Lockheed C-141 Starlifter

Bob Archer

The C-141 Starlifter, quite simply, looked right and was right. During the second half of the 1960s, it became a worldwide visitor, and it was in service for more than 40 years before the final examples were retired. With over 170 images and detailed information, this book looks at the aircraft itself, as well as the organizations that flew it.
Date Published :
October 2022
Publisher :
Key Publishing
Language:
English
Series :
Historic Military Aircraft Series
Illustration :
Over 170 images
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Binding. : Paperback
ISBN : 9781802820430
Pages : 96
Dimensions : 9.57 X 6.69 inches
Stock Status : Not Yet Published. Available for Pre-Order
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$24.95

Overview
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Loved by most associated personnel and enthusiasts alike, the C-141 Starlifter, quite simply, looked right and was right. During the second half of the 1960s, it quickly became a commonplace visitor worldwide, and it was in service for more than forty years before the final examples were retired in favor of more capable airlifters. Such was its popularity that many crews left their heart aboard the silent airframe when they walked away for the last time.

Containing over 170 images, many previously unseen, and detailed information supplied by the people who flew, maintained, and supported the C-141, this book looks at the aircraft itself, as well as the organizations that flew it. A host of names and extra markings are shown, including the graffiti briefly applied during the Rodeo competitions. Details of every unit that flew the Starlifter are also included, making it an invaluable addition to the book collections of both enthusiasts and modelers.

About The Author
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London born Bob Archer's sixty years in aviation began as an aircraft enthusiast, turned photographer. Latterly writing for aviation journals, as well as four books. His primary period of interest is post World War Two to date. American, Russian and UK manufacturers are his favourites. Two greatest aviation periods were viewing the early 1960s American nuclear bombers in central England, and the Russian military in Eastern Europe during the early 1990s. He has flown in numerous military aircraft, including Phantom, Tornado, Jaguar, Hercules, VC.10 and various helicopters worldwide. Bob is married to Anzhelika, who shares his passion for aviation.

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