Co$t Of Living // Dan Dugan photos //

Dan Dugan was the test officer for #145 at Edwards Air Force Base. #145 (being the prototype) went to Edwards AFB for flight testing while #149, 151, and 154 went to Vietnam with the 53rd Aviation Detachment (Guns-A-Go-Go).

As you can see, these photos were taken during "jettison rocket pod" tests.
Hmmm... Cute white side walls on the front, but needs fender skirts on the back...

All testing ceased and #145 was shipped to Vietnam to replace Stump Jumper (151)
after it was destroyed in a ground taxi accident at Vung Tau.

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