|Quoting Brenintw (Reply 2):|
At a stretch you could also include aircraft used in events like the evacuation of orphans from Vietnam at the end of the war, the EL AL airlift of Ethiopian Jews (Operation Solomon?)
|Quoting Lbaldeagle (Thread starter):|
My problem is that last sentence really ends, "etc." and I am not sure what else goes in "etc." So if you have any tales to tell, favorite aircraft to propose as having been "Rescue Aircraft", or any other suggestions and help, please post a reply.
|Quoting Pnwtraveler (Reply 6):|
Quoting Tdscanuck (Reply 5):
Any discussion of "rescue aircraft" ought to include the Buffalo
You beat me to it. I have seen one land - back up and take off in unbelieveably short space. They are extremely hardy with great loiter time over an area.