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9781781557808

Vietnam War Army Helicopter Nose Art Vol 2

Author: John Brennan Code: 60801 Price: AU $53.99 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 08/05/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2021
In Vol. 2 there are astonishing photos on par with Vol. 1. Besides 165 images, there are search aids for locating former in-country Army helicopters. There is a list of 24 recommended Huey photo-books; a tabulation of 300 AH-1 Cobra war survivors, their former units, and present location, also a database of 500 in-country Army helicopter names.
9781476684178

Vietnam by Chinook

A CH-47 Crew Chief During the Tet Offensive Author: Corlew, Edward Code: 60248 Price: AU $45.13 Format: Paperback / 167 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 30/12/2020 Availability: Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.
Well armed and capable of deploying platoon-sized infantry units, the tandem-rotored Chinook and it's crew were a formidable weapon in jungle warfare. Large and lightly armored, they also presented easy targets. This memoir relates missions over landing zones beset with hidden enemy positions, the author's return home and his reflection on the ......
9788366549180

Scale Plans 67: Mil Mi-24d/V In 1/48 Scale

Author: Karnas, Dariusz Code: 59367 Price: AU $19.95 Format: Paperback / 12 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 28/10/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Twelve fold-out large-format (650 x 297 mm) plans for 1/48 scale aero modellers of the variants of the Russian/Soviet multi-purpose military helicopter.

9781526759429

Phoenix 13 - Elite Helicopter Units in Vietnam

Americal Division Artillery Air Section Author: James, Darryl Code: 59342 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date: 23/09/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

A collection of war stories closely based on the authors experiences flying scout/observation helicopters in Vietnam. Story telling was a daily evening occurrence for the solo scout pilots. These stories, called TINS, an irreverent pilot acronym for this is no shit, allowed the solo pilots to learn from each others experiences and mistakes. The ......

9788365958280

Mil Mi-8/17/171 Hip

Author: Fojtik, Jakub Code: 55295 Price: AU $57.99 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 19/10/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Illustrated history of the Soviet era multipurpose military helicopter and its variants, featuring many previously unpublished photographs and artwork.
9781785212062

Air Ambulance Manual

All models Author: Robinson, Claire Code: 57082 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Hardback / 300 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 12/10/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
A unique behind-the-scenes insight into the UK air ambulance services, the different models for their structure, how they are funded, organised and run, the helicopters used and the roles of crew members and support staff, with case studies of typical missions undertaken. A donation from each copy sold will be made to the Air Ambulances UK ......
9781526754134

The First Helicopter Boys: The Malayan Emergency, 1947-1960

The Early Days of Helicopter Operations Author: David, Taylor, Code: 56798 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 248 pages Published date: 05/07/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
There have been many books written about operations during the Indonesian Confrontation and the enormous contribution made by the helicopter squadrons to the successful outcome of hostilities, but almost nothing of a similar nature concerning the Malayan Emergency - until now.
9781781328330

Spinning on the Wind

A Gyronauts Tale Author: Jennings, Shirley Code: 56551 Price: AU $18.69 Format: Paperback / 270 pages Publisher: SILVERWOOD BOOKS LTD Published date: 15/02/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
A thrilling read for lovers of aviation.
9781910690550

Helicopter Boys

True Tales from Operators of Military and Civilian Rotorcraft Author: Pike, Richard Code: 51533 Price: AU $54.99 Format: Hardback / 184 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 01/08/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Helicopter Boys is the latest addition to Grub Street's Boys series from acclaimed author Richard Pike, exploring the role of helicopters in military and civilian situations. With over fourteen contributors, Helicopter Boys contains stories of the diverse nature of helicopter operations.
9781473894846

US Military Helicopters

Images of War Author: Green, Michael Code: 49495 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 11/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

The helicopter came on the scene too late to play other than a minor role in the Second World War but by the Korean conflict the Bell H-13 Sioux, OH-23 Raven and Sikorsky H-19 Chickasaw were in service. It was in Vietnam that the US military helicopters really came into their own and the best known were the Bell UH-1 Iriquois (known as the ......

9780143771661

Emergency Response

Life, Death and Helicopters Author: Greenberg, Dave Code: 49579 Price: AU $35.00 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE NEW ZEALAND LTD Published date: 02/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Stories from a life spent in the emergency services - true tales of rescue and adventure.When Dave Greenberg was just 13 years old, he saved a life for the first time, using CPR. He already knew that he wanted to spend his life helping others in times of crisis, and that harrowing event on a city footpath only confirmed this desire. He went on to ......
9781445674360

Merlin EH(AW) 101

From Design to Front Line Author: Pittman, Rich Code: 49439 Price: AU $30.54 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/09/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
As one of the most iconic helicopters of all time reaches thirty, Rich Pittman offers a richly illustrated look back at a vehicle that remains popular with armed services and aviation enthusiasts around the world. The helicopter used to be designated the EH101 and is now the AW101.
9781911096450

Gator on the Rise

Kamov's Hokum Attack Helicopter Story 1977-2015 Author: Mladenov, Alexander Code: 47369 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Undefined Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date: 15/10/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The Kamov Ka-50 (NATO codename Hokum) was developed as a new-generation heavily-armoured attack helicopter - originally conceived as a one-to-one replacement of the Mi-24 Hind. The programme was launched at the Moscow-based Kamov Experimental Design Bureau in the late 1970s. The concept - promoted by the then young and inventive head of Kamov, ......
9781537013626

