Saturday, December 16, 2017

Loaded A-1E in flight over South Vietnam

Via Quan Nguyen Thanh

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A 602nd ACS A-1E in flight over South Vietnam

96080 USAF- An A-1E Skyraider, armed with twelve 250 lb bombs and two 1,000 lb bombs, enroute to a target area in the Republic of Vietnam. 30 Jan 1966. For the record, they are CBU-25s not bombs and the large stores on the inner stations are 750 lb. napalm.

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A unique shot of a loaded A-1E framed by the ordnance from another Skyraider.
KE 31161 A-1E, Udorn, 1968.

All images on this page thoughtfully contributed by Rob Mignard.