The Forging of a Very British LegendAuthor: Nichol, JohnCode: 60304Price:AU $22.99Format: Paperback / 464 pages Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER LTD Published date:22/08/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2021
'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 ......
The Real StoryAuthor: Pedersen, DanCode: 59169Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date:24/07/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2021
When American fighter jets were being downed at an unprecedented rate during the Vietnam War, the U.S. Navy turned to a young lieutenant commander, Dan Pedersen, to figure out a way to reverse their dark fortune. On a shoestring budget and with little support, Pedersen picked eight of the finest pilots to help train a new generation to bend jets ......
The First World War - Part 1Author: Robson, Michael CharlesCode: 59429Price:AU $275.00Format: Hardback / 420 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date:14/07/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2021
For Valour: The Complete History of the Victoria Cross will be the definitive work on the subject and compelling as a narrative as well as the ultimate reference source. This ambituous project in association with The Victoria Cross Trust will be published in 8 volumes over 4 years, the first publishing on the 165 year year of the first investiture ......
A Century in PhotographsAuthor: MirrorpixCode: 60490Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:03/06/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2021
The Battle Against Hitler's Night Raiders 1940 - 1941Author: Bates, H. E.Code: 50344Price:AU $52.99Format: Hardback / 200 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:01/06/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2021
Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A, F and GAuthor: Sharp, DanCode: 57863Price:AU $38.95Format: PaperbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:22/05/2021Availability:Please contact us for availability
"When it appeared in the skies over Europe in 1941, the Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A was the best fighter in the world. It was more than a match for the best Spitfires the RAF could field and began shooting them down in ever-increasing numbers. Only the introduction of the Spitfire IX with its two-stage supercharged Merlin overturned its supremacy. "
Design, Construction and InnovationAuthor: Wilkins, Mark C.Code: 60486Price:AU $59.95Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date:15/05/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2021
Fully illustrated account of how British aircraft manufacturers vied to create the best fighter to counter German technology during World War I. World War I witnessed unprecedented growth and innovation in aircraft design, construction, and as the war progressed - mass production. Each country generated its own innovations sometimes in ......
Author: Baker, DavidCode: 60128Price:AU $24.99Format: Paperback / 132 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:15/05/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2021
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 ......
General Dynamics' Variable-Swept-Wing Attack AircraftAuthor: Gourley, JohnCode: 60301Price:AU $29.99Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:01/05/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2021
The General Dynamics F-111 was one of aviation history's most promising planes when it came out in the early 1960s. Despite a rocky service career, political changes in how the military acquired its weaponry, and the addition of too much new technology, the plane provided a credible frontline deterrent to NATO in the Cold War era and was used to ......
Boeing's B-17E through B-17H in World War IIAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 60299Price:AU $29.99Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:01/05/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2021
The Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress is one of the most iconic aircraft in aviation history. Through a broad range of photos gathered from around the world, this book - the second of two volumes - chronicles the design, development, and wartime use of the late models of the Flying Fortress, from the first truly combat-capable model, the B-17E, to the ......
Convair's Cold War Mach 2 BomberAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 60300Price:AU $29.99Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:01/05/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2021
The Convair B-58 Hustler, with its distinctive delta wing shape, would become the world's first supersonic bomber, and the first aircraft to fly to Mach 2. With development beginning in 1949, the B-58, which could not carry conventional weapons, would become part of the US nuclear arsenal during the height of the Cold War. Although these bombers ......
Douglas's "Spad" in Korea and VietnamAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 60298Price:AU $29.99Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:01/05/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2021
Design work on the Skyraider began at the behest of the US Navy late in WWII. Production began in 1946, and the type made its combat debut in the hands of naval aviators during the Korean War. In the following years, the rugged airframe and powerful engine meant that the type could be adapted into ever-expanding roles of attack, reconnaissance, ......
Dudley Clarke's "A" Force and Allied Operations in World War IIAuthor: Bendeck, Whitney T.Code: 60474Price:AU $92.50Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA PRESS Published date:01/05/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2021
By shining a light on the often overlooked Mediterranean theatre and its direct connection to European plans and operations, Diversion and Deception provides a deeper understanding of Allied grand strategy during World War II.
Author: Jr, Charles C Roberts,Code: 60274Price:AU $49.95Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date:01/05/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2021
This book explores the design and deployment of American airborne tanks from the earliest concepts to their actual use.
