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9781906537302

Focke Wulf FW190 Volume 2: 1943-1944

Author: J. Richard Smith Code: 32562 Price: AU $115.00 Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 15/01/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: January 2022

Now back in print.   This is the second of a comprehensive three-volume reference work on the iconic Focke Wulf FW 190--arguably the finest piston-engined fighter aircraft of World War 2. The books are the product of years of study by two of the leading researchers. Each volume contains more than four hundred photographs including those showing ......

9781911658054

Eagles of the Luftwaffe

Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A, F and G Author: Sharp, Dan Code: 57863 Price: AU $38.95 Format: Paperback Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 15/01/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: January 2022
"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. "
9781911658092

Secret Projects of the Luftwaffe - Vol 2

Bombers 1939 -1945 Author: Sharp, Dan Code: 57865 Price: AU $79.99 Format: Hardback Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 15/01/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: January 2022
"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."
9781914059162

Flying Pantechnicons

The Story of the Assault Glider Trust Author: Jenkins, Tim Code: 60810 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date: 15/01/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: January 2022

Flying Pantechnicons is the fascinating story of a dedicated group of aviation enthusiasts ambition to restore a collection of aircraft associated with airborne forces including the manufacture of the only complete example of an Airspeed Horsa in the world. In the summer of 2000 the Midlands Branch of the Glider Pilot Regiment identified a ......

9781950394074

Modern South Korean Air Power

The Republic of Korea Air Force Today Author: Polderman, Robin Code: 60696 Price: AU $89.95 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: HARPIA PUBLISHING, LLC Published date: 15/01/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: January 2022
Modern South Korean Air Power provides a detailed look at the aircraft and armament, as well as the organisation and the modernisation process of the Republic of Korea Air Force. This book is a highly informative and richly illustrated source of reference and documents the ROKAF in a previously unavailable degree of detail.
9782840484769

Mirage 2000: Dassault

French text Author: Lert, Frederic Code: 49723 Price: AU $107.96 Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: EDITIONS HEIMDAL Published date: 15/01/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: January 2022
9788366549388

Flying Flatiron, Gloster Javelin

Author: Crawford, Alex Code: 60714 Price: AU $63.80 Format: Paperback / 60 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 15/01/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: January 2022
Illustrated history of the RAF's post-war delta-winged jet fighter aircraft, with scale plans and specially commissioned colour profiles for modellers.
9788366549449

Henschel HS 126

Camera On Author: Panek, Robert Code: 61197 Price: AU $42.95 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 15/01/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: January 2022

This latest photo album in the ""Camera On"" series covers in photographic detail the wartime usage of the Henschel Hs 126 aircraft. The Henschel Hs 126 was a German two-seater reconnaissance and observation aircraft during World War II. The pilot was seated in a protected cockpit under the parasol wing and the gunner in an open rear cockpit. ......

9788366673564

The French Aircraft Carrier Clemenceau

Author: Witold Koszela Code: 61211 Price: AU $56.99 Format: Paperback / 28 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 15/01/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: January 2022

The French aircraft carrier "Clemenceau" is one of the largest and most powerful ships that served the Marine Nationale. Her keel was laid in November 1955 at the Brest Arsenal Ch. Atlantique in St. Nazaire, and she was launched two years later - on December 21st, 1957. Together with the twin "Foch", it was built on the basis of a project ......

9788366673571

The Messerschmitt Me 163 Komet

Author: Rys, Marek Code: 61212 Price: AU $56.99 Format: Paperback / 24 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 15/01/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: January 2022

Although the German Me 163 Komet rocket fighter was created as a remedy for the mass air raids of the Allied air force on Germany, its origins date back to 1938. Alexander Lippisch then began work at the DFS factory on a tailless rocket-propelled aircraft, designated as DFS 194. At the beginnings of 1939 the project was handed over to the ......

