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Exhibit - MiG Alley
2nd August 1950 - F-51 Interdiction Mission

F-51 Mustang
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Lined up for take-off.

F-51 Mustang
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Just after take-off and no longer lined up !!!

F-51 Mustang
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I finally caught up with the flight and was struggling to formate.

Naturally the FAC chose this moment to tell us to test our guns !

F-51 Mustang
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No - that's not the napalm I dropped !

F-51 Mustang
There's mine - missed totally.

F-51 Mustang
On the second pass the flight leader asked for rockets.

This time I was better able to follow the other aircraft in and the smoke from their rocket attacks made setting up the strafe easier. I still don't think I hit anything - it's difficult!

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