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The Aero Series started off as a series of profiles of significant World War Two and 1920s aircraft, but from number 24 it switched to modern military jets and later also included military helicopters and civil airliners. With highly pictorial content, more pages and more colour illustrations were included as the series progressed.

Numbers 1-4: 35 pages, 4 pages colour, 9 x 12 ins.
Numbers 5-23: 52 pages, 4 pages colour, 9 x 12 ins, (except 60 pages in No.21).
Numbers 24-31: 104 pages, more colour.
Numbers 32-42: 70-128 pages, full colour, 9.5 x 7.8 ins.

Publisher: Aero Publishers Inc, USA (later TAB Books) Language: English
35-128 pages, Softback, b+w photos, col photos, colour drawings.


Quick jump: 1 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 40


'No.1 - Messerschmitt Me 109'
by staff of Aero Publishers
[ISBN n/a, First published: 1965]

35 pages, 1 col 3-view drwg, 4 tone profiles, 1 page col unit insignia drwgs, 1 col photo.

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'No.2 - Nakajima Ki-84'
by staff of Aero Publishers
[ISBN n/a, First published: 1965]

35 pages, 4 pages colour.

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'No.3 - Curtiss P-40'
by staff of Aero Publishers
[ISBN n/a, First published: 1965]

35 pages, 4 pages colour.

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'No.4 - Heinkel He 162 Volksjäger'
by staff of Aero Publishers
[ISBN n/a, First published: 1965]

35 pages, 4 pages colour.

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'No.5 - Boeing P-12, F4B'
by staff of Aero Publishers
[ISBN n/a, First published: 1966]

52 pages, 4 pages colour.

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'No.6 - Republic P-47 Thunderbolt'
by staff of Aero Publishers
[ISBN n/a, First published: 1966]

52 pages, 4 pages colour.

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'No.7 - Kamikaze'
by staff of Aero Publishers
[ISBN n/a, First published: 1966]

52 pages, 4 pages colour.

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'No.8 - Junkers Ju 87 'Stuka''
by staff of Aero Publishers
[ISBN 0-8168-0528-8, First published: June 1966]

52 pages, 4 pages colour.

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'No.9 - Dornier Do 335 Pfeil'
by Heinz J. Nowarra and Uwe Feist
[ISBN n/a, First published: 1966]

52 pages, 4 pages colour.

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'No.10 - Supermarine Spitfire'
by staff of Aero Publishers
[ISBN n/a, First published: 1966]

52 pages, 4 pages colour.

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'No.11 - Chance Vought F4U Corsair'
by Edward T. Maloney
[ISBN n/a, First published: 1967]

52 pages, 4 pages colour. Revised Second Edition.

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'No.12 - Heinkel 100, 112'
by R. S. Hirsch and Uwe Feist
[ISBN n/a, First published: 1967]

52 pages, 4 pages colour.

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'No.13 - Heinkel 177 "Greif"'
by R.S. Hirsch and Uwe Feist
[ISBN n/a, First published: 1967]

52 pages, 4 pages colour.

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'No.14 - Messerchmitt 262'
by R.S. Hirsch and Uwe Feist
[ISBN n/a, First published: 1967]

52 pages, 4 pages colour.

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'No.15 - North American P-51 Mustang'
by Edward T. Maloney
[ISBN n/a, First published: 1967]

52 pages, 4 pages colour.

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'No.16 - Messerschmitt Bf 110'
by R.S. Hirsch and Uwe Feist
[ISBN 0-8168-0560-1, First published: June 1967]

52 pages, 4 pages colour.

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'No.17 - Messerschmitt 163 "Komet"'
by Edward T. Maloney
[ISBN 0-8168-0564-4, First published: June 1968]

52 pages, 4 pages colour.

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'No.18 - Focke-Wulf 190 "Würger"'
by Eberhard Weber
[ISBN n/a, First published: 1968]

52 pages, 4 pages colour. Revised Second Edition.

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'No.19 - Lockheed P-38 Lightning'
by Edward T. Maloney
[ISBN n/a, First published: 1968]

52 pages, 4 pages colour.

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'No.20 - Grumman F8F Bearcat'
by Edward T. Maloney
[ISBN n/a, First published: 1968]

52 pages, 4 pages colour.

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'No.21 - Grumman TBF/TBM "Avenger"'
by B.R. Jackson and T. E. Doll
[ISBN 0-8168-0580-6, First published: 1970]

60 pages, no line drwgs, 1 page col painting, col 3-view drwg, 2 col profiles, 1 tone profile. 2nd: 1984, 95 pages, ISBN 0-8168-0583-0. Revised Second Edition.

