Airframe Detail No 5 - Boulton Paul Defiant is coming! (Valiant Wings)

Airframe Detail No 5 - Boulton Paul Defiant

Airframe Detail No 5 - Boulton Paul Defiant is the next title in the "Airframe Detail" series coming soon from Valiant Wings Publishing. This series of books offers everything that modern modellers want when they are tackling a specific subject and includes:

•    Period diagrams

•    Data from flight manuals

•    Data from spare parts catalogues

•    Full colour profiles and concise camouflage and marking notes

Airframe Detail No 5- The Boulton-Paul Defiant - A Detailed Guide To The RAF’s Turret Fighter, by Richard A. Franks

The fifth title in the Airframe Detail series will be an essential companion for anyone tackling the Airfix, Trumpeter and Classic Airframes kits in 1/48th, or the Airfix, MPM and even Pavla examples in 1/72nd scale.

Contents will include all the elements listed plus:

•    A wealth of historical photographs and detail images of the world’s only complete preserved Defiant

•    Period detail images during production and service use

•    Colour profiles and by Richard J. Caruana

•    At least 80 pages in total

•    Lists of all Defiant, accessories and decals produced in all scales

•    Kit build of the new-tooled 1/48th Defiant from Airfix by Steve Evans

Airframe Detail No 5- The Boulton-Paul Defiant-A Detailed Guide To The RAF’s Turret Fighter by Richard A. Franks will retail at £13.95 per copy + postage and packing. 

The book will also be available from all good hobby stores and specialist bookshops. Publication is scheduled for late August - early Sept. 2018.

ISBN is 978-0-9957773-6-1

Pre-orders can be made via the Valiant Wings website,, by ‘phone on 01234 273434 (+44 1234 273434 if calling from outside the UK) or by writing to:

Valiant Wings Publishing, 8 West Grove, Bedford, MK40 4BT, UK


1/ Save £1 on RRP! Pre-order before September 10th at the special price of £12.95 per copy!

2/ Save money on postage! Pre-order before August 30th and save on post and packing, both UK and worldwi--de!

3/ Win a Defiant kit!. All pre-orders will be entered into a prize draw to win a new tool 1/48 scale Airfix Defiant!

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