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9780760357996

Air Force One

The Aircraft of the Modern U.S. Presidency Author: Veronico, Nicholas Code: 51419 Price: AU $27.00 (was AU $45.00) Format: Hardback / 160 pages Published date: 15/03/2018 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

The presidential plane wasnt always known as Air Force One. FDR traveled in the Guess Where II, a transport version of the heavy bomber four-engine Liberator. Later presidential aircraft included the Dixie Clipper and Sacred Cow (FDR), Independence (Truman), Columbine I and II (Eisenhower), followed by Air Force One.

For the last ......

9780764354199

Douglas TBD Devastator

America's First World War II Torpedo Bomber Author: Doyle, David Code: 49634 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 23/08/2017 Availability: 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 ......
9780764352959

US Army Twin Beeches

Author: Love, Terry Code: 48079 Price: AU $89.99 Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 30/06/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Most people think the US Army only flies helicopters, but it has quietly flown a multitude of fixed-wing aircraft for decades. One of the Armys best aircraft providers is Beech Aircraft of Wichita, Kansas. Beginning about the time of the Korean War and up to present day, the Army has utilized twin-engined Beech aircraft for an abundance of ......
9781785210815

Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II

1972 to Date (All Marks) Author: Davies, Steve Code: 47650 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 24/03/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Dubbed 'Warthog' - or just 'Hog' - by those who fly and maintain it, the Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II is the world's undisputed close air support attack jet. As tough as it is ugly, it has built a fearsome reputation as a tank buster and infantry killer in conflicts around the globe, and its GAU-8 Avenger 30mm cannon strikes fear into ......
9780764352393

54th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron

Author: Larson USAF, (Ret), Lt.Col George A. Code: 47241 Price: AU $67.99 Format: Hardback / 184 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 28/02/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
During the height of the Cold War, the United States started to develop and expand its air defense capabilities to knock down Russian Air Force nuclear-armed bombers flying over the North Pole, across Canada, and into the northern United States to attack US military targets and major cities. The Air Defense Command created air command centers, ......
9781785210549

McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet and Super Hornet Owners' Workshop Manual

1978 onwards (all marks) Author: Davies, Steve Code: 47591 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 05/01/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

The US-designed and built McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet carrier-borne, multi-role fighter is one of the most
important Fourth Generation fighters in the world. Its twin-engine, twin-tails (canted outwards) and leading edge
root extensions make it one of the most recognisable fighters in operation. The latest version is the ......

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 ......
9781782003359

F6F Hellcat Aces of VF-9

Author: Young Code: 31888 Price: AU $22.49 (was AU $29.99) Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 06/03/2014 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
VF-9 was activated in March 1942 as part of Carrier Air Group (CAG) 9, one of the many air groups the US Navy was hurriedly forming in the aftermath of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. This title deals with this topic.
9780857331595

Consolidated B-24 Liberator 1939-on Owner's Workshop Manual

Author: Graeme Douglas Code: 26077 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 01/04/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The Consolidated B-24 Liberator was the Second World War's most numerous Allied heavy bomber and - at over 18,000 made - the most produced American military aircraft. It was operated by several Allied air forces (including the USAAF and the RAF) and navies, attaining a distinguished war record on operations in the Western European, Pacific, ......
9780857332592

Boeing B-52 Stratofortess 1952-on Owner's Workshop Manual

Author: Steve Davies Code: 26048 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 01/04/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The eight-engine Boeing B-52 Stratofortress jet was the USA's first long-range, swept-wing heavy bomber. It began life as an intercontinental, high-altitude Cold War nuclear bomber. In this title, the author recalls its history, gets up close to look under the skin of B-52, and talks to the flight crews and maintainers of this legendary aircraft.
9780857331564

Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird 1964-on Owner's Workshop Manual

Author: Paul Crickmore Code: 25656 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 01/08/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Publisher's notes: The Lockheed SR-71 'Blackbird' - along with its A-12, F-12 and M-21 predecessors - was conceived at the height of the Cold War. Its black 'colour' scheme, together with its highly classified, strategic reconnaissance-gathering role, added a sense of mystery and intrigue to this astonishing triple-sonic, high-altitude ......
9781844259960

