New England Warplanes

New England Warplanes

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This aviation handbook is designed to be used as a quick reference to the classic military heritage aircraft that have been restored and preserved in the Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut. The aircraft include those fl own by members of the US Air Force, the US Navy, the US Army, the US Marine Corps, the US Coast Guard, the Air and Army National Guard units in each state, and by various NATO and allied nations as well as a number of aircraft previously operated by opposition forces in peace and war. The interested reader will find useful information and a few technical details on most of the military aircraft that have been in service with active flying squadrons both at home and overseas. 120 selected photographs have been included to illustrate a few of the major examples in addition to the serial numbers assigned to American military aircraft. For those who would like to actually see the aircraft concerned, aviation museum locations, addresses and contact phone numbers, websites and email addresses have been included, along with a list of aircraft held in each museuma€™s current inventory or that on display as gate guardians throughout the New England States. The aircraft presented in this edition are listed alphabetically by manufacturer, number and type. Although many of New Englanda€™s heritage warplanes have completely disappeared, a few have been carefully collected, restored and preserved, and some have even been restored to flying condition. This guide-book should help you to find and view New Englanda€™s Warplane survivors.Several companies donated equipment: Emerson Electric provided the nose turret, PPG Industries the turret glass, ... and 5, 000 feet of hydraulic lines, control cables, and electrical wiring had been installed, along with the introduction of new, Kevlar fuel tanks to increase passenger safety. ... First appearing in an a€œAll Americana€ livery in 1989 immediately after its restoration, it represented a B-24 of the 15thanbsp;...

Title:New England Warplanes
Author:Harold A Skaarup
Publisher:iUniverse - 2010-12-21


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