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Air War Over Italy

3rd September 1943 to 2nd May 1945 Author: Branly, Patrick Code: 49605 Price: AU $20.27 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: VALIANT WINGS PUBLISHING Published date: 14/08/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2017
Covers the historical aspects of the aerial conflict over Italy from the Allied landing at Salerno on the 3rd September 1943 through to the surrender and cessation of fighting by all Axis forces in Italy on the 2nd May 1945:
9781909808300

Sopwith Pup N6161 Reborn

The Amazing Story of a Fighter Aircraft Flown by Both Sides in World War Author: Palmer, Roy Code: 48563 Price: AU $40.74 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 30/10/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2017
This book follows the remarkable history of Sopwith Pup N6161, an allied World War One aircraft which was shot down in 1917, then flown by the Germans and is now being recreated to fly again. The author, Andy Saunders, takes the reader through the life span of the aircraft, from the development and naming of the Sopwith 'Pup' to its eventual ......
9780994140784

Fearless

The extraordinary untold story of New Zealand's Great War airmen Author: Claasen, Adam R. A. Code: 49606 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Hardback / 496 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 01/11/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2017

More than 1000 New Zealanders served in the Royal Flying Corps, Royal Naval Air Service and the Royal Air Force. Several, including Sir Keith Park, later became senior air commanders of the Second World War. Among them were leading air aces, including Keith Caldwell, Ronald Bannerman and the famous tennis player Anthony Wilding. A special type ......

9781785210884

Fokker Dr.1 Triplane

Owners Workshop Manual Author: Cotter, Jarrod Code: 49688 Price: AU $54.19 Format: Hardback Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 15/11/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2017
Undoubtedly the most famous Dr.1 pilot was Baron Manfred von Richtofen. Widely known as the -Red Baron-, von Richtofen was officially credited with 80 kills, 19 of them while flying a Dr.1.Richtofen became commander of the fighter squadron Jasta 11 in January 1917, where he flew the Albatross D.II and D.III. When he became a squadron commander, ......
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IWM Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show 2017 DVD (Blu-Ray)

Author: Planes TV Code: 49924 Price: AU $49.95 Format: DVD / 90 mins Publisher: PLANESTV.COM Published date: 20/11/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2017

PlanesTV is excited to be covering The Battle of Britain Air Show at IWM Duxford. With no fewer then 15 Spitfires and 7 Hurricanes expected to fly during the day, this promises to be a very special show indeed.

With 5 cameras on site and more planned on board with some of the display aircraft, well be including the very best of the ......

9781612004426

Pearl

The 7th Day of December 1941 Author: Butler, Daniel Allen Code: 48415 Price: AU $51.78 Format: Hardback / 384 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 20/11/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2017
The events of December 7, 1941 shocked the world and catapulted the United States into war. This new history of Pearl Harbor explores the strategy, politics, diplomacy and espionage leading to the raid, and the experiences of the men and women caught up in the raid.
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IWM Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show 2017 DVD (PAL)

Author: Planes TV Code: 49923 Price: AU $33.95 Format: DVD / 90 mins Publisher: PLANESTV.COM Published date: 20/11/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2017

PlanesTV is excited to be covering The Battle of Britain Air Show at IWM Duxford. With no fewer then 15 Spitfires and 7 Hurricanes expected to fly during the day, this promises to be a very special show indeed.

With 5 cameras on site and more planned on board with some of the display aircraft, well be including the very best of the ......

9781785211614

Douglas DC-3 Dakota 1935 Onwards (All Marks)

Owners Workshop Manual Author: Blackah, Paul Code: 49932 Price: AU $29.95 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: ICON BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
New in PB. The Douglas DC-3 Dakota revolutionised air transport in the 1930s and 40s. With a lasting impact on the airline industry, it is widely regarded as one of the most significant transport aircraft ever built. This Manual describes the Dakota's rugged anatomy and examines its operation from the viewpoint of owners, aircrew and engineers.
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Stalag Luft I

An Official Account of the POW Camp for Air Force Personnel 1940-1945 Author: Frontline Books Code: 49771 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date: 01/12/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2017

Located by the Baltic near the town of Barth in Western Pomerania, Germany, Stalag Luft I was one of a number of Stammlager Luftwaffe, these being permanent camps established and administered by the Luftwaffe, which were used to house Allied air force prisoners of war. Originally built for RAF personnel, by the time the camp was liberated by ......

