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Blackburn Buccaneer
The Awesome Flying Banana Jet
in Royal Air Force Service

by Willy Peters and Glenn Sands

Fox Two Mini

S u m m a r y

Catalogue Number and Description

Fox Two Mini Item No. FTM001
Blackburn Buccaneer - The Awesome Flying Banana Jet in Royal Air Force Service
by Willy Peters and Glenn Sands

Media and Contents: A4 landscape, softcover, English and German text, 64 pages of content, full colour, over 250 images

€16.95 available online from Little Shop of Phantoms website

Review Type: FirstRead
Advantages: Comprehensive coverage, very clear images, perfect size for the work bench.
Conclusion: Highly Recommended.


Reviewed by Mick Evans

Uncovering the Starfighter is available online from Squadron.com




This new publication from Fox Two is in A4 size landscape format and contains 65 pages packed with detail.  The quality of paper, photographs and printing is excellent.  The publication is a softcover publication and has gloss paper pages throughout. 

This is an illustrated history of the Blackburn (Hawker Siddeley) Buccaneer S.2B in Royal Air Force Service.  The text is in English with German translation included. 

Many in-service photographs including many anniversary schemes are offered.  Gulf War nose art aircraft are also captured but most of these are taken on return to the UK. 

Most importantly for modelers is the many in-detail photographs which include the radar, cockpits, wheel wells, bomb bay, engines and engine bays.  The Martin Baker Mk.6MSB1&2 Ejection Seats are well photographed to present all the detail and colours of the seat. 

The remaining photographs are dedicated to external intricacies of the Buccaneer.  The final pages are dedicated to the weapons that the Buccaneer carried including thenMk20B underwing buddy refueling pod.

The inside of the front cover is dedicated to the Buccaneer Aviation Group.  This is a group of volunteers who are dedicated to the preservation and maintenance of two ex-Royal Air Force Buccaneers XX894 and XW544.  They list a website, Facebook and twitter accounts.

Highly recommended

Thanks to DoubleUgly! Publications for the review sample.

Review Copyright 2015 by Michael Drover
This Page Created on 26 August, 2015
Last updated 25 September, 2015

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