The Forging of a Very British LegendAuthor: Nichol, JohnCode: 60304Price:AU $22.99Format: Paperback / 464 pages Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER LTD Published date:22/08/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2021
'The epic story of an iconic aircraft and the breathtaking courage of those who flew her' Andy McNab, bestselling author of Bravo Two Zero 'Compelling, thrilling and rooted in quite extraordinary human drama' James Holland, author of Normandy 44 From John Nichol, the Sunday Times bestselling author of Spitfire, comes a passionate and profoundly ......
The Real StoryAuthor: Pedersen, DanCode: 59169Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date:24/07/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2021
When American fighter jets were being downed at an unprecedented rate during the Vietnam War, the U.S. Navy turned to a young lieutenant commander, Dan Pedersen, to figure out a way to reverse their dark fortune. On a shoestring budget and with little support, Pedersen picked eight of the finest pilots to help train a new generation to bend jets ......
A Century in PhotographsAuthor: MirrorpixCode: 60490Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:03/06/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2021
Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A, F and GAuthor: Sharp, DanCode: 57863Price:AU $38.95Format: PaperbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:22/05/2021Availability:Please contact us for availability
"When it appeared in the skies over Europe in 1941, the Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A was the best fighter in the world. It was more than a match for the best Spitfires the RAF could field and began shooting them down in ever-increasing numbers. Only the introduction of the Spitfire IX with its two-stage supercharged Merlin overturned its supremacy. "
Design, Construction and InnovationAuthor: Wilkins, Mark C.Code: 60486Price:AU $59.95Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date:15/05/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2021
Fully illustrated account of how British aircraft manufacturers vied to create the best fighter to counter German technology during World War I. World War I witnessed unprecedented growth and innovation in aircraft design, construction, and as the war progressed - mass production. Each country generated its own innovations sometimes in ......
Author: Baker, DavidCode: 60128Price:AU $24.99Format: Paperback / 132 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:15/05/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2021
This is the story of Americas bid to obtain atomic weapons and the aircraft that were developed to deliver them, first tested in July 1945 and the subsequent use of uranium and plutonium bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki respectively, an event that pushed Japan to total surrender and the end of the Second World War.Tells the background story of ......
General Dynamics' Variable-Swept-Wing Attack AircraftAuthor: Gourley, JohnCode: 60301Price:AU $29.99Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:01/05/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2021
The General Dynamics F-111 was one of aviation history's most promising planes when it came out in the early 1960s. Despite a rocky service career, political changes in how the military acquired its weaponry, and the addition of too much new technology, the plane provided a credible frontline deterrent to NATO in the Cold War era and was used to ......
Boeing's B-17E through B-17H in World War IIAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 60299Price:AU $29.99Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:01/05/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2021
The Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress is one of the most iconic aircraft in aviation history. Through a broad range of photos gathered from around the world, this book - the second of two volumes - chronicles the design, development, and wartime use of the late models of the Flying Fortress, from the first truly combat-capable model, the B-17E, to the ......
Convair's Cold War Mach 2 BomberAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 60300Price:AU $29.99Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:01/05/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2021
The Convair B-58 Hustler, with its distinctive delta wing shape, would become the world's first supersonic bomber, and the first aircraft to fly to Mach 2. With development beginning in 1949, the B-58, which could not carry conventional weapons, would become part of the US nuclear arsenal during the height of the Cold War. Although these bombers ......
Douglas's "Spad" in Korea and VietnamAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 60298Price:AU $29.99Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:01/05/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2021
Design work on the Skyraider began at the behest of the US Navy late in WWII. Production began in 1946, and the type made its combat debut in the hands of naval aviators during the Korean War. In the following years, the rugged airframe and powerful engine meant that the type could be adapted into ever-expanding roles of attack, reconnaissance, ......
The Memoirs of a Radar OperatorAuthor: Pemberton, JohnCode: 60271Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 296 pages Published date:30/04/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2021
Zbysek Necas was just 18, and still a high school student, when he escaped from the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia a month before the outbreak of war in 1939.
Eagles of the LuftwaffeAuthor: Saunders, AndyCode: 58222Price:AU $29.99Format: HardbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:17/04/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2021
The original dive-bomber, the Junkers Ju 87 Stuka, profiled by Luftwaffe expert Andy Saunders.
Us Navy F-14 Tomcat in Combat, 1987-2000Author: Cooper, TomCode: 58203Price:AU $42.99Format: Paperback / 72 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:28/03/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2021
From the 1970s until the 2000s, the spear tip of the USN air wings was the F-14 Tomcat. Illustrated by over 100 photographs and colour profiles, `Tomcats of the Storm' is an exclusive source about some of least-well known air combats fought by US Navy's fighter crews in recent history.
