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Postwar Military Aircraft

The Postwar Military Aircraft series comprised a number of hardback books focusing on British military aircraft after World War Two. Each volume included a very well written development history and a look at the aircraft's operational career. Specifications and production details normally appeared in an appendix. The illustrations comprised b+w photos plus 3-view line drawings, diagrams and/or a cutaway drawings. There were no colour illustrations except on the cover.

Publisher: Ian Allan Ltd, UK Language: English
112 or 128 pages, Hardback, 6.3 x 9.4 inches, b+w photos, line drawings & diagrams.


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'1 - Gloster Javelin'
by Maurice Allward
[ISBN 0 7110 1323 3, First published: 1983]

112 pages. Reprinted 1999.

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'2 - Gloster Meteor'
by Chaz Bowyer
[ISBN 0 7110 1477 9, First published: Mar 1985]

112 pages.

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'3 - Avro Shackleton'
by John Chartres
[ISBN 0 7110 1513 9, First published: Sept 1985]

112 pages.

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'4 - Avro Vulcan'
by Andrew Brookes
[ISBN 0 7110 1548 1, First published: Oct 1985]

128 pages.

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'5 - De Havilland Vampire, Venom and Sea Vixen'
by Philip Birtles
[ISBN 0 7110 1566 X, First published: 1986]

112 pages.

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'6 - Handley Page Victor'
by Andrew Brookes
[ISBN 0 7110 1803 0, First published: Oct 1988]

128 pages.

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'7 - Supermarine Attacker, Swift and Scimitar'
by Philip Birtles
[ISBN 0 7110 2034 5, First published: Mar 1992]

112 pages.

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