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9781526758828

Lockheed TriStar

The Most Technologically Advanced Commercial Jet of its Time Author: Simons, Graham M. Code: 61688 Price: AU $63.50 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 22/11/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

In April 1972, after six gruelling years of design and development, the then Lockheed California Company (now Lockheed Martin) delivered the most technologically advanced commercial jet of its era, the L-1011 TriStar, to its first client, Eastern Airlines. To mark the moment, Lockheed decided to make an impressive statement about the ......

9781472281999

The Spitfire Kids

The generation who built, supported and flew Britain's most belovedfighter Author: Cross, Alasdair, BBC Code: 61730 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 368 pages Published date: 24/05/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

 THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER

An inspirational read celebrating the incredible young people who gave so much for this iconic British aircraft. John Nichol, bestselling author of Spitfire: A Very British Love Story

Despite the many films and television programmes over the ......

9781781558683

Vickers Wellington

Author: Birtles, Phillip Code: 61736 Price: AU $64.50 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 15/05/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

This book covers the design, development, production and operational service of the Vickers Wellington from before the Second World War through to the 1950s. The aircraft and crews served with great distinction from the start to the end of the Second World War despite heavy losses. The aircraft was operated by Bomber Command until replaced by ......

9788366549319

Single 34: Saab J 29b

Author: Vallet, Thierry Code: 60710 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 24 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 13/05/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
This book compiles the 4-view color profiles, scale plans, and photo details of the single variant of the Saab J 29B.
9783961712649

The Luxury of Private Aviation

Author: TeNeues Code: 61656 Price: AU $160.00 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: TENEUES Published date: 07/05/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Elegant, exclusive, and sparkling with champagne: welcome to the world of jet-set glamour. With some 150 colour and black-and-white photographs, this lavishly-illustrated coffee table book brings readers into the world of private aviation. Jana App-Sandering, Head of Client Services at Luxaviation, one of the most prestigious providers of ......

9781800351431

Civil Aircraft Markings 2022

Author: Wright, Allan S. Code: 61728 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 464 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 10/04/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The new 2022 edition of this best-selling annual publication builds on the long history and heritage of the title. First published in 1950, this will be, remarkably, the 73rd edition of Civil Aircraft Markings. When it appeared all those years ago, the book quickly achieved the status it still retains as the go-to source for up-to-date ......

9781800351387

Wrecks and Relics 28/e

The indispensable guide to Britain's aviation heritage Author: Ellis, Ken Code: 61599 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Hardback / 368 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 10/04/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Now remarkably in its 28th edition, ever since it was first published in the 1960s every edition of Wrecks & Relics has been eagerly sought after by aviation enthusiasts, restorers and curators alike. It is renowned as the go-to source charting the highlights, changes and trends in the preservation of the aviation heritage of the British Isles. ......

9781913870621

Soviet-Era Airliners

The Final Three Decades Author: Buckley, Chris Code: 61670 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: KEY PUBLISHING Published date: 01/04/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

When the Soviet Union fell in December 1991, there were close to 3,500 assorted Soviet-built airliners that could be deemed operational - more than there had ever been before. The vast majority of these Antonovs, Ilyushins, Tupolevs, and Yaks flew for Aeroflot, and were scattered far and wide at bases across the Soviet Union. Thirty years ......

9781399003971

Transport Curiosities, 1850 1950

Weird and Wonderful Ways of Travelling by Road, Rail, Air and Sea Author: John, Wade, Code: 61521 Price: AU $55.00 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/04/2022 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Looks at weird and wonderful transport of the past.
9781399014397

Flying to the Limit

Testing World War II Single-Engined Fighter Aircraft Author: Caygil, Peter Code: 61726 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 21/03/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

During the years preceding and during WW2, the RAF and the Royal Aircraft Establishment were responsible for the selection and procurement of British military aircraft and also to evaluate their capabilities against captured enemy models whenever possible. During the lend-lease agreement with the USA, the RAF and Fleet Air Arm operated several ......

