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;A-6 Intruder [Modern army airplane sequence 5007] КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Автор: Lou Drendel: Название: A-6 Intruder [Modern army plane sequence 5007]:Серия: glossy army plane sequence 5007:Издательство: Squadron/Signal publications:Страниц: 64:Язык: Английский:Год: 1991:Формат: pdf в rar:Размер: 77,3 Mb:Для сайта: www.mirknig.comОписание (About this book): The Grumman A-6 Intruder is a dual jet-engine, mid-wing assault airplane equipped through Grumman Aerospace. In provider among 1963 and 1997, the Intruder was once designed as an all-weather substitute for the piston-engined A-1 Skyraider medium assault plane. A really good digital conflict by-product, the EA-6B Prowler, continues to be in carrier as of 2009. because the A-6 used to be slated for retirement, its precision strike venture used to be taken over via the now retired F-14 Tomcat built with LANTIRN pod. eighty five

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Other helpful PA officers included Lieutenant Colonels Bruce McFadden and Charles Nelson, Major Jim Tynan, Captains Tracy O’Grady and Brett Morris, and Lieutenant Chris Yates. Thanks to you all. Out at Mountain Home AFB, ID, we had the high honor of living with as fine a group of people as you will ever meet: the personnel of the 366th Wing, The Gunfighters. Our biggest thanks go to the wing commander, Major General (Selectee) David McCloud. This career fighter pilot is a man on the move, and his willingness to share the limited time of his unit in a frantic year was above and beyond the call of duty.

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