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Arab MiG-19 & MiG-21 Units in Combat
Nicolle, David
ISBN: 9781841766553
Osprey Pub Co  2004 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, COM44. The MiG-21 provided the backbone of frontline Arab air combat strength for many years and remained the Arabs’ only real hope of challenging Israeli air supremacy. This book provides a detailed history of the MiG-21 in Egyptian, Syrian and Iraqi service. It includes numerous photographs, most of which have not been seen outside the Arab world and a large proportion of which have never previously been published anywhere. The material is drawn from official sources and from the private collections and recollections of men who flew, or met, these aircraft in combat.  As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 005159  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Victory Air Displays: Prague 1946 & 1947
Kloucek, Pavel; Kudlicka, Bohumir
ISBN: 9788361421429
Mushroom Model Publications  2011 
 Soft Cover New book, 88 pages. In September 1946, the Union of Pilots of the Czechoslovak Republic held an International Air Show at Prague-Ruzyne airport. Redolent of the country’s splendid pre-war Military Air Days, the 1946 show attracted more than half a million visitors, while military aircraft from Britain, France and the USA joined local civilian and military machines in the air and on the ground. Flying displays featuring thrilling aerobatics, massed Spitfire flypasts, Neville Duke’s stunning Meteor routine and even a B-29 Superfortress wowed the crowd, while the re-emerging Czech aero industry revealed its latest machines - new, indigenous designs, as well as those based on German aircraft - to an adoring press and public. The Czech National Aeroclub attempted to repeat the success of 1946 with its Civilian Sporting Air Day the following July, but without the cooperation of Ruzyne airport, the event did little more than dampen public enthusiasm for the Second International Air Show in September. Nevertheless, the autumn event drew even greater support from the Americans and the British, boasting no fewer than four types of jet fighter - Avia S-92 (Me 262), de Havilland Vampire, Gloster Meteor and Lockheed P-80 Shooting Star - as well as a rocket-assisted S-99 (Bf 109) take off! Perhaps more importantly, it provided one last stage for Czechoslovakia’s proud pilots, most of them ex-RAF, before the ravages of the communist regime forced many to leave and the remainder into persecution. A fascinating and unusual glimpse of the aviation scene in Eastern Europe before the Iron Curtain came down, and some rare photos of major aircraft of the period.   As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 005872  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Victory Air Displays: Prague 1946 & 1947
Kloucek, Pavel; Kudlicka, Bohumir
ISBN: 9788361421429
Mushroom Model Publications  2011 
 Soft Cover New book, 88 pages. In September 1946, the Union of Pilots of the Czechoslovak Republic held an International Air Show at Prague-Ruzyne airport. Redolent of the country’s splendid pre-war Military Air Days, the 1946 show attracted more than half a million visitors, while military aircraft from Britain, France and the USA joined local civilian and military machines in the air and on the ground. Flying displays featuring thrilling aerobatics, massed Spitfire flypasts, Neville Duke’s stunning Meteor routine and even a B-29 Superfortress wowed the crowd, while the re-emerging Czech aero industry revealed its latest machines - new, indigenous designs, as well as those based on German aircraft - to an adoring press and public. The Czech National Aeroclub attempted to repeat the success of 1946 with its Civilian Sporting Air Day the following July, but without the cooperation of Ruzyne airport, the event did little more than dampen public enthusiasm for the Second International Air Show in September. Nevertheless, the autumn event drew even greater support from the Americans and the British, boasting no fewer than four types of jet fighter - Avia S-92 (Me 262), de Havilland Vampire, Gloster Meteor and Lockheed P-80 Shooting Star - as well as a rocket-assisted S-99 (Bf 109) take off! Perhaps more importantly, it provided one last stage for Czechoslovakia’s proud pilots, most of them ex-RAF, before the ravages of the communist regime forced many to leave and the remainder into persecution. A fascinating and unusual glimpse of the aviation scene in Eastern Europe before the Iron Curtain came down, and some rare photos of major aircraft of the period.   As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 005874  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Supermarine Spitfire IX 1944-1946
Matusiak, Wojtek
ISBN: 9788361421498
Stratus  2012 
 Soft Cover New book, 80 pages. The book continues the story of Spitfire IXs used by Polish pilots in Britain, covering the years 1944-1946, both in Polish squadrons and in RAF and auxiliary units. It includes listings of losses and of officially credited victories. There are over 200 photographs (about half of which have not been published before) and about 30 colour profiles (plus top and bottom views for two representative aircraft).   As New
Price: 29.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 005876  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Supermarine Spitfire IX 1944-1946
Matusiak, Wojtek
ISBN: 9788361421498
Stratus  2012 
 Soft Cover New book, 80 pages. The book continues the story of Spitfire IXs used by Polish pilots in Britain, covering the years 1944-1946, both in Polish squadrons and in RAF and auxiliary units. It includes listings of losses and of officially credited victories. There are over 200 photographs (about half of which have not been published before) and about 30 colour profiles (plus top and bottom views for two representative aircraft).   As New
Price: 29.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 005877  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Vought F-8 Crusader - 1955-1999
Paloque, Gerard
ISBN: 9782352501855
Histoire & Collection  2011 
 Soft Cover New book, 82 pages. When it built the Crusader, the US Navy’s first supersonic aircraft, Vought repeated the success it had had with the legendary WWII fighter, the F4U Corsair. 1250 examples were built. This fighter with its unusual variable incidence wing, made its maiden flight in March 1955 and equipped more than seventy Navy and Marine Corps squadrons during its thirty year career. Used in combat as early as the autumn of 1962 during the Cuban missile crisis, the Crusader distinguished itself during the first part of the Vietnam War in which it scored eighteen confirmed kills, more than half of the US Navy’s total of kills for the whole of the conflict, earning it the unofficial title of 'MiG-Master'. Replaced gradually by more effective fighters like the F-4 Phantom II and the F-14 Tomcat, the Crusader, nicknamed the 'Last Gunfighter' finished its career in the United States in the Reserve units or specialising in photographic reconnaissance at the end of the eighties. France, the only export client except for the Philippines, had Crusaders specially designed to operate from its small aircraft carriers, and the Aeronavale’s last 'Crouze', and thereby the last F-8 in the world, was withdrawn from service in October 1999.  As New
Price: 34.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 005883  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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No.168 Squadron 1942-1945
Listemann, Phil H.
Philedition  2011 
 Soft Cover New book, 17 pages, 8 photos, 7 colour illustrations, Signed and numbered by the author. Covers the history of RAF No.168 Squadron, including bases, commanders, the decorations, the claims of victories, the human and material losses - operational or not - matches known serial numbers and individual letters of Typhoon and Mustang, the list of pilots and the honor roll.   As New
Price: 20.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 005894  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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No.168 Squadron 1942-1945
Listemann, Phil H.
Philedition  2011 
 Soft Cover New book, 17 pages, 8 photos, 7 colour illustrations, Signed and numbered by the author. Covers the history of RAF No.168 Squadron, including bases, commanders, the decorations, the claims of victories, the human and material losses - operational or not - matches known serial numbers and individual letters of Typhoon and Mustang, the list of pilots and the honor roll.   As New
Price: 20.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 005895  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Carrier Aviation Air Power Directory: The World’s Carriers and Their Aircraft 1950-Present
Donald, David; March, Daniel
ISBN: 9781880588437
AIRtime Publishing  2003 
 Pictorial Cover New book, 218 b&w and 360 colour photos. This truly unique and fully up-to-date reference work covers every aircraft carrier currently in service and/or having served during the past 50 years. Arranged country by country, this new book features a detailed history of each nation's carrier development, procurements, and combat action, and includes: Entries for every aircraft type, its variants, missions, specifications, weapons and operators; Entries on every fixed-wing carrying vessel, specifications, key dates, and air wing details; Details of chains of command, orders of battle for current assets, and 'snapshots' of historic orders of battle; Descriptions of carrier operations, including deck systems and launch and recovery procedures. Beautifully illustrated with hundreds of color and black and white photos.  As New
Price: 34.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008007  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Carrier Aviation Air Power Directory: The World’s Carriers and Their Aircraft 1950-Present
Donald, David; March, Daniel
ISBN: 9781880588437
AIRtime Publishing  2003 
 Pictorial Cover New book, 218 b&w and 360 colour photos. This truly unique and fully up-to-date reference work covers every aircraft carrier currently in service and/or having served during the past 50 years. Arranged country by country, this new book features a detailed history of each nation's carrier development, procurements, and combat action, and includes: Entries for every aircraft type, its variants, missions, specifications, weapons and operators; Entries on every fixed-wing carrying vessel, specifications, key dates, and air wing details; Details of chains of command, orders of battle for current assets, and 'snapshots' of historic orders of battle; Descriptions of carrier operations, including deck systems and launch and recovery procedures. Beautifully illustrated with hundreds of color and black and white photos.  As New
Price: 34.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008008  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Adler Gegen England: The Luftwaffe’s Air Campaign Against the British Isles 1941-1945
Robinsin, Neil
ISBN: 9780957551305
AIRfile Publications  2013 
 Soft Cover New book, 72 pages. Covers all the major phases of the Luftwaffe’s war against the British Isles, and the camouflage schemes and markings applied to the aircraft types it employed. Contents: The first Blitz - September 1940 to December 1941; The Baedeker Blitz - 23 April to 3 May and 31 May to 6 June 1942; High and Low raiders - Ju86 high flyers and Fw190 'tip and run' raiders 1942-1943; Intruders and night fighters - 1941 to 1944; The air attacks in 1943 and 1944 - including 'Unternehmen Steinbock'; Anti-shipping and maritime operations - 1941-1944; Air-launched V1 missiles, jet bombers over the UK and the Nachtjags's last fling - 1944-45.   As New
Price: 35.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007680  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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North American RA-5C Vigilante
Stafrace, Charles
Guideline Publications  2014 
 Soft Cover New book, 60 pages. Warpaint Series No.97. The North American Vigilante was an aircraft of extraordinary performance, and introduced aerodynamic, technological and electronic features that were much ahead of their time, and which were to become standard in combat aircraft that followed it. It started out as a shipboard nuclear attack bomber, but when the Navy’s nuclear attack task was given to Polaris submarines, the Vigilante risked extinction. Reluctant to lose such an advanced aircraft, the US Navy came up with the idea that it needed a shipboard Mach 2 long range reconnaissance bomber, and North American, with little effort, converted the Vigilante to carry out this mission. In this new role, the Vigilante provided the US Navy with an unparalleled wide-ranging reconnaissance capability that was to remain unavailable to the Service after the Vigilante’s retirement until the TARPS-equipped F-14 Tomcat came around in the 1980s. The recce Vigilante entered the scene just in time for the Vietnam War, during which its crews often risked their lives in order to bring back much needed information on the enemy. The aircraft’s two big engines and its aerodynamic shape gave the Vigilante an easy Mach 2.2 performance, enough to outrun its escorting F-4 Phantom, and making it the fastest aircraft ever to operate from an aircraft carrier until the arrival, again, of the F-14 Tomcat. Yet, the Vigilante remained one of those unsung heroes, and its demise from US Navy service went largely unnoticed. This book tries to somewhat redress this injustice with the latest Warpaint title, which contains no less than 125 photos, many of which are in colour, seven pages of colour artwork, and 60 pages of text that describes the development and operational career of both the bomber and reconnaissance versions of this remarkable aircraft.  As New
Price: 36.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007681  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Brewster Model 239 Part 2
Keskimen, Kalevi; Stenman, Kari
ISBN: 9529943245
Suomen Ilmavoimien Historia  2005 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages. This book Brewster Model 239 vol. 2 continues the fully revised and up-dated re-prints of the volumes dealing with the monographs of aircraft serving in the Finnish Air Force during the Second World War. The chapters deal with the operational use of squadrons LeLv 24 and HLeLv 26 with dislocation tables, from August 1942 to December 1944. Volume 2 covers also the individual aircraft histories, air victory listings, scale drawings and a 16-page colour section with 24 colour profiles. The book is compiled keeping those in mind who are interested in aviation history, warfare and modelling. The size of the book in B5 (176x250 mm) with laminated card covers, 96 pages printed on glossy art paper. The main text is fully bi-lingual in Finnish and English. Photo captions are also fully bi-lingual for 115 top quality pictures.  As New
Price: 34.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 004735  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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No.137 Squadron 1941-1945
Listemann, Phil H.
Philedition  2012 
 Soft Cover New book, 34 pages. 36 photos, 16 colour illustrations, Signed and numbered by author. The purpose of this series of books is to provide historians and enthusiasts with a range of information relative to each of the Commonwealth squadrons that saw combat during World War II. Each record will comprise a short history, complete with illustrations and artwork, and accompained by the following appendices: Squadron Commnaders and Flight Commanders. Major Awards. Operational diary (number of sorties per month). Victory list. Details of aicraft losses on operations. Details of aircraft losses in accidents. Aircraft Serial numbers matching with individual letters. Nominal roll. Roll of Honour.  As New
Price: 20.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 006329  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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No.137 Squadron 1941-1945
Listemann, Phil H.
Philedition  2012 
 Soft Cover New book, 34 pages. 36 photos, 16 colour illustrations, Signed and numbered by author. The purpose of this series of books is to provide historians and enthusiasts with a range of information relative to each of the Commonwealth squadrons that saw combat during World War II. Each record will comprise a short history, complete with illustrations and artwork, and accompained by the following appendices: Squadron Commnaders and Flight Commanders. Major Awards. Operational diary (number of sorties per month). Victory list. Details of aicraft losses on operations. Details of aircraft losses in accidents. Aircraft Serial numbers matching with individual letters. Nominal roll. Roll of Honour.  As New
Price: 20.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 006330  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Operation ’Overlord’ June - September 1944 Volume 2: USAAF Eighth and Ninth Air Forces
Robinson, Neil
ISBN: 9780956980212
AIRfile Publications  2011 
 Soft Cover New book, 72 pages. Covering the schemes and markings applied to the USAAF's 8th & 9th Air forces aircraft during Operation Overlord June to September 1944, this title includes both US Air Forces fighters, bombers tactical bombers and heavy bombers, squadrons and units.   As New
Price: 32.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 006344  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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RAF Trainers Volume 1: 1918-1945
Freeman, Peter; Walsh, Tim
ISBN: 9780956980243
AIRfile Publications  2012 
 Soft Cover New book, 72 pages. RAF Trainers Volume 1 offers over 70 pages of profiles and 4-views of the bright and often gaudy colour schemes and markings applied to RAF aircraft used in the Training Role from the end of World War One and the creation of the RAF in April 1918 until the end of World War Two in May 1945. The aircraft types and numbers used in the training role during these years was vast, and colour schemes just as eclectic, making for a unique and fascinating reference source for modellers and aviation enthusiasts alike.  As New
Price: 35.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 006345  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Hawker Hunter: The Story of a Thoroughbred
Braas, Nico
ISBN: 9789086161621
Lanasta  2012 
 Soft Cover New book, 48 pages. The most successful British jet fighter produced was without doubt the sleek and graceful Hawker Hunter. As usual for every new aircraft type it had its share of teething problems, but when these were all adequately solved in the U.K. had at that time one of the best jet fighters available. It was build in large numbers and exported to many countries. The book contains 56 photos, mostly in colour, 30 colour profiles, 12 drawings, and covers the aircraft in the RAF and in the service of many other countries.  As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 006359  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Hawker Hunter: The Story of a Thoroughbred
Braas, Nico
ISBN: 9789086161621
Lanasta  2012 
 Soft Cover New book, 48 pages. The most successful British jet fighter produced was without doubt the sleek and graceful Hawker Hunter. As usual for every new aircraft type it had its share of teething problems, but when these were all adequately solved in the U.K. had at that time one of the best jet fighters available. It was build in large numbers and exported to many countries. The book contains 56 photos, mostly in colour, 30 colour profiles, 12 drawings, and covers the aircraft in the RAF and in the service of many other countries.  As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 006360  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Finnish Aces of World War 2
Stenman, Kari
ISBN: 9781855327832
Osprey Pub Co  1999 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, ACE023. Always outnumbered by their Soviet counterparts, the small band of Finnish fighter pilots who defended their Scandinavian homeland from the 'communist hordes' in three separate wars between 1939 and 1945 amassed scores only bettered by the Luftwaffe's Jagdflieger. Initially equipped with a motley collection of biplane and monoplane fighters garnered from sources across the globe, the Finnish Air Force was thrust into combat in November 1939. Given little chance against the massive Soviet force, the Finnish fighter pilots confounded the sceptics and decimated the attacking fighter and bomber formations, prompting the Russians to call a halt in March 1940. This scenario was repeated in 1941, and by 1943 the Finns had become uneasy allies with the Germans. Complete with first-hand accounts and detailed colour illustrations, this book profiles aces like Juutilainen and Wind, who proved unbeatable in the final months of conflict.  As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 006252  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Messerschmitt Bf 110 Zerstorer Aces of World War 2
Weal, John
ISBN: 9781855327535
Osprey Pub Co  1999 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, ACE025. This volume is the first of its type to be devoted exclusively to the Zerstorer day fighter aces, spanning the war years from Poland to the defence of the Reich. Although Messerschmitt's single-engined Bf 109 has received most of the plaudits for achieving virtual air superiority over Europe in 1939-40, the exploits of the manufacturer's twin-engined Bf 110, the Ju 88 and the Me 410 Zerstorer in the first year of the war also make for very impressive reading. Indeed, on the eve of World War 2 a posting to a Bf 110 unit was considered to be the best career move available in the Luftwaffe.  As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 006253  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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P-38 Lightning Aces of the 82nd Fighter Group
Blake, Steve
ISBN: 9781849087438
Osprey Pub Co  2012 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, ACE108. When the 82nd Fighter Group was organized in March 1942, most of its initial pilot cadre was comprised of newly graduated staff sergeant pilots of Class 42-C - enlisted men! They learned to fly the P-38 at Muroc, in California's Mojave Desert, and then moved to the Los Angeles area to continue their training and to serve as part of its air defence. In September 1942 the group was transported to the East Coast, from where it shipped out to Ireland on the Queen Mary. By this time all its remaining sergeant pilots had been commissioned. As of VE-Day the 82nd Fighter Group's score of confirmed aerial victories stood at 548 aircraft shot down, plus a huge amount of enemy materiel - including aircraft - destroyed on the ground and the sea. It had been awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The cost of this success was high, however, for around 250 of the group's pilots had either been killed in action or captured.  As New
Price: 21.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 006219  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Messerschmitt (BFW) Bf 108 B-1 Taifun
Przymusiala, P; Karnas, D
ISBN: 8372191220
Wydawnictwo Militaria Warsaw, Poland 2001 
 Soft Cover New book, 50 pages, 110 colour photographs covering almost every area of this plane. Also included are 20 line drawings - most in 1:48 scale.   As New
Price: 39.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 004354  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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K.u.k. Luftfahrtruppe Photo Album 1914-18: Volume 1
Tesar, Petr Aharon
ISBN: 8085957132
REVI Publications Czech Republic 2008 
 Soft Cover New book, 84 pages, 160+ photos, 27 colour profiles. WW1 aviation enthusiasts will find this book an invaluable resource. Packed with rare photographs of the Austo-Hungarian aviation troops, K.u.k. Luftfahrtruppe, and accompanied by high quality colour profiles based on published references, archive records and written accounts. English text.  As New
Price: 51.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 004653  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Junkers Ju 88: Over All Fronts
Stein, Joachim
ISBN: 0887403123
Schiffer Pub Ltd Atglen, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. 1991 
 Soft Cover New book, 53 pages. Detailed look at the Junkers Ju 88 medium bomber. Includes 88 photos, illustrations and scale drawings, plus specifications.  As New
Price: 18.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 002119  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Brewster Model 239 Part 1
Keskimen, Kalevi; Stenman, Kari
ISBN: 9529943237
Suomen Ilmavoimien Historia  2005 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages. This book Brewster Model 239 vol. 1 continues the fully revised and up-dated re-prints of the volumes dealing with the monographs of aircraft serving in the Finnish Air Force during the Second World War. The chapters deal with the development, purchase, painting and specifications. Operational use covers squadrons LeLv 22 and LeLv 24 with dislocation tables, from March 1940 to July 1942. Volume 2 will cover the service thereon up to December 1944 plus individual aircraft histories, air victory listings, scale drawings and a 16-page colour section with 24 colour profiles. The book is compiled keeping those in mind who are interested in aviation history, warfare and modelling. The size of the book in B5 (176x250 mm) with laminated card covers, 96 pages printed on glossy art paper. The main text is fully bi-lingual in Finnish and English. Photo captions are also fully bi-lingual for 190 top quality pictures.  As New
Price: 34.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 004732  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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US Marine Corps F-4 Phantom II Units of the Vietnam War
Davies, Peter
ISBN: 9781849087513
Osprey Pub Co  2012 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, COM94. Twenty-five US Marine Corps squadrons flew versions of the Phantom II and 11 of them used the aircraft in South-East Asia from May 1965 through to early 1973. Rather than the air-to-air missiles that were the main component in the original F-4 armament, these aircraft carried an ever-expanding range of weaponry. Some toted 24,500-lb bombs and others strafed with up to three 20 mm gun pods, while most flew daily sorties delivering napalm, Snakeye bombs and big Zuni rockets. Many US Marines holding small outpost positions in Laos and South Vietnam against heavy Viet Cong attack owed their lives to the Phantom II pilots who repeatedly drove off the enemy. The book will examine these missions in the context of US Marine Corps close-support doctrine, using the direct experience of a selection of the aircrew who flew and organised those missions.   As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 006678  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Valiant Units of the Cold War
Brooks, Andrew
ISBN: 9781849087537
Osprey Pub Co  2012 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, COM95. The RAF’s first Cold War strategic bomber, the Vickers Valiant, was procured as an insurance measure in case either the Vulcan or Victor was found to have a serious flaw. The Valiant was the equivalent of the US B-47 Stratojet, and it blazed the trail for the British airborne nuclear deterrent as the aircraft enjoyed a far more active service career than later V-bombers. It was the launch platform for all British free fall nuclear weapons tests both in the Pacific and in central Australia, it took part in the Suez campaign in 1956 and it was the only V-bomber to drop (conventional) weapons in anger until the Falklands operation in 1982. The Valiant was modified to serve in the electronic warfare, strategic reconnaissance and airborne tanker role, but it had to be grounded in early 1965 when the aircraft succumbed to metal fatigue.   As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 006679  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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No.457 (R.A.A.F.) Squadron 1941-1945
Grant, Jim; Listemann, Phil
ISBN: 9782952638128
Philedition France 2007 
 Soft Cover New book, 90 pages. History of this WWII Squadron from Australia. Includes diary of sorties, squadron bases, claim list, aircraft lost, squadron roster and roll of honour. 2 maps. 8 colour profiles. 91 b/w photos  As New
Price: 34.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 006262  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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No.457 (R.A.A.F.) Squadron 1941-1945
Grant, Jim; Listemann, Phil
ISBN: 9782952638128
Philedition France 2007 
 Soft Cover New book, 90 pages. History of this WWII Squadron from Australia. Includes diary of sorties, squadron bases, claim list, aircraft lost, squadron roster and roll of honour. 2 maps. 8 colour profiles. 91 b/w photos  As New
Price: 34.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 006263  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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RAF Trainers Volume 1: 1918-1945
Freeman, Peter; Walsh, Tim
ISBN: 9780956980243
AIRfile Publications  2012 
 Soft Cover New book, 72 pages. RAF Trainers Volume 1 offers over 70 pages of profiles and 4-views of the bright and often gaudy colour schemes and markings applied to RAF aircraft used in the Training Role from the end of World War One and the creation of the RAF in April 1918 until the end of World War Two in May 1945. The aircraft types and numbers used in the training role during these years was vast, and colour schemes just as eclectic, making for a unique and fascinating reference source for modellers and aviation enthusiasts alike.  As New
Price: 35.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 006267  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Convair B-58 Hustler
Braas, Nico
ISBN: 9789086161669
Lanasta  2013 
 Soft Cover New book, 48 pages, 88 photos, 4 colour profiles. When the B-58 Hustler bomber entered service in 1958 it was a very futuristic looking delta wing bomber creating a lot of sensation. Intended as a successor of the B-47 Stratojet it was capable of reaching twice the speed of sound. However, development went not without problems and costs risings went so out of control that the whole project was almost cancelled a few times. Strategic Air Command was initially against ordering the B-58 for service, not only because of its complexity but also since they saw no advantage of a Mach 2 bomber over other types. In spite of this the B-58 entered into service at S.A.C. in 1960. It would have a relatively short operational career.  As New
Price: 29.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007410  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Convair B-58 Hustler
Braas, Nico
ISBN: 9789086161669
Lanasta  2013 
 Soft Cover New book, 48 pages, 88 photos, 4 colour profiles. When the B-58 Hustler bomber entered service in 1958 it was a very futuristic looking delta wing bomber creating a lot of sensation. Intended as a successor of the B-47 Stratojet it was capable of reaching twice the speed of sound. However, development went not without problems and costs risings went so out of control that the whole project was almost cancelled a few times. Strategic Air Command was initially against ordering the B-58 for service, not only because of its complexity but also since they saw no advantage of a Mach 2 bomber over other types. In spite of this the B-58 entered into service at S.A.C. in 1960. It would have a relatively short operational career.  As New
Price: 29.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007411  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Fokker D.XXI (Mercury)
Keskimen, Kalevi; Stenman, Kari
ISBN: 9525334023
Suomen Ilmavoimien Historia  2000 
 Soft Cover New book, 80 pages. This book cover the Fokker D.XXI in Finnish service during WW2. Main text in Finnish with an English summary including the individual aircraft histories. Photo captions are bi-lingual. 80 pages on satin art paper, 8 pages in colour, 111 pictures, 2 colour pictures, 16 colour profiles, Scale-drawings. B5 (250x174 mm) size with laminated soft covers.   As New
Price: 34.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 004740  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Bristol Blenheim
Keskimen, Kalevi; Stenman, Kari
ISBN: 9529943210
Suomen Ilmavoimien Historia  2004 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages. This book on the Blenheim continues the fully revised and up-dated re-prints of the volumes dealing with the aircraft serving in the Finnish Air Force during the Second World War. The chapters deal with the development, purchase, painting and specifications. Operational use covers squadrons LeLv 12, 42, 44, 46, 48 and T-LLv 17 with dislocation tables, air victory lists and post-war use. The book is compiled keeping those in mind who are interested in aviation history, warfare and modelling. The size of the book in B5 (176x250 mm) with laminated card covers, 96 pages printed on glossy art paper. The main text is in Finnish with an English summary. Photo captions are fully bi-lingual with 180 top quality pictures, supplemented by three pages of colour profiles and two pages of scale drawings. The appendixes contain individual aircraft histories and aerial victory tables. B5 (250x174 mm) size with laminated soft covers.   As New
Price: 34.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 004741  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Fokker D.XXI (Wasp)
Keskimen, Kalevi; Stenman, Kari
ISBN: 9525334031
Suomen Ilmavoimien Historia  2000 
 Soft Cover New book, 80 pages. This book cover the Fokker D.XXI in Finnish service during WW2. Main text in Finnish with an English summary including the individual aircraft histories. Photo captions are bi-lingual. 80 pages on satin art paper, 4 pages in colour, 131 pictures, 6 colour profiles, Scale-drawings. B5 (250x174 mm) size with laminated soft covers.   As New
Price: 34.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 004736  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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American Nightfighter Aces of World War 2
Thomas, Andrew; Thompson, Warren
ISBN: 9781846033063
Osprey Pub Co  2008 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, ACE84. The Americans lagged behind their European contemporaries in military aviation in the late 1930s, and it took the Battle of Britain to awaken America to the necessity of having aircraft that could defend targets against night-time attack by bomber aircraft. This book examines the numerous aircraft types that were used by the US in this role, beginning with the early stop-gap conversions like the TBM Avenger, Lockheed Ventura and the A-20 Havoc (P-70). It goes on to detail the combat history of the newer, radar-equipped Hellcats, Corsairs and Black Widows that were designed to seek out enemy aircraft and which registered most of the kills made by the Navy, Marine Corps and USAAF in 1944-45. With full-colour profiles and rare photographs, this is an absorbing account of an underestimated flying force: the American Nightfighters. Contents: Chapter 1: Building the Nightfighter Programme, Chapter 2: Yanks in the RAF, Chapter 3: Pacific War Operations, Chapter 4: MTO Operations, Chapter 5: Black Widow in the ETO, Appendices.  As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 006646  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Jagdgeschwader 7 "Nowotny"
Forsyth, Robert
ISBN: 9781846033209
Osprey Pub Co  2008 
 Soft Cover New book, 128 pages, AEU029. When the revolutionary Messerschmitt Me 262 jet fighter first appeared in the skies over northwest Europe in mid-1944, it represented the greatest challenge to Allied air superiority since the Battle of Britain. The first group to solely fly jet fighters, Jagdgeschwader 7 was formed out of the test unit Kommando Nowotny, and was tasked with taking back command of the skies. Put almost immediately into action, despite fuel shortages, poor training and problems with the jet engine, victories quickly followed against both US and British aircraft, including at least one Mosquito. By the end of the war, the Jagdgeschwader had claimed nearly 200 enemy aircraft destroyed in daylight bomber raids during 1945. Fighter aces and those who became jet aces with JG 7 included Heinrich Ehrler (201 victories), Ernst-Wilhelm Reinert (174 victories) and Hans Waldmann (132 victories). This book follows the history of the revolutionary JG 7 unit, examining how their courage, determination and the most advanced aircraft in the world were simply not enough to ensure victory. In the final section of the book Robert Forsyth details how JG 7 eventually became ground down by losses, restricted operating conditions, lack of fuel and overwhelming Allied fighter strength, culminating in final surrender in May 1945, but not without scoring some of the final aerial victories of World War 2.   As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007726  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Spad S.VII C1
Ovcacik, M; Susa, K.
ISBN: 808663700X
4+ Publishing Prague 2004 
 Soft Cover New book, 40 pages. The French WWI biplane which became one of the most successful fighters available to the Allies in the latter half of the Great War. French, British and postwar variants described. Contains 24 colour & 121 b/w photos, fold-out sheet of 1/48 scale plans based on original period drawings, type history and technical description, production overview, 4 pages full colour profiles, pull-out colour poster, camouflage details, armament & equipment description.  As New
Price: 34.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 002276  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Saab JAS 39 Gripen colours and Markings 1/72 Scale Decals
Ovcacik, M; Susa, K.
ISBN: 9788086637358
4+ Publishing  2011 
 Soft Cover New book, 28 pages. The JAS 39 Gripen, a 4th generation Fighter, Attack and Reconnaissance "swing-role" supersonic aircraft, was designed in the early 1980s to meet the Swedish requirements for a lightweight air superiority combat jet, using advanced technology, modern materials and digital systems. A total of 204 Gripens, including 28 two-seaters, were ordered for the Swedish Air Force, while later production was increased as the type entered service with other countries around the world - South Africa, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Thailand. The publication has 28 pages, including a total of 49 overall and detailed photographs, 12 pages with colour camouflage schemes and their description. Text in English. A comprehensive decal sheet is added for modellers' convenience. Three variants of this title are available, one including 1/48th scale decal sheet (MKD48012; 1x 200x200 mm sheets), one 1/72nd scale decals (MKD72012; 1x 200x110 mm sheet) and another with 1/144th transfers (MKD144012; 1x 100x100 mm sheet). Following aircraft are depicted on each decal sheet: Swedish Air Force (5x), Czech Air Force (3x), Hungarian Air Force (2x), South African Air Force (1x) and Royal Thai Air Force (1x).   As New
Price: 32.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 005376  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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PWS-10, Avia BH-33, PZL P.7a
Belcarz, Bartlomiej; Kopanski, Tomasz
ISBN: 9788389450890
Stratus Poland 2009 
 Soft Cover New book, 56 pages, 130+ photos, 78 colour profiles. This latest volume in the "Polish Wings" series covers three fighter designs, which equipped the Polish Air Force from the late 1920s up to the outbreak of war. The Avia BH.33 was a Czech aircraft brought in to replace the unsatisfactory SPAD 51 & 61, and built under licence by PWS. The same company then designed the PWS 10, which was the first indigenous Polish fighter to enter service. Finally the PZL P.7a was the first of the classic Pulawski gull-wing monoplane fighters to see service, soldiering on right up until 1939 although it was obsolete by that time. The service use of all three aircraft is described, illustrated with many photos and full colour profiles. The PWS 10 also saw service in Spain, and this chapter in the type’s history is also described and illustrated. An invaluable guide to three classic inter-war fighters, with complete details of the colours and markings applied during their service.  As New
Price: 32.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 003373  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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AH-64 Apache Units of Operations Enduring Freedom & Iraqi Freedom
Bernstein, Jonathan
ISBN: 9781841768489
Osprey Pub Co  2005 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, COM57. After the attacks on 11 September 2001, Apache units made significant contributions to the Coalition campaign against Taliban and al-Qaeda forces in Afghanistan. Functioning as the 'killer' part of US Army Hunter-killer teams, Apaches sought out and brought overwhelming firepower to bear on Taliban and al-Qaeda forces, as well as providing direct support to Coalition troops on the ground. Apaches spearheaded the advance of the 3rd Infantry and the 101st airborne divisions into Iraq, engaging in some of the heaviest fighting along the western axis of advance. Weather and enemy fire took a heavy toll on Apaches operating in Western Iraq, but the resilience and flexibility of the Apache was central to the success of this campaign.   As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 005143  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: Robotic Air Warfare 1917-2007
Zaloga, Stephen J.
ISBN: 9781846032431
Osprey Pub Co  2008 
 Soft Cover New book, 48 pages, NVG144. Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are the most dynamic field of aerospace technology, and have only emerged from the shadows recently, despite having been in use for decades. After some limited use in World War II, UAVs emerged as substitutes for manned reconnaissance aircraft in missions deemed too dangerous to risk an aircrew. This book examines the development of UAV technology and speculates on its future potential. Packed with rare, recently declassified photographs and detailed full-colour cutaways, this title goes on to investigate the deployment of UAVs, from early Israeli airforce use to their current role over Iraq and Afghanistan today.  As New
Price: 23.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 004041  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Fieseler Fi 156 colours and Markings 1/72 Scale Decals
Ovcacik, M; Susa, K.
ISBN: 9788086637136
4+ Publishing  2009 
 Soft Cover New book, 28 pages. Representing army co-operation and observation aircraft ideas of the mid-1930s, the Fieseler Fi 156 Storch (Stork) was a virtually ubiquitous vehicle of the German Luftwaffe during WWII. Its short take-off and landing and slow-flying capabilities were utilised by many other military and civilian users, and not only in Europe. During and after the war these aeroplanes were also manufactured in France, Romania and Czechoslovakia, with a total production number exceeding 4,000. The "Dozen Set" line of handbooks is aimed especially at scale modellers. Each title describes twelve particular aeroplanes, documented by period photos, and also brings useful detailed shots which can be utilised in finishing the models. The publication has 28 pages, including a total of 48 overall and detailed photographs, 12 pages with colour camouflage schemes and their description. Text in English. A comprehensive decal sheet is added for modellers' convenience. Two variants of this title are available, one including 1/72 scale decal sheet (MKD72004) and the other with 1/48 scale decal set (MKD48004). Following aircraft are depicted on each decal sheet: Germany (1x), Luftwaffe (3x), Bulgaria (1x), Royal Air Force (1x), French Air Force (1x), Czechoslovakia (3x), Hungary (1x) and Switzerland (1x).  As New
Price: 35.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 003592  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Latin American Mirages: Mirage III/5/F.1/2000 in Service with South American Air Arms
Rivas, Santiago; Cicalesi, Juan Carlos
ISBN: 9780982553947
Harpia Publishing  2010 
 Soft Cover New book, 256 pages, with 12 black and white pictures, 223 colour pictures and 7 maps and 40 drawings. For more than four decades, different versions of the classic Dassault Mirage fighter have served as some of the most potent combat aircraft in Latin America. Equipping the air forces of seven South American nations in significant quantities, the delta-winged jets have seen action in various different wars and internal conflicts, and they continue to fulfil their mission with a number of operators. This book tells the story of all the members of the Mirage family in service with Latin American air arms, with individual histories of the air arms and their constituent units that have operated the Dassault designed fighter, as well as its Israeli and South African derivatives. The volume provides a comprehensive collection of colour photographs and profile artworks that cover all the variants, plus maps, and tables that illustrate the individual stories of all the aircraft, their units and their various weapons.   As New
Price: 59.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007105  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Bf 109D/E Aces of the Blitzkrieg
Weal, John
ISBN: 8483722194
Osprey Aviation/Delprado Spain 1999 
 Soft Cover New book, 63 pages, 51 photos, 29 colour aircraft profiles, 4 colour uniform illustrations, 9 1/72 scale drawings. The period covered in this volume was considered to be the 'glory years' for the Jagdwaffe - fresh from the experience gained in the Spanish Civil War - and for the Bf 109 in particular. Many famous pilots scored their first kills in the classic dogfights staged over Poland, Western Europe, the Channel and finally southern England. Some 40 Knight's Crosses were awarded in 1940 alone. However, after sweeping all before them in support of the Blitzkrieg across continental Europe, the Bf 109E pilots were to suffer badly during the Battle of Britain, the result of poor tactics inflicted upon them by the Luftwaffe High Command, and their mount's less then generous range.  As New
Price: 22.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 002320  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Buccaneer S.1
Doust, Michael J.
Ad Hoc Publications  2007 
 Soft Cover New book, 104 pages, 146 photos, 16 colour profiles. This book covers the Blackburn Buccaneer in detail, including development history, prototypes, specifications, operational history, weapons and tactics, ships and squadrons, and many first person accounts.  As New
Price: 64.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 003369  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Caproni Ca 313 R.P.B./S: B 16A - S 16A & B - T 16A - Tp 16A
Forslund, Mikael
ISBN: 9789197767736
Mikael Forslund Produktion AB  2010 
 Pictorial Cover New book, 304 pages. 460+ photos, illustrations, 6 colour profiles + scale drawings. This book details the development, production, and service history of the Caproni Ca 313 R.P.B./S in Swedish service from 1940 until 1945. plus technical descriptions, scale plans, technical drawings and some colour photographs of an aircraft under restoration. The book is in Swedish with English language captions on all photographs, plus there is an 8 page summary of the text in the book, also in English.  As New
Price: 46.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 005988  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Glosterflygplan I Svensk Tjanst: Gloster Aircraft in Sweden Service
Forslund, Mikael
ISBN: 9789197767729
Mikael Forslund Produktion AB  2012 
 Pictorial Cover New book, 176 pages .An illustrated history of Gloster aircraft - O3 Grouse, J8 Gladiator & Meteor - in service with the Royal Swedish Air Force from the 1920s to the 1960s. The book features several hundred previously unpublished photographs from the period, plus technical descriptions, scale plans, technical drawings and some colour photographs. The book is in Swedish with English language captions on all photos, and a 10 page summary of the text in the book, also in English.  As New
Price: 46.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 005989  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Mirage III: Mirage 5, 50 and Derivatives From 1955 - 2000
Breffort, Dominique;Jouineau, Andre
ISBN: 2913903924
Histoire & Collections France 2004 
 Soft Cover New book, 82 pages, 40 photos, 200+ colour aircraft profiles. The Mirage III goes back to a 1953 project intended to give the Armee de l'Air a light supersonic interceptor and is without doubt one of the most beautiful successes of the French post-war aircraft industry.  As New
Price: 28.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 003107  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Camouflage & Decals: Caudron CR.714 - Morane Ms.406 - Curtiss Hawk H75A
Belcarz, Bartlomiej
ISBN: 9788361421313
Mushroom Model Publications  2010 
 Soft Cover New book, 16 pages. This is the first in a new series, Camouflage & Decals. The book describes in great detail the camouflage and markings of three aircraft types used by Polish pilots in France in 1939 and 1940: Caudron CR.714 - a series of fighter aircraft developed by Caudron-Renault for the French Armee de l'Air just prior to the start of World War II. Morane MS.406 - another Armee de l'Air fighter built in 1938, this was France's most important fighter during the early days of WW II. Curtiss Hawk H75A - the export version of the American P-36/Hawk 75 saw extensive service in France in 1940, where they were modified with French equipment. The book includes high quality Techmod decals to be used on 1/48 scale models of these aircraft.  As New
Price: 27.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 004780  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Ilyushin IL-10 colours and Markings 1/72 Scale Decals
Ovcacik, M; Susa, K.
ISBN: 9788086637051
4+ Publishing  2008 
 Soft Cover New book, 28 pages. Until the late 1950s the Ilyushin Il-10, a successor to the well-known war-time Il-2 Shturmovik attack aeroplane, was the principal mount of the attack air regiments of the Soviet, Czechoslovak, Polish, Hungarian, Bulgarian and Romanian Air Forces. These aeroplanes were also delivered to North Korean and Chinese air forces. The "Dozen Set" line of handbooks is aimed especially at scale modellers. Each title describes twelve particular aeroplanes, documented by period photos, and also brings useful detailed shots which can be utilised in finishing the models. The publication has 28 pages, including a total of 47 overall and detailed photographs, 12 pages with colour camouflage schemes and their description. Text in English. A comprehensive decal sheet is added for modellers' convenience. Two variants of this title are available, one including 1/72 scale decal sheet (MKD72001) and the other with 1/48 scale decal set (MKD48001). Following aircraft are depicted on each decal sheet: Soviet Union (3x), Czechoslovakia (3x), Poland (1x), Hungary (1x), Romania (1x), Bulgaria (1x), China (1x) and North Korea (1x).  As New
Price: 35.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 003594  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Ilyushin IL-10 colours and Markings 1/48 Scale Decals
Ovcacik, M; Susa, K.
