Owner's Workshop ManualAuthor: Ian BlackCode: 48879Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:18/11/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2018
Enjoying continuous frontline service with the RAF for nearly 30 years, the supersonic English Electric Lightning jet was the Spitfire of its era and the last of a special breed of fighter aircraft.
Airmen of Achievement in WartimeAuthor: Kaplan, PhilipCode: 50952Price:AU $43.41Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: SKYHORSE US Published date:15/07/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2018
The German Air Assault Against Great Britain 1914-1918Author: Parker, NigelCode: 49766Price:AU $61.01Format: Hardback / 356 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:15/07/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2018
The aerial attacks against Great Britain by airships and aircraft in the Great War were a new development in the history of British warfare. Previously, it had been the British armies that had crossed the seas to do the fighting in foreign lands, but now, for the first time, the enemy was spreading death and destruction on the homeland at will. ......
French Air Operations and Strategy 1900-1940Author: Baughen, GregCode: 51125Price:AU $69.99Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:15/07/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
On 10 May 1940, the French possessed one of the largest air forces in the world. On paper, it was nearly as strong as the RAF. Six weeks later, France had been defeated. For a struggling French Army desperately looking for air support, the skies seemed empty of friendly planes. In the decades that followed, the debate raged. Were there unused ......
A Transport RevolutionAuthor: Kaplan, PhilipCode: 50953Price:AU $43.41Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: SKYHORSE US Published date:15/07/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2018
A photographic homage to a legendary plane that helped win World War II
Airborne Assaults in the Netherlands 1940 - 1945Author: Kuiper, Harry A.Code: 47234Price:AU $39.98Format: UndefinedPublisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:01/07/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2018
Impact of Market Garden's failure on the population of Arnhem. Includes the 3 major airborne assaults in the Netherlands from 1940-1945
Owners Workshop ManualAuthor: Howard, LeeCode: 51133Price:AU $44.95Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date:20/06/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
With an active service life of more than 40 years with the Royal Navy
and the RAF, the Westland Wessex was one of the most versatile
helicopters of the Cold War. Its duties included Commando and Special
Forces insertions during the Falklands War, anti-submarine warfare,
search and rescue, as well as battlefield troop transport and ......
The Eighth Air Force and World War II's "Black Thursday"Author: Frazer, BruceCode: 48560Price:AU $37.64Format: PaperbackPublisher: EDUCATOR'S INTERNATIONAL PRESS Published date:19/06/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2018
This is a story about hundreds of very young, very brave men who overcame their self-preservation instincts to fight in one of the most costly and fiercely fought aerial engagements in history. It was Mission 115 flown by the 8th U.S. Air Force October 14, 1943 (this was the second raid on Schweinfurt). The objective was to cripple Germany's ......
Author: Ishiguro, RyusukeCode: 48635Price:AU $71.30Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:01/06/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2018
Japanese anti-submarine aircraft of World War II are not well documented and this book is the first in English with full technical details of these historic aircraft and illustrations of their fascinating colour schemes.
Seizing the AirspaceAuthor: Wrage, Stephen D.Code: 49497Price:AU $213.89Format: Hardback / 186 pages Publisher: ROUTLEDGE Published date:01/06/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2018
This book discusses the limitations of the practice of imposing no fly zones and considers the potential utility of a no fly zone in the case of Syria. Imposing no fly zones on governments that use force from the air against their own people has been a practice of the United States since the closing days of the first Iraq war. A no fly zone was ......
The Illustrated History of America's Legendary Mach 3 Spy PlaneAuthor: Goodall, James C.Code: 51269Price:AU $65.13Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:28/05/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018
The legendary SR-71 Blackbird spy plane was, and still is, the world's only operational Mach 3 aircraft, and was designed, built, and tested by Lockheed's famed "Skunk Works." This new book covers all fifty Blackbirds built, from the first flight in 1962, to the last in 1999. As a replacement for the venerable U-2 spyplane, Lockheed went from ......
