Insights Into the Design, Construction, Operation and Restoration of theRAF's Outstanding Fighter-Bomber of the Second World WarAuthor: Hoskins, TonyCode: 56762Price:AU $50.93Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:31/03/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2020
Rocket-firing Typhoons were the scourge of the Normandy battlefields after D-Day in 1944 and were responsible for inflicting catastrophic losses on the German Army. Typhoons continued with their hazardous tactical support sorties during the Allied advance into Germany, striking at enemy tanks and dog-fighting with German fighters defending the ......
Europe 1944-45Author: Forsyth, RobertCode: 57619Price:AU $28.50Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:26/12/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2019
Arguably two of the finest fighters built during the course of World War II, the Me 262 and P-51 Mustang heralded new dawns in aircraft performance. Making its operational debut in the summer of 1944, and powered by the Jumo 004 jet engine, the Me 262 outclassed Allied planes in terms of speed and firepower ratio, offering a formidable punch with ......
Author: Forsyth, RobertCode: 57598Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:28/11/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2019
Intended as a progressive development of the twin-engined Bf 110 Zerstoerer (`destroyer' or heavy fighter), the Me 210 first took to the air in September 1939. However, due to a lack of sufficient flight-testing before being declared service-ready, the Me 210 suffered from a less than satisfactory reputation in respect to its flight ......
Tome 3 Les Decorations ExotiquesAuthor: Barbic, VaskoCode: 56842Price:AU $35.65Format: Paperback / 68 pages Publisher: HISTOIRE & COLLECTIONS Published date:20/11/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2019
The Spitfire fighter's camouflage schemes of the Second World War have been the subject of numerous publications. Consequently, the purpose of this book is to deal with the many little-known variations of these camouflages.
Nikolay Polikarpov and His Aircraft DesignsAuthor: Maslov, MikhailCode: 56876Price:AU $122.12Format: Hardback / 952 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:19/11/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2019
The book which is presented to the reader describes all Polikarpov's original projects, both those put into reality and unimplemented ones. It took the author many years to prepare for the creation of the book.
Famous Russian AircraftAuthor: Gordon, YefimCode: 57123Price:AU $89.99Format: Hardback / 500 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:15/10/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2019
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.
16-MonthAuthor: Avonside Publishing Ltd.Code: 55808Price:AU $21.95Format: Calendar / 13 pages Publisher: AVONSIDE Published date:15/10/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The Spitfires calendar for 2020 is perfect for all aviators or WWII enthusiasts. These incredible planes draw in crowds with their legendary silhouettes and will make for a historical addition to your home! The calendar features a 4-month overview at the beginning and includes 13 full colour images. The monthly photographs are accompanied by a ......
An illustrated history from the early planes of World War I to the superAuthor: Crosby, FrancisCode: 57136Price:AU $30.56Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: LORENZ BOOKS Published date:08/10/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2019
Explores the development and history and an A-Z of over 170 aircraft, with 600 photographs, in a new fully updated edition.
Soviet Service during World War IIAuthor: Gordon, YefimCode: 57092Price:AU $77.46Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:01/10/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2019
Under the Lend-Lease agreement with the US during WWII, the Soviet Union received large quantities of war materiel, including many aircraft; the Bell P-39 Airacobra takes a special place among them. The P-39 was dismissed as hardly suitable for combat both by the US and England, who turned it over in large numbers to the USSR. Soviet pilots had ......
Images of WarAuthor: Bowman, Martin W.Code: 50315Price:AU $32.22Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:19/08/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2019
If ever there was a real pilots aeroplane it was the Hunter; an outstanding multi-purpose aircraft which excelled in the roles of interceptor fighter, ground attack, reconnaissance, research vehicle and two-seater trainer, not forgetting its dramatic formation aerobatic performances. The Hunter is one of the worlds greatest aircraft. For three ......
Northwestern Europe - from the Battle of Britain to the Battle of GermanAuthor: Eriksson, PatrickCode: 57149Price:AU $22.39Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:10/08/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
New paperback edition - The experiences of the German fighter pilots in the Second World War, based on extensive recollections of veterans as well as primary documents, and diary and flying log book extracts, with photographs from the veterans themselves, many never previously published.
