• Consolidated Vultee XB-46

    The Consolidated Vultee (Convair) XB-46 jet-powered medium bomber was first developed by the USAAF in 1945. Although the XB-46 bomber never went into production, it became the first all-pneumatic aircraft, using pneumatics to operate landing gear, brakes, and bomb bay doors. This Cold War-era aircraft's biggest legacy was its unique beauty!

  • Drone Strike!: UCAVs and Unmanned Aerial Warfare in the 21st Century-Limited Signed Edition

    1st 100 Orders Receive Autographed Copies! Drone Strike! takes you from the end of the 20th Century through today's latest technical wonders, covering such amazing unmanned aircraft capabilities as aerial refueling and landing aboard aircraft carriers with even more accuracy than manned aircraft.

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    Miles M.52 tells the controversial story behind Britain's top secret program to develop the world's first manned supersonic jet aircraft. Illustrated with rare and previously unpublished photographs and drawings, this new book examines the Miles M.52 in detail and covers the incredible technical challenges faced in attempting to break the sound barrier.

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    1st 100 Orders Receive Autographed Copies! This book explains the exciting world of the Landing Signal Officer (LSO) aboard aircraft carriers from 1922 through today's modern jet and rotary-wing carrier operations. It also covers naval aircraft and equipment development over the years.

  • French Secret Projects 1: Post War Fighters

    During the Cold War, France made determined efforts to develop high-performance fighter aircraft and to investigate turbojet, ramjet, and rocket propulsion for military aircraft. This new book features a complete history of the French x-plane programs and the resulting fighter aircraft designs and prototypes.

  • Axis Aircraft in Latin America

    This new book features many famous Axis aircraft from the inter-war period, including the Junkers all-metal transports, the Dornier flying boats, the Fiat CR.20 fighter aircraft, as well as the only Japanese type, the Mitsubishi Betty. Colorful and detailed, this unique history will be of interest to WWII aviation enthusiasts and modelers alike.

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  • AMARG: America's Military Aircraft Boneyard

    AMARG: America's Military Aircraft Boneyard

    AMARG is the largest US military aircraft storage center. Numerous photographs taken both from the air and on the ground show the reader vistas of the 4,000 total airplanes stored at this site, while a detailed appendix gives a comprehensive listing of all the aircraft types.

    $24.95
  • American Aircraft Development of WWII: Special Types 1939-1945 New

    American Aircraft Development of WWII: Special Types 1939-1945

    Focusing on the U.S. military's development of special aircraft types during World War II, including many experimental aircraft and one-off secret projects, this book shows how U.S. aviation designs and weapons progressed under the pressure of global warfare.

    $39.95
  • American Secret Projects: Fighters, Bombers and Attack Aircraft 1937-1945

    American Secret Projects: Fighters, Bombers and Attack Aircraft 1937-1945

    This is a new title in this highly acclaimed Secret Projects series, this time looking at fighter and bomber concepts developed by the US aircraft industry for the USAAF and Navy in the years immediately prior to and during World War 2.

    $44.95
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    Boeing B-50

    Explores every model of the second Superfortress, including some previously little-known variants.

    $49.95
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    Building the P-51 Mustang: The Story of Manufacturing North American's Legendary WWII Fighter in Original Photos

    This major work is devoted strictly to telling the story of how this legendary airplane was designed and built using rare original factory photos, documents, and unique engineering information.

    $34.95
  • Collecting Vintage Plastic Model Airplane Kits

    Collecting Vintage Plastic Model Airplane Kits

    Examines vintage model airplane kits and highlights what collectors should look for in building their collections. Covers model development in the heyday, and shows pricing for vintage kits.

    $24.95
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    Complete History of U.S. Combat Aircraft Fly-Off Competitions

    1st 100 Orders Receive Autographed Copies! In this signed, limited edition book, author Erik Simonsen tells the behind-the-scenes stories of US military aircraft competitions and uses over 550 photos, some uniquely created for this work, to provide the reader with many of aviation's most tantalizing 'might have beens'.

    $44.95
  • Convair Deltas: From SeaDart to Hustler

    Convair Deltas: From SeaDart to Hustler

    Convair Deltas examines each of the company's delta-wing programs in detail using dozens of original factory photos to highlight the narrative.

