A Complete GazetteerAuthor: Geoff MillsCode: 70095Price:AU $112.00Format: Hardback / 768 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:10/06/2022Availability:In stock at supplier. Please contact us for availability details
A comprehensive and meticulously researched landmark work charting the construction, operational history and post-war use of the airfields of the RAF and USAAF in the United Kingdom during the Second World War. Supported by a wealth of 690 photographs and airfield plans providing a unique illustration into the life of each wartime airfield.
Author: Grzywa, AlbertCode: 70091Price:AU $59.99Format: Paperback / 56 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date:28/11/2021Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Grumman TBF Avenger - American three-seater torpedo-bomber, single-engine, metal structure, designed for the US Navy to replace the TBD Devastator. The Avengers became the standard US torpedo plane during the Pacific War. From then on, they participated in this role in all air-sea battles and landing operations in the Pacific, until the sinking ......
The Brief Reign and Tragic Demise of the American Rigid AirshipAuthor: GeogheganCode: 70044Price:AU $65.00Format: Hardback / 464 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:06/11/2021Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
How the American airship came within a hairs breadth of replacing planes, trains, and ocean liners as dominant long-distance transport. Nearly everything people know about airships is wrong. Few realise that prior to the Hindenburg disaster airships transported passengers without a single casualty for more than 20 years, a record unmatched by ......
An American StoryAuthor: Pedersen, DanCode: 58909Price:AU $25.87Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: HACHETTE Published date:03/03/2020Availability:In stock at supplier. No longer available
NATIONAL BESTSELLER "If you loved the movie, you will love the real story in the book." -- Fox & Friends On the 50th anniversary of the creation of the "Topgun" Navy Fighter School, its founder shares the remarkable inside story of how he and eight other risk-takers revolutionized the art of aerial combat. When American fighter jets were being ......
AirliftersAuthor: Cox, GeorgeCode: 56793Price:AU $55.00Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:01/07/2019Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
This book charts the history of the US airlifter from its origins in World War II to today's transport giants. In doing so, it reveals and describes numerous designs which never saw the light of day, examining the thinking behind them and giving insights into why they did, or did not, succeed.
The Aircraft of the Modern U.S. PresidencyAuthor: Veronico, NicholasCode: 51419Price:AU $36.00
Format: Hardback / 160 pages Published date:15/03/2018Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
The presidential plane wasnt always known as Air Force One. FDR traveled in the Guess Where II, a transport version of the heavy bomber four-engine Liberator. Later presidential aircraft included the Dixie Clipper and Sacred Cow (FDR), Independence (Truman), Columbine I and II (Eisenhower), followed by Air Force One.
Author: Love, TerryCode: 48079Price:AU $89.99Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:30/06/2017Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Most people think the US Army only flies helicopters, but it has quietly flown a multitude of fixed-wing aircraft for decades. One of the Armys best aircraft providers is Beech Aircraft of Wichita, Kansas. Beginning about the time of the Korean War and up to present day, the Army has utilized twin-engined Beech aircraft for an abundance of ......
1972 to Date (All Marks)Author: Davies, SteveCode: 47650Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:24/03/2017Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Dubbed 'Warthog' - or just 'Hog' - by those who fly and maintain it, the Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II is the world's undisputed close air support attack jet. As tough as it is ugly, it has built a fearsome reputation as a tank buster and infantry killer in conflicts around the globe, and its GAU-8 Avenger 30mm cannon strikes fear into ......
Author: Larson USAF, (Ret), Lt.Col George A.Code: 47241Price:AU $67.99Format: Hardback / 184 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:28/02/2017Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
During the height of the Cold War, the United States started to develop and expand its air defense capabilities to knock down Russian Air Force nuclear-armed bombers flying over the North Pole, across Canada, and into the northern United States to attack US military targets and major cities. The Air Defense Command created air command centers, ......
1978 onwards (all marks)Author: Davies, SteveCode: 47591Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:05/01/2017Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
The US-designed and built McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet carrier-borne, multi-role fighter is one of the most
important Fourth Generation fighters in the world. Its twin-engine, twin-tails (canted outwards) and leading edge
root extensions make it one of the most recognisable fighters in operation. The latest version is the ......
Author: Murphy, T. B.Code: 46181Price:AU $53.90Format: Paperback / 200 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date:30/10/2016Availability:Sorry, this is no longer available
"With the outbreak of World War I in August 1914, Kiffin Yates Rockwell of Asheville, North Carolina, volunteered to fight for France. Initially serving with the French Foreign Legion, he soon became a founding member of the Lafayette Escadrille. This book covers Rockwell's early life and military service with the Lafayette Escadrille"--
Author: Davies, Peter E.Code: 46176Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:25/08/2016Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
The F-4 Phantom II is perhaps the most famous post-war fighter. This title examines the unique aspects of the Phantom that made it so crucial to US Navy pilots during the Vietnam War - its massive engine power, long range, speed, and, the most powerful airborne search and fire-control radar installed in a fighter at the time.
