into the design, construction, and combat use of the RAF's third andfinal V-bomber.Author: Wilson, KeithCode: 60664Price:AU $54.95Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:24/07/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2021
The Handley Page Victor was the third and final V-bomber to be operated by the RAF during the Cold War as part of the UK's airborne nuclear deterrent. It also served as a strategic reconnaissance platform and as an air-to-air refuelling tanker. Keith Wilson looks at two former Falklands and Gulf War veteran aircraft to examine the detail.
Fairey SwordfishAuthor: Willis, MatthewCode: 60495Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 116 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:26/06/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2021
Few aircraft encompass as many contradictions as the Fairey Swordfish - the legendary Stringbag naval torpedo bomber was approaching antiquation at the start of the war yet struck mortal blows against some of the most powerful battleships in the Axis fleets. Naval Aviation historian Matthew Willis explores how modern technology such as radar ......
The Story of the Engine That Won the Battle of Britain and WWIIAuthor: Hoyland, GrahamCode: 60565Price:AU $21.98Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: WILLIAM COLLINS Published date:02/06/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2021
The most iconic planes of WWII, the Supermarine Spitfire, Hawker Hurricane, DeHavilland Mosquito and the Avro Lancaster, were all powered by one engine, the Rolls-Royce Merlin. The story of the Merlin is one of British ingenuity at its height, of artistry and problem-solving that resulted in a war-winning design.
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:21/05/2021Availability:Please contact us for availability
An illustrated history and A-Z of bombers with 750 photographs, in a newly updated edition.
From the London Bomber to the Flying Wing Jet FighterAuthor: Metzmacher, AndreasCode: 60657Price:AU $55.00Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:20/05/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2021
Known for the London bomber of WW1, Gotha also built successful seaplanes. During WW2, Gotha built cargo gliders and the Messerschmitt Bf 110 under licence, gearing up in 1945 to build flying wing jet fighters, even designing its more radical successor. After the war Gotha returned to producing gliders and production finally came to an end 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 ......
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:Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.
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 ......
Bombers 1939 -1945Author: Sharp, DanCode: 57865Price:AU $54.02Format: HardbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:01/05/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 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."
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:Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.
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, ......
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:Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.
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 ......
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.
Allied Medium Bombers: Douglas A-20 Havoc Series Southwest PacificAuthor: Claringbould, MichaelCode: 60581Price:AU $34.95Format: Paperback / 100 pages Published date:30/03/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Pacific Profiles Volume Three illustrates, by squadron, USAAF Fifth Air Force and RAAF Douglas A-20 series medium bombers operating in New Guinea from July 1942 to the end of 1944.
In CombatAuthor: Salvador Mafe HuertasCode: 60804Price:AU $65.00Format: Paperback / 68 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date:25/03/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Author: Rys, MarekCode: 60706Price:AU $41.69Format: Paperback / 20 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date:28/01/2021Availability:Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.
Covers the first ever "flying wing" jet, built at the very end of World War II in the German Gotha factory.
YB-40 Flying Fortress and XB-41 Liberator Bomber EscortsAuthor: Wolf, Dr WilliamCode: 60143Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:18/11/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The XB-40 and XB-41 were secret, little-known experimental modifications of the B-17F and B-24D, respectively, into heavily-armed bomber gunships sometimes referred to as "bomber escorters". They were developed during early World War II in response to the lack of a USAAF long-range fighter aircraft able to escort and protect regular B-17 ......
All marks and modelsAuthor: Baker, DavidCode: 56413Price:AU $50.93Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:05/11/2020Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Author: Napier, MichaelCode: 59328Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:23/09/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The Vickers Wellington was one of very few aircraft types to have been in production and frontline service throughout World War II, and more than 10,000 Wellingtons were built in the period. They took part in the first RAF bombing mission of the conflict when, on 4 September 1939, 14 examples from Nos 9 and 149 Sqns undertook a daring daylight ......
Curtiss's Carrier-Based Dive Bomber in World War IIAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 59157Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:02/09/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
While initally labeled as a troublesome aircraft, the Curtiss SB2C Helldiver went on to be noted for striking more Japanese targets than any other US Navy dive bomber. Despite this, the Helldiver was to be the last of a long line of US Navy dive bombers. The development, production, and combat use of the many variations of the Helldiver are ......
