The Second World War in ColourAuthor: Carter, IanCode: 56119Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM Published date:11/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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.
Pilots of the First World War and the Psychological Legacies of CombatAuthor: C, Wilkins, MarkCode: 56025Price:AU $50.93Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:08/05/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2019
This book focuses on the early days of aviation psychiatry as it developed, symbiotically, with the war itself.
Images of WarAuthor: Bowman, Martin W.Code: 50315Price:AU $32.22Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:19/05/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2019
If ever there was a real pilots aeroplane it was the Hunter; an outstanding multi-purpose aircraft which excelled in the roles of interceptor fighter, ground attack, reconnaissance, research vehicle and two-seater trainer, not forgetting its dramatic formation aerobatic performances. The Hunter is one of the worlds greatest aircraft. For three ......
Author: Falcus, MattCode: 56662Price:AU $30.54Format: PaperbackPublisher: DESTINWORLD PUBLISHING LTD. Published date:28/05/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2019
Delivers tips for aviation enthusiasts on all the main airports and major airfields in countries such as Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Poland, Spain, the UK and Scandinavia. Learn where to watch aircraft, take photographs, which hotels are good for spotting, and what kind of aircraft and airlines you're likely to see.
Should Be HereAuthor: Lingyang, PingCode: 56663Price:AU $26.46Format: Paperback / 306 pages Publisher: MEMOIRS PUBLISHING Published date:28/05/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2019
The disappearance of Flight MH370 on the night of March 8 2014 remains one of the greatest mysteries in aviation, as well as a terrible tragedy with the loss of 239 people. Despite a multi-million-dollar hunt using resources from several countries and state-of-the-art exploration technology, the aircraft has still not been located. The author of ......
In RAF Coastal Command ServiceAuthor: Stitt, Robert M.Code: 48753Price:AU $57.95Format: Paperback / 260 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:01/06/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2019
Rejected as a bomber by the RAF, the B-17 was used extensively as a long-range maritime reconnaissance aircraft by Coastal Command. This book tells the fascinating story of these operations, a vital but often overlooked part of the fight against the U-Boats. All the aircraft involved are listed, and the tedious but essential work of their crews ......
The first 50 yearsAuthor: Clark, NicolaCode: 56675Price:AU $29.99Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:01/06/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2019
As Airbus celebrates half a century of innovation and pre-eminence in the aerospace industry, it is delighted to announce a book commemorating the compelling history of Europe's leading aerospace giant. The renowned aerospace writer, Nicola Clark, provides an independent account of the company over the past half century.
An Oral History of Hmong Pilots in the Vietnam WarAuthor: Vang, Chia YouyeeCode: 56679Price:AU $114.65Format: Hardback / 232 pages Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date:02/06/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2019
Fly Until You Die: An Oral History of Hmong Pilots in the Vietnam War recounts the experiences of ethnic minority men from northern Laos who participated in a covert pilot training program led by the US Air Force.
Grummanas Ace Maker in World War IIAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 56694Price:AU $30.97Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:08/06/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2019
The Grumman F6F Hellcat formed the backbone of America's carrier-based fighter force as the Allies pressed the war toward Japan. Powered by a massive and reliable Pratt & Whitney radial engine, the Hellcat racked up an incredible 19:1 kill ratio against its foes in WWII, and 305 aviators earned ace status while flying the Hellcat. Such famed US ......
Republic's Mighty "Jug" in World War IIAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 56695Price:AU $30.97Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:08/06/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2019
Among the iconic aircraft of World War II, the Republic P-47 Thunderbolt not only was physically the biggest single-engine fighter, it also had an enormous impact on history. In terms of its combat effectiveness, P-47 fliers destroyed 7,067 hostile aircraft, with about half of those "kills" recorded during aerial combat. Thunderbolt pilots ......
The Road to BerlinAuthor: Worrall, RichardCode: 50197Price:AU $199.14Format: Hardback / 223 pages Publisher: ROUTLEDGE Published date:10/06/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2019
Looking at the key, but relatively neglected, campaign of 1943, this book offers a thorough and nuanced reassessment of the RAF bomber offensive at a time when the war in Europe still hung in the balance. Whilst the bombing campaign against German cities has long been one of the most controversial and hotly debated aspects of the Second World War, ......
Bomber Command Pilot Leonard Cheshire's Classic Second World War MemoirAuthor: Cheshire, LeonardCode: 56712Price:AU $40.64Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: FIGHTING HIGH Published date:15/06/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2019
RAF pilot Leonard Cheshire's classic Second World War memoir of his first three years serving with Bomber Command.
Spotlight OnAuthor: Viera, J.P.Code: 56086Price:AU $38.70Format: Hardback / 42 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:19/06/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2019
Detailed colour illustrations of the iconic French Cold War-era jet fighter aircraft showing camouflage, colours and markings.
A Secret History of the Space RocketAuthor: MacDonald, FraserCode: 56142Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: PROFILE BOOKS LTD Published date:27/06/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2019
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 Nasas Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the scientist who cracked the, as he called it, problem of escape from the Earth by rocket. Its a wild ride. Jack ......
