Aircraft and Development HistoryAuthor: Koos, VolkerCode: 58028Price:AU $69.99Format: HardbackPublisher: FONTHILL Published date:09/04/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
Founded in 1925 in Warnem nde, Arado-Flugzeugwerke, from the outset, produced civil aircraft as well as developing prototypes for the clandestine armament programme of the Reichswehr. From 1933 when the licensed production of military aircraft commenced, the factory also built a number of their own designs.
The Battle Against the Flying BombsAuthor: Thomas, Graham ACode: 58981Price:AU $36.99Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:19/06/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2020
A detailed account of the battle to defeat the V-1 Flying Bomb threat against the UK in 1944 and 1945.
The 'flying Pencil' in Luftwaffe Service - 1936-1945Author: Goss, ChrisCode: 59242Price:AU $125.00Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: CLASSIC PUBLICATIONS Published date:02/07/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
Designed both as a military and civil aircraft, the Dornier Do 17 'Flying Pencil', so called because of its slender fuselage, was one of three twin-engined medium bombers in service with the Luftwaffe at the start of the Second World War.
The Memoir of a Luftwaffe Night Pilot in World War IIAuthor: Johnen, WilhelmCode: 59229Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 320 pages Published date:03/07/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
Personal memoir from one of the most highly-decorated Luftwaffe night-fighter pilots to survive the war. Johnen flew the Me Bf 110 though the Second World War and made 34 aerial kills. Fascinating, vivid account of combat and training.
Secret Projects of the Luftwaffe Close Up 1Author: Sharp, DanCode: 58220Price:AU $26.96Format: PaperbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:05/07/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
Dan Sharp analyses Germany's last-gasp WW2 Volksj ger jet fighter programme.
Secret Projects of the Luftwaffe Close Up 2Author: Sharp, DanCode: 58221Price:AU $26.96Format: PaperbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:05/07/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
Projects and plans to alter and improve Germany's infamous WW2 jet fighter - the Me 262.
Eagles of the LuftwaffeAuthor: Saunders, AndyCode: 58222Price:AU $26.96Format: HardbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:05/07/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
The original dive-bomber, the Junkers Ju 87 Stuka, profiled by Luftwaffe expert Andy Saunders.
Command, August-September 1940Author: Dildy, Douglas C.Code: 58964Price:AU $59.99Format: Hardback / 384 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:10/07/2020Availability:Please contact us for availability
Over the past 77 years, histories of the Battle of Britain have consistently portrayed the feats of 'The Few' (as they were immortalized in Churchill's famous speech) as being responsible for the RAF's victory in the epic battle. However, this is only part of the story. The results of an air campaign cannot be measured in terms of territory ......
The Story of the Battle of BritainAuthor: Brown, MalcolmCode: 58230Price:AU $24.99Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: ANDRE DEUTSCH LTD Published date:15/07/2020Availability:Please contact us for availability
Packed full of unique material and first-hand accounts from the archives of the Imperial War Museum, it tells of the men and women who won the Battle of Britain in that fateful summer, at home and in the air.
Boeing's Model 299 through B-17D in World War IIAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 58933Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:15/07/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
The B-17 Flying Fortress is one of the most iconic aircraft in aviation history. Through a broad range of photos gathered from around the world, this book, the first of a two-volume series, chronicles the design, development, and wartime use of the early models of the Flying Fortress, from the ill-fated experimental model 299 through the B-17D, ......
Italian Secret ProjectsAuthor: Comelli, MarcoCode: 57618Price:AU $56.02Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:15/07/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
In the years leading up to World War II, the Italian government encouraged its aviation companies to develop innovative aircraft to meet the needs of the pre-WW2 Italian air force, the Regia Aeronautica . This book examines the conception, development and sometimes the construction and testing of some of these aircraft.
Author: Brew, AlecCode: 59004Price:AU $105.00Format: Hardback / 448 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:15/07/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
Boulton Paul has been one of the great innovators of British aviation. They built more Camels than Sopwiths, the first all-steel airframe, the largest aircraft ever built in Britain, the first with a power-operated gun turret, the famous Defiant, the first single-engine turboprop, and are now world leaders in power control units and fly-by-wire.