ISBN: 9788086637068
4+ Publishing  2008 
 Soft Cover New book, 28 pages. Until the late 1950s the Ilyushin Il-10, a successor to the well-known war-time Il-2 Shturmovik attack aeroplane, was the principal mount of the attack air regiments of the Soviet, Czechoslovak, Polish, Hungarian, Bulgarian and Romanian Air Forces. These aeroplanes were also delivered to North Korean and Chinese air forces. The "Dozen Set" line of handbooks is aimed especially at scale modellers. Each title describes twelve particular aeroplanes, documented by period photos, and also brings useful detailed shots which can be utilised in finishing the models. The publication has 28 pages, including a total of 47 overall and detailed photographs, 12 pages with colour camouflage schemes and their description. Text in English. A comprehensive decal sheet is added for modellers' convenience. Two variants of this title are available, one including 1/72 scale decal sheet (MKD72001) and the other with 1/48 scale decal set (MKD48001). Following aircraft are depicted on each decal sheet: Soviet Union (3x), Czechoslovakia (3x), Poland (1x), Hungary (1x), Romania (1x), Bulgaria (1x), China (1x) and North Korea (1x).  As New
Price: 35.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 003595  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Camouflage & Decals: Caudron CR.714 - Morane Ms.406 - Curtiss Hawk H75A
Belcarz, Bartlomiej
ISBN: 9788361421313
Mushroom Model Publications  2010 
 Soft Cover New book, 16 pages. This is the first in a new series, Camouflage & Decals. The book describes in great detail the camouflage and markings of three aircraft types used by Polish pilots in France in 1939 and 1940: Caudron CR.714 - a series of fighter aircraft developed by Caudron-Renault for the French Armee de l'Air just prior to the start of World War II. Morane MS.406 - another Armee de l'Air fighter built in 1938, this was France's most important fighter during the early days of WW II. Curtiss Hawk H75A - the export version of the American P-36/Hawk 75 saw extensive service in France in 1940, where they were modified with French equipment. The book includes high quality Techmod decals to be used on 1/48 scale models of these aircraft.  As New
Price: 27.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 004779  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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B-29 Superfortress Units of the Korean War
Dorr, Robert F.
ISBN: 1841766542
Osprey Pub Co University Park, Illinois, U.S.A. 2004 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, COM42, 67 B&W photos, 39 colour profiles, 54 colour nose art illustrations, 9 1/96 scale drawings. This book is the story of a majestic bomber of the propeller era flying perilous combat missions against a sleek, nimble warplane of the jet age, the Soviet MiG-15. A very heavy bomber and a sky giant during World War 2, at that time the B-29 was the most advanced combat aircraft in the world. By the time North Korea attacked its southern neighbour in 1950, the B-29 had been reclassified a medium bomber. Many of its crew members had fought their war and settled down to raise families and begin careers only to be recalled to fight another war on a distant Asian peninsula.  As New
Price: 28.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 001785  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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USAF F-4 Phantom II MIG Killers 1972-73
Davies, Peter
ISBN: 1841766577
Osprey Pub Co University Park, Illinois, U.S.A. 2005 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, COM55, 84 B&W photos, 17 colour photos, 27 colour aircraft profiles, 10 /96 scale drawings. The F-4 Phantom II was the USAF workhorse fighter-bomber for the Linebacker campaign, which eventually saw US forces withdraw from Vietnam 'with honour' in 1973. This book covers the F-4 attacks on numerous targets in North Vietnamese cities such as Hanoi and Haiphong, as well as its engagements with Vietnamese MiG-19s and MiG-21s hell-bent on defending the north from 'Yankee air pirates'. The USAF's only ace crew, which scored their five kills during 1972, is also covered in a book containing many detailed photographs, a large proportion of which haven't been published before. Contents: Echoes of Rolling Thunder, Skirmishes, Linebacker Launched, Ace Making, Backing the Buffs, Appendices.  As New
Price: 28.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 001786  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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London 1917-18: The Bomber Bltz
Castle, Ian
ISBN: 9781846036828
Osprey Pub Co  2010 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, CAM227. On a sunny May afternoon in 1917, the peace of an English seaside town was shattered when a flight of German Gotha bombers appeared without warning. Twenty-three Gothas had set out to attack London in this first bomber raid, but heavy cloud forced them to target Folkestone and the Shorncliffe army camp instead. It was the start of a new phase of the war aimed at destroying the morale of the British people. London's defences were quickly overhauled to face this new threat, providing the basis for Britain's defence during World War II. This book tells the story of the Gotha and the massive Staaken 'Giant' bomber raids against London.  As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007366  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Mil Mi-24 D/DU/V Hind
And’al, Josef
HT Model Poprad, Slovak Republic  
 Soft Cover New book, 43 pages. The books published by HT Model provide some of the most detailed and comprehensive miniature modelling guides available. This title covers the Mil Mi-24 D/DU/V Hind in total detail, with 260+ colour photos from every angle, inside and out, of aircraft in museums and in operation, 35 colour profiles, 2 pages of scale drawings. Printed on glossy heavy weight paper in an A4 sized paperback book. English translation sheet.  As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 004776  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Carrier Aviation in the 21st Century - Aircraft carriers and their units in Detail
Newdick, Thomas
ISBN: 9780997309225
Harpia Publishing  2018 
 Soft Cover New book, 256 pages with 153 colour pictures, 43 tables and 25 drawings. The modern aircraft carrier is without doubt one of the most exciting and hazardous operating environments in the field of warfare. The ‘flattop’ is a symbol of global military power without parallel, and it remains a capability beyond reach of all but the most well equipped navies. With the detail, precision and accuracy expected of Harpia Publishing, this latest volume provides a force report of the various air components and associated vessels fielded by those select nations that field fixed-wing-capable aircraft carriers. While the United States maintains a carrier fleet the size of which is almost incomparable to that of its rivals, the coverage of this book also extends to the smaller nations that only possess a single carrier: Brazil, France, Russia and Spain. Meanwhile, full coverage is given over to the navies that are in the process of expanding their burgeoning carrier aviation capabilities, through the introduction of new, indigenously designed carriers and aircraft, namely the Asia-Pacific rivals China and India. Within Europe, chapters are devoted to Italy, currently with two carriers in commission, and the United Kingdom, which will make a historic return to carrier aviation this year. Since the scope of this volume extends to navies operating any carrier that routinely embarks fixed-wing air power, US Navy amphibious assault ships and US Marine Corps aviation assets are also included. Drawing upon a cadre of authors who are experts in their field, Carrier Aviation in the 21st Century continues Harpia’s reputation for providing unprecedented detail and extensive technical specifications, as well as detailing the structure of all the air arms and the individual units that currently embark on board carriers. Illustrations include specially commissioned artworks and diagrams to help illustrate how carrier air power remains an essential element of modern warfare.  As New
Price: 66.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008837  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Fighter Leaders of the RAF, RAAF, RCAF, RNZAF & SAAF in WW2 Volume II
Listemann, Phil H.
ISBN: 9782918590668
Philedition  2015 
 Soft Cover New book, 55 pages. The conduct of a successful air campaign requires a combination of strategy, tactics, capable aircraft, well trained pilots - and good leadership. During WW2, the RAF, Commonwealth (RCAF, RAAF, RNZAF and SAAF) and 'Free European' forces employed almost 250 fighter squadrons throughout the World, from the Aleutians to the South Pacific, throughout Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, India, Burma and the East Indies and East Africa. The RAF's basic tactical formation was the squadron, and this was the first step of independent commanders usually held by a Squadron Leader. The period in command could vary from a matter of days to over a year and so many hundreds of men were appointed as Officers Commanding (OC) of a squadron. As tactics developed and larger formations were used in action, several squadrons would operate in concert and were grouped together as a Wing, led by a Wing Leader. usually of Wing Commander rank. By the mid war years as these Wings became independent mobile formations, the command was given to a Group Captain with leadership in the air held by the Wing Leader, more formally titled as Wing Commander Flying (WingCo). Most were highly decorated, and some were very successful aces but all were highly experienced with a proven record of leadership and ability. The aim of this series is to introduce these men so far as available information allows by giving short biography and describing the operational units that they led during the war. This second volume contains 52 names: W.S. Arthur (Aus), A. Austeen (Nor), E.R. Baker (UK), L.H. Bartlett (UK), R.P. Beamont (UK), R.W. Bungey (Aus), W.M. Churchill (UK), W.G. Clouston (NZ), A.M. Colenbrander (SA), L.F. de Soomer (Bel), H.J. Dowding (Can), B. Drake (UK), M. Duryasz (Pol), J.F. Edwards (Can), J.M. Faure (SA), E.F.M.L. Fayolle (Fr), R.H.M. Gibbes (Aus), D.E. Gillam (UK), H.C. Godefroy (Can), R.K. Hayward (NFL), Z. Henneberg (Pol), E. Holden (UK), E. Horbaczewski (Pol), C.B. Hull (Rho), K.E. James (Aus), S.I. Kellas (Gr), J.R.C. Kilian (NZ), F. Kornicki (Pol), O.L. Kucera (Cz), J.J. Le Roux (SA), R.F.F.G. Malengreau (Bel), J. Manak (Cz), R.L. Mannix (USA), R.D. May (Aus), H.W. McLeod (Can), H.O. Mehre (Nor), H de M. Molson (Can), D.G. Morris (UK), R.L. Morrison (SA), T.F. Neil (UK), J.B.E. Nicolson (UK), H.H. Norsworthy (Can), C.G. Peterson (USA), J. Sample (UK), J.H. Schloesing (Fr), D.H. Seaton (UK), R. van Lierde (Bel), A. Vasatko (Cz), R.G. Watts (NZ), E.P. Wells (NZ), V.J. Wheeler (UK), W.T.F. Wightman (UK)  As New
Price: 34.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008216  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Boeing B-47 Stratojet
Braas, Nico
ISBN: 9789086162413
Lanasta  2016 
 Soft Cover New book, 56 pages, 110+ photos and illustrations. Built by Boeing, designated as B-47 and named the Stratojet it was a quantum leap in aircraft development. Boeing entered initially the unknown when they started this project, but soon it would be evident that Strategic Air Command would have its multi-engine jet bomber with a speed performance similar to the latest jet fighters.  As New
Price: 27.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008438  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Fieseler Fi 156 colours and Markings 1/48 Scale Decals
Ovcacik, M; Susa, K.
ISBN: 9788086637143
4+ Publishing  2009 
 Soft Cover New book, 28 pages. Representing army co-operation and observation aircraft ideas of the mid-1930s, the Fieseler Fi 156 Storch (Stork) was a virtually ubiquitous vehicle of the German Luftwaffe during WWII. Its short take-off and landing and slow-flying capabilities were utilised by many other military and civilian users, and not only in Europe. During and after the war these aeroplanes were also manufactured in France, Romania and Czechoslovakia, with a total production number exceeding 4,000. The "Dozen Set" line of handbooks is aimed especially at scale modellers. Each title describes twelve particular aeroplanes, documented by period photos, and also brings useful detailed shots which can be utilised in finishing the models. The publication has 28 pages, including a total of 48 overall and detailed photographs, 12 pages with colour camouflage schemes and their description. Text in English. A comprehensive decal sheet is added for modellers' convenience. Two variants of this title are available, one including 1/72 scale decal sheet (MKD72004) and the other with 1/48 scale decal set (MKD48004). Following aircraft are depicted on each decal sheet: Germany (1x), Luftwaffe (3x), Bulgaria (1x), Royal Air Force (1x), French Air Force (1x), Czechoslovakia (3x), Hungary (1x) and Switzerland (1x).  As New
Price: 35.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 003593  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Spitfire: Flying Legend
Holmes, Tony; Dibbs, John
ISBN: 1841762105
Osprey Pub Co University Park, Illinois, U.S.A. 2000 
 Soft Cover New book, 192 pages, 210+ photos, most in colour, large format book. As much a national hero as Wellington, Nelson, or Montgomery, the Supermarine Spitfire has become the most recognisable icon of World War II for several generations of Britons. From the throaty growl of its Rolls-Royce Merlin or Griffon, to its beatifully tapered elliptical wings, the Spitfire is a true aeronautical thouroughbred. Regarded by many as the saviour of the Sceptered isle 'in its darkest hour', the Spitfire is without doubt the most famous combat aircraft the world has ever seen. This lavishlu illustrated volume is a tribute to this magnificent fighter and the herioic few who flew the Spitfire during the Battle of Britain.  As New
Price: 32.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 003050  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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African MiGs Volume 2: Madagascar to Zimbabwe
Cooper, Tom; Weinert, Peter
ISBN: 9780982553985
Harpia Publishing  2010 
 Soft Cover New book, 256 pages, 19 B&W photos, 137 colour photos, 11 maps and 120 colour profiles. Completing an in-depth history of the deployment and operations of MiG and Sukhoi fighters (as well as their Chinese-built Chengdu and Shenyang variants) in sub-Saharan Africa, Volume 2 covers 11 additional air forces, from Madagascar to Zimbabwe. This encyclopaedic account is so far the only one of its kind to provide detailed analysis of aerial conflicts including those waged between Ethiopia and Somalia, Tanzania and Uganda, and in Sudan.  As New
Price: 59.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 009064  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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African MiGs Volume 1: Angola to Ivory Coast
Cooper, Tom; Weinert, Peter
ISBN: 9780982553954
Harpia Publishing  2010 
 Soft Cover New book, 256 pages, with 10 black and white pictures, 117 colour pictures and 12 maps and 127 drawings. This second, expanded and fully revised edition of the groundbreaking book African MiGs examines the role and deployment history of MiG- and Sukhoi-designed fighters - as well as their Chinese derivatives - in no fewer than 23 air forces in Sub-Saharan Africa. This first volume, covering 12 air arms from Angola to Ivory Coast, will be followed by a second volume in 2011. In order to ensure precise documentation of every airframe delivered to and operated by the various air forces, special attention is given to illustrations as well as extensive tables of known serial numbers and attrition. The new volume is updated with much exclusive information, photographs and artworks. As such, it provides the most comprehensive and reliable source on the background of each of the features air forces, their organisation and unit designations, deliveries of fighters built by MiG, Sukhoi, Chengdu and Shenyang, camouflage, markings and combat deployment.  As New
Price: 59.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 009061  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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African MiGs Volume 1: Angola to Ivory Coast
Cooper, Tom; Weinert, Peter
ISBN: 9780982553954
Harpia Publishing  2010 
 Soft Cover New book, 256 pages, with 10 black and white pictures, 117 colour pictures and 12 maps and 127 drawings. This second, expanded and fully revised edition of the groundbreaking book African MiGs examines the role and deployment history of MiG- and Sukhoi-designed fighters - as well as their Chinese derivatives - in no fewer than 23 air forces in Sub-Saharan Africa. This first volume, covering 12 air arms from Angola to Ivory Coast, will be followed by a second volume in 2011. In order to ensure precise documentation of every airframe delivered to and operated by the various air forces, special attention is given to illustrations as well as extensive tables of known serial numbers and attrition. The new volume is updated with much exclusive information, photographs and artworks. As such, it provides the most comprehensive and reliable source on the background of each of the features air forces, their organisation and unit designations, deliveries of fighters built by MiG, Sukhoi, Chengdu and Shenyang, camouflage, markings and combat deployment.  As New
Price: 59.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 009062  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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African MiGs Volume 2: Madagascar to Zimbabwe
Cooper, Tom; Weinert, Peter
ISBN: 9780982553985
Harpia Publishing  2010 
 Soft Cover New book, 256 pages, 19 B&W photos, 137 colour photos, 11 maps and 120 colour profiles. Completing an in-depth history of the deployment and operations of MiG and Sukhoi fighters (as well as their Chinese-built Chengdu and Shenyang variants) in sub-Saharan Africa, Volume 2 covers 11 additional air forces, from Madagascar to Zimbabwe. This encyclopaedic account is so far the only one of its kind to provide detailed analysis of aerial conflicts including those waged between Ethiopia and Somalia, Tanzania and Uganda, and in Sudan.  As New
Price: 59.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 009063  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Latin American Mirages: Mirage III/5/F.1/2000 in Service with South American Air Arms
Rivas, Santiago; Cicalesi, Juan Carlos
ISBN: 9780982553947
Harpia Publishing  2010 
 Soft Cover New book, 256 pages, with 12 black and white pictures, 223 colour pictures and 7 maps and 40 drawings. For more than four decades, different versions of the classic Dassault Mirage fighter have served as some of the most potent combat aircraft in Latin America. Equipping the air forces of seven South American nations in significant quantities, the delta-winged jets have seen action in various different wars and internal conflicts, and they continue to fulfil their mission with a number of operators. This book tells the story of all the members of the Mirage family in service with Latin American air arms, with individual histories of the air arms and their constituent units that have operated the Dassault designed fighter, as well as its Israeli and South African derivatives. The volume provides a comprehensive collection of colour photographs and profile artworks that cover all the variants, plus maps, and tables that illustrate the individual stories of all the aircraft, their units and their various weapons.   As New
Price: 59.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 009059  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Latin American Mirages: Mirage III/5/F.1/2000 in Service with South American Air Arms
Rivas, Santiago; Cicalesi, Juan Carlos
ISBN: 9780982553947
Harpia Publishing  2010 
 Soft Cover New book, 256 pages, with 12 black and white pictures, 223 colour pictures and 7 maps and 40 drawings. For more than four decades, different versions of the classic Dassault Mirage fighter have served as some of the most potent combat aircraft in Latin America. Equipping the air forces of seven South American nations in significant quantities, the delta-winged jets have seen action in various different wars and internal conflicts, and they continue to fulfil their mission with a number of operators. This book tells the story of all the members of the Mirage family in service with Latin American air arms, with individual histories of the air arms and their constituent units that have operated the Dassault designed fighter, as well as its Israeli and South African derivatives. The volume provides a comprehensive collection of colour photographs and profile artworks that cover all the variants, plus maps, and tables that illustrate the individual stories of all the aircraft, their units and their various weapons.   As New
Price: 59.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 009060  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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IRIAF 2010: The Modern Iranian Air Force
Cooper,Tom; Taghvaee, Babak; Devlin, Liam
ISBN: 9780982553930
Harpia Publishing  2010 
 Soft Cover New book, 160 pages, with 124 high quality colour pictures and 1 map. This richly illustrated book describes the current organisation and equipment of the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF). Drawing on a wide range of digital photographs, IRIAF 2010 presents all types of combat, transport and training aircraft, as well as helicopters, currently operated by the IRIAF, many of which are supported by captions detailing individual aircraft histories. Following a summary of the air force’s development since its early days in the 1920s, the centrepiece of this volume are 12 chapters that cover all major IRIAF bases and flying units stationed there, as well as a summary of the order of battle, in which all units are also represented in the form of patches worn by their pilots. Covering an often under-reported and misinterpreted topic, and one that is directly influential in the current standoff between Iran, the US and Israel, this book is a unique reference source for scholars and enthusiast alike.   As New
Price: 53.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 009058  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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IRIAF 2010: The Modern Iranian Air Force
Cooper,Tom; Taghvaee, Babak; Devlin, Liam
ISBN: 9780982553930
Harpia Publishing  2010 
 Soft Cover New book, 160 pages, with 124 high quality colour pictures and 1 map. This richly illustrated book describes the current organisation and equipment of the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF). Drawing on a wide range of digital photographs, IRIAF 2010 presents all types of combat, transport and training aircraft, as well as helicopters, currently operated by the IRIAF, many of which are supported by captions detailing individual aircraft histories. Following a summary of the air force’s development since its early days in the 1920s, the centrepiece of this volume are 12 chapters that cover all major IRIAF bases and flying units stationed there, as well as a summary of the order of battle, in which all units are also represented in the form of patches worn by their pilots. Covering an often under-reported and misinterpreted topic, and one that is directly influential in the current standoff between Iran, the US and Israel, this book is a unique reference source for scholars and enthusiast alike.   As New
Price: 53.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 009057  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Silver Wings: Serving and Protecting Croatia
Tokunaga, Katsuhiko; Berger, Heinz
ISBN: 9780982553916
Harpia Publishing  2009 
 Hard Cover New book, 160 pages. This top quality photo monograph features the activities of today's Croatian Air Force: Defenders, Firefighters, Transport Elements, Training Elements, Wings of Storm and Maintenance Elements. After a brief introduction on the history of the Croatian Air Force from 1991 until 2009, the book features in large format and rich detail pictures of the life, work and action of the men and women serving and protecting Croatia. It covers not only the different aircraft in service, but also the men ans women flying and maintaining them. The world-famous Japanese aviation photographer Katsuhiko Tokunaga covers the activities of today's Croatian Air Force in his well known and destinctive, nearly artistic style. Three appendices list the picture captions, the technical data of all aircraft in service with artworks by Ugo Crisponi, the current order of battle with all the unit's as well as cadet’s insignia.  As New/As New
Price: 64.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 009056  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Silver Wings: Serving and Protecting Croatia
Tokunaga, Katsuhiko; Berger, Heinz
ISBN: 9780982553916
Harpia Publishing  2009 
 Hard Cover New book, 160 pages. This top quality photo monograph features the activities of today's Croatian Air Force: Defenders, Firefighters, Transport Elements, Training Elements, Wings of Storm and Maintenance Elements. After a brief introduction on the history of the Croatian Air Force from 1991 until 2009, the book features in large format and rich detail pictures of the life, work and action of the men and women serving and protecting Croatia. It covers not only the different aircraft in service, but also the men ans women flying and maintaining them. The world-famous Japanese aviation photographer Katsuhiko Tokunaga covers the activities of today's Croatian Air Force in his well known and destinctive, nearly artistic style. Three appendices list the picture captions, the technical data of all aircraft in service with artworks by Ugo Crisponi, the current order of battle with all the unit's as well as cadet’s insignia.  As New/As New
Price: 64.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 009055  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Fall Of the Flying Dragon: South Vietnamese Air Force 1973-75
Grandolini, Albert
ISBN: 9780982553978
Harpia Publishing  2011 
 Soft Cover New book, 256 pages, 294 B&W photos, 117 colour photos, 1 map, 30 colour profiles. Compiled with extensive help from previously unavailable documents that have emerged from official Vietnamese archives, and also with the assistance of narratives from dozens of participants and eyewitnesses, this volume reveals that air warfare over Vietnam did not end when the US pulled out of Southeast Asia.  As New
Price: 59.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 009003  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Latin American Fighters: A History of Fighter Jets in Service with Latin American Air Arms
Moyano, Inigo Guevara
ISBN: 9780982553909
Harpia Publishing  2009 
 Soft Cover New book, 251 pages. This book for the first time describes the military fighter jet aviation in Latin America. It covers the eventful history of fighter jets in 17 countries - Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela. Each country is covered type by type in chronological order. Information on each type is being provided related to purchase, squadron service, losses, upgrades and service history. Each type ends with a table covering the number of delivered aircraft, different types and subtypes, delivery dates and known serial numbers. An appendix lists the existing plastic scale model kits in 1/72, 1/48 and 1/32 scale, as well as decal sheets in regards to the 17 Latin American air forces featured in the book.  As New
Price: 59.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 009000  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Latin American Fighters: A History of Fighter Jets in Service with Latin American Air Arms
Moyano, Inigo Guevara
ISBN: 9780982553909
Harpia Publishing  2009 
 Soft Cover New book, 251 pages. This book for the first time describes the military fighter jet aviation in Latin America. It covers the eventful history of fighter jets in 17 countries - Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela. Each country is covered type by type in chronological order. Information on each type is being provided related to purchase, squadron service, losses, upgrades and service history. Each type ends with a table covering the number of delivered aircraft, different types and subtypes, delivery dates and known serial numbers. An appendix lists the existing plastic scale model kits in 1/72, 1/48 and 1/32 scale, as well as decal sheets in regards to the 17 Latin American air forces featured in the book.  As New
Price: 59.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 009001  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Fall Of the Flying Dragon: South Vietnamese Air Force 1973-75
Grandolini, Albert
ISBN: 9780982553978
Harpia Publishing  2011 
 Soft Cover New book, 256 pages, 294 B&W photos, 117 colour photos, 1 map, 30 colour profiles. Compiled with extensive help from previously unavailable documents that have emerged from official Vietnamese archives, and also with the assistance of narratives from dozens of participants and eyewitnesses, this volume reveals that air warfare over Vietnam did not end when the US pulled out of Southeast Asia.  As New
Price: 59.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 009002  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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EMB-314 Super Tucano: Brazil’s Turboprop Success Story Continues
Moralez, Joao Paulo Zeitoun
ISBN: 9780997309249
Harpia Publishing  2018 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages with 54 colour pictures and 28 drawings. Robust to the point of supporting operations on unprepared runways and in an environment with 36°C temperature and humidity at 100 per cent. Independent to operate without any ground support and taking off from narrow and short runways from border Army Battalions. Technological for integrating in a 4th generation cockpit the most modern technology including Datalink, HOTAS, Head-up Display, night and thermal vision and use of up to 1,500kg of conventional and guided weaponry with also ballistic protection for pilots. Unlike other models in its class that were born for advanced training being converted to combat employment, the genesis of Embraer's turboprop single-engine EMB-314 Super Tucano is a robust attack aircraft capable of staying weeks in continuous operation with high availability index and attending to the most varied types of missions. And holds almost nothing from it predecessor EMB-312 Tucano. The two .50 inches machine guns installed inside the wings allow a superior combination of 130 types of armament positioned at five external points under the wings and fuselage. With more than 250 units produced and performing missions ranging from armed reconnaissance, escort, COIN and even air defense, Super Tucano is used by Brazil and 11 other countries. Manufactured under license in the USA, Colombia, Afghanistan, Dominican Republic, Mauritania and Brazil itself have already made real use of the Super Tucano in various occasions. The US may become the next Embraer turboprop operator on close air support flights with a contract that can reach 300 airplanes.  As New
Price: 56.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008999  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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EMB-314 Super Tucano: Brazil’s Turboprop Success Story Continues
Moralez, Joao Paulo Zeitoun
ISBN: 9780997309249
Harpia Publishing  2018 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages with 54 colour pictures and 28 drawings. Robust to the point of supporting operations on unprepared runways and in an environment with 36°C temperature and humidity at 100 per cent. Independent to operate without any ground support and taking off from narrow and short runways from border Army Battalions. Technological for integrating in a 4th generation cockpit the most modern technology including Datalink, HOTAS, Head-up Display, night and thermal vision and use of up to 1,500kg of conventional and guided weaponry with also ballistic protection for pilots. Unlike other models in its class that were born for advanced training being converted to combat employment, the genesis of Embraer's turboprop single-engine EMB-314 Super Tucano is a robust attack aircraft capable of staying weeks in continuous operation with high availability index and attending to the most varied types of missions. And holds almost nothing from it predecessor EMB-312 Tucano. The two .50 inches machine guns installed inside the wings allow a superior combination of 130 types of armament positioned at five external points under the wings and fuselage. With more than 250 units produced and performing missions ranging from armed reconnaissance, escort, COIN and even air defense, Super Tucano is used by Brazil and 11 other countries. Manufactured under license in the USA, Colombia, Afghanistan, Dominican Republic, Mauritania and Brazil itself have already made real use of the Super Tucano in various occasions. The US may become the next Embraer turboprop operator on close air support flights with a contract that can reach 300 airplanes.  As New
Price: 56.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008998  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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F-15 Eagle at War
Rininger, Tyson
ISBN: 9780760333501
Zenith Press  2009 
 Soft Cover New book, 160 pages. 126 color & 7 b/w photos, 22 diagrams. The F-15A entered service in 1972 as "the first dedicated USAF air superiority fighter since the F-86 Sabre." More than three decades and myriad models and variants later, the F-15 is still the U.S. Air Force's premiere air superiority weapon, a veteran of U.S. conflicts as recent as Operation Desert Storm and presently serving in the air forces of U.S. allies around the world. F-15 Eagle at War, featuring the spectacular aerial photography of author Tyson V. Rininger, follows the design, manufacture, and performance of the F-15 from its first appearance through its service in various Cold War and contemporary conflicts. The book profiles each model and upgrade in technology up to the F-15C, D, and E models that served in the Persian Gulf, where they claimed 36 of 39 Air Force victories in air-to-air combat. It is a fitting and thoroughly fascinating tribute to this celebrated aircraft and icon of the U.S. Air Force.  As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 005454  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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CH-47 Chinook in Action
Doyle, David
ISBN: 9780897478410
Squadron/Signal Publications  2017 
 Soft Cover New book, 80 pages. The Boeing Vertol CH-47 Chinook heavy-lift helicopter has become an icon. Its tandem, contra-rotating rotors whirling above an aluminum fuselage punctuated by round porthole windows make this battlefield beast easily recognizable. Its status is owed to its long service life of more than 55 years. Experts predict its longevity will ultimately reach a century of service for heavy lift and use as a flying bus to deliver troops to the fight. This all-new volume explores the development and the U.S. military service of 13 models of Chinook from 1958 to date. Included is extensive coverage of the CH-47’s use in Vietnam through Desert Storm and into current operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. Additional coverage is provided of the helicopters use during various disaster relief efforts in the United States and around the world. More than 160 archival color photos, augmented by 48 vintage black and white images and numerous line drawings, present a clear and concise illustrated history of this iconic helicopter.   As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008940  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Air War in the Falklands 1982
Chant, Christopher
ISBN: 8483726009
Osprey Aviation/Delprado Spain 2001 
 Soft Cover New book, 63 pages, 67 photos & maps, 16 colour aircraft profiles. The war fought between the United Kingdom and Argentina in 1982, for the possession of the Falkland Islands was probably the last 'colonial' war that will ever be undertaken by the British. This book shows how the key to British success was the speed with which the British gained and then maintained air superiority over the islands and the waters around then with their small force of Sea Harrier STOVL warplanes, which operated from two aircraft carriers. Though subsonic, the Sea Harrier and its Sidewinder AAM were a combination altogether superior to Argentina's mix of supersonic and subsonic warplanes with older weapons, and this advantage was emphasised by the significantly greater tactical acuity of the British pilots. The Argentine pilots fought with considerable piloting skill and enormous courage, and scored a number of stunning successes against British warships, but ultimately they could not prevent the British landing and the following land campaign that resulted in complete Argentine defeat. Contents: Error compunds error, The Task force heads south, Dominance of the Sea Harrier, Enter the Exocet, The battle for East Falkland, Overall British Superiority.  As New
Price: 22.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 002314  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Supermarine Spitfire Mk.XII
Listemann, Phil H.
ISBN: 9782952638142
Philedition France 2007 
 Soft Cover New book, 46 pages, 40 photos, 4 colour aircraft profiles. Despite a short production run of only 100 airframes, the Mk. 12 was however a "key player" in the Spitfire’s history, it being the first production mark to be fitted with the R.R. Griffon motor. The Mk. XII would dissipate the spells of Merlin and all subsequent Spitfire marks up to the final Mk. XIV would be powered by Griffons. The author describes the introduction and service history of the type with the two RAF squadrons which operated it, Nos 41 & 91 (Nigeria) Squadrons . The former between April 1943 and October 1944, whereas 91 Squadron, which became operational on type during June 1943, was to relinquish it earlier in favour of the Mk. XIV during early 1944. Although seen by both Supermarine and the RAF as an interim version, the Spitfire Mk XII when flown by the two Squadrons - managed to establish itself as a worthy opponent to the Luftwaffe as well as to both the Wehrmacht and Reichsbahn. Fw190s, Ju88s, trucks, trains, armoured vehicles, an unfortunate balloon and eventually V1s would all fall prey to the roaming Spitfire XIIs of 41 and 91 Squadrons. In the first half of the booklet, the author outlines the operations flown by both squadrons, first 41 and then 91, listing missions with victories attained and losses sustained. Numerous photographs show aircraft being flown by both units. The second half of the book is given over to the operational record, listing and totalling all sorties flown by both squadrons. Then follows a table displaying all the units which flew the Mk XII, during and after it had passed from active service. Of interest is that it was later flown by 595 Squadron to give British Army A/A gunners practice in laying and tracking fast-moving fighters. A map of the UK and a list present all the bases from which the Mk XII flew. Four high quality colour profiles by Malcolm Laird show specific a/c camouflage of aircraft from both operational squadrons. Six pages list the many claims made by pilots. Aircrew of many nationalities flew the Mk XII and alongside pilots from British and Commonwealth nations this mark of Spitfire was also flown by renowned Frenchmen Jacques Andrieux and Jean Maridor, the Belgian V1 killer Maurice Balasse, as well as (inevitably) a Pole, Jerzy Solak and Dutchman Rijklof van Goens : Which all becomes evident when studying the meticulously compiled claims list, wherein a/c flown and accreditation’s are given. Three pages list the total of 57 a/c lost on operations and due to accidents. Four pages cover the service lives of known airframes - the final page is the Roll of Honour - naming the 19 young pilots of six nationalities who made the ultimate sacrifice whilst flying Spitfire Mk XIIs.  As New
Price: 27.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 006709  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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SH-60 Seahawk in Action
Gourley, John
ISBN: 9780897478533
Squadron/Signal Publications  2017 
 Soft Cover New book, 80 pages, SS10251. First introduced in the mid-1980s, the U.S. Navy’s Sikorsky SH-60 Seahawk helicopter fulfills a wide range of functions from combat to providing relief to populations stricken by natural disasters. Based on the U.S. Army’s UH-60 Black Hawk, and developed in accordance with the Light Airborne Multi-Purpose System or LAMPS concept of helicopters that extend the search, detection, surveillance, and attack capabilities of ships, the Seahawk family of Navy choppers is distinguished by a hinged tail that facilitates space-efficient operation from giant aircraft carriers or diminutive destroyers and frigates. Author John Gourley introduces you to the SH-60F Ocean Hawk with its AQS-13F dunking sonar for detecting submerged vessels, the HH-60H 'Rescue Hawk' that can fly 250 nautical miles from base to perform a rescue and then return to base and which also serves in sea-air-land (SEAL) team operations, the MH-60R 'Strikehawk' loaded with sophisticated avionics that facilitate undersea warfare and surface warfare operations in shallow littoral regions as well as deep, blue water ocean environments, and finally the MH-60S 'Knighthawk' with its two cabin doors that does everything from aeromedical evacuation and search and rescue to mine countermeasures and special operations transport. Illustrated with more than 260 full-color photographs.  As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008848  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Russia’s Warplanes Volume 2: Russian-made Military Aircraft and Helicopters Today
Butowski, Piotr
ISBN: 9780997309201
Harpia Publishing  2018 
 Soft Cover New book, 256 pages with 205 colour pictures, 7 drawings and one map. Following the success of the first offering in the series, Harpia Publishing presents the second volume of Russia’s Warplanes, completing what has become a standard reference work on the subject. Once again researched and written by the acknowledged expert in the field, the book draws upon the author’s unrivalled connections within the Russian aerospace industry to conclude this comprehensive directory of the country’s latest military aviation hardware. The result forms an essential companion to Volume 1, which detailed tactical combat aircraft, attack and transport helicopters, reconnaissance and surveillance aircraft, and special mission aircraft including airborne command posts and relay aircraft. Between them, the two works present in full detail the fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters that equip the various Russian air arms, as well as those developed for and operated by foreign states in the post-Soviet era. Alongside technical descriptions for each military aircraft - and every significant sub-variant - currently available from Russia’s aerospace industry, or otherwise in large-scale service, Piotr Butowski provides historical background and accurate data relating to production and operators around the world. Full coverage is extended to upgrades, as well as the new avionics and advanced weapons that these introduce. The second volume in the series is dedicated to long-range bombers - including the Tu-95MS and Tu-160 that recently made their combat debuts over Syria - maritime patrol and anti-submarine warfare aircraft, strategic transport and tanker aircraft, theatre transports, and trainers. The work provides authoritative accounts of Russia’s current and future strategic bomber programmes, as well as other fascinating types including the world’s largest military transport, the An-124, and the new-generation Yak-130 advanced trainer and light attack aircraft.  As New
Price: 66.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008844  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Russia’s Warplanes Volume 2: Russian-made Military Aircraft and Helicopters Today
Butowski, Piotr
ISBN: 9780997309201
Harpia Publishing  2018 
 Soft Cover New book, 256 pages with 205 colour pictures, 7 drawings and one map. Following the success of the first offering in the series, Harpia Publishing presents the second volume of Russia’s Warplanes, completing what has become a standard reference work on the subject. Once again researched and written by the acknowledged expert in the field, the book draws upon the author’s unrivalled connections within the Russian aerospace industry to conclude this comprehensive directory of the country’s latest military aviation hardware. The result forms an essential companion to Volume 1, which detailed tactical combat aircraft, attack and transport helicopters, reconnaissance and surveillance aircraft, and special mission aircraft including airborne command posts and relay aircraft. Between them, the two works present in full detail the fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters that equip the various Russian air arms, as well as those developed for and operated by foreign states in the post-Soviet era. Alongside technical descriptions for each military aircraft - and every significant sub-variant - currently available from Russia’s aerospace industry, or otherwise in large-scale service, Piotr Butowski provides historical background and accurate data relating to production and operators around the world. Full coverage is extended to upgrades, as well as the new avionics and advanced weapons that these introduce. The second volume in the series is dedicated to long-range bombers - including the Tu-95MS and Tu-160 that recently made their combat debuts over Syria - maritime patrol and anti-submarine warfare aircraft, strategic transport and tanker aircraft, theatre transports, and trainers. The work provides authoritative accounts of Russia’s current and future strategic bomber programmes, as well as other fascinating types including the world’s largest military transport, the An-124, and the new-generation Yak-130 advanced trainer and light attack aircraft.  As New
Price: 66.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008843  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Russia’s Air-launched Weapons - Russian-made Aircraft Ordnance Today
Butowski, Piotr
ISBN: 9780997309218
Harpia Publishing  2017 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages with one black & white and 83 colour pictures, 24 tables and six pages of drawings. Following on from Harpia Publishing’s acclaimed two-volume Russia’s Warplanes series, author Piotr Butowski takes on the subject of the myriad weapons that ensure these aircraft are a force to be reckoned with. For the first time in the English language, this volume presents a detailed account of all the types of weapon currently used on board Russian-made aircraft and helicopters, including Cold War-era munitions, the various weapons used by Russian aircraft during the Syrian campaign, and the latest precision-guided stores currently in development. The contents of this work encompasses the strategic air-launched weapons that comprise a vital element of Russia’s nuclear forces, including little-known free-fall bombs, strategic and theatre-level air-to-surface missiles, and future projects such as exotic hypersonic weapons. Significant coverage is given over to the uniquely diverse range of tactical air-to-surface missiles, including details of their production, guidance methods and applications, with exhaustive tables of specifications. Study of Russian air-to-air missiles includes close-combat, medium-range and long-range types, while inclusion of helicopter-launched missiles extends the scope of the work to anti-armour weapons. As well as free-fall and guided bombs, offensive stores under scrutiny include rockets of all types, while a chapter on naval weapons includes important stores ranging from anti-submarine torpedoes and missiles to depth charges and various types of mine. Not neglected are the guns and gun pods that make up an important part of Russian aircraft’s arsenals. Clearly written and illustrated with both photography and artworks, Russia’s Air-launched Weapons provides the most comprehensive single-volume study of its subject currently available. Drawing upon the author’s extensive research, declassified information, and interviews with specialists, it provides a plethora of data on a fascinating and important area of military study. This book is an essential addition for anyone interested in Soviet military aircraft and their use in combat and provides an ideal companion volume to Russia’s Warplanes volumes 1 and 2.  As New
Price: 38.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008842  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Russia’s Air-launched Weapons - Russian-made Aircraft Ordnance Today
Butowski, Piotr
ISBN: 9780997309218
Harpia Publishing  2017 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages with one black & white and 83 colour pictures, 24 tables and six pages of drawings. Following on from Harpia Publishing’s acclaimed two-volume Russia’s Warplanes series, author Piotr Butowski takes on the subject of the myriad weapons that ensure these aircraft are a force to be reckoned with. For the first time in the English language, this volume presents a detailed account of all the types of weapon currently used on board Russian-made aircraft and helicopters, including Cold War-era munitions, the various weapons used by Russian aircraft during the Syrian campaign, and the latest precision-guided stores currently in development. The contents of this work encompasses the strategic air-launched weapons that comprise a vital element of Russia’s nuclear forces, including little-known free-fall bombs, strategic and theatre-level air-to-surface missiles, and future projects such as exotic hypersonic weapons. Significant coverage is given over to the uniquely diverse range of tactical air-to-surface missiles, including details of their production, guidance methods and applications, with exhaustive tables of specifications. Study of Russian air-to-air missiles includes close-combat, medium-range and long-range types, while inclusion of helicopter-launched missiles extends the scope of the work to anti-armour weapons. As well as free-fall and guided bombs, offensive stores under scrutiny include rockets of all types, while a chapter on naval weapons includes important stores ranging from anti-submarine torpedoes and missiles to depth charges and various types of mine. Not neglected are the guns and gun pods that make up an important part of Russian aircraft’s arsenals. Clearly written and illustrated with both photography and artworks, Russia’s Air-launched Weapons provides the most comprehensive single-volume study of its subject currently available. Drawing upon the author’s extensive research, declassified information, and interviews with specialists, it provides a plethora of data on a fascinating and important area of military study. This book is an essential addition for anyone interested in Soviet military aircraft and their use in combat and provides an ideal companion volume to Russia’s Warplanes volumes 1 and 2.  As New
Price: 38.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008841  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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EMB-312 Tucano - Brazil’s Turboprop Success Story
Moralez, Joao Paulo Zeitoun
ISBN: 9780997309232
Harpia Publishing  2018 
 Soft Cover New book, 256 pages with four black & white, 132 colour pictures, 17 tables and 84 drawings. Brazil’s turboprop success story is set to become the definitive English-language reference work on this revolutionary Latin American aerospace product. Written by an expert in the field, this book recounts the story of Embraer’s EMB-312 turboprop trainer, the first aircraft in its class to offer a cockpit and controls equivalent to its fighter contemporaries, as well enough power to match the high-speed manoeuvres of comparable jet trainers. Cheap to fly, capable of operating from unprepared runways and with limited maintenance requirements, the Tucano was Embraer’s first design to be built under license outside Brazil, and more than 660 units were produced for service in 16 countries, seven of which have taken it into combat. Although it is best known as a trainer, this remarkable aircraft has also provided front-line air defence in countries including Paraguay and Honduras. After almost 35 years of service, it remains in widespread use today. This lavishly illustrated story of the first-generation Tucano includes accounts of Embraer’s path to global success, service of the EMB-312 in its native Brazil, including with the air force’s display team, licence production for the Royal Air Force and for export as the Shorts Tucano, and a detailed breakdown of every worldwide operator, past and present. Also included is the story of how the EMB-312 began its evolution towards the EMB-314 Super Tucano, which Harpia will cover in a separate book at a future date. Appendices, in typically thorough Harpia style, include a four-view drawing and a full inventory of EMB-312 units and insignia. With the level of accuracy and insight familiar to Harpia’s regular readers, this unique aircraft profile also includes specifications, and details of training syllabuses, upgrades, avionics and weapons.  As New
Price: 66.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008840  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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EMB-312 Tucano - Brazil’s Turboprop Success Story
Moralez, Joao Paulo Zeitoun
ISBN: 9780997309232
Harpia Publishing  2018 
 Soft Cover New book, 256 pages with four black & white, 132 colour pictures, 17 tables and 84 drawings. Brazil’s turboprop success story is set to become the definitive English-language reference work on this revolutionary Latin American aerospace product. Written by an expert in the field, this book recounts the story of Embraer’s EMB-312 turboprop trainer, the first aircraft in its class to offer a cockpit and controls equivalent to its fighter contemporaries, as well enough power to match the high-speed manoeuvres of comparable jet trainers. Cheap to fly, capable of operating from unprepared runways and with limited maintenance requirements, the Tucano was Embraer’s first design to be built under license outside Brazil, and more than 660 units were produced for service in 16 countries, seven of which have taken it into combat. Although it is best known as a trainer, this remarkable aircraft has also provided front-line air defence in countries including Paraguay and Honduras. After almost 35 years of service, it remains in widespread use today. This lavishly illustrated story of the first-generation Tucano includes accounts of Embraer’s path to global success, service of the EMB-312 in its native Brazil, including with the air force’s display team, licence production for the Royal Air Force and for export as the Shorts Tucano, and a detailed breakdown of every worldwide operator, past and present. Also included is the story of how the EMB-312 began its evolution towards the EMB-314 Super Tucano, which Harpia will cover in a separate book at a future date. Appendices, in typically thorough Harpia style, include a four-view drawing and a full inventory of EMB-312 units and insignia. With the level of accuracy and insight familiar to Harpia’s regular readers, this unique aircraft profile also includes specifications, and details of training syllabuses, upgrades, avionics and weapons.  As New
Price: 66.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008839  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Carrier Aviation in the 21st Century - Aircraft carriers and their units in Detail
Newdick, Thomas
ISBN: 9780997309225
Harpia Publishing  2018 
 Soft Cover New book, 256 pages with 153 colour pictures, 43 tables and 25 drawings. The modern aircraft carrier is without doubt one of the most exciting and hazardous operating environments in the field of warfare. The ‘flattop’ is a symbol of global military power without parallel, and it remains a capability beyond reach of all but the most well equipped navies. With the detail, precision and accuracy expected of Harpia Publishing, this latest volume provides a force report of the various air components and associated vessels fielded by those select nations that field fixed-wing-capable aircraft carriers. While the United States maintains a carrier fleet the size of which is almost incomparable to that of its rivals, the coverage of this book also extends to the smaller nations that only possess a single carrier: Brazil, France, Russia and Spain. Meanwhile, full coverage is given over to the navies that are in the process of expanding their burgeoning carrier aviation capabilities, through the introduction of new, indigenously designed carriers and aircraft, namely the Asia-Pacific rivals China and India. Within Europe, chapters are devoted to Italy, currently with two carriers in commission, and the United Kingdom, which will make a historic return to carrier aviation this year. Since the scope of this volume extends to navies operating any carrier that routinely embarks fixed-wing air power, US Navy amphibious assault ships and US Marine Corps aviation assets are also included. Drawing upon a cadre of authors who are experts in their field, Carrier Aviation in the 21st Century continues Harpia’s reputation for providing unprecedented detail and extensive technical specifications, as well as detailing the structure of all the air arms and the individual units that currently embark on board carriers. Illustrations include specially commissioned artworks and diagrams to help illustrate how carrier air power remains an essential element of modern warfare.  As New
Price: 66.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008838  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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The Avro Shackleton: Guardian of the Sea Lanes
Franks, Richard A.
