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9781618930736

Life: Neil Armstrong 1930-2012

Author: Editors of LIFE Magazine Code: 38943 Price: AU $28.21 Format: Hardback / 96 pages Published date: 28/10/2012 Availability: Please contact us for availability
From the boyhood years to the life-changing - and world-changing - accomplishment, Neil Armstrong stayed true to his course, and did thereafter until his death in August 2012 at age 82.
9781781550656

Fokker Fodder

The Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2c Author: Hare, Paul R. Code: 26121 Price: AU $33.00 (was AU $55.00) Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 25/10/2012 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The full story of the aeroplane that formed the backbone of the RFC during World War 1. It was outclassed by the Fokker Eindecker and its defenceless crews quickly became known as 'Fokker Fodder'. Piloted by German aces such as Immelmann and Boelcke, Fokkers made short work of the B.E.2c in the aerial bloodbath coined as the 'Fokker scourge'
9781848846456

Heroes and Landmarks of British Aviation

from Airships to the Jet Age Author: Edwards, Peter J. Code: 39002 Price: AU $57.99 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Published date: 30/08/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Explains the pivotal position of Britain's part in the advancement of aviation.
9781908117342

The Pathfinder Companion

Author: Sean Feast Code: 35580 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 01/08/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
What sort of men were the Pathfinders, the corps delite of Bomber Command? What did they do? What risks did they face? And what contribution did they make to the air war and the ultimate defeat of Germany? By drawing on hundreds of hours of interviews with surviving veterans - many speaking for the first time - and combining these with official ......
9781908117281

Distant Thunder: A Helicopter Pilot's Letters from Iraq & Afghanistan

Author: Don Harward Code: 25782 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 01/07/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Publisher's Notes: Distant Thunder details the engrossing experiences of a helicopter pilot's tales of war told through letters that come straight from the heart. Often the author laboured well into the night after a mission still wearing the dusty flight suit which bore witness to the events he penned. Don Harward was torn between two worlds; ......
9781742611174

QF32 - The Captain's Extraordinary Account of How Disaster was Averted

Author: Richard Champion de Crespigny Code: 25682 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 368 pages Publisher: MACMILLAN DISTRIBUTN SERVICES Published date: 01/07/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
On 4 November 2010, a flight from Singapore to Sydney came within a knife edge of being one of the world's worst air disasters. Shortly after leaving Changi Airport, an explosion shattered Engine 2 of Qantas flight QF32 – an Airbus A380, the largest and most advanced passenger plane ever built. Hundreds of pieces of shrapnel ripped through the ......
9781743310199

Fighter Pilot - Mis-Adventures Beyond the Sound Barrier etc

Author: Mac "Serge" Tucker Code: 25674 Price: AU $29.95 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date: 01/07/2012 Availability: Sold Out
Sit down and strap yourself in for an exhilarating ride to the sound barrier and beyond with a real life Topgun! Description Mac Tucker, or 'Serge' to use his callsign name, is one of an elite group of men trained to fly F-18 jets. Now, for the first time, Serge takes you behind the scenes of the fighter pilot world to reveal what it's ......
9781848849013

Aviator Extraordinaire

My Story Author: Paul, G. J. Christopher Code: 39067 Price: AU $65.00 Format: Hardback / 200 pages Published date: 17/05/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Interwoven with his own career progression and experiences are world events and situations. Coupled with this we can clearly see the development of aircraft over a period of over fifty years.
9781908117267

Lancaster Down: Extraordinary Tale of Seven Young Bomber Aircrew at War

Author: Steve Darlow Code: 35569 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 30/04/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
During WWII, on one raid alone, Nuremburg March 1944, more Bomber Command airmen lost their lives than were lost in the Battle of Britain. These were ordinary men who became part of extraordinary events. One such was Arthur Darlow, the authors grandfather. A pilot of a Lancaster crew in 405 RCAF, he was one of the legions of men who took the ......
9781848848603

