Guide To German Night Fighters In World War II The Night Defenders Of The Reich

If we take a look to the different kind of aircraft or the different radar devices that were used for the night fighting or the different tactics used, everybody can wonder why so many aircraft, radars and tactics?

Nakajima B5N Kate

When Pacific War broke out, the Japanese naval aviation had the world’s most modern torpedo bomber—the Nakajima B5N2.

Soviet Heavy Fighters 1926–1949

There were many attempts in various parts of the world to mount heavy-caliber cannons on airborne platforms, although designers rarely considered anything above 40 mm.

PZL P.11c

If you were to ask about the symbolic aircraft of the desperate defence of Polish sky during the tragic September ’39, without any doubt the answer should be one – the PZL P.11c.

Dornier The Yugoslav Saga 1926 - 2007

Claude Dornier’s contribution in the field of aviation started with the recognition by Count Zeppelin, who immediately following his employment at Luftshiffbau Zeppelin, discovered young engineer’s potential and provided him with a team and tools to succeed. (...)

I-16 Rata The fighter that saved the USSR

The author of this monograph would like to inform his reader right away that he does not claim to cover the following topic as fully as it could possibly be.

Boeing (McDonnell Douglas) F/A-18 E/F Super Hornets Vol. II

Built on the United States’ first strike fighter, the F/A-18 Hornet, today’s F/A-18E/F Super Hornet is an attack aircraft as well as a fighter through selected use of external equipment and advanced networking capabilities to accomplish specific missions.

Lavochkin La-5 Vol. I

The history of the design and development of Lavochkin fighter aircraft powered by radial engines is inextricably linked with two factors: the more or less flawed decision-making by the authorities regarding the development of the new generation of fighters, and the development of high-powered radials, which itself wasn’t exactly plain sailing.

Nakajima Ki-43 Hayabusa Vol. I

Nakajima K-43 Hayabusa, code-named Oscar by the Allies, was the Imperial Japanese Army’s equivalent of the Zero fighter in service with the Imperial Navy.

Boeing (McDonnell Douglas) F/A-18 A/B/C/D Hornets Vol. I

The F/A-18 Hornet is a single- and two-seat, twin engine, multi-mission fighter/attack aircraft that can operate from either aircraft carriers or land bases.

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