Aviation Photo #0884242 Grumman HU-16B Albatross - USA - Air Force

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The HU-16 on display was one of the last operational USAF Albatrosses. It established a world altitude record for twin-engine amphibians when it reached 32,883 feet on July 4, 1973. Two weeks later, it was flown to the U.S. Air Force Museum.
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    Marty McGuire
    USA - Air Force
    Grumman HU-16B Albatross
    Grumman U-16 Albatross (G-64/G-111/A-16/JR2F/UF)
    Grumman U-16 Albatross (G-64/G-111/A-16/JR2F/UF)
    Grumman
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    51-5282
    Dayton - Wright-Patterson AFB (Wright AFB)
    Ohio
    USA
    June 15, 2005
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Anonymous
9 years ago
Its like rudolph the black nose Grumman airplane!

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