9781476669755

Fairchild C-82 Packet

The Military and Civil History Author: Beck, Simon D. Code: 48346 Price: AU $70.40 Format: Paperback / 148 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 01/12/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2017
Originally designed as a cargo and paratroop transport during World War II, the Fairchild C-82 Packet is today mainly remembered for its starring role in the Hollywood film The Flight of the Phoenix (1965). Its ungainly appearance earned it the nickname "the flying boxcar" but the aircraft was the first to achieve practical end-loading and aerial ......
9781781592939

The British Aerospace Harrier

A Photographic Tribute Author: Leek, Michael Code: 48481 Price: AU $63.46 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/12/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2017
An impressive photographic tribute to a particularly iconic aircraft type. Features striking colour photographs throughout, many of which have never been published before.
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English Electric/BAC Lightning 1954-1988

Owner's Workshop Manual Author: Ian Black Code: 48879 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 01/12/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2017
Enjoying continuous frontline service with the RAF for nearly 30 years, the supersonic English Electric Lightning jet was the Spitfire of its era and the last of a special breed of fighter aircraft.
9781473899964

A Battle of Britain Spitfire Squadron

The Men and Machines of 152 Squadron in the Summer of 1940 Author: Burt, Danny Code: 49502 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date: 03/12/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2017
More than 100 hundred pictures, many never published before, have been drawn together by the author in this exceptionally detailed squadron account.
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The Defeat of the Zeppelins

Zeppelin Raids and Anti-Airship Operations 1916-18 Author: Powis, Mick Code: 49819 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 05/12/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2017

Mick Powis describes the novel threat posed to the British war effort by the raids of German airships, or Zeppelins, and the struggle to develop effective defences against them. Despite their size and relatively slow speed, the Zeppelins were hard to locate and destroy at first. They could fly higher than existing fighters and the early raids ......

9780128102848

Theory of Aerospace Propulsion

Author: Sforza, Pasquale M Code: 39833 Price: AU $188.49 Format: Paperback / 704 pages Publisher: BUTTERWORTH-HEINEMANN LTD Published date: 15/12/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2017
Readers of this book will be able to: utilize the fundamental principles of fluid mechanics and thermodynamics to analyze aircraft engines, understand the common gas turbine aircraft propulsion systems and be able to determine the applicability of each, perform system studies of aircraft engine systems for specified flight conditions, perform ......
9781784538309

Drones and Terrorism

Asymmetrical Warfare and the Threat to Security Author: Grossman, Nicholas Code: 50391 Price: AU $47.41 Format: Hardback Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 18/12/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2017

In warzones, ordinary commercially-available drones are used for extraordinary reconnaissance and information gathering. They can also be used for bombings - a drone carrying an explosive charge is potentially a powerful weapon. At the same time asymmetric warfare has become the norm - with large states increasingly fighting marginal terrorist ......

9781473897960

RAF in Camera: 1970s

Author: Wilson, Keith Code: 49500 Price: AU $71.30 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 02/01/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2018

The 1970s were an event-filled and action packed decade for the Royal Air Force. Many events are worthy of note and all are recorded here, in words and images. Keith Wilson takes up from where he left off with RAF In Camera 1960s in order to take us on a journey through a particularly significant decade. The start of the 1970s saw the ......