ISBN: 1905414013
Dalrymple & Verdun  2005 
 Soft Cover New book, 112 pages, 120 photos. The first in a series of detailed and well illustrated accounts of classic aircraft in service from the prototype to the few remaining preserved examples. The introduction to the book is written by an ex-Shackleton pilot who was the first to be on the scene at the fire and sinking of the Lakonia and was instrumental in saving many lives. The book contains over thirty-five specially commissioned accurate side, 4 view and squadron badge illustrations in full colour, with many previously unpublished photographs. A full listing of all airframes and their histories is also included.  As New
Price: 47.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 004249  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Hastings - Including a Brief History of the Hermes
Senior, Tim
ISBN: 9781905414079
Dalrymple & Verdun  2008 
 Soft Cover New book, 112 pages. Development and service history of Handley Page's post-war transport aircraft. Production lists, squadron data and specifications. 4 colour 4-views. 17 colour profiles. 110 b/w & 78 colour photos.  As New
Price: 47.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 004248  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Lockheed F-104 Starfighter
Dobrzynski, Jaroslaw
ISBN: 9788363678395
Mushroom Model Publications  2015 
 Soft Cover New book, 176 pages. An illustrated technical history of the Lockheed F-104 Starfighter supersonic interceptor and fighter-bomber. One of the Century Series of aircraft, it was operated by the air forces of more than a dozen nations from 1958 to 2004. The different versions of the plane, from the prototypes to the final export and licence built versions are described and illustrated; all the changes in specification, equipment and performance are recorded. Drawings and data from the original technical manuals, full dimensional details and photographs of surviving examples preserved in aviation museums illustrate all aspects of the airframe, inside and out. Contemporary photographs and many pages of colour illustrations complete the book's comprehensive coverage. A rarely documented aspect of Cold War aviation history. Features 40 superb colour profiles of camouflage and markings, walk-around colour photographs and rare b&w archive photographs.  As New
Price: 44.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007872  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Fouga Magister
Soetaert, Tine
ISBN: 9788363678388
Mushroom Model Publications  2015 
 Soft Cover New book, 132 pages. An illustrated technical history of the Fouga Magister - the 1950s French two-seat jet trainer. The different versions of the plane are described and illustrated; all the changes in specification, equipment and performance are recorded. Drawings and data from the original technical manuals, full dimensional details and photographs of surviving examples preserved in aviation museums illustrate all aspects of the airframe, inside and out. Features a brief operational history of all export users including Israel, Finland, Belgium, Katanga, Ireland, Brazil and others. Profusely illustrated with colour photographs, including walk-around section showing all aspects of the airframe, and diagrams from official manuals. Includes 1/72nd and 1/48th scale plans, and 40 colour profiles showing many of the colourful schemes applied to the Fouga Magister by its users, including anniversary schemes.  As New
Price: 39.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007873  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Fighter Leaders of the RAF, RAAF, RCAF, RNZAF & SAAF in WW2 Volume V
Listemann, Phil H.
ISBN: 9782918590965
Philedition  2016 
 Soft Cover New book, 55 pages. The conduct of a successful air campaign requires a combination of strategy, tactics, capable aircraft, well trained pilots - and good leadership. During WW2, the RAF, Commonwealth (RCAF, RAAF, RNZAF and SAAF) and 'Free European' forces employed almost 250 fighter squadrons throughout the World, from the Aleutians to the South Pacific, throughout Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, India, Burma and the East Indies and East Africa. The RAF's basic tactical formation was the squadron, and this was the first step of independent commanders usually held by a Squadron Leader. The period in command could vary from a matter of days to over a year and so many hundreds of men were appointed as Officers Commanding (OC) of a squadron. As tactics developed and larger formations were used in action, several squadrons would operate in concert and were grouped together as a Wing, led by a Wing Leader. usually of Wing Commander rank. By the mid war years as these Wings became independent mobile formations, the command was given to a Group Captain with leadership in the air held by the Wing Leader, more formally titled as Wing Commander Flying (WingCo). Most were highly decorated, and some were very successful aces but all were highly experienced with a proven record of leadership and ability. The aim of this series is to introduce these men so far as available information allows by giving short biography and describing the operational units that they led during the war. This volume contains the biography of 52 pilots: D.G. Andrews (Aus), R.E. Bary (NZ), F.V. Beamish (Ire), M.L.F. Beytagh (UK), M.V. Blake (NZ), E.P.W. Bocock (UK), A.D.McN. Boyd (UK), R.E.P. Brooker (UK), J.D. Browne (USA), L.V. Chadburn (Can), J.M. Checketts (NZ), W.H. Christie (Nor), M.V.M. Clube,(UK), P.Y. Davout (Can), A.H. Donaldson (UK), E.M. Donaldson (UK), J.M. Donaldson (UK), L.M. Gaunce (Can), L.M.E. Geerts (Bel), A.V. Gowers (UK), R.E. Green (UK), N.D. Harrison (NZ), B. Howard (Aus), F.J. Howell (UK), H. Hrbacek (Cz), S. Janus (Pol), I.F. Kennedy (Can), J.H. Lacey (UK), F.W. Lister (UK), J.L.H.E. Marchelidon (Fr), R. Marples (UK), P.E. Meagher (Ire), I.C. Ormston (Can), M.S. Osler (SA), J.R.A. Peel (UK), W.H. Pentland (Can), H.M. Pinfold (UK), A.F. Roscoe (USA), W.A.J. Satchell (UK), R.E.G. Sheward (UK), G.L. Sinclair (UK), T. Smart (UK), L.T. Spence (Aus), B.G. Stapleton (SA), J.E. Storrar (UK), S vB. Theron (SA), P.V.K. Tripe (Can), P. StG. B. Turnbull (Aus), M.T. Vanderpump (NZ), C.A. van Vliet (SA), J.L. Waddy (Aus), S.L. Welshman (Aus), totaling 22 DSOs, 52 DFCs and 3 DFMs.  As New
Price: 34.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008815  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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The Boeing Fortress Mk II & Mk. III
Listemann, Phil H.
Philedition  2017 
 Soft Cover New book, 70 pages. The Fortress Mk.II and Mk.III were the equivalent of the USAAF’s B-17E/F and G. The Fortress Mk.I was the B-17C as featured in ‘SQUADRONS! No. 4’. The Fortress Mk.I was only used in small numbers (20), but, for the British, it was the first step leading to the large scale introduction of the Fortress to Bomber Command. But that never happened and all the orders were consequently cancelled after the experiment of the Fortress Mk I. However, the RAF found a second interest in the Fortress while the Battle of the Atlantic was raging. Indeed in the meantime, trials of the Fortress in Coastal Command proved satisfactory and, as this Command was looking for long-range land-based patrol aircraft, the Fortress was requested to equiq some Coastal Command squadrons. Later in the war, the Fortress would return in the Bomber Command acting as an ECM aircraft from 1944 until the end of the war, while some others would be used by the Meteorological squadrons by 1945. The operational usage of the Fortress II and III in the RAF is here told in 70 pages, illustrated with 50 photographs and 6 colour profiles. The unexpected usage of the Fortress of the RCAF between 1944 and 1946 is also included in this study.  As New
Price: 39.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008812  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Submarine Hunter: Fairy Gannet ASW.1 In Service with the Royal Australian Navy Fleet Air Arm
Patynowski, Zbigniew
ISBN: 9788389450579
Mushroom Model Publications Poland 2008 
 Soft Cover New book, 248 pages, 260+ photos, 25 colour profiles. The ungainly-looking and unconventional Fairey Gannet served with several naval air arms in the 1950s and '60s, as a very effective carrier-borne submarine hunter. In this book the operation of the Gannet by the Royal Australian Navy's Fleet Air Arm is described, from the decision to adopt the Gannet, through initial training in the UK and onto operations from RAN carriers. The author has tracked down many pilots, aircrew, mechanics and deck crew, and they tell the story of the Gannet in their own words. The successes, failures, high points and tragedies are all described, with typical Aussie honesty and humour. Fully illustrated, with many previously-unpublished photos, maps, cartoons and colour profiles. English text.  As New
Price: 66.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007070  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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The Boeing Fortress Mk II & Mk. III
Listemann, Phil H.
Philedition  2017 
 Soft Cover New book, 70 pages. The Fortress Mk.II and Mk.III were the equivalent of the USAAF’s B-17E/F and G. The Fortress Mk.I was the B-17C as featured in ‘SQUADRONS! No. 4’. The Fortress Mk.I was only used in small numbers (20), but, for the British, it was the first step leading to the large scale introduction of the Fortress to Bomber Command. But that never happened and all the orders were consequently cancelled after the experiment of the Fortress Mk I. However, the RAF found a second interest in the Fortress while the Battle of the Atlantic was raging. Indeed in the meantime, trials of the Fortress in Coastal Command proved satisfactory and, as this Command was looking for long-range land-based patrol aircraft, the Fortress was requested to equiq some Coastal Command squadrons. Later in the war, the Fortress would return in the Bomber Command acting as an ECM aircraft from 1944 until the end of the war, while some others would be used by the Meteorological squadrons by 1945. The operational usage of the Fortress II and III in the RAF is here told in 70 pages, illustrated with 50 photographs and 6 colour profiles. The unexpected usage of the Fortress of the RCAF between 1944 and 1946 is also included in this study.  As New
Price: 39.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008811  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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SR-71 Blackbird in Action
Doyle, David
ISBN: 9780897478359
Squadron/Signal Publications  2017 
 Soft Cover New book, 80 pages, SS10245. May 1967 witnessed the first Blackbird flight over Vietnam. When the CIA's A-12 was retired from Vietnam service in June 1968, its place was taken by the Air Force version of the plane with the now more familiar name of "Strategic Reconnaissance" SR-71. Though exceptionally good at what it did, the highly specialized nature of the SR-71 made it expensive to operate and by the late 1980s, the Air Force was ready to shelve the Blackbird in order to fund other projects. Despite the objections of ground force commanders and indeed even against the wishes of Congress, the aircraft were retired in the late 1990s. In addition to the A-12 and SR-71, Lockheed's famed Skunk Works also turned out the M-21, a version of the Blackbird whose sole purpose was to launch D-21 drones. Illustrated with over 200 photographs and detailed line drawings.  As New
Price: 20.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008793  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Mosquito Aces of Wolrd War 2
Thomas, Andrew
ISBN: 9781841768786
Osprey Pub Co  2005 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, ACE069. The Mosquito developed into one of the most versatile aircraft of World War 2, entering service with Fighter Command in early 1942. The 'Mossie' was soon defending raids on Britain's Cathedral cities and became an integral part of the country's night defences. Its airborne radar gave it the ability to 'see' the enemy at night, and its speed and devastating fire power made it the finest nightfighter deployed by any side during World War 2. This book examines the infamous Mosquito, the nightfighter that was used by many leading RAF, Commonwealth and American aces.   As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007383  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Fokker D VII Aces of World War 1: Part 2
Franks, Norman; VanWyngarden, Greg
ISBN: 9781841767291
Osprey Pub Co  2004 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, ACE063. This book covers Fokker D VII aces from the four elite Jagdgeschwadern of the German army, and this follow-on volume charts the story of the many aces who flew the famed fighter in other units committed to combat in the final months of World War 1. D VII operations covered the entire Western Front, from the North Sea to the Swiss border. In the latter half of 1918 the Fokker was not only the mainstay of the army Jagdstaffeln, but also the most potent fighter flown by home defence Kests and the pilots of the German navy in Flanders. The D VII easily proved the equal of the many British, French, Belgian and American aircraft it met in combat, and served in such roles as day bomber interceptor, 'balloon buster' and nightfighter. Though handicapped by a lack of fuel and other supplies as the German war machine fell apart, aces such as Sachsenberg, Degelow and Rumey utilised the D VII to rack up impressive scores against consistently superior odds.   As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007384  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Israeli Mirage and Nesher Aces
Aloni, Shlomo
ISBN: 9781841766539
Osprey Pub Co  2004 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, ACE059. Israeli delta fighters pilots have been credited with almost 300 kills between 1966 and 1974, and dozens of them became aces. The Israeli aerial kill exchange rate and overall air-to-air performance was phenomenal. Although the Israeli pilots were flying Mach 2 fighters, they lacked any modern radar equipment and their MiG-21 flying opponents should have had a performance edge over them. This book details their most signifcant engagements, many of which were essentially World War 2 style dogfights fought with jet aircraft. Because neither side had the combat edge to disengage at will most engagements were a life and death struggle and the introduction of air-to-air missiles and the Israeli Nesher was to prove decisive in this theatre.   As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007385  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Bristol Blenheim
Keskimen, Kalevi; Stenman, Kari
ISBN: 9529943210
Suomen Ilmavoimien Historia  2004 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages. This book on the Blenheim continues the fully revised and up-dated re-prints of the volumes dealing with the aircraft serving in the Finnish Air Force during the Second World War. The chapters deal with the development, purchase, painting and specifications. Operational use covers squadrons LeLv 12, 42, 44, 46, 48 and T-LLv 17 with dislocation tables, air victory lists and post-war use. The book is compiled keeping those in mind who are interested in aviation history, warfare and modelling. The size of the book in B5 (176x250 mm) with laminated card covers, 96 pages printed on glossy art paper. The main text is in Finnish with an English summary. Photo captions are fully bi-lingual with 180 top quality pictures, supplemented by three pages of colour profiles and two pages of scale drawings. The appendixes contain individual aircraft histories and aerial victory tables. B5 (250x174 mm) size with laminated soft covers.   As New
Price: 34.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 004742  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Dornier Do 17 Z - Junkers Ju 88 A-4
Keskimen, Kalevi; Stenman, Kari
ISBN: 9525334015
Suomen Ilmavoimien Historia  1999 
 Soft Cover New book, 112 pages. Covers the Dornier Do 17 Z and Junkers Ju 88 A-4 in Finnish service during WW2. B5 (250x174 mm) size with laminated soft covers. Main text in Finnish with an English summary including the individual aircraft histories. Photo captions are bi-lingual. 112 pages on satin art paper, 8 pages in colour, 155 pictures, 7 colour pictures, 10 colour profiles and 1 cut-away drawing.  As New
Price: 34.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 004743  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Dornier Do 17 Z - Junkers Ju 88 A-4
Keskimen, Kalevi; Stenman, Kari
ISBN: 9525334015
Suomen Ilmavoimien Historia  1999 
 Soft Cover New book, 112 pages. Covers the Dornier Do 17 Z and Junkers Ju 88 A-4 in Finnish service during WW2. B5 (250x174 mm) size with laminated soft covers. Main text in Finnish with an English summary including the individual aircraft histories. Photo captions are bi-lingual. 112 pages on satin art paper, 8 pages in colour, 155 pictures, 7 colour pictures, 10 colour profiles and 1 cut-away drawing.  As New
Price: 34.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 004744  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Scimitar: Supermarine’s Last Fighter
Franks, Richard A.
ISBN: 9781905414109
Dalrymple & Verdun  2009 
 Soft Cover New book, 120 pages. A detailed and generously illustrated account of the Scimitar in service. A listing of airframes and histories is included. 3 colour 4-views. 28 colour profiles. Diagrams. 1:72 scale plan. 45 colour & 80 b/w photos.   As New
Price: 47.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 004251  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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SR-71 Blackbird in Action
Doyle, David
ISBN: 9780897478359
Squadron/Signal Publications  2017 
 Soft Cover New book, 80 pages, SS10245. May 1967 witnessed the first Blackbird flight over Vietnam. When the CIA's A-12 was retired from Vietnam service in June 1968, its place was taken by the Air Force version of the plane with the now more familiar name of "Strategic Reconnaissance" SR-71. Though exceptionally good at what it did, the highly specialized nature of the SR-71 made it expensive to operate and by the late 1980s, the Air Force was ready to shelve the Blackbird in order to fund other projects. Despite the objections of ground force commanders and indeed even against the wishes of Congress, the aircraft were retired in the late 1990s. In addition to the A-12 and SR-71, Lockheed's famed Skunk Works also turned out the M-21, a version of the Blackbird whose sole purpose was to launch D-21 drones. Illustrated with over 200 photographs and detailed line drawings.  As New
Price: 20.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008792  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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DH.98 Mosquito in Action
MacKay, Ron
ISBN: 9780897478519
Squadron/Signal Publications  2017 
 Soft Cover New book, 80 pages, SS10250. The De Havilland Mosquito was a fast, light warplane that could out run and out climb enemy aircraft, and therefore could dispense with heavy armament. The Mosquito made its debut as a fast, high-altitude photo reconnaissance (PR) aircraft, a job it continued to perform until the end of WWII. The versatility of the Mosquito led the Light Night Strike Force (LNSF) to begin employing the wooden craft alongside heavy bombers for raids over the Reich. Mosquitos dropped 4,000-pound 'Cookie' bombs in lightning raids inside the German homeland, in a de-facto pay back for the German Blitz, and Mosquito Fighter Bombers (FB) carried out strikes on German security points and U-Boats. Illustrated with more than 180 photographs, two dozen of them in color, plus a table, color profiles, and detailed line drawings.  As New
Price: 20.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008788  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Republic Aviation F-84F Thunderstreak & RF-84F Thunderflash
Pretat, Samuel
Minimonde 76  2007 
 Soft Cover New book, 56 pages, 78 photos, 19 colour profiles, 16 colour samples. This book covers the full history of the 1950s vintage Republic F-84F fighter-bomber and RF-84F reconnaissance fighter aircraft, key players of the Cold War. The text in English & French details the developmental history as well as the worldwide operators, a 12 page technical study featuring numerous line drawings, charts and photos, full production details, many pictures and specialy commissioned profiles with the color samples using FS references. Perfect document for modellers and aviation buffs alike.  As New
Price: 43.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008031  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Republic Aviation F-84F Thunderstreak & RF-84F Thunderflash
Pretat, Samuel
Minimonde 76  2007 
 Soft Cover New book, 56 pages, 78 photos, 19 colour profiles, 16 colour samples. This book covers the full history of the 1950s vintage Republic F-84F fighter-bomber and RF-84F reconnaissance fighter aircraft, key players of the Cold War. The text in English & French details the developmental history as well as the worldwide operators, a 12 page technical study featuring numerous line drawings, charts and photos, full production details, many pictures and specialy commissioned profiles with the color samples using FS references. Perfect document for modellers and aviation buffs alike.  As New
Price: 43.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008032  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Blackburn Buccaneer
Braas, Nico
ISBN: 9789086161683
Lanasta  2014 
 Soft Cover New book, 48 pages, 90 photos, 9 colour profiles. The Blackburn Buccaneer was the first jet aircraft specially designed for flying very low under the radar at high subsonic speeds. It was developed in the fifties and entered service at the Royal Navy in 1962. Later it also flew as an attack bomber at the R.A.F. and it even played a role in the Gulf War in 1991 before being retired in 1994 after an operational career that spanned three decades.  As New
Price: 27.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007651  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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A-1 Skyraider in Action
Doyle, David
ISBN: 9780897478373
Squadron/Signal Publications  2017 
 Soft Cover New book, 80 pages, SS10246. Originally designated AD and later A-1, the 1944-designed Skyraider was conceived and bought by the U.S. Navy as a carrier-borne attack aircraft, and saw combat as such in Korea and Vietnam. During the latter of those conflicts, the U.S. Air Force obtained and used Navy-surplus Skyraiders, as did the South Vietnamese air force. Other nations continued to fly the venerable Skyraider into the 1980s. Known alternately as the 'flying dump truck', a testament to its payload capacity, and 'SPAD' a homage to its massive radial engine and anachronistic propeller in an age of jet aircraft, the rugged Skyraider endeared itself to both air and ground crews. Packed with detailed line drawings, color profiles, and over 180 vintage photographs, more than 30 of them in vintage color  As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008664  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Modern Attack Helicopters
Nowicki, Jacek
ISBN: 8372190674
Wydawnictwo Militaria Poland 2000 
 Soft Cover New book, 62 pages, 242 photos most in color. This book features walk around and close up photos of the following helicopters: Bell AH-1 Cobra; Boeing AH-64 Apache; Denel Aviation AH-2 Rooivalk; Eurocopter Tiger; Agusta A129 Mangusta: Mil Mi-28 Havock; Kamov Ka-50 Hokum. English text.  As New
Price: 29.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 002419  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Messerschmitt Bf 109 G in Detail
no author
ISBN: 8372190917
Wydawnictwo Militaria Poland 2000 
 Soft Cover New book, 62 pages, 155 photos most in color, 8 scale drawings. This book features walk around and close up photos of the following: Bf 109G-2 Trop; Bf 109G-2/R3 Trop; Bf 109G-5; Bf 109G-6; DB 605A-1 engine. Ideal for modellers, historians and aircraft enthusiasts. English text.  As New
Price: 29.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 002420  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Czechoslovak Spitfires in Detail: The History of Czechoslovak Spitfires LF.Mk.IXE from 1945 to Present
Rajlich, Jiri
ISBN: 8086416224
WWP Prague 2002 
 Soft Cover New book, 48 pages, 105 photos, 8 color profiles. This book covers the history of the 78 Spitfires purchased by Czechoslavakia in 1945 after the end of the war. The story continues with their sale to Israel in 1948 and their subsequent sale to Burma in 1954. Illustrated with rare photos of the aircraft in service with the three air forces. English text.  As New
Price: 31.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 002423  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Yakovlev-18 MAX
Sembrat, P.
ISBN: 8389717050
Rossagraph Poland 2004 
 Soft Cover New book, 33 pages, 100 photos most in color. Extensive photographic coverage of this Cold War era Russian trainer, in the kind of detail modellers love. Dual Polish/English text.   As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 002410  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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F-105 Wild Weasel vs SA-2 ’Guideline’ SAM
Davies, Peter
ISBN: 9781849084710
Osprey Pub Co  2011 
 Soft Cover New book, 80 pages, DUE35. Although America entered the Vietnam War with some of the world's most sophisticated combat aircraft, the majority of their missions involved conventional bombing and fighter engagements that employed quite similar tactics to those previously used in the Korean War and World War 2. The real step change in aerial fighting came with the use of air-to-air and ground-to-air missiles. Developing methods of defeating the latter involved the rapid evolution of technology and tactics which, over twenty years later, would enable the USA to win the air war over Iraq in Operation Desert Storm in a matter of hours. During the Vietnam War, the appearance of Russian SA-2 missiles around Hanoi in 1965 alarmed US officials. Initially reluctant to attack the missile sites, the increasing toll of US aircraft and the ways in which the SA-2s inhibited bombing tactics meant that new methods of dealing with the sites had to be developed quickly. Electronic reconnaissance aircraft had some success with jamming of the missiles' guidance systems at long range, but the real solution lay with an aircraft that could detect the radars at closer range, offer itself as a target to the missile sites and attack them before missiles could be launched at US bombers. F-105Fs equipped with new technology quickly became an essential addition to all USAF strike missions over North Vietnam. Using new Shrike and Standard ARM anti-radiation missiles and radar detection equipment developed by the US Navy, the F-105F and its more sophisticated successor, the F-105G, continued their hair-raising battles with North Vietnamese missile batteries throughout the rest of the Vietnam War. Here, author Peter Davies recounts the dramatic contests between these newly outfitted F-105s and the missile sites in Vietnam in a highly illustrated account, drawing on first-hand pilot experiences and technical manuals to present a full history of the technologies and tactics of both sides.   As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 005564  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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US Navy A-1 Skyraider Units of the Vietnam War
Burgess, Rick; Rausa, Zip
ISBN: 9781846034107
Osprey Pub Co  2009 
 Soft Cover New book, 112 pages, COM77. Designed and built as a carrier-based attack aircraft in 1944, the A-1 reached frontline units too late to see combat in World War 2. With the advent of jets in the late 1940s, the Skyraider was seen as a dated throwback to the golden age of piston-engined naval aviation. Despite its days seemingly numbered, the A-1 proved to be a huge success in the Korean War. Remaining in production through to 1957, some 3,180 Skyraiders had been built by the time the last one left the Douglas plant. Nicknamed the ''flying dump truck'', the A-1 remained a key component in naval air wings into the 1960s, allowing the aircraft to play its part in the escalating conflict in Vietnam. Both A-1 attack and EA-1F airborne early warning aircraft saw action in Southeast Asia from 1960 through to 1969, when the last examples were finally retired from carrier decks. The A-1s in particular bombed targets in both North and South Vietnam, despite the aircraft being highly vulnerable to enemy flak and fighters. Co-written by a two-tour Vietnam War combat veteran in the A-1, this is the first book that focuses exclusively on the aircraft's service in Vietnam, providing a must-have volume for Vietnam aviation enthusiasts.  As New
Price: 28.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 003586  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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The Curtis Mohawk
Listemann, Phil H.
Philedition  2016 
 Soft Cover New book, 50 pages. The Curtiss Hawk 75 was the export version of the USAAC Curtiss P-36 that became, from 1936 onwards, the standard American single-seat fighter and represented a big step forward for the USAAC. The French were the first to express interest in this fighter and ordered large quantities before and during the first months of WW2. When the French ask for an armistice, all of the contracts were taken over by the British and the balance of the Curtiss H-75 still to be delivered were shipped out to the UK where they became the Mohawk. The RAF also took charge of more Mohawks coming from various sources and in all over 200 Mohawks were included in the RAF inventory. Some were handed over to the SAAF where they served in East Africa, while most would be sent to the Far East where they served until the end of 1943. The full story of the Mohawk in the RAF and in the SAAF is here told in 50 pages illustrated with 55 photos and 7 colour profiles.  As New
Price: 30.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008625  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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The Curtis Mohawk
Listemann, Phil H.
Philedition  2016 
 Soft Cover New book, 50 pages. The Curtiss Hawk 75 was the export version of the USAAC Curtiss P-36 that became, from 1936 onwards, the standard American single-seat fighter and represented a big step forward for the USAAC. The French were the first to express interest in this fighter and ordered large quantities before and during the first months of WW2. When the French ask for an armistice, all of the contracts were taken over by the British and the balance of the Curtiss H-75 still to be delivered were shipped out to the UK where they became the Mohawk. The RAF also took charge of more Mohawks coming from various sources and in all over 200 Mohawks were included in the RAF inventory. Some were handed over to the SAAF where they served in East Africa, while most would be sent to the Far East where they served until the end of 1943. The full story of the Mohawk in the RAF and in the SAAF is here told in 50 pages illustrated with 55 photos and 7 colour profiles.  As New
Price: 30.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008626  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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The North American Mitchell: The Dutch, French and Poles
Listemann, Phil H.
