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9780764363436

B-26 "Flak-Bait"

The Only American Aircraft to Survive 200 Bombing Missions during WWII Author: Crouchman, Alan Code: 62077 Price: AU $84.95 Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 28/11/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The definitive history of Flak-Bait, the most accomplished American bomber of the Second World War. Battling flak and enemy fighters over the skies of Europe during World War II, the US Army Air Force Martin B-26 Marauder bomber named "Flak-Bait" completed a remarkable 201 combat missions, a feat that made it the highest mission scorer of any ......

9781501766121

The End of Victory

Prevailing in the Thermonuclear Age Author: Kaplan, Edward Code: 62127 Price: AU $65.50 Format: Hardback / 280 pages Publisher: CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 28/11/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The End of Victory recounts the costs of failure in nuclear war through the work of the most secret deliberative body of the National Security Council, the Net Evaluation Subcommittee (NESC). From 1953 onward, US leaders wanted to know as precisely as possible what would happen if they failed in a ......

9781800180949

The Hush-Kit Book of Warplanes

Author: Coles, Joe Code: 62057 Price: AU $64.95 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Published date: 26/11/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

From the terror and exhilaration of First World War dogfighting to the dark arts of modern air combat, here is an enthralling ode to that most brutally exciting of machines: the warplane.

The Hush-Kit Book of Warplanes is a beautifully designed, highly illustrated collection of the very best articles from Hush-Kit - ......

9781802820430

Lockheed C-141 Starlifter

Author: Archer, Bob Code: 62070 Price: AU $37.50 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: KEY PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 21/11/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Loved by most associated personnel and enthusiasts alike, the C-141 Starlifter, quite simply, looked right and was right. During the second half of the 1960s, it quickly became a commonplace visitor worldwide, and it was in service for more than forty years before the final examples were retired in favour of more capable airlifters. Such was ......

9781802821352

British Interwar Aircraft

Author: Chapman, Lee Code: 62072 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: KEY PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 20/11/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

When the RAF was formed in 1918, Great Britain boasted the largest air force in the world, but it was not to last. As soon as the armistice was declared, a rapid disarmament began. After a period of austerity, the surplus military aircraft formed the basis for civil aviation as we know it today. More people learned to fly, and pioneering ......

9781802821468

Water Bombers

Author: Manning, Gerry Code: 62073 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: KEY PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 20/11/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

As the climate changes it is even more vital to protect the worlds forests. They provide both the lungs of the world and the natural resources for many industries. This book looks at both the past and the current selection of fixed-wing aircraft, helicopters and support aircraft tasked with protecting our natural environment from fire. Covering ......

9781911658627

Secret Project of the Luftwaffe in Profile

More than 200 highly detailed full colour aircraft design Author: Uhr, Daniel Code: 59741 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Hardback / 200 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 17/11/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The Second World War was a time of tremendous technological progress in aviation with innovations such as jet engines and swept wings being brought in as engineers on all sides desperately sought every possible performance advantage. In Germany, the quest for better aircraft resulted in some astonishing designs - everything from bombers with ......

9781906537609

Arado Ar 234 Blitz

The World's First Jet Bomber Author: Smith, Richard Code: 62065 Price: AU $125.00 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 14/11/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

When it appeared over the Western Front in the summer of 1944, the Arado Ar 234 was truly state-of-the-art in terms of aeronautical and technical development. As the worlds first operational jet reconnaissance aircraft, it undertook high-speed, high-altitude observation missions over the Allied beachheads in Normandy. In September 1944 and as ......

9780760375549

Space Race 2.0

SpaceX, Blue Origin, Virgin Orbit, NASA, and the Privatization of theFinal Frontier Author: Bergan, Brad Code: 61702 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 06/11/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

Space Race 2.0 is the only authoritative photographic history of the efforts of private companies-often alongside NASA-to accelerate humankinds exploration and understanding of the final frontier.

The private space sector is growing tremendously. The industrys consensus leader, SpaceX, ......

9781911658948

American Interceptor

US Navy Convoy Fighter Projects Author: Zichek, Jared Code: 61869 Price: AU $74.95 Format: Hardback / 350 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 06/11/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The Soviet Unions first successful atomic bomb detonation in August 1949 was a wakeup call for US Navy planners. The possibility of a single Soviet aircraft wiping out an entire convoy of merchant ships with a nuclear weapon had suddenly become very real. With military budgets having shrunk prior to the Korean War, it was simply not possible to ......

