The U.S. did not become the world's foremost military air power by accident. The learning curve--World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Gulf War, and more recently the war on terror--has been steep. While climbing this curve, the U.S. has not only produced superior military aircraft in greater numbers than its foes, but has--in due course--out-trained them, too. This book provides a comprehensive historical survey of U.S. military training aircraft, including technical specifications, drawings and photographs of each type of fixed and rotary-wing design used over a 98-year period to accomplish the first step of the learning process: the training of pilots and aircrews.... aircraft have been delivered, 72 T45As from 1992 to 1995 and 158 T45Cs with improved avionics from 1997 to 2007, ... Significantly, the VTXTS project was merged with a atraining systema which included flight simulators, software, and ... Ironically, all T47As were withdrawn in 1993 due to structural problems only to be replaced by 17 rebuilt Sabreliners that came back into service as the T39N. ... ( Britain); LockheedMartin/KAIT50 (Korea); and Boeing/Saab Gripen JAS39F ( Sweden).
|Title||:||American Military Training Aircraft|
|Author||:||E.R. Johnson, Lloyd S. Jones|
|Publisher||:||McFarland - 2015-02-18|