Fleet Air Arm LegendsAuthor: Willis, MatthewCode: 57906Price:AU $25.52Format: PaperbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:14/06/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A history of the Supermarine Seafire - a naval version of the famous Spitfire.
Britain's Legendary Jump Jet and the Untold Story of the Falklands WarAuthor: White, RowlandCode: 58860Price:AU $35.00Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: BANTAM PRESS Published date:28/04/2020Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
A mere 20 Sea Harriers operating from two aircraft carriers would take on the might of the Argentine air force, some 200 planes strong.
Panic Fighters of the Second World WarAuthor: Miranda, JustoCode: 58068Price:AU $69.99Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:01/03/2020Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
When nothing seemed able to contain the German advance, France, Great Britain and the USSR developed several programs of emergency fighters, as did Australia, to face the Japanese expansion. At the time the course of events switched, it was the Axis powers that had to create their own last resource designs of PANIC FIGHTERS, some of them suicidal.
Author: Willis, MatthewCode: 55296Price:AU $33.99Format: Paperback / 120 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:06/02/2020Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
An illustrated history of the Fleet Air Arm's between-the-wars torpedo/spotter/reconnaissance biplane, featuring many previously unpublished photographs and artwork.
Defence Of The Realm 1936-1945Author: Mackay, R.Code: 57046Price:AU $105.00Format: HardbackPublisher: FONTHILL Published date:05/02/2020Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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.
Desperation and Devastation During WW2's Final MonthsAuthor: Sharp, DanCode: 57830Price:AU $59.95Format: HardbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:27/12/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
"As British and American forces closed in from the west, the Russians pushed in hard from the east, and the RAF and USAAF bombed Germany every night and day, the beleaguered Luftwaffe went all-out in a last effort to defend the Fatherland during the last months of the Second World War."
The RAF's F.155T/O.R. 329 Fighter ProjectsAuthor: Sharp, DanCode: 57829Price:AU $54.02Format: HardbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:18/12/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
"The West was stunned when the Soviet Union dropped its first atomic bomb in August 1949 and a year later the Korean War showcased Russia's incredible technological progress in the form of the MiG-15 "
Germany's Premier Early World War II FighterAuthor: Johnston, DavidCode: 57856Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:20/11/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The Bf 109 E "Emil" entered service in 1938. The aircraft's DB 601 engine transformed its performance, making the Messerschmitt fighter one of the most capable anywhere in the world at the time. After seeing action late in the Spanish Civil War, the Emil was Germany's premier fighter aircraft during the early years of World War II, seeing action ......
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.
Images of WarAuthor: Bowman, Martin W.Code: 51581Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:20/08/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
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.
Vietnam 1965-68Author: Davies, Peter E.Code: 56964Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:25/07/2019Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
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, ......
Darwin 1943Author: Ingman, PeterCode: 56099Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:30/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
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 ......
True Tales from the Operators of the RAF's Cold War TrailblazerAuthor: Blackman, TonyCode: 56673Price:AU $69.99Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: GRUB STREET Published date:30/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 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.
Lockheedas XP38 to P38H in World War IIAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 55044Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:27/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
This first of two volumes presents the P-38 story by focusing on the early models of this historic fighteraXP-38 through P-38H. Each type is examined through carefully researched archival photos, as well as photographs of currently preserved examples. Known to the enemy during World War II as the "Forked-tailed devil," the Lockheed P-38 Lightning ......
Author: Noszczak, MaciejCode: 56943Price:AU $33.75(was
AU $45.00)Format: 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. ......
Rare Photographs from Wartime ArchivesAuthor: Bowman, Martin W.Code: 51358Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:03/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Lots of personal stories and colour images of the English Electric Lightning and the pilots who flew it.
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, please contact us for availability
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, ......
Author: Davies, Peter E.Code: 55209Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:11/02/2019Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
McDonnell's F-101 Voodoo series was in many ways the most interesting of the `Century Series' fighter programmes of the 1950s, partly because the type's design and intended mission changed radically during a 40-year career. Originally designed as a fighter-bomber, it was converted to be a reconnaissance aircraft, serving alongside the U-2 and RF-8 ......
Author: Buttler, TonyCode: 55559Price:AU $69.95Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:16/01/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The British Secret Projects series covers the design and development of UK military aircraft since the mid-1930s with strong emphasis on designs that were never built, particularly those types generated by the various design competitions held. The original Volume Three (Fighters and Bombers 1935 to 1950) has now been split into separate volumes ......
37 Fighter Pilots Tell Their Extraordinary StoriesAuthor: Reeve, JonathanCode: 56529Price:AU $59.95Format: Paperback / 528 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:15/01/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The most comprehensive collection of fighter pilot accounts ever published, together with 150 photographs, many in colour.
