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USN - USMC Collection No.3

USN - USMC Collection No.3 Photo CD Review

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review May 2010 Title USN - USMC Collection No.3
Publisher Aero Research Published 2010
ISBN None Format 154 very high resolution JPEGs
MSRP (USD) $12.95


USN - USMC Collection No.3
USN - USMC Collection No.3
USN - USMC Collection No.3

Aero Research is back with the next installment in their USN/USMC Collection. This new photo CD features a random sampling of USN-USMC aircraft photos that were taken anywhere between the 1950s to present. None of these photos are from the government photo archives, these are all compiled from the same excellent range of professional (or very skilled) aviation photographers. Most importantly, all of these photos are of aircraft still in service, no derelicts, boneyard storage, or museum pieces. Many of them were photographed in various theaters around the world.

This third installment in the series USN-USMC Collection provides you with another interesting variety of operational aircraft from US Navy and Marine Corps service. The subjects included in this collection include:

  • A-3 Skywarrior
  • A-4 Skyhawk
  • C-54
  • C-117 Super Dakota
  • C-121 Constellation
  • C-130 Hercules
  • CH-46 Sea Knight
  • CH-53 Sea Stallion
  • E-2 Hawkeye
  • EA-6B Prowler
  • F4D Skyray
  • F4U Corsair
  • F-4 Phantom II
  • F-8 Crusader
  • F-10 Skyknight
  • F-16 Fighting Falcon
  • F/A-18 Hornet
  • F-21 Kfir
  • H-1 Iroquois
  • SH-3 Sea King
  • SH-60 Seahawk
  • T-2 Buckeye

For the tail spotter, you'll see these aircraft from a variety of time periods to that you'll get representative configurations of the airframe during different phases of its operational life. You'll also be able to see the aircraft in a variety of color schemes. For the modeler, you'll see lots of good details and color information for tackling that next project.

This is a nice selection of imagery that you won't find available in such clarity and size. This title is recommended!

You can purchase this reference or any of their other photo CDs directly from their website or via email

My sincere thanks to Aero Research for this review sample!