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9781785216121

Hawker Typhoon Enthusiasts' Manual: All Marks 1940-45

Insights Into the Design, Construction, Operation and Restoration of theRAF's Outstanding Fighter-Bomber of the Second World War Author: Hoskins, Tony Code: 56762 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 01/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
Rocket-firing Typhoons were the scourge of the Normandy battlefields after D-Day in 1944 and were responsible for inflicting catastrophic losses on the German Army. Typhoons continued with their hazardous tactical support sorties during the Allied advance into Germany, striking at enemy tanks and dog-fighting with German fighters defending the ......
9780233006154

Spitfire Summer

The Story of the Battle of Britain Author: Brown, Malcolm Code: 58230 Price: AU $20.73 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: ANDRE DEUTSCH LTD Published date: 05/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
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.
9781526753939

Early Jet Fighters - European and Soviet, 1944-1954

Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives Author: Marriott, Leo Code: 58882 Price: AU $31.11 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 10/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
Photographic history of the German, Soviet, French, Italian, Swedish jet fighters of the 1940s and early 1950s.
9781526766779

Hitler's Terror from the Sky

The Battle Against the Flying Bombs Author: Thomas, Graham A Code: 58981 Price: AU $26.96 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 12/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
A detailed account of the battle to defeat the V-1 Flying Bomb threat against the UK in 1944 and 1945.
9781782749486

Aircraft of World War I 1914-1918

The Essential Aircraft Identification Guide Author: Herris, Jack Code: 58836 Price: AU $41.49 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS LTD Published date: 14/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
Arranged chronologically by theatre of war and campaign, and illustrated with detailed artworks of combat aircraft and their markings, Aircraft of World War I is a comprehensive study of the aircraft that fought in the Great War of 1914-18.
9780316508629

Race of Aces

WWII's Elite Airmen and the Epic Battle to Become the Masters of the Sky Author: Bruning, John R. Code: 58180 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 544 pages Publisher: HACHETTE Published date: 14/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
TOP GUN meets BAND OF BROTHERS in this stunning untold story of the race among America's elite airmen to become the greatest fighter pilot of WWII.
9781913118754

In the Claws of the Tomcat

Us Navy F-14 Tomcat in Combat, 1987-2000 Author: Cooper, Tom Code: 58203 Price: AU $35.18 Format: Paperback / 72 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date: 15/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
From the 1970s until the 2000s, the spear tip of the USN air wings was the F-14 Tomcat. Illustrated by over 100 photographs and colour profiles, `Tomcats of the Storm' is an exclusive source about some of least-well known air combats fought by US Navy's fighter crews in recent history.
9781473845954

Mystery of Missing Flight F-BELV

Author: Wynn, Stephen Code: 58214 Price: AU $41.49 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 15/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
The Mystery of Missing Flight F-BELV, believed to be the only aircraft never to have been recovered from the Vietnam War.
9781472839664

P-51B Mustang

North American's Bastard Stepchild That Saved the Eighth Air Force Author: Marshall, James William "Bill" Code: 58902 Price: AU $78.57 Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 15/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
During World War II, the United States Army Air Corps was led by a cadre of officers who believed implicitly that military aviation, particularly fast heavy bombers at high altitude, would be able to destroy strategic enemy targets during daylight with minimal losses. However, by 1942 the Flying Fortress was proving vulnerable to Luftwaffe ......
9780190677442

Stealth

The Secret Contest to Invent Invisible Aircraft Author: Westwick, Peter Code: 58907 Price: AU $42.95 Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 15/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
The story of the technology that revolutionized aeronautics and changed modern warfare
9781445699127

Alarmstart East

The German Fighter Pilot's Experience on the Eastern Front 1941-1945 Author: Eriksson, Patrick G. Code: 58231 Price: AU $22.81 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
New B-format paperback edition. The experiences of the German fighter pilots in the Second World War, based on extensive recollections of veterans as well as primary documents, and diary and flying log book extracts, with photographs from the veterans themselves, many never previously published.
9781781557518

Boulton Paul Aircraft Since 1915

Author: Brew, Alec Code: 59004 Price: AU $93.40 Format: Hardback / 448 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 16/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 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.
9781781557631

De Havilland and Hatfield 1936-1993

Author: Birtles, Philip Code: 59005 Price: AU $37.36 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 16/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 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 ......
9780008359270

