The Impossible Mission That Flew Us to the MoonAuthor: Fishman, CharlesCode: 57517Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 480 pages Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER LTD Published date:12/08/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The remarkable story of the trailblazers and the ordinary Americans on the front lines of the epic mission to reach the moon. President John F. Kennedy astonished the world on May 25, 1961, when he announced to Congress that the United States should land a man on the Moon by 1970. No group was more surprised than the scientists and engineers at ......
Northwestern Europe - from the Battle of Britain to the Battle of GermanAuthor: Eriksson, PatrickCode: 57149Price:AU $22.39Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:10/08/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
New paperback edition - The experiences of the German fighter pilots in the Second World War, based on extensive recollections of veterans as well as primary documents, and diary and flying log book extracts, with photographs from the veterans themselves, many never previously published.
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:08/08/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This book focuses on the early days of aviation psychiatry as it developed, symbiotically, with the war itself.
1944-45Author: Forsyth, RobertCode: 57193Price:AU $28.50Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:03/08/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Arguably two of the finest piston-engined fighters ever built, the Tempest V and Fw 190D-9 raised the bar in terms of aircraft design and operational capability during World War II. The long-nosed `Dora 9', designed by Kurt Tank, first appeared in the skies over the Western and Eastern Fronts in the late summer of 1944. Fast, and with an ......
The Inside Story of Britain's Drone WarsAuthor: Lee, PeterCode: 57139Price:AU $18.31Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: JOHN BLAKE PUBLISHIDUP1NOTUSED Published date:03/08/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This unique insight into RAF Reaper operations in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria is based on unprecedented research access to the Reaper squadrons and personnel at RAF Waddington in Lincolnshire and Creech Air Force Base in Nevada, USA. The author has observed lethal missile strikes against Islamic State jihadists in Syria and Iraq alongside the ......
A HistoryAuthor: Bowman, Martin W.Code: 49526Price:AU $50.93Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:28/07/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The Lockheed F-104 Starfighter is probably one of the most photographed jet aircraft of all time. Over 200 colour and historic black and white images are included here.
Air War on the SommeAuthor: Jill, Bush,Code: 56802Price:AU $40.72Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:24/07/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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'.
The First World Wardiaries of William 'Jack' LidseyAuthor: White, AndrewCode: 56877Price:AU $40.64Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: FIGHTING HIGH Published date:24/07/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Based on Jack Lidsey's detailed First World War diary, a unique personal insight into life and death on the Western Front, both in the trenches and in the air, including combat with the Red Baron.
Author: Peczkowski, RobertCode: 56795Price:AU $50.93Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:23/07/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Detailed illustrated monograph covering the design and development of the P-51B/C Mustang family, the main wartime production variant of this classic fighter aircraft.
Author: Goss, ChrisCode: 57194Price:AU $30.54Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:20/07/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Initially designed as a high-speed mail aeroplane and airliner, the Do 17 first made an appearance as a military aircraft in the Spanish Civil War, both as a bomber and in reconnaissance roles. In the early stages of World War II, it, together with the Heinkel He 111, formed the backbone of the German bomber arm over Poland, France, Belgium and ......
My Flying Experiences in World War I and the Follow-On YearsAuthor: Granville White, HughCode: 57029Price:AU $40.74Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: GRUB STREET Published date:16/07/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This is a story written by a young man who trained as a pilot, and then flew with the Royal Flying Corps in France during the First World War, eventually to become an ace. With the end of the First World War, his son continues the story of a remarkable career and life. A timely reminder of the difficulties that young pilots faced during WWI.
How to Incorporate Human Factors into the FieldAuthor: Sanchez-Alarcos, JoseCode: 56888Price:AU $226.11Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: CRC PRESS INC Published date:11/07/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Air safety is right now at a point where the chances of being killed in an aviation accident are far lower than the chances to winning a jackpot in any of the major lotteries. However, keeping or improving that performance level requires a critical analysis of some events that, despite scarce, point to structural failures in the learning process. ......
50th Anniversary EditionAuthor: Collins, MichaelCode: 57505Price:AU $21.99Format: Paperback / 528 pages Publisher: PAN MACMILLAN Published date:11/07/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
In July 1969, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins piloted the Apollo 11 spacecraft to the moon. Fifty years later, it is still one of the greatest achievements in human history. In this remarkable memoir, a defining classic, Michael Collins conveys, in a very personal way, the drama, beauty, and humour of that ......
Yesterday, Today and TomorrowAuthor: Gallop, AlanCode: 57091Price:AU $50.93Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:11/07/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Heathrow is by far the UK's largest and most important airport. This is a highly readable account of the history and expansion of the airport.
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 ......
