Research, Experimentation and Modification 1939-1945Author: Norton, WilliamCode: 55338Price:AU $105.00Format: Hardback / 448 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:29/08/2019Availability: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.
Author: Karnas, DariuszCode: 57115Price:AU $18.33Format: Paperback / 24 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:25/08/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
A compilation for aero modellers of 4-view colour profiles, scale plans and photo details of the single variant of the Messerschmitt Me 262 A-1a Schwalbe, with scale plans in 1/72 and 1/48 scales plus drawings from wartime technical manuals.
Author: Morris, DavidCode: 57137Price:AU $30.54Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:10/08/2019Availability: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.
The Legacy SeriesAuthor: Foster, PeterCode: 51751Price:AU $49.99Format: Paperback / 120 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:28/07/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Pictorial history celebrating the early deriviatives of the powerful Hornets as they start to fall out of service
Air War on the SommeAuthor: Jill, Bush,Code: 56802Price:AU $75.00Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:24/07/2019Availability: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Using previously unpublished archive material, this biography captures the atmosphere of that extraordinary summer on the Somme, when pilots lived in the stretch and sag of nerves'.
Author: Imperial War MuseumsCode: 52443Price:AU $9.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM Published date:10/07/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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: Rigby, DavidCode: 56102Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 384 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:30/06/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
During the Battle of Midway in June 1942, US Navy dive bomber pilot Wade McClusky proved himself to be one of the greatest pilots and combat leaders in American history, but his story has never been told - until now. It was Wade McClusky who remained calm when the Japanese fleet was not where it was expected to be. It was he who made the ......
The Luftwaffe's FighterDestroyer in World War IIAuthor: MacKay, Ron, Jr.Code: 56789Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:29/06/2019Availability: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 ......
The Second World War in ColourAuthor: Carter, IanCode: 56119Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM Published date:15/06/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Allied victory in the Second World War owed much to air power. Following the success of The Second World War in Colour, this book presents a further selection of original colour photographs from the IWM collection, focusing on Allied aircraft and airmen.
Invasion and the Final Push into Nazi GermanyAuthor: Fenelon, James M.Code: 56727Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 448 pages Published date:21/05/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
In this viscerally exciting account, a paratrooper-turned-historian reveals the details of World War II's largest airborne operation-one that dropped 17,000 Allied paratroopers deep into the heart of Nazi Germany. On the morning of March 24, 1945, more than two thousand Allied aircraft droned through a cloudless sky toward Germany. Escorted by ......
Author: Hoblyn, ErnieCode: 56704Price:AU $30.54Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:15/05/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
A rare insight into one of Britain's best display teams, written by longtime member and early aviation expert Ernie Hoblyn.
The B24G to B24M Liberators in World War IIAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 56050Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:10/05/2019Availability: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, ......
Told By Those Who Designed, Maintained and Flew the Iconic PlaneAuthor: Hyams, JackyCode: 56686Price:AU $24.99Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: MICHAEL O'MARA BOOKS LTD Published date:02/05/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Published in association with Imperial War Museums, this is a fascinating anthology of first-hand stories from Spitfire heroes and heroines of World War II.
Author: Crecy PublishingCode: 56639Price:AU $22.99Format: Paperback / 304 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:15/04/2019Availability: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.
Author: Noszczak, MaciejCode: 56943Price:AU $45.00Format: Paperback / 28 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date:15/03/2019Availability: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. ......
Flying Boats of the 1930s and 1940sAuthor: Bain, CharlesCode: 52454Price:AU $89.99Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:20/12/2018Availability: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 ......
Low Level Flying-Low Level PhotographyAuthor: Stevens, PhilipCode: 55734Price:AU $57.99Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:22/11/2018Availability: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.
A Formidable PairAuthor: Birtles, PhilipCode: 52451Price:AU $79.99Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:24/10/2018Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The Hawker Typhoon and later the Tempest both powered by the Napier Sabre engine, brought an increased combat capability to the RAF in WW2, to face the advanced designs coming into service with the Luftwaffe. It was not enough to match the German combat capabilities, as for success Britain had to exceed the performance of the enemy fighters.
RAF Flight Engineers at WarAuthor: Pateman, ColinCode: 51699Price:AU $57.99Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:22/09/2018Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
During the Second World War the need for an on-board technical expert to join the Bomber Crews evolved. The various systems on the latest 4-engined 'Heavy Bombers', namely the Handley Page Halifax, Shorts Stirling and Avro Lancaster witnessed the development of Flight Engineers. This book provides the reader with an explanation of the origin of ......
The Axis Powers V-1 Carrying Capital ShipAuthor: Jabes, D.Code: 51697Price:AU $69.99Format: Hardback / 255 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:22/09/2018Availability: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 ......
The Story of the Royal Air Force 1918-2018Author: Lepine, MikeCode: 51696Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: DANANN PUBLISHING LIMITED Published date:16/09/2018Availability: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.
One Hundred Defining Moments from the Royal Air Force 1918-2018Author: Addington, ScottCode: 51704Price:AU $37.99Format: Hardback / 220 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date:11/09/2018Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
2018 marks the centenary of the formation of the Royal Air Force. Founded in the final months of the Great War, this book provides the greatest facts and figures relating to the RAF. Who were the original Aces? What was the longest mission undertaken? How much did the heaviest bomb weigh? Who flew the most sorties? What was the fastest speed ever ......
Author: Warner, CarlCode: 51702Price:AU $22.99Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM Published date:06/09/2018Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This book offers a powerfully intimate account of the Battle of Britain, related by young pilots in their most unguarded moments, talking with their chaplain. Guy Mayfield was the Station Chaplain at the Royal Air Force's Duxford base in the summer of 1940, and his diary is full of stories told by the pilots in his charge during that period of ......
Author: Miranda, JustoCode: 51943Price:AU $69.99Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:20/06/2018Availability: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 ......
A Pilot's Account of Early F-105 Combat in VietnamAuthor: Vizcarra, VictorCode: 49970Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:17/06/2018Availability: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 ......
The Aircraft of the Modern U.S. PresidencyAuthor: Veronico, NicholasCode: 51419Price:AU $45.00Format: Hardback / 160 pages Published date:15/03/2018Availability: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.
Author: Colman, JackCode: 49973Price:AU $57.99Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:01/03/2018Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
A compelling account of a young man's flying experiences over the north Atlantic during WW2. Joining the RAF in October 1940 aged 21 Jack is sent to Canada to learn to fly. On becoming a Pilot/Navigator he joins Coastal Command on Liberators based in Iceland, renowned for its bad weather. The difficulties encountered hunting U-boats are relived.
The American Aircraft Building Programme of the First World WarAuthor: Hare, Paul R.Code: 49975Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:19/01/2018Availability: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.
Hurricanes Over Crete, Spitfires Over Kos, Beaufighters Over the AegeanAuthor: Cull, BrianCode: 50867Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:08/12/2017Availability: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.
Defunct British Airlines Since 1945Author: Phillips, A.Code: 50799Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:15/11/2017Availability: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.
An Illustrated HistoryAuthor: Carradice, PhilCode: 38151Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:14/11/2017Availability: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.
RAF Bombers at War 1939-1942Author: Sams, ChrisCode: 50797Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:25/10/2017Availability: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.
Jet Bombers Since 1949Author: Buttler, TonyCode: 49758Price:AU $56.02Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:29/09/2017Availability: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.
The Extraordinary True Life Experiences of Five Bomber Command PrisonersAuthor: Barker, RegCode: 49604Price:AU $59.99Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: FIGHTING HIGH Published date:28/09/2017Availability: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.
Australia's Greatest Fighter PilotAuthor: Watson, JeffreyCode: 49569Price:AU $16.99Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: HACHETTE AUSTRALIA Published date:08/08/2017Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Clive 'Killer' Caldwell was a natural and brilliant pilot, a superb shot, and a born leader. He saw action against the Germans, Italians and Japanese, and remains Australia's greatest ever fighter pilot - this is his definitive biography. Now part of the HACHETTE MILITARY COLLECTION.