Scale PlansAuthor: Karnas, DariuszCode: 56724Price:AU $18.33Format: PaperbackPublisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:28/06/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2019
Scale plans in 1/72, 1/48 and 1/32 of the P-51B/C & F-6C Mustang.A3 size pages in A4 pb.12 A3 size scale plans
Northrop Grummanas Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar SystemAuthor: Santana, SergioCode: 56092Price:AU $30.97Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:28/06/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2019
This book is the first dedicated exclusively to Boeing-Northrop Grumman's E-8 Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar SystemaJSTARSaAmerica's current-day ground surveillance, battle management, and command and control aircraft. The E-8's complete history, from the early origins of the JSTARS concept to the latest available information on current ......
The Spad A.2 to XVI in World War IAuthor: Wilkins, Mark C.Code: 56090Price:AU $30.97Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:28/06/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2019
This book presents the evolution of one of the most famous French-made fighter aircraft of WWIathe fast, rugged Spad. From humble beginnings this airplane became the mount for such famous WWI aces as Frenchmen Georges Guynemer and RenA (c) Fonck, American Eddie Rickenbacker, Italian Francesco Baracca, and many others. Illustrated with rare WWI-era ......
Chinese Army Aviation - Aircraft and UnitsAuthor: Rupprecht, AndreasCode: 56722Price:AU $46.40Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: HARPIA PUBLISHING, LLC Published date:28/06/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2019
This uniquely compact yet comprehensive directory provides a magnificently illustrated, in-depth analysis and directory of modern Chinese Army Aviation, including history, mission, training, operational types and weapons and order of battle.
The Latter Years - War in the East to the Fall of GermanyAuthor: Goss, ChrisCode: 56043Price:AU $30.54Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date:02/07/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
The iconic German fighter of the Second World War examined through its service in the latter years of the Second World War.
and the Band of American Aces Who Conquered ItAuthor: Hampton, DanCode: 56751Price:AU $26.32Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: WILLIAM MORROW Published date:03/07/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
At the dawn of the Cold War, a band of World War II aces gathered in the Mojave Desert on a top secret quest to break the sound barrier. The true story of what happened in those skies has never been told. Speed. In 1947, it represented the difference between victory and annihilation. After Hiroshima, the ability to deliver a nuclear device to ......
Research, Experimentation and Modification 1939-1945Author: Norton, WilliamCode: 55338Price:AU $85.00Format: Hardback / 448 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:07/07/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
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: Imperial War MuseumsCode: 52443Price:AU $9.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM Published date:10/07/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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 ......
The Flight of Alcock and BrownAuthor: McGann, OisinCode: 56764Price:AU $16.28Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: O'BRIEN PRESS LTD Published date:10/07/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
As the First World War comes to an end, teams of pilots and navigators gather in Newfoundland. The challenge: to be the first to fly non-stop across the Atlantic Ocean.
Insights Into the Design, Construction, Operation and Restoration of theRAF's Outstanding Fighter-Bomber of the Second World WarAuthor: Hoskins, TonyCode: 56762Price:AU $50.93Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:10/07/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
Rocket-firing Typhoons were the scourge of the Normandy battlefields after D-Day in 1944 and were responsible for inflicting catastrophic losses on the German Army. Typhoons continued with their hazardous tactical support sorties during the Allied advance into Germany, striking at enemy tanks and dog-fighting with German fighters defending the ......
From jet fighter pilot to airline captainAuthor: Enright, TomCode: 56774Price:AU $36.99Format: PaperbackPublisher: HARPER COLLINS NZ Published date:17/07/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
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 ......
A Life for AviationAuthor: Comte, MichelCode: 56775Price:AU $116.20Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:18/07/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
This book is a visual biography of the legendary Swiss aviation pioneer Alfred Comte (1895-1965). Combining historical photos and documents with texts by Comte's son (also Alfred) and grandson, the photographer Michel Comte, the book is the first to comprehensively explore the aviator's extraordinary life and achievements.
The Moon Odyssey ExplainedAuthor: Ferguson, NormanCode: 56717Price:AU $22.39Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:21/07/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
A miscellany of facts, figures and stories from the Apollo mission programme, representing the furthest humankind has ever travelled
Author: Hale, JulianCode: 56787Price:AU $16.28Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: SHIRE Published date:27/07/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
Amy Johnson and Amelia Earhart may be the most famous trailblazing women within the world of early aviation, but there were many others. From the Wright brothers' sister Katherine, who was awarded the Legion d'honneur, to Mary, Lady Heath, the first woman to pilot a light aircraft from South Africa to England, the history of aviation is peppered ......
Fairchild Republic's Warthog at WarAuthor: Neubeck, KenCode: 56788Price:AU $30.97Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:28/07/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
The Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II, commonly nicknamed the "Warthog" due to its unusual and ungainly appearance, became the most effective close-air-support aircraft that has ever served for the US Air Force and Air National Guard. Designed around the GAU-8/A Avenger autocannon, the aircraft was a highly effective tank killer during ......