Cessna Warbirds: A Detailed and Personal History of Cessna's Involvement in the Armed Forces

Cessna Warbirds: A Detailed and Personal History of Cessna's Involvement in the Armed Forces

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NOTE: The updated Second Edition is being released as a series of books in full color. The first two in the series are:

  • T-41 MESCALERO: THE MILITARY CESSNA 172 (ASIN 0974655333), released in 2007.
  • CESSNA WARBIRDS: THE WAR YEARS (1941-45): THE T-50 BOBCAT AND THE CESSNAS IMPRESSED INTO MILITARY SERVICE (ASIN 1934631310), released May 2015.
This landmark book by former Air Force pilot and internationally-known aviation author Walt Shiel, provides the complete and rarely-told story of the 12,000+ Cessna aircraft that have served in the US military and in armed forces around the world. Cessna Warbirds blends hard technical information about each aircraft with personal anecdotes by the pilots who flew them. Over 400 photos, many in color, illustrate the aircraft and their operational use. Read about amazing feats accomplished by ordinary men with extraordinary courage when these aircraft were flown in hot conflicts around the world. This book is perfect for anyone who has flown military aircraft, is interested in military aviation, owns of flies Cessna aircraft, or experiences a military Walter Mitty episode whenever they take to the skies.

Product Details

  • Author: Walt Shiel
  • Publication Date: 1995-12-01
  • Publisher: Slipdown Mountain Publications LLC
  • Product Group: Book
  • Manufacturer: Slipdown Mountain Publications LLC
  • Binding: Paperback, 329 pages
  • Brand: Brand: Slipdown Mountain Publications LLC
  • Features:
    • Used Book in Good Condition
  • Item Dimensions:
    • Dimensions: 75L x 875W x 1125H
  • Package Dimensions:
    • Dimensions: 1090L x 840W x 60H
    • Weight: 175
  • List Price: $29.95
  • ISBN: 1879825252
  • ASIN: 1879825252

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