Author: Kennedy, CharlesCode: 47189Price:AU $81.48Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:15/05/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018
This book tells the story of every jetliner produced by the Soviet Union, including the Tupolev Tu-104 (the world's first successful jetliner), the Ilyushin Il-62 (Aeroflot's flagship), and the supersonic rival to Concorde, the Tu-144 Charger. The detailed story is accompanied by beautiful illustrations taken from Russian archives.
Author: Kleiner, SamuelCode: 51265Price:AU $40.53Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:15/05/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018
The thrilling story behind the American pilots who were secretly recruited to defend the nation's desperate Chinese allies before Pearl Harbor and ended up on the front lines of the war against the Japanese in the Pacific.
From World War II to the Present DayAuthor: Hazell, Paul J.Code: 50922Price:AU $24.64Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:15/05/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018
This book reveals for the first time the full history of RAF fire fighting vehicles.
Zeppelin Raids and Anti-Airship Operations 1916-18Author: Powis, MickCode: 49819Price:AU $50.93Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:15/05/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018
Mick Powis describes the novel threat posed to the British war effort by the raids of German airships, or Zeppelins, and the struggle to develop effective defences against them. Despite their size and relatively slow speed, the Zeppelins were hard to locate and destroy at first. They could fly higher than existing fighters and the early raids ......
Owner's Workshop ManualAuthor: Holmes, TonyCode: 49689Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date:15/05/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018
Probably best-known for its starring role in the Hollywood blockbuster Top Gun, the US Navys Grumman F-14 Tomcat is a supersonic, variable geometry, two-seat, carrier-based, air superiority fighter.The Tomcat was developed for the US Navys Naval Fighter Experimental (VFX) program following the collapse of the F-111B project. This workshop ......
The Birth of the World's First Air ForceAuthor: Overy, Richard, Ph.D. (King's College)Code: 51264Price:AU $33.22Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: WW NORTON & CO Published date:15/05/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018
A great historian's masterful account of the origins of air power in the RAF.
The Role of Airpower in the War Against Isil/Daesh in Iraq, Syria and LiAuthor: Taghvaee, BabakCode: 47371Price:AU $59.90Format: Paperback / 280 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:15/05/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018
An unstable political environment and unsettled security led to the prevalency of insurgency and long-lasting civil wars in every country with weakened central powers. Sectarianism from one or both partiers in conflict can cause radicalisation and help to sow the seeds of terrorist groups. ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and Levant), ISIS, IS or Daesh ......
One Bomber, Ten Men, and Their Harrowing Escape from Nazi-Occupied FrancAuthor: Avriett, Carole EngleCode: 49861Price:AU $39.59Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: REGNERY PUBLISHING INC Published date:14/05/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018
As a young band of brothers flies over German-occupied France, they come under heavy fire. Their B-17 is shot down and the airmen--stumbling through fields and villages--scatter across Europe. Some struggled to flee for safety. Others were captured immediately and imprisoned. Now, for the first time, their incredible story of grit, survival, ......
Lessons from the CockpitAuthor: Hasara, MarkCode: 51278Price:AU $23.16Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: THRESHOLD EDITIONS Published date:01/05/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018
"A military memoir with inspirational stories and moral lessons for people on the battlefield, in boardrooms, or in their everyday lives, by a veteran air-refueling expert, with a foreword by Rush Limbaugh."--Provided by publisher.
A Legendary American Dive-Bomber Pilot Remembers the Battle of MidwayAuthor: Kleiss, N JackCode: 51261Price:AU $24.59Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:23/04/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2018
BY FATALLY STRIKING THREE JAPANESE WARSHIPS DURING "THE DECISIVE CONTEST FOR CONTROL OF THE PACIFIC IN WORLD WAR II" (NEW YORK TIMES), ONE DARING PILOT MAY HAVE CHANGED THE COURSE OF HISTORY. NOW THE BATTLE OF MIDWAY'S LAST SURVIVING DIVE-BOMBER PILOT DELIVERS A GRIPPING AND UNFORGETTABLE EYEWITNESS ACCOUNT OF AMERICA'S GREATEST NAVAL VICTORY.On ......
