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  • GIN062 - Ginter Books Curtiss XBT2C-1

    GIN062 - Ginter Books Curtiss XBT2C-1

    Volume three of the Panther story focuses on the use of the aircraft by the United States Navy. This was the first Grumman jet aircraft to go to sea. This book covers the History of the squadrons and the men that flew the Navy Panthers. Some photos show...

    $19.95
  • GIN061 - Ginter Books Grumman F9F Panther Part 3

    GIN061 - Ginter Books Grumman F9F Panther Part 3

    Volume two of the Panther story focuses on the usage of the aircraft by the United States Marines. In Korea the F9F, like its propeller-driven counterparts (AD Skyraiders and F-4U Corsairs), were utilized primarily for close air support. The two...

    $29.95
  • GIN060 - Ginter Books Grumman F9F Panther Part 2

    GIN060 - Ginter Books Grumman F9F Panther Part 2

    This was one of the first aircraft used as a target drone. This book explains the original concept outlining the need for a remote controlled aircraft and how that concept evolved into the QF-86 program. Many photographs from both inside and outside the...

    $16.95
  • GIN055 - Ginter Books McDonnell Douglas A-4M Skyhawk

    GIN055 - Ginter Books McDonnell Douglas A-4M Skyhawk

    The last version of the Skyhawk series to be built, the A-4M Skyhawk II, was obviously the most capable. While the original Skyhawks were designed as a lightweight delivery platform for nuclear weapons, the "Mighty Mikes" were refined into the ultimate...

    $22.95
  • GIN047 - Ginter Books Curtiss SO3C Seamew

    GIN047 - Ginter Books Curtiss SO3C Seamew

    In early 1937, Curtiss and Vought, the Navy's two pre-war suppliers of fleet catapult scout floatplanes, were asked to submit bids for a high-speed replacement of the very successful SOC Seagull series. Navy design number 403 called for a mid-wing...

    $12.95
  • GIN042 - Ginter Books Lockheed T2V-1/T-1A Seastar

    GIN042 - Ginter Books Lockheed T2V-1/T-1A Seastar

    Lockheed had an early lock on military jet trainer production in the United States with its very successful two-seat derivative of the P-80/F-80 Shooting Star, the T-33A/TV-2. As good as the T-Bird was, Lockheed believed a much more capable trainer could...

    $16.95
  • GIN039 - Ginter Books Convair Model 48 Charger

    GIN039 - Ginter Books Convair Model 48 Charger

    For more than two years prior to the Navy issuing RFP (Request for Proposal) in 1964, Convair engineers had been evaluating designs for use in the limited war and counter-insurgency arenas. These designs were evaluated by many military and civilian...

    $16.95
  • GIN036 - Ginter Books Douglas XTB2D-1 Skypirate

    GIN036 - Ginter Books Douglas XTB2D-1 Skypirate

    Bob Kowalski continues the saga of the Bomber Torpedo (BT) program and the similar Scout Bomber (SB) program with the obscure story of the Douglas XTB2D-1 "SkyPirate". The story started in Naval Fighters #24, Martin AM-1/-1Q Mauler and continued with...

    $10.95
  • GIN035 - Ginter Books Douglas F5D Skylancer

    GIN035 - Ginter Books Douglas F5D Skylancer

    The Douglas F5D-1 Skylancer was a progressive development of the F4D-1 Skyray. Many people believe that the Skylancer was a faster and better choice than its competitor, the Vought F8U Crusader. They believe that it had inherently better stretch...

    $10.95
  • GIN022 - Ginter Books North American AJ-1 Savage

    GIN022 - Ginter Books North American AJ-1 Savage

    The North American AJ "Savage" came into being as a direct result of the greatest Navy and Government controversy since Billy Mitchell and the Battleships. This controversy was over the future Nuclear strike capabilities of the Navy, if any. --Steve...

    $22.95
  • GIN020 - Ginter Books Grumman AF Guardian

    GIN020 - Ginter Books Grumman AF Guardian

    In 1953, the mainstay of carrier-based anti-submarine warfare (ASW) forces in the Navy were represented by a pair of Grumman AF-2W and AF-2S Guardians flying as a hunter-killer team and operating from an escort carrier of the Commencement Bay(CVE-105)...

    $16.95
  • GIN014 - Ginter Books Convair T-29 Flying Classroom

    GIN014 - Ginter Books Convair T-29 Flying Classroom

    The T-29/C-131 series of aircraft was one of the military's many cost-saving examples of purchasing existing civil and commercial designs for their utility and transport needs. The first military Conviar-Liner was accepted on 8 March 1950. Military...

    $19.95
  • GIN012 - Ginter Books McDonnell F3H 'Demon'

    GIN012 - Ginter Books McDonnell F3H 'Demon'

    The McDonnell F3H Demon is probably the least remembered modern Naval fighter, even though it was our first true all-weather missile fighter. When the weather prevented the agile F8U, F4D and F11F from flying the Demon could still be launched. A...

    $29.95
  • GIN009 - Ginter Books Vought F6U 'Pirate'

    GIN009 - Ginter Books Vought F6U 'Pirate'

    It was 1944, and a new age in aviation was dawning in the European skies, the jet age. As more German jets appeared in combat, it became a foregone conclusion that Japan would be producing them too. These facts prompted the Navy to issue a requirement...

    $10.95