Authors Kyösti Partonen
Illustrator JP Vieira, Marek Radomski, Chris Sandham-Bailey
Format A4, 232 pages (232 in colour)
This new book covers front-line and trainer jets deployed by the Finnish Air Force.
The procurement and operations of these aircraft are described by the well-known Finnish author Kyosti Partonen and are illustrated by many previously unpublished photographs, plus colour profiles exclusively created for publication here.
* dH Vampire Mk 52; * Vampire Trainer Mk 55; * Folland Gnat Mk 1; * Potez-Air Fouga CM 170 Magister; * Ilyushin Il-28 and Il-28R; * Mikoyan-Gurevitsh MiG-15UTI; * Mikoyan-Gurevitsh MiG-21 F13; * Mikoyan-Gurevitsh MiG-21UM; * Mikoyan-Gurevitsh MiG-21 bis; * SAAB 35BS, CS, FS and S Draken; * Bae Hawk Mk 51 and Mk 51A; * Bae Hawk Mk 66; * Gates Learjet 35A/S; * McDonnell/Boeing F-18C/D; * McDonnell/Boeing F/A-18 Hornet.
Covering a rarely documented aspect of post-war aviation history, this book features full descriptions of the colours and markings applied to these aircraft, walk-around colour photographs and rare black and white archive photographs.
Essential reading for aviation enthusiasts and scale aero-modellers.