Tomcat Grumman F14 Story

4,36 valoración promedio
( 14 valoraciones por Goodreads )
 
9780887406645: Tomcat Grumman F14 Story

Book by Paul T Gillcrist

"Sinopsis" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Reseña del editor:

TOMCAT! The Gurmman F-14 Story is an exciting oral history of the most versatile air supremacy fighter in the world ...much of it written from the vantage point of the airplane's cockpit! Told in an anecdotal format, this new book is richly marbled with the salt air of fleet experience. Perhaps the F-14 program's greatest success is its overwhelming acceptance by the youngsters in the fleet. Anecdotes about the Tomcat legend abound ...expecially in the chapters devoted to its employment by the fleet in the oceans of the world. Of particular interest are the chapters dealing with the sale of Tomcats to Iran and the subsequent integration of the airplane into Iran's armed forces. On-the-scene eye witness accounts provide a unique perspective of this fascinating aspect of the Tomcat story. TOMCAT! contains over 150 photographs, most in color and never bfore published, and most of them taken by Tomcat aircrews with hand-held cameras. These provide a fascinating backdrop for the oral history contained in the book. This is not a garden variety history about an airplane. It is a sometimes heart-stopping stroy of how a controversial airplane finally made it into the hearts and minds of the fleet ...after stumbling at the starting gates of an outmoded defense acquisition system. It is the story of the best air supremacy fighter in the world! Rear Admiral Paul Gillcrist, USN (Retired), commanded a fleet fighter squadron on three carrier combat deployments to the Tonkin Gulf during which he flew 167 combat missions over Vietnam. For these he was awarded seventeen combat decorations. In his thirty-three year flying career as a fleet pilot and Navy test pilot as well, he flew 71 different U.S. and foreign tactical airplanes including the U.S. Air Force's F-104, F-105, F-106, F-15, F-16, YF-17 and F-20. He flew the Navy's F-4, F-5, F-8, F-11, F-14 and F/A-18 as well as several key foreign tactical airplanes. During his carrier flying career, which spanned an amazing twenty-seven years, he commanded a fighter squadron, a carrier air wing and was the wing commander for all Pacific Fleet fighter squadrons. He flew from sixteen carriers, and in his last flying assignment accumulated over four hundred flight hours in the Tomcat culminating, at age 51, in becoming the first flag officer to land the Tomcat on an aircraft carrier - the U.S.S. KITTYHAWK on 21 October 1980. The author of FEET WET, Reflections of a Carrier Pilot, Admiral Gillcrist is eminently qualified to write the F-14 story!

"Sobre este título" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Los mejores resultados en AbeBooks

1.

Paul Gillcrist
ISBN 10: 0887406645 ISBN 13: 9780887406645
Nuevos Cantidad: > 20
Librería
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Estado de conservación: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Nº de ref. de la librería 97808874066450000000

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 31,13
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Estados Unidos de America a España
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

2.

Gillcrist, Paul
Editorial: Schiffer Pub Ltd (2007)
ISBN 10: 0887406645 ISBN 13: 9780887406645
Nuevos Cantidad: 2
Librería
Pbshop
(Wood Dale, IL, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Schiffer Pub Ltd, 2007. HRD. Estado de conservación: New. New Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Nº de ref. de la librería IB-9780887406645

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 24,17
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 8,47
De Estados Unidos de America a España
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

3.

