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Near the end ofthe entire program was canceled by the USAF due to a number of delays and uncertainties regarding the aircraft. The author also gives an extensive overview of the aircraft’s strengths and difficulties, the development of wartime tactics and the heroic accomplishments of a selection of its aircrew. Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. Ifor rated it it was amazing Apr 05, Applying this theory to an aircraft, the F Thunderchief fighter-bomber serves as a case study in achieved greatness.
The book also documents the other demanding missions flown over Laos and South Vietnam. The F had a spacious cockpit with good visibility and layout particularly after introduction of “tape” instruments ; the advanced electronics were easy to learn and operate.
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Keeping the F flying became and still are my finest memories. The costs above are in approximately United States dollars and have not been adjusted for inflation. The aircraft’s offensive capabilities were sarcastically referred to as a “Triple Threat” — it could bomb you, strafe you, or fall on you.
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Between its massive dimensions and troubled early service life, the F had garnered a number of uncomplimentary nicknames. My year with the rd TFS was the best year of my life. The F Thunderchief was a stalwart in the air arm during the Vietnamese War the aircraft was referred to derisively and by some of its supporters as the “Thud”.
Most of these problems thinderchief addressed under Project Optimize. Tnunderchief would go out to Flightline to repair some cells before they left I think for Oklahoma. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Thud Ridge we did live and some died.