U.S. Air Force F-100 and F-4 aircraft flying in formation, over Vietnam during Vietnam War
Vietnam Date:1970, January 5 Duration:2 min 55 sec Sound:Yes
Film opens showing a U.S. Air Force F-100 in flight. Its SE tail code identifies it as belonging to the 416th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 31st Tactical Fighter Wing, out of Tuy Hoa, Vietnam. This is a two-seater F-100F training aircraft employed as a fast Forward Air Controller (FAC) in Operation Commando Sabre. Its back seat is empty. Various views of the aircraft are shown, some with brilliant blue sky background. Background radio transmissions sound like a Navy or Marine GCA unit giving approach guidance to an aircraft. Beginning at TC: 01:50, an F-4E of the 366th Fighter Wing is seen, flying on the wing of the F-100. The flight of two continues in formation to the end of the film.
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