Merlin

The Power Behind the Spitfire, Mosquito and Lancaster Author: Hoyland, Graham Code: 58842 Price: AU $26.96 Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: WILLIAM COLLINS Published date: 20/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
The most iconic planes of WWII, the Supermarine Spitfire, Hawker Hurricane, DeHavilland Mosquito and the Avro Lancaster, were all powered by one engine, the Rolls-Royce Merlin. The story of the Merlin is one of British ingenuity at its height, of artistry and problem-solving that resulted in a war-winning design.
9781138393806

Understanding Contemporary Air Power

Author: Fedorchak, Viktoriya Code: 58945 Price: AU $62.99 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: ROUTLEDGE Published date: 23/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
This book aims to explain air power to both military and civilian audiences in an accessible manner, approaching the topic in a balanced and systematic way. The past 100 years illustrates that air power is an inevitable feature of any type of modern warfare. It has a key role to play in any of the three main operational environments: ......
9780764359231

F/A-18E/F Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler

The US Navy's Primary Fighter/Attack Aircraft Author: Neubeck, Ken Code: 58237 Price: AU $32.34 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 28/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
The Boeing F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet is an evolutionary redesign of the McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 A/B Hornet. The Legacy F/A-18 Hornet first flew in 1980 and met the requirement for a multirole fighter to complement the larger and more expensive Grumman F-14 Tomcat, serving in fleet defense interceptor and air superiority roles. The Hornet proved to ......
9781526766687

Flying in Defiance of the Reich

A Lancaster Pilot's Rites of Passage Author: Russell, Peter Code: 58218 Price: AU $26.96 Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 28/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
A highly engaging personal account by a decorated RAF pilot.
9781612008486

Day Fighter Aces of the Luftwaffe 1939-42

Author: Page, Neil Code: 58239 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 28/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
This first volume of German Fighter Aces trace the story of the Luftwaffe's day fighter arm (der Tagjagd) from its inception to 1942.
9780764359385

P-51 Mustang, Vol. 2

The D, H, and K Models in World War II and Korea Author: Doyle, David Code: 58852 Price: AU $32.34 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 28/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 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 ......
9781612008363

Spying from the Sky

At the Controls of Us Cold War Aerial Intelligence Author: Richardson, Robert L. Code: 58857 Price: AU $62.99 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 28/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
The history of Cold War reconnaissance in the words of the man who proved the aircraft, commanded the units, and flew the missions. This is the biography of pilot Col. William Gregory, whose astonishing career with the CIA and the US Air Force encompassed the attempts by US intelligence to understand Cold War Soviet Union.
9781612008240

Black Tulip

The Life and Myth of Erich Hartmann, the World's Top Fighter Ace Author: Schmidt, Erik Code: 58856 Price: AU $62.99 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 28/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
The story of the top-scoring ace in history, a Luftwaffe pilot named Erich Hartmann who totalled 352 kills.
9780764359392

TBF/TBM Avenger

Grumman's First Torpedo Bomber in World War II Author: Doyle, David Code: 58853 Price: AU $32.34 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 28/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
The Grumman-designed TBF Avenger was unquestionably the most successful torpedo bomber in the US fleet during WWII. Developed just prior to the US entry in WWII, the type made its combat debut at the Battle of Midway. Demand for the large carrier-borne aircraft, which could drop conventional bombs and depth charges in addition to torpedoes, soon ......
9780764359378

B-29 Superfortress, Vol. 1

Boeing's XB-29 through B-29B in World War II Author: Doyle, David Code: 58851 Price: AU $32.34 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 28/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
The Boeing B-29 Superfortress was not only the largest and most advanced US aircraft to see combat in World War II, it was also the most expensive weapons system of the war, even exceeding the cost of developing the atomic bomb - the weapon that ultimately would be delivered to Hiroshima and Nagasaki by a pair of B-29s in August 1945. Through a ......
9781787631595

Harrier 809

Britain's Legendary Jump Jet and the Untold Story of the Falklands War Author: White, Rowland Code: 58860 Price: AU $29.04 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: BANTAM PRESS Published date: 28/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
A mere 20 Sea Harriers operating from two aircraft carriers would take on the might of the Argentine air force, some 200 planes strong.
9780764359224

P-8A Poseidon

The US Navy's Newest Maritime Patrol and Antisubmarine Aircraft Author: Gourley, ,John Code: 58236 Price: AU $32.34 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 28/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
The P-8A Poseidon, a variant of the Boeing 737 series of airliner, takes over the role of antisubmarine warfare from the P-3 Orion, itself a derivative of an airliner, the Lockheed Electra. The P-8A brings new capabilities, endurance, and crew enhancements to the art form of maritime patrol, surveillance, and reconnaissance. The Poseidon also ......
9781911621881

