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9781493055081

Fighting Corsairs: The Men of Marine Fighting Squadron Two-Fifteen in

the Pacific During WWII Author: Dacus, Jeff Code: 60419 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: LYONS PRESS Published date: 15/08/2021 Availability: 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.
9781781557808

Vietnam War Army Helicopter Nose Art Vol 2

Author: John Brennan Code: 60801 Price: AU $53.99 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 01/08/2021 Availability: 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.
9781788544702

Jet Man

The Making and Breaking of Frank Whittle, Genius of the Jet Revolution Author: Campbell-Smith, Duncan Code: 70035 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 560 pages Publisher: HEAD OF ZEUS Published date: 26/07/2021 Availability: 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 ......

9780909608996

Rendezvous with Death

Anzac Stories of the Great War Author: Ramsland, John Code: 70102 Price: AU $27.95 Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: BROLGA PUBLISHING PTY LTD Published date: 25/07/2021 Availability: 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: ......

9780753557808

The Pathfinders

The Elite RAF Force that Turned the Tide of WWII Author: Iredale, Will Code: 70104 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 448 pages Published date: 23/07/2021 Availability: 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 - ......

9781399013093

Flying Catalinas

The Consoldiated PBY Catalina in WWII Author: Hendrie, Andrew Code: 70067 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 22/07/2021 Availability: 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, ......

9781910809914

French and European Spaceplane Designs 1964-1994

French Secret Projects Vol 3 Author: Carbonel, J C Code: 60789 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Hardback / 312 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 17/07/2021 Availability: 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 ......

9780764361722

C-141 Starlifter

Lockheed's Cold War Strategic Airlifter Author: Gourley, John Code: 60600 Price: AU $29.32 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 16/07/2021 Availability: 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 ......
9781925868593

The Passion for Hot Rods & Australian Custom Vehicles

Author: Wakely, Joel Code: 60757 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: WOODSLANE PRESS Published date: 15/07/2021 Availability: 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.

9781471180491

Lancaster

The Forging of a Very British Legend Author: Nichol, John Code: 60304 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Paperback / 464 pages Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER LTD Published date: 15/07/2021 Availability: 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 ......
9781472840837

Ju 87 Stuka vs Royal Navy Carriers

Mediterranean Author: Forsyth, Robert Code: 60617 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 15/07/2021 Availability: 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.
60908

2022 Vulcan XH558 Square Wall Calendar

Author: Carousel Calendars Code: 60908 Price: AU $17.99 (was AU $19.99) Format: Calendar Publisher: CAROUSEL Published date: 14/07/2021 Availability: 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.

9781911639725

Lockhead SR-71 Blackbird Projects

Author: Lowther, Scott Code: 60683 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 132 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 14/07/2021 Availability: 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.
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Fighter

The True Story of the Battle of Britain Author: Deighton, Len Code: 60830 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 368 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date: 14/07/2021 Availability: 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. ......

9788366549265

Single No. 32 SAAB J 21r

Author: Karnas, Dariusz Code: 60313 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 24 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 11/07/2021 Availability: 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.
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Single No. 31 SAAB J 21a

Author: Karnas, Dariusz Code: 60312 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 24 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 11/07/2021 Availability: 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.
9788366549081

North American Aviation P-51D/K Mustang Rediscovered

Author: Peczkowski, Robert Code: 60252 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 11/07/2021 Availability: 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.
9780764361388

Boeing 737

A Legends of Flight Illustrated History Author: Borgmann, Wolfgang Code: 60781 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 09/07/2021 Availability: 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 ......

9781951541002

Future Airports

Author: Rahim, Ali Code: 60125 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Paperback / 220 pages Published date: 04/07/2021 Availability: 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 ......

9781529047790

Bomber Command

The Strategic Bomber Offensive: 1939-45 Author: Hastings, Max Code: 60647 Price: AU $28.58 Format: Paperback / 544 pages Publisher: PAN BOOKS Published date: 01/07/2021 Availability: 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.
9781910809471

Douglas DC-3 and C-47

in Latin American Military Service Author: Hagedorn, Dan Code: 59332 Price: AU $69.95 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 14/06/2021 Availability: 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 ......

9781743058541

Troop Train

Author: Hutchins, Elizabeth Code: 60964 Price: AU $29.95 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: WAKEFIELD PRESS Published date: 10/06/2021 Availability: 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 ......

9780008359300

Merlin: The Power Behind the Spitfire, Mosquito and Lancaster

The Story of the Engine That Won the Battle of Britain and WWII Author: Hoyland, Graham Code: 60565 Price: AU $21.98 Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: WILLIAM COLLINS Published date: 08/06/2021 Availability: 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.
9788366673267

The Aircraft Carrier HMS Invincible

Author: Koszela, Witold Code: 60874 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Paperback / 28 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 06/06/2021 Availability: 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 ......

9781471180538

Tornado

In the Eye of the Storm Author: Nichol, John Code: 60612 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER LTD Published date: 05/06/2021 Availability: 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
9780764361371

McDonnell Douglas DC-10/MD-11

A Legends of Flight Illustrated History Author: Borgmann, Wolfgang Code: 60779 Price: AU $76.99 Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 05/06/2021 Availability: 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. ......

9781800240308

Marked for Death

The First World War in the Air Author: Hamilton-Paterson, James Code: 60831 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Paperback / 368 pages Publisher: HEAD OF ZEUS Published date: 04/06/2021 Availability: 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.

Little ......

9780648926214

The Royal Australian Air Force in South Australia during WWII

Adelaide - Gawler - Mallala - Mount Gambier - Parafield - Port Pirie - V Author: Ingman, Peter Code: 60582 Price: AU $29.95 Format: Paperback / 92 pages Published date: 01/06/2021 Availability: 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.
9780367709570

The Future of Air Power

Author: Brown, Neville Code: 60573 Price: AU $221.00 Format: Hardback / 324 pages Publisher: ROUTLEDGE Published date: 31/05/2021 Availability: 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 ......
9781472143549

Defiant

Forgotten Heroes of the Battle of Britain Author: Verkaik, Robert Code: 60829 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Paperback / 384 pages Publisher: ROBINSON Published date: 29/05/2021 Availability: 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 ......

9781781558058

British Special Projects

Flying Wings, Deltas and Tailless Designs Author: Rose, Bill Code: 60420 Price: AU $78.99 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 27/05/2021 Availability: 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.
9780750994774

The RAF at 100

A Century in Photographs Author: Mirrorpix Code: 60490 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 27/05/2021 Availability: 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 ......

9781529378085

Battle of Britain

The pilots and planes that made history Author: Pearson, Simon Code: 60648 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: HODDER AND STOUGHTON Published date: 24/05/2021 Availability: 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 ......

9781472845115

RAF Tornado Units of Gulf War I

Author: Napier, Michael Code: 60625 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 17/05/2021 Availability: 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
9781913089245

Norman Conquest

A remarkable, high-flying life in motoring and aviation Author: Norman, Vic Code: 60886 Price: AU $99.00 Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: PORTER PRESS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 13/05/2021 Availability: 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 ......

9780552176354

Harrier 809

Britain's Legendary Jump Jet and the Untold Story of the Falklands War Author: Rowland White Code: 60817 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 512 pages Publisher: TRANSWORLD Published date: 12/05/2021 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

 From one of the leading voices in aviation non-fiction, and the bestselling author of VULCAN 607, the untold story of the Falklands War and the iconic 809 Squadron. Perfect for fans of SPITFIRE. Utterly brilliant- a fantastically exciting book... This really does read like the best kind of thriller. His best book yet James ......

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