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Engels | Hardcover | 9781861263407
Boek cover Mcdonnell Douglas A-4 Skyhawk van Brad Elward (Hardcover)
Conceived as a replacement for the AD-1 Skyraider, Ed Heinemann's Skyhawk was capable of proving itself in the skies above Vietnam, Israel, Kuwait and the Falkland Islands. So impressive was its speed and agility, the Skyhawk was often referred to by pilots as ''Heinemann's Hotrod.'' McDonnell Douglas is the story of one of the finest naval aircraft ever built, told by an aviation enthusiast whose work is published in several leading international military aviation journals and magazines.
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Engels | Druk: 1 | Hardcover | 9781580071451
Boek cover Grumman F9F Panther/Cougar van Brad Elward (Hardcover)
First Jet of the Grumman Cats
By the end of World War II, piston-powered fighters were at their absolute zenith. As good as those airplanes were America's aviation industry found itself starting over in the Jet Age with new airplanes powered by anemic and somewhat cantankerous turbine engines. More importantly, just as these new aircraft were maturing, they were thrust into war in the skies over Korea. Grumman's first jets were potent aircraft in their own right, but they also proved to be the building blocks from which two more famous Grumman 'cats' were born - the legendary A-6 Intruder and supersonic F-14 Tomcat....
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Engels | Druk: 1 | E-book | 9781849089715
Boek cover Nimitz-Class Aircraft Carriers van Brad Elward (Onbekend)
The Nimitz class aircraft carrier is the ultimate symbol of the United States superpower status. A true behemoth, this is an unsurpassed weapons platform that overshadows all of its nearest rivals. A history of the world's largest aircraft carriers, with runways over 300 meters long, this book looks at the development and deployment of the nuclear-powered Nimitz class aircraft carriers from 1975 when the USS Nimitz, the lead ship of the class, was commissioned, to the present day. All of the class are still operational and the tenth and last of the class, the USS George H. W. Bush, was...
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Engels | Druk: 1 | E-book | 9781782006589
Boek cover US Navy F-4 Phantom II MiG Killers 1965–70 van Brad Elward (Onbekend)
For every American fighter pilot involved in the Vietnam War, the ultimate goal was to 'kill a MiG'. In eight years of conflict 43 Vietnamese Peoples Air Force aircraft were claimed by US Navy and US Marine Corps Phantom II crews, and one single ace crew produced. Navy Phantom IIs scored the first kills of the Vietnam War, in April 1965, as well as scoring the last in January 1973. This volume charts the successes of the navy fighter crews as they encountered 'MiGs, Missiles and AAA' over the jungles of North Vietnam.
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Engels | Druk: 1 | E-book | 9781782006596
Boek cover US Navy F-4 Phantom II MiG Killers 1972-73 van Brad Elward (Onbekend)
The second of two books on the Navy's Phantom II MiG killers of the Vietnam War, this book covers the numerous actions fought out over North Vietnam during the Linebacker I and II operations of 1972-73. No fewer than 17 MiGs were downed during this period, five of them by the Navy's sole aces of the conflict, Lts Randy Cunningham and Willie Driscoll of VF-96. Drawing on primary sources such as surviving Phantom II aircrew and official navy documentation, the author has assembled the most precise appraisal of fighter operations involving US Navy Phantom II units and those elusive MiGs ever...
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Engels | Druk: 1 | E-book | 9781472807786
Boek cover US Cold War Aircraft Carriers: Forrestal, Kitty Hawk and Enterprise Classes van Brad Elward (Onbekend)
The Forrestal class (Forrestal, Saratoga, Ranger, and Independence) was the first completed class of US Navy supercarriers, so-named for their 25 percent size increase over the World War II-era carriers such as the Midway class, and the strength of their air wings (80–100 aircraft, compared to 65–75 for the Midway, and fewer than 50 for the Essex class). Design-wise, the Forrestals were a huge improvement over their predecessors, being more stable and comfortable, while maintaining advancements such as the armored flight decks that had been introduced with the Midway. The Kitty Hawk class...
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Engels | Hardcover | 9780764354342
Boek cover Legacy Hornets van Brad Elward (Hardcover)
Boeing's F/A-18 A-D Hornets of the USN and USMC
This book is a concise, illustrated history of the US Navy and Marine Corps most versatile jet strike fighter, the Boeing F/A-18 A-D Legacy Hornet. Presenting an historical perspective of the Legacy Hornet from its origins through todays use in the fleet, this edition explores the aircrafts various model upgrades and variants. The F/A-18 began as a less expensive complement to the Grumman F-14 Tomcat and Grumman A-6 Intruder, and was a replacement for the McDonnell-Douglas F-4 Phantom II and LTV A-7 Corsair II. The Hornet evolved into a capable multi-mission strike fighter, performing...
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Engels | Paperback | 9781580072687
Boek cover Grumman F9F Panther/Cougar van Brad Elward (Paperback)
First Grumman Cat of the Jet Age
Grumman F9F Panther/Cougar tells the story of the pivotal F9F Panther from its initial concept through early design and manufacturing, flight test, aircraft carrier trials, and combat operations in the Korean War.
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Engels | Hardcover | 9780764360145
Boek cover TOPGUN: The US Navy Fighter Weapons School van Brad Elward (Hardcover)
Fifty Years of Excellence
This book provides a unique, illustrated history of the US Navy Fighter Weapons Schools 50-year history. Currently located at Naval Air Station Fallon, Nevada, TOPGUN was formed in late 1968 at Naval Air Station Miramar, California, to create a graduate-level course in fighter tactics for Navy pilots deploying to Vietnam. Before TOPGUN, Navy F-4 Phantom II fighter crews in Vietnam managed only a 2.5:1 kill ratio versus Soviet-built MiG-17 and MiG-21 fighters: after TOPGUN formed, the community tallied a 12.5:1 kill ratio. Since then, TOPGUN has become the standard-bearer of Navy fighter and...
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