McDonnell FH 1 Phantom

The photos in this edition are black and white. First published in 1981, the book covers the Navy's first jet aircraft to operate from a carrier, the McDonnell FD-1/FH-1 Phantom.

McDonnell FH 1 Phantom

The photos in this edition are black and white. First published in 1981, the book covers the Navy's first jet aircraft to operate from a carrier, the McDonnell FD-1/FH-1 Phantom. The underpowered twin jet fighter would prove, along with North American's FJ-1, the feasibility of operating jets from carriers. It was operated by VF-17A/VF-171, VF-172, VMF-122 and the "Flying Leathernecks" demonstration team as well as the reserves. 48 photos, 6 illustrations and 21 profiles are included.

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McDonnell FH-1 Phantom
Language: en
Pages: 34
Authors: Steve Ginter
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1981-01-01 - Publisher: Specialty Press (MN)

The photos in this edition are black and white. First published in 1981, the book covers the Navy's first jet aircraft to operate from a carrier, the McDonnell FD-1/FH-1 Phantom. The underpowered twin jet fighter would prove, along with North American's FJ-1, the feasibility of operating jets from carriers. It
The McDonnell FH-1 Phantom
Language: en
Pages: 6
Authors: National Air and Space Museum
Categories: Fighter planes
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