Author: Tremayne, DavidCode: 47774Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 168 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:31/12/2020Availability:Sold Out
The Bluebird K7 is the turbojet-powered hydroplane with which Donald
Campbell set seven World Water Speed records in 1950s and 60s. Campbell
lost his life in the much-modified K7 on 4 January 1967 on Coniston Water
during an attempt to raise the record above 300mph. Both K7 and Campbell’s
body remained at the bottom ......
Triumphs and Tragedies Since 1909Author: Ellis, KenCode: 59041Price:AU $65.00Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:01/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
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, ......
Germany's Famed Triplane in World War IAuthor: Wilkins, ,Mark,C.Code: 59156Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:18/09/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020
This book presents the evolution and development of perhaps the most iconic German fighter of WWI - the Fokker Dr. 1 triplane or "Dreidecker." The Dr. 1 was born from experiments in cantilever monoplanes and the excellent combat record of the Sopwith triplane, which appeared at the western front at the end of 1916. Only 320 Fokker Dr.1s were ......
Strategy, Command and Operations 1942-1945Author: Young, Edward M.Code: 59154Price:AU $169.00Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:08/09/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020
During World War II, flying B-24 Liberator bombers on missions deep into Burma, B-25 Mitchell bombers attacking Japanese lines of communications, and P-40 Warhawks, P-47 Thunderbolts, and P-51 Mustangs flying close support for General Joseph Stilwell's Chinese and American forces in northern Burma, the Tenth Air Force worked closely with the ......
Curtiss's Carrier-Based Dive Bomber in World War IIAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 59157Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:02/09/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020
While initally labeled as a troublesome aircraft, the Curtiss SB2C Helldiver went on to be noted for striking more Japanese targets than any other US Navy dive bomber. Despite this, the Helldiver was to be the last of a long line of US Navy dive bombers. The development, production, and combat use of the many variations of the Helldiver are ......
The Power Behind the Spitfire, Mosquito and LancasterAuthor: Hoyland, GrahamCode: 58842Price:AU $27.99Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: WILLIAM COLLINS Published date:01/09/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020
The most iconic planes of WWII, the Supermarine Spitfire, Hawker Hurricane, DeHavilland Mosquito and the Avro Lancaster, were all powered by one engine, the Rolls-Royce Merlin. The story of the Merlin is one of British ingenuity at its height, of artistry and problem-solving that resulted in a war-winning design.
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:30/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
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.
An Illustrated History Of Holden In Australian MotorsportAuthor: Aaron Noonan, Will Dale and the V8 Sleuth teamCode: 59275Price:AU $99.95Format: Hardback / 400 pages Published date:30/08/2020Availability:Please contact us for availability
Holden has been a major part of Australian motorsport history and, in this special edition hardcover 400-page release from the V8 Sleuth team, they celebrate and honour the brand’s history in racing.
Force Ace of AcesAuthor: Even-Epstein, BG GioraCode: 59250Price:AU $54.99Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: GRUB STREET Published date:25/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
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.
Author: Gordon, YefimCode: 59245Price:AU $115.00Format: Hardback / 496 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:20/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
The Su-25 ground attack aircraft made its first flight on 22nd February 1972. After five years of tests the aircraft reached its definitive configuration with new engines, a revised airframe and new armament.
Author: Davies, Peter E.Code: 58965Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:18/08/2020Availability:Please contact us for availability
World War II saw the development of the heavy bomber as a decisive weapon which, in sufficient numbers, could overcome defensive fighters and guns and lay waste to strategic targets. The addition of nuclear weapons to the bomber's armament made it even more formidable, and by the late 1940s, US planners saw the growth of a Soviet nuclear-armed ......
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:18/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
Explores the development and history and an A-Z of over 170 aircraft, with 600 photographs, in a new fully updated edition.
Author: Birtles, PhilipCode: 59005Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:16/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
At Hatfield Aerodrome de Havilland created the WW2 Mosquito, the first multi role combat aircraft. De Havilland companies pioneered turbojet development, leading to the Comet, the world's first commercial jet airliner. De Havilland developed guided missiles and the Blue Streak rocket. The DH 108 was the first aircraft exceed Mach 1 outside the ......
The Engine That Won the Second World WarAuthor: Wilson, Gordon A. A.Code: 58948Price:AU $20.73Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:15/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
New B-format paperback - First ever narrative history of the famous aero engine that powered the Spitfire, Hurricane, Lancaster, Mosquito and Mustang, the aircraft that made the difference between victory and defeat at critical moments in the Second World War - the Battle of Britain and the allied aerial offensive against Germany.
Author: Historian, AviationCode: 59045Price:AU $18.66Format: Paperback / 132 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:15/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
History of Flight: Flying Survivors - WW2 Aircraft in Peacetime explores the unusual peacetime roles filled by decommissioned combat aircraft after WW2.
