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boxkite

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Does anybody know the book "Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow - Fifty Years of Fairchild Aviation". Is it worth to buy it?
 

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Judging from the author, is seems worth it... The other book on Fairchild around is poor from the unbuilt projects side...
 

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The other book on Fairchild around is poor from the unbuilt projects side...

Do you mean “Fairchild Aircraft 1926-1987” by Kent A. Mitchell (published at Narkiewicz/Thompson, 1997)? Yes, it’s boring for hunters & collectors of unbuilt aircraft.
 

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Boring, no, but annoying, yes, a lot. At times it's clear the author has much more info than he writes down (e.g. the XC-120 Packet Plane affair, he must have known that the detachable airframe dated back from the C-82 times, and he fails to mention the projected production version of the XC-120, the C-128)
 

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Hi All!
Hi Skybolt, I want to know whether there is in this book ("Fairchild Aircraft 1926-1987") manufacturers Model Designations ?
If you can please tell me
If there is something I will buy this book.
 

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