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'Supplement to Grumman TBF/TBM "Avenger"'
by B.R. Jackson and T. E. Doll
[ISBN 0-8168-0582-2, First published: 1970]

31 pages, cockpit b+w photos, armament details, 8 appendices.

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'No.22 - Boeing P-26 "Peashooter"'
by Edward T. Maloney
[ISBN 0-8168-0584-9, First published: 1973]

52 pages, 4 pages colour.

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'No.23 - Douglas TBD-1 "Devastator"'
by B. R. Jackson and T. E. Doll
[ISBN 0-8168-0586-5, First published: 1973]

52 pages, 4 pages colour.

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'No.24 - Boeing B-52 "Stratofortress"'
by William G. Holder
[ISBN 0-8168-0588-1, First published: Oct 1975]

103 pages.

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'No.25 - Grumman F-14 "Tomcat"'
by James Perry Stevenson
[ISBN 0-8168-0590-3, First published: Sept 1975]

104 pages. 2nd edition: Dec 1986, ISBN 0-8306-8592-8, 104 pages.

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'No.26 - General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon'
by William G. Holder and William D. Siuru
[ISBN 0-8168-0596-2, First published: 1976]

104 pages. 2nd edition: 1982, by 'William D. Siuru and William G. Holder', ISBN 0-8168-0597-0, 104 pages with 50% new content.

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'No.27 - Convair F-106 "Delta Dart"'
by William G. Holder
[ISBN 0-8168-0600-4, First published: June 1977]

104 pages.

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'No.28 - McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle'
by James Perry Stevenson
[ISBN 0-8306-8604-5, First published: 1978]

104 pages. repr Dec 1986

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'No.29 - General Dynamics F-111 "Aardvark"'
by Jay Miller
[ISBN 0-8168-0606-3, First published: Feb 1982]

104 pages.

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'No.30 - North American XB-70A Valkyrie'
by Steve Pace
[ISBN 0-8168-0610-1, First published: 1984]

104 pages. Second Edition: 1990, ISBN 0-8306-8620-7, 98 pages.

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'No.31 - Harrier: British Aerospace and McDonnell Douglas AV-8A/B'
by William D. Siuru
[ISBN 0-8168-0611-X, First published: 1985]

104 pages.

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'No.32 - The B-1 Bomber'
by William G. Holder
[ISBN 0-8168-0613-6, First published: 1986]

89 pages.

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'No.33 - The McDonnell Douglas Apache'
by Frank Colucci
[ISBN 0-8306-8614-2 , First published: Feb 1988]

102 pages.

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'No.34 - Boeing B-52 Stratofortress'
by William G. Holder and Robert Woodside
[ISBN 0-8306-8615-0, First published: Feb 1988]

2nd edition of No.24. 84 pages.

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'No.35 - The B-1 Bomber'
by William G. Holder
[ISBN 0-8306-8616-9, First published: Dec 1988]

2nd edition of No.32. 104 pages.

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'No.36 - The McDonnell F-4 Phantom'
by Robert F. Dorr
[ISBN 0-8306-8617-7, First published: Aug 1989]

128 pages.

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'No.37 - Boeing 737'
by David H. Minton
[ISBN 0-8306-8618-5, First published: Dec 1989]

112 pages.

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'No.38 - The McDonnell Douglas OH-6A Helicopter'
by Donald J. Porter
[ISBN 0-8306-8619-3, First published: Jan 1990]

85 pages.

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'No.39 - A-7 Corsair II'
by William G. Holder
[ISBN 0-8306-3452-5, First published: July 1990]

78 pages.

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'No.40 - The Boeing 747'
by David H. Minton
[ISBN 0-8306-3574-2, First published: Feb 1991]

114 pages.

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'No.41 - The Grumman X-29'
by Steve Pace
[ISBN 0-8306-3498-3, First published: Oct 1990]

86 pages.

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'No.42 - F-16 Fighting Falcon'
by Bill Siuru and Bill Holder
[ISBN 0-8306-3425-8, First published: May 1991]

3rd edition of No.26. 84 pages.

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'F-117A Stealth Fighter: Facts,Figures,Past,Present, and Future Stealth Aircrafts'
by Steve Pace
[ISBN 0-8306-2795-2, First published: Jan 1992]

70 pages.

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'Northrop F-18 Hornet'
by James P. Stevenson
[ISBN 0-8168-0608-X, First published: Nov 1984]

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