the Pacific During WWIIAuthor: Dacus, JeffCode: 60419Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: LYONS PRESS Published date:15/08/2021Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
From historian and columnist in Leatherneck and Armor magazines, this is the exciting, personal account of a Marine fighter squadron in the South Pacific during the critical days of 1943 when the tide turned against the Japanese.
Author: John BrennanCode: 60801Price:AU $53.99Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:01/08/2021Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
In Vol. 2 there are astonishing photos on par with Vol. 1. Besides 165 images, there are search aids for locating former in-country Army helicopters. There is a list of 24 recommended Huey photo-books; a tabulation of 300 AH-1 Cobra war survivors, their former units, and present location, also a database of 500 in-country Army helicopter names.
The Making and Breaking of Frank Whittle, Genius of the Jet RevolutionAuthor: Campbell-Smith, DuncanCode: 70035Price:AU $24.99Format: Paperback / 560 pages Publisher: HEAD OF ZEUS Published date:26/07/2021Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
The biography of Frank Whittle - RAF pilot, mathematician of genius, inventor of the jet engine and British hero.
The story of Frank Whittle - RAF pilot, mathematician of genius, inventor of the jet engine and British hero.
In 1929, a twenty-two-year-old maverick named Frank Whittle - a self-taught aeronautical obsessive and ......
Anzac Stories of the Great WarAuthor: Ramsland, JohnCode: 70102Price:AU $27.95Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: BROLGA PUBLISHING PTY LTD Published date:25/07/2021Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
1914. Some men of the First Australian Imperial Force had a rendezvous with death in the silence in the summer night, but many were to survive only to face the thudding of the guns, again and again until 11 November 1918 at 11am, enduring physical and psychological horrors. This volume is packed with unusual stories of a deeply personal nature: ......
The Elite RAF Force that Turned the Tide of WWIIAuthor: Iredale, WillCode: 70104Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 448 pages Published date:23/07/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The incredible story of the crack team of men and women who transformed RAF Bomber Command and helped the Allies deliver decisive victory over Nazi Germany. The Pathfinders were ordinary men and women from a range of nations who revolutionised the efficiency of the Allies air campaign over mainland Europe. They elevated Bomber Command - ......
The Consoldiated PBY Catalina in WWIIAuthor: Hendrie, AndrewCode: 70067Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:22/07/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The Consolidated PBY Catalina was probably the most versatile and successful flying boat/amphibian ever built, serving not just with the US Army Air Force, Navy and Coast Guard during the Second World War, but also with the air forces of Britain, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, with the Danes, Free French and Norwegians as well as Brazil, ......
French Secret Projects Vol 3Author: Carbonel, J CCode: 60789Price:AU $59.99Format: Hardback / 312 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:17/07/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
In 1963, Eugen Sanger, became head of the Eurospace organisation which promoted the AeroSpace Transporter. In response to a Eurospace call, aircraft makers in France, Germany and UK designed recoverable, winged spacecraft. From 1964 to 1970 the French government led studies to evaluate the feasibility of the concept.
Those studies, under ......
Lockheed's Cold War Strategic AirlifterAuthor: Gourley, JohnCode: 60600Price:AU $29.32Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:16/07/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The Lockheed C-141 Starlifter was a new-build design by Lockheed and proved adaptable to many roles, from carrying outsized cargo to dropping paratroops. The C-141 was used in regions as extreme as the heat and humidity of Vietnam, the deserts of the Middle East, and the frozen ice pack of Antarctica. Modification programs enabled the C-141 to ......
Author: Wakely, JoelCode: 60757Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: WOODSLANE PRESS Published date:15/07/2021Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
In this fully illustrated personal look at the culture of hot rods and customised vehicles in Australia are dozens of fascinating stories about these incredible cars and the passionate craftspeople, amateur and professional, who build them. Includes unique and never before seen photos and contributions from dozens of hot rod and custom enthusiasts.
The Forging of a Very British LegendAuthor: Nichol, JohnCode: 60304Price:AU $22.99Format: Paperback / 464 pages Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER LTD Published date:15/07/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
'The epic story of an iconic aircraft and the breathtaking courage of those who flew her' Andy McNab, bestselling author of Bravo Two Zero 'Compelling, thrilling and rooted in quite extraordinary human drama' James Holland, author of Normandy 44 From John Nichol, the Sunday Times bestselling author of Spitfire, comes a passionate and profoundly ......
MediterraneanAuthor: Forsyth, RobertCode: 60617Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:15/07/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The Junkers Ju 87 B Stuka dive-bomber and the aircraft carrier represent two key combat innovations of World War II. Rich with photographs and personal accounts, this new volume focuses on the air-sea action during the British evacuation operations in Norway in May 1940 and German air attacks in the Mediterranean in 1941-1942.
