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9781782745242

The World's Greatest Aircraft Carriers

An Illustrated History Author: Ross, David Code: 49835 Price: AU $40.72 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date: 12/10/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The World's Greatest Aircraft Carriers features 52 of the most significant flat tops and amphibious assault ships built since the 1920s until the present day. Each entry includes a brief description of the ship's development and history, a colour profile view or cutaway, key features and specifications.
9780764354182

Tupolev Tu-16

Versatile Cold War Bomber Author: Gordon, Yefim Code: 49633 Price: AU $117.32 Format: Hardback / 464 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 15/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Developed to meet a Soviet Ministry of Defense requirement for a fast bomber that would counter the threat posed by NATO, the Tu-16 was a ground-breaking project. It was the first Soviet medium bomber to feature swept wings, and it was built around a pair of turbojets that were the world's most powerful jet engines at the time. First flown in ......
9780764354335

Grumman F4F Wildcat

Early WWII Fighter of the US Navy Author: Doyle, David Code: 49636 Price: AU $29.32 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 15/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The F4F and FM Wildcat aircraft was the US Navy's front-line fighter in the early days of WWII. This iconic aircraft was designed and produced by Grumman, as well as the newly-formed Eastern Aircraft Division of General Motors. As larger and more powerful fighters joined the fleet in the later stages of the war, the Wildcat remained in the fray, ......
9781526705846

Men Who Flew the Phantom F-4

Author: Bowman, Martin W. Code: 49784 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 15/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Includes scores of personal stories from the RAF, USAF, US Navy, USMC and Israeli Air force pilots who flew this iconic combat aircraft.
9781781555057

The Zeppelin

An Illustrated History Author: Carradice, Phil Code: 38151 Price: AU $25.00 (was AU $39.99) Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 14/11/2017 Availability: Available. 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.
9781472819581

Bell X-2

Author: Davies, Peter E. Code: 50237 Price: AU $24.64 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 02/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Even before the spectacular success of its X-1 rocket-powered aircraft in breaking the `sound barrier', the adventurous Bell Aircraft Corporation was already pushing ahead with a parallel project to build a second aircraft capable of far higher speeds. The X-2 (or Model 52) explored the equally uncertain technology of swept-back wings. Now common ......
9781785211089

Airbus A380 2005 to Present

Owners Workshop Manual Author: Wicks, Robert Code: 49933 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: ICON BOOKS LTD Published date: 02/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The Airbus A380 is the world's most recognised and most talked about airliner since the Boeing 747 and Concorde appeared in the skies in the late 1960s. Designed to challenge Boeing's monopoly in the large-aircraft market, it made its first flight in April 2005, entering commercial service two years later with Singapore Airlines.This jet has ......
9780750979733

The Royal Air Force Day by Day

1918-2018 Author: Pitchfork, Air Commodore Graham Code: 49561 Price: AU $101.85 Format: Hardback / 424 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 01/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

The Royal Air Force Day by Day is a diary of significant daily events providing a fascinating record of the RAFs 100-year history, illustrated with more than 500 photographs. It describes not only the great air battles and major events, but also the tapestry of activities, traditions and culture that have created the rich history of the worlds ......

9780750967433

Hawker Siddeley Harrier

The World's First Jump Jet Author: Chambers, Mark A. Code: 49557 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 156 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 01/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Mark A. Chambers charts the history and output of Hawker Aircraft Ltd from Sopwith onwards, through the Harrier's development, production, flight testing and operational and combat history, and also considers its future replacement, the Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.
9781473863101

Air War Varsity

Author: Bowman, Martin W. Code: 49499 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Here, Martin Bowman brings us the first book on Operation Varsity to include both British and US air and ground operations, as well as the US, British and Canadian paratroop and resupply missions, all presented together in one ambitious volume. Operation Varsity-Plunder , the last large-scale Allied airborne operation of World War II, was ......

9780764354342

Legacy Hornets

Boeing's F/A-18 A-D Hornets of the USN and USMC Author: Elward, Brad Code: 49637 Price: AU $29.32 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 30/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
This book is a concise, illustrated history of the US Navy and Marine Corps' most versatile jet strike fighter, the Boeing F/A-18 A-D Legacy Hornet. Presenting an historical perspective of the Legacy Hornet from its origins through today's use in the fleet, this edition explores the aircraft's various model upgrades and variants. The F/A-18 began ......
9781445664941

Royal Flying

A Pictorial History Author: Wilson, Keith Code: 47166 Price: AU $32.57 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 28/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This book covers a pictorial history of royal flying - not just the King's and Queen's Flight, but also the much wider subject of royal flying, including the Duke of Edinburgh's, Prince Charles's and Prince William's military and civilian flying activities.
9780993095092

