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North American F-100 Super Sabre Pilot's Flight Operating Instructions By United States Air Force
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The first of the so-called Century Series of fighters, North American’s F-100 Super Sabre served with distinction in Vietnam and the Cold War. Originally designed as a replacement for the... More > F-86 fighter, the swept-wing “Hun” (a nickname derived from “Hundred”) debuted in 1953. After arriving in SE Asia in 1962, it came into its own as a fighter-bomber. The two-seat F-100F performed well in the forward air control role, and conducted “Wild Weasel” missions. It also flew with the Thunderbirds, and the “A” and “C” models established the world’s first supersonic speed records of 755.14 and 822 mph. Originally printed by North American and the USAF, this Flight Operating Manual was classified “Restricted”. It is now declassified and is here reprinted in book form. This affordable facsimile has been reformatted and color images appear in black and white. Care has been taken however to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less
My Calendar By Cory Goulding
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Slick 60's calendar, a calendar of 60's Ford pickups.
Memories of a Fighter Pilot By Jay E. Riedel
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Jay E. Riedel was born 19 November 1939 in Freeport, Long Island, New York, and received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mathematics from the University of Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, and his... More > commission as a Second Lieutenant through AFROTC in July 1961. Colonel Jay E. Riedel retired 1 April 1992 after thirty years of active service to his country. His last assignment was Senior Air Force Representative to the United States Army Infantry, Ft. Benning, Georgia. Memories of a Fighter Pilot is a collection of as many of his personal recollections as he can remember that would be of a significant interest to most readers. They are as accurate as he remembers them. Many will make you laugh, some will water your eyes, and some will have you gripping your chair with white knuckles. "I have experienced many of life’s ups and downs, and I hope all who read of these episodes will be entertained, yet glean some information that may be of use in their own lives. It was quite a ride." Foreword by General Chuck Horner.< Less
AIR OPERATIONS 1958: Lebanon and Taiwan By Jacob Van Staaveren, Robert D Little, Wilhelmina Burch
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More than fifty years have passed since the twin crises of Lebanon and Taiwan dominated the news. These two events have faded into history and are often regarded as being, at best, footnotes in the... More > histories of the Cold War. The world in which they took place seems to have passed away a long, long time ago. Yet, when reading these monographs, it become apparent that these two crises were profoundly important in terms of the effects they were to have on American strategy throughout the rest of the century. Those effects are still in play today and even now they are affecting how the United States perceives the world and reacts to developments within it. Air Operations in the Taiwan Crisis of 1958 and Air Operations in theLebanon Crisis of 1958 were prepared by the USAF Historical Division . This book is a compilation of those reports with substantial additional material that updates and complements the original material. However, the integrity of the original text has been scrupulously preserved.< Less
Memories of a Fighter Pilot By Jay E. Riedel Colonel (Ret.) USAF
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Jay E. Riedel was born 19 November 1939 in Freeport, Long Island, New York, and received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mathematics from the University of Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, and his... More > commission as a Second Lieutenant through AFROTC in July 1961. Colonel Jay E. Riedel retired 1 April 1992 after thirty years of active service to his country. His last assignment was Senior Air Force Representative to the United States Army Infantry, Ft. Benning, Georgia. Memories of a Fighter Pilot is a collection of as many of his personal recollections as he can remember that would be of a significant interest to most readers. They are as accurate as he remembers them. Many will make you laugh, some will water your eyes, and some will have you gripping your chair with white knuckles. "I have experienced many of life's ups and downs, and I hope all who read of these episodes will be entertained, yet glean some information that may be of use in their own lives. It was quite a ride." Foreword by General Chuck Horner.< Less
2014 FE Forum Calendar By Bob Sprowl
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The Ninth annual FordFE.com Forum calendar. It includes Mustangs, Galaxies, Fairlanes, an Edsel, a Cobra, and a F100 truck.
No Center Stripe By Jerry Meyer
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In 2005 the author and his father load a 1966 pickup and takeoff across the wild landscape of North America, wandering from coastal South Carolina to California. Under the broader skies further west,... More > their modest slide-in camper transforms itself into a medium for deeper reflection. Humorous moments and arduous driving on remote roads frame more complex digressions, digressions that touch on some of the issues that gnaw silently at American society. The route also compelled the two to think more deeply about the unexpected violence of a Sunday morning 20 years earlier that shattered the father’s side of the family. The causes and consequences of this event pushed painfully to the fore at certain landmarks. The memories later sat with them by the fires in the darkened forests, asking difficult questions. The recounting of the trip is less of a travelogue. It is more about stepping outside self-constructed confines, touching the wild world around and within, and weaving it all more intimately together.< Less
No Center Stripe By Jerry Meyer
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In 2005 the author and his father load a 1966 pickup and takeoff across the wild landscape of North America, wandering from coastal South Carolina to California. Under the broader skies further west,... More > their modest slide-in camper transforms itself into a medium for deeper reflection. Humorous moments and arduous driving on remote roads frame more complex digressions, digressions that touch on some of the issues that gnaw silently at American society. The route also compelled the two to think more deeply about the unexpected violence of a Sunday morning 20 years earlier that shattered the father’s side of the family. The causes and consequences of this event pushed painfully to the fore at certain landmarks. The memories later sat with them by the fires in the darkened forests, asking difficult questions. The recounting of the trip is less of a travelogue. It is more about stepping outside self-constructed confines, touching the wild world around and within, and weaving it all more intimately together.< Less
Close Air Support In Vietnam By Ralph A Rowley
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This study traces the development of close air support tactics and operations in South Vietnam from 1961 through 1973. The early years (1961-64) witnessed the buildup of Farm Gate operations and... More > introduction of the Tactical Air Control System (Barn Door). Tactics evolved for the 0-1 Bird Dog FAC and for such strike aircraft as the T-28 Trojan, B-26 Invader, and A-lE Skyraider. During the buildup (1965-68) the 0-2A Skymaster and OV-10 Bronco bolstered forward air control. Strike operations were strengthened by the F-100 Super Sabre, B-57 Canberra, F-4 Phantom, F-5 Freedom Fighter, and A-37 Dragonfly. Gunships (the AC-47 Spooky, AC-130 Spectre, AC-119G Shadow, and AC-119K Stinger) also gave excellent assistance to group troops. Support of Special Forces commenced. Tactics were further refined to meet the changing needs of close air support. In the final period (1969-73) the OV-10 acted as an armed FAC. The A-7 Corsair II entered the war. Lastly, the study discusses the A-10 close air support aircraft.< Less
Close Air Support In Vietnam - Tactics and Techniques, 1961 - 1973 By Lt. Col Ralph A. Rowley
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This historical study deals with U.S. Air Force close air support operations within the Republic of Vietnam. with the emphasis on tactics and techniques. The author. Lt. Col. Ralph Rowley previously... More > wrote two monographs dealing with the important role played by Forward Air Controllers (Faces) in South Vietnam. In this study, he examines such operations from the viewpoint of the pilots and crews of the attack aircraft. These included T-28's, A-1E's, A-26's, A-7's, F-100's, B-26's and B-57's. The role of Air Force gunships -- the AC-47, AC-119, and the AC-130 -- and the armed Forward Air Controller (FAC) also are discussed by the author. In addition, he describes the key role played by the Tactical Air Control System, which the Air Force established in Vietnam in the early 1960's. Colonel Rowley's monograph is the twentieth classified historical study on the war published by the Office of Air Force History since 1962. This TS document was recently made unclasssified. Book is loaded with pictures.< Less