Research, Experimentation and Modification 1939-1945Author: Norton, WilliamCode: 55338Price:AU $85.00Format: Hardback / 448 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:07/07/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
This book presents a little-known aspect of America's World War II aircraft development in emphasizing unique aircraft or modifications for research in support of aviation development, advancing technology, or meeting combat needs. It describes important areas of aviation maturation in wartime with emphasis on advanced technology.
The Road to BerlinAuthor: Worrall, RichardCode: 50197Price:AU $199.14Format: Hardback / 223 pages Publisher: ROUTLEDGE Published date:10/06/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2019
Looking at the key, but relatively neglected, campaign of 1943, this book offers a thorough and nuanced reassessment of the RAF bomber offensive at a time when the war in Europe still hung in the balance. Whilst the bombing campaign against German cities has long been one of the most controversial and hotly debated aspects of the Second World War, ......
The German Air Assault Against Great Britain 1914-1918Author: Parker, NigelCode: 49766Price:AU $61.01Format: Hardback / 356 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:10/06/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2019
The aerial attacks against Great Britain by airships and aircraft in the Great War were a new development in the history of British warfare. Previously, it had been the British armies that had crossed the seas to do the fighting in foreign lands, but now, for the first time, the enemy was spreading death and destruction on the homeland at will. ......
Images of WarAuthor: Bowman, Martin W.Code: 50315Price:AU $32.22Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:19/05/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2019
If ever there was a real pilots aeroplane it was the Hunter; an outstanding multi-purpose aircraft which excelled in the roles of interceptor fighter, ground attack, reconnaissance, research vehicle and two-seater trainer, not forgetting its dramatic formation aerobatic performances. The Hunter is one of the worlds greatest aircraft. For three ......
The Eighth Air Force and World War II's "Black Thursday"Author: Frazer, BruceCode: 48560Price:AU $37.64Format: PaperbackPublisher: EDUCATOR'S INTERNATIONAL PRESS Published date:30/04/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2019
This is a story about hundreds of very young, very brave men who overcame their self-preservation instincts to fight in one of the most costly and fiercely fought aerial engagements in history. It was Mission 115 flown by the 8th U.S. Air Force October 14, 1943 (this was the second raid on Schweinfurt). The objective was to cripple Germany's ......
In RAF Coastal Command ServiceAuthor: Stitt, Robert M.Code: 48753Price:AU $57.95Format: Paperback / 260 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:19/04/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2019
Rejected as a bomber by the RAF, the B-17 was used extensively as a long-range maritime reconnaissance aircraft by Coastal Command. This book tells the fascinating story of these operations, a vital but often overlooked part of the fight against the U-Boats. All the aircraft involved are listed, and the tedious but essential work of their crews ......
Images of WarAuthor: Bowman, Martin W.Code: 51581Price:AU $34.61Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:19/04/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2019
Incorporates many historic black and white and colour images of RAF, USAF, US Navy, USMC and overseas Phantoms. Offers a fresh approach to a much-studied type, presenting the reader with new and exciting images supplemented by informative captions.
Spotlight OnAuthor: Erkmen, OmerCode: 51555Price:AU $38.70Format: Hardback / 40 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:19/04/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2019
This book is the latest in a new reference series for aircraft modellers called "Spotlight On" and presents detailed illustrations of the famous Lockheed T-33 "Shooting Star" (or "T-Bird") American jet trainer aircraft.
Rare Photographs from Wartime ArchivesAuthor: Bowman, MartinCode: 55220Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:18/04/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2019
The Vought F4U Corsair is undeniably one of the most famous American fighters to have seen action during the Second World War. This new addition to the Images of War series features lots of personal stories and over 200 colour and b/w images.
Airframes and Powerplants in the Golden Age of AviationAuthor: Pearce, WilliamCode: 55105Price:AU $73.78Format: Hardback / 228 pages Publisher: SPECIALTY PRESS Published date:15/04/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2019
"Readers are brought from commercial air transport's very beginnings to the zenith of what is fondly referred to as flying in the "Golden Age of Air Transport," when jetliners were still on the drawing board or in early production, and still a dream to come for passengers and crew."--Provided by publisher.
How the Airline Secretly Helped America Fight World War IIAuthor: Vaz, Mark CottaCode: 55090Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 368 pages Publisher: SKYHORSE US Published date:14/04/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2019
The most important untold story of aviation history.
The Legacy SeriesAuthor: Foster, PeterCode: 51751Price:AU $40.00Format: Paperback / 120 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:11/04/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2019
Pictorial history celebrating the early deriviatives of the powerful Hornets as they start to fall out of service
Grumman's Top Gun from Vietnam to the Persian GulfAuthor: Brown, David F.Code: 55047Price:AU $34.99Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:28/03/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2019
It has been said that "bombers make history; fighters make movies." In the case of the Grumman F-14 Tomcat, both are true. It made history as a fleet defender, reconnaissance platform, and strike fighter. The Tomcat was also featured in such Hollywood classics as Top Gun, The Final Countdown, and Executive Decision, followed by television ......