Concorde Timelines

Author: Falcus, Matt Code: 49600 Price: AU $17.49 Format: Paperback / 70 pages Publisher: DESTINWORLD PUBLISHING LTD. Published date: 28/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This book tells the story of Concorde from the beginnings of jet aircraft through the important milestones of passing the sound barrier, and the important collaboration between Britain and France that would see the aircraft take to the skies. It concludes with a look its final flights in 2003, and where to see Concorde today.
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Scale Plans 43: PZL TS-8 Bies

Author: Karnas, Dariusz Code: 49736 Price: AU $18.33 Format: Paperback / 10 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 28/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
10 fold-out A3-format scale plans for 1/72, 1/48 and 1/32 scale modellers for the Polish trainer aircraft used in military and civil aviation from 1957 to the 1970s.
9781472822918

Jagdgeschwader 1 `Oesau' Aces 1939-45

Author: Forsyth, Robert Code: 49525 Price: AU $28.50 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 27/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Formed shortly after the outbreak of World War 2, and equipped with Messerschmitt Bf 109Es, Jagdgeschwader 1 was initally tasked to defend the regional North Sea and Baltic coastal areas and the Germany's main port cities and naval bases. The greatest task for JG 1 though came after 1942 in its defence of the Reich against the US Eighth Air ......
9781472823526

Allied Jet Killers of World War 2

Author: Chapis, Stephen Code: 49541 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 27/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Allied fighter pilots began encountering German jets - principally the outstanding Me 262 fighter - from the autumn of 1944. Stunned by the aircraft's speed and rate of climb, it took USAAF and RAF units time to work out how to combat this deadly threat as the Luftwaffe targeted the medium and heavy bombers attacking targets across the Reich. A ......
9781781556177

Flying into the Storm

RAF Bombers at War 1939-1942 Author: Sams, Chris Code: 50797 Price: AU $40.74 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 25/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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.
9780760354483

SR-71

The Complete Illustrated History of the Blackbird, The World's Highest, Author: Graham, Richard H. Code: 49991 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 25/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
SR-71 covers every aspect of the spyplane's development, manufacture, and active service from the insider's perspective of one its pilots. Lavishly illustrated with more than 200 photos.
9781510718579

Far/Aim 2018

Author: Federal Aviation Administration Code: 49343 Price: AU $26.39 Format: Paperback Publisher: GROUP Published date: 22/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
All the information you need to operate safely in US airspace, fully updated. If you're an aviator or aviation enthusiast, you cannot be caught with an out-of-date edition of the FAR/AIM. In today's environment, there is no excuse for ignorance of the rules of the US airspace system. In the newest edition of the FAR/AIM, all regulations, ......
9781612005409

1st Airborne

Market Garden 1944 Author: Forty, Simon Code: 50099 Price: AU $24.53 Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 19/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Photographs old and new reconstruct the fierce fighting during Operation Market Garden involving the 1st Airborne Division, providing a vivid comparison between then and now.
9781472818867

B-29 Superfortress vs Ki-44 'Tojo'

Pacific Theater 1944-45 Author: Nijboer, Donald Code: 49517 Price: AU $26.46 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 19/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
By the time the Americans began their aerial bombardment of Japan in 1944, both the JAAF and IJNAF were spent forces. What the Japanese did have though was the Ki-44 "Tojo". Armed with two 40 mm cannon, it was the most heavily armed and feared single-seat fighter to see action against the new American bomber, the B-29 Superfortress. For the bomber ......
9781472822482

TSR2

Britain's Lost Cold War Strike Jet Author: Brookes, Andrew Code: 49523 Price: AU $26.46 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 19/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The TSR2 is one of the greatest 'what-if' aircraft of the Cold War, whose cancellation still generates anger and controversy among aviation fans. It was a magnificent, cutting-edge aircraft, one of the most striking of the Cold War, but fell victim to cost overruns, overambitious requirements, and politics. Its scrapping marked the point when ......
9781786662095

Concorde 2018 Square Wall Calendar

Author: Carousel Code: 48932 Price: AU $19.95 Format: Calendar Publisher: CAROUSEL Published date: 15/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
9781786661289

Legends of WW11 2018 Square Wall Calendar

Author: Carousel Code: 48937 Price: AU $19.95 Format: Calendar Publisher: CAROUSEL Published date: 15/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
9781786664051

Vulcan to the Sky 2018 Square Wall Calendar

Author: Carousel Code: 48945 Price: AU $19.95 Format: Calendar Publisher: CAROUSEL Published date: 15/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
9781906537548

