Author: Reid, SteveCode: 63094Price:AU $39.99
Format: Hardback / 220 pages Publisher: WOODSLANE PRESS Published date:01/11/2023Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
This book looks at 50-odd individual cars that have been carefully restored and maintained here in Australia, covering a wide range of variations and models, all ones that were only originally available in the Aussie and New Zealand markets. It takes us back to a time when cars and commercial vehicles were being successfully produced in Australia.
Backroads and BywaysAuthor: Fuchs, DonCode: 62660Price:AU $29.24
Format: Paperback / 280 pages Publisher: WOODSLANE PRESS Published date:01/03/2023Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Australia is the ideal country for adventurous road trips. All you need is a sturdy vehicle, the right gear and a dose of common sense. Sometimes the unknown and fascinating is just around the corner. There is no better way to shake off the hectic lifestyle of everyday life in suburbia than on an adventurous trip down the roads less travelled
Author: Boyne, WalterCode: 61697Price:AU $29.99
Format: Paperback / 408 pages Publisher: LYONS PRESS Published date:30/10/2022Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
The 25 Most Influential Aircraft of All Time conveys the fascinating progression of flying technology from flimsy wood-and-fabric biplanes to thunderous supersonic wonders. Aviation's most historically relevant and arguably most influential aircraft - planes like the elliptical-winged Spitfire, the blisteringly-fast X-15, and the ubiquitous ......
Author: Forsyth, RobertCode: 61814Price:AU $28.12
Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:14/06/2022Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
This volume examines the history and development of the Ju 188 twin-engined aircraft, the Luftwaffes attempt to enhance and improve its peerless Ju 88. The Junkers Ju 188 was the epitome of mid-war German twin-engined aircraft design, representing the enhancement of an earlier type and incorporating increased performance and technological ......
The World's Greatest Carriers of the last 100 YearsAuthor: Ross, DavidCode: 61621Price:AU $33.71
Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date:12/06/2022Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
On 9 May 1912 the first airplane take-off from a ship was made from the deck of the HMS Hibernia. In July 1918, seven Sopwith Camels launched from the converted battlecruiser HMS Furious damaged the German airbase at Tonder and destroyed two zeppelins. The age of the carrier was born. In the interwar years ......
Identification GuideAuthor: Newdick, ThomasCode: 61563Price:AU $33.71
Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date:14/05/2022Availability:Sorry, this is no longer available
For over 40 years NATO and Warsaw Pact aircraft faced each other across the Iron Curtain, or fought in proxy wars around the world. Illustrated with detailed artworks of combat aircraft and their markings, Aircraft of the Cold War 1945-1991: Identification Guide is a comprehensive study of the planes in service with NATO and ......
A Big Book of Qantas StoriesAuthor: Eames, JimCode: 61906Price:AU $26.24
Format: Paperback / 688 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date:15/01/2022Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
These are stories of passion and dedication, of risk and resilience, of excellence and Australian larrikinism, of inventiveness and determination. Captain Richard Champion de Crespigny on The Flying Kangaroo
Jim Eames captures the experiences of a small band of brave, professional and pioneering aircrew who confronted ......
The Battle of BritainAuthor: Collier, RichardCode: 61467Price:AU $16.21
Format: Paperback / 368 pages Published date:20/12/2021Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
This is the gripping story of the Battle of Britain; of some of the most fateful weeks in history.
Drawing on eyewitness accounts from both the RAF and the Luftwaffe, this is a compelling story of history in the making through an intensely fought battle, taking the reader into the heart of the action as told by those who fought and ......
World's Greatest Fighters, Bombers and Transport Aircraft fromWW1 to the PresentAuthor: Newdick, ThomasCode: 61047Price:AU $31.19
Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS LTD Published date:01/12/2021Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Ever since man first took to the air, combat aircraft have been at the cutting edge of aviation technology, resulting in some of the greatest and most complex designs ever built. Military Aircraft features 52 of the most important military aircraft of the last hundred years. The book includes all the main types, from biplane fighters ......
Author: Are Media BooksCode: 60966Price:AU $29.99
Format: Hardback / 144 pages Published date:10/10/2021Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
SINCE 1981, Street Machine has been Australias home of horsepower, the biggest-selling magazine devoted to modified cars in the land, bar none. 2021 is the titles 40th anniversary and were celebrating with the release of Street Machine Legends Volume Two. This time, were celebrating the most-iconic cars featured in the mag over the last twenty ......
