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The Aircraft Book

The Definitive Visual History Author: DK Code: 60221 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: DK Published date: 18/02/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Take an action-packed flight through the history of aircraft and the intrepid pioneers who made a dream become reality.Featuring more than 800 of the greatest commercial and military aircraft ever made, this visual celebration of aeroplanes and aviation traces the history of flight over the past century.With examples of the latest aircraft from ......
9781472840639

A-7 Corsair II Units 1975-91

Author: Mersky, Peter Code: 60154 Price: AU $29.98 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 08/02/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A highly detailed, illustrated history of the A-7 Corsair II and its service from the end of the Vietnam War through to Desert Storm.
9781472844972

Arado Ar 196 Units in Combat

Combat Aircraft Author: de Jong, Peter Code: 60164 Price: AU $29.98 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 08/02/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
A detailed study of the attractive Arado Ar 196, one of the last fighting seaplanes. It was the standard seagoing aircraft for the German Kriegsmarine during World War II, providing the Luftwaffe with reach into the southern oceans.
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Arado Ar 234

B-2,B-2/N, C-3 Author: Rys, Marek Code: 60167 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 20 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 31/01/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
As the first functional jet engines became available, the RLM published a requirement for a reconnaissance aircraft capable of long-range patrols over Britain, all the way up to Scapa Flow. The task to build the machine was given to Arado, who put Rudiger Kosin in charge of the design team. The initial E370 project was gradually tweaked and ......
9788366673038

The Soviet Fighter Yakovlev Yak-3

TopDraWings Author: Rao, Anirudh Code: 60168 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 20 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 31/01/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Yakovlev Yak-3 is considered one of the best World War 2 fighters, invariably praised by those who flew it in combat for its remarkable performance. The Germans also treated it with respect, which is perhaps best illustrated by Generalleutnant Walter Schwabedissen's remark: The Yak-3 was a tough nut to crack for our pilots. It outperformed our ......
9781472848512

World War II Fighter Planes Spotter's Guide

Author: Holmes, Tony Code: 60203 Price: AU $17.99 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 25/01/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
World War II saw pilots from around the world battling in the skies over Europe, Asia and Africa, with victory resting upon their nerve, skill and the capabilities of some of history's most iconic aircraft. In the chaos of battle, it was vital that they could quickly identify friend from foe. But do you know your Hurricane from your Bf 109, or ......
9781910584422

Autocourse 2020-2021 : The World's Leading Grand Prix Annual

70th Year of Publication Author: Dodgins, Tony Code: 59939 Price: AU $125.00 Format: Hardback / 408 pages Publisher: ICON PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 11/01/2021 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

AUTOCOURSE, the worlds leading grand prix annual, celebrates its 70th year of publication in 2020.

With Pandemic closing all motorsport activity in the first half of the year, The condensed schedule for the 17-race Formula 1 World Championship season is covered in its usual full depth, with ......

9781557539786

In Their Own Words

Forgotten Women Pilots of Early Aviation Author: Erisman, Fred Code: 60449 Price: AU $69.30 Format: Paperback / 242 pages Publisher: PURDUE UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 07/01/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

Amelia Earharts prominence in American aviation during the 1930s obscures a crucial point: she was but one of a closely knit community of women pilots. Although the women were well known in the profession and widely publicized in the press at the time, they are largely overlooked today. Like Earhart, they wrote extensively about aviation and ......

9781633886223

Flight Failure

Investigating the Nuts and Bolts of Air Disasters and Aviation Safety Author: Porter, Donald J. and Goglia, John and Code: 59743 Price: AU $31.99 Format: Paperback / 216 pages Publisher: PROMETHEUS Published date: 01/01/2021 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
A former aircraft engineer exposes the dangerous breakdown in airline safety due to lapses in maintenance and quality control. This book chronicles maintenance-related accidents caused by individual, corporate, or governmental negligence and brings the industry's current state of affairs into sharp focus. The author, a former aviation engineer, ......
9781910584439

Motocourse 2020-2021 : The World's Leading Grand Prix and Superbike

45th Year of Publication Author: Scott, Michael Code: 59940 Price: AU $99.00 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: ICON PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 26/12/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

MOTOCOURSE 2020-2021 celebrates its 45th year of publication - and despite the World pandemic throwing the sport into chaos, what a year it was for motorcycle racing!

In a thrilling MotoGP season, Marc Marquez and Honda were expected to be the dominant force once more, but an accident in the ......

9783958295766

Michel Comte: Aviator

Author: Comte, Michel Code: 56775 Price: AU $115.00 Format: Hardback / 308 pages Publisher: STEIDL VERLAG Published date: 24/12/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

 This book is a visual biography of the legendary Swiss aviation pioneer Alfred Comte (1895-1965). Combining historical photos and documents with texts by Comtes son (also Alfred) and grandson the photographer Michel Comte, the book is the first to comprehensively explore the aviators extraordinary life and achievements. Alfred ......

9781472843333

Cold War Delta Prototypes

The Fairey Deltas, Convair Century-series, and Avro 707 Author: Buttler, Tony Code: 59870 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 03/12/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

At the dawn of the supersonic jet age, aircraft designers were forced to devise radical new planforms that suited the new power of the jet engine. One of the most successful was the delta wing. Although Gloster produced the delta wing Javelin, and Boulton Paul -its P.111 research aircraft - Fairey and Avro were the champions of the delta in ......

