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Posted: 10/9/2007 5:46:21 PM EST
Yes, the paint job.
But what's unusual about it?





Link Posted: 10/9/2007 5:48:32 PM EST
I wish one of these questions would be about warbirds...I know SFA about these modern jobs.
Link Posted: 10/9/2007 5:51:23 PM EST
It's armed?
Link Posted: 10/9/2007 5:53:00 PM EST
It's taking off and it's not on a treadmill.
Link Posted: 10/9/2007 5:54:03 PM EST
Skinny little struts and no tail hook

Link Posted: 10/9/2007 5:54:26 PM EST
single seater?
Link Posted: 10/9/2007 5:56:12 PM EST
It's an "A" model isn't it?
Link Posted: 10/9/2007 5:56:49 PM EST
Is that jet from Ellington Field?
Link Posted: 10/9/2007 5:57:59 PM EST
i give up
Link Posted: 10/9/2007 5:58:22 PM EST
Link Posted: 10/9/2007 6:02:01 PM EST
"Ace In The Hole" sounds like the title of a gay pron movie.
Link Posted: 10/9/2007 6:02:39 PM EST
Ugly ass paint job?
Link Posted: 10/9/2007 6:02:50 PM EST
[Last Edit: 10/9/2007 6:03:32 PM EST by demolitio]
It has a lot of old school naval markings from WWI-WWII?


http://www.history.navy.mil/faqs/faq2-1.htm
Link Posted: 10/9/2007 6:03:24 PM EST

Originally Posted By zwvirtual:
It's an "A" model isn't it?
No, it's a C. It used to be at Hahn.
Link Posted: 10/9/2007 6:04:42 PM EST
runs on bio-diesel?
Link Posted: 10/9/2007 6:08:13 PM EST
So does KA3B ever come back and say what is supposed to be unusual?


Link Posted: 10/9/2007 6:10:00 PM EST
90-year old paintscheme to commemorate 90 years of American military air power?
Link Posted: 10/9/2007 6:13:38 PM EST
[Last Edit: 10/9/2007 6:16:15 PM EST by PAEBR332]
There is no 111th Fighter Squadron, at least not today.
Link Posted: 10/9/2007 6:13:43 PM EST

Originally Posted By LoginName:
"Ace In The Hole" sounds like the title of a gay pron movie.


A lot of USAAC/USAF history you are ignorant of.
Hope you are not from Texas.
Link Posted: 10/9/2007 6:14:38 PM EST

Originally Posted By PAEBR332:
There is no 111th Fighter Squadron.


Ummmm, yeaaaaa, ok......

147th Fighter Wing/111th Fighter Squadron
Texas Air National Guard
www.txelli.ang.af.mil/111th_History.aspx
Link Posted: 10/9/2007 6:16:06 PM EST
National insignia and "N5 A" code are WWII markings, not WWI.
Link Posted: 10/9/2007 6:16:49 PM EST
I never seen a vertical tail fin like that on a F-16
Link Posted: 10/9/2007 6:18:18 PM EST

Originally Posted By demolitio:
It has a lot of old school naval markings from WWI-WWII?


http://www.history.navy.mil/faqs/faq2-1.htm




+1
Link Posted: 10/9/2007 6:19:55 PM EST

Originally Posted By Desdinova721:
90-year old paintscheme to commemorate 90 years of American military air power?


I won't say 90 years, but you are correct about the American military airpower part.

Link Posted: 10/9/2007 6:20:45 PM EST
too clean!
Link Posted: 10/9/2007 6:21:57 PM EST

Originally Posted By ivchris:

Originally Posted By demolitio:
It has a lot of old school naval markings from WWI-WWII?


http://www.history.navy.mil/faqs/faq2-1.htm




+1


Thanks for the backup...lol
Link Posted: 10/9/2007 6:25:49 PM EST

Originally Posted By KA3B:

Originally Posted By LoginName:
"Ace In The Hole" sounds like the title of a gay pron movie.


A lot of USAAC/USAF history you are ignorant of.
Hope you are not from Texas.


This is 2007.

Slogans, logos, catch phrases can take on a whole other meaning...

Click Me...
Link Posted: 10/9/2007 6:28:10 PM EST
Oh I get it...

Its a Steerman Biplane painted to look like a Viper....

Thanks...
Link Posted: 10/9/2007 6:38:42 PM EST
Rudder flash is backwards. Blue goes in front, white in middle, red in back.
Link Posted: 10/9/2007 6:39:57 PM EST

Originally Posted By DnPRK:
Rudder flash is backwards. Blue goes in front, white in middle, red in back.


Yeah, I thought that also.
Link Posted: 10/10/2007 2:44:12 AM EST

Originally Posted By DzlBenz:

Originally Posted By zwvirtual:
It's an "A" model isn't it?
No, it's a C. It used to be at Hahn.



Small world I guess, I was at Hahn 85-87
Link Posted: 10/10/2007 2:54:51 AM EST
Looks like they are honoring the formation of the 111th Aero Squadron formed in 1917!

What duz I win!
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