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With profiles of a host of exciting designs, accompanied by a descriptive narrative history of the various types, this volume combines practical information with reflective historical analysis, making for a visually rich volume providing modellers with all they need to know about the most exciting Russian Gunship helicopter designs and associated model kits.
This edition deals primarily with the three principal attack helicopter types of the present-day Russian Army;
The Mil MI-24 'Hind' – otherwise known as 'the Flying Crocodile' – has been produced in large numbers with many versions and variants produced. It has been supplied to a host of countries and seen considerable combat action in conflicts both in the Soviet Union and abroad. It still forms the backbone of army aviation in Russia and remains at the forefront of national exposure.
The Mil-28 is a more contemporary type and is broadly the equivalent of the McDonnell Douglas AH-64 Apache.
The Kamov Ka-52 'Alligator' – NATO name 'Hokum-B' – also features. This helicopter is in service with the Army and is entering service also with the Russian Navy.
Well-illustrated histories and structural analyses are supplemented with detailed descriptions of the various plastic scale model kits which have been released, along with commentary concerning their accuracy and available modifications and decals. This level of detail and insight is sure to prove invaluable to a wide community of model-makers, both at home and overseas.
Secret Service in the Cold War
By: Lieutenant Colonel John B. Sanderson, Myles Sanderson
By Wind and Iron
By: Michael G. Lamarie
Cockpit Commander - A Navigator's Life
By: Bruce Gibson
The Frigate HMS Trincomalee 1817
By: Wynford Davies, Max Mudie
Malta's Greater Siege
By: Paul McDonald
The Defense of Moscow 1941
By: Jacky Radey, Charles Sharp
The Guards Brigade in the Crimea
By: Michael Springman
Cornwall at War 1939-45
By: Derek Tait
Artillery in the Great War
By: Sanders Marble, Paul Strong
Fighting on Three Fronts
By: Major D. D. Ogilvie
Following in the Footsteps of Henry Tudor
By: Phil Carradice
The Fly by Nights
By: Donald W Feesey
Living in Medieval England
By: Kathryn Warner
A Marine at Gallipoli and on The Western Front
By: Harry Askin
Wellington Against Massena
By: David Buttery