MediterraneanAuthor: Forsyth, RobertCode: 60617Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:22/08/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2021
The Junkers Ju 87 B Stuka dive-bomber and the aircraft carrier represent two key combat innovations of World War II. Rich with photographs and personal accounts, this new volume focuses on the air-sea action during the British evacuation operations in Norway in May 1940 and German air attacks in the Mediterranean in 1941-1942.
the Pacific During WWIIAuthor: Dacus, JeffCode: 60419Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: LYONS PRESS Published date:01/05/2021Availability:Please contact us for availability
From historian and columnist in Leatherneck and Armor magazines, this is the exciting, personal account of a Marine fighter squadron in the South Pacific during the critical days of 1943 when the tide turned against the Japanese.
Us Navy F-14 Tomcat in Combat, 1987-2000Author: Cooper, TomCode: 58203Price:AU $42.99Format: Paperback / 72 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:01/05/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2021
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.
YB-40 Flying Fortress and XB-41 Liberator Bomber EscortsAuthor: Wolf, Dr WilliamCode: 60143Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:18/11/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The XB-40 and XB-41 were secret, little-known experimental modifications of the B-17F and B-24D, respectively, into heavily-armed bomber gunships sometimes referred to as "bomber escorters". They were developed during early World War II in response to the lack of a USAAF long-range fighter aircraft able to escort and protect regular B-17 ......
1941-42Author: Stille, MarkCode: 59326Price:AU $27.95Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:03/11/2020Availability: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 ......
Carrier Operations in WWIIAuthor: Celander, LarsCode: 58988Price:AU $37.99Format: Paperback / 296 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date:20/09/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
A detailed examination of carriers and carrier operations in WWII, looking at the tools behind the major carrier battles and their evolution throughout the war.
The US Navy's Newest Maritime Patrol and Antisubmarine AircraftAuthor: Gourley, ,JohnCode: 58236Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:01/07/2020Availability:Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.
The P-8A Poseidon, a variant of the Boeing 737 series of airliner, takes over the role of antisubmarine warfare from the P-3 Orion, itself a derivative of an airliner, the Lockheed Electra. The P-8A brings new capabilities, endurance, and crew enhancements to the art form of maritime patrol, surveillance, and reconnaissance. The Poseidon also ......
The US Navy's Primary Fighter/Attack AircraftAuthor: Neubeck, KenCode: 58237Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:01/07/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The Boeing F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet is an evolutionary redesign of the McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 A/B Hornet. The Legacy F/A-18 Hornet first flew in 1980 and met the requirement for a multirole fighter to complement the larger and more expensive Grumman F-14 Tomcat, serving in fleet defense interceptor and air superiority roles. The Hornet proved to ......
Douglas's US Navy and Marine Corps Dive-Bomber in World War IIAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 57852Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:22/11/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The Douglas Dauntless was the US Navy's frontline dive-bomber in the early days of WWII. Even after the larger and more powerful Helldiver joined the fleet in the later stages of the war, the Dauntless remained in the fray, flying from the decks of escort carriers, which were too small to permit the operation of the later aircraft, as well as ......
Author: Planes TVCode: 57503Price:AU $39.95Format: DVD / 60 mins Publisher: PLANESTV.COM Published date:15/10/2019Availability:Sold Out
In 2019 PlanesTV is once again producing the official souvenir video programme of the Royal Navy International Air Day at Yeovilton. You can order the action packed DVD now and with cameras on the ground, on board some of the display aircraft and behind the scenes it promises to be an extra special souvenir of the show.
Author: Planes TVCode: 57504Price:AU $49.95Format: DVD / 60 mins Publisher: PLANESTV.COM Published date:15/10/2019Availability:Sold Out
In 2019 PlanesTV is once again producing the official souvenir video programme of the Royal Navy International Air Day at Yeovilton. You can order the action packed DVD / Blu-ray now and with cameras on the ground, on board some of the display aircraft and behind the scenes it promises to be an extra special souvenir of the show.
50 Years of Naval Air SuperiorityAuthor: Zimmerman, Dwight JonCode: 56071Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date:06/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Ahead of the release of the Top Gun movie sequel, Top Gun: 50 Years of Naval Air Superiority is the definitive source on the Navy's most revered fighter pilot unit.
Author: Trimble, William F.Code: 55835Price:AU $57.20Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date:26/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Covers the life and professional career of Adm. John S. McCain Sr. Spanning the first half of the twentieth century, McCain's career highlights the integration of aviation into the Navy emphasizing the evolution of the aircraft carrier from a tactical element of the fleet stressing sea control to a force capable of long-range power projection.
The Experimental Seaplane Stations of the Royal Naval Air ServiceAuthor: MacDougall, PhilipCode: 48646Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:05/07/2017Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Up to and during the First World War, the Royal Navy was at the forefront of developments in aviation: concerned not just with the use of military aircraft to defend the fleet, but also securing the homeland against Zeppelin raiders and undertaking tactical air strikes into enemy territory. With the aeroplane a totally new and revolutionary ......
Naval Air Defence from Biplanes to the Cold WarAuthor: Friedman, NormanCode: 47335Price:AU $135.00Format: Hardback / 460 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:25/11/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Written by one of the most highly regarded authorities in the field
The World WarsAuthor: Jones, Dr. BenCode: 40097Price:AU $263.00Format: Hardback / 258 pages Publisher: ASHGATE PUBLISHING LIMITED Published date:19/05/2016Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
Drawing on archival as well as secondary sources, this book examines key themes within the sphere of air power in the maritime environment. With a chronological study that encompasses the period of the First World War, it explores the evolution of naval airpower of several nations, most notably the Americans, Japanese and British.
A History of Naval Aviation Special Markings and ArtworkAuthor: Meehan, JimCode: 1625450419Price:AU $69.99Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:26/09/2015Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
US Naval Aviation has a rich history of special and commemorative markings and nose art that has not been documented until this book. The 100 year history of markings on US Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard aircraft is detailed in drawings, descriptive text, and over 350 photographs from archives, veterans, and the authors personal collections.
Author: Ian M. BurnsCode: 50847Price:AU $55.00Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:01/10/2014Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The compelling story of the development of naval aviation by the Royal Naval Air Service in the First World War
The Operational History of the German Naval Air Service 1935-1944Author: Thompson, AdamCode: 47825Price:AU $47.99Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:01/08/2014Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The development and operational history of the German Kustenfliegergruppen 1935-1944
Author: Geoff DyerCode: 32406Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: PANTHEON BOOKS Published date:20/05/2014Availability:Please contact us for availability
From a writer "whose genre-jumping refusal to be pinned down [makes him] an exemplar of our era" (NPR), a new book that confirms his power to astound readers. As a child Geoff Dyer spent long hours making and blotchily painting model fighter planes. So the adult Dyer jumped at the chance of a residency aboard an aircraft carrier. "Another Great ......
Author: Brown, Captain Eric 'Winkle'Code: 38819Price:AU $69.99Format: Hardback / 272 pages Published date:31/07/2013Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Carrier aircraft, since their beginning, have been a very special kind of machine and demand something equally special of the men who flew them. Landing on a pitching, bucking deck of a carrier, or catapulting over a plunging bow, shipboard aircraft and their pilots had to be exceptional. Often, the real characteristics of these assorted aircraft ......