Italian Secret ProjectsAuthor: Comelli, MarcoCode: 57618Price:AU $56.02Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:30/08/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2021
In the years leading up to World War II, the Italian government encouraged its aviation companies to develop innovative aircraft to meet the needs of the pre-WW2 Italian air force, the Regia Aeronautica . This book examines the conception, development and sometimes the construction and testing of some of these aircraft.
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 ......
MediterraneanAuthor: Forsyth, RobertCode: 60617Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:22/08/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2021
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.
The Monoplane EraAuthor: Maslov, MikhailCode: 60172Price:AU $72.50Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:15/08/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2021
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.
The Strategic Bomber Offensive: 1939-45Author: Hastings, MaxCode: 60647Price:AU $28.58Format: Paperback / 544 pages Publisher: PAN BOOKS Published date:08/08/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2021
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.
The World's Most Dangerous Combat AircraftAuthor: Baker, DavidCode: 59739Price:AU $34.99Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:07/08/2021Availability:Please contact us for availability
The latest jet fighters deceive, evade, confuse, lock-on to their targets, and kill them without being seen, heard, or detected.
There is no place to hide for older combat aircraft and by the time the fourth generation know they are under attack they are already dead. Fighter forces around the world are seeking out the best that ......
Based) New Guinea and the Solomons 1942-1944Author: Claringbould, MichaelCode: 60584Price:AU $34.95Format: Paperback / 112 pages Published date:01/08/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2021
Volume Five of this Pacific Profiles series presents the most accurate colour profiles to date of Japanese Navy land based Zero fighters in the "South Seas" theatre: New Guinea, Rabaul and the Solomons.
Author: Wakely, JoelCode: 60757Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: WOODSLANE PRESS Published date:01/08/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2021
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.
A Gift to EmpireAuthor: Wright, Matthew J.Code: 60641Price:AU $75.00Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:30/07/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2021
This book tells the story of HMS New Zealand, a battlecruiser paid for by the people of New Zealand in 1909, and when Japan was perceived as a threat in Australasia and the Pacific. Born of the collision between New Zealand's patriotic dreams and European politics, the tale of HMS New Zealand is further wrapped in the turbulent power-plays at the ......
A Legends of Flight Illustrated HistoryAuthor: Borgmann, WolfgangCode: 60779Price:AU $76.99Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:28/07/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2021
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. ......
A Legends of Flight Illustrated HistoryAuthor: Borgmann, WolfgangCode: 60781Price:AU $69.99Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:28/07/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2021
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 ......
A Legends of Flight Illustrated HistoryAuthor: Borgmann, WolfgangCode: 60780Price:AU $69.99Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:28/07/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
By producing the A300 - the first twin-jet, wide-body airliner in the world - the European Airbus consortium succeeded in joining the league of leading aircraft makers. The path was both rocky and exciting. Filled with detailed text, including historical, technological, and flight information, as well as colorful photos, this volume provides a ......
Author: Koszela, WitoldCode: 60874Price:AU $59.99Format: Paperback / 28 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date:28/07/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2021
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 ......
Author: Huertas, Salvador MafeCode: 60876Price:AU $69.99Format: Paperback / 108 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date:28/07/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2021
The F-14 Tomcat is more than just a naval plane. It goes beyond the merely formal, it has marked an era in the same way that previously did aircraft like the F-4 Phantom II, the different models of the mythical Mirage, the F-86 Sabre, the P-51 Mustang, the Spitfire, etc. The uniqueness of its mission and having a single user (in addition to ......
The True Story of the Battle of BritainAuthor: Deighton, LenCode: 60830Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 368 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date:24/07/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2021
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. ......
1970 to date (all models and variants)Author: Kennedy, CharlesCode: 60399Price:AU $57.99Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:24/07/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2021
The DC-10 was a three-engine wide-body jetliner created by McDonnell Douglas, born from a lineage that included the most popular and important propliners of all time, including the DC-3 Dakota and the DC-8 jet (Douglas answer to the Boeing 707). It entered service in 1971 and was supposed to be a smash hit, but a series of accidents that were a ......
1939-1945Author: Ward, EdwardCode: 60671Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS LTD Published date:14/07/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2021
Organised chronologically by type, Russian Aircraft of World War II is a highly-illustrated guide to the main types of aircraft used by the Soviet Air Force. All the major and many minor types are featured, including fighters, dive-bombers, ground-attack aircraft, night bombers, strategic bombers and reconnaissance and transport aircraft.