The Early Days of Helicopter OperationsAuthor: David, Taylor,Code: 56798Price:AU $50.93Format: Hardback / 248 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:05/07/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
There have been many books written about operations during the Indonesian Confrontation and the enormous contribution made by the helicopter squadrons to the successful outcome of hostilities, but almost nothing of a similar nature concerning the Malayan Emergency - until now.
Apollo 12, 14, 15, 16 and 17Author: Haynes ManualsCode: 57011Price:AU $44.95Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:03/07/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Apollo 17 was the last of six Moon landings carrying astronauts to different places on the lunar surface. The last three flights were greatly extended in duration, providing opportunity for three full working days on the surface. Each carried a Lunar Roving Vehicle, as well as a complex suite of science instruments that would ......
The Birth of the World's First Air ForceAuthor: Overy, Richard, Ph.D.Code: 56878Price:AU $24.71Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: WW NORTON & CO Published date:02/07/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
"Packed with drama, both military and political.... It will surely prove definitive." -Lewis Jones, Daily Telegraph
Preserving The Time Capsule Fighter RevisitedAuthor: Morris, DavidCode: 56874Price:AU $50.93Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:01/07/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A unique paint archaeology project that revealed a true time capsule object - Corsair KD43 at the Fleet Air Arm Museum, Yeovilton
AirliftersAuthor: Cox, GeorgeCode: 56793Price:AU $56.02Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:01/07/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This book charts the history of the US airlifter from its origins in World War II to today's transport giants. In doing so, it reveals and describes numerous designs which never saw the light of day, examining the thinking behind them and giving insights into why they did, or did not, succeed.
A Band of Daredevil Pilots and the Greatest Prison Breakout of WWIAuthor: Bascomb, NealCode: 56890Price:AU $20.35Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: JOHN MURRAY PUBLISHERS LTD Published date:29/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
July 1918. A band of Allied Royal Flying Corps airmen are determined to escape Germany's harshest POW camp. Their plan will become the most ambitious mass breakout attempt of the Great War.
The Full Story of a Unique Battle of Britain Fighter SquadronAuthor: Sarkar, DilipCode: 56797Price:AU $50.93Format: Hardback / 296 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:27/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
A highly-detailed but eminently readable book covering the aviation, military, social and political history involved - focusing on the human experience and sacrifice involved.
Hardware from the First Manned Mission to Land on the MoonAuthor: Riley, ChristopherCode: 56990Price:AU $55.00Format: Hardback / 212 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:26/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 20th centurys greatest flight achievement, this book chronicles how 400,000 men and women across the US worked to transport human beings across a quarter million miles of hostile space to an unexplored world, and how they ensured that the seven million engineered parts invented to fly this single mission ......
Chinese Army Aviation - Aircraft and UnitsAuthor: Rupprecht, AndreasCode: 56722Price:AU $46.40Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: HARPIA PUBLISHING, LLC Published date:23/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
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.
A Secret History of the Space RocketAuthor: MacDonald, FraserCode: 56142Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: PROFILE BOOKS LTD Published date:23/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
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 ......
A month-by-month guide to commercial aircraft maiden flightsAuthor: Cartledge, MartynCode: 56792Price:AU $30.54Format: PaperbackPublisher: DESTINWORLD PUBLISHING LTD. Published date:23/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This comprehensive reference manual charts many of the world's most important airliners and commercial aircraft through their first flights. With each you'll learn important facts about the aircraft's development history, the airlines that flew it, and its vital statistics.
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:22/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
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 ......
The Complete History of the Republic F-105Author: Jenkins, DennisCode: 55106Price:AU $94.29Format: Hardback / 300 pages Publisher: SPECIALTY PRESS Published date:15/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Authored by one of America's top aviation writers, this book continues the story of Republic's Mach-2 F-105 Thunderchief where previous books on this aircraft left off. The Republic F-105 Thunderchief gained fame in the skies over Southeast Asia, carrying weapons it was not designed to use in a war it was not supposed to fight. It had been ......
The Second World War in ColourAuthor: Carter, IanCode: 56119Price:AU $29.99Format: 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.
Author: Cardasco, AlessandroCode: 56944Price:AU $36.65Format: Paperback / 28 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date:15/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
In May 1941 the men of the 17th Gruppo in force at the 1st Stormo Caccia, received the first batch of the new fighter designed by eng. Mario Castoldi: the MC.202 Folgore. Derived from the previous Macchi MC.200, but equipped with a more powerful and aerodynamic engine in-line layout (the Daimler Benz 601 A-1 initially German made, then later on ......
Author: Hale, JulianCode: 56787Price:AU $16.28Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: SHIRE Published date:14/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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 ......
An Illustrated HistoryAuthor: Brew, AlecCode: 56768Price:AU $30.54Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:10/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Over 200 rare and previously unpublished illustrations of this iconic aircraft - the Boulton Paul Defiant.