30 November 1957 – Capt Benny Lacombe is killed when he unsuccessfully attempts to bail out of Lockheed U-2A, 56-6704, Article 371, 13 miles SE of Laughlin AFB. Ejection seats had not yet been fitted to U-2s at this point. The history of the U-2 program is fraught with fatalities and crashes. “CIA pilots Wilburn S.
The Intake – Archives
Welcome to the archives for the Society’s premier publication, The Intake Journals. This page is available to the public in support of the realization of our Society’s mission to preserve the history of the F-100 Super Sabre and the men who flew the aircraft. Please enjoy this public service to all F-100 aircrew, current aviation aficionados and all future people interested in military aircraft history.
Below you will find all the published issues of The Intake in descending order from Issue One/1 (left to right). For new members, we recommend you read (at your leisure) from Issue 1, on to whichever issue was the first paper edition you received after joining the SSS. Most issues contain references to previous issues and/or continue a series of connected articles.
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