A couple of new books on the way covering Focke Wulf Jets and the rise and fall of the French Air Force.
Fonthill Media are to release in December a book dedicated to the Liberators over the Atlantic which hunted the German Uboats.
Fonthill Media's latest release is an account of flying the F-105 Thunderchief in Vietnam.
A new publication from Fonthill Media “Undarkened Skies: The American Aircraft Building Programme of the First World War” by Paul R. Hare examines the history of American aircraft manufacturing during the latter years of the WWI
Fonthill Media latest book ‘Sustaining Air Power’ by Trevor Stone explores the history of RAF logistics from 1918 until the RAF’s withdrawal from Afghanistan in 2014
A new book is on the way that will illustrate the use of Nose Art on American helicopters during the Vietnam War.
Fonthill Media has published ‘RAF Liberators Over Burma’ a book by Bill Kirkness DFM and Matt Poole, the former having flown with 159 Squadron during WWII in India
Fonthill media will be publlishing towards the end of September “The Zeppelin” An Illustrated History by Phil Carradice
Fonthill Media has published ‘Gone but not Forgotten’ by Alan Phillips a book that covers seventy well-known large and small British airlines that have ceased operating since 1946. Famous names gone but not forgotten…
Fonthill Media has published ‘Umberto Nobile’ by Garth Cameron a book inspired by the adventure and politics during the search for the airship Italia lost in the Arctic in the late 1920s
Fonthill Media latest release ’Flying into the Storm’ by Cris Sams covers RAF’s bomber offensives around the world in the first two years of WWII
Fonthill Media has published ‘The complete story of the de Havilland Vampire’ by David Watkins
‘Northern Q’ is a new book by Ian Smith Watson and published by Fonthill media, recounting the history of Royal Air Force station at Leuchars
"Britain’s Victory, Denmark’s Freedom" by Mikkel Plannthin and published by Fonthill Media offers the most comprehensive account of the story ever written of the 250 men and women from Denmark that volunteered for Allied Air Forces during WWII
Fonthill Media has published RAF Acklington, Guardian of the Northern Skies by Malcolm Fife. It’s a comprehensive history of one of northern England’s most important fighter fields during the Second World War
With the 76th anniversary of the Battle of Britain upon us, Battle for the Channel by Brian Cull details how close the United Kingdom came to a Nazi invasion.
Fonthill Media has released “Into the Swarm” a publication honouring the daring and heroic stories of the RAF’s finest RAF Fighter pilots during the Second World War
In the latest book by Fonthill Media, Roger Darlington tells the story of Karel Kuttelwascher, the RAF’s greatest night intruder ace. As a family member Roger Darlington has unique access to personal records of the RAF Ace.
Fonthill Media has published a new book by Brian Cull and Frederick Galea. “249 at Malta” - RAF’s Top-Scoring Fighter Squadron, is the story of 249 Squadron in the bitter defence of Malta.
Fonthill Media is to publish The Messerschmitt Bf 109, the Design and Operational History written by Jan Forsgren. It’s described as a detailed development and service history of the Messerschmitt Bf 109
Fonthill Media is to release soon "Hawker Hurricane the Multirole Fighter". Author Philip Birtles tells the untold story of the iconic Hawker Hurricane and its young pilots that saved Britain from enemy invasion to win the Battle of Britain
Fonthill Media is to publish “Time Flies” by David Hamilton which is a modern fighter pilot’s narrative of his exploits during the Cold War and the first Gulf War.
Fonthill Media is to release an interesting sounding book of the experience of former RAF pilot Philip Keeble in almost 30 years flying fast jets
Fonthill Media is to publish a new book by Greg Baughen that reassess whether the Fairey Battle justified its tag as a failure during WWII
David Gledhill and David Lewis tell the inside story of how combat aircraft are tested, told by two experienced military evaluators
The gripping history of a fighter pilot who fought with the RAF and became the first allied Ace of WWII. Ironically he was nearly executed upon his return to Poland
"When the Navy Took to the Air" is a new publication from Fonthill Media by Philip MacDougall. The author describes the activities, the aircraft and the personnel at the Royal Naval Air Service Experimental Seaplane Station
Latest release from Fonthill Media:-
A Detailed History of RAF Manston
1941-1945: Invicta – The Undefeated
Joe Bamford, John Williams and Peter Gallagher
The third volume of this superb four-volume series detailing the history of Britain’s most distinguished RAF station.
