Aircraft 55-2952 - F-100D - 55-NH

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510 Click picture to enlarge Photo Id: 55-2952-preflight-Howard-11.jpg
Photo contributor: Lee Howard (87)
Lee Howard preflighting 55-2952 TERs with Mk 82s. Hair looks a little long. Moustache probably out of regulation, as well.
511 Click picture to enlarge Photo Id: 55-2952-Howard-06.jpg
Photo contributor: Lee Howard (87)
I'm getting into the 55-2952 office. Note that my ranks and name are painted green-on-white 55-2952 had the SS tail designation at Tuy Hoa and were re-designated VZ at Phan Rang.
512 Click picture to enlarge Photo Id: 55-2952-PhanRang-Howard-24.jpg
Photo contributor: Lee Howard (87)
55-2952 out of Phan Rang, coming back from a mission. Note the empty inboard station that carried MK 82 500-lb slicks on the way to the target.
513 Click picture to enlarge Photo Id: 55-2952-Dodging-Tstorms-Howard-17.jpg
Photo contributor: Lee Howard (87)
The weather during the moonsoon season was often rough -- lots of thunderstorms.
514 Click picture to enlarge Photo Id: 55-2952-Phan-Rang-Howard-30.jpg
Photo contributor: Lee Howard (87)
Another photo of 55-2952. I flew a lot of my missions in this airplane, but you flew whatever aircraft was assigned to you, regardless of whose name was on the cockpit rails.
729 Click picture to enlarge Photo Id: 55-2952-Cafarelli-01e.jpg
Photo contributor: Charlie Cafarelli (121)
I (Cafarelli) was Lee Howard's crew chief on tail #952. (Serial number 55-2952.) The photo shows both of our names painted on the aircraft.
768 Click picture to enlarge Photo Id: 55-2952_3.jpg
Photo contributor: photos PIF (123)
If you have any information about this photo, such as when and where it was taken, by whom it was taken, and what story it might illustrate, please contact me by email. (Select the "Contact me" link on the left side of the home page.) Please keep in mind that the purpose of this project is to honor the Hun and the people who flew and maintained it. The goal is "100,000 stories and 100,000 pictures." Your personal stories and pictures are critical to the success of this project, so I really need your help. Information supplied by Dave Menard: This is obviously an AMARC bird.