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9781781557259

American Aircraft Development of the Second World War

Research, Experimentation and Modification 1939-1945 Author: Norton, William Code: 55338 Price: AU $63.00 (was AU $105.00) Format: Hardback / 448 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 29/08/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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.
9781912918096

Journey To The Moon

Author: Sona Books Code: 57626 Price: AU $26.99 (was AU $44.99) Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: SONA BOOKS Published date: 29/08/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
50 years ago in July 2019 the human race's fascination with the Earth's moon went into overdrive when Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins landed on the surface. To celebrate this significant anniversary, we take an in-depth look at the Apollo program and how it landed man on the Moon.
9781445689029

The Fleet Air Arm and Royal Naval Air Service in 100 Objects

Author: Morris, David Code: 57137 Price: AU $22.90 (was AU $30.54) Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 10/08/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Delving in to the official archives of the Fleet Air Arm Museum and the wider National Museum of the Royal Navy, David Morris tells their incredible story through a selection of significant objects.
9781526742223

Lionel Morris and the Red Baron

Air War on the Somme Author: Jill, Bush, Code: 56802 Price: AU $56.25 (was AU $75.00) Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 24/07/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Using previously unpublished archive material, this biography captures the atmosphere of that extraordinary summer on the Somme, when pilots lived in the stretch and sag of nerves'.
9780764356728

Messerschmitt Bf 110

The Luftwaffe's FighterDestroyer in World War II Author: MacKay, Ron, Jr. Code: 56789 Price: AU $33.74 (was AU $44.99) Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 29/06/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The concept of a twin-engine fighter that could accompany bomber formations and effectively drive off defending fighters was the rationale behind the creation of the Messerschmitt Bf 110. Initial operations during 1939a40 seemed to justify its existence, but the generally weak level of aerial opposition bred a false sense of security among the ......
9780764356698

Consolidated B24 Vol.2

The B24G to B24M Liberators in World War II Author: Doyle, David Code: 56050 Price: AU $33.74 (was AU $44.99) Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 10/05/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The B-24 Liberator remains to this day the world's most produced heavy bomber and multi-engine aircraft, and the most-produced military aircraft in US history, with almost 19,000 examples leaving the assembly lines of five plants. Through a broad range of photos gathered from around the world, this book, the second of two volumes on the B-24, ......
9781910809242

Civil Aircraft Markings 2019

Author: Wright, Allan Code: 56671 Price: AU $14.97 (was AU $24.95) Format: Paperback / 450 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 30/04/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The new 2019 edition of this best-selling annual publication builds on the long history and heritage of the title. First published in 1950, this is remarkably the 70th edition of Civil Aircraft Markings.
9781910809259

Military Aircraft Markings 2019

Author: Crecy Publishing Code: 56639 Price: AU $13.79 (was AU $22.99) Format: Paperback / 304 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 15/04/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
First published in the 1970s, Military Aircraft Markings has become an indispensable annual publication for aircraft enthusiasts, historians and students of military aviation.
9788366148147

Republic P-47 Thunderbolt Xp-47b, B, C, D, G

Author: Noszczak, Maciej Code: 56943 Price: AU $33.75 (was AU $45.00) Format: Paperback / 28 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 15/03/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Before the P-47 Thunderbolt gained a "bubble top" fairing, these fighters had slightly different - some claim to be more racial - figure. In the first versions, the plane had a typical canopy built into the fuselage, which resulted in a slightly hunched line. The first copies of the P-47B underwent a series of tests at the turn of 1941 and 1942. ......
9781781556917

High Hulls

Flying Boats of the 1930s and 1940s Author: Bain, Charles Code: 52454 Price: AU $53.99 (was AU $89.99) Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 20/12/2018 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The history of some of history's most interesting, and strangest, flying boats! High Hulls delves into the stories of beautiful and unusual aircraft from a vanished time. Both ship and plane, these machines covered the globe in the 1930s and 1940s, performing a multitude of tasks. This book reveals the history of over thirty of these amazing ......
9781406387155

Curiosity

The Story of a Mars Rover Author: Motum, Markus Code: 57508 Price: AU $14.24 (was AU $18.99) Format: Paperback / 56 pages Publisher: WALKER BOOKS Published date: 01/12/2018 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

A stylishly illustrated non-fiction book about the search for life on Mars, told from the unique perspective of NASAs Mars rover, Curiosity. Discover the incredible story of the search for life on Mars, told from the unique perspective of Curiosity, the Mars Rover sent to explore the red planet. Markus Motums stylish illustrations and diagrams ......

