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US 'Brown Water Navy' OV-10 Bronco River Patrol By Peter Dancey
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During the first two years of heavy US involvement in the US River Patrol Force - the so-called 'Brown Water Navy' was created to patrol the network of rivers and canals over which much of the... More > supplies to the communist insurgents, the Viet Cong (VC) got supplies to their outposts. PBR's were constantly being caught in the open resulting in the crews taking casualties and the newly-deigned observation NA OV-10A Bronco was deemed just the aircraft to solve the problem for aerial support 'not too fast and not too slow!'< Less
Support from the Sky By Teresa Hirst
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The P-51 Mustangs flying over the Big Sky Country of Montana attracted David Jensen's attention at a young age. He wanted to fly. The Vietnam War loomed by the time he had the chance to pursue that... More > dream as a college student in Air Force ROTC. His first assignment after pilot training led him to Southeast Asia for a year of military service to his country, leaving behind a pregnant wife and baby girl. Unlike the hard-living Vietnam Vets sometimes depicted in movies or books, David's membership in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints shaped his choices through the life and death challenges of war. His dedication to his family, his job, his country and his faith supported him as he gave support from the sky.< Less
"CLEARED HOT" By FAC ASSOCIATION, Inc.
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This book contains 232 real-life stories submitted by USAF and allied pilots who participated in the Vietnam war as Forward Air Controllers, those who flew with them, those who supported them on the... More > ground, and, in some cases, those on the ground whom they supported. These brave pilots flew small, slow aircraft at low altitudes searching for the enemy and then directed pilots flying ground-attack aircraft onto those targets. Many did not return. They gave all. This book is dedicated to them. It is absolutely THE best FAC book available today — bar none — and a great addition to every FAC’s personal library! It covers everything from early FAC history to the Mayaguez incident in 1975 with emphasis on the history of each of the Tactical Air Support Squadrons in Southeast Asia.  < Less
"Cleared Hot" Book Two By FAC ASSOCIATION, Inc.
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This book contains 256 real-life stories submitted by USAF and allied pilots who participated in the Vietnam war as Forward Air Controllers, those who flew with them, those who supported them on the... More > ground, and, in some cases, those on the ground whom they supported. These brave pilots flew small, slow aircraft at low altitudes searching for the enemy and then directed pilots flying ground-attack aircraft onto those targets. Many did not return. They gave all. This book is dedicated to them. Along with "Cleared Hot," the first book, it is absolutely THE best FAC book available today — bar none — and a great addition to every FAC’s personal library!< Less
"CLEARED HOT" By FAC ASSOCIATION, Inc.
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This book contains 232 real-life stories submitted by USAF and allied pilots who participated in the Vietnam war as Forward Air Controllers, those who flew with them, those who supported them on the... More > ground, and, in some cases, those on the ground whom they supported. These brave pilots flew small, slow aircraft at low altitudes searching for the enemy and then directed pilots flying ground-attack aircraft onto those targets. Many did not return. They gave all. This book is dedicated to them. It is absolutely THE best FAC book available today — bar none — and a great addition to every FAC’s personal library! It covers everything from early FAC history to the Mayaguez incident in 1975 with emphasis on the history of each of the Tactical Air Support Squadrons in Southeast Asia.  < Less
"Cleared Hot" Book Two By FAC ASSOCIATION, Inc.
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This book contains 256 real-life stories submitted by USAF and allied pilots who participated in the Vietnam war as Forward Air Controllers, those who flew with them, those who supported them on the... More > ground, and, in some cases, those on the ground whom they supported. These brave pilots flew small, slow aircraft at low altitudes searching for the enemy and then directed pilots flying ground-attack aircraft onto those targets. Many did not return. They gave all. This book is dedicated to them. Along with "Cleared Hot," the first book, it is absolutely THE best FAC book available today — bar none — and a great addition to every FAC’s personal library!< Less
CAL FIRE, 2015 Calendar By Brian Lockett
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A dozen photos of California Department of Forestry fire fighting aircraft: Grumman US-2A Tracker N416DF Tanker 96, Santa Barbara, September 13, 1979 Grumman F7F-3 Tigercat NX7195C Tanker E40, Beale... More > Air Force Base, May 31, 1980, Grumman TS-2A Tracker N405DF Tanker 72, Santa Barbara, October 16, 1985, Grumman TS-2A Tracker N406DF Tanker 73, Santa Barbara, July 19, 1990, Grumman TS-2A Tracker N420DF Tanker 75, Santa Ynez Mountains. August 15, 2002, Bell UH-1H Huey N805EH, Santa Ynez Mountains. August 15, 2002, McDonnell-Douglas DC-10-10 Tanker 910, Victorville, June 17, 2005, Grumman S-2T Tracker N439DF Tanker 74, Santa Barbara, June 19, 2006, Grumman S-2T Tracker N436DF Tanker 76, Santa Barbara, June 19, 2006, North American OV-10A Bronco N403DF, Santa Barbara, June 19, 2006, Grumman S-2T Tracker N439DF Tanker 74, Santa Barbara, June 25, 2006, McDonnell-Douglas DC-10-10 Tanker 911, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway, June 11, 2011.< Less
Firefighting Aircraft of CAL FIRE, 2016 Calendar By Brian Lockett
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A dozen photos of California Department of Forestry fire fighting aircraft: Grumman US-2A Tracker N416DF Tanker 96, Santa Barbara, September 13, 1979 Grumman F7F-3 Tigercat NX7195C Tanker E40, Beale... More > Air Force Base, May 31, 1980, Grumman TS-2A Tracker N405DF Tanker 72, Santa Barbara, October 16, 1985, Grumman TS-2A Tracker N406DF Tanker 73, Santa Barbara, July 19, 1990, Grumman TS-2A Tracker N420DF Tanker 75, Santa Ynez Mountains. August 15, 2002, Bell UH-1H Huey N805EH, Santa Ynez Mountains. August 15, 2002, McDonnell-Douglas DC-10-10 Tanker 910, Victorville, June 17, 2005, Grumman S-2T Tracker N439DF Tanker 74, Santa Barbara, June 19, 2006, Grumman S-2T Tracker N436DF Tanker 76, Santa Barbara, June 19, 2006, North American OV-10A Bronco N403DF, Santa Barbara, June 19, 2006, Grumman S-2T Tracker N439DF Tanker 74, Santa Barbara, June 25, 2006, McDonnell-Douglas DC-10-10 Tanker 911, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway, June 11, 2011.< 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