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Jaguar Boys: True Tales From Operators Of The Big Cat In Peace And War

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By Ian Hall. In these pages, the Jaguar Boys pilots, engineer and ground crew tell of the aircraft's drawbacks and joys, their sadness at losses, and their pleasure at its development into a readily-deployable and outstandingly-capable fighter-bomber for the post-Cold War era.

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By Ian Hall

Originally intended as a trainer, the Anglo-French Sepecat jet, equipped with the very latest in weapon-aiming and navigational equipment, eventually became the backbone of the RAF's tactical strike-attack and recce forces for a decade from the mid-1970s. In these pages, the Jaguar Boys pilots, engineer and ground crew tell of the aircraft's drawbacks and joys, their sadness at losses, and their pleasure at its development into a readily-deployable and outstandingly-capable fighter-bomber for the post-Cold War era. Then came the Gulf War which signalled the start of a hectic sequence of operational adventures and upgrades for the 'Boys' and seasoned veterans tell of action over Iraq and in the Balkans.

One of the best-loved of RAF types, the Jaguar commanded a fierce loyalty and affection which shines through in these accounts of an aircraft that will live forever in the memory.

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Respected cat

As of others in this series not disappointed really good and interesting read of experiences of pilots planes and base life around the world during there lives really good

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M.C.
Jaguar Boy's

A fantastic insight into the day to day running, and flying of Jaguar's told by the men involved, lot's of individual's stories covering the types entry into service, service in/ by other countries and in action, an informative easy read.

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