Seeking Range, Endurance, and the Intercontinental BomberAuthor: Wolf, WilliamCode: 48807Price:AU $160.00Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:28/08/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
This meticulously researched volume is a must in the library of any aviation buff: the most comprehensive descriptive and illustrated history of military and civilian aircraft and their pilots (men and women) to increase the range and endurance of their aircraft. Beginning with the proof of concept efforts to establish the airplane as a true ......
America's First World War II Torpedo BomberAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 49634Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:23/08/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The Douglas Devastator was the US Navy's first all-metal combat aircraft, the Navy's first airplane with a fully enclosed cockpit, the first aircraft to have hydraulically folding wings, and the first US Navy torpedo bomber to see combat. Although facing staggering losses in the early stages of the war in the Pacific, the brave men flying the ......
Bombers, Patrol and Assault AircraftAuthor: Carbonel, Jean-ChristopheCode: 48572Price:AU $56.02Format: HardbackPublisher: CRECY Published date:03/08/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
As early as 1944 France began the task of re-building its military aircraft industry and developing high performance aircraft for its armed forces. In doing so, French aircraft manufacturers produced some of the most innovative and outlandish bomber projects, proposals, designs and prototypes of the Cold War era.Many French bomber projects started ......
WWII RAF Operations in the Middle and Far EastAuthor: Bowman, Martin W.Code: 48289Price:AU $52.99Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:30/07/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Illustrated with never before seen images of RAF, SAAF, RAAF and USAAF aircraft and their crews.
Failed to ReturnAuthor: Bond, SteveCode: 48148Price:AU $75.00Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: FIGHTING HIGH Published date:28/06/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
From the autumn of 1943 to the last days of winter in early 1944, RAF Bomber Command directly assaulted the German capital Berlin. The authors, utilising considerable primary source material piece together the remarkable, yet ultimately tragic stories of some of those lost fighting the Battle of Berlin.
The Hammer in the Hammer and the SickleAuthor: Moore, Jason NicholasCode: 48476Price:AU $79.99Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:04/05/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This history of Soviet Strategic bombers after the Second World War deals with the development not just of service aircraft, but of experimental aircraft and projects that were never built as well. It will cover the service life of bombers, both active and retired, will be covered, and their use outside the Soviet Union will also be described.
Author: Jacobs, PeterCode: 47418Price:AU $54.99Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:27/02/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The night war over Germany was fought with equal ferocity on both sides, and was one of the toughest campaigns of the Second World War. This new publication seeks to provide a balanced account of the proceedings, including testimonies from pilots caught up on either side of the conflict.
The Forgotten Medium BomberAuthor: Jason Nicholas MooreCode: 47796Price:AU $45.00(was
AU $75.00)Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:14/12/2016Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This book gives a complete history of one of the best medium bombers of the Second World War, but one that has been sadly neglected in Western histories of that war. The Tu-2, an aircraft that first appeared in 1942, had its production stopped, then restarted, and really came into its own in the last year of the Second World War.
Author: Thomas, ChrisCode: 47055Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Published date:17/11/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Hawkers charismatic Tempest V entered RAF service just in time to be the most successful counter to the V1 flying bomb assault on southern England in the summer of 1944. With more than 800 of the robot missiles to its credit, Tempest V units then crossed the Channel to lock horns with the best the Luftwaffe had to offer - Fw 190D-9s, Ta 152s, ......
Author: Forsyth, RobertCode: 46178Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:22/09/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
As Europe plunged into World War II, Hitler ordered the development of a hi-tech secret weapon capable of taking the war across the Atlantic - the Messerschmitt Me 264. Chosen from designs for an Amerika Bomber tendered by Messerschmitt, Junkers and Focke-Wulf, this ultra-long-range aircraft would be capable of attacking cities in the United ......
Rare Luftwaffe Photographs from Wartime CollectionsAuthor: Goss, ChrisCode: 40458Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date:30/07/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
One of the most versatile aircraft of the Second World War, this is an excellent reference source for modellers and war gamers.
Rare Luftwaffe Photographs from Wartime CollectionsAuthor: Goss, ChrisCode: 40461Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date:30/07/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
An excellent reference source for modellers and war gamers.
