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9781910809051

British Projects: Jet Fighter Since 1950

Author: Buttler, Tony Code: 46980 Price: AU $58.17 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 15/08/2017 Availability: Usually dispatched within 1 business day
The text of this book essentially describes development work undertaken since the end of the Second World War, but a line is drawn at around 1950 in order to exclude those first generation jets whose airframes incorporated primarily wartime technology, and about which much has been written already.
9780811718493

First Fighter Ace

In the Cockpit with a World War II Fighter Pilot Author: Skalski, Stanislaw Code: 48825 Price: AU $34.49 Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: STACKPOLE BOOKS Published date: 01/08/2017 Availability: Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days
Stanislaw Skalski was the top Polish fighter ace and the first Allied fighter ace of World War II. His combat career began on the war's very first day, and within two weeks, he had achieved ace status, with six German kills to his credit. His in-the-cockpit memoir vividly describes what it was like to take on the vaunted German Luftwaffe.
9781473863149

Bombers Fly East

WWII RAF Operations in the Middle and Far East Author: Bowman, Martin W. Code: 48289 Price: AU $42.29 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/07/2017 Availability: Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days
Illustrated with never before seen images of RAF, SAAF, RAAF and USAAF aircraft and their crews.
9781526704085

Phantom in the Cold War

RAF Wildenrath 1977 - 1992 Author: Gledhill, David Code: 48391 Price: AU $52.88 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/07/2017 Availability: Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days
Focusses on the McDonnell Douglas F4 Phantom's role as an air defence fighter.
9781783463312

Bomber Command Airfields of Yorkshire

Author: Jacobs, Peter Code: 48491 Price: AU $31.71 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/07/2017 Availability: Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days
Countless acts of personal courage and self-sacrifice have punctuated the history of Bomber Command's Yorkshire airfields. The author has consolidated stories taken from thirty-three sites across the Yorkshire area.
9781619545724

Pilot's Manual: Instrument Flying

All the Aeronautical Knowledge Required to Pass the FAA Exams, Ifr Check Author: Board, The Pilot's Code: 49269 Price: AU $94.21 Format: Hardback Publisher: AVIATION SUPPLIES & ACADEMICS Published date: 19/07/2017 Availability: Estimated days to dispatch: 8 to 12 days
All the aeronautical knowledge required to pass the FAA exams, IFR checkride, and operate as an Instrument-Rated pilot. Volume 3 of the series.
9781781555859

Fairey Battle

A Reassessment of its RAF Career Author: Baughen, Greg Code: 48649 Price: AU $47.99 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 05/07/2017 Availability: Estimated days to dispatch: 8 to 12 days
The Fairey Battle is best known for being one of the worst aircraft ever to serve in the Royal Air Force. On operations, it suffered the highest loss rate of any plane in the RAF's history, and the missions flown by its brave crews became a byword for hopelessness and futility. Born out of muddled thinking, condemned before it even reached the ......
9781781555873

Hawker Hurricane

The Multirole Fighter Author: Birtles, Philip Code: 49075 Price: AU $95.00 Format: Hardback / 449 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 05/07/2017 Availability: Estimated days to dispatch: 8 to 12 days
This book covers the design, development, production and operations of the Hawker Hurricane before, during and after the Second World War. Without the courage and perseverance of the young men from Britain and the Commonwealth, who risked their lives to beat the Luftwaffe and forestall the enemy invasion of Britain, there would not have been a ......
9781781555965

Patrolling the Cold War Skies

Reheat Sunset Author: Keeble, Philip Code: 49077 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 05/07/2017 Availability: Estimated days to dispatch: 8 to 12 days
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 ......
9781781555712

Operational Test

Honing the Edge Author: Gledhill, David Code: 48645 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 05/07/2017 Availability: Estimated days to dispatch: 8 to 12 days
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 $42.99 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 05/07/2017 Availability: Estimated days to dispatch: 8 to 12 days
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 ......
9781781555866

Messerschmitt BF 109

The Design and Operational History Author: Forsgren, Jan Code: 48877 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 05/07/2017 Availability: Estimated days to dispatch: 8 to 12 days
More than 33,000 Messerchmitt Bf 109s were built between 1935 and 1945, making it the second-most produced warplane of all time. Its baptism of fire was in Spain during the Spanish Civil War of 1936-39. The Bf 109 was the mainstay of Luftwaffe fighter squadrons, and the favoured choice of most of the Luftwaffe's fighter aces. Luftwaffe Bf 109 ......
9781781555729

When the Navy Took to the Air

The Experimental Seaplane Stations of the Royal Naval Air Service Author: MacDougall, Philip Code: 48646 Price: AU $42.99 Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 05/07/2017 Availability: Estimated days to dispatch: 8 to 12 days
Up to and during the First World War, the Royal Navy was at the forefront of developments in aviation: concerned not just with the use of military aircraft to defend the fleet, but also securing the homeland against Zeppelin raiders and undertaking tactical air strikes into enemy territory. With the aeroplane a totally new and revolutionary ......
9780692705247

