraft providers is Beech Aircraft of Wichita, Kansas. Beginning about the time of the Korean War and up to present day, the Army has utilized twin-engined Beech aircraft for an abundance of ......
9781785210815

Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II

1972 to Date (All Marks) Author: Davies, Steve Code: 47650 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 24/03/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Dubbed 'Warthog' - or just 'Hog' - by those who fly and maintain it, the Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II is the world's undisputed close air support attack jet. As tough as it is ugly, it has built a fearsome reputation as a tank buster and infantry killer in conflicts around the globe, and its GAU-8 Avenger 30mm cannon strikes fear into ......
9780764352393

54th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron

Author: Larson USAF, (Ret), Lt.Col George A. Code: 47241 Price: AU $47.13 Format: Hardback / 184 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 28/02/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
During the height of the Cold War, the United States started to develop and expand its air defense capabilities to knock down Russian Air Force nuclear-armed bombers flying over the North Pole, across Canada, and into the northern United States to attack US military targets and major cities. The Air Defense Command created air command centers, ......
9781785210549

McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet and Super Hornet Owners' Workshop Manual

1978 onwards (all marks) Author: Davies, Steve Code: 47591 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 05/01/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

The US-designed and built McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet carrier-borne, multi-role fighter is one of the most
important Fourth Generation fighters in the world. Its twin-engine, twin-tails (canted outwards) and leading edge
root extensions make it one of the most recognisable fighters in operation. The latest version is the ......

9781476664019

Kiffin Yates Rockwell and the Birth of the United States Air Force

Author: Murphy, T. B. Code: 46181 Price: AU $53.90 Format: Paperback / 200 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 30/10/2016 Availability: Please contact us for availability
"With the outbreak of World War I in August 1914, Kiffin Yates Rockwell of Asheville, North Carolina, volunteered to fight for France. Initially serving with the French Foreign Legion, he soon became a founding member of the Lafayette Escadrille. This book covers Rockwell's early life and military service with the Lafayette Escadrille"--
9781472814517

US Navy F-4 Phantom II Units of the Vietnam War 1964-68

Author: Davies, Peter E. Code: 46176 Price: AU $28.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 25/08/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The F-4 Phantom II is perhaps the most famous post-war fighter. This title examines the unique aspects of the Phantom that made it so crucial to US Navy pilots during the Vietnam War - its massive engine power, long range, speed, and, the most powerful airborne search and fire-control radar installed in a fighter at the time.
9781473834750

Combat Aircraft of the United States Air Force

Author: Green, Michael Code: 40133 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 200 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 27/06/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

From its humble beginning in August 1907, when the U.S. Army Signal Corps created its Aeronautical Division assigned: "to take charge of all matters pertaining to military ballooning, air machines, and all kindred matters." That small inconsequence portion of the U.S. Army would grow progressively over the many decades to become its own ......

9780980109214

America's Local Service Airlines

Author: Stringer, David H Code: 39939 Price: AU $60.45 Format: Paperback / 120 pages Publisher: APT COLLECTIBLES Published date: 03/06/2016 Availability: Please contact us for availability
Following WWII, with the encouragement of the U.S. government, airline service was expanded across the nation to include smaller towns and cities. This book tells the history of the 13 Local Service Airlines that were established to provide these services on a regional basis.
9781472814609

F4U Corsair vs Ki-84 'Frank'

Pacific Theater 1945 Author: Young, Edward M. Code: 46992 Price: AU $28.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 19/05/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Examines the clashes between the Corsair and Ki-84 in the closing stages of the war, revealing how Corsair pilots had to adapt their techniques and combat strategies to adapt to these newer types.
9781522600244

Freedom Flyers (CD Audio MP3)

The Tuskegee Airmen of World War II Author: Moye, J Todd Code: 40184 Price: AU $15.70 Format: CD-Audio / 540 mins Publisher: THE LYONS PRESS Published date: 10/05/2016 Availability: Please contact us for availability
In this inspiring account of the Tuskegee Airmen the country's first African American military pilots historian J. Todd Moye captures the challenges and triumphs of these brave aviators in their own words, drawing on more than 800 interviews recorded for the National Park Service's Tuskegee Airmen Oral History Project. Denied the right to fully ......
9781472812704

F-15c Eagle vs MiG-23/25

Iraq 1991 Author: Dildy, Doug Code: 46993 Price: AU $25.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 21/04/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Analyses the combat between the American and Soviet 'Cold War fighters' in a balanced manner, examining how the technical abilities of the aircraft combined with the different levels of training available to opposing pilots and ground crews allowed the F-15s to destroy the Iraqi offensive abilities within weeks of the First Gulf War starting.
9781499704716

