Author: Forsgren, JanCode: 57048Price:AU $49.99Format: HardbackPublisher: FONTHILL Published date:15/12/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Conceived as the replacement of the Bf 110, the Me 210 was one of the Luftwaffe's biggest failures. Extensively redesigned as the Me 410, the aircraft saw some success in the heavy fighter, intruder and reconnaissance roles. The closest RAF equivalent of the Me 410 was the DH 98 Mosquito.
Author: Stewart, AdrianCode: 57882Price:AU $25.52Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:28/11/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Covers the full war service of the famous Hawker Hurricane with gripping first-hand personal accounts by pilots of this legendary fighter aircraft.
Author: Forsyth, RobertCode: 57598Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:18/11/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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 ......
Famous Russian AircraftAuthor: Gordon, YefimCode: 57123Price:AU $89.99Format: Hardback / 500 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:15/10/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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.
Author: Wolowski, KrzysztofCode: 57155Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 42 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:09/10/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Illustrated guide for aircraft modellers presenting detailed artwork of the Me 163, a German World War II rocket-powered interceptor fighter aircraft.
Soviet Service during World War IIAuthor: Gordon, YefimCode: 57092Price:AU $77.46Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:01/10/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
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 ......
A HistoryAuthor: Bowman, Martin W.Code: 49526Price:AU $59.99Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:30/09/2019Availability: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.
1944-45Author: Forsyth, RobertCode: 57193Price:AU $28.50Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:03/08/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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
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, ......
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.
The Complete History of the Republic F-105Author: Jenkins, DennisCode: 55106Price:AU $94.29Format: Hardback / 300 pages Publisher: SPECIALTY PRESS Published date:15/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Authored by one of America's top aviation writers, this book continues the story of Republic's Mach-2 F-105 Thunderchief where previous books on this aircraft left off. The Republic F-105 Thunderchief gained fame in the skies over Southeast Asia, carrying weapons it was not designed to use in a war it was not supposed to fight. It had been ......
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 ......
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:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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.
True Tales from the Operators of the RAF's Cold War TrailblazerAuthor: Blackman, TonyCode: 56673Price:AU $50.93Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: GRUB STREET Published date:30/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Nimrod Boys is a complementary book to Nimrod Rise and Fall from acclaimed author Tony Blackman. It is a collection of over twenty first-hand accounts of operating the Hawker Siddeley Nimrod - an aircraft which served at the forefront of the Cold War.
Famous Russian AircraftAuthor: Gordon, YefimCode: 56665Price:AU $91.56Format: Hardback / 550 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:29/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Designed as a mass-produced and relatively cheap light tactical fighter, the MiG-29 first flew on 6th October 1977. After extensive flight testing, it entered production in 1982 and deliveries to the Soviet Air Force began in 1983.
Author: Millman, NicholasCode: 55831Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:26/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The Mitsubishi A6M Zero-sen was Japan's Spitfire. In continuous development and operational service from the time of the Sino-Japanese war in 1940 to the end of the Pacific War in 1945, it is held in almost mythical awe, similar to Britain's legendary fighter aircraft. At the time of its operational debut the fighter's design features offered ......
Grumman's Top Gun from Vietnam to the Persian GulfAuthor: Brown, David F.Code: 55047Price:AU $34.99Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:24/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
It has been said that "bombers make history; fighters make movies." In the case of the Grumman F-14 Tomcat, both are true. It made history as a fleet defender, reconnaissance platform, and strike fighter. The Tomcat was also featured in such Hollywood classics as Top Gun, The Final Countdown, and Executive Decision, followed by television ......
Author: Noszczak, MaciejCode: 56943Price:AU $30.54Format: Paperback / 28 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date:15/03/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Before the P-47 Thunderbolt gained a "bubble top" fairing, these fighters had slightly different - some claim to be more racial - figure. In the first versions, the plane had a typical canopy built into the fuselage, which resulted in a slightly hunched line. The first copies of the P-47B underwent a series of tests at the turn of 1941 and 1942. ......
Author: Lukasik, MariuszCode: 56939Price:AU $34.61Format: Paperback / 28 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date:14/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The decision to start the production of the Curtiss P-40 fighter was made primarily due to the relatively low airframe price and the possibility of launching it almost immediately (based on Curtiss P-36s ready fuselages). The P-40 did not have a turbocharger, but despite this the requirements were constantly increasing, especially when it comes to ......
Soviet Airborne Forces, 1930-1941Author: Kotelnikov, VladimirCode: 55751Price:AU $79.95Format: Paperback / 248 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:07/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Red Assault investigates the Red Army Command in the 1930s using the memoirs of pioneer military paratroopers and documents discovered in archives and museum collections.
Military aircraft compared from World War I to the present dayAuthor: Jackson, RobertCode: 55841Price:AU $40.72Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date:07/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Coined in the pioneer years of military aviation during World War I, the term `dogfight' refers to an aerial battle between two opposing aircraft, with each pilot making the most of his machine's speed and manoeuvrability to shoot down his opponent with guns or rockets. Dogfight is a fascinating exploration of the world's finest combat aircraft, ......
An American StoryAuthor: Pedersen, DanCode: 55040Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: HACHETTE Published date:05/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
"The founder of the U.S. Navy Fighter Weapons program, aka "TOPGUN," shares the untold story of how he and eight other young pilots revolutionized the art of aerial combat and created the center for excellence and incubator of leadership that thrives to this day."--Provided by publisher.
Rare Photographs from Wartime ArchivesAuthor: Bowman, Martin W.Code: 51358Price:AU $32.22Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:03/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Lots of personal stories and colour images of the English Electric Lightning and the pilots who flew it.
The Early Years - Operations Over France and BritainAuthor: Goss, ChrisCode: 55848Price:AU $30.54Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date:01/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
An insight into the aircraft that is widely regarded as the Luftwaffe's finest fighter.
Flying the F-4D Phantom II in VietnamAuthor: Peck, Jr, Gaillard R.Code: 55210Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:28/02/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Written by a pilot who flew near-daily combat missions, this engrossing book is the story of one man, his colleagues and his machine, the mighty F-4 Phantom II, at war. Sherman Lead is the gripping story of a year flying the F-4 in combat during the Vietnam War, told through the eyes of a fighter pilot. Operating out of Ubon Royal Thai Air Base, ......