Author: Rigby, DavidCode: 56102Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 384 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:21/05/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
During the Battle of Midway in June 1942, US Navy dive bomber pilot Wade McClusky proved himself to be one of the greatest pilots and combat leaders in American history, but his story has never been told - until now. It was Wade McClusky who remained calm when the Japanese fleet was not where it was expected to be. It was he who made the ......
Darwin 1943Author: Ingman, PeterCode: 56099Price:AU $28.50Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:19/05/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Just weeks after Pearl Harbor, Darwin was mauled by a massive Japanese attack. Without a single fighter to defend Australian soil, the Australian government made a special appeal to Britain for Spitfires. A year later the Spitfire VC-equipped No 1 Fighter Wing, RAAF, faced the battle-hardened 202nd Kokutai of the IJNAF, equipped with A6M2 ......
The Legacy SeriesAuthor: Foster, PeterCode: 51751Price:AU $40.00Format: Paperback / 120 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:12/05/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Pictorial history celebrating the early deriviatives of the powerful Hornets as they start to fall out of service
The B24G to B24M Liberators in World War IIAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 56050Price:AU $30.97Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:10/05/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The B-24 Liberator remains to this day the world's most produced heavy bomber and multi-engine aircraft, and the most-produced military aircraft in US history, with almost 19,000 examples leaving the assembly lines of five plants. Through a broad range of photos gathered from around the world, this book, the second of two volumes on the B-24, ......
Author: Gross, FrancoisCode: 56434Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:09/05/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
From the day when a machine made it possible to challenge Earths gravitational force, aeronautics and later astronautics have fascinated humanity. This book features classic and little-known photographs of the planes that have marked the history of the skys conquest, of the 20th-centurys military conflicts, and the development of commercial air ......
The Soviet Women Who Fought Hitler's AcesAuthor: Vinogradova, LyubaCode: 56058Price:AU $26.32Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: MACLEHOSE PRESS QUERCUS Published date:21/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
"English language translation copyright 2015 by Arch Tait"--Title page verso.
A Journey In FlightAuthor: Loncraine, RebeccaCode: 56650Price:AU $18.31Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: PICADOR Published date:18/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
For fans of H is for Hawk and Wild, Skybound is a deeply personal memoir about learning to fly.
History & LegacyAuthor: Noren, Karl-GunnarCode: 56033Price:AU $40.64Format: Hardback / 156 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:15/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This is the story both of the special forces pioneers of the Long Range Desert Group (LRDG) and what it is like to search for their tracks, driving a 1943 jeep.
How the Airline Secretly Helped America Fight World War IIAuthor: Vaz, Mark CottaCode: 55090Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 368 pages Publisher: SKYHORSE US Published date:14/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The most important untold story of aviation history.
Guide to Uniforms, Arms and Equipment from the Summer of 1940Author: Hillier, MarkCode: 51792Price:AU $29.98Format: Paperback / 152 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date:11/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Contains full colour, high resolution images of the various items of uniform and equipment. A valuable reference source for historians, re-enactors, modellers and war-gamers.
50 Years of Naval Air SuperiorityAuthor: Zimmerman, Dwight JonCode: 56071Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date:08/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Ahead of the release of the Top Gun movie sequel, Top Gun: 50 Years of Naval Air Superiority is the definitive source on the Navy's most revered fighter pilot unit.
RAF Light Bomber Raids in World War IIAuthor: W, Bowman, MartinCode: 56628Price:AU $30.54Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:03/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Tells the story of No.2 Group after it was reformed on 20 March 1936. Packed full of graphic and descriptive first-hand accounts - the author met and interviewed many of the aircrew who feature in this book.
Lockheedas XP38 to P38H in World War IIAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 55044Price:AU $34.99Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:27/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
This first of two volumes presents the P-38 story by focusing on the early models of this historic fighteraXP-38 through P-38H. Each type is examined through carefully researched archival photos, as well as photographs of currently preserved examples. Known to the enemy during World War II as the "Forked-tailed devil," the Lockheed P-38 Lightning ......
Author: Millman, NicholasCode: 55831Price:AU $27.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:26/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The Mitsubishi A6M Zero-sen was Japan's Spitfire. In continuous development and operational service from the time of the Sino-Japanese war in 1940 to the end of the Pacific War in 1945, it is held in almost mythical awe, similar to Britain's legendary fighter aircraft. At the time of its operational debut the fighter's design features offered ......
Author: Trimble, William F.Code: 55835Price:AU $57.20Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date:26/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Covers the life and professional career of Adm. John S. McCain Sr. Spanning the first half of the twentieth century, McCain's career highlights the integration of aviation into the Navy emphasizing the evolution of the aircraft carrier from a tactical element of the fleet stressing sea control to a force capable of long-range power projection.
Grumman's Top Gun from Vietnam to the Persian GulfAuthor: Brown, David F.Code: 55047Price:AU $34.99Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:24/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
It has been said that "bombers make history; fighters make movies." In the case of the Grumman F-14 Tomcat, both are true. It made history as a fleet defender, reconnaissance platform, and strike fighter. The Tomcat was also featured in such Hollywood classics as Top Gun, The Final Countdown, and Executive Decision, followed by television ......
For the RecordAuthor: Campagna, PalmiroCode: 55080Price:AU $41.95Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: DUNDURN GROUP LTD Published date:12/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Using a host of declassified government documents and photos, The Avro Arrow: For The Record explores the facts and the myths surrounding the deliberate destruction of one of Canada's greatest technical achievements. Also included is an update on the attempts to retrieve long-lost scale models of the plane from the bottom of Lake Ontario.
