Wings of Fame – Contents Listing

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Volume 1  
Fighter Combat over Korea Part 1: First Kills by Warren Thompson (1 map, 5 col profiles, 1 3-view col drwg); Northrop YF-17: The Fighter they didn’t want by Bill Gunston (1 3-view col drwg); Flying with the Firebirds: RAF’s No.56 ‘Firebirds’ Sqn by Henryk Ploszek (1 3-view col drwg); Classic Warplanes: North American P-51 Mustang – A complete study including development, combat history, post-war achievements, colour schemes and operators by Bill Gunston & Robert F Dorr (60 pages, 4 3-view col drwg, 16 col profiles, 1 fold out col drwg, cutaway line drwg, 4 pages small col profiles); Air War Vietnam: Navy Phantoms in Vietnam – F-4 use by Robert F Dorr (1 col 3-view drwg, 2 col profiles); Tupolev Tu-98 ‘Backfin’ An unknown experimental by Bill Gunston (no drwgs); Unit Heritage: Jagdgeschwader Richthofen: Phoenix Twice Risen – JG 1/JG 2/JG 71 by John Weal (21 col profiles, 3 col 3-view drwgs, 11 insignia drwgs); Variant Briefing: McDonnell F-88/F-101 Voodoo by Robert F Dorr (9 side view line drwgs, 3 3-view col drwgs); A Decade of Air Power: Fleet Air Arm 1960-1969 by David Donald and Bill Gunston (2 orbats)
Volume 2  
Fighter Combat over Korea Part 2: Jet Aces by Warren Thompson (9 col profile, 1 3-view col drwg); Beyond the Frontiers: Northrop’s Flying Wings by Bill Gunston (no drwgs); Lockheed F-104 Starfighter – Lockheed’s best-selling interceptor, recon. platform and bomber is fully analyzed by John Fricker & Paul Jackson (62 pages, 3 3-view col drwg, 3 pages small col profiles, 1 fold out col drwg, cutaway line drwg, 3 variant drwgs); Unit Heritage: VF-31 ‘Tophatters’ – From biplanes to F-14 Tomcats by Peter B Mersky (11 col profile, 3 3-view col drwg); An Industry of Prototypes: Sud Est Baroudeur – The Forgotten Legionaire by David Donald (1 col cutaway drwg); Variant Briefing: Hawker Hurricane by Francis K Mason (2 3-view col drwg, 11 side view line drwgs, 1 3-view line drwg); A Decade of Air Power: Royal Canadian Air Force 1950-1959 Part 1: by Jeff Rankin-Lowe (no orbats)
Volume 3  
‘Huns’ over Vietnam – The F-100 Super Sabre in Southeast Asia by Robert F Dorr (2 col profile, 1 3-view col drwg); Beyond the Frontiers: All the Fours – Republic XF-12 Rainbow by David Donald (no drwgs); Avro Vulcan – Complete history of Britain’s legendary nuclear bomber and Falklands’ warrior by Paul Jackson (62 pages, 2 3-view col drwg, 5 small col profiles, 2 pages insignia col drwgs, fold out col drwg, cutaway line drwg, individual aircraft details); Fighter Combat over Korea Part 3: A Year of MiGs by Warren Thompson (9 col profile, 1 3-view col drwg); An Industry of Prototypes: Focke-Wulf Fw 187 Falke by David Donald (no drwgs); Variant Briefing: North American B-25 Mitchell by Robert F Dorr (3 3-view col drwg, 12 side view line drwgs); A Decade of Air Power: Royal Canadian Air Force 1950-59: Part 2 by Jeff Rankin-Lowe (1 orbat)
Volume 4  
Air Combat: Coastal Command Strike – A history of strike wing attacks on German WWII coastal shipping by Roy C Nesbit (1 col 3-view drwg); Unit Heritage: 94th Fighter Squadron ‘Hat in the Ring’ by Robert F Dorr (2 3-view col drwg); Messerschmitt Bf 109: The First Generation – Full story of the B, C, D and E variants by David Donald (42 pages, 13 col profiles, 2 3-view col drwgs, 3 pages small col profiles, fold out col drwg, cutaway line drwg); Fighter Combat over Korea Part 4: The Final Year – Air Battles of 1953 by Warren Thompson (18 col profiles, 1 3-view col drwg); Variant Briefing: Douglas A-4 Skyhawk Part 1 – US Navy and Marine Corps variants by Harry S Gann (1 3-view col drwg, 10 side view line drwgs); An Industry of Prototypes: Commonwealth CA-15 The ‘Kangaroo’ Fighter by David Donald (no drwgs); Beyond the Frontiers: BAC TSR.2 by Bill Gunston (3-view col drwg, col cutaway drwg); A Decade of Air Power: USAFE 1970-1979 by Bob Archer (2 orbats)