Lindbergh: A Photographic Biography of the Lone Eagle

Author: McAllister, Bruce Code: 47949 Price: AU $94.21 Format: Hardback / 232 pages Publisher: ROUNDUP PRESS Published date: 01/07/2017 Availability: Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days
Many Americans who no longer remember the legacy of the worlds first true media celebrity have forgotten Charles A. Lindberghaviator, adventurer, author, activist, pathfinder, fighter pilot, and conservationist. This book brings back to life that epic career in evocative text and hundreds of photographs, many rarely published, reawakening the ......
9780764352959

US Army Twin Beeches

Author: Love, Terry Code: 48079 Price: AU $62.84 Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 30/06/2017 Availability: Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days
Most people think the US Army only flies helicopters, but it has quietly flown a multitude of fixed-wing aircraft for decades. One of the Armys best aircraft providers is Beech Aircraft of Wichita, Kansas. Beginning about the time of the Korean War and up to present day, the Army has utilized twin-engined Beech aircraft for an abundance of ......
9781476669755

Fairchild C-82 Packet

The Military and Civil History Author: Beck, Simon D. Code: 48346 Price: AU $70.40 Format: Paperback / 148 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 30/06/2017 Availability: Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days
Originally designed as a cargo and paratroop transport during World War II, the Fairchild C-82 Packet is today mainly remembered for its starring role in the Hollywood film The Flight of the Phoenix (1965). Its ungainly appearance earned it the nickname "the flying boxcar" but the aircraft was the first to achieve practical end-loading and aerial ......
9781473899001

Magnum! the Wild Weasels in Desert Storm

The Elimination of Iraq's Air Defence Author: Eisel, Braxton R. Code: 48330 Price: AU $42.29 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/06/2017 Availability: Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days
First-hand accounts of opening the air attack against dictator Saddam
9781473889231

Star-Spangled Spitfires

Author: Holmes, Tony Code: 48322 Price: AU $31.71 Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 29/06/2017 Availability: Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days

Through the medium of period photography, Star-Spangled Spitfires chronicles the combat operations of the USAAF units equipped with the iconic Supermarine fighter whilst employed in both the European and Mediterranean theatres of war, from the summer of 1942 right up to the end of the conflict. Only a handful of British combat aircraft wore the ......

9780993415265

Slybirds

A Photographic Odyssey of the 353rd Fighter Group During the Second Worl Author: Cross, Graham Code: 48147 Price: AU $63.36 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: FIGHTING HIGH Published date: 28/06/2017 Availability: Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days
The 353rd Fighter Group, the 'Slybirds', participated in the major WWII aerial battles. 450 photographs provide a unique window on this historic group.
9788365281548

Boeing B-17 Fortress

In RAF Coastal Command Service Author: Stitt, Robert M. Code: 48753 Price: AU $57.95 Format: Paperback / 260 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 28/06/2017 Availability: Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days
Revised 2nd edition of the illustrated history of the American B-17 bomber used for long-range reconnaissance during WWII by RAF Coastal Command.
9788365281531

MIL Mi-24/35 Hind

Author: Fojtik, Jakub Code: 48752 Price: AU $57.95 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 28/06/2017 Availability: Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days
Illustrated production and service history the contemporary Soviet attack helicopter, the Mi-24 'Hind' and its many variants in Russia and abroad.
9781612004556

Luftwaffe in Colour

From Glory to Defeat 1942-1945 Author: Roba, Jean Louis Code: 48416 Price: AU $39.21 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 28/06/2017 Availability: Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days
Nearly 400 colour photographs reveal fascinating detail on the planes and the men of the Luftwaffe, as they progressed from seeming invincibility to utter defeat.
9780993415272

Bomber Command Battle of Berlin Failed to Return

Author: Bond, Steve Code: 48148 Price: AU $52.88 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: FIGHTING HIGH Published date: 28/06/2017 Availability: Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days
From the autumn of 1943 to the last days of winter in early 1944, RAF Bomber Command directly assaulted the German capital Berlin. The authors, utilising considerable primary source material piece together the remarkable, yet ultimately tragic stories of some of those lost fighting the Battle of Berlin.
9781612004822

Fighter Aces

Masters of the Skies Author: Sadler, John Code: 48421 Price: AU $20.35 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 28/06/2017 Availability: Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days
An accessible history of flying aces, from the first aces in 1915 to the high-powered aerial dogfights of WWII and beyond.
9788365281395

Japanese Anti-Submarine Aircraft in the Pacific War

Author: Ishiguro, Ryusuke Code: 48635 Price: AU $69.95 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 28/06/2017 Availability: Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days
Japanese anti-submarine aircraft of World War II are not well documented and this book is the first in English with full technical details of these historic aircraft and illustrations of their fascinating colour schemes.
9781510712836

Airplane Flying Handbook

FAA-H-8083-3b Author: Administration, Federal Aviation Code: 48374 Price: AU $26.70 Format: Paperback Publisher: GROUP Published date: 22/06/2017 Availability: Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days
The Federal Aviation Administration's Airplane Flying Handbook provides pilots, student pilots, aviation instructors, and aviation specialists with information on every topic needed to qualify for and excel in the field of aviation. Topics covered include: Ground operationsCockpit managementThe four fundamentals of flyingIntegrated flight ......
9781467126137