Author: Carousel CalendarsCode: 60908Price:AU $17.99
Format: CalendarPublisher: CAROUSEL Published date:14/07/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A year of breathtaking photographic images of the iconic Vulcan XH558 can be enjoyed in this 2022 calendar. Sold in support of the Vulcan to the Sky Trust, enabling the future generations to be inspired by this awe inspiring aircraft.
The True Story of the Battle of BritainAuthor: Deighton, LenCode: 60830Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 368 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date:14/07/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
A myth-busting, page-turning history of the Battle of Britain Summer, 1940- western Europe has been conquered, and Hitler turns his attention to the invasion of England. Fighter is Len Deightons thrilling history of the ensuing Battle of Britain - the aerial combat between the RAF and the Luftwaffe that was fought over the summer of 1940. ......
Author: Lowther, ScottCode: 60683Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 132 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:14/07/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
One of the world's most extreme and enigmatic aircraft, the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird, is the ultimate evolution of a long line of top secret projects which first coalesced in the form of the CIA's A-12 reconnaissance platform.
Author: Karnas, DariuszCode: 60313Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 24 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:11/07/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A compilation for aero modellers of 4-view colour profiles, scale plans and photo details of the Saab J 21R with scale plans in 1/72 scale plus drawings from wartime technical manuals.
Author: Peczkowski, RobertCode: 60252Price:AU $49.99Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:11/07/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The 3rd revised & extended edition of the bestselling monograph which covers the design and development of the P-51D Mustang family, the main wartime production variant of this classic American fighter plane.
Author: Karnas, DariuszCode: 60312Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 24 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:11/07/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A compilation for aero modellers of 4-view colour profiles, scale plans and photo details of the Saab J 21A with scale plans in 1/72 scale plus drawings from wartime technical manuals.
A Legends of Flight Illustrated HistoryAuthor: Borgmann, WolfgangCode: 60781Price:AU $69.99Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:09/07/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The Boeing 737 is undoubtedly one of the best known of all passenger aircraft and has been built in greater numbers than any other commercial aircraft in the world. There are few airline passengers of the last decade who have not yet flown on one of these aircraft. More than 10,000 examples have been built in all its variants - an unbelievably ......
Author: Rahim, AliCode: 60125Price:AU $59.99Format: Paperback / 220 pages Published date:04/07/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Future Airports re-examines the relationship between the growth of capital and the history of New York City real estate by speculating that airports play a role in the citys financial success. What is the typology of a successful airport for the 21st Century? What role does the airport play in the context of rapid globalisation and ......
The Strategic Bomber Offensive: 1939-45Author: Hastings, MaxCode: 60647Price:AU $28.58Format: Paperback / 544 pages Publisher: PAN BOOKS Published date:01/07/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Bomber Command is Max Hasting's in-depth account of the RAF's bombing offensive, one the most controversial struggles of the Second World War.
in Latin American Military ServiceAuthor: Hagedorn, DanCode: 59332Price:AU $69.95Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:14/06/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The authors describe this book as a labor of love and who can blame them for there are few aviation enthusiasts who do not share their great affection and respect for one of the finest and long-lived aircraft ever to take to the skies, the DC-/C-47.
This book examines in detail one aspect of the aircrafts history which is not that ......
Author: Hutchins, ElizabethCode: 60964Price:AU $29.95Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: WAKEFIELD PRESS Published date:10/06/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
It’s February 1942 and the Second World War is raging. Japanese planes are bombing Darwin, Australia fears an invasion, and the train track leads straight through the desert to Adelaide. Fourteen-year-old Rosemary Lister begins a diary to share the upheavals and tensions of her new life in the country, storing memories for her father, missing ......
The Story of the Engine That Won the Battle of Britain and WWIIAuthor: Hoyland, GrahamCode: 60565Price:AU $21.98Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: WILLIAM COLLINS Published date:08/06/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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.
Author: Koszela, WitoldCode: 60874Price:AU $59.99Format: Paperback / 28 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date:06/06/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
HMS Invincible was the lead ship of a class of British light aircraft carriers built between 1973 and 1985, originally designed as "through-deck cruisers" (TDC). This set them apart from conventional helicopter-carrying ships of the time, which typically featured a flight deck in the aft section of the vessel. Invincible-class carriers were the ......