Volume 5  
Air War Vietnam: Skoshi Tiger – The Northrop F-5 in Vietnam by Warren Thompson (1 3-view col drwg); On Ice – Military Aviation in Antarctica by Jim Winchester (photo feature); Vought F-8 Crusader: MiG Master – Complete story of this superb US Navy fighter by Peter B Mersky (64 pages, 3 3-view col drwg, cutaway line drwg, fold out col drwg, 1 page small col profiles); Air Combat: Spitfire Spyplanes – The PR Specials by Dr Alfred Price (2 col 3-view drwgs); Beyond the Frontiers: German Jet VTOL – Ba 349, VJ 101, Do 31, VAK 191 by Bill Gunston (3 col cutaway drwgs); FMA I.Ae.30 Namcu – Argentinian Eaglet by Jim Winchester (no drwgs); Variant Briefing: Douglas A-4 Skyhawk Part 2 – Export variants by Harry S Gann (8 side view line drwgs, 1 3-view col drwg); A Decade of Air Power: Royal Air Force Fighters 1920-1929 by John D R Rawlings (2 orbats, 7 col profiles)
Volume 6  
Air Combat: Mirage and Dagger in the Falklands by Salvador Mafe Huertas; Saab J 21 – Sweden’s Ingenious Fighter by Robert Hewson (2 3-view col drwgs, 5 col profiles); Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress: Queen of the Skies – development, war service and post-war career of this classic bomber by William N Hess & Jim Winchester (66 pages, 3 3-view col drwgs, 9 col profiles, 3 pages small col profiles, fold out col drwg, cutaway line drwg); Air War Vietnam: Air Commandos – 1961-1966: The Early Years by Phillip D Chinnery; Unit Heritage: The ‘Dambusters’ – No.617 Squadron RAF by Francis K Mason (3-view col drwg, 3 col profiles); Variant Briefing: Northrop F-98 Scorpion by Robert F Dorr (11 side view line drwg, 1 3-view line drwg); An Industry of Prototypes: Welkin and Type 432 – Britain’s high-altitude fighter programme by Bill Gunston (small project drawing, cockpit panel drwg, cutaway line drwg)
Volume 7  
Air Combat: Eastern front Schlachtflieger – History of the Luftwaffe’s ground-attack units by John Weal (3 3-view col drwg, 19 col profiles); Beyond the Frontiers: McDonnell XF-85 Goblin – The Built-in Fighter by Robert F Dorr (1 col profile); English Electric Lightning – British supersonic fighter (66 pages, 2 3-view col drwg, 5 col profiles, fold out col drwg, cutaway line drwg) by Jon Lake; Unit Heritage: The Atomic Bombers – The 509th Bomb Group in World War II by Warren Thompson (2 col profiles); Variant Briefing: Martin Flying-Boats – Mariner, Mars and Marlin by Robert F Dorr (15 side view line drwgs); An Industry of Prototypes: Sukhoi T-4 – Russia’s Mach 3 bomber by Yefim Gordon (3-view line drwg); A Decade of Air Power: Israel 1950-1959 by Shlomo Aloni (2 orbats)
Volume 8  
‘Blue Angels’ – Fifty-year history of the Blue Angels by Harry S Gann (9 col profiles, 1 3-view col drwg); Air Combat: Super Etendard in the Falklands by Salvador Mafe Huertas (no drwgs); Lockheed’s Blackbirds – A-12, YF-12 and SR-71 by Paul F Crickmore (64 pages, 2 3-view col drwgs, 1 project line drwg, fold out col drwg, cutaway line drwg, individual aircraft details); An Industry of Prototypes: Boeing XF8B – Boeing’s Last Fighter by Robert F Dorr (no drwgs); Air War Vietnam: MiG-17 over Vietnam by Zoltan Buza (4 col profiles); Variant Briefing: Handley Page Halifax Variants – British WWII bomber by Jon Lake (12 side view line drwgs, 1 3-view col drwg); A Decade of Air Power: Fleet Air Arm 1950-1959 by Ray C Sturtivant (2 orbats, 15 col profiles)
Volume 9  