A Bomber Command Story of Ops and Evasion, Captivity and FriendshipAuthor: Love, BarryCode: 39951Price:AU $90.00Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: FIGHTING HIGH Published date:28/07/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Jack Love's personal account of joining up for the RAF, training for, and then flying with RAF Bomber Command in the Second World War. He describes in graphic detail the night he was shot down, the subsequent extraordinary evasion attempt, and provides a fascinating insight into life as a prisoner-of-war.
The Latter Years - the Blitz and War in the East to the Fall of GermanyAuthor: Goss, ChrisCode: 40457Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date:30/06/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The Heinkel He 111 was the main work-horse of the Luftwaffes bomber force throughout much of the Second World War. Consequently, when Hitler launched Operation Barbarossa in June 1941, three entire Kampfgeschwader consisted of He 111s. Initially used as direct support for the German ground forces, as the campaign progressed the He 111 was ......
Code: 40527Price:AU $39.29Format: Paperback / 262 pages Publisher: MENTION THE WAR LTD. Published date:25/06/2016Availability:Please contact us for availability
Formed as a bomber unit in June 1938 at Abingdon, 106 Squadron initially operated Hawker Hinds. It soon re-equipped with the Fairey Battle before receiving its first Handley Page Hampdens in May 1939. It was with this type that 106 Squadron went to war, albeit initially as a training unit with 5 Group. Its operational war did not start in earnest ......
The Story of a WWII Bomber's Return to Glory in Honor of the Veterans ofAuthor: McLaughlin, Jerome JCode: 40539Price:AU $39.21Format: Paperback / 304 pages Publisher: DUDLEY COURT PRESS Published date:08/06/2016Availability:Please contact us for availability
Through engaging narrative and first-person accounts, B-17 Flying Fortress Restoration captures the painstaking restoration of a World War II-vintage Boeing B-17 bomber by more than 100 volunteers in Pooler, GA. Airplane restoration and military aviation enthusiasts alike can follow the airplane's journey from the storage hangers of the ......
The Early Years - Fall of France, Battle of Britain and the BlitzAuthor: Goss, ChrisCode: 40460Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date:30/05/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
A photographic examination of the best known German bomber of the Second World War.
KG 100 in ActionAuthor: Griehl, ManfredCode: 40464Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 72 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:30/05/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Photographic guide to the German elite pathfinders during World World II
The Remarkable Life of Jo Lancaster DFC from Bomber Command Pilot to TesAuthor: Gunby, DavidCode: 39947Price:AU $90.00Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: FIGHTING HIGH Published date:28/05/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The remarkable career of Bomber Command and Test Pilot Jo Lancaster DFC, the first man to use the Martin Baker ejection seat in an emergency.
The Last Flight of Bomber 075, Revised EditionAuthor: Septer, DirkCode: 40364Price:AU $31.35Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: HERITAGE HOUSE Published date:27/05/2016Availability:Please contact us for availability
""A story seemingly drawn out of a Hollywood action script...Gripping stuff.""--Canada's History Just before midnight on February 13, 1950, three engines of a US Air Force B-36 intercontinental bomber caught fire over Canada's northwest coast. The crew jumped, and the plane ditched somewhere in the Pacific Ocean. Almost four years later, the wreck ......
Author: Tim McLellandCode: 47799Price:AU $35.97(was
AU $59.95)Format: Paperback / 368 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:26/05/2016Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
From the iconic Vulcan to the latest generation of Typhoon aircraft, this fascinating and highly illustrated book tells how each design was created and translated into operational aircraft. The book gives a detailed account on how specific aircraft types were envisaged, created, developed and manufactured together with their service history.
RAF-Army Planning 1919 to Munich 1938Author: Baughen, GregCode: 49068Price:AU $69.99Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:10/12/2015Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A radical look at how RAF bombing policy was developed between the wars.