ISBN: 9782918590989
Philedition  2016 
 Soft Cover New book, 44 pages. The Mitchell was one of the major medium bombers of the Second World War. It was operated by many air forces during the war including the RAF. The RAF received about 900 Mitchells among them some Mitchells coming from a Dutch order which were exclusively used by No. 320 (Dutch) Squadron. The Mitchell was also used by two other foreign units in the RAF, the Polish 305 and the French 342. This book covers in 44 pages, about 30 photos and 7 colour profiles, the operational usage of the Mitchell by those three squadrons with the usual details on losses.  As New
Price: 29.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008622  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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English Electric Canberra
Galdwin, Mick
ISBN: 9789086161690
Lanasta  2014 
 Soft Cover New book, 52 pages. From 1949 to 2006 the English Electric Canberra has served in the frontline of the Royal Air Force around the world. The Canberra became the UK’s first jet bomber, although that was not its only role, undertaking other tasks such as, pilot/navigator training, photographic reconnaissance, target-tug and electronic countermeasures duties to name a few. From the day of its first public flight at the Farnborough Air Show back in 1949, this aircraft has held the attention of the aviation world, here was an aircraft that could out fly and fly higher than any fighter aircraft of its time. From that first flight the Canberra amazed other Air Forces around the world, one being the USA, who went on to produced over 400 aircraft under license as the Martin B-57, covering sixteen variants the last being the WB-57F which there are still three flying today in the 21st century. The Australians also went on to build over forty aircraft under license as the B.20, and there were a further thirteen other countries who purchased the aircraft directly from UK manufacturers. In all over 900 airframes were built in the UK for the Royal Air Force, not only by English Electric, but also by, Avon, Handley-Page and Shorts Brothers. There were also to be over ten major modifications to the Canberra, this gave it a new lease of life and extended its service career in both the Royal Air Force and the Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm. The story of the Canberra came to a close for the RAF on the 22nd June 2006 when the last remaining Canberra PR.9s retiring from service life after returning from operational duties. The author had the honor to serve with them in their twilight days of their careers. However, the Canberra story has not fully ended in the UK, XH134 a Canberra PR.9, now owned privately, flies displays across the UK and is the only airworthy PR.9 in the world. The 'Queen of the skies' lives on.  As New
Price: 27.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008573  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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English Electric Canberra
Galdwin, Mick
ISBN: 9789086161690
Lanasta  2014 
 Soft Cover New book, 52 pages. From 1949 to 2006 the English Electric Canberra has served in the frontline of the Royal Air Force around the world. The Canberra became the UK’s first jet bomber, although that was not its only role, undertaking other tasks such as, pilot/navigator training, photographic reconnaissance, target-tug and electronic countermeasures duties to name a few. From the day of its first public flight at the Farnborough Air Show back in 1949, this aircraft has held the attention of the aviation world, here was an aircraft that could out fly and fly higher than any fighter aircraft of its time. From that first flight the Canberra amazed other Air Forces around the world, one being the USA, who went on to produced over 400 aircraft under license as the Martin B-57, covering sixteen variants the last being the WB-57F which there are still three flying today in the 21st century. The Australians also went on to build over forty aircraft under license as the B.20, and there were a further thirteen other countries who purchased the aircraft directly from UK manufacturers. In all over 900 airframes were built in the UK for the Royal Air Force, not only by English Electric, but also by, Avon, Handley-Page and Shorts Brothers. There were also to be over ten major modifications to the Canberra, this gave it a new lease of life and extended its service career in both the Royal Air Force and the Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm. The story of the Canberra came to a close for the RAF on the 22nd June 2006 when the last remaining Canberra PR.9s retiring from service life after returning from operational duties. The author had the honor to serve with them in their twilight days of their careers. However, the Canberra story has not fully ended in the UK, XH134 a Canberra PR.9, now owned privately, flies displays across the UK and is the only airworthy PR.9 in the world. The 'Queen of the skies' lives on.  As New
Price: 27.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008572  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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English Electric Canberra
Galdwin, Mick
ISBN: 9789086161690
Lanasta  2014 
 Soft Cover New book, 52 pages. From 1949 to 2006 the English Electric Canberra has served in the frontline of the Royal Air Force around the world. The Canberra became the UK’s first jet bomber, although that was not its only role, undertaking other tasks such as, pilot/navigator training, photographic reconnaissance, target-tug and electronic countermeasures duties to name a few. From the day of its first public flight at the Farnborough Air Show back in 1949, this aircraft has held the attention of the aviation world, here was an aircraft that could out fly and fly higher than any fighter aircraft of its time. From that first flight the Canberra amazed other Air Forces around the world, one being the USA, who went on to produced over 400 aircraft under license as the Martin B-57, covering sixteen variants the last being the WB-57F which there are still three flying today in the 21st century. The Australians also went on to build over forty aircraft under license as the B.20, and there were a further thirteen other countries who purchased the aircraft directly from UK manufacturers. In all over 900 airframes were built in the UK for the Royal Air Force, not only by English Electric, but also by, Avon, Handley-Page and Shorts Brothers. There were also to be over ten major modifications to the Canberra, this gave it a new lease of life and extended its service career in both the Royal Air Force and the Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm. The story of the Canberra came to a close for the RAF on the 22nd June 2006 when the last remaining Canberra PR.9s retiring from service life after returning from operational duties. The author had the honor to serve with them in their twilight days of their careers. However, the Canberra story has not fully ended in the UK, XH134 a Canberra PR.9, now owned privately, flies displays across the UK and is the only airworthy PR.9 in the world. The 'Queen of the skies' lives on.  As New
Price: 27.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008571  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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WM-21 Solyom
Hoogschagen, Edwin
ISBN: 9789086161676
Lanasta  2014 
 Soft Cover New book, 48 pages. When Hungary got involved in the second world war, the WM-21 Sólyom (Falcon) was the only Hungarian designed and manufactured plane in service with the Hungarian Royal Airforce. It was in widespread service as reconnaissance plane starting from 1938 onwards. In June of 1941, the machines failed to make in impression, mainly because of accidents and technical issues. The planes were diverted to the training role and were still used as such by May 1945. The Sólyom story starts in 1927, with the Fokker C.V, of which the Hungarian Royal Airforce had acquired 76, mostly built under license by Manfred Weiss (WM). WM improved the C.V, which resulted in the WM-16, with 18 built in two variants. This WM-16 paved the way for the WM-21, of which 128 examples were built.   As New
Price: 27.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008569  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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WM-21 Solyom
Hoogschagen, Edwin
ISBN: 9789086161676
Lanasta  2014 
 Soft Cover New book, 48 pages. When Hungary got involved in the second world war, the WM-21 Sólyom (Falcon) was the only Hungarian designed and manufactured plane in service with the Hungarian Royal Airforce. It was in widespread service as reconnaissance plane starting from 1938 onwards. In June of 1941, the machines failed to make in impression, mainly because of accidents and technical issues. The planes were diverted to the training role and were still used as such by May 1945. The Sólyom story starts in 1927, with the Fokker C.V, of which the Hungarian Royal Airforce had acquired 76, mostly built under license by Manfred Weiss (WM). WM improved the C.V, which resulted in the WM-16, with 18 built in two variants. This WM-16 paved the way for the WM-21, of which 128 examples were built.   As New
Price: 27.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008570  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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F-104 Starfighter in Action
Doyle, David
ISBN: 9780897478229
Squadron/Signal Publications  2016 
 Soft Cover New book, 80 pages, SS10244. The Lockheed F-104 Starfighter first flew in 1954, Starfighters then broke the world altitude record in May 1958 and the world air-speed record nine days later. It was the first aircraft to hold both records simultaneously. Many of the Starfighter’s records stand today. With a powerful XJ79 engine and futuristic design by famed Lockheed engineer Clarence 'Kelly' Johnson and his team, a YF-104A passed Mach 2 in 1956. The F-104 was born from combat against Communist MiG-15 jet aircraft during the Korean War. Known as a 'missile with a man in it' and 'an engine with wings', Starfighters trained astronauts such as Chuck Yeager on the edge of space, fought over Vietnam, and were lethal Cold War interceptors capable of firing air-to-air nuclear missiles. During its 50-year career, it was used by no less than 15 nations from Jordan to Taiwan, Italy finally retired its fleet in 2005. It is poised to be reborn as a civilian satellite launcher in 2018. More than 160 vintage photos, many in original color, numerous line drawings and new color profiles, this new volume chronicles the remarkable military career of this aircraft.   As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008559  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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F-104 Starfighter in Action
Doyle, David
ISBN: 9780897478229
Squadron/Signal Publications  2016 
 Soft Cover New book, 80 pages, SS10244. The Lockheed F-104 Starfighter first flew in 1954, Starfighters then broke the world altitude record in May 1958 and the world air-speed record nine days later. It was the first aircraft to hold both records simultaneously. Many of the Starfighter’s records stand today. With a powerful XJ79 engine and futuristic design by famed Lockheed engineer Clarence 'Kelly' Johnson and his team, a YF-104A passed Mach 2 in 1956. The F-104 was born from combat against Communist MiG-15 jet aircraft during the Korean War. Known as a 'missile with a man in it' and 'an engine with wings', Starfighters trained astronauts such as Chuck Yeager on the edge of space, fought over Vietnam, and were lethal Cold War interceptors capable of firing air-to-air nuclear missiles. During its 50-year career, it was used by no less than 15 nations from Jordan to Taiwan, Italy finally retired its fleet in 2005. It is poised to be reborn as a civilian satellite launcher in 2018. More than 160 vintage photos, many in original color, numerous line drawings and new color profiles, this new volume chronicles the remarkable military career of this aircraft.   As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008558  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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F-22 Raptor in Action
Drendel, Lou
ISBN: 9780897478274
Squadron/Signal Publications  2017 
 Soft Cover New book, 80 pages, SS10223. The single-seat, twin-engined Lockheed Martin/Boeing F-22 Raptor is the world's first operational fifth-generation fighter. 'Fifth-Generation' denotes a new plateau in fighter design, surpassing the F-15 and Mig-29 capabilities. This volume traces the history of the Raptor and describes in detail why it is likely to be the world's best fighter for years to come. While the Raptor was designed for air superiority, it also embodies ground attack, electronic warfare, and signals intelligence features. After years in planning and development, the U.S. Air Force announced plans to purchase more than 600 F-22 Raptors in 1991. Cutbacks in 1993 reduced the number to 442. With the onset of the Obama Administration, Raptor production was capped at 187 units. As challenges to U.S. global leadership mount, however, the Raptor's capabilities will face increasing demand. Illustrated with 174 photographs plus color profiles and detailed line drawings.  As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008553  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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U.S. ECM Aircraft in Action
Neubeck, Ken
ISBN: 9780897477420
Squadron/Signal Publications  2016 
 Soft Cover New book, 80 pages, SS10233. The purpose of Electronic countermeasures (ECM) is to jam, spoof, trick or otherwise fool an enemy about the location or capabilities of armed combat units. While the United States employs ECM on the land, air and sea, modern military aircraft are the primary platform in the ECM battle because they can scan a larger patch of earth. This book briefly explains the history and development of various ECM techniques with particular emphasis on U.S. Navy, Air Force and Marine aircraft that have taken electronic countermeasures into battle from the 1950s through present. Specific aircraft included in the book are ECM variants from the 1950s, Vietnam, the Cold War, Operation Desert Storm, Operation Deliberate Force (Yugoslavia), and modern aircraft including the Navy’s EA-18 Growler, which is capable of jamming frequencies and eliminating surface-to-air radar sites at Mach 1.8. Illustrated with more than 200 photos, most in original color.  As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008556  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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F-22 Raptor in Action
Drendel, Lou
ISBN: 9780897478274
Squadron/Signal Publications  2017 
 Soft Cover New book, 80 pages, SS10223. The single-seat, twin-engined Lockheed Martin/Boeing F-22 Raptor is the world's first operational fifth-generation fighter. 'Fifth-Generation' denotes a new plateau in fighter design, surpassing the F-15 and Mig-29 capabilities. This volume traces the history of the Raptor and describes in detail why it is likely to be the world's best fighter for years to come. While the Raptor was designed for air superiority, it also embodies ground attack, electronic warfare, and signals intelligence features. After years in planning and development, the U.S. Air Force announced plans to purchase more than 600 F-22 Raptors in 1991. Cutbacks in 1993 reduced the number to 442. With the onset of the Obama Administration, Raptor production was capped at 187 units. As challenges to U.S. global leadership mount, however, the Raptor's capabilities will face increasing demand. Illustrated with 174 photographs plus color profiles and detailed line drawings.  As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008552  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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F-105 Thunderchief in Action
Doyle, David
ISBN: 9780897478168
Squadron/Signal Publications  2016 
 Soft Cover New book, 80 pages, SS10241. The Republic F-105 Thunderchief was the largest single-seat, single engine combat aircraft to enter production, was conceived as supersonic, low altitude fighter-bomber capable of delivering a heavy nuclear payload. While never used as intended, the Thunderchief did see extensive combat. The F-105 carried the brunt of the U.S. bombing campaign during the early part of the U.S. involvement in Vietnam by completing more than 20,000 sorties. While serviced and flown by brave and competent men, the extremely sophisticated Mach 2-capable F-105, or 'Thud' as the type was nicknamed, was ill suited for repetitive missions in humid Southeast Asia. Maintenance requirements exceeded 100 man-hours labor per flight hour. Further, combat losses rose to almost half of the 833-unit production total. Ultimately, the F-105 was withdrawn from the theater. Features development, production and deployment of the seven Thunderchief models with nearly 200 vintage photos, more than half are in original color, augmented with a dozen line drawings and eight color profiles.  As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008477  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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F-105 Thunderchief in Action
Doyle, David
ISBN: 9780897478168
Squadron/Signal Publications  2016 
 Soft Cover New book, 80 pages, SS10241. The Republic F-105 Thunderchief was the largest single-seat, single engine combat aircraft to enter production, was conceived as supersonic, low altitude fighter-bomber capable of delivering a heavy nuclear payload. While never used as intended, the Thunderchief did see extensive combat. The F-105 carried the brunt of the U.S. bombing campaign during the early part of the U.S. involvement in Vietnam by completing more than 20,000 sorties. While serviced and flown by brave and competent men, the extremely sophisticated Mach 2-capable F-105, or 'Thud' as the type was nicknamed, was ill suited for repetitive missions in humid Southeast Asia. Maintenance requirements exceeded 100 man-hours labor per flight hour. Further, combat losses rose to almost half of the 833-unit production total. Ultimately, the F-105 was withdrawn from the theater. Features development, production and deployment of the seven Thunderchief models with nearly 200 vintage photos, more than half are in original color, augmented with a dozen line drawings and eight color profiles.  As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008476  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Hurricane & Gladiator
Keskimen, Kalevi; Stenman, Kari
ISBN: 9529943261
Suomen Ilmavoimien Historia  2005 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages. This book on the Hurricane & Gladiator is a new volume, which vastly expands the previous 'English Fighters' volume, dealing with the aircraft serving in the Finnish Air Force during the Second World War. The chapters deal with the development, purchase, painting and specifications. Operational use covers squadrons LeLv 12, 14, 16, 26, 30, and 32 with dislocation tables, air victory lists and individual aircraft histories. The book is compiled keeping those in mind who are interested in aviation history, warfare and modelling. The size of the book in B5 (176x250 mm) with laminated card covers, 96 pages printed on glossy art paper. The main text is both in Finnish and English. Photo captions are fully bi-lingual for over 150 top quality pictures, supplemented by three pages of colour profiles and three pages of scale drawings. The appendixes contain individual aircraft histories and aerial victory tables.  As New
Price: 34.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 004746  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Bf 110 Vs Lancaster, 1942-45
Forczyk, Robert
ISBN: 9781780963167
Osprey Pub Co  2013 
 Soft Cover New book, 80 pages, DUE51. The RAF introduced the huge four-engined Avro Lancaster in 1942 and used it to spearhead this aerial offensive. In response, the Luftwaffe created an elite nightfighter force based primarily upon the Bf 110 to counter the RAF bombers. Although the Bf 110 had failed miserably as a day fighter over England in 1940, it found its niche as a nightfighter. The Luftwaffe was quick to equip it with airborne radar that allowed it to intercept and destroy Lancasters over Germany. In turn, the RAF adopted countermeasures such as the Monica rearward-looking radar to alert Lancaster crews to the approach of nightfighters. The Lancaster heavy bomber was equipped with rear and dorsal turrets that gave it some chance to drive off nightfighters employing the standard tactic of attacking from above and behind. In May 1943, though, the Luftwaffe suddenly developed a novel technical and tactical approach to attacking RAF bombers - the Schrage Musik weapon system, which mounted upward-firing 20mm cannons in a Bf 110 nightfighter. The new tactic proved amazingly successful, and British bombers could be attacked from below with no warning. Soon, the Luftwaffe decided to equip a third of its nightfighters with Schrage Musik and began to inflict grievous losses upon Lancaster bomber units in the period from August 1943 to March 1944. For its part, the RAF failed to detect the new German tactic for six crucial months, during which time its Lancaster bombers were almost defenceless against this new threat. In time, however, the German advantage of surprise was lost and the RAF developed countermeasures to deal with the new threat. The duel between upgraded Bf 110s and Lancasters in the night skies over Germany became increasingly dominated by cutting-edge technology, which would determine the efficacy of strategic bombing.  As New
Price: 20.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007082  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Boeing B-47 Stratojet
Braas, Nico
ISBN: 9789086162413
Lanasta  2016 
 Soft Cover New book, 56 pages, 110+ photos and illustrations. Built by Boeing, designated as B-47 and named the Stratojet it was a quantum leap in aircraft development. Boeing entered initially the unknown when they started this project, but soon it would be evident that Strategic Air Command would have its multi-engine jet bomber with a speed performance similar to the latest jet fighters.  As New
Price: 27.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008437  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Messerschmitt Me 210/410 Colours and Markings 1/48 Scale Decals
Ovcacik, M; Susa, K.
ISBN: 9788086637310
4+ Publishing  2010 
 Soft Cover New book, 28 pages. Designed in accordance with the "Zerstörer" (heavy fighter-bomber) concept just prior WWII, the Me 210 was, however, a failure in terms of flying characteristics. Following extensive modifications, its successor, the Me 410 Hornisse (Hornet), was produced in substantial numbers and many variants and saw operational service in Italy and North Africa, and over Germany and Central Europe. The improved Me 210 was also licence-built in Hungary. The publication has 28 pages, including a total of 49 overall and detailed photographs, 12 pages with colour camouflage schemes and their description. Text in English. A comprehensive decal sheet is added for modellers' convenience. Two variants of this title are available, this one including 1/48 scale decal sheet (MKD48010; 1x 250x200 mm sheet) and another with 1/72 transfers (MKD72010; 1x 200x110 mm sheet). Following aircraft are depicted on each decal sheet: Luftwaffe (7x), Royal Hungarian Air Force (1x), Royal Air Force (2x), Soviet Air Force (1x) and Imperial Japanese Army Air Force (1x).  As New
Price: 32.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 004771  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Fiat G.91
Landewers, Arno
ISBN: 9789086161706
Lanasta  2016 
 Soft Cover New book, 56 pages, 110+ photos and illustrations. The Fiat G.91 was an Italian jet fighter aircraft. It was the winner of the NATO competition in 1953 for a light fighter as standard equipment for Allied air forces. It entered in operational service with the Italian Air Force in 1961, with the West German Luftwaffe, in 1962, and later with the Portuguese Air Force. It was in production for 19 years. 756 aircraft were completed, including the prototypes and pre-production models. The assembly lines were finally closed in 1977. The Fiat G.91 enjoyed a long service life that extended over 35 years. It was widely used by Portugal in the Portuguese Colonial War in Africa. A twin-engined variant was known as the Fiat/Aeritalia G.91Y.  As New
Price: 27.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008436  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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The Gloster Meteor F.I & F.III
Listemann, Phil H.
ISBN: 9782918590941
Philedition  2016 
 Soft Cover New book, 27 pages. The Gloster Meteor was the first British jet fighter and the Allies’ only operational jet aircraft during the Second World War. For the Meteor, the main issue was to find the right engines and the development of these took more time than initially planned and proved more complicated than originally thought but eventually the first Meteor F.Is were ready to enter service in the summer 1944. Their first action took place soon after in the hunt of the V-1 launched against England. Then the Meteor was deployed on the Continent in its F.III variant where it participated to the last stages of WW2 with the 2 TAF. This study covers the wartime era and stopps in September 1945. This book is illustred with 30 photos (5 in colours) and five colour profiles.  As New
Price: 29.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008389  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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The Gloster Meteor F.I & F.III
Listemann, Phil H.
ISBN: 9782918590941
Philedition  2016 
 Soft Cover New book, 27 pages. The Gloster Meteor was the first British jet fighter and the Allies’ only operational jet aircraft during the Second World War. For the Meteor, the main issue was to find the right engines and the development of these took more time than initially planned and proved more complicated than originally thought but eventually the first Meteor F.Is were ready to enter service in the summer 1944. Their first action took place soon after in the hunt of the V-1 launched against England. Then the Meteor was deployed on the Continent in its F.III variant where it participated to the last stages of WW2 with the 2 TAF. This study covers the wartime era and stopps in September 1945. This book is illustred with 30 photos (5 in colours) and five colour profiles.  As New
Price: 29.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008388  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Morane-Saulnier M.S. 406
Keskimen, Kalevi; Stenman, Kari
ISBN: 9519875182
Suomen Ilmavoimien Historia  2004 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages. This book on the Morane-Saulnier M.S. 406 is a fully revised second printing. It has many new and above BIGGER pictures, new colour profiles and up-dated data. The book is compiled keeping those in mind who are interested in aviation history, warfare and modelling. The size of the book is B5 (176x250 mm) with laminated card covers, 96 pages printed on glossy art paper. Chapters include type development, purchase, specifications, painting, operational use in LeLv 28 and LeLv 14, aerial victory table and Mörkö-Morane. The main text is in Finnish with an English summary including individual plane histories. Photo captions are fully bi-lingual for 170 top quality pictures supplemented by colour profiles and scale drawings.  As New
Price: 34.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 004756  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Arab MiGs Volume 1: Mikoyan I Gurevich MiG-15 and MiG-17 in Service with Air Forces of Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Morocco and Syria
Cooper, Tom; Nicolle, David
ISBN: 9780982553923
Harpia Publishing  2009 
 Soft Cover New book, 256 pages. Starting in 1955, and for the following 20 years, MiG-15 and MiG-17 formed the backbone of several Arab air forces. They played a prominent role in four major wars and dozens of minor incidents. Covering the first decade of this period, this study - Arab MiGs, Volume 1, the first in a series of publications - provides a unique and previously unavailable insight into the service history of both types with five Arab air forces. Even more so, it tells the story of the people that flew MiG-15s and MiG-17s in Algeria, Egypt, Iraq and Syria. Several of whom became dominant political figures in the recent history of these countries. The reason why Arab countries began purchasing MiGs and thus became embroiled in the Cold War is approached and discussed from an entirely new and original - Arab - point of view. Details about combat operations during three major wars between Arabs and Israel, as well as the war in Yemen of the 1960s, are reconstructed on basis of primary evidence, in the form of original documents and participants' recollections. Aircraft colours, unit insignia, serial- and construction numbers are described in unprecedented detail. Over 200 photos, colour artworks, maps and tables illustrate the story of aircraft and their crews.  As New
Price: 59.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 006486  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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de Havilland Mosquito
Jackson, Robert
ISBN: 184037358X
Airlife Pub Ltd United Kingdom 2003 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, 86 photos, 14 colour profiles. 'The Wooden Wonder' - the nickname of one of the finest and most elegant aeroplanes to have been developed during WW2. This book is the perfect introductory source book, for the general reader, enthusiast and modeller alike wishing to find a succinct yet detailed introduction to the design and history of the Mosquito. Why was the aircraft conceived? Who were the people who designed it and who became famous for flying it? What were its virtues and vices? There are a host of illustrations that show variations of colour schemes used in different operational theatres of combat and rare photos taken when the heat was on.   As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 004403  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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B-17 Flying Fortress in Action
Doyle, David
ISBN: 9780897476225
Squadron/Signal Publications  2015 
 Soft Cover New book, 80 pages, SS10219. The B-17 Flying Fortress dropped more bombs than any other US aircraft in WWII and is arguably the iconic bomber of that epic conflict. Delivers a visual overview of the aircraft's development and use. During the 10 years in which it was produced, a total of 12,731 of the B-17 heavy bombers rolled off the assembly lines of Boeing, Douglas Aircraft, and Lockheed's subsidiary Vega. First flown in 1935, the aircraft was repeatedly modified, upgraded, and perfected in response to combat experience. Also highlights the roles played by individual aircraft and their crews, such as the 'Memphis Belle', which completed 25 missions over enemy territory; 'Stage Door Canteen', christened by Winston Churchill's daughter; and 'All American', which demonstrated the incredible toughness of the Flying Fortress by returning safely to base despite having its tail nearly sheared off by a Messerschmitt. An unmatched, lavishly illustrated account of one of the greatest warplanes of all time, a must have! Illustrated with 200 vintage photographs, many in color, plus color profiles and detailed line drawings.  As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008358  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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P-51 Mustang in Action
Doyle, David
ISBN: 9780897478144
Squadron/Signal Publications  2016 
 Soft Cover New book, 80 pages, SS10211. Its contrails twisting through the clouds, one fighter aircraft was able to escort America’s heavy bombers from England to Berlin, and from Iwo Jima to Tokyo - the North American P-51 Mustang. Beyond bomber escort, this iconic Pursuit (later F- for fighter) aircraft was employed against ground targets using machine guns, rockets, and bombs - in fact one variant was specifically produced as a dive bomber, an Allied counterpart to Germany’s famed Stuka. Including derivatives, the Mustang soldiered on in the arsenal of America and her allies into the 1980s, and was responsible for downing over 5,000 enemy aircraft. This new 80-page edition of a classic book about an iconic aircraft includes over 170 photos, one-third of which are in rare vintage color. Detailed line drawings and color profiles augment the archival images to present this new look at the Mustang, from the early experimental NA-73X to the PA-48, the final military variant.   As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008352  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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P-51 Mustang in Action
Doyle, David
ISBN: 9780897478144
Squadron/Signal Publications  2016 
 Soft Cover New book, 80 pages, SS10211. Its contrails twisting through the clouds, one fighter aircraft was able to escort America’s heavy bombers from England to Berlin, and from Iwo Jima to Tokyo - the North American P-51 Mustang. Beyond bomber escort, this iconic Pursuit (later F- for fighter) aircraft was employed against ground targets using machine guns, rockets, and bombs - in fact one variant was specifically produced as a dive bomber, an Allied counterpart to Germany’s famed Stuka. Including derivatives, the Mustang soldiered on in the arsenal of America and her allies into the 1980s, and was responsible for downing over 5,000 enemy aircraft. This new 80-page edition of a classic book about an iconic aircraft includes over 170 photos, one-third of which are in rare vintage color. Detailed line drawings and color profiles augment the archival images to present this new look at the Mustang, from the early experimental NA-73X to the PA-48, the final military variant.   As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008354  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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B-24 Liberator in Action
Doyle, David
ISBN: 9780897476645
Squadron/Signal Publications  2012 
 Soft Cover New book, 88 pages, SS10228. The B-24 Liberator, produced by four different firms, in five different plants, was built in greater quantities than any other WWII bomber. Operated by the US Army Air Force, and US Navy on all fronts during the Second World War, and supplied to the British Commonwealth nations, the 18,482 Liberators took the war to the Axis doorstep. Lavishly illustrated with almost 250 authentic wartime photos, including over 80 in vintage color, with supplemental drawings and color profiles, this totally new edition of this classic In Action title brings to life no less than 20 variants these famed aircraft, as well as their crews. Experimental versions, classic bombers, freighters, tankers, reconnaissance birds - even the rare gunship version - are shown.  As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008355  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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B-24 Liberator in Action
Doyle, David
ISBN: 9780897476645
Squadron/Signal Publications  2012 
 Soft Cover New book, 88 pages, SS10228. The B-24 Liberator, produced by four different firms, in five different plants, was built in greater quantities than any other WWII bomber. Operated by the US Army Air Force, and US Navy on all fronts during the Second World War, and supplied to the British Commonwealth nations, the 18,482 Liberators took the war to the Axis doorstep. Lavishly illustrated with almost 250 authentic wartime photos, including over 80 in vintage color, with supplemental drawings and color profiles, this totally new edition of this classic In Action title brings to life no less than 20 variants these famed aircraft, as well as their crews. Experimental versions, classic bombers, freighters, tankers, reconnaissance birds - even the rare gunship version - are shown.  As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008356  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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S-3 Viking in Action
Elward, Brad
ISBN: 9780897477024
Squadron/Signal Publications  2012 
 Soft Cover New book, 80 pages, SS10230. The Lockheed S-3 Viking was developed in the late 1960s to serve as a dedicated carrier-based anti-submarine aircraft. Over the years, it evolved into an outstanding surveillance and anti-surface platform, effective not only against submarines but also large and small surface ships. As its nearly 35-year career came to an end in 2009, the Viking also took on the carrier air wing organic tanking requirements, retiring with over half of its service life remaining. A total of 187 aircraft were built and served in 16 United States Navy squadrons. The Viking and its main variant, the highly-classified ES-3A Shadow electronic surveillance aircraft, played a key role in the Cold War and in the conflicts of the 1990s. The book is one of the few publications to tell the Viking story and is packed with photos and detailed line drawings, all depicting the aircraft's weapons, paint schemes, sensors and interior. It also provides an overview of some of the more significant variants that were studied, but never fully pursued, such as the Carrier On-Board Delivery (COD) and dedicated (KS) refueling variants. It also discusses the aircraft’s role in Operation Desert Storm and how the lessons learned from that conflict impacted the Vikings' mission during the latter part of the 1990s and early 2000s. Illustrated with 186 photographs, line drawings, and numerous color profiles.  As New
Price: 20.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007664  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Fighter Leaders of the RAF, RAAF, RCAF, RNZAF & SAAF in WW2 Volume IV
Listemann, Phil H.
ISBN: 9782918590903
Philedition  2015 
 Soft Cover New book, 55 pages. The conduct of a successful air campaign requires a combination of strategy, tactics, capable aircraft, well trained pilots - and good leadership. During WW2, the RAF, Commonwealth (RCAF, RAAF, RNZAF and SAAF) and 'Free European' forces employed almost 250 fighter squadrons throughout the World, from the Aleutians to the South Pacific, throughout Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, India, Burma and the East Indies and East Africa. The RAF's basic tactical formation was the squadron, and this was the first step of independent commanders usually held by a Squadron Leader. The period in command could vary from a matter of days to over a year and so many hundreds of men were appointed as Officers Commanding (OC) of a squadron. As tactics developed and larger formations were used in action, several squadrons would operate in concert and were grouped together as a Wing, led by a Wing Leader. usually of Wing Commander rank. By the mid war years as these Wings became independent mobile formations, the command was given to a Group Captain with leadership in the air held by the Wing Leader, more formally titled as Wing Commander Flying (WingCo). Most were highly decorated, and some were very successful aces but all were highly experienced with a proven record of leadership and ability. The aim of this series is to introduce these men so far as available information allows by giving short biography and describing the operational units that they led during the war. This volume contains the biography of 52 pilots: P.L.I. Archer (UK), H.T. Armstrong (Aus), R. Bannock (Can), E.G. Barwell (UK), P.R. Barwell (UK), T.A. Brannagan (Can), J.A. Cox (Aus), J.M. Cranstone (NZ), M.B. Czernin (UK), J.J. de Willimoff (NZ), F. Dolezal (Cz), P.H. Dunn (UK), R.S. Easby (UK), Y.P.E. Ezanno (Fr), D.C. Fairbanks (USA), J.P. Falkowski (Pol), B.E. Gale (Aus), J.H. Gaynor (SA), E.D. Glaser (UK), F.G. Grant (Can), F.E. Green (Can), W.J. Harper (UK), J.H. Hill (UK), J.W.E. Holmes (UK), A.U. Houle (Can), R.T. Hudson (Aus), B. Ingham (UK), J.I. Kilmartin (Ire), R.A.I.F. Lallemant (Bel), D.H. Loftus (SA), A.G. Malan (SA), I.G.S. Matthew (UK), H.C. Mayers (Aus), G.R. McGregor (Can), A.G. Miller (UK), M.P. Nash (Aus), J.C. Nelson (USA), J.B. Niven (UK), G. Piltinsgrud (Nor), W. Retinger (Pol), C.H. Saunders (UK), D.J. Scott (NZ), J.T. Seccombe (SA), G.S. Sharp (NZ), G.D. Stephenson (UK), E.H. Thomas (UK), J.M. Thompson (UK), A.J. Trumble (UK), R.W. Turkington (UK), L.C.M. van Eendenburg (NL), D.F. Westernra (NZ), C.V. Winn (UK), totaling 15 DSOs and 61 DFCs.  As New
Price: 34.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008340  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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F-4 Phantom II in Action
Doyle, David
ISBN: 9780897477758
Squadron/Signal Publications  2015 
 Soft Cover New book, 88 pages, SS10237. With a top speed of Mach 2.2 and the ability to carry more than 18,000 pounds of weapons on nine external hardpoints, the tandem-seat McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II was a large fighter-bomber that served as a major component of U.S. military air power from its introduction in 1960 to its retirement from U.S. combat squadrons in 1995. Like other interceptors of its era, the Phantom was initially designed without an internal cannon, being armed with air-to-air missiles, air-to-ground missiles, and bombs of various types. Later Phantoms were fitted with the M61 Vulcan rotary cannon. Technological innovations featured on the F-4 were the use of an advanced pulse-Doppler radar and extensive use of titanium in its airframe. The F-4 saw major action during the Vietnam War in the 1960s and 1970s serving as the principal air superiority fighter for both the Navy and Air Force. Later in the conflict it took on important ground attack and aerial reconnaissance tasks as well. The Phantom was still in service during the Gulf War of 1990-1991 where it performed reconnaissance and suppressed enemy air defenses. Produced from 1958 to 1981 the Phantom also served in the armed forces of 11 other countries. At the hands of the Israelis it saw considerable action in Arab-Israeli wars and it was employed by the Iranians during their war against Iraq in the 1980s. This 88-page volume, which is packed with 211 photographs, covers the design and development of the Phantom, beginning in response to the need for a carrier-based Navy interceptor in the mid-1950s, and tracing innovations and changes introduced to the aircraft during its long career.   As New
Price: 29.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008350  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Fighter Leaders of the RAF, RAAF, RCAF, RNZAF & SAAF in WW2 Volume IV
Listemann, Phil H.
ISBN: 9782918590903
Philedition  2015 
 Soft Cover New book, 55 pages. The conduct of a successful air campaign requires a combination of strategy, tactics, capable aircraft, well trained pilots - and good leadership. During WW2, the RAF, Commonwealth (RCAF, RAAF, RNZAF and SAAF) and 'Free European' forces employed almost 250 fighter squadrons throughout the World, from the Aleutians to the South Pacific, throughout Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, India, Burma and the East Indies and East Africa. The RAF's basic tactical formation was the squadron, and this was the first step of independent commanders usually held by a Squadron Leader. The period in command could vary from a matter of days to over a year and so many hundreds of men were appointed as Officers Commanding (OC) of a squadron. As tactics developed and larger formations were used in action, several squadrons would operate in concert and were grouped together as a Wing, led by a Wing Leader. usually of Wing Commander rank. By the mid war years as these Wings became independent mobile formations, the command was given to a Group Captain with leadership in the air held by the Wing Leader, more formally titled as Wing Commander Flying (WingCo). Most were highly decorated, and some were very successful aces but all were highly experienced with a proven record of leadership and ability. The aim of this series is to introduce these men so far as available information allows by giving short biography and describing the operational units that they led during the war. This volume contains the biography of 52 pilots: P.L.I. Archer (UK), H.T. Armstrong (Aus), R. Bannock (Can), E.G. Barwell (UK), P.R. Barwell (UK), T.A. Brannagan (Can), J.A. Cox (Aus), J.M. Cranstone (NZ), M.B. Czernin (UK), J.J. de Willimoff (NZ), F. Dolezal (Cz), P.H. Dunn (UK), R.S. Easby (UK), Y.P.E. Ezanno (Fr), D.C. Fairbanks (USA), J.P. Falkowski (Pol), B.E. Gale (Aus), J.H. Gaynor (SA), E.D. Glaser (UK), F.G. Grant (Can), F.E. Green (Can), W.J. Harper (UK), J.H. Hill (UK), J.W.E. Holmes (UK), A.U. Houle (Can), R.T. Hudson (Aus), B. Ingham (UK), J.I. Kilmartin (Ire), R.A.I.F. Lallemant (Bel), D.H. Loftus (SA), A.G. Malan (SA), I.G.S. Matthew (UK), H.C. Mayers (Aus), G.R. McGregor (Can), A.G. Miller (UK), M.P. Nash (Aus), J.C. Nelson (USA), J.B. Niven (UK), G. Piltinsgrud (Nor), W. Retinger (Pol), C.H. Saunders (UK), D.J. Scott (NZ), J.T. Seccombe (SA), G.S. Sharp (NZ), G.D. Stephenson (UK), E.H. Thomas (UK), J.M. Thompson (UK), A.J. Trumble (UK), R.W. Turkington (UK), L.C.M. van Eendenburg (NL), D.F. Westernra (NZ), C.V. Winn (UK), totaling 15 DSOs and 61 DFCs.  As New
Price: 34.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008339  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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USN Aircraft 1922-1962 Vol.4: Type Designation Letters ’BF’, ’BT’ & ’F’ (Pt-1)
Listemann, Phil H.
ISBN: 9782918590828
Philedition  2016 
 Soft Cover New book, 78 pages, over 100 photos. A pictorial study of the USN aircraft between 1922 and 1962. Over forty years, between 1922 and 1962, the USN and USMC used a designation system which began with biplanes and ended with jets, having been used through two major wars, WW2 and the Korean War. This system remained largely the same during that time, though it evolved with the introduction of new types and technology, and new exceptions developed as well. The purpose of this series is to explain this system using photographs. This fourth volume contains over 100 photographs and covers the Class BF (Bomber-Fighter) and BT (Bomber-Torpedo) in full and the first part of Class F (Fighter). The aircraft described are BFB, BFC, BF2C, BTC, BT2C, BTD Destroyer, BT2D Skyraider, BTK, BTM Mauler, FA, F2A Buffalo, F3A Corsair, FB and F2B.  As New
Price: 43.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008338  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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USN Aircraft 1922-1962 Vol.3: Type Designation Letters ’A’ (Pt-3) & ’B
Listemann, Phil H.
ISBN: 9782918590552
Philedition  2015 
 Soft Cover New book, 72 pages, over 100 photos. Over forty years, between 1922 and 1962, the USN and USMC used a designation system which began with biplanes and ended with jets, having been used through two major wars, WW2 and the Korean War. This system remained largely the same during that time, though it evolved with the introduction of new types and technology, and new exceptions developed as well. The purpose of this series is to explain this system using photographs. This volume covers the last A Class aircraft types started with volume One, the AJ Savage, the A2J Super Savage, the A3J Vigilante versions prior to 1962, the AM Mauler, the AU Corsair, the A2U Cutlass and the B Class in full (BD, BG, B2G, BT, B2T, BY & B2Y)  As New
Price: 43.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008335  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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USN Aircraft 1922-1962 Vol.3: Type Designation Letters ’A’ (Pt-3) & ’B
Listemann, Phil H.
ISBN: 9782918590552
Philedition  2015 
 Soft Cover New book, 72 pages, over 100 photos. Over forty years, between 1922 and 1962, the USN and USMC used a designation system which began with biplanes and ended with jets, having been used through two major wars, WW2 and the Korean War. This system remained largely the same during that time, though it evolved with the introduction of new types and technology, and new exceptions developed as well. The purpose of this series is to explain this system using photographs. This volume covers the last A Class aircraft types started with volume One, the AJ Savage, the A2J Super Savage, the A3J Vigilante versions prior to 1962, the AM Mauler, the AU Corsair, the A2U Cutlass and the B Class in full (BD, BG, B2G, BT, B2T, BY & B2Y)  As New
Price: 43.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008336  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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USN Aircraft 1922-1962 Vol.4: Type Designation Letters ’BF’, ’BT’ & ’F’ (Pt-1)
Listemann, Phil H.
ISBN: 9782918590828
Philedition  2016 
 Soft Cover New book, 78 pages, over 100 photos. A pictorial study of the USN aircraft between 1922 and 1962. Over forty years, between 1922 and 1962, the USN and USMC used a designation system which began with biplanes and ended with jets, having been used through two major wars, WW2 and the Korean War. This system remained largely the same during that time, though it evolved with the introduction of new types and technology, and new exceptions developed as well. The purpose of this series is to explain this system using photographs. This fourth volume contains over 100 photographs and covers the Class BF (Bomber-Fighter) and BT (Bomber-Torpedo) in full and the first part of Class F (Fighter). The aircraft described are BFB, BFC, BF2C, BTC, BT2C, BTD Destroyer, BT2D Skyraider, BTK, BTM Mauler, FA, F2A Buffalo, F3A Corsair, FB and F2B.  As New
Price: 43.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008337  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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USN Aircraft 1922-1962 Vol.1: Type Designation Letter ’A’ (Pt-1)
Listemann, Phil H.
ISBN: 9782918590521
Philedition  2013 
 Soft Cover New book, 72 pages, 126 photos many in colour. Over forty years, between 1922 and 1962, the USN and USMC used a designation system which began with biplanes and ended with jets, having been used through two major wars, WW2 and the Korean War. This system remained largely the same during that time, though it evolved with the introduction of new types and technology, and new exceptions developed as well. The purpose of this series is to explain this system using photographs. This volume covers the letter A of the type designation system, which is the Piper J-5 Ambulance aircraft (1943 - 1946) and the first part of the Attack aircraft, which includes all the Skyraider versions up to 1962.  As New
Price: 43.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008333  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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USN Aircraft 1922-1962 Vol.2: Type Designation Letter ’A’ (Pt-2)
Listemann, Phil H.
ISBN: 9782918590538
Philedition  2014 
 Soft Cover New book, 73 pages, 120 photos, many in colour. Over forty years, between 1922 and 1962, the USN and USMC used a designation system which began with biplanes and ended with jets, having been used through two major wars, WW2 and the Korean War. This system remained largely the same during that time, though it evolved with the introduction of new types and technology, and new exceptions developed as well. The purpose of this series is to explain this system using photographs. This volume covers the A2D Skyshark, A3D Skywarrior, A4D Skyhawk, AF Guardian and A2F Intruder.  As New
Price: 43.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008334  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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USN Aircraft 1922-1962 Vol.2: Type Designation Letter ’A’ (Pt-2)
Listemann, Phil H.
