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Aircraft Histories of the Ling-Temco-Vought
A-7 Corsair II
Michael Roberts. The A-7 Corsair
II won the 1963 competition for a new attack
aircraft. Each individual aircraft history starts with
the Contract Manufacturers Number, followed
by the Bureau Number, Navy acceptance date,
flight records, and where available, crash notes
and date sent to Davis-Monthan AFB for storage.
McDonnell Douglas Harrier II AV-8B,
Luis Diaz-Bedia Astor. This book
is a concise, illustrated history of the
legendary McDonnell Douglas Harrier II
AV-8B and BPlus. Covered are its techni-
cal developments, markings, and use by
U.S., British, Spanish and other forces.
War Hawgs: A-10s of the USAF
Don Logan.
Covers all twelve continental U.S. bases operating
A-10s, as well as A-10s on the Nellis AFB range
complex, Bollen Range at Fort Indiantown Gap
near Harrisburg PA, Razorback Range at Fort
Chaffee near Fort Smith AR, and Claiborne Range
at Fort Polk near Alexandria, LA. The three bases
outside the 48 contiguous U.S. bases – Eielson
AFB in Alaska, Spangdahlem AB in Germany, and
Osan AB in South Korea – are also represented.
Republic’s A-10 Thunderbolt II: A Pictorial
Don Logan. Chronicles the story of
the A-10, including program history, aircraft
paint schemes, all units operating the aircraft
and their markings, and selected nose art and
ladder door art. Over 100 colorful official and
unofficial patches of the units and combat
operations involving the A-10 are included.
Lockheed C-130 Hercules and its Variants
ChrisReed.Thisbookchronicles thedevelopment
and career of the world’s predominant military
airlifter, from its origins in the depths of the Cold
War through the present day. The Herk is shown
in a variety of roles; coverage includes gunships,
electronic warfare and recon models, testbed
and special use aircraft, and Navy/Models.
The Boeing C-135 Series: Stratotanker,
Stratolifter and other Variants
Don Logan.
The story of the C-135 series including: tank-
ers, reconnaissance, airborne command post,
weather, test, and special purpose models. All
C-135 aircraft types, along with their operating
units are covered. Tables and serial number lists
include all C-135 configurations by serial number.
Lockheed C-5 Galaxy
Chris Reed. Still the
largest U.S. military aircraft, the C-5 remains an
integralpartofAMC.Chronicles thedevelopment
and service career of this behemoth of the
airways, starting with the early-60s requirement
for a larger airlifter to supplement the C-141A.
The “C” Planes: U.S. Cargo Aircraft from
1925 to the Present
Holder/Vadnais. This book
covers every cargo aircraft that displayed the
American flag, from the commercial Douglas C-1
built in 1925, to the newest C-33 designation
given to a potential commercial, off-the-shelf
transport aircraft to supplement the C-17.
Range Unlimited: A History of Aerial
Holder & Wallace. Covers the de-
velopmental history of aerial refueling, including
the United States and other countries, as well
as modern advancements and technologies.
Vulture’s Row: Thirty Years in Naval Aviation
Paul T. Gillcrist. Told in anecdotal form, Vulture’s Row
tells a fascinating story about an important period
covering nearly one half of the entire history of U.S. naval
aviation. Acclaimed author Gillcrist presents a series of
true stories about the U.S. Navy carrier aviation from the
perspective of a Navy pilot who spent thirty-three years
directly involved in that exciting profession.
Feet Wet: Reflections of a Carrier Pilot
Paul T.
Gillcrist. In his remarkable career – from “nugget”, to
competent jet aviator, to test pilot, to Vietnam fighter
pilot, to air wing commander, to head of “Fightertown,
USA,” Gillcrist flew the F-8 Crusader, F-4 Phantom, F-14
Tomcat, and a myriad of other tactical aircraft, and shares
technical information on carrier aviation; the reader sees,
step-by-step, how an airplane is launched, and then
trapped again on a small deck aboard a moving ship.
Lockheed T-33: A Photo Chronicle
McLaren. The T-33 jet trainer was derived from
the Lockheed F-80C, the USAF’s first operational
jet fighter, in 1948. In the fifty years since its
introduction the T-33 has trained more jet pilots
than any other training type.
Northrop’s T-38 Talon: A Pictorial History
Don Logan. The story of the most successful pilot
training jet ever produced: Northrop T-38 Talon.
The history of the aircraft is broken down by the
roles it has played in over thirty years of service.
Convair B-36: A Comprehensive History
of America’s “Big Stick”
Meyers K. Jacobsen.
From the origins of the use of six engines on
bombers from around the world and the history
and development of SAC and the use of its num-
bers of B-36s, this book has a greater amount of
information than has ever before been published
on the Convair B-36.
Convair B-36 Peacemaker: A Photo
Meyers K. Jacobsen. Explores
the history of the Strategic Air Com-
mand’s biggest bomber that helped
keep the peace during the early years
of the Cold War. This book will give the
reader a concise overview of the story
of the Peacemaker in the 1940s-1950s.
Boeing B-47 Stratojet: True Stories of the Cold
War in the Air
Mark Natola. Beginning with the
maiden flight of the XB-47 in 1947, and concluding
with the final flight of any B-47 in 1986, B-47 this book
details the development and operational history of a
remarkable aircraft that the USAF initially did not want.
Boeing B-47 Stratojet: A Photo-
graphic History
Mark Natola. The
Stratojet was produced in larger numbers
than any post-WWII American bomber.
With more than 25 variants, the B-47
was the backbone of SAC throughout
the 1950s. This book takes you from
the development of the first XB-47
through the final YB-47C and B-47Z
concept aircraft.
Boeing B-52: ADocumentary History
J. Boyne. Conceived in 1948, first flown in 1952
and projected still to be in front-line service in
the 21st century, the Boeing B-52 Stratofortress
is one of the most extraordinary aircraft in
history. Features a comprehensive history of
the development of the U.S. heavy bomber,
and the enormous number of modifications
and changes which have kept the aircraft viable.
Martin B-57 Canberra: The Complete
Robert C. Mikesh. No story about one
type of aircraft could be more complete than
this coverage about the B-57. A brief history
of its British inception sets the stage for the
conversion that took place to American stan-
dards for production in the U.S. The Canberra
was needed to fill the night intruder role in the
USAF that was identified during the Korean War
and later Vietnam.
Glory Days: The Untold Story of the Men who
Flew the B-66 Destroyer into the Face of Fear
Wolfgang W.E. Samuel. The untold story of an airplane
and its brave flyers who valiantly served our nation
in time of war. The two EB-66 equipped combat
squadrons flying from bases in Thailand against North
Vietnam earned the Presidential Unit Citation for valor
in combat, numerous Outstanding Unit Awards with
V-device, and equivalent U.S. Navy citations.
Convair B-58 Hustler
Bill Holder. The legendary
B-58,oneof themost interestingbombers to reach
operational status, and had an appearance – even
though designed in the 1940s – that would not
look out of date in the 21st century. The first USAF
delta-wing bomber was the Mach 2 Hustler that
had the performance of a fighter.
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