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.
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
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 USA 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 Foundations of American Commercial Aviation, 1918-1938Author: Johnson, M. HoustonCode: 56012Price:AU $69.72Format: Hardback / 300 pages Publisher: TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date:01/01/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Explores the emergence of commercial aviation between the world wars - and in the midst of the Great Depression - to show that the industry's dramatic growth resulted from a unique combination of federal policy, technological innovations, and public interest in air travel.
The Aircraft of the Modern U.S. PresidencyAuthor: Veronico, NicholasCode: 51419Price:AU $44.37Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: PITSTOP 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.
Author: Federal Aviation AdministrationCode: 49343Price:AU $26.39Format: PaperbackPublisher: GROUP Published date:22/10/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
All the information you need to operate safely in US airspace, fully updated. If you're an aviator or aviation enthusiast, you cannot be caught with an out-of-date edition of the FAR/AIM. In today's environment, there is no excuse for ignorance of the rules of the US airspace system. In the newest edition of the FAR/AIM, all regulations, ......
General Laurence S. Kuter and the Birth of the Us Air ForceAuthor: Laslie, Brian D.Code: 49650Price:AU $58.59Format: Hardback / 236 pages Publisher: THE UNIVERSITY PRESS OF KENTUC Published date:06/10/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
"At age 36, Laurence S. Kuter (1905-1979) became the youngest general officer since William T. Sherman. He served as deputy commander of allied tactical air forces in North Africa during World War II and helped devise the American bombing strategy in Europe. Although his combat contributions were less notable than other commanders in the Eighth ......
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 from USA 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 ......
Tragedy, Treachery, and the Pursuit of TruthAuthor: Chittum, SammeCode: 49781Price:AU $36.59Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: SMITHSONIAN BOOKS Published date:08/08/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
On June 12, 1972, a powerful explosion rocked American Airlines Flight 96 a mere five minutes after its takeoff from Detroit. The explosion ripped a gaping hole in the bottom of the aircraft and jammed the hydraulic controls. Miraculously, despite the damage and ensuing chaos, the pilots were able to land the plane safely. Less than two years ......
Author: Love, TerryCode: 48079Price:AU $62.84Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:30/06/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 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 from USA 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: Crickmore, Paul F.Code: 46179Price:AU $69.99Format: Hardback / 472 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:17/11/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
In 1986 Paul Crickmores first groundbreaking book about the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird was published. At that time, the Cold War was at its height and the SR-71 was an integral element in securing crucial intelligence from all parts of the globe. The highly sensitive nature of its missions couldnt be compromised, and it wasnt until the end of the ......
Author: Murphy, T. B.Code: 46181Price:AU $53.90Format: Paperback / 200 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date:30/10/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
"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:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
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:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
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:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
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 Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:26/02/2015Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 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.
Author: Peter MerskyCode: 35646Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:20/11/2014Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Revered by Naval Aviators as the 'last of the gunfighters' due to its quartet of Colt-Browning Mk 12 20 mm cannon, the F-8 Crusader enjoyed great success against VPAF MiG-17s during the Rolling Thunder campaign of 1966-68. This title deals with this aircraft.
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: Peter DaviesCode: 35644Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:06/10/2014Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
USAF Rolling Thunder strike missions tactically assaulted North Vietnamese defenses, overcoming MiG fighter jets and SAM (surface to air) missiles to devastate North Vietnams industrial base strategically.
Despite its "F-for-fighter" designation, the F-105 was designed and purchased to give the USAF an aircraft for delivery of nuclear weapons ......
Author: Claude G. LuisadaCode: 32940Price:AU $79.99Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:28/07/2014Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 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 Publisher: PITSTOP 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:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
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:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
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, ......