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9781781555842

Time Flies

Reflections of a Fighter Pilot Author: Hamilton, David Code: 48648 Price: AU $26.99 (was AU $44.99) Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 05/07/2017 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Time Flies: Reflections of a Fighter Pilot' retells the exploits of David Hamilton's thirty years of service in the Royal Air Force. He had a wide and varied career; flying Lightnings to defend UK airspace, operating from HMS Ark Royal in F-4 Phantoms, and defending the Inner German Border from RAF Wildenwrath. In the UK MoD he was a staff officer ......
9781781555729

When the Navy Took to the Air

The Experimental Seaplane Stations of the Royal Naval Air Service Author: MacDougall, Philip Code: 48646 Price: AU $26.99 (was AU $44.99) Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 05/07/2017 Availability: 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 ......
9781781555910

Night Hawk

Flight Lieutenant Karl Kuttelwascher DFC and Bar, the Raf's GreatestNight Intruder Ace Author: Darlington, Roger Code: 49076 Price: AU $23.99 (was AU $39.99) Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 05/07/2017 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Karel Kuttelwascher may have had a German surname, but he was a Czech who became the scourge of the Luftwaffe bombers operating from France and the Low Countries in 1942. Flying with the RAF's legendary No. 1 Squadron, his destruction of fifteen aircraft in only three months earned him the DFC twice in a mere forty-two days, and made him the RAF's ......
9781781556153

Into the Swarm

Stories of RAF Fighter Pilots in the Second World War Author: Larsen, Tor Idar Code: 48479 Price: AU $26.99 (was AU $44.99) Format: Paperback / 15 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 08/06/2017 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Into the Swarm tells the sobering and heroic stories of RAF fighter pilots in the most ferocious air battles of the war. Gripping and detailed stories of aerial combat are accompanied by unpublished photographs and letters which add to the rich content provided by the authors whose passion for the subject is apparent within each chapter.
9781781556092

Northern 'Q'

The History of Royal Air Force, Leuchars Author: Watson, Ian Smith Code: 48478 Price: AU $26.99 (was AU $44.99) Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 08/06/2017 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Leuchars was one of the oldest airfields in the UK, its links with military aviation go back to 1911. Following the outbreak of war in 1939 the station was identified as an ideal location to launch maritime operations under Coastal Command. From 1950-2015 Leuchars was on permanent guard with every type of operational interceptor in RAF service.
9781785210617

Astronaut Manual

1961 Onwards Owners' Workshop Manual Author: Mactaggart, Ken Code: 47651 Price: AU $23.97 (was AU $39.95) Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 09/02/2017 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This book provides an insight into what an astronaut does, the experience of space flight, the equipment he uses, and what it takes to become an astronaut
9781781550960

A Detailed History of RAF Manston 1941-1945

Author: Joe Bamford Code: 47781 Price: AU $30.00 (was AU $50.00) Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 22/01/2017 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

The story of one of Britains most distinguished RAF stations. Not as well-known as Biggin Hill, Manston was the nearest airfield to the Luftwaffe and suffered accordingly. The stations motto was Arise to Protect and in two wars Manston carried out that role. It was the only station that housed aircraft of every command as well as the USAAF.

9781781555323

Tupolev Tu-2

The Forgotten Medium Bomber Author: Jason Nicholas Moore Code: 47796 Price: AU $45.00 (was AU $75.00) Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 14/12/2016 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This book gives a complete history of one of the best medium bombers of the Second World War, but one that has been sadly neglected in Western histories of that war. The Tu-2, an aircraft that first appeared in 1942, had its production stopped, then restarted, and really came into its own in the last year of the Second World War.
9781781555637

Monocular Memoir

A Pilot's Life Author: Williams, Michael Code: 47776 Price: AU $20.99 (was AU $34.99) Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 20/10/2016 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This book will stir many memories. Cranwellians of the late 50s and early 60s engaged in jet conversion to Vampires will recall a sympathetic instructor who made this testing time a pleasure. From 1954 Initial Training at Kirton Lindsey to his retirement as Deputy Commandant at Cranwell 1984 Mike Williams had a long and distinguished RAF career.
9781781555491

