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9781588346292

Last Days Of The Concorde

The Crash of Flight 4590 and the End of Supersonic Passenger Travel Author: Chittum, Samme Code: 52122 Price: AU $37.09 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: SMITHSONIAN BOOKS Published date: 25/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The gripping true tale of a devastating plane crash, the investigation into its causes, and the race to prevent similar disasters in the future.
9780295744551

Taking to the Air

An Illustrated History of Flight Author: Ford, Lily Code: 52129 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: UNI WASHINGTON Published date: 23/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

The possibilities of flight have long fascinated us. Each innovation captivated a broad public, from those who gathered to witness winged medieval visionaries jumping from towers, to those who tuned in to watch the moon landings.Throughout history, the visibility of airborne objects from the ground has made for a spectacle of flight, with ......

9781781553749

History Of The Gloster Javelin

The First All Weather British Fighter Author: Watson, I. Code: 51700 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 22/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
During the plunging temperature of the early Cold War years the RAF found itself increasingly in need of a truly all-weather high performance fighter. There were two leading designs available as prototypes in 1951; the DH110 from de Havilland and from Gloster, the GA5. These were to become respectively, the Sea Vixen and the Javelin. Neither was a ......
9781781556757

Fuel Fire And Fear

RAF Flight Engineers at War Author: Pateman, Colin Code: 51699 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 22/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
During the Second World War the need for an on-board technical expert to join the Bomber Crews evolved. The various systems on the latest 4-engined 'Heavy Bombers', namely the Handley Page Halifax, Shorts Stirling and Avro Lancaster witnessed the development of Flight Engineers. This book provides the reader with an explanation of the origin of ......
9781781556771

Aircraft Carrier Impero

The Axis Powers V-1 Carrying Capital Ship Author: Jabes, D. Code: 51697 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Hardback Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 22/09/2018 Availability: Available. 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 ......
9780764355899

Hawker Hurricane

The RAF's Battle of Britain Stalwart Author: MacKay, Ron, Jr. Code: 52125 Price: AU $29.71 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 20/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The Hawker Hurricane has rightly earned its place in military aviation annals. Although only preceding the Spitfire by four months in its prototypic launch, the Hawker machine was available in measurably greater numbers by the Battle of Britain, a very critical stage of WWII for Britain and its Empire. Its rugged qualities saw use in the ......
9781912332120

RAF 100

The Story of the Royal Air Force 1918-2018 Author: Lepine, Mike Code: 51696 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: DANAAN PUBLISHING Published date: 16/09/2018 Availability: Available. 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.

9780525429821

The Battle of Arnhem

The Deadliest Airborne Operation of World War II Author: Beevor, Antony Code: 52009 Price: AU $52.03 Format: Hardback / 480 pages Publisher: VIKING Published date: 11/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The prizewinning historian and internationally bestselling author of D-Day reconstructs the devastating airborne battle of Arnhem in this gripping new account. On September 17, 1944, General Kurt Student, the founder of Nazi Germany's parachute forces, heard the groaning roar of airplane engines. He went out onto his balcony above the flat ......
9781681778846

Blackbird

A History of the Untouchable Spy Plane Author: Hamilton-Paterson, James Code: 52108 Price: AU $23.71 Format: Paperback / 232 pages Publisher: PEGASUS ENTERTAINMENT Published date: 11/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The fascinating story of the spy plane SR-71 Blackbird--the fastest manned aircraft in the history of aviation.
9781911604457

Reaching for the Sky

One Hundred Defining Moments from the Royal Air Force 1918-2018 Author: Addington, Scott Code: 51704 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Hardback / 220 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date: 11/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
2018 marks the centenary of the formation of the Royal Air Force. Founded in the final months of the Great War, this book provides the greatest facts and figures relating to the RAF. Who were the original Aces? What was the longest mission undertaken? How much did the heaviest bomb weigh? Who flew the most sorties? What was the fastest speed ever ......
9783791384092

Supersonic

Design and Lifestyle of Concorde Author: Azerrad, Lawrence Code: 52080 Price: AU $55.00 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 10/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This stylishly illustrated book looks back at the glamour of Concorde air travel and is as sleek and elegant as the aircraft it celebrates.
9781472828897

Dornier Do 335

Author: Forsyth, Robert Code: 52135 Price: AU $26.50 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 06/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

The Dornier Do 335 was conceived as a high-speed, all-weather fighter, and represented the pinnacle of piston-engined aircraft design. The Do 335 was a big aircraft, weighing just over 10,000kg when laden with fuel, equipment, and pilot, yet powered by two Daimler-Benz DB 603 engines, it was capable of reaching a maximum speed of 750km/h at ......

