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9781785216794

Handley Page Victor: 1952 to 19893 (all marks and variants) Insights

into the design, construction, and combat use of the RAF's third andfinal V-bomber. Author: Wilson, Keith Code: 60664 Price: AU $54.95 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 24/07/2021 Availability: 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.
9781911658498

Fleet Air Arm Legends

Fairey Swordfish Author: Willis, Matthew Code: 60495 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 116 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 26/06/2021 Availability: 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 ......

9788366549272

Single 33: Messerschmitt Bf 109 G-6 (Early)

Author: Karnas, Dariusz Code: 60709 Price: AU $19.80 Format: Paperback / 24 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 08/06/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2021
A compilation for aero modellers of 4-view colour profiles, scale plans and photo details of the early Messerschmitt Bf 109 G-6, plus drawings from wartime technical manuals.
9780008359300

Merlin: The Power Behind the Spitfire, Mosquito and Lancaster

The Story of the Engine That Won the Battle of Britain and WWII Author: Hoyland, Graham Code: 60565 Price: AU $21.98 Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: WILLIAM COLLINS Published date: 02/06/2021 Availability: 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.
9780754834991

The World Encyclopedia of Bombers

An illustrated history from the early planes of World War 1 to thesophisticated jet bombers of the modern age Author: Crosby, Francis Code: 59152 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: LORENZ BOOKS Published date: 21/05/2021 Availability: Please contact us for availability
An illustrated history and A-Z of bombers with 750 photographs, in a newly updated edition.
9781781557068

Gotha Aircraft

From the London Bomber to the Flying Wing Jet Fighter Author: Metzmacher, Andreas Code: 60657 Price: AU $55.00 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 20/05/2021 Availability: 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 ......
9781911639251

USAF Jet Bombers

Author: Baker, David Code: 60128 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 132 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 15/05/2021 Availability: 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 ......

9780764361319

B-58 Hustler

Convair's Cold War Mach 2 Bomber Author: Doyle, David Code: 60300 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 01/05/2021 Availability: 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 ......
9781526789891

Hitler's Strategic Bombing Offensive on the Eastern Front

Blitz Over the Volga, 1943 Author: Degtev, Dmitry Code: 60644 Price: AU $55.00 Format: Hardback / 248 pages Published date: 01/05/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2021
The story of the largest operation the Luftwaffe undertook on the Eastern Front - in support of the Kursk offensive.
9781911658092

Secret Projects of the Luftwaffe - Vol 2

Bombers 1939 -1945 Author: Sharp, Dan Code: 57865 Price: AU $54.02 Format: Hardback Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 01/05/2021 Availability: 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."
9780764361326

AD and A-1 Skyraider

Douglas's "Spad" in Korea and Vietnam Author: Doyle, David Code: 60298 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 01/05/2021 Availability: 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, ......
9780764361296

B-17 Flying Fortress Vol. 2

Boeing's B-17E through B-17H in World War II Author: Doyle, David Code: 60299 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 01/05/2021 Availability: 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 ......
9781911658337

Junkers Ju 87 Stuka

Eagles of the Luftwaffe Author: Saunders, Andy Code: 58222 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Hardback Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 17/04/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2021
The original dive-bomber, the Junkers Ju 87 Stuka, profiled by Luftwaffe expert Andy Saunders.
9780648926207

Pacific Profiles - Volume Three 1942-44

Allied Medium Bombers: Douglas A-20 Havoc Series Southwest Pacific Author: Claringbould, Michael Code: 60581 Price: AU $34.95 Format: Paperback / 100 pages Published date: 30/03/2021 Availability: 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.
9788366673175

Panavia Tornado

In Combat Author: Salvador Mafe Huertas Code: 60804 Price: AU $65.00 Format: Paperback / 68 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 25/03/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
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The Fighter/Bomber Horten Ho 229

Author: Rys, Marek Code: 60706 Price: AU $41.69 Format: Paperback / 20 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 28/01/2021 Availability: 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.
9781472844699

World War II US Gunships

YB-40 Flying Fortress and XB-41 Liberator Bomber Escorts Author: Wolf, Dr William Code: 60143 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 18/11/2020 Availability: 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 ......