Skalski

Against All Odds Author: Franciszek Graboswki Code: 47789 Price: AU $35.97 (was AU $59.95) Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 18/08/2016 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The story of General Stanislaw Skalski, VM & bar, KW & 3 bars, DSO, DFC & 2 bars, the leading Polish fighter ace, who gallantly served from the first to the last day of the Second World War. Back in communist Poland, he was arrested for spying for Britain, sentenced to death but finally released following eight years in prison.
9781781555361

Sino-Japanese Air War 1937-1945

The Longest Struggle Author: Hakan Gustavsson Code: 47795 Price: AU $45.00 (was AU $75.00) Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 21/07/2016 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The Sino-Japanese war was the longest struggle of the Second World War. It started in July 1937 and not getting much help from the outside world, the Chinese soon closed a treaty with the Soviet Union to receive armament including a large number of aircraft. Everything was to change with Pearl Harbor, but the struggle continued until August 1945.
9781781555194

B-24 Bridge Busters

RAF Liberators Over Burma Author: Colin Pateman Code: 49072 Price: AU $35.97 (was AU $59.95) Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 30/06/2016 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
RAF Liberators over Burma provides an insight of operational flying in the Far East, including an examination of the importance of bombing bridges and railway constructions to thwart the Japanese transit infrastructure. In many cases the efforts and sacrifice by dedicated Commonwealth aircrew are recounted from their own flying logbooks.
9781781555118

Heathrow Airport

An Illustrated History Author: Kevan James Code: 49069 Price: AU $35.97 (was AU $59.95) Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 25/06/2016 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
There have been numerous written histories, but this book is the first history of Heathrow Airport to use photography as its primary medium of telling the story. Illustrated with images from those who worked there, those who use it and those who are simply enthusiastic about it, 70 years of an iconic aviation hub are to be enjoyed in this book.
9781781555033

German Night Fighter Force 1917-1945

Author: Gebhard Aders Code: 47804 Price: AU $66.00 (was AU $110.00) Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 24/06/2016 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Gebhard Aders' study of the History of the German Night Fighter Force is a highly detailed analysis with numerous appendices which provides a comprehensive account of the Luftwaffe's thoroughness right up to the end when the hunters became the hunted. Highly illustrated it also outlines techniques and tactics from 1917 up to the end of the war.
9781781555293

The Diary of Sonny Ormrod DFC

Malta Fighter Ace Author: Cull, Brian Code: 47801 Price: AU $45.00 (was AU $75.00) Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 23/06/2016 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Although extracts from Sonny Ormrod's diary have appeared in various publications over the years, the editors now offer the complete story of his brief period of aerial combat over Malta. His was one of many young lives lost in the effort to safeguard Malta, and he was there when only Hurricanes were available to combat the Luftwaffe's onslaught.
9781781555200

Air Wars 1920-1939

The Development and Evolution of Fighter Tactics Author: Philip MacDougall Code: 47797 Price: AU $35.97 (was AU $59.95) Format: Hardback / 204 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 23/06/2016 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Ethiopia (1935-6), Spain (1936-9), China (1937 onwards), Mongolia (1939), Finland (1939-40) France (1939-40) were the testing grounds for the aerial fighter tactics of World War Two and even today. In a subject rarely looked at in depth the author explores the lessons learnt, the means by which information was collected and subsequently used.
9781785210839

Avro Vulcan Manual

1952 Onwards (B2 Model) Author: Dr Alfred Price Code: 38337 Price: AU $23.97 (was AU $39.95) Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 02/06/2016 Availability: Sold Out
The awesome Avro Vulcan is an enduring image of the Cold War era when the world stood on the brink of nuclear annihilation. For many years the RAF's delta-wing jet bomber was the cornerstone of Britain's nuclear deterrent. Read about the Vulcan's operational history and take a close-up look at its construction. Discover what it takes to own and ......
9781781555347