9781904897316

Life and Death in the Battle of Britain

Author: Warner, Carl Code: 51702 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM Published date: 06/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This book offers a powerfully intimate account of the Battle of Britain, related by young pilots in their most unguarded moments, talking with their chaplain. Guy Mayfield was the Station Chaplain at the Royal Air Force's Duxford base in the summer of 1940, and his diary is full of stories told by the pilots in his charge during that period of ......
9780764355875

B-52 Stratofortress

Boeing's Iconic Bomber from 1952 to the Present Author: Doyle, David Code: 52095 Price: AU $29.71 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 01/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
One of America's most famous aircraft, the Boeing B-52 Stratofortress continues to form the backbone of the US nuclear deterrent, and it has also become the nation's principle heavy tactical bomber. It has filled this role since the the early years of the Cold War, the heavy bombing raids during the Vietnam War, and recently in Iraq and ......
9781472827609

Operation Linebacker II 1972

The B-52s are sent to Hanoi Author: Michel III, Marshall Code: 52314 Price: AU $27.98 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 30/08/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
After the failed April 1972 invasion of South Vietnam and the heavy US tactical bombing raids in the Hanoi area, the North Vietnamese agreed to return to the Paris peace talks, yet very quickly these negotiations stalled. In an attempt to end the war quickly and 'persuade' the North Vietnamese to return to the negotiating table, President Nixon ......
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Messerschmitt Bf 109 G with DB 605 A Engine

Author: Peczkowski, Robert Code: 51404 Price: AU $30.95 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 25/08/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Technical history of the G variants of Germany's most famous WWII fighter plane, illustrated with colour artwork, scale plans and photographs.
9781785211386

Mars Owners' Workshop Manual

From 4.5 Billion Years Ago to the Present Author: Harland, David M. Code: 52319 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date: 20/08/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

The unique Haynes insight into Mars, providing a sister title to Earth Manual and Moon Manual. The recent Ridley Scott/Matt Damon film The Martian, the discovery of water (ice) on the planets surface and NASAs plans for manned Mars exploration have all made Mars cool again.. Haynes applies its unique manual treatment ......

9781619546561

Instructor Test Prep 2019: Study & Prepare

Pass your test and know what is essential to become a safe, competentflight or ground instructor - from the most trusted source in aviation Author: ASA Test Prep Board Code: 51825 Price: AU $44.52 Format: Paperback / 512 pages Publisher: AVIATION SUPPLIES & ACADEMICS Published date: 15/08/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Includes study questions for Fundamentals of Instructing (FOI), Flight, Ground, Military and Sport Instructor FAA Knowledge exams, supported with answers and explanations. Includes softcover book, CT-8080 computer testing supplement booklet, and 5 FREE practice tests at prepware.com!
9781785211171

Westland Wessex Manual

Owners Workshop Manual Author: Howard, Lee Code: 51133 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date: 13/08/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
With an active service life of more than 40 years with the Royal Navy and the RAF, the Westland Wessex was one of the most versatile helicopters of the Cold War. Its duties included Commando and Special Forces insertions during the Falklands War, anti-submarine warfare, search and rescue, as well as battlefield troop transport and ......
9781473861343

Boeing 707 Group

A History Author: Simons, Graham M. Code: 50273 Price: AU $47.41 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 12/08/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

The Boeing 707 family - that includes the forerunner Model 367-80, the KC-135 series of military transports and the slightly smaller Model 720 - was the pioneer of the sweptback wing, incorporating podded engines borrowed from the B-47 military bomber. It was the aircraft that many regard as the design that really ushered in the Jet-Age. This ......

9780760354186

Spacecraft

100 Iconic Rockets, Shuttles, and Satellites that put us in Space Author: Gorn, Michael H. Code: 52099 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: VOYAGEUR Published date: 10/08/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
From Sputnik 1 to the International Space Station, Spacecraft examines a vast array of wonderful capsules, spaceplanes, rockets, robotics, and stations from throughout aerospace history.
9781523504022

2019 Historic Warbirds Horizontal Wall Calendar - 16 Month

Author: Browntrout Publishers Code: 51480 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Calendar Publisher: BROWNTROUT PUBLISHERS Published date: 05/08/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

Battles that altered the course of history. Missions that made servicemen into heroes. Aircraft that brought the Allies to victory. From the renowned military experts at Osprey Publishing, an awe-inspiring and ingeniously designed new calendar explores military aircrafts from the years 1939–45. Every month, exploded views illuminate a vintage ......

9780143784968

The Last 100 Days

Author: Davies, Will Code: 52350 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: VINTAGE Published date: 01/08/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

In March 1918, with the fear of a one-million-man American army landing in France, the Germans attacked. In response, Australian soldiers were involved in a number of engagements, culminating in the Second Battle of Villers-Bretonneux and the saving of Amiens, and Paris, from German occupation. Then came General John Monashs first victory as ......

