fight the aerial battles of

 

World War 1

the Battle of Britain

the Allied Bombing Campaign

Israel's War of Independence

the Korean War

the Suez Crisis

North Vietnam

the Falklands War

 

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Playing Aids

Modeling tips

Bonus Game

Media List

Western Front

WW1 Aircraft

WW1 Painting Guide

Battle of Britain
Battle of Britain Aircraft
Battle of Britain Painting Guide
Defending The Reich
Defending The Reich Aircraft
Defending The Reich Paint Guide

Korea

Korea Aircraft

Korea Painting Guide

Suez

Suez Aircraft

Suez Painting Guide

North Vietnam

Vietnam Aircraft

Vietnam Painting Guide

Falklands

Falklands Aircraft

Falklands Painting Guide

Tumbling Dice Paul
 

 

 

 

Vapour Trails B-26 Invader

Wings at War  is a series of wargames rules for recreating air combat using 1/600th scale aircraft models.

 

Each set of rules is for a specific conflict or campaign, with games designed to last around one or two hours. As the sky tends to be a lot less cluttered than the ground, games can be set up quickly and fewer models are required - making for a cheaper night out.

 

Any number of people can play. As the victory target is dependent on the size of a force, opposing sides don't have to be equally balanced, a smaller or less sophisticated mix of planes can defeat a larger or more advanced enemy by reaching their (lower) victory target first.

 

The rules, along with a comprehensive range of 1/600th scale aircraft models, including all those pictured on this website, are available from Tumbling Dice.

 

Fighting 15s has a more limited range of  aircraft models by Oddzial Osmy. They also produce troops, vehicles and guns plus some dinky buildings all suitable as bomb fodder.

 

Irregular Miniature's massive choice of buildings and vehicles are in the slightly smaller 2mm scale but fit perfectly well with high flying 1/600th aircraft models due to the perspective when viewing from above.

 

Also highly recommended is Dom's Decals for those tricky little markings.

 

 

 

You too can pretend to be the Red Baron; or like William Holden attack the bridges at Toko-Ri in your flashing blue Banshee; or sink a few beers and reach for the sky as a legless Spitfire pilot in the Battle of Britain.

 

WingsatWar.com aims to help you get the most out of your games. Click on the links for playing aids, hints on preparing the model aircraft, a full set of rules covering one of the more obscure aerial conflicts, and links to all good things aerial.

 

Click on the images to the right for a short history of the conflict covered by the individual sets, a painting guide and other information.

 

 

Finally, I would like to thank those doughty guinea pigs from the Cheltenham Wargaming Association, in particular Bob 'Crash & Burn' Lorton who also painted many of the models featured on this website.

 

 

 

WW1

EINDECKER!

Issues 395 and 396 of Miniature Wargames magazine has a brief history of the beginning of air warfare followed by a full set of Wings at War fast-play rules covering the period of the Fokker Scourge of 1915-16.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Check out the 1/600th MiniatureAircraftWargaming

Yahoo! group. Probably the best Yahoo! forum dedicated to

wargaming with 1/600th aircraft models in the World.

&, the oddly similar Air War Soc group dedicated to air wargaming in all scales.

 

Western

Front

1917-18

Duel Of Aces

 

Battle Of

Britain

1940

Scramble For Britain

 

Defending

the Reich

1944-45

A Mighty Fortress

 

Korea

1950-53

Mig Alley

 

Suez

1956

Wings Over Suez

North Vietnam

1965-72

Thud Ridge

Falklands
1982

big respect to Roy Lichtenstein

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