AH-1 COBRA in ACTION From Vietnam to Desert Storm. Developed during the late ?60s as a troop-support gunship, the AH-1 lost 200 ships in Vietnam. Continuing upgrades through the '70s, '80s and '90s, however, will keep it flying well into the 21st Century. Book covers development and the many improvements made through the decades. 115 photos, 3-view drawings, line art and 10 color profiles
Details the Snake's development, weapons, variants including SuperCobra, King Cobra, AH-1G, AH-1J, AH-1F, AH-1W, AH-1S, AH-1Q, YAH-1R + TOWs. The Squadron "AIRCRAFT IN ACTION" series provides the aviation buff, historian and modeler alike with an in-depth developmental history of each subject aircraft. Each "AIRCRAFT IN ACTION" book contains outstanding photographic coverage of the aircraft in operational use. Many of the photos reveal details that other publications do not show. Line drawings give an in-depth look at each variant. The text explains each variant and puts the aircraft in historical perspective. Each 8.25" x 11" book has full color front and back covers, plus a framable 2-page spread of color paintings.
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