A new, coffee-table size, hardbound book captures the vintage aircraft in the Airpower Classics series that readers of Air Force Magazine have enjoyed for the past seven years. The first 60 aircraft from the imaginative series have been collected in this magnificent book—visually stunning and loaded with history and data.
The giant 14.5’’ x 11.5’’ horizontal format showcases the vivid aircraft illustrations created by Air Force Magazine’s Zaur Eylanbekov, with supporting text by world-renowned aviation writer Walter J. Boyne. Each listing contains additional historical facts and photos that did not appear in the magazine version.
Airpower Classics provides a captivating look into the history of military aircraft around the world. It will be an irreplaceable source of visual enjoyment, memories, and reference.
The following aircraft are covered in the book (arranged according to date of first flight):
JN Jenny, Spad XIII, AT-6 Texan, B-17 Flying Fortress, HE 111, Bf 109, Ju 87 Stuka, Hurricane, Spitfire, PBY Catalina, P-40 Warhawk, P-39 Airacobra, B-24 Liberator, Ki-43 Oscar, P-38 Lightning, A6M Zero, Fw 190 Würger, Il-2 Shturmovik, Typhoon, SBD Dauntless, F4U Corsair, B-25 Mitchell, P-51 Mustang, B-26 marauder, Mosquito, Lancaster, Tu-2 ‘Bat’, P-47 Thunderbolt, TBF/M Avenger, C-54 Skymaster, P-61 Black Widow, F6F Hellcat, A-26 Invader, Me 262 Schwalbe, B-29 Superfortress, F-80 Shooting Star, A-1 Skyraider, B-36, F-86 Sabre, C-119 Flying Boxcar, B-47 Stratojet, MiG-15 ‘Fagot’, Canberra, T-28 Trojan, C-124 Globemaster II, O-1 Bird Dog, MiG-17 ‘Fresco’, F-100 Super Sabre, F-102 Delta Dagger, F-104 Starfighter, A-4 Skyhawk, C-123 Provider, F/RF-101 Voodoo, F-8 Crusader, F-105 Thunderchief, B-58 Hustler, F-106 Delta Dart, HH-3 Jolly Green Giant, AC-47 Gunship, A-7 Corsair II
Hardcover • 136 pages • Giant 14.5” x 11.5” size • 60 superb artworks • Printed on art paper in full color
Classic fighters, bombers, transports and recce aircraft • Detailed specifications • Histories and interesting facts
Full index • Sewnbound • Laminated dust-jacket