Northern Arizona Space Training

Author: Schindler, Kevin Code: 48229 Price: AU $42.41 Format: Hardback Publisher: ARCADIA Published date: 19/06/2017 Availability: Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days
During the 1960s and early 1970s, northern Arizona played a critical role in fulfilling President Kennedy's bold challenge of sending humans to the moon. From the rocky depths of the Grand Canyon to lofty cosmic views from Flagstaff's dark skies, northern Arizona was ideal for activities ranging from moon buggy testing and geology training to ......
9780262035873

Perspectives in Space Surveillance

Author: Sridharan, Ramaswamy Code: 48010 Price: AU $196.43 Format: Hardback / 392 pages Publisher: MIT PRESS LTD Published date: 16/06/2017 Availability: Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days
In the 1950s, the United States and the Soviet Union raced to develop space-based intelligence gathering capability. The Soviets succeeded first, with SPUTNIK I in 1957. The United States began to monitor the growing Soviet space presence by developing technology for the detection and tracking of man-made resident space objects (RSOs) in ......
9781445665986

RAF Transport Command

A Pictorial History Author: Wilson, Keith Code: 48203 Price: AU $31.71 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/06/2017 Availability: Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days
A pictorial history of Transport Command operations from 1943 to 1967 using images from the RAF Air Historical Branch.
9780062464392

Flight

Charles Lindbergh's Daring and Immortal 1927 Transatlantic Crossing Author: Hampton, Dan Code: 47983 Price: AU $45.56 Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: WILLIAM MORROW Published date: 15/06/2017 Availability: Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days
Written by "one of the most decorated pilots in Air Force history" (New York Post ), a gripping and authentic account of Charles Lindbergh's death-defying nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean in the Spirit of St. Louis-an inspiring achievement that brought the world to a halt in May 1927 and made Lindbergh the most celebrated man of his time ......
9781945187025

Flight Puzzle Book

Author: Grab a Pencil Press Code: 48604 Price: AU $6.21 Format: Paperback Publisher: GRAB A PENCIL PRESS Published date: 13/06/2017 Availability: Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days
How much do you know about the history of flight? In this book, puzzles and activities are filled with fun facts about the Wright Brothers, flight "firsts" and basics, space travel, famous aviators, and more. Can you identify types of aircraft by name or airlines by their country of origin? How much do you know about air and space travel in movies ......
9781785210648

NASA Mercury Manual

Author: Baker, David Code: 47748 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 11/06/2017 Availability: Estimated days to dispatch: 10 to 14 days
Full coverage of the design, engineering, development and flight operations of NASA's Mercury spacecraft, which in addition to several unmanned tests supported two piloted ballistic sub-orbital flights in 1961 and four piloted orbital flights between 1962 and 1963.The Mercury programme bridged the gap between the hypersonic X-15 and the two-man ......
9781621575917

On Wave and Wing

The 100 Year Quest to Perfect the Aircraft Carrier Author: Tillman, Barrett Code: 47386 Price: AU $47.13 Format: Undefined Publisher: REGNERY PUBLISHING INC Published date: 01/06/2017 Availability: Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days
What defended the U.S. after the attack on Pearl Harbor, defeated the Soviet Union in the Cold War, and is an essential tool in the fight against terror? Aircraft Carriers. For seventy years, these ships remained a little understood cornerstone of American power. In his latest book, On Wave and Wing , Barrett Tillman sheds light on the history of ......
9781786691200

Blackbird

The Story of the Lockheed SR-71 Spy Plane Author: Hamilton-Paterson, James Code: 48523 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HEAD OF ZEUS Published date: 01/06/2017 Availability: Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days

The American spy aircraft, the SR-71 Blackbird was deliberately designed to be the worlds fastest and highest-flying aircraft and has never been approached since. It was conceived in the late 1950s by Lockheed Martins highly secret Skunk Works team under one of the most (possibly the most) brilliant aero designers of all time, Clarence Kelly ......

9781906537524

Dornier Do 215: Luftwaffe and Other Operators 1938-1945

Author: Olrog,Mikael Code: 48952 Price: AU $99.99 Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 01/06/2017 Availability: Usually dispatched within 1 business day

Although one of the Luftwaffes lesser-known front line aircraft, the Dornier Do 215, descended from the Dornier Do 17, saw service in a wide range of roles, including night-fighter, reconnaissance and staff transport. In doing so it demonstrated remarkable flexibility for both the Luftwaffe and several foreign operators between 1939 ......

9780764353338

Lockheed C-130 and its Variants

Author: Reed, Chris Code: 48080 Price: AU $47.13 Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 28/05/2017 Availability: Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days
This revised, expanded edition chronicles the development and career of the worlds predominant military airlifter, from its origins in the depths of the Cold War through the present day. It includes new information and pictures on current variants, along with updated appendices with present day units and active aircraft. Over 190photographs show ......
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