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 ......
Mk. I, II, III, Iv, FloatplaneAuthor: Anirudh, RaoCode: 59751Price:AU $41.50Format: Paperback / 20 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date:01/08/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Fairey Swordfish was a British biplane torpedo-bomber and reconnaissance aircraft designed to operate from aircraft carriers or as a reconnaissance seaplane operating from catapult launchers. The prototype was built in 1933 at the Fairey Aviation Co. Ltd.
The aircraft had its first flight in 1933, too. It had an open cabin for a ......
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 'flying Pencil' in Luftwaffe Service - 1936-1945Author: Goss, ChrisCode: 59242Price:AU $125.00Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: CLASSIC PUBLICATIONS Published date:02/07/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Designed both as a military and civil aircraft, the Dornier Do 17 'Flying Pencil', so called because of its slender fuselage, was one of three twin-engined medium bombers in service with the Luftwaffe at the start of the Second World War.
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.
The Story in ArtAuthor: Fairley, JohnCode: 59349Price:AU $75.00Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date:30/06/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Barely a decade passed from the Wright Brothers first powered flight to aircraft becoming lethal instruments of war. The Royal Flying Corps and Royal Naval Air Service took off in the very early days of The Great War and captured the publics imagination and admiration. Sydney and Richard Carline happened to be both pilots and artists as was ......
Bomber Command's war against Mussolini's cities, docks and factoriesAuthor: Worrall, RichardCode: 59955Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:25/06/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Between June 1940 and August 1943, RAF Bomber Command undertook a little-known strategic bombing campaign in Europe. The target was Mussolinis Italy. This air campaign was a key part of the strategic policy of Britain from 1940 to 1943, which aimed at securing Italys early surrender. However, it posed unique challenges, not least of which was ......
1939-1945Author: Newdick, ThomasCode: 59938Price:AU $37.99Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS LTD Published date:21/06/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Organised chronologically by type, German Bomber Aircraft of World War II offers a highly-illustrated guide to the main types of aircraft used by the German Luftwaffe during World War II. The book offers a comprehensive survey of German aircraft, from the Junkers Ju 87A Stuka dive-bomber and Dornier Do 17Z-2 that participated in the ......
Witness to WarAuthor: Currie, JackCode: 59913Price:AU $24.95Format: Paperback / 192 pages Published date:15/04/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
This is a welcome reissue of a book which has been described as one of the best accounts about life in Bomber Command during World War II. Lancaster Target is the classic story of one crews fight to survive a full tour of operations in the night skies of wartime Europe. Flying Lancaster bombers from RAF Wickenby in Lincolnshire between 1943 and ......
Stalin's Successful Red Air Force Light BomberAuthor: Smith, Peter CCode: 58977Price:AU $85.00Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:29/03/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Full and comprehensive on the origins, design, construction and battle record of the Petlyakov Pe-2 dive-bomber, the Peshka. A-10A.
Spotlight OnAuthor: Viera, J.P.Code: 56086Price:AU $38.70Format: Hardback / 42 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:16/03/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Detailed colour illustrations of the iconic French Cold War-era jet fighter aircraft showing camouflage, colours and markings.
An Illustrated HistoryAuthor: Lepage, Jean-DenisCode: 58098Price:AU $85.00Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:03/02/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The torpedo-bomber was a very short-lived weapon system, operational for scarcely half a century from just prior WWI to the 1960s.
Author: Cotter, JarrodCode: 58205Price:AU $26.96Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:02/02/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
During the Second World War, RAF Lancaster bombers took the conflict into the very heart of Hitler's Third Reich, and flew some of the most daring operations of the war. Surprisingly, of the 7,377 Lancasters built only two survive today, one in Britain and one in Canada. Produced with the full cooperation of the RAF's Battle of Britain Memorial ......
Two-Seat VersionsAuthor: Pavinsky, ViktorCode: 57119Price:AU $18.33Format: Paperback / 20 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:20/01/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Fold-out scale plans in 1/72 and 1/48 scale of the famous Russian WWII Ilyushin Il-2 Shturmovik, two-seater versions.