Author: Hooper, DaveCode: 61044Price:AU $41.99
Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: THE CROWOOD PRESS LTD Published date:01/10/2021Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Suitable for both those starting out in this hobby and more experienced modellers alike, this book is a one-stop guide to the creation of realistic models of German military aircraft of World War I. Examples of injection-moulded plastic, resin, vac-form, multi-media and limited-run plastic kits are included, as well as scratch-built ......
A Motor Racing Life Behind the Wheel and Behind the MicAuthor: Noonan, Aaron & Crompton, NeilCode: 60943Price:AU $29.99
Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date:01/10/2021Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Racer and broadcaster Neil Crompton has had the best seat in the house for the last 40 years of Australian motorsport, an amazing lifetime upgrade to a first-hand, front row seat to see the biggest names, machines and events of this high-speed, high-octane sport.
A kid from Ballarat in country Victoria obsessed by speed with an ......
The Making and Breaking of Frank Whittle, Genius of the Jet RevolutionAuthor: Campbell-Smith, DuncanCode: 70035Price:AU $18.74
Format: Paperback / 560 pages Publisher: HEAD OF ZEUS Published date:05/09/2021Availability:Sorry, this is no longer available
The biography of Frank Whittle - RAF pilot, mathematician of genius, inventor of the jet engine and British hero.
The story of Frank Whittle - RAF pilot, mathematician of genius, inventor of the jet engine and British hero.
In 1929, a twenty-two-year-old maverick named Frank Whittle - a self-taught aeronautical obsessive and ......
& Australian Custom VehiclesAuthor: Wakely, JoelCode: 60757Price:AU $25.99
Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: WOODSLANE PRESS Published date:15/07/2021Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
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 Century of Powered Flight Day-by-DayAuthor: Winchester, JimCode: 60796Price:AU $25.99
Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date:14/06/2021Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
The dream of flight is as old as civilization itself. Examples from ancient Chinese and Greek literature and from Native and South American legend tell of flying warriors, priests and prisoners. Later, in the fifteenth century, Leonardo da Vinci drew more than 100 sketches related to human flight, designing a parachute, a hang glider and a ......
The Place of PaceAuthor: Loxley, TonyCode: 23401Price:AU $58.46
Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: FULL THROTTLE PUBLISHING Published date:30/11/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Attention Australian Speedway and Motorsport Fans! The popular Liverpool City Raceway book is finally reprinting! This lavishly illustrated book covering the history of Liverpool City Raceway from its construction in 1966 to its sad demise in 1989, is loaded with first person memories from competitors, (like Sir Jack Brabham).
The Definitive History of New Zealand's Iconic Motorsport EventsAuthor: McGee, RichardCode: 59697Price:AU $38.96
Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: DAVID BATEMAN LTD Published date:15/11/2020Availability:Sorry, this is no longer available
The Wellington Street Races ran on one of the most challenging and demanding circuits in the world. Between 1985 and 1996, the races brought some of the worlds top teams and drivers to New Zealand. They also played a major role in the development of the Wellington waterfront as a public space. The race track ran through central Wellington ......
Australia's Most Successful Touring Car Driver EverAuthor: Skaife, MarkCode: 59917Price:AU $31.50
Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: AFFIRM PRESS Published date:27/10/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
When it comes to the masters of motorsport, Mark Skaife is without peer. The stats ordain him the most brilliant touring car racer in Australian motorsport history: his six Bathurst victories and five touring car championships place him in the rarefied company of Peter Brock.
For more than three decades across the Holden Racing Teams ......
An Illustrated History Of Holden In Australian MotorsportAuthor: Aaron Noonan, Will Dale and the V8 Sleuth teamCode: 59275Price:AU $64.96
Format: Hardback / 400 pages Published date:30/08/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Holden has been a major part of Australian motorsport history and, in this special edition hardcover 400-page release from the V8 Sleuth team, they celebrate and honour the brand’s history in racing.
U.S. Airlifters since 1962Author: Cox, GeorgeCode: 57617Price:AU $45.46
Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:15/06/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
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 $21.44
Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: HODDER AND STOUGHTON Published date:12/06/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
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.
