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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 ......
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 ......
9788365281685

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.
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 ......
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.
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 ......

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 ......
9781472823663

P-39/P-400 Airacobra vs A6M2/3 Zero-sen

New Guinea 1942 Author: Laurier, Jim (Illustrator) Code: 51573 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 13/07/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
After the huge advances made in the early months of the Pacific war, it was in remote New Guinea where the advance of Imperial Japanese Naval Air Force (IJNAF) A6M Zero-sen fighters was first halted due to a series of offensive and defensive aerial battles ranging from treetop height up to 30,000 ft. Initially, the IJNAF fought Australian ......
9788365281395

Japanese Anti-Submarine Aircraft in the Pacific War

Author: Ishiguro, Ryusuke Code: 48635 Price: AU $71.30 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 01/07/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Japanese anti-submarine aircraft of World War II are not well documented and this book is the first in English with full technical details of these historic aircraft and illustrations of their fascinating colour schemes.
9781526702494

The Defeat of the Zeppelins

Zeppelin Raids and Anti-Airship Operations 1916-18 Author: Powis, Mick Code: 49819 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 27/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Mick Powis describes the novel threat posed to the British war effort by the raids of German airships, or Zeppelins, and the struggle to develop effective defences against them. Despite their size and relatively slow speed, the Zeppelins were hard to locate and destroy at first. They could fly higher than existing fighters and the early raids ......

9781510705135

High Fliers

Airmen of Achievement in Wartime Author: Kaplan, Philip Code: 50952 Price: AU $43.41 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: SKYHORSE US Published date: 24/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Profiles of the greatest pilots of World War II
9781510705142

Skytrain

A Transport Revolution Author: Kaplan, Philip Code: 50953 Price: AU $43.41 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: SKYHORSE US Published date: 24/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
A photographic homage to a legendary plane that helped win World War II
9788365958112

Scale Plans No. 54: Ju 87 B Stuka 1/24

Author: Karnas, Dariusz Code: 51561 Price: AU $18.33 Format: Paperback / 10 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 24/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
4 fold-out large-format (650 x 297 mm) scale plans for 1/24 scale modellers for the Junkers Ju 87 B, the German WWII dive bomber and ground-attack aircraft.
9781781556641

Focke Wulf Jet Fighters

Author: Miranda, Justo Code: 51943 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 20/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

The biggest success of the Focke Wulf company during the Second World War was the choice of a radial engine for the Fw 190 fighter, in this way avoiding to compete against Messerschmitt for the in line engines. The decision of the Oberkommando der Luftwaffe to assign the few turbojets available to the Messerschmitt and Arado firms and the ......

9781785211003

Grumman F-14 Tomcat

Owner's Workshop Manual Author: Holmes, Tony Code: 49689 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date: 20/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

Probably best-known for its starring role in the Hollywood blockbuster Top Gun, the US Navys Grumman F-14 Tomcat is a supersonic, variable geometry, two-seat, carrier-based, air superiority fighter.The Tomcat was developed for the US Navys Naval Fighter Experimental (VFX) program following the collapse of the F-111B project. This workshop ......

9781781556450

Thud Pilot

A Pilot's Account of Early F-105 Combat in Vietnam Author: Vizcarra, Victor Code: 49970 Price: AU $35.00 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 17/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Thud Pilot covers F-105 early combat in 1964 thru 1966, the year of heaviest losses. It details the first counter Surface-to-Air-Missile strike in warfare history, political blunders and inane Rules of Engagement that placed the Thud in unwarranted peril. Thud Pilot goes beyond the air battle; it shares the emotional impact on families left ......
9780764355219

The MiG-29: Russia's Legendary Air Superiority, and Multirole Fighter

1977 to the Present Author: Groening, Andy Code: 51761 Price: AU $66.89 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 11/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
This book presents the development and operational use of the Soviet/Russian Mikoyan MiG-29. The MiG-29 was the Soviet response to the new generation of air-superiority fighter aircraft fielded by NATO, such as the American F-15 and F-16. The aircraft entered service with the Soviet Air Force in 1982, and was soon flown by many Eastern Bloc air ......
9780993260438

Jetliners of the Red Star

Author: Kennedy, Charles Code: 47189 Price: AU $81.48 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 07/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This book tells the story of every jetliner produced by the Soviet Union, including the Tupolev Tu-104 (the world's first successful jetliner), the Ilyushin Il-62 (Aeroflot's flagship), and the supersonic rival to Concorde, the Tu-144 Charger. The detailed story is accompanied by beautiful illustrations taken from Russian archives.
9780764355042

Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird

The Illustrated History of America's Legendary Mach 3 Spy Plane Author: Goodall, James C. Code: 51269 Price: AU $65.13 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 01/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The legendary SR-71 Blackbird spy plane was, and still is, the world's only operational Mach 3 aircraft, and was designed, built, and tested by Lockheed's famed "Skunk Works." This new book covers all fifty Blackbirds built, from the first flight in 1962, to the last in 1999. As a replacement for the venerable U-2 spyplane, Lockheed went from ......
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