Paul T. Gillcrist
Editorial: Schiffer Publishing Ltd, United States (1997)
ISBN 10: 0887406645 ISBN 13: 9780887406645
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 1
Librería
The Book Depository
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Schiffer Publishing Ltd, United States, 1997. Hardback. Estado de conservación: New. 284 x 220 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. TOMCAT! The Gurmman F-14 Story is an exciting oral history of the most versatile air supremacy fighter in the world .much of it written from the vantage point of the airplane s cockpit! Told in an anecdotal format, this new book is richly marbled with the salt air of fleet experience. Perhaps the F-14 program s greatest success is its overwhelming acceptance by the youngsters in the fleet. Anecdotes about the Tomcat legend abound .expecially in the chapters devoted to its employment by the fleet in the oceans of the world. Of particular interest are the chapters dealing with the sale of Tomcats to Iran and the subsequent integration of the airplane into Iran s armed forces. On-the-scene eye witness accounts provide a unique perspective of this fascinating aspect of the Tomcat story. TOMCAT! contains over 150 photographs, most in color and never bfore published, and most of them taken by Tomcat aircrews with hand-held cameras. These provide a fascinating backdrop for the oral history contained in the book. This is not a garden variety history about an airplane. It is a sometimes heart-stopping stroy of how a controversial airplane finally made it into the hearts and minds of the fleet .after stumbling at the starting gates of an outmoded defense acquisition system. It is the story of the best air supremacy fighter in the world! Rear Admiral Paul Gillcrist, USN (Retired), commanded a fleet fighter squadron on three carrier combat deployments to the Tonkin Gulf during which he flew 167 combat missions over Vietnam. For these he was awarded seventeen combat decorations. In his thirty-three year flying career as a fleet pilot and Navy test pilot as well, he flew 71 different U.S. and foreign tactical airplanes including the U.S. Air Force s F-104, F-105, F-106, F-15, F-16, YF-17 and F-20. He flew the Navy s F-4, F-5, F-8, F-11, F-14 and F/A-18 as well as several key foreign tactical airplanes. During his carrier flying career, which spanned an amazing twenty-seven years, he commanded a fighter squadron, a carrier air wing and was the wing commander for all Pacific Fleet fighter squadrons. He flew from sixteen carriers, and in his last flying assignment accumulated over four hundred flight hours in the Tomcat culminating, at age 51, in becoming the first flag officer to land the Tomcat on an aircraft carrier - the U.S.S. KITTYHAWK on 21 October 1980. The author of FEET WET, Reflections of a Carrier Pilot, Admiral Gillcrist is eminently qualified to write the F-14 story!. Nº de ref. de la librería AAC9780887406645

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 33,99
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a España
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

4.

Paul T. Gillcrist
Editorial: Schiffer Publishing Ltd, United States (1997)
ISBN 10: 0887406645 ISBN 13: 9780887406645
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 1
Librería
The Book Depository US
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Schiffer Publishing Ltd, United States, 1997. Hardback. Estado de conservación: New. 284 x 220 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. TOMCAT! The Gurmman F-14 Story is an exciting oral history of the most versatile air supremacy fighter in the world .much of it written from the vantage point of the airplane s cockpit! Told in an anecdotal format, this new book is richly marbled with the salt air of fleet experience. Perhaps the F-14 program s greatest success is its overwhelming acceptance by the youngsters in the fleet. Anecdotes about the Tomcat legend abound .expecially in the chapters devoted to its employment by the fleet in the oceans of the world. Of particular interest are the chapters dealing with the sale of Tomcats to Iran and the subsequent integration of the airplane into Iran s armed forces. On-the-scene eye witness accounts provide a unique perspective of this fascinating aspect of the Tomcat story. TOMCAT! contains over 150 photographs, most in color and never bfore published, and most of them taken by Tomcat aircrews with hand-held cameras. These provide a fascinating backdrop for the oral history contained in the book. This is not a garden variety history about an airplane. It is a sometimes heart-stopping stroy of how a controversial airplane finally made it into the hearts and minds of the fleet .after stumbling at the starting gates of an outmoded defense acquisition system. It is the story of the best air supremacy fighter in the world! Rear Admiral Paul Gillcrist, USN (Retired), commanded a fleet fighter squadron on three carrier combat deployments to the Tonkin Gulf during which he flew 167 combat missions over Vietnam. For these he was awarded seventeen combat decorations. In his thirty-three year flying career as a fleet pilot and Navy test pilot as well, he flew 71 different U.S. and foreign tactical airplanes including the U.S. Air Force s F-104, F-105, F-106, F-15, F-16, YF-17 and F-20. He flew the Navy s F-4, F-5, F-8, F-11, F-14 and F/A-18 as well as several key foreign tactical airplanes. During his carrier flying career, which spanned an amazing twenty-seven years, he commanded a fighter squadron, a carrier air wing and was the wing commander for all Pacific Fleet fighter squadrons. He flew from sixteen carriers, and in his last flying assignment accumulated over four hundred flight hours in the Tomcat culminating, at age 51, in becoming the first flag officer to land the Tomcat on an aircraft carrier - the U.S.S. KITTYHAWK on 21 October 1980. The author of FEET WET, Reflections of a Carrier Pilot, Admiral Gillcrist is eminently qualified to write the F-14 story!. Nº de ref. de la librería AAC9780887406645

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 34,12
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a España
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

5.

Paul T. Gillcrist
Editorial: Schiffer Publishing Ltd (1994)
ISBN 10: 0887406645 ISBN 13: 9780887406645
Nuevos Cantidad: 2
Librería
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Schiffer Publishing Ltd, 1994. HRD. Estado de conservación: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Nº de ref. de la librería IB-9780887406645

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 26,88
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 9,23
De Reino Unido a España
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

6.

