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9781910809167

American Secret Projects Vol 2

Airlifters Author: Cox, George Code: 56793 Price: AU $55.00 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 01/07/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This book charts the history of the US airlifter from its origins in World War II to today's transport giants. In doing so, it reveals and describes numerous designs which never saw the light of day, examining the thinking behind them and giving insights into why they did, or did not, succeed.
9781623497217

Taking Flight

The Foundations of American Commercial Aviation, 1918-1938 Author: Johnson, M. Houston Code: 56012 Price: AU $69.72 Format: Hardback / 300 pages Publisher: TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 01/01/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Explores the emergence of commercial aviation between the world wars - and in the midst of the Great Depression - to show that the industry's dramatic growth resulted from a unique combination of federal policy, technological innovations, and public interest in air travel.
9781476664019

Kiffin Yates Rockwell and the Birth of the United States Air Force

Author: Murphy, T. B. Code: 46181 Price: AU $53.90 Format: Paperback / 200 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 30/10/2016 Availability: Please contact us for availability
"With the outbreak of World War I in August 1914, Kiffin Yates Rockwell of Asheville, North Carolina, volunteered to fight for France. Initially serving with the French Foreign Legion, he soon became a founding member of the Lafayette Escadrille. This book covers Rockwell's early life and military service with the Lafayette Escadrille"--
9780980109214

America's Local Service Airlines

Author: Stringer, David H Code: 39939 Price: AU $60.45 Format: Paperback / 120 pages Publisher: APT COLLECTIBLES Published date: 03/06/2016 Availability: Please contact us for availability
Following WWII, with the encouragement of the U.S. government, airline service was expanded across the nation to include smaller towns and cities. This book tells the history of the 13 Local Service Airlines that were established to provide these services on a regional basis.
9781522600244

Freedom Flyers (CD Audio MP3)

The Tuskegee Airmen of World War II Author: Moye, J Todd Code: 40184 Price: AU $15.70 Format: CD-Audio / 540 mins Publisher: THE LYONS PRESS Published date: 10/05/2016 Availability: Please contact us for availability
In this inspiring account of the Tuskegee Airmen the country's first African American military pilots historian J. Todd Moye captures the challenges and triumphs of these brave aviators in their own words, drawing on more than 800 interviews recorded for the National Park Service's Tuskegee Airmen Oral History Project. Denied the right to fully ......
9781499704716

Boneyard Almanac

Aircraft Histories Author: Del Laughery Code: 37507 Price: AU $69.95 Format: Paperback / 218 pages Publisher: CREATESPACE Published date: 23/06/2015 Availability: Please contact us for availability
Following his successful photo expose', "Boneyard Almanac - The History and Current State of America's Largest Aircraft Collection," author Del Laughery now focuses his attention on telling the story of the aircraft stored at AMARG, the military's boneyard. In the case of each aircraft pictured, Del provides background on its early development - a ......
9781442241725

Skyward

Man's Mastery of the Air Author: Richard E. Byrd Code: 37818 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Hardback / 424 pages Publisher: ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD Published date: 15/05/2015 Availability: Please contact us for availability
Skyward is as much the memoir of great American explorer Admiral Richard E. Byrd, Jr. as it is a fascinating narrative of America's early aviation history, much of which Byrd shaped with his explorations as a naval pilot and pioneering scientist. Byrd's outsized ambition has inspired generations to dare to push technological limits in order to ......
9780857338341

North American F-86 Sabre Manual

Author: Linney, Mark Code: 49036 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 02/04/2015 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The North American F-86 Sabre was the first operational Allied swept-wing transonic jet fighter of the post-war era. It was flown with distinction by the USAF in the Korean War where it was pitted against the Soviet MiG-15. The centrepiece of this Haynes Manual is Golden Apple Operations' F-86A, 48-178 - the sole-surviving airworthy example of the ......
9780760345931

