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Aeronaut Books publishes quality aviation history books for enthusiasts by enthusiasts. Our books are heavily illustrated for your enjoyment and provide authoritative text for your confidence. Our standard page size is US Letter size (8.5" by 11", or 21.6 cm by 27.9 cm)
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Soft-Bound Books  – Available from Amazon:

Inside the Victories of Manfred von Richthofen | Volumes 1 and 2 by James F. Miller is the heavily-illustrated, comprehensive summary of all 80 victories of the famous Red Baron, the leading ace of WWI. Full details are given of each victory, including color profiles of the aircraft flown by von Richthofen, the type and serial of the downed aircraft, the names of the crewmen and their fate, etc. Volume 1 covers von Richthofen's career until his wounding in action on 6 July 1917 and has 203 photos, 12 illustrations, and 240 pages. It includes a detailed analysis of his combat with Lanoe Hawker and von Richthofen's wounding. Volume 2 covers von Richthofen's career from his 1917 wounding in action until his death in action and has 163 photos and 234 pages. It also has a comprehensive discussion of PTSD as a possible contributor to his death and extensive coverage of his souvenirs. These two soft-bound volumes are $49.99 each.

Victoria Cross by Alex Revell is the story of the 19 British airman awarded Britain's highest award for valour in WWI. This is a second edition of the book originally published in 1997 with more photos and color profiles. Soft-bound, 156 pages, 144 photos, 42 color profiles. $34.99.

Grim Reapers by Jon Guttman is the story of French Escadrille 94 in WWI. Soft-bound, 94 pages, 105 photos, 16 color profiles. $29.99.

The Happy Warrior by Alex Revell is a new biography of James McCudden, VC. Soft-bound, 304 pages, 275 photos, 4 color profiles. $29.99.

Hard-Bound Books Available Direct from Aeronaut Books:

Aviators of the Great War – The Aviation Art of Steve Anderson is hard-bound, 176 pages, full color, 61 paintings (29 from Wingnuts Wings box art, 38 color photos of museum & reproduction aircraft, 230 WWI-era photos, a chapter by Steve Anderson on how he creates his art, chapters by more than a dozne noted WWI aviation historians, and Forward by Sir Peter Jackson, renowned producer of the stunning Lord of the Rings and Hobbit movies. $49.95.

American Military Aircraft 1908–1919 is hard-bound, 752 pages, more than 1,000 photos & drawings, 38 color profiles. Covers all American military aircraft produced domestically or purchased from France, Britain, and Italy. $99.95.

Royal Prussian Jagdstaffel 30 is hard-bound, 208 pages, 158 photos, 56 color profiles and 3 paintings commissioned specifically for this book. $39.95.

Carl Menckhoff: Reminiscenses of War and Captivity is hard-bound, 304 pages, 208 photos, 3 color profiles, English & German text. $39.95.

Books in The Blue Max Airmen Series – Available from Amazon:

The Blue Max Airmen Volume 8: German Airmen Awarded the Pour le Mérite is available from Amazon.com in the USA and Europe. The book covers aces Heinrich Gontermann and Lothar von Richthofen, younger brother of the Red Baron. The book has 133 photos, 9 color profiles of the aces' aircraft, and 126 pages. Price is $29.99.

The Blue Max Airmen Volume 7: German Airmen Awarded the Pour le Mérite is available from Amazon.com in the USA and Europe. The book covers aces Otto Bernert, Emil Schaefer, and Kurt Wolff. The book has 133 photos, 12 color profiles of the aces' aircraft, and 118 pages. Price is $29.99.

The Blue Max Airmen Volume 6: German Airmen Awarded the Pour le Mérite is available from Amazon.com in the USA and Europe. The book covers Werner Voss, Gen.Lt. Ernst von Hoeppner, commanding officer of the German Air Force, and Oblt. Hermann Thomesen, his chief of staff. The book has 131 photos, 16 color illustrations, and 106 pages. Price is $29.99.

The Blue Max Airmen Volume 5: German Airmen Awarded the Pour le Mérite is available from Amazon.com in the USA and Europe. The book covers Manfred von Richthofen, The Red Baron, and has 130 contemporary photos, 13 color illustrations, and 30 color profiles of aircraft flown by The Red Baron, and 136 pages. Price is $34.99.

The Blue Max Airmen Volume 4: German Airmen Awarded the Pour le Mérite is available from Amazon.com in the USA and Europe. The book covers aces Rudolf Berthold, Gustav Leffers, Albert Dossenbach, and Hans Berr and has 140 photos, 14 color profiles, and 112 pages. Price is $29.99.

The Blue Max Airmen Volume 3: German Airmen Awarded the Pour le Mérite is available from Amazon.com in the USA and Europe. The book covers aces Otto Parschau, Wlater Höhndorf, Ernst von Althaus, and Wilhelm Frankl and has 165 photos, 14 color profiles, and 118 pages. Price is $29.99.

Books in Our Great War Aviation Centennial Series – Available from Amazon:

The Fighting America Flying Boats of WWI | Volumes 1 & 2: These books total 745 photos and drawings, 66 color profiles, scale drawings of the F.1 and F.3, and 552 pages. Volume 1 has 355 photos and drawings, 27 color profiles, and 272 pages. Volume 2 has 390 photos and drawings, 39 color profiles, and 280 pages. Price is $59.99 for each volume. No PDF version is planned.

Friedrichshafen Aircraft of WWI: This book has 541 photos (18 in color), 37 color profiles, scale drawings of 11 aircraft, and 312 pages. Price is $59.99. No PDF version is planned.

Genesis of Fighter Aviation in WWI: This book tells the story of the development of fighter aviation during WWI and the legend of the fighter ace. It has 550 photos, 170 color profiles, and 280 pages. Price is $59.99. No PDF version is planned.

