The Monoplane EraAuthor: Maslov, MikhailCode: 60172Price:AU $72.50Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:15/08/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2021
In the century-long history of the conquest of the sky there have been a number of outstanding personalities. Among them is the name of designer Nikolay Polikarpov (1892-1944), which is inseparably associated with the best achievements of the Russian and Soviet aviation.
1939-1945Author: Ward, EdwardCode: 60671Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS LTD Published date:14/07/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2021
Organised chronologically by type, Russian Aircraft of World War II is a highly-illustrated guide to the main types of aircraft used by the Soviet Air Force. All the major and many minor types are featured, including fighters, dive-bombers, ground-attack aircraft, night bombers, strategic bombers and reconnaissance and transport aircraft.
The Soviet Legend in PicturesAuthor: Pulham, FrancisCode: 60661Price:AU $88.00Format: Hardback / 496 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:20/05/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2021
Delve into the photographic history of one of the world's most famous tanks; the T-34. Explore the technical innovations that kept the tank above the cream of the Wehrmacht. Never before has such a detailed study of the T-34 been conducted through the use of photographs, most of which were taken by those who opposed the tank on the battlefield.
TopDraWingsAuthor: Rao, AnirudhCode: 60168Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 20 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date:31/01/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Yakovlev Yak-3 is considered one of the best World War 2 fighters, invariably praised by those who flew it in combat for its remarkable performance. The Germans also treated it with respect, which is perhaps best illustrated by Generalleutnant Walter Schwabedissen's remark: The Yak-3 was a tough nut to crack for our pilots. It outperformed our ......
Famous Russian AircraftAuthor: Gordon, YefimCode: 59246Price:AU $115.00Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:12/11/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
As early as 1965, when the MiG-25 interceptor was in the midst of its test programme, the Mikoyan Design Bureau started work on an even more capable two-seat interceptor meant to provide adequate protection for the huge expanses of Siberia and the Soviet Far East.
Author: Gordon, YefimCode: 59245Price:AU $115.00Format: Hardback / 496 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:20/09/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The Su-25 ground attack aircraft made its first flight on 22nd February 1972. After five years of tests the aircraft reached its definitive configuration with new engines, a revised airframe and new armament.
The Ukrainian Air Force Since 1992Author: Taghvaee, BabakCode: 57615Price:AU $71.99Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:15/09/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The independent Ukrainian Air Force was officially established on 17 March 1992. It inherited 944 former Soviet aircraft, making it the second largest air force in Europe. This book provides a detailed look on the organisation and combat strength of the air force's aircraft and helicopters.
NATO and Soviet Air Power, 1949-89Author: Napier, MichaelCode: 58959Price:AU $62.26Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:18/08/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Throughout the second half of the 20th century, international relations across the globe were dominated by the Cold War. From 1949 until the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, US and Soviet strategic forces were deployed across the Arctic Ocean in North America and Northern Russia, while the best-equipped armed forces that the world had ever seen ......
Spotlight OnAuthor: Povinsky, ViktorCode: 58035Price:AU $37.32Format: Hardback / 48 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:01/07/2020Availability:Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.
40 colour profiles of the famous Russian WW2 attack aircraft, showing a variety of camouflage and markings of different units.
The Su-9, Su-11 and Su-15: Unsung Soviet Cold War HeroesAuthor: Gordon, YefimCode: 58031Price:AU $145.00Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:28/02/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Closed in 1949, the Sukhoi Design Bureau was reborn in 1953 to meet an urgent demand for a fast interceptor that would counter the threat posed by NATO bombers. It wasted no time developing a succession of missile-armed, Mach 2 interceptors characterised by delta wings; the single-engined Su-9 entered service in 1960, followed by the up-armed ......
New Expanded EditionAuthor: Gordon, YefimCode: 58168Price:AU $82.92Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:01/02/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
One of the most interesting strands in aviation history has been the development of wing-in-ground effect (WIG) vehicles, or as they are more commonly known by their Russian name, ekranoplans.
A Shared CenturyAuthor: Wilkinson, P.Code: 57049Price:AU $89.99Format: HardbackPublisher: FONTHILL Published date:18/11/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Russian Red Star, RAF Roundel: symbols of radically different organisations, sharing a century of achievement and challenge as both allies and adversaries. The author links his own air force experiences, not least those from his time in Russia, to other personal recollections and to official records, to highlight the relationship's dynamics.
Famous Russian AircraftAuthor: Gordon, YefimCode: 57123Price:AU $89.99Format: Hardback / 500 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:15/10/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Originally conceived as a replacement for the famous MiG-21, changing priorities turned the MiG-23 into a STOL fighter with variable-geometry wings that first flew in June 1967. After two years of testing, the aircraft, codename Flogger, entered service in 1969.
Polish Wings 26Author: Musialkowski, LechoslawCode: 56778Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:24/07/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
New title in the popular Polish Wings series telling the story of two famous Russian World War Two bombers in Polish Air Force service and colours.
Famous Russian AircraftAuthor: Gordon, YefimCode: 56665Price:AU $91.56Format: Hardback / 550 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:29/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Designed as a mass-produced and relatively cheap light tactical fighter, the MiG-29 first flew on 6th October 1977. After extensive flight testing, it entered production in 1982 and deliveries to the Soviet Air Force began in 1983.
Author: Kennedy, CharlesCode: 47189Price:AU $81.48Format: Hardback / 208 pages Published date:07/06/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This book tells the story of every jetliner produced by the Soviet Union, including the Tupolev Tu-104 (the world's first successful jetliner), the Ilyushin Il-62 (Aeroflot's flagship), and the supersonic rival to Concorde, the Tu-144 Charger. The detailed story is accompanied by beautiful illustrations taken from Russian archives.