ISBN: 9782918590538
Philedition  2014 
 Soft Cover New book, 73 pages, 120 photos, many in colour. Over forty years, between 1922 and 1962, the USN and USMC used a designation system which began with biplanes and ended with jets, having been used through two major wars, WW2 and the Korean War. This system remained largely the same during that time, though it evolved with the introduction of new types and technology, and new exceptions developed as well. The purpose of this series is to explain this system using photographs. This volume covers the A2D Skyshark, A3D Skywarrior, A4D Skyhawk, AF Guardian and A2F Intruder.  As New
Price: 43.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008332  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Soviet MiG-15 Aces of the Korean War
Krylov, Leonid; Tepsurkaev, Yuriy
ISBN: 9781846032998
Osprey Publishing Ltd Oxford, United Kingdom 2008 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, 72 photos, 36 color profiles, 8 1/72 scale drawings. ACE82. The Soviet Union began assisting the People's Republic of China in its establishment of a modern air force in 1950, when Soviet Air Force regiments were sent to train local pilots. China's involvement in the Korean War in late October 1950 inevitably drew Soviet pilots into the war, with a total of 52 Soviet pilots scoring five or more victories there. The history of these covert actions has been a long-buried secret and this book is the first English publication to detail the only instance when the Cold War became 'hot'. This book uncovers Soviet combat experiences during the Korean War from detailed unit histories and rare first-hand account. With access to extensive Russian archives, the authors offer an enthralling insight into an air war that has been largely covered up and neglected. Illustrated with previously unpublished photographs and detailed full colour profiles, this book is a unique opportunity to read about an often-forgotten aspect of the Cold War. Contents: Motives for the Soviet Air Force's participation in the Korean War; Reasons for considerable exaggeration of kills claimed by Soviet pilots, compared with real losses to UN forces; Initial participation of Soviet pilots in the Korean War; Establishment of the 64th IAK; Combat employment; Combat operations of La-11 night interceptors of the 351st IAP; First success of MiG-15bis nightfighters.  As New
Price: 28.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 005604  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Modern Chinese Warplanes: Combat Aircraft and Units of the Chinese Air Force and Naval Aviation
Rupprecht, Andreas; Cooper, Tom
ISBN: 9780985455408
Harpia Publishing  2012 
 Soft Cover New book, 256 pages, 3 black and white pictures, 274 colour pictures, 12 maps and 60 colour drawings. Much of the fascination that Chinese military aviation holds for the analyst and enthusiast stems from the thick veil of secrecy that surrounds it. This uniquely compact yet comprehensive directory serves as a magnificently illustrated, in-depth analysis and directory of modern Chinese air power. It is organised in three parts: the most important military aircraft and their weapons found in Chinese service today; aircraft markings and serial number systems; and orders of battle for the People's Liberation Army Air Force and Naval Air Force.  As New
Price: 64.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008279  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Modern Chinese Warplanes: Combat Aircraft and Units of the Chinese Air Force and Naval Aviation
Rupprecht, Andreas; Cooper, Tom
ISBN: 9780985455408
Harpia Publishing  2012 
 Soft Cover New book, 256 pages, 3 black and white pictures, 274 colour pictures, 12 maps and 60 colour drawings. Much of the fascination that Chinese military aviation holds for the analyst and enthusiast stems from the thick veil of secrecy that surrounds it. This uniquely compact yet comprehensive directory serves as a magnificently illustrated, in-depth analysis and directory of modern Chinese air power. It is organised in three parts: the most important military aircraft and their weapons found in Chinese service today; aircraft markings and serial number systems; and orders of battle for the People's Liberation Army Air Force and Naval Air Force.  As New
Price: 64.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008280  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Seaplanes of Bocche: The Story of Austro-Hungarian Naval Aviation in Southern Adriatic 1913-1918
Ciglic, Boris
ISBN: 9788690972715
Jeroplan Books Belgrade, Serbia 2014 
 Soft Cover New book, 144 pages, 189 photos, 33 aircraft profiles. Bocche di Cattaro, the isolated, heavenly corner of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy, was the most important naval base of the Central Powers in the Mediterranean during the Great War. Along the mighty dreadnoughts, battle cruisers and U-boats, it housed a new breed of weapon - the seaplane. Beginning from a shed in Teodo, then an olive grove in the tiny village of Kumbor, and later, out of a solid and well-equipped base and forward flying stations in Durazzo and Gravosa, Austro-Hungarian naval airmen played a major role in the conflict of unprecedented proportions in human history. This book tells the forgotten story of their hardships, sacrifices, friendship and successes, from a modest start over frightening Montenegrin mountains, over daily actions against Entente forces in the Southern Adriatic, until the bitter end of the once mighty Empire, and resurrection of its former naval air arm within the new South Slavic Kingdom. It is drawn on archival sources, as well as privately-owned documents from Serbia, Austria, Croatia, Italy, Czech Republic, Hungary, United States, France, Germany, Slovenia, Montenegro and United Kingdom, and contains many previously unknown or long unplaced facts, 33 aircraft profiles and 189 authentic photographs from the epoch, most of which are published here for the first time.  As New
Price: 64.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008282  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Flashpoint China: Chinese Air Power and Regional Security
Rupprecht, Andreas
ISBN: 9780985455484
Harpia Publishing  2016 
 Soft Cover New book, 80 pages, 68 colour pictures, 12 tables, one drawing and six maps. From the South China Sea to the mountains of Nepal, the continued economic rise of the People’s Republic of China has led to a dramatic shift in the balance of power in the region. As a result, the relationship between China and its neighbours, as well as with the United States and its allies, has become increasingly important for the future of the region - and for the rest of the world. One of the first books in an all-new format from Harpia Publishing, this uniquely compact yet comprehensive work provides a richly illustrated, in-depth analysis and overview of the most important conflicts in which China is currently involved - and those that it is likely to be involved with in the future - with a particular focus on regional air power and respective balances of strength.  As New
Price: 35.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008277  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Modern Chinese Warplanes: Combat Aircraft and Units of the Chinese Air Force and Naval Aviation
Rupprecht, Andreas; Cooper, Tom
ISBN: 9780985455408
Harpia Publishing  2012 
 Soft Cover New book, 256 pages, 3 black and white pictures, 274 colour pictures, 12 maps and 60 colour drawings. Much of the fascination that Chinese military aviation holds for the analyst and enthusiast stems from the thick veil of secrecy that surrounds it. This uniquely compact yet comprehensive directory serves as a magnificently illustrated, in-depth analysis and directory of modern Chinese air power. It is organised in three parts: the most important military aircraft and their weapons found in Chinese service today; aircraft markings and serial number systems; and orders of battle for the People's Liberation Army Air Force and Naval Air Force.  As New
Price: 64.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008278  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Flashpoint China: Chinese Air Power and Regional Security
Rupprecht, Andreas
ISBN: 9780985455484
Harpia Publishing  2016 
 Soft Cover New book, 80 pages, 68 colour pictures, 12 tables, one drawing and six maps. From the South China Sea to the mountains of Nepal, the continued economic rise of the People’s Republic of China has led to a dramatic shift in the balance of power in the region. As a result, the relationship between China and its neighbours, as well as with the United States and its allies, has become increasingly important for the future of the region - and for the rest of the world. One of the first books in an all-new format from Harpia Publishing, this uniquely compact yet comprehensive work provides a richly illustrated, in-depth analysis and overview of the most important conflicts in which China is currently involved - and those that it is likely to be involved with in the future - with a particular focus on regional air power and respective balances of strength.  As New
Price: 35.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008275  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Flashpoint China: Chinese Air Power and Regional Security
Rupprecht, Andreas
ISBN: 9780985455484
Harpia Publishing  2016 
 Soft Cover New book, 80 pages, 68 colour pictures, 12 tables, one drawing and six maps. From the South China Sea to the mountains of Nepal, the continued economic rise of the People’s Republic of China has led to a dramatic shift in the balance of power in the region. As a result, the relationship between China and its neighbours, as well as with the United States and its allies, has become increasingly important for the future of the region - and for the rest of the world. One of the first books in an all-new format from Harpia Publishing, this uniquely compact yet comprehensive work provides a richly illustrated, in-depth analysis and overview of the most important conflicts in which China is currently involved - and those that it is likely to be involved with in the future - with a particular focus on regional air power and respective balances of strength.  As New
Price: 35.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008276  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Iraqi Air Power Reborn: The Iraqi Air Arms Since 2004
Delalande, Arnaud
ISBN: 9780985455477
Harpia Publishing  2016 
 Soft Cover New book, 80 pages with 51 colour and 5 black & white pictures, 33 tables and one map. Iraqi Air Power Reborn provides the most authoritative account of the Iraqi air arms in the years following Operation Iraqi Freedom. In the space of over a decade since Harpia Publishing presented its groundbreaking and ever-popular Iraqi Fighters, the Iraqi Air Force has undergone an unprecedented transformation. Having been almost entirely decimated by coalition air strikes in 2003, and during the insurgency that followed, Baghdad has set about rebuilding its air power from scratch. This book summarises the history of the Iraqi Air Force and its various incarnations until 2003 before detailing the efforts to establish a new-look Air Force, which began with training formations, before adding transport and reconnaissance squadrons, and finally attack and fighter squadrons. Coverage also extends to Iraqi Army Aviation, and its various transport, special operations, armed reconnaissance and attack squadrons, as well as the latest air operations against the so-called Islamic State.  As New
Price: 35.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008274  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Iraqi Air Power Reborn: The Iraqi Air Arms Since 2004
Delalande, Arnaud
ISBN: 9780985455477
Harpia Publishing  2016 
 Soft Cover New book, 80 pages with 51 colour and 5 black & white pictures, 33 tables and one map. Iraqi Air Power Reborn provides the most authoritative account of the Iraqi air arms in the years following Operation Iraqi Freedom. In the space of over a decade since Harpia Publishing presented its groundbreaking and ever-popular Iraqi Fighters, the Iraqi Air Force has undergone an unprecedented transformation. Having been almost entirely decimated by coalition air strikes in 2003, and during the insurgency that followed, Baghdad has set about rebuilding its air power from scratch. This book summarises the history of the Iraqi Air Force and its various incarnations until 2003 before detailing the efforts to establish a new-look Air Force, which began with training formations, before adding transport and reconnaissance squadrons, and finally attack and fighter squadrons. Coverage also extends to Iraqi Army Aviation, and its various transport, special operations, armed reconnaissance and attack squadrons, as well as the latest air operations against the so-called Islamic State.  As New
Price: 35.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008272  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Iraqi Air Power Reborn: The Iraqi Air Arms Since 2004
Delalande, Arnaud
ISBN: 9780985455477
Harpia Publishing  2016 
 Soft Cover New book, 80 pages with 51 colour and 5 black & white pictures, 33 tables and one map. Iraqi Air Power Reborn provides the most authoritative account of the Iraqi air arms in the years following Operation Iraqi Freedom. In the space of over a decade since Harpia Publishing presented its groundbreaking and ever-popular Iraqi Fighters, the Iraqi Air Force has undergone an unprecedented transformation. Having been almost entirely decimated by coalition air strikes in 2003, and during the insurgency that followed, Baghdad has set about rebuilding its air power from scratch. This book summarises the history of the Iraqi Air Force and its various incarnations until 2003 before detailing the efforts to establish a new-look Air Force, which began with training formations, before adding transport and reconnaissance squadrons, and finally attack and fighter squadrons. Coverage also extends to Iraqi Army Aviation, and its various transport, special operations, armed reconnaissance and attack squadrons, as well as the latest air operations against the so-called Islamic State.  As New
Price: 35.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008273  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Consolidated B-36: A Visual History of the Convair B-36 "Peacemaker"
Doyle, David
ISBN: 9780986112720
Ampersand Publishing  2015 
 Soft Cover New book, 120 pages. Conceived during WWII and first flown on 8 August 1946, seven decades later the Convair B-36 remains the largest bomber in the world. The requirements for the aircraft that became the B-36 were born out of concern about the German advances in Europe. The US Army Air Corps issued a requirement for a very long-range heavy bomber - an aircraft capable of striking targets in Europe from bases in North America. Due to changing needs, the aircraft was not fully developed until after the end of WWII. Despite its original role, the operational B-36 quickly became the mainstay of the cold war U.S. Air Force strategic bomber arm. This title provides extensive photographic coverage of the aircraft in all stages of its development, production and deployment. Variants covered are the XB-36; XC-99; B-36A; B-36B; B-36C; B-36D; RB-36D; RB-36E; B-36F; RB-36F; GRB-36F; B-36H; NB-36H; RB-36H; B-36J and YB-60. Many of the period photos are full color and are supplemented with line drawings and illustrations.   As New
Price: 34.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008259  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Russia’s Warplanes Volume 1: Russian-made Military Aircraft and Helicopters Today
Butowski, Piotr
ISBN: 9780985455453
Harpia Publishing  2015 
 Soft Cover New book, 256 pages with 208 colour pictures, 18 drawings and one map. Harpia Publishing is proud to announce the launch of a new series, Russia’s Warplanes, set to become the standard reference work on the subject. Written by an acknowledged expert in the field, this will serve as an exhaustive directory of the latest products of Russia’s military aviation industry. As well as outlining aircraft that currently equip the various Russian air arms, the first of two volumes also takes into account aircraft developed for and fielded by foreign states in the post-Soviet era. Piotr Butowski provides authoritative technical descriptions for each military aircraft - and every significant sub-variant - currently available from Russia’s aerospace industry, or otherwise in large-scale service. With the level of accuracy and insight familiar to Harpia’s regular readers, each aircraft profile also includes specifications, and details of operators, upgrades, avionics and weapons. The first of two volumes on the subject presents in-depth coverage of tactical combat aircraft, trainers, Army Aviation helicopters, reconnaissance and surveillance aircraft, airborne command posts and relay aircraft. As such, the breadth of this work extends from the latest multi-role fighters developed by Mikoyan and Sukhoi, via successive generations of combat rotorcraft, to airborne early warning and electronic intelligence-gatherers. As well as familiar types such as the Su-30MK family of fighters and Mi-24/35 assault helicopters that have proven so successful on the export market, Russia’s Warplanes extends its reach to the various new and upgraded types that are beginning to populate Russia’s rejuvenated air arms, including those still under development, including the enigmatic 'fifth-generation' Sukhoi T-50 fighter. Additional assets, including long-range bombers, maritime aircraft, strategic transport and tanker aircraft, theatre and special purpose transports, and air-launched weapons will be dealt with in Volume 2. Supplemented by 200 photographs, some of which are from exclusive sources, as well as specially created maps and diagrams, Volume 1 of Russia’s Warplanes launches the most comprehensive study of the fixed and rotary wing aircraft types - manned and unmanned - that can currently be found in Russian service or which are being built or offered for export.  As New
Price: 66.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008239  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Russia’s Warplanes Volume 1: Russian-made Military Aircraft and Helicopters Today
Butowski, Piotr
ISBN: 9780985455453
Harpia Publishing  2015 
 Soft Cover New book, 256 pages with 208 colour pictures, 18 drawings and one map. Harpia Publishing is proud to announce the launch of a new series, Russia’s Warplanes, set to become the standard reference work on the subject. Written by an acknowledged expert in the field, this will serve as an exhaustive directory of the latest products of Russia’s military aviation industry. As well as outlining aircraft that currently equip the various Russian air arms, the first of two volumes also takes into account aircraft developed for and fielded by foreign states in the post-Soviet era. Piotr Butowski provides authoritative technical descriptions for each military aircraft - and every significant sub-variant - currently available from Russia’s aerospace industry, or otherwise in large-scale service. With the level of accuracy and insight familiar to Harpia’s regular readers, each aircraft profile also includes specifications, and details of operators, upgrades, avionics and weapons. The first of two volumes on the subject presents in-depth coverage of tactical combat aircraft, trainers, Army Aviation helicopters, reconnaissance and surveillance aircraft, airborne command posts and relay aircraft. As such, the breadth of this work extends from the latest multi-role fighters developed by Mikoyan and Sukhoi, via successive generations of combat rotorcraft, to airborne early warning and electronic intelligence-gatherers. As well as familiar types such as the Su-30MK family of fighters and Mi-24/35 assault helicopters that have proven so successful on the export market, Russia’s Warplanes extends its reach to the various new and upgraded types that are beginning to populate Russia’s rejuvenated air arms, including those still under development, including the enigmatic 'fifth-generation' Sukhoi T-50 fighter. Additional assets, including long-range bombers, maritime aircraft, strategic transport and tanker aircraft, theatre and special purpose transports, and air-launched weapons will be dealt with in Volume 2. Supplemented by 200 photographs, some of which are from exclusive sources, as well as specially created maps and diagrams, Volume 1 of Russia’s Warplanes launches the most comprehensive study of the fixed and rotary wing aircraft types - manned and unmanned - that can currently be found in Russian service or which are being built or offered for export.  As New
Price: 66.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008240  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Russia’s Warplanes Volume 1: Russian-made Military Aircraft and Helicopters Today
Butowski, Piotr
ISBN: 9780985455453
Harpia Publishing  2015 
 Soft Cover New book, 256 pages with 208 colour pictures, 18 drawings and one map. Harpia Publishing is proud to announce the launch of a new series, Russia’s Warplanes, set to become the standard reference work on the subject. Written by an acknowledged expert in the field, this will serve as an exhaustive directory of the latest products of Russia’s military aviation industry. As well as outlining aircraft that currently equip the various Russian air arms, the first of two volumes also takes into account aircraft developed for and fielded by foreign states in the post-Soviet era. Piotr Butowski provides authoritative technical descriptions for each military aircraft - and every significant sub-variant - currently available from Russia’s aerospace industry, or otherwise in large-scale service. With the level of accuracy and insight familiar to Harpia’s regular readers, each aircraft profile also includes specifications, and details of operators, upgrades, avionics and weapons. The first of two volumes on the subject presents in-depth coverage of tactical combat aircraft, trainers, Army Aviation helicopters, reconnaissance and surveillance aircraft, airborne command posts and relay aircraft. As such, the breadth of this work extends from the latest multi-role fighters developed by Mikoyan and Sukhoi, via successive generations of combat rotorcraft, to airborne early warning and electronic intelligence-gatherers. As well as familiar types such as the Su-30MK family of fighters and Mi-24/35 assault helicopters that have proven so successful on the export market, Russia’s Warplanes extends its reach to the various new and upgraded types that are beginning to populate Russia’s rejuvenated air arms, including those still under development, including the enigmatic 'fifth-generation' Sukhoi T-50 fighter. Additional assets, including long-range bombers, maritime aircraft, strategic transport and tanker aircraft, theatre and special purpose transports, and air-launched weapons will be dealt with in Volume 2. Supplemented by 200 photographs, some of which are from exclusive sources, as well as specially created maps and diagrams, Volume 1 of Russia’s Warplanes launches the most comprehensive study of the fixed and rotary wing aircraft types - manned and unmanned - that can currently be found in Russian service or which are being built or offered for export.  As New
Price: 66.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008238  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Arab MiGs Volume 6: October 1973 War: Part 2
Cooper, Tom; Nicolle, David
ISBN: 9780985455460
Harpia Publishing  2015 
 Soft Cover New book, 256 pages with 119 black & white pictures, 81 colour pictures, 7 maps and 45 artworks. Arab MiGs Volume 6 continues Harpia Publishing’s renowned coverage of air actions by Arab air forces during the October 1973 Arab-Israeli War. After researching in the Middle East for more than 40 years, interviewing and discussing the fighting in detail with pilots, participants and eyewitnesses from almost every unit involved, the authors provide the first ever coherent narrative of this air war. While it has often been argued that air power did not play a dominant role in the conflict, it eventually proved critical to its outcome. Moreover, thousands of combat experiences that were learned during this war - and paid for in blood by both sides - proved extremely influential for the development of new aircraft types and new weapons systems. The October 1973 conflict was one of the best examples of the ever increasing importance of electronic warfare and unmanned aircraft upon the modern-day battlefield, and therefore prompted fundamental changes in the tactics and strategy of the dominant air powers across the globe during the late 20th century. As well as enabling the reader to gain a clear insight into the nature of the air operations by all involved air powers - and the Arab air forces in particular - and the weaponry deployed, this book contains a detailed cross-examination of claims from both sides, analyses aircraft losses on both sides and lays bare the over-claims, regardless of whether officially confirmed. Descriptions based on the reminiscences of veteran aircrews provide an unprecedented insider’s view of key aircraft and operations, illustrating how developments in technology and information warfare added a new dimension to the history of air warfare. Supported by a plethora of background information, more than 300 photographs, colour profiles, maps and diagrams depicting the action, aircraft, camouflage patterns, markings, and weaponry deployed, Arab MiGs Volume 6 is set to become the standard reference work on the subject.  As New
Price: 66.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008237  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Arab MiGs Volume 6: October 1973 War: Part 2
Cooper, Tom; Nicolle, David
ISBN: 9780985455460
Harpia Publishing  2015 
 Soft Cover New book, 256 pages with 119 black & white pictures, 81 colour pictures, 7 maps and 45 artworks. Arab MiGs Volume 6 continues Harpia Publishing’s renowned coverage of air actions by Arab air forces during the October 1973 Arab-Israeli War. After researching in the Middle East for more than 40 years, interviewing and discussing the fighting in detail with pilots, participants and eyewitnesses from almost every unit involved, the authors provide the first ever coherent narrative of this air war. While it has often been argued that air power did not play a dominant role in the conflict, it eventually proved critical to its outcome. Moreover, thousands of combat experiences that were learned during this war - and paid for in blood by both sides - proved extremely influential for the development of new aircraft types and new weapons systems. The October 1973 conflict was one of the best examples of the ever increasing importance of electronic warfare and unmanned aircraft upon the modern-day battlefield, and therefore prompted fundamental changes in the tactics and strategy of the dominant air powers across the globe during the late 20th century. As well as enabling the reader to gain a clear insight into the nature of the air operations by all involved air powers - and the Arab air forces in particular - and the weaponry deployed, this book contains a detailed cross-examination of claims from both sides, analyses aircraft losses on both sides and lays bare the over-claims, regardless of whether officially confirmed. Descriptions based on the reminiscences of veteran aircrews provide an unprecedented insider’s view of key aircraft and operations, illustrating how developments in technology and information warfare added a new dimension to the history of air warfare. Supported by a plethora of background information, more than 300 photographs, colour profiles, maps and diagrams depicting the action, aircraft, camouflage patterns, markings, and weaponry deployed, Arab MiGs Volume 6 is set to become the standard reference work on the subject.  As New
Price: 66.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008236  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Fighter Leaders of the RAF, RAAF, RCAF, RNZAF & SAAF in WW2 Volume III
Listemann, Phil H.
ISBN: 9782918590774
Philedition  2015 
 Soft Cover New book, 55 pages. The conduct of a successful air campaign requires a combination of strategy, tactics, capable aircraft, well trained pilots - and good leadership. During WW2, the RAF, Commonwealth (RCAF, RAAF, RNZAF and SAAF) and 'Free European' forces employed almost 250 fighter squadrons throughout the World, from the Aleutians to the South Pacific, throughout Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, India, Burma and the East Indies and East Africa. The RAF's basic tactical formation was the squadron, and this was the first step of independent commanders usually held by a Squadron Leader. The period in command could vary from a matter of days to over a year and so many hundreds of men were appointed as Officers Commanding (OC) of a squadron. As tactics developed and larger formations were used in action, several squadrons would operate in concert and were grouped together as a Wing, led by a Wing Leader. usually of Wing Commander rank. By the mid war years as these Wings became independent mobile formations, the command was given to a Group Captain with leadership in the air held by the Wing Leader, more formally titled as Wing Commander Flying (WingCo). Most were highly decorated, and some were very successful aces but all were highly experienced with a proven record of leadership and ability. The aim of this series is to introduce these men so far as available information allows by giving short biography and describing the operational units that they led during the war. This third volume contains 52 names: H.R. Allen (UK), B. Arct (Pol), J.R. Baldwin (UK), R.H. Balfour (NZ), D.P.A. Boitel-Gill (UK), O. Bull (Nor), C.R. Caldwell (Aus), N. Cameron (UK), E.F.J. Charles (Can), H.J.E. Clarke (SA), R.E. Coffey (USA), M.C.C. Cotton (Aus), A.C. Deere (NZ), M.G.L.M. Donnet (Bel), H.S.L. Dundas (UK), H. Eeles (UK), F. Fajtl (Cz), J.W. Foster (UK), H.A.C. Gonay (Bel), W.P. Green (UK), P.J.H. Halahan (Ire), H.R.L. Hood (UK), M.R.B. Ingram (NZ), C.C.St-D. Jefferies (UK), A.V.R. Johnstone (UK), G.C. Keefer (Can), D.P.D.G. Kelly (UK), J.F. Lambert (Can), P.G. Lucas (UK), K.J. Macdonald (NZ), I.P.J. Maskill (NZ), O. Massart (Fr), D.W. McCormack (Aus), A. McDowell (UK), J.W.C. More (UK), A.D. Nesbitt (Can), P. Olver (UK), M.T. St-J. Pattle (SA), S.R. Peacock-Edwards (Rho), J.A. Plagis (Gr), T.P. Pugh (UK), C.W. Robertson (Aus), M.L. Robinson (UK), J. Rose (UK), P.W. Townsend (UK), T.H. Trimble (Aus), F. Weber (Cz), W.M. Whitamore (UK), L.A. Wilmot (SA), S. Witorzenc (Pol), J.B. Wray (UK), H.P.M. Zary (USA).  As New
Price: 34.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008220  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Fighter Leaders of the RAF, RAAF, RCAF, RNZAF & SAAF in WW2 Volume II
Listemann, Phil H.
ISBN: 9782918590668
Philedition  2015 
 Soft Cover New book, 55 pages. The conduct of a successful air campaign requires a combination of strategy, tactics, capable aircraft, well trained pilots - and good leadership. During WW2, the RAF, Commonwealth (RCAF, RAAF, RNZAF and SAAF) and 'Free European' forces employed almost 250 fighter squadrons throughout the World, from the Aleutians to the South Pacific, throughout Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, India, Burma and the East Indies and East Africa. The RAF's basic tactical formation was the squadron, and this was the first step of independent commanders usually held by a Squadron Leader. The period in command could vary from a matter of days to over a year and so many hundreds of men were appointed as Officers Commanding (OC) of a squadron. As tactics developed and larger formations were used in action, several squadrons would operate in concert and were grouped together as a Wing, led by a Wing Leader. usually of Wing Commander rank. By the mid war years as these Wings became independent mobile formations, the command was given to a Group Captain with leadership in the air held by the Wing Leader, more formally titled as Wing Commander Flying (WingCo). Most were highly decorated, and some were very successful aces but all were highly experienced with a proven record of leadership and ability. The aim of this series is to introduce these men so far as available information allows by giving short biography and describing the operational units that they led during the war. This second volume contains 52 names: W.S. Arthur (Aus), A. Austeen (Nor), E.R. Baker (UK), L.H. Bartlett (UK), R.P. Beamont (UK), R.W. Bungey (Aus), W.M. Churchill (UK), W.G. Clouston (NZ), A.M. Colenbrander (SA), L.F. de Soomer (Bel), H.J. Dowding (Can), B. Drake (UK), M. Duryasz (Pol), J.F. Edwards (Can), J.M. Faure (SA), E.F.M.L. Fayolle (Fr), R.H.M. Gibbes (Aus), D.E. Gillam (UK), H.C. Godefroy (Can), R.K. Hayward (NFL), Z. Henneberg (Pol), E. Holden (UK), E. Horbaczewski (Pol), C.B. Hull (Rho), K.E. James (Aus), S.I. Kellas (Gr), J.R.C. Kilian (NZ), F. Kornicki (Pol), O.L. Kucera (Cz), J.J. Le Roux (SA), R.F.F.G. Malengreau (Bel), J. Manak (Cz), R.L. Mannix (USA), R.D. May (Aus), H.W. McLeod (Can), H.O. Mehre (Nor), H de M. Molson (Can), D.G. Morris (UK), R.L. Morrison (SA), T.F. Neil (UK), J.B.E. Nicolson (UK), H.H. Norsworthy (Can), C.G. Peterson (USA), J. Sample (UK), J.H. Schloesing (Fr), D.H. Seaton (UK), R. van Lierde (Bel), A. Vasatko (Cz), R.G. Watts (NZ), E.P. Wells (NZ), V.J. Wheeler (UK), W.T.F. Wightman (UK)  As New
Price: 34.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008218  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Luftwaffe Sturmgruppen
Weal, John
ISBN: 9781841769080
Osprey Pub Co  2005 
 Soft Cover New book, 128 pages, AEU020. The 'storm troopers' of the Luftwaffe, the elite Strumgruppen units comprised the most heavily armed and armoured fighter interceptors ever produced by the Germans. Their role was to smash like a mighty fist through the massed ranks of USAAF daylight bombers. Only volunteers could serve with these elite units, and each pilot was trained to close with the enemy and engage him in extremely short-range combat, attacking from the front and the rear in tight arrowhead formations. In exceptional circumstances pilots would even ram their enemy. This book chronicles the brief, but violent, career of the Sturmgruppen during the dark days of 1944-45, employing first-hand accounts and rare archival photography.   As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007287  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Fighter Leaders of the RAF, RAAF, RCAF, RNZAF & SAAF in WW2 Volume I
Listemann, Phil H.
ISBN: 9782918590507
Philedition  2014 
 Soft Cover New book, 55 pages. The conduct of a successful air campaign requires a combination of strategy, tactics, capable aircraft, well trained pilots - and good leadership. During WW2, the RAF, Commonwealth (RCAF, RAAF, RNZAF and SAAF) and 'Free European' forces employed almost 250 fighter squadrons throughout the World, from the Aleutians to the South Pacific, throughout Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, India, Burma and the East Indies and East Africa. The RAF's basic tactical formation was the squadron, and this was the first step of independent commanders usually held by a Squadron Leader. The period in command could vary from a matter of days to over a year and so many hundreds of men were appointed as Officers Commanding (OC) of a squadron. As tactics developed and larger formations were used in action, several squadrons would operate in concert and were grouped together as a Wing, led by a Wing Leader. usually of Wing Commander rank. By the mid war years as these Wings became independent mobile formations, the command was given to a Group Captain with leadership in the air held by the Wing Leader, more formally titled as Wing Commander Flying (WingCo). Most were highly decorated, and some were very successful aces but all were highly experienced with a proven record of leadership and ability. The aim of this series is to introduce these men so far as available information allows by giving short biography and describing the operational units that they led during the war. This first volume contains 52 names: J.W.M. Aitken (UK), R.L.R Atcherley (UK), J.P. Bartle (Aus), R.A. Berg (Nor), J. Berry (UK), K. Birksted (Dan), N.H. Bretz (Can), E.T. Brough (NZ), G.A. Brown (UK), A.G. Conway (UK), J. Cunningham (UK), J-F. Demozay (Fr), J.S. Dewar (UK), A.E.R. Esau (Aus), A. Eyre (UK), B.E.F. Finucane (Ire), J.E. Frost (SA), I.R. Gleed (UK), A. Glowacki (Pol), E.J. Gracie (UK), C.L. Green (Rho), D.A. Guillaume (Bel), K. McD. Hampshire (Aus), L.C.L. Hawkins (UK), G.U. Hill (Can), J.D.W. Human (SA), P.A. Hunter (UK), J.E. Johnson (UK), O.C. Kallio (USA), M.W.B. Knight (NZ), K.C. Kuhlmann (SA), B.J.E. Lane (UK), G.J. Le Mesurier (SA), D.A.R. Leroy du Vivier (Bel), E.D. Mackie (NZ), J.G. Munro (UK), J.J. O’Meara (UK), J. Orzechowski (Pol), J.M.G. Plamondon (Can), J.R. Ratten (Aus), B.D. Russel (Can), A.H. Sager (Can), S. Skalski (Pol), O. Smik (Cz), L.E. Smith (UK), R.N.B. Stevens (Aus), W.W. Straight (UK), F. Thorsager (Nor), A.E. Umbers (NZ), B. van der Stock (NL), T. Vybiral (Cz), G.B. Warnes (UK). Includes over 100 photos and 5 colour profiles.  As New
Price: 34.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008215  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Fighter Leaders of the RAF, RAAF, RCAF, RNZAF & SAAF in WW2 Volume I
Listemann, Phil H.
ISBN: 9782918590507
Philedition  2014 
 Soft Cover New book, 55 pages. The conduct of a successful air campaign requires a combination of strategy, tactics, capable aircraft, well trained pilots - and good leadership. During WW2, the RAF, Commonwealth (RCAF, RAAF, RNZAF and SAAF) and 'Free European' forces employed almost 250 fighter squadrons throughout the World, from the Aleutians to the South Pacific, throughout Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, India, Burma and the East Indies and East Africa. The RAF's basic tactical formation was the squadron, and this was the first step of independent commanders usually held by a Squadron Leader. The period in command could vary from a matter of days to over a year and so many hundreds of men were appointed as Officers Commanding (OC) of a squadron. As tactics developed and larger formations were used in action, several squadrons would operate in concert and were grouped together as a Wing, led by a Wing Leader. usually of Wing Commander rank. By the mid war years as these Wings became independent mobile formations, the command was given to a Group Captain with leadership in the air held by the Wing Leader, more formally titled as Wing Commander Flying (WingCo). Most were highly decorated, and some were very successful aces but all were highly experienced with a proven record of leadership and ability. The aim of this series is to introduce these men so far as available information allows by giving short biography and describing the operational units that they led during the war. This first volume contains 52 names: J.W.M. Aitken (UK), R.L.R Atcherley (UK), J.P. Bartle (Aus), R.A. Berg (Nor), J. Berry (UK), K. Birksted (Dan), N.H. Bretz (Can), E.T. Brough (NZ), G.A. Brown (UK), A.G. Conway (UK), J. Cunningham (UK), J-F. Demozay (Fr), J.S. Dewar (UK), A.E.R. Esau (Aus), A. Eyre (UK), B.E.F. Finucane (Ire), J.E. Frost (SA), I.R. Gleed (UK), A. Glowacki (Pol), E.J. Gracie (UK), C.L. Green (Rho), D.A. Guillaume (Bel), K. McD. Hampshire (Aus), L.C.L. Hawkins (UK), G.U. Hill (Can), J.D.W. Human (SA), P.A. Hunter (UK), J.E. Johnson (UK), O.C. Kallio (USA), M.W.B. Knight (NZ), K.C. Kuhlmann (SA), B.J.E. Lane (UK), G.J. Le Mesurier (SA), D.A.R. Leroy du Vivier (Bel), E.D. Mackie (NZ), J.G. Munro (UK), J.J. O’Meara (UK), J. Orzechowski (Pol), J.M.G. Plamondon (Can), J.R. Ratten (Aus), B.D. Russel (Can), A.H. Sager (Can), S. Skalski (Pol), O. Smik (Cz), L.E. Smith (UK), R.N.B. Stevens (Aus), W.W. Straight (UK), F. Thorsager (Nor), A.E. Umbers (NZ), B. van der Stock (NL), T. Vybiral (Cz), G.B. Warnes (UK). Includes over 100 photos and 5 colour profiles.  As New
Price: 34.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008214  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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B-26 Marauder in Action
Stapfer, Hans-Heiri
ISBN: 9780897475495
Squadron/Signal Publications  2015 
 Soft Cover New book, 80 pages, SS10210. 'Updated and packed with 20 new pages since Squadron's last edition of the B-26 In Action'! Probably no other aircraft type in the inventory of the United States Army Air Force (USAAF) can rival the reputation of the Martin B-26 Marauder. The B-26 nicknamed Flak Bait was the only American bomber to accomplish more than 200 missions during World War II. Over 60 percent of the Marauders that started bombing operations from English bases during the summer of 1943 were still operational a year later. A total of 129,943 Marauder sorties over Europe were recorded by the USAAF, this at the cost of 911 B-26s lost in combat. The Marauders belonging to the 9th and 12th Air Force dropped a total of 169,382 tons of bombs, mainly on tactical targets, such as bridges, enemy strong points, and marshalling yards, but also on V1 flying bomb sites in Northern France. Between November 1940 and March 1945, a total of 5,266 B-26s were built. Many senior pilots of the 22nd Bomb Group in Australia, the outfit that pioneered the Marauder recalled the B-26 as 'the best damn airplane the Air Force ever had'. And there is nothing more to add. Illustrated with 160 vintage photographs, color profiles, and detailed line drawings  As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008207  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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A-20 Havoc in Action
Doyle, David
ISBN: 9780897477987
Squadron/Signal Publications  2014 
 Soft Cover New book, 80 pages, SS14034. The Douglas A-20 Havoc was a light bomber, attack, and intruder aircraft of World War II. Used by the American Army Air Forces, nearly one-third of the aircraft served with the Soviet military, while many other A-20s fought with the RAF. Taking its first operational shape on the eve of the outbreak of the war in Europe, the 7B prototype actually crashed with a French observer aboard, kicking off a scandal in still-isolationist America where military aircraft were not to be exported. U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt pressed for a change in that restrictive rule and the French, impressed by the plane’s rugged dependability and maneuverability, proceeded to place orders for 100 of the aircraft, albeit with modifications that resulted in the DB-7 version. Even before shipments began in November 1939, Paris had increased its order by another 170 aircraft. Many of those, however, found their way into the British RAF, which flew them under the nickname 'Boston', after the fall of France in June 1940. The U.S. Army Air Corps issued its first contracts for the aircraft they called the A-20 and A-20A, in May 1939, these were only delivered during the months from late 1940 through much of 1941. A dozen A-20As had recently arrived in Pearl Harbor when the Japanese surprise attack destroyed two of them on the ground. Modifications of the design continued and it was after the U.S. entry into the war when the A-20C version, produced by Douglas and Boeing, were accepted. Of the first 515 A-20Cs, 108 were retained by the U.S. Army Air Forces, while 407 were shipped off to the Soviet Union. Numerous versions of the aircraft followed. About half of the A-20G were sent to the Soviet Union, as were many of the A-20H. In fact the Soviet air forces had more A-20s than the USAAF. Illustrated with 192 vintage photographs and detailed line drawings.   As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008204  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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SPAD VII vs Albatros D III: 1917-18
Guttman, Jon
ISBN: 9781849084758
Osprey Pub Co  2011 
 Soft Cover New book, 80 pages, DUE36. When originally conceived, the French SPAD VII and German Albatros D II represented steps away from an emphasis on maneuver in aerial combat in favor of speed and durability - factors that came into play in hit-and-run tactics. At the end of 1916, however, Albatros tried to have the best of both worlds by incorporating the sesquiplane wing of the nimble Nieuport 17 into its D III. The result combined the better downward view and maneuverability of the Nieuport with the power and twin machine guns of the Albatros D II, but at a high price - a disturbing tendency for the single-spar lower wing to fail in a dive. While Albatros (and the Austrian Oeffag firm, which built the fighter under license) sought to alleviate that weakness with various reinforcing measures, the Germans developed tactics to maximize the D III's strengths and minimize its shortcomings. At the same time, the French worked to improve the SPAD VII with more power and a more reliable cooling system before moving on to the twin-gunned SPAD XIII. While all that was going on, the Albatros D III became a mainstay of the German and Austro-Hungarian air services in frequent encounters with SPAD VIIs flown by French, Belgian, British, Italian and American airmen.   As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 005565  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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P-47 Thunderbolt in Action
Doyle, David
ISBN: 9780897477499
Squadron/Signal Publications  2014 
 Soft Cover New book, 88 pages, SS10208. P-47 Thunderbolt in Action SC. Doyle. The P-47 Thunderbolt rose to fame during World War II, with the aircraft and its pilots and crews accumulating an impressive record against ground targets, destroying a myriad of enemy trains, trucks, armored vehicles, artillery, and aircraft on the ground. The massive fighter's accomplishments were not limited to strafing and bombing runs - indeed, many P-47 jockeys earned their ace status flying the P-47 against the aircraft of the Luftwaffe and Japan, where the Thunderbolts, aided by external fuel tanks, provided long range escort for bomber formations. Chronicles the development and use of the famed 'Jug' from its genesis in the P-35 all the way to the long-legged P-47N. Production by Republic and Curtiss is discussed, along with the numerous experimental variations that did not see production. This story is told through the detailed captions associated with the 62 vintage color images and over 150 black-and-white photographs. These vintage photos are augmented by over a dozen line drawings and six color profiles. Illustrated with over 220 photographs plus color profiles and detailed line drawings.  As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008194  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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P-47 Thunderbolt in Action
Doyle, David
ISBN: 9780897477499
Squadron/Signal Publications  2014 
 Soft Cover New book, 88 pages, SS10208. P-47 Thunderbolt in Action SC. Doyle. The P-47 Thunderbolt rose to fame during World War II, with the aircraft and its pilots and crews accumulating an impressive record against ground targets, destroying a myriad of enemy trains, trucks, armored vehicles, artillery, and aircraft on the ground. The massive fighter's accomplishments were not limited to strafing and bombing runs - indeed, many P-47 jockeys earned their ace status flying the P-47 against the aircraft of the Luftwaffe and Japan, where the Thunderbolts, aided by external fuel tanks, provided long range escort for bomber formations. Chronicles the development and use of the famed 'Jug' from its genesis in the P-35 all the way to the long-legged P-47N. Production by Republic and Curtiss is discussed, along with the numerous experimental variations that did not see production. This story is told through the detailed captions associated with the 62 vintage color images and over 150 black-and-white photographs. These vintage photos are augmented by over a dozen line drawings and six color profiles. Illustrated with over 220 photographs plus color profiles and detailed line drawings.  As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008192  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Morane-Saulnier M.S. 406
Keskimen, Kalevi; Stenman, Kari
ISBN: 9519875182
Suomen Ilmavoimien Historia  2004 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages. This book on the Morane-Saulnier M.S. 406 is a fully revised second printing. It has many new and above BIGGER pictures, new colour profiles and up-dated data. The book is compiled keeping those in mind who are interested in aviation history, warfare and modelling. The size of the book is B5 (176x250 mm) with laminated card covers, 96 pages printed on glossy art paper. Chapters include type development, purchase, specifications, painting, operational use in LeLv 28 and LeLv 14, aerial victory table and Mörkö-Morane. The main text is in Finnish with an English summary including individual plane histories. Photo captions are fully bi-lingual for 170 top quality pictures supplemented by colour profiles and scale drawings.  As New
Price: 34.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 004755  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Messerschmitt Bf 109 G Walk Around
Stapfer, Hans-Heiri
ISBN: 9780897475037
Squadron/Signal Publications  2006 
 Soft Cover New book, 80 pages, SS25043. Commonly known as the 'Gustav' because of the G suffix in its name, The Bf 109G began rolling off assembly lines in February 1942 and remained in production until the end of World War II. The Bf 109G was mainly distinguished from its predecessor by the fact that it incorporated the Daimler Benz DB 605 A engine, a powerplant with a take off rating of 1,475 h.p. - 125 h.p. more than the DB 601E engine in the Bf 109F-4. Production of the Bf 109G was also undertaken by Germany’s Allies, including Romania and Hungary. No reliable manufacturing statistics survive but it is estimated that a massive 23,000 Gustavs were built by the end of the war. Lavishly illustrated with wartime photos as well as modern museum shots, this volume recounts in detail the stories of the numerous versions of the versatile Gustav, including the G-1 and G-5 with their pressurized cabins; the prolific G-2 and G-4, which saw extensive service on the Eastern Front and in North Africa; the G-6, which was built in greater numbers than any other Gustav; the short-range reconnaissance G-8, and others. Particular attention is devoted to Gustav aircraft flown by Germany’s allies during the war - wartime photos of Croatian, Finnish, Hungarian, Italian, Romanian, Slovak, and Slovenian pilots and their aircraft, highlighting a facet of the Axis war effort often overlooked by historians. Illustrated with more than 200 photographs, detailed color profiles and line drawings  As New
Price: 20.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007703  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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PE-2 Guards Units of World War 2
Khazanov, Dimtriy
ISBN: 9781780960654
Osprey Pub Co  2013 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, COM96. Petlyakov's Pe-2 was the most numerous Soviet twin-engined bomber of World War 2, the aircraft being used as a dive-bomber, ground attack platform and dedicated reconnaissance type. The first examples entered service in August 1940, and by the time production came to end in late 1945, no fewer than 10,547 examples had been built. These equipped more than 80 bomber air regiments, and of the latter, two were accorded Guards Air Corps status, as were six air regiments. Amongst the former was the 2nd Guards Bomber Air Corps, which was commanded by the legendary General Polbin, who was twice made a Hero of the Soviet Union. Pe-2 bomber and reconnaissance versions (the latter in service with four Guards reconnaissance air regiments of the Air Force and one regiment of Naval Aviation) were extensively used from the frozen Arctic north to the balmy Crimea front. A number of Pe-2 also saw brief combat against Japan in the final weeks of World War 2.  As New
Price: 23.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 006913  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Focke-Wulf Ta 152: Ta 152A, Ta 152B, Ta 152C, Ta 152E, Ta 152H, Ta 153
Lowe, Malcolm V.
4+ Publishing  2008 
 Soft Cover New book, 56 pages, 53 b/w photos, 27 colour photos, 4 pages colour camouflage profiles, 1/72 scale drawings. This publication describes the history and development of the low-level and high-altitude variants of the Ta 152, one of the ultimate and finest German fighters of WWII. It brings to the reader the most up-to-date information and research available, including operational and post-war history, a technical description and camouflage and markings details. A comprehensive set of colour profiles and a photographic section are included.   As New
Price: 48.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 004769  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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304 Squadron
Konarski, Mariusz
ISBN: 8389450186
Mushroom Model Publications Poland 2005 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages. History of the succesfull Polish Costal Command Squadron in RAF. Polish pilots flown Battles, Welligtons and Warwicks. It contains superb colour illustrations of camouflage and markings, rare b+w and colour archive photographs. Essential reading for aviation enthusiasts, hitorians & scale aeromodellers.   As New
Price: 35.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 002098  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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F9F Panther Units of the Korean War
Thompson, Warren
ISBN: 9781782003502
Osprey Pub Co  2014 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, COM103. In 1948 the USAF, Marine Corps and US Navy were concentrating on converting over to an all-jet force. When the Korean War started in June 1950, the USAF had built up a sizable jet force in the Far East, while the US Navy was in the early stages of getting F9F Panthers operational as replacements for its piston-engined F8F Bearcats. At about this time, the Marine Corps had also begun using the Panthers in limited numbers. Operating from aircraft carriers off the Korean coast, F9Fs helped stop the North Korean invasion within two weeks of the communists crossing the 38th Parallel. The Panthers, escorting carrier-based AD Skyraiders and F4U Corsairs, penetrated as far north as Pyongyang, where they bombed and strafed targets that the North Koreans thought were out of range. The Panthers also took the battle all the way to the Yalu River, long before the MiG-15s became a threat. The F9F's basic tasking was aerial supremacy and combat air patrols, but they also excelled in bombing and strafing attacks.  As New
Price: 28.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008146  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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A-3 Skywarrior Units of the Vietnam War
Morgan, Rick
ISBN: 9781472805645
Osprey Pub Co  2015 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, COM108. The Douglas A-3 Skywarrior, though something of a cult favourite, remains a largely unremarked classic of Naval Aviation. Built for nuclear weapon delivery, the A-3 made its name in Vietnam as a conventional bomber, tanker and Electronic Warfare platform. It was the largest aircraft ever regularly operated from the decks of aircraft carriers, earning it the fleet-wide nickname 'Whale'. It excelled in every mission area assigned to it and operated in the US Navy for more than four decades, from 1956 through to 1991. Fully illustrated to depict the incredible array of paint schemes and its awesome size, this volume focuses on the type's Vietnam service, which saw the aircraft briefly used as a bomber over both North and South Vietnam from March 1965, before the Skywarrior proved far more valuable as a multi-role tanker (KA-3B) and tanker/tactical jammer (EKA-3B). The title includes details on all of these operations as well as more clandestine reconnaissance missions, and provides information about the men that flew them.  As New
Price: 28.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008147  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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F-8 Crusader vs MiG-17: Vietnam 1965-72
Mersky, Peter
ISBN: 9781782008101
Osprey Pub Co  2014 
 Soft Cover New book, 80 pages, DUE61. Revered by Naval Aviators as the 'last of the gunfighters' due to its quartet of Colt-Browning Mk 12 20 mm cannon, the F-8 Crusader enjoyed great success against VPAF MiG-17s during the Rolling Thunder campaign of 1966-68. But, the MiG-17's unequalled low-speed manoeuvrability, small size and powerful cannon armament meant that the American forces didn't have it all their own way. This fully illustrated book, featuring photographs, maps and battlescene artwork, reveals the tactics that were developed by pilots on both sides to give themselves the edge in air-to-air dogfights, allowing the reader to understand how the differing design and development doctrines played a part in combat.  As New
Price: 28.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008149  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Warbirds Of World War II
Ethell, Jeffrey L.