9781409425120

RAF Bomber Command Operations During 1943

The Road to Berlin Author: Worrall, Richard Code: 50197 Price: AU $199.14 Format: Hardback / 223 pages Publisher: ROUTLEDGE Published date: 07/01/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2018
Looking at the key, but relatively neglected, campaign of 1943, this book offers a thorough and nuanced reassessment of the RAF bomber offensive at a time when the war in Europe still hung in the balance. Whilst the bombing campaign against German cities has long been one of the most controversial and hotly debated aspects of the Second World War, ......
9781510728189

The Crowd Pleasers

A History of Airshow Performers from 1903 to the Present Author: Fusco, Peter Code: 49826 Price: AU $33.72 Format: Hardback Publisher: SKYHORSE US Published date: 15/01/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2018
An adventure-filled romp through one of aviation's most notable, dangerous and entertaining pursuits: airshows! In the early days of aviation, all flights were airshows. Spectators gathered whenever a new flying machine attempted to leave the ground--the trick was to get them to pay. Takeoffs and landings did not sell tickets but people lined up, ......
9781910440162

The Dambusters 1943

Second World War Author: James, Leonard Code: 40507 Price: AU $12.20 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: BRETWALDA BOOKS Published date: 15/01/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2018

On the night of 16th May, 1943, a squadron of Lancasters took off from RAF Scampton, Lincolnshire, to attack the Ruhr Dams that provided German war industry with so much of its power and water. Two dams were destroyed and a third damaged. But No.617 Squadron paid a fearsomely heavy price. This book explores the Dambusters Raid of 1943.

9781625450357

Vietnam War Army Helicopter Nose Art

Author: Brennan, J. Code: 50808 Price: AU $65.00 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 19/01/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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Rabaul 1943-44

Reducing Japan's great island fortress Author: Lardas, Mark Code: 50245 Price: AU $23.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 23/01/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2018
In 1942, the massive Japanese naval base and airfield at Rabaul was a fortress standing in the Allies' path to Tokyo. It was impossible to seize Rabaul, or starve the 100,000-strong garrison out. Instead the US began an innovative, hard-fought two-year air campaign to draw its teeth, and allow them to bypass the island completely. The struggle ......
9781472820570

Battle of Britain 1940

The Luftwaffe's `Eagle Attack' Author: Dildy, Doug Code: 50241 Price: AU $26.53 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 23/01/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2018
The Battle of Britain was one of the most iconic campaigns of World War II, where the `Few' of the Royal Air Force took on the might of the German Luftwaffe. At stake was not just air superiority over the British Isles - a German victory would enable Hitler's plan to invade and conquer the last Allied country left fighting. While most narratives ......
9781472821737

Flashpoint Trieste

The First Battle of the Cold War Author: Jennings, Christian Code: 50243 Price: AU $18.95 Format: Paperback / 340 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 25/01/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2018
Flashpoint Trieste is the story of one year in one city as the Cold War begins. The Western Allies captured the Adriatic port city before the Russians could reach it, but having survived the war, everybody is now desperate to make it through the liberation. Life is fast and violent, as former warring parties find common cause against the Soviet ......
9782840484752

Vought F-4u Corsair

Author: Pautigny, Bruno Code: 50483 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback Publisher: EDITIONS HEIMDAL Published date: 28/01/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2018
Built more than 12,000 times in six versions, used by some into the 1970s, the emblematic aircraft of the Pacific War, and star of the small screen, the Vought F4U Corsair is undoubtedly one of the most famous in the history of Aviation. Immediately recognisable by its "Seagull wings" - configuration imposed by its very large diameter propeller - ......
9781911096535

Air War on Terror

The Role of Airpower in the War Against Isil/Daesh in Iraq, Syria and Li Author: Taghvaee, Babak Code: 47371 Price: AU $59.90 Format: Undefined Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date: 28/01/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2018
An unstable political environment and unsettled security led to the prevalency of insurgency and long-lasting civil wars in every country with weakened central powers. Sectarianism from one or both partiers in conflict can cause radicalisation and help to sow the seeds of terrorist groups. ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and Levant), ISIS, IS or Daesh ......
9781526701794

The French Air Force in the First World War

Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives Author: Sumner, Ian Code: 50312 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/01/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2018

The French air force of the First World War developed as fast as the British and German air forces, yet its history, and the enormous contribution it made to the eventual French victory, is often forgotten. So Ian Sumners photographic history, which features almost 200 images, most of which have not been published before, is a fascinating and ......