Britain's Cold War Bombers

Author: Tim McLelland Code: 47799 Price: AU $35.97 (was AU $59.95) Format: Paperback / 368 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 26/05/2016 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
From the iconic Vulcan to the latest generation of Typhoon aircraft, this fascinating and highly illustrated book tells how each design was created and translated into operational aircraft. The book gives a detailed account on how specific aircraft types were envisaged, created, developed and manufactured together with their service history.
9781781555149

Lavochkin Fighters of the Second World War

Author: Jason Moore Code: 47829 Price: AU $53.97 (was AU $89.95) Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 24/05/2016 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This book covers the Lavochkin fighters of the Second World War, from the original I-301 prototype, first flown in 1940, to the La-7 fighter of 1944. The book describes in detail the history and design of the three main variants of these Lavochkin fighters: the inline engined LaGG-3, the radial engined La-5, and the radial engined La-7.
9781781554449

Apache in European Service

Author: Willmin, Darren Code: 47798 Price: AU $23.99 (was AU $39.99) Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 19/05/2016 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
A Pictorial review of the revolutionary Apache attack helicopter. The Apache is the primary attack helicopter in Europe and is mainly used by the British Army Air Corps. Darren Willmin, a keen aviation photographer captures the Apache through the lens at many prime locations including air shows and the British Army Air Corp training ground.
9781625450098

U.S. Navy-Curtiss Flying Boat NC-4

An Account of the First Transatlantic Flight Author: Simpson, Richard V. Code: 47846 Price: AU $33.00 (was AU $55.00) Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 17/03/2016 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Airplanes take off and they land, sometimes successfully, sometimes not. What makes this tale so dramatic is conflict, difficulties, accidents and even failure. Of the pod of 4 Curtiss-Navy designed and built flying boats only the NC-4, after many mechanical malfunctions, was the only plane of the 4 to complete its mission.
9781781555095

Moonlight Flyer

Diary of a Second World War Navigator Author: John Gellner Code: 47833 Price: AU $35.97 (was AU $59.95) Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 25/02/2016 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Diary of Jan Gellner, Czech navigator, after being trained in the first air observer course within the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan in Canada, he began his tour with the No. 311 (Czechoslovak) Bomber Squadron RAF. During 37 bombing sorties on Vickers Wellington over the occupied European territory and Germany he earned the DFC.
9780857338136

Build Your Own Drone Manual

Author: Alex Eliott Code: 38176 Price: AU $23.97 (was AU $39.95) Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 04/02/2016 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Today, drones are increasingly used for commercial and private enthusiast use, as well as for well-documented military operations. There is now a wide variety of ready-to-fly drones and self-build kits available to suit all pockets and purposes. This extensively illustrated, practical manual takes a brief look at the origins and history of ......
9781781554678

Boeing B-52 Stratofortress

Warrior Queen of the USAF Author: Remak, Jeanette Code: 49065 Price: AU $47.99 (was AU $79.99) Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 17/12/2015 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The B-52 entered service in 1955 and lived through the Cold War, being on alert 24/7. It saw service in the Vietnam War and in the deserts of the Middle East in Operation Desert Storm. Of 744 that were built 85 of 'H' model still remain in service. 60 years of service, and many battle scars later, still the B-52 remains Queen of the skies of War.
9781781554913

History of the Biggin Hill International Air Fair

Author: Fiddian, Paul Code: 38128 Price: AU $33.00 (was AU $55.00) Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 15/12/2015 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
For almost half a century, Biggin Hill was the scene of one of the worlds best loved and longest-running air shows. Already well known as the site from which Spitfires and Hurricanes were launched during the Second World War, Biggin Hill was made even more famous by the International Air Fair, staged between 1963 and 2010. Often innovative, ......
9781781553701

Britain's Imperial Air Routes 1918-1939

Author: Higham, Robin Code: 46298 Price: AU $41.99 (was AU $69.99) Format: Hardback / 384 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 01/12/2015 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This book pictures the growth of British air transport from inception in 1910 to the formation of Imperial Airways in 1934 and the beginnings of BOAC. It shows the impetus given to aircraft production in WWI and presents an account of the operational and financial fortunes of each of the principal airlines which began operations shortly after.
9781781554586

RAF 100 Group 1939-43

The Birth of Electronic Warfare Author: Harrington, Janine Code: 49064 Price: AU $41.99 (was AU $69.99) Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 01/12/2015 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The Story of the early years of electronic warfare and the formation of the special RAF group 100
9781781554975

Letters from a Flying Officer

Author: Wortley, Rothesay Stuart Code: 47830 Price: AU $28.79 (was AU $47.99) Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 15/10/2015 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

This classic text was originally intended, when it first appeared in 1928, as propaganda for air-minded youth, these letters and diaries in fact tell the story of the Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force from August 1914 to the Armistice four years later.