ISBN: 0760317747
Motorbooks Intl Osceola, Wisconsin, U.S.A. 2003 
 Soft Cover New book, 287 pages, 200+ color photos. Discover the powerful fighter planes of World War II and the Korean War in vintage color. The P-38 Lightning, the P-40 Warhawk, and the P-51 Mustang were the most powerful forces in air combat. The author has compiled an extensive collection of photographs to accompany his well-researched text on the missions, specifications, and histories of these amazing aircrafts. These are not photographs of restored planes, but rather rare contemporary color photography from the era. These planes are shown in every way imaginable, from the detailed markings and nose art of World War II, to their postwar USAF service, and much more.  As New
Price: 19.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 002461  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Blackhawk
Tomajczyk, S. F.
ISBN: 0760315914
Zenith Press Osceola, Wisconsin, U.S.A. 2003 
 Soft Cover New book, 95 pages, 85 color photos. This book examines the helicopter's development through each branch of the U.S. Military, as well as special applications. In addition to active service, the book covers all variants, including the Fire Hawk, special ops Pave Hawk, U.S. Navy Seahawk, and the search and rescue Jayhawk. Special focus is given to the helicopter's design and technology, including "nap of the earth" flight capabilities, GE turboshaft powerplants, sophisticaed electronics and navigation systems, and weaponry.   As New
Price: 19.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 002462  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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F-86 Sabre Aces of the 51st Fighter Wing
Thompson, Warren
ISBN: 9781841769950
Osprey Publishing Ltd Oxford, United Kingdom 2006 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, 92 photos, 65 color profiles, 6 1/48 scale diagrams. ACE70. The 51st Fighter Wing initially flew the F-80C in the Korean War, but in 1951, the 51st brought in high-scoring World War 2 ace Colonel Francis Gabreski to assume command when it converted from the F-80 over to the newly arrived F-86E. His recruits included his elite 4th Wing pilots, and by the end of the war, the 51st had two pilots who achieved the status of 'Double Ace' as well as the highest scoring ace of the war, Joe McConnell. This book describes the 51st Wing’s tenure with the Sabre that led to their high scoring sprees of 1953. Contents: Flying the New 'E' Model Sabres; Sabre Tactics Versus MiG Tactics; Profiling the 51st Wing Sabre Aces; Personal Accounts of MiG Kills by the Aces; Appendices.  As New
Price: 28.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 002480  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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F-86 Sabre Aces of the 4th Fighter Wing
Thompson, Warren
ISBN: 9781841769967
Osprey Publishing Ltd Oxford, United Kingdom 2006 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, 86 photos, 65 color photos, 6 1/48 scale diagrams. ACE72. The entry of the United State’s premier jet interceptor into the Korean War was triggered by the ever-increasing presence of the Soviet-built MiG-15 south of the Yalu River. The possibility of the USAF losing air supremacy over the Korean Peninsula was unacceptable. The 4th Fighter Wing got the call for combat in Korea. They were made up of a combination of new pilots right out of jet training and the older combat veterans of World War II vintage. This combination of pilot types wrote and re-wrote the text books on jet warfare. Of the 40 jet aces that the war produced, the 4th Wing boasted 24 of them. This book details these incredible pilots and the planes they flew. Contents: The Early Days; MIG tactics encountered; Profiling the 4th Sabre Aces; Personal accounts of MIG kills by the Aces; Appendices.  As New
Price: 28.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 002481  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Messerschmitt Bf 108 Taifun
Forsgren, Jan
ISBN: 9788361421672
Mushroom Model Publications  2013 
 Soft Cover New book, 160 pages. The Messerschmitt Bf 108 Taifun (German for "typhoon") was a German single-engine sports, touring and communications aircraft developed by Bayerische Flugzeugwerke (Bavarian Aircraft Works). The experience gained by Messerschmitt in developing this aircraft led to the most important German fighter of World War II, the Messerschmitt Bf 109. By the outbreak of World War II, the Bf 108 was in widespread service with the Luftwaffe as a communications and ferry aircraft. Both pre- and post-war, the Bf 108 was a popular and widely-used civil light aircraft. Profusely illustrated with photos, including a comprehensive walk-around section showing all aspects of the airframe, and diagrams from official manuals. Includes 1/72nd and 1/48th scale plans of all variants, and colour profiles showing many of the colourful schemes applied to the Bf 108 by its many users.   As New
Price: 29.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 006657  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Panavia Tornado Colours and Markings 1/72 Scale Decals
Ovcacik, M; Susa, K.
ISBN: 9788086637327
4+ Publishing  2011 
 Soft Cover New book, 28 pages. The Tornado variable-sweep wing combat aircraft was the result of a tri-national development and production programme, which was started in the late 1960s. Initially known as the MRCA, this aeroplane was designed to fulfil close air support, counter-air and naval strike and reconnaissance roles. Two main two-seat variants evolved, the IDS (Interdictor Strike, or bomber) and ADV (Air Defence Variant, or fighter), and the aircraft were supplied to the UK, West Germany, Italy and Saudi Arabia. With their manufacture shared among the former three countries, nearly 1,000 planes had been built by 1998. The publication has 28 pages, including a total of 49 overall and detailed photographs, 12 pages with colour camouflage schemes and their description. Text in English. A comprehensive decal sheet is added for modellers convenience. Three variants of this title are available, one including 1/48th scale decal sheet (MKD48011; 2x 200x200 mm sheets), one 1/72nd scale decals (MKD72011; 1x 200x170 mm sheet) and another with 1/144th transfers (MKD144011; 1x 150x100 mm sheet). Following aircraft are depicted on each decal sheet: Royal Air Force (4x), Luftwaffe (3x), Marineflieger (1x), Italian Air Force (3x) and Royal Saudi Air Force (1x).   As New
Price: 32.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 005369  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Panavia Tornado Colours and Markings 1/48 Scale Decals
Ovcacik, M; Susa, K.
ISBN: 9788086637334
4+ Publishing  2011 
 Soft Cover New book, 28 pages. The Tornado variable-sweep wing combat aircraft was the result of a tri-national development and production programme, which was started in the late 1960s. Initially known as the MRCA, this aeroplane was designed to fulfil close air support, counter-air and naval strike and reconnaissance roles. Two main two-seat variants evolved, the IDS (Interdictor Strike, or bomber) and ADV (Air Defence Variant, or fighter), and the aircraft were supplied to the UK, West Germany, Italy and Saudi Arabia. With their manufacture shared among the former three countries, nearly 1,000 planes had been built by 1998. The publication has 28 pages, including a total of 49 overall and detailed photographs, 12 pages with colour camouflage schemes and their description. Text in English. A comprehensive decal sheet is added for modellers convenience. Three variants of this title are available, one including 1/48th scale decal sheet (MKD48011; 2x 200x200 mm sheets), one 1/72nd scale decals (MKD72011; 1x 200x170 mm sheet) and another with 1/144th transfers (MKD144011; 1x 150x100 mm sheet). Following aircraft are depicted on each decal sheet: Royal Air Force (4x), Luftwaffe (3x), Marineflieger (1x), Italian Air Force (3x) and Royal Saudi Air Force (1x).   As New
Price: 32.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 005370  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Panavia Tornado Colours and Markings 1/144 Scale Decals
Ovcacik, M; Susa, K.
ISBN: 9788086637341
4+ Publishing  2011 
 Soft Cover New book, 28 pages. The Tornado variable-sweep wing combat aircraft was the result of a tri-national development and production programme, which was started in the late 1960s. Initially known as the MRCA, this aeroplane was designed to fulfil close air support, counter-air and naval strike and reconnaissance roles. Two main two-seat variants evolved, the IDS (Interdictor Strike, or bomber) and ADV (Air Defence Variant, or fighter), and the aircraft were supplied to the UK, West Germany, Italy and Saudi Arabia. With their manufacture shared among the former three countries, nearly 1,000 planes had been built by 1998. The publication has 28 pages, including a total of 49 overall and detailed photographs, 12 pages with colour camouflage schemes and their description. Text in English. A comprehensive decal sheet is added for modellers convenience. Three variants of this title are available, one including 1/48th scale decal sheet (MKD48011; 2x 200x200 mm sheets), one 1/72nd scale decals (MKD72011; 1x 200x170 mm sheet) and another with 1/144th transfers (MKD144011; 1x 150x100 mm sheet). Following aircraft are depicted on each decal sheet: Royal Air Force (4x), Luftwaffe (3x), Marineflieger (1x), Italian Air Force (3x) and Royal Saudi Air Force (1x).   As New
Price: 32.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 005371  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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RAF Fighters 1945-1950 - Overseas Based
Lucas, Paul
ISBN: 9780953904075
Guideline Publications  2011 
 Soft Cover New book, 89 pages, Camouflage & Markings No 5. This book covers the immediate post war years and details the reasons behind the decisions and timescale to the changeover from the dull wartime camouflage schemes and national markings in to the 'silver' schemes and revised national markings. Scores of archive photographs of late-Mark Spitfires; Tempest Mk IIs; Mustangs; night-fighter Mosquitos; DH Hornets; Vampires and Meteors in both RAF and RAuxAF Squadron markings. Covers aircraft in Europe, the Middle East and Far East.  As New
Price: 36.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007477  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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RAF Fighters 1945-1950 - Overseas Based
Lucas, Paul
ISBN: 9780953904075
Guideline Publications  2011 
 Soft Cover New book, 89 pages, Camouflage & Markings No 5. This book covers the immediate post war years and details the reasons behind the decisions and timescale to the changeover from the dull wartime camouflage schemes and national markings in to the 'silver' schemes and revised national markings. Scores of archive photographs of late-Mark Spitfires; Tempest Mk IIs; Mustangs; night-fighter Mosquitos; DH Hornets; Vampires and Meteors in both RAF and RAuxAF Squadron markings. Covers aircraft in Europe, the Middle East and Far East.  As New
Price: 36.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007478  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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EC 145 & UH-72
Pretat, Samuel
ISBN: 9782954181806
Minimonde 76  2015 
 Soft Cover New book, 81 pages. This book covers the well known EMS and police helicopter, written both in French and English, with 219 color photographs and 15 specially-commissionned color profiles, main users production list, main worldwide operators, all in a large 12.60 x 9.45 in. format. Colloquially known in France by their call signs Dragon or Choucas (Sécurité Civile and Gendarmerie ), or UH-72 Lakota in the US Army, this chopper is still gaining worldwide success with new variants, mainly thanks to its modular concept mixing high technology and sturdiness.   As New
Price: 43.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008034  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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EC 145 & UH-72
Pretat, Samuel
ISBN: 9782954181806
Minimonde 76  2015 
 Soft Cover New book, 81 pages. This book covers the well known EMS and police helicopter, written both in French and English, with 219 color photographs and 15 specially-commissionned color profiles, main users production list, main worldwide operators, all in a large 12.60 x 9.45 in. format. Colloquially known in France by their call signs Dragon or Choucas (Sécurité Civile and Gendarmerie ), or UH-72 Lakota in the US Army, this chopper is still gaining worldwide success with new variants, mainly thanks to its modular concept mixing high technology and sturdiness.   As New
Price: 43.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008033  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Messerschmitt Me 262 A Schwalbe (2nd Edition)
Peczkowski, Robert
ISBN: 9788363678173
Mushroom Model Publications  2014 
 Pictorial Cover New book, 112 pages. An illustrated history of the evolution of the most famous World War Two jet fighter aircraft, the Me 262A. All the prototype and production versions are described and illustrated. Profusely illustrated with photos - both wartime and recent photos of aircraft in museums, including a comprehensive walk-around section showing all aspects of the airframe, and diagrams from official manuals. Includes 1/72nd plans, and colour profiles showing many of the varied schemes applied to the Me 262 by the Luftwaffe, the Czech Air Force and on captured examples tested by the Allies post-war. Second, expanded edition of the book  As New
Price: 46.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007635  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Carrier Aviation Air Power Directory: The World’s Carriers and Their Aircraft 1950-Present
Donald, David; March, Daniel
ISBN: 9781880588437
AIRtime Publishing  2003 
 Pictorial Cover New book, 218 b&w and 360 colour photos. This truly unique and fully up-to-date reference work covers every aircraft carrier currently in service and/or having served during the past 50 years. Arranged country by country, this new book features a detailed history of each nation's carrier development, procurements, and combat action, and includes: Entries for every aircraft type, its variants, missions, specifications, weapons and operators; Entries on every fixed-wing carrying vessel, specifications, key dates, and air wing details; Details of chains of command, orders of battle for current assets, and 'snapshots' of historic orders of battle; Descriptions of carrier operations, including deck systems and launch and recovery procedures. Beautifully illustrated with hundreds of color and black and white photos.  As New
Price: 34.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008005  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Carrier Aviation Air Power Directory: The World’s Carriers and Their Aircraft 1950-Present
Donald, David; March, Daniel
ISBN: 9781880588437
AIRtime Publishing  2003 
 Pictorial Cover New book, 218 b&w and 360 colour photos. This truly unique and fully up-to-date reference work covers every aircraft carrier currently in service and/or having served during the past 50 years. Arranged country by country, this new book features a detailed history of each nation's carrier development, procurements, and combat action, and includes: Entries for every aircraft type, its variants, missions, specifications, weapons and operators; Entries on every fixed-wing carrying vessel, specifications, key dates, and air wing details; Details of chains of command, orders of battle for current assets, and 'snapshots' of historic orders of battle; Descriptions of carrier operations, including deck systems and launch and recovery procedures. Beautifully illustrated with hundreds of color and black and white photos.  As New
Price: 34.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008006  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Blackburn Buccaneer
Braas, Nico
ISBN: 9789086161683
Lanasta  2014 
 Soft Cover New book, 48 pages, 90 photos, 9 colour profiles. The Blackburn Buccaneer was the first jet aircraft specially designed for flying very low under the radar at high subsonic speeds. It was developed in the fifties and entered service at the Royal Navy in 1962. Later it also flew as an attack bomber at the R.A.F. and it even played a role in the Gulf War in 1991 before being retired in 1994 after an operational career that spanned three decades.  As New
Price: 27.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007649  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Blackburn Buccaneer
Braas, Nico
ISBN: 9789086161683
Lanasta  2014 
 Soft Cover New book, 48 pages, 90 photos, 9 colour profiles. The Blackburn Buccaneer was the first jet aircraft specially designed for flying very low under the radar at high subsonic speeds. It was developed in the fifties and entered service at the Royal Navy in 1962. Later it also flew as an attack bomber at the R.A.F. and it even played a role in the Gulf War in 1991 before being retired in 1994 after an operational career that spanned three decades.  As New
Price: 27.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007650  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Carrier Aviation Air Power Directory: The World’s Carriers and Their Aircraft 1950-Present
Donald, David; March, Daniel
ISBN: 9781880588437
AIRtime Publishing  2003 
 Pictorial Cover New book, 218 b&w and 360 colour photos. This truly unique and fully up-to-date reference work covers every aircraft carrier currently in service and/or having served during the past 50 years. Arranged country by country, this new book features a detailed history of each nation's carrier development, procurements, and combat action, and includes: Entries for every aircraft type, its variants, missions, specifications, weapons and operators; Entries on every fixed-wing carrying vessel, specifications, key dates, and air wing details; Details of chains of command, orders of battle for current assets, and 'snapshots' of historic orders of battle; Descriptions of carrier operations, including deck systems and launch and recovery procedures. Beautifully illustrated with hundreds of color and black and white photos.  As New
Price: 34.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008003  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Carrier Aviation Air Power Directory: The World’s Carriers and Their Aircraft 1950-Present
Donald, David; March, Daniel
ISBN: 9781880588437
AIRtime Publishing  2003 
 Pictorial Cover New book, 218 b&w and 360 colour photos. This truly unique and fully up-to-date reference work covers every aircraft carrier currently in service and/or having served during the past 50 years. Arranged country by country, this new book features a detailed history of each nation's carrier development, procurements, and combat action, and includes: Entries for every aircraft type, its variants, missions, specifications, weapons and operators; Entries on every fixed-wing carrying vessel, specifications, key dates, and air wing details; Details of chains of command, orders of battle for current assets, and 'snapshots' of historic orders of battle; Descriptions of carrier operations, including deck systems and launch and recovery procedures. Beautifully illustrated with hundreds of color and black and white photos.  As New
Price: 34.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008002  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Carrier Aviation Air Power Directory: The World’s Carriers and Their Aircraft 1950-Present
Donald, David; March, Daniel
ISBN: 9781880588437
AIRtime Publishing  2003 
 Pictorial Cover New book, 218 b&w and 360 colour photos. This truly unique and fully up-to-date reference work covers every aircraft carrier currently in service and/or having served during the past 50 years. Arranged country by country, this new book features a detailed history of each nation's carrier development, procurements, and combat action, and includes: Entries for every aircraft type, its variants, missions, specifications, weapons and operators; Entries on every fixed-wing carrying vessel, specifications, key dates, and air wing details; Details of chains of command, orders of battle for current assets, and 'snapshots' of historic orders of battle; Descriptions of carrier operations, including deck systems and launch and recovery procedures. Beautifully illustrated with hundreds of color and black and white photos.  As New
Price: 34.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008001  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Hurricane & Gladiator
Keskimen, Kalevi; Stenman, Kari
ISBN: 9529943261
Suomen Ilmavoimien Historia  2005 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages. This book on the Hurricane & Gladiator is a new volume, which vastly expands the previous 'English Fighters' volume, dealing with the aircraft serving in the Finnish Air Force during the Second World War. The chapters deal with the development, purchase, painting and specifications. Operational use covers squadrons LeLv 12, 14, 16, 26, 30, and 32 with dislocation tables, air victory lists and individual aircraft histories. The book is compiled keeping those in mind who are interested in aviation history, warfare and modelling. The size of the book in B5 (176x250 mm) with laminated card covers, 96 pages printed on glossy art paper. The main text is both in Finnish and English. Photo captions are fully bi-lingual for over 150 top quality pictures, supplemented by three pages of colour profiles and three pages of scale drawings. The appendixes contain individual aircraft histories and aerial victory tables.  As New
Price: 34.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 004745  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Vickers-Supermarine Spitfire: F Mk.22/24
Ovcacik, M; Susa, K.
ISBN: 8086637034
4+ Publishing Prague 2006 
 Soft Cover New book, 28 pages. Two final versions of Supermarine's Type 356 - the Mk.22 and 24s - stand at the pinnacle of the propeller driven fighter development initialized in the early 1930s by the ingenious Reginald J. Mitchell. These late Mark aeroplanes, with excellent manoeuvrability, and with speed, climb and ceiling far superior to earlier marks, truly perpetuate the whole Spitfire family. Too late to take part in any World War II action the ultimate Spitfire variants equipped only a limited number of operational, reserve and auxiliary units of the Royal Air Force. However, many found their way to overseas air forces - Hong Kong, Egypt, Singapore, Syria and what was then Southern Rhodesia. Some of these aeroplanes were still in service as late as the mid-1950s, by which time their fighter role had been taken over by other jet-powered types. Contains 25 colour photos, 75 b/w photos, short type history and technical data, 4 pages of camouflage profiles in full colour, camouflage details, armament & equipment description.   As New
Price: 35.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 003589  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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F4U Corsair Units of the Korean War
Thompson, Warren
ISBN: 9781846034114
Osprey Publishing  2009 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, COM78. The definitive account of F-4 Corsair Units deployed in the Korean War, this book tells the story of the 26 US Navy Squadrons, most of which were carrier based, and the 6 Marine Corps F-4 squadrons that flew combat missions against the North Koreans. Drawing from a vast repository of personal interviews with F-4 pilots, the author paints a harrowing picture of the deadly combat of this often forgotten air war. Included in this volume is the story of Lt Guy Bordelon, the US Navy's sole ace of the Korean War, who flew an F4U-5N night-fighter against the night raiders sent up by the Korean Air force. Backing up the text is a vast number of previously unpublished private photographs that bring the stories of these pilots to life. Finally the book contains extensive appendices that detail every unit deployment by carrier, air group, Corsair model and tail code. Also included is a detailed list noting every Corsair lost in the war, with tail number, pilot, date of loss and the unit.  As New
Price: 28.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 003587  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Mustang Aces of the Eighth Air Force
Scutts, Jerry
ISBN: 9781855324473
Osprey Pub Co  1994 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, ACE001. Unquestionably the best American fighter of World War 2, the North American P-51 Mustang served in large numbers with the USAAF's Eighth Air Force from late 1943 until VE Day, and was the mount of most aces in-theatre. Charged with the responsibility of escorting huge formations of B-17 Flying Fortress and B-24 Liberator bombers on daylight raids deep into Germany, the P-51 pilots of the various fighter groups within the 'Mighty Eighth' went head to head with the cream of the Luftwaffe's fighter squadrons for control of the skies over the Third Reich.  As New
Price: 28.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007931  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Messerschmitt Bf 108 Taifun
Forsgren, Jan
ISBN: 9788361421672
Mushroom Model Publications  2013 
 Soft Cover New book, 160 pages. The Messerschmitt Bf 108 Taifun (German for "typhoon") was a German single-engine sports, touring and communications aircraft developed by Bayerische Flugzeugwerke (Bavarian Aircraft Works). The experience gained by Messerschmitt in developing this aircraft led to the most important German fighter of World War II, the Messerschmitt Bf 109. By the outbreak of World War II, the Bf 108 was in widespread service with the Luftwaffe as a communications and ferry aircraft. Both pre- and post-war, the Bf 108 was a popular and widely-used civil light aircraft. Profusely illustrated with photos, including a comprehensive walk-around section showing all aspects of the airframe, and diagrams from official manuals. Includes 1/72nd and 1/48th scale plans of all variants, and colour profiles showing many of the colourful schemes applied to the Bf 108 by its many users.   As New
Price: 29.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 006658  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Supermarine Spitfire XVI
Matusiak, Wotjek
ISBN: 9788361421689
Stratus  2012 
 Soft Cover New book, 88 pages. The book is the story of Spitfire XVIs used by Polish pilots in Britain, both in Polish squadrons and in RAF and auxiliary units. It includes listings of losses and of officially credited victories. There are nearly 200 photographs (about half of which have not been published before) and about 30 colour profiles (plus top and bottom views for one representative aircraft).   As New
Price: 27.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 006660  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Swedish Fighter Colours 1925-1954
Forslund, Mikael; Vallet, Thierry
ISBN: 9788361421726
Mushroom Model Publications  2012 
 Pictorial Cover New book, 264 pages. This book describes and illustrates all the fighter aircraft used by the Swedish armed forces from the mid-‘20s until the end of the piston-engine era. These include indigenous designs, plus the various American, Italian and British fighters used at various times. Camouflage and marking schemes used on these aircraft are covered in detail, illustrated with many photos including rare wartime colour pictures. Full colour profiles of all the aircraft types. Essential reading for aircraft enthusiasts and modellers!  As New
Price: 65.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 006661  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Swedish Fighter Colours 1925-1954
Forslund, Mikael; Vallet, Thierry
ISBN: 9788361421726
Mushroom Model Publications  2012 
 Pictorial Cover New book, 264 pages. This book describes and illustrates all the fighter aircraft used by the Swedish armed forces from the mid-‘20s until the end of the piston-engine era. These include indigenous designs, plus the various American, Italian and British fighters used at various times. Camouflage and marking schemes used on these aircraft are covered in detail, illustrated with many photos including rare wartime colour pictures. Full colour profiles of all the aircraft types. Essential reading for aircraft enthusiasts and modellers!  As New
Price: 65.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 006662  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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F-15 Eagle and Strike Eagle
Davies, Steve
ISBN: 1840373776
Airlife Publishing  2002 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, 74 photos, 16 colour illustrations. Originally designed by McDonnell Douglas, the F-15 has proved to be one of the most versatile aircraft produced in recent times. It is an outstanding air superiority and interceptor fighter and in its Strike Eagle form, a world beating all-weather ground attack platform for a wide variety of air-to-ground weapon systems. The Eagle continues to play a key role wherever US and NATO forces are called upon and where control of the skies is an emperative part of the mission. The aircraft also serves with the air forces of Isreal, Japan, Egypt and Saudi Arabia. Covers the Development and Prototypes, Operational History, US Combat Operations, Accomplishments, Variants, Weapons, Production details, Specifications, Model Kits, and Museum Aircraft.  As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 003555  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Carrier Aviation Air Power Directory: The World’s Carriers and Their Aircraft 1950-Present
Donald, David; March, Daniel
ISBN: 9781880588437
AIRtime Publishing  2003 
 Pictorial Cover New book, 218 b&w and 360 colour photos. This truly unique and fully up-to-date reference work covers every aircraft carrier currently in service and/or having served during the past 50 years. Arranged country by country, this new book features a detailed history of each nation's carrier development, procurements, and combat action, and includes: Entries for every aircraft type, its variants, missions, specifications, weapons and operators; Entries on every fixed-wing carrying vessel, specifications, key dates, and air wing details; Details of chains of command, orders of battle for current assets, and 'snapshots' of historic orders of battle; Descriptions of carrier operations, including deck systems and launch and recovery procedures. Beautifully illustrated with hundreds of color and black and white photos.  As New
Price: 34.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008004  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Russian Aviation Colours 1909-1922: Vol 1 Camouflage and Markings, the Early Years
Khairulin, Marat
ISBN: 9788363678487
Mushroom Model Publications  2015 
 Pictorial Cover New book, 176 pages. This book describes the history of the little-known emblems and distinctive markings of Russian military aviation from its early origins up to the Russian exit from World War One. The authors have managed to collect, and in some cases partially reconstruct, the majority of emblems and signs used in Russia during this period by military aviation units. The collected material is presented in a clear and attractive form - colour plates, reconstructed logos, and original photographs from public and private archives. This profusely illustrated book covers all the aircraft used, with brief details of their service use and comprehensive details of the colours and markings they carried. Besides the many photographs, full colour profiles illustrate the markings applied. Detailed colour notes and precise descriptions and illustration of national markings over the period complete a book that will be invaluable to aircraft enthusiasts, historians and modellers.  As New
Price: 76.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007876  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Arab MiGs Volume 5: October 1973 War: Part 1
Cooper, Tom; Nicolle, David
ISBN: 9780985455446
Harpia Publishing  2014 
 Soft Cover New book, 256 pages with 112 black & white pictures, 110 colour pictures, 7 maps, 16 tables, 10 diagrams and 54 artworks. On 6 October 1973, the Egyptian and Syrian air arms launched an attack on Israeli military installations on the Sinai Peninsula and in the Golan Heights. For Israel, it was a war that started with a surprise and alarming losses in men and material, and was characterised by the deployment of advanced electronics, computers and guided missiles. For the Arabs it was a war of revenge, in the best traditions of ‘guts and glory’. Clearly written and illustrated with a rich and unique collection of exclusive photography and original illustrations, Arab MiGs Volume 5 provides a detailed record of aerial warfare during the opening phases of the October 1973 Arab-Israeli conflict. Drawing on extensive research, declassified information, and interviews with dozens of participants, it recounts the origins, operational history, and battle performance of all the air forces involved. While concentrating on the Arab experiences, Arab MiGs Volume 5 is the first comprehensive analysis of the aerial operations waged by both sides in this conflict.  As New
Price: 66.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007761  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Lockheed F-104 Starfighter
Dobrzynski, Jaroslaw
ISBN: 9788363678395
Mushroom Model Publications  2015 
 Soft Cover New book, 176 pages. An illustrated technical history of the Lockheed F-104 Starfighter supersonic interceptor and fighter-bomber. One of the Century Series of aircraft, it was operated by the air forces of more than a dozen nations from 1958 to 2004. The different versions of the plane, from the prototypes to the final export and licence built versions are described and illustrated; all the changes in specification, equipment and performance are recorded. Drawings and data from the original technical manuals, full dimensional details and photographs of surviving examples preserved in aviation museums illustrate all aspects of the airframe, inside and out. Contemporary photographs and many pages of colour illustrations complete the book's comprehensive coverage. A rarely documented aspect of Cold War aviation history. Features 40 superb colour profiles of camouflage and markings, walk-around colour photographs and rare b&w archive photographs.  As New
Price: 44.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007871  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Balloon-Busting Aces of World War 1
Guttman, Jon
ISBN: 9781841768779
Osprey Pub Co  2005 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, 100+ photos, 48 color profiles. ACE66. Tethered balloons reached their zenith as a means of providing a stationary observation platform above the battlefield during World War I. It took a special breed of daredevil to take on such odds deep in enemy lines in order to destroy a balloon, with Balloon specialists such as Willy Coppens, Pierre Bourjade and Michel Coiffard rising to the challenge. This book covers the story of these 'balloon busters' from both sides in World War 1 through a mix of first-hand accounts and expert analysis, which compares tactics, theatres of operation, aircraft types and the overall odds for success. Contents: A Not-So-Easy Target (development of the kite balloon), The Art of Balloon Busting (anti-balloon measures and weapons, 1914-1917), Balloon Fever (the aces and their exploits, 1916-1918), Exuent Omnes (the eclipse of balloon observation and of the balloon buster, 1918-45), Appendices: Aces's Scores (including balloons destroyed in a single sortie).  As New
Price: 28.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007864  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Hurricane Aces 1939-40
Holmes, Tony
ISBN: 9781855325975
Osprey Pub Co  1998 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, ACE018. The Hawker Hurricane was the RAF's first monoplane fighter, and it dragged the air force in to a position where it could defend Britain during 1940. Hurricanes outnumbered Spitfires during the Battle of Britain by three to one, and actually downed more Luftwaffe aircraft than the famous Supermarine fighter. Even prior to it's "Finest Hour" over southern England, Hurricanes had provided the first RAF aces of the war in France during the Blitzkrieg, and they are described in this volume. In 1941 the type was heavily used in the Mediterranean and North Africa, before being flung in at the deep end in the Far East against the Japanese. US Eagle Squadron pilots also flew the type in the early years of the war, and it saw much combat with the Fleet Air Arm and the Soviet Air Force.  As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007865  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Latecoere 290 & 298
Bousquet, Gerard
ISBN: 9788361421207
Stratus  2010 
 Soft Cover New book, 80 pages, 133 B&W photos, 40 colour profiles. This book tells the story of the Latecoere 290 & 298 aircraft. The acquisition and operations of these aircraft in the Aeronavale (French Navy aviation) is told in detail, illustrated with many previously unpublished photos. Colour schemes and markings are described and illustrated. The book includes a chapter on the aircrafts use in Vichy and German service after the 1940 armistice.  As New
Price: 34.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007869  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Douglas F3D Skynight
Fernandez, Jose; Skulski, Przemyslaw
ISBN: 9788361421702
Mushroom Model Publications  2014 
 Soft Cover New book, 136 pages. The F3D was designed as a carrier-based all-weather fighter aircraft. It saw service with the United States Navy and United States Marine Corps. While it never achieved the fame of the F-86 Sabre or other contemporary aircraft, it downed several MiG-15s as a night fighter over Korea with only one air-to-air loss. It also served as an electronic warfare platform in the Vietnam War. The design, development and operations of these aircraft are described in detail, illustrated with many previously unpublished photos. Colour schemes and markings are described and illustrated with full colour profiles. Scale plans in 1/72nd scale.  As New
Price: 35.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007553  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Douglas F3D Skynight
Fernandez, Jose; Skulski, Przemyslaw
ISBN: 9788361421702
Mushroom Model Publications  2014 
 Soft Cover New book, 136 pages. The F3D was designed as a carrier-based all-weather fighter aircraft. It saw service with the United States Navy and United States Marine Corps. While it never achieved the fame of the F-86 Sabre or other contemporary aircraft, it downed several MiG-15s as a night fighter over Korea with only one air-to-air loss. It also served as an electronic warfare platform in the Vietnam War. The design, development and operations of these aircraft are described in detail, illustrated with many previously unpublished photos. Colour schemes and markings are described and illustrated with full colour profiles. Scale plans in 1/72nd scale.  As New
Price: 35.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007554  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Lockheed F-104 Starfighter
Dobrzynski, Jaroslaw
ISBN: 9788363678395
Mushroom Model Publications  2015 
 Soft Cover New book, 176 pages. An illustrated technical history of the Lockheed F-104 Starfighter supersonic interceptor and fighter-bomber. One of the Century Series of aircraft, it was operated by the air forces of more than a dozen nations from 1958 to 2004. The different versions of the plane, from the prototypes to the final export and licence built versions are described and illustrated; all the changes in specification, equipment and performance are recorded. Drawings and data from the original technical manuals, full dimensional details and photographs of surviving examples preserved in aviation museums illustrate all aspects of the airframe, inside and out. Contemporary photographs and many pages of colour illustrations complete the book's comprehensive coverage. A rarely documented aspect of Cold War aviation history. Features 40 superb colour profiles of camouflage and markings, walk-around colour photographs and rare b&w archive photographs.  As New
Price: 44.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007870  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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The Pucara Story
Caballero, Dr. Ricardo
ISBN: 9788361421825
Mushroom Model Publications  2013 
 Soft Cover New book, 152 pages. The Argentine FMA IA-58 Pucará light attack aircraft was developed in the late 1960s. The aircraft remains in active service to this day. Best known for its involvement in the South Atlantic conflict in 1982, the Pucará remains an effective and much appreciated warplane. This book tells the full story of its development and operational use, including the many upgrades and redesigns. Illustrated with many photos and colour profiles.   As New
Price: 46.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007359  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Boulton Paul Defiant
Ansell, Mark
ISBN: 9788389450197
Mushroom Model Publications  2005 
 Soft Cover New book, 120 pages. The Boulton Paul Defiant is one Britain's most famous night fighter aircraft. First used as a day, then night fighter during the Battle of Britain, and later saw service as an Air Sea Rescue aircraft and as a Target Tug. The book contains 53 black and white wartime photos, 18 black and white line drawings of various marks in 1/72nd scale, 136 color photos that are walk-around shots of the last existing example of a Defiant in the Hendon Museum, UK, several information charts, 16 illustrations out maintenance manuals and 40 full color side profile paintings (a couple of which are three-views).This book will have great appeal to model builders, aircraft enthusiasts, and aviation historians.  As New
Price: 35.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007845  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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German Instrument Panels Vol. 1
Karnas, Dariusz
ISBN: 9788363678555
Mushroom Model Publications  2014 
 Pictorial Cover New book, 38 pages. This book from the new series 'INSIDE' shows detailed colour drawings of the German aircraft instrument panels in great detail. Also every single instrument is shown in the separate big drawing. Instrument panels of the following aircraft: Messerschmitt Bf 109F-4, Messerschmitt Bf 110E, Fieseler Fi-156 Storch, Focke Wulf Fw 190A-3, Henschel Hs 123, Junkers Ju 88A-4.  As New
Price: 35.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007781  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Focke-Wulf Ta 152: Ta 152A, Ta 152B, Ta 152C, Ta 152E, Ta 152H, Ta 153
Lowe, Malcolm V.
4+ Publishing  2008 
 Soft Cover New book, 56 pages, 53 b/w photos, 27 colour photos, 4 pages colour camouflage profiles, 1/72 scale drawings. This publication describes the history and development of the low-level and high-altitude variants of the Ta 152, one of the ultimate and finest German fighters of WWII. It brings to the reader the most up-to-date information and research available, including operational and post-war history, a technical description and camouflage and markings details. A comprehensive set of colour profiles and a photographic section are included.   As New
Price: 48.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 004770  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Arab MiGs Volume 5: October 1973 War: Part 1
Cooper, Tom; Nicolle, David
ISBN: 9780985455446
Harpia Publishing  2014 
 Soft Cover New book, 256 pages with 112 black & white pictures, 110 colour pictures, 7 maps, 16 tables, 10 diagrams and 54 artworks. On 6 October 1973, the Egyptian and Syrian air arms launched an attack on Israeli military installations on the Sinai Peninsula and in the Golan Heights. For Israel, it was a war that started with a surprise and alarming losses in men and material, and was characterised by the deployment of advanced electronics, computers and guided missiles. For the Arabs it was a war of revenge, in the best traditions of ‘guts and glory’. Clearly written and illustrated with a rich and unique collection of exclusive photography and original illustrations, Arab MiGs Volume 5 provides a detailed record of aerial warfare during the opening phases of the October 1973 Arab-Israeli conflict. Drawing on extensive research, declassified information, and interviews with dozens of participants, it recounts the origins, operational history, and battle performance of all the air forces involved. While concentrating on the Arab experiences, Arab MiGs Volume 5 is the first comprehensive analysis of the aerial operations waged by both sides in this conflict.  As New
Price: 66.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007763  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Arab MiGs Volume 5: October 1973 War: Part 1
Cooper, Tom; Nicolle, David
ISBN: 9780985455446
Harpia Publishing  2014 
 Soft Cover New book, 256 pages with 112 black & white pictures, 110 colour pictures, 7 maps, 16 tables, 10 diagrams and 54 artworks. On 6 October 1973, the Egyptian and Syrian air arms launched an attack on Israeli military installations on the Sinai Peninsula and in the Golan Heights. For Israel, it was a war that started with a surprise and alarming losses in men and material, and was characterised by the deployment of advanced electronics, computers and guided missiles. For the Arabs it was a war of revenge, in the best traditions of ‘guts and glory’. Clearly written and illustrated with a rich and unique collection of exclusive photography and original illustrations, Arab MiGs Volume 5 provides a detailed record of aerial warfare during the opening phases of the October 1973 Arab-Israeli conflict. Drawing on extensive research, declassified information, and interviews with dozens of participants, it recounts the origins, operational history, and battle performance of all the air forces involved. While concentrating on the Arab experiences, Arab MiGs Volume 5 is the first comprehensive analysis of the aerial operations waged by both sides in this conflict.  As New
Price: 66.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007762  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Russian Aviation Colours 1909-1922: Vol 1 Camouflage and Markings, the Early Years
Khairulin, Marat
ISBN: 9788363678487
Mushroom Model Publications  2015 
 Pictorial Cover New book, 176 pages. This book describes the history of the little-known emblems and distinctive markings of Russian military aviation from its early origins up to the Russian exit from World War One. The authors have managed to collect, and in some cases partially reconstruct, the majority of emblems and signs used in Russia during this period by military aviation units. The collected material is presented in a clear and attractive form - colour plates, reconstructed logos, and original photographs from public and private archives. This profusely illustrated book covers all the aircraft used, with brief details of their service use and comprehensive details of the colours and markings they carried. Besides the many photographs, full colour profiles illustrate the markings applied. Detailed colour notes and precise descriptions and illustration of national markings over the period complete a book that will be invaluable to aircraft enthusiasts, historians and modellers.  As New
Price: 76.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007875  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Arado Ar 96 Colours and Markings 1/72 Scale Decals
Ovcacik, M; Susa, K.
