Author: Forsyth, RobertCode: 61814Price:AU $28.12
Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:14/06/2022Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
This volume examines the history and development of the Ju 188 twin-engined aircraft, the Luftwaffes attempt to enhance and improve its peerless Ju 88. The Junkers Ju 188 was the epitome of mid-war German twin-engined aircraft design, representing the enhancement of an earlier type and incorporating increased performance and technological ......
The World's Greatest Carriers of the last 100 YearsAuthor: Ross, DavidCode: 61621Price:AU $33.71
Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date:12/06/2022Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
On 9 May 1912 the first airplane take-off from a ship was made from the deck of the HMS Hibernia. In July 1918, seven Sopwith Camels launched from the converted battlecruiser HMS Furious damaged the German airbase at Tonder and destroyed two zeppelins. The age of the carrier was born. In the interwar years ......
Identification GuideAuthor: Newdick, ThomasCode: 61563Price:AU $33.71
Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date:14/05/2022Availability:Sorry, this is no longer available
For over 40 years NATO and Warsaw Pact aircraft faced each other across the Iron Curtain, or fought in proxy wars around the world. Illustrated with detailed artworks of combat aircraft and their markings, Aircraft of the Cold War 1945-1991: Identification Guide is a comprehensive study of the planes in service with NATO and ......
A Big Book of Qantas StoriesAuthor: Eames, JimCode: 61906Price:AU $26.24
Format: Paperback / 688 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date:15/01/2022Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
These are stories of passion and dedication, of risk and resilience, of excellence and Australian larrikinism, of inventiveness and determination. Captain Richard Champion de Crespigny on The Flying Kangaroo
Jim Eames captures the experiences of a small band of brave, professional and pioneering aircrew who confronted ......
The Battle of BritainAuthor: Collier, RichardCode: 61467Price:AU $16.21
Format: Paperback / 368 pages Published date:20/12/2021Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
This is the gripping story of the Battle of Britain; of some of the most fateful weeks in history.
Drawing on eyewitness accounts from both the RAF and the Luftwaffe, this is a compelling story of history in the making through an intensely fought battle, taking the reader into the heart of the action as told by those who fought and ......
World's Greatest Fighters, Bombers and Transport Aircraft fromWW1 to the PresentAuthor: Newdick, ThomasCode: 61047Price:AU $31.19
Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS LTD Published date:01/12/2021Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Ever since man first took to the air, combat aircraft have been at the cutting edge of aviation technology, resulting in some of the greatest and most complex designs ever built. Military Aircraft features 52 of the most important military aircraft of the last hundred years. The book includes all the main types, from biplane fighters ......
Author: Hooper, DaveCode: 61044Price:AU $41.99
Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: THE CROWOOD PRESS LTD Published date:01/10/2021Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Suitable for both those starting out in this hobby and more experienced modellers alike, this book is a one-stop guide to the creation of realistic models of German military aircraft of World War I. Examples of injection-moulded plastic, resin, vac-form, multi-media and limited-run plastic kits are included, as well as scratch-built ......
U.S. Airlifters since 1962Author: Cox, GeorgeCode: 57617Price:AU $45.46
Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:15/06/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
This brings the story of the US airlifter from the early 1960s to today's transport giants and tomorrow's stealth assault aircraft; revealing 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 pilots and planes that made historyAuthor: Pearson, SimonCode: 58985Price:AU $21.44
Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: HODDER AND STOUGHTON Published date:12/06/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
An original, 360-degree re-telling of the Battle of Britain through 18 of the iconic (and some less well-known) aircraft and the pilots who flew them - British, Polish, New Zealander, German, Danish.
Commemorating the FewAuthor: Simpson, GeoffCode: 57808Price:AU $24.04
Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:19/02/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
In 1945 it was announced that Allied airmen who had taken part in the Battle of Britain in 1940 would be entitled to the immediate award of the 1939-1945 Star, with Battle of Britain Clasp. This was the only Clasp awarded with the 1939-1945 Star.
Author: Willis, MatthewCode: 55296Price:AU $25.49
Format: Paperback / 120 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:06/02/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
An illustrated history of the Fleet Air Arm's between-the-wars torpedo/spotter/reconnaissance biplane, featuring many previously unpublished photographs and artwork.
The story of Bill Reed, China's Shining MarkAuthor: Molesworth, CarlCode: 58209Price:AU $32.49
Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:06/02/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Bill Reed had it all - brains, looks, athleticism, courage and a talent for leadership. After a challenging childhood in Depression-era Iowa, Reed joined the US Army Air Corps, but the outbreak of World War II saw him give up his commission. Instead, he travelled to China to fly for the American Volunteer Group - the legendary Flying Tigers. ......
