Gallery Five

The 481st Tactical Fighter Squadron flew 3,600 combat missions during 1965 in South Vietnam. Though heavily used (and showing the wear), the F-100s of the squadron acheived a remarkable 98% mission-ready status during this period. 24" x 12" acrylic on gessobord. $600 "First MiG Kill" On 17 June 1965, CDR Lou Page and LCDR John C. Smith, of VF-21, flying a BarCap mission from USS Midway, shot down a North Vietnamese MiG-17 with a min-range head-on shot with an AIM-7 Sparrow radar-guided missile. 24" x 12" acrylic on gessobord. $700 2nd Lt James Roughgarden shares his D-Day experiences with a fellow pilot of the 357th Fighter Group, while the crew chief and ground crewmen listen in on the conversation, eager to hear how their charge, a P-51B-10-NA, performed. 24" x 12" acrylic on gessobord. $750 10 May 1972 was one of the biggest MIG-killing days of the Vietnam War. Lt Curt Dose and LCDR James McDevitt, in "Silver Kite 211" engaged in a low-level chase of a MIG-21, which culminated in an AIM-9 shoot-down at 50' AGL. They are seen here as they overfly the front of the MIG-21 just before it impacts the ground. 24" x 12" acrylic on gessobord $600

C-130A. Published in "TAC" 18" x 8" acrylic on board. $250 A-1H Skyraider Mig-killer. Published in "...And Kill Migs!" 18" x 8" acrylic on board. $250 A-1 Skyraider Sandy. Published in "TAC" 18" x 6 " acrylic on board. $250 AC-119G Shadow Gunship. Published in "TAC" 20" x 6 " acrylic on board. $250
 
"Shady Lady" was a B-25G . 20" x 10" acrylic on board. $400 B-1B in Euro One Camouflage. From "BOne in Action. 20" x 8 " acrylic on board. $250 UH-1 Sideviews published in "Huey" acrylic on board. $350  
TA-4J Skyhawk of VA-45. Published in A-4 In Action 24" x 10" acrylic on board $350

UH-1 Sideview published in "Huey" acrylic on board. $250

T-6 small comp done for Monogram Models as a proposal for box art. acrylic on board. $100 UH-1 Sideviews published in "Huey" acrylic on board. $250
  F4U-5 Night Fighter of Lt Guy Bordelon, the only USN ace of the Korean War. 30" x 24" oil on canvas panel. $400   Cover of TBF Avenger Walk Around acrylic on illustration board 20" x 15"  $500
UH-1 Sideview published in "Huey" acrylic on board. $200
"Yellow Peril On The Beach" The Stearman N2S was the primary training aircraft for Naval Aviators in World War II. Many were trained at NAS Corpus Cristi, adjacent to South Padre Island on the Texas coast. 24" x 12" acrylic on gessobord. $500
F-4J of VMFA-334. Published in "USMC Phantoms In Combat" acrylic on board $200 (note how art department cut around image) F-4C of VMFA-323. Published in "USMC Phantoms In Combat" acrylic on board $200 (note how art department cut around image.
MV-22 Osprey of Marines Corps Squadron VMM-266 operating at high speed over Afghanistan. 20" x 15" acrylic on illustration board. $400
RA-5C Vigilante of RVAH-13 dodges Southeast Asian buildups enroute to a recce mission over North Vietnam. 24" x 18" acrylic on canvaspanel. $850
The Hawker Tempest of Free French Ace Pierre Clostermann. 30" x 24" oil on canvas panel. $500
F-4E loaded with a pair of 2,000 pound LGBs stands ready for it's next Linebacker mission over North Vietnam in 1972. 24" x 12" acrylic on gessobord. $500
 
"There I Was" Fighter pilot hands describe a WWII dogfight. 20" x 16" acrylic on claybord. $450   "Passion Wagon" Civilian P-51D marked as a Mustang of the 357th FG.  24" x 18" acrylic on hardboard $350
Grumman F3F-3 of VF-5 over USS Yorktown in 1938. 24" x 18" acrylic on canvas panel. $800
 
Thunderbolt "Pengie V" was flown by 56th FG ace Mike Gladych in 1945. 20" x 15" acrylic on illustration board. $500   P-51K  "Lil Margaret" 18" x 18" acrylic on matte board. $350 Spitfire and DO-17 oil on canvas board 24" x 30" $250
 
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