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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 10-11-2013, 03:40 PM Thread Starter
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This place looks awesome. Anyone ever been out there? I might get the opportunity to check it out coming up. Pretty sweet how all the abandoned air craft are out there. Do a google earth or google maps on Davis Monthan Air Force Base to zoom in better.

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I've been by the perimeter. It's impressive to see all those old planes.

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I was there years ago as a kid. Born and raised in Tucson. Pretty cool driving by it all the time.
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They have/had tours through the boneyard. Cant walk around it though. Not all the planes there are to be scrapped. Many are there just for rotation to keep airframe hours low.

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My grandma used to live off Benson Hwy. south of the airstrip. They used to train A-10 Warthogs at the base. It was cool watching them take off 2 atta time. Don't know if they're still doing that.
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