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. F-80 Shooting Star Units of the Korean War

    COM 128 Paperback Published 27 Jun 2019
    Built within a 180-day time limit in 1943, the F-80 Shooting Star first saw service in Italy in the final year of World War 2, and consequently was sent to bases in the US, Europe and the Far East after...
  2. RF-101 Voodoo Units in Combat

    COM 127 Multiple formats
    McDonnell's F-101 Voodoo series was in many ways the most interesting of the ‘Century Series' fighter programmes of the 1950s, partly because the type's design and intended mission changed...

    Starting at: $19.20

  3. B-25 Mitchell Units of the CBI

    COM 126 Multiple formats
    Flying from and between bases in China and India, the B-25s bombed every type of Japanese target during World War 2 in the China-Burma-India (CBI) Theatre, ultimately dropping more ordinance than their...

    Starting at: $18.40

  4. Heinkel He 177 Units of World War 2

    COM 123 Multiple formats
    In many ways, the Heinkel He 177 'Greif' (Griffon) was Nazi Germany's 'lost' strategic bomber. With some fundamental creases ironed out, and built in large numbers, the He 177 would have offered the Luftwaffe...

    Starting at: $18.40

  5. US Navy F-4 Phantom II Units of the Vietnam War 1969-73

    COM 125 Multiple formats
    Although the F-4 Phantom II was the most important fighter-bomber to see action with all three American services during the Vietnam War, it was essentially a U.S. Navy design, and the carrier-borne squadron...

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  6. Short Stirling Units of World War 2

    COM 124 Multiple formats
    Of the RAF's trio of four-engined heavy bombers in World War 2, the mighty Short Stirling was the first to enter service in August 1940. From its first raid in February 1941, the Stirling was at the...

    Starting at: $18.40

  7. Savoia-Marchetti S.79 Sparviero Bomber Units

    COM 122 Multiple formats
    Initially developed by Savoia-Marchetti as a transport, the aircraft had evolved into a dedicated medium bomber by the time the S.79-I made its combat debut in the Spanish Civil War in 1936. During World...

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  8. A-6 Intruder Units 1974-96

    COM 121 Multiple formats
    In the three decades following Vietnam, the veteran A-6 Intruder remained the most powerful strike aircraft available to the US Navy and Marine Corps. Engaged in operations over Cambodia, Lebanon and Libya...

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  9. Nakajima B5N ‘Kate’ and B6N ‘Jill’ Units

    COM 119 Multiple formats
    Entering service during the Sino-Japanese War, the Nakajima B5N (code-named ‘Kate') excelled and went on to achieve surprising and dramatic successes in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. It...

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  10. Ju 52/3m Bomber and Transport Units 1936-41

    COM 120 Multiple formats
    The all-metal Junkers Ju 52/3m enjoyed a solid - indeed, revered - reputation amongst its crews and the troops and paratroopers who used and depended on it. For more than ten years, it saw service as a...

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