British Aviation Successes and Setbacks - 1945-1975Author: Reese, PeterCode: 58169Price:AU $41.49Format: Paperback / 304 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:20/01/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Exploring the successes and setbacks for the British aviation industry from 1945-1975
Through AdversityAuthor: Kite, BenCode: 58118Price:AU $58.83Format: Hardback / 500 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:15/11/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Through Adversity is a comprehensive history of the Britain's war in the air. It focuses on the operational experiences of aircrew from across the Commonwealth.
A HistoryAuthor: Bowman, Martin W.Code: 49526Price:AU $38.99(was
AU $59.99)Format: 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.
A Very British Love StoryAuthor: Nichol, JohnCode: 56730Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 464 pages Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER LTD Published date:30/06/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Spitfire: A remarkable aircraft flown by very brave men. This is their story.
The World's First Air ForceAuthor: Overy, RichardCode: 56560Price:AU $20.35Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date:01/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The dizzying pace of technological change in the early 20th century meant that it took only a little over ten years from the first flight by the Wright Brothers to the clash of fighter planes in the Great War. A period of terrible, rapid experiment followed to gain a brief technological edge. By the end of the war the British had lost an ......
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 ......
The Story of the Royal Air Force 1918-2018Author: Lepine, MikeCode: 51696Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: DANANN PUBLISHING LIMITED Published date:16/09/2018Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
RAF 100 celebrates and commemorates 100 years of the Royal Air Force with access to rare RAF archives, Mike Lepine uses photographs and documents to bring the story of the people, planes and missions to life as never before.
One Hundred Defining Moments from the Royal Air Force 1918-2018Author: Addington, ScottCode: 51704Price:AU $32.99Format: Hardback / 220 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date:11/09/2018Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
2018 marks the centenary of the formation of the Royal Air Force. Founded in the final months of the Great War, this book provides the greatest facts and figures relating to the RAF. Who were the original Aces? What was the longest mission undertaken? How much did the heaviest bomb weigh? Who flew the most sorties? What was the fastest speed ever ......
A Pictorial HistoryAuthor: Wilson, KeithCode: 50204Price:AU $28.43Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:14/07/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
On 1 April 1918, the Royal Air Force came into being and on 1 April 2018, the RAF celebrates its first 100 years. The aim of this book is to offer an alternative insight into what has really impacted on the RAF in its first century. Many people will recall Hurricanes and Spitfires standing firm against the invading Luftwaffe but how many will ......
A Very British Love StoryAuthor: Nichol, JohnCode: 51788Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 448 pages Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER LTD Published date:17/05/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The best book you will ever read about Britains greatest warplane. Patrick Bishop, bestselling author of Fighter Boys. `A rich and heartfelt tribute to this most iconic British machine. By focussing on the men (and women) who flew the Spitfire, John Nichol has brought a fresh and powerful perspective to the story. And by recording their ......
Author: Wilson, KeithCode: 49500Price:AU $71.30Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:02/03/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The 1970s were an event-filled and action packed decade for the Royal Air Force. Many events are worthy of note and all are recorded here, in words and images. Keith Wilson takes up from where he left off with RAF In Camera 1960s in order to take us on a journey through a particularly significant decade. The start of the 1970s saw the ......
British Civil Aviation 1939 - 1944Author: Wills, SimonCode: 51356Price:AU $37.91Format: Hardback / 197 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:19/02/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The original and officially compiled history of the BOAC throughout the war years
Pilots, Planes and Politics in British Aviation 1919-1940Author: Reese, PeterCode: 50168Price:AU $37.91Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:01/02/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Following the Armistice of 1918 the British Air Industry, including the newly founded RAF, held a low place in national priorities. The RAF was rapidly run down with the infant airlines being given the least possible help. Such neglect continued during the 1920s. The RAFs role was questioned and civilian air travel remained the province of the ......
A Centenary of OperationsAuthor: Napier, MichaelCode: 50251Price:AU $47.41Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY Published date:18/01/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The world's first independent air force, the Royal Air Force celebrates its centenary in 2018. In the 100 years since the end of World War I, the service has been involved in almost continuous operations around the globe, giving the RAF the longest and most wide-ranging history of any air force in the world. But over the years this history has ......
Defunct British Airlines Since 1945Author: Phillips, A.Code: 50799Price:AU $34.61Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:15/11/2017Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The book covers seventy defunct British airlines that have disappeared from our skies since 1946. They ceased trading for various reasons, from financial difficulties to industrial takeovers. It looks at both international and domestic airlines, and has a whole host of famous names, who are gone, but not forgotten.
Author: McLelland, TimCode: 50801Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 368 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:15/11/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Britain's Cold War Fighters explores the creation and development of the jet fighter, tracing the emergence of the first jet designs (the Meteor and Vampire) through to the first-generation jets which entered service with the RAF and Fleet Air Arm. Each aircraft type is examined, looking at how the design was created and how this translated into ......
The World's First Jump JetAuthor: Chambers, Mark A.Code: 49557Price:AU $50.93Format: Hardback / 156 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:01/11/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Mark A. Chambers charts the history and output of Hawker Aircraft Ltd from Sopwith onwards, through the Harrier's development, production, flight testing and operational and combat history, and also considers its future replacement, the Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.
