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What is sewn into a pilot’s uniform when they receive their wings?
In what year did the first female jet pilot join the RAF?
Why were former Lightning pilots called WIWOLS?
For the answers to all these questions and more, take off into this fascinating miscellany and become a true RAF aficionado.Learn More
THE FLIGHT’ is an official Battle of Britain Memorial Flight 60th anniversary publication, commemorating, arguably, the most famous collection of flying warbirds in the world. Featuring exclusive, specially commissioned imagery by award-winning photographer John Dibbs, combined with personal accounts from Clive Rowley, former OC BBMF and unit historian.Learn More
For anyone interested in the air war 1939‒45, the information provided is of inestimable value. There are no more than a handful of WW2 Luftwaffe members alive today. Patrick Eriksson had the foresight to record their experiences first-hand before it was too late. Some witnesses ended up as senior fighter controllers, and one was even a Luftwaffe psychologist. The recollections and views of the former pilots are put within the historical context of the German aerial war.Learn More
A Ruddy Awful Waste tells Eric Lock’s full story for the first time. It reveals the man behind the legend, uncovers his legacy, dispels myths, and analyses open questions. We witness his highs and his lows, we feel his joy and his pain, and we grieve with his family as they struggle to come to terms with his loss. This is the definitive account of the short life of this very brave young man, and cements his place as one of Britain’s true national heroes.Learn More
From the Fokker biplanes to World War II fighters like the Supermarine Spitfire and Messerschmitt Bf 109, and from heft bombers like the Boeing B-17 to Cold War classics such as the MiG-21 and on to stealth aircraft such as the SR-71 and Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor, each entry in 'Top 50 Military Aircraft' tells you all you need to know about the best there has been.Learn More
With the aid of 116 extraordinarily detailed and accurate line drawings illustrating the interior fittings and fixtures, Technical Drawings of Aircraft of World War II shows how a wide selection of classic military aircraft were constructed.Learn More
The history of aviation is full of striking and unusual designs, from the biplanes and triplanes of World War I, through the giant bombers and streamlined fighters of World War II and beyond, to the stealthy shapes and unusual configurations of modern military aircraft like the Northrop Grumman B-2 and V-22 Osprey.Learn More