Stratofortress

The Story of the B-52 Author: Bowman, Martin Code: 39089 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Published date: 19/04/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Boeing's mighty B-52 Stratofortress has seen continuous operational service with the United States Air Force since the type was introduced in 1957. The aircraft has been upgraded several times and has assumed many different new roles since it was originally conceived and then provided the key airborne platform for America's strategic nuclear ......
9781908117106

Finding the Fallen: Aircrew Mysteries from WWI to Desert Storm

Author: Andy Saunders Code: 25008 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 01/02/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Publisher's Notes: The logical successor to the highly acclaimed "Finding the Few" and "Finding the Foe", this new work covers a selection of similar mysteries involving missing aircrew and spanning almost the entire twentieth century. Starting with a re-appraisal of the Mannock affair, the author highlights the fates variously of RAF, USAF, ......
9781908117137

Raw Courage: Extraordinary and Tragic Story of Four RAF Brothers in Arms

Author: Norman R. Franks Code: 35590 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 19/08/2011 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
This is the captivating story of the four Raw brothers, all of whom served with the Royal Air Force. The eldest three flew during WW2 and all three died.The youngest, not old enough to see wartime flying, flew night-fighters in the postwar years, ending up flying Spitfires with the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight. The eldest brother, John, was ......
9781906502966

Shot Down in Flames : WW2 Fighter Pilot's Remarkable Tale of Survival

Author: Geoffrey Page Code: 24581 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 01/07/2011 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Publisher's Notes: On 12 August 1940, during the Battle of Britain, in an engagement with Dornier Do 17s, Geoffrey Page was shot down into the English Channel, suffering severe burns. He spent much of the next two years in hospitals, undergoing plastic surgery, but recovered sufficiently to pursue an extremely distinguished war and post-war ......
9781906502973

Be Bold - Air Chief Marshall Sir Frederick Rosier

Author: David Rosier Code: 24641 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 01/07/2011 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Publisher's Notes: Towards the end of a long and distinguished career, Sir Fred Rosier was persuaded by his son David to write his autobiography. He did so and the result is an extremely engaging and enlightening account of his life to the end of the Second World War. This title starts with his humble beginnings to his time as a pre-war ......
9781848325609

Malta Spitfire Pilot : A Personal Account of Ten Weeks of War

Author: Denis Barnham Code: 23981 Price: AU $57.99 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date: 01/07/2011 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The personal account of Flight Lieutenant Denis Barnham's experience as a fighter pilot over Malta from April to June 1942. Presents a vivid picture of the terror of flying against superior enemy forces.
9781906502997

Fire By Night: One Pathfinder Crew and Black Thursday, 16 December 1943

Author: Jennie Gray Code: 35589 Price: AU $18.99 Format: Paperback / 210 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 19/05/2011 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
When she was very young, the author was captivated by the story her father, Joe Mack, repeatedly told her about his astonishing rescue from a crashed and burning Lancaster one night in 1943. As an adult she decided to find out what happened to his aircraft and the countless others returning from operations that same dreadful night...She writes ......
9781906502959

Tempest Pilot: WWII Fighter Pilots Remarkable Tale Of Survival

Author: CJ Sheddon Code: 35595 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 19/04/2011 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Jimmy Sheddan was one of the many New Zealanders who joined the RNZAF, then left his native land to come to England to fight the enemies of Great Britain and her Empire during World War Two. Through his recollections we can share some of the trials and wartime tribulations they faced. Yet we can read too of the enormous amount of fun these men had ......
9781458727619

My God! Its a Woman

The Inspiring Story of Australias Pioneering Aviatrix Author: Bird, Nancy Code: 47500 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 344 pages Published date: 11/01/2011 Availability: Please contact us for availability
Nancy Bird's training began in 1933, at the age of seventeen, in Sydney, where she was one of Charles Kingsford Smith's first pupils. Despite many obstacles -- including being too small to reach an aeroplane's controls without the aid of cushions -- Nancy was determined to fly, and in 1935, she became the youngest Australian woman to get a ......
9781906502720

