F-8 Crusader Units of the Vietnam War: 7 Peter Mersky

ISBN:

Published: September 15th 1998

Kindle Edition

96 pages


Description

F-8 Crusader Units of the Vietnam War: 7  by  Peter Mersky

F-8 Crusader Units of the Vietnam War: 7 by Peter Mersky
September 15th 1998 | Kindle Edition | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 96 pages | ISBN: | 5.57 Mb

Known to its pilots as the last of the gunfighters due to its quartet of Colt-Browning Mk 12 20 mm cannon, the F-8 Crusader was numerically the most populous fighter in the US Navy at the start of Americas involvement in the Vietnam conflict inMoreKnown to its pilots as the last of the gunfighters due to its quartet of Colt-Browning Mk 12 20 mm cannon, the F-8 Crusader was numerically the most populous fighter in the US Navy at the start of Americas involvement in the Vietnam conflict in 1964 – some 482 F-8C/D/Es equipped 17 frontline units.

It enjoyed great success against North Vietnamese Mig-17s and Mig-21s during the Rolling Thunder campaign of 1965-68, officially downing 18 jets, which represented 53 per cent of all Mig claims lodged by Navy squadrons during this period.



Enter the sum





Related Archive Books



Related Books


Comments

Comments for "F-8 Crusader Units of the Vietnam War: 7":


klataplecybarki.pl

©2014-2015 | DMCA | Contact us