Acknowledgments; Dedication; Glossary of Terms; Preface; Introduction; Soviet Fighters before the Lavochkins; Beginnings: The LaGG-1 and LaGG-3; The LaGG-3 in Detail; A New Engine and a New Fighter: The La-5; The La-5 in Detail; The Last and Best: The La-7; The La-7 in Detail; Soviet Fighter Pilot Training; Interview with a Lavochkin Fighter Pilot; The Post-war Piston-Engined Successors: The La-9 and La-11; Second Best: The Lavochkin Jets; Survivors; Scale Model Kits; Production Figures; Combat Losses; Lavochkin Fighter Polks (Regiments); Lavochkin Fighters Specifications; Notable Lavochkin Pilots; Games; Internet Resources; Further Reading; Bibliography; Index.
Jason Nicholas Moore is an avid air historian and modeller, with a particular interest in Soviet aeroplanes, and he has spent the last 40 years doing both historical research and constructing model aeroplanes. He has written a comprehensive history on the Il-2 Shturmovik, [Fonthill 2015]. In addition he has written a comprehensive modelling guide to the Il-2 Shturmovik which has not yet been published. He has spent much of the last 30 years researching Soviet aircraft in general, and has read extensively on the war on the Eastern Front.