Dowding of Fighter Command

Author: Vincent Orange Code: 35585 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 31/08/2010 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
This, quite simply, is the definitive book on the life of the man who prepared the ground for victory in the Battle of Britain. Without him, Britain and the world would have entered a dark age. Making full use of archival sources and information provided by family members, respected historian Professor Vincent Orange has produced a masterful ......
9781906502829

Five of the Few: Survivors of the Battle of Britain and Blitz

Author: Steve Darlow Code: 35560 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 30/07/2010 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Ken Hawkeye Lee, Terry Clark, Tony Pickering, John Ellacombe and Pete Olver - five special airmen who earned the right to wear the Battle of Britain clasp with pride. All fought through the Battle and Blitz, all served and survived to the end of the war, but not all came out unscathed. Here are their stories, all different but with a common ......
9780732288198

Charles Kingsford Smith and Those Magnificent Men (Softcover)

Author: Peter FitzSimons Code: 23121 Price: AU $37.95 Format: Paperback / 704 pages Publisher: HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Publisher's Notes: Known to millions of Australians simply as "Smithy", Charles Kingsford Smith was one of Australia's true twentieth-century legends. In an era in which aviators were superstars, Smithy was among the greatest. Among other achievements, Kingsford Smith was the first person to fly across the Pacific and at one point he held more ......
9781741145298

Nicky Barr - An Australian Air Ace

Author: Peter Dornan Code: 24122 Price: AU $26.99 Format: Paperback / 312 pages Publisher: BROOKLANDS Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: Please contact us for availability
Nicky Barr never deliberately sought danger or adventure, but when confronted with it he had the courage to face it and survive. In 1939, at the age of 23, Nicky Barr was chosen to represent Australia in the international rugby world tour. The day after the squad arrived in England, war was declared and the tour was cancelled. Nicky ......
9781906502713

Heroes All - Airmen Tell Their Stories of Service in World War II

Author: Dr Steve Bond Code: 23942 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 306 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Publisher's Notes: For years, Steve Bond has been interviewing and recording veterans from all sides of the conflict, including air and ground crew. His aim was to transmit their engaging stories faithfully to a wider public. He spoke to British and German, German and Russian, British and Italian, American and German, who all shared the same ......
9781906502805

My Golden Flying Years

Author: Simon Muggleton Code: 24151 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Written some forty years ago for his own enjoyment, and twenty years before his death in 1986, this biography was given to Simon Muggleton, a collector of aviation memorabilia, and he and aviation historian and author Norman Franks recognised immediately that it was an important contribution to Britain’s and the RAF’s early history. Without ......
9781844256570

Gladiator Ace - Bill 'Cherry' Vale, RAF's Forgotten Fighter Ace

Author: Brian Cull Code: 22838 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 01/05/2010 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Presents a research that provides an insight into a forgotten RAF fighter ace: Squadron Leader Bill 'Cherry' Vale DFC, AFC (1914-81).
9781906502522

Pathfinder's War: Extraordinary Tale of Surviving 100 Bomber Operations

Author: Flt Lt Ted Stocker Code: 35581 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 31/07/2009 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Ted Stocker lived a charmed life. Trained at RAF Halton as one of Trenchards Brats, a posting to Boscombe Down saw him fly in both the prototype Stirling and Halifax just as war engulfed Europe for the second time. Qualifying as one of the RAFs first flight engineers, he flew operations in 1941/42 with 35 and 102 Squadrons, a contemporary of ......
9781906502287

Black Fokker Leader

Author: Peter Kilduff Code: 22341 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Jacket notes: One of the most noteworthy German fighter pilots of World War I was Leutnant der Reserve Carl Degelow, whose squadron of mostly black Fokker D.VII fighters posed a formidable threat to some of Britain's most celebrated air units on the Western Front. Degelow had a unique approach to aerial combat which fascinated the author, ......
9781741757767

