Ed Heinemann has been the guiding force behind a remarkably successful series of combat aircraft, from the Dauntless dive bomber to the A-4 Skyhawk jet. Here is the story behind some of the world's most successful aircraft, including the Dauntless, the Skyraider, the Skyray, the Skystreak and Skyrocket research planes, and the Skywarrior and Skyhawk, as well as many others.
The Naval Air Station Patuxent River has been at the centre of US Naval flight testing since the Second World War, this book is packed with colour photographs of the aircraft (fixed and rotor wing) that fly from the base and of activities that occur in and around it.
JUNKERS Ju87 OVER the MEDITERRANEAN. In this rather splendid work covering the role of the Ju87 in the Mediterranean, author and artist John Weal takes the reader on a tour of the main areas of operations from the English Channel to Sicily, the use of this aircraft in Italian hands, Operations Marita and Merkur - and a move of emphasis to the Balkans and, finally, operations in southern Europe.
HISTORY of 50 YEARS of NATO AIRPOWER. Fantastic photographs, with many air-to-air shots. Key data on each aircraft type The political and peacekeeping role of NATO, dependant on airpower 50th anniversary year of NATO.
TACTICAL RECONNAISSANCE in the COLD WAR. describes how the United States Air Force tactical reconnaissance units operated from the end of World War II until the 1970s. This was an immensely active period that also included major conflicts in Korea and Vietnam. It was also a period of rapid technological development in aircraft and photographic techniques.
DORNIER Do 23: FIRST BOMBER of the WEHRMACHT. The Do 23 was the first bomber procured by Hitler's resurgent Luftwaffe and, as such, it represented a worthy footnote in military aviation history. This volume does an excellent job of depicting this plane in all its various models from prototype to in service mainstays to variant models. For an aviation buff, a military buff, a history buff, and for a airplane modeler, this is an excellent resource to have at hand.
STEALTH AIRCRAFT tells the secret story of Stealth in unprecedented detail and investigates the sophisticated blend of high technologies which make the new Stealth aircraft practically invisible to the most powerful and sensitive radar systems. He looks at how Stealth aircraft can change the balance of airpower, and at the way in which Stealth technology will be applied to a rapidly growing number of aircraft and missiles.
RAAF No 4 SERVICE FLYING TRAINING SCHOOL GERALDTON, WESTERN AUSTRALIA. No. 4 Service Flying Training School (4SFTS) formed at Geraldton, Western Australia in February 1941, as part of the Empire Air Training Scheme. The function of the school was to provide Intermediate and Advanced flying training for RAAF personnel who had completed their elementary flying training at both Perth and Cunderdin.