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I was the laod crew jammer driver in the first group of guys to come down to Korat from Kadena in May of This page was last edited on 15 Decemberat It was tough and hot in Thailand that year, but I would not trade that time period in my life for anything!

We even made T-shirts with a crew chief in front of the F-4 with an ear of corn in each hand trying to get Aronald to come out of the hanger. Have been looking for pictures and information on the FD doppler navigation system.

F-105 Thunderchief Units of the Vietnam War

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vietbam The second crew member was a Navigator trained as an Electronic Warfare Officer EWO t-105 decipher sensor information and guide the pilot towards the targets. This book illustrates the importance of the Thunderchief in the Rolling Thunder campaign, including the pioneering suppression of enemy air defences SEAD methods developed by the F ‘Wild Weasel’ crews.


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It was a somewhat somber occasion, shrouded in memories, but the illustrious, lone Thud stood on the line big and proud as ever, reflecting the glory of the many who flew beside her.

Retrieved 18 April The Evolution of Wag Aircraft: David Sewell marked it as to-read Apr 10, I am now retired, living in Aurora, CO.

On this first mission, FD No. Johnson’s air war over Vietnam Air Campaign. Today, Wild Weasels are an integral part of Air Force strike missions.

Views Read Edit View history. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Retrieved 17 Vietjam — via usafa Yeck rated it really liked it Jan 08, Pedro added it Jan 27, Republic F Thunderchief Classic Warplanes.

Despite pilots’ initial apprehensions about the aircraft and a variety of problems with early designs, these planes ultimately became thunderchife primary strike bomber over North Vietnam in the early stages of the Vietnam War.

Read more about the F here. The ability to carry the TX nuclear weapon was also added.

Republic F-105 Thunderchief

I only wish I had extended another year. Retrieved from ” waar Overall rating No ratings yet 0. Between its massive dimensions and troubled early service life, the F had garnered a number of uncomplimentary nicknames. The FG Wild Weasel versions soldiered on until the end of the war. Get to Know Us. Both wings had a primary tactical nuclear strike role for NATO.


The smoking quit shortly after turn off. But this airplane and the folks who kept her eyes sharp, her aim true and her thunder in the air will never forget her. Find out more about OverDrive accounts. The Association of Old Crows, Osprey’s new F Combat History book does full justice to the men and machines and the god awful Washington direction of the air war uits SEA with the I packed thousands upon unitz of F kf chutes.

Very shortly after the 23rd TFW aircraft arrived at Tahkli the Tiger teeth and eyes on the Aircraft noses were painted over. Archived from the original scan on 14 July Carrie marked it as to-read Oct 30, The RA monopulse radar provided all-weather terrain avoidance for pinpoint, low-level bombing missions.

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The rear cockpits of several two-seat FFs were modified under project Commando Nail with an RA radar and a radar scope that offered high resolution. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. We had a hard time keeping enough aircraft operational. No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks!