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9780764356155

Consolidated B-24 Vol.1

The XB-24 to B-24E Liberators in World War II Author: Doyle, David Code: 52140 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 15/10/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

The B-24 Liberator remains to this day the worlds 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 chronicles the design, development, and ......

9780764355417

Hunting the Wind

Pan American World Airways' Epic Flying Boat Era, 1929-1946 Author: Webber, Teresa Code: 51764 Price: AU $52.01 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 10/10/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Take your seats, and by all means, fasten your seat belts! Come on a journey back in time to aviation's most daring and innovative era. Travel back nine decades, when for the first time, airplanes determined the victors of global warsa time that altered the course of the world. Hear never-before-told true stories penned by still-living flight ......
9781781556740

Italian Army In North Africa

A Poor Fighting Force or Doomed by Circumstance Author: Zapotoczny, W. Code: 51701 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 08/10/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
When most people think of the Italian Army in North Africa during the Second World War, they tend to believe that the average Italian soldier offered little resistance to the Allies before surrendering. Many believe the Italian Army, as a whole, performed in a cowardly manner in North Africa. The reality is not so simple. The question remains as ......
9781682473528

Catkiller 3-2

An Army Pilot Flying for the Marines in the Vietnam War Author: Caryl, Raymond G. Code: 52128 Price: AU $44.00 Format: Hardback / 264 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date: 26/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Provides unique insights into the role of the tactical air controller, airborne as seen through the eyes of one of the pilots who flew low-flying, unarmed, single-engine aircraft in support of ground units in the Vietnam War. The book details the tactics, manoeuvres, and dangers experienced by the pilots and aerial observers flying these missions.
9781523504022

2019 Historic Warbirds Horizontal Wall Calendar - 16 Month

Author: Browntrout Publishers Code: 51480 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Calendar Publisher: BROWNTROUT PUBLISHERS Published date: 26/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

Battles that altered the course of history. Missions that made servicemen into heroes. Aircraft that brought the Allies to victory. From the renowned military experts at Osprey Publishing, an awe-inspiring and ingeniously designed new calendar explores military aircrafts from the years 1939–45. Every month, exploded views illuminate a vintage ......

9788365958044

On the Fly

Spotlight On Author: Rys, Marek Code: 51552 Price: AU $30.56 Format: Hardback / 42 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 26/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This latest addition to the "Spotlight On" series is a showcase for the superb aviation artwork created for the publisher by the remarkable military illustrator Marek Rys.
9781588346292

Last Days Of The Concorde

The Crash of Flight 4590 and the End of Supersonic Passenger Travel Author: Chittum, Samme Code: 52122 Price: AU $37.09 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: SMITHSONIAN BOOKS Published date: 25/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The gripping true tale of a devastating plane crash, the investigation into its causes, and the race to prevent similar disasters in the future.
9780295744551

Taking to the Air

An Illustrated History of Flight Author: Ford, Lily Code: 52129 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: UNI WASHINGTON Published date: 23/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

The possibilities of flight have long fascinated us. Each innovation captivated a broad public, from those who gathered to witness winged medieval visionaries jumping from towers, to those who tuned in to watch the moon landings.Throughout history, the visibility of airborne objects from the ground has made for a spectacle of flight, with ......

9781781556757

Fuel Fire And Fear

RAF Flight Engineers at War Author: Pateman, Colin Code: 51699 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 22/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
During the Second World War the need for an on-board technical expert to join the Bomber Crews evolved. The various systems on the latest 4-engined 'Heavy Bombers', namely the Handley Page Halifax, Shorts Stirling and Avro Lancaster witnessed the development of Flight Engineers. This book provides the reader with an explanation of the origin of ......
9781781556771

Aircraft Carrier Impero

The Axis Powers V-1 Carrying Capital Ship Author: Jabes, D. Code: 51697 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Hardback / 255 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 22/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
From late 1941 Italy had been developing a secret project with her German allies to move the V1 wunderwaffen aboard aircraft carriers. Hitler required one million victims to get the British and American governments on their knees and force them to sign an honourable ceasefire. The personal archives of Ansaldo's naval architect Lino Campagnoli ......
9781781553749

History Of The Gloster Javelin

The First All Weather British Fighter Author: Watson, I. Code: 51700 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 22/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
During the plunging temperature of the early Cold War years the RAF found itself increasingly in need of a truly all-weather high performance fighter. There were two leading designs available as prototypes in 1951; the DH110 from de Havilland and from Gloster, the GA5. These were to become respectively, the Sea Vixen and the Javelin. Neither was a ......
9780764355899

Hawker Hurricane

The RAF's Battle of Britain Stalwart Author: MacKay, Ron, Jr. Code: 52125 Price: AU $29.71 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 20/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The Hawker Hurricane has rightly earned its place in military aviation annals. Although only preceding the Spitfire by four months in its prototypic launch, the Hawker machine was available in measurably greater numbers by the Battle of Britain, a very critical stage of WWII for Britain and its Empire. Its rugged qualities saw use in the ......
9781574417326

