Author: Imperial War MuseumsCode: 52443Price:AU $9.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM Published date:10/07/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Late on the night of May 16, 1943, Wing Commander Guy Gibson led 617 Squadron of the Royal Air Force on a mission code-named Operation Chastise--an audacious bombing raid across the English Channel. Their aim? Destroy three dams in the Ruhr Valley, the industrial heartland of Germany. The dams were fiercely protected. Torpedo nets in the water ......
A Secret History of the Space RocketAuthor: MacDonald, FraserCode: 56142Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: PROFILE BOOKS LTD Published date:23/06/2019Availability: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 Nasas Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the scientist who cracked the, as he called it, problem of escape from the Earth by rocket. Its a wild ride. Jack ......
A month-by-month guide to commercial aircraft maiden flightsAuthor: Cartledge, MartynCode: 56792Price:AU $30.54Format: PaperbackPublisher: DESTINWORLD PUBLISHING LTD. Published date:23/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
This comprehensive reference manual charts many of the world's most important airliners and commercial aircraft through their first flights. With each you'll learn important facts about the aircraft's development history, the airlines that flew it, and its vital statistics.
Chinese Army Aviation - Aircraft and UnitsAuthor: Rupprecht, AndreasCode: 56722Price:AU $46.40Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: HARPIA PUBLISHING, LLC Published date:23/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
This uniquely compact yet comprehensive directory provides a magnificently illustrated, in-depth analysis and directory of modern Chinese Army Aviation, including history, mission, training, operational types and weapons and order of battle.
The Spad A.2 to XVI in World War IAuthor: Wilkins, Mark C.Code: 56090Price:AU $30.97Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:22/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
This book presents the evolution of one of the most famous French-made fighter aircraft of WWIathe fast, rugged Spad. From humble beginnings this airplane became the mount for such famous WWI aces as Frenchmen Georges Guynemer and RenA (c) Fonck, American Eddie Rickenbacker, Italian Francesco Baracca, and many others. Illustrated with rare WWI-era ......
More than 290,000 prices from 1899-2012Author: Editors of Old Cars Report Price GuideCode: 56843Price:AU $38.72Format: Paperback / 880 pages Publisher: KRAUSE PUBLICATIONS Published date:21/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Car values fluctuate wildly, never more so than in our current economic environment. Pricing information is a must for collectors, restorers, buyers, sellers, insurance agents and a myriad of others who rely on reliable authoritative data.
The Complete History of the Republic F-105Author: Jenkins, DennisCode: 55106Price:AU $94.29Format: Hardback / 300 pages Publisher: SPECIALTY PRESS Published date:15/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Authored by one of America's top aviation writers, this book continues the story of Republic's Mach-2 F-105 Thunderchief where previous books on this aircraft left off. The Republic F-105 Thunderchief gained fame in the skies over Southeast Asia, carrying weapons it was not designed to use in a war it was not supposed to fight. It had been ......
Author: Cardasco, AlessandroCode: 56944Price:AU $36.65Format: Paperback / 28 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date:15/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
In May 1941 the men of the 17th Gruppo in force at the 1st Stormo Caccia, received the first batch of the new fighter designed by eng. Mario Castoldi: the MC.202 Folgore. Derived from the previous Macchi MC.200, but equipped with a more powerful and aerodynamic engine in-line layout (the Daimler Benz 601 A-1 initially German made, then later on ......
Author: Hale, JulianCode: 56787Price:AU $16.28Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: SHIRE Published date:14/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Amy Johnson and Amelia Earhart may be the most famous trailblazing women within the world of early aviation, but there were many others. From the Wright brothers' sister Katherine, who was awarded the Legion d'honneur, to Mary, Lady Heath, the first woman to pilot a light aircraft from South Africa to England, the history of aviation is peppered ......
An Illustrated HistoryAuthor: Brew, AlecCode: 56768Price:AU $30.54Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:10/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Over 200 rare and previously unpublished illustrations of this iconic aircraft - the Boulton Paul Defiant.
Alcock and Brown's Record-Breaking Non-Stop FlightAuthor: Vigar, BruceCode: 56728Price:AU $40.72Format: Hardback / 232 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:10/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Based on the graphic, contemporaneous accounts and reports of those involved in the attempts to be first across the Atlantic.