The Iraqi Air Force, 1931-2003Author: Cooper, TomCode: 59254Price:AU $42.99Format: Paperback / 88 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:15/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
Virtually born in battle, collecting precious combat experience and playing involved in so many conflicts, the Iraqi Air Force remains one of the most misinterpreted military services in the Middle East. Wings over Iraq provides a uniquely compact yet comprehensive guide to its operational history, officers, aircraft, and major operations.
Famous Russian AircraftAuthor: Gordon, YefimCode: 59246Price:AU $115.00Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:12/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
As early as 1965, when the MiG-25 interceptor was in the midst of its test programme, the Mikoyan Design Bureau started work on an even more capable two-seat interceptor meant to provide adequate protection for the huge expanses of Siberia and the Soviet Far East.
Jet Fighters 1939 -1945Author: Sharp, DanCode: 57864Price:AU $81.95Format: HardbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:10/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
"Germany's air ministry was quick to grasp the potential of the jet engine as early as 1938 and by 1939 several German aircraft manufacturers were already working on fighter designs that would utilise this new form of propulsion. Rocket engines too were seen as the way of the future and companies were commissioned to design fighters around them."
Boeing's XB-29 through B-29B in World War IIAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 58851Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:08/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
The Boeing B-29 Superfortress was not only the largest and most advanced US aircraft to see combat in World War II, it was also the most expensive weapons system of the war, even exceeding the cost of developing the atomic bomb - the weapon that ultimately would be delivered to Hiroshima and Nagasaki by a pair of B-29s in August 1945. Through a ......
Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A, F and G 2019Author: Sharp, DanCode: 57863Price:AU $25.52Format: PaperbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:05/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
"When it appeared in the skies over Europe in 1941, the Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A was the best fighter in the world. It was more than a match for the best Spitfires the RAF could field and began shooting them down in ever-increasing numbers. Only the introduction of the Spitfire IX with its two-stage supercharged Merlin overturned its supremacy. "
Us Navy F-14 Tomcat in Combat, 1987-2000Author: Cooper, TomCode: 58203Price:AU $42.99Format: Paperback / 72 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:01/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 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.
My Father's Historic Aircraft SanctuaryAuthor: Sopolata, WallyCode: 59287Price:AU $79.95Format: Paperback / 172 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date:01/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
Only in America could Walter A. Soplata, the son of penniless Czech immigrants, accomplish so much by single-handedly saving historic aircraft from World War II and other periods. After a childhood spent dreaming about having his own airfield, Soplata worked in scrapyards taking apart hundreds of WWII aircraft.
At the Controls of Us Cold War Aerial IntelligenceAuthor: Richardson, Robert L.Code: 58857Price:AU $65.00Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date:01/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
The history of Cold War reconnaissance in the words of the man who proved the aircraft, commanded the units, and flew the missions. This is the biography of pilot Col. William Gregory, whose astonishing career with the CIA and the US Air Force encompassed the attempts by US intelligence to understand Cold War Soviet Union.
Grumman's First Torpedo Bomber in World War IIAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 58853Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:01/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
The Grumman-designed TBF Avenger was unquestionably the most successful torpedo bomber in the US fleet during WWII. Developed just prior to the US entry in WWII, the type made its combat debut at the Battle of Midway. Demand for the large carrier-borne aircraft, which could drop conventional bombs and depth charges in addition to torpedoes, soon ......
Author: Ognjevic, Aleksandar MCode: 59260Price:AU $99.00Format: Hardback / 196 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date:01/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
Despite the favored acquisitions abroad by the VVKJ conservatives, in the early 1932 an idea to develop a modern combat airplane was initiated by two young Serbian engineers, Ljubomir D. Ilic and Kosta I. Sivcev, who were at the time employed at the Air Force Command Technical Department. They worked in secret after hours at Ilic's apartment and ......
Author: Skalbania, RobertCode: 59259Price:AU $57.99Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date:01/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
New book series for all warfare and scale modelling fans, describing the most famous aircrafts and vehicles. In each issue you will find a work in progress article, paint schemes and Cartograf's decals! F-14 Tomcat American, supersonic deck fighter, with variable-sweep wing, developed by the Grumman Corporation. Initially it was used mainly for ......
Author: Noszczak, MaciejCode: 59261Price:AU $54.99Format: Paperback / 20 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date:01/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
In 1916, the command of the Royal Flying Corps (RFC) urgently needed a fighter that could successfully oppose the new German fighter planes: Albatros D.III and Fokker D.VII. The Royal Aircraft Factory in Farnborough was ordered to design and build a fighter that would match the armament, performance and engine power of its adversaries. An ......