The Apache in European Service

Author(s): Darren Willmin 

ISBN: 9781781554449
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The Apache is Europe’s primary attack helicopter and backbone for the Army Air Corps.

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  • A glorious and detailed insight in to the Apache attack helicopter
  • Photographs by Darren Willmin, one of the best-known names in aviation photography
  • Over 160 beautiful colour photographs on glossy paper


The Apache helicopter is a revolutionary development in the history of war, designed to hunt, take out and destroy up to 256 targets in less than five minutes. Highly manoeuvrable and heavily armed, the combat-proven Apache is the primary attack helicopter for many countries worldwide and is feared by many armed forces as well as terror groups in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria.

With its armour, sensors and heavy-duty weaponry, the Apache is a formidable opponent on the battlefield. It is a deadly combination of strength, agility and firepower. In The Apache in European Service, Darren Willmin explores the immense flying capabilities and the weaponry systems of the Apache that serves with the British, Greek and Royal Netherlands forces.

Willmin’s superb photographs capture the fundamentals of the Apache both from the ground and in the air. This unique collection will appeal to everyone with an interest in this truly amazing helicopter.

BOOK ISBN 9781781554449
FORMAT 235 x 165 mm
BINDING hardback
PAGES 96 pages
PUBLICATION DATE 15 July 2016
TERRITORY World
ILLUSTRATIONS 164 colour photographs







Darren Willmin has been an aviation enthusiast since the age of nine and has been capturing aeronautical photographs for over twenty years. His passion for aviation has taken him around the world visiting airports, airbases and airshows capturing unique and stunning images in the process. A keen blogger through his website ‘Aviation in Action’, he is also the founder of the Herts Aviation Society. Willmin had previously co-written Tornado in Pictures: The Multi-Role Legend for Fonthill Media (2015) with David Gledhill.


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