Aviation Photo #2240009 Republic F-105D Thunderchief - USA - Air Force

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The F-105’s unique wing planform is displayed to advantage as F-105D 62-4361 of the 466th TFS breaks to enter the landing pattern at Hill AFB, while the pilot of 62-4387 prepares to follow suit.
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    Republic F-105D Thunderchief
    Republic F-105 Thunderchief
    Republic F-105 Thunderchief
    Republic
    D586
    62-4387
    HI
    In Flight
    Utah
    USA
    October 1983
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Anonymous
3 years ago
Gorgeous shot!!!
Anonymous
3 years ago
F-105s were also stationed at Carswell AFB in Fort Worth Texas during this period. I was amazed to see them still in service when I got there. It was like stepping back in time. The base was populated by B-52D models. KC-135 tankers, F-105s, and Cessna T-37 trainers. The Air Force still had some sort of twin engined radial transport flying in once in a while too. This aircraft was made in 1962 I think, judging by it's tail number. People accuse the military of waste, but I think they got their money's worth out of all of the aircraft mentioned.
Anonymous
3 years ago
The quality of this picture is AMAZING considering it's from 1983. It honestly looks like it could have been taken only a few years ago!
Anonymous
3 years ago
Excellent shot, so clear it is difficult to believe it was taken in 1983.

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