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Re: Scooter: The Douglas A4D Skyhawk Story by Tommy Thomason
« Reply #45 on: October 21, 2011, 04:37:17 pm »
Mine arrived today. I can't wait to read it. I also found the paint scheme for my 1/48 A-4 in it, whatever year I find time to build it. I really like the look of the CA-4F.
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Re: Scooter: The Douglas A4D Skyhawk Story by Tommy Thomason
« Reply #46 on: January 16, 2012, 11:46:14 pm »
My copy arrived today.


Not had time to read it all, obviously, but it looks like a superb book from Tommy. Loads of colour photos, lots of text to read, and a great list of contributors in the acknowledgments. it looks like an authorative account.
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Re: Scooter: The Douglas A4D Skyhawk Story by Tommy Thomason
« Reply #47 on: January 17, 2012, 05:11:45 am »
My copy arrived today.


Not had time to read it all, obviously, but it looks like a superb book from Tommy. Loads of colour photos, lots of text to read, and a great list of contributors in the acknowledgments. it looks like an authorative account.

Thanks for your kind remarks. I regret to report that as usual, I made errors and after it was turned in, I came across information that I would have liked to include. See http://thanlont.blogspot.com/2011/11/scooter-stuff.html

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Re: Scooter: The Douglas A4D Skyhawk Story by Tommy Thomason
« Reply #48 on: January 18, 2012, 08:55:47 am »
and after it was turned in, I came across information that I would have liked to include.

But if every author waited for every source, us readers would have to wait until whenever the local equivalent of the Official Secrets Act lapsed in the last country ever to operate (insert a/c type here).
 
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Re: Scooter: The Douglas A4D Skyhawk Story by Tommy Thomason
« Reply #49 on: November 17, 2012, 02:23:50 pm »
Bought it, read it, love it. Thank you, sir.

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Re: Scooter: The Douglas A4D Skyhawk Story by Tommy Thomason
« Reply #50 on: March 08, 2019, 05:45:35 pm »
Crecy shows a revised edition of this book appearing at the end of September.  Skyhawk fans, rejoice!

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Re: Scooter: The Douglas A4D Skyhawk Story by Tommy Thomason
« Reply #51 on: March 09, 2019, 11:14:19 am »
Not happy.   As previously stated, I hate it when a revised copy appears on of a book I already have.  I want the new information but donít want the duplication.  I wish there was an option for a simple softcover update supplement with the new data also put forward at the same time.