Aviation Photo #1309967 Cessna O-1G Bird Dog (305D) - Untitled

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Originally built as an L-19A-CE at Cessna's Pawnee plant, cn 21546, to a 1951 order as 51-11976, this aircraft saw service with the US Army, then the USAF in Vietnam, then the South Vietnamese Air Force. Recovered from Vietnam by the late Col Pay & associates. Acquired and restored to its accurate Vietnam war colour scheme as flown by Maj James Kidder & Lt Col Charles Morrison with 19th TASS by Randal MacFarlane at Archerfield, it was first registered as VH-XVB on 7 May 1992.
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    Cessna O-1G Bird Dog (305D)
    Cessna O-1 Bird Dog (305/321/L-19/OE)
    Cessna O-1 Bird Dog (305/321/L-19/OE)
    Cessna
    22290
    VH-XVB
    011976
    Bundaberg
    Queensland
    Australia
    August 4, 2007
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Anonymous
2 years ago
Great picture...I was at was with the usaf 22nd tactical air support at bin thuy afb 1967-68 and worked on this bird dog many times. as an acraft mech. kept this bird in the air many days. I will always remember this bird cause of the tail number and snoopy on the nose. also it had the Arabic lettering which I wont repeat. bird still looks same....thanks

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