AC-47 Spooky Greeting Card

AC-47 Spooky by Stu Shepherd


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Our greeting cards are 5" x 7" in size and are produced on digital offset printers using 110 lb. paper stock.


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About the Image

AC-47 Spooky by Stu Shepherd

"Spooky" was the generic nickname for the DC-3/C-47 aircraft that were converted for use in the night time "Gunship" role, pioneered by necessity during the Vietnam War. Later replaced by the more powerful C-119 and C-130 transports, the AC-47s struck their own level of fear in Viet Cong positions during the long nights in the middle of the war. This aircraft was itself christened "Spooy" and flew on many arduous missions during its time in Vietnam, only surrendering its role when the tired WW II-vintage airframe finally gave out the the stresses of repeated hammering from its three gatling guns. "Spooky" was an AC-47D, Serial No. 43-49010, attached to the 432nd Spooky Detachment, 432nd Tactical Reconnaissance Wing, Udorn Royal Thai...

About the Artist - Stu Shepherd

Stu Shepherd

Stu Shepherd has been an aviation illustrator for nearly twenty years. His work is mostly known by box cover art on aircraft model kits made by Revell and Monogram models, for whom he has done over 150 images. Stu has also worked in the Computer Game and Internet Community industries. While the main body of his work revolves around aviation subjects, he is also creates art in the Science Fiction and Fantasy Genres, with his strength in spaceship design and environments. He lives in Modesto, California.

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