When WWII began, the US Navy's senior and most experienced aviators were flyers who had learned their skills on the legendary Curtiss Hawks which were bought by the Navy from 1925 to 1934. These included the F6C-1 Hawk, F7C-1 Seahawk, F9C Sparrowhawk, and F11C/BFC Goshawk. These historic aircraft are shown in 50-pages of action photos, line drawings, full color plates, and specifications. Curtiss Navy Hawks in Action (SC). Covers the US Navy variants of the Curtiss Hawk family of fighter biplanes. These fighters formed the backbone of Naval carrier fighter aviation during the 1920s & 1930s. Over 100 photos, 40 detail dwgs, 2 pgs of scale dwgs, 13 color pgs, 50 pages.
The Squadron "AIRCRAFT IN ACTION" series provides the aviation buff, historian and modeler alike with an in-depth developmental history of each subject aircraft. Each "AIRCRAFT IN ACTION" book contains outstanding photographic coverage of the aircraft in operational use. Many of the photos reveal details that other publications do not show. Line drawings give an in-depth look at each variant. The text explains each variant and puts the aircraft in historical perspective. Each 8.25" x 11" book has full color front and back covers, plus a framable 2-page spread of color paintings. Each book is soft covered and contains approximately 100 photos, numerous detail drawings, several pages of scale drawings, and 50-58 pages.
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