What is the sound of one piston slapping?
What is the sound of one piston slapping?

Bet you thought it said SLUT. Nope, SLUF is the name lovingly given to the LTV A-7 Corsair II.

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You can blame this thread and one specific picture for today's photo dump of the Short Little Ugly Fucker. It's one of my favorite attack aircraft. The Navy and Air Force ceased operating the A-7 in the early 1990s. Today the A-7 is flown in limited numbers by the Hellenic Air Force.

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Anyway, enjoy some A-7 pictures, and reflect on the days when carrier decks had a huge assortment of aircraft types.

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