Salvaged Aircraft at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson, Arizona, United States.
Tucson Arizona USA Date:1947 Duration:1 min 57 sec Sound:Yes
Formation of U.S. Army Air Forces B-17s is seen in flight with clouds behind. Narrator speaks of salvaging them and similar older aircraft. . B-24 bombers landing at Davis- Monthan Airfield, to be placed in storage for preservation or salvaging. A sign reading, "Bone yard." B-24 taxiing into a Bone Yard filled with other aircraft. Among aircraft seen in the yard are those named: 'Double Trouble;' 'Gentle Annie;' and 'Boobie Trap.' Crews salvaging aircraft wheels and tires. Men removing an airplane wing, with a derrick. Aircraft being de-militarized. Plexi-Glass is replaced with aluminum skin. . Workers steam blast and paint aircraft that will be re-used for non-combat missions.
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