Soviet Airborne Forces, 1930-1941Author: Kotelnikov, VladimirCode: 55751Price:AU $79.95Format: Paperback / 248 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:07/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Red Assault investigates the Red Army Command in the 1930s using the memoirs of pioneer military paratroopers and documents discovered in archives and museum collections.
Military aircraft compared from World War I to the present dayAuthor: Jackson, RobertCode: 55841Price:AU $40.72Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date:07/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Coined in the pioneer years of military aviation during World War I, the term `dogfight' refers to an aerial battle between two opposing aircraft, with each pilot making the most of his machine's speed and manoeuvrability to shoot down his opponent with guns or rockets. Dogfight is a fascinating exploration of the world's finest combat aircraft, ......
An American StoryAuthor: Pedersen, DanCode: 55040Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: HACHETTE Published date:05/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
"The founder of the U.S. Navy Fighter Weapons program, aka "TOPGUN," shares the untold story of how he and eight other young pilots revolutionized the art of aerial combat and created the center for excellence and incubator of leadership that thrives to this day."--Provided by publisher.
How Five Daring Women Defied All Odds and Made Aviation HistoryAuthor: O'Brien, KeithCode: 55844Price:AU $24.77Format: Paperback / 384 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:05/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The untold story of five women who fought to compete against men in the high-stakes national air races of the 1920s and 1930s--and won
The Extraordinary Story of a Female Aviation PioneerAuthor: Nelson, SueCode: 55131Price:AU $42.43Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: CHICAGO REVIEW PRESS Published date:04/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Wally Funk was among the Mercury 13, the first group of American pilots to complete NASA's 1961 Women in Space program. Funk breezed through the rigorous physical and mental tests, her scores beating those of many of the male candidates--even John Glenn. Just one week before Funk was to enter the final phase of training, the entire program was ......
Rare Photographs from Wartime ArchivesAuthor: Bowman, Martin W.Code: 51358Price:AU $32.22Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:03/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Lots of personal stories and colour images of the English Electric Lightning and the pilots who flew it.
Famous Russian AircraftAuthor: Gordon, YefimCode: 55505Price:AU $110.00Format: Hardback / 720 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:01/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The Sukhoi Design Bureau was tasked in 1969 with developing a fourth-generation heavy fighter and thus began the story of the Su-27, known to the western world as the Flanker--an aircraft which turned out to be one of the most successful Soviet fighter designs. This book tells the story of how the original project developed, how the final ......
The Early Years - Operations Over France and BritainAuthor: Goss, ChrisCode: 55848Price:AU $30.54Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date:01/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
An insight into the aircraft that is widely regarded as the Luftwaffe's finest fighter.
Mirage F.1 in Service with Iraqi Air Force, 1981-2003Author: Cooper, TomCode: 51903Price:AU $33.90Format: Paperback / 88 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:01/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Originally envisaged and acquired as a `pure' interceptor, before long the Mirage F.1 in Iraqi service proved a highly capable multi-role platform aircraft, and was widely deployed not only for ground attack but also anti-shipping purposes, as an aerial tanker, and for delivering long-range pin-point attacks.
Flying the F-4D Phantom II in VietnamAuthor: Peck, Jr, Gaillard R.Code: 55210Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:28/02/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Written by a pilot who flew near-daily combat missions, this engrossing book is the story of one man, his colleagues and his machine, the mighty F-4 Phantom II, at war. Sherman Lead is the gripping story of a year flying the F-4 in combat during the Vietnam War, told through the eyes of a fighter pilot. Operating out of Ubon Royal Thai Air Base, ......
Spotlight OnAuthor: Wolowski, KrzysztofCode: 55850Price:AU $38.70Format: Hardback / 42 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:25/02/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Latest in the "Spotlight On" series for aircraft modellers presents detailed illustrations of the German Luftwaffe's WWII ground attack aircraft.
Author: Schuck, WalterCode: 54344Price:AU $23.99Format: Paperback / 260 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:16/02/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Luftwaffe pilot Walter Schuck flew the Me 109 in the Arctic Sea fighter squadrons becoming the Russian air forces feared enemy in the far north. Awarded the Knights Cross in April 1944 he claimed his 100th kill in June of that year, then barely 48 hours later shot down 12 aircraft in one day - a record never achieved by any other Arctic Sea ......
Author: Smith, Peter C.Code: 55219Price:AU $65.99Format: Hardback / 232 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:15/02/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
An enthralling history of the Vultee Vengeance, the esteemed American dive bomber that was employed to great effect during the Second World War.
Naval Fighter Wing at WarAuthor: Hillier-Graves, TimCode: 55855Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date:14/02/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The first full history of the 5th Fighter Wing who fought many prolonged, intensive aviation battles with the Japanese in the Indian Ocean and then the Pacific, from April 1944 to August 1945.
A HistoryAuthor: Simons, Graham M.Code: 55856Price:AU $61.11Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:11/02/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Graham M. Simons presents a balanced history of Olympic Airways, beginning with the story of its origin and bringing the story fully up to date. This is the most comprehensive history of the airline to be released thus far.
Author: Davies, Peter E.Code: 55209Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:11/02/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
McDonnell's F-101 Voodoo series was in many ways the most interesting of the `Century Series' fighter programmes of the 1950s, partly because the type's design and intended mission changed radically during a 40-year career. Originally designed as a fighter-bomber, it was converted to be a reconnaissance aircraft, serving alongside the U-2 and RF-8 ......