1944-45Author: Forsyth, RobertCode: 57193Price:AU $28.50Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:03/08/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Arguably two of the finest piston-engined fighters ever built, the Tempest V and Fw 190D-9 raised the bar in terms of aircraft design and operational capability during World War II. The long-nosed `Dora 9', designed by Kurt Tank, first appeared in the skies over the Western and Eastern Fronts in the late summer of 1944. Fast, and with an ......
The Legacy SeriesAuthor: Foster, PeterCode: 51751Price:AU $40.00Format: Paperback / 120 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:28/07/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Pictorial history celebrating the early deriviatives of the powerful Hornets as they start to fall out of service
A HistoryAuthor: Bowman, Martin W.Code: 49526Price:AU $59.99Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:28/07/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The Lockheed F-104 Starfighter is probably one of the most photographed jet aircraft of all time. Over 200 colour and historic black and white images are included here.
Vietnam 1965-68Author: Davies, Peter E.Code: 56964Price:AU $28.50Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:25/07/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 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, ......
Including the Seafire, Spiteful & SeafangAuthor: Franks, Richard ACode: 57090Price:AU $44.71Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: VALIANT WINGS PUBLISHING Published date:24/07/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
This series of books provides full details from prototype to final production/drawing board projects. A wealth of historical and current photographs, maintenance manual details,camouflage & marking information, colour profiles and scale plans are invaluable to modellers, restorers and enthusiasts looking to get under the skin of an aircraft type.
Images of WarAuthor: Bowman, Martin W.Code: 51581Price:AU $34.61Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:20/07/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
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.
Defence Of The Realm 1936-1945Author: Mackay, R.Code: 57046Price:AU $89.99Format: HardbackPublisher: FONTHILL Published date:18/07/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
This book covers the period between the creation in 1936 of Fighter Command and the end of WWII. It purports to demonstrate how a dangerously outmoded structure was transformed through the impetus of a feral aerial conflict into an operational force that effectively challenged and finally helped bring about the Luftwaffe's comprehensive demise.
Preserving The Time Capsule Fighter RevisitedAuthor: Morris, DavidCode: 56874Price:AU $50.93Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:01/07/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A unique paint archaeology project that revealed a true time capsule object - Corsair KD43 at the Fleet Air Arm Museum, Yeovilton
Darwin 1943Author: Ingman, PeterCode: 56099Price:AU $28.50Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:30/06/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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 ......
The Full Story of a Unique Battle of Britain Fighter SquadronAuthor: Sarkar, DilipCode: 56797Price:AU $50.93Format: Hardback / 296 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:27/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A highly-detailed but eminently readable book covering the aviation, military, social and political history involved - focusing on the human experience and sacrifice involved.
An Illustrated HistoryAuthor: Brew, AlecCode: 56768Price:AU $30.54Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:10/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Over 200 rare and previously unpublished illustrations of this iconic aircraft - the Boulton Paul Defiant.
Grummanas Ace Maker in World War IIAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 56694Price:AU $30.97Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:08/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The Grumman F6F Hellcat formed the backbone of America's carrier-based fighter force as the Allies pressed the war toward Japan. Powered by a massive and reliable Pratt & Whitney radial engine, the Hellcat racked up an incredible 19:1 kill ratio against its foes in WWII, and 305 aviators earned ace status while flying the Hellcat. Such famed US ......
Republic's Mighty "Jug" in World War IIAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 56695Price:AU $30.97Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:08/06/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Among the iconic aircraft of World War II, the Republic P-47 Thunderbolt not only was physically the biggest single-engine fighter, it also had an enormous impact on history. In terms of its combat effectiveness, P-47 fliers destroyed 7,067 hostile aircraft, with about half of those "kills" recorded during aerial combat. Thunderbolt pilots ......
The Latter Years - War in the East to the Fall of GermanyAuthor: Goss, ChrisCode: 56043Price:AU $30.54Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date:05/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The iconic German fighter of the Second World War examined through its service in the latter years of the Second World War.
Author: McLelland, TimCode: 56672Price:AU $55.00Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:30/05/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Designed by a team led by Roy Chadwick, the man responsible for the legendary Lancaster, the Vulcan was created to carry Britain's nuclear deterrent in the 1950s and 60s.
Told By Those Who Designed, Maintained and Flew the Iconic PlaneAuthor: Hyams, JackyCode: 56686Price:AU $18.31Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: MICHAEL O'MARA BOOKS LTD Published date:02/05/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Published in association with Imperial War Museums, this is a fascinating anthology of first-hand stories from Spitfire heroes and heroines of World War II.