The Phantom Vietnam War

An F-4 Pilot's Combat over Laos Author: Honodel, David R. Code: 52127 Price: AU $44.52 Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: UNI OF NORTH TEXAS PRESS,U.S. Published date: 20/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
David R. ""Buff"" Honodel was a cocky young man with an inflated self-image when he arrived in 1969 at his base in Udorn, Thailand. His war was not in Vietnam; it was a secret one in the skies of a neighboring country. The reader will experience Buff's war from the cockpit of a supersonic F-4D Phantom II.
9781912332120

RAF 100

The Story of the Royal Air Force 1918-2018 Author: Lepine, Mike Code: 51696 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: DANAAN PUBLISHING Published date: 16/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

RAF 100 celebrates and commemorates 100 years of the Royal Air Force with access to rare RAF archives, Mike Lepine uses photographs and documents to bring the story of the people, planes and missions to life as never before.

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The Battle of Arnhem

The Deadliest Airborne Operation of World War II Author: Beevor, Antony Code: 52009 Price: AU $52.03 Format: Hardback / 480 pages Publisher: VIKING Published date: 11/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The prizewinning historian and internationally bestselling author of D-Day reconstructs the devastating airborne battle of Arnhem in this gripping new account. On September 17, 1944, General Kurt Student, the founder of Nazi Germany's parachute forces, heard the groaning roar of airplane engines. He went out onto his balcony above the flat ......
9781681778846

Blackbird

A History of the Untouchable Spy Plane Author: Hamilton-Paterson, James Code: 52108 Price: AU $23.71 Format: Paperback / 232 pages Publisher: PEGASUS ENTERTAINMENT Published date: 11/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The fascinating story of the spy plane SR-71 Blackbird--the fastest manned aircraft in the history of aviation.
9781911604457

Reaching for the Sky

One Hundred Defining Moments from the Royal Air Force 1918-2018 Author: Addington, Scott Code: 51704 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Hardback / 220 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date: 11/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
2018 marks the centenary of the formation of the Royal Air Force. Founded in the final months of the Great War, this book provides the greatest facts and figures relating to the RAF. Who were the original Aces? What was the longest mission undertaken? How much did the heaviest bomb weigh? Who flew the most sorties? What was the fastest speed ever ......
9783791384092

Supersonic

Design and Lifestyle of Concorde Author: Azerrad, Lawrence Code: 52080 Price: AU $55.00 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 10/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This stylishly illustrated book looks back at the glamour of Concorde air travel and is as sleek and elegant as the aircraft it celebrates.
9781472828897

Dornier Do 335

Author: Forsyth, Robert Code: 52135 Price: AU $26.50 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 06/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

The Dornier Do 335 was conceived as a high-speed, all-weather fighter, and represented the pinnacle of piston-engined aircraft design. The Do 335 was a big aircraft, weighing just over 10,000kg when laden with fuel, equipment, and pilot, yet powered by two Daimler-Benz DB 603 engines, it was capable of reaching a maximum speed of 750km/h at ......

9781904897316

Life and Death in the Battle of Britain

Author: Warner, Carl Code: 51702 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM Published date: 06/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This book offers a powerfully intimate account of the Battle of Britain, related by young pilots in their most unguarded moments, talking with their chaplain. Guy Mayfield was the Station Chaplain at the Royal Air Force's Duxford base in the summer of 1940, and his diary is full of stories told by the pilots in his charge during that period of ......
9781922131515

Rocket Man

Von Braun: Nazi at NASA Author: Astridge, Paula Code: 52391 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Paperback / 370 pages Publisher: WOODSLANE PRESS Published date: 05/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Baron Wernher von Braun is one of the most controversial men in history. While he was responsible for the V-2 missile which caused devastation and killed thousands during WW2, he is also celebrated as the man who flew us to the moon in Apollo 11. Was he good or bad? A very murky line still clouds the truth. Not helped by the fact that there was a ......
9780764355875

B-52 Stratofortress

Boeing's Iconic Bomber from 1952 to the Present Author: Doyle, David Code: 52095 Price: AU $29.71 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 01/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
One of America's most famous aircraft, the Boeing B-52 Stratofortress continues to form the backbone of the US nuclear deterrent, and it has also become the nation's principle heavy tactical bomber. It has filled this role since the the early years of the Cold War, the heavy bombing raids during the Vietnam War, and recently in Iraq and ......
9781472827609

Operation Linebacker II 1972

The B-52s are sent to Hanoi Author: Michel III, Marshall Code: 52314 Price: AU $27.98 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 30/08/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
After the failed April 1972 invasion of South Vietnam and the heavy US tactical bombing raids in the Hanoi area, the North Vietnamese agreed to return to the Paris peace talks, yet very quickly these negotiations stalled. In an attempt to end the war quickly and 'persuade' the North Vietnamese to return to the negotiating table, President Nixon ......
9788365281685

Messerschmitt Bf 109 G with DB 605 A Engine

Author: Peczkowski, Robert Code: 51404 Price: AU $30.95 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 25/08/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Technical history of the G variants of Germany's most famous WWII fighter plane, illustrated with colour artwork, scale plans and photographs.
9781785211386

Mars Owners' Workshop Manual

From 4.5 Billion Years Ago to the Present Author: Harland, David M. Code: 52319 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date: 20/08/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

The unique Haynes insight into Mars, providing a sister title to Earth Manual and Moon Manual. The recent Ridley Scott/Matt Damon film The Martian, the discovery of water (ice) on the planets surface and NASAs plans for manned Mars exploration have all made Mars cool again.. Haynes applies its unique manual treatment ......

