Author: Avonside Publishing Ltd.Code: 61643Price:AU $8.73
Format: Calendar / 24 pages Publisher: AVONSIDE Published date:07/09/2022Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
A 16 month calendar that can be used from September 2022 containing images of Spitfires. The iconic Spitfire continues to stir emotion over 70 years after being introduced to the RAF. Along with the Hurricane, it helped save Britain during the second world war. The calendar contains all public holidays, notable events & important dates. The ......
The generation who built, supported and flew Britain's most belovedfighterAuthor: Cross, Alasdair, BBCCode: 61730Price:AU $18.74
Format: Paperback / 368 pages Published date:24/05/2022Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER
An inspirational read celebrating the incredible young people who gave so much for this iconic British aircraft. John Nichol, bestselling author of Spitfire: A Very British Love Story
Despite the many films and television programmes over the ......
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 ......
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 ......
& 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 Secret History of the Space RocketAuthor: MacDonald, FraserCode: 59225Price:AU $14.94
Format: Paperback / 384 pages Publisher: PROFILE BOOKS LTD Published date:31/05/2021Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
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 ......
Author: Air Force History BranchCode: 60693Price:AU $44.99
Format: Hardback / 640 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date:03/03/2021Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Aircraft of The Royal Australian Air Force tells the story of the RAAF's first one hundred years by describing the acquisition, operation, and service record of the multitude of aircraft types flown by the RAAF. The 176 aircraft types include the flimsy wood and canvas aircraft typical of World War I, through the technological advances during and ......
The Definitive History of New Zealand's Iconic Motorsport EventsAuthor: McGee, RichardCode: 59697Price:AU $41.96
Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: DAVID BATEMAN LTD Published date:15/11/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
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 ......
All marks and modelsAuthor: Baker, DavidCode: 56413Price:AU $33.10
Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:05/11/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
With six powerful 2,500hp Pratt & Whitney radial engines, the B-36 was the largest aircraft ever to enter volume production, joining the US Air Force in 1948 as the world’s first operational bomber with hemispheric range. Two years later the type got an additional four engines, turbojets paired in pods attached to pylons outboard of the six ......
Australia's Most Successful Touring Car Driver EverAuthor: Skaife, MarkCode: 59917Price:AU $33.75
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 ......
The indispensable guide to Britains aviation heritageAuthor: Ellis, KenCode: 59736Price:AU $29.86
Format: Hardback / 384 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:14/09/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Now remarkably in its 27th edition, ever since it was first published in the 1960s every edition of Wrecks & Relics has been eagerly sought after by aviation enthusiasts, restorers and curators alike. It is renowned as the go-to source charting the highlights, changes and trends in the preservation of the aviation heritage of the British Isles. ......
The Engine That Won the Second World WarAuthor: Wilson, Gordon A. A.Code: 58948Price:AU $19.46
Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:01/09/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
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.
An Illustrated History Of Holden In Australian MotorsportAuthor: Aaron Noonan, Will Dale and the V8 Sleuth teamCode: 59275Price:AU $69.96
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.
They went down with the Titanic but they lived to take the blameAuthor: Astridge, PaulaCode: 59136Price:AU $18.71
Format: Paperback / 370 pages Publisher: WOODSLANE PRESS Published date:17/06/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
The lives of those on the Titanic hinged on the tying of a shoelace and the taking of a nap -- two tiny details that made all the difference and dictated the actions of Captains Arthur Rostron and Stanley Lord – the men responsible for the rescue. In this novel, all that went wrong is revealed.
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.
WWII's Elite Airmen and the Epic Battle to Become the Masters of the SkyAuthor: Bruning, John R.Code: 58180Price:AU $25.99
Format: Hardback / 544 pages Publisher: HACHETTE Published date:14/04/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
TOP GUN meets BAND OF BROTHERS in this stunning untold story of the race among America's elite airmen to become the greatest fighter pilot of WWII.
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.
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. ......
Author: Willis, MatthewCode: 55296Price:AU $20.39
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 lives of those who were on boardAuthor: Velzen, Marianne vanCode: 59003Price:AU $19.49
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 "
Author: Davies, Peter E.Code: 57582Price:AU $24.74
Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:14/11/2019Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
One of the most dramatic bombers of its day, the Convair B-58 came to epitomise the Cold War power of Strategic Air Command. Introduced only 12 years after the sound barrier was first broken, this iconic plane became the first large long-range supersonic bomber to take to the skies, a feat which had seemed far-fetched only a few years previously. ......
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 $21.44
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 ......
An Australian ObsessionAuthor: Wakely, JoelCode: 56861Price:AU $29.99
Format: Hardback / 204 pages Publisher: WOODSLANE PRESS Published date:07/08/2019Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Gathers dozens of stories about many of the ute models imported and produced since the 1920s. Includes the history of utes: Fords first true ute in the 1930s, the first all-Australian (Holden) ute in the early 1950s, and more recent highlights. With stories and photographs from dozens of Holden enthusiasts, this is a Holden book from the heart.
From jet fighter pilot to airline captainAuthor: Enright, TomCode: 56774Price:AU $27.74
Format: PaperbackPublisher: HARPER COLLINS NZ Published date:17/07/2019Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
A New Zealand squadron leader, flying-boat captain and airliner pilot on a life of aerial adventure Planes were rarely seen above the small Central Otago sheep-farming town of Ranfurly in the 1940s. Yet as a young boy, Tom Enright had a fascination with the skies that quickly developed into a longing to become a pilot. He joined the RNZAF as an ......
Author: Wright, AllanCode: 56671Price:AU $12.47
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.
Author: Noszczak, MaciejCode: 56943Price:AU $29.25
Format: Paperback / 28 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date:15/03/2019Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
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. ......
Limited Edition: 2000 Copies WorldwideAuthor: Noonan, AaronCode: 55631Price:AU $45.46
Format: Paperback / 192 pages Published date:15/01/2019Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
The Shell V-Power Racing Team 2018 Season Review is an impressive limited edition collector’s book for fans of the iconic Ford team competing in the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship.
Beautifully designed and presented, this soft cover book includes everything from the team’s 2018 season covered over 192 pages starting ......