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9781526752185

RAF in Camera

100 Years on Display Author: Wilson, Keith Code: 59184 Price: AU $120.00 Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/03/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: March 2022
Provides a spectacular photographic portrait of the Royal Air Force's public persona during the first 100 years of its existence.
9781526792174

Hawker's Early Jets

Dawn of the Hunter Author: Budgen, Christopher Code: 61437 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 296 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 23/01/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

On 2 September 1947, Hawker Aircraft Ltd figuratively and literally took to the air with their first jet design, the P.1040. Conceived in the latter days of the Second World War, and developed in the straitened times of post-war austerity, the aircraft allowed Hawker to explore the new technology before moving on to more ambitious programmes. ......

9781781558416

The Royal Aircraft Factory

Author: Paul R. Hare Code: 70039 Price: AU $78.99 Format: Hardback / 384 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 22/01/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Please contact us for availability details
The story of the Royal Aircraft Factory at Farnborough from 1908 to 1918, with detailed descriptions of the many different aeroplanes designed there for active service in the First World War. The book is illustrated throughout with period photographs, line drawings and maps. This new edition has been greatly extended and completely updated.
9781781558379

RAF and USAAF Airfields in the UK During the Second World War

A Complete Gazetteer Author: Geoff Mills Code: 70095 Price: AU $112.00 Format: Hardback / 768 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 08/01/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: January 2022
A comprehensive and meticulously researched landmark work charting the construction, operational history and post-war use of the airfields of the RAF and USAAF in the United Kingdom during the Second World War. Supported by a wealth of 690 photographs and airfield plans providing a unique illustration into the life of each wartime airfield.
9781471180491

Lancaster

The Forging of a Very British Legend Author: Nichol, John Code: 60304 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Paperback / 464 pages Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER LTD Published date: 22/08/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
'The epic story of an iconic aircraft and the breathtaking courage of those who flew her' Andy McNab, bestselling author of Bravo Two Zero 'Compelling, thrilling and rooted in quite extraordinary human drama' James Holland, author of Normandy 44 From John Nichol, the Sunday Times bestselling author of Spitfire, comes a passionate and profoundly ......
9781526788405

RAF's Centenary Flypast

The Story Behind the Event that Marked 100 Years of the Royal Air Force Author: Gatland, Kevin Lee Code: 60643 Price: AU $55.00 Format: Hardback / 232 pages Published date: 20/08/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
On 10 July 2018, exactly 100 years and 100 days after the formation of the world's first independent air force, 103 aircraft of twenty-four types from twenty-five squadrons flew over London in the largest formation of military aircraft see over the capital of the UK in thirty years.
9780753557808

The Pathfinders

The Elite RAF Force that Turned the Tide of WWII Author: Iredale, Will Code: 70104 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 448 pages Published date: 23/07/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

The incredible story of the crack team of men and women who transformed RAF Bomber Command and helped the Allies deliver decisive victory over Nazi Germany. The Pathfinders were ordinary men and women from a range of nations who revolutionised the efficiency of the Allies air campaign over mainland Europe. They elevated Bomber Command - ......

9781910809426

Britain's Aircraft Industry

Triumphs and Tragedies Since 1909 Author: Ellis, Ken Code: 59041 Price: AU $65.00 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 30/06/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Britain established the world's first aircraft factory in 1909 after the Short brothers met up with the American Wright brothers and struck a deal. The industry expanded rapidly to rise to the challenge of World War One with such thoroughbreds as the Camel and the SE.5. The post-conflict slump proved to be difficult but classics such as the Moths, ......
9781781558058

British Special Projects

Flying Wings, Deltas and Tailless Designs Author: Rose, Bill Code: 60420 Price: AU $78.99 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 27/05/2021 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day
This book examines lesser known, frequently secret British projects for Flying wings, deltas and tailless aircraft undertaken for research or military purposes during the last century and also covers aircraft that were actually built and in some cases entered service. It also includes the superb looking Barnes Wallace supersonic swing-wing bomber.
9780552176354

Harrier 809

Britain's Legendary Jump Jet and the Untold Story of the Falklands War Author: Rowland White Code: 60817 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 512 pages Publisher: TRANSWORLD Published date: 12/05/2021 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day

 From one of the leading voices in aviation non-fiction, and the bestselling author of VULCAN 607, the untold story of the Falklands War and the iconic 809 Squadron. Perfect for fans of SPITFIRE. Utterly brilliant- a fantastically exciting book... This really does read like the best kind of thriller. His best book yet James ......

