Aerospace

B-25 Mitchell, Vol. 2

Schiffer Publishing

$19.99

This second of two volumes on the North American B-25 Mitchell covers the late-WWII G through J, F-10, and PBJ variants of the famed US medium bomber. Among the many topics discussed are the Mitchell versions used by the US...

Turbulent Journey

Schiffer Publishing

$29.99

Germany built the first operational jet aircraft during World War II, the Messerschmitt Me 262. Siegfried Decher was part of the engineering team that designed the engines that powered the 262. At the end of the war, Decher was nearly...

B-26 "Flak-Bait"

Schiffer Publishing

$45.00

Battling flak and enemy fighters over the skies of Europe during World War II, the US Army Air Force Martin B-26 Marauder bomber named Flak-Bait? completed a remarkable 201 combat missions, a feat that made it the highest mission scorer...

B-25 Mitchell, Vol. 1

Schiffer Publishing

$19.99

The North American B-25 Mitchell is WWII's most heralded and versatile medium bomber. Volume 1 (of two) gives the reader a concise illustrated look at the A through D models and follows the bomber's genesis from the formation of the...

US Attack Aviation

Schiffer Publishing

$35.00

Attack aviation is intense and dangerous. It necessitates the direct engagement of ground targets at low altitude. Attack aircraft are usually fighters or fighter-sized aircraft, with one or two engines, and one or two crew. This work provides an overview...

Tupolev Tu-22M

Schiffer Publishing

$64.99

In the late 1960s, the patriarch of Soviet aircraft design, Andrey Tupolev, offered the Soviet air force a supersonic bomber to replace the 1950s-vintage Tu-22 Blinder with a less capable"but cheaper"alternative to the Sukhoi design bureau's proposed T-4 strategic bomber....

Boeing 757

Schiffer Publishing

$29.99

First flown in 1982, the Boeing 757 was an impressive accomplishment. The aircraft was fast, quiet, and fuel efficient while still exhibiting stellar takeoff, climb, and landing performance. Hear firsthand accounts from the leaders of the 757 program who skillfully...

The Aviation Pioneers of McCook Field

Schiffer Publishing

$24.99

McCook Field was a small air base in Dayton, Ohio, that was active only from 1917 to 1927. McCook was exceptional because it was designated by the US Signal Corps / Army Air Corps as an aeronautical research facility. As...

Boeing 707

Schiffer Publishing

$29.99

Beginning in the late 1950s, the Boeing 707 revolutionized passenger aviation like almost no other aircraft, as the elegant four-engine aircraft made it possible to serve intercontinental long-haul routes quickly and economically. This volume in the Legends of Flight series...

AV-8B Harrier II

Schiffer Publishing

$19.99

The McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II"vertical/short takeoff and landing (VSTOL)"is the US Marine Corps' current frontline close-air-support aircraft. A variant of the famed British Aerospace Harrier II, the AV-8B is noted for its ability to hover in place, ideal for...

Heinkel He 111

Schiffer Publishing

$19.99

Masquerading as a civilian airliner during the mid-1930s, the Heinkel He 111 medium-range bomber saw its first combat in 1936 with Germany's Condor Legion during the Spanish Civil War. The initial stages of World War II confirmed the design's prominent...

Twin Mustang

Schiffer Publishing

$19.99

Developed during the Second World War, but too late to see combat, the Twin Mustang was created by the engineering team at North American Aviation to provide long-range escort for larger, slow bombers. With the outbreak of the Korean Conflict,...

C-17 Globemaster III

Schiffer Publishing

$24.99

The McDonnell Douglas / Boeing C-17 Globemaster III? design, construction, and operational history are presented in this book. With over 280 aircraft built, the Globemaster III is one of the workhorses for the US Air Force as well as a...

D. B. Cooper and Flight 305

Schiffer Publishing

$29.99

The "D. B. Cooper" case is the only unsolved act of air piracy in US history. On November 24, 1971, a polite, nondescript, and dark-complexioned man calling himself "Dan Cooper" hijacked Northwest Airlines Flight 305, Boeing 727, between Portland, Oregon,...

Vought A-7 Corsair II

Schiffer Publishing

$19.99

Born of necessity during the Vietnam War, the Vought A-7 Corsair II ushered in a level of lethality, target accuracy, and economy not realized in any plane before it, and, arguably, any that followed. Originally designed as a "bomb truck,"...

A-6 Intruder

Schiffer Publishing

$19.99

The Grumman A-6 Intruder was the US Navy and Marine Corps?primary carrier-based, all-weather attack aircraft from 1963 to 1997. Famous for its combat missions in Vietnam and the 1991?2 Gulf War?s well as the novel and movie Flight of the...

The Huey in Vietnam

Schiffer Publishing

$19.99

Few implements of war are as representative of the US presence in Vietnam as the Bell Huey UH-1-series helicopters. Whether serving in the role of troop transport for airborne assault, supply transports, aerial gunships, or medical evacuation, the Huey was...

Corsair Down!

Schiffer Publishing

$29.99

The Vought F4U Corsair was the greatest fighter plane in the WWII Pacific theater. For its pilots, survival was not guaranteed. Enemy planes and antiaircraft fire were dangerous, but aerial mishaps, poor flying, mechanical gremlins, weather, and bad luck took...

Spitfire, Vol. 1

Schiffer Publishing

$19.99

This first of two volumes on the Supermarine Spitfire covers the design, testing, development, and early WWII coOver 180 b/w and color photosmbat use of the famed British fighter aircraft? initial variants. The Spitfire in its original marques up to...

Myasishchev M-4 and 3M

Schiffer Publishing

$49.99

When the Myasishchev design bureau was reborn in 1951, it was immediately tasked with creating a high-speed strategic bomber to balance the threat posed by NATO? heavy bombers, notably the B-52. Designated M-4 and code-named "Bison" by NATO, the new...

TOPGUN: The Legacy

Schiffer Publishing

$49.99

The history of air combat has seen one recurring theme?ew tactics are learned in battle, forgotten or discarded when battle concludes, and relearned at great cost during the next war. This cycle continued into the 1960s, when America was drawn...

De Havilland Mosquito, Vol. 2

Schiffer Publishing

$19.99

This second of two volumes on de Havilland? "Wooden Wonder" covers the World War II bomber and photoreconnaissance variants of the deadly Mosquito. Along with its night fighter and fighter-bomber variants, Mosquito bomber squadrons attacked the enemy around the clock....

A-20 Havoc

Schiffer Publishing

$19.99

The A-20 Havoc, known to the British as the Boston, was built by Douglas and Boeing during WWII and arguably became the most famous of the attack aircraft fielded by the United States during that war. This volume traces the...

C-141 Starlifter

Schiffer Publishing

$19.99

The Lockheed C-141 Starlifter was a new-build design by Lockheed and proved adaptable to many roles, from carrying outsized cargo to dropping paratroops. The C-141 was used in regions as extreme as the heat and humidity of Vietnam, the deserts...

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