McDonnel Douglas F-4 Phantom Manual

An insight inot owning, flying and maintaining the USAF's legendary Author: Black, Ian Code: 24851 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 15/02/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
First entering service in 1960 with the US military, the F-4 Phantom remained at the forefront of US air power throughout the 1970s and 1980s. The F-4J, K and M also played key roles with the RAF and Royal Navy in the same period. This title deals with the topic of the F-4 Phantom.
9780857330703

Douglas DC-3 Dakota Owner's Workshop Manual

Author: Paul Blackah Code: 24729 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 01/10/2011 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Publisher's Notes: The Douglas DC-3 Dakota revolutionised air transport in the 1930s and 1940s. Because of its lasting impact on the airline industry - and in particular the part it played in the Second World War - the 'Dak' is widely regarded as one of the most significant transport aircraft ever built. Using the RAF Battle of Britain ......
9780312650841

Fly Navy

The Extraordinary People & Enduring Spirit of Navy Aviation Author: Alvin Townley Code: 24595 Price: AU $26.97 (was AU $44.95) Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: ST MARTINS PRESS Published date: 01/07/2011 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Over the past century, the Navy's aviators and supporting crews have played an integral part in wars and peacetime operations around the world. Their everyday dedication to detail and skill have paid off in the times that matter most. Each member of an aircraft carrier's 5,000-person crew plays a role in these missions, whether they're making sure ......
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 ......
9780857330949

North American F-86 Sabre 1947 Onwards Owner's Workshop Manual

Author: Mark Linney Code: 24789 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 01/07/2011 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 ......
9781844258703

North American P-51 Mustang 1940 on Owner's Workshop Manual

Author: Jarrod Cotter Code: 23351 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 01/07/2011 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The North American P-51 Mustang holds an important place in US aviation history as its finest fighter aircraft of all time. This title contains information on the Mustang's illustrious combat history and takes look at how it is constructed. It also shows you what it takes to own and fly this classic fighter, and how engineers keep it airworthy.
9781848844087

Vought F4 Corsair Carrier and Land-based Fighter

Author: Martin Bowman Code: 25564 Price: AU $57.99 Format: Hardback / 70 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 01/07/2011 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The Vought F4U was the best carrier based fighter of WW2. 12,571 aircraft were built and downed 2,140 enemy aircraft for the loss of only 189 Corsairs. It was developed early in 1938 for the US Navy. The designer, Tex Beisel, worked on the principle of the largest engine in the smallest airframe. Britain received 2012 of the type. This book ......
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 ......
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 ......
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 ......
9780760333501

F-15 Eagle at War

Author: Tyson V. Rininger Code: 21601 Price: AU $17.99 (was AU $29.99) 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 ......
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 ......
9782352500759

Boeing 707 KC-135 - Legend of the Sky

Author: Dominique Breffort Code: 21602 Price: AU $140.00 Format: Hardback / 212 pages Publisher: HISTOIRE & COLLECTIONS Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
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 ......
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Dogfights Complete Season 2 DVD (5 Disc Set)

Author: History Channel Code: 24063 Price: AU $54.95 Format: DVD / 795 mins Publisher: BEYOND HOME ENTERTAINMENT Published date: 01/01/2000 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Producer's notes: High above the ground at speeds reaching thousands of kilometres per hour fighter aircraft face off in some of the most intense battles in the history of warfare. HISTORY brings these battles to life in Dogfights, a riveting documentary series that follows the development of air combat from the planes of the First World War to ......
9781841769943

F-16 Fighting Falcon Units Of Operation Iraqi Freedom

Author: S Davies Code: 21728 Price: AU $24.74 (was AU $32.99) Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 01/01/2000 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Publisher's notes: The F-l 6, called the Viper by its pilots, has been the most prolific fighter in US and Coalition operations in the Middle East for over a decade. Since the 1991 Gulf War, it has been the workhorse of the UN-sanctioned operations in the region, working in 'Wild Weasel', ground attack and air-superiority roles. Operations ......
9781844156221

Hurricanes versus Zeros

Author: Terence Kelly Code: 23473 Price: AU $57.99 Format: Hardback / 205 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 01/01/2000 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Jacket notes: Terence Kelly was a Hurricane pilot during the fateful months of the Japanese advance and victory in the Far East in early 1942. In this enthralling book the author gives a vivid account of the air action fought by himself and his companions. Perhaps even more importantly he succeeds in painting a much wider canvas embracing the ......
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