9781781554869

Irish Aces of the RFC and the RAF H/C

In the First World War Author: Gleeson, Joe Code: 49067 Price: AU $41.99 (was AU $69.99) Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 15/10/2015 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
6000 Irish men and women served with the Allied air services during the First World War. This is their story.
9781781552896

Soviet Aircraft Industry

Author: Dancey, Peter G. Code: 38145 Price: AU $57.00 (was AU $95.00) Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 01/10/2015 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

Much of the fascination which Soviet aircraft and its associated aerospace industry holds for the analyst, enthusiast or ordinary member of the public, stems from the thick fog of secrecy that enveloped the industry throughout the Cold War until the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1990/91. Until then details which in case of Western designs ......

9781625450418

Paint Locker Magic

A History of Naval Aviation Special Markings and Artwork Author: Meehan, Jim Code: 1625450419 Price: AU $41.99 (was AU $69.99) Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 26/09/2015 Availability: 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.
9781781554463

Flying Life

An Enthusiast's Photographic Record of British Aviation in the 1930s Author: Richard Riding Code: 39743 Price: AU $28.79 (was AU $47.99) Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 14/09/2015 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
A Flying Life: An Enthusiasts Photographic Record of British Aviation in the 1930s consists of photographs taken by E. J. Riding, the authors father, who spent his working life in the aviation industry. He was apprenticed to A. V. Roe & Company and employed as an aircraft engineer up to the outbreak of war. During the war, Riding became an AID ......
9780857337696

Avro Shackleton Manual

All Marks 1951 - 91 Author: Wilson, Keith Code: 37980 Price: AU $23.97 (was AU $39.95) Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 09/07/2015 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
With a design lineage that stretches back to the legendary Avro Lancaster and its successor the Avro Lincoln, the Avro Shackleton has a distinguished parentage. The Shackleton first entered service with the RAF in 1951 serving for 40 years.
9781909808225

Phantom Boys

True Tales from UK Operators of the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Author: Richard Pike Code: 37216 Price: AU $37.49 (was AU $49.99) Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: GRUB STREET Published date: 01/06/2015 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
From Richard Pike, best-selling author of Hunter Boys and The Lightning Boys series comes the newest addition to Grub Streets popular Boys series; Phantom Boys. Originally developed for the US Navy, this twin-engined supersonic long-range fighter-bomber first flew in the spring of 1958. It then entered service for the US Navy in 1961, and in 1969 ......
9781781554630

Tornado in Pictures

The Multi-Role Legend Author: Gledhill, David Code: 37978 Price: AU $23.99 (was AU $39.99) Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 01/06/2015 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

The Panavia Tornado was designed as a multi-role combat aircraft to meet the needs of Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom. Since the prototype flew in 1974, nearly 1000 Tornados have been produced in a number of variants serving as a fighter-bomber, a fighter and in the reconnaissance and electronic suppression roles. Deployed operationally ......

9780993016936

Voices of the Battle of Britain H/C plus 2 DVDs

Author: Higgs, Colin Code: 49045 Price: AU $67.49 (was AU $89.99) Format: Mixed media product / 180 pages Publisher: DANANN PUBLISHING LIMITED Published date: 01/06/2015 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
It was a crucial moment of World War II. 1940. The Royal Air Force, virtually alone, defended the skies of Britain against massed formations of German bombers. They put up such a ferocious defense that Hitler gave up ideas of invading Britain and turned his attention to an assault on the Soviet Union. Of those pilots who courageously flew their ......
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