9780750994248

Classic Gatwick Jetliners

Author: Singfield, Tom Code: 60476 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 29/04/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
A glorious full colour celebration of the golden days of classic jetliners at London's second airport
9781911658436

Ronny Barr Profiles

British Two Seaters of the Great War Author: Bar, Ronny Code: 59770 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Hardback / 136 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 01/04/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Artist Ronny Bar, a member of director Sir Peter Jacksons New Zealand-based Wingnut Wings team, presents the first collection of his astonishingly detailed First World War aircraft profiles - British Two-Seaters of the Great War. Two-seater aircraft were the workhorses of the Royal Flying Corps and from 1918 the Royal Air Force, operated in a ......

9781526796813

Black Arrows Blue Diamonds

Leading the Legendary RAF Flying Display Teams Author: Mercer, Brian Code: 60645 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 28/02/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
A Fascinating insight into the precision of display flying.
9781526774668

Britain's Glorious Aircraft Industry

100 Years of Success, Setback and Change Author: Hodgson, J Paul Code: 60129 Price: AU $89.99 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Published date: 08/02/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Great Britains aircraft industry started in 1908, with the first formally registered organisation in the world to offer to design and build an aeroplane for commercial gain. This was when the Short brothers, Oswald, Eustace and Horace, decided that aeroplanes would overtake balloons as a business opportunity in the aeronautical world and formed ......

9781910809396

Wrecks and Relics 27/e

The indispensable guide to Britains aviation heritage Author: Ellis, Ken Code: 59736 Price: AU $45.95 Format: Hardback / 384 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 14/09/2020 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day

Now remarkably in its 27th edition, ever since it was first published in the 1960s every edition of Wrecks & Relics has been eagerly sought after by aviation enthusiasts, restorers and curators alike. It is renowned as the go-to source charting the highlights, changes and trends in the preservation of the aviation heritage of the British Isles. ......

9781526758781

Britannia Airways

The World's Largest Holiday Airline Author: Simons, Graham M Code: 60114 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/09/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Founded in 1961 as Euravia by British businessman Ted Langton and aviation consultant J.E.D. Walker, at a time of considerable turmoil for the independent sector of the British air operators industry, Britannia Airways went on to become the worlds largest holiday airline.

Just as Court Line evolved from Autair, so Britannia ......

9781787394230

Royal Air Force

The Official Story Author: Holland, James Code: 59360 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Published date: 11/08/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

Royal Air Force: The Official Story is the most up-to-date official history of the Royal Air Force - the oldest airforce in the world. From its genesis in the horrors of the First World War when pilots were open to the elements in craft made of little more than wood and fabric, to the iconic air battles of the Second World War, through to the ......

9781781557921

UK Airfields Past and Present

A Directory of Airfields from 1908 to 2018 Author: Peerless, Grant Code: 59424 Price: AU $65.00 Format: Paperback / 200 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 10/08/2020 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Many books about airfields have been written but this one covers most of them in one volume. It describes 1700 airfields and provides details of the activities carried out, based units and current status of military bases, civil airfields and farm strips. Over one hundred photographs are included, most of which have not been published previously.
9788366148833

Hawker Siddeley (Bae), Mcdonnell-Douglas/Boeing Harrier

Av-8s/Tav-8s & Av-8b/B+/Tav-8b Author: Salvador Mafe Huertas Code: 59753 Price: AU $47.95 Format: Paperback / 138 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 01/08/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The birth of the Ninth Squadron (Novena Escuadrilla) of the Spanish Navy Fleet Air Arm (Flotilla de Aeronaves in short FLOAN) took place in 1987 with the receipt of the first three AV-8B aircraft from McDonnell Douglas factory in St. Louis on October 6 of that year. Deliveries continued for a total of 12 AV-8B Harrier IIs (numbered 01- 901 to ......