American Volunteer Group – The ‘Flying Tigers’ by Robert F Dorr (1 3-view col drwg, 2 col profiles, 1 map); Beyond the Frontiers: Vought XF8U-3 Crusader III – the best fighter the Navy never had by Peter B Mersky (cutaway line drwg, col 3-view drwg); Supermarine Spitfire Part 1 – Merlin-engined variants by Dr Alfred Price (64 pages, 22 col profiles, 3 3-view col drwgs, 3 pages small col profiles, fold out col drwg, cutaway line drwg); Air War Vietnam: ‘Heavy Two’ Bomber Skywarriors in Vietnam – Douglas A-3 Skywarriors of VAH-2 in combat by Rene J Francillon (no drwgs); Air Combat: P-70 in the Pacific – the battle against Japanese night bombers by Warren Thompson (no drwgs); Variant Briefing: Mikoyan MiG-19 – Supersonic Soviet by Yefim Gordon & David Donald (1 3-view col drwg, 23 side view line drwgs, 1 5-view line drwg); An Industry of Prototypes: Martin-Baker fighters: The M.B.2, M.B.3, M.B.4 and M.B.5 by Bill Gunston (8 side view line drwgs, 1 cutaway line drwg, 1 col profile)
Volume 10  
Air Combat: Air War over the Desert – The Allied air forces in North Africa, 1940-43 by Francis K Mason (map, 13 col profiles, orbat); Beyond the Frontiers: Sud-Ouest Trident – Mixed-powerplant fighter by David Donald (1 col profile, col cutaway drwg); North American F-86 Sabre – The standard for post-war jet fighters by Larry Davis (66 pages, 2 small project drwgs, 3 pages small col profiles, fold out col drwg, cutaway line drwg, 3 3-view col drwgs); Air War Vietnam: FACs – Forward Air Control in Southeast Asia by Robert F Dorr (1 3-view col drwg); Variant Briefing: Bell Cobra Variants – P-39 Aircacobra and P-63 Kingcobra by Robert F Dorr (23 side view line drwgs, 2 3-view col drwgs); P-39 in the USSR – Bell P-39 in Soviet WWII service by Yefim Gordon (1 3-view col drwg); An Industry of Prototypes: Seagull: Supermarine’s last seaplane – Supermarine Seagull flying boat by John Heathcott (no drwgs)
Volume 11  
Air Combat: ‘MiG Maulers’ – F-86 Sabre in Korea, 1950-53 by Larry Davis & Warren Thompson (1 map, 15 col profiles); Supporting the front line – USAF airlift and Rescue in the 1950s by Robert F Dorr (photo feature); Beyond the Frontiers: Fairey Deltas – FD.1, FD.2 & BAC 221 by Jon Lake (3 col cutaway drwg, 1 col profile); Messerschmitt Bf 109 Part 2 – The later variants by David Donald (64 pages, 41 col profiles, 3 pages small col profiles, fold out col drwg, cutaway line drwg, 3 3-view col drwgs); MiG-19s in the Vietnam War by Dr Zoltan Buza & Dr Istvan Toperczer (1 3-view col drwg); Variant Briefing: Lockheed P-80 Shooting Star by Robert F Dorr (11 side view line drwgs, 1 3-view col drwg); An Industry of Prototypes: The Big MiGs – Mikoyan-Gurevitch Ye-150/152 by Yefim Gordon (6 2-view line drwgs); Unit Heritage: ‘Second to None’ – ‘Shiny Two’, No. II(AC) Squadron, RAF – From World War II to the Gulf by John Heathcott (1 3-view col drwg, 4 col profiles)
Volume 12  
Air Combat: A-4 Skyhawk in the Falklands by Salvador Mafe Huertas & David Donald (1 col profile, 1 3-view col drwg); An Industry of Prototypes: Heinkel He 119 by David Donald (5 small side view silhouettes); Convair F-106 Delta Dart – The Ultimate Interceptor by Robert F Dorr & Terry Panopalis (62 pages, 2 3-view col drwg, 2 pages col fin markings, fold out col drwg, cutaway line drwg); Unit Heritage: ‘Winged Daggers’ – No.10 Squadron, Indian Air Force by Pushpindar Singh (2 col profiles, map); Variant Briefing: Fairey Firefly by William A Harrison (11 side view line drwgs, 3 2-view line drwg, 1 3-view col drwg); A Decade of Air Power: Finnish Air Force 1940-1949 by Kari Stenman (3 orbats)
Volume 13  