9781781551011

Bristol Scout 1264

Rebuilding Granddad's Aircraft Author: Bremner, David Code: 55732 Price: AU $34.79 (was AU $57.99) Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 22/11/2018 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
In 1913, Frank Barnwell designed the Bristol Scout, which was the fastest and most manoeuvrable warplane for the first eighteen months of the First World War, and became the prototype single-seat fighter from which all later fighters were derived. As a result Barnwell became one of the seminal figures in the development of aircraft design.
9781781557372

Thunder Through the Valleys

Low Level Flying-Low Level Photography Author: Stevens, Philip Code: 55734 Price: AU $34.79 (was AU $57.99) Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 22/11/2018 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Low level flying in military aircraft is challenging for the pilot as it is for the photographer capturing the action. Pilots across air forces describe the skills, procedures and dangers faced when flying fast and low from desert canyons to snow covered mountains. The photographer describes how and where he took the stunning images.
9781912332274

Pioneers of Spaceflight

Author: O'Neill, Michael Code: 54992 Price: AU $33.74 (was AU $44.99) Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: DANANN PUBLISHING LIMITED Published date: 16/11/2018 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

July 1969. It’s a little over eight years since the flights of Gagarin and Shepard, followed quickly by President Kennedy’s challenge to put a man on the moon before the decade is out. It is only seven months since NASA made a bold decision to send Apollo 8 all the way to the moon on the first manned flight of the massive Saturn V rocket. Now, ......

9781781556771

Aircraft Carrier Impero

The Axis Powers V-1 Carrying Capital Ship Author: Jabes, D. Code: 51697 Price: AU $41.99 (was AU $69.99) Format: Hardback / 255 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 22/09/2018 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
From late 1941 Italy had been developing a secret project with her German allies to move the V1 wunderwaffen aboard aircraft carriers. Hitler required one million victims to get the British and American governments on their knees and force them to sign an honourable ceasefire. The personal archives of Ansaldo's naval architect Lino Campagnoli ......
9781912332120

RAF 100

The Story of the Royal Air Force 1918-2018 Author: Lepine, Mike Code: 51696 Price: AU $33.74 (was AU $44.99) Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: DANANN PUBLISHING LIMITED Published date: 16/09/2018 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

RAF 100 celebrates and commemorates 100 years of the Royal Air Force with access to rare RAF archives, Mike Lepine uses photographs and documents to bring the story of the people, planes and missions to life as never before.

9781922131515

Rocket Man

Von Braun: Nazi at NASA Author: Astridge, Paula Code: 52391 Price: AU $18.71 (was AU $24.95) Format: Paperback / 370 pages Publisher: WOODSLANE PRESS Published date: 05/09/2018 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

RELEASED IN CELEBRATION OF THE 50 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE FIRST MOON LANDING. Baron Wernher von Braun is one of the most controversial men in history. While he was responsible for the V-2 missile which caused devastation and killed thousands during WW2, he is also celebrated as the man who flew us to the moon in Apollo 11. Was he good or bad? 

9781781556641

Focke Wulf Jet Fighters

Author: Miranda, Justo Code: 51943 Price: AU $41.99 (was AU $69.99) Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 20/06/2018 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

The biggest success of the Focke Wulf company during the Second World War was the choice of a radial engine for the Fw 190 fighter, in this way avoiding to compete against Messerschmitt for the in line engines. The decision of the Oberkommando der Luftwaffe to assign the few turbojets available to the Messerschmitt and Arado firms and the ......

