The third in a series from Bring the heat, Bring the Stupid.
..............In the first two posts, I discussed the Army’s efforts to develop an organic close air support (CAS) capability. In spite of restrictions, the Army considered jet-powered forward air control (FAC) aircraft, which looked very much like fully capable attack aircraft. This met, as expected, with resistance from Air Force leaders, who judged the Army’s jets an unwanted encroachment the junior service’s mission............
Got some neat looking and downright strange looking aircraft here today. Like this sample below.
I will be linking the entire series as they are posted.
|The Fairchild VZ-5. I was five when this came out.|