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Photograph Taken On Wednesday, September 16, 1981


77-0137/HO & 77-0104/HO, McDonnell Douglas F-15A Eagles (CN 426/A349 & 388/A316) of 7th TFS (Screamin' Demons), 49th TFW, United States Air Force seen at RAF Leuchars on 16 September 1981. The aircraft had been participating in exersice Autumn Forge / Cornet Scoop at CFB Lahr, West Germany and diverted in en route back to the US. Both aircraft departed the following day. 137 was scrapped in June 2010 but 104 is preserved at Westfield-Barnes Regional Airport Massachusetts, home of the 104th Fighter Wing. It can be seen on Google Maps, cocooned against the elements awaiting indoor display. Behind XT874/E Phantom FG-1 of 111 Squadron RAF, yet to have it's RWR fiited. Scanned from an original 35 mm color transparency via Hasselblad X-5.View image on Flickr

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