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The Hanoi Taxi—the Starlifter which brought our POWs home from Hanoi

11 May 2016

39° 47′ 02″ N / 84° 06′ 30″ W

The C-141 Starlifter known as the "Hanoi Taxi" at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force — photo by Joseph May

The C-141 Starlifter known as the “Hanoi Taxi” at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force — photo by Joseph May

The C-141 Starlifter known as the "Hanoi Taxi" at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force — photo by Joseph May

The C-141 Starlifter known as the “Hanoi Taxi” at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force — photo by Joseph May

The Hanoi Taxi's cockpit — USAF photo by TSgt Lance Cheung

The Hanoi Taxi’s cockpit — USAF photo by TSgt Lance Cheung

The Hanoi Taxi's cockpit — USAF photo by TSgt Lance Cheung

The Hanoi Taxi’s cockpit — USAF photo by TSgt Lance Cheung

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5 Comments leave one →
  1. david lord permalink
    11 May 2016 12:15

    I was surprised at the seemingly excelllent condition of the interior compared with the exterior .

  2. david lord permalink
    11 May 2016 12:17

    Maybe it has something to do with the insignia next to the door? 🙂

    • travelforaircraft permalink*
      13 May 2016 10:13

      It’s going to remain in good shape since it will be moved into the museum’s newest hangar which is do to open this June 🙂

  3. shortfinals permalink
    11 May 2016 13:29

    “Return With Honor’……they did. However, their treatment when they got back to ‘the World’ didn’t quite match that, at times, I’m sorry to say.

    • travelforaircraft permalink*
      13 May 2016 10:11

      Absolutely right you are 😦

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