Author: Gordon, YefimCode: 50463Price:AU $75.77Format: HardbackPublisher: CRECY Published date:01/09/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Created by the famous Mikoyan Design Bureau in the early 1950s, the MiG-19 fighter was the Soviet Union's first true supersonic fighter that could exceed Mach 1 in level flight. The baseline version with conventional elevators (known to the West as Farmer-A) achieved initial operational capability with the Soviet Air Force as early as 1954, ......
Author: Toperczer, IstvanCode: 46991Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:20/10/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The Vietnam People's Air Force at the beginning of the Vietnam War were equipped with slow, old Korean War generation fighters - a combination of MiG-17s and MiG-19s - types that should have offered little opposition to the fighter-bombers such as the F-4 Phantom II, and more. This is an analysis of the exploits of Vietnamese pilots.
Author: Gordon, YefimCode: 46976Price:AU $79.99Format: Hardback / 480 pages Publisher: MIDLAND PUBLISHING Published date:15/05/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The Mikoyan Design Bureau's first swept-wing jet fighter, the MiG-15 Fagot, which gained world fame (or notoriety, depending on which side of the Iron Curtain you were on) after the Korean War, served as the basis for a more refined model, the MiG-17 Fresco. No sooner had the MiG-15 entered production and service than the designers decided to ......
Author: Dancey, Peter G.Code: 38145Price:AU $95.00Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:01/10/2015Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Much of the fascination which Soviet aircraft and its associated aerospace industry holds for the analyst, enthusiast or ordinary member of the public, stems from the thick fog of secrecy that enveloped the industry throughout the Cold War until the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1990/91. Until then details which in case of Western designs ......
Author: Gordon, YefimCode: 46977Price:AU $79.99Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: MIDLAND PUBLISHING Published date:25/05/2015Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Developed in the Soviet Union in the 1960s, the Su-24 tactical bomber has become one of the most successful aircraft in its class. Featuring delta wings and auxiliary lift engines meant to improve its field performance, the first prototype turned out to be more of a liability than an asset and the aircraft was redesigned to have variable geometry ......
Red AvengerAuthor: Jason Nicholas MooreCode: 37979Price:AU $89.99Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:01/05/2015Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The most comprehensive reference work on the Il-2 Shturmovik attack aircraft, the iconic Red Army warplane of the Second World War
The 'Soviet Sentry'Author: Gordon, YefimCode: 38503Price:AU $54.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Published date:30/04/2015Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
A brand new addition to the popular Flight Craft series, this time focussing on the A-50, a thrilling aircraft type with an intriguing history. It features around 180 photographs in total as well as over 20 full colour side-views and a range of various 3-view line-drawings.
Author: Gordon, YefimCode: 38502Price:AU $49.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Published date:30/04/2015Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Brand new addition to the Flight Craft series, this time focussing on the intriguing Sukhoi-Su-15 aircraft type, and providing a comprehensive overview of all model-making kits currently available on the market.
Author: Gordon Yefim and Dmitriy KomissarovCode: 35650Price:AU $89.95Format: Hardback / 432 pages Publisher: HIKOKI PUBLICATIONS Published date:01/06/2014Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
By the end of the Second World War the USA and Great Britain had developed viable jet fighters, even if these aircraft came a bit too late to have a significant impact on the course of the conflict. Germany achieved greater success, using the Me 262 and He 162 jet fighters operationally in the closing stages of the war. In contrast, the Soviet ......
Author: Gordon YefimCode: 32394Price:AU $23.99
Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: HIKOKI PUBLICATIONS Published date:31/03/2014Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
"Soviet and Russian Military Aircraft in Asia" reviews in detail the Soviet and Russian aircraft types used throughout Asia, starting in the 1950s and continuing through to the present day.
Author: Yefim, GordonCode: 38739Price:AU $54.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Published date:04/11/2013Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
* Profiles of iconic types including the Yakovlev Yak-25RV 'Mandrake' and the MiG-25R 'Foxbat'. * Summary of design histories and careers * Colour reference for paint schemes * Critical review of available kits * Over 180 colour and black and white illustrations, including 20 full colour side-views and a range of various 3-view line-drawings.
Air Arms, Equipment and Conflicts Since 1955Author: Yefim, GordonCode: 38820Price:AU $69.99Format: Hardback / 176 pages Published date:31/07/2013Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
By the mid-1950s the export of Soviet arms expanded into the Middle East and were immediately sent to war. Forming the backbone of, amongst others, the air forces of Iraq and Syria, Soviet aircraft were involved in major conflicts such as the Suez Crisis, the Six-Day and Yom Kippur Wars, the Iran-Iraq War, the First and Second Gulf Wars and, more ......
Air Arms, Equipment and Conflicts Since 1955Author: Yefim, GordonCode: 38866Price:AU $69.99Format: Hardback / 272 pages Published date:31/03/2013Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
From the outset, the export of revolution and Communist ideology had been one of the cornerstones of Soviet Russia's (and later the Soviet Union's) foreign policy and by the mid-1950s the export of Soviet arms expanded into Africa with Algeria being amongst the first African countries to receive Soviet combat aircraft. By the 1960s and 1970s, a ......
A Soviet Fighter Pilot RemembersAuthor: Sergei KramarenkoCode: 25014Price:AU $57.99Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date:01/01/2000Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Jacket notes: Sergei Kramarenko was a lucky man. As a Soviet fighter pilot, an ace, he fought in two wars - first against the Luftwaffe, then the US Air Force - and survived. This is his story. On the Eastern Front in the Second World War, in the bitter conflict with the Germans, he duelled with Messerschmitt 109s and Focke-Wulf 190s. He ......