ISBN: 9788086637099
4+ Publishing  2009 
 Soft Cover New book, 28 pages. Throughout WWII, the Arado Ar 96, an elegant advanced training monoplane, formed the principal equipment of the German Luftwaffe pilot and fighter training schools. Because of its persisting suitability to the training role, its production was continued after the war in Czechoslovakia and the aircraft were also delivered to Hungary and Bulgaria. The "Dozen Set" line of handbooks is aimed especially at scale modellers. Each title describes twelve particular aeroplanes, documented by period photos, and also brings useful detailed shots which can be utilised in finishing the models. The publication has 28 pages, including a total of 45 overall and detailed photographs, 12 pages with colour camouflage schemes and their description. Text in English. A comprehensive decal sheet is added for modellers' convenience. Two variants of this title are available, this one including a 1/72 scale decal sheet (MKD72002) and the other with 1/48 scale decal set (MKD48002). Following aircraft are depicted on each decal sheet: Germany (4x), Bulgaria (1x), war-time Slovakia (1x), Hungary (2x), Czechoslovakia (3x) and Great Britain (1x).  As New
Price: 35.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 004236  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Bomber Aircraft of 305 Squadron
Musialkowski, Lechoslaw
ISBN: 9788361421801
Mushroom Model Publications  2014 
 Pictorial Cover New book, 192 pages. This is the illustrated history of the aircraft of the successful Polish bomber squadron flying for the RAF during WW2. No.305 'Wielkopolski' Squadron was a Polish bomber squadron, which originally served as a night bomber squadron, then in 1943 converted to daylight operations and ended the war as a low-level specialist bomber squadron. The book covers the history of the squadron and history of the aircraft used - Fairey Battles, Vickers Wellingtons, B-25 Mitchells and De Havilland Mosquitos. It also details of the squadron's markings and camouflage changes throughout the war. These are described with many previously unpublished photographs and newly commissioned colour profiles.   As New
Price: 76.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007749  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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F-86 Sabre Vs MiG-15: Korea, 1950-53
Dildy, Douglas
ISBN: 9781780963198
Osprey Pub Co  2013 
 Soft Cover New book, 80 pages, DUE50. As the routed North Korean People's Army (NKPA) withdrew into the mountainous reaches of their country and the People's Republic of China (PRC) funneled in its massive infantry formations in preparation for a momentous counter-offensive in the last months of 1950, both lacked adequate air power to challenge US and UN air supremacy over both the battlefields and the logistics channels from China into North Korea. Reluctantly, Josef Stalin agreed to provide the requisite air cover, introducing the superior swept-wing MiG-15 to counter the American's straight-wing F-80 jets and to repel the United States Air Force (USAF) B-29 bomber formations that were interdicting the PRC's flow of troops and supplies into North Korea. This in turn prompted the USAF, against its conventional wisdom of retaining its first-line air-defence fighters to face Soviet air forces across the 'Iron Curtain' in Europe, to deploy its very best - the F-86A Sabre - to counter this threat. Thus began a two-and-a-half-year struggle in the skies over a corner of North Korea known as "MiG Alley." In this period, the unrelenting campaign for aerial superiority witnessed the introduction of successive models of these two revolutionary jets - the MiG-15bis, the F-86E, and eventually the F-86F - into combat. It also saw the transition of operational leadership on the communist side from the Soviet "volunteers" to the newly formed Chinese PLAAF air divisions, and witnessed the re-introduction of the NKPAF, with its "just trained" MiG-15 units, into the air-combat arena. This meticulously researched study not only provides technical descriptions of the two types and their improved variants, complete with a "fighter pilot's assessment" of these aircraft, but also chronicles the entire scope of their aerial duel in "MiG Alley" by employing the recollections of the surviving combatants - including Russian, Chinese, and North Korean pilots - who participated.  As New
Price: 20.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007724  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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No 126 Wing RCAF
Nijboer, Donald
ISBN: 9781846034831
Osprey Pub Co  2010 
 Soft Cover New book, AEU35, 124 pages. The success of No 126 Wing began before the D-Day landings and through operations at Falaise Gap, Operation Market Garden, the winter offensive in the Ardennes, and crossing the Rhine into Germany. Donald Nijboer examines the wing’s operations chapter by chapter, demonstrating how the five squadrons of Spitfires of No 126 Wing were self-sufficient in everything they did and how, after the Normandy landings, the ground forces could not move without this valuable support. Squadron and ace biographies and stunning artwork bring this fascinating book to life.  As New
Price: 28.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007725  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Finnish Fighter Colours 1939-1945 Vol.1
Stenman, Kari; Holda, Karolina
ISBN: 9788363678074
Mushroom Model Publications  2014 
 Pictorial Cover New book, 208 pages. This book covers Finnish Fighters used during WWII. Camouflage and markings of the fighters obtained from France, USA, Germany, UK and the USSR are described in unparalleled detail by the well-known Finnish author Kari Stenman. Many unpublished photos, and colour profiles. Volume 1 contains: Bristol Bulldog, Fokker D XXI, Gloster Gladiator, FIAT G 50, Morane Saulnier MS 406 including Mörkö-Morane, Brewster Model 239.  As New
Price: 78.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007701  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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MiG-21F/U: MiG-21, F, F-13, U, Shenyang J-7, Chengdu J-7I/F-7A, J-7II/F-7B, Guizhou JJ-7/FT-7
Matoulek, J; Ovcacik, M; Pavlovsky, I; Susa, K
ISBN: 9788087045015
4+ Publishing  2008 
 Pictorial Cover New book, 96 pages, 152 colour & 185 b/w photos. The MiG-21 was the most widely used jet fighter in the world in the late 1960s and in the 1970s. It was designed for the air superiority role and it first entered operational service with the Soviet Air Force in 1960. The early Fishbed variant, the MiG-21F-13, epitomized a simple, lightweight and cheapest to buy fighter. These aircraft were the backbone of the Eastern Bloc fighter air forces, while licence manufacture was undertaken in Czechoslovakia. Copies were also produced in China, with further variants coming from this source, equipping many Asian and African air forces. This book covers: Type history and technical description ; Production overview; 4 pages colour camouflage profiles; Interior and undercarriage drawings etc.; Camouflage details; Armament & equipment description.  As New
Price: 63.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 004228  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Jagdgeschwader 2: ’Richthofen
Weal, John
ISBN: 9781841760469
Osprey Pub Co  2000 
 Soft Cover New book, 128 pages, AEU001. Tracing its roots to Manfred, Freiherr von Richthofen's 'Flying Circus' of WWI, the Jagdgeschwader 'Richthofen' is arguably the most famous fighter unit of all time. Designated JG 1 during the Great War, then disbanded following defeat, the Jagdgeschwader reformed as JG 132. By September 1939 the unit had become JG 2, seeing much action during the Blitzkrieg and Battle of Britain. This first in a new series focusing on elite fighter and bomber units, charts the career of JG 2 from its first aerial kills in 1939 to the destruction of its own Fw 190s in the face of the Allied advance in 1945.   As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007693  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Fairey Swordfish in British, Canadian & Netherlands Service in World War Two
Robinson, Neil
ISBN: 9780957551312
AIRfile Publications  2014 
 Soft Cover New book, 72 pages. One of World War Two's most iconic and recognisable aircraft, the Fairey Swordfish saw frontline service from the start to the finish of the conflict, although its role changed from a Torpedo and Reconnaissance bomber operating off the Royal Navy's Fleet carriers, to an equally important convoy escort and anti-submarine bomber, flying from the smaller Escort carriers in the second half of the war. Split into six main sections, starting with the colourful days of peace from 1936 to 1939; then the early war years from 1939 to late 1940; the Taranto raid; the sinking of the Bismark; the Channel Dash; and finally the change of role from 1943 until the end of the war. This book includes over 50 pages of full colour profile and 4-view illustrations with AIRfile's usual comprehensive captions and over 40 archive photographs, also comprehensively captioned. By the end of World War Two, there were still 13 operational squadrons flying the Swordfish - the last operational squadron not being disbanded until 21 may 1945.  As New
Price: 42.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007688  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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SPAD Two-Seat Fighters of World War I
Herris, Jack
ISBN: 9781891268199
Flying Machines Press  2005 
 Soft Cover New book, 192 pages. 12 pages of colour illustrations showing 38 aircraft, 400-plus extraordinary photos, Scale drawings of five aircraft types in both 1/48 and 1/72 standard modeler’s scales. Société Anonyme pour Aviation et ses Dérivés (SPAD) was one of the most important aircraft manufacturers during World War I, but until now the focus of published materials about it has been on its two most famous single-seat designs, the SPAD 7 and SPAD 13. This new book takes a look at SPAD’s less well known two-seat designs, including the SPAD SA series, the widely used SPAD 11 and SPAD 16, and the excellent SPAD 20, which arrived just before the war ended. The latest addition to the Flying Machine Press library, SPAD Two-Seat Fighters of World War I has the most extensive coverage - history, evolution, combat use, photos, color profiles, and scale drawings - of these aircraft ever published. Eagerly awaited by World War I aviation buffs and modelers, this volume is an important contribution to the history of SPAD aircraft.  As New
Price: 89.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 004055  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Fairey Swordfish in British, Canadian & Netherlands Service in World War Two
Robinson, Neil
ISBN: 9780957551312
AIRfile Publications  2014 
 Soft Cover New book, 72 pages. One of World War Two's most iconic and recognisable aircraft, the Fairey Swordfish saw frontline service from the start to the finish of the conflict, although its role changed from a Torpedo and Reconnaissance bomber operating off the Royal Navy's Fleet carriers, to an equally important convoy escort and anti-submarine bomber, flying from the smaller Escort carriers in the second half of the war. Split into six main sections, starting with the colourful days of peace from 1936 to 1939; then the early war years from 1939 to late 1940; the Taranto raid; the sinking of the Bismark; the Channel Dash; and finally the change of role from 1943 until the end of the war. This book includes over 50 pages of full colour profile and 4-view illustrations with AIRfile's usual comprehensive captions and over 40 archive photographs, also comprehensively captioned. By the end of World War Two, there were still 13 operational squadrons flying the Swordfish - the last operational squadron not being disbanded until 21 may 1945.  As New
Price: 42.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007687  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Hawker-Siddeley / British Airospace First Generation Harrier on Worldwide Service Volume 1: 1960-2000
Ashley, Glenn
ISBN: 9780956980267
AIRfile Publications  2013 
 Soft Cover New book, 72 pages. The Harrier is amongst the most recognised and loved post-war British designed military aircraft ever produced, and this volume, the first of a two volume coverage, deals with the colour schemes and markings applied to the design from the prototype and development P.1127/Kestrel airframes of the early 1960s and on to its service with the RAF in the GR.1, GR.1A, GR.3, T.2 and T.4 variants, the Fleet Air Arm as the Sea Harrier FRS.1 and the upgraded F/A.2, US Marine Corps AV-8A, Spanish Navy Matador, Indian Navy FRS.51 and Thai Navy navalised Harriers. Coverage of the original tin wing versions is taken right up to 2000 with hundreds of full colour profiles and 4-views, with detailed and informative captions.The Harrier is amongst the most recognised and loved post-war British-designed military aircraft ever produced, and this book, the first of two volumes dealing with the type, covers the colour schemes and markings applied to the design from the prototype and development P.1127/Kestrel airframes of the early 1960s and in to its service use with the RAF as the GR.1/GR.3 and T.2/T.4, the Fleet Air Arm as the Sea Harrier FRS.1 and the upgraded F/A.2 , US Marine Corps AV-8A, Spanish Navy Matador, Indian Navy FRS.51 and Thai Navy navalised Harriers. Coverage of the original tin wing versions is taken right up to 2000 with hundreds of full colour profiles and 4-views, with detailed and informative captions.  As New
Price: 39.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007073  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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North American RA-5C Vigilante
Stafrace, Charles
Guideline Publications  2014 
 Soft Cover New book, 60 pages. Warpaint Series No.97. The North American Vigilante was an aircraft of extraordinary performance, and introduced aerodynamic, technological and electronic features that were much ahead of their time, and which were to become standard in combat aircraft that followed it. It started out as a shipboard nuclear attack bomber, but when the Navy’s nuclear attack task was given to Polaris submarines, the Vigilante risked extinction. Reluctant to lose such an advanced aircraft, the US Navy came up with the idea that it needed a shipboard Mach 2 long range reconnaissance bomber, and North American, with little effort, converted the Vigilante to carry out this mission. In this new role, the Vigilante provided the US Navy with an unparalleled wide-ranging reconnaissance capability that was to remain unavailable to the Service after the Vigilante’s retirement until the TARPS-equipped F-14 Tomcat came around in the 1980s. The recce Vigilante entered the scene just in time for the Vietnam War, during which its crews often risked their lives in order to bring back much needed information on the enemy. The aircraft’s two big engines and its aerodynamic shape gave the Vigilante an easy Mach 2.2 performance, enough to outrun its escorting F-4 Phantom, and making it the fastest aircraft ever to operate from an aircraft carrier until the arrival, again, of the F-14 Tomcat. Yet, the Vigilante remained one of those unsung heroes, and its demise from US Navy service went largely unnoticed. This book tries to somewhat redress this injustice with the latest Warpaint title, which contains no less than 125 photos, many of which are in colour, seven pages of colour artwork, and 60 pages of text that describes the development and operational career of both the bomber and reconnaissance versions of this remarkable aircraft.  As New
Price: 36.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007682  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Adler Gegen England: The Luftwaffe’s Air Campaign Against the British Isles 1941-1945
Robinsin, Neil
ISBN: 9780957551305
AIRfile Publications  2013 
 Soft Cover New book, 72 pages. Covers all the major phases of the Luftwaffe’s war against the British Isles, and the camouflage schemes and markings applied to the aircraft types it employed. Contents: The first Blitz - September 1940 to December 1941; The Baedeker Blitz - 23 April to 3 May and 31 May to 6 June 1942; High and Low raiders - Ju86 high flyers and Fw190 'tip and run' raiders 1942-1943; Intruders and night fighters - 1941 to 1944; The air attacks in 1943 and 1944 - including 'Unternehmen Steinbock'; Anti-shipping and maritime operations - 1941-1944; Air-launched V1 missiles, jet bombers over the UK and the Nachtjags's last fling - 1944-45.   As New
Price: 35.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007679  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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No.485 (N.Z.) Squadron, 1941-1945: Spitfire
Sortehaug, Paul; Listemann, Phil H.
ISBN: 2952638101
Philedition France 2008 
 Soft Cover New book, 92 pages. No.485 (NZ) Squadron was the first of six squadrons created to defend Great Britain during WW2 and manned by New Zealanders. As fighter unit, the unit participated to the first offensive missions over occupied Europe in 1941, before being part of the 2nd TAF in 1943 to take part to D-Day a couple of months later. The unit terminated the war in Germany. In 92 pages, the history of the Squadron is narrated, followed by full appendices comprising all the claims, losses (including accidental), awards, maps and the operational diary. In the third and last part, the pilot roster gives details for each pilot who served with No.485 Sqn, including his war career when known. About 100 photos are published some for the first time, as well eight colour profiles.  As New
Price: 27.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 006715  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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No.312 (Czechoslovak) Squadron, 1940-1945: Hurricane, Spitfire
Polak, Tomas; Rajlich, Jiri
ISBN: 2952638152
Philedition  2008 
 Soft Cover New book, 98 pages. Information presented within its hundred pages provides a comprehensive account of the activities of 312 Squadron, from its formation in August 1940 until disbanding in February 1946. The squadron flew Hurricanes until late 1941 when the changeover to Spitfires was made, with various marks of which it was equipped until after the cessation of hostilities. 11 excellent colour profiles (4 Hurricanes, 7 Spitfires) present the full variety of aeroplanes flown by 312 Squadron. The colour profiles in this series of books are excellent ; the artist (Malcolm Laird) still thankfully includes old-fashioned ’black lines’ to delineate panels and surfaces. Fussy modellers might care to establish from some of the pan-chromatic photographs (e.g. pages 17, 30, 57) if the small Czech roundel beneath the cockpit was always painted with blue to the front?  As New
Price: 33.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 006716  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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F-84 Thunderjet in Action
Davis, Larry
ISBN: 9780897476331
Squadron/Signal Publications  2011 
 Soft Cover New book, 72 pages, SS1224. Entering service in 1947, Republic Aviation's F-84 was the primary strike aircraft of the US Air Force during the Korean War. Thunderjets flew 86,408 missions during the conflict and took out 60 percent of the ground targets eliminated by American forces. In addition, 8 Soviet-built MiG fighters met their end thanks to F-84 pilots. Besides service in Asia, the Strategic Air Command maintained Thunderjets from 1950 through 1957 and they also were the first aircraft adopted by the Thunderbirds demonstration team. The F-84 saw extensive service in the colors of other nations; more than half of the 7,524 F-84s were exported to NATO and many served other US allies. Thunderjets were the 1st production fighter to utilize in-flight refueling and, fitted with the Mk 7 nuclear bomb, they became the 1st nuclear-capable fighter jets. F-84F Thunderstreaks and RF-84F Thunderflash reconnaissance aircraft served well into the 1970s with both USAF Guard and NATO squadrons. After the Korean War, the F-84 took part in the Suez Crisis and the Berlin Crisis and stood alert during the first 2 decades of the Cold War. Illustrated with 164 photographs plus color profiles and detailed line drawings.  As New
Price: 20.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007675  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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German Nightfighter Aces of World War 2
Scutts, Jerry
ISBN: 9781855326965
Osprey Pub Co  1998 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, ACE020. When the Luftwaffe entered World War 2, its nightfighter force was virtually nonexistent thanks to its leader, Reichmarschall Hermann Goring, who boasted that bombs would never fall on Germany. By mid-1940 his folly was evident; the first night fighter wing was hastily formed with Bf 110s. Initially capable of detecting targets by visual acquisition only, the force greatly improved its effectiveness with the creation of the 'Giant Wurzburg' radar chain. By the end of 1942, the night fighter force controlled some 389 fighters and had destroyed 1,291 RAF bombers in that year alone. Complete with first-hand accounts and detailed colour illustrations, this book profiles the many variations of night fighters, and the men who made ace flying them.  As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007694  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Consolidated B-24 Liberator
White, Ian
Guideline Publications  2014 
 Soft Cover New book, 120 pages. Warpaint Series No.96. This new book in the highly successfull Warpaint series focuses on the Consolidated B-24 Liberator. The text, photos, and colour illustrations cover: Origins & Design, Development, Production & Variants from B-24A - B-24N, Training Liberators, PB4Y-1 Liberator, C-87 Liberator Express, CB-24, C-109, XR2Y-1, Liberators for Britain and the Commonwealth, Anti Submarine operations, WW2 operations in the ETO/MTO/PTO/CBI theatres, Post war operations in Indo-China and Korea, the US Coast Guard, and with the RAF, RAAF, SAAF, RCAF, RIAF, as well as civilian service with QANTAS and other airlines.  As New
Price: 56.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007557  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Mirage IIIO Colours & Markings in RAAF Service
Mason, Paul; Mottram, Darren
ISBN: 9788363678166
Mushroom Model Publications  2014 
 Soft Cover New book, 312 pages, Second Edition, hundreds of colour photos, 76 colour profiles, and 19 1/72 scale drawings. The best and most complete guide to this topic ever produced. The Dassault Mirage IIIO was the RAAF’s first supersonic combat aircraft, and served as its front-line fighter for over 20 years. During that time it wore a great many colour schemes, official and unofficial, and was adorned with many unit and individual markings. For the first time, the evolution and details of all these colour schemes and markings is described and illustrated. The colours of this elegant aircraft changed with its roles and the changes in official thinking with regard to camouflage; the infamous Aussie sense of humour added some striking and unusual markings to Mirages over the years too! The authors have researched this topic in great depth, helped by access to official and private photo collections and the memories of Mirage pilots and ground crew. The manufacturers, Dassault, have also helped with information and photos of the very first Australian Mirages. Many of these photos are being published for the very first time, and they provide a striking visual record of the many colours carried by this much-loved French Lady.  As New
Price: 89.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007633  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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The North American Mitchell: The Dutch, French and Poles
Listemann, Phil H.
ISBN: 9782918590989
Philedition  2016 
 Soft Cover New book, 44 pages. The Mitchell was one of the major medium bombers of the Second World War. It was operated by many air forces during the war including the RAF. The RAF received about 900 Mitchells among them some Mitchells coming from a Dutch order which were exclusively used by No. 320 (Dutch) Squadron. The Mitchell was also used by two other foreign units in the RAF, the Polish 305 and the French 342. This book covers in 44 pages, about 30 photos and 7 colour profiles, the operational usage of the Mitchell by those three squadrons with the usual details on losses.  As New
Price: 29.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008621  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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WM-21 Solyom
Hoogschagen, Edwin
ISBN: 9789086161676
Lanasta  2014 
 Soft Cover New book, 48 pages. When Hungary got involved in the second world war, the WM-21 Sólyom (Falcon) was the only Hungarian designed and manufactured plane in service with the Hungarian Royal Airforce. It was in widespread service as reconnaissance plane starting from 1938 onwards. In June of 1941, the machines failed to make in impression, mainly because of accidents and technical issues. The planes were diverted to the training role and were still used as such by May 1945. The Sólyom story starts in 1927, with the Fokker C.V, of which the Hungarian Royal Airforce had acquired 76, mostly built under license by Manfred Weiss (WM). WM improved the C.V, which resulted in the WM-16, with 18 built in two variants. This WM-16 paved the way for the WM-21, of which 128 examples were built.   As New
Price: 27.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007585  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Jagdgeschwader Nr II Geschwader ’Berthold
VanWyngarden, Greg
ISBN: 9781841767277
Osprey Pub Co  2005 
 Soft Cover New book, 128 pages, AEU019. After struggling with inadequate supplies of aircraft and matériel, the veteran pilots of the Geschwader would go on to enjoy incredible successes against French and American opponents in September 1918. Aces who flew the famous blue-fuselaged Fokkers of JG II included such stalwarts as Josef Veltjens (35 kills), Georg von Hantelmann (25 kills), Franz Büchner (40 kills) and Ulrich Neckel (30 kills). This volume contains many first-hand accounts by these and other notable aces, which reveal the esprit de corps and camaraderie these airmen displayed in their struggles against superior numbers up to the war’s final grim days.   As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007574  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Early German Aces of World War I
VanWyngarden, Greg
ISBN: 9781841769974
Osprey Pub Co  2006 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, ACE73. The Fokker Eindecker (monoplane) started the true age of fighter aviation. With the development of its revolutionary synchronised machine gun system, the Eindecker caused consternation in the ranks of Allied airmen as its pilots began to reap a grim harvest of victims in 1915. The exploits of aces like Max Immelmann and Oswald Boelke became legendary on both sides of the front, and they received the adulation of the German public, along with such honours as the first awards of the Orden Pour le Mérite (the 'Blue Max') to airmen. These men created the tactics and principles of German fighter aviation as they did so. By the final months of 1916, the monoplanes had been replaced by the next generation of biplane fighters from Fokker and Halberstadt flying together in new fighter formations - the Jagdstaffeln. This book charts the successes of the 'lone hunters' of 1915 until their eventual replacement. Contents: Introduction, Chapter 1:The Development of the Flying Gun, Chapter 2:The ‘Fokker Scourge’, Chapter 3: Turning Point over the Somme, Chapter 4: The Birth of the Jagdstaffeln, Chapter 5: Forgotten Fronts.  As New
Price: 28.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007569  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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A-10 Thunderbolt II Units of Operation Enduring Freedom, 2002-07
Wetzel, Gary
ISBN: 9781780963044
Osprey Pub Co  2013 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, COM98. In the early 1970s, the USAF, still fresh in the mire of the Vietnam War, began the search for a more effective aircraft to conduct the CAS mission. With aircraft losses climbing, the need for an aircraft that could withstand punishment as well as deliver it was unmistakable. The A-10 was never a favourite amongst the USAF's senior staff, and prior to Iraq's invasion of Kuwait in 1990 they had attempted to transfer the aircraft to the US Army and Marine Corps. Everything changed when Operation Desert Storm began, as the A-10 quickly showed what it was capable of. Reprieved from premature retirement, the A-10 would see combat in the Balkans during the mid-1990s and over Iraq in Operations Northern Watch and Southern Watch until Operation Iraqi Freedom began in 2003. Following the 11 September 2001 attacks in the United States, the Bush administration responded with the instigation of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan in October 2001. A-10 aircraft first entered the fray during Operation Anaconda in March 2002, flying first from an airfield in Pakistan and then from Bagram AB in Afghanistan. During Anaconda four A-10s flying from Pakistan provided 21 straight hours of FAC (A)/CAS coverage. Since then the flexibility of the A-10 has persisted, with units moving through airfields in Afghanistan under AEF deployments. This ongoing commitment has seen active duty, Reserve and Air National Guard squadrons rotating through Bagram and Kandahar airfields in support of Coalition forces in-theatre. The premier CAS aircraft in Afghanistan, the once disposable A-10 has become indispensable. With new upgrades, the 'digital' A-10C has seen its arsenal expanded to include the latest generation of ordnance. The untold story of the A-10 in Enduring Freedom will be explored and presented as never before through first hand interviews and photography from those involved, along with official military archives.   As New
Price: 23.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007567  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Mikoyan Gurevitch MiG-15
Karnas, Dariusz
ISBN: 9788363678159
Mushroom Model Publications  2014 
 Soft Cover New book, 152 pages. This book is a true modeller’s reference, covering all aspects of the MiG-15 from production to service use in a concise and accessible way. The text description is well supported with line diagrams and photographs to highlight the many changes made over the production run of Russia’s first massed produced jet fighter. Details of both Russian and licence production in Poland, Czechoslovakia and China, where unique variations occurred, are also provided. Amongst many tables in the book covering production lots, factories and The real value of this book are pages of detailed photographs and technical drawings. From fuselage to wings, tail, cockpit and armament nothing is ignored. For anyone who plans to build a MiG-15 in scale form, and there have been many choices released in recent years, this book is an essential source of reference. It contains: scale plans in 1/72nd scale; photos and drawings from Technical Manuals; more than 70 superb colour illustrations of camouflage and markings; rare b+w archive photographs; colour photos of preserved aircraft.   As New
Price: 34.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007550  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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F-105 Thunderchief Units of the Vietnam War
Davies, Peter
ISBN: 9781846034923
Osprey Pub Co  2010 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, COM84. Facing the most formidably concentrated air defences in history, pilots of the F-105D flew against North Vietnamese targets day after day during the 43 months of Operation Rolling Thunder. Despite its limited maneuverability and the lack of self-sealing fuel tanks, which made it susceptible to combat damage, the 'bombers' shot down 27 MiG fighters in 1966 - 67. This book illustrates the importance of the Thunderchief in the Rolling Thunder campaign, including the pioneering suppression of enemy air defences (SEAD) methods developed by the F-105 'Wild Weasel' crews. Discussing the aircraft’s strengths and weaknesses and using first-hand narratives, Peter Davies captures the essence of flying the ‘Thud’ against heavy defences, and describes the development of wartime tactics and the heroic accomplishments of a selection of its aircrew. Contents: Chapter 1 - 1953-65. A brief account of the design philosophy, early service and first deployments to Vietnam from August 1964 for attacks on Laos; Chapter 2 - Thai Home.Takhli and Korat Royal Thai air bases become the home of the 355th and 388th Tactical Fighter Wings and the launch pads for most of the attacks during Rolling Thunder from 2 March 1965; Chapter 3 - 1966-67. The height of Rolling Thunder. Vietnamese defences are much improved and F-105 losses mount; Chapter 4 - MiG killers. Despite its designated bomber role the F-105 downs 27 MiG fighters, mainly with its internal gun, including two for one pilot in a single mission; Chapter 5 - Wild Weasels. ‘Iron Hand’ missions against North Vietnam’s defences begin in July 1965. The hunter-killer F-100; F-105 team concept is developed for attacking SAM sites.  As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 004261  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Italian Aces of World War 1
Varriale, Paolo
ISBN: 9781846034268
Osprey Pub Co  2009 
 Soft Cover New book, 104 pages, ACE89. The Italian aces of World War One have gone down in history as the irrefutable masters of the skies in the battle against their Austro-Hungarian enemies. In this often forgotten theatre of warfare these remarkable pilots gave the Italian forces an undisputed air superiority and left an enduring legacy as extraordinary men. Having interviewed the descendants of almost every Italian ace from the Great War, Paolo Varriale uncovers these fighters’ incredible and sometimes tragic histories. Years of painstaking research has culminated in this truly groundbreaking study which brings to life the exploits of such famous aces as Baracca, Ruffo and Piccio, and the lesser known Riva, Sabelli and Nardini. Letters, diaries and unpublished photographs shed light on previously unknown personal and unit insignia, exposing many myths and making this a commanding addition to the aviation history of World War One. Contents: Introduction, Chapter 1 - Italian fighters at War, Chapter 2 - Italian rules for victory confirmation, Chapter 3 - Biographies of the Aces, Appendices.  As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 006557  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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P-47 Thunderbolt Aces of the Ninth and Fifteenth Air Forces
Scutts, Jerry
ISBN: 9781855329065
Osprey Pub Co  2000 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, ACE030. This book charts the story of the lesser known aces who flew the mighty Republic aircraft as a tactical fighter-bomber with the Ninth Air Force, rather than as a long-range escort. It also details the exploits of the Mediterranean-based 325th FG, which was the only P-47 group within the strategic Fifteenth Air Force. Thunderbolt aces within the Ninth Air Force, particularly, were rare, despite some 15 groups flying the fighter. Supporting troops on the ground rather than searching out aerial foes, was the name of the game for the men of the Ninth. However, with the Luftwaffe often opposing such sorties through to April 1945, more than 20 pilots had the opportunity to score five or more kills and 'make ace'.  As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 006558  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Bf 109 Defence of the Reich Aces
Weal, John
ISBN: 9781841768793
Osprey Pub Co  2008 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, ACE068. This volume tells the story of the daylight air battles over Germany through the eyes of the Bf 109 aces involved. It traces the development of the aerial defence of the Reich from its small beginnings to arguably the most savage and costliest campaign in the history of aerial warfare. The Luftwaffe pilots explain their tactics and relate their experiences - in the early days, waiting for short-ranged Allied fighters to turn back before attacking the bombers, the see-saw battle for aerial supremacy that followed, the advent of the P-51 and its devastating effect, the growing might of the heavy bomber streams and the final desperate measures against overwhelming odds. The story is predominantly that of the Bf 109's struggle to defeat the US Eighth Air Force, although latterly both the 'mediums' of the US Ninth Air Force and the 'heavies' of RAF Bomber Command were also active by day over Germany.   As New
Price: 20.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007547  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Yakovlev Aces of World War 2
Mellinger, George
ISBN: 9781841768458
Osprey Pub Co  2008 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, ACE064. The Yak-1 entered Soviet service in 1941, one of three modern types of aircraft accepted for production just prior to the German invasion of the USSR. Despite initial shortcomings, it soon proved to be the thoroughbred of the Soviet Airforce. Indeed, it remained in production until the end of the war, modernized but fundamentally recognizable. By VE-day about 33,100 Yakovlev fighters had been built. Virtually all Soviet fighter regiments flew at least one variety of Yak for a time, including those which gained their fame identified with other aircraft, and consequently many pilots known as Airacobra or Lavochkin aces also scored victories with the Yak. Many other famous aces were exclusively ‘Yak patriots’, including the French Normandie pilots. This book focuses on the Soviet aces who scored all, or most of their victories in the Yak, drawing informaion from official unit histories and memoirs of the Soviet pilots themselves.   As New
Price: 20.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007548  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Apache AH-64 Boeing (McDonnell Douglas) 1976-2005
Bishop, Chris
ISBN: 1841768162
Osprey Pub Co University Park, Illinois, U.S.A. 2005 
 Soft Cover New book, 48 pages, NVG111. The Boeing (McDonnell Douglas, formerly Hughes) AH-64A Apache is the US Army’s primary attack helicopter, and the most advanced helicopter gunship flying today. The most expensive rotary-winged aircraft ever built when it was introduced in the early 1980s, it has since proved its worth on battlefields all over the world, seeing action in the Gulf War, Afghanistan, Bosnia, Kosovo and the recent conflict in Iraq. This book examines the design, development and deployment of a quick-reacting, airborne weapons system that can fight close and deep to destroy, disrupt, or delay enemy forces.  As New
Price: 23.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 001262  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Boulton Paul Chief Test Pilot (1949-1966): The BPA Delta Story
Gunn, Ben
HPM Publications  1999 
 Soft Cover New book, 41 pages. This is the story of the late legendary Chief Test Pilot, Ben Gunn, in his own words. Hold on to Your seat. He started flying in Sir Alan Cobham’s famous Air Circus. He fought in the air in WW II and shot down the last V1 flying bomb over England, in daylight, on 1 September 1944. He flew Tempest fighters in daring low-level attacks inside Nazi Germany. He ejected inverted from a vicious black exotic X-plane dubbed the Widow Maker, and extensively flew its stablemate the Yellow Peril, which felt like 'sitting on a knife’s edge.' He led a successful campaign to save Shoreham Airport, which was teetering on the edge of collapse, and made it into the best of the small airports in England. He was awarded the Medal of the British Empire. Chapters: Beginnings, Air Defence Cadet, The Early Years, Joining Boulton Paul, The P.111 Delta, P.120, the Black Widow Maker, A Date I Shall Always Remember, P.111a, the Yellow Peril, Canberras, Tay Viscounts and Lightnings, Struggle to Save Shoreham Airport, Delta flight log and type bag.  Very Good
Price: 23.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007530  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Prelude to Eurofighter: EAP
Matthews, Henry
HPM Publications  2000 
 Soft Cover New book, 33 pages. Eurofighter. Produced by Great Britain, Germany, Italy, and Spain, will replace Jaguars, Tornado F.3s, upgraded F-4F Phantoms, F-104S Starfighters and eventually perhaps the Harriers in the air forces of these countries. Eurofighters may also replace the F-5s and various aircraft in Norway and Greece and a number of other countries. The way for such an outstanding achievement was paved by a little-heralded and now seldom-remembered aircraft: the Experimental Aircraft Programme (EAP) demonstrator, from which Eurofighter is derived. Initiated as a private venture by BAe (now BAE Systems) with the British Government only belatedly putting in substantial amounts of money, EAP and its Eurofighter offspring survived extremely cost-conscious politicians, indifferent (sometimes hostile) decision-makers and a tug-of-war with Dassault, a company fully-backed by the French government. It contains exclusive pictures of plane and test pilots, a complete flight log of the 259 flights of the EAP demonstrator, a stunning cutaway by Mike Badrocke and new information on the ACT Jaguar, F-104G CCV and other projects which paved the way for EAP and Eurofighter. Chapters: Origins and Purpose, Construction, Systems and Equipment, The Flying Programme, Eurofighter.  Very Good
Price: 23.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007529  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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TRIDENT: The Saga of the Unbeatable French Rocket Fighter
Matthews, Henry
HPM Publications  2001 
 Soft Cover New book, 49 pages. The Trident, of mixed rocket and jet propulsion, was one of the most famous French prototype aircraft of the 1950s. It was a glaring example of the impressive rebirth of French aviation industry after the ravages of World War II. It demonstrated outstanding performance and achieved some aviation records which still stand to this day. The Trident came close to consolidating in France the new concept of mixed propulsion (the eight prototypes built logged more than 600 flights including 220 on rocket power). Unfortunately, it was axed in its prime. Had it survived, it could have well become the stepping stone to hypersonic and orbital spaceplanes, the way the X-1, X-2 and X-15 paved the way for the US space shuttle. This book traces the history of the Trident project, from inception to flight development. Readers of English should find it particularly revealing, as the Trident and other fascinating French X-Planes have had scant coverage in the English aviation library. The pictures are out of this world and include a stunning spread of a Trident-II in rocket flight. Contents: The Career of SO-9000 Trident; The SO-9050 Trident-II, Trident-IISE; The Experimental Series; Trident-III and the end; Flight Log Summary; Specifications; Pilots.  Very Good
Price: 23.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007513  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Prelude to Concord: HP.115 Slender Wing Research Aircraft
Matthews, Henry; Davison, Peter
HPM Publications  2004 
 Soft Cover New book, 81 pages. This is the UNTOLD, UNKNOWN and EXCLUSIVE story of the highly successful British X-Plane which tested Concorde’s wing at low speed and paved the way for the supersonic airliner. Its flying career spanned eleven years, more than a thousand flights, and 500 flying hours. Read all about it, with exclusive pictures from the RAE and from very rare footage shot in 1966 by pilot John Farley himself. Feast your eyes at the end of the book on a COMPLETE HP.115 FLIGHT LOG which has never ever been published before. British, American, Australian, French and Canadian pilots flew this aircraft, including Apollo-11's Neil Armstrong. So did Roland Beamont, Brian Trubshaw, John Farley, Jack Reeder and Godfrey Auty. Harrier-famous test pilot John Farley wrote the foreword for this book and called it a - comprehensive record - He also recommended Henry’s efforts to document the X-Planes. Contents Origins and Purpose; Construction History; General Description; Flying Controls, Cockpit, Engine,Undercarriage; The Contractor Flying Programme; SBAC ’61 - SBAC’62 - SBAC ’64; The Initial RAE Evaluation; The Basic RAE Scientific Research Programme; Vortex Flow Visualisation; Undercarriage Failure; Le Bourget and Unison 65; Flying Demonstrations for HM the Queen; Flights by French Concorde Pilots; Wingtip Parachute Trials; Explanatory Flight Research Programme; Conversion Training; Slender Delta Handling and Noise Research; 'Farewell Old Friend'; Flight Log of HP.115 Registered XP841; Some HP.115 Pilots; Jack Henderson.  Very Good
Price: 23.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007512  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Fw 200 Condor Vs Atlantic Convoy
Forczyk, Robert
ISBN: 9781846039171
Osprey Pub Co  2010 
 Soft Cover New book, 80 pages, DUE25. After the fall of France in 1940, Germany attempted to strangle Britain into submission by attacking the Atlantic Convoys, which brought much need supplies and war materiel from the USA and Canada. While the U-boats attacked from beneath the seas, the Germans modified a civilian airliner to create the Fw-200 Condor to attack from the skies. By the summer of 1941, the Condor attacks had succeeded to the extent that Winston Churchill called them 'the scourge of the Atlantic'. This book discusses the development of the Condor, and analyzes the various Allied responses, including the development of the Hurricat, a modified hurricane that could be launched via catapult from modified merchant ships. Contents: Introduction, Design & development, Technical Specifications, Combatants,Combat, Statistics & Analysis, Conclusion, Further Reading.  As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 004260  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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The Air Campaign for the Freedom of Libya February to October 2011 - Operations Odyssey Dawn and Unified Protector
Stafrace, Charles
ISBN: 9781908565785
Guideline Publications  2012 
 Soft Cover New book, 88 pages, Camouflage & Markings No 6, 180 colour photos, 53 colour profiles. This book covers the 2011 Air Campaign for Libya, and includes chapters on the Libyan Air Force, the Revolution, Operation Odyssey Dawn (19-31 March 2011) and Operation Unified Protector (1 April - 31 October 2011)  As New
Price: 36.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007480  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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The Battle for Britain - RAF: May to December 1940
Lucas, James
ISBN: 9780953904006
Guideline Publications  2000 
 Soft Cover New book, 93 pages, Camouflage & Markings No 2, 88 B&W photos, 197 colour profiles. This book provides the reader with a wealth of information of RAF aircraft during the Battle of Britian during 1940. It covers the development of camouflage schemes, the development of identification markings, paint shades, exceptions to the rules, and materials used. The book covers fighter, night fighters, bombers, seaplanes and reconnaissance aircraft.  As New
Price: 36.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007484  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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RAF Fighters 1945-1950 - UK Based
Lucas, Paul
Guideline Publications  2000 
 Soft Cover New book, 92 pages, Camouflage & Markings No 1. This book covers the aircraft of the RAF in the first five years after the end of WW2. The chapters cover: CH1: Camouflage of Aircraft May 1945 CH2: Identification markings May 1945; CH3: The American Influence; CH4: Wartime Materials; CH5: The Reintroduction of underwing serials; CH6: Miracle of Deliverance; CH7: Post war camouflage policy; CH8: Squadron Badges; CH9: The post-war roundel; CH10: Austerity Measures; CH11: The Camouflage and Markings of Aircraft 1947; CH12: Post War Materials; CH13: Testing times; CH14: Fighter Colours. The photos and profiles detail the following aircraft:- Gloster Meteor, De Havilland Mosquito, Mustang Mk.IV, Hawker Fury, Spitfire Mk.XXI, De Havilland Hornet, De Havilland Vampire, Hawker Tempest Mk.II   As New
Price: 36.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007485  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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RAF Fighters 1945-1950 - UK Based
Lucas, Paul
Guideline Publications  2000 
 Soft Cover New book, 92 pages, Camouflage & Markings No 1. This book covers the aircraft of the RAF in the first five years after the end of WW2. The chapters cover: CH1: Camouflage of Aircraft May 1945 CH2: Identification markings May 1945; CH3: The American Influence; CH4: Wartime Materials; CH5: The Reintroduction of underwing serials; CH6: Miracle of Deliverance; CH7: Post war camouflage policy; CH8: Squadron Badges; CH9: The post-war roundel; CH10: Austerity Measures; CH11: The Camouflage and Markings of Aircraft 1947; CH12: Post War Materials; CH13: Testing times; CH14: Fighter Colours. The photos and profiles detail the following aircraft:- Gloster Meteor, De Havilland Mosquito, Mustang Mk.IV, Hawker Fury, Spitfire Mk.XXI, De Havilland Hornet, De Havilland Vampire, Hawker Tempest Mk.II   As New
Price: 36.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007486  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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The Israeli Air Force Part One: 1948 to 1967
Ball, Ray
ISBN: 9780953904013
Guideline Publications  2000 
 Soft Cover New book, 93 pages, Camouflage & Markings No 3, 150 photos, 140 colour profiles. This book is the first of a three volume set covering the complete history of the Israeli Air Force from 1948 to 2012, and features photos and colour profiles of Trainers, Transports, Light Aircraft, Helicopters, Reconnaissance, Bombers and Fighter aircraft. This volume details the Israeli Air Force from its very beginning in 1948 through to 1969. Chapters: 1- Birth and the War of Independance, 2 - Trials of a fledgling Air Force - developing an air force, 3 - The Sinai Campaign 'Operation Kadesh' and Suez, 4 - The Decade of Calm - New thinking - New equipment, 6 - The Six Day War, 7 - Israeli Air Force Colours and Markings 1948-1967.  As New
Price: 36.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007487  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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The Israeli Air Force Part One: 1948 to 1967
Ball, Ray
ISBN: 9780953904013
Guideline Publications  2000 
 Soft Cover New book, 93 pages, Camouflage & Markings No 3, 150 photos, 140 colour profiles. This book is the first of a three volume set covering the complete history of the Israeli Air Force from 1948 to 2012, and features photos and colour profiles of Trainers, Transports, Light Aircraft, Helicopters, Reconnaissance, Bombers and Fighter aircraft. This volume details the Israeli Air Force from its very beginning in 1948 through to 1969. Chapters: 1- Birth and the War of Independance, 2 - Trials of a fledgling Air Force - developing an air force, 3 - The Sinai Campaign 'Operation Kadesh' and Suez, 4 - The Decade of Calm - New thinking - New equipment, 6 - The Six Day War, 7 - Israeli Air Force Colours and Markings 1948-1967.  As New
Price: 36.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007488  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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The Air Campaign for the Freedom of Libya February to October 2011 - Operations Odyssey Dawn and Unified Protector
Stafrace, Charles
ISBN: 9781908565785
Guideline Publications  2012 
 Soft Cover New book, 88 pages, Camouflage & Markings No 6, 180 colour photos, 53 colour profiles. This book covers the 2011 Air Campaign for Libya, and includes chapters on the Libyan Air Force, the Revolution, Operation Odyssey Dawn (19-31 March 2011) and Operation Unified Protector (1 April - 31 October 2011)  As New
Price: 36.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007479  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Arab MiGs Volume 2: Supersonic Fighters, 1958-1967
Cooper, Tom; Nicolle, David
ISBN: 9780982553961
Harpia Publishing  2011 
 Soft Cover New book, 256 pages, 207 B&W photos, 27 photos, 2 maps and 31 colour profiles. Largely based on original, previously unavailable documentation from official archives, as well as interviews with participants and eyewitnesses, the second volume in this series is an unprecedented study of the developments of the Egyptian, Iraqi, Syrian, Algerian, Lebanese and Jordanian air forces during the late 1950s and 1960s.  As New
Price: 59.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 006490  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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African MiGs Volume 1: Angola to Ivory Coast
Cooper, Tom; Weinert, Peter
ISBN: 9780982553954
Harpia Publishing  2010 
 Soft Cover New book, 256 pages, with 10 black and white pictures, 117 colour pictures and 12 maps and 127 drawings. This second, expanded and fully revised edition of the groundbreaking book African MiGs examines the role and deployment history of MiG- and Sukhoi-designed fighters - as well as their Chinese derivatives - in no fewer than 23 air forces in Sub-Saharan Africa. This first volume, covering 12 air arms from Angola to Ivory Coast, will be followed by a second volume in 2011. In order to ensure precise documentation of every airframe delivered to and operated by the various air forces, special attention is given to illustrations as well as extensive tables of known serial numbers and attrition. The new volume is updated with much exclusive information, photographs and artworks. As such, it provides the most comprehensive and reliable source on the background of each of the features air forces, their organisation and unit designations, deliveries of fighters built by MiG, Sukhoi, Chengdu and Shenyang, camouflage, markings and combat deployment.  As New
Price: 59.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 006492  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Naval Aces of World War 1 Part 1
Guttman, Jon
ISBN: 9781849083454
Osprey Pub Co  2011 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, ACE097. In the first of a two-part study covering all the naval fighter pilots to achieve ace status during World War I, author and artist Jon Guttman examines the elite members of the Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS). This book covers all of the members of the RNAS who 'made ace'. This second volume will cover the naval Aces from the other participants in the war.  As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 006664  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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No 60 Sqn RFC/RAF
Revell, Alex
ISBN: 9781849083331
Osprey Pub Co  2011 
 Soft Cover New book, 128 pages, AEU041. When No 60 Sqn arrived in France in May 1916, partially equipped with the delightfully named Morane Bullet, there were only two dedicated single-seat fighter squadrons on the Western Front. Operating initially as a utility unit, No 60 Sqn's duties were mixed - reconnaissance, fighter patrols and escorts (by one Flight), as well as the landing of spies behind the enemy lines. In the opening weeks of the battles of the Somme in the summer of 1916, the squadron suffered heavy casualties. Its Commanding Officer complained to General Trenchard that this was mainly due to inadequately trained pilots and inferior aircraft. Trenchard withdrew the squadron from frontline duties. During its enforced rest and re-equipment, the observers were posted out, the squadron was re-equipped with Nieuport scouts, and individual pilots, who had shown promise as fighter pilots while flying the few single-seater scouts issued to the two-seater unit, were posted to No 60 Sqn. Chief amongst these was Capt Albert Ball MC who had already claimed 11 victories with No 11 Sqn. During his time with No 60 Sqn, Ball added another 20 victories and was awarded a DSO and Bar. After his death in May 1917, he was awarded a posthumous Victoria Cross. With its return to active operations, equipped with the Nieuport, and later the SE 5 and SE 5a, No 60 Sqn rapidly became one of the most successful fighter units of the RFC. Many famous and high scoring pilots were to go through its ranks - Billy Bishop VC, Grid Caldwell, Willie Fry, 'Duke' Meintjes, S F Vincent, J E Doyle, S B Horn, R Chidlaw-Roberts and A W Saunders, to name but a few - and it finished the war with more 320 victories.   As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 006666  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Arado Ar 96 Colours and Markings 1/48 Scale Decals
Ovcacik, M; Susa, K.