    $32.95
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    Douglas AD/A-1 Skyraider: Part Two

    The Douglas AD/A-1 Skyraider Part Two covers Skyraider Fleet and Utility squadrons with decriptions about each squadron along with vintage photos, squadron patches and unit insignia.

    $55.95
  • Flying Wings and Radical Things - Limited Signed Edition New

    Flying Wings and Radical Things - Limited Signed Edition

    First 100 Orders Receive Autographed Copies! Author Tony Chong tells the untold story of Northrop's rare, unique, and formerly super-secret aircraft and spacecraft.

    $44.95
  • Grumman S2F/S-2 Tracker and WF-2/E-1B Tracer Part Two New

    Grumman S2F/S-2 Tracker and WF-2/E-1B Tracer Part Two

    The book covers the operational history of the aircraft in squadron service including the reserves and training squadrons and as a squadron utility and command aircraft at Naval Air Stations and facilities.

    $52.95
  • Grumman S2F/S-2 Tracker Part One: Development, Testing, Variants, and Foreign Users

    Grumman S2F/S-2 Tracker Part One: Development, Testing, Variants, and Foreign Users

    Richly illustrated and filled with anecdotes by Tracker pilots and crewmen, Grumman S2F/S-2 Tracker describes the history and service of this dependable carrier-based antisubmarine aircraft. Both in military and civilian roles. Trackers proved to be adaptable and long-serving aircraft.

    $46.95
  • Horten Ho 229 Flying Wing: Spirit of Thuringia

    Horten Ho 229 Flying Wing: Spirit of Thuringia

    This book offers the most thorough technical study ever done about the Horten Ho 229 flying wing, Nazi Germany

    $49.95
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    Hypersonic: The Story of the North American X-15 (Revised Edition)

    This is the most extensively researched history of the X-15 program yet produced, written with the cooperation of surviving X-15 pilots as well as many other program principals.

    Regular Price: $28.95

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    Ilyushin IL-28: Famous Russian Aircraft

    Encompasses the full development and operational history of the Ilyushin IL-28.

    $56.95
  • Japanese Secret Projects 1: Experimental Aircraft of the IJA & IJN 1939-1945

    Japanese Secret Projects 1: Experimental Aircraft of the IJA & IJN 1939-1945

    A fascinating insight into the largely untouched world of Japanese secret projects, many of which actually took to the skies in amidst the chaos of World War II.

    $42.95
  • Junkers Ju 52: A History 1930-1945

    Junkers Ju 52: A History 1930-1945

    The most definitive account published in recent years of this mainstay of the Luftwaffe that first saw military service in the 1930s and was then engaged in operations in the Spanish Civil War through to the end of World War II.

    $99.95
  • Junkers Ju 87: From Dive-Bomber to Tank-Buster 1935-1945

    Junkers Ju 87: From Dive-Bomber to Tank-Buster 1935-1945

    The Junkers Ju 87 Stuka is the most famous dive-bomber and tank-busting aircraft of WWII. Heavily illustrated with war-time photos and color profiles, this book is the most detailed reference work available on Nazis Germany's fearsome Stuka ground support aircraft.

    $84.95
  • Lockheed F-94 Starfire

    Lockheed F-94 Starfire

    The Lockheed F-94 Starfire was the first USAF jet fighter equipped with an afterburner, as well as the first operational all-weather fighter aircraft to enter combat. F-94s flew in the Korean War, and with Air National Guard units from 1950 through 1959.

    $39.95
  • Luftwaffe Eagle: From the Me109 to the Me262

    Luftwaffe Eagle: From the Me109 to the Me262

    Rich in detail and facts, Walter Schuck presents an insider's view to fighter combat in WWII, and describes life in the German Luftwaffe during the years of the Third Reich. Supplemented with photographs from his personal collection, campaign maps, and unit insignia, this is a must-have combat memoir.

    $18.95
  • Martin PBM Mariner

    Martin PBM Mariner

    The distinctive, gull-winged Martin PBM Mariner flying boat was designed to replace the Consolidated PBY Catalina as the US Navy's first true open-ocean, extremely long range sub hunter and patrol bomber. PBM Mariners saw extensive service both in WWII and Korea.

    $52.95
  • North American's T-6: A Definitive History of the World's Most Famous Trainer Sale

    North American's T-6: A Definitive History of the World's Most Famous Trainer

    An in-depth look at the famous North American T-6 Texan, its contributions to the Allied victory in World War II, and its subsequent uses by air forces around the world. Surviving T-6 warbirds are often the main attractions at air shows.

