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Davis Monthan, 1966-68

Sat Mar 27, 2010 7:18 pm

Many never left, others were sold abroad or sent to museums, or returned to service.
Feast your eyes!

http://www.dhc-2.com/Monthan_Memories.html
 
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RE: Davis Monthan, 1966-68

Sat Mar 27, 2010 10:37 pm

Fantastic, GBD, thanks for posting.
 
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RE: Davis Monthan, 1966-68

Sat Mar 27, 2010 10:41 pm

Already covered: Monthan Memories (by dtw9 Mar 21 2010 in Military Aviation & Space Flight)

Great photos.
I also posted a link to this site in the Photographers Forum a few days ago as I felt every airplane photographer could learn someting from Neil Aird's early work, but the post got deleted...

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RE: Davis Monthan, 1966-68

Sun Mar 28, 2010 12:46 am

Sorry, did not scroll down far enough, but then the references to similar subjects you get before posting did not have a good day either.
 
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RE: Davis Monthan, 1966-68

Sun Mar 28, 2010 11:30 pm

IMO, one of the most intriguing posts I've ever seen on A.net.

GBD, thanks so much for this post!
Just when I think you've said the stupidest thing ever, you keep talkin'!
 
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RE: Davis Monthan, 1966-68

Tue Mar 30, 2010 5:37 pm

I wonder when the last of the WWII vintage fighters and bombers left that place... maybe some time in the early 60s? There are a few C47s and other such planes in those pics, but mostly it's "jet era" aircraft. I'd love to see a similar collection of color photos from 1955, though that is probably never going to happen. Great collection of shots, and remarkably clean and sharp despite the age!

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