This revised, expanded edition chronicles the development and career of the world? predominant military airlifter, from its origins in the depths of the Cold War through the present day. It includes new information and pictures on current variants, along with updated appendices with present day units and active aircraft. Over 190photographs show the ?erk?in a varietyof roles and paint schemes: coverage includes gunships, electronicwarfare and reconniassance models, testbed and special use aircraft, andNavy models. Close-up detail photos of several variants will be ofinterest to scale modellers.

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