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F-104 Starfighter Units in Combat | A new book, with amazing detail about PAF's Starfighters.

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  1. Horus

    Horus ADMINISTRATOR

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    F-104 Starfighter Units in Combat is a new book coming out in November by Peter Davies. I have looked at the previews & it contains detailed analysis of PAF's Starfighter deployments during Indo-Pakistan wars. Would love to buy this book, when it becomes available in November.

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    That's one I will order, thank you for that.
     
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    is the first supersonic kill thing true?
     
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    It is not the first in the world. I just checked with someone knowledgeable.

    ''The world's first Supersonic kill was by an F-100 against a Mig-17 on 4th April 1965 in Vietnam.
    The IAF Mystery shot down by Sq Ldr Amjad Hussain in 1965 was the first Supersonic kill by an F-104 in the world. ''
     
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    I googled hard but the most authentic source for some random comment on facebook apparently. So yeah thanks for confirming :)