This Day in Aviation History

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This Day in Aviation History
July 16th, 1965
First flight of the North American Rockwell OV-10 Bronco.
 
The North American Rockwell OV-10 Bronco is an American turboprop light attack and observation aircraft. It was developed in the 1960s as a special aircraft for counter-insurgency (COIN) combat, and one of its primary missions was as a forward air control (FAC) aircraft. It can carry up to three tons of external munitions, internal loads such as paratroopers or stretchers, and can loiter for three or more hours….
 
Source:
Wikipedia, North American Rockwell OV-10 Bronco: http://gstv.us/29JtwDO
 
YouTube, Rockwell OV 10 Bronco in perspective: http://gstv.us/29JuMH6
 
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