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. Desperate Sunset

    GNA Hardback Published 26 Dec 2019
    Fully illustrated throughout, Desperate Sunset examines the development and evolution of the kamikaze using first-hand accounts, combat reports and archived histories.By the middle of 1944, Imperial Japan's...
  2. MiG Alley

    GNA Hardback Published 28 Nov 2019
    Of the many myths that emerged following the end of the Korean War, the prevailing one in the West was that of the absolute supremacy of US Air Force pilots and aircraft over their Soviet-supplied opponents....
  3. MacArthur’s Air Force

    GNA Hardback Published 19 Sep 2019
    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...
  4. Sherman Lead

    GNA Hardback
    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...
  5. 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: $24.50

  6. 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: $24.50

  7. Hurricane

    GNA Multiple formats
    This remarkable aircraft, designed and built to combat the emerging fighter strength of the Axis nations in the lead-up to World War II, made its name in the air battles over Britain and France in the...

    Starting at: $8.40

  8. No Ordinary Pilot

    GNA Multiple formats
    After a lifetime in the RAF, Group Captain Bob Allen, finally allowed his children and grandchildren to see his official flying log. It contained the line: 'KILLED WHILST ON OPERATIONS'. He refused to...

    Starting at: $19.60

  9. The Royal Air Force

    GNA Multiple formats
    The world's first independent air force, the Royal Air Force celebrates its centenary in 2018. In the 100 years since the end of World War I, the service has been involved in almost continuous operations...

    Starting at: $28.00

  10. Storm of Eagles

    GNA Multiple formats
    Soaring high above the fields and cities of Europe and Asia as well as the vast expanse of the Pacific, Allied and Axis pilots engaged in a deadly battle for control of the skies in World War II. Whoever...

    Starting at: $24.50

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