Author: Tremayne, DavidCode: 47774Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 168 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:31/12/2020Availability:Sold Out
The Bluebird K7 is the turbojet-powered hydroplane with which Donald
Campbell set seven World Water Speed records in 1950s and 60s. Campbell
lost his life in the much-modified K7 on 4 January 1967 on Coniston Water
during an attempt to raise the record above 300mph. Both K7 and Campbell’s
body remained at the bottom ......
The Lockheed P-38Author: Blake, SteveCode: 59333Price:AU $65.00Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:01/11/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2020
Lightning Strikes-The Lockheed P-38 is a comprehensive history of one of the most successful and versatile aircraft of the Second World War. The book covers its design, production and technical details as well as its service in every USAAF combat theatre, with foreign air forces and as postwar civilian aircraft-supplemented by detailed appendices.
Author: Vieira, JpCode: 59361Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 42 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:28/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
This book is the latest in a new reference series for aircraft modellers called "Spotlight On" and presents detailed illustrations of the famous F-15 Eagle, a US cold war-era twin-engine jet aircraft that has seen service with the US, Israeli, Saudi Arabian and Japanese air forces. It is among the most successful modern fighters, with over 100 ......
Author: Karnas, DariuszCode: 59365Price:AU $19.95Format: Paperback / 24 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:28/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
This book is a compilation of 4-view colour profiles, scale plans and photographic details of the single variant of the Henschel Hs 126B-1, featuring scale plans in 1/72 and 1/48 scales plus drawings form wartime technical manuals and also photographs of the details in b+w and colour.
Author: Karnas, DariuszCode: 59368Price:AU $19.95Format: Paperback / 24 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:28/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
This book is a compilation of 4-view colour profiles, scale plans and photographic details of the single variant of the NAA Mustang P-51B-1-NA, featuring scale plans in 1/72 and 1/48 scales plus drawings from wartime technical manuals and also photographs of the details in b+w and colour.
in Latin American Military ServiceAuthor: Hagedorn, DanCode: 59332Price:AU $69.95Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:20/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
The authors describe this book as a labour of love and who can blame them for there are few aviation enthusiasts who do not share their great affection and respect for one of the finest and long-lived aircraft ever to take to the skies, the DC-/C-47.his book examines in detail one aspect of the aircrafts history which is not that well known, ......
1941-42Author: Stille, MarkCode: 59326Price:AU $27.95Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:17/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
The striking power of the Imperial Japanese Navys carrier- based attack aircraft was established at Pearl Harbor, and the IJNs carrier- based torpedo and dive- bombers showed their prowess again at the Battle of Coral Sea when they sank the US Navy carrier USS Lexington and damaged the carrier USS Yorktown. Even at the disastrous Battle of ......
Willy Messerschmitt and the Development of History's First OperationalOperational Jet FighterAuthor: Harvey, James, NealCode: 59331Price:AU $47.99Format: Paperback / 408 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date:15/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
This book tells the story of Willy Messerschmitts life, and shows how this aeronautical genius built many revolutionary airplanes - not excluding the Luftwaffes mainstay, the Me-109 - and culminating in the Me-262. In July 1944 the Allies were stunned by the appearance of the Messerschmitt Me-262, the worlds first operational jet warplane. This ......
Triumphs and Tragedies Since 1909Author: Ellis, KenCode: 59041Price:AU $65.00Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:01/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
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, ......
New Guinea 1943-44Author: Claringsbould, MichaelCode: 59327Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:01/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
Although New Guineas Thunderbolt pilots faced several different types of enemy aircraft in capricious tropical conditions, by far their most common adversary was the Nakajima Ki-43-II Hayabusa, codenamed Oscar by the Allies. These two opposing fighters were the products of two radically different design philosophies. The Thunderbolt was heavy, ......
Americal Division Artillery Air SectionAuthor: James, DarrylCode: 59342Price:AU $75.00Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date:23/09/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020
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 ......
Author: Napier, MichaelCode: 59328Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:23/09/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020
The Vickers Wellington was one of very few aircraft types to have been in production and frontline service throughout World War II, and more than 10,000 Wellingtons were built in the period. They took part in the first RAF bombing mission of the conflict when, on 4 September 1939, 14 examples from Nos 9 and 149 Sqns undertook a daring daylight ......
The BiographyAuthor: Glancey, JonathonCode: 59323Price:AU $22.99Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: ATLANTIS BOOKS Published date:15/09/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020
It is difficult to overestimate the excitement that accompanied the birth of the Spitfire. An aircraft imbued with balletic grace and extraordinary versatility, it was powered by a piston engine and a propeller, yet came tantalisingly close to breaking the sound barrier. First flown in 1936, the Spitfire soon came to symbolise Britains defiance ......
Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A, F and G 2019Author: Sharp, DanCode: 57863Price:AU $25.52Format: PaperbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:05/09/2020Availability:Please contact us for availability
"When it appeared in the skies over Europe in 1941, the Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A was the best fighter in the world. It was more than a match for the best Spitfires the RAF could field and began shooting them down in ever-increasing numbers. Only the introduction of the Spitfire IX with its two-stage supercharged Merlin overturned its supremacy. "
Curtiss's Carrier-Based Dive Bomber in World War IIAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 59157Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:02/09/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020
While initally labeled as a troublesome aircraft, the Curtiss SB2C Helldiver went on to be noted for striking more Japanese targets than any other US Navy dive bomber. Despite this, the Helldiver was to be the last of a long line of US Navy dive bombers. The development, production, and combat use of the many variations of the Helldiver are ......