    Regular Price: $34.95

    Special Price $17.48

  • R-4360: Pratt & Whitney's Major Miracle

    R-4360: Pratt & Whitney's Major Miracle

    Leaving no stone unturned, this book provides a detailed account of the inner workings of the R-4360. Also covered is the engine

    $74.95
  • Russian Air Power: Current Organization and Aircraft of all Russian Air Forces

    Russian Air Power: Current Organization and Aircraft of all Russian Air Forces

    A follow-up to the hugely popular first publication of Russian Air Power in 2009, Yefim Gordon and Dmitriy Komissarov bring readers the fully updated and revised new edition.

    $79.95
  • Sukhoi Su-24: Famous Russian Aircraft

    Sukhoi Su-24: Famous Russian Aircraft

    The Sukhoi Su-24 attack aircraft is one of the more successful variable-sweep wing, Russian bombers. Illustrated with over 750 photos, line drawings, color profiles, insignia, and nose art, this new book in the Famous Russian Aircraft series is certain to be of interest to aviation enthusiasts and scale modelers alike.

    $64.95
  • The Douglas B-18 and B-23: America's Forsaken Warriors

    The Douglas B-18 and B-23: America's Forsaken Warriors

    These long-forgotten American medium bombers, the Douglas B-18 Bolo and B-23 Dragon, served as anti-submarine aircraft during WWII. Here for the first time is an in-depth history of these forgotten aircraft, covering their development, production, performance specs, combat operations, and warpaint colors.

    $39.95
  • U.S. Experimental & Prototype Aircraft Projects: Fighters 1939-1945 Sale

    U.S. Experimental & Prototype Aircraft Projects: Fighters 1939-1945

    This book focuses on those American fighter projects of WWII that never reached combat forces, or only in a very limited manner. The book illuminates little known aircraft designs and x-plane projects that significantly advanced fighter design, but never went into full-rate production and deployment.

    Regular Price: $46.95

    Special Price $23.48

  • Wings of the Luftwaffe: Flying the Captured German Aircraft of World War II

    Wings of the Luftwaffe: Flying the Captured German Aircraft of World War II

    From his unique knowledge of German aviation, 'Winkle' Brown has selected the most important and most promising aircraft employed by the Luftwaffe and those evolved for that air arm in Germany during World War II--the true wings of the Luftwaffe. He describes their background and characteristics in this book.

    $56.95
  • X-Planes of Europe II: More Secret Research Aircraft from the Golden Age 1945-1971

    X-Planes of Europe II: More Secret Research Aircraft from the Golden Age 1945-1971

    Aircraft from Britain, France, Italy, Switzerland and the former Yugoslavia range from the diminutive Ikarus jet prototypes to the imposing BAC TSR.2, piston-powered French Arsenal VB 10 and the Hispano HA-300.

    $56.95

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  • A-26/B-26 Invader In Action New

    A-26/B-26 Invader In Action

    The Douglas A-26 Invader attack aircraft served with distinction during WWII, Korea, and Vietnam. Armed with as many as 14 forward-firing machine guns, as well as bombs and rockets, the Invader was well-suited for ground strike missions. This new book is profusely illustrated, and includes color profiles and detailed line drawings.

    $19.95
  • American Aircraft Development of WWII: Special Types 1939-1945 New

    American Aircraft Development of WWII: Special Types 1939-1945

    Focusing on the U.S. military's development of special aircraft types during World War II, including many experimental aircraft and one-off secret projects, this book shows how U.S. aviation designs and weapons progressed under the pressure of global warfare.

    $39.95
  • Axis Aircraft in Latin America New

    Axis Aircraft in Latin America

    This new book features many famous Axis aircraft from the inter-war period, including the Junkers all-metal transports, the Dornier flying boats, the Fiat CR.20 fighter aircraft, as well as the only Japanese type, the Mitsubishi Betty. Colorful and detailed, this unique history will be of interest to WWII aviation enthusiasts and modelers alike.

    $56.95
  • B-24 Liberator In Action New

    B-24 Liberator In Action

    Built in greater numbers than any other WWII heavy bomber, the Consolidated B-24 Liberator served with the USAAF, US Navy, and the RAF Coastal Command. This new edition covers more than 20 operational variants of the B-24 and includes over 80 vintage color photos, as well as many detailed color profiles.