9781526794185

Barnstormers, Wing-Walking and Flying Circuses

Author: Brown, Peter Code: 61653 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 200 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 20/03/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

While large numbers of aeroplanes had been produced In America for the war effort overseas at the Western Front, it was found that that the British, French and Germans were far ahead of them when it came to flight technology, which led to a huge surplus of aeroplanes in the United States. The governments solution to recover some of the money ......

9781472850614

F4U Corsair versus A6M Zero-sen

Rabaul and the Solomons 1943-44 Author: Claringbould, Michael John Code: 61551 Price: AU $34.95 Format: Paperback / 80 pages / 5 mins Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 07/03/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
The aerial clashes between the iconic Corsair and Zero-sen translated into a contest of speed and altitude for the former, versus the latter's outstanding agility and range.
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Huey in Vietnam

Bell's UH-1 at War Author: Doyle. David Code: 61182 Price: AU $46.99 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 05/03/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Few implements of war are as representative of the US presence in Vietnam as the Bell Huey UH-1-series helicopters. Whether serving in the role of troop transport for airborne assault, supply transports, aerial gunships, or medical evacuation, the Huey was seemingly everywhere. The versatile aircraft, officially the "Iroquois," was ......

9788879118507

World Superbike 2020-2021

The Official Book Author: Hill, Michael Code: 61509 Price: AU $105.00 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: GIORGIO NADA EDITORE Published date: 01/03/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Relive all the most important moments of the last two WorldSBK seasons in the 2020/2021 Official Yearbook, which includes the analysis of every single round and of all the different classes of the Championship.

9780008381554

The Disappearing Act

The Impossible Case of MH370 Author: de Changy, Florence Code: 61657 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 448 pages Publisher: HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date: 27/02/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

 People often say that non-fiction books read like fast-moving thrillers, but this one genuinely does... This is a splendid book - and highly recommended. Daily Mail

A remarkable piece of investigative journalism into one of the most pervasive and troubling mysteries of recent memory.
01:20am, 8 March ......

9781905414086

Fleet Air Arm

Camouflage and Markings 1937 - 1941 Author: Lloyd, Stuart Code: 61597 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Paperback / 144 pages Published date: 19/02/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
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Soviet Heavy Fighters 1926-1949

Author: Paduch, Dariusz Code: 61202 Price: AU $115.00 Format: Paperback / 172 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 16/02/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The history of Dornier aircraft in the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes. Soviet Heavy Fighters 1926 1949 showcases some of the lesser known, often forgotten, aircraft types, as well as a group of young and prolific aircraft designers who never had a chance to flourish under difficult wartime conditions and limitations inherent to the ......

9788366549463

Saab 37 Viggen : The Fighting Colours

50th Anniversary Collection Author: Caruana, Richard Code: 70070 Price: AU $42.75 Format: Paperback / 40 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 16/02/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Internationally renowned aviation artist and historian Richard J. Caruana provides a tribute to an often under-appreciated aviation legend, the Saab 37 Viggen, an aircraft that was ahead of its time on many fronts. Richards book provides a brief history of the aircraft combined with an exceptional collection of over 56 colour profiles showing ......

9781911639251

USAF Jet Bombers

Author: Baker, David Code: 60128 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 132 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 15/02/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

This is the story of Americas bid to obtain atomic weapons and the aircraft that were developed to deliver them, first tested in July 1945 and the subsequent use of uranium and plutonium bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki respectively, an event that pushed Japan to total surrender and the end of the Second World War.Tells the background story of ......

9781399014717

The Supersonic BONE

A Development and Operational History of the B-1 Bomber Author: Katz, Kenneth Code: 61591 Price: AU $105.00 Format: Hardback / 384 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 14/02/2022 Availability: Delivery estimate: Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

When the B-52 Stratofortress entered operational service with the US Air Force in 1955, work was already underway on defining its successor. The B-70 Valkyrie, a Mach 3 jet bomber, was one option. Although two XB-70A prototypes flew, the B-70 never went into production. Out of the subsequent Advanced Manned Strategic Aircraft program came the ......

