Launching the Workhorse

Air University Press announces the release of Fairchild Paper No. 26 — Launching the Workhorse: Vertical or Super-Short Takeoff Capabilities for the Next Theater Airlift Aircraft by Robert C. Owen. This study is an assessment of whether the Air Force should anticipate modernizing its core theater airlift fleet with aircraft designed for super-short takeoffs or landings under rough-field conditions or aircraft designs focused on vertical takeoffs or landings with secondary SSTOL-RF capabilities. (Courtesy graphic)

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