In the Eye of the StormAuthor: Nichol, JohnCode: 60612Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER LTD Published date:05/06/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The epic story of the Tornado during Operation Desert Storm, by the bestselling author of Spitfire and Lancaster, who was himself shot down during that conflict
A Legends of Flight Illustrated HistoryAuthor: Borgmann, WolfgangCode: 60779Price:AU $76.99Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:05/06/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The McDonnell Douglas DC-10 three-engine jet is one of the most distinctive wide-bodied aircraft and since the early 1970s has been operated by many airlines on medium- and long-distance routes throughout the world. Successfully flying passenger service for over 40 years, the DC-10 currently still flies for FedEx in an airfreight delivery role. ......
The First World War in the AirAuthor: Hamilton-Paterson, JamesCode: 60831Price:AU $22.99Format: Paperback / 368 pages Publisher: HEAD OF ZEUS Published date:04/06/2021Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
An account of aerial combat in World War I, revealing the terrible risks run by the men who fought and died in the worlds first air war.
A compelling and fascinating account of aerial combat in World War I, revealing the terrible risks run by the men who fought and died in the worlds first air war.
Adelaide - Gawler - Mallala - Mount Gambier - Parafield - Port Pirie - VAuthor: Ingman, PeterCode: 60582Price:AU $29.95Format: Paperback / 92 pages Published date:01/06/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Within the first two years of WWII, the RAAF had rapidly expanded to have a major presence in South Australia, flying hundreds of aircraft and employing many thousands of personnel. This presence was especially important in the regional areas of Gawler, Port Pirie, Mallala, Mount Gambier and Victor Harbor.
A Secret History of the Space RocketAuthor: MacDonald, FraserCode: 59225Price:AU $22.99Format: Paperback / 384 pages Publisher: PROFILE BOOKS LTD Published date:31/05/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Escape from Earth is the untold story of the engineers, dreamers and rebels who started the American space programme. In particular, it is the story of Frank Malina, founder of what became Nasa's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the scientist who cracked the, as he called it, problem of escape from the Earth by rocket. It's a wild ride. Jack ......
Author: Brown, NevilleCode: 60573Price:AU $221.00Format: Hardback / 324 pages Publisher: ROUTLEDGE Published date:31/05/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Air power has been one of the key elements in modern warfare. This book, first published in 1986, analyses the likely changes to this key role as military technology and strategic thinking evolve. It begins with the history and present status of air power and assesses technical developments, and then discusses the character of future warfare, and ......
Forgotten Heroes of the Battle of BritainAuthor: Verkaik, RobertCode: 60829Price:AU $22.99Format: Paperback / 384 pages Publisher: ROBINSON Published date:29/05/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Robert Verkaik makes a revisionist case for an unsung aircraft, the Boulton Paul Defiant. This two-seat gun-turret fighter is, argues Verkaik, the forgotten fighter of Dunkirk and the Battle of Britain; the effectiveness as well as the courage of its crews is overlooked in standard accounts. To advance his case, he notes that a Defiant ......
Flying Wings, Deltas and Tailless DesignsAuthor: Rose, BillCode: 60420Price:AU $78.99Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:27/05/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This book examines lesser known, frequently secret British projects for Flying wings, deltas and tailless aircraft undertaken for research or military purposes during the last century and also covers aircraft that were actually built and in some cases entered service. It also includes the superb looking Barnes Wallace supersonic swing-wing bomber.
A Century in PhotographsAuthor: MirrorpixCode: 60490Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:27/05/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The Royal Air Force was formed in 1918 to defend the skies over Britain during the First World War and made a major contribution to winning one of the largest and most devastating conflicts of the twentieth century. Yet, when the war ended, its existence as an independent air service came under threat from severe defence cuts and intense ......
The pilots and planes that made historyAuthor: Pearson, SimonCode: 60648Price:AU $22.99Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: HODDER AND STOUGHTON Published date:24/05/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A useful contribution to an overcrowded field of history by giving deserved attention to the ordinary men and unsung machines that arent usually included in the dramatic narrative. - The TimesA great read and a real eye-opener to anyone who thinks the Battle of Britain is only about Brits and Germans and Messerschmitts and Spitfires. The value ......
Author: Napier, MichaelCode: 60625Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:17/05/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The Panavia Tornado GR 1 and F 3 bore the brunt of RAF operational tasking (and combat losses) during the first Gulf War in 1991. Featuring many first-hand combat accounts, this book tells the story of the backbone of the RAF frontline from the 1980's and 1990's
A remarkable, high-flying life in motoring and aviationAuthor: Norman, VicCode: 60886Price:AU $99.00Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: PORTER PRESS INTERNATIONAL Published date:13/05/2021Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Motoring and aviation enthusiast Vic Norman has led a remarkable life. A trip to the 1954 British Grand Prix left an indelible mark, and he went on to own some of the most coveted road and racing cars of all time. He also founded Rosso Racing, which restored and prepared competition Ferraris, but in the early 1980s his passion for aeroplanes ......