Epub Istvn Toperczer õ õ MiG 17 and MiG 19 Units of the Vietnam War 25 Combat

The erstwhile enemy of the USAF and US Navy during the nine years of American involvement in the Vietnam War the Vietnamese Peoples' Air Force VPAF uickly grew from an ill organised rabble of poorly trained pilots flying antiuated communist aircraft into a highly effective fighting force thatthan held its own over the skies of North Vietnam Flying Soviet fighters like the MiG 17 and 19 the VPAF produced over a dozen aces whilst the Americans managed just two pilots and three navigators in the same periodThe erstwhile enemy of the USAF and US Navy during the nine years of American involvement in the Vietnam War the Vietnamese Peoples' Air Force VPAF uickly grew from an ill organised rabble of poorly trained pilots flying antiuated communist aircraft into a highly effective fighting force thatthan held its own over the skies of North Vietnam Flying Soviet fighters like the MiG 17 and 19 the VPAF produced over a dozen aces whilst the Americans managed just two pilots and three navigators in the same periodThe erstwhile enemy of the USAF and US Navy during the nine years of American involvement in the Vietnam War the Vietnamese Peoples' Air Force VPAF uickly grew from an ill organised rabble of poorly trained pilots flying antiuated communist aircraft into a highly effective fighting force thatthan held its own over the skies of North Vietnam Flying Soviet fighters like the MiG 17 and 19 the VPAF produced over a dozen aces whilst the Americans managed just two pilots and three navigators in the same period