    $19.95
  • B-52G/H Stratofortress In Action New

    B-52G/H Stratofortress In Action

    The legendary Boeing B-52 Stratofortress is the preeminent symbol of American military power. B-52s first flew in 1952, and now over sixty years later, this rugged jet bomber remains in front-line service, with plans to continue operating until 2040. This volume is packed with historical and newly released USAF photographs of the B-52's amazing operational history.

    $18.95
  • Civil Aircraft Markings 2016 New

    Civil Aircraft Markings 2016

    Civil Aircraft Markings 2016 lists the common Airline Flight Codes, radio frequencies for major UK airfields and the complete British Aircraft Preservation Council register as well as registration marks, exact aircraft type, and owner or operator.

    $19.95
  • Complete History of U.S. Combat Aircraft Fly-Off Competitions New

    Complete History of U.S. Combat Aircraft Fly-Off Competitions

    1st 100 Orders Receive Autographed Copies! In this signed, limited edition book, author Erik Simonsen tells the behind-the-scenes stories of US military aircraft competitions and uses over 550 photos, some uniquely created for this work, to provide the reader with many of aviation's most tantalizing 'might have beens'.

    $44.95
  • Consolidated Vultee XB-46 New

    Consolidated Vultee XB-46

    The Consolidated Vultee (Convair) XB-46 jet-powered medium bomber was first developed by the USAAF in 1945. Although the XB-46 bomber never went into production, it became the first all-pneumatic aircraft, using pneumatics to operate landing gear, brakes, and bomb bay doors. This Cold War-era aircraft's biggest legacy was its unique beauty!

    $21.95
  • F-104 Starfighter In Action New

    F-104 Starfighter In Action

    During its 50-year career, the Lockheed F-104 Starfighter supersonic aircraft broke numerous aviation records, flew combat missions in Vietnam and South Asia, and served as a high-altitude trainer for the NASA astronauts. This new book chronicles the history of this remarkable Century Series fighter aircraft.

    $19.95
  • F-105 Thunderchief In Action New

    F-105 Thunderchief In Action

    The Republic F-105 Thunderchief (nicknamed the "Thud") was the largest single-seat, supersonic combat aircraft to enter US service. This new book covers the development and deployment of the rugged F-105 fighter-bomber, and features over 200 vintage photos and aircraft profiles.

    $19.95
  • F-4 Phantom II In Action New

    F-4 Phantom II In Action

    This book covers the development of the famous McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II, from its Cold War beginnings as a carrier-based Navy interceptor, to its roles as a fighter-bomber and tactical support aircraft in Vietnam and the Gulf Wars. The Phantom saw major service with the USAF, USN, USMC, and air forces of 11 other countries.

    $19.95
  • F4U Corsair In Action New

    F4U Corsair In Action

    Updated and expanded, this new volume surveys the history of the Chance Vought F4U Corsair, one of the most effective and deadly WWII naval aircraft. Nicknamed "Whistling Death", the F4U was renown for its durability, firepower, and brute speed. It also became the favorite aircraft of USMC fighter-bomber pilots, and later served in the Korean War.

    $19.95
  • Flying Wings and Radical Things - Limited Signed Edition New

    Flying Wings and Radical Things - Limited Signed Edition

    First 100 Orders Receive Autographed Copies! Author Tony Chong tells the untold story of Northrop's rare, unique, and formerly super-secret aircraft and spacecraft.

    $44.95
  • French Secret Projects 1: Post War Fighters New

    French Secret Projects 1: Post War Fighters

    During the Cold War, France made determined efforts to develop high-performance fighter aircraft and to investigate turbojet, ramjet, and rocket propulsion for military aircraft. This new book features a complete history of the French x-plane programs and the resulting fighter aircraft designs and prototypes.

    $44.95
  • Grumman S2F/S-2 Tracker and WF-2/E-1B Tracer Part Two New

    Grumman S2F/S-2 Tracker and WF-2/E-1B Tracer Part Two

    The book covers the operational history of the aircraft in squadron service including the reserves and training squadrons and as a squadron utility and command aircraft at Naval Air Stations and facilities.

    $52.95
  • Messerschmitt Bf 109 In Action New

    Messerschmitt Bf 109 In Action

    This new book covers the entire service history of the Germany's legendary Messerschmitt Bf 109 fighter in all its many versions and variations. Packed with 200 vintage photos, line drawings, and color profiles, this book is a must-have reference work for WWII and aviation enthusiasts!

