Air Operations in Israel’s War Against Hezbollah: Learning from Lebanon and Getting It Right in Gaza (Project Air Force)

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Examines the inconclusive results of the Israeli Defense Forces' operation in Lebanon after Hezbollah abducted two Israeli soldiers in 2006, which many believe represents a "failure of air power." The author demonstrates that this is an oversimplification of a more complex reality and contrasts the operation with Israel's counteroffensive against Hamas in the Gaza Strip in December 2008 and January 2009.

Voodoo Warriors: The Story of the McDonnell Voodoo Fast-jets

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During the mid-1950s the United States Air Force was given its most powerful single-seat, two-engine fighter to date. The Voodoo would be deployed before the end of that decade in the tactical nuclear bomber and tactical reconnaissance roles world-wide, and in homeland defense with the two-seat, all-weather variant. In December 1957 it took the World Air Speed Record to Mach 1.6 – over one and a half times faster than the sound barrier.

This book looks at the evolution of the original design and its introduction into service. Chapters cover operations in Korea, Vietnam, the Cuban Crisis and in Europe during the Cold War years. Many first-hand accounts from pilots are included and the author's own experiences with the aircraft are given with fascinating insight.
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Half a Wing, Three Engines and a Prayer: B-17s over Germany

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Incorporating a wealth of new material, here is the riveting story of the bombing raids that broke the back of Nazi Germany, praised as "a well-researched, highly readable account of a B-17 combat crew's experience … excellent." (Roger A. Freeman, author of The Mighty Eighth)

General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon Manual: 1978 onwards (all marks) (Haynes Owners’ Workshop Manuals)

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Officially called the Fighting Falcon by the USAF (a name loathed by pilots and ground crews), the F-16 is popularly referred to as the "Viper". First introduced into service with the USAF in 1978, the F-16 is a successful all-weather multi-role jet fighter of which more than 4,500 have been built and exported to 25 countries worldwide. It remains in service more than 30 years later. The Viper incorporates a number of innovative design features that include a frameless bubble canopy for better visibility, pilot's side-mounted control stick for ease of control when manoeuvring, a seat reclined 30 degrees to reduce the effect of g-forces on the pilot, and the first use of a relaxed static stability/fly-by-wire flight control system that makes the Viper a highly agile aircraft. At the 'business end' the F-16 has an internal M61 Vulcan cannon and eleven weapon-mounting stations.

Spitfires & Yellow Tail Mustangs: The U.S. 52nd Fighter Group in WWII (Stackpole Military History Series)

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  • Story of one of the best fighter units in the Mediterranean theater, which earned two Distinguished Unit Citations and produced 21 aces
  • Vivid episodes of aerial combat during the key campaigns for Tunisia. Buy online at Aviation Bookstore.
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    Story of one of the best fighter units in the Mediterranean theater, which earned two Distinguished Unit Citations and produced 21 acesVivid episodes of aerial combat during the key campaigns for Tunisia, Sicily, Italy, and moreNicknamed "Yellow Tails" for the color markings on their aircraftThe unit flew British Spitfires before switching to P-51 MustangsIncludes rare photos and color artwork