Beyond the Frontiers: Hawker P.1127 & Kestrel by Bill Gunston (2 sketches, 4 3-view line drwgs, 1 col cutaway drwg, 1 col profile); Unit Heritage: Ha’Akrav/The ‘Scorpions’ – No.105 Squadron, IDF/AF by Shlomo Aloni (1 col profile); Grumman TBF/TBM Avenger by M. Hill Goodspeed (60 pages,6 col profiles, 2 3-view col drwgs, 3 pages small col profiles, fold out col drwg, cutaway line drwg, cockpit panel drwg); A Decade of Air Power: Bulgaria 1940-1949 by Alexander Mladenov (2 orbats, 4 col profiles); B-26 Invader in Korea by Warren Thompson; Variant Briefing: Lockheed F-94 Variants by Robert F Dorr 1 (3-view col drwg, 2 2-view line drwgs, 1 side view line drwg); “That others may live” – Air Force Search & Rescue Part 1: World War II and Korea by Larry Davis
Volume 14  
An Industry of Prototypes: Martin XB-51 by Clive Richards (1 small 3-view line drwg); “That others may live” – USAF Search & Rescue Part 2: 1958-1975 – The war in Southeast Asia by Larry Davis; Blackburn Buccaneer – Developed as a low level nuclear striker for the Royal Navy, it ultimately scored more success with the RAF by Denis J Calvert & David Donald (70 pages, 4 3-view col drwg, 1 small 3-view line drwg, 2 pages small col profiles, fold out col drwg, cutaway line drwg); Luftwaffe Nachtflieger Part 1: 1939-Spring 1942 by John Weal (8 col profiles, 1 3-view col drwg, 5 maps); Variant Briefing: Gloster Meteor – Part 1: Wartime development – F.9/40 to F.Mk 4 by Jon Lake (8 side view line drwgs, 2 2-view line drwgs); Beyond the Frontiers: Lockheed AH-56 Cheyenne – The Lost Tribe by Robert Hewson (1 3-view col drwg)
Volume 15  
RAF Phantoms – F-4 in RAF service by David Donald (1 3-view col drwg, cutaway line drwg, 8 fin markings col drwgs); Unit Heritage: “Niet paten maar doen” – No.322 Squadron, Royal Netherlands Air Force by Tieme Festner & Gert Kromhout (7 col profiles); Northrop P-61 Black Widow by Warren Thompson (66 pages, 3 3-view col drwgs, 4 small col profiles, fold out col drwg, cutaway line drwg); Luftwaffe Nachtflieger Part 2: May 1942 – May 1945 by John Weal (17 col profiles, 1 map, 2 3-view col drwg); Variant Briefing: Gloster Meteor Part 2: Post-war development – PR.Mk 5 to U.Mk 21A by Jon Lake (11 side view line drwgs, 2 2-view line drwgs, 1 3-view col drwg); Beyond the Frontiers: Soviet mixed-power fighters 1939-46 by Yefim Gordon & A Dexter (11 side view line drwgs, 2 3-view line drwgs, 1 cutaway line drwg)
Volume 16  
Beyond the Frontiers: ‘Pogo!’ Lockheed XFV-1 & Convair XFY-1 by Bill Gunston (1 3-view col drwg); Air Combat: Superfortress in Korea – Boeing’s B-29 at war in the Far East by Warren Thompson; Supermarine Spitfire Part 2: Griffon-engined variants and Seafire by Dr Alfred Price (58 pages, 10 col profile, 3 3-view col drwg, 3 pages small col profiles, fold out col drwg, cutaway line drwg); Unit Heritage: 1st Brazilian Fighter Group by Carlos Lorch (10 col profiles); Variant Briefing: Lockheed T-33/T2V Variants by Robert F Dorr (5 side view line drwgs, 1 2-view line drwg, 1 3-view col drwg); A Decade of Air Power: Royal Air Force Fighters 1930-1939 by Jon Lake (2 orbats, 8 col profiles); Air Combat: Shahaks over the Sinai: 101 Squadron, IDF/AF in the Six Day War Part 1: Rising tensions and Day One by Shlomo Aloni; Luftwaffe Markings: Part 1 Tactical Symbols, Markings and Identification Codes of German Military Aircraft 1918-1945 by John Weal (1 3-view col drwg, many code drwgs)
Volume 17  