9781619546561

Instructor Test Prep 2019: Study & Prepare

Pass your test and know what is essential to become a safe, competentflight or ground instructor - from the most trusted source in aviation Author: ASA Test Prep Board Code: 51825 Price: AU $44.52 Format: Paperback / 512 pages Publisher: AVIATION SUPPLIES & ACADEMICS Published date: 15/08/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Includes study questions for Fundamentals of Instructing (FOI), Flight, Ground, Military and Sport Instructor FAA Knowledge exams, supported with answers and explanations. Includes softcover book, CT-8080 computer testing supplement booklet, and 5 FREE practice tests at prepware.com!
9781785211171

Westland Wessex Manual

Owners Workshop Manual Author: Howard, Lee Code: 51133 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date: 13/08/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
With an active service life of more than 40 years with the Royal Navy and the RAF, the Westland Wessex was one of the most versatile helicopters of the Cold War. Its duties included Commando and Special Forces insertions during the Falklands War, anti-submarine warfare, search and rescue, as well as battlefield troop transport and ......
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: 12/08/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

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 ......

9780760354186

Spacecraft

100 Iconic Rockets, Shuttles, and Satellites that put us in Space Author: Gorn, Michael H. Code: 52099 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: VOYAGEUR Published date: 10/08/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
From Sputnik 1 to the International Space Station, Spacecraft examines a vast array of wonderful capsules, spaceplanes, rockets, robotics, and stations from throughout aerospace history.
9781619546509

Private Pilot Test Prep 2019: Study & Prepare

Pass your test and know what is essential to become a safe, competentpilot from the most trusted source in aviation training Author: ASA Test Prep Board Code: 51824 Price: AU $29.66 Format: Paperback / 408 pages Publisher: AVIATION SUPPLIES & ACADEMICS Published date: 09/08/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Study questions for the Private, Sport, and Recreational Pilot FAA Knowledge exam, supported with answers and explanations. Includes softcover book, CT-8080 computer testing supplement booklet, and 5 FREE practice tests at prepware.com!
9780198798033

The Royal Air Force

The First One Hundred Years Author: Buckley, John Code: 52380 Price: AU $40.00 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 05/08/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The story of the Royal Air Force, from its creation as the first major independent air force in the world in 1918, through World War and Cold War, to the struggle against jihadi terrorism in the 21st century.
9780811719926

Flak in World War II

Author: Nijboer, Donald Code: 52384 Price: AU $59.39 Format: Hardback Publisher: STACKPOLE BOOKS Published date: 04/08/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Historian Donald Nijboer relies on firsthand accounts, newly discovered files, photos, diagrams, and maps to reveal the forgotten contribution of flak guns in World War II, from doctrine and tactics to combat stories on the ground and in the air about what it was like to fly into the teeth of antiaircraft fire.
9781911621034

Hunter Boys

True Tales from Pilots of the Hawker Hunter Author: Pike, Richard Code: 51531 Price: AU $26.46 Format: Paperback / 186 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 01/08/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
From Richard Pike, author of Grub Street's bestselling Lightning Boys series, comes Hunter Boys, a fascinating insight into the experiences of those who flew the iconic Hawker Hunter - an aircraft known affectionately to many as `Queen of the Skies'.
9781911621027

Lightning Boys

True Tales from Pilots of the English Electric Lightning Author: Pike, Richard Code: 51532 Price: AU $26.46 Format: Paperback / 190 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 01/08/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
In an international study, the Lightning was voted the fifth most popular military aircraft of all time. It has many thousands of devotees who are a ready market for this entertaining book which relates the highs and lows, the dramas and the demands of those who operated this iconic aircraft from the sharp end.
9780143784968

The Last 100 Days

Author: Davies, Will Code: 52350 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: VINTAGE Published date: 01/08/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

In March 1918, with the fear of a one-million-man American army landing in France, the Germans attacked. In response, Australian soldiers were involved in a number of engagements, culminating in the Second Battle of Villers-Bretonneux and the saving of Amiens, and Paris, from German occupation. Then came General John Monashs first victory as ......

9781910690550

Helicopter Boys

True Tales from Operators of Military and Civilian Rotorcraft Author: Pike, Richard Code: 51533 Price: AU $40.74 Format: Hardback / 184 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 01/08/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Helicopter Boys is the latest addition to Grub Street's Boys series from acclaimed author Richard Pike, exploring the role of helicopters in military and civilian situations. With over fourteen contributors, Helicopter Boys contains stories of the diverse nature of helicopter operations.
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