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9781781454381

Biographic: Spitfire

Author: Ammonite Press Code: 60656 Price: AU $21.98 Format: Hardback / 96 pages Publisher: AMMONITE PRESS Published date: 07/06/2021 Availability: Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.
9788895011202

Israeli Vipers

F-16a/B Netz Author: Dor, Amos Code: 60809 Price: AU $120.00 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Published date: 09/04/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

This second title of our a new series dedicated to the most important aircraft operated by the Israel Air Force illustrates a fighter that flew in Israel from 1980 until 2016, taking part to some of the most famous action carried out by the Chel HaAvir. The book, which collect also unpublished photos, and information, is divided into several ......

9781911658870

The Secret Horsepower Race - Special edition Merlin

Western Front Fighter Engine Development Author: Douglas, Calum Code: 60686 Price: AU $99.00 Format: Hardback / 480 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 01/04/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The piston engines that powered Second World War fighters, the men who designed them, and the secret intelligence work carried out by both Britain and Germany would determine the outcome of the first global air war. Advanced jet engines may have been in development but every militarily significant air battle was fought by piston-engined fighters.
9781911658863

The Secret Horsepower Race - Special edition DB 601

Western Front Fighter Engine Development Author: Douglas, Calum Code: 60685 Price: AU $99.00 Format: Hardback / 480 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 01/04/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The piston engines that powered Second World War fighters, the men who designed them, and the secret intelligence work carried out by both Britain and Germany would determine the outcome of the first global air war. Advanced jet engines may have been in development but every militarily significant air battle was fought by piston-engined fighters.
9780811739603

The Jagged Edge of Duty

A Fighter Pilot's World War II Author: Richardson, Robert Code: 60849 Price: AU $38.99 Format: Paperback / 408 pages Publisher: STACKPOLE BOOKS Published date: 30/03/2021 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Knepper's story is the story-in-microcosm of thousands of American fighter pilots in World War II.
9788366673243

Vought F4u Corsair

Author: Bear, Karoly Code: 60800 Price: AU $42.50 Format: Paperback Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 25/03/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

In February 1938, the United States Navy opened a competition for a new fighter. Its maximum speed and operational ceiling were to exceed all the machines that the American aviation had at the time. Among others, the Chance Vought company entered the competition. The Corsair was designed by a team of engineers led by Rex Beisel, the companys ......

9781911621966

Hawkeye: The Enthralling Autobiography of the Top-Scoring Israel Air

Force Ace of Aces Author: Even-Epstein, BG Giora Code: 59250 Price: AU $54.99 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: GRUB STREET Published date: 01/03/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
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.
9781472844972

Arado Ar 196 Units in Combat

Combat Aircraft Author: de Jong, Peter Code: 60164 Price: AU $29.98 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 08/02/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
A detailed study of the attractive Arado Ar 196, one of the last fighting seaplanes. It was the standard seagoing aircraft for the German Kriegsmarine during World War II, providing the Luftwaffe with reach into the southern oceans.
9781472840639

A-7 Corsair II Units 1975-91

Author: Mersky, Peter Code: 60154 Price: AU $29.98 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 08/02/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A highly detailed, illustrated history of the A-7 Corsair II and its service from the end of the Vietnam War through to Desert Storm.
9788360672334

South African Air Force Fighter Colors

Volume 2: The War in the Desert 1941-1942 Author: Piet, van Schalkwyk Code: 60705 Price: AU $71.79 Format: Paperback / 88 pages Published date: 04/02/2021 Availability: Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.
After the conclusion of the East African Campaign, the participating SAAF fighter squadrons moved north to Egypt and Palestine for the Desert War, where they were joined by new and reformed squadrons. The squadrons eventually operated Hurricanes, Spitfire Mk. Vs, Tomahawks and Kittyhawks in this successfully completed campaign.
9788366673038

The Soviet Fighter Yakovlev Yak-3

TopDraWings Author: Rao, Anirudh Code: 60168 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 20 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 31/01/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Yakovlev Yak-3 is considered one of the best World War 2 fighters, invariably praised by those who flew it in combat for its remarkable performance. The Germans also treated it with respect, which is perhaps best illustrated by Generalleutnant Walter Schwabedissen's remark: The Yak-3 was a tough nut to crack for our pilots. It outperformed our ......
9781472848512