Brandenburg Aircraft of WWI | Volume 1–Landplanes: This book by noted historian Colin Owers covers Brandenburg landplanes and has 475 photos (59 in color), 67 color profiles, scale drawings of 6 aircraft, and 230 pages. Price is $59.99. No PDF version is planned.

Brandenburg Aircraft of WWI | Volume 2–Biplane Seaplanes: This book by noted historian Colin Owers covers Brandenburg biplane seaplanes and has 336 photos, 54 color profiles, scale drawings of 15 aircraft, and 276 pages. Price is $59.99. No PDF version is planned.

Brandenburg Aircraft of WWI | Volume 3–Monoplane Seaplanes: This book by noted historian Colin Owers covers Brandenburg monoplane seaplanes and has 460 photos, 38 color profiles, scale drawings of 3 aircraft, and 248 pages. A photo addendum includes photos of landplanes and biplane seaplanes that would not fit in the first two volumes. Price is $59.99. No PDF version is planned.

AEG Aircraft of WWI: This book has 277 photos, 70 color profiles, scale drawings of 8 aircraft, and 186 pages. Price is $49.99. No PDF version is planned.

German Seaplanes of WWI: This book covers the seaplanes of Sablatnig, Kaiserliche Werften, Lübeck-Travemünde, LTG, and Oertz, and has 110 photos, 19 color profiles, scale drawings of 6 aircraft, and 114 pages. Price is $29.99. No PDF version is planned.

German G-Type Bombers of WWI: This book has 329 photos, 54 color profiles, scale drawings of 4 bombers in 1/72 scale, and 202 pages. Price is $49.99. No PDF version is planned.

German Monoplane Fighters of WWI: This book has 310 photos, 50 color profiles, scale drawings of 4 fighter aircraft in 1/48 scale, and 152 pages. Price is $39.99. No PDF version is planned.

SSW Aircraft of WWI: This book has 305 photos, 49 color profiles, scale drawings of 7 Roland aircraft in 1/48 scale and one if 1/72 scale, and 208 pages. Price is $49.99. No PDF version is planned.

Rumpler Aircraft of WWI: This book has 375 photos, 53 color profiles, scale drawings of 9 Rumpler aircraft in 1/48 (7 aircraft) or 1/72 (2 aircraft) scales, and 208 pages. Price is $49.99. No PDF version is planned.

Aviatik Aircraft of WWI: This book has 160 photos, 34 color profiles, scale drawings of 7 aircraft in 1/48 scale, and 90 pages. Price is $29.99. No PDF version is planned.

Roland Aircraft of WWI: This book has 390 photos, 50 color profiles, scale drawings of 8 Roland aircraft in 1/48 scale, and 206 pages. Price is $49.99. No PDF version is planned.

Germany's Fighter Competitions of 1918: This book has more than 215 photos, 65 color profiles, scale drawings of 9 aircraft in 1/48 scale, and 166 pages. Price is $39.99. No PDF version is planned.

Germany's Triplane Craze: This book has more than 145 photos, 44 color profiles, scale drawings of 5 aircraft in 1/48 scale, and 102 pages. Price is $29.99. No PDF version is planned.

Gotha Airplanes of WWI: This book has more than 285 photos, 28 color profiles, scale drawings of 6 aircraft (2 in 1/48 scale, 4 in 1/72 scale) and 198 pages. Price is $49.99. No PDF version is planned.

German Armored Warplanes of WWI: This book has more than 160 photos, 38 color profiles, scale drawings of 4 aircraft in 1/48 scale, and 116 pages. Price is $32.99. No PDF version is planned.

Pfalz Aircraft of WWI: This book has 530 photos, 81 color profiles, scale drawings of 15 aircraft in both 1/72 and 1/48 scales, and 264 pages. Price of this large book is $59.99. No PDF version is planned.

Nachtflugzeug! German N-Types of WWI: This book has 54 photos, 7 color photos, 9 color profiles, and 3 scale drawings (AEG N.I and Sablatnig N.I to 1/48, BFW N.I to 1/72) in its 44 pages. The print edition costs $14.99. Buy the PDF edition from this website for $5.99. 

Development of German Warplanes in WWI:  This book has 200 photos, 12 color photos, 62 color profiles, and 30 tables of data in is 148 pages. The  print edition costs $33.99. Buy the PDF edition from this website for $9.99. 

German Seaplane Fighters of WWI: This book has 223 photos, 9 color photos, 27 color profiles, five paintings, and 1/48 scale drawings of 8 aircraft types (Brandenburg KDW, W16, W19, W25, W33, W34 and Rumpler 6B1 & 6B2) in its 150 pages. The  print edition costs $34.99. Buy the PDF edition from this website for $9.99. 

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The Belgian Air Service in the First World War

The Belgian Air Service in the First World War

The Belgian Air Service in the First World War
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This is the story of the men, machines, and operations of the valiant Aviation Militaire Belge from its beginnings until the Armistice.
• The story of the Belgian Air Service
• The airplanes of the Belgian Air Service
• Daily chronology of the Belgian Air Service in combat
• Biographies of 375 Belgian aviators
• More than 1,000 photographs!
• 79 color profiles of Belgian aircraft
• 728 pages, hard bound, 8.5” by 11” page size

Note: Shipping via International M-Bag at reduced rates compared with the standard medium flat rate box is for these countries only: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Denmark Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Greenland, Holland (Netherlands), Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Kosovo, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, Norway, Portugal, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK, & Vatican City.
Specifications
Total Pages 728
Color Pages 24
Page Size 8.5" by 11" (standard US letter size)
Photos 1000+
Biographies of Airmen 375
Color Profiles 81
Binding Hard bound
Shipping Weight About 7.4 pounds

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