Peter Mersky,Tom Tullis's F-8 Crusader Units of the Vietnam War (Combat Aircraft) PDF

By Peter Mersky,Tom Tullis

recognized to its pilots because the 'last of the gunfighters' because of its quartet of Colt-Browning Mk 12 20 mm cannon, the F-8 Crusader used to be numerically the main populous fighter within the US army first and foremost of America's involvement within the Vietnam clash in 1964 – a few 482 F-8C/D/Es outfitted 17 frontline devices. It loved nice good fortune opposed to North Vietnamese Mig-17s and Mig-21s throughout the Rolling Thunder crusade of 1965-68, formally downing 18 jets, which represented fifty three in step with cent of all Mig claims lodged by way of military squadrons in this period.

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