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To Save An Army: The Stalingrad Airlift

Product code:  45412AVI
This book tells the story of the operation mounted by the Luftwaffe to supply, by airlift, the trapped and exhausted German Sixth Army at Stalingrad in the winter of 1942/43. The weather conditions faced by the flying crews, mechanics, and soldiers on the ground were appalling, but against all odds, and a resurgent and active Soviet air force, the transports maintained a determined presence over the ravaged city on the Volga, even when the last airfields in the Stalingrad pocket had been lost. Y...

Luftwaffe Fighter Aircraft Profile Book 12

Product code:  31309AVI
Lavishly illustrated book containing colour aircraft profiles with additional illustrations and accompanying historical text. Contains tables and specifications.

Canberra: The Greatest Multi-Role Aircraft of the Cold War Vol.2

Product code:  58751AVI
The Canberra was adopted by air forces from South America to Africa and India, as well as Australia and New Zealand, and license-built as the Martin B-57 served. It was involved conflicts from the Suez War and Malaya Confrontation, and various other hot spots with the RAF, to the Australian and USAF ops in Vietnam, and even the India-Pakistan War when both sides used Canberras, and the 1982 Falklands War. Used in trials and evaluation the Canberra held various height and speed records, and NASA'...

Messerschmitt Me 262: Development and Politics

Product code:  58276AVI
There are many myths surrounding the development of the Messerschmitt Me 262 jet fighter. Its unparalleled performance is beyond doubt, easily able to outpace its opponents and possessing the firepower to shred them in seconds. Yet immediately after the Second World War, rumours abounded that official indifference, technical shortcomings and interference from the Führer himself had crippled the Me 262’s progress and delayed its appearance on the front line until it was far too late. Begun as a ...

The Luftwaffe in Belgium Tome 1 Conquete et Installation

Product code:  80453AVI
French Language Book. From September 1939 and throughout the Funny War, the airspace of neutral Belgium was criss-crossed by belligerent aircraft taking advantage of the weakness of Military Aeronautics. German reconnaissance planes were thus able to identify future invasion routes. On May 10, 1940, the Wehrmacht entered the country and, until the end of that month, fighting raged in the Belgian sky, which had become a major strategic challenge for the invaders. With the withdrawal of the Britis...

Flying up the Edgware Road: The Birth of North-West London's Aviation Industry

Product code:  09469AVI
Flying up the Edgware Road tells the story of how an area of what is now north-west London became a hub of the British aircraft industry in the very early years of the twentieth century. From the Edwardian suburb of Cricklewood out towards the semi-rural hamlets of Colindale and Kingsbury, a collection of factories were established to produce some of the most important warplanes that served in the First World War. The author takes the reader through the early days of flying at Hendon, introduces...

English Electric Canberra Profiles and Plan Views Vol.1 - British Service 1949-2006

Product code:  65075AVI
We take a journey through six decades of the English Electric Canberra in British service. From the prototype A.1 in Petter Blue to 39 Sqn’s last PR.9s in Afghan recon grey, Volume 1 features both classic and more obscure variants in a wide variety of colour schemes and markings. Concise aircraft histories are included, covering date of manufacture, squadron service, airframe fate and other facts of interest. Profiles include both airborne and parked views, and plan and underside projections giv...

Saab 37 Viggen - Yellow Series

Product code:  49722AVI
The Saab 37 Viggen is a Swedish single-seat, single-engine, short-medium range combat aircraft. Development work on the type was initiated at Saab in 1952 and resulting aircraft performed its first flight on 8 February 1967. Viggen entered service in 21 June 1971. It was the first canard design produced in quantity. Several distinct variants of the Viggen were produced to perform the roles of strike fighter (AJ 37), aerial reconnaissance (SF 37), maritime patrol aircraft (SH 37) and a two-seat t...

Polish Wings 35: Supermarine Spitfire V - Polish Squadrons over Dieppe

Product code:  27018AVI2
This year marks the 80th anniversary of the Allied landing at Dieppe, France, on 19 August 1942. That was one of the most controversial battles of the Second World War, which also involved extensive air operations to provide direct support for the amphibious assault and to defend the troops and the fleet against the Luftwaffe. This book is a tribute to the 1st Polish Wing, Fighter Command's most successful wing during the operation.

Spotlight On NAA P-51 Mustang - The Cadillac of the Skies

Product code:  27025AVI
This book is the latest in a new reference series for aircraft modelers called "Spotlight On" and is a showcase for the superb aviation artwork created for the publisher by the remarkable Polish aviation artist Tomasz Kaca. The book contains 20 colour plates showing 20 famous P-51 Mustang fighters depicted in the air. Aircraft of the famous fighter aces are shown based on the latest research.

Dutch Profile D.H.89 Rapide Dominie

Product code:  92429AVI
Dutch/English language – this book looks at the history and use of this aircraft. With detailed camouflage and marking profiles.

Dutch Profile Grumman Tracker

Product code:  92009AVI2
Dutch/English language – this book looks at the history and use of this aircraft. With detailed camouflage and marking profiles.