Author: Green, MichaelCode: 40133Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 200 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:27/06/2016Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
From its humble beginning in August 1907, when the U.S. Army Signal Corps created its Aeronautical Division assigned: "to take charge of all matters pertaining to military ballooning, air machines, and all kindred matters." That small inconsequence portion of the U.S. Army would grow progressively over the many decades to become its own ......
Author: Stringer, David HCode: 39939Price:AU $60.45Format: Paperback / 120 pages Publisher: APT COLLECTIBLES Published date:03/06/2016Availability:Sorry, this is no longer available
Following WWII, with the encouragement of the U.S. government, airline service was expanded across the nation to include smaller towns and cities. This book tells the history of the 13 Local Service Airlines that were established to provide these services on a regional basis.
The Tuskegee Airmen of World War IIAuthor: Moye, J ToddCode: 40184Price:AU $15.70Format: CD-Audio / 540 mins Publisher: THE LYONS PRESS Published date:10/05/2016Availability:Sorry, this is no longer available
In this inspiring account of the Tuskegee Airmen the country's first African American military pilots historian J. Todd Moye captures the challenges and triumphs of these brave aviators in their own words, drawing on more than 800 interviews recorded for the National Park Service's Tuskegee Airmen Oral History Project. Denied the right to fully ......
Iraq 1991Author: Dildy, DougCode: 46993Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:21/04/2016Availability:Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.
Analyses the combat between the American and Soviet 'Cold War fighters' in a balanced manner, examining how the technical abilities of the aircraft combined with the different levels of training available to opposing pilots and ground crews allowed the F-15s to destroy the Iraqi offensive abilities within weeks of the First Gulf War starting.
Aircraft HistoriesAuthor: Del LaugheryCode: 37507Price:AU $69.95Format: Paperback / 218 pages Publisher: CREATESPACE Published date:23/06/2015Availability:Sorry, this is no longer available
Following his successful photo expose', "Boneyard Almanac - The History and Current State of America's Largest Aircraft Collection," author Del Laughery now focuses his attention on telling the story of the aircraft stored at AMARG, the military's boneyard. In the case of each aircraft pictured, Del provides background on its early development - a ......
Author: Redon, PereCode: 38523Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 48 pages Published date:26/02/2015Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
At the beginning of the 1930s, North American Aviation designed one of the most popular aircraft of all time, the T-6 Texan. Over 24,404 planes in 260 versions and variants were produced. This World War II vintage, propeller-driven aircraft is covered in its various forms and uses, including combat and training. Detailed specifications, unit ......
Author: PlanesTVCode: 36059Price:AU $39.99Format: DVD / 82 mins Publisher: PLANESTV.COM Published date:01/01/2015Availability:Sorry, this is no longer available
All the highlights for the 2014 Eastbourne 2014 Airshow are here! An incredible 4 day line up of flying. Includes the Battle of Britain memorial flights which was reunited with the Canadian Lancaster bomber, appearing for the first time in over 50 years.
Fighters and Bombers of World War 2Author: Buttler, TonyCode: 46981Price:AU $59.95Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: CLASSIC PUBLICATIONS Published date:13/11/2014Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
A new title in the highly successful 'Secret Projects' series, this time looking at concepts developed by the US aircraft industry in the years immediately prior to World War 2
The USA's Ill-Fated Supersonic Heavy BomberAuthor: Simons, Graham M.Code: 38647Price:AU $42.99Format: Paperback / 256 pages Published date:15/05/2014Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
The complete story of one of the most spectacular aircraft that ever flew. Includes many astounding photos and detailed construction diagrams.
Author: Fred TribuzzoCode: 32291Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: KOEHLER BOOKS Published date:15/04/2014Availability:Sorry, this is no longer available
American Sky is the story of a young man going to work for a father and son, learning the skills for starting a Lycoming or Continental engine on a hot summer day, as well as the daily humor, courage, and vision to pursue dreams. In American Sky, events and people shift in time and experiences blossom unexpectedly. Yet the influence of a mentor ......
Author: YoungCode: 31888Price:AU $7.50
Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:06/03/2014Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
VF-9 was activated in March 1942 as part of Carrier Air Group (CAG) 9, one of the many air groups the US Navy was hurriedly forming in the aftermath of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. This title deals with this topic.
Author: Fabien SavelliCode: 32573Price:AU $54.99Format: PaperbackPublisher: CREATESPACE Published date:01/01/2014Availability:Sorry, this is no longer available
With his very particular sarcastic style, Fabien Savelli lays out in the open the past 2 years of his road warrior's life, and his experiences flying on American Airlines: Chronically delayed flights Absolute lack of information from the ground staffs Refusal to take responsibility on schedule and operations Clear denial of any sort of liability ......