9788366673595

Junkers Ju 188/388

Author: Pomoshnikov, Oleg Code: 61213 Price: AU $56.99 Format: Paperback / 20 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 15/01/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: January 2022

Junkers Ju 188 - German bomber during World War II, successor of the Ju 88) was flown in January 1943. In February 1943, production lines launched three Ju 188E-0 planes powered by BMW 801ML engines. The first seven serial Ju 188E-1s received the BMW 801C-2 engines. Airplanes powered by Junkers Jumo in-line engines were to be marked A, B, C and ......

9780764362361

Spitfire, Vol. 1: Supermarine's Spitfire Marques I to VII

and Seafire Marques I to III Author: Mackay, Ron Code: 61179 Price: AU $36.99 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 16/01/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: January 2022

This first of two volumes on the Supermarine Spitfire covers the design, testing, development, and early WWII combat use of the famed British fighter aircrafts initial variants. The Spitfire in its original marques up to the Mk. VII provided a platform that allowed the Royal Air Force to challenge the German Luftwaffes Messerschmitt Bf 109 and ......

9781911658764

Boeing B-47 Stratojet and B-52 Stratofortress

Origins and Evolution Author: Lowther, Scott Code: 70046 Price: AU $69.95 Format: Hardback / 150 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 18/01/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: January 2022

The famous B-52 Stratofortress has been in service with the USAF for more than 65 years and its iconic shape is known and recognized all over the world. Yet the B-52 and its predecessor, the B-47 Stratojet, started out looking very different indeed. Each aircraft was the end product of a lengthy design process which saw numerous configurations ......

9780764362613

Vought A-7 Corsair II

The US Navy and Us Air Force's Light Attack Aircraft Author: Garretson, Matt Irish Code: 61180 Price: AU $36.99 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 19/01/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: January 2022

Born of necessity during the Vietnam War, the Vought A-7 Corsair II ushered in a level of lethality, target accuracy, and economy not realized in any plane before it, and, arguably, any that followed. Originally designed as a "bomb truck," the A-7 would, with the assistance (and insistence) of the US Air Force, realise its full potential. It ......

9780764362767

A-6 Intruder

Grumman's All-Weather Interdictor from Vietnam to the Persian Gulf Author: Brown, David Code: 61184 Price: AU $46.99 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 19/01/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: January 2022

The Grumman A-6 Intruder was the US Navy and Marine Corps primary carrier-based, all-weather attack aircraft from 1963 to 1997. Famous for its combat missions in Vietnam and the 1991 92 Gulf War - as well as the novel and movie Flight of the Intruder - the A-6 was capable of carrying both conventional and nuclear weapons. This book covers the ......

9781472845177

B-25 Mitchell vs Japanese Destroyer

Battle of the Bismarck Sea 1943 Author: Lardas, Mark Code: 61190 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY Published date: 23/01/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: January 2022

Throughout the first year of the war in the Pacific during World War II the USAAF was relatively ineffective against ships. Indeed, warships in particular proved to be too elusive for conventional medium-level bombing. High-level attacks wasted bombs, and torpedo attacks required extensive training. But as 1942 closed, the Fifth Air Force ......

9781472845856

Truk 1944-45

The destruction of Japan's Central Pacific bastion Author: Lardas, Mark Code: 61191 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY Published date: 23/01/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: January 2022

A fully illustrated history of how the US Navy destroyed Truk, the greatest Japanese naval and air base in the Pacific, with Operation Hailstone, and how B-29 units and the carriers of the British Pacific Fleet kept the base suppressed until VJ-Day. In early 1944, the island base of Truk was a Japanese Pearl Harbor; a powerful naval and air ......

9781476686424

The Crash of Delta Flight 723

The Worst Air Disaster in New England History Author: Houle, Paul Code: 61394 Price: AU $47.00 Format: Paperback / 277 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 28/01/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: January 2022

At the height of the Watergate scandal, Delta Flight 723 crashed into a fog-shrouded seawall at the end of Runway 4R at Logan Airport in Boston. While this incident and Watergate seemed unrelated at first, President Richard Nixon and his subordinates actions during Watergate interfered with the ability of the National Transportation Safety ......