The First of the RAF Heavy BombersAuthor: Lombardi, PinoCode: 50807Price:AU $135.00Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:15/10/2015Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The definitive work on this iconic bomber that paved the way for the Halifax and the Lancaster
V BombersAuthor: Martin BowmanCode: 37585Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:05/08/2015Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Britains desire to stay at the leading edge in the design and development of modern jet powered aircraft was born in the later stages of the Second World War. The Royal Air Force sent requests to the leading aircraft manufactures for a variety of specifications, amongst which was one for a long-range heavy bomber. Three designs were accepted and ......
Author: Bowman, MartinCode: 38521Price:AU $65.00Format: Hardback / 240 pages Published date:28/02/2015Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
This title looks at the formidable Wellington Bomber, featuring a host of first-hand accounts and reports from the individuals who played a part in its history. Entertaining, hair-raising and sometimes incredibly poignant, these stories fuse to give an authentic sense of the times in which this aircraft flew.
in India and Return to Flight of a Rare WWI BomberAuthor: Andy SaundersCode: 33322Price:AU $59.99Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date:31/10/2014Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
In 2000, quite by chance, aircraft restorer Guy Black of Aero Vintage located the hulks of at least two Airco DH9 bombers in a remote part of India - hidden away in what had been a Maharajas elephant stable at his palace in Bikaner, Rajasthan. They were truly remarkable finds, and extremely rare examples of a near-extinct and ......
Author: Robert ForsythCode: 32500Price:AU $129.99Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: IAN ALLAN PUBLISHING Published date:12/06/2014Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The Heinkel He 111 was the most recognisable German bomber aircraft of World War 2. This book will form a comprehensive study of the development and operational history of the Heinkel He 111, exploring the many variants of this famous and long-serving Luftwaffe bomber aircraft. The text will be supported by several hundred rare photographs, ......
Author: Richard PikeCode: 32347Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date:31/05/2014Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
From the highly-successful author of Lightning Boys and Lightning Boys 2, Richard Pike, comes a welcome addition to the Boys series, Hunter Boys. A fascinating insight into the experiences and affections of those who flew the iconic Hawker Hunter. Fifteen aircrew relate their individual recollections of the highs and lows, the dramas and demands ......
The Giant Handley Page Bombers of the First World WarAuthor: Langham, RobCode: 46974Price:AU $55.00Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:02/02/2014Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This book tells the story of the largest British bomber of World War 1 and the men who flew them.
The History and Development of a Classic JetAuthor: Halpenny, Bruce BarrymoreCode: 38707Price:AU $49.99Format: Paperback / 208 pages Published date:13/01/2014Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The longest serving aircraft with the RAF and still operational, this book includes 20 colour profiles and a colour section. The author describes every version - British and American - ever manufactured and includes Canberras of all the many foreign air forces that flew the aircraft.
Author: Bowman, MartinCode: 31120Price:AU $75.00Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date:23/12/2013Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
* 2013 marks the 70th Anniversary of the Dambuster's Raid - an episode of Second World War history that continues to posses a strong hold over the national imagination. * Complemented throughout by a series of black and white images, some of which have never been published before.
A HistoryAuthor: Dancey, PeterCode: 47813Price:AU $28.79(was
AU $47.99)Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:31/10/2013Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
A complete history of the design and development of Britain's iconic and 'V' bomber, covering the period from 1947 to 1984, when it was withdrawn. The history takes in trials and development, taking flight, and the Vulcan B.2 and Black Buck attacks in the Falklands War, and provides details of all 136 airframes including completion dates.
An Insight into Developing, Flying, Servicing and Restoring Britain's LeAuthor: Falconer, JonathanCode: 31287Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:03/10/2013Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Nicknamed the 'wooden wonder' due to its largely wooden construction, the de Havilland Mosquito was one of the most versatile and successful combat aircraft of the Second World War. Offering insights into the design, construction and operational career of the iconic Mossie, this manual gets under the aircraft's birch and balsa skin to examine its ......
True Tales by Those Who Flew the Last All British-bomberAuthor: Pitchfork, GrahamCode: 31351Price:AU $54.99Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date:23/08/2013Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Twenty-four aircrew who flew the iconic aircraft with the Fleet Air Arm, the Royal Air Force and the South African Air Force (SAAF) relate their experiences and affection for the Blackburn Buccaneer. Arranged in chronological order, the book traces the history of the aircraft and the tasks it fulfilled. In addition to describing events and ......