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The Rustics By Claude Newland
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"The Rustics-A Top Secret Air War in Cambodia" is the complete history of the Rustic Forward Air Controllers (1970-1973) and their fight to save Cambodia from the communist NVA and Khmere... More > Rouge insurgents during the Southeast Asia war. Their very existence was a closely held secret during the initial phases of their work, and by the time hostilities were terminated on August 15, 1973, they had flown countless mission hours, controlled thousands of aerial bombardments of the enemy’s forces, endured major threats to their safety, and were hailed as saviors by loyal Cambodian forces. Some died in battle, and many of those who survived have included their personal accounts in the book.< Less
The Rustics By Claude Newland
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"The Rustics-A Top Secret Air War in Cambodia" is the complete history of the Rustic Forward Air Controllers (1970-1973) and their fight to save Cambodia from the communist NVA and Khmere... More > Rouge insurgents during the Southeast Asia war. Their very existence was a closely held secret during the initial phases of their work, and by the time hostilities were terminated on August 15, 1973, they had flown countless mission hours, controlled thousands of aerial bombardments of the enemy’s forces, endured major threats to their safety, and were hailed as saviors by loyal Cambodian forces. Some died in battle, and many of those who survived have included their personal accounts in the book.< Less
Firefighting Aircraft of CAL FIRE, 2018 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
Flying Tales By Larry Van Pelt
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“Flying Tales” is a collection of random memorable moments encountered throughout an adventure filled flying career by now retired USAF colonel Larry Van Pelt. Adventures in 18 different... More > aircraft types (F-100, F-105, F-104, F-4, A-7, OV-10, T-37, T-33, T-38, T-29, MB-339, A-1, QU-22, I-26 glider, Cessna 120&150, Twin Pioneer & AG5 Tiger) are found in 100 different “Tales.” Enjoy the harrowing and the humorous, the excesses and the escapes as you fly with Larry into the adventure filled life of a fighter pilot, test pilot, combat pilot, general aviation pilot. Larry eventually piloted over 80 different types of aircraft. His Air Force career was highlighted by his time as commander of the USAF Test Pilot School.< Less