A Pictorial HistoryAuthor: Wilson, KeithCode: 47166Price:AU $32.57Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:28/10/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This book covers a pictorial history of royal flying - not just the King's and Queen's Flight, but also the much wider subject of royal flying, including the Duke of Edinburgh's, Prince Charles's and Prince William's military and civilian flying activities.
A Century in PhotographsAuthor: MirrorpixCode: 49562Price:AU $26.46Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:02/10/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Celebrating a century of the world's oldest independent air force, The RAF at 100 showcases vivid and evocative images from the Mirrorpix archive that trace the story of the RAF from its earliest days through wartime and peacetime and into the modern age.
The Restoration and Preservation of the Last Supermarine Swift F4Author: Ellis, GuyCode: 49741Price:AU $26.99Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date:29/09/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Guy Ellis sets the scene of the importance of Britain's early jets, covers the development of the Swift, which puts WK275 in context, then traces the heritage of that aircraft, its operational life, how it was acquired and finally the full story of its restoration with a plethora of detailed photographs, drawings and publicity images.
Jet Bombers Since 1949Author: Buttler, TonyCode: 49758Price:AU $36.41(was
AU $56.02)Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:29/09/2017Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This book, a natural companion to the author's earlier British Secret Projects: Jet Fighters Since 1950, chronicles the design and development of the British bomber since the end of World War II. Like fighters, many bomber projects were drawn by British aircraft manufacturing companies in times of potential or actual combat.
Technical Innovations ManualAuthor: Falconer, JonathonCode: 48516Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:05/08/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
On 1 April 2018 the RAF celebrates its centenary, marking 100 years since its creation in 1918 out of the merger of the Royal Flying Corps and Royal Naval Air Service
The BiographyAuthor: Miller, RussellCode: 47425Price:AU $19.98Format: Paperback / 416 pages Publisher: WEIDENFELD & NICOLSON Published date:09/03/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The definitive biography of the father of the Royal Air Force.
The Great War Flying Career of Edwin Swale CBE OBE DFCAuthor: Marsden, Barry M.Code: 47232Price:AU $39.98Format: Hardback / 100 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:28/02/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
An enthralling biography of an overlooked Great War hero.
RAF Transport Aircraft Projects Since 1945Author: Gibson, ChrisCode: 47359Price:AU $59.90Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: HIKOKI PUBLICATIONS Published date:31/10/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
* Latest book in highly successful series * Many unknown and previously classified projects * Illustrated with photographs, drawings and specially commissioned artwork
From the Javelin to the VC10Author: Ellis, GuyCode: 46168Price:AU $32.98Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:11/08/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The Jet Age in Britain had begun with the Gloster E.28/39 and the Meteor fighter during the Second World War. At the end of the 1950s and the start of the 1960s, the second generation of British jet aircraft was starting to come into service. This second generation began with the Gloster Javelin, the Supermarine Sea Vixen and the re-designed ......
Author: Thomas, AndrewCode: 40124Price:AU $27.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:16/06/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Reveals how first using the Spitfire I and II, and then following the introduction of the Bf 109 the cannon-armed Spitfire V, RAF squadrons embarked on a range of missions which included one of the most important air battles of the war, over Dieppe on 19 August 1942.
Author: Jacobs, PeterCode: 40377Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:15/06/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
As part of the Aviation Heritage Trail series, the accomplished military author and former RAF Officer Peter Jacobs takes us to the Bomber County of Lincolnshire.
Author: Jonathan FalconerCode: 38322Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:05/05/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The RAF's four-engine Halifax bomber flew on most of the main raids over Germany in the Second World War, as well as in operations from Italy, in North Africa and the Far East, and after the war on the Berlin Air Lift.
Volume 2: James to ZurakowsAuthor: Ellis, KenCode: 46979Price:AU $59.95Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:31/03/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
History of the British test pilots who risked everything to take prototypes into the sky.
Diary of a Second World War NavigatorAuthor: John GellnerCode: 47833Price:AU $59.95Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:25/02/2016Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Diary of Jan Gellner, Czech navigator, after being trained in the first air observer course within the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan in Canada, he began his tour with the No. 311 (Czechoslovak) Bomber Squadron RAF. During 37 bombing sorties on Vickers Wellington over the occupied European territory and Germany he earned the DFC.
Author: Higham, RobinCode: 46298Price:AU $69.99Format: Hardback / 384 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:01/12/2015Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This book pictures the growth of British air transport from inception in 1910 to the formation of Imperial Airways in 1934 and the beginnings of BOAC. It shows the impetus given to aircraft production in WWI and presents an account of the operational and financial fortunes of each of the principal airlines which began operations shortly after.
Volume 1Author: Ellis, KenCode: 46978Price:AU $49.90Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:01/10/2015Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Tentative hops by Edwardian-era pioneers led to the development of a world-class industry. Spearheading this were the test pilots who ventured into the unknown in British-built aircraft for their maiden flights. As well as those that became household names, "Testing to the Limits" also brings to the forefront many 'unknowns' who risked everything ......