Now in its third edition, this much expanded Airframe & Miniature volume focuses on Hawker’s Typhoon and Tornado designs, with most of the content devoted to the former.
Perhaps best-known for its Defiant turret-armed fighter, the Boulton Paul company is the subject of this hefty Crécy-published volume.
Here’s a book that all James Bond fans will savour, focusing on the secret agent’s most famous car: the Aston Martin DB5, a type first seen in the 1964 film Goldfinger.
If there was any class of warships that could be considered ‘elite’ or as ‘special forces’, it is Britain’s Tribal-class destroyers - explored in this Pen & Sword volume.
While the Focke-Wulf Fw 190 is known for being the type that proved the radial engine as ‘inferior to none’, later models featured an inline powerplant from the ‘D’ series onwards, with this sub-type examined in this Osprey Dogfight title.
If an aspect of modelling could be likened to art, then arguably diorama making is the closest, whether it’s an interpretation of a photo, or a completely imagined scene.
Many modellers and aviation enthusiasts are big fans of Schneider Trophy aircraft – AMW’s editorial staff are no exception, so this Pen & Sword history of the competition was very hotly anticipated in our office.
Following a book covering British and American jet aircraft in the decade after World War Two, this photographic study of several European countries’ efforts (plus a few outside of this continent) is a worthy successor.
When it comes to the Royal Navy during the two World Wars, all attention goes to warships, yet the most numerous vessels were converted fishing boats, and these varied types are described in this fourth volume dedicated to the drawings and plans of renowned draughtsman John Lambert.