Mission to Berlin:American Airmen Who Struck the Heart of Hitler's Reich

Author: Robert F Dorr Code: 35576 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 15/05/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Robert F. Dorrs critically acclaimed World War II bombing narrative, now available in paperback format. The western Allies flew 314 bombing missions to Berlin between 1940 and 1945. Germanys capital was its largest city, the richest metropolitan center on the European continent, the sixth-largest city in the world--and it had been declared a ......
9781938467912

American Sky

Author: Fred Tribuzzo Code: 32291 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: KOEHLER BOOKS Published date: 15/04/2014 Availability: Please contact us for availability
American Sky is the story of a young man going to work for a father and son, learning the skills for starting a Lycoming or Continental engine on a hot summer day, as well as the daily humor, courage, and vision to pursue dreams. In American Sky, events and people shift in time and experiences blossom unexpectedly. Yet the influence of a mentor ......
9781494868925

American Airlines: Inside the Main Cabin

Author: Fabien Savelli Code: 32573 Price: AU $54.99 Format: Paperback Publisher: CREATESPACE Published date: 01/01/2014 Availability: Please contact us for availability
With his very particular sarcastic style, Fabien Savelli lays out in the open the past 2 years of his road warrior's life, and his experiences flying on American Airlines: Chronically delayed flights Absolute lack of information from the ground staffs Refusal to take responsibility on schedule and operations Clear denial of any sort of liability ......
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Flying Legends Airshow 2013 Blu-ray

Author: PlanesTV Code: 31851 Price: AU $49.95 Format: DVD / 240 mins Publisher: PLANESTV.COM Published date: 15/10/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

The Fighter Collections 2013 Flying Legends Airshow at Duxford lived up to its reputation as one of the best warbird airshows in the world.

This DVD features all the action from the show and was filmed using broadcast quality High Definition & 4k cameras. There were cameras on the flightline filming close up views of start-ups and ......

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Flying Legends Airshow 2013 DVD

Author: PlanesTV Code: 31781 Price: AU $44.95 Format: DVD / 240 mins Publisher: PLANESTV.COM Published date: 15/10/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

The Fighter Collections 2013 Flying Legends Airshow at Duxford lived up to its reputation as one of the best warbird airshows in the world. This DVD features all the action from the show and was filmed using broadcast quality High Definition & 4k cameras. There were cameras on the flightline filming close up views of start-ups and taxying, ......

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Airbourne 2013 Official Blu ray

Eastbourne's Interntl Airshow Author: PlanesTV Code: 31850 Price: AU $39.95 Format: DVD / 82 mins Publisher: PLANESTV.COM Published date: 14/10/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

All the highlights from the flying display will be included complete with on board minicam views during Disney’s Planes with the Matadors, Dassault Flamants and the Blades.

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Airbourne 2013 Official DVD

Eastbourne's International Airshow Author: PlanesTV Code: 31778 Price: AU $29.95 Format: DVD / 82 mins Publisher: PLANESTV.COM Published date: 14/10/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

PlanesTV is once again producing the official Airbourne DVD and Blu-ray - Eastbournes International Airshow. All the highlights from the flying display will be included complete with on board minicam views during Disney’s Planes with the Matadors, Dassault Flamants and the Blades.

9781482388657

History of American Aviation and Space Travel

Author: Hartmetz, Dr Richard S Code: 31179 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: CREATESPACE Published date: 08/02/2013 Availability: Please contact us for availability
From before the Wright Brothers first flight, man has always dreamed of flying and traveling into space. This book details the human race's reach for the stars, covering almost a hundred historic aircraft, fifty of the most famous aviators and much more, with many photographs. You will learn some of the concepts involved in space travel and ......
9780760341353

Stealth Fighter : A Year in the Life of an F-117 Pilot

Author: Willam B. O'Connor Code: 25783 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 420 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 01/07/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Publisher's Notes: The F-117 Stealth Nighthawk was a truly groundbreaking aircraft when introduced in the early 1980s. The strange shape of the jet, all flat panels and angles, rendered the aircraft nearly invisible to radar. This highly classified program wasn’t acknowledged publicly by the U.S. Air Force until 1988. The Nighthawk was retired ......
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 ......
9780760339329