9788366673717

The Mikoyan-Gurevich Mig-3 Vol. I

Author: Paduch, Dariusz Code: 61453 Price: AU $85.00 Format: Paperback / 72 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 13/02/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The MiG-3 fighter plane, like the history of the creation of the Mikoyan and Gurevich design bureau, is relatively well known to anyone interested in the history of Soviet aviation. Many books and articles have been published about this machine, but information about the circumstances of the birth of the project and the conditions of its ......

9788366673700

Republic P-43 Lancer

Author: Rys, Marek Code: 61452 Price: AU $54.99 Format: Paperback / 20 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 13/02/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Aleksander Siewierski, originally from Georgia, was in the United States in 1917 and was there when the revolution in Russia broke out. As Alexander Seversky, he founded the Seversky Aero Corporation. Alexander Kartvelli (also a Georgian) became his main designer. Unfortunately, financial problems led to firing Seversky, and his company changed ......

9788366673786

Dornier Do 335 Pfeil a

Author: Marek Rys Code: 61458 Price: AU $62.99 Format: Paperback / 20 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 13/02/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

In 1937, Dornier obtained a patent for a plane with two engines in the fuselage, driving the pull and push propellers. The design was marked P.59, and its concepts were refined in 1939 in the P.59-05 variant, after which the design was put in a drawer. This type of plane was not needed at the time. Nevertheless, limited experimental work was ......

9788366673731

Junkers Ju 88 A-4

Author: Sebastian Piechowiak Code: 61455 Price: AU $64.99 Format: Paperback / 44 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 13/02/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The book presents a description of work on a model Ju 88 A-4. The author shows step by step each element of the modelling workshop. 80 colour photographs, 35 archival photographs, 24 renders, 4 colour profiles, masking foil.

9788366673687

Guide to German Night Fighters in World War II

The Night Defenders of the Reich Author: Martinez, Eduardo Manuel Gil Code: 61450 Price: AU $115.00 Format: Paperback / 140 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 13/02/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Many books on the Luftwaffe in World War II have been published over the years, although the Night Fighters branch has been studied less often. In our Guide to German Night Fighters in World War II you will be able to know all the types and subtypes of aircraft used by the Luftwaffe in the night defense of Germany. In addition, in a didactic ......

9788366673694

Boeing (Mcdonnell Douglas) F/A-18 E/F Super Hornets Vol. II

Author: Huertas, Salvador Mafe Code: 61451 Price: AU $85.00 Format: Paperback / 92 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 13/02/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The FACA programme (Future Fighter and Attack Aircraft) was once the largest investment in armaments made in Spain. When choosing the F-18 of McDonnell Douglas (today Boeing), the Air Force has had since 1986 - for the first time in its history - one of the most advanced fighter planes ever designed, with very wide possibilities for adapting ......

9781501760655

Flying Camelot

The F-15, the F-16, and the Weaponization of Fighter Pilot Nostalgia Author: Hankins, Michael Code: 61397 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Hardback / 280 pages Publisher: CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 12/02/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Flying Camelot brings us back to the post-Vietnam era, when the US Air Force launched two new, state-of-the art fighter aircraft: the F-15 Eagle and the F-16 Fighting Falcon. It was an era when debates about aircraft superiority went public-and these were not uncontested discussions. Michael W. Hankins ......

