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Legends of Warfare: B-25 Mitchell Vol.2 The G to J, F-10, and PBJ Models in WWII

Product code:  63429AVI
This second of two volumes on the North American B-25 Mitchell covers the late-WWII G through J, F-10, and PBJ variants of the famed US medium bomber. Among the many topics discussed are the Mitchell versions used by the US Navy and Marine Corps, as well as photo-recon and experimental types. B-25s in foreign wartime service are also shown, including those used in Poland, France, England, and Soviet Russia.

Hurricanes in Action Worldwide!

Product code:  88689AVI
The Hawker Hurricane was the RAF's most valuable fighter asset in the Second World War, yet even today is relatively under-appreciated by the general public. Yet from the early months of the war it was the single engine fighter most often encountered by the Luftwaffe and during the Battle of Britain it made 80% of the successful interdictions of enemy formations. As this superbly researched book written by a leading authority on the air war reveals, this was only the start of the Hurricane's war...

Top Drawings 7133 Mitsubishi J2M Raiden

Product code:  94188AVI
Begins with a brief introduction and continues with a plethora of line drawings in various scales as well as colour profiles.

X Planes 17 McDonnell XP-67 - Moonbat

Product code:  53035AVI
Packed with never-before-seen photos, plans and meticulous new digital artwork, this is the first history of the USAAF's futuristic World War II prototype interceptor, the XP-67 "Moonbat". The series of X-planes that sprang from the US Army's Request for Data R40C, focused on high-altitude, high-speed, long-range bomber interceptors. Among these aircraft was the McDonnell Aircraft Company's first ever clean sheet design, the XP67.

Dogfight 5: F6F Hellcat Philippines 1944

Product code:  50560AVI
Using maps, contemporary photographs, and new artwork, this book examines the Hellcat and the naval aviators who flew them. Joining combat in the Pacific in late 1943, the Hellcat squadrons soon demonstrated their ascendency over their Japanese opponents, culminating in the great "Marianas Turkey Shoot" during the Battle of the Philippine Sea in June 1944. The fighter proved to be a dream for pilots to fly, allowing both novice and veteran Naval Aviators alike to prevail in largescale aerial com...

Black Sunday - When Weather Claimed the US Fifth Air Force (Second Edition)

Product code:  46988AVI
Any USAAF pilot who flew the mission to Hollandia on the fateful afternoon of 16 April 1944 in New Guinea would remember it for the rest of their lives. So would anyone else in the theatre, for the weather-related losses that fateful day earned it the eternal epithet Black Sunday. The way home for more than three hundred bombers and fighters was blocked by a towering weather front whose thunderstorms rose well above any altitude they could reach. Over enemy territory and caught between mountains...

Pacific Profiles Vol.9: Allied Fighters - P-38 Series - South & Southwest Pacific 1942-44

Product code:  46971AVI
Volume Nine covers the P-38 and variants including the photo-reconnaissance F-4 and F-5, along with field-modified P-38G night-fighters. The P-38 flew combat in the SWPA and SOPAC theatres until mid-1944, serving a total of nineteen Fifth and Thirteenth Air Force USAAF combat squadrons, one service squadron, Fifth Fighter Command, and finally with the Combat Replacement Training Centre at Nadzab.

ZERO Fighter Photo Collection

Product code:  01023AVI
JAPANESE LANGUAGE BOOK: This Lavishly illustrated book contains an overview, scale drawings, detailed walkaround colour photos, illustrations of the airframe structure and camouflage schemes, modelling sections.

Canadian Pathfinder - The Life of a Canadian Bomber Ace

Product code:  84197AVI
Limited print edition of Canadian Pathfinder – Biography of Lt Gen. Reg Lane, DSO, DFC*, CMM, CD who did three tours in WW2. Two tours were with No.35 Sqn. RAF on Halifaxes Mk.II, and 3rd tour as CO of No.405 Vancouver Squadron. He stayed in RCAF after the war and commanded the Canadian Transport Wing clearing up Europe, further service included commanding the Canadian 4th Fighter Wing in Germany and France, the Canadian Air Transport Command, and senior Staff appointments in Ottawa during the t...

Airframe Detail 10 The Bristol Beaufort

Product code:  32214AVI
The Bristol Beaufort remains a subject of interest to enthusiasts and modellers alike. With the release of Airfix 1/72 scale example and now ICM in 1/48 it seems right to produce a title on this particular type. Our tenth title in the Airframe Detail series will be an essential companion for anyone tackling the ICM example in 1/48 scale and the 1/72 scale kits from Airfix, Special Hobby, and even the old Frog examples.

Secret Projects of the Luftwaffe in Profile

Product code:  58627AVI2
The Second World War was a time of tremendous technological progress in aviation with innovations such as jet engines and swept wings being brought in as engineers on all sides desperately sought every possible performance advantage. In Germany the quest for better aircraft resulted in some astonishing designs – everything from bombers with forward-swept wings to ramjet fighters and disposable rocket-propelled interceptors. In Secret Projects of the Luftwaffe in Profile, renowned aviation artist...

War Prizes: Captured German, Italian and Japanese Aircraft of WWII

Product code:  52629AVI
This book is a meticulously researched review of the many German, Italian and Japanese aircraft taken to Allied countries or flown by the Allies during or after the Second World War. The history of these captured aircraft has been extensively researched and the book is copiously illustrated by an unrivalled selection of around 500 photographs, gleaned from around the world.