ADB003 Canadian Starfighters

ADB003 Canadian Starfighters
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ADB 003 – Canadian Starfighters: The CF-104 and CF-104D in Canadian Service 1961 – 1968

Sized A4, sofcover, perfect bound, 152 pages, colour profiles, more than 350 hitherto unpublished photographs, ENGLISH TEXT

  • Autor: Patrick Martin
  • ISBN: 978-3-935687-98-0

 

Our author Pat Martin from Canada wrote a fantastic book about the Starfighter in Canadian service. Lots of great images, especially from the early years of CF-104 service and a plethora of background information make this book a must have for the enthusiast interested in NATO air forces in Europe.

 

From the content:

 

Foreword
Acknowledgements
Readers Notes
Abbreviation List
Phraseology
Living in a MAD World
Lockheed
 

  • DEVELOPMENT

XF-104
YF-104
Production for the USAF
 

  • THE CANADIAN REQUIREMENT

The European Case     
The Canadian Case
F-104G
Germany Selects
Canada Selects
The Rest of the Club
European Production
Production at Lockheed
CF-104D – TF-104G
F-104A 770
 

  • CANADAIR PRODUCTION

CF-104 Production
Canadair F-104G Production
Nuclear Troubles on Parliament Hill
 

  • COLD LAKE

Into RCAF Service
The Formative Years
Getting Through the Sixties
The Conventional Role
Winding Down in Canada

 

  • EUROPE – 1 AIR DIVISION

Sabres, Clunks and Rho Delta
The Big Question
Events and Exercises
Four Wings
Three Wings
Exit France
Three Wings in Germany
Two Wings
The End of 1 Air Division
 

  • EUROPE – 1 CAG

The Conventional Role
Going Green
Winding Down in Europe
The Last Starfighter
And in the End
 

  • FINISH & MARKINGS

RCAF
CAF Era Markings
Symmetrical Era Markings
Specials
 

  • WEAPONS

Nuclear Weapons
Conventional Weapons
 

  • APPENDICES

Bases and Wings
CF-104 Units
Individual Aircraft Histories
Canadair F-104G Production
Canadian Starfighter Colour Profiles
The CF-104 Flat Spin Mode