Jack Davenport - Beaufighter Leader

Author: Kristen Alexander Code: 21973 Price: AU $35.00 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: BROOKLANDS Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Please contact us for availability
Publisher's Notes: Revealing biography of an Australian airforce hero of the Second World War who displayed great courage and integrity - both under fire and in civilian life. Description 'We all need heroes to look up to and to emulate.' - Sir Arvi Parbo AC Blending sound research with enlightening anecdotes, Jack Davenport, ......
9781741147056

Clive Caldwell - Air Ace

Author: Kristen Alexander Code: 21974 Price: AU $35.00 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Please contact us for availability
Publisher's Notes: A celebration of the astounding military achievements of Group Captain Clive 'Killer' Caldwell, Australia's top scoring fighter pilot during the Second World War. Description 'His courage, determination, skill and his undoubtedly outstanding ability as a leader are an inspiration to his wing and worthy of the highest ......
9780007288212

Hellfire

Author: Ed Macy Code: 23120 Price: AU $34.95 Format: Paperback / 280 pages Publisher: HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Sold Out
Publisher's Notes: May 2006. Pilot Ed Macy arrives in Afghanistan with a contingent of Apache AH Mk1. It's the first operational tour for the deadly, difficult machines and confidence in the cripplingly expensive attack helicopter is low. It doesn't help that for their first month 'in action', Ed and his mates see little more than the back-end ......
9781844156870

'One of the Few' - Memoirs of Wing Commander Ted "Shippy" Shipman AFC

Author: John Shipman Code: 22109 Price: AU $57.99 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 01/07/2008 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Publisher's notes Ted 'Shippy' Shipman was one of 'The Few' who flew with 41 Squadron in the Battle of Britain. He called it 'His Gentle Battle'. Shippy left his father's farm in 1930 and enlisted in the RAF as a driver ACII. He flew for thirteen years of his thirty years service, achieved the highest grade of flying instructor and retired as a ......
9781844156672

Dambuster Who Cracked the Dam : The Story of Melvin 'Dinghy'

Author: Arthur .G Thorning Code: 21647 Price: AU $57.99 Format: Hardback / 300 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 01/07/2008 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

On 25 September 1939 Melvin Young reported to No.1 Initial Training Unit. He was selected as a bomber pilot and promoted to Flying Officer. 

9780851303994

Bleriot in Britain 1899 - 1927

Author: Ray Sanger Code: 25319 Price: AU $89.95 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: AIR-BRITAIN (HISTORIANS) Published date: 01/07/2008 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
To most people, Louis Blériot was simply the Frenchman who was the first person to fly the Channel in a heavier than- air craft. In fact Blériot¹s connections with Britain stretched over 25 years. For the first time, Ray Sanger tells the full story of Blériot in Britain, covering not only his life and his various enterprises, but even the ......
9780007235360

Spitfire Women of World War II

Author: Giles Whittell Code: 21881 Price: AU $20.99 Format: Paperback / 304 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 01/07/2008 Availability: Please contact us for availability
Publisher's Notes: This is the incredible story of an exclusive wartime sisterhood: a group of courageous, individual, gifted women who, in exceptionally dangerous circumstances, flew Spitfires, Hurricanes and Lancasters to the frontline of World War II. The women of Air Transport Auxilliary came from every continent, and every background ......
9781906502140

Dowding of Fighter Command

Author: V Orange Code: 21586 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 01/07/2008 Availability: Sold Out
Hugh Dowding was the man who made it possible for the RAF to win the Battle of Britain. This is a warts and all biography of a man who was not appreciated and was actively disliked by those with whom he had to work, but nevertheless achieved greatness. A great story for any student of the military, especially of World War II.
9780330424080

Flak - True Stories from the Men Who Flew in WWII

Author: Michael Veitch Code: 24596 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Paperback / 300 pages Publisher: MACMILLAN DISTRIBUTN SERVICES Published date: 01/07/2008 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Publisher's Notes: Michael Veitch's life-long obsession with the aircraft of the Second World War led him to conclude that every single person who flew, or flew in them has at least one extraordinary story to tell. With most of these veterans in their eighties, he knew that it was a matter of urgency to find them now, before their personal ......
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