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From a NATO nuclear attack on the Soviet Union to a Warsaw Pact land assault on Western Europe; from building an electric fence between North and South Vietnam to building a US base on the moon; it may all sound unlikely, but during the Cold War these operations and others were seriously considered by both sides.
This book features a brief history of all the front-line RAF fighter aircraft that were involved in the famous battle and explores some of the major training and support aeroplanes that contributed to the iconic events. The story is told using over 150 photographs of surviving and restored aircraft in the air, on the ground and in unique formations together.Learn More
The sequel to the bestselling The Lightning Boys, Lightning Boys 2, now available in paperback for the the first time, is a must-have companion and continues the theme of tales from pilots and other crew connected with this iconic aircraft, giving a rare insight into post-war fighter operations.Learn More
First published in the 1970s, Military Aircraft Markings has become an indispensable annual publication for aircraft enthusiasts, historians and students of military aviation. At the heart of Military Aircraft Markings is the most complete listing of all the aircraft of the UK Armed Forces; the Royal Air Force, Royal Navy, Army and associated units. For each entry the military serial, aircraft type, unit/operator and usual base is given.Learn More
The new 2020 edition of this best-selling annual publication builds on the long history and heritage of the title. First published in 1950, this new edition is the 71st outing of Civil Aircraft Markings. When it was first published all those years ago, the book quickly achieved the status it still retains as the go-to publication for up-to-date information on the rapidly changing world of civil aviation.Learn More