Combat Aircraft

Each Combat Aircraft book concentrates on one of the greatest aircraft in aviation history, the technology behind it and the men who flew it. Examining the design, development and deployment of the aircraft throughout history, from World War II and Korea through to current actions in the Gulf and Afghanistan, each book features up to 30 aircraft profiles, pages of full-colour nose art and black and white photographs throughout. The Combat Aircraft series provides a valuable resource for military model makers, remote control model makers and aviation history enthusiasts.

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  1. Junkers Ju 87 Stukageschwader 1937–41

    COM 1 Multiple formats
    The Ju 87 Stuka was the most feared weapon in the German arsenal in the first year of World War 2, the Luftwaffe using it to deadly effect during the Blitzkrieg between September 1939 and June 1940. Although...

    Starting at: $11.52

  2. B-26 Marauder Units of the Eighth and Ninth Air Forces

    COM 2 Paperback
    The medium bomber 'workhorse' of the Ninth Air Force, Martin's much-maligned B-26 Marauder recovered from its poor start with the Eighth Air Force to go on and equip no less than eight bomber groups in...

    Regular Price: $24.00

    Special Price: $16.80

  3. Mosquito Bomber/Fighter-Bomber Units 1942–45

    COM 4 Multiple formats
    Truly an example of engineering ingenuity born out of the desperation of war, the legendary 'all-wooden' Mosquito was perhaps the best twin-engined fighter-bomber of its size to see action in World War...

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  4. Helldiver Units of World War 2

    COM 3 Paperback
    The most numerous Allied dive-bomber of World War 2, the Curtiss Helldiver endured a prolonged gestation period to mature into one of the most effective aircraft of its type to see service in the Pacific...

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  5. Blenheim Squadrons of World War 2

    COM 5 Paperback
    Built in large numbers in the years leading up to World War 2, Bristol's Blenheim saw use as both a fighter and bomber thanks to its high speed in relation to the biplane types it was then replacing. Aside...

    Regular Price: $22.95

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  6. Junkers Ju 87 Stukageschwader of North Africa and the Mediterranean

    COM 6 Paperback
    The 'terror weapon' of the invasion of Poland, the assault on Scandinavia and the Blitzkrieg through western Europe, the Ju 87 Stuka had had its reputation severely dented during the Battle of Britain,...

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  7. F-8 Crusader Units of the Vietnam War

    COM 7 Multiple formats
    Known to its pilots as the 'last of the gunfighters' due to its quartet of Colt-Browning Mk 12 20 mm cannon, the F-8 Crusader was numerically the most populous fighter in the US Navy at the start of America's...

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  8. P-61 Black Widow Units of World War 2

    COM 8 Multiple formats
    The first aircraft to be purposely designed as a radar-equipped nightfigher, Northrop's P-61 Black Widow was heavily influenced by early RAF combat experience with radar-equipped aircraft in 1940/41. Built...

    Starting at: $11.02

  9. SBD Dauntless Units of World War 2

    COM 10 Multiple formats
    Unquestionably the most successful dive-bomber ever to see frontline service with any air arm, the Douglas SBD Dauntless was the scourge of the Japanese Imperial Fleet in the crucial years of the Pacific...

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  10. Mosquito Fighter/Fighter-Bomber Units of World War 2

    COM 9 Paperback
    The second volume in the trilogy of Combat Aircraft titles devoted to de Havilland's 'wooden wonder', this book focuses on the Mosquito fighter/fighter-bomber variants, and their users. From its earliest...

    Regular Price: $22.95

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