9781399014410

Howard Hughes and the Spruce Goose

The Story of the HK-1 Hercules Author: Simons, Graham Code: 61206 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date: 01/02/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: February 2022

Howard Hughes life ambition was to make a significant contribution to the field of aviation development. But the monumental folly of his endeavours on the HK-I Hercules meant that he came to be known and remembered to a great extent for all the wrong reasons. The Spruce Goose (a name Hughes detested) became a product of his wild fixation on ......

9781782816478

The Story of the Red Arrows

Author: Higgs, Colin Code: 70042 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: G2 ENTERTAINMENT LTD Published date: 01/02/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: February 2022

The Red Arrows are the worlds greatest aerobatic display team. For decades they have thrilled crowds with their exciting mix of precision formation flying and breath-taking aerobatics. The Story of the Red Arrows explores the history behind the team, its pilots and crew and its instantly recognisable red aircraft, first Gnats and now ......

9781911658498

Fleet Air Arm Legends

Fairey Swordfish Author: Willis, Matthew Code: 60495 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 116 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 01/02/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: February 2022

Few aircraft encompass as many contradictions as the Fairey Swordfish - the legendary Stringbag naval torpedo bomber was approaching antiquation at the start of the war yet struck mortal blows against some of the most powerful battleships in the Axis fleets. Naval Aviation historian Matthew Willis explores how modern technology such as radar ......

9781925868852

4WD Glovebox Guide 3/e

Author: Pepper, Robert Code: 9781925868852 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Spiral bound / 190 pages Publisher: BOILING BILLY Published date: 01/02/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: February 2022

Sharing the essential techniques that all 4WDers need to know, this guide covers all the essentials, including 4WD systems, suspension, wheels and tyres. Discover specific driving techniques for mud, water, sand and rock; learn why steep hills are often the most perilous situations and get out of trouble with clear recovery techniques.

9781785211072

Bluebird K7 1955 Onwards

An Insight into Donald Campbell's Record Breaking Hydroplane Author: Tremayne, David Code: 47774 Price: AU $54.95 Format: Hardback / 168 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 04/02/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: February 2022

The Bluebird K7 is the turbojet-powered hydroplane with which Donald
Campbell set seven World Water Speed records in 1950s and 60s. Campbell
lost his life in the much-modified K7 on 4 January 1967 on Coniston Water
during an attempt to raise the record above 300mph. Both K7 and Campbell’s
body remained at the bottom ......

9780764362750

Huey in Vietnam

Bell's UH-1 at War Author: Doyle. David Code: 61182 Price: AU $46.99 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 11/02/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: February 2022

Few implements of war are as representative of the US presence in Vietnam as the Bell Huey UH-1-series helicopters. Whether serving in the role of troop transport for airborne assault, supply transports, aerial gunships, or medical evacuation, the Huey was seemingly everywhere. The versatile aircraft, officially the "Iroquois," was ......

9780645246902

Pacific Profiles Volume Six: Allied Fighters

Bell P-39 & P-400 Airacobra South & Southwest Pacific 1942-1944 Author: Claringbould, Michael Code: 61176 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Paperback / 120 pages Published date: 15/02/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: February 2022

The Pacific Profiles series presents the most accurate WWII profiles of aircraft which served in the South Pacific theatre. Volume Six covers a dozen USAAF Fifth and Thirteenth Air Force squadrons which operated the Bell P-39 and P-400 Airacobra from April 1942 until March 1944. They were used in a variety of roles including as fighters, ......