9781781556450

Thud Pilot

A Pilot's Account of Early F-105 Combat in Vietnam Author: Vizcarra, Victor Code: 49970 Price: AU $23.99 (was AU $39.99) Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 17/06/2018 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Thud Pilot covers F-105 early combat in 1964 thru 1966, the year of heaviest losses. It details the first counter Surface-to-Air-Missile strike in warfare history, political blunders and inane Rules of Engagement that placed the Thud in unwarranted peril. Thud Pilot goes beyond the air battle; it shares the emotional impact on families left ......
9781492663966

Cockpit Confidential: Everything You Need to Know about Air Travel

Questions, Answers, and Reflections Author: Smith, Patrick Code: 51797 Price: AU $20.99 (was AU $29.99) Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: SOURCEBOOKS Published date: 11/05/2018 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
A new edition of the New York Times bestselling book about the strange and misunderstood world of commercial flying.
9781781575383

The Complete Guide to Drones 2/e

Choose - Build - Photograph - Race Author: Juniper, Adam Code: 55465 Price: AU $20.99 (was AU $29.99) Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: ILEX Published date: 03/05/2018 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Take to the skies and become a skilled pilot, whatever your budget.
9780760357996

Air Force One

The Aircraft of the Modern U.S. Presidency Author: Veronico, Nicholas Code: 51419 Price: AU $27.00 (was AU $45.00) Format: Hardback / 160 pages Published date: 15/03/2018 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

The presidential plane wasnt always known as Air Force One. FDR traveled in the Guess Where II, a transport version of the heavy bomber four-engine Liberator. Later presidential aircraft included the Dixie Clipper and Sacred Cow (FDR), Independence (Truman), Columbine I and II (Eisenhower), followed by Air Force One.

For the last ......

9781781556511

Undarkened Skies

The American Aircraft Building Programme of the First World War Author: Hare, Paul R. Code: 49975 Price: AU $26.99 (was AU $44.99) Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 19/01/2018 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
A comprehensive study of the American Aeroplane building programme of WW1, its promises, its performance, and its failure, together with a summary of what went wrong, and why, including a brief history of military aviation in America prior to the war and details of the Liberty engine and each aircraft type selected for production.
9781781556320

Fighters Over the Aegean

Hurricanes Over Crete, Spitfires Over Kos, Beaufighters Over the Aegean Author: Cull, Brian Code: 50867 Price: AU $26.99 (was AU $44.99) Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 08/12/2017 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This is the first comprehensive account of RAF and Luftwaffe aerial operations over the Aegean 1943-1944. Original research with extracts from official operations and published memoirs. The book also includes many first-hand accounts from both British and German aircrew extracted from official reports and memoirs.
9781781556276

Gone but Not Forgotten

Defunct British Airlines Since 1945 Author: Phillips, A. Code: 50799 Price: AU $23.99 (was AU $39.99) Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 15/11/2017 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The book covers seventy defunct British airlines that have disappeared from our skies since 1946. They ceased trading for various reasons, from financial difficulties to industrial takeovers. It looks at both international and domestic airlines, and has a whole host of famous names, who are gone, but not forgotten.
9781781556306

Britain's Cold War Fighters

Author: McLelland, Tim Code: 50801 Price: AU $26.99 (was AU $44.99) Format: Paperback / 368 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 15/11/2017 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Britain's Cold War Fighters explores the creation and development of the jet fighter, tracing the emergence of the first jet designs (the Meteor and Vampire) through to the first-generation jets which entered service with the RAF and Fleet Air Arm. Each aircraft type is examined, looking at how the design was created and how this translated into ......
9781781555057

The Zeppelin

An Illustrated History Author: Carradice, Phil Code: 38151 Price: AU $23.99 (was AU $39.99) Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 14/11/2017 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
In the early 20th century the future of air travel seemed to lie with the giant airships of Count von Zeppelin. Zeppelins were used during the First World War and afterwards the 'Graf Zeppelin' and 'Hindenburg' were the height of elegance. The 'Hindenburg' disaster of 1937 proved to be the end of the giant airship as a commercial enterprise.
9781781556177

Flying into the Storm

RAF Bombers at War 1939-1942 Author: Sams, Chris Code: 50797 Price: AU $26.99 (was AU $44.99) Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 25/10/2017 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The story of the early years of Bomber Command and the aircraft they flew from 1939 to 1942, including Blenheims, Hampdens, Wellingtons, Whitleys, and Battles. These aircraft were involved in campaigns in France, Norway, Germany, Greece, Africa, and the Middle East, where they were often outmatched, but relentless in their missions.
9781910809105