9781493066384

The 25 Most Influential Aircraft of All Time

Author: Boyne, Walter Code: 61697 Price: AU $40.99 Format: Paperback / 408 pages Publisher: LYONS PRESS Published date: 30/10/2022 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day
The 25 Most Influential Aircraft of All Time conveys the fascinating progression of flying technology from flimsy wood-and-fabric biplanes to thunderous supersonic wonders. Aviation's most historically relevant and arguably most influential aircraft - planes like the elliptical-winged Spitfire, the blisteringly-fast X-15, and the ubiquitous ......
9781910809495

Echoes in the Air

A Chronical of Aeronautical Ghost Stories Author: Currie, Jack Code: 61648 Price: AU $21.95 Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 29/10/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
More so than even the sea, the world of aviation has spawned an amazing store of tales of ghosts, the supernatural and inexplicable events, ghostly bombers and phantom aircrew on long-deserted airfields, prophetic warnings from beyond the grave, restless spirits apparently drawn back to places from which they flew.
9781644252079

The Complete Remote Pilot 2/e

Author: Gardner and Ison Code: 61701 Price: AU $51.50 Format: Paperback / 200 pages Publisher: AVIATION SUPPLIES & ACADEMICS Published date: 28/10/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

This textbook is for anyone interested in pursuing and obtaining a Remote Pilot Certificate, which is required in order to operate drones for commercial use. With a friendly and readable style, the authors cover all of the details involved in becoming a competent, responsible, and safe remote pilot, opening up tremendous opportunities for ......

9781803990378

Secret Spitfires

Britain's Hidden Civilian Army Author: Howman, Cetinas and Clarke Code: 61986 Price: AU $37.50 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 24/10/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

September 1940: In the midst of the Second World War, the Luftwaffe unleashed a series of devastating raids on Southampton, all but destroying its spitfire factories. But production didnt stop. Instead, manufacturing of this iconic fighter moved underground, to secret locations staffed by women, children and non-combatant men. With little ......

9781781558751

Canberra

The Greatest Multi-Role Aircraft of the Cold War: Volume 2 Author: Delve & Sheehan Code: 62111 Price: AU $105.00 Format: Hardback / 624 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 23/10/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

An aviation legend designed in the mid-1940s, the Canberra entered service in 1951 with RAF Bomber Command. It served in the conventional, interdictor and nuclear bomber role with the RAF, in the UK, Germany, the Middle East and Far East. Its performance and adaptability made it ideal as a reconnaissance aircraft, and the final version, the ......

9781800352582

Shady Lady

1,500 Hours Flying The U-2 Spy Plane Author: Bishop, Rick Code: 62068 Price: AU $29.95 Format: Paperback / 280 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 23/10/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

At the very edge of the atmosphere, invisible against the deep indigo sky, lurks a spy plane so sophisticated that it replaced the SR-71 Blackbird some 30 years ago. Its flat black shark-like skin deflects and absorbs all but the most advanced radars, leaving it to roam undetected while silently gathering detailed intelligence. Considered a ......

9781802821345

British Aviation

The First Half Century Author: Willis and Molloy Code: 61660 Price: AU $65.50 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: KEY PUBLISHING Published date: 15/10/2022 Availability: Delivery estimate: Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The first half of the 20th century saw the birth of the airplane and its development as an instrument of war and commerce. Within five decades, contraptions barely able to take to the air had given way to jet-powered aircraft flying near the "sound barrier," a rate of technological advance unparalleled in any other field. It was the period when ......

9781802822694

Ka-52 Hokum

Author: Butowski, Piotr Code: 62058 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: KEY PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 15/10/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The Ka-50 (NATO reporting name: Hokum A) helicopter made its maiden flight 40 years ago on 17 June 1982. After undergoing extensive tests and tweaks, the helicopter was ready for full-scale production almost 10 years later. However, by then Russia had entered an economic crisis, and the money had run out. Only in 2011, almost another 20 years ......

9781911658276

Messerschmitt Me 262

Secret Projects of the Luftwaffe Close Up 2 Author: Sharp, Dan Code: 58221 Price: AU $38.95 Format: Paperback Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 15/10/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Projects and plans to alter and improve Germany's infamous WW2 jet fighter - the Me 262.
9781840339338

A Century of British Aeroplanes in Old Photographs

Author: Ord-Hume, Arthur Code: 61737 Price: AU $64.50 Format: Paperback Publisher: STENLAKE PUBLISHING Published date: 06/10/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
9781911667391

Vampire Boys

True Tales from Operators of the RAF's First Single-Engined Jet Author: Bailey, Charlotte Code: 61988 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: GRUB STREET Published date: 29/09/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Sliding out of the shadows of World War Two, the de Havilland Vampire accompanied by the distinctive whine of its Goblin engine quickly proved itself an effective alternative to piston-powered fighters. After entering operational service with the RAF (as the services first single-engined jet) in 1946, the Vampire sought by air forces the world ......

9780764363528

Aviation Pioneers of McCook Field

Candid Interviews with American Aeronautical Visionaries of the 1920s Author: Koszyk, Jerry Code: 61654 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 11/09/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Unpublished, candid interviews with crucial figures in early American aviation, including Jimmy Doolittle, Alexander Seversky, George Kenney, Reuben Fleet, and many more. McCook Field was a small air base in Dayton, Ohio, that was active only from 1917 to 1927. McCook was exceptional because it was designated by the US Signal Corps / Army Air ......

9781399074858

C-130 Hercules

A History Author: Bowman, Martin W. Code: 61979 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 10/09/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Designed in response to a 1951 requirement, the C-130 Hercules is the most successful military airlifter ever built. Since it first flew in prototype form on 23 August 1954, more than 2,100 have been produced in over eighty different versions. Across its variants, the Hercules serves more than sixty air forces, as well as many civilian cargo ......

