Piotr Butowski is an aviation journalist, writer and photographer specialising in the aviation of Russia, especially the themes of aerospace industry and technology. Since 1978 he has published several thousand articles in aviation magazines all over the world, mainly in Poland, the UK, France and Germany, but also in Brazil, the US, Japan, Spain, Italy, Russia and other countries. He is author of around 15 books on Russian aviation published in Poland, the US, the UK and Hong Kong between 1985 and 1996. After a break of almost 20 years, he wrote the first volume of the Russia's Warplanes series last autumn.
The book is a must for air force libraries and defence ministries worldwide - as well as Russian airpower enthusiasts who will find it equally indispensable. * Aviation News * Harpia's lavishly illustrated, two-part set remains the most authoritative, English-language survey of modern Russian warplanes. Buy both - definitely! Roundly recommended! * Cybermodeler * ...thoroughly comprehensive and beautifully illustrated. * Books Monthly *