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Random Warbird Photos #8

 

 

F-100F at Barnes Municipal Airport. 

Here’s our eighth Random warbird photo scrapbook, enjoy!!

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Our A-4 Skyhawk Scrapbook

 

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The Douglas/McDonnell Douglas A-4 Skyhawk is a lightweight, single engine, single pilot combat jet which performed its first flight on June 22, 1954. Intended as an aircraft carrier-based attack jet, it was built ruggedly to handle that punishing environment. Today, sixty-six years later, the design continues to soldier on in both the Argentinian Air Force and the Brazilian Navy as frontline assets. Others are found in civilian hands as aggressor aircraft or as warbirds. Some 2,960 airframes were built in various models, the last was produced in 1979.

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The McCoy AFB B-52 Memorial in Orlando, Florida

Ask yourself, how many times have you been through Orlando International Airport (KMCO)?

Now, how many of you have seen or visited the B-52 Memorial Park?

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Two “Fini Flights” at Once!

All photos provided by and taken by U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Sean Hetz and Master Sergeant Joseph A. Vigil.

As 860036 was prepared for the boneyard, it’s flying boom was removed while still at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst. The all-volunteer crew was piloted by Lieutenant Colonel Mike Pillion who was making his Fini Flight and retiring from the U.S. Air Force. LTC Pillion granted us an exclusive interview about his and 860036’s Fini Flights.

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