Fonthill Media are to publish a book in October as a first in a series of books on the Battle Of Britain, starting with the Battle for the Channel, that saw the Luftwaffe targeting merchant shipping, before switching to airfields.
Fonthill Media are to release a book on a previously unpublished compilation of German and Japanese secret projects of suicide aircraft of W.W.2.
This book pictures the growth of British air transport from inception in 1910 to the formation of Imperial Airways in 1934 and the beginnings of BOAC. It shows the impetus given to aircraft production in the First World War and presents an account of the operational and financial fortunes of each of the principal airlines, which began operations shortly after.
By Robin Higham
The complete history of the Junkers Ju 52/3m in civil and military service around the world since 1930 by Jan Forsgren.
Fonthill media's new book by Jason Nicholas Moore looks at the history of the Lavochkin Soviet fighter aircraft of the Second World War.
Fonthill Media has a new release that ask's questions about the Army and RAF policy's from 1938-1940
Jay Slater of Fonthill Media has sent us information on four new releases covering the second world war and beyond.
Due for publication next month by Fonthill Media, Derek James' reworked story of Gloster Aircraft looks set to be the definitive study of the company and its aircraft.
Among Fonthill Media's line-up of titles for April is the story of one of the most important aircraft of WW2 - The Junkers Ju 52 - "Tanta Ju" as it was affectionately known in Germany.
Among the recent publications from Fonthill media is the story of Leif Lundsten who escaped from occupied Norway to continue the fight with 331 Squadron, flying over 100 missions before tragically being shot down by friendly fire shortly after D-Day.
This new book from Fonthill Media traces the development of German night fighters from WW1 through to the defence of the Third Reich against Bomber Command.
New from Fonthill Media comes a study of the NC-4, and its epic first flight between America and Europe – just weeks before Alcock and Brown made their non-stop crossing.
Fonthill Media have sent us details of a new reference on Lavochkin's classic fighters due for publication at the end of March. This looks set to be a must-read for VVS enthusiasts.
Due for publication this spring by Fonthill Media is "‘Paddy’ Finucane and the Legend of the Kenley Wing". Anthony Cooper's new book will take a detailed look at the facts and fiction that still surround the unit and its pilots over 70 years on.
Fonthill Media have sent us details of their January line-up of books. With everything from ghosts to Stratofortresses, there's certainly a packed and varied range of titles to start the New Year.
Another interesting release from Fonthill Media
Diary of a Second World War Navigator John Gellner
(Edited by Pavel Vančata)
The unique diary of a Czechoslovakian navigator who served with No. 311 (Czechoslovak) Bomber Squadron during the Second World War
New from Fonthill Media
Heathrow Airport An Illustrated History Kevan James .
A definitive illustrated history of London Heathrow Airport covering seventy years of operations
News from Fonthill Media:
Spitfire Glory The Wartime Flying Life of Leif Lundsten
Tor Idar Larsen
A gripping story of a man’s heroic war effort and the Spitfires he took to the skies
This looks like a real trip down memory lane. In their new book, Paul Fiddian and Andrew Norman look at the story of the Biggin Hill International Air Fair – or simply “The Air Show”, as we knew it as kids growing up in Bromley in the '60s.
Greg Baugham examines the RAF's bombing policy in the wake of WWI. The detailed study covers the period through the so-called “Golden Age” up the rush to re-arm in the face of the threat from Nazism.
Fonthill Media have announced what looks set to be essential reading for modellers building Soviet Cold War fighters. Alexander Mladenov's study covers the topic from the earliest days through to the end of the USSR.
In a new reference work, Jeannette Remak studies the B-52. Still in service after 60 years, the amazing BUFF looks set to continue on into the 2040s.