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GTX

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Something I came across - a single F-82B was converted into a photo-recon RF-82B in the late '40s:

In flight trials:
scan0007-1.jpg

scan0013.jpg

scan0014.jpg


Pod in construction:
scan0008.jpg

scan0009.jpg


With an without pics:
scan0010.jpg

scan0011.jpg

scan0012.jpg


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Greg
 

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This aircaft had its first flight, in this configuration, on 15 November 1948. No other aircraft were converted.
 

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I FINALLY picked up a Modelcraft 1/48 F-82B Twin Mustang, so I shall be using your scans as reference, to convert my kit. ;D

Larry
 

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I find it ironic that the AAF selected the Twin Mustang over the XP-61E for the long-range escort, yet went on the use the E-derived F-15 Reporter in the photo recon role.
 

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GTX said:
Something I came across - a single F-82B was converted into a photo-recon RF-82B in the late '40s:

In flight trials:
scan0007-1.jpg

scan0013.jpg

scan0014.jpg


Pod in construction:
scan0008.jpg

scan0009.jpg


With an without pics:
scan0010.jpg

scan0011.jpg

scan0012.jpg


Regards,

Greg
Do you have the photobucket link to this? Thanks! -SP
 

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I just got this image of the RF-82B from the History Office at the Air Force Flight Test Center, Edwards AFB, California. -SP
 

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