Lockheedas XP38 to P38H in World War IIAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 55044Price:AU $34.99Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:28/03/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2019
This first of two volumes presents the P-38 story by focusing on the early models of this historic fighteraXP-38 through P-38H. Each type is examined through carefully researched archival photos, as well as photographs of currently preserved examples. Known to the enemy during World War II as the "Forked-tailed devil," the Lockheed P-38 Lightning ......
For the RecordAuthor: Campagna, PalmiroCode: 55080Price:AU $41.95Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: DUNDURN GROUP LTD Published date:12/03/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2019
Using a host of declassified government documents and photos, The Avro Arrow: For The Record explores the facts and the myths surrounding the deliberate destruction of one of Canada's greatest technical achievements. Also included is an update on the attempts to retrieve long-lost scale models of the plane from the bottom of Lake Ontario.
Soviet Airborne Forces, 1930-1941Author: Kotelnikov, VladimirCode: 55751Price:AU $79.95Format: Paperback / 248 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:07/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Red Assault investigates the Red Army Command in the 1930s using the memoirs of pioneer military paratroopers and documents discovered in archives and museum collections.
An American StoryAuthor: Pedersen, DanCode: 55040Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: HACHETTE Published date:05/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
"The founder of the U.S. Navy Fighter Weapons program, aka "TOPGUN," shares the untold story of how he and eight other young pilots revolutionized the art of aerial combat and created the center for excellence and incubator of leadership that thrives to this day."--Provided by publisher.
Author: Imperial War MuseumsCode: 52443Price:AU $9.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM Published date:04/03/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2019
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 ......
The Extraordinary Story of a Female Aviation PioneerAuthor: Nelson, SueCode: 55131Price:AU $42.43Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: CHICAGO REVIEW PRESS Published date:04/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Wally Funk was among the Mercury 13, the first group of American pilots to complete NASA's 1961 Women in Space program. Funk breezed through the rigorous physical and mental tests, her scores beating those of many of the male candidates--even John Glenn. Just one week before Funk was to enter the final phase of training, the entire program was ......
Rare Photographs from Wartime ArchivesAuthor: Bowman, Martin W.Code: 51358Price:AU $32.22Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:03/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Lots of personal stories and colour images of the English Electric Lightning and the pilots who flew it.
Famous Russian AircraftAuthor: Gordon, YefimCode: 55505Price:AU $110.00Format: Hardback / 720 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:01/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The Sukhoi Design Bureau was tasked in 1969 with developing a fourth-generation heavy fighter and thus began the story of the Su-27, known to the western world as the Flanker--an aircraft which turned out to be one of the most successful Soviet fighter designs. This book tells the story of how the original project developed, how the final ......
Mirage F.1 in Service with Iraqi Air Force, 1981-2003Author: Cooper, TomCode: 51903Price:AU $33.90Format: Paperback / 88 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:01/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Originally envisaged and acquired as a `pure' interceptor, before long the Mirage F.1 in Iraqi service proved a highly capable multi-role platform aircraft, and was widely deployed not only for ground attack but also anti-shipping purposes, as an aerial tanker, and for delivering long-range pin-point attacks.
Flying the F-4D Phantom II in VietnamAuthor: Peck, Jr, Gaillard R.Code: 55210Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:28/02/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Written by a pilot who flew near-daily combat missions, this engrossing book is the story of one man, his colleagues and his machine, the mighty F-4 Phantom II, at war. Sherman Lead is the gripping story of a year flying the F-4 in combat during the Vietnam War, told through the eyes of a fighter pilot. Operating out of Ubon Royal Thai Air Base, ......
Owners Workshop ManualAuthor: Cotter, JarrodCode: 49688Price:AU $54.19Format: HardbackPublisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:28/02/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2019
Undoubtedly the most famous Dr.1 pilot was Baron Manfred von Richtofen. Widely known as the -Red Baron-, von Richtofen was officially credited with 80 kills, 19 of them while flying a Dr.1.Richtofen became commander of the fighter squadron Jasta 11 in January 1917, where he flew the Albatross D.II and D.III. When he became a squadron commander, ......
Author: Schuck, WalterCode: 54344Price:AU $23.99Format: Paperback / 260 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:16/02/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Luftwaffe pilot Walter Schuck flew the Me 109 in the Arctic Sea fighter squadrons becoming the Russian air forces feared enemy in the far north. Awarded the Knights Cross in April 1944 he claimed his 100th kill in June of that year, then barely 48 hours later shot down 12 aircraft in one day - a record never achieved by any other Arctic Sea ......
Author: Davies, Peter E.Code: 55209Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:11/02/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
McDonnell's F-101 Voodoo series was in many ways the most interesting of the `Century Series' fighter programmes of the 1950s, partly because the type's design and intended mission changed radically during a 40-year career. Originally designed as a fighter-bomber, it was converted to be a reconnaissance aircraft, serving alongside the U-2 and RF-8 ......
A HistoryAuthor: M, Simons, GrahamCode: 55507Price:AU $65.99Format: Hardback / 280 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:05/02/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The British Overseas Airways Corporation was the British state-owned airline created in 1940 by the merger of Imperial Airways and British Airways Ltd. This is a comprehensive and well-researched history of the company, from origin to closure.