Flying American Combat Aircraft

The Cold War

Book Description

  • Riveting accounts from the pilots who flew such planes as the F-15, B-52, C-130, and many more
  • Dozens of in-the-cockpit photos

    This sequel to Flying American Combat Aircraft of World War II spans the Cold War, taking a look at the planes that defined the era and fought in places like Korea and Vietnam. Covering all manner of aircraft-including fighters, bombers, and transports-seasoned pilots tell what it was really like to be in the cockpit of some of the world's classic planes.

  • About Higham, Robin

    Robin Higham is a veteran of the Royal Air Force and professor emeritus of history at Kansas State University. Former editor of Aerospace Historian, he has written or edited numerous works on aviation history.