9781781558300

Macchi C.202 Folgore

Italy's Best Fighter of the Second World War Author: Davide F. Jabes, Alessandra Romanelle and Niccolo Tognarini Code: 70037 Price: AU $67.99 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 11/02/2022 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day
The Macchi C.202 was probably the most successful Italian fighter in WW2, the aircraft of almost all Italian top scoring aces. Mc.202 was fast and manoeuvrable, on par with, or better than the allied fighters of the same period. However, there were too few machines to exert a determinant role during the war due to inadequate planning and ......
9781838861124

German Aircraft of World War I: 1914-1918

Fighters - Bombers - Reconnaissance Author: Ward, Edward Code: 61553 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date: 10/02/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Organised chronologically by type, German Aircraft of World War I offers a highly-illustrated guide to the main types of aircraft used by the German Air Force during World War I. The book offers a comprehensive survey of German aircraft, from the Albatros B.1 and Fokker E.II of the early years, to the more sophisticated Fokker D.VII ......

9781472849397

Fw 190D-9

Defence of the Reich 1944-45 Author: Forsyth, Robert Code: 61463 Price: AU $26.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 07/02/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

Arguably one of the finest piston-engined fighters ever built, the Focke-Wulf Fw 190D-9 raised the bar in terms of aircraft design and operational capability during World War II. Designed by Kurt Tank, the long-nosed Fw 190D9 Dora bettered most of the fighters that the Allied and Soviet air forces could field when it first appeared in the skies ......

9781472850041

P-51B/C Mustang

Northwest Europe 1943-44 Author: Bucholtz, Chris Code: 61711 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 07/02/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
This new volume straps the reader into the cockpit of the P-51B/C as the Mustang-equipped fighter groups of the 'Mighty Eighth' Air Force attempt to defend massed heavy bomber formations from deadly Luftwaffe fighters charged with defending the Third Reich.
9781526746399

P-51 Mustang

Rare Photographs from Naval Archives Author: Bowman, Martin Code: 61423 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 04/02/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Today, the Mustang is a living legend and is remembered as probably the finest long-range single-seat piston-engined fighter ever built. Here, in words and images, the esteemed aviation historian Martin Bowman tells the story of an aircraft that continues to provoke enthusiastic praise. We look at the Mustangs involvement in the Second World ......

9781913336196

King of Fighters - Nikolay Polikarpov and His Aircraft Designs Vol 2

The Monoplane Era Author: Maslov, Mikhail Code: 60172 Price: AU $85.00 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date: 03/02/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
In the century-long history of the conquest of the sky there have been a number of outstanding personalities. Among them is the name of designer Nikolay Polikarpov (1892-1944), which is inseparably associated with the best achievements of the Russian and Soviet aviation.
9780645246902

Pacific Profiles Volume Six: Allied Fighters

Bell P-39 & P-400 Airacobra South & Southwest Pacific 1942-1944 Author: Claringbould, Michael Code: 61176 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Paperback / 120 pages Published date: 02/02/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The Pacific Profiles series presents the most accurate WWII profiles of aircraft which served in the South Pacific theatre. Volume Six covers a dozen USAAF Fifth and Thirteenth Air Force squadrons which operated the Bell P-39 and P-400 Airacobra from April 1942 until March 1944. They were used in a variety of roles including as fighters, ......

9780648926290

South Pacific Air War Volume 5: Crisis in Papua

September - December 1942 Author: Claringbould and Ingman Code: 61178 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Paperback / 180 pages Published date: 02/02/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Volume Five of this series chronicles aerial warfare primarily in the New Guinea theatre in the critical period between September and December 1942. It can be read alone or as a continuation of the previous four volumes which span the first nine months of the Pacific War. By early September the strategic picture in the theatre had changed ......

9781399012041

Confessions of an Airline Pilot - Why planes crash

Including Tales from the Pilot's Seat Author: Tozer, Terry Code: 61400 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 27/01/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

How do you know if the airline you are planning to fly with is safe? What should you be worried about? Is it, Turbulence, lightning or that the pilots might be asleep while the aircraft flies on, on autopilot? Does a pilots life conform to the clich; a life of foreign adventure with off duty hours spent by the pool in some tropical paradise ......

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