Aero Research's Aggressors #5


Jay Sherlock


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Scott Van Aken

Notes: PdF, Catalogue # 1086

Aero Research presents their fifth offering on another subject that is popular with both enthusiasts and modelers alike. This is aggressor aircraft.

This particular CD is chock full of images of these planes and includes several nice in flight images as well as the usual ramp shots. The majority of images are A-4 Skyhawks. This includes both single seat and the TA-4J versions. The other major player is the F-5, with the F-5E, F-5F and its predecessor, the T-38 also being included. Cameos are provided by the F-21 and Hunter. 

The over 150 images cover a wide swath of camouflage schemes and units. Each of the 7.20 x 4.70 inch images on the Pdf is listed with the unit, serial number and location of the photo if that information is available. You will find that these images are smaller than on the CD. That is because you simply cannot send 190MB or so of images via e-mail where 20MB is generally the max. So you get two e-mails to cover each disc. This is a real boon to overseas buyers as shipping is prohibitive for a disc and non-existent for PdFs.

If you want this on CD it will be $12.95 plus shipping so visit their web site for more information.

Aero Research is converting its previous editons to PdF format, but that will not happen overnight. There is a real benefit from PdF files for overseas buyers as one does not pay shipping.

 You can get more information by visiting

Thanks to Aero Research for the review CD.

June 2020

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