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9781910809426

Britain's Aircraft Industry

Triumphs and Tragedies Since 1909 Author: Ellis, Ken Code: 59041 Price: AU $65.00 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 30/06/2021 Availability: Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.
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, ......
9780241400982

SAS: Sea King Down

The estraordinary true story of a sabre squadron at war Author: Aston, Mark Code: 60482 Price: AU $35.00 Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: MICHAEL JOSEPH LTD Published date: 13/06/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
After passing the world's toughest Special Forces selection and joining D Squadron, 22 SAS in 1979, Mark 'Splash' Aston thought the hard part was over.Then on April 2 1982 Argentina invaded the Falkland Islands. Days later D Squadron joined the cutting edge of Britain's campaign to retake the islands. Over the next six weeks of fighting, the ......
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.

The Biographic series presents an entirely new way of looking at the worlds greatest icons. It takes 50 defining facts, dates and achievements of each subject, and uses infographics to convey all of them in vivid snapshots. Biographic: Spitfire presents an instant history of this British fighter plane, with an array of irresistible facts and ......

9780552176354

Harrier 809

Britain's Legendary Jump Jet and the Untold Story of the Falklands War Author: Corgi Books Code: 60817 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 512 pages Publisher: TRANSWORLD Published date: 12/05/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

 From one of the leading voices in aviation non-fiction, and the bestselling author of VULCAN 607, the untold story of the Falklands War and the iconic 809 Squadron. Perfect for fans of SPITFIRE. Utterly brilliant- a fantastically exciting book... This really does read like the best kind of thriller. His best book yet James ......

9781472846471

75 Years of the Lockheed Martin Skunk Works

Author: Goodall, James C. Code: 60629 Price: AU $90.00 Format: Hardback / 384 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 03/05/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
This pictorial journey will take the reader from the very beginning of the Skunk Works' very first project (XP-80 Shooting Star) and follow the program through prototype build-up, first flight and, if they reached the frontline, operational service.
9788366549234

Single 29: Yakovlev Yak-23

Author: Karnas, Dariusz Code: 60319 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 24 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 03/05/2021 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 Yakovlev Yak-23 with scale plans in 1/72 and 1/48 scales plus drawings from wartime technical manuals.
9780764361296

B-17 Flying Fortress Vol. 2

Boeing's B-17E through B-17H in World War II Author: Doyle, David Code: 60299 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 01/05/2021 Availability: Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.
The Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress is one of the most iconic aircraft in aviation history. Through a broad range of photos gathered from around the world, this book - the second of two volumes - chronicles the design, development, and wartime use of the late models of the Flying Fortress, from the first truly combat-capable model, the B-17E, to the ......
9780764361319

B-58 Hustler

Convair's Cold War Mach 2 Bomber Author: Doyle, David Code: 60300 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 01/05/2021 Availability: Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.
The Convair B-58 Hustler, with its distinctive delta wing shape, would become the world's first supersonic bomber, and the first aircraft to fly to Mach 2. With development beginning in 1949, the B-58, which could not carry conventional weapons, would become part of the US nuclear arsenal during the height of the Cold War. Although these bombers ......
9780764361326

AD and A-1 Skyraider

Douglas's "Spad" in Korea and Vietnam Author: Doyle, David Code: 60298 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 01/05/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Design work on the Skyraider began at the behest of the US Navy late in WWII. Production began in 1946, and the type made its combat debut in the hands of naval aviators during the Korean War. In the following years, the rugged airframe and powerful engine meant that the type could be adapted into ever-expanding roles of attack, reconnaissance, ......
9780750994248

Classic Gatwick Jetliners

Author: Singfield, Tom Code: 60476 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 29/04/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
A glorious full colour celebration of the golden days of classic jetliners at London's second airport
9780241535004

The Bomber Mafia

A Story Set in War Author: Gladwell, Malcolm Code: 60818 Price: AU $45.00 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date: 24/04/2021 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

The international bestselling author returns with an exploration of one of the grandest obsessions of the twentieth century The Bomber Mafia is a case study in how dreams go awry. When some shiny new idea drops from the heavens, it does not land softly in our laps. It lands hard, on the ground, and shatters. In the years before the Second World ......

9781612008813

British Fighter Aircraft in WWI

Design, Construction and Innovation Author: Wilkins, Mark C. Code: 60486 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 23/04/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

Fully illustrated account of how British aircraft manufacturers vied to create the best fighter to counter German technology during World War I. World War I witnessed unprecedented growth and innovation in aircraft design, construction, and as the war progressed - mass production. Each country generated its own innovations sometimes in ......

9781405943826

Topgun

The Real Story Author: Pedersen, Dan Code: 59169 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date: 17/04/2021 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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 ......
9781682475577

Airpower in the War against ISIS

Author: Lambeth, Benjamin S. Code: 60264 Price: AU $82.88 Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date: 16/04/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Chronicles the planning and conduct of Operation Inherent Resolve by US Central Command (CENTCOM) from August 2014 to mid-2018, with a principal focus on the contributions of US Air Forces Central Command (AFCENT).
9781782749493

Luftwaffe Squadrons 1939-45

The Essential Aircraft Identification Guide Author: Bishop, Chris Code: 60193 Price: AU $39.98 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS LTD Published date: 14/04/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Organised by theatre of operations and the many campaigns fought by the Luftwaffe, the book describes in depth the various units that were fighting on the front at key points in the war and describes the models of aircraft in service with each unit along with their individual and squadron markings.
9781911667131

Restoration Force : Grass Roots Preservation of Civilian and

Military Aircraft by Enthusiasts Worldwide Author: Hoffen, Gavin Code: 60792 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: GRUB STREET Published date: 14/04/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

Walk into any of the myriad aircraft museums dotted across the world and you can appreciate the wonderfully restored and preserved exhibits on display. But what about the many gems lovingly brought back to life and hiding away in peoples garages, sheds, barns and gardens? With Gavin Hoffens book you become a privileged spectator into a ......