Bombers 1939 -1945Author: Sharp, DanCode: 57865Price:AU $54.02Format: HardbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:19/07/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
"Dozens of top secret bomber designs were drawn up by the Germans during the Second World War, including gigantic flying wings, sleek jet bombers, asymmetrical bombers with the cockpit and weapons turrets on the ends of their wings and even enormous carriers for single-seat suicide bombers."
East Indies and Darwin 1942Author: Ingman, PeterCode: 58967Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:25/07/2020Availability:Please contact us for availability
The P-40E Warhawk is often viewed as one of the less successful American fighter designs of World War II, but in 1942 the aircraft was all that was available to the USAAC in-theatre. Units equipped with the aircraft were duly forced into combat against the deadly A6M2 Zero-sen, which had already earned itself a near-mythical reputation following ......
The D, H, and K Models in World War II and KoreaAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 58852Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:28/07/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
Even today, almost eighty years after its first flight, the North American P-51 Mustang remains one of the most famous and recognisable aircraft in the world. Nimble and fast, qualities that lead the Mustang to be used even today in air races, the aircraft was forged in battle. This, the second of two volumes on this iconic aircraft, explores the ......
Air War over Europe 1914-1918Author: Sweetman, JohnCode: 59359Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:01/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
In 1917, David Lloyd George declared that airmen were the cavalry of the clouds - the knighthood of this war. This romantic image was fostered post-war by writers of adventure stories and the stunts of Hollywood filmmakers, and yet it was far from the harsh reality of life of an airman. From their baptism of fire in 1914 ......
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."
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.
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 ......
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 ......
The Engine That Won the Second World WarAuthor: Wilson, Gordon A. A.Code: 58948Price:AU $20.73Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:01/09/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 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.
Nazi Technology and the Allied Arms RaceAuthor: Cole, LanceCode: 59351Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 264 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date:01/09/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020
There are many myths and legends surrounding the advanced German aeronautical technology of the Second World War. There are also facts and proven events. Yet within these stories and behind these facts lie conspiracy theories, mistaken assumptions and denials that seem to contradict the evidence. So what really happened? How far ahead were 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 ......
Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A, F and G 2019Author: Sharp, DanCode: 57863Price:AU $25.52Format: PaperbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:05/09/2020Availability:Please contact us for availability
"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. "
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 ......
The BiographyAuthor: Glancey, JonathonCode: 59323Price:AU $22.99Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: ATLANTIS BOOKS Published date:15/09/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020
It is difficult to overestimate the excitement that accompanied the birth of the Spitfire. An aircraft imbued with balletic grace and extraordinary versatility, it was powered by a piston engine and a propeller, yet came tantalisingly close to breaking the sound barrier. First flown in 1936, the Spitfire soon came to symbolise Britains defiance ......
Author: Napier, MichaelCode: 59328Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:23/09/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020
The Vickers Wellington was one of very few aircraft types to have been in production and frontline service throughout World War II, and more than 10,000 Wellingtons were built in the period. They took part in the first RAF bombing mission of the conflict when, on 4 September 1939, 14 examples from Nos 9 and 149 Sqns undertook a daring daylight ......
New Guinea 1943-44Author: Claringsbould, MichaelCode: 59327Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:01/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
Although New Guineas Thunderbolt pilots faced several different types of enemy aircraft in capricious tropical conditions, by far their most common adversary was the Nakajima Ki-43-II Hayabusa, codenamed Oscar by the Allies. These two opposing fighters were the products of two radically different design philosophies. The Thunderbolt was heavy, ......
Author: Carousel CalendarsCode: 59105Price:AU $19.95Format: CalendarPublisher: CAROUSEL Published date:15/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
A variety of fighter planes can be found in the Legends Of WWII Calendar for 2021, including the P-51 Mustang, the Avro Lancaster and the Thunderbolt! Enjoy monthly paintings by aviation artist, Michael Turner, while keeping organised in 2021. Perfect for lovers of planes; its the perfect gift.
Fighters - Bombers - Reconnaissance - Transport AircraftAuthor: Eden, Paul E.Code: 59321Price:AU $59.95Format: Hardback / 512 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date:24/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
The Encyclopedia of Aircraft of WWII is an exhaustive survey of the aircraft flown by all the combatants in Europe and the Pacific, including such famous aircraft as the P-51 Mustang, Supermarine Spitfire, Yakovlev Yak-3, Messerschmitt Me 109 and Vought F4U Corsair.
Written by a team of experts, this comprehensive volume ......