British

Jet Bombers Since 1949 Author: Buttler, Tony Code: 49758 Price: AU $33.61 (was AU $56.02) Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 29/09/2017 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This book, a natural companion to the author's earlier British Secret Projects: Jet Fighters Since 1950, chronicles the design and development of the British bomber since the end of World War II. Like fighters, many bomber projects were drawn by British aircraft manufacturing companies in times of potential or actual combat.
9780993415296

Last of the Kriegies

The Extraordinary True Life Experiences of Five Bomber Command Prisoners Author: Barker, Reg Code: 49604 Price: AU $44.99 (was AU $59.99) Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: FIGHTING HIGH Published date: 28/09/2017 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The extraordinary stories of five of the last remaining Second World War RAF Bomber Command Prisoners-of-War: pilot Reg Barker, bomb aimer Charles Clarke, air gunner David Fraser, air gunner Albert Gunn and navigator Henry Wagner.
9780993181245

Mayday

Air Crash Investigation Author: Hales-Dutton's, Bruce Code: 49048 Price: AU $44.99 (was AU $59.99) Format: Hardback / 134 pages Publisher: DANANN PUBLISHING LIMITED Published date: 15/09/2017 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
A book and DVD set telling how crashes changed aviation, and made flying the safest form of modern travel This slice of aviation history discusses the fearless test pilots and the very first commercial jet airliners of the post war years, the Constellation and the Comet. It also offersin depth analysis of some of the most well known plane ......
9781781556252

Battle for the Channel

The First Month of the Battle of Britain 10 July - 10 August 1940 Author: Cull, Brian Code: 49897 Price: AU $26.99 (was AU $44.99) Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 06/07/2017 Availability: Sold Out
10 July 1940-the official first day of the Battle of Britain-witnessed the main assaults by ever-increasing formations of Luftwaffe bombers, escorted by Bf109s and Bf110s. The Thin Blue Line tells the story. RAF Spitfires and Hurricanes endeavoured to repel the Heinkels, Dorniers and Ju88s, frequently with ill-afforded loss in pilots and aircraft.
9781781556221

RAF Acklington

Guardian of the Northern Skies Author: Fife, Malcolm Code: 49898 Price: AU $26.99 (was AU $44.99) Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 06/07/2017 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
In the late 1930s the RAF constructed a new airfield, near the village of Acklington, Northumberland, to train aircrews. With the outbreak of hostilities, it was hastily converted to a fighter station, deploying Spitfire and Hurricane squadrons against German bombers, and continued to host night fighters long after the Battle of Britain was won.
9781781555965

Patrolling the Cold War Skies

Reheat Sunset Author: Keeble, Philip Code: 49077 Price: AU $41.99 (was AU $69.99) Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 05/07/2017 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This is a flying adventure book set within the framework of the Cold War and told through the lens of the RAF Pilot's Flying Log Book. Philip Keeble's logbooks cover ten different types of aircraft: from learning to fly in a Chipmunk trainer in 1965, right through to flying the Tornado F3 Fighter in 1994. These true tales are told as anecdotal ......
9781781555712

Operational Test

Honing the Edge Author: Gledhill, David Code: 48645 Price: AU $35.99 (was AU $59.99) Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 05/07/2017 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The process to deliver a modern combat aircraft from concept to introduction to service is often measured in decades. Described as a weapon system, modern designs such as the Eurofighter Typhoon are intricate jigsaws with a fusion of new techniques and sometimes unproven, emerging technologies. By the time the new weapons system reaches the front ......
9781781555842

Time Flies

Reflections of a Fighter Pilot Author: Hamilton, David Code: 48648 Price: AU $26.99 (was AU $44.99) Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 05/07/2017 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Time Flies: Reflections of a Fighter Pilot' retells the exploits of David Hamilton's thirty years of service in the Royal Air Force. He had a wide and varied career; flying Lightnings to defend UK airspace, operating from HMS Ark Royal in F-4 Phantoms, and defending the Inner German Border from RAF Wildenwrath. In the UK MoD he was a staff officer ......
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