58-0776 from the 318th FIS is pictured here undergoing a routine engine change.
In 1976 the Squadron painted –0776 in a special Bicentennial paint scheme
(below) during the United States 200th birthday celebration. The Interceptor
nicknamed The Freedom Bird” crashed in 1980.
The Freedom Bird pictured at McChord AFB
view of a J75 engine as it is removed from F-106A 59-0043 from New Jersey Air
National Guard. This aircraft was the last operational F-106 (August
1, 1988) and completed the last QF-106 flight ten years later.
PHOTO BY BERT KINZEY / F-106
DELTA DART - THE "ULTIMATE INTERCEPTOR / VOL 13.
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without written permission from the photographer.