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. Arado Ar 234 Bomber and Reconnaissance Units

    COM 134 Paperback Published 17 Sep 2020
    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...
  2. 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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  3. F-102 Delta Dagger Units

    COM 132 Multiple formats
    World War II saw the development of the heavy bomber as a decisive weapon which, in sufficient numbers, could overcome defensive fighters and guns and lay waste to strategic targets. The addition of nuclear...

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  4. Me 210/410 Zerstörer Units

    COM 131 Multiple formats
    Intended as a progressive development of the twin-engined Bf 110 Zerstörer (‘destroyer' or heavy fighter), the Me 210 first took to the air in September 1939. However, due to a lack of sufficient...

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  5. B-58 Hustler Units

    COM 130 Multiple formats
    One of the most dramatic bombers of its day, the Convair B-58 came to epitomise the Cold War power of Strategic Air Command. Introduced only 12 years after the sound barrier was first broken, this iconic...

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  6. Dornier Do 17 Units of World War 2

    COM 129 Multiple formats
    Initially designed as a high-speed mail aeroplane and airliner, the Do 17 first made an appearance as a military aircraft in the Spanish Civil War, both as a bomber and in reconnaissance roles. In the...

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  7. F-80 Shooting Star Units of the Korean War

    COM 128 Multiple formats
    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...

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  8. 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...

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  9. 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...

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  10. 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...

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