By Tommy H. Thomason

Friday, November 9, 2012

F7U-1 Cutlass

My long overdue monograph on the F7U-1 Cutlass for Steve Ginter's Naval Fighters series is finally done and at the printer.

It is available from Amazon: , Sprue Brothers, Specialty Press, and Steve Ginter himself (

I guarantee that it has pictures and illustrations that you haven't seen before.

The F7U-1 was ahead of its time in many ways.
(Swept national insignia wasn't authorized until March 1955.)

Rogue markings were indicative of much more audacious decisions that resulted in F7U-1 development falling well behind schedule and the production program being terminated. I hope you agree that I've done its story justice.


Anonymous said...

Already on order! Been looking forward to this one, I REALLY hope it is not your last monograph....Pat D

Anonymous said...

I'll second that. Great read!