The Battle Against Hitler's Night Raiders 1940 - 1941Author: Bates, H. E.Code: 50344Price:AU $37.91Format: Hardback / 200 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:20/04/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2018
It is no surprise that the Air Ministry chose an author of H.E. Bates talents to portray the battle over the night skies of Britain whilst the war against Germany was still to reach its conclusion. For his rich prose excites and inspires as much as it informs. Bates opens his stirring story by analysing the comparative efforts of the RAF and ......
A Life in CombatAuthor: Borlace, MikeCode: 51386Price:AU $41.72Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:17/04/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2018
Silver Cross recipient, Mike Borlace is considered to be one of the most experienced combat helicopter pilots of recent times. Now he collates his experiences in this compelling wartime memoir set against the backdrop of the civil war fought in Rhodesia during the 1970s
Images of WarAuthor: Bowman, Martin W.Code: 50315Price:AU $32.22Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:15/04/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2018
If ever there was a real pilots aeroplane it was the Hunter; an outstanding multi-purpose aircraft which excelled in the roles of interceptor fighter, ground attack, reconnaissance, research vehicle and two-seater trainer, not forgetting its dramatic formation aerobatic performances. The Hunter is one of the worlds greatest aircraft. For three ......
Second World WarAuthor: James, LeonardCode: 40507Price:AU $12.20Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: BRETWALDA BOOKS Published date:15/04/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2018
On the night of 16th May, 1943, a squadron of Lancasters took off from RAF Scampton, Lincolnshire, to attack the Ruhr Dams that provided German war industry with so much of its power and water. Two dams were destroyed and a third damaged. But No.617 Squadron paid a fearsomely heavy price. This book explores the Dambusters Raid of 1943.
Britain's Lost Cold War Strike AircraftAuthor: McClelland, TimCode: 51070Price:AU $42.95Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:15/04/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2018
A detailed yet eminently readable photographic history of the development of the TSR-2, with photographs drawn from the BAE Systems Heritage archive at Warton. It will concentrate on the aircraft development rather than the political background to the story. The author has researched original sources from the BAe archives at Warton Heritage ......
Author: Davies, Peter E.Code: 51347Price:AU $26.53Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date:12/04/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Although the F-4 Phantom II was the most important fighter-bomber to see action with all three American services during the Vietnam War, it was essentially a U.S. Navy design, and the carrier-borne squadron crews were its main operators in combat. The aircraft pioneered the use of long-range, radar-guided missiles in combat, although the ......
Air Superiority LegendAuthor: Chambers, Mark ACode: 51068Price:AU $47.95Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:11/04/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Since its first flight in May 1958, the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II proved to be a tough, rugged and excellent all-weather, air superiority fighter/bomber. From flying fleet defence missions during the Cuban Missile Crisis and performing as an air superiority fighter/bomber during the Vietnam War, to taking out Iraqi surface-to-air missile ......
Author: OspreyCode: 51352Price:AU $13.26Format: Hardback / 136 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date:11/04/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This remarkable aircraft, designed and built to combat the emerging fighter strength of the Axis nations in the lead-up to World War II, made its name in the air battles over Britain and France in the first years of the war. Beloved by its pilots for its stable firing platform and reputation as a rugged survivor, the Hawker Hurricane quickly ......
A Pictorial HistoryAuthor: Wilson, KeithCode: 50204Price:AU $28.43Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:10/04/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2018
On 1 April 1918, the Royal Air Force came into being and on 1 April 2018, the RAF celebrates its first 100 years. The aim of this book is to offer an alternative insight into what has really impacted on the RAF in its first century. Many people will recall Hurricanes and Spitfires standing firm against the invading Luftwaffe but how many will ......
How America's Bomber Boys of the 8th Air Force Saved World War IIAuthor: Wilson, KevinCode: 51289Price:AU $28.88Format: Paperback / 560 pages Publisher: PEGASUS ENTERTAINMENT Published date:10/04/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The heroic, dramatic, and sometimes tragic history of how the US 8th Air Force changed the course of World War II.