Crécy Publishing

Crécy Publishing offers high-quality books on many different facets of aviation, via studies of specific types and wider themes. Its imprints include Hikoki, Classic and Famous Russian Aircraft among others, all providing stunning imagery, and many having colour artwork.

SATURN ROCKET BIBLE

No Real Space modeller should be without Crécy Publishing's new hardback on NASA's Saturn 1B rocket. It mixes fascinating background and technical text with useful official drawings and glorious period imagery.

STUDY OF A FLEXIBLE LUFTWAFFE WARRIOR

If you're a fan of building Luftwaffe bombers, Crécy Publishing's new book on the Luftwaffe's Dornier Do 217 is a stunning reference, with fascinating narrative and revealing photos. The imagery is helpful with camouflage, structural detail and weaponry.

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DEFENDERS OF ‘WHEAT AND SKY’

Russia's invasion of Ukraine has thrown a stark spotlight on the latter's air force and its assets. If you wish to build models on this theme, a superb book from Crecy Publishing is an invaluable reference.

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BOOK REVIEW: HST - The train that saved Britain’s railways

New from Crecy Publishing is this colourful photographic tribute to British Rail’s InterCity 125 High Speed Train (HST). Following its introduction to service in 1976, the HST transformed InterCity services, acting in an almost ambassadorial way and this book relives that story.

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BOOK REVIEW: How a Steam Locomotive Works

If you have ever wondered how a steam locomotive works, then this book should provide the necessary insight.

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BLIGHTY’S WINGS AND ROTORS

Crécy's stunning new hardback book 'Britain's Aircraft Industry' offers a wealth of history, gorgeous images and heaps of modelling inspiration, as CHRIS CLIFFORD finds out.

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Locomotives of the Isle of Wight Railways

Considering its size, the Isle of Wight once enjoyed an extensive network of railway lines and this latest volume from Crecy sets out to detail these operations from the beginning to the present day.

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North West Rail Atlas

A recent addition from Crecy is this impressively detailed Liverpool & Manchester Railway Atlas.Despite the title, this atlas actually covers more than just those two cities, with the extremities included chosen on a route basis.

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The Acquired Wagons of British Railways Vol. 3

This third volume in the series from OPC focuses on the wooden-bodied coal wagons built for private owners and railway companies from 1923 and absorbed by British Railways on Nationalisation.

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RUSSIA'S AERIAL HUNTER

For in-depth analysis of Soviet/ Russian aviation designs, few books can rival Crécy’s Famous Russian Aircraft series, with its latest volume providing a detailed study of the Mikoyan MiG-31 (NATO nickname Foxhound).