• Short Summary

    These U. S. Air Force F-111A variable-wing twin jet aircraft assigned to the 4520th Combat?

  • Description

    (a).
    Nellis Air Force Base Sign and Tactical Fighter Squadron Sign
    10 ft

    (b).
    Briefing room with model of F-111A cockpit
    13 ft

    (c).
    Maintenance men checking F-111A
    14 ft

    (d).
    Pilots walking to planes
    05 ft

    (e).
    Pilots check out F-111A
    10 ft

    (f).
    Pilots in cockpits and F-111A taxiing
    25 ft

    (g).
    Various take-offs of F-111A
    37 ft

    (h).
    F-111A in flight
    35 ft

    (i).
    Various landings of F-111A
    19 ft

    (j).
    F-111A taxiing into parking spot and pilot leaving aircraft
    32 ft



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    Background: These U. S. Air Force F-111A variable-wing twin jet aircraft assigned to the 4520th Combat Crew Training Wing at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, are being used to train instructor pilots and conduct Category III testing.

    The testing, includes evaluation of the F-111A weapon system and development of tactics and techniques by the Tactical Air Command (TAC). These tests are combined with initial combat crew training program and related activities now under-way at Nellis. Facilities of the fighter Weapons Center, along with experienced personnel and necessary range instrumentation, support the training activities.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5T0OCQZCJYHBY7BUFGL5LU68Q
    Media URN:
    VLVA5T0OCQZCJYHBY7BUFGL5LU68Q
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/09/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:05:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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