Paul T. Gillcrist
Editorial: Schiffer Publishing Ltd 1994-10-15, Atglen (1994)
ISBN 10: 0887406645 ISBN 13: 9780887406645
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 1
Librería
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Schiffer Publishing Ltd 1994-10-15, Atglen, 1994. hardback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería 9780887406645

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 32,95
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,75
De Reino Unido a España
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

7.

Paul T. Gillcrist
Editorial: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
ISBN 10: 0887406645 ISBN 13: 9780887406645
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 4
Librería
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Schiffer Publishing Ltd. Hardback. Estado de conservación: new. BRAND NEW, Tomcat!: Grumman F-14 Story, Paul T. Gillcrist, TOMCAT! The Gurmman F-14 Story is an exciting oral history of the most versatile air supremacy fighter in the world .much of it written from the vantage point of the airplane's cockpit! Told in an anecdotal format, this new book is richly marbled with the salt air of fleet experience. Perhaps the F-14 program's greatest success is its overwhelming acceptance by the youngsters in the fleet. Anecdotes about the Tomcat legend abound .expecially in the chapters devoted to its employment by the fleet in the oceans of the world. Of particular interest are the chapters dealing with the sale of Tomcats to Iran and the subsequent integration of the airplane into Iran's armed forces. On-the-scene eye witness accounts provide a unique perspective of this fascinating aspect of the Tomcat story. TOMCAT! contains over 150 photographs, most in color and never bfore published, and most of them taken by Tomcat aircrews with hand-held cameras. These provide a fascinating backdrop for the oral history contained in the book. This is not a garden variety history about an airplane. It is a sometimes heart-stopping stroy of how a controversial airplane finally made it into the hearts and minds of the fleet .after stumbling at the starting gates of an outmoded defense acquisition system. It is the story of the best air supremacy fighter in the world! Rear Admiral Paul Gillcrist, USN (Retired), commanded a fleet fighter squadron on three carrier combat deployments to the Tonkin Gulf during which he flew 167 combat missions over Vietnam. For these he was awarded seventeen combat decorations. In his thirty-three year flying career as a fleet pilot and Navy test pilot as well, he flew 71 different U.S. and foreign tactical airplanes including the U.S. Air Force's F-104, F-105, F-106, F-15, F-16, YF-17 and F-20. He flew the Navy's F-4, F-5, F-8, F-11, F-14 and F/A-18 as well as several key foreign tactical airplanes. During his carrier flying career, which spanned an amazing twenty-seven years, he commanded a fighter squadron, a carrier air wing and was the wing commander for all Pacific Fleet fighter squadrons. He flew from sixteen carriers, and in his last flying assignment accumulated over four hundred flight hours in the Tomcat culminating, at age 51, in becoming the first flag officer to land the Tomcat on an aircraft carrier - the U.S.S. KITTYHAWK on 21 October 1980. The author of FEET WET, Reflections of a Carrier Pilot, Admiral Gillcrist is eminently qualified to write the F-14 story!. Nº de ref. de la librería B9780887406645

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 29,97
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 8,02
De Reino Unido a España
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

8.

Paul T. Gillcrist
Editorial: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd. (1994)
ISBN 10: 0887406645 ISBN 13: 9780887406645
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 1
Librería
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., 1994. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería 0887406645

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 26,97
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 17,83
De Estados Unidos de America a España
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

9.

Paul T. Gillcrist
Editorial: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN 10: 0887406645 ISBN 13: 9780887406645
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 2
Librería
BuySomeBooks
(Las Vegas, NV, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Schiffer Publishing, Ltd. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Hardcover. 208 pages. Dimensions: 11.2in. x 8.7in. x 1.1in.TOMCAT! The Gurmman F-14 Story is an exciting oral history of the most versatile air supremacy fighter in the world . . . much of it written from the vantage point of the airplanes cockpit!Told in an anecdotal format, this new book is richly marbled wit This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Hardcover. Nº de ref. de la librería 9780887406645

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 43,15
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 11,55
De Estados Unidos de America a España
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

10.

PAUL T. GILLCRIST
Editorial: Schiffer Publishing Ltd (US) (1994)
ISBN 10: 0887406645 ISBN 13: 9780887406645
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 1
Librería
Herb Tandree Philosophy Books
(Stroud, GLOS, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Schiffer Publishing Ltd (US), 1994. Hardback. Estado de conservación: NEW. 9780887406645 This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and immediately from the publisher. Nº de ref. de la librería HTANDREE0550096

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 45,75
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 9,23
De Reino Unido a España
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

Existen otras copia(s) de este libro

Ver todos los resultados de su búsqueda