Forthcoming titles

Messerschmitt Bf 109s of KG(J)6

Messerschmitt Bf 109s of KG(J)6

The difficulties connected with implementation of Me 262 into operational service especially the lack of experienced fighters resulted in a rare process of retraining pilots from disbanded Kampfgeschwaders to jet fighters. The end of the process – combat sorties of retrained pilots with Me 262s - is described in the title “Messerschmitt Me 262s of KG & KG(J) Units”.
The new title will deal with initial phase when retraining of KG(J) 6 personnel started in Czech area during autumn 1944. We would try to describe the reasons and the course of this action till the final operational sorties in 1945. The main attention will be dedicated to the main machine used for the training - Messerschmitt Bf 109.
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Luftwaffe Pilot Training in Czech Area 1939–45

Luftwaffe Pilot Training in Czech Area 1939–45

Our intention to extend the title “Luftwaffe Over Czech Territory 1945” and the “red” series of detailed publications by the titles dedicated to Luftwaffe pilot training in Protectorate area has got a more clear idea about their structure and content. The creation of the training titles concept wasn’t an easy task due to type of available documents which differ from documents about combat units.
The initial title “Luftwaffe Pilot Training in Czech Area 1939–45” will deal with prerequisites enabling the Protectorate became important Luftwaffe training base. Contemporary it will contain an overview of pilot schools and training units operating in Protectorate.
The title mentioned will be followed by publications dedicated to separate schools with the aim to document as many as possible aircraft used.
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Avia B.534 (Dogan) in Bulgarian Air Force

Avia B.534 (Dogan) in Bulgarian Air Force

Jaroslav Kreč

The Avia B.534 was the iconic fighter of Czechoslovak Air Force of the late nineteen thirties, the Munich diktat period in 1938 and the dissolution of the Czechoslovakia in March 1939. Although she was not allowed to proof her combat quality under Czechoslovak colors she flew sorties in various roles including combat sorties by Luftwaffe, by Vzdusne zbrane of Slovakia and by Bulgarian Air Force. The service by the last mentioned air force is the topic of this detailed study.
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