9781785211935

Convair B-36 Peacemaker Manual 1948-59

All marks and models Author: Baker, David Code: 56413 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 05/11/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Convair B-36 Peacemaker Manual
9781472840752

Vickers Wellington Units of Bomber Command

Author: Napier, Michael Code: 59328 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 23/09/2020 Availability: 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 ......

9780764359699

SB2C Helldiver

Curtiss's Carrier-Based Dive Bomber in World War II Author: Doyle, David Code: 59157 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 02/09/2020 Availability: 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 ......
9781472840677

F-102 Delta Dagger Units

Author: Davies, Peter E. Code: 58965 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 18/08/2020 Availability: 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 ......
9788366148871

Fairey Swordfish

Mk. I, II, III, Iv, Floatplane Author: Anirudh, Rao Code: 59751 Price: AU $41.50 Format: Paperback / 20 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 01/08/2020 Availability: 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 ......

9780764359392

TBF/TBM Avenger

Grumman's First Torpedo Bomber in World War II Author: Doyle, David Code: 58853 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 21/07/2020 Availability: 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 ......
9781906537555

Dornier Do 17

The 'flying Pencil' in Luftwaffe Service - 1936-1945 Author: Goss, Chris Code: 59242 Price: AU $125.00 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: CLASSIC PUBLICATIONS Published date: 02/07/2020 Availability: 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.
9781911621911

Tornado Boys

Thrilling Tales from the Men and Women Who Have Operated ThisIndomitable Modern-Day Bomber Author: Hall, ,Ian Code: 59249 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback Publisher: GRUB STREET Published date: 01/07/2020 Availability: 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.
9781526762207

Fighting in the Sky

The Story in Art Author: Fairley, John Code: 59349 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date: 30/06/2020 Availability: 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 ......

9781472841452

The Italian Blitz 1940-43

Bomber Command's war against Mussolini's cities, docks and factories Author: Worrall, Richard Code: 59955 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 25/06/2020 Availability: 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 ......

9781782749714

German Bomber Aircraft of World War II

1939-1945 Author: Newdick, Thomas Code: 59938 Price: AU $37.99 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS LTD Published date: 21/06/2020 Availability: 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 ......

9781910809440

The Tiger Moth Story

Author: Bramson, Alan Code: 59914 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Paperback / 232 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 15/04/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
9781910809433

Lancaster Target

Witness to War Author: Currie, Jack Code: 59913 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Published date: 15/04/2020 Availability: 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 ......

9781526759306

The Petlyakov Pe-2

Stalin's Successful Red Air Force Light Bomber Author: Smith, Peter C Code: 58977 Price: AU $85.00 Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 29/03/2020 Availability: 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.
9788365958365

Dassault Mirage III & Mirage 5

Spotlight On Author: Viera, J.P. Code: 56086 Price: AU $38.70 Format: Hardback / 42 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 16/03/2020 Availability: 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.
9781526705686

The Men Who Flew the Halifax

Author: W, Bowman, Martin Code: 56668 Price: AU $65.99 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 26/02/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Covers the period 1942-_1_945, looking in particular at the Halifax's encounters with the Luftwaffe and the individual experiences of the men involved in such engagements.
9781526763471

Torpedo Bombers, 1900-1950

An Illustrated History Author: Lepage, Jean-Denis Code: 58098 Price: AU $85.00 Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 03/02/2020 Availability: 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.
9781785216862

Avro Lancaster (Icon)

Author: Cotter, Jarrod Code: 58205 Price: AU $26.96 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 02/02/2020 Availability: 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 ......
9788365958679

Scale Plans 64: Ilyushin Il-2 Shturmovik

Two-Seat Versions Author: Pavinsky, Viktor Code: 57119 Price: AU $18.33 Format: Paperback / 20 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 20/01/2020 Availability: 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.
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