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Guardians of Ukraine: The Ukrainian Air Force Sin

Product code:  09619AVI
The independent Ukrainian Air Force was officially established on 17 March 1992. It inherited 944 former Soviet aircraft, making it the second largest air force in Europe. With a variety of exotic combat aircraft types, including the last operational Yak-28s and Su-15s in the world, the Ukrainian Air Force became of immediate interest to both aviation enthusiasts and air defence analysts. In the mid-2000s the country's aircraft repair plants inaugurated upgrades to enhance the combat readiness o...

Airlift to the Top of the World - The Royal Air Force and the British North Greenland Expedition 1951-54

Product code:  14009AVI
By 1950 it had been almost forty years since a publicly funded British polar expedition had been attempted. In contrast to the days of Scott and Shackleton, it was now possible to support such a venture with both motor and air transport. The British North Greenland Expedition (BNGE), a combined scientific and military venture to a remote region within 800 miles of the North Pole and headed by a Royal Navy Lieutenant-Commander, would not have been possible without the support of military aviation...

F-100 Super Sabre - Detail & Scale 11

Product code:  32578AVI
F-100 Super Sabre in Detail & Scale is the eleventh volume of the expanded Detail & Scale Series of military aviation publications. The F-100 Super Sabre is significant in the history of military aviation in that it was the first U. S. fighter capable of maintaining supersonic speeds in level flight, and it was the first supersonic fighter in the world to reach operational status. This new book covers every aspect of this significant aircraft, from its developmental history through its use as a ...

Famous Russian Aircraft Sukhoi Su-25

Product code:  09402AVI
The Su-25 ground attack aircraft made its first flight on 22nd February 1972. After five years of tests the aircraft reached its definitive configuration with new engines, a revised airframe and new armament, entering certification trials which were completed in 1981. A year earlier, however, the initial production Su-25 had received its baptism of fire in the Afghan War. Gradually the Su-25 became the progenitor of a family. The Su-25UB combat trainer came first; the single-seater and two-seate...

Warpaint 126 Grumman F-14 Tomcat

Product code:  WP126AVI
Detailed history of this aircraft which includes history and development, photos, camouflage schemes, line drawings in detail.

White Series: Swedish Bomber Colours 1924-58

Product code:  58372AVI
An illustrated study of Swedish bomber aircraft deployed before and during World War II and in the early 1950s. The camouflage and markings on the aircraft (which were sourced from many different foreign countries) are described in unparalleled detail by the well-known Finnish author Mikael Forslund. They are then shown in many previously-unpublished photographs and in exclusive colour profiles created for this book by the artist Karolina Holda.

US Navy Squadron Histories No.305 - World Watchers - A Pictorial History of ECMRON-1 and VQ-1

Product code:  72719AVI
The lineage of VQ-1’s “World Watchers” can be traced back to two PBY-5A Catalina “Black Cats” modified for electronic reconnaissance during World War II. In Oct 1951, the unit was formally established as the Special Electronic Search Project (SESP) at NAS Sangley Point, Republic of the Philippines, in Oct 1951. On 13 May 1953, the unit was re-designated Detachment Able of Airborne Early Warning Squadron One (VW-1). On 1 Jun 1955, Detachment Able was reorganized into Electronic Countermeasures ...

Airframe & Miniature 15 The Grumman F6F Hellcat - A Complete Guide To The Famous American Naval Fighter

Product code:  32115AVI
An in-depth study of this famous fighter. Contains pages of technical information, walk-around images and technical diagrams, plus camouflage and markings. Plus pages of model builds and modelling information.

Images of War: The Hawker Hunter

Product code:  05600AVI2
If ever there was a real pilot's aeroplane it was the Hunter; an outstanding multi-purpose aircraft which excelled in the roles of interceptor fighter, ground attack, reconnaissance, research vehicle and two-seater trainer, not forgetting its dramatic formation aerobatic performances. The Hunter is one of the world's greatest aircraft. For three decades, pilots have enthused about it, extolling the virtues of its smooth, aerodynamic lines, 4 x 30mm cannon, the Rolls-Royce Avon engine, and its ou...

Warpaint 125 Bristol Britannia, Canadair CP-107 Argus & CC-106 Yukon

Product code:  WP125AVI
Detailed history of this aircraft which includes history and development, photos, camouflage schemes, line drawings in detail.

Dutch Profile Neptune P2V-7B

Product code:  20779AVI
Dutch/English language. This book looks at the history and use of this aircraft in the Dutch Air Force. With detailed camouflage and marking profiles.

Legends of Warfare: E-8 JSTARS Northrop Grumman's Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System

Product code:  56674AVI
The Grumman-designed E-8 JSTARS developed with numerous adaptations. Through carefully researched photos, many of which have never before been published and which are reproduced in remarkable clarity, the history and details of this iconic aircraft are revealed and put the reader in the skies with this historic aircraft.