Boneyard Almanac

Aircraft Histories Author: Del Laughery Code: 37507 Price: AU $69.95 Format: Paperback / 218 pages Publisher: CREATESPACE Published date: 23/06/2015 Availability: Please contact us for availability
Following his successful photo expose', "Boneyard Almanac - The History and Current State of America's Largest Aircraft Collection," author Del Laughery now focuses his attention on telling the story of the aircraft stored at AMARG, the military's boneyard. In the case of each aircraft pictured, Del provides background on its early development - a ......
9780857338341

North American F-86 Sabre Manual

Author: Linney, Mark Code: 49036 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 02/04/2015 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The North American F-86 Sabre was the first operational Allied swept-wing transonic jet fighter of the post-war era. It was flown with distinction by the USAF in the Korean War where it was pitted against the Soviet MiG-15. The centrepiece of this Haynes Manual is Golden Apple Operations' F-86A, 48-178 - the sole-surviving airworthy example of the ......
9780764347887

North American T-6 Texan

Author: Redon, Pere Code: 38523 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Published date: 26/02/2015 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
At the beginning of the 1930s, North American Aviation designed one of the most popular aircraft of all time, the T-6 Texan. Over 24,404 planes in 260 versions and variants were produced. This World War II vintage, propeller-driven aircraft is covered in its various forms and uses, including combat and training. Detailed specifications, unit ......
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Eastbourne 2014 Airshow DVD

Author: PlanesTV Code: 36059 Price: AU $39.99 Format: DVD / 82 mins Publisher: PLANESTV.COM Published date: 01/01/2015 Availability: Sold Out
All the highlights for the 2014 Eastbourne 2014 Airshow are here! An incredible 4 day line up of flying. Includes the Battle of Britain memorial flights which was reunited with the Canadian Lancaster bomber, appearing for the first time in over 50 years.
9781906537487

American Secret Projects

Fighters and Bombers of World War 2 Author: Buttler, Tony Code: 46981 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: CLASSIC PUBLICATIONS Published date: 13/11/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A new title in the highly successful 'Secret Projects' series, this time looking at concepts developed by the US aircraft industry in the years immediately prior to World War 2
9780764346392

Queen of the Skies: The Lockheed Constellation

Author: Claude G. Luisada Code: 32940 Price: AU $79.99 Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 28/07/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A revolutionary commercial propeller transport, the Lockheed Constellation burst on the aviation scene in the early 1940s. Unheralded for the most part, due to wartime secrecy, it finally entered commercial service in 1946, and promptly set new standards for speed, range, reliability, and passenger comfort. The Connie, as it was affectionately ......
9780760345931

Mission to Berlin:American Airmen Who Struck the Heart of Hitler's Reich

Author: Robert F Dorr Code: 35576 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 15/05/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Robert F. Dorrs critically acclaimed World War II bombing narrative, now available in paperback format. The western Allies flew 314 bombing missions to Berlin between 1940 and 1945. Germanys capital was its largest city, the richest metropolitan center on the European continent, the sixth-largest city in the world--and it had been declared a ......
9781473822856

Valkyrie - The North American XB-70

The USA's Ill-Fated Supersonic Heavy Bomber Author: Simons, Graham M. Code: 38647 Price: AU $26.99 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Published date: 15/05/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The complete story of one of the most spectacular aircraft that ever flew. Includes many astounding photos and detailed construction diagrams.
9781938467912

American Sky

Author: Fred Tribuzzo Code: 32291 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: KOEHLER BOOKS Published date: 15/04/2014 Availability: Please contact us for availability
American Sky is the story of a young man going to work for a father and son, learning the skills for starting a Lycoming or Continental engine on a hot summer day, as well as the daily humor, courage, and vision to pursue dreams. In American Sky, events and people shift in time and experiences blossom unexpectedly. Yet the influence of a mentor ......
9781782003359

F6F Hellcat Aces of VF-9

Author: Young Code: 31888 Price: AU $28.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 06/03/2014 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
VF-9 was activated in March 1942 as part of Carrier Air Group (CAG) 9, one of the many air groups the US Navy was hurriedly forming in the aftermath of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. This title deals with this topic.
9781494868925

American Airlines: Inside the Main Cabin

Author: Fabien Savelli Code: 32573 Price: AU $54.99 Format: Paperback Publisher: CREATESPACE Published date: 01/01/2014 Availability: Please contact us for availability
With his very particular sarcastic style, Fabien Savelli lays out in the open the past 2 years of his road warrior's life, and his experiences flying on American Airlines: Chronically delayed flights Absolute lack of information from the ground staffs Refusal to take responsibility on schedule and operations Clear denial of any sort of liability ......
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Flying Legends Airshow 2013 Blu-ray

Author: PlanesTV Code: 31851 Price: AU $49.95 Format: DVD / 240 mins Publisher: PLANESTV.COM Published date: 15/10/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

The Fighter Collections 2013 Flying Legends Airshow at Duxford lived up to its reputation as one of the best warbird airshows in the world.