Narrated by Eric BanaAuthor: Madman EntertainmentCode: 59139Price:AU $26.21
Format: DVD / 92 mins Publisher: MADMAN ENTERTAINMENT Published date:18/03/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
For the riders, the spectators and the town of Alice Springs, the Finke Desert Race is more than a race. Finke: There and Back delves below the surface to uncover what makes them tick, what drives them to put their lives on the line when they strap their helmets on. Paraplegic Isaac Elliott is attempting to complete the race that he started a ......
Commemorating the FewAuthor: Simpson, GeoffCode: 57808Price:AU $24.04
Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:19/02/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
In 1945 it was announced that Allied airmen who had taken part in the Battle of Britain in 1940 would be entitled to the immediate award of the 1939-1945 Star, with Battle of Britain Clasp. This was the only Clasp awarded with the 1939-1945 Star.
Author: Willis, MatthewCode: 55296Price:AU $25.49
Format: Paperback / 120 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:06/02/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
An illustrated history of the Fleet Air Arm's between-the-wars torpedo/spotter/reconnaissance biplane, featuring many previously unpublished photographs and artwork.
The story of Bill Reed, China's Shining MarkAuthor: Molesworth, CarlCode: 58209Price:AU $32.49
Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:06/02/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Bill Reed had it all - brains, looks, athleticism, courage and a talent for leadership. After a challenging childhood in Depression-era Iowa, Reed joined the US Army Air Corps, but the outbreak of World War II saw him give up his commission. Instead, he travelled to China to fly for the American Volunteer Group - the legendary Flying Tigers. ......
the lives of those who were on boardAuthor: Velzen, Marianne vanCode: 59003Price:AU $22.49
Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date:31/01/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
The first full telling of what happened to MH17 and the stories of those who were killed on that tragic day.
My Life as a Bomber PilotAuthor: French, DereckCode: 58092Price:AU $37.46
Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:15/01/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
A vivid and insightful account of the early World War Two air war from a bomber pilot's perspective.
The RAF's F.155T/O.R. 329 Fighter ProjectsAuthor: Sharp, DanCode: 57829Price:AU $35.11
Format: HardbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:18/12/2019Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
"The West was stunned when the Soviet Union dropped its first atomic bomb in August 1949 and a year later the Korean War showcased Russia's incredible technological progress in the form of the MiG-15 "
D-558-1 Skystreak and D-558-2 SkyrocketAuthor: Davies, Peter E.Code: 58114Price:AU $21.44
Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:31/10/2019Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
The six Douglas D-558 research aircraft, built as two variants, were produced for a US Navy and NACA collaborative project to investigate flight in the high subsonic and supersonic regimes and to develop means of coping with the dangerous phenomena of compressibility and pitch-up which had caused many accidents to early jets. Wind tunnels could ......
and took on the British EmpireAuthor: Growden, GregCode: 57511Price:AU $19.79
Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: AFFIRM PRESS Published date:13/08/2019Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Opinion is still sharply divided on whether Breaker Morant and his Australian co-defendants were criminals who got what they deserved, or scapegoats used by the British Empire. Major Thomas, the bush lawyer drafted in at the last minute to defend them, is invariably depicted either as a hero or an incompetent fool. Now, for the first time, Greg ......
50th Anniversary EditionAuthor: Collins, MichaelCode: 57505Price:AU $16.49
Format: Paperback / 528 pages Publisher: PAN MACMILLAN Published date:11/07/2019Availability:Sorry, this is no longer available
In July 1969, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins piloted the Apollo 11 spacecraft to the moon. Fifty years later, it is still one of the greatest achievements in human history. In this remarkable memoir, a defining classic, Michael Collins conveys, in a very personal way, the drama, beauty, and humour of that ......
Author: Imperial War MuseumsCode: 52443Price:AU $7.49
Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM Published date:10/07/2019Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Late on the night of May 16, 1943, Wing Commander Guy Gibson led 617 Squadron of the Royal Air Force on a mission code-named Operation Chastise--an audacious bombing raid across the English Channel. Their aim? Destroy three dams in the Ruhr Valley, the industrial heartland of Germany. The dams were fiercely protected. Torpedo nets in the water ......
Author: Wright, AllanCode: 56671Price:AU $14.97
Format: Paperback / 450 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:30/04/2019Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
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.