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    Posted 9 years ago

    scottvez
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    This small metal sign was made using aircraft repair metal and rivets. You can see the rivets from both sides of the piece.

    Marked to the "51st FMS"-- which I would assume is the 51st Fighter Maintenance Squadron.

    There are no hooks or attachments to hang, so I am not certain as to how it was originally displayed.

    During the Korean War, the 51st flew the F-80 "Shooting Star" as well as the F-86 "Sabre".

    The 51st had a very impressive Korean War record. It's pilots flew over 45,000 sorties and destroyed 312 MIG-15s. In addition, the famous jet ace Joseph McConnell (16 aerial kills) as well as 13 other aces served in the 51st.

    Reproduction of these images in any form is not authorized.

    scott

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    Comments

    1. scottvez scottvez, 9 years ago
      Thanks again bellin!

      scott
    2. scottvez scottvez, 9 years ago
      Thanks for looking matty and packrat!

      scott

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