SLUF

A-7D Vs A-10: the forgotten fly off where the Warthog proved to be better than the SLUF as close air-support aircraft

A-7D Vs A-10: the forgotten fly off where the Warthog proved to be better than the SLUF as close air-support aircraft

The aim of the fly off was to evaluate whether the new YA-10 was sufficiently better than the A-7D to… Read More

1 year ago

Former A-7 Corsair II pilot explains what made the iconic SLUF a great attack aircraft

What did the A-7 Corsair II have that gave it such a great combat record and a devoted pilot community,… Read More

3 years ago

SLUF Vs Hun: former USAF pilot explains why the A-7 outclassed the F-100 in the ground attack role

"The mission was to drop bombs and destroy the target, and the A-7's ability to drop great bombs is unprecedented.… Read More

6 years ago

Remembering the EA-7L, the SLUF variant that played the role of adversary aircraft

The EA-7L was used to simulate Soviet aircraft, often carrying a variety of jamming and ECM pods Built by LTV… Read More

6 years ago

THE A-7D SLUF AND THE STORY OF AN INCREDIBLE NINE-HOUR-LONG “SANDY” MISSION FLOWN OVER NORTH VIETNAM

Major Clarke's A-7D made 'a very low pass' on the guns to protect the Jolly and took a hit 'by… Read More

6 years ago

SLUF Vs FRESCO: HOW AN UNARMED A-7 WAS ABLE TO FEND OFF A MiG-17 IN THE SKIES OVER NORTH VIETNAM

Junker's SLUF was devoid of the usually standard AIM-9D Sidewinder And to make matter worse, his A-7 had no working… Read More

6 years ago