Cessna O-1G Bird Dog 51-12824

A Forward Air Controller Cessna O-1G Bird Dog, serial number 51-12824. This is the same type airplane as Captain Wilbanks’ O-1G, 51-5078. (U.S. Air Force)

K 24708 – “After a saturation bombing mission by B-52 bombers over a jungle area of South Vietnam, U.S. Army Troops went into the area to destroy bunkers and tunnels which the bombing uncovered. An Air Force O-1E evaluates the effect of the bombing from the air.” 1966.
Credit Photo to the National Museum of the USAF

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