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. ......
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. ......
into the design, construction, and combat use of the RAF's third andfinal V-bomber.Author: Wilson, KeithCode: 60664Price:AU $54.95Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:24/07/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2021
The Handley Page Victor was the third and final V-bomber to be operated by the RAF during the Cold War as part of the UK's airborne nuclear deterrent. It also served as a strategic reconnaissance platform and as an air-to-air refuelling tanker. Keith Wilson looks at two former Falklands and Gulf War veteran aircraft to examine the detail.
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.
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.
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 ......
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 ......
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, ......
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 ......
Britain's Legendary Jump Jet and the Untold Story of the Falklands WarAuthor: Corgi BooksCode: 60817Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 512 pages Publisher: TRANSWORLD Published date:13/06/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2021
From one of the leading voices in aviation non-fiction, and the bestselling author of VULCAN 607, the untold story of the Falklands War and the iconic 809 Squadron. Perfect for fans of SPITFIRE. Utterly brilliant- a fantastically exciting book... This really does read like the best kind of thriller. His best book yet James ......
The estraordinary true story of a sabre squadron at warAuthor: Aston, MarkCode: 60482Price:AU $35.00Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: MICHAEL JOSEPH LTD Published date:13/06/2021Availability:Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.
After passing the world's toughest Special Forces selection and joining D Squadron, 22 SAS in 1979, Mark 'Splash' Aston thought the hard part was over.Then on April 2 1982 Argentina invaded the Falkland Islands. Days later D Squadron joined the cutting edge of Britain's campaign to retake the islands. Over the next six weeks of fighting, the ......
Author: Goodall, James C.Code: 60629Price:AU $90.00Format: Hardback / 384 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:13/06/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2021
This pictorial journey will take the reader from the very beginning of the Skunk Works' very first project (XP-80 Shooting Star) and follow the program through prototype build-up, first flight and, if they reached the frontline, operational service.
The Republic of China Air Force TodayAuthor: Choo, RoyCode: 60695Price:AU $43.93Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: HARPIA PUBLISHING, LLC Published date:09/06/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2021
Provides a comprehensive study of the air force of Taiwan with in-depth analysis backed by high-quality images. It examines the Republic of China Air Force combat capabilities today - with an eye to political events behind them - its aircraft fleet, and what the future holds for the air arm.
Author: Ammonite PressCode: 60656Price:AU $21.98Format: Hardback / 96 pages Publisher: AMMONITE PRESS Published date:07/06/2021Availability:Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.
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 Royal Air Force was formed in 1918 to defend the skies over Britain during the First World War and made a major contribution to winning one of the largest and most devastating conflicts of the twentieth century. Yet, when the war ended, its existence as an independent air service came under threat from severe defence cuts and intense ......
The Story of the Engine That Won the Battle of Britain and WWIIAuthor: Hoyland, GrahamCode: 60565Price:AU $21.98Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: WILLIAM COLLINS Published date:02/06/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2021
The most iconic planes of WWII, the Supermarine Spitfire, Hawker Hurricane, DeHavilland Mosquito and the Avro Lancaster, were all powered by one engine, the Rolls-Royce Merlin. The story of the Merlin is one of British ingenuity at its height, of artistry and problem-solving that resulted in a war-winning design.
French Secret Projects Vol 3Author: Carbonel, J CCode: 60789Price:AU $59.99Format: Hardback / 312 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:01/06/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2021
In 1963, Eugen Sanger, became head of the Eurospace organisation which promoted the AeroSpace Transporter. In response to a Eurospace call, aircraft makers in France, Germany and UK designed recoverable, winged spacecraft. From 1964 to 1970 the French government led studies to evaluate the feasibility of the concept.
Those studies, under ......
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
It is no surprise that the Air Ministry chose an author of H.E. Bates talents to portray the battle over the night skies of Britain whilst the war against Germany was still to reach its conclusion. For his rich prose excites and inspires as much as it informs.
Bates opens his stirring story by analyzing the comparative efforts of ......
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. "
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:21/05/2021Availability:Please contact us for availability
An illustrated history and A-Z of bombers with 750 photographs, in a newly updated edition.
The Soviet Legend in PicturesAuthor: Pulham, FrancisCode: 60661Price:AU $88.00Format: Hardback / 496 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:20/05/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2021
Delve into the photographic history of one of the world's most famous tanks; the T-34. Explore the technical innovations that kept the tank above the cream of the Wehrmacht. Never before has such a detailed study of the T-34 been conducted through the use of photographs, most of which were taken by those who opposed the tank on the battlefield.
From the London Bomber to the Flying Wing Jet FighterAuthor: Metzmacher, AndreasCode: 60657Price:AU $55.00Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:20/05/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2021
Known for the London bomber of WW1, Gotha also built successful seaplanes. During WW2, Gotha built cargo gliders and the Messerschmitt Bf 110 under licence, gearing up in 1945 to build flying wing jet fighters, even designing its more radical successor. After the war Gotha returned to producing gliders and production finally came to an end in ......
Flight Lieutenant D.M. Crook DFC's Original Unpublished ManuscriptAuthor: Flight Lieutenant D M Crook DFCCode: 60608Price:AU $55.00Format: HardbackPublished date:15/05/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2021
Flight Lieutenant David Moore Crook DFCs original Spitfire Pilot ranks among the finest first-hand accounts published during the Second World War, particularly for a Battle of Britain airman. It rightly remains a sought-after classic.
A Spitfire pilot during the epic aerial battles of the summer of 1940, DMC became a ......
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 ......