AirliftersAuthor: Cox, GeorgeCode: 56793Price:AU $55.00Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:01/07/2019Availability: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.
Airframes and Powerplants in the Golden Age of AviationAuthor: Pearce, WilliamCode: 55105Price:AU $73.78Format: Hardback / 228 pages Publisher: SPECIALTY PRESS Published date:17/04/2019Availability: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.
The Aircraft of the Modern U.S. PresidencyAuthor: Veronico, NicholasCode: 51419Price:AU $44.37Format: Hardback / 160 pages Published date:15/03/2018Availability: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.
America's First World War II Torpedo BomberAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 49634Price:AU $29.32Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:23/08/2017Availability: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 ......
Author: Love, TerryCode: 48079Price:AU $62.84Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:30/06/2017Availability: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 ......
1972 to Date (All Marks)Author: Davies, SteveCode: 47650Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:24/03/2017Availability: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 ......
Author: Larson USAF, (Ret), Lt.Col George A.Code: 47241Price:AU $47.13Format: Hardback / 184 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:28/02/2017Availability: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, ......
1978 onwards (all marks)Author: Davies, SteveCode: 47591Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:05/01/2017Availability: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 ......
Author: Murphy, T. B.Code: 46181Price:AU $53.90Format: Paperback / 200 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date:30/10/2016Availability: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"--
Author: Davies, Peter E.Code: 46176Price:AU $28.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:25/08/2016Availability: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.
Author: Green, MichaelCode: 40133Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 200 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:27/06/2016Availability: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 ......
Author: Stringer, David HCode: 39939Price:AU $60.45Format: Paperback / 120 pages Publisher: APT COLLECTIBLES Published date:03/06/2016Availability: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.
Pacific Theater 1945Author: Young, Edward M.Code: 46992Price:AU $28.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:19/05/2016Availability: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.
The Tuskegee Airmen of World War IIAuthor: Moye, J ToddCode: 40184Price:AU $15.70Format: CD-Audio / 540 mins Publisher: THE LYONS PRESS Published date:10/05/2016Availability: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 ......
Iraq 1991Author: Dildy, DougCode: 46993Price:AU $25.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:21/04/2016Availability: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.
Aircraft HistoriesAuthor: Del LaugheryCode: 37507Price:AU $69.95Format: Paperback / 218 pages Publisher: CREATESPACE Published date:23/06/2015Availability: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 ......
Author: Linney, MarkCode: 49036Price:AU $24.95Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:02/04/2015Availability: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 ......
Author: Redon, PereCode: 38523Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 48 pages Published date:26/02/2015Availability: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 ......
Author: PlanesTVCode: 36059Price:AU $39.99Format: DVD / 82 mins Publisher: PLANESTV.COM Published date:01/01/2015Availability: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.
Fighters and Bombers of World War 2Author: Buttler, TonyCode: 46981Price:AU $59.95Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: CLASSIC PUBLICATIONS Published date:13/11/2014Availability: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
Author: Claude G. LuisadaCode: 32940Price:AU $79.99Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:28/07/2014Availability: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 ......
Author: Robert F DorrCode: 35576Price:AU $24.99Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date:15/05/2014Availability: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 ......
The USA's Ill-Fated Supersonic Heavy BomberAuthor: Simons, Graham M.Code: 38647Price:AU $26.99Format: Paperback / 256 pages Published date:15/05/2014Availability: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.
Author: Fred TribuzzoCode: 32291Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: KOEHLER BOOKS Published date:15/04/2014Availability: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 ......
Author: YoungCode: 31888Price:AU $28.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:06/03/2014Availability: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.
Author: Fabien SavelliCode: 32573Price:AU $54.99Format: PaperbackPublisher: CREATESPACE Published date:01/01/2014Availability: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 ......
Author: PlanesTVCode: 31781Price:AU $44.95Format: DVD / 240 mins Publisher: PLANESTV.COM Published date:15/10/2013Availability: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, ......
Eastbourne's Interntl AirshowAuthor: PlanesTVCode: 31850Price:AU $39.95Format: DVD / 82 mins Publisher: PLANESTV.COM Published date:14/10/2013Availability: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.
Eastbourne's International AirshowAuthor: PlanesTVCode: 31778Price:AU $29.95Format: DVD / 82 mins Publisher: PLANESTV.COM Published date:14/10/2013Availability: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.
Author: Graeme DouglasCode: 26077Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:01/04/2013Availability: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, ......
Author: Steve DaviesCode: 26048Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:01/04/2013Availability: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.
Author: Hartmetz, Dr Richard SCode: 31179Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: CREATESPACE Published date:08/02/2013Availability: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 ......
Author: Paul CrickmoreCode: 25656Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:01/08/2012Availability: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 ......
Author: Willam B. O'ConnorCode: 25783Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 420 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date:01/07/2012Availability: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 ......
Marine Fighting Squadron 214 in WWIIAuthor: Bruce D. GambleCode: 25945Price:AU $49.95Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: ZENITH PRESS Published date:01/07/2012Availability: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 ......