My Decade as a Pilot in Hitler's LuftwaffeAuthor: Johannes, Kaufmann,Code: 56737Price:AU $40.72Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:10/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A gripping first-hand tale of life in the Luftwaffe.
The Empire Air Training Scheme as reported in the Australian Press1939-1945Author: Brady, Tony JamesCode: 56111Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 340 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date:05/06/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
‘If we do not win the battle of training, we shall win no other battle in the air.’ In 1943 the Royal Air Force recognised that training a vast amount of aircrew for a high attrition war was essential to an Allied victory, and that the key to winning the ‘battle of training’ was the Empire Air Training Scheme (EATS).
The Latter Years - War in the East to the Fall of GermanyAuthor: Goss, ChrisCode: 56043Price:AU $30.54Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date:05/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The iconic German fighter of the Second World War examined through its service in the latter years of the Second World War.
and the Band of American Aces Who Conquered ItAuthor: Hampton, DanCode: 56751Price:AU $26.32Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: WILLIAM MORROW Published date:04/06/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
At the dawn of the Cold War, a band of World War II aces gathered in the Mojave Desert on a top secret quest to break the sound barrier. The true story of what happened in those skies has never been told. Speed. In 1947, it represented the difference between victory and annihilation. After Hiroshima, the ability to deliver a nuclear device to ......
Bomber Command Pilot Leonard Cheshire's Classic Second World War MemoirAuthor: Cheshire, LeonardCode: 56712Price:AU $40.64Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: FIGHTING HIGH Published date:04/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
RAF pilot Leonard Cheshire's classic Second World War memoir of his first three years serving with Bomber Command.
Rare Photographs from Wartime ArchivesAuthor: Cochet, FrancoisCode: 56732Price:AU $30.54Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:03/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Covers the final years of the German Fallschirmjager, Including operations such as the Battle of Sicily, Monte Casino, Grand Sasso Raid.
Life on the Commonwealth RailwaysAuthor: Anchen, ,NickCode: 56561Price:AU $35.00Format: PaperbackPublisher: PITSTOP Published date:30/05/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Central Australia Railway – North Australia Railway – Trans-australian Railway
"Outback Railwaymen – Life on the Commonwealth Railways" explores the life and times of three extraordinary railways, through the recollections and humorous stories of a selection of retired railwaymen and women.
Author: McLelland, TimCode: 56672Price:AU $56.94Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:30/05/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Designed by a team led by Roy Chadwick, the man responsible for the legendary Lancaster, the Vulcan was created to carry Britain's nuclear deterrent in the 1950s and 60s.
Author: Forsgren, JanCode: 55292Price:AU $49.95Format: Paperback / 200 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:28/05/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Illustrated history of the small number of Flying Fortress bomber aircraft that served with foreign air forces during and after WWII.
Northrop Grummanas Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar SystemAuthor: Santana, SergioCode: 56092Price:AU $30.97Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:26/05/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This book is the first dedicated exclusively to Boeing-Northrop Grumman's E-8 Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar SystemaJSTARSaAmerica's current-day ground surveillance, battle management, and command and control aircraft. The E-8's complete history, from the early origins of the JSTARS concept to the latest available information on current ......
The Reinvention of SpaceflightAuthor: Pappalardo, JoeCode: 56946Price:AU $26.34Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:26/05/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
"For anyone obsessed with how spaceflight grew into what it is today, this book is a must-have." -Popular Mechanics
Grummanas Ace Maker in World War IIAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 56694Price:AU $30.97Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:26/05/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The Grumman F6F Hellcat formed the backbone of America's carrier-based fighter force as the Allies pressed the war toward Japan. Powered by a massive and reliable Pratt & Whitney radial engine, the Hellcat racked up an incredible 19:1 kill ratio against its foes in WWII, and 305 aviators earned ace status while flying the Hellcat. Such famed US ......
Polish Wings 26Author: Musialkowski, LechoslawCode: 56778Price:AU $30.56Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:26/05/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
New title in the popular Polish Wings series telling the story of two famous Russian World War Two bombers in Polish Air Force service and colours.
