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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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Welcome to Blue Rider Publishing!

Welcome to our website and online shop, featuring Blue Rider's large range of aircraft decals, eBooks and publications.

We have around 150 products in our full range. Use the buttons above to view and purchase our decals using our secure PayPal checkout for next working day despatch. Books are available using the links to Amazon, and our eBooks are available from our Blurb and Payhip storefronts.

After a very long wait, Issue 19 of Insignia Magazine is now available as an eBook!

NEW DECALS HERE NOW!
BR265: Post WW1 Austria

NEW DECALS HERE SOON!
BR264: Ukraine 1918-1921
BR266: China 1914-1927
BR267: Latvia 1918-1940
BR268: Spain 1920-1925
BR424: Aizsargu 1931-36
BR425: Sweden 1920-21
Check them out here.


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NEW: A supplement to the Scale Modeller's Guide to Aircraft from the Adventures of Tintin
24pp colour paperback
This supplement to our popular Scale Modellerís Guide to Aircraft from the Adventures of Tintin features a further 35 aircraft profiles in 1/72 and other common modeling scales with detailed colour information. Aircraft featured are those with a minor or incidental role in the stories, or some of the many colour variations from serialisations of the Tintin stories in Le Petit Vingtieme, Coeurs Vaillants and Tintin Magazine.

Also available as an instant download eBook here.

ISBN 978-1388681586
Price: £9.99 plus p&p




 

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.

Also available as an instant download eBook here.

ISBN 978-1366565471
Price: £24.99 plus p&p




 

Une histoire illustrée des avions d'Hergé : De Tintin à Jo, Zette et Jocko
176pp colour paperback
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.

Also available as an instant download eBook here.

ISBN 978-1364443689
Price: £24.99 plus p&p







A Scale Modeller's Guide to Aircraft from the Adventures of Tintin
60pp colour paperback
Featuring 1/72 and 1/144 scale colour schemes for 120 aircraft from Hergé's comics. Look out for the companion decal sheets here.

Also available as an instant download eBook here.

ISBN 978-1320672580
Price: £17.99 plus p&p

 

A Scale Modeller's Guide to Aircraft of the Gran Chaco War
40pp colour paperback
Featuring 45 marking schemes in 1/72 scale for aircraft of the 1928-1935 Bolivian / Paraguayan war. Look out for the companion decals here.

Also available as an instant download eBook here.

ISBN 978-1320550246
Price: £15.99 plus p&p

 

A Scale Modeller's Guide to Aircraft of the Gran Chaco War
40pp colour paperback with decals
45 marking schemes in 1/72 scale for aircraft of the 1928-1935 Bolivian / Paraguayan war. Also includes Blue Rider decal sheets BR250 and BR255.

Code BRAFS008-DEC
Price: £25.00 inc. p&p
 

Le Guide du Maquettiste des Avions des Aventures de Tintin
60pp colour paperback
French language edition of our Tintin book featuring 1/72 and 1/144 scale colour schemes for 120 aircraft from Hergé's comics. Look out for the companion decals here.

Also available as an instant download eBook here.

ISBN 978-1364937850
Price: £17.99 plus p&p






Aviation in post WW1 Austria: Blue Rider Decal Monograph No. 1
24pp colour paperback
The first in a series of decal monographs, this book features details of aircraft used in Military and Police Aviation units 1918-1922, Civil Aviation 1918-1922 and Paramilitary Aviation (including the Heimwehr) 1925-1936. For use with sheets BR246 and BR265.

Also available as an instant download eBook here.

ISBN 978-0368811302
Price: £9.99 plus p&p



 

The Best of Insignia Magazine Vol. 1: 1995-1996
68pp colour paperback
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.

Also available as an instant download eBook here.

ISBN 978-1364381431
Price: £15.99 plus p&p



 

We now have eight Tintin themed decal sheets in our range, with the recent release of four new sheets: CD012, CD013, CD014 and CD015. See them here.

Don't forget our other recent releases: Sheet BR423 - WW1 RFC Presentation Aircraft: BE2c 1915-1919 featuring featuring inscriptions and serials for eight Royal Aircraft Factory BE2c presentation aircraft, and Sheet BR414 - Red Army of China Air Force 1945-1946 with decals for Kawasaki Ki-45, Mitsubishi Ki-46 and Nakajima Ki-43. Available here.
 

Our new 38 page catalogue is now available as an instant download eBook here. It is also issued as a collectable printed version. It includes a full checklist of every Blue Rider product ever issued.

Established in 1987, Blue Rider produces high quality decals and books for the aviation modeller and enthusiast. We cover all periods of military aviation, but concentrate on esoteric subjects, including WW1 and smaller air forces.

ISBN 978-0464012108
Price: £7.50 plus p&p



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