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Vickers VC10 and Super VC10

Flight Craft 20 Author: Cole, Lance Code: 58978 Price: AU $47.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 03/12/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The VC10, designed and manufactured by the men who would make Concorde, first flew in June 1962. The design incorporated advanced engineering, new aerodynamics, and design features, to produce a swept, sculpted machine easily identifiable by its high T-tail design and rear-engine configuration.
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The Secret Horsepower Race

Western Fighter Engine Development Author: Douglas, Calum E. Code: 59866 Price: AU $89.95 Format: Hardback / 300 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 23/11/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

The piston engines that powered Second World War fighters, the men who designed them, and the secret intelligence work carried out by both Britain and Germany would determine the outcome of the first global air war.

Advanced jet engines may have been in development but every militarily significant air battle was fought by ......

9781526766748

Malta Spitfire Pilot

5 Personal Account of Ten Weeks of War, April-June 1942 Author: Barnham, Denis Code: 57881 Price: AU $36.99 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date: 20/11/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The story of the grim air battle to save Malta, waged in part with only a few battle-scarred Spitfires.
9781472844699

World War II US Gunships

YB-40 Flying Fortress and XB-41 Liberator Bomber Escorts Author: Wolf, Dr William Code: 60143 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 18/11/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

The XB-40 and XB-41 were secret, little-known experimental modifications of the B-17F and B-24D, respectively, into heavily-armed bomber gunships sometimes referred to as "bomber escorters". They were developed during early World War II in response to the lack of a USAAF long-range fighter aircraft able to escort and protect regular B-17 ......

9781445698045

The Nimrod

Author: Chorlton, Martin Code: 59871 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 13/11/2020 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability

With its roots dating back to the late 1940s in the de Havilland Comet airliner, the Nimrod already had pedigree when it first appeared in the late 1960s in place of the Shackleton in the Maritime Reconnaissance role. Fewer than fifty were built for the RAF, the type being steadily upgraded throughout its career right up to its retirement in ......

9781612009124

Widowmaker

Living and Dying with the Corsair Author: Hillier-Graves, Tim Code: 59748 Price: AU $54.95 Format: Hardback / 214 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 13/11/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

"Despite everything I felt very lucky to have flown Corsairs, they were the best you know even though it took me sometime to realise this when so many friends died flying them." (Colin Facer, Corsair pilot, HMS Illustrious) The Vought-Sikorsky Corsair was one of the most potent fighters of the Second World War. It was also one of the most ......

9781911621966

Hawkeye: The Enthralling Autobiography of the Top-Scoring Israel Air

Force Ace of Aces Author: Even-Epstein, BG Giora Code: 59250 Price: AU $54.99 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: GRUB STREET Published date: 13/11/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
For more than thirty years, Giora Even-Epstein flew fighters for the Israel Air Force, achieving recognition as a highly skilled military aviator and the highest-scoring jet-mounted ace with the most number of confirmed victories in the French Mirage.
9781910809419

Mikoyan Mig-31

Famous Russian Aircraft Author: Gordon, Yefim Code: 59246 Price: AU $115.00 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 12/11/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
As early as 1965, when the MiG-25 interceptor was in the midst of its test programme, the Mikoyan Design Bureau started work on an even more capable two-seat interceptor meant to provide adequate protection for the huge expanses of Siberia and the Soviet Far East.
9781785211935

Convair B-36 Peacemaker Manual 1948-59

All marks and models Author: Baker, David Code: 56413 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 05/11/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Convair B-36 Peacemaker Manual
9781472836441

US Navy Ships vs Japanese Attack Aircraft

1941-42 Author: Stille, Mark Code: 59326 Price: AU $27.95 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 03/11/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

The striking power of the Imperial Japanese Navys carrier- based attack aircraft was established at Pearl Harbor, and the IJNs carrier- based torpedo and dive- bombers showed their prowess again at the Battle of Coral Sea when they sank the US Navy carrier USS Lexington and damaged the carrier USS Yorktown. Even at the disastrous Battle of ......

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50 Aircraft That Changed the World

Author: Dick, Ron Code: 59397 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: FIREFLY BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/11/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

The flying machines that pushed the boundaries od aerospace development. In this book, the authors of the widely acclaimed Aviation Century series profile 50 of historys most influential aircraft, their pilots and designers. They begin with the Wright Brothers 1905 Flyer, then move on to the birth of aerial warfare in World War I, the ......

9780754834748

Fighter Aircraft, The World Encyclopedia of

An illustrated history from the early planes of World War I to the super Author: Crosby, Francis Code: 57136 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: LORENZ BOOKS Published date: 01/11/2020 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability
Explores the development and history and an A-Z of over 170 aircraft, with 600 photographs, in a new fully updated edition.
9781644250600

Air Carrier Operations 3/e

Author: Holt, Mark J Code: 60102 Price: AU $75.95 Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: AVIATION SUPPLIES & ACADEMICS Published date: 01/11/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

Whether a Part 121 airline or a Part 135 charter operator, a company lives or dies by its compliance with the applicable Federal Aviation Regulations, or FARs (14 CFR). Air Carrier Operations introduces students of aviation to the significant Federal Aviation Regulations affecting airline operations. Students and professionals gain an ......

9781781557884

Lightning Strikes

The Lockheed P-38 Author: Blake, Steve Code: 59333 Price: AU $65.00 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 01/11/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Lightning Strikes-The Lockheed P-38 is a comprehensive history of one of the most successful and versatile aircraft of the Second World War. The book covers its design, production and technical details as well as its service in every USAAF combat theatre, with foreign air forces and as postwar civilian aircraft-supplemented by detailed appendices.

9788365958570

Yugoslav Fighter Colours 1918-1941. Volume 1

Author: Petrovic, Ognjan Code: 58848 Price: AU $72.64 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 01/11/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The first of two volumes illustrating the camouflage and markings of the day fighters used by the Yugoslav Air Force from 1918 to 1941 on aircraft of British, German, Czech and French origin.
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