9781910690550

Helicopter Boys

True Tales from Operators of Military and Civilian Rotorcraft Author: Pike, Richard Code: 51533 Price: AU $40.74 Format: Hardback / 184 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 01/08/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Helicopter Boys is the latest addition to Grub Street's Boys series from acclaimed author Richard Pike, exploring the role of helicopters in military and civilian situations. With over fourteen contributors, Helicopter Boys contains stories of the diverse nature of helicopter operations.
9781911621027

Lightning Boys

True Tales from Pilots of the English Electric Lightning Author: Pike, Richard Code: 51532 Price: AU $26.46 Format: Paperback / 190 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 01/08/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
In an international study, the Lightning was voted the fifth most popular military aircraft of all time. It has many thousands of devotees who are a ready market for this entertaining book which relates the highs and lows, the dramas and the demands of those who operated this iconic aircraft from the sharp end.
9781911621034

Hunter Boys

True Tales from Pilots of the Hawker Hunter Author: Pike, Richard Code: 51531 Price: AU $26.46 Format: Paperback / 186 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 01/08/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
From Richard Pike, author of Grub Street's bestselling Lightning Boys series, comes Hunter Boys, a fascinating insight into the experiences of those who flew the iconic Hawker Hunter - an aircraft known affectionately to many as `Queen of the Skies'.
9781526723086

Sopwith Camels Over Italy, 1917-1918

Images of War Author: Franks, Norman Code: 51583 Price: AU $30.54 Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/07/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
New addition to the Images of War series, focussing on the Sopwith Camels flown over Italy during the First World War and the victories achieved by the pilots who flew them.
9781683507932

Venture Into the Stratosphere

Flying the First Jetliners Author: Colvert, Dominic Code: 51835 Price: AU $22.95 Format: Paperback / 222 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 29/07/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Venture into the Stratosphere is a memoir about the exhilaration and challenges in flying the first jetliners, sure to make future flights fascinating and exciting for passengers and airline employees alike.
9781910809136

TSR2

Britain's Lost Cold War Strike Aircraft Author: McClelland, Tim Code: 51070 Price: AU $42.95 Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 25/07/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

A detailed yet eminently readable photographic history of the development of the TSR-2, with photographs drawn from the BAE Systems Heritage archive at Warton. It will concentrate on the aircraft development rather than the political background to the story. The author has researched original sources from the BAe archives at Warton Heritage ......

9780062845702

Chasing the Demon

The Quest for the Sound Barrier, and the Band of American Aces Author: Hampton, Dan Code: 51536 Price: AU $43.09 Format: Paperback / 560 pages Publisher: HARPERLUXE Published date: 24/07/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The New York Times bestselling author of Viper Pilot chronicles another thrilling chapter in American aviation history: the race to break the sound barrier.
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RAF Cosford Air Show 2018 DVD

Official DVD Programme Author: Planes TV Code: 51934 Price: AU $39.95 Format: DVD / 80 mins Publisher: PLANESTV.COM Published date: 15/07/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

PlanesTV has been producing official DVD / Blu-ray products of the RAF Cosford Air Show since 2007. This years will be extra special as the show marks the 100th anniversary of the Royal Air Force.

Well include all the flying displays recorded with multiple HD and UHD cameras on the ground. Well also give you a sense of the action from ......

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RAF Cosford Air Show 2018 DVD Blu Ray

Official DVD Programme Author: Planes TV Code: 51935 Price: AU $47.95 Format: DVD / 80 mins Publisher: PLANESTV.COM Published date: 15/07/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

PlanesTV has been producing official DVD / Blu-ray products of the RAF Cosford Air Show since 2007. This years will be extra special as the show marks the 100th anniversary of the Royal Air Force.

Well include all the flying displays recorded with multiple HD and UHD cameras on the ground. Well also give you a sense of the action from ......

9781492664475

Sky Girls

The True Story of the First Women's Cross-Country Air Race Author: Jessen, Gene Nora Code: 51798 Price: AU $23.77 Format: Paperback / 416 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 15/07/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The inspiring, true story of the first female pilots taking their rightful place in the exciting world of aviation.
9781781556443

The Rise and Fall of the French Air Force

French Air Operations and Strategy 1900-1940 Author: Baughen, Greg Code: 51125 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 15/07/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

On 10 May 1940, the French possessed one of the largest air forces in the world. On paper, it was nearly as strong as the RAF. Six weeks later, France had been defeated. For a struggling French Army desperately looking for air support, the skies seemed empty of friendly planes. In the decades that followed, the debate raged. Were there unused ......

9781445666020

RAF in 100 Pictures

A Pictorial History Author: Wilson, Keith Code: 50204 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 14/07/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

On 1 April 1918, the Royal Air Force came into being and on 1 April 2018, the RAF celebrates its first 100 years. The aim of this book is to offer an alternative insight into what has really impacted on the RAF in its first century. Many people will recall Hurricanes and Spitfires standing firm against the invading Luftwaffe but how many will ......

9781472820396

Heinkel He 177 Units of World War 2

Author: Forsyth, Robert Code: 51569 Price: AU $27.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 13/07/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
In many ways, the Heinkel He 177 'Greif' (Griffon) was Nazi Germany's 'lost' strategic bomber. With some fundamental creases ironed out, and built in large numbers, the He 177 would have offered the Luftwaffe the means with which to carry out long-range, mass bombing attacks against targets of a strategic nature. Although competing interests and ......
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