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.
This compact compendium - and both volumes of Butowski's Russia's Warplanes: Russian-made Military Aircraft and Helicopters Today - deserve pride-of-place in the reference libraries of aircraft hobbyists, aviation historians, journalists and, yes, even intelligence analysts. * CyberModeler * This book, taken together the two previous pubblications of this series, will give you a complete view on the Russian aviation world...So I will surely reccomend to all the modellers that want precise load-outs on their models, but also to aviation historians and all other who loves the "Russian Stuff". * Reale Model Review * Russia's Air-launched Weapons is an essential element in the library of every Russian aviation enthusiast, historians, scale modelers, aircraft profilers and specifically the Fighter Pilots and the Intelligence Community. * Perspective Journal of the Philippine Air Force * This is a worthy study, useful for any Russian aircraft modeller. * Airfix Model World *