Author: PlanesTVCode: 31781Price:AU $44.95Format: DVD / 240 mins Publisher: PLANESTV.COM Published date:15/10/2013Availability:Sorry, this is no longer available
The Fighter Collections 2013 Flying Legends Airshow at Duxford lived up to its reputation as one of the best warbird airshows in the world. This DVD features all the action from the show and was filmed using broadcast quality High Definition & 4k cameras. There were cameras on the flightline filming close up views of start-ups and taxying, ......
Eastbourne's International AirshowAuthor: PlanesTVCode: 31778Price:AU $29.95Format: DVD / 82 mins Publisher: PLANESTV.COM Published date:14/10/2013Availability:Sorry, this is no longer available
PlanesTV is once again producing the official Airbourne DVD and Blu-ray - Eastbournes International Airshow. All the highlights from the flying display will be included complete with on board minicam views during Disney’s Planes with the Matadors, Dassault Flamants and the Blades.
Author: Hartmetz, Dr Richard SCode: 31179Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: CREATESPACE Published date:08/02/2013Availability:Sorry, this is no longer available
From before the Wright Brothers first flight, man has always dreamed of flying and traveling into space. This book details the human race's reach for the stars, covering almost a hundred historic aircraft, fifty of the most famous aviators and much more, with many photographs. You will learn some of the concepts involved in space travel and ......
Marine Fighting Squadron 214 in WWIIAuthor: Bruce D. GambleCode: 25945Price:AU $49.95Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: ZENITH PRESS Published date:01/07/2012Availability:Sorry, this is no longer available
Swashbucklers and Black Sheep is a comprehensive illustrated history of the squadron from its formation and first two combat tours on Guadalcanal as the Swashbucklers, which included their transition to the iconic gull-winged Corsair, to the arrival of their second commander, Pappy Boyington, after which they became the Black Sheep. The squadron's ......
Author: Lee HowardCode: 24534Price:AU $109.95Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: AIR-BRITAIN (HISTORIANS) Published date:01/07/2011Availability:In stock at supplier. No longer available
Publisher's notes: Fleet Air Arm helicopters have seen action in Korea, Malaya, Suez, Borneo, Northern Ireland, the Falklands, Beirut, Turkey, Bosnia, Sierra Leone, Iraq and Afghanistan.They have provided vital Search and Rescue, humanitarian relief, counter-terrorist, counter-narcotic and anti-piracy roles both at home and abroad ever since ......
Author: Martin BowmanCode: 25564Price:AU $57.99Format: Hardback / 70 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date:01/07/2011Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
The Vought F4U was the best carrier based fighter of WW2. 12,571 aircraft were built and downed 2,140 enemy aircraft for the loss of only 189 Corsairs. It was developed early in 1938 for the US Navy. The designer, Tex Beisel, worked on the principle of the largest engine in the smallest airframe. Britain received 2012 of the type. This book ......
Author: Dave ParsonsCode: 24473Price:AU $34.95Format: Paperback / 200 pages Publisher: ZENITH PRESS Published date:01/07/2011Availability:Sorry, this is no longer available
Publisher's Notes: For thirty-five years of active naval service, the Grumman F-14 Tomcat was the foremost air superiority fighter of the Cold War, with continuing service as a fighter-bomber in the Gulf Wars. Two hundred thousand sailors, both pilots and "ground" crew, served in F-14 squadrons with the Tomcat over its decades of flight. ......
Author: Tony ButtlerCode: 23673Price:AU $49.95Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: DLS AUSTRALIA Published date:01/12/2010Availability:Sorry, this is no longer available
Publisher's Notes: The Secret Projects series is now well established with both aviation historians and modellers. American Secret Projects: Bombers, Attack and Anti-Submarine Aircraft 1945-1974 describes the important area of post-World War 2 bomber development in the United States. During the period to the 1970s, the USAF operated several ......
The Mystery of a WWII Plane Crash and the Frozen Airmen in the High SierAuthor: Stekel, PeterCode: 25490Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 236 pages Publisher: WILDERNESS PRESS Published date:16/09/2010Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
In October 2005, two mountaineers climbing above Mendel Glacier in the High Sierra finds the mummified remains of a man in a WW II uniform, entombed in the ice. The "Iceman" discovery creates a media storm which draws author Peter Stekel to investigate and stumble upon the case of a navigation training flight crew missing since 1942. Early ......
Author: Kev DarlingCode: 23671Price:AU $59.99Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date:01/07/2010Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Publisher's Notes: In 1945 the Allies returned home with much technical information from German research concerning jet engines and swept wings. Though the USAAF had already deployed an early batch of jet fighters, Lockheed P-80 Shooting Stars, to Italy in 1945, their centrifugal-flow engines had limited scope for further development compared ......