Chinese Helicopters

Product Brochures Author: Minnick, Wendell Code: 46255 Price: AU $31.35 Format: Paperback / 98 pages Publisher: CREATESPACE Published date: 12/08/2016 Availability: Please contact us for availability
This volume is a collection of product brochures collected at airshows and defense exhibitions around Asia. The brochures will provide the researcher with primary source material on Chinese helicopters, including both civilian and military applications. This volume includes a list of acronyms and an index. The following helicopters are profiled: ......
9781534923546

Helicopter Pilot's Handbook

Author: 9781534923546 Code: 40276 Price: AU $62.78 Format: Paperback / 198 pages Publisher: CREATESPACE Published date: 02/07/2016 Availability: Please contact us for availability
One problem with helicoptering is that there are virtually no flying clubs, at least of the sort that exist for fixed wing, so pilots get very little chance to swap stories, unless they meet in a muddy field somewhere, waiting for their passengers. As a result, the same mistakes are being made and the same lessons learnt separately instead of ......
9780857335050

Westland Sea King Manual H/C

Author: Howard, Lee Code: 37123 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 04/12/2014 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
An insight into the design, construction and operation of the Royal Navys classic search and rescue helicopter. For more than 25 years the Agusta Westland Sea King has been that most welcome of sights around the English coast, providing essential Search and Rescue (SAR) capabilities for those in peril both on land and at sea. The Royal Navy ......
9781781554197

Howard's Whirlybirds

Howard Hughes' Amazing Pioneering Helicopter Exploits Author: Porter, Donald J. Code: 39814 Price: AU $47.99 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 01/07/2014 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The first book to reveal how movie mogul Howard Hughes' aircraft division emerged from a hobby shop into an empire to be later sold for $490 million
9780857334015

RAF Chinook Manual

Author: McNab, Chris Code: 32377 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 20/06/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

The RAFs rugged twin-rotor Chinook support helicopter has been involved in most of the UKs military operations stretching back to the Falklands Conflict, Northern Ireland and in both Gulf Wars, to peacekeeping in Bosnia, operations in Kosovo, the evacuation of Sierra Leone, and most recently its high profile missions in Afghanistan. Author ......

9780071808613

Learning to Fly Helicopters

Author: Padfield, R.Randall Code: 38745 Price: AU $37.95 Format: Paperback / 544 pages Published date: 01/11/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Updated for the first time in 20 years, this complete guide to helicopter flight training introduces the beginner pilot to common maneuvers and flight mechanics, and helps you navigate the transition into the professional pilot industry.
9781908117281

Distant Thunder: A Helicopter Pilot's Letters from Iraq & Afghanistan

Author: Don Harward Code: 25782 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 01/07/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Publisher's Notes: Distant Thunder details the engrossing experiences of a helicopter pilot's tales of war told through letters that come straight from the heart. Often the author laboured well into the night after a mission still wearing the dusty flight suit which bore witness to the events he penned. Don Harward was torn between two worlds; ......
9780851303048

Fleet Air Arm Helicopters Since 1943

Author: Lee Howard Code: 24534 Price: AU $109.95 Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: AIR-BRITAIN (HISTORIANS) Published date: 01/07/2011 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Publisher's notes: Fleet Air Arm helicopters have seen action in Korea, Malaya, Suez, Borneo, Northern Ireland, the Falklands, Beirut, Turkey, Bosnia, Sierra Leone, Iraq and Afghanistan.They have provided vital Search and Rescue, humanitarian relief, counter-terrorist, counter-narcotic and anti-piracy roles both at home and abroad ever since ......
9781580071536

Birds of Prey - Predators, Reapers & America's Newest UAVs in Combat

Author: Bill Yenne Code: 23676 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: DLS AUSTRALIA Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Publisher's Notes: Although primitive unmanned TV-guided airplanes were used in combat during World War II, it is only recently that these machines have matured into the most significant new method of aerial combat since the beginning of contemporary warfare. The fact that onboard human pilots are no longer needed for these aircraft to carry ......
9780007288212

Hellfire

Author: Ed Macy Code: 23120 Price: AU $34.95 Format: Paperback / 280 pages Publisher: HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Sold Out
Publisher's Notes: May 2006. Pilot Ed Macy arrives in Afghanistan with a contingent of Apache AH Mk1. It's the first operational tour for the deadly, difficult machines and confidence in the cripplingly expensive attack helicopter is low. It doesn't help that for their first month 'in action', Ed and his mates see little more than the back-end ......
9780552124195

Chickenhawk

The Best Book to Come Out of Vietnam Author: Mason, Robert Code: 51337 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 400 pages Published date: 02/01/1984 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
As a child, Robert Mason dreamed of livitating. As a young man, he dreamed of flying helicopters - and the US Army gave him his chance. They sent him to Vietnam where, between August 1965 and July 1966, he flew more than 1,000 assault missions. In Chickenhawk, Robert Mason gives us a devastating bird's eye-view of that war in all it's horror, as ......
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