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USAF Collection No.7

USAF Collection No.7 Photo CD Review

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review June 2014 Title USAF Collection No.7
Publisher Aero Research Published 2014
ISBN None Format 169 very high resolution JPEGs
MSRP (USD) $12.95


USAF Collection No.7
USAF Collection No.7
USAF Collection No.7

Aero Research is back with their seventh installment of their USAF photo libraries. This new photo CD features a random sampling of USAF aircraft photos that were taken anywhere between the early 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 latest installment includes images of:

  • A-7D Corsair II
  • A-10A Thunderbolt II
  • B-57 Canberra
  • C-9 Nightengale
  • C-10 Extender
  • C-26
  • C-47 Skytrain
  • C-118 Liftmaster
  • C-124 Globemaster II
  • C-130 Hercules
  • C-131 Samaritan
  • C-133 Cargomaster
  • C-135 Stratotanker
  • F-4 Phantom II
  • F-5 Freedom Fighter/Tiger II
  • F-15 Eagle
  • F-16 Fighting Falcon
  • F-86 Sabre
  • F-94 Starfire
  • F-100 Super Sabre
  • F-101 Voodoo
  • F-102 Delta Dagger
  • F-104 Starfighter
  • F-105 Thunderchief
  • F-106 Delta Dagger
  • F-111
  • H-3 Jolly Green Giant
  • H-21 Workhorse
  • H-53 Super Jolly Green Giant
  • T-33 Shooting Star
  • T-38 Talon
  • T-39 Sabreliner
  • X-29

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. 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!