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Blue Rider Publishing produces Blue Rider decals in 1/72 and 1/48 scale,
MiniScale decals in 1/144 scale & Comic Design fictional decals in 1/72 scale.
We are also the publishers of Blue Rider Air Force Specials,
Blue Rider Colour Guides and Insignia Magazine.

 
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Books, magazines and CD-ROMs
This page contains our eBooks in PDF format. In order to comply with EU VAT rules on electronic and digital services, the purchase buttons on this page will redirect to our webpages at Blurb or Payhip. Blurb eBooks will have the appropriate rate of VAT added before checkout. Payhip eBook prices are inclusive of VAT.


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An illustrated history of Hergé's aircraft - from Tintin to Jo, Zette and Jocko
176pp colour paperback
Aircraft feature prominently in the graphic works of Hergé . This detailed study in 176 full colour pages details each type and places it in its historical context. With the timeless work of Hergé as the uniting thread, dive into the Golden Age of aviation, the world of air-racing, the biplanes and monoplanes up to the first modern jets.

Code CDPDF-009-EN
Price: £15.99
 

FRENCH EDITION -
Une histoire illustrée des avions d'Hergé : De Tintin à Jo, Zette et Jocko
176pp eBook in PDF format.
Les avions occupent une place importante dans l’œuvre d’Hergé. Cette étude de 176 pages en couleur se propose d'en dresser l’inventaire et de replacer chaque avion dans son contexte historique. Avec l’œuvre indémodable d’Hergé comme principal fil conducteur, plongez dans l’âge d’or de l’aviation, ses courses aériennes, ses avions à hélices et ses premiers jets modernes.

Code CDPDF-009-FR
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A Scale Modeller's Guide to Aircraft from the Adventures of Tintin
60 page eBook in PDF format.
Featuring 1/72 and 1/144 colour schemes for 120 aircraft from Hergé's comics. Look out for the companion decal sheets here.

Code CDPDF-008
Price: £7.99
 

FRENCH EDITION -
Le Guide du Maquettiste des Avions des Aventures de Tintin
60 page eBook in PDF format.
A French language edition of our popular Tintin book featuring 1/72 and 1/144 colour schemes for 120 aircraft from Hergé's comics. Look out for the companion decals here.

Code CDPDF-008-FR
Price: £7.99
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The Best of Insignia Magazine Vol. 1: 1995-1996
68 page eBook in PDF format.
A selection of some of the best articles, photos and drawings from the first four issues of Insignia Magazine, the magazine for small air forces enthusiasts. A further four volumes are planned.

Code TBIM-001
Price: £7.99


 

Blue Rider Air Force Special No. 2: Bosnia & Croatia
65 page eBook in PDF format. 40 aircraft schemes described and illustrated. Look out for the companion decal sheet BR818 in 1/72 scale here.

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Code BRAFS-002
Price: £4.99

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Blue Rider Air Force Special No. 5: Latvian Air Force 1918-1940

52 page eBook in PDF format. With almost 40 aircraft illustrated and described in full colour, historical text and tables and almost 60 black and white photographs.

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Code BRAFS-005
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Blue Rider Air Force Special No. 7: Swiss Fliegertruppe 1914-36

32 page eBook in PDF format. 67 aircraft schemes described and illustrated in full colour. View sample spreads here.

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Code BRAFS-007
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Blue Rider Air Force Special Omnibus: Air Forces of the Baltic States 1919-2001

230 page eBook in PDF format. A compilation of our Baltic Air Force Specials has new material covering the 1992-2001 period with 136 aircraft described. Decals are available to accompany this eBook here. View a sample spread here.

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Code BRAFS-010
Price: £6.99

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Blue Rider Colour Guide No. 1: Albatros D.III (Oef)

52 page eBook in PDF format. Featuring the Austro-Hungarian version of the famous Albatros D.III fighter, this ebook features over 140 aircraft paint schemes described and illustrated in colour.

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Code BRCG-001
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Blue Rider Colour Guide No. 2: Fokker D.VII in Foreign Service
52 page eBook in PDF format. Over 80 colour schemes described in colour. Look out for the companion decal sheet BR525 (1/48 scale).