Author: Price, BlackahCode: 55002Price:AU $25.95Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:16/12/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
This is one of the new Icon titles from Haynes. Originally published in the classic manual size, this compact format will appeal to trade outlets and gift markets. The legendary Supermarine Spitfire receives the famous Haynes manual treatment with the full co-operation and authorisation of the Royal Air Force. Here is a unique perspective on ......
The Mark V and its VariantsAuthor: Cole, LanceCode: 55478Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:10/12/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Provides a fresh 'take' on an old story and includes recently revealed facts about the Spitfire's design, now delivered to a wider audience.
The Hawker Hunter in British ServiceAuthor: Derry, MartinCode: 55227Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:01/12/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
A new addition to the Flight Craft series, this time focussing on the Hawker Hunter in British Service.
Low Level Flying-Low Level PhotographyAuthor: Stevens, PhilipCode: 55734Price:AU $34.79(was
AU $57.99)Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:22/11/2018Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Low level flying in military aircraft is challenging for the pilot as it is for the photographer capturing the action. Pilots across air forces describe the skills, procedures and dangers faced when flying fast and low from desert canyons to snow covered mountains. The photographer describes how and where he took the stunning images.
Author: Forsyth, RobertCode: 52135Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:18/11/2018Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
The Dornier Do 335 was conceived as a high-speed, all-weather fighter, and represented the pinnacle of piston-engined aircraft design. The Do 335 was a big aircraft, weighing just over 10,000kg when laden with fuel, equipment, and pilot, yet powered by two Daimler-Benz DB 603 engines, it was capable of reaching a maximum speed of 750km/h at ......
Owners' Workshop ManualAuthor: Wilson, KeithCode: 51712Price:AU $44.95Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date:09/11/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Born in the 1950s when the Cold War was rapidly escalating, the subsonic Blackburn Buccaneer was designed as a carrier-borne strike aircraft, which eventually went on to serve both the Royal Navy and the RAF. The Buccaneer entered service with the Royal Navy in 1962 and was capable of operating from aircraft carriers to deliver nuclear weapons as ......
The RAF's Battle of Britain StalwartAuthor: MacKay, Ron, Jr.Code: 52125Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:20/10/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The Hawker Hurricane has rightly earned its place in military aviation annals. Although only preceding the Spitfire by four months in its prototypic launch, the Hawker machine was available in measurably greater numbers by the Battle of Britain, a very critical stage of WWII for Britain and its Empire. Its rugged qualities saw use in the ......
True Tales from Pilots of the Hawker HunterAuthor: Pike, RichardCode: 51531Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 186 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date:01/08/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
From Richard Pike, author of Grub Street's bestselling Lightning Boys series, comes Hunter Boys, a fascinating insight into the experiences of those who flew the iconic Hawker Hunter - an aircraft known affectionately to many as `Queen of the Skies'.
True Tales from Pilots of the English Electric LightningAuthor: Pike, RichardCode: 51532Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 190 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date:30/07/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
In an international study, the Lightning was voted the fifth most popular military aircraft of all time. It has many thousands of devotees who are a ready market for this entertaining book which relates the highs and lows, the dramas and the demands of those who operated this iconic aircraft from the sharp end.
Owner's Workshop ManualAuthor: Holmes, TonyCode: 49689Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:20/06/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Probably best-known for its starring role in the Hollywood blockbuster Top Gun, the US Navys Grumman F-14 Tomcat is a supersonic, variable geometry, two-seat, carrier-based, air superiority fighter.The Tomcat was developed for the US Navys Naval Fighter Experimental (VFX) program following the collapse of the F-111B project. This workshop ......
Author: Miranda, JustoCode: 51943Price:AU $41.99(was
AU $69.99)Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:20/06/2018Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The biggest success of the Focke Wulf company during the Second World War was the choice of a radial engine for the Fw 190 fighter, in this way avoiding to compete against Messerschmitt for the in line engines. The decision of the Oberkommando der Luftwaffe to assign the few turbojets available to the Messerschmitt and Arado firms and the ......
True Tales from Pilots and Engineers of the RAF's Iconic Supersonic FighAuthor: Pike, RichardCode: 51892Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 186 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date:01/06/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The sequel to the bestselling The Lightning Boys, Lightning Boys 2 is a must-have companion and continues the theme of tales from pilots and other crew connected with this iconic aircraft, giving a rare insight into post-war fighter operations.
Author: OspreyCode: 51352Price:AU $14.99Format: Hardback / 136 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY Published date:11/04/2018Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
This remarkable aircraft, designed and built to combat the emerging fighter strength of the Axis nations in the lead-up to World War II, made its name in the air battles over Britain and France in the first years of the war. Beloved by its pilots for its stable firing platform and reputation as a rugged survivor, the Hawker Hurricane quickly ......