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Korean War Aces

Pub Date : 2013-01-20 | Author : Robert F Dorr | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781472800565
ISBN 13 : 1472800567

The first virtually all-jet war, the conflict in Korea saw F-86 Sabres of the USAF take on MiG-15s of the North Korean and Chinese air forces. Although the Allied pilots were initi..

Dogfight

Pub Date : 2013-04-15 | Author : Tony Holmes | Publisher : Chartwell Books

ISBN 10 : 0785830286
ISBN 13 : 9780785830283

Written by Tony Holmes, an aerospace editor and leading expert on aviation history, Dogfight covers four air forces, three theaters, and ten iconic fighters. This book is the compl..

Spanish Republican Aces

Pub Date : 2013-03-20 | Author : Rafael A LÃ3pez Permuy | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781780964409
ISBN 13 : 1780964404

At the start of the Spanish Civil War, most young fighter pilot officers joined the rebels, while the high ranking officers, grupo or escuadrilla commanders, and the NCOs, sergeant..

Early German Aces Of World War I

Pub Date : 2006-10-31 | Author : Greg VanWyngarden | Publisher : Osprey Publishing

ISBN 10 : 1841769975
ISBN 13 : 9781841769974

One of the "top picks for specialized military holdings" - California Bookwatch The Fokker Eindecker (monoplane) can truly be said to have begun the age of fighter aviation. With t..

Vought F4u Corsair

Pub Date : 2014-11-20 | Author : James D?Angina | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781782006275
ISBN 13 : 1782006273

With over 12,500 produced, the Vought F4U Corsair is one of the icons of mid-20th century military aviation. It was as a Marine Corps aircraft that the Corsair was to become famous..

Plane Spotter S Guide

Pub Date : 2012-06-20 | Author : Tony Holmes | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781780967011
ISBN 13 : 1780967012

Aviation has revolutionised warfare over the last 100 years, and this new pocket guide gives the reader the essential details of 70 iconic aircraft, including the Sopwith Camel, th..

Allison Engined P 51 Mustang

Pub Date : 2012-09-20 | Author : Martyn Chorlton | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781780961538
ISBN 13 : 1780961537

While the introduction of the Merlin engine did improve the Mustang's performance and produce the bubble-canopied fighters with which we associate the name, credit must be given to..