ISBN: 9788086637105
4+ Publishing  2009 
 Soft Cover New book, 28 pages. Throughout WWII, the Arado Ar 96, an elegant advanced training monoplane, formed the principal equipment of the German Luftwaffe pilot and fighter training schools. Because of its persisting suitability to the training role, its production was continued after the war in Czechoslovakia and the aircraft were also delivered to Hungary and Bulgaria. The "Dozen Set" line of handbooks is aimed especially at scale modellers. Each title describes twelve particular aeroplanes, documented by period photos, and also brings useful detailed shots which can be utilised in finishing the models. The publication has 28 pages, including a total of 45 overall and detailed photographs, 12 pages with colour camouflage schemes and their description. Text in English. A comprehensive decal sheet is added for modellers' convenience. Two variants of this title are available, this one including a 1/48 scale decal sheet (MKD48002) and the other with 1/72 scale decal set (MKD72002). Following aircraft are depicted on each decal sheet: Germany (4x), Bulgaria (1x), war-time Slovakia (1x), Hungary (2x), Czechoslovakia (3x) and Great Britain (1x).  As New
Price: 35.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 004237  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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No.441 (R.C.A.F) Squadron 1944-1945
Listemann, Phil H.
Philedition  2010 
 Soft Cover New book, 18 pages, 11 photos, 7 colour illustrations, Signed and numbered by author. The purpose of this series of books is to provide historians and enthusiasts with a range of information relative to each of the Commonwealth squadrons that saw combat during World War II. Each record will comprise a short history, complete with illustrations and artwork, and accompained by the following appendices: Squadron Commnaders and Flight Commanders. Major Awards. Operational diary (number of sorties per month). Victory list. Details of aicraft losses on operations. Details of aircraft losses in accidents. Aircraft Serial numbers matching with individual letters. Nominal roll. Roll of Honour.  As New
Price: 18.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 004995  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Spitfire Mk.I/II Aces 1939-41
Price, Alfred
ISBN: 9781855326279
Osprey Pub Co  1996 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, ACE012. Spitfire Mk Is and IIs served only briefly in the frontline with the RAF, but their pilots were responsible for achieving impressive scores against the Luftwaffe during 1940/41. This volume details the RAF's first aces of World War 2 who helped stem the German tide during Britain's struggle for survival in the bitter years between 1939 and 1941. Early-mark Spitfires were notorious for their light armament, overheating engines and short range, but during the dogfights over Dunkirk and south-east England, then the first tentative sweeps across France, many pilots achieved scores of note.  As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007292  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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SOS: Italian Helicopter Rescue Operations from the Mediterranean Sea to Mont Blanc
Marcellino, Dino
ISBN: 9788873203100
L'artistica Editrice  2012 
 Pictorial Cover New book, 148 pages, 275 colour photos. A work little known but seen by all in times of crisis, performed by highly specialized people: pilots, technicians, rescuers, doctors; all of who are trained to work in a team. Each-one of them use their own specialist tools which are ‘state of the art’. You will discover the means, facilities, men and women belonging to military organizations, including State Services and civilian operators, all united by one mission; to bring professional rescue and medical assistance where there is an emergency. Their office is anytime, any place, anywhere; from a snow-capped peak to a busy motorway. Regardless of weather conditions; come rain or shine their soul focus is saving lives 365 days a year. This is what helicopter rescue entails. The intense training that they experience gives the team the ability to handle delicate, life threatening situations in extreme conditions. The images depict these missions, but what is more difficult to relate is the emotion of the teams involved. However, the reader will understand the gratification that this work gives and that all of the people involved are united by the same passion and a spirit of solidarity.  As New
Price: 49.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007400  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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SOS: Italian Helicopter Rescue Operations from the Mediterranean Sea to Mont Blanc
Marcellino, Dino
ISBN: 9788873203100
L'artistica Editrice  2012 
 Pictorial Cover New book, 148 pages, 275 colour photos. A work little known but seen by all in times of crisis, performed by highly specialized people: pilots, technicians, rescuers, doctors; all of who are trained to work in a team. Each-one of them use their own specialist tools which are ‘state of the art’. You will discover the means, facilities, men and women belonging to military organizations, including State Services and civilian operators, all united by one mission; to bring professional rescue and medical assistance where there is an emergency. Their office is anytime, any place, anywhere; from a snow-capped peak to a busy motorway. Regardless of weather conditions; come rain or shine their soul focus is saving lives 365 days a year. This is what helicopter rescue entails. The intense training that they experience gives the team the ability to handle delicate, life threatening situations in extreme conditions. The images depict these missions, but what is more difficult to relate is the emotion of the teams involved. However, the reader will understand the gratification that this work gives and that all of the people involved are united by the same passion and a spirit of solidarity.  As New
Price: 49.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007399  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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SOS: Italian Helicopter Rescue Operations from the Mediterranean Sea to Mont Blanc
Marcellino, Dino
ISBN: 9788873203100
L'artistica Editrice  2012 
 Pictorial Cover New book, 148 pages, 275 colour photos. A work little known but seen by all in times of crisis, performed by highly specialized people: pilots, technicians, rescuers, doctors; all of who are trained to work in a team. Each-one of them use their own specialist tools which are ‘state of the art’. You will discover the means, facilities, men and women belonging to military organizations, including State Services and civilian operators, all united by one mission; to bring professional rescue and medical assistance where there is an emergency. Their office is anytime, any place, anywhere; from a snow-capped peak to a busy motorway. Regardless of weather conditions; come rain or shine their soul focus is saving lives 365 days a year. This is what helicopter rescue entails. The intense training that they experience gives the team the ability to handle delicate, life threatening situations in extreme conditions. The images depict these missions, but what is more difficult to relate is the emotion of the teams involved. However, the reader will understand the gratification that this work gives and that all of the people involved are united by the same passion and a spirit of solidarity.  As New
Price: 49.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007398  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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SOS: Italian Helicopter Rescue Operations from the Mediterranean Sea to Mont Blanc
Marcellino, Dino
ISBN: 9788873203100
L'artistica Editrice  2012 
 Pictorial Cover New book, 148 pages, 275 colour photos. A work little known but seen by all in times of crisis, performed by highly specialized people: pilots, technicians, rescuers, doctors; all of who are trained to work in a team. Each-one of them use their own specialist tools which are ‘state of the art’. You will discover the means, facilities, men and women belonging to military organizations, including State Services and civilian operators, all united by one mission; to bring professional rescue and medical assistance where there is an emergency. Their office is anytime, any place, anywhere; from a snow-capped peak to a busy motorway. Regardless of weather conditions; come rain or shine their soul focus is saving lives 365 days a year. This is what helicopter rescue entails. The intense training that they experience gives the team the ability to handle delicate, life threatening situations in extreme conditions. The images depict these missions, but what is more difficult to relate is the emotion of the teams involved. However, the reader will understand the gratification that this work gives and that all of the people involved are united by the same passion and a spirit of solidarity.  As New
Price: 49.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007397  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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SOS: Italian Helicopter Rescue Operations from the Mediterranean Sea to Mont Blanc
Marcellino, Dino
ISBN: 9788873203100
L'artistica Editrice  2012 
 Pictorial Cover New book, 148 pages, 275 colour photos. A work little known but seen by all in times of crisis, performed by highly specialized people: pilots, technicians, rescuers, doctors; all of who are trained to work in a team. Each-one of them use their own specialist tools which are ‘state of the art’. You will discover the means, facilities, men and women belonging to military organizations, including State Services and civilian operators, all united by one mission; to bring professional rescue and medical assistance where there is an emergency. Their office is anytime, any place, anywhere; from a snow-capped peak to a busy motorway. Regardless of weather conditions; come rain or shine their soul focus is saving lives 365 days a year. This is what helicopter rescue entails. The intense training that they experience gives the team the ability to handle delicate, life threatening situations in extreme conditions. The images depict these missions, but what is more difficult to relate is the emotion of the teams involved. However, the reader will understand the gratification that this work gives and that all of the people involved are united by the same passion and a spirit of solidarity.  As New
Price: 49.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007396  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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RAF Mustang and Thunderbolt Aces
Thomas, Andrew
Osprey Pub Co  2010 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, ACE093. The P-51 Mustang and P-47 Thunderbolt were the finest American fighters of World War 2, and both saw service with the RAF in substantial numbers. The RAF began flying the Mustang in 1944, using it to fly bomber escort missions, and deploying to support the ground campaigns in Italy and the Balkans. It was also flown by a number of Polish units in the RAF. The P-47 Thunderbolt was the best fighter available in CBI theatre, where it was flown by a number of aces against the Japanese, mainly in a ground support role. Although these two fighter types are most associated with the Americans, they performed an important role serving in the RAF.  As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007395  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Hungarian Aces of Wolrd War 2
Punka, Gyorgy
ISBN: 9781841764368
Osprey Pub Co  2002 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, ACE050. Like Germany, Hungary was forbidden from having an air force following the defeat of the Austro-Hungarian Empire at the end of World War 1. However, again like Germany, the new state of Hungary created an air arm in secret during the 1930s. Hungarian fighter pilots first saw action against their Slovakian neighbours in early 1939, following the annexation of Czechoslovakia by Germany. In June 1941, Hungarian armed forces joined Germany in the invasion of Russia, and pilots from the I/I Fighter Group saw continuous action into 1942. Flying CR.42s, Re.2000s and Bf 109Es, pilots scored a modest number of kills. However, when the Bf 109G-equipped Hungarian 101 Puma1 Fighter Regiment was committed to action over Kharkov in April 1943, numerous aces started to rapidly build their scores. One year later the unit returned home in order to defend Hungarian cities from American heavy bombers, and pilots such as Dezsö Szentgyörgyi and György Debrödy scored the bulk of their kills in desperate battles against American fighters and bombers. Unlike most of Germany’s Eastern European allies, Hungary did not capitulate during the Russian advances of 1944, and its fighter pilots fought on until May 1945.   As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007393  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Slovakian and Bulgarian Aces of World War 2
Rajlich, Jiri
ISBN: 9781841766522
Osprey Pub Co  2004 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, ACE058. In 1939, Slovakia signed a protection agreement with the German Reich and joined the attack on Poland, where its Avia B-534-equipped fighter squadrons claimed their first kills. In October 1942, having made do with obsolete aircraft, the Slovaks were equipped with Bf 109Es and eventually acquired 43 Messerschmitt fighters. The Slovaks would claim over 215 kills. Although it supported German efforts in Yugoslavia and Greece, Bulgaria did not declare war on Russia. First seeing action in August 1943, Bulgarian fighter pilots used their Bf 109Gs to good effect. From late 1943 through to mid-1944, the Bulgarian pilots attempted to defend the country from American bombers, and Stoyanov and Bochev made ace during this period.   As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007390  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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American Spitfire Aces of World War 2
Thomas, Andrew
ISBN: 9781846032028
Osprey Pub Co  2007 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, ACE080. The first few American volunteers in World War 2 flew Spitfires with the RAF during the Battle of Britain. Many more joined their ranks, often posing as 'Canadians', eventually forming three Eagle squadrons who earned a fierce fighting reputation. When the United States entered the war its fighter sections were issued with Spitfires and eventually the Eagle Squadrons were transferred to the Eighth Air Force. Discover the experiences of a variety of American aces in their own words through first-hand accounts, interviews and combat reports, in a thrilling read that transports the reader from the Battle of Britain to the deserts of North Africa and Fortress Europe itself.   As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007391  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Down to Earth’ Strafing Aces of the Eighth Air Force
Hess, William
ISBN: 9781841764375
Osprey Pub Co  2003 
 Soft Cover New book, 95 pages, ACE051. More leading aces were lost to flak whilst ground strafing than to German fighters, yet the task of low-level attack continued to be a vital mission for all fighter groups in the ETO. Indeed, these sorties were so dangerous that the Eighth Air Force deemed that ground kills would be given the same accreditation as aerial victories. Author William Hess has included a concise history of VIII Fighter Command's ground strafing exploits, as well as biographies of the leading strafing aces, within 'Down to Earth'   As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007392  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Fw 190 Defence of the Reich Aces
Weal, John
ISBN: 9781846034824
Osprey Pub Co  2011 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, ACE092. Renowned aviation author and artist, John Weal, presents the last volume of Fw 190 Aces not previously covered in the Aircraft of the Aces series. From mid-1942 until the end of the war, German fighter pilots were deployed in the defence of the homeland in an effort to halt the near-constant bombing raids by Britain and America. This book tells their story, from the moment when the Luftwaffe began to retreat to the dying days of the Reich. Using previously unpublished photographs, this book charts the story of the men who earned their status as aces while fighting a hopeless battle to protect the land and the people they loved.   As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007388  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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US Army AH-1 Cobra Units in Vietnam
Bernstein, Jonathan
ISBN: 9781841766065
Osprey Pub Co  2003 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, COM41. Bell’s AH-1 Cobra was the first dedicated helicopter gunship to reach frontline service anywhere in the world. Developed as a private venture by the manufacturer, and based on the mechanics of the ubiquitous UH-1 Huey, the Cobra proved a huge success once introduced into combat with the US Army in 1966. Built as a key weapon in the Advanced Aerial Fire Support System concept of 1965, the AH-1 was one of the few aircraft to reach the combat zone after actual combat experience went into its design. The AH-1 helped reduce the losses being suffered by vulnerable troop transport helicopters by providing effective fire suppression during airmobile operations. This book explores its history, technology and crew.   As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 005267  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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US Navy F-4 Phantom II MiG Killers 1965-70
Elward, Brad
ISBN: 9781841761633
Osprey Pub Co  2001 
 Soft Cover New book, 96 pages, COM26. For every American fighter pilot involved in the Vietnam War, the ultimate goal was to 'kill a MiG'. In eight years of conflict 43 Vietnamese Peoples Air Force aircraft were claimed by US Navy and US Marine Corps Phantom II crews, and one single ace crew produced. Navy Phantom IIs scored the first kills of the Vietnam War, in April 1965, as well as scoring the last in January 1973. This volume charts the successes of the navy fighter crews as they encountered 'MiGs, Missiles and AAA' over the jungles of North Vietnam.   As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 005269  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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RAF Middle East & Near East 1945-1979
Webster, Steve
ISBN: 9780956980281
AIRfile Publications  2013 
 Soft Cover New book, 72 pages. The aircraft and colour schemes of the many and varied aircraft used by the RAF in the Middle East and Near East Air Forces following World War Two, which traces the gradual withdrawal of British interests in these often volatile areas during the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. Featuring over 200 illustrations of over 50 different aircraft types such as Spitfire, Tempest, Lancasta, Dakota, Vampire, Mosquito, Brigand, Meteor, Venom, Hunter, Canberra, Shackleton, Valetta, Hasting, Argosies. Beverley, Sycamore, Belvedere, Whirlwind, Wessex, Andover, Lightning, Hercules, Nimrod and many more.   As New
Price: 35.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007357  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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The Pucara Story
Caballero, Dr. Ricardo
ISBN: 9788361421825
Mushroom Model Publications  2013 
 Soft Cover New book, 152 pages. The Argentine FMA IA-58 Pucará light attack aircraft was developed in the late 1960s. The aircraft remains in active service to this day. Best known for its involvement in the South Atlantic conflict in 1982, the Pucará remains an effective and much appreciated warplane. This book tells the full story of its development and operational use, including the many upgrades and redesigns. Illustrated with many photos and colour profiles.   As New
Price: 46.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007358  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Fighter Leaders of the RAF, RAAF, RCAF, RNZAF & SAAF in WW2 Volume V
Listemann, Phil H.
ISBN: 9782918590965
Philedition  2016 
 Soft Cover New book, 55 pages. The conduct of a successful air campaign requires a combination of strategy, tactics, capable aircraft, well trained pilots - and good leadership. During WW2, the RAF, Commonwealth (RCAF, RAAF, RNZAF and SAAF) and 'Free European' forces employed almost 250 fighter squadrons throughout the World, from the Aleutians to the South Pacific, throughout Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, India, Burma and the East Indies and East Africa. The RAF's basic tactical formation was the squadron, and this was the first step of independent commanders usually held by a Squadron Leader. The period in command could vary from a matter of days to over a year and so many hundreds of men were appointed as Officers Commanding (OC) of a squadron. As tactics developed and larger formations were used in action, several squadrons would operate in concert and were grouped together as a Wing, led by a Wing Leader. usually of Wing Commander rank. By the mid war years as these Wings became independent mobile formations, the command was given to a Group Captain with leadership in the air held by the Wing Leader, more formally titled as Wing Commander Flying (WingCo). Most were highly decorated, and some were very successful aces but all were highly experienced with a proven record of leadership and ability. The aim of this series is to introduce these men so far as available information allows by giving short biography and describing the operational units that they led during the war. This volume contains the biography of 52 pilots: D.G. Andrews (Aus), R.E. Bary (NZ), F.V. Beamish (Ire), M.L.F. Beytagh (UK), M.V. Blake (NZ), E.P.W. Bocock (UK), A.D.McN. Boyd (UK), R.E.P. Brooker (UK), J.D. Browne (USA), L.V. Chadburn (Can), J.M. Checketts (NZ), W.H. Christie (Nor), M.V.M. Clube,(UK), P.Y. Davout (Can), A.H. Donaldson (UK), E.M. Donaldson (UK), J.M. Donaldson (UK), L.M. Gaunce (Can), L.M.E. Geerts (Bel), A.V. Gowers (UK), R.E. Green (UK), N.D. Harrison (NZ), B. Howard (Aus), F.J. Howell (UK), H. Hrbacek (Cz), S. Janus (Pol), I.F. Kennedy (Can), J.H. Lacey (UK), F.W. Lister (UK), J.L.H.E. Marchelidon (Fr), R. Marples (UK), P.E. Meagher (Ire), I.C. Ormston (Can), M.S. Osler (SA), J.R.A. Peel (UK), W.H. Pentland (Can), H.M. Pinfold (UK), A.F. Roscoe (USA), W.A.J. Satchell (UK), R.E.G. Sheward (UK), G.L. Sinclair (UK), T. Smart (UK), L.T. Spence (Aus), B.G. Stapleton (SA), J.E. Storrar (UK), S vB. Theron (SA), P.V.K. Tripe (Can), P. StG. B. Turnbull (Aus), M.T. Vanderpump (NZ), C.A. van Vliet (SA), J.L. Waddy (Aus), S.L. Welshman (Aus), totaling 22 DSOs, 52 DFCs and 3 DFMs.  As New
Price: 34.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008814  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Attack Of The Drones: A History Of Unmanned Aerial Combat
Yenne, Bill
ISBN: 0760318255
Zenith Press Osceola, Wisconsin, U.S.A. 2004 
 Soft Cover New book, 127 pages, 162 photos mostly in colour. Slight shelf wear to cover. On November 4, 2002, an MQ-1B Predator unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) took out an al-Qaeda SUV with an AGM-114 Hellfire air attack missile 100 miles east of the Yemeni capital of San'a. This marked a turning point in military history. Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) had taken the offensive, and were now performing as unmanned combat aerial vehicles (UCAVs). But this attack was not the first use of a UAV in combat. The idea and technology of unmanned aircraft began with vehicles such as the Kettering Bug of World War I, and evolved through the first generation cruise missiles during World War II and the decade following. This book chronicles the evolution of unmanned, remotely piloted reconnaissance aircraft to their modern use in offensive combat operations.  Very Good
Price: 27.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 002383  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Zeppelins: German Airships 1900 - 1940
Stephenson, Charles
ISBN: 1841766925
Osprey Pub Co University Park, Illinois, U.S.A. 2004 
 Soft Cover New book, 48 pages, NVG101. On 2 July 1900 the people of Friedrichshafen, Germany, witnessed a momentous occasion - the first flight of LZ 1, Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin's first airship. Although deemed a failure, a succession of better craft (LZ2 to 10) enabled the Zeppelin to expand into the consumer market of airship travel, whilst also providing military craft for the German Army and Navy. The years of the Great War saw the Zeppelins undertake strategic bombing missions against Great Britain. This title covers the post-war fate of the Zeppelins, including the crash of the Hindenburg, and their use by the Luftwaffe at the beginning of World War II. Contents: Introduction; Forging the weapon: 1900-14; Army and Navy Zeppelins at war: 1914-18; Progress and failure: 1918-40; Conclusion; Colour plate commentary.  As New
Price: 16.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007237  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Luftwaffe Schlachtgruppen
Weal, John
ISBN: 9781841766089
Osprey Pub Co  2003 
 Soft Cover New book, 128 pages, AEU013. One of the most important, and yet least publicised, components of the front-line Luftwaffe was the Schlacht, or ground attack, arm. This book details the Schlacht units who were in the thick of the fighting from the first day of the war until the last. They played a vital part in the heady successes of the early Blitzkrieg campaigns and went on to perform an equally essential role in the dark hours of last ditch defence and ultimate defeat. In between, they fought in all defensive battles: on the eastern front at Stalingrad, Kursk and Berlin; in the west, by night, over Normandy, the Ardennes and the Rhine. The color plate section of the book has profiles of the following, disperate aircraft: HS 123A, HE 51B, Bf 109-4, Bf 109E, Bf 109E-7, HS 129B, Fw 190F-2, Fiat Cr.42, Fokker CV-E, Ju 87D. All of which were flown by this squadron. Also of note is the fact that this Ace pilot Hans-Ulrich Rudel was part of this distinguished unit.   As New
Price: 24.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007242  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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British Airships 1905-30
Castle, Ian
ISBN: 9781846033872
Osprey Pub Co  2009 
 Soft Cover New book, 48 pages, NVG155. At a time when German U-Boats were ruthlessly attacking the maritime convoys engaged in bringing essential supplies to British shores, British airships played a vital role in neutralizing this danger and were crucial in enabling Britain to eventually emerge victorious. In 1907 the British Army built the military's first airship, and at the outbreak of World War I there were a total of seven airships under control of the Admiralty, hunting U-Boats from the skies. This book reveals the fascinating story of the cat and mouse duel between the airship and another pioneering form of technology - the submarine. Detailed cut-away drawings reveal the design and development of the airship, during and after the war, whilst full-color illustrations depict the airship in dramatic action shots. A tragic accident in 1930 brought the airship's military service to an end, resulting in a tiny window in which they were used and little acknowledgement over the years. Ian Knight gives deserved attention to an aeronautical wonder that for a short amount of time played a crucial service to the defense of Britain.   As New
Price: 16.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007226  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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PZL P.11c
Belcarz, Bartlomiej; Kopanski, Tomasz
ISBN: 9788391717851
Mushroom Model Publications  2003 
 Soft Cover New book, 128 pages. This is the story of Poland's most famous fighter aircraft. It contains: Scale plans in 1/72 scale; Photos and drawings from Technical Manuals; Superb colour illustrations of camouflage and markings; walk-around colour photographs of the only preserved aircraft and rare b+w archive photographs.   As New
Price: 34.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007189  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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The Boeing Fortress Mk II & Mk. III
Listemann, Phil H.
Philedition  2017 
 Soft Cover New book, 70 pages. The Fortress Mk.II and Mk.III were the equivalent of the USAAF’s B-17E/F and G. The Fortress Mk.I was the B-17C as featured in ‘SQUADRONS! No. 4’. The Fortress Mk.I was only used in small numbers (20), but, for the British, it was the first step leading to the large scale introduction of the Fortress to Bomber Command. But that never happened and all the orders were consequently cancelled after the experiment of the Fortress Mk I. However, the RAF found a second interest in the Fortress while the Battle of the Atlantic was raging. Indeed in the meantime, trials of the Fortress in Coastal Command proved satisfactory and, as this Command was looking for long-range land-based patrol aircraft, the Fortress was requested to equiq some Coastal Command squadrons. Later in the war, the Fortress would return in the Bomber Command acting as an ECM aircraft from 1944 until the end of the war, while some others would be used by the Meteorological squadrons by 1945. The operational usage of the Fortress II and III in the RAF is here told in 70 pages, illustrated with 50 photographs and 6 colour profiles. The unexpected usage of the Fortress of the RCAF between 1944 and 1946 is also included in this study.  As New
Price: 39.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008813  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Modern Israeli Air Power: Aircraft and Units of the Israeli Air Force
Newdick, Thomas
ISBN: 9780985455422
Harpia Publishing  2013 
 Soft Cover New book, 256 pages with 291 colour pictures, 1 map and 50 colour drawings. Israel remains the cornerstone of Middle East conflicts and tensions, and the spearhead of Israeli military might remains the Air Corps (Kheil Ha'Avir) of the Israeli Defence Forces. Renowned for its continuous efforts to maintain dominance in every dimension of air warfare, improve its capabilities, and outsmart its opponents, the Israeli Air and Space Force has recently been moving away from preparations for interstate wars towards improving its potential to wage asymmetric conflicts, counter-insurgency campaigns and special operations.  As New
Price: 59.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007119  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Modern Israeli Air Power: Aircraft and Units of the Israeli Air Force
Newdick, Thomas
ISBN: 9780985455422
Harpia Publishing  2013 
 Soft Cover New book, 256 pages with 291 colour pictures, 1 map and 50 colour drawings. Israel remains the cornerstone of Middle East conflicts and tensions, and the spearhead of Israeli military might remains the Air Corps (Kheil Ha'Avir) of the Israeli Defence Forces. Renowned for its continuous efforts to maintain dominance in every dimension of air warfare, improve its capabilities, and outsmart its opponents, the Israeli Air and Space Force has recently been moving away from preparations for interstate wars towards improving its potential to wage asymmetric conflicts, counter-insurgency campaigns and special operations.  As New
Price: 59.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007120  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Modern Israeli Air Power: Aircraft and Units of the Israeli Air Force
Newdick, Thomas
ISBN: 9780985455422
Harpia Publishing  2013 
 Soft Cover New book, 256 pages with 291 colour pictures, 1 map and 50 colour drawings. Israel remains the cornerstone of Middle East conflicts and tensions, and the spearhead of Israeli military might remains the Air Corps (Kheil Ha'Avir) of the Israeli Defence Forces. Renowned for its continuous efforts to maintain dominance in every dimension of air warfare, improve its capabilities, and outsmart its opponents, the Israeli Air and Space Force has recently been moving away from preparations for interstate wars towards improving its potential to wage asymmetric conflicts, counter-insurgency campaigns and special operations.  As New
Price: 59.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007118  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Arab MiGs Volume 4: Attrition War, 1967-1973
Cooper, Tom; Nicolle, David
ISBN: 9780985455415
Harpia Publishing  2013 
 Soft Cover New book, 256 pages with 157 black and white pictures, 48 colour pictures, 6 maps and 32 colour drawings. Volume 4 in Harpia Publishing's highly successful Arab MiGs series expands the history of the major Arab air forces that became involved in the wars with Israel during the period 1967 to 1973. It solves the intractable complexity of this violent period by dispassionately outlining the sequence of political and military events - in chronological and geographic order.  As New
Price: 59.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007115  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Arab MiGs Volume 4: Attrition War, 1967-1973
Cooper, Tom; Nicolle, David
ISBN: 9780985455415
Harpia Publishing  2013 
 Soft Cover New book, 256 pages with 157 black and white pictures, 48 colour pictures, 6 maps and 32 colour drawings. Volume 4 in Harpia Publishing's highly successful Arab MiGs series expands the history of the major Arab air forces that became involved in the wars with Israel during the period 1967 to 1973. It solves the intractable complexity of this violent period by dispassionately outlining the sequence of political and military events - in chronological and geographic order.  As New
Price: 59.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007114  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Arab MiGs Volume 3: The 1967 War
Cooper, Tom; Nicolle, David
ISBN: 9780982553992
Harpia Publishing  2012 
 Soft Cover New book, 256 pages, 145 black and white pictures, 30 colour pictures, 3 maps and 17 colour drawings. The June 1967 War fought between an Arab alliance and Israel was a pivotal event in the modern history of the Middle East. This study provides the most complete and detailed coverage ever of the Arab air forces during the course of that conflict. Supported by original documentation, and hundreds of blow-by-blow accounts from participants and eyewitnesses from Egypt, Iraq, Jordan and Syria, the result is a fascinating and gripping narrative that uncovers many new stories for the first time.  As New
Price: 59.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007110  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Arab MiGs Volume 3: The 1967 War
Cooper, Tom; Nicolle, David
ISBN: 9780982553992
Harpia Publishing  2012 
 Soft Cover New book, 256 pages, 145 black and white pictures, 30 colour pictures, 3 maps and 17 colour drawings. The June 1967 War fought between an Arab alliance and Israel was a pivotal event in the modern history of the Middle East. This study provides the most complete and detailed coverage ever of the Arab air forces during the course of that conflict. Supported by original documentation, and hundreds of blow-by-blow accounts from participants and eyewitnesses from Egypt, Iraq, Jordan and Syria, the result is a fascinating and gripping narrative that uncovers many new stories for the first time.  As New
Price: 59.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007109  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Arab MiGs Volume 3: The 1967 War
Cooper, Tom; Nicolle, David
ISBN: 9780982553992
Harpia Publishing  2012 
 Soft Cover New book, 256 pages, 145 black and white pictures, 30 colour pictures, 3 maps and 17 colour drawings. The June 1967 War fought between an Arab alliance and Israel was a pivotal event in the modern history of the Middle East. This study provides the most complete and detailed coverage ever of the Arab air forces during the course of that conflict. Supported by original documentation, and hundreds of blow-by-blow accounts from participants and eyewitnesses from Egypt, Iraq, Jordan and Syria, the result is a fascinating and gripping narrative that uncovers many new stories for the first time.  As New
Price: 59.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007108  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Arab MiGs Volume 3: The 1967 War
Cooper, Tom; Nicolle, David
ISBN: 9780982553992
Harpia Publishing  2012 
 Soft Cover New book, 256 pages, 145 black and white pictures, 30 colour pictures, 3 maps and 17 colour drawings. The June 1967 War fought between an Arab alliance and Israel was a pivotal event in the modern history of the Middle East. This study provides the most complete and detailed coverage ever of the Arab air forces during the course of that conflict. Supported by original documentation, and hundreds of blow-by-blow accounts from participants and eyewitnesses from Egypt, Iraq, Jordan and Syria, the result is a fascinating and gripping narrative that uncovers many new stories for the first time.  As New
Price: 59.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007107  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Silver Wings: Serving and Protecting Croatia
Tokunaga, Katsuhiko; Berger, Heinz
ISBN: 9780982553916
Harpia Publishing  2009 
 Hard Cover New book, 160 pages. This top quality photo monograph features the activities of today's Croatian Air Force: Defenders, Firefighters, Transport Elements, Training Elements, Wings of Storm and Maintenance Elements. After a brief introduction on the history of the Croatian Air Force from 1991 until 2009, the book features in large format and rich detail pictures of the life, work and action of the men and women serving and protecting Croatia. It covers not only the different aircraft in service, but also the men ans women flying and maintaining them. The world-famous Japanese aviation photographer Katsuhiko Tokunaga covers the activities of today's Croatian Air Force in his well known and destinctive, nearly artistic style. Three appendices list the picture captions, the technical data of all aircraft in service with artworks by Ugo Crisponi, the current order of battle with all the unit's as well as cadet’s insignia.  As New/As New
Price: 64.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007103  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Latin American Mirages: Mirage III/5/F.1/2000 in Service with South American Air Arms
Rivas, Santiago; Cicalesi, Juan Carlos
ISBN: 9780982553947
Harpia Publishing  2010 
 Soft Cover New book, 256 pages, with 12 black and white pictures, 223 colour pictures and 7 maps and 40 drawings. For more than four decades, different versions of the classic Dassault Mirage fighter have served as some of the most potent combat aircraft in Latin America. Equipping the air forces of seven South American nations in significant quantities, the delta-winged jets have seen action in various different wars and internal conflicts, and they continue to fulfil their mission with a number of operators. This book tells the story of all the members of the Mirage family in service with Latin American air arms, with individual histories of the air arms and their constituent units that have operated the Dassault designed fighter, as well as its Israeli and South African derivatives. The volume provides a comprehensive collection of colour photographs and profile artworks that cover all the variants, plus maps, and tables that illustrate the individual stories of all the aircraft, their units and their various weapons.   As New
Price: 59.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007104  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Fall Of the Flying Dragon: South Vietnamese Air Force 1973-75
Grandolini, Albert
ISBN: 9780982553978
Harpia Publishing  2011 
 Soft Cover New book, 256 pages, 294 B&W photos, 117 colour photos, 1 map, 30 colour profiles. Compiled with extensive help from previously unavailable documents that have emerged from official Vietnamese archives, and also with the assistance of narratives from dozens of participants and eyewitnesses, this volume reveals that air warfare over Vietnam did not end when the US pulled out of Southeast Asia.  As New
Price: 59.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007101  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Silver Wings: Serving and Protecting Croatia
Tokunaga, Katsuhiko; Berger, Heinz
ISBN: 9780982553916
Harpia Publishing  2009 
 Hard Cover New book, 160 pages. This top quality photo monograph features the activities of today's Croatian Air Force: Defenders, Firefighters, Transport Elements, Training Elements, Wings of Storm and Maintenance Elements. After a brief introduction on the history of the Croatian Air Force from 1991 until 2009, the book features in large format and rich detail pictures of the life, work and action of the men and women serving and protecting Croatia. It covers not only the different aircraft in service, but also the men ans women flying and maintaining them. The world-famous Japanese aviation photographer Katsuhiko Tokunaga covers the activities of today's Croatian Air Force in his well known and destinctive, nearly artistic style. Three appendices list the picture captions, the technical data of all aircraft in service with artworks by Ugo Crisponi, the current order of battle with all the unit's as well as cadet’s insignia.  As New/As New
Price: 64.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007102  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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PZL.23 Karas, PZL.42/PZL.43, PZL.46 Sum
Kopanski, Tomasz J.
ISBN: 9788363678098
Stratus  2013 
 Soft Cover New book, 88 pages. The latest book in this publisher's popular Polish Wings series focuses on the most famous Polish bomber aircraft of World War II, the PZL.23 and its derivatives including the PZL.46. The PZL.23 Karas was the main bomber in service with the Polish Air Force in September 1939 and versions of it were sold to other countries with the great success. The book features more than 200 photographs, mostly previously unpublished, and many specially commissioned colour profiles of camouflage and markings.  As New
Price: 34.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007062  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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RAF Trainers Volume 2: 1945-2012
Freeman, Peter; Walsh, Tim
ISBN: 9780956980298
AIRfile Publications  2012 
 Soft Cover New book, 80 pages. Continuing the coverage of the colour schemes and markings of aircraft used to train the pilots and aircrew for the RAF, this book covers the changeover from immediate postwar piston-engined aircraft, through the 1950s and in to the jet age of the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s, and in to the present era of run downs and cut backs, and in to a very uncertain future.  As New
Price: 35.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007059  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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RAF Trainers Volume 2: 1945-2012
Freeman, Peter; Walsh, Tim
ISBN: 9780956980298
AIRfile Publications  2012 
 Soft Cover New book, 80 pages. Continuing the coverage of the colour schemes and markings of aircraft used to train the pilots and aircrew for the RAF, this book covers the changeover from immediate postwar piston-engined aircraft, through the 1950s and in to the jet age of the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s, and in to the present era of run downs and cut backs, and in to a very uncertain future.  As New
Price: 35.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007060  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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Hungarian Fighter Colours 1930-1945 Vol.1
Bernad, Denes; Punka, Gyorgy
ISBN: 9788361421719
Mushroom Model Publications  2013 
 Pictorial Cover New book, 220 pages. This book describes and illustrates all the fighter aircraft used by the Hungarian armed forces during WW2. Covering both the indigenous designs employed early on through to the German and Italian fighters flown for much of the period, the camouflage and markings of these aircraft are described and illustrated in great detail. Fully illustrated with many rare wartime photos. Full colour profiles of many representative aircraft. Volume 1 covers the following aircraft: Fokker D.XVI, FIAT CR.20, CR.20B, AVIS I-IV, FIAT CR.30, CR.30B, FIAT CR.32, CR.32bis, FIAT CR.42, CR.42CN, Messerschmitt Bf 109D-1, Messerschmitt Bf 109E-3, E-4, E-7, Messerschmitt Bf 109F-2, F-4.   As New
Price: 78.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007056  Bookseller: Viceroy Books
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