F-102’s of Alaskan Air Command

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317th Fighter Interceptor Squadron cruising past Mt. McKinley. Due to the 102’s 68 foot length (thanks, super-long pitot tube), the alert barns in Alaska had an extension added to the front doors (we called it “the dog house”). 56-1252 is now on static display at Ellington AFB, TX. 56-1257 got the drone treatment.

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