9781399086424

McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom

Flight Craft 28 Author: Coughlin, Geoff Code: 61980 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 120 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 10/09/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II was the most-produced American supersonic military jet with 5,195 aircraft being produced. By any standards the F-4 has been incredibly successful, used not only by the USAF and US Navy but many air forces around the world including Germany, Israel, Turkey and Japan. The F-4 was designed as a long-range ......

9781911667353

Javelin Boys

Air Defence from the Cold War to Confrontation Author: Bond, Steve Code: 61717 Price: AU $33.95 Format: Paperback / 204 pages Publisher: GRUB STREET Published date: 09/09/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The Gloster Javelin was the UKs first line of night and all-weather air defence both at home and in RAF Germany. In the 1950s, when it replaced the Meteor and Venom, this revolutionary bomber interceptor became integral to many great stories told here in terrific detail. With an unorthodox aerodynamic design, the Javelin initially had major ......

9781911667377

Cold War Boys: Previously Unpublished Tales of Derring-Do

From Lightning, Phantom and Hunter Pilots Author: Pike, Richard Code: 61987 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: GRUB STREET Published date: 08/09/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

When the US president, Harry S Truman, declared the Truman Doctrine in March 1947, he could not have known that the resultant Cold War would persist for over 40 years until the dissolution of the Soviet Union in December 1991. In addition to nuclear and conventional military friction between the Eastern and Western blocs, the struggle for ......

9781839418563

2023 Spitfires Square Wall Calendar - 16 Month

Author: Avonside Publishing Ltd. Code: 61643 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Calendar / 24 pages Publisher: AVONSIDE Published date: 07/09/2022 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day

A 16 month calendar that can be used from September 2022 containing images of Spitfires. The iconic Spitfire continues to stir emotion over 70 years after being introduced to the RAF. Along with the Hurricane, it helped save Britain during the second world war. The calendar contains all public holidays, notable events & important dates. The ......

9781838862107

Allied Carrier Aircraft of World War II 1939-1945

Fighters : Fighter-Bombers Author: Ward, Edward Code: 61936 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS LTD Published date: 03/08/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Illustrated with colourful artworks of carrier aircraft and their markings, Allied Carrier Aircraft of World War II is a detailed guide to all the aircraft deployed by the Allied navies from 1939 to 1945. Organised chronologically by type and nationality, this book includes fighters, fighter-bombers, torpedo bombers, dive-bombers, ......

9780753557822

The Pathfinders

The Elite RAF Force that Turned the Tide of WWII Author: Iredale, Will Code: 61870 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Paperback / 448 pages Publisher: EBURY PRESS Published date: 31/07/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

The untold story of the elite force that spearheaded almost every British bombing raid over Nazi Germany by the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Kamikaze Hunters. Perfect for fans off John Nichols Spitfire, Patrick Bishops Fighter Boys and Dambusters Dark low-level raids, dodging anti-aircraft flak to make pinpoint-accurate drops - the ......

9781529825763

2023 Vulcan XH558 Square Wall Calendar

Author: Carousel Calendars Code: 61752 Price: AU $21.99 Format: Calendar Publisher: CAROUSEL Published date: 28/07/2022 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day

This Vulcan To The Sky Calendar for 2023 relives the glory of the XH558 and features fabulous monthly images of this much-loved aircraft.

9781838861933

Allied Fighter Aircraft 1939-45

American, British, French, Soviet, Dutch, Polish Author: Chant, Chris Code: 61831 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date: 22/07/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Allied Fighters 1939-45 offers an highly-illustrated guide to Allied fighter aircraft that fought in Europe during World War II. Featuring all the main models flown by the Allied air forces from 1939 to 1945, the book offers a wealth of detail, including unit markings, organization, numbers of aircraft flown by campaign and exhaustive ......

9781399074872

Tornado Over the Tigris

Recollections of a Fast Jet Pilot Author: Napier, Michael John Code: 61856 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 12/07/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Written from the unique perspective of a fast jet cockpit, Tornado Over the Tigris captures the essence of what it was really like to fly a Tornado at the front-line of the Cold War in Germany and on operations over Iraq in the aftermath of the Gulf War. After achieving a boyhood ambition to qualify as an RAF pilot, Michael Napier was posted to ......

9781399020800

Ten Squadrons of Hurricanes

Author: Stewart, Adrian Code: 61826 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback / 248 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 08/07/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

For many years the importance and contribution of the Hawker Hurricane was eclipsed by the Spitfire but statistically the Hurricane was superior in the majority of cases. Thanks to Tommy Sopwiths initiative and gamble the Hurricane was ready at the outbreak of the Second World War and in service throughout. As this superbly researched book ......

9781472844965

Castles in the Sky

A Wargame of Flying Battleships Author: Farrington, Eric Code: 61827 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 15/06/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

A wargaming ruleset for epic pre-WW1 battles in the sky. Its the dawn of the 20th Century and the Great Powers turn to war. Since the development of the air screw, leading to the creation of flying warships, the navies of the world have comprised an ever-growing number of these aerial ironclads. So fire up the turbines, ready ......

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