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9781857803785

Tupolev Tu-95 and Tu-142

Famous Russian Aircraft Author: Gordon, Yefim Code: 49668 Price: AU $81.38 Format: Hardback / 480 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 15/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
First flown in 1952, the Tu-95 - known to the western world as the Bear - had its share of teething troubles, however it became the backbone of Cold War Soviet strategic aviation.
9781526715012

Combat Over the Trenches

Oswald Watt Aviation Pioneer Author: Clark, Chris Code: 49775 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 312 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 16/12/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Father of the Flying Corps and Father of Australian Aviation were two of the unofficial titles conferred on Oswald ("Toby") Watt when he died in tragic circumstances shortly after the end of the First World War. He had become the Australian Armys first qualified pilot in 1911, but spent the first 18 months of the war with the French Air ......

9781526702623

The Junkers Ju87

Flight Craft 12 Author: Derry, Martin Code: 49820 Price: AU $34.61 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 07/12/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

The Junkers Ju 87 Stuka (a contraction of the German word Sturzkampfflugzeug, ie dive bomber) was arguably the Luftwaffe s most recognisable aeroplane, with its inverted gull wings and fixed spatted undercarriage. Designed by Hermann Pohlmann as a dedicated dive bomber and ground-attack aircraft, the prototype first flew in 1935, and made its ......

9781907292972

100 Years of the RAF

Author: Evans, Duncan Code: 49748 Price: AU $16.28 Format: Paperback / 132 pages Publisher: WARNERS GROUP PUBLICATIONS Published date: 28/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Centenary of the RAF 1918-2018. Discover the history, fighter aces, iconic aircraft and famous battles and missions that helped shape today's Royal Air Force, as it celebrates 100 years of defending the skies of Britain.
9781473891296

Fighter Aircraft Since 1945

Author: Schwede, Frank Code: 49492 Price: AU $20.35 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 24/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Part of the new Fact File series: fundamental knowledge for aviation enthusiasts, covering a vast number of brands and model history with technical data, facts and images
9781445664415

Flying to the Edge

The Groundbreaking Career of Test Pilot Duncan Menzies Author: Willis, Matthew Code: 49463 Price: AU $26.46 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Duncan Menzies flew with the RAF in the Middle East, the Aeroplane and Armament Evaluation Establishment, and finally Fairey Aviation in a flying career that lasted from the late 1920s to the 1950s. In doing so he saw the world of flying change from a carefree one of open cockpits and few rules to the jet age, with its complexities and crowded ......

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 ......
9781781556313

Blenheims Over Greece and Crete 1940-1941

Author: Cull, Brian Code: 50802 Price: AU $38.68 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 15/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This is the gripping account of the heroics of the small band of British & Greek airmen who flew Bristol Blenheims against ever-increasing odds during the fighting over Greece and Albania-particularly once the Luftwaffe were determined to destroy them. By the time of withdrawal to Crete all three squadrons had been wiped out, with great sacrifice.
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.
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: 02/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Illustrated production and service history the contemporary Soviet attack helicopter, the Mi-24 'Hind' and its many variants in Russia and abroad.
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.
9781473886681

Hitler's Sky Warriors

German Paratroopers in Action 1939 1945 Author: Ailsby, Christoper Code: 49490 Price: AU $30.54 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

During the Second World War, the German Fallschirmjger (paratroopers) carried out many successful and daring operations, such as the capture of the Belgian fortress at Eben Emael in 1940 and the invasion of Crete in 1941. Hitlers Sky Warriors is a detailed examination of all the battles and campaigns of the Third Reichs airborne forces, ......

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 ......

9781526706591

Adventures of a Cold War Fast-Jet Navigator

The Buccaneer Years Author: Herriot, David Code: 49813 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

David Herriot served almost 40 years in the Royal Air Force as a navigator, first on the Buccaneer S2 and subsequently on the Tornado GR1\. This volume recounts his early career operating the Buccaneer on three operational flying tours plus a tour as an instructor on the Operational Conversion Unit. With almost 2500 hours on an aircraft that ......

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 ......
9788365281913

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 1-3 business days
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.
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.
9781612005560

First Kills

The Illustrated Biography of Fighter Pilot Wladyslaw Gnys Author: Gnys, Stefan Code: 500104 Price: AU $47.69 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 19/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Written by his son Stefan and drawing from his logbooks, this highly illustrated biography of Wladek Gnys, the first Allied pilot to score aerial kills in WWII, is the most in-depth account of the Polish hero's life.
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 same business day from Sydney, Australia
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 ......
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
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 ......
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 ......
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 ......
9781476774862

Lucky 666

The Impossible Mission That Changed the War in the Pacific Author: Drury, Bob Code: 47209 Price: AU $24.93 Format: Paperback / 354 pages Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER LTD Published date: 03/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
From the authors of the "New York Times" bestselling "The Heart of Everything That Is "and "Halsey s Typhoon" comes the dramatic, untold story of a daredevil bomber pilot and his misfit crew who fly their lone B-17 into the teeth of the Japanese Empire in 1943, engage in the longest dogfight in history, and change the momentum of the War in the ......
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