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. Luftwaffe Special Weapons 1942–45

    GNA Hardback Published 10 Jun 2021
    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...
  2. 75 years of the Lockheed Martin Skunk Works

    GNA Hardback Published 13 May 2021
    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...
  3. 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: $9.60

  4. 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: $28.00

  5. 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: $28.00

  6. P-51B Mustang

    GNA Multiple formats
    During World War II, the United States Army Air Corps was led by a cadre of officers who believed implicitly that military aviation, particularly fast heavy bombers at high altitude, would be able to destroy...

    Starting at: $35.00

  7. Flying Tiger Ace

    GNA Multiple formats
    Bill Reed had it all ­- brains, looks, athleticism, courage and a talent for leadership. After a challenging childhood in Depression-era Iowa, Reed joined the US Army Air Corps, but the outbreak of World...

    Starting at: $21.00

  8. Desperate Sunset

    GNA Multiple formats
    By the middle of 1944, Imperial Japan's armed forces were in an increasingly desperate situation. Its elite air corps had been wiped out over the Solomons in 1942-43, and its navy was a shadow of...

    Starting at: $31.50

  9. MiG Alley

    GNA Multiple formats
    Following the end of the Korean War, the prevailing myth in the West was that of the absolute supremacy of US Air Force pilots and aircraft over their Soviet-supplied opponents. The claims of the 10:1...

    Starting at: $16.80

  10. MacArthur’s Air Force

    GNA Multiple formats
    General Douglas MacArthur is one of the towering figures of World War II, and indeed of the twentieth century, but his leadership of the second largest air force in the USAAF is often overlooked. When...

    Starting at: $21.00

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