The Memoirs of a Radar OperatorAuthor: Pemberton, JohnCode: 60271Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 296 pages Published date:30/04/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2021
Zbysek Necas was just 18, and still a high school student, when he escaped from the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia a month before the outbreak of war in 1939.
Author: Cartledge, MartynCode: 60212Price:AU $29.98Format: PaperbackPublisher: DESTINWORLD PUBLISHING LTD. Published date:28/04/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2021
Discover the lost airlines and liveries of airlines from across Asia in this photographic book aimed at aviation enthusiasts. Hundreds of pictures, along with airline histories and descriptions, from a well-known aviation journalist.
Eagles of the LuftwaffeAuthor: Saunders, AndyCode: 58222Price:AU $29.99Format: HardbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:17/04/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2021
The original dive-bomber, the Junkers Ju 87 Stuka, profiled by Luftwaffe expert Andy Saunders.
The Essential Aircraft Identification GuideAuthor: Bishop, ChrisCode: 60193Price:AU $39.98Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS LTD Published date:14/04/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2021
Organised by theatre of operations and the many campaigns fought by the Luftwaffe, the book describes in depth the various units that were fighting on the front at key points in the war and describes the models of aircraft in service with each unit along with their individual and squadron markings.
All you need to know in one concise manualAuthor: Falconer, JonathonCode: 60400Price:AU $29.99Format: Hardback / 168 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:12/04/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2021
The year 2020 has seen massive changes forced on the global airline industry by the ravages of the Covid-19 pandemic. Popular passenger jets like the iconic Boeing 747 have been retired prematurely, while operators of single-aisle twinjets like the Airbus A320 family have adapted to the changed landscape of air travel. The ......
Highly detailed full colour aircraft designs and rare photographsAuthor: Sandham-Bailey, ChrisCode: 60494Price:AU $55.00Format: Hardback / 200 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:10/04/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2021
The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) is a standing reminder of the heroism and sacrifice of countless British and Commonwealth aircrew who flew and fought during the Second World War.
Current Organisation and Aircraft of all Chinese Air ForcesAuthor: Gordon, YefimCode: 60398Price:AU $68.50Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:01/04/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2021
By the turn of the century China had reaffirmed its position as one of the worlds leading military powers. With much importance attached to fleet renewal; the Peoples Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) and the Naval Aviation are fielding new types, emphasis shifting from local derivatives of Russian or western types to indigenously developed ......
Us Navy F-14 Tomcat in Combat, 1987-2000Author: Cooper, TomCode: 58203Price:AU $42.99Format: Paperback / 72 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:28/03/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2021
From the 1970s until the 2000s, the spear tip of the USN air wings was the F-14 Tomcat. Illustrated by over 100 photographs and colour profiles, `Tomcats of the Storm' is an exclusive source about some of least-well known air combats fought by US Navy's fighter crews in recent history.
An illustrated history from the early planes of World War 1 to thesophisticated jet bombers of the modern ageAuthor: Crosby, FrancisCode: 59152Price:AU $44.95Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: LORENZ BOOKS Published date:21/03/2021Availability:Please contact us for availability
An illustrated history and A-Z of bombers with 750 photographs, in a newly updated edition.
The First STOL AircraftAuthor: Forsgren, JanCode: 60402Price:AU $55.99Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:18/03/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The innovative Fi 156 was the progenitor of today's STOL aircraft. Operated in large by the German Luftwaffe, it also saw service with more than 20 other air arms. Post-war, the Fi 156 continued in production in Czechoslovakia and France. Many were used in French Indochina. Today, the Fi 156 is a highly valued vintage aircraft.
Secret Projects of the Luftwaffe Close Up 2Author: Sharp, DanCode: 58221Price:AU $26.96Format: PaperbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:15/03/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2021
Projects and plans to alter and improve Germany's infamous WW2 jet fighter - the Me 262.
International Development and Deployment of UAVsAuthor: Webb, StewartCode: 58039Price:AU $218.38Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: PRODUCTIVITY PRESS Published date:01/03/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2021
This book illustrates the current state of warfare, the challenges we face and the role drones can and will play in this increasingly complex environment.
A HistoryAuthor: Simons, GrahamCode: 60401Price:AU $64.99Format: Hardback / 256 pages Published date:01/03/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2021
Clarence Kelly Johnsons design for the Lockheed Constellation, known affectionately as the Connie, produced one of the worlds most iconic airliners. Lockheed had been working on the L-044 Excalibur, a four-engine, pressurised airliner, since 1937. In 1939, Trans World Airlines, at the instigation of major stockholder Howard Hughes, requested a ......