9781473891333

Reconnaissance Planes Since 1945

Author: Schwede, Frank Code: 50287 Price: AU $24.64 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/01/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2018

Reconnaissance aircraft have always been the spearhead of the various air forces, helping to provide the basis for any further military operations. At the time of the Cold War and before the satellite era, the use of reconnaissance aircraft reached its zenith, as the warring nations were determined to know what was happening on the other side. ......

9781473861343

Boeing 707 Group

A History Author: Simons, Graham M. Code: 50273 Price: AU $47.41 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/01/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2018

The Boeing 707 family - that includes the forerunner Model 367-80, the KC-135 series of military transports and the slightly smaller Model 720 - was the pioneer of the sweptback wing, incorporating podded engines borrowed from the B-47 military bomber. It was the aircraft that many regard as the design that really ushered in the Jet-Age. This ......

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Transforming the Skies

Pilots, Planes and Politics in British Aviation 1919-1940 Author: Reese, Peter Code: 50168 Price: AU $37.91 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 01/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018

Following the Armistice of 1918 the British Air Industry, including the newly founded RAF, held a low place in national priorities. The RAF was rapidly run down with the infant airlines being given the least possible help. Such neglect continued during the 1920s. The RAFs role was questioned and civilian air travel remained the province of the ......

9781476665030

Ultra-Large Aircraft, 1940-1970

The Development of Guppy and Expanded Fuselage Transports Author: Dean, William Patrick Code: 49505 Price: AU $73.26 Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 01/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018
In 1962, a unique transport aircraft was built from the parts of 27 Boeing B-377 airliners to provide NASA with a means of transporting rocket boosters. With an interior the size of a gymnasium, "The Guppy" was the first of eight wide-body cargo planes built by Aero Spacelines. More than half a century later, the last Super Guppy is still in ......
9781785211416

Junkers JU 87 'Stuka' Manual: All marks and variants (1935 - 45)

Owner's Worksop Manual Author: Falconer, Jonathon Code: 50136 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback Publisher: J H HAYNES & CO LTD Published date: 08/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018
Supported by a comprehensive selection of photographs and technical drawings, Jonathan Falconer describes the design, construction and operation of the feared Stuka, which saw frontline action wherever the German Army went - from Norway, western Europe and Russia, to North Africa.
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RAF 100

The Official Story of the Royal Air Force 1918-2018 Author: Holland, James Code: 50151 Price: AU $47.41 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: CARLTON BOOKS Published date: 08/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018
RAF 100 celebrates and commemorates the 100-year anniversary of the Royal Air Force. Officially endorsed by the RAF, and with unique access to the their historic archives, the world-renowned broadcaster James Holland uses photographs and documents to bring the story of the people, planes and missions to life as never before.
9780811736558

The Last Drop

Operation Varsity, March 24-25, 1945 Author: Wright, Stephen L. Code: 50024 Price: AU $33.22 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: STACKPOLE BOOKS Published date: 10/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018
First full-length history of the largest and most successful airborne offensive ever. Scores of eyewitness accounts from paratroopers, glidermen, pilots, and infantrymen plus details on planes, gliders, and equipment. Recounts the actions for which participants won two Medals of Honor, a Victoria Cross, and a Conspicuous Gallantry Medal.
9781911512745

Gerhard Fieseler

The Man Behind the Storch Author: Holden, Nigel Code: 49765 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 324 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date: 15/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018
The life of Gerhard Fieseler: decorated First World War fighter pilot, world aerobatics champion, creator of the legendary Storch reconnaissance aircraft and builder of the V-1.
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RAF in 100 Pictures

A Pictorial History Author: Wilson, Keith Code: 50204 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018

On 1 April 1918, the Royal Air Force came into being and on 1 April 2018, the RAF celebrates its first 100 years. The aim of this book is to offer an alternative insight into what has really impacted on the RAF in its first century. Many people will recall Hurricanes and Spitfires standing firm against the invading Luftwaffe but how many will ......

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