9781526781956

The Men Who Gave Us Wings

Britain and the Aeroplane, 1796-1914 Author: Reese, Peter Code: 59966 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 21/07/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Why did the British, then the leading nation in science and technology, fall far behind in the race to develop the aeroplane before the First World War? Despite their initial advantage, they were overtaken by the Wright brothers in America, by the French and the Germans. Peter Reese, in this highly readable and highly illustrated account, ......

9781472960900

The Official Illustrated History of RAF Search and Rescue

Author: Eden, Paul E Code: 59848 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY Published date: 09/07/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

An inspiring and fascinating illustrated celebration of the rich and glorious history of the RAFs Search and Rescue Force, with a foreword from HRH Prince William, Duke of Cambridge.

This book is an official, fully illustrated, in-depth account of the SARFs rich and glorious history, from its origins in World War ......

9781526750150

Pioneering Places of British Aviation

The Early Adventures of Powered Flight in the UK Author: Hales-Dutton, Bruce Code: 59850 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 248 pages Published date: 01/06/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

From as early as the beginning of the nineteenth century, Britain was at the forefront of powered flight. Across the country many places became centres of innovation and experimentation, as increasing numbers of daring men took to the skies. It was in 1799, at Brompton Hall, that Sir George Cayley Bart put forward ideas which formed the basis ......

9781910525197

Aircraft of the RAF

All 596 Author: Bridgewater, Stephen Code: 59038 Price: AU $16.58 Format: Paperback / 132 pages Publisher: WARNERS GROUP PUBLICATIONS Published date: 28/02/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Since forming the RAF has operated over 350 different types of aeroplane, helicopter and seaplane. Aircraft of the RAF tells the story of all of those machines & the servicemen & women who have flown them, built them, maintained them or supported their operation in both peacetime and war. Lavishly filled with both modern colour & period B&W ......
9780750993029

In Turbulent Skies

British Aviation Successes and Setbacks - 1945-1975 Author: Reese, Peter Code: 58169 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 304 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 20/01/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Exploring the successes and setbacks for the British aviation industry from 1945-1975
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The Royal International Air Tattoo 2019 Collectors Set 2-DVDs

Author: Planes TV Code: 57499 Price: AU $59.95 Format: DVD / 360 mins Publisher: PLANESTV.COM Published date: 15/12/2019 Availability: Sorry, this is no longer available

This six-hour, two-disc official collector’s DVD/Blu-ray offers comprehensive coverage of the Royal International Air Tattoo 2019.

The main two-hour plus feature on disc one covers all elements of the flying display expertly recorded by PlanesTV with 4k cameras and powerful telephoto lenses.  In-cockpit cameras will also give dramatic ......

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The Royal International Air Tattoo 2019 Collectors Set 2-DVDs Blu Ray

Author: Planes TV Code: 57500 Price: AU $69.95 Format: DVD / 360 mins Publisher: PLANESTV.COM Published date: 15/12/2019 Availability: Sorry, this is no longer available

This six-hour, two-disc official collector’s DVD/Blu-ray offers comprehensive coverage of the Royal International Air Tattoo 2019.

The main two-hour plus feature on disc one covers all elements of the flying display expertly recorded by PlanesTV with 4k cameras and powerful telephoto lenses.  In-cockpit cameras will also give dramatic ......

