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adadaead
05-10-2004, 07:53 AM
I'm not asking about jet planes, but i know the propeller engine planes, where there just wanna know if anybody knows what those planes were and where just used as a small bomber or as a fighter too not against jets but still, and where these planes just old WW2 fighter or they were much advanced than that.



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adadaead
05-10-2004, 07:53 AM
I'm not asking about jet planes, but i know the propeller engine planes, where there just wanna know if anybody knows what those planes were and where just used as a small bomber or as a fighter too not against jets but still, and where these planes just old WW2 fighter or they were much advanced than that.



Only in the spirit of attack, born in a brave heart, will bring success to any fighter aircraft, no matter how highly developed it may be.

Cpt.Confidence
05-10-2004, 08:34 AM
Lets see. In Vietnam there was the Lockheed C-130 Hercules, Douglas A-1 Skyraider, Douglas C-47, Rockwell OV-10 Bronco, Cessna O-1 Bird Dog, Cessna O-2 Skymaster, DeHavilland C-7 Caribou, and several others that presently slip my mind. In Korea there was the Skyraider, Corsair, Mustang, and several different cargo, logistical, and bombers left over from the second world war.

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CornbreadPattie
05-10-2004, 08:45 AM
Propellor planes used in Korea/Vietnam included:

Korea:
F8F Bearcats
AD-1 Skyraiders
F4U-4 Corsairs
TBF Avengers
A/B-26 Invaders
B-17 Flying Fortresses - was used as a rescue plane, and to insert agents into enemy territory at night. Also used as a personal transport for many high ranks.
B-29 Superfortress
P-51D/K
Seafires
Sea Fury
Yak-9
Il-10
Pe-2
C-47
C-54
L-4

Most aircraft were used for ground support or recon. They mostly retained their old roles, except for the B-17, which carried a boat under it's bomb bay. The planes had mostly been upgraded in some way or another, so they were a little different from their WWII types. US Insignia had now added its bar. That's all I can think of right now.

Vietnam:
F4U- used by france
F8F - used by french
JU-52s - used by french
Ki-43s - used by french
Ju-88s - used by french
C-47
A/C-47
B-26 Invader - USAF had officially adopted the 'B' for the aircraft, since the B-26 Marauder wasn't used as much anymore.
B-17 - used to drop agents off, and for supply
A-1 Skyraider
C-121 - not around in WWII, but they were props
EC-121 - ", used for air early warining
E-1 - "
E-2 - "
L-6

That's All I can think of now.

adadaead
05-10-2004, 09:16 AM
Wow you people are amazing, no your not people your like superacepilotsyborgs from future who know everything about planes, you people area amazing



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XyZspineZyX
05-10-2004, 11:30 AM
For Korea, you're forgetting the F-82 Twin Mustang. I believe this was the first prop plane to score in Korea.

LilHorse
05-10-2004, 12:34 PM
I know that T-28s were also used in Viet Nam for ground attack by certain "special" air units for certain "clients". Namely the 90th TAC for the CIA.

El Turo
05-10-2004, 12:39 PM
A very close friend of the family was a "Puff the Magic Dragon" driver and oh-man are THOSE some stories to hear.

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Skarphol
05-10-2004, 03:11 PM
I'm pretty sure that the Fairy Firefly were present in at least one of the wars, representing both Australia and Great Britain I think.

Even though I've never read it, it seems reasonable to me to assume that the brits used the Sea Hornet sometimes during the Korean conflict.. anyone read anything about this?

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Slickun
05-10-2004, 03:23 PM
T-28's were also used by the SVAF. Ky flew one.