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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.
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Using previously unpublished archive material, this biography captures the atmosphere of that extraordinary summer on the Somme, when pilots lived in the stretch and sag of nerves'.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 ......
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. ......
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 ......

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, ......

9781781556900

Hawker Typhoon And Tempest

A Formidable Pair Author: Birtles, Philip Code: 52451 Price: AU $47.99 (was AU $79.99) Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 24/10/2018 Availability: 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.
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 ......

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.
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.
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.
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.
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 ......
9781781555910

Night Hawk

Flight Lieutenant Karl Kuttelwascher DFC and Bar, the Raf's GreatestNight Intruder Ace Author: Darlington, Roger Code: 49076 Price: AU $23.99 (was AU $39.99) Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 05/07/2017 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Karel Kuttelwascher may have had a German surname, but he was a Czech who became the scourge of the Luftwaffe bombers operating from France and the Low Countries in 1942. Flying with the RAF's legendary No. 1 Squadron, his destruction of fifteen aircraft in only three months earned him the DFC twice in a mere forty-two days, and made him the RAF's ......
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 ......
9781781556092

Northern 'Q'

The History of Royal Air Force, Leuchars Author: Watson, Ian Smith Code: 48478 Price: AU $26.99 (was AU $44.99) Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 08/06/2017 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Leuchars was one of the oldest airfields in the UK, its links with military aviation go back to 1911. Following the outbreak of war in 1939 the station was identified as an ideal location to launch maritime operations under Coastal Command. From 1950-2015 Leuchars was on permanent guard with every type of operational interceptor in RAF service.
9781781556153

Into the Swarm

Stories of RAF Fighter Pilots in the Second World War Author: Larsen, Tor Idar Code: 48479 Price: AU $26.99 (was AU $44.99) Format: Paperback / 15 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 08/06/2017 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Into the Swarm tells the sobering and heroic stories of RAF fighter pilots in the most ferocious air battles of the war. Gripping and detailed stories of aerial combat are accompanied by unpublished photographs and letters which add to the rich content provided by the authors whose passion for the subject is apparent within each chapter.
9781785210617

Astronaut Manual

1961 Onwards Owners' Workshop Manual Author: Mactaggart, Ken Code: 47651 Price: AU $23.97 (was AU $39.95) Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 09/02/2017 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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
9781781550960

A Detailed History of RAF Manston 1941-1945

Author: Joe Bamford Code: 47781 Price: AU $30.00 (was AU $50.00) Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 22/01/2017 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

The story of one of Britains most distinguished RAF stations. Not as well-known as Biggin Hill, Manston was the nearest airfield to the Luftwaffe and suffered accordingly. The stations motto was Arise to Protect and in two wars Manston carried out that role. It was the only station that housed aircraft of every command as well as the USAAF.

9781781555323

Tupolev Tu-2

The Forgotten Medium Bomber Author: Jason Nicholas Moore Code: 47796 Price: AU $45.00 (was AU $75.00) Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 14/12/2016 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This book gives a complete history of one of the best medium bombers of the Second World War, but one that has been sadly neglected in Western histories of that war. The Tu-2, an aircraft that first appeared in 1942, had its production stopped, then restarted, and really came into its own in the last year of the Second World War.
9781781555491

Skalski

Against All Odds Author: Franciszek Graboswki Code: 47789 Price: AU $35.97 (was AU $59.95) Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 18/08/2016 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The story of General Stanislaw Skalski, VM & bar, KW & 3 bars, DSO, DFC & 2 bars, the leading Polish fighter ace, who gallantly served from the first to the last day of the Second World War. Back in communist Poland, he was arrested for spying for Britain, sentenced to death but finally released following eight years in prison.
9781781555361

Sino-Japanese Air War 1937-1945

The Longest Struggle Author: Hakan Gustavsson Code: 47795 Price: AU $45.00 (was AU $75.00) Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 21/07/2016 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The Sino-Japanese war was the longest struggle of the Second World War. It started in July 1937 and not getting much help from the outside world, the Chinese soon closed a treaty with the Soviet Union to receive armament including a large number of aircraft. Everything was to change with Pearl Harbor, but the struggle continued until August 1945.
9781781555194

B-24 Bridge Busters

RAF Liberators Over Burma Author: Colin Pateman Code: 49072 Price: AU $35.97 (was AU $59.95) Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 30/06/2016 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
RAF Liberators over Burma provides an insight of operational flying in the Far East, including an examination of the importance of bombing bridges and railway constructions to thwart the Japanese transit infrastructure. In many cases the efforts and sacrifice by dedicated Commonwealth aircrew are recounted from their own flying logbooks.
9781781555033

German Night Fighter Force 1917-1945

Author: Gebhard Aders Code: 47804 Price: AU $66.00 (was AU $110.00) Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 24/06/2016 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Gebhard Aders' study of the History of the German Night Fighter Force is a highly detailed analysis with numerous appendices which provides a comprehensive account of the Luftwaffe's thoroughness right up to the end when the hunters became the hunted. Highly illustrated it also outlines techniques and tactics from 1917 up to the end of the war.
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