9781473863262

Lockheed F-104 Starfighter

A History Author: Bowman, Martin W. Code: 49526 Price: AU $85.00 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/09/2019 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
The Lockheed F-104 Starfighter is probably one of the most photographed jet aircraft of all time. Over 200 colour and historic black and white images are included here.
9781471159237

Spitfire

A Very British Love Story Author: Nichol, John Code: 56730 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Paperback / 464 pages Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER LTD Published date: 30/06/2019 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Spitfire: A remarkable aircraft flown by very brave men. This is their story.
9781445681139

The Javelin

Author: Chorlton, Martyn Code: 56573 Price: AU $32.57 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/03/2019 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
The Gloster Javelin is one of the most iconic plane in RAF history; Martyn Chorlton tells its story with a wealth of terrific images.
9780141983851

The Birth of the RAF, 1918

The World's First Air Force Author: Overy, Richard Code: 56560 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date: 01/03/2019 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
The dizzying pace of technological change in the early 20th century meant that it took only a little over ten years from the first flight by the Wright Brothers to the clash of fighter planes in the Great War. A period of terrible, rapid experiment followed to gain a brief technological edge. By the end of the war the British had lost an ......
9781910809174

British Secret Projects 3: Fighters 1935-1950

Author: Buttler, Tony Code: 55559 Price: AU $69.95 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 16/01/2019 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
The British Secret Projects series covers the design and development of UK military aircraft since the mid-1930s with strong emphasis on designs that were never built, particularly those types generated by the various design competitions held. The original Volume Three (Fighters and Bombers 1935 to 1950) has now been split into separate volumes ......
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The Royal International Air Tattoo 2018 DVD

Author: Planes TV Code: 51953 Price: AU $49.95 Format: DVD / 120 mins Publisher: PLANESTV.COM Published date: 15/11/2018 Availability: Sorry, this is no longer available

Expertly shot with high definition, ultra high definition and slow motion cameras, the official souvenir DVD/Blu-ray will be a superb way to re-live the action from The Royal International Air Tattoo 2018.

All the very best of the flying display will be included in the 2 hour main feature, combined with pilot interviews and in-cockpit ......

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Royal International Air Tattoo 2018 DVD Blu-Ray

Author: Planes TV Code: 51954 Price: AU $59.95 Format: DVD / 120 mins Publisher: PLANESTV.COM Published date: 15/11/2018 Availability: Sorry, this is no longer available

Expertly shot with high definition, ultra high definition and slow motion cameras, the official souvenir DVD/Blu-ray will be a superb way to re-live the action from The Royal International Air Tattoo 2018.

All the very best of the flying display will be included in the 2 hour main feature, combined with pilot interviews and in-cockpit ......

51955

RNAS Yeovilton Air Day 2018 DVD

Author: Planes TV Code: 51955 Price: AU $39.95 Format: DVD / 90 mins Publisher: PLANESTV.COM Published date: 15/11/2018 Availability: Sorry, this is no longer available

The best of the flying action including in the 90 minute main feature recorded with multiple cameras. Well also have some fabulous on board views during displays such as the Canadian F-18 and Belgian F-16.

 

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RNAS Yeovilton Air Day 2018 DVD Blu-Ray

Author: Planes TV Code: 51956 Price: AU $49.95 Format: DVD / 90 mins Publisher: PLANESTV.COM Published date: 15/11/2018 Availability: Sorry, this is no longer available

The best of the flying action including in the 90 minute main feature recorded with multiple cameras. Well also have some fabulous on board views during displays such as the Canadian F-18 and Belgian F-16.

9781785211928

Bomber Command Operations Manual Insights Into the Organisation,

Equipment, Men, Machines and Tactics of RAF Bomber Command 1939-1945 Author: Falconer, Jonathan Code: 51711 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 23/10/2018 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Night after night for six years of war, RAF Bomber Commands squadrons pounded away at the cities of Nazi Germany in a determined effort to bring the Third Reich to its knees. Pitted against Bomber Harriss aircrews and aircraft were some of the most effective and deadly defenses the world had seen up until then. 

For Bomber ......

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