War in Pacific Skies

Author: Charlie Cooper Code: 23629 Price: AU $34.95 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Publisher's Notes: Covers the most famous air engagements in WWII's Pacific Theater of Operation in an exquisite and beautiful fusion of art and history. Paintings of acclaimed aviation artist Jack Fellows are supplemented by color maps, previously unpublished photographs, original artwork, and personal accounts. Climb in to the cockpit of ......
9780752459813

The Stealth Story Book & DVD Set

Author: Pegasus Entertainment Code: 23954 Price: AU $36.95 Format: DVD / 128 pages / 60 mins Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
BOOK - This is the amazing story of Lockheed's stealth fighter. With its origins in the SR-71 Blackbird, XST and Have Blue, the F-117 was developed, flown and tested in absolute secrecy before it entered service with the US Air Force. This illustrated hardback book features the aircraft's development, dramatic combat record over Iraq and squadron ......
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 ......
9781580071505

US Air Force Interceptors

Author: Marty Isham Code: 23661 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Paperback / 120 pages Publisher: DLS AUSTRALIA Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Publisher's Notes: Beginning after WWII with the propeller-driven P-61 Black Widow and F-82 Twin Mustang, the Air Force's aerial intercept mission entered the jet age with the F-86 Sabre, F-89 Scorpion, and F-94 Starfire. Colourful and unique mission-support airplanes such as the C-124, EB-57, EC-121 Constellation, and T-33 are included as ......
9780760340028

The Story of the Boeing Company

Author: Bill Yenne Code: 23690 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Publisher's Notes: In the early years of the twentieth century, William Edward Boeing summed up his new company’s mission: "To let no new improvement in flying and flying equipment pass us by." And sure enough, in the century since, nothing and no one has outflown Boeing. The Story of the Boeing Company, the tale of the plane-maker to the ......
9781580071277

Cold War Peacemaker - The Story of Cowtown & Convair's B-36

Author: Dennis Jenkins Code: 23025 Price: AU $55.00 Format: Hardback / 228 pages Publisher: DLS AUSTRALIA Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Publisher's notes: Great airplanes don't simply appear in history, they evolve through a myriad of technological, political, and economic processes. In this book you will experience one of the most unlikely developments in aviation history - the Convair B-36 very-long-range nuclear bomber. From its beginnings during the world's greatest ......
9782352500759

Boeing 707 KC-135 - Legend of the Sky

Author: Dominique Breffort Code: 21602 Price: AU $84.95 Format: Hardback / 212 pages Publisher: HISTOIRE & COLLECTIONS Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Available. Please contact us for availability details
Although the Boeing 707 is known worldwide as the aircraft that took civil aviation into the jet era, it is less well known that it was developed from the already successful KC-135 in-flight refuelling tanker. the two aircraft have very few parts in common, but do have common ancestry. this excellent book describes the development of both the KC ......
9781580071376

USAF Prototype Jet Fighters - Photo Scrapbook

Author: Dennis R. Jenkins Code: 22715 Price: AU $45.00 Format: Paperback / 108 pages Publisher: DLS AUSTRALIA Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Publisher's Notes: The U.S. Air Force began developing jet fighters as World War II came to a close. The Cold War that soon developed saw a significant increase in fighter production programs as America tried to counter the perceived Soviet threat. World War II's best piston-powered fighters could barely top speeds in excess of 450 mph. But ......
9780143011941

Fly - True Stories of Courage & Adventure From the Airmen of the World

Author: Michael Veitch Code: 22065 Price: AU $30.95 Format: Paperback / 318 pages Publisher: PENGUIN AUSTRALIA Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Publisher's Notes: 'You were there to fight a war. You were there to kill as many people as you could. You were there to do as much damage as you could. You were there to do all the things that horrify you as you look back.' All over the world during World War II, thousands of young men who had never so much as been near an aeroplane left ......
9780760333501