World War II Fighter Planes Spotter's Guide

Author: Holmes, Tony Code: 60203 Price: AU $17.99 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 25/01/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
World War II saw pilots from around the world battling in the skies over Europe, Asia and Africa, with victory resting upon their nerve, skill and the capabilities of some of history's most iconic aircraft. In the chaos of battle, it was vital that they could quickly identify friend from foe. But do you know your Hurricane from your Bf 109, or ......
9781781557884

Lightning Strikes

The Lockheed P-38 Author: Blake, Steve Code: 59333 Price: AU $65.00 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 14/01/2021 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

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.

9781526759061

Fast Jets to Spitfires

A Cold War Fighter Pilot's Story Author: Lloyd, Ron Code: 58975 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 19/12/2020 Availability: Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.
This is the fascinating story of how a boy from a poor family background was selected for Cranwell training and a career in the Royal Air Force.
9781472843333

Cold War Delta Prototypes

The Fairey Deltas, Convair Century-series, and Avro 707 Author: Buttler, Tony Code: 59870 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 03/12/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

At the dawn of the supersonic jet age, aircraft designers were forced to devise radical new planforms that suited the new power of the jet engine. One of the most successful was the delta wing. Although Gloster produced the delta wing Javelin, and Boulton Paul -its P.111 research aircraft - Fairey and Avro were the champions of the delta in ......

9781526766748

Malta Spitfire Pilot

5 Personal Account of Ten Weeks of War, April-June 1942 Author: Barnham, Denis Code: 57881 Price: AU $36.99 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date: 20/11/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The story of the grim air battle to save Malta, waged in part with only a few battle-scarred Spitfires.
9781445698045

The Nimrod

Author: Chorlton, Martin Code: 59871 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 13/11/2020 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability

With its roots dating back to the late 1940s in the de Havilland Comet airliner, the Nimrod already had pedigree when it first appeared in the late 1960s in place of the Shackleton in the Maritime Reconnaissance role. Fewer than fifty were built for the RAF, the type being steadily upgraded throughout its career right up to its retirement in ......

9781612009124

Widowmaker

Living and Dying with the Corsair Author: Hillier-Graves, Tim Code: 59748 Price: AU $54.95 Format: Hardback / 214 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 13/11/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

"Despite everything I felt very lucky to have flown Corsairs, they were the best you know even though it took me sometime to realise this when so many friends died flying them." (Colin Facer, Corsair pilot, HMS Illustrious) The Vought-Sikorsky Corsair was one of the most potent fighters of the Second World War. It was also one of the most ......

9781472836441

US Navy Ships vs Japanese Attack Aircraft

1941-42 Author: Stille, Mark Code: 59326 Price: AU $27.95 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 03/11/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

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 ......

9788365958570

Yugoslav Fighter Colours 1918-1941. Volume 1

Author: Petrovic, Ognjan Code: 58848 Price: AU $72.64 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 01/11/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The first of two volumes illustrating the camouflage and markings of the day fighters used by the Yugoslav Air Force from 1918 to 1941 on aircraft of British, German, Czech and French origin.
9780754834748

Fighter Aircraft, The World Encyclopedia of

An illustrated history from the early planes of World War I to the super Author: Crosby, Francis Code: 57136 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: LORENZ BOOKS Published date: 01/11/2020 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability
Explores the development and history and an A-Z of over 170 aircraft, with 600 photographs, in a new fully updated edition.
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Single 23: NAA P-51B-1-NA Mustang

Author: Karnas, Dariusz Code: 59368 Price: AU $19.95 Format: Paperback / 24 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 28/10/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

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.

9788366549173

Scale Plans 66: Republic F-105 Thunderchief 1/72 Scale

Author: Karnas, Dariusz Code: 59366 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

Scale plans for aero modellers in 1/72 scale of the Republic F-105 Thunderchief fighter aircraft, featuring twelve A3 size scale plans of the different versions.

