EC-121 Warning Star...early AWACS
Shark mouth was contagious in Nam
This is a bizzare setup, anyone with info please comment. It’s a recon bird due to the camera equipped nose, but is loaded with bombs?
F-4B/C you can tell by the large radar nosecone and the underslung Infared Sensor... soon afterwards the USAF would switch to their definitive F-4E with a smaller radar and an internal m61 20mm Vulcan Gatling Cannon.

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The phantom could carry 650 gallon external tanks, the largest ever fitted to a United States fighter aircraft.

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Note the white belly to help blend in with the shy from an observer on the ground. The top camo was to protect them on the ground and from Mig Fighters from above.

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Early AC-130 Gunship

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F-111A in 1973... they were used as flight leaders to find and fix targets for less sensor advanced follow on strike aircraft

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Note split middle opening canopy and all sorts of flight control surfaces of the F-111. The A-7 in the background was far simpler. The early, and to some degree all F-111s, had major problems with their systems and never really worked right... they were replaced very early for their intro to service date by the F-15E Strike Eagle
Note F-111 pointed nose

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OV-10 Bronco
F-100F early Wild Weasel, they got crushed and were replaced by modified two seat F-105Fs. The F-4 and the. The F-16 have taken over these duties.

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A-4 Skyhawks of the Royal Thai Air Force

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Early KC-135 with original small turbojet engines.

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The A-7 was a shortened F-8 Crusader.
Cool photo showing early “Digital” square camo runways... the undersides are again white on the Corsair IIs

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Note front of pylons have camo for low level flight
Shark Mouth

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Korat... the diagnosis between planes are blast barriers... both to prevent chain reactions fro enemy attack or more often an explosion or an accidental weapons discharge...
Fire extinguishers are ubiquitous near all planes while parked... though I’ve always thought they don’t look quite large enough. Probably they try to out out oa small fire but run if the small extinguishers can’t contain the inferno

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Color example of the “Digital” camo predecessor used in the apron.

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USAF Corsairs were modified to take boom refueling in their switch from USN service. The Navy used Probe and Drouge refueling. The F-4 is another example of dual variants. Some late model F-105s had both systems.

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Note sidewinder mounted on fuselage “Shoulder” this was inherited from the F-8 Crusader

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Note black cockpit ladder in front of the front gear.

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