F-15 Eagle at War

Author: Tyson V. Rininger Code: 21601 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: JIM OLDROYD BOOKS Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Tells the story of how the F-15 helped the US maintain its reputation for air superiority. It became America's frontline fighter at the height of the Cold War and it has a fierce combat record in Afghanistan, Irag and with allied air forces. Covers the design and manufacture of the F-15, its active service and the many models and variants. Great ......
9781580071215

X-Plane Crashes

Author: Peter W. Merlin Code: 22146 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: DLS AUSTRALIA Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Publisher's Notes: This splendid new book reveals how imported American aircraft, engines and aviation equipment were used in pre-revolutionary Russia, the Soviet Union and today's Russia, influencing the development of aircraft industry, civil and military aviation over all these years. US aviation first 'set foot' on Russian soil in 1908 and ......
9781580071239

Gunships - The Story of Spooky, Shadow, Stinger & Spectre

Author: Wayne Mutza Code: 22143 Price: AU $65.00 Format: Hardback / 204 pages Publisher: DLS AUSTRALIA Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Publisher's Notes: Gunships: The Story of Spooky, Shadow, Stinger and Spectre tells the dramatic story of transforming military cargo transports into deadly ground-attack aircraft used by the U.S. and other countries in worldwide conflicts from the Vietnam War to the Middle East today. This comprehensive and detailed accounting of gunships ......
9781846034114

F4U Corsair Units Of The Korean War

Author: Warren Thompson Code: 21757 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Available. Please contact us for availability details
Publisher's Notes: This book tells the story of the 26 US Navy Squadrons, most of which were carrier based, and the six Marine Corps F-4 squadrons that flew combat missions against the North Koreans. Drawing from a vast repository of personal interviews with F-4 pilots, the author paints a harrowing picture of the deadly combat of this often ......
9781846033063

American Nightfighter Aces (Aircraft of the Aces Series)

Author: W Thompson Code: 21597 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 01/07/2008 Availability: Available. Please contact us for availability details
The American armed forces were late on the scene with effective nightfighter aircraft, but many of the crews learned in action with the RAF. Here is the story of those American nightfighter pilots who achieved 'Ace' status, most in the P61 Black Widow.
9781904943396

Diver! Diver! Diver!

Author: Brian Cull Code: 21582 Price: AU $79.95 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: GRUB STREET Published date: 01/07/2008 Availability: Available. Please contact us for availability details
The 'Divers' of the title are the German V1 flying bombs that were used to bombard Britain in 1944 and 1945. This book is a comprehensive description of the fight by allied pilots against the V1, chasing them down in Tempests, Typhoons, Spitfires, Mustangs, Mosquitoes, Beaufighters and Meteors (the official RAF hunters) and in P47, P51 and P61 ......
9781841762951

Air War in the Gulf 1991

Author: Christopher Chant Code: 25262 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 01/07/2001 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
In August 1990 Saddam Hussein's Iraqi forces invaded and occupied the small Arab state of Kuwait. This book analyses the ensuing Gulf War (16 January - 28 February 1991) - a war fought to expel Iraq and restore Kuwaiti independence if not, as one British MP tartly observed, to defend democracy. The allies under General Schwarzkopf launched five ......
9781841761633

US Navy F-4 Phantom II MiG Killers 1965-1970

Author: Brad Elward Code: 25259 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 01/07/2001 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
For every American fighter pilot involved in the Vietnam War, the ultimate goal was to "kill a MIG". In eight years of conflict, 43 Vietnamese Peoples Air Force aircraft were claimed by US navy and US marine corps Phantom II crews. Navy Phantom II's scored the first kills of the Vietnam War in April 1965, as well as scoring the last in January ......
9781841766577

USAF F4 Phantom II MiG Killers 1972 - 1973

Author: P Davies Code: 21707 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 01/01/2000 Availability: Available. Please contact us for availability details
Publisher's notes: The fierce aerial battles that became synonymous with the 1 972-73 Linebacker offensive over North Vietnam saw the USAF's F-4 Phantom II crews claim 48 MiG-19s and MiG-2Is destroyed. Although the USAF had introduced few initiatives to update the Phantom H's missiles and improve tactics since Rolling Thunder had come to an end ......
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