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New Airframe Album from Valiant Wings


Valiant Wings is delighted to announce the next title in the Airframe Album series will cover the Bristol Beaufighter. 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
  • Fully detailed 3D isometric views of prototype and production machines
  • Full colour profiles and concise camouflage and marking notes

Airframe Album No 14 – The Bristol Beaufighter – A Detailed Guide to Bristol’s Hard-hitting Twin by Richard A. Franks

The book will also be available from all good hobby stores and specialist bookshops. Publication is scheduled for early November.  ISBN is 978-0-9957773-8-5

This fourteenth title will be an essential companion for anyone tackling the 1/32 Revell, 1/48 Tamiya and Revell (new-tool), and 1/72 Hasegawa, new-tool Airfix and older kits.

Contents will also include:

  • A wealth of historical photographs and detail images of preserved Beaufighters
  • Period detail images during production and service use
  • Isometric views by Chris Sandham-Bailey of all prototype, production and projected airframes
  • Colour profiles and by Richard J Caruana
  • At least 160 pages in total
  • Lists of all Beaufighter accessories and decals produced in all scales
  • Kit builds of the new-tool Revell 1/48th Beaufighter TF.X by Steve Evans and the new-tool Airfix 1/72 TF.X by Libor Jekl

It will retail at just £18.95 per copy, plus postage and packing. 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
MK40 4BT


Save on postage! Pre-order before November 5th and save £2.00 on post and packing, both UK and worldwide!

Save on cover price. Pre-order before November 5th and save £1.00 on RRP!

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