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Chuck A. Villanueva said on June 30, 2017
Thanks Rob for another amazing set of images. Each telling a story, some as if I am right there sharing the moment. Another sweet ending of a week with this set of pics. Thanks for sharing these as always.
Terry Schuler said on June 30, 2017
Good stuff this week, (not quite as good as lasts weeks tank girl), but good !. thanks !
Rob Pollock said on June 30, 2017
Yes tank girl was unusually popular for some reason.
david leigh-smith said on June 30, 2017
Craig Abrahamson said on June 30, 2017
Each weeks’ admissions seem to be getting better and better, Rob. One of the highlights of the site, IMO.
And who says you can “over-weather” a Spad…? 🙂
Thanks for taking the time to continue to post these great shots from your files. Good Stuff..!!!
jim wasley said on June 30, 2017
Good to see No9 thought I was the only one that had problems with those darn undercarriages on aircraft,No28 I wish I was younger would enlist tomorrow if all my bunk buddies looked like that,Thanks Rob I have such fun looking at these.Cheers
Which is to say…Thank God It’s Friday.
Love these posts, Rob – but you’ve cost me an external hard drive saving them all!
Jeff Bailey said on June 30, 2017
Outstanding as usual! Thanks, Rob!
neil foster said on June 30, 2017
Great set once again, thanks Rob ,I have a caption for #14 “Honey ,I’ve told you before – don’t call me at work”.
Keep ’em coming ,I really look forward to these.
Roberto Colaianni said on June 30, 2017
Nice pics Rob! Some very usefull to better understand extreme aircraft wethering. Even in the baseball player are fantastic.
Robert Royes said on June 30, 2017
Good stuff all, like the heart of the F-105.
I came across a series of Vietnam photos from a private collection circa 1966. The F-105 was certainly a stand-out image.
Yes…I agree. Like to see MORE of that ‘collection’, Rob.
Josh Patterson said on June 30, 2017
Great shot of the Staggerwing! The H.P. 42/45 is a nice inclusion as well! (I only knew what it was because I have it in FSX!) “If it fits, it ships!” is good too!
kloster zero said on June 30, 2017
Wow! That picture of the he-111 is fantastic!
And the Vigilant looks like a carrier borne concord
I wonder why the wrecked Foxbat is being handled by a US team?
kloster zero said on July 1, 2017
Yeah I was thinking of whats going on in Syria but youre right the plane doesn’t look damaged it must be iraki .
By the way would you say Foxbat or Foxhound ?
Thks for posting this material
Rob Pollock said on July 1, 2017
Personally I also think Foxbat because of the very high shoulder intakes, but there’s not a huge difference visually between MiG 25s and 31s but I’m no expert on modern Russian aircraft.
Anthony Conway said on June 30, 2017
Yeah thibk I read they burried aircraft in the hope they would survive
Absolutely I remember during Desert Storm one of the main concerns was about Irak’s modern russian jets.
Some managed to flee to Iran and the others were found in the desert half buried and according to Rob’s picture with the wings dismantled.
Not sure a jet engine appreciates that much sand…
Mig 25 Foxbat it is …
The whole story of that particular airplane is very interesting.It was found after a lot of intelligence work by the U.S. and came as a bad surprise for the coalition.
You’ll find the whole story and some more pics here if you’re interested &id=676771&aliaspath=%2FManage%2FArticles%2FTemplate-Main&oref
Thks to Rob and Anthony
Oops ! The first link didn’t work this one seems to be ok
It has the whole story (2 planes were unburried and shiped to the US by a Galaxy
Phil Steele said on June 30, 2017
Great pics !!
Ferry Dierckxsens said on June 30, 2017
Thank you for another great round of pictures. Really like the Skyraider with all the oilstaining and other dirt. The comic of the modelshop is somehow familiar LOL.
Dirk Derks said on July 1, 2017
Thanks again, for the collection. My favorite: The Skyraider on the Vietnamese front line. A very weathered plane.
Regards, Dirk / The Netherlands.
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