They Also Served: Blackburn Firebrand & Firecrest by Jon Lake(1 small 3-view line drwg, cutaway line drwg, cockpit panel drwg); Air Combat: Shahaks over the Sinai: 101 Squadron, IDF/AF in the Six Day War Part 2: The Mirages prove their worth by Shlomo Aloni; An Industry of Prototypes: Aichi M6A1 Seiran: Clear Sky Storm – the Panama Canal bomber by Peter R Mersky (no drwgs); Convair F-102 Delta Dagger by Robert F Dorr (68 pages, 1 small 3-view line drwg, 2 3-view col drwgs, 2 pages fin insignia col drwgs, 7 col profiles, fold out col drwg, cutaway line drwg); Beyond the Frontiers: Curtiss F9C Sparrowhawk by M Hill Goodspeed (1 3-view col drwg); Variant Briefing: Polikarpov Biplane Fighter Variants by Yefim Gordon & A Dexter (38 col profiles, 26 side view line drwgs, 1 3-view line drwg); Built in Buffalo – Aircraft of the Curtiss Airplane Division, Curtiss-Wright Corporation, 1940-43 by Warren Thompson & John Heathcott (photo feature); ‘Pulsat Audaciter Die Noctuque’ – Canberras of the Fuerza Aerea Argentina by Juan Carlos Cicalesi & Santiago Rivas; Luftwaffe Markings: Part 2 Tactical Symbols, Markings and Identification Codes of German Military Aircraft 1918-1945 by John Weal (1 3-view col drwg, many code drwgs)
Volume 18  
Beyond the Frontiers: Convair R3Y Tradewind ‘The Flying LST’ by Robert F Dorr (1 col profile); ‘Thuds’ and Weasels – The F-105 Thunderchief in SEA, 1964-1974 by Larry Davis (1 col profile, 1 3-view col drwg); de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito Part 1: Bomber and PR variants by Martin Bowman (54 pages, 40 col profiles, 2 3-view col drwg, 3 pages small col profiles, fold out col drwg, cutaway line drwg); An Industry of Prototypes: Pencils of flame – Bristol’s Type 188 by Tony Buttler (4 concept line drwgs, 1 col cutaway drwg); Variant Briefing: Avro Canada CF-100 Canuck by Jeff Rankin-Lowe (2 side view line drwgs, 3 2-view line drwg); Air Combat: Malta 1940-1943 ‘The Fighter Pilot’s Paradise’ by Francis K Mason (map, 6 col profiles); Luftwaffe Markings: Part 3 Tactical Symbols, Markings and Identification Codes of German Military Aircraft 1918-1945 by John Weal (many code drwgs)
Volume 19  
They Also Served: IAR-Brasov IAR-80 – Romania’s indigenous World War II fighter by Danut Vlad (cutaway line drwg); Air war Vietnam: ‘Screaming Bird’ B-57 Canberra operations in Vietnam, 1963-72 by Robert C Mikesh (1 3-view col drwg); An Industry of Prototypes: F.18/37 fighter prototype – Hawker Tornado by John Heathcott (4 side view line drwgs); North American Rockwell A3J (A-5) Vigilante by M Hill Goodspeed (65 pages, 2 3-view col drwgs, 4 col profiles, 9 fin insignia col drwgs, fold out col drwg, cutaway line drwg); Last days of Hitler’s Luftwaffe – Fürth/Nuremberg airfield, May 1945 by Warren Thompson & John Heathcott (photo feature); 432nd TRW Phantoms at War, 1972 by Paul Crickmore & John Heathcott (photo feature); An Industry of Prototypes: Short SA.4 Sperrin – The RAF’s ‘Insurance Bomber’ by Clive Richards (1 3-view line drwg, col cutaway drwg); Variant Briefing: Bristol Blenheim by Jon Lake (2 col profiles, 1 3-view col drwg, 11 side view line drwgs, cutaway line drwg); Air Combat: Martin P4M Mercator – Cold War Elint-gathering operations by John Lake & Robert F Dorr (cutaway line drwg, 1 3-view col drwg); Beyond the Frontiers: Lavochkin La-250 Anaconda by Yefim Gordon (3 side view line drwgs, 1 3-view line drwg)
Volume 20  
Watching home waters – RAF Coastal Command Maritime operations, 1945-1982 by ? (2 col profiles, 1 3-view col drwg); Unit Heritage: 51 Stormo ‘Ferruccio Serafini’ by Luigino Caliaro (5 col profiles); Hawker Hunter by Jon Lake (69 pages, 3 small 3-view line drwgs, 3 3-view col drwg, 3 pages small col profiles, fold out col drwg, cutaway line drwg); Air War Korea: Heavy Haulers – USAF Transport Aircraft in the Korean War by Warren E Thompson; Variant Briefing: ‘Connies’ in uniform – Lockheed Constellation/Super Constellation Military Variants by Rene J Francillon (10 side view line drwgs, 1 3-view col drwg); A Decade of Air Power: RAAF 1950-1959 by Nigel Pittaway (2 orbats)

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