Author: Falcus, MattCode: 56662Price:AU $30.54Format: PaperbackPublisher: DESTINWORLD PUBLISHING LTD. Published date:26/05/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Delivers tips for aviation enthusiasts on all the main airports and major airfields in countries such as Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Poland, Spain, the UK and Scandinavia. Learn where to watch aircraft, take photographs, which hotels are good for spotting, and what kind of aircraft and airlines you're likely to see.
Republic's Mighty "Jug" in World War IIAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 56695Price:AU $30.97Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:26/05/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Among the iconic aircraft of World War II, the Republic P-47 Thunderbolt not only was physically the biggest single-engine fighter, it also had an enormous impact on history. In terms of its combat effectiveness, P-47 fliers destroyed 7,067 hostile aircraft, with about half of those "kills" recorded during aerial combat. Thunderbolt pilots ......
The Moon Odyssey ExplainedAuthor: Ferguson, NormanCode: 56717Price:AU $22.39Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:25/05/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
A miscellany of facts, figures and stories from the Apollo mission programme, representing the furthest humankind has ever travelled
From jet fighter pilot to airline captainAuthor: Enright, TomCode: 56774Price:AU $36.99Format: PaperbackPublisher: HARPER COLLINS NZ Published date:25/05/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
A New Zealand squadron leader, flying-boat captain and airliner pilot on a life of aerial adventure Planes were rarely seen above the small Central Otago sheep-farming town of Ranfurly in the 1940s. Yet as a young boy, Tom Enright had a fascination with the skies that quickly developed into a longing to become a pilot. He joined the RNZAF as an ......
The Life and Death of the Crew of the Naughty Nan 467 SQN RAAFAuthor: Elliott, MalCode: 56856Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date:24/05/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Fatal Mission is the story of Australian navigator Oscar Furniss, just one of 55,000 young men who perished while flying for Bomber Command during World War II. Lovingly crafted by his nephew, Mal Elliott, this book brings to life a young man whose name was never spoken by his family and who was a stranger to his modern-day descendants.
A Very British Love StoryAuthor: Nichol, JohnCode: 56730Price:AU $18.31Format: Paperback / 464 pages Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER LTD Published date:24/05/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Spitfire: A remarkable aircraft flown by very brave men. This is their story.
The Greatest Aviation Photographs of World War IIAuthor: Dibbs, JohnCode: 56720Price:AU $38.72Format: Hardback / 248 pages Publisher: BOOK SALES INC Published date:23/05/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Published in association with the National Museum of World War II Aviation, Storm of Eagles is a lavishly illustrated coffee-table book that brings together breathtaking classic and never-before-seen wartime images of pilots and their aircraft. Soaring high above the fields and cities of Europe and Asia, as well as the vast expanse of the ......
Entrepreneurs of the SkyAuthor: Abbott, MalcolmCode: 56701Price:AU $234.26Format: Hardback / 10 pages Publisher: ROUTLEDGE Published date:23/05/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The Early Development of the Aviation Industry: Entrepreneurs of the Sky provides an introduction to the world of the early aviation industry and the business endeavours of the original aviators. Many of the first pioneers who flew heavier-than-air planes went on to develop considerable industrial concerns. In doing so they exhibited a number ......
Vietnam 1965-68Author: Davies, Peter E.Code: 56964Price:AU $28.50Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:23/05/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The F-105D Thunderchief was originally designed as a low-altitude nuclear strike aircraft, but the outbreak of the Vietnam War led to it being used instead as the USAF's primary conventional striker against the exceptionally well-defended targets in North Vietnam and Laos. F-105 crews conducted long-distance missions from bases in Thailand, ......
Author: Neville, LeighCode: 56403Price:AU $24.99Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:21/05/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Since the end of their involvement in the Vietnam War, the Australian Army has been modernized in every respect. After peacekeeping duties in South-East Asia, Africa and the Middle East in the 1980s-90s, Diggers were sent to safeguard the newly independent East Timor from Indonesian harassment in 1999, and to provide long-term protection and ......
Author: Thompson, WarrenCode: 56783Price:AU $30.54Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:21/05/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Built within a 180-day time limit in 1943, the F-80 Shooting Star first saw service in Italy in the final year of World War 2, and consequently was sent to bases in the US, Europe and the Far East after VJ Day. It was the latter groups based in Japan that initially bore the brunt of the early fighting in Korea, engaging MiG-15s in the world's ......