Air Forces, Aircraft and Air Warfare of Afghanistan, 1989-2001Author: Muller, LukasCode: 59049Price:AU $42.99Format: Paperback / 72 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:21/07/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
Wings over Hindu Kush is the story of air warfare over Afghanistan in the period between 1989 and the intervention in 2001. It provides an exclusive source of reference for enthusiasts and professionals alike.
The Making of a Very British LegendAuthor: Nichol, JohnCode: 58956Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER LTD Published date:18/07/2020Availability:Please contact us for availability
The story of the legendary Lancaster bomber and its brave pilots
Boeing's Model 299 through B-17D in World War IIAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 58933Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:15/07/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
The 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 first of a two-volume series, chronicles the design, development, and wartime use of the early models of the Flying Fortress, from the ill-fated experimental model 299 through the B-17D, ......
Italian Secret ProjectsAuthor: Comelli, MarcoCode: 57618Price:AU $56.02Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:15/07/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
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.
East Indies and Darwin 1942Author: Ingman, PeterCode: 58967Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:10/07/2020Availability:Please contact us for availability
The P-40E Warhawk is often viewed as one of the less successful American fighter designs of World War II, but in 1942 the aircraft was all that was available to the USAAC in-theatre. Units equipped with the aircraft were duly forced into combat against the deadly A6M2 Zero-sen, which had already earned itself a near-mythical reputation following ......
Command, August-September 1940Author: Dildy, Douglas C.Code: 58964Price:AU $59.99Format: Hardback / 384 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:10/07/2020Availability:Please contact us for availability
Over the past 77 years, histories of the Battle of Britain have consistently portrayed the feats of 'The Few' (as they were immortalized in Churchill's famous speech) as being responsible for the RAF's victory in the epic battle. However, this is only part of the story. The results of an air campaign cannot be measured in terms of territory ......
Triumphs and Tragedies Since 1909Author: Ellis, KenCode: 59041Price:AU $65.00Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:30/06/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2020
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: Curtis, HowardCode: 59040Price:AU $29.95Format: Paperback / 304 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:21/06/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2020
First published in the 1970s, Military Aircraft Markings has become an indispensable annual publication for aircraft enthusiasts, historians and students of military aviation. At the heart of Military Aircraft Markings is the most complete listing of all the aircraft of the UK Armed Forces; the Royal Air Force, Royal Navy, Army and associated ......
Author: Davies, Peter E.Code: 58965Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:18/06/2020Availability:Please contact us for availability
World War II saw the development of the heavy bomber as a decisive weapon which, in sufficient numbers, could overcome defensive fighters and guns and lay waste to strategic targets. The addition of nuclear weapons to the bomber's armament made it even more formidable, and by the late 1940s, US planners saw the growth of a Soviet nuclear-armed ......
Author: Jordan, DavidCode: 49585Price:AU $54.98Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: ROUTLEDGE Published date:15/06/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2020
Understanding Air Warfare provides the reader with a clear understanding of the key debates surrounding air power, one of the newest and most important forms of modern warfare. The exploitation of the air for military purposes has been a source of much contention since the first employment of aircraft in war by the Italians in 1911. The debate ......
U.S. Airlifters since 1962Author: Cox, GeorgeCode: 57617Price:AU $55.00Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:15/06/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2020
This brings the story of the US airlifter from the early 1960s to today's transport giants and tomorrow's stealth assault aircraft; revealing numerous designs which never saw the light of day, examining the thinking behind them and giving insights into why they did, or did not, succeed.
The pilots and planes that made historyAuthor: Pearson, SimonCode: 58985Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: HODDER AND STOUGHTON Published date:12/06/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2020
An original, 360-degree re-telling of the Battle of Britain through 18 of the iconic (and some less well-known) aircraft and the pilots who flew them - British, Polish, New Zealander, German, Danish.
Bombers 1939 -1945Author: Sharp, DanCode: 57865Price:AU $54.02Format: HardbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:10/06/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2020
"Dozens of top secret bomber designs were drawn up by the Germans during the Second World War, including gigantic flying wings, sleek jet bombers, asymmetrical bombers with the cockpit and weapons turrets on the ends of their wings and even enormous carriers for single-seat suicide bombers."
All marks and modelsAuthor: Baker, DavidCode: 56413Price:AU $50.93Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:01/06/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2020
The Engine That Won the Second World WarAuthor: Wilson, Gordon A. A.Code: 58948Price:AU $20.73Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:25/05/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2020
New B-format paperback - First ever narrative history of the famous aero engine that powered the Spitfire, Hurricane, Lancaster, Mosquito and Mustang, the aircraft that made the difference between victory and defeat at critical moments in the Second World War - the Battle of Britain and the allied aerial offensive against Germany.
