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SuperSonic Sue — Wish We Knew

24 October 2012

SuperSonic Sue — Wish We Knew

Nose art of the  Black Sheep’s SuperSonic Sue  during the Vietnam War — photo by Joseph May

SuperSonic Sue — more steamy than the skies over Chu Lai during Vietnam

     She would have been a Skyhawk, flying attack as a Marine Black Sheep!

We don’t know much about her though we’ve asked hither, thither and Yon

     Her style was just enough on the bottom — and less at the top!

“What’s her story?” — we asked of the museum

     “Remember our airshow in March” they replied, and only that!

Perplexed by that answer and with no other depths to plumb

     Let’s instead think about how she reminds us of Linda Ronstadt!

Detail of  SuperSonic Sue’s ensemble — photo by Joseph May

This fuselage panel is on exhibit in the recently opened Vietnam Hangar of the Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum.

The  Freudian prize for artistic composition goes to … — photo by Joseph May

Undoubtedly, the subject of this post will offend some souls but please consider that this post is about a part of history — we cover the good and the bad as well as the nitty and the gritty here, at Travel for Aircraft.

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3 Comments leave one →
  1. 24 October 2012 10:54

    Can’t decide whether I like nitty or gritty, best! By the way, you should see some of the RAF WW2 nose art!!

    • travelforaircraft permalink*
      24 October 2012 13:32

      What an interesting photo assignment idea 😉

  2. Jim Preston permalink
    25 October 2012 13:01

    OMG, don’t compare her with Linda Ronstadt who used to sleep with Gov. Moonbeam n march against the Viet Nam War.

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