Yakovlev Yak-1, Yak-3, Yak-7, Yak-9

Wojciech Sankowski, Wojciech Zmyslony

By 1941, the career of the Spitfire is well underway and the RAF has a powerful aircraft with the Mark V that exceeds all expectations. But it is the Mk IX, commissioned urgently in the summer of 1942, which becomes the most famous Spitfire. The latest version of the Spitfire, the Mark XVI, fitted with a Rolls Royce Merlin engine, is actually a Mk.
Date Published :
December 2015
Publisher :
Contributor(s) :
Thierry Vallet
Series :
Polish Wings
Illustration :
B&W photoscolor Profiles
No associated books available.


The next book in the popular Polish Wings series is on the most famous Soviet Yaks fighter’s family. Covers Yak-1, Yak-3, Yak-7 and Yak-9 in Polish Air Force during WWII and in late 40s.

More than 200 photos, mostly unpublished, and many color profiles.


"...another very good profile book from MMP....an excellent publication to have to hand when building any of the Yaks or looking for diorama inspiration"

- Model Airplane international, Issue 129

“Over 175 B&W photos, a couple contemporary color views, extended captions, and tables support this solid study. Thierry Vallet's 48 beautiful color plates – profiles, plan views and details – splendidly sated my modeling muse…Judge for yourself. Get this brilliant book, turn to the final chapter, and start converting your favorite Yak model!”

- Cybermodeler

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