I enjoyed the article about Dick Reese, the Air Force pilot and bus driver, but wish to take issue with the picture of him kneeling in front of what is identified as an RF-4B Phantom. Having worked on the F-4B as an electrician in Vietnam, I can say that I never saw an F-4 (below left) that looked like the one he is pictured with. The nose is wrong, the air intakes are different, and the tail section is not that of an F-4, which had flight surfaces that were unique in that they drooped. I believe he is kneeling in front of an A-4 Skyhawk (below right).

Richard Dawson


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