Bombers 1939 -1945Author: Sharp, DanCode: 57865Price:AU $54.02Format: HardbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:09/12/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2020
"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."
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.
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 ......
Western Fighter Engine DevelopmentAuthor: Douglas, Calum E.Code: 59866Price:AU $69.95Format: Hardback / 300 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:23/11/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2020
The piston engines that powered Second World War fighters, the men who designed them, and the secret intelligence work carried out by both Britain and Germany would determine the outcome of the first global air war.
Advanced jet engines may have been in development but every militarily significant air battle was fought by ......
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.
Author: Chorlton, MartinCode: 59871Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:15/11/2020Availability:Please contact us for availability
With its roots dating back to the late 1940s in the de Havilland Comet airliner, the Nimrod already had pedigree when it first appeared in the late 1960s in place of the Shackleton in the Maritime Reconnaissance role. Fewer than fifty were built for the RAF, the type being steadily upgraded throughout its career right up to its retirement in ......
Famous Russian AircraftAuthor: Gordon, YefimCode: 59246Price:AU $115.00Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:12/11/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2020
As early as 1965, when the MiG-25 interceptor was in the midst of its test programme, the Mikoyan Design Bureau started work on an even more capable two-seat interceptor meant to provide adequate protection for the huge expanses of Siberia and the Soviet Far East.
All marks and modelsAuthor: Baker, DavidCode: 56413Price:AU $50.93Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:05/11/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2020
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.
Author: Willis, MatthewCode: 59851Price:AU $29.95Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: KEY PUBLISHING LTD Published date:25/09/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020
The Fairey Firefly two-seater strike-fighter emerged from a troubled gestation to become one of the most widely used and effective aircraft of the Royal Navy’s Fleet Air Arm. It first saw service in 1944 during the attacks on the battleship Tirpitz as it lurked in the Norwegian fjords, then served in the Far East as the Fleet Air Arm ......
The indispensable guide to Britains aviation heritageAuthor: Ellis, KenCode: 59736Price:AU $45.95Format: Hardback / 384 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:14/09/2020Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Now remarkably in its 27th edition, ever since it was first published in the 1960s every edition of Wrecks & Relics has been eagerly sought after by aviation enthusiasts, restorers and curators alike. It is renowned as the go-to source charting the highlights, changes and trends in the preservation of the aviation heritage of the British Isles. ......
Author: Davies, Peter E.Code: 58965Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:18/08/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
World War II saw the development of the heavy bomber as a decisive weapon which, in sufficient numbers, could overcome defensive fighters and guns and lay waste to strategic targets. The addition of nuclear weapons to the bomber's armament made it even more formidable, and by the late 1940s, US planners saw the growth of a Soviet nuclear-armed ......
Author: Bamford, JoeCode: 59749Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:01/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
Having been classified by the Air Ministry as a Master Diversion airfield, RAF Manston was for many years open twenty-four hours a day and available to both civil and military aircraft 365 days a year. It was also later equipped with the Pyrene foam system, which both civil and military aircraft could use when they had problems with their ......
Grumman's First Torpedo Bomber in World War IIAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 58853Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:21/07/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The Grumman-designed TBF Avenger was unquestionably the most successful torpedo bomber in the US fleet during WWII. Developed just prior to the US entry in WWII, the type made its combat debut at the Battle of Midway. Demand for the large carrier-borne aircraft, which could drop conventional bombs and depth charges in addition to torpedoes, soon ......
The Royal Air Forces and the Defense of Australia and New ZealandBetween the World WarsAuthor: Spencer, Alex MCode: 59205Price:AU $66.00Format: Paperback / 260 pages Publisher: PURDUE UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date:15/07/2020Availability:Please contact us for availability
Examines the air defense of Australia and New Zealand during the interwar period. The book also demonstrates the difficulty of applying new military aviation technology to the defense of the global Empire and provides insight into the nature of the political relationship between the Pacific Dominions and Britain.
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.
Thrilling Tales from the Men and Women Who Have Operated ThisIndomitable Modern-Day BomberAuthor: Hall, ,IanCode: 59249Price:AU $34.99Format: PaperbackPublisher: GRUB STREET Published date:01/07/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Tornado Boys is part of the ever-popular 'Boys' series, and differs from earlier titles. With focus on the GR1/GR4 versions of the Tornado (and not the F3 interceptor), readers will enjoy fascinating insights on what it is like to operate this multi-role bomber/reconnaissance aircraft against the backdrop of modern-day scenarios.