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Skytrain and Hercules in formation

6 June 2016
A Douglas C-47 Skytrain, known as Whiskey 7, flies alongside a C-130J Super Hercules from the 37th Airlift Squadron over Germany, May 30, 2014. The C-47 came to Ramstein for a week to participate in base activities with its legacy unit, the 37th Airlift Squadron, before returning to Normandy to recreate its role and drop paratroopers over the original drop zone in Sainte-Mere Eglise, France. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Sara Keller)

The Douglas C-47 Skytrain, known as “Whiskey 7”, in formation a Lockheed C-130J Super Hercules—U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt Sara Keller

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2 Comments leave one →
  1. shortfinals permalink
    6 June 2016 09:35

    A lovely shot, Joe! A very attractive pairing (fortunately, I have flown in both types) R.

    • travelforaircraft permalink*
      18 June 2016 08:15

      Lucky indeed. One thig to see an aircraft but another to be in one when it is awake and doig what it is designed to do.

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