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9780764354335

Grumman F4F Wildcat

Early WWII Fighter of the US Navy Author: Doyle, David Code: 49636 Price: AU $29.32 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 28/12/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2017
The F4F and FM Wildcat aircraft was the US Navy's front-line fighter in the early days of WWII. This iconic aircraft was designed and produced by Grumman, as well as the newly-formed Eastern Aircraft Division of General Motors. As larger and more powerful fighters joined the fleet in the later stages of the war, the Wildcat remained in the fray, ......
9780764354342

Legacy Hornets

Boeing's F/A-18 A-D Hornets of the USN and USMC Author: Elward, Brad Code: 49637 Price: AU $29.32 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 28/12/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2017
This book is a concise, illustrated history of the US Navy and Marine Corps' most versatile jet strike fighter, the Boeing F/A-18 A-D Legacy Hornet. Presenting an historical perspective of the Legacy Hornet from its origins through today's use in the fleet, this edition explores the aircraft's various model upgrades and variants. The F/A-18 began ......
9781473891296

Fighter Aircraft Since 1945

Author: Schwede, Frank Code: 49492 Price: AU $20.35 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/11/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2017
Part of the new Fact File series: fundamental knowledge for aviation enthusiasts, covering a vast number of brands and model history with technical data, facts and images
9781473863262

Lockheed F-104 Starfighter

A History Author: Bowman, Martin W. Code: 49526 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/11/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2017
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.
9781781592939

British Aerospace Harrier - A Photographic Tribute

Author: Leek, Michael Code: 48481 Price: AU $63.46 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/11/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2017
An impressive photographic tribute to a particularly iconic aircraft type. Features striking colour photographs throughout, many of which have never been published before.
9781911512752

Gott Strafe England

The German Air Assault Against Great Britain 1914-1918 Author: Parker, Nigel Code: 49766 Price: AU $61.01 Format: Hardback / 356 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date: 28/11/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2017
Examines a variety of aspects of the air war over Britain during the First World War, drawing on unpublished sources.
9780764354182

Tupolev Tu-16

Versatile Cold War Bomber Author: Gordon, Yefim Code: 49633 Price: AU $117.32 Format: Hardback / 464 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 28/11/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2017
Developed to meet a Soviet Ministry of Defense requirement for a fast bomber that would counter the threat posed by NATO, the Tu-16 was a ground-breaking project. It was the first Soviet medium bomber to feature swept wings, and it was built around a pair of turbojets that were the world's most powerful jet engines at the time. First flown in ......
9781612004426

Pearl

The 7th Day of December 1941 Author: Butler, Daniel Allen Code: 48415 Price: AU $51.78 Format: Hardback / 384 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 28/11/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2017
The events of December 7, 1941 shocked the world and catapulted the United States into war. This new history of Pearl Harbor explores the strategy, politics, diplomacy and espionage leading to the raid, and the experiences of the men and women caught up in the raid.
9781472822918

Jagdgeschwader 1 `Oesau' Aces 1939-45

Author: Forsyth, Robert Code: 49525 Price: AU $28.50 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 21/11/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2017
Formed shortly after the outbreak of World War 2, and equipped with Messerschmitt Bf 109Es, Jagdgeschwader 1 was initally tasked to defend the regional North Sea and Baltic coastal areas and the Germany's main port cities and naval bases. The greatest task for JG 1 though came after 1942 in its defence of the Reich against the US Eighth Air ......
9781472823526

Allied Jet Killers of World War 2

Author: Chapis, Stephen Code: 49541 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 21/11/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2017
Allied fighter pilots began encountering German jets - principally the outstanding Me 262 fighter - from the autumn of 1944. Stunned by the aircraft's speed and rate of climb, it took USAAF and RAF units time to work out how to combat this deadly threat as the Luftwaffe targeted the medium and heavy bombers attacking targets across the Reich. A ......
9780857337689

English Electric/BAC Lightning Manual

1954 to 1988 (All Marks and Models) Author: Ian Black Code: 48879 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 09/11/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2017
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.
9780415540605

Understanding Air Warfare

Author: Jordan, David Code: 49585 Price: AU $54.98 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: ROUTLEDGE Published date: 07/11/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2017
Understanding Air Warfare provides the reader with a clear understanding of the key debates surrounding air power, one of the newest and most important forms of modern warfare. The exploitation of the air for military purposes has been a source of much contention since the first employment of aircraft in war by the Italians in 1911. The debate ......
9780415540599

Understanding Air Warfare

Author: Jordan, David Code: 49556 Price: AU $193.52 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: ROUTLEDGE Published date: 07/11/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2017
Understanding Air Warfare provides the reader with a clear understanding of the key debates surrounding air power, one of the newest and most important forms of modern warfare. The exploitation of the air for military purposes has been a source of much contention since the first employment of aircraft in war by the Italians in 1911. The debate ......
9780750967433

Hawker Siddeley Harrier

The World's First Jump Jet Author: Chambers, Mark A. Code: 49557 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 156 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 01/11/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2017
Mark A. Chambers charts the history and output of Hawker Aircraft Ltd from Sopwith onwards, through the Harrier's development, production, flight testing and operational and combat history, and also considers its future replacement, the Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.
9781526715012

Combat Over the Trenches

Oswald Watt Aviation Pioneer Author: Clark, Chris Code: 49775 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 312 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/10/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2017
First detailed account of the life of Australia's first Military Pilot, meticulously researched by the author over several years.
9781473886681

Hitler's Sky Warriors

German Paratroopers in Action 1939 1945 Author: Ailsby, Christoper Code: 49490 Price: AU $30.54 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/10/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2017
Contains 250 photographs, many previously unpublished, of German paratroopers (Fallschirmjger) in action during the Second World War.
9781473863101

Air War Varsity

Author: Bowman, Martin W. Code: 49499 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/10/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2017
Covers all aspects of Operation Varsity, the last large-scale Allied operation of World War II and the largest single day airborne drop in history.
9781526702494

Defeat of the Zeppelins

Zeppelin Raids and Anti-Airship Operations 1916-18 Author: Powis, Mick Code: 49819 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/10/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2017
Explains the novel use of the Zeppelins for reconnaissance and long-range strategic bombing of Britain as a terror weapon.
9781526706591

Adventures of a Cold War Fast-Jet Navigator

The Buccaneer Years Author: Herriot, David Code: 49813 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/10/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2017
Riveting first-hand memoirs of a Buccaneer pilot during the Cold War.
9781857803785

Tupolev Tu-95 and Tu-142

Author: Gordon, Yefim Code: 49668 Price: AU $81.38 Format: Hardback / 480 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 30/10/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2017
First flown in 1952, the Tu-95 - known to the western world as the Bear - had its share of teething troubles, however it became the backbone of Cold War Soviet strategic aviation.
9781473894846

US Military Helicopters

Author: Green, Michael Code: 49495 Price: AU $34.61 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/10/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2017
Comprehensive account of US military helicopters in war and peace up the present day.
9781844159086

Strike from the Stratosphere

Mach 6 Attack from the Edge of Space Author: Baker, David Code: 49678 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/10/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2017
With the US Air Force recently introducing a Mach 6 strike aircraft, preparations are now underway to launch a new, ultra-stealthy bomber. This book places those preparations in historic context.
9781911512745

Gerhard Fieseler

The Man Behind the Storch Author: Holden, Nigel Code: 49765 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 324 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date: 28/10/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2017
The life of Gerhard Fieseler: decorated First World War fighter pilot, world aerobatics champion, creator of the legendary Storch reconnaissance aircraft and builder of the V-1.
9788365281913

Scale Plans 43: PZL TS-8 Bies

Author: Karnas, Dariusz Code: 49736 Price: AU $18.33 Format: Paperback / 10 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 28/10/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2017
10 fold-out A3-format scale plans for 1/72, 1/48 and 1/32 scale modellers for the Polish trainer aircraft used in military and civil aviation from 1957 to the 1970s.
9781472818836

Savoia-Marchetti S.79 Sparviero Bomber Units

Author: Mattioli, Marco Code: 49516 Price: AU $28.50 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 24/10/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2017
Initially developed by Savoia-Marchetti as a transport, the aircraft had evolved into a dedicated medium bomber by the time the S.79-I made its combat debut in the Spanish Civil War in 1936. During World War 2, it became Italy's most successful bomber, and the most produced, with around 1370 built between 1936 and early 1944. Although initially ......
9781891928529

We Once Were Enemies

Author: Frazer, Bruce Code: 48560 Price: AU $37.64 Format: Paperback Publisher: EDUCATOR'S INTERNATIONAL PRESS Published date: 19/10/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2017
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 ......
9781472818867

B-29 Superfortress vs Ki-44 'Tojo'

