Living and Dying with the CorsairAuthor: Hillier-Graves, TimCode: 59748Price:AU $54.95Format: Hardback / 214 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date:28/11/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2020
"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 ......
The Real StoryAuthor: Pedersen, DanCode: 59169Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date:26/11/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2020
When American fighter jets were being downed at an unprecedented rate during the Vietnam War, the U.S. Navy turned to a young lieutenant commander, Dan Pedersen, to figure out a way to reverse their dark fortune. On a shoestring budget and with little support, Pedersen picked eight of the finest pilots to help train a new generation to bend jets ......
Western Fighter Engine DevelopmentAuthor: Douglas, Calum E.Code: 59866Price:AU $89.95Format: Hardback / 300 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:23/11/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2020
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 ......
5 Personal Account of Ten Weeks of War, April-June 1942Author: Barnham, DenisCode: 57881Price:AU $36.99Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date:20/11/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2020
The story of the grim air battle to save Malta, waged in part with only a few battle-scarred Spitfires.
Author: Chorlton, MartinCode: 59871Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:15/11/2020Availability: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 ......
1941-42Author: Stille, MarkCode: 59326Price:AU $27.95Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:03/11/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 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 ......
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:01/11/2020Availability: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.
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.
Us Navy F-14 Tomcat in Combat, 1987-2000Author: Cooper, TomCode: 58203Price:AU $42.99Format: Paperback / 72 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:28/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
From the 1970s until the 2000s, the spear tip of the USN air wings was the F-14 Tomcat. Illustrated by over 100 photographs and colour profiles, `Tomcats of the Storm' is an exclusive source about some of least-well known air combats fought by US Navy's fighter crews in recent history.
Secret Projects of the Luftwaffe Close Up 1Author: Sharp, DanCode: 58220Price:AU $26.96Format: PaperbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:28/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
Dan Sharp analyses Germany's last-gasp WW2 Volksj ger jet fighter programme.
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.
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: Carousel CalendarsCode: 59111Price:AU $19.95Format: CalendarPublisher: CAROUSEL Published date:15/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
Synonymous with the Battle of Britain and as iconic as Churchills cigar, the Spitfire holds a special place in the nations hearts as perhaps Britain’s most famous military aircraft. Instrumental during World War II, now only a handful of these frontline fighters remain airworthy. Featuring magnificent images of this supreme British fighter, the ......
16-MOnthAuthor: Avonside Publishing Ltd.Code: 59085Price:AU $21.95Format: Calendar / 13 pages Publisher: AVONSIDE Published date:15/10/2020Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
• Our Spitfires 2021 premium calendar features 13 pages in total.
• 4-months from the previous year at the start on a planner page.
• Included within are 13 full colour images.
• Featuring a large grid for entering important ......
Author: Willis, MatthewCode: 59851Price:AU $29.95Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: KEY PUBLISHING LTD Published date:25/09/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020
The Fairey Firefly two-seater strike-fighter emerged from a troubled gestation to become one of the most widely used and effective aircraft of the Royal Navy’s Fleet Air Arm. It first saw service in 1944 during the attacks on the battleship Tirpitz as it lurked in the Norwegian fjords, then served in the Far East as the Fleet Air Arm ......
New Guinea 1943-44Author: Claringsbould, MichaelCode: 59327Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:23/08/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
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, ......
Author: Brew, AlecCode: 59004Price:AU $105.00Format: Hardback / 448 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:15/07/2020Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Boulton Paul has been one of the great innovators of British aviation. They built more Camels than Sopwiths, the first all-steel airframe, the largest aircraft ever built in Britain, the first with a power-operated gun turret, the famous Defiant, the first single-engine turboprop, and are now world leaders in power control units and fly-by-wire.
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:15/07/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
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.
Cold War Through the Falklands 1969-1990Author: Marston, RobertCode: 59247Price:AU $34.99Format: PaperbackPublisher: GRUB STREET Published date:01/07/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
In Harrier Boys Volume One: Cold War Through the Falklands, 1969-1990, Robert Marston, who flew Harriers for many years, draws together accounts from others who worked with this unique jet through its history.
Author: Bond, SteveCode: 59248Price:AU $34.99Format: PaperbackPublisher: GRUB STREET Published date:01/07/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Meteor Boys, one of the ever-popular Boys series. As Britain's first jet fighter, the Gloster Meteor has had a remarkably varied and lengthy life. But whilst many books have focused on its development and service history, the time has come to hear the personal experiences of its air and ground crews.
Fleet Air Arm LegendsAuthor: Willis, MatthewCode: 57906Price:AU $25.52Format: PaperbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:14/06/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A history of the Supermarine Seafire - a naval version of the famous Spitfire.
Britain's Legendary Jump Jet and the Untold Story of the Falklands WarAuthor: White, RowlandCode: 58860Price:AU $35.00Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: BANTAM PRESS Published date:28/04/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
A mere 20 Sea Harriers operating from two aircraft carriers would take on the might of the Argentine air force, some 200 planes strong.
True Tales from UK Operators of the McDonnell Douglas F-4Author: Pike, RichardCode: 59042Price:AU $34.99Format: PaperbackPublisher: GRUB STREET Published date:18/03/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Throughout this book, readers are taken across the world with descriptions of the adventures had in this twin-engined supersonic long-range fighter-bomber. There are anecdotes of reconnaissance missions, encounters with the Russian Tupolevs, record-breaking flights and life on HMS Ark Royal.
Panic Fighters of the Second World WarAuthor: Miranda, JustoCode: 58068Price:AU $69.99Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:01/03/2020Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
When nothing seemed able to contain the German advance, France, Great Britain and the USSR developed several programs of emergency fighters, as did Australia, to face the Japanese expansion. At the time the course of events switched, it was the Axis powers that had to create their own last resource designs of PANIC FIGHTERS, some of them suicidal.
Author: Willis, MatthewCode: 55296Price:AU $33.99Format: Paperback / 120 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:06/02/2020Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
An illustrated history of the Fleet Air Arm's between-the-wars torpedo/spotter/reconnaissance biplane, featuring many previously unpublished photographs and artwork.
Desperation and Devastation During WW2's Final MonthsAuthor: Sharp, DanCode: 57830Price:AU $59.95Format: HardbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:27/12/2019Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
"As British and American forces closed in from the west, the Russians pushed in hard from the east, and the RAF and USAAF bombed Germany every night and day, the beleaguered Luftwaffe went all-out in a last effort to defend the Fatherland during the last months of the Second World War."
The RAF's F.155T/O.R. 329 Fighter ProjectsAuthor: Sharp, DanCode: 57829Price:AU $54.02Format: HardbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:18/12/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
"The West was stunned when the Soviet Union dropped its first atomic bomb in August 1949 and a year later the Korean War showcased Russia's incredible technological progress in the form of the MiG-15 "
Author: Forsgren, JanCode: 57048Price:AU $57.99Format: HardbackPublisher: FONTHILL Published date:15/12/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Conceived as the replacement of the Bf 110, the Me 210 was one of the Luftwaffe's biggest failures. Extensively redesigned as the Me 410, the aircraft saw some success in the heavy fighter, intruder and reconnaissance roles. The closest RAF equivalent of the Me 410 was the DH 98 Mosquito.