The Story in ArtAuthor: Fairley, JohnCode: 59349Price:AU $75.00Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date:01/09/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020
Barely a decade passed from the Wright Brothers first powered flight to aircraft becoming lethal instruments of war. The Royal Flying Corps and Royal Naval Air Service took off in the very early days of The Great War and captured the publics imagination and admiration. Sydney and Richard Carline happened to be both pilots and artists as was ......
The Power Behind the Spitfire, Mosquito and LancasterAuthor: Hoyland, GrahamCode: 58842Price:AU $27.99Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: WILLIAM COLLINS Published date:01/09/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020
The most iconic planes of WWII, the Supermarine Spitfire, Hawker Hurricane, DeHavilland Mosquito and the Avro Lancaster, were all powered by one engine, the Rolls-Royce Merlin. The story of the Merlin is one of British ingenuity at its height, of artistry and problem-solving that resulted in a war-winning design.
Thrilling Personal Reminiscences from a Fighter Pilot and LeaderAuthor: Peacock-Edwards, Air Commodore RickCode: 58829Price:AU $69.99Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: GRUB STREET Published date:30/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
Rate of Climb is an original and continually entertaining biography, drawing on previously unpublished family and archival material, from a leading ex-RAF fighter pilot who flew Lightnings, Phantoms, Tonrado F2/3s and other high-performance aircraft.
An Illustrated History Of Holden In Australian MotorsportAuthor: Aaron Noonan, Will Dale and the V8 Sleuth teamCode: 59275Price:AU $99.95Format: Hardback / 400 pages Published date:30/08/2020Availability:Please contact us for availability
Holden has been a major part of Australian motorsport history and, in this special edition hardcover 400-page release from the V8 Sleuth team, they celebrate and honour the brand’s history in racing.
Force Ace of AcesAuthor: Even-Epstein, BG GioraCode: 59250Price:AU $54.99Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: GRUB STREET Published date:25/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
For more than thirty years, Giora Even-Epstein flew fighters for the Israel Air Force, achieving recognition as a highly skilled military aviator and the highest-scoring jet-mounted ace with the most number of confirmed victories in the French Mirage.
Author: Gordon, YefimCode: 59245Price:AU $115.00Format: Hardback / 496 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:20/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
The Su-25 ground attack aircraft made its first flight on 22nd February 1972. After five years of tests the aircraft reached its definitive configuration with new engines, a revised airframe and new armament.
Author: Davies, Peter E.Code: 58965Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:18/08/2020Availability:Please contact us for availability
World War II saw the development of the heavy bomber as a decisive weapon which, in sufficient numbers, could overcome defensive fighters and guns and lay waste to strategic targets. The addition of nuclear weapons to the bomber's armament made it even more formidable, and by the late 1940s, US planners saw the growth of a Soviet nuclear-armed ......
An illustrated history from the early planes of World War I to the superAuthor: Crosby, FrancisCode: 57136Price:AU $44.95Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: LORENZ BOOKS Published date:18/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
Explores the development and history and an A-Z of over 170 aircraft, with 600 photographs, in a new fully updated edition.
Author: Birtles, PhilipCode: 59005Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:16/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
At Hatfield Aerodrome de Havilland created the WW2 Mosquito, the first multi role combat aircraft. De Havilland companies pioneered turbojet development, leading to the Comet, the world's first commercial jet airliner. De Havilland developed guided missiles and the Blue Streak rocket. The DH 108 was the first aircraft exceed Mach 1 outside the ......
North American's Bastard Stepchild That Saved the Eighth Air ForceAuthor: Marshall, James William "Bill"Code: 58902Price:AU $79.99Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:15/08/2020Availability:Please contact us for availability
During World War II, the United States Army Air Corps was led by a cadre of officers who believed implicitly that military aviation, particularly fast heavy bombers at high altitude, would be able to destroy strategic enemy targets during daylight with minimal losses. However, by 1942 the Flying Fortress was proving vulnerable to Luftwaffe ......
An illustrated history from the early planes of World War 1 to thesophisticated jet bombers of the modern ageAuthor: Crosby, FrancisCode: 59152Price:AU $44.95Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: LORENZ BOOKS Published date:15/08/2020Availability:Please contact us for availability
An illustrated history and A-Z of bombers with 750 photographs, in a newly updated edition.
Famous Russian AircraftAuthor: Gordon, YefimCode: 59246Price:AU $115.00Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:12/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
As early as 1965, when the MiG-25 interceptor was in the midst of its test programme, the Mikoyan Design Bureau started work on an even more capable two-seat interceptor meant to provide adequate protection for the huge expanses of Siberia and the Soviet Far East.
The Official StoryAuthor: Holland, JamesCode: 59360Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 224 pages Published date:11/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
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 ......