This DVD features all the action from the show and was filmed using broadcast quality High Definition & 4k cameras. There were cameras on the flightline filming close up views of start-ups and ......

31781

Flying Legends Airshow 2013 DVD

Author: PlanesTV Code: 31781 Price: AU $44.95 Format: DVD / 240 mins Publisher: PLANESTV.COM Published date: 15/10/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

The Fighter Collections 2013 Flying Legends Airshow at Duxford lived up to its reputation as one of the best warbird airshows in the world. This DVD features all the action from the show and was filmed using broadcast quality High Definition & 4k cameras. There were cameras on the flightline filming close up views of start-ups and taxying, ......

31850

Airbourne 2013 Official Blu ray

Eastbourne's Interntl Airshow Author: PlanesTV Code: 31850 Price: AU $39.95 Format: DVD / 82 mins Publisher: PLANESTV.COM Published date: 14/10/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

All the highlights from the flying display will be included complete with on board minicam views during Disney’s Planes with the Matadors, Dassault Flamants and the Blades.

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Airbourne 2013 Official DVD

Eastbourne's International Airshow Author: PlanesTV Code: 31778 Price: AU $29.95 Format: DVD / 82 mins Publisher: PLANESTV.COM Published date: 14/10/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

PlanesTV is once again producing the official Airbourne DVD and Blu-ray - Eastbournes International Airshow. All the highlights from the flying display will be included complete with on board minicam views during Disney’s Planes with the Matadors, Dassault Flamants and the Blades.

9780857331595

Consolidated B-24 Liberator 1939-on Owner's Workshop Manual

Author: Graeme Douglas Code: 26077 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 01/04/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The Consolidated B-24 Liberator was the Second World War's most numerous Allied heavy bomber and - at over 18,000 made - the most produced American military aircraft. It was operated by several Allied air forces (including the USAAF and the RAF) and navies, attaining a distinguished war record on operations in the Western European, Pacific, ......
9780857332592

Boeing B-52 Stratofortess 1952-on Owner's Workshop Manual

Author: Steve Davies Code: 26048 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 01/04/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The eight-engine Boeing B-52 Stratofortress jet was the USA's first long-range, swept-wing heavy bomber. It began life as an intercontinental, high-altitude Cold War nuclear bomber. In this title, the author recalls its history, gets up close to look under the skin of B-52, and talks to the flight crews and maintainers of this legendary aircraft.
9781482388657

History of American Aviation and Space Travel

Author: Hartmetz, Dr Richard S Code: 31179 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: CREATESPACE Published date: 08/02/2013 Availability: Please contact us for availability
From before the Wright Brothers first flight, man has always dreamed of flying and traveling into space. This book details the human race's reach for the stars, covering almost a hundred historic aircraft, fifty of the most famous aviators and much more, with many photographs. You will learn some of the concepts involved in space travel and ......
9780857331564

Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird 1964-on Owner's Workshop Manual

Author: Paul Crickmore Code: 25656 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 01/08/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Publisher's notes: The Lockheed SR-71 'Blackbird' - along with its A-12, F-12 and M-21 predecessors - was conceived at the height of the Cold War. Its black 'colour' scheme, together with its highly classified, strategic reconnaissance-gathering role, added a sense of mystery and intrigue to this astonishing triple-sonic, high-altitude ......
9780760341353

Stealth Fighter : A Year in the Life of an F-117 Pilot

Author: Willam B. O'Connor Code: 25783 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 420 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 01/07/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Publisher's Notes: The F-117 Stealth Nighthawk was a truly groundbreaking aircraft when introduced in the early 1980s. The strange shape of the jet, all flat panels and angles, rendered the aircraft nearly invisible to radar. This highly classified program wasn’t acknowledged publicly by the U.S. Air Force until 1988. The Nighthawk was retired ......
9780760342503

Swashbucklers & Black Sheep

Marine Fighting Squadron 214 in WWII Author: Bruce D. Gamble Code: 25945 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: ZENITH PRESS Published date: 01/07/2012 Availability: Sold Out
Swashbucklers and Black Sheep is a comprehensive illustrated history of the squadron from its formation and first two combat tours on Guadalcanal as the Swashbucklers, which included their transition to the iconic gull-winged Corsair, to the arrival of their second commander, Pappy Boyington, after which they became the Black Sheep. The squadron's ......
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