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Storytellers Series: Vietnam War Aircraft – How They Were Used Part I

Thursday, July 6, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Presenter: John Bronson

Descriptions & illustrations of what led to the Vietnam War, what the US was attempting to accomplish with its aircraft, illustration of the types of missions assigned to tactical aircraft, and which of the Museum aircraft accomplished each mission. Four mission types are described and illustrated in some detail: Forward Air Control (FAC), Strategic Bombing of North Vietnam, and Suppression of Enemy Air Defenses (SEAD).  Through these detailed descriptions, it is shown how the several types of aircraft contributed to the conduct of the air war. 

Location: Aviation Room 201

Cost: Included with Admission


Thursday, July 6, 2023
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Aviation Museum
500 NE Captain MIchael King Smith Way
McMinnville, OR 97128 United States