General Aviation

Osprey General Aviation books are non-series, one-off titles which examine a single aircraft or period of military aviation. Ranging from Christopher Orlebar’s best-selling book on the Concorde through to a fully illustrated history of the F-15, these books will appeal to any aviation enthusiast, and make ideal gifts.

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  1. The Cactus Air Force

    GNA Hardback Published 01 Sep 2022
    Using diary entries, interviews and first-hand accounts, this vivid narrative brings to life the struggle in the air over the island of Guadalcanal between August 20 and November 15, 1942.For 40 years...
  2. The Mighty Eighth

    GNA Hardback Published 01 Sep 2022
    The perfect companion to Masters of the Air on Apple TV+, this is a superbly illustrated examination of the aircraft, pilots, crews and operations of the US Eighth Air Force.The US Eighth Air Force—known...
  3. Flashpoints

    GNA Multiple formats
    From acclaimed aviation historian Michael Napier, this is a highly illustrated survey of the aerial fighting in the flashpoints of the Cold War.The Cold War years were a period of unprecedented peace in...

    Starting at: $31.50

  4. America's Few

    GNA Multiple formats
    America's Few delves into the history of US Marine Corps aviation in World War II, following the feats of the Corps' top-scoring aces in the skies over Guadalcanal. Marine Corps aviation began in...

    Starting at: $14.70

  5. The Tonkin Gulf Yacht Club

    GNA Multiple formats
    The 'Tonkin Gulf Yacht Club' was the tongue-in-cheek nickname of the US Seventh Fleet that was stationed off the coast of Vietnam and this book tells the full story of the US Naval air campaign in the...

    Starting at: $12.60

  6. Luftwaffe Special Weapons 1942–45

    GNA Multiple formats
    As the course of World War II turned against the Third Reich after Stalingrad some of the most inventive and radical proposals, and designs, were put forward by armaments manufacturers, scientists and...

    Starting at: $21.00

  7. 75 years of the Lockheed Martin Skunk Works

    GNA Multiple formats
    The Lockheed Martin Skunk Works was founded in the summer of 1943 to develop a jet-powered high-altitude interceptor for the USAAF, and ever since it has been at the forefront of technological development...

    Starting at: $29.40

  8. World War II Fighter Planes Spotter's Guide

    GNA Multiple formats
    World War II saw pilots from around the world battling in the skies over Europe, Asia and Africa, with victory resting upon their nerve, skill and the capabilities of some of history's most iconic...

    Starting at: $5.76

  9. In Cold War Skies

    GNA Multiple formats
    Throughout the second half of the 20th century, international relations across the globe were dominated by the Cold War. From 1949 until the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, US and Soviet strategic forces...

    Starting at: $16.80

  10. To Defeat the Few

    GNA Multiple formats
    Over the past 80 years, histories of the Battle of Britain have consistently portrayed the feats of ‘The Few' (as they were immortalized in Churchill's famous speech) as being responsible for...

    Starting at: $16.80

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