Living and Dying with the CorsairAuthor: Hillier-Graves, TimCode: 59748Price:AU $54.95Format: Hardback / 214 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date:28/11/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2020
"Despite everything I felt very lucky to have flown Corsairs, they were the best you know even though it took me sometime to realise this when so many friends died flying them." (Colin Facer, Corsair pilot, HMS Illustrious) The Vought-Sikorsky Corsair was one of the most potent fighters of the Second World War. It was also one of the most ......
The Real StoryAuthor: Pedersen, DanCode: 59169Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date:26/11/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2020
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 ......
5 Personal Account of Ten Weeks of War, April-June 1942Author: Barnham, DenisCode: 57881Price:AU $36.99Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date:20/11/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2020
The story of the grim air battle to save Malta, waged in part with only a few battle-scarred Spitfires.
1941-42Author: Stille, MarkCode: 59326Price:AU $27.95Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:03/11/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2020
The striking power of the Imperial Japanese Navys carrier- based attack aircraft was established at Pearl Harbor, and the IJNs carrier- based torpedo and dive- bombers showed their prowess again at the Battle of Coral Sea when they sank the US Navy carrier USS Lexington and damaged the carrier USS Yorktown. Even at the disastrous Battle of ......
An illustrated history from the early planes of World War I to the superAuthor: Crosby, FrancisCode: 57136Price:AU $44.95Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: LORENZ BOOKS Published date:01/11/2020Availability:Please contact us for availability
Explores the development and history and an A-Z of over 170 aircraft, with 600 photographs, in a new fully updated edition.
The Lockheed P-38Author: Blake, SteveCode: 59333Price:AU $65.00Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:01/11/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2020
Lightning Strikes-The Lockheed P-38 is a comprehensive history of one of the most successful and versatile aircraft of the Second World War. The book covers its design, production and technical details as well as its service in every USAAF combat theatre, with foreign air forces and as postwar civilian aircraft-supplemented by detailed appendices.
Secret Projects of the Luftwaffe Close Up 1Author: Sharp, DanCode: 58220Price:AU $26.96Format: PaperbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:28/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
Dan Sharp analyses Germany's last-gasp WW2 Volksj ger jet fighter programme.
Us Navy F-14 Tomcat in Combat, 1987-2000Author: Cooper, TomCode: 58203Price:AU $42.99Format: Paperback / 72 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:28/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
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.
Author: Vieira, JpCode: 59361Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 42 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:28/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
This book is the latest in a new reference series for aircraft modellers called "Spotlight On" and presents detailed illustrations of the famous F-15 Eagle, a US cold war-era twin-engine jet aircraft that has seen service with the US, Israeli, Saudi Arabian and Japanese air forces. It is among the most successful modern fighters, with over 100 ......
Author: Karnas, DariuszCode: 59368Price:AU $19.95Format: Paperback / 24 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:28/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
This book is a compilation of 4-view colour profiles, scale plans and photographic details of the single variant of the NAA Mustang P-51B-1-NA, featuring scale plans in 1/72 and 1/48 scales plus drawings from wartime technical manuals and also photographs of the details in b+w and colour.
Author: Karnas, DariuszCode: 59365Price:AU $19.95Format: Paperback / 24 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:28/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
This book is a compilation of 4-view colour profiles, scale plans and photographic details of the single variant of the Henschel Hs 126B-1, featuring scale plans in 1/72 and 1/48 scales plus drawings form wartime technical manuals and also photographs of the details in b+w and colour.
The Life and Myth of Erich Hartmann, the World's Top Fighter AceAuthor: Schmidt, ErikCode: 58856Price:AU $65.00Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date:25/07/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The story of the top-scoring ace in history, a Luftwaffe pilot named Erich Hartmann who totalled 352 kills.
Author: Brew, AlecCode: 59004Price:AU $105.00Format: Hardback / 448 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:15/07/2020Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Boulton Paul has been one of the great innovators of British aviation. They built more Camels than Sopwiths, the first all-steel airframe, the largest aircraft ever built in Britain, the first with a power-operated gun turret, the famous Defiant, the first single-engine turboprop, and are now world leaders in power control units and fly-by-wire.
Thrilling Personal Reminiscences from a Fighter Pilot and LeaderAuthor: Peacock-Edwards, Air Commodore RickCode: 58829Price:AU $69.99Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: GRUB STREET Published date:15/07/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Rate of Climb is an original and continually entertaining biography, drawing on previously unpublished family and archival material, from a leading ex-RAF fighter pilot who flew Lightnings, Phantoms, Tonrado F2/3s and other high-performance aircraft.
Cold War Through the Falklands 1969-1990Author: Marston, RobertCode: 59247Price:AU $34.99Format: PaperbackPublisher: GRUB STREET Published date:01/07/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
In Harrier Boys Volume One: Cold War Through the Falklands, 1969-1990, Robert Marston, who flew Harriers for many years, draws together accounts from others who worked with this unique jet through its history.
Author: Bond, SteveCode: 59248Price:AU $34.99Format: PaperbackPublisher: GRUB STREET Published date:01/07/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Meteor Boys, one of the ever-popular Boys series. As Britain's first jet fighter, the Gloster Meteor has had a remarkably varied and lengthy life. But whilst many books have focused on its development and service history, the time has come to hear the personal experiences of its air and ground crews.
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:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
A mere 20 Sea Harriers operating from two aircraft carriers would take on the might of the Argentine air force, some 200 planes strong.
True Tales from UK Operators of the McDonnell Douglas F-4Author: Pike, RichardCode: 59042Price:AU $34.99Format: PaperbackPublisher: GRUB STREET Published date:18/03/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Throughout this book, readers are taken across the world with descriptions of the adventures had in this twin-engined supersonic long-range fighter-bomber. There are anecdotes of reconnaissance missions, encounters with the Russian Tupolevs, record-breaking flights and life on HMS Ark Royal.
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.
Desperation and Devastation During WW2's Final MonthsAuthor: Sharp, DanCode: 57830Price:AU $59.95Format: HardbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:27/12/2019Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
"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 "
Author: Forsgren, JanCode: 57048Price:AU $57.99Format: 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.
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. Usually dispatched 1-3 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, ......
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 ......