U.S. Air Force F-102A Delta Dagger external wing tank vibration tests at Edwards Air Force Base in California. Several men take an external wing tank from the back of a pickup truck and carry it inside of a hangar. An F-102A with its landing gear mounted on spring-supported platforms inside a hangar. Technicians install accelerometers mounted on wooden blocks. The aircraft equipped with external wing fuel tanks undergoes vibration tests. Electro-magnetic shakers are attached to the wing tips of the aircraft with the vibration visible on the nose of the fuel tank during low-frequence oscillation. Three engineers check oscillograph recordings made during the vibration tests. The F-102A, equipped with two external wing tanks painted black and white, in flight. External fuel tank under the left wing. The aircraft flying to the left, jettisons external fuel tank visible beneath the wings of the aircraft. Two technicians install a shaker underneath the wing of an F-102A. A F-102A taking off. F-84F chase plane and F-102A flying to the right. F-102A rolling down the runway after touchdown, nose gear touches down.
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