Message posted by Andre' M. Dall'au on March 27, 2000 at 10:06:34 EST:
Wasn't the F-104 the basic airframe the U-2 was derived from? The F-104 actually stood combat alerts in Vietnam in case the North Vietnamese tried to use airpower below the DMZ. The plane may have been a point defense interceptor, with short legs, but damn it was a good looking bird.
In Reply to: Re: On a lighter note... posted by Magoo on March 26, 2000 at 23:49:33 EST: