Pilots and F-80’s of the 26th Fighter Interceptor Squadron

Webp.net-resizeimage (2)With his .50 caliber gun muzzles showing evidence of wear & tear, the pilot of this 26th FIS F-80 (49-0649) drives past the tower at Naha Air Base, Japan. Webp.net-resizeimage (4)                     49- 0453 sits quietly beyond the tower. Note the portability of said tower.Webp.net-resizeimage (9)Webp.net-resizeimage (10)Webp.net-resizeimage (7)Webp.net-resizeimage (8)Webp.net-resizeimage (5)Nice day for flying as 49-0635 & co. cruise the Japanese skies in the early 1950’s.

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