Richard’s Books

Heroes and Landmarks of British Aviation
By Richard Edwards and Peter J Edwards

Heroes and Landmarks of British Aviation tells the dramatic story of Britain’s greatest aviation pioneers, from the sweat of the workshops, to the board rooms and government nationalisations. Each chapter explores the achievements, triumphs and tragedies of a one particular pioneer to provide a compelling history of 20th Century British aviation.


British Flying Legends (Chapters 1-3)
By Richard Edwards

BFL Chapters 1-3 Cover 01 1200x1600 REAn introduction to three of Britain’s greatest aviation heroes and their outstanding contribution to the Second World War. This edition includes the legendary Dam Buster Guy Gibson: Legend of the Dam Busters, Bismarck hero John Moffat: Legend of the Bismarck and the man who invented the Spitfire, RJ Mitchell: Legend of the Spitfire.


Guy Gibson: Legend of the Dam Busters
By Richard Edwards

Guy Gibson: Legend of the Dam Busters

Guy Gibson: Legend of the Dam Busters tells the dramatic story of a renowned British flying legend and his leadership of the most famous bombing mission of the Second World War. Guy Gibson, probably the most famous bomber pilot of the war, led the squadron that took on the infamous Dam Buster raid over occupied Germany.


John Moffat: Legend of the Bismarck
By Richard Edwards

John Moffat: Legend of the BismarckJohn Moffat: Legend of the Bismarck, the remarkable story of a Fleet Air Arm pilot who, with a single torpedo, delivered from an obsolete biplane, in a force nine gale, in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, brought about the demise of Nazi Germany’s most powerful battleship, the Bismarck, from the hunt to her dramatic end.


RJ Mitchell: Legend of the Spitfire
By Richard Edwards

RJ Mitchell: Legend of the Spitfire

RJ Mitchell: Legend of the Spitfire recounts the extraordinary achievements of one of Britain’s greatest aviation legends, the man responsible for creating Britain’s most iconic fighter aircraft from the Second World War, the Supermarine Spitfire that helped to fend of potential invasion and led to victory in the Battle of Britain.


British Flying Legends (Chapters 1 & 2)
By Richard Edwards

This title offers two dramatic and highly contrasting stories of how British pilots took the air war to the Nazi’s and won, against seemingly impossible odds, Guy Gibson: Legend of the Dam Busters, the story of a the man who led the infamous Dam Busters raid and John Moffat: Legend of the Bismarck the Fleet Air Arm pilot who stopped the Bismarck.


The Rise and Fall of the Japanese Imperial Naval Air Service
By Peter Edwards

The Rise and Fall of the Japanese Imperial Naval Air ServiceThe Rise and Fall of the Japanese Imperial Naval Air Service explores the aircraft, ships and personnel that shaped Japan’s Naval Air Service from its origins to its demise in 1945. Through vivid accounts, the book illustrates the air and sea battles of the Pacific war that culminated in the dropping of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

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