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  •  Seems pretty likely the Turks were snooping (2+ / 0-)
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    Roger Fox, for 6 too

    Not that they intended to enter Syrian airspace - that could just be an error - but the plane was probably there to check in on the fighting near the Syrian/Turk border. Seems very likely it was the E-intel variant you mentioned. There are no milk runs.

    •  Spy/recce RF-4E has hi rez and IR camera 100km (1+ / 0-)
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      Quicklund

      range.
      Turkey bought 32 from the Luftwaffe 92-94.

      FDR 9-23-33, "If we cannot do this one way, we will do it another way. But do it we will.

      by Roger Fox on Sun Jun 24, 2012 at 09:45:06 PM PDT

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