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Canadian Silver Stars: the CL30

Canadian Silver Stars: the CL30 "T-Bird' in Canadian and Overseas Service 1951 - 2005

9783935687973

€ 41.24

 

Publisher/Brand AirDoc

Author Patrick Martin, Bryan Volstad

Format a4

No. Pages 236

Version Soft cover

Language English

Category Aviation Books

Subcategory Canada

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Product description

A4 sized , sofcover, perfect bound, 236 pages, colour profiles, more than 300 hitherto unpublished photographs, ENGLISH TEXT

 

Canadair license built version of the T-33A Shooting Star, in Canadian and international (Bolivia, Turkey, France, Portugal and Greece) services. Lots of great images, especially from the early years of CL-30 service and a plethora of background information make this book a must have for the enthusiast interested in the Canadian Air Force.

From the content:

Foreword
Preface
Introduction
Dedication
Acknowledgements
Readers Notes
Phraseology
Abbreviation List

Shooting Star

The Jet Start
The Opposition – The Luftwaffe Threat
A Star is Born – P-80 Shooting Star
Designing the P-80
XP-80A
YP-80A
P-80
TP-80C
T-33A
F-94
Total Production

Selection 
Post War Expansion
Korea
Clunks and Sabres

Getting the Program Going
Silver Star Mk.1 – Twenty    
T-33A – Ten
Nene 10
Silver Star Mk.2

Production
Canadair
Silver Star Mk.3
Silver Star Mk.3PT – Pilot Trainer
Silver Star Mk.3AT – Armament Trainer

Canadian Conversions
CEPE Pacer
Ejection Seat Trials
Silver Star Mk.3PT – Pilot Trainer
Silver Star Mk.3AT – Armament Trainer
Silver Star Mk.3PR – Photo Reconnaissance
Target Towing
Search
National Research Council
DPT-1
Jamming in the Eighties
Electronic Support and Training - CE-133
Silver Star Avionics Update Project
CX-133

Canadian Service
NATO Air Training Plan
Training with the Silver Star
Winding Down
Enter the Tutor
Unification
New Serials
End of Training Command
Combat Support Squadrons
Avionics Update Project – AUP
The End Game
Summary – The Inventory and Losses

Canadian Finish & Markings
VC Era
AB+3 Era
RCAF+3 Era
New-Leaf Era
CAF Era
Symmetrical Era
FIP Era
Royal Canadian Navy
Display Aircraft

Exports
Bolivia
France
Greece
Portugal
Turkey    

Airframe
Technical description
Performance
When is a T-Bird not a Silver Star?
Nose    
Fuselage
Engine
Wings and Gear

Unit Histories
Operational Units
Utility-Reserve Units
Royal Canadian Navy
Training Units

Appendices
Main Operating Bases
After Canadian Military Service    
Maintenance Airframes
Storage Locations
The Bolivian enigma
Individual Aircraft Histories
Colour Profiles



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