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. RAF Tornado Units in Combat 1992-2019

    COM 142 Paperback Published 20 Jan 2022
    After the Gulf War of 1990, No Fly Zones (NFZ) were established over northern and southern Iraq and the Tornado GR 1 force stepped up to operations over the southern NFZ. The Tornado GR 4 took responsibility...
  2. F3D/EF-10 Skyknight Units of the Korean and Vietnam Wars

    COM 143 Paperback Published 20 Jan 2022
    The Douglas F3D Skyknight was an early but effective attempt at combining new technologies together in a lethal package capable of shipboard operation. Whereas most fighters relied on speed and maneuverability,...
  3. Yokosuka D4Y 'Judy' Units

    COM 140 Multiple formats
    In 1938, the Yokosuka Naval Air Technical Arsenal, acting under the requirements issued by the Kaigun Koku Hombu for a Navy Experimental 13-Shi Carrier Borne specification for a dive-bomber to replace...

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  4. Dornier Do 217 Units of World War 2

    COM 139 Multiple formats
    The Do 217 had a much larger bomb load capacity and had considerably greater range than the Do 17, which it replaced in frontline service from mid to late 1941. Although initially used simply as a bomber,...

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  5. RAF Tornado Units of Gulf War I

    COM 138 Multiple formats
    When the Gulf Crisis of 1990 was triggered by the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait, the RAF responded by sending Tornado F 3 fighters to Saudi Arabia to help defend the country against further aggression. These...

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  6. B/EB-66 Destroyer Units in Combat

    COM 137 Multiple formats
    Studies of air combat in the Vietnam War inevitably focus on the MiG-killing fighter engagements, B-52 onslaughts or tactical strikes on the Hanoi region. However, underlying all these was the secretive...

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  7. A-7 Corsair II Units 1975-91

    COM 135 Multiple formats
    At the A-7 Corsair II's peak in the mid-1980s, some 30 US Navy squadrons flew various versions of the aircraft, including six Naval Air Reserve units, and these many of these units saw action across...

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  8. Arado Ar 196 Units in Combat

    COM 136 Multiple formats
    Beating its biplane rivals in a 1936 Reich Air Ministry design competition, the Arado Ar 196 provided the Kriegsmarine with possibly the best shipborne reconnaissance seaplane of World War II. Replacing...

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  9. Arado Ar 234 Bomber and Reconnaissance Units

    COM 134 Multiple formats
    When the revolutionary twin jet-powered Arado Ar 234 first appeared in the skies over north-west Europe in the summer of 1944, it represented the state-of-the-art in terms of aeronautical and technical...

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  10. Vickers Wellington Units of Bomber Command

    COM 133 Multiple formats
    The Vickers Wellington was one of very few aircraft types to have been in production and frontline service throughout World War II, and more than 10,000 Wellingtons were built in the period. They took...

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