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    For the first time, Google Earth has released high-resolution images of "The Boneyard" – the world's largest military aircraft cemetery adjacent to the Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson, Ariz. It was established after World War II.
    World News: Google Earth captures aircraft boneyard - thestar.com

    Well here is 4,400 old planes.. If we can just get over that damn fence and....
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    I have also seen them being pushed off the decks of aircraft carriers on tv. What a stupid waste of tax dollars!!!
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    For the first time, Google Earth has released high-resolution images of "The Boneyard" – the world's largest military aircraft cemetery adjacent to the Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson, Ariz. It was established after World War II.
    World News: Google Earth captures aircraft boneyard - thestar.com
    THEY SHOULD GIVE/SELL TOURS OF THE PLACE. ID GO.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 1biggun View Post
    THEY SHOULD GIVE/SELL TOURS OF THE PLACE. ID GO.
    AMARG (Boneyard) Tour
    The Pima Air & Space Museum offers exclusive bus tours of the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Center (AMARG), also known as the "Boneyard." The facility is located adjacent to the Museum at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. Seats are avaliable on a "first come first serve" basis.

    You will need to check in at the Pima Air & Space Museum Admissions



    no later than 1 hour prior to tour departure time. The tour bus boards at the Museum entrance.
    309th AMARG Tour
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    The planes found in the BONEYARD are generally post Korean war, the last of the F-86's were removed a few years back and used as un manned drones for missle testing. there are a few on C-47's (DC-3) other than that there are no WW2 or korean war vets in the BONEYARD

    airclassic's has been following the contents of the yard for 4 decades and civilain purchase is restricted. Gov't agencies like the coast guard and US fire service get first pick, & god knows what other Alphabet agencies

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    That deal is pretty impressive if you can find it on google earth. I saw one of those old nose art panels from a B-17 when we were on spring break. This one is called "Blasting Betty." I am going to take a picture of it when I go back down there. I do not think pictures of this one have been published.

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    GOOD TO KNOW IF I EVER GET THAT WAY ILL BE CHECKING IT OUT.

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    I've been following the burma spitfire story for weeks as well. Hoping for pics soon.
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    The Boneyard at Davis-Monthan is impressive as hell, and tragic all at the same time. Pima Air Museum is awesome as well. Spent part of the summer of 1994 helping at our sister facility in Tuscon (Lockheed Martin) working on the King of Saudi's 747. Great experience all the way around.
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    Excavators head to Burma hoping to uncover buried stash of WWII fighter planes

    Read more: Excavators head to Burma hoping to uncover buried stash of WWII fighter planes | Fox News

    Looks like we'll all be finding out soon. I love stuff like this. There's just nothing that compares to burried treasure.

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