Aviation Photo #2475026 General Dynamics FB-111A Aardvark - USA - Air Force

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The 1985 Dobbins AFB air show featured beautiful weather and an amazing variety of display aircraft. One of the more interesting examples was this Aardvark from the 380th Bomb Wing at Plattsburgh AFB, in what has been called the SIOP (Single Integrated Operational Plan) color scheme, which was actually a variant of the "Vietnam" T.O. 1-1-4 scheme. The "mushroom cloud" wing insignia shows clearly, as a legacy of the only operational use of nuclear weapons.
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    Marietta - Dobbins ARB (Atlanta NAS)
    June 1985
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Massachusetts, USA
1 year ago
This aircraft was from the 380th Bomb Wing at Plattsburgh AFB New York and not from Pease. I know this because I was the crew chief of the aircraft at this time.

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