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Leaving a legacy of air power

An Iraqi pilot instructor student taxis his T-6 Texan out to the runway at Combat Operating Base Speicher, Tikrit, Iraq on June 29. Students graduating the course become some of the first U.S. Air Force trained Iraqi instructor pilots. The T-6 is the primary training aircraft of the unit.



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This work, Leaving a legacy of air power [Image 2 of 8], by SSgt David Salanitri, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:06.29.2011

Date Posted:07.03.2011 10:24

Photo ID:423355

VIRIN:110629-F-TM170-496

Resolution:4256x2832

Size:3.98 MB

Location:COMBAT OPERATING BASE SPEICHER, IQ

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