112 pages
Softback, 215 x 280 mm
120 colour and b/w photographs
Price 16.95
Publication October 2005
ISBN 1-905414-01-3
The first in a series of detailed and well illustrated accounts of classic aircraft in service from the prototype to the few remaining preserved examples. The introduction to the book is written by an ex-Shackleton pilot who was the first to be on the scene at the fire and sinking of the Lakonia and was instrumental in saving many lives. The book contains over thirty-five specially commissioned accurate side, 4 view and squadron badge illustrations in full colour, with many previously unpublished photographs. A full listing of all airframes and their histories is also included.

The Author
Richard franks is well known within the aviation and modelling community, having edited a modelling magazine since 1995. He has written seven aviation titles since his first was released in 1998 and co-authored four others. His interest in aviation and his previous experience as both author and editor make him the ideal author for this exciting news series.
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