Sunday, May 15, 2016

Aircraft nose art makes quiet comeback, reviving Air Force tradition



I love it! 

Fox News reports Air Force fighters and bombers are soaring into the wild blue yonder with new paint jobs, quietly reviving an old tradition.

The decorative painting and designs on the noses and wings of Air Force planes may not be as racy as they were during World War II, but they are just as meaningful, the Air Force Times reports.

“This is a tradition across the Air Force," Col. Jeff Smith, commander of the 173rd Fighter Wing in Klamath Falls, Ore., told the newspaper. “This truly is a source of morale and pride, especially for the dedicated crew chief to know that they have a little mark of themselves on the airplane.”

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2 comments:

  1. Fox News? It was Air Force Times story linked on Fox News.

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    1. I link to Fox becayse that's where I got the story from

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