This is a documentary history of one of the most famous fighters ever built during a historically almost unrecognized war. Flown by four air forces in support of the United Nations, the F-51 Mustang dropped more napalm and fired more rockets than any other aircraft during that conflict - and in the process suffered the highest number of losses. Told is the story of the bravery of the fighter-bomber pilots in the serious air-to-mud war against horrendous anti-aircraft fire, and also the first swirling air battles against the vaunted MiG-15.After the other Mustangs departed Krohn solicited permission from Flying Control to also takeoff and try to catch up with the rest of the mission. ... By this time Krohn had checked in on the radio and declared that he was over the target and that he was starting his attack. ... coolant lines and inspect the insulation of all of the electrical wiring to make sure that they were adequately insulated against moisture.
|Title||:||Mustangs over Korea|
|Author||:||David R. McLaren|
|Publisher||:||Schiffer Pub Ltd - 1999-02-01|