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Code BRCG-002
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A Scale Modeller's Guide to Aircraft of the Gran Chaco War
40 page eBook in PDF format. Featuring 45 marking schemes in 1/72 scale for aircraft of the 1928-1935 Bolivian / Paraguayan war. Look out for the companion decals here.

CodeBRAFS-008
Price: £7.99
INSIGNIA MAGAZINE eBook DOWNLOADS


Insignia Magazine
Vol. 1, No. 1

36 page A4 magazine in instant download PDF format. Sample below:
Bosnian Military Aviation

Code INPDF-001
Price: £2.99

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Insignia Magazine
Vol. 1, No. 2

36 page A4 magazine in instant download PDF format. Samples below:
WW1 Imperial Russia
Early Latvian Aircraft

Code INPDF-002
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Insignia Magazine
Vol. 1, No. 3

36 page A4 magazine in instant download PDF format. Samples below:
Hirdens Flykorps 1941-45
Katangan Air Force
Albatros D.III (Oef)

Code INPDF-003
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Insignia Magazine
Vol. 1, No. 4

36 page A4 magazine in instant download PDF format. Samples below:
Latvian Air Reserve
Russian Civil War
Early Polish Markings
1919 Bulgarian Navy

Code INPDF-004
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Insignia Magazine
Vol. 2, No. 5

36 page A4 magazine in instant download PDF format. Samples below:
Austrian Aircraft 1918-22
Chinese Aircraft at War
Heimwehr Flying Corps
Vickers Viking in Argentina

Code INPDF-005
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Insignia Magazine
Vol. 2, No. 6

36 page A4 magazine in instant download PDF format. Samples below:
Slovenia's First Helicopter
The DH9 in Estonia
Bolivian Bombers

Code INPDF-006
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Insignia Magazine
Vol. 2, No. 7

36 page A4 magazine in instant download PDF format. Samples below:
Lohner L40 Flugboot
Paraguayan Bombers
Ethiopian Potez 25

Code INPDF-007
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Insignia Magazine
Vol. 2, No. 8

36 page A4 magazine in instant download PDF format. Samples below:
Gloster Meteor Mk. 7
Serbian Air Force Markings

Code INPDF-008
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Insignia Magazine
Vol. 3, No. 9

36 page A4 magazine in instant download PDF format. Samples below:
Meindl/van Nes A-VII (M7)
Costa Rican Mustang

Code INPDF-009
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Insignia Magazine
Vol. 3, No. 10

36 page A4 magazine in instant download PDF format. Samples below:
Kwangsi Air Force
Early Chilean Markings
DAR Trainers

Code INPDF-010
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Insignia Magazine
Vol. 3, No. 11

36 page A4 magazine in instant download PDF format. Samples below:
Latvian Air Force
China 1912-1945
Gloster F.3/48 Project

Code INPDF-011
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Insignia Magazine
Vol. 3, No. 12

36 page A4 magazine in instant download PDF format. Samples below:
Bosnian and Croat Federation Air Force
Chilean Serials 1916-1924
Turkey 1913-1999

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Insignia Magazine
Vol. 4, No. 13

36 page A4 magazine in instant download PDF format. Samples below:
First Balkan War 1912
Sweden 1914-2000
Latvian Air Force 1998

Code INPDF-013
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Insignia Magazine
Vol. 4, No. 14

36 page A4 magazine in instant download PDF format. Samples below:
Swiss Air Force 1914-1936
Mongolia 1931-2000

Code INPDF-014
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Insignia Magazine
Vol. 4, No. 15

36 page A4 magazine in instant download PDF format. Samples below:
Albania 1947-2000
Wild Trainers 1924-1931
Greek Aviation 1912-1923

Code INPDF-015
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Insignia Magazine
Vol. 4, No. 16

36 page A4 magazine in instant download PDF format. Samples below:
Manchuria 1928-1945
Fokker D.XIII 1924-1933
Yugoslav Partisan Harvard

Code INPDF-016
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Insignia Magazine
Vol. 5, No. 17

36 page A4 magazine in instant download PDF format. Samples below:
Spain 1939-1952
Horten Jets in Argentina
Peru 1920-1930

Code INPDF-017
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Insignia Magazine
Vol. 5, No. 18

36 page A4 magazine in instant download PDF format. Samples below:
Yugoslav Navy 1918-1929
Early Italian Air Force

Code INPDF-018
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