An illustrated history from the early planes of World War 1 to thesophisticated jet bombers of the modern ageAuthor: Crosby, FrancisCode: 59152Price:AU $44.95Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: LORENZ BOOKS Published date:21/03/2021Availability:Please contact us for availability
An illustrated history and A-Z of bombers with 750 photographs, in a newly updated edition.
Secret Projects of the Luftwaffe Close Up 2Author: Sharp, DanCode: 58221Price:AU $26.96Format: PaperbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:15/03/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2021
Projects and plans to alter and improve Germany's infamous WW2 jet fighter - the Me 262.
Author: Karnas, DariuszCode: 60319Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 24 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:28/02/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2021
A compilation for aero modellers of 4-view colour profiles, scale plans and photo details of the single variant of the Yakovlev Yak-23 with scale plans in 1/72 and 1/48 scales plus drawings from wartime technical manuals.
British Two Seaters of the Great WarAuthor: Bar, RonnyCode: 59770Price:AU $69.99Format: Hardback / 136 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:21/02/2021Availability:Please contact us for availability
Artist Ronny Bar, a member of director Sir Peter Jacksons New Zealand-based Wingnut Wings team, presents the first collection of his astonishingly detailed First World War aircraft profiles - British Two-Seaters of the Great War. Two-seater aircraft were the workhorses of the Royal Flying Corps and from 1918 the Royal Air Force, operated in a ......
The Definitive Visual HistoryAuthor: DKCode: 60221Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: DK Published date:18/02/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Take an action-packed flight through the history of aircraft and the intrepid pioneers who made a dream become reality.Featuring more than 800 of the greatest commercial and military aircraft ever made, this visual celebration of aeroplanes and aviation traces the history of flight over the past century.With examples of the latest aircraft from ......
Combat AircraftAuthor: de Jong, PeterCode: 60164Price:AU $29.98Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:08/02/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
A detailed study of the attractive Arado Ar 196, one of the last fighting seaplanes. It was the standard seagoing aircraft for the German Kriegsmarine during World War II, providing the Luftwaffe with reach into the southern oceans.
B-2,B-2/N, C-3Author: Rys, MarekCode: 60167Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 20 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date:31/01/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
As the first functional jet engines became available, the RLM published a requirement for a reconnaissance aircraft capable of long-range patrols over Britain, all the way up to Scapa Flow. The task to build the machine was given to Arado, who put Rudiger Kosin in charge of the design team. The initial E370 project was gradually tweaked and ......
TopDraWingsAuthor: Rao, AnirudhCode: 60168Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 20 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date:31/01/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Yakovlev Yak-3 is considered one of the best World War 2 fighters, invariably praised by those who flew it in combat for its remarkable performance. The Germans also treated it with respect, which is perhaps best illustrated by Generalleutnant Walter Schwabedissen's remark: The Yak-3 was a tough nut to crack for our pilots. It outperformed our ......
Author: Holmes, TonyCode: 60203Price:AU $17.99Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:25/01/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
World War II saw pilots from around the world battling in the skies over Europe, Asia and Africa, with victory resting upon their nerve, skill and the capabilities of some of history's most iconic aircraft. In the chaos of battle, it was vital that they could quickly identify friend from foe. But do you know your Hurricane from your Bf 109, or ......
Bombers 1939 -1945Author: Sharp, DanCode: 57865Price:AU $54.02Format: HardbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:19/01/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2021
"Dozens of top secret bomber designs were drawn up by the Germans during the Second World War, including gigantic flying wings, sleek jet bombers, asymmetrical bombers with the cockpit and weapons turrets on the ends of their wings and even enormous carriers for single-seat suicide bombers."
The Fairey Deltas, Convair Century-series, and Avro 707Author: Buttler, TonyCode: 59870Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:03/12/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
At the dawn of the supersonic jet age, aircraft designers were forced to devise radical new planforms that suited the new power of the jet engine. One of the most successful was the delta wing. Although Gloster produced the delta wing Javelin, and Boulton Paul -its P.111 research aircraft - Fairey and Avro were the champions of the delta in ......
The Early Years of the US Air ForcesAuthor: Treadwell, Terry CCode: 60130Price:AU $75.00Format: Hardback / 312 pages Published date:01/12/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2020
Much has been written about the Unites States air forces during the Second World War, but little has been written about the early days of American military aviation either before or during the First World War or in the immediate inter-war years. In _Strike From the Air_, the author shows the early development of the aviation section of the U.S. ......
Italian Secret ProjectsAuthor: Comelli, MarcoCode: 57618Price:AU $56.02Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:01/12/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2020
In the years leading up to World War II, the Italian government encouraged its aviation companies to develop innovative aircraft to meet the needs of the pre-WW2 Italian air force, the Regia Aeronautica . This book examines the conception, development and sometimes the construction and testing of some of these aircraft.