My Life as a Bomber PilotAuthor: French, DereckCode: 58092Price:AU $37.46
Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:15/01/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
A vivid and insightful account of the early World War Two air war from a bomber pilot's perspective.
The RAF's F.155T/O.R. 329 Fighter ProjectsAuthor: Sharp, DanCode: 57829Price:AU $35.11
Format: HardbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:18/12/2019Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
"The West was stunned when the Soviet Union dropped its first atomic bomb in August 1949 and a year later the Korean War showcased Russia's incredible technological progress in the form of the MiG-15 "
D-558-1 Skystreak and D-558-2 SkyrocketAuthor: Davies, Peter E.Code: 58114Price:AU $21.44
Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:31/10/2019Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
The six Douglas D-558 research aircraft, built as two variants, were produced for a US Navy and NACA collaborative project to investigate flight in the high subsonic and supersonic regimes and to develop means of coping with the dangerous phenomena of compressibility and pitch-up which had caused many accidents to early jets. Wind tunnels could ......
50th Anniversary EditionAuthor: Collins, MichaelCode: 57505Price:AU $16.49
Format: Paperback / 528 pages Publisher: PAN MACMILLAN Published date:11/07/2019Availability:Sorry, this is no longer available
In July 1969, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins piloted the Apollo 11 spacecraft to the moon. Fifty years later, it is still one of the greatest achievements in human history. In this remarkable memoir, a defining classic, Michael Collins conveys, in a very personal way, the drama, beauty, and humour of that ......
Author: Imperial War MuseumsCode: 52443Price:AU $7.49
Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM Published date:10/07/2019Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Late on the night of May 16, 1943, Wing Commander Guy Gibson led 617 Squadron of the Royal Air Force on a mission code-named Operation Chastise--an audacious bombing raid across the English Channel. Their aim? Destroy three dams in the Ruhr Valley, the industrial heartland of Germany. The dams were fiercely protected. Torpedo nets in the water ......
The Story of a Mars RoverAuthor: Motum, MarkusCode: 57508Price:AU $14.24
Format: Paperback / 56 pages Publisher: WALKER BOOKS Published date:01/12/2018Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
A stylishly illustrated non-fiction book about the search for life on Mars, told from the unique perspective of NASAs Mars rover, Curiosity. Discover the incredible story of the search for life on Mars, told from the unique perspective of Curiosity, the Mars Rover sent to explore the red planet. Markus Motums stylish illustrations and diagrams ......
Great Untold Stories of Qantas...the Heroic, the Hilarious and theSometimes Just Plain StrangeAuthor: Jim EamesCode: 59377Price:AU $22.49
Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date:24/02/2018Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
From its earliest days, Qantas has attracted its fair share of unusual challenges and unique characters. These are the stories of a great airline and the people who made it, told by a man who has Qantas blood running through his veins. They are hilarious, nostalgic, heroic and sometimes even odd. They are about the brilliant risk takers who ......
Author: Alex EliottCode: 38176Price:AU $9.98
Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:04/02/2016Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
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 ......
Author: GrummanCode: 31108Price:AU $18.84
Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: PERISCOPE FILM LLC Published date:01/01/2013Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Originally created for NASA in 1969 by prime contractor Grumman, this Lunar Module Vehicle Familiarization Manual was mandatory reading for Apollo astronauts, contractors and NASA support staff. This version of the manual describes the so-called ELM, or Extended Lunar Modules designed for the "J"class missions Apollo 15-17 and the never-flown ......
Maintaining the Worlds First Supersonic Passenger JetAuthor: David LeneyCode: 23276Price:AU $13.99
Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:01/07/2010Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Written by two of British Airways' most experienced Concorde flight crew, this title focuses on the technical and engineering aspects of Concorde, it gives insights into owning, operating, servicing and flying the supersonic airliner.
The Pilot's ViewAuthor: Duke VideoCode: 20838Price:AU $18.71
Format: DVD / 61 mins Publisher: DUKE MARKETING Published date:01/10/2008Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Duke Video's Notes: The Supermarine Spitfire remains one of the all time classic fighters and certainly one of the most recognised. In Britain it has become part of folklore - the aeroplane that helped save the UK in the Battle of Britain. Aviation fans the world over often wonder what it would be like to fly this famous plane. This stunning ......