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For a few months now, we have been asking your learned opinion about how to fill the large holes in our coverage for particular series, and you've responded with some brilliant (and wide ranging) suggestions. In the first few months we covered the Campaign, Elite, New Vanguard and Men-at-Arms series, and we were soon flooded with very interesting suggestions for each of them. Last month we asked to you to step once more into Osprey's breach, asking what you thought we had missed in the Warrior series, and again you responded brilliantly. This month it is the turn of another one of our series - Combat Aircraft.

As ever we would like you to suggest five title which you think would fill the glaring gaps in our coverage of history in the Combat Aircraft series. Rank these suggestions from 1-5 (with 1 being your favourite) and post them in the comments section below.

We will then have a look at the suggestions, select the 5 most popular suggestions and put them up for the public vote in our book vote.

For this to work we need you to support the titles that you see. It doesn't matter if someone has already suggested the 5 titles you were going to suggest. Post them up anyway and support the suggestions made by others, rather than getting increasingly obscure with your suggestions.

 

And don't worry if your favourite suggestion doesn't actually win the final book vote - we won't cast aside those ideas immediately, rather it will provide an idea of how urgently we need to fill those gaps.

So start commenting now with your Combat Aircraft series suggestions!

 

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cold0 posted on 30 May 2012 12:46:00
1) Israeli F-16 Units in Combat
2) USAF F-16 Units in Combat (Gulf War and other ’90 conflicts)
3) F-111 Units of the Vietnam War
4) F-111 Units of the Gul War
5) South African Mirage Units of the Border War
three posted on 11 May 2012 00:51:00
1) WW2 Transport aircraft : Ju52,Me323,Go244 ;C46 & C47
2) Gliders: Horsa, Hamilcar & Hadrian
3)Heavy helicopters Chinook,Mi26&Ch53/64
4) Ground attack WW1 to modern aircraft
4) Transport aircraft of today
Robert Inns posted on 7 May 2012 11:47:00
Combat Aircraft
1. Wellington, Bomber and Maritime use
2.RAF Liberator
3 Fairey Albacore
4.Fairey Barracuda
5 B6N "Jill"
Robert Inns
baldyman posted on 4 May 2012 17:00:00
Here we go then:

1) Heavy Bombers og WWI (Handley Page 0/100, 0/400 Gotha etc.
2)Hawker Hunter in British & Foreign service
3)Fixed winged gunships of the USAF
4) MI 24 Hind
5)KI46 Dinah

But I also support the Swordfish, Wellington, Stirling options & I wouldn't say no to the SM.79 either!
Alessio posted on 3 May 2012 19:55:00
1. Coastal Command units in WWII
2. Gunship Units in the Vietnam War
3. Savoia SM 79 Units in the Mediterranean and Africa
4. french air force/aeronavale units in indochina
5. bucaneer units in the cold war.
MarkL posted on 3 May 2012 17:31:00
1. Short Stirling Units of World War Two
2. Armstrong Whitworth Whitley Units of World War Two
3. He 115 Units of World War Two
4. Nakajima B6N Tenzan units of World War Two
5. Db-3/Il-4 Units of World War Two
I'd also support all of Reber's choices. Happy to see more on British early bombers, light bombers like the Boston and also Japanese and Russian aircraft (Sb-2, Kawanishi H8K,Kawanishi H6K) and more obscure German aircraft like the Fw189, Bv 138, Ar 196 Hs123 , 126 and 129.
This has been the hardest list for me as there is so much I'd love to see covered in this series that hasn't been touched on.
Reber posted on 3 May 2012 16:42:00
1.-Dornier Do 17 units in the West.
2.-Vickers Wellington Units 1939-1943
3.-Junkers Ju 52 units in the West and Mediterranean.
4.-Fairey Swordfish units 1939-1944
5.-Savoia SM 79 Units in the Mediterranean and Africa
resqspc posted on 3 May 2012 15:01:00
Westland Lysander Mk I, I, & III
Special Operations AIrcraft Pt I: Fixed Wing; Pt II Rotary Wing
Combat SAR Aircraft
US Coast Guard Aircraft
MV-22 Osprey

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