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Dayton 2007

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Date: 28 July 2007

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188917 			CF-188B 	425sq           
J-010 		        F-16AM 		306sq            
79-0142/BD 	        A-10A 		47th FS           
86-0125/EL 	        B-1B 		34th BS            
60-0035/LA 	        B-52H 		11th BS           
70-0448 	        C-5A 		89th AS AFRC       
86-0032 	        KC-10A 		60th AMW         
91-00517 	        RC-12N 		(304th MI BN)    
96-0001 	        C-17A 		97th AMW          
84-0134 	        C-21A 		458th AS          
90-1793/3 	        C-130H 		164th AS OH ANG  
60-0367 	        KC-135R 	121st ARW OH ANG
71-0237/TD/AF-295 	QF-4E 		82nd ATRS
87-0283/OH 		F-16C 		178th FW "178FW"
80-0788/HO 		F-117A 		49th FW "49FW"
69-6669 		UH-1N 		1st HS
89-00156 		CH-47D 		B/7-158 AVN
81-23547 		UH-60A 		1-137 AVN OH NG
94-0131/CB 		T-1A 		48th FS
67-14752/EN 		T-37B 		97th FTS "97FTS"
02-0025 		CV-22A 		71st SOS
159912/RM-02 		EA-6B 		VMAQ-4
160432/RM-04 		EA-6B 		VMAQ-4
165581/WL-06 		AV-8B 		VMA-311
163062/CJ-20 		CH-53E 		HMH-461
162042/E-78 		TH-57C 		TAW-5
162815/E-129 		TH-57C 		TAW-5
161765/LL-765 		P-3C 		VP-30
165983/F-983 		T-6A 		TAW-6
165985/F-985 		T-6A 		TAW-6
161029/E-029 		T-34C 		TAW-5
162627/E-627 		T-34C 		TAW-5
6558 			HH-65C 		Traverse City
N129DH "17 bk" 		L-29 		ex Indonesia LL-2914
N226GR 			HU-16E 		ex USCG 2132
N3703G "124485/DFA" 	VB-17G 		ex 44-83546
N62157 ‘61062/02’ 	CJ-6A 		ex China
RA-82047 		An-124-100 	Wolga Dnepr

2466 			C-130H 		1°/1°GT
1307/2, 1308/1, 1326/7 	T-27 		EDA Fumaça
1329/4, 1371/1, 1381/6 	T-27 		EDA Fumaça
1394/5, 1435/3 		T-27 		EDA Fumaça
80-0051/EG 		F-15C 		60th FS
82-0021/EG 		F-15C 		58th FS
82-0800/HO 		F-117A 		8th FS "8FS"
68-8186/HO 		T-38A 		7th CTS
163868/WL-20 		AV-8B 		VMA-311
164134/WL-23 		AV-8B 		VMA-311
04-0027 		CV-22B 		71st SOS "58OG"
164230/AD-301 		F/A-18C 	VFA-106
164980/AD-350 		F/A-18C 	VFA-106
166660/AD-233 		F/A-18F 	VFA-106
00-26875 		UH-60L 		nn MedEvac
NX83JC 			FG-1D 		67089/’555'
N99MF 			Pitts S-2S 	w/o during show
NX696H 			NS2-4 		ex Bu28051
NL2152D "414237" 	P-51D 		ex El Salvador 406

Flying only:
93-1085/WM 		B-2A 		509th BW

The Thunderbirds were also parked on the flight line with
F-16C 1 to 3, and 5 to 7, and F-16D 4 and 8. The Blackhawk
was on a grass field at the other end of the static line and was
used to effect, when Jim Leroy crashed in his Pitts Special.
Unfortunately, he died on his way to the hospital. No longer we
enjoy his stunning performances - see the inside back cover
of Scramble 334 - on the ‘who let the dogs out’ tune, the
Bulldog is no more.
Although advertised as a huge show, one of the 60th anniversary
air shows, it was a bit smaller than expected. Of the ‘heavies’
only the B-2A showed up in flight and there were almost as many
navy aircraft present as air force examples. Obviously, the air
show was cancelled after the crash and before the Thunderbirds
could perform. The weather had been a bit muggy all day with a
low cloud base and a lot of humidity. Highlight were the Brazilians
who performed many of their signature moves, flying inverted
seems to be their second nature and they are rather good at it!

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