Phantom Boys

True Tales from UK Operators of the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Author: Pike, Richard Code: 59042 Price: AU $26.96 Format: Paperback Publisher: GRUB STREET Published date: 30/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
Throughout this book, readers are taken across the world with descriptions of the adventures had in this twin-engined supersonic long-range fighter-bomber. There are anecdotes of reconnaissance missions, encounters with the Russian Tupolevs, record-breaking flights and life on HMS Ark Royal.
9781350159082

The Coming of the Aerial War

Culture and the Fear of Airborne Attack in Inter-War Britain Author: Haapamaki, Michele Code: 58867 Price: AU $60.17 Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY Published date: 30/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
In the first half of the 20th century the possibility of flight opened up entirely new avenues of thought and exploration. In the age of H.G. Wells and Biggles, the opening up of the air to balloons and planes- the Royal Flying Corps was founded in 1912 - appealed to concepts of courage and bravery which would be both encouraged and undermined by ......
9781911621461

Rate of Climb

Thrilling Personal Reminiscences from a Fighter Pilot and Leader Author: Peacock-Edwards, Air Commodore Rick Code: 58829 Price: AU $49.11 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: GRUB STREET Published date: 30/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
Rate of Climb is an original and continually entertaining biography, drawing on previously unpublished family and archival material, from a leading ex-RAF fighter pilot who flew Lightnings, Phantoms, Tonrado F2/3s and other high-performance aircraft.
9781526769442

Safety is No Accident: From 'V' Bombers to Concorde

A Flight Test Engineer's Story Author: Smith, John R W Code: 58982 Price: AU $51.89 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Published date: 30/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
Unusual story of the unsung heroes of aircraft advancement. Insight into the exciting and dangerous world of test flying. The author became Head of Aircraft Certification at the CAA. An insider's view of the Civil Aviation Authority
9781911621454

Hercules Boys

True Stories by Crews of RAF's Lynchpin since 1967 Author: Smith, Chris Code: 57586 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: GRUB STREET Published date: 30/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
Hercules Boys contains a fascinating collection of first-hand and highly entertaining accounts by the ground and air crews themselves who adapted to everything that the elements, enemy and `airships' in Whitehall threw at them. A must for any military aviation devotee.
9781493048748

Midair: An Epic Tale of Survival

and a Mission That Might Have Ended the Vietnam Author: Collins, Craig K. Code: 58970 Price: AU $32.27 Format: Paperback / 248 pages Publisher: THE LYONS PRESS Published date: 01/05/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2020
Midair is a true account of one of the most remarkable tales of survival in the history of aviation - a midair collision at 30,000 feet by two bomb-laden B-52s over a category 5 super typhoon above the South China Sea during the outset of the Vietnam War - and the subsequent story of what happened to the surviving pilot when he bailed out in the ......
9781526759306

The Petlyakov Pe-2

Stalin's Successful Red Air Force Light Bomber Author: Smith, Peter C Code: 58977 Price: AU $62.26 Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 14/05/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2020
Full and comprehensive on the origins, design, construction and battle record of the Petlyakov Pe-2 dive-bomber, the Peshka. A-10A.
9781526759061

Fast Jets to Spitfires

A Cold War Fighter Pilot's Story Author: Lloyd, Ron Code: 58975 Price: AU $51.89 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 17/05/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2020
This is the fascinating story of how a boy from a poor family background was selected for Cranwell training and a career in the Royal Air Force.
9788365958570

Yugoslav Fighter Colours 1918-1941. Volume 1

Author: Petrovic, Ognjan Code: 58848 Price: AU $72.64 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 17/05/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2020
The first of two volumes illustrating the camouflage and markings of the day fighters used by the Yugoslav Air Force from 1918 to 1941 on aircraft of British, German, Czech and French origin.
9788365958860

SAAB 35 Draken

Author: Forslund, Mikael Code: 58850 Price: AU $51.89 Format: Paperback / 220 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 17/05/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2020
The most comprehensive illustrated study of the post-war Swedish jet fighter aircraft which was a design ahead of its time and with revolutionary double-delta wings.
9788365958877

Tupolev Tu-2, Sukhoi UTB-2, Shcherbakov Shche-2

Author: Musialkowski, Lechoslaw Code: 58862 Price: AU $31.13 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 18/05/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2020
The latest book in the Polish Wings series shows famous Russian bombers and training aircraft in service with the Polish Air Force during and after WW2.
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