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Friday Photo: glancing right into North Vietnam from Laos, 1972 825670622 173 1 minutes checked out The sight: Looking right intoNorth Vietnam in the autumn of 1972 The pilot: Dale Hill The plane: North American Rockwell OV-10 Bronco The goal: Flying from northeast Thailand to the Plaine de Jarres(the PDJ )in north Laos skirted the boundary of North Vietnam The memory: Looking eastern throughout the Annamite Range that exists in between North Vietnam(NVN) as well as north Laos with the downpour climate over NVN. On this certain goal, I remained in Laos. A couple of weeks later on, I flew down the “Fish’s Mouth” (at one factor, the boundary in between NVN and also Laos appears like the mouth of a fish leaping out of the water, eastern to west, to capture an appeal). When I was sent out to look for an A-7 pilot that went missing out on in that location, that later goal was remarkable as it was my just one right into NVN. I really did not situate him as well as he was later on proclaimed MIA. Wish to share your “Friday Photo?” Send your image as well as summary (utilizing the layout over) to: [e-mail safeguarded]. Colonel(ret)Dale “Boots”Hill offered 22 years airborne Force, starting his excursion of obligation flying 165 goals in the OV-10 as a Forward Air Controller in Vietnam. He was after that a T-38 IP, A-10 IP and also trip supervisor, as well as an F-16 IP and also leader of the 61st Top Dawgs. He functioned tasks at TAC HQ(he informed various other competitor pilots where to go– they would certainly inform him where to go ). At the Pentagon he offered on the Air Staff as an organizer for Operation Desert Storm and also on the team of the Secretary of the Air Force. He stays in Canton, GA, with his other half, Susan, near 3( quickly to be 4 )of their 7 (quickly to be 8) grandchildren. Latest blog posts by Dale Hill(see all)

Friday Photo: glimpsing right into NorthVietnam from Laos, 1972 Air Facts Journal Looking eastern throughout the Annamite Range that exists in between North Vietnam(NVN)as well as northern Laos with the downpour climate over NVN. On this specific goal, I remained in Laos. A couple of weeks later on, I flew down the”Fish’s Mouth”(at one factor, …

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Friday Photo: Cessna 206 all set to fly

The sight: Aeropuerto Caracas Internacional Óscar Machado Zuloaga (SVCS )The pilot: Francisco J. Salas The plane:Cessna 206 F Stationair The objective: Preparing to fly. The memory: A best day to enter the air, with simply sufficient clouds to finish the photo. Wish to share your “Friday Photo?” Send your picture and also summary (utilizing the …

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Friday Photo: flying into the sunset

The view: Flying into the sunset on December 23, 2021 The pilot: Michael McDaniel The airplane: Piper Warrior II The mission: Going home from Cartersville, Georgia (VPC) to Decatur, Alabama (DCU). The memory: Bringing two of my grown kids home for the holidays, we got a bit of a late start home and enjoyed this beautiful sunset. Want to …