    $19.95
  • Mikoyan MiG-17: Famous Russian Aircraft New

    Mikoyan MiG-17: Famous Russian Aircraft

    While the agile MiG-17 jet fighter is best known for air battles during the Vietnam War, this book describes the complete history and variants of the Soviet-built Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17 and charts its combat operations in various Cold War-era conflicts. Illustrated with 1,200 photos and color profiles, this comprehensive book is a must-have for aviation enthusiasts and modelers.

    $64.95
  • Miles M.52: Britain’s Top Secret Supersonic Research Aircraft New

    Miles M.52: Britain’s Top Secret Supersonic Research Aircraft

    Miles M.52 tells the controversial story behind Britain's top secret program to develop the world's first manned supersonic jet aircraft. Illustrated with rare and previously unpublished photographs and drawings, this new book examines the Miles M.52 in detail and covers the incredible technical challenges faced in attempting to break the sound barrier.

    $39.95
  • Military Aircraft Markings 2016 New

    Military Aircraft Markings 2016

    Military Aircraft Markings is the most complete listing of all aircraft of the UK Armed Forces--the Royal Air Force, Royal Navy, Army and associated units. Detailed RAF Squadron markings help make up this essential guide to military aviation in the UK, Ireland and mainland Europe.

    $19.95
  • P-39 Airacobra In Action New

    P-39 Airacobra In Action

    The Bell P-39 Airacobra was a unique mid-engined American WWII aircraft that become a premier low-altitude fighter in the hands of Soviet pilots. Armed with a deadly 37mm nose cannon, the P-39 also served in ground attack roles for US combat forces in the Mediterranean and Pacific theaters.

    $19.95
  • P-40 Warhawk In Action New

    P-40 Warhawk In Action

    The Curtiss P-40 Warhawk served as a workhorse fighter aircraft during WWII and was best known for its menacing shark mouth nose art. This book traces the P-40s development and modifications throughout WWII with 168 photos and numerous color profiles. Surviving P-40s can still be seen at many airshows around the world.

    $19.95
  • P-51 Mustang In Action New

    P-51 Mustang In Action

    This new edition about the iconic North American P-51 Mustang includes over 170 photos, many in rare vintage color. The book also features detailed line drawings and color profiles that display the evolution of the WWII-era Mustang from the early experimental NA-73X to the final PA-48 close air support variant.

    $19.95
  • Spyflights and Overflights: US Strategic Aerial Reconnaissance 1945-1960 New

    Spyflights and Overflights: US Strategic Aerial Reconnaissance 1945-1960

    Few Cold War aviation subjects have been so shrouded in secrecy and controversy than US strategic reconnaissance missions. Former recon pilot Robert S. Hopkins, III, offers new insights into these top secret flights and the specialized aircraft used by Strategic Air Command (SAC) and the CIA, such as the RB-50s, RB-47s, RB-57s, and the famous U-2s.

    $44.95
  • Testing to the Limits 2: British Test Pilots Since 1910 New

    Testing to the Limits 2: British Test Pilots Since 1910

    This book covers British aircraft flight testing from the early biplanes and pre-war prototypes, to the high-performance WW2 aircraft; from the post-war challenges of the 'sound barrier' to the pressures of the 'Cold War'. Includes the iconic Spitfire, the early Vampire jet, as well as the VTOL Harrier 'jump-jet' and today's fly-by-wire Typhoon.

    $39.95
  • V-22 Osprey In Action New

    V-22 Osprey In Action

    The controversial Bell-Boeing V-22 Osprey is the first operational tilt-rotor aircraft. Able to take off, land, and hover like a helicopter, the Osprey transforms into a turboprop aircraft capable of high-speed, high-altitude flight. Currently these multi-role aircraft are flying combat missions for the USMC and US Special Ops Forces.

    $19.95
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    Wrecks & Relics - 25th Edition: The Indispensable Guide to Britain's Aviation Heritage

    Covering more than 750 locations and 5,000 aircraft Wrecks & Relics is indispensable guide to warbirds, classic and vintage aircraft, restoration projects, abandoned derelicts, and aviation oddities in the UK. Books in this series are trusted resources for curators, restorers, operators and enthusiasts.

    $36.95