9780645246919

Pacific Profiles Volume Seven: Allied Transports

Douglas C-47 Series South & Southwest Pacific 1942-1945 Author: Claringbould, Michael Code: 61177 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Paperback / 120 pages Published date: 15/02/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: February 2022

The Pacific Profiles series presents the most accurate WWII profiles of aircraft which served in the South Pacific theatre. Volume Seven covers the Douglas C-47, including numerous derivatives such as the C-53, R4D and DC-3. This was the most universal aircraft type to appear in the South Pacific and was deployed from day one to the cessation ......

9780648926290

South Pacific Air War Volume 5: Crisis in Papua

September - December 1942 Author: Claringbould and Ingman Code: 61178 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Paperback / 180 pages Published date: 15/02/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: February 2022

Volume Five of this series chronicles aerial warfare primarily in the New Guinea theatre in the critical period between September and December 1942. It can be read alone or as a continuation of the previous four volumes which span the first nine months of the Pacific War. By early September the strategic picture in the theatre had changed ......

9781398105126

Australian Buses and Coache

Author: Finneran, Tony Code: 61073 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/02/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: February 2022

This book offers a chronological view from the oldest colour images to the latest buses. It focuses mainly on buses, although many Australian-built chassis were generally used for coach operations and some of these are featured. Before the Second World War, buses were mainly of British origin with local bodywork. During the 1970s the European ......

9781911639251

USAF Jet Bombers

Author: Baker, David Code: 60128 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 132 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 15/02/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: February 2022

This is the story of Americas bid to obtain atomic weapons and the aircraft that were developed to deliver them, first tested in July 1945 and the subsequent use of uranium and plutonium bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki respectively, an event that pushed Japan to total surrender and the end of the Second World War.Tells the background story of ......

9781800325890

Eagle Day

The Battle of Britain Author: Collier, Richard Code: 61467 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Paperback / 368 pages Published date: 16/02/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: February 2022

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 ......

9780241400104

How to Build an Aircraft Carrier

The Incredible Story of the Men and Women Who Brought Britain's BiggestWarship to Life Author: Terrill, Chris Code: 61415 Price: AU $53.95 Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: MICHAEL JOSEPH LTD Published date: 20/02/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: February 2022
9781472846259

F3D/EF-10 Skyknight Units of the Korean and Vietnam Wars

Author: Copalman, Joe Code: 61192 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY Published date: 20/02/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: February 2022

The Douglas F3D Skyknight was an early but effective attempt at combining new technologies together in a lethal package capable of shipboard operation. Whereas most fighters relied on speed and maneuverability, the portly, straight-winged F3D relied on three radars, four 20mm cannon, and - most importantly - darkness. Having first flown in ......

9781472850249

RAF Tornado Units in Combat 1992-2019

Author: Napier, Michael Code: 61193 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY Published date: 20/02/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: February 2022
9781911658450

BBMF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight in Profile

Highly detailed full colour aircraft designs and rare photographs Author: Sandham-Bailey, Chris Code: 60494 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Hardback / 200 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 20/02/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: February 2022
The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) is a standing reminder of the heroism and sacrifice of countless British and Commonwealth aircrew who flew and fought during the Second World War.
9780764362880

C-17 Globemaster III

McDonnell Douglas & Boeing's Military Transport Author: Neubeck, Ken Code: 61185 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 25/02/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: February 2022

The McDonnell Douglas / Boeing C-17 Globemaster IIIs design, construction, and operational history are presented in this book. With over 280 aircraft built, the Globemaster III is one of the workhorses for the US Air Force as well as a number of foreign countries such as Britain, Australia, Canada, India, Qatar, and Kuwait. It was designed ......

9780306922039

Dogfight over Tokyo

Final Air Battle of the Pacific and the Last Four Men to Die in WW2 Author: Wukovits, John Code: 60568 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: DA CAPO PRESS INC Published date: 28/02/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: February 2022
From an expert in the Pacific theater of World War II comes the tragic story of the pilots who fought the last fight of the war during the first hour of peace
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