Brewster F2A Buffalo Aces of World War 2 has 8 ratings and 1 review. Jeff said: Informative, but not particularly engaging or interesting. A lot of the b. Entering service with the US Navy as a carrier-borne fighter, the Brewster F2A, later named Buffalo by the British and simply the Brewster by the Finns, saw. Editorial Reviews. Review. “This book is a must-have for the aviation historian and military Brewster F2A Buffalo Aces of World War 2 (Aircraft of the Aces) Kindle Edition. by.

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Alf Clare and R. You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout. Defiant, Blenheim and Havoc Aces. This page was last edited on 25 Octoberat A lot of the book is about the Buffalo in Finnish service, where it ran up quite a score against Russian aircraft. Overall 37 Finns achieved ace status flying the Brewster, and it was the Finnish fighter of choice until succeeded f2q the Bf in British and Empire Aces of World War 1.

The added weight of two additional. Six more Belgian Brewsters were offloaded at the French Caribbean island of Martinique and languished on a coastal hillside, never to be flown. A later variant, the F2A-2of which 43 were ordered by the U.


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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Macdonald and Jane’s,pp. The Crowood Press, Dec 14, Jeff rated it it was ok. Dutch pilots claimed 55 enemy aircraft destroyed.

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The Finnish Air Force produced 36 Buffalo aces. Although superior to the Grumman F3F biplane it replaced and the early F4Fs, [2] the Buffalo was largely obsolete when the United States entered the war, being unstable and overweight, especially when compared to the Japanese Mitsubishi A6M Zero. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Overall, some 37 Finnish pilots became aces when flying the Brewster Paperback96 pages. Putnam, Second Edition, Fighter Tactics AcademyJanuary The Brewster Buffalo Aircraft in Profile Archived from the original on 17 April By latethe lack of spares, wear-and-tear, and better Soviet fighters and training greatly reduced the effectiveness of Finnish Bs, though LeLv 26 pilots would still claim some 35 victories against Soviet aircraft in mid Calling the plane simply the Brewster, the Finnish flew it against the invading Russians.


Finnish B serial no. Had they been ready two weeks earlier, the outcome of the Japanese invasion here might well have been different read Boer’s book.

Brewster F2A Buffalo

Bgewster is all they are good for” [22] —in the early years of World War II all modern monoplane fighter types were in high demand. Navy and Marine Corps fighting squadrons.

United States Navy fighter designations pre The remaining 32 B aircraft ordered by the Belgians, suspended at the fall of France, were passed on to the United Kingdom. The Finns were buffao most successful with their Buffalos, flying them in combat against early Soviet fighters with excellent results.

I saw two Brewsters trying to fight the Zeros. Marines, but a Pearl to the Finns. Kari Stenman Publishing,