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50 Years of C-47 Gunship conversions, Spooky man hunts from Vietnam to Colombia - By Hans Wiesman - http://www.warhistoryonline.com/guest-bloggers/50-years-of-c-47-gunship-conversions-spooky-man-hunts-from-vietnam-to-colombia-by-hans-wiesman.html

The first converted as "Gunships" flew in Dec. 1964 in Vietnam and their controversial start showed instantly tremendous successes in the close air support, often required in the Vietnamese

Let's start today with this photo that exemplifies why Grumman was known as the "Iron Works." It's combat aircraft were extremely rugged and brought many a pilot back home with considerable damage.

Butch O'Hare's Hellcat returned to the Grumman manufacturing plant known as the "Iron Works." It's combat aircraft were extremely rugged and brought many a pilot back home with considerable damage. This example had more than 200 bullet holes!

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Italian Caproni Nth Africa, pin by Paolo Marzioli

SUPER TUCANO. A Embraer entregou no dia 26 de maio de 2009, na sede da Empresa em São José dos Campos, a 100ª aeronave Super Tucano. A Força Aérea Brasileira (FAB) encomendou a produção de 99 unidades e recebeu a aeronave comemorativa do evento.

SUPER TUCANO. A Embraer entregou no dia 26 de maio de 2009, na sede da Empresa em São José dos Campos, a 100ª aeronave Super Tucano. A Força Aérea Brasileira (FAB) encomendou a produção de 99 unidades e recebeu a aeronave comemorativa do evento.

Heinkel He 219 Uhu fighter.  While the performance of the A-2 was not extraordinary — approximately 580 km/h (360 mph) speed — it was enough of an advance over the Messerschmitt Bf 110Gs and Dornier Do 217Ns to allow the aircraft to chase several bombers in one sortie.  In order to combat the Mosquito, the He 219 had all excess weight removed. With some weapon and radio systems deleted, the aircraft was able to attain a speed of 650 km/h (400 mph).

Heinkel He 219 Uhu fighter. While the performance of the was not…

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May 1967 The first aircraft, twin-engine Cessna successor to the Bird dog forward air controller aircraft arrives in-country at Nha Trang.

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