Author: Lowther, ScottCode: 60683Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 132 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:14/07/2021Availability:Please contact us for availability
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.
In the Eye of the StormAuthor: Nichol, JohnCode: 60612Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER LTD Published date:10/07/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2021
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
The First World War in the AirAuthor: Hamilton-Paterson, JamesCode: 60831Price:AU $22.99Format: Paperback / 368 pages Publisher: HEAD OF ZEUS Published date:10/07/2021Availability:Please contact us for availability
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.
Forgotten Heroes of the Battle of BritainAuthor: Verkaik, RobertCode: 60829Price:AU $22.99Format: Paperback / 384 pages Publisher: ROBINSON Published date:03/07/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2021
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 ......
A Secret History of the Space RocketAuthor: MacDonald, FraserCode: 59225Price:AU $22.99Format: Paperback / 384 pages Publisher: PROFILE BOOKS LTD Published date:03/07/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2021
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 Nasa's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the scientist who cracked the, as he called it, problem of escape from the Earth by rocket. It's a wild ride. Jack ......
Undefeated 4th Generation Super-FighterAuthor: Simmonds, BertieCode: 60791Price:AU $32.99Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:03/07/2021Availability:Please contact us for availability
The McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle is the undisputed king of fighter aircraft, scoring around 105 kills for zero losses in air-to-air combat.
Originally designed as a pure air superiority machine to replace the multi-role F-4 Phantom II, the Eagle has since morphed into one of the most technologically advanced fighter-bombers in ......
Author: Phelps, JamesCode: 60611Price:AU $19.99Format: PaperbackPublisher: HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date:02/07/2021Availability:Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.
The extraordinary story of a headmaster turned cryptographer, and our top-secret war with the Kaiser's Reich. On 11 August 1914, just days after war had been declared, Australian Captain J.T. Richardson boarded a German merchant vessel fleeing Melbourne's Port Phillip and audaciously seized a top-secret naval codebook. The fledgling Australian ......
Author: Brown, NevilleCode: 60573Price:AU $221.00Format: Hardback / 324 pages Publisher: ROUTLEDGE Published date:01/07/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2021
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 ......
Triumphs and Tragedies Since 1909Author: Ellis, KenCode: 59041Price:AU $65.00Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:30/06/2021Availability:Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.
Britain established the world's first aircraft factory in 1909 after the Short brothers met up with the American Wright brothers and struck a deal. The industry expanded rapidly to rise to the challenge of World War One with such thoroughbreds as the Camel and the SE.5. The post-conflict slump proved to be difficult but classics such as the Moths, ......
50 Years of an Aviation iconAuthor: Bauernfeind, IngoCode: 60774Price:AU $34.99Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:28/06/2021Availability:Please contact us for availability
Lavishly illustrated and meticulously researched, aviation specialist Ingo Bauernfeinds new Boeing 747 history celebrates more than half a century of an enduring aviation icon that has changed commercial aviation since its maiden flight in 1969. With personal accounts written by former pilots and crew members, it covers the aircrafts early ......
Author: Napier, MichaelCode: 60625Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:27/06/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2021
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
The pilots and planes that made historyAuthor: Pearson, SimonCode: 60648Price:AU $7.99Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: HODDER AND STOUGHTON Published date:27/06/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2021
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 ......
Fairey SwordfishAuthor: Willis, MatthewCode: 60495Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 116 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:26/06/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2021
Few aircraft encompass as many contradictions as the Fairey Swordfish - the legendary Stringbag naval torpedo bomber was approaching antiquation at the start of the war yet struck mortal blows against some of the most powerful battleships in the Axis fleets. Naval Aviation historian Matthew Willis explores how modern technology such as radar ......
and the Korean ConflictAuthor: Bill NortonCode: 60871Price:AU $89.99Format: Hardback / 512 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:24/06/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2021
This volume details the influence of Second World War aviation development, experience and subsequent technological advances in shaping American choices in military aircraft development and weapons. It shows how air warfare weapons were carried forward and altered, how new systems evolved from these, and how the choices fared in the next ......
Author: Peczkowski, RobertCode: 60252Price:AU $49.99Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:24/06/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2021
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.