The Air Force that was

Flickr user twm1340 has scanned a series of old USAF training slides with many gorgeous old photographs of long-retired aircraft (and some, tellingly, who have no modern replacement in sufficient numbers, such as the KC-135 and B-52).

Martin RB-57 Canberra, originally uploaded by twm1340.

Boeing B-47E Stratojet, originally uploaded by twm1340.

Convair B-58A Hustler, originally uploaded by twm1340.

Boeing KC-97 Stratotanker, originally uploaded by twm1340.

Fairchild C-123 Provider, originally uploaded by twm1340.

Douglas C-124 Globemaster II, originally uploaded by twm1340.

See the whole Flickr set for more.

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