Fleet Air Arm LegendsAuthor: Willis, MatthewCode: 57906Price:AU $25.52Format: PaperbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:18/05/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2020
A history of the Supermarine Seafire - a naval version of the famous Spitfire.
Author: Sandham-Bailey, ChrisCode: 57905Price:AU $49.01Format: HardbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:15/05/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2020
"Written and illustrated throughout by renowned aviation artist Chris Sandham-Bailey, RAF Cold War Jet Aircraft in Profile covers 14 different aircraft types designed and built by British companies and operated by the RAF between 1945 and 2010.
Secret Projects of the Luftwaffe Close Up 1Author: Sharp, DanCode: 58220Price:AU $26.96Format: PaperbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:15/05/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2020
Dan Sharp analyses Germany's last-gasp WW2 Volksj ger jet fighter programme.
Secret Projects of the Luftwaffe Close Up 2Author: Sharp, DanCode: 58221Price:AU $26.96Format: PaperbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:15/05/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2020
Projects and plans to alter and improve Germany's infamous WW2 jet fighter - the Me 262.
Eagles of the LuftwaffeAuthor: Saunders, AndyCode: 58222Price:AU $26.96Format: HardbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:15/05/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2020
The original dive-bomber, the Junkers Ju 87 Stuka, profiled by Luftwaffe expert Andy Saunders.
Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A, F and G 2019Author: Sharp, DanCode: 57863Price:AU $25.52Format: PaperbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:07/05/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2020
"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. "
Jet Fighters 1939 -1945Author: Sharp, DanCode: 57864Price:AU $81.95Format: HardbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:06/05/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2020
"Germany's air ministry was quick to grasp the potential of the jet engine as early as 1938 and by 1939 several German aircraft manufacturers were already working on fighter designs that would utilise this new form of propulsion. Rocket engines too were seen as the way of the future and companies were commissioned to design fighters around them."
and a Mission That Might Have Ended the VietnamAuthor: Collins, Craig K.Code: 58970Price:AU $36.99Format: Paperback / 248 pages Publisher: THE LYONS PRESS Published date:01/05/2020Availability:Please contact us for availability
Midair is a true account of one of the most remarkable tales of survival in the history of aviation - a midair collision at 30,000 feet by two bomb-laden B-52s over a category 5 super typhoon above the South China Sea during the outset of the Vietnam War - and the subsequent story of what happened to the surviving pilot when he bailed out in the ......
Culture and the Fear of Airborne Attack in Inter-War BritainAuthor: Haapamaki, MicheleCode: 58867Price:AU $59.99Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY Published date:30/04/2020Availability:Please contact us for availability
In the first half of the 20th century the possibility of flight opened up entirely new avenues of thought and exploration. In the age of H.G. Wells and Biggles, the opening up of the air to balloons and planes- the Royal Flying Corps was founded in 1912 - appealed to concepts of courage and bravery which would be both encouraged and undermined by ......
Thrilling Personal Reminiscences from a Fighter Pilot and LeaderAuthor: Peacock-Edwards, Air Commodore RickCode: 58829Price:AU $69.99Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: GRUB STREET Published date:30/04/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
Rate of Climb is an original and continually entertaining biography, drawing on previously unpublished family and archival material, from a leading ex-RAF fighter pilot who flew Lightnings, Phantoms, Tonrado F2/3s and other high-performance aircraft.
A Flight Test Engineer's StoryAuthor: Smith, John R WCode: 58982Price:AU $69.99Format: Hardback / 288 pages Published date:30/04/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
Unusual story of the unsung heroes of aircraft advancement. Insight into the exciting and dangerous world of test flying. The author became Head of Aircraft Certification at the CAA. An insider's view of the Civil Aviation Authority
True Stories by Crews of RAF's Lynchpin since 1967Author: Smith, ChrisCode: 57586Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: GRUB STREET Published date:30/04/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
Hercules Boys contains a fascinating collection of first-hand and highly entertaining accounts by the ground and air crews themselves who adapted to everything that the elements, enemy and `airships' in Whitehall threw at them. A must for any military aviation devotee.
The US Navy's Primary Fighter/Attack AircraftAuthor: Neubeck, KenCode: 58237Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:28/04/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
The Boeing F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet is an evolutionary redesign of the McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 A/B Hornet. The Legacy F/A-18 Hornet first flew in 1980 and met the requirement for a multirole fighter to complement the larger and more expensive Grumman F-14 Tomcat, serving in fleet defense interceptor and air superiority roles. The Hornet proved to ......