 

 

9781911658245

Heinkel He 162

Secret Projects of the Luftwaffe Close Up 1 Author: Sharp, Dan Code: 58220 Price: AU $26.96 Format: Paperback Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 28/10/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Dan Sharp analyses Germany's last-gasp WW2 Volksj ger jet fighter programme.
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Scale Plans 68: Republic F-105 Thunderchief 1/48 Scale

Author: Jonca, Adam Code: 59364 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

Scale plans for aero modellers in 1/48 scale of the Republic F-105 Thunderchief fighter aircraft, featuring twelve A3 size scale plans of the different versions.

9781526761248

From Phantom to Warthog

Memoirs of a Cold War Fighter Pilot Author: Ladd, Steven K Code: 59994 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Published date: 30/09/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

Fighter pilots! Images of Baron Manfred von Richthofen and Eddie Rickenbacker in the Great War, Johnnie Johnson, Robert Stanford Tuck and Richard Bong in the Second World War, or Robin Olds in Vietnam, all spring to mind. Volumes have been written about them, past and present. Understandably, most of these revolve around the skill, cunning and ......

9788365958969

Single 22: Moraine Saulnier MS.406

Author: Karnas, Dariusz Code: 60423 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Paperback / 24 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 27/09/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

A compilation for aero modellers of 4-view colour profiles, scale plans and photo details of the single variant of the Moraine Saulnier MS.406, with scale plans in 1/72 and 1/48 scales plus drawings from wartime technical manuals.

9781910809402

Famous Russian Aircraft Sukhoi Su-25

Author: Gordon, Yefim Code: 59245 Price: AU $115.00 Format: Hardback / 496 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 20/09/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
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.
9781838950699

Spitfire

The Biography Author: Glancey, Jonathon Code: 59323 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: ATLANTIS BOOKS Published date: 15/09/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

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 ......

9781612008929

Sharks of the Air

Willy Messerschmitt and the Development of History's First OperationalOperational Jet Fighter Author: Harvey, James, Neal Code: 59331 Price: AU $47.99 Format: Paperback / 408 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 15/09/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

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 ......

9781777029715

Fighters of the Fleet Air Arm 1939-1945

Author: Langton, Jerry Code: 60459 Price: AU $30.14 Format: Paperback / 154 pages Published date: 11/09/2020 Availability: Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.
Bestselling author Jerry Langton takes a critical and detailed look at the fighter aircraft used by the Royal Navy in the Second World War. Focusing on each aircraft's combat history, Fighters of the Fleet Air Arm 1939-1945 is an informative and entertaining read about a part of history that is too often overlooked.
9781526753939

Early Jet Fighters - European and Soviet, 1944-1954

Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives Author: Marriott, Leo Code: 58882 Price: AU $42.99 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 11/09/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Photographic history of the German, Soviet, French, Italian, Swedish jet fighters of the 1940s and early 1950s.
9781716606298

Memoirs of a B-29 Pilot

Author: Reyher, Charles R Code: 60246 Price: AU $30.11 Format: Paperback / 356 pages Published date: 03/09/2020 Availability: Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.
"Memoirs of a B-29 Pilot" chronicles the author's wartime experiences leading up to and as a B-29 Superfortress Aircraft Commander.. He was engaged in the Air Offensive-Japan from the Marianas Islands in the South Pacific. He looks back at those experiences from the professional view of a retired airline captain, having flown over 35 years of ......
9781526782298

Ultimate Spitfires

Author: Caygill, Peter Code: 59979 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/08/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

The Spitfire is probably Britains best loved and admired aeroplane. It is also revered around the world. This book looks at the later marques that were modified for various special tasks and differed to a large degree from Supermarines first early versions that saw action in the early days of World War II.

New and more powerful ......

9781526784322

Best of Breed

The Hunter in Fighter Reconnaissance Author: Walpole, Nigel Code: 59980 Price: AU $52.99 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/08/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

This book is about the tactical reconnaissance mark of the Hunter FR10 and its front line operation between 1961-70\. With the Hunter already well proven in ground attack role this variant was an ideal platform for the excellent Vinten F95 strip aperture cameras. The heavy armament of four 30-mm Aden cannon was retained for use in defence ......

9781912932115

The Grumman F6F Hellcat

A Complete Guide To The Famous American Naval Fighter Author: Franks, Richard A Code: 60111 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: VALIANT WINGS PUBLISHING Published date: 26/08/2020 Availability: Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.
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