FB-111A Strategic Bomber
—Plattsburgh Air Force Base —
The FB-111A’s unique qualities of supersonic speed, accuracy and true all-weather characteristics produced supreme combat capability and a record-setting five Fairchild Trophies for Plattsburgh, symbolizing victory in SAC’S Bombing and Navigation Competition.
This aircraft, number 68-286, model number 58, was dedicated on the Third of December, 1991, to the citizens of the North Country and the men and women who served with the FB-111A. Donated by Friends of Plattsburgh AFB museum. Property of the USAF Museum.
Location. 44° 40.871′ N, 73° 26.828′ W. Marker is in Plattsburgh, New York, in Clinton County. Marker is at the intersection of New York Road and US Avenue (US 9) on New York Road. Touch for map. The marker is on the grounds of the Plattsburgh AFB Museum. Marker is in this post office area: Plattsburgh NY 12903, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
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