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
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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 ......
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 ......
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 ......
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.
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.
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.
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 ......
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: 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. ......
Rare Photographs from Wartime ArchivesAuthor: Bowman, MartinCode: 55220Price:AU $29.24
Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:01/01/2019Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
The Vought F4U Corsair is undeniably one of the most famous American fighters to have seen action during the Second World War. This new addition to the Images of War series features lots of personal stories and over 200 colour and b/w images.
The Story of a Mars RoverAuthor: Motum, MarkusCode: 57508Price:AU $14.24
Format: Paperback / 56 pages Publisher: WALKER BOOKS Published date:01/12/2018Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
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 ......
The Story of the Royal Air Force 1918-2018Author: Lepine, MikeCode: 51696Price:AU $40.49
Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SONA BOOKS Published date:16/09/2018Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
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.
1961 Onwards Owners' Workshop ManualAuthor: Mactaggart, KenCode: 47651Price:AU $19.97
Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:09/02/2017Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
This book provides an insight into what an astronaut does, the experience of space flight, the equipment he uses, and what it takes to become an astronaut
Author: Alex EliottCode: 38176Price:AU $9.98
Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:04/02/2016Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Today, drones are increasingly used for commercial and private enthusiast use, as well as for well-documented military operations. There is now a wide variety of ready-to-fly drones and self-build kits available to suit all pockets and purposes. This extensively illustrated, practical manual takes a brief look at the origins and history of ......
Author: YoungCode: 31888Price:AU $7.49
Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:06/03/2014Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
VF-9 was activated in March 1942 as part of Carrier Air Group (CAG) 9, one of the many air groups the US Navy was hurriedly forming in the aftermath of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. This title deals with this topic.
Maintaining the Worlds First Supersonic Passenger JetAuthor: David LeneyCode: 23276Price:AU $3.99
Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:01/07/2010Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Written by two of British Airways' most experienced Concorde flight crew, this title focuses on the technical and engineering aspects of Concorde, it gives insights into owning, operating, servicing and flying the supersonic airliner.