Aircraft Photo of 52-7261 | Republic RF-84K Thunderflash | AirHistory.net #298514
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:52-7261
Aircraft Original Type:Republic F-84 Thunderjet
Aircraft Generic Type:Republic F-84 Thunderjet/Thunderstreak/Thunderflash
Aircraft Version:Republic RF-84K Thunderflash
C/n (msn):217
Location
City / Airport:Miami - InternationalMap
Region / Country:Florida, United States
Airport Codes:ICAO: KMIA   IATA: MIA   Local: MIA   Other: -
Collection:George T. Baker Aviation School
 
Photo Date:9 October 1976
Photo from:John Coupland Collection (via Paul Seymour)
Photo ID: 298514
Photo Comment

Converted from an RF-84F to an RF-84K for the FICON (Fighter Conveyor) program in 1955. It had retractable hookup equipment and anhedral tailplanes to better fit inside a B-36. The project was cancelled in 1956. It became a ground trainer in 1957 and ended up with the George T. Baker Aviation School at Miami. It was probably scrapped around the end of the 1970s.

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