Air Enthusiast 1972-04
W.Strandberg - Giant Voice 1971
B-52D from the 367th Bomb Sqdn, 306th Bomb Wing on its home ground at McCoy AFB, Florida, in the camouflage adopted for night oprations in SE Asia.
A Boeing B-52F of the 328th Bomb Squadron, 93rd Bomb Wing, Castle AFB (last SAC unit to fly the "F" model), winner of the Navigation Trophy.
The aircraft participating in the air show that was held at McCoy AFB to coincide with Giant Voice 1971: Boeing EC-135 is operated as a communications relay aircraft by the 3rd Airborne Command and Control Squadron from Offutt AFB, Nebraska.
The "Spirit of Mt Rushmore" - an elaborately painted symbol on B-52G s/n 58-235 of the 77th Bomb Squadron, 28 BW from Ellsworth AFB.
The B-52G "Lavendar Panther" of the 92nd Bomb Squadron, 92nd Strategic Aerospace Wing from Fairchild AFB.
B-52H "Paul Punyan" of the 524th Bomb Squadron, 379th Bomb Wing, Wurtsmith AFB. The "winged 2" is the symbol of the Second Air Force.
The aircraft participating in the air show that was held at McCoy AFB to coincide with Giant Voice 1971: the Lockheed WU-2C (serial 56-6953), in all-black finish and with no national markings, came from the 349th Strategic Reconnaissance Squadron, 100th SR Wing, at Davis-Montan AFB, Arisona.
General Dynamics FB-111As from two SAC untits participated in the competition, but the illustration shows an aircraft from the 380th Strategic Air Wing, Plattsburg AFB, in the static display with a dummy SRAM missile under the wing.
One of the Hawker Siddeley Vulcan B Mk 2s of the RAF Detachment. Special markings carried for the SAC competition comprised the Union Jack on the tail and the Jaguar's head - symbol of No 1 Bomb Group, Strike Command - behind the fuselage roundel.