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. In Cold War Skies

    GNA Hardback Published 20 Aug 2020
    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...
  2. 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: £21.00

  3. 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: £28.00

  4. 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: £17.50

  5. 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: £29.40

  6. 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: £17.50

  7. 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: £14.99

  8. Sherman Lead

    GNA Multiple formats
    Written by a pilot who flew near-daily combat missions, this engrossing book is the story of one man, his colleagues and his machine, the mighty F-4 Phantom II, at war.Sherman Lead is the gripping story...

    Starting at: £17.50

  9. Air Combat

    GNA Multiple formats
    The battle for the skies in World War II fuelled a race between rival air forces to develop ever faster and more capable fighter aircraft - and the struggle for air superiority was never over until the...

    Starting at: £17.50

  10. Wings of the Rising Sun

    GNA Multiple formats
    In the Pacific War's early years, Japanese air power was dominant. The only way for the Allies to defeat their enemy was to know it. This made the task of maintaining productive intelligence gathering...

    Starting at: £25.20

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