Category Archives: F-16

183d FW Gate Guards Waiting

These pictures show the former gate guard F-84F, F-86 (actually a Canadair CL-13), F-4D and future gate guard F-16 as they were when I visited them at the home of the 183d Fighter Wing, Illinois Air National Guard. They are slated to be mounted on new pedestals in the public area memorial park just outside …

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183d TFW Gate Guards Waiting – Part 2

  Another deviation was the re-painting of the preserved aircraft in only one green color (34102) instead of the two greens applied in SEA-scheme birds. I was told there was not enough money in the preservation budget for the second green (34079): The next post here at AKM Gallery of flight will include a view …

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