A-7 Corsair II References

Naval A-7 Bibliography

Erwin J. Bulban “Total A-7A Order Exceeds $200 Million” Aviation Week & Space Technology November 8, 1965 p.30-32

“Navy/LTV A-7A Designed for Equipment Accessibility and Short Turn-Around Time” Aviation Week & Space Technology November 22, 1965 p.62-63 Includes photos of an early aircraft with panels opened and engine removed.

Photo: “First A-7A Delivered to Training Squadron” Aviation Week & Space Technology November 21, 1966 p.37 BuNo 152664

Photo: Test A-7A with boom on nose and full load of bombs Pratt & Whitney ad Aviation Week & Space Technology December 12, 1966 p.2

Photo: A-7A BuNo 153221 of VA-147 Aviation Week & Space Technology November 11, 1968 front cover

Peter B. Mersky “Warplane Classic: A-7 Corsair II in US Navy Service” International Air Power Review Volume 10 Includes a large fold-out A-7E cutaway drawing, and a color 3-view of a VA-192 aircraft.

Photo: A-7A on a bow cat of USS America Naval Aviation News February 1967 front cover

Photo: A-7A BuNo 153221 of VA-147 aboard USS Ranger Aviation Week & Space Technology November 11, 1968 front cover

“A-7E Corsair II Praised for Accuracy in Combat” Naval Aviation News August 1970 p.35

Codell Summers “Deadly Sidewinder” Scale Modeler February 1973 Building the Airfix 1/72 A-7E model kit as an aircraft of VA-86 aboard USS America

Photo: An A-7C from China Lake launching a Harpoon test missile. Aviation Week & Space Technology April 5, 1976 front cover

United Technologies ad, with artwork depicting an A-7 launching a ramjet-powered missile. Aviation Week & Space Technology October 16, 1978 p.40

“A Corsair by any other name…Sandy, SLUF and Little Hummers” Air International April 1982 Includes a photo of the V-519 trainer prototype, A-7E 3-view, A-7A, TA-7C, and A-7E side-view drawings.

David Francis “Supersize SLUF” Scale Aviation Modeller International July 2006 building the 1/32 Trumpeter A-7E kit as an aircraft of VA-72. Includes several pages of Corsair II color profiles

Jezz Coleman “Sidewinders SLUF” Model Aircraft July 2017 The HobbyBoss 1/48 A-7E as an aircraft of VA-86/USS Nimitz.

Gerry Manning Military Aircraft of the 1970s photos: A-7B BuNo 154520/VA-303, A-7E 157497/VA-97, A-7E 157536/VA-27, A-7E 158021/VA-195 p.48-49

 

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