Pacific Theater 1944-45 Author: Nijboer, Donald Code: 49517 Price: AU $26.46 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 19/10/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2017
By the time the Americans began their aerial bombardment of Japan in 1944, both the JAAF and IJNAF were spent forces. What the Japanese did have though was the Ki-44 "Tojo". Armed with two 40 mm cannon, it was the most heavily armed and feared single-seat fighter to see action against the new American bomber, the B-29 Superfortress. For the bomber ......
9781472822482

TSR2

Britain's Lost Cold War Strike Jet Author: Brookes, Andrew Code: 49523 Price: AU $26.46 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 19/10/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2017
The TSR2 is one of the greatest 'what-if' aircraft of the Cold War, whose cancellation still generates anger and controversy among aviation fans. It was a magnificent, cutting-edge aircraft, one of the most striking of the Cold War, but fell victim to cost overruns, overambitious requirements, and politics. Its scrapping marked the point when ......
9781891928512

We Once Were Enemies

History's Costliest Aerial Battle: The Eighth Air Force and World War II Author: Frazer, Bruce Code: 48559 Price: AU $62.78 Format: Hardback Publisher: EDUCATOR'S INTERNATIONAL PRESS Published date: 19/10/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2017
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 ......
9781621576266

Coffin Corner Boys

One Bomber, Ten Men, and Their Harrowing Escape from Nazi-Occupied Franc Author: Avriett, Carole Engle Code: 49861 Price: AU $39.59 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: REGNERY PUBLISHING INC Published date: 16/10/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2017
9781682471654

Hell to Pay

Operation DOWNFALL and the Invasion of Japan, 1945-1947 Author: Giangreco, D. M. Code: 49855 Price: AU $51.33 Format: Hardback / 576 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date: 15/10/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2017
US planning for the invasion and military occupation of Imperial Japan was begun in 1943, two years before the dropping of atom bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Codenamed Operation Downfall, it called for the invasion to be carried out in two stages. Hell To Pay: Operation Downfall: the Invasion of Japan, 1945-1947 examine this subject in detail.
9781782745556

Aircraft of World War II

Development, Weaponry, Specifications Author: Jackson, Robert Code: 49844 Price: AU $20.35 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date: 14/10/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2017
Aircraft of World War II details the design and specifications of 75 of the most important warplanes used during the conflict, from the venerable Fairey Swordfish biplane, through legendary aircraft such as the Supermarine Spitfire and Douglas C-47 Dakota, to the Messerschmitt Me-262, the first operational jet fighter. Presenting the information ......
9781782745525

Modern Military Aircraft

Development, Weaponry, Specifications Author: Jackson, Robert Code: 49842 Price: AU $20.35 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date: 14/10/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2017
Modern Military Aircraft is a fascinating guide to the most important military aircraft developed since World War II. This highly illustrated book features a wide range of aircraft that served in the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Cold War, conflicts in the Middle East and the Falklands. Types of aircraft range from front line fighters to ......
9780813169989

Architect of Air Power

General Laurence S. Kuter and the Birth of the Us Air Force Author: Laslie, Brian D. Code: 49650 Price: AU $58.59 Format: Hardback / 236 pages Publisher: THE UNIVERSITY PRESS OF KENTUC Published date: 06/10/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2017
"At age 36, Laurence S. Kuter (1905-1979) became the youngest general officer since William T. Sherman. He served as deputy commander of allied tactical air forces in North Africa during World War II and helped devise the American bombing strategy in Europe. Although his combat contributions were less notable than other commanders in the Eighth ......
9780750979733

Royal Air Force Day by Day

1918-2018 Author: Pitchfork, Air Commodore Graham Code: 49561 Price: AU $101.85 Format: Hardback / 424 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 05/10/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2017
The Royal Air Force Day by Day is a diary of significant daily events providing a fascinating record of the RAF's 100-year history, illustrated with more than 500 photographs.
9781476774862

Lucky 666

The Impossible Mission That Changed the War in the Pacific Author: Drury, Bob Code: 47209 Price: AU $24.93 Format: Paperback Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER LTD Published date: 03/10/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2017
From the authors of the "New York Times" bestselling "The Heart of Everything That Is "and "Halsey s Typhoon" comes the dramatic, untold story of a daredevil bomber pilot and his misfit crew who fly their lone B-17 into the teeth of the Japanese Empire in 1943, engage in the longest dogfight in history, and change the momentum of the War in the ......
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