Focke-Wulf Fw200: The Condor at War 1939-1945

Author: Goss, Chris Code: 49747 Price: AU $125.00 Format: Hardback Publisher: CRECY Published date: 15/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
9781786663801

Spitfires 2018 Square Wall Calendar

Author: Carousel Code: 48941 Price: AU $19.95 Format: Calendar Publisher: CAROUSEL Published date: 15/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
9781782745563

Civil Aircraft

300 of the World's Greatest Civil Aircraft Author: Jackson, Robert Code: 49845 Price: AU $18.95 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date: 13/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Civil Aircraft features 300 non-military planes ranging from the earliest pioneers to the massive passenger jets of the modern age, representing the diversity of aircraft in use throughout the world for tourism and commerce.
9781782745556

Aircraft of World War II

Development, Weaponry, Specifications Author: Jackson, Robert Code: 49844 Price: AU $20.35 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date: 13/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Aircraft of World War II details the design and specifications of 75 of the most important warplanes used during the conflict, from the venerable Fairey Swordfish biplane, through legendary aircraft such as the Supermarine Spitfire and Douglas C-47 Dakota, to the Messerschmitt Me-262, the first operational jet fighter. Presenting the information ......
9781782745525

Modern Military Aircraft

Development, Weaponry, Specifications Author: Jackson, Robert Code: 49842 Price: AU $20.35 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date: 13/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Modern Military Aircraft is a fascinating guide to the most important military aircraft developed since World War II. This highly illustrated book features a wide range of aircraft that served in the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Cold War, conflicts in the Middle East and the Falklands. Types of aircraft range from front line fighters to ......
9781580072441

1001 Aviation Facts

Amazing and Little-known Information About All Aspects of Aviation Author: Machat, Mike Code: 49779 Price: AU $36.59 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: SPECIALTY PRESS Published date: 12/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

In any specialized subject, detailed trivia (technical, or otherwise) is sought and prized by enthusiasts worldwide. Interesting but little-known facts have been part of aviation lore since that industry first began in the early 1900s, and todays digital aircraft are no different when it comes to this interest. Modeled after successful ......

9781473894846

US Military Helicopters

Author: Green, Michael Code: 49495 Price: AU $34.61 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 11/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

The helicopter came on the scene too late to play other than a minor role in the Second World War but by the Korean conflict the Bell H-13 Sioux, OH-23 Raven and Sikorsky H-19 Chickasaw were in service. It was in Vietnam that the US military helicopters really came into their own and the best known were the Bell UH-1 Iriquois (known as the ......

9781682471654

Hell to Pay

Operation DOWNFALL and the Invasion of Japan, 1945-1947 Author: Giangreco, D. M. Code: 49855 Price: AU $51.33 Format: Hardback / 576 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date: 08/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
US planning for the invasion and military occupation of Imperial Japan was begun in 1943, two years before the dropping of atom bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Codenamed Operation Downfall, it called for the invasion to be carried out in two stages. Hell To Pay: Operation Downfall: the Invasion of Japan, 1945-1947 examine this subject in detail.
9781472823564

MiG-21 Aces of the Vietnam War

Author: Toperczer, Istvan (Author) Code: 49527 Price: AU $28.50 Format: Paperback / 112 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 07/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Having learned their trade on the subsonic MiG-17, pilots of the Vietnamese People's Air Force (VPAF) received their first examples of the legendary MiG-21 supersonic fighter in 1966. Soon thrown into combat over North Vietnam, the guided-missile equipped MiG-21 proved a deadly opponent for the US Air Force, US Navy and US Marine Corps crews ......
9781465097163

Airplanes, World of Flight EAA 2018 18-Month Square Wall Calendar

Author: Browntrout Code: 48916 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Calendar Publisher: BROWNTROUT PUBLISHERS Published date: 07/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

Mankind has flown in airplanes for over a hundred years, yet the grace and power of these beautiful machines never cease to amaze. Invariably, your imagination soars as you fly above beautiful landscapes and into billowing clouds. Classic airplane lovers are sure to appreciate this exquisite square wall calendar featuring breathtaking aerial ......

9780813169989

Architect of Air Power

General Laurence S. Kuter and the Birth of the Us Air Force Author: Laslie, Brian D. Code: 49650 Price: AU $58.59 Format: Hardback / 236 pages Publisher: THE UNIVERSITY PRESS OF KENTUC Published date: 06/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
"At age 36, Laurence S. Kuter (1905-1979) became the youngest general officer since William T. Sherman. He served as deputy commander of allied tactical air forces in North Africa during World War II and helped devise the American bombing strategy in Europe. Although his combat contributions were less notable than other commanders in the Eighth ......
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