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 ......

9780316508636

Race of Aces

WWII's Elite Airmen and the Epic Battle to Become the Masters of the Sky Author: Bruning, John R Code: 60569 Price: AU $26.99 Format: Paperback / 544 pages Publisher: HACHETTE Published date: 01/04/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
TOP GUN meets BAND OF BROTHERS in this stunning untold story of the race among America's elite airmen to become the greatest fighter pilot of WWII.
9781910809464

Chinese Air Power

Current Organisation and Aircraft of all Chinese Air Forces Author: Gordon, Yefim Code: 60398 Price: AU $68.50 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 01/04/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

By the turn of the century China had reaffirmed its position as one of the worlds leading military powers. With much importance attached to fleet renewal; the Peoples Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) and the Naval Aviation are fielding new types, emphasis shifting from local derivatives of Russian or western types to indigenously developed ......

9781911658436

Ronny Barr Profiles

British Two Seaters of the Great War Author: Bar, Ronny Code: 59770 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Hardback / 136 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 01/04/2021 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability

Artist Ronny Bar, a member of director Sir Peter Jacksons New Zealand-based Wingnut Wings team, presents the first collection of his astonishingly detailed First World War aircraft profiles - British Two-Seaters of the Great War. Two-seater aircraft were the workhorses of the Royal Flying Corps and from 1918 the Royal Air Force, operated in a ......

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.
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.
9780648926207

Pacific Profiles - Volume Three 1942-44

Allied Medium Bombers: Douglas A-20 Havoc Series Southwest Pacific Author: Claringbould, Michael Code: 60581 Price: AU $34.95 Format: Paperback / 100 pages Published date: 30/03/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Pacific Profiles Volume Three illustrates, by squadron, USAAF Fifth Air Force and RAAF Douglas A-20 series medium bombers operating in New Guinea from July 1942 to the end of 1944.
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 ......

9788366673199

Club 1/72 Aircraft Crawings

The Best Of Mariusz Lukasik Author: Lukasik, Mariusz Code: 60719 Price: AU $36.59 Format: Paperback / 124 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 20/03/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
List of planes whose drawings are in the book: Hanschel Hs 123, Arado Ar 196, Messerschmitt Bf 109 A-D, Messerschmitt Bf 109 E, Messerschmitt Bf 109 E-B, Messerschmitt Bf 109 T, Messerschmitt Bf 109 F, Me 262 Schwalbe, Dornier Do 17/Do215, Curtis P-40, P-51 Mustang, SBD Dauntless, Ki 43 Hayabusa, Saab J29 Tunnan. drawing sheets in 1/72 scale
9781922488008

Royal Australian Air Force History - 1921-1996

3-Volume Set Author: Clark, Dr. Chris Code: 60692 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Paperback / 2034 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 16/03/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
This three-book box set brings together the three official histories produced by the Royal Australian Air Force since 1991, covering three distinct periods of its history since its inception in 1921. The first of these titles, The Third Brother, was written by Dr Chris Clark and originally published in 1991. It explores the story of the RAAF in ......
9781472844446

Korean Air War 1950-53

Sabres, MiGs and Meteors Author: Napier, Michael Code: 60473 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 10/03/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
From acclaimed aviation historian Michael Napier, this is a highly illustrated survey of the air war over Korea.
9780806168463

Diversion and Deception

Dudley Clarke's "A" Force and Allied Operations in World War II Author: Bendeck, Whitney T. Code: 60474 Price: AU $92.50 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA PRESS Published date: 04/03/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
By shining a light on the often overlooked Mediterranean theatre and its direct connection to European plans and operations, Diversion and Deception provides a deeper understanding of Allied grand strategy during World War II.
9781922488039

Aircraft of The Royal Australian Air Force

Author: Air Force History Branch Code: 60693 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Hardback / 640 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 03/03/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Aircraft of The Royal Australian Air Force tells the story of the RAAF's first one hundred years by describing the acquisition, operation, and service record of the multitude of aircraft types flown by the RAAF. The 176 aircraft types include the flimsy wood and canvas aircraft typical of World War I, through the technological advances during and ......
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.
9781526796813

Black Arrows Blue Diamonds

Leading the Legendary RAF Flying Display Teams Author: Mercer, Brian Code: 60645 Price: AU $32.98 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 28/02/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
A Fascinating insight into the precision of display flying.
9780241446355

The Aircraft Book

The Definitive Visual History Author: DK Code: 60221 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: DK Published date: 18/02/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Take an action-packed flight through the history of aircraft and the intrepid pioneers who made a dream become reality.Featuring more than 800 of the greatest commercial and military aircraft ever made, this visual celebration of aeroplanes and aviation traces the history of flight over the past century.With examples of the latest aircraft from ......
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.
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.
9781472845078

B/EB-66 Destroyer Units in Combat

Author: Davies, Peter E. Code: 60165 Price: AU $29.98 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 08/02/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Studies of air combat in the Vietnam War inevitably focus on the MiG-killing fighter engagements, B-52 onslaughts or tactical strikes on the Hanoi region. However, underlying all these was the secretive 'electron war' in which highly-skilled electronic warfare officers duelled with Soviet and North Vietnamese radar operators in the attempt to ......
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