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305 viewsAirline: US Army Golden KnightsType: F-27Registration: 85-1607Airport: FFCCity: Peachtree CityState: GeorgiaCountry: USADate Taken: 2009Almost missed this one. After releasing the jumpers she came back for an opposite traffic fly-by prior to landing.
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319 viewsAirline: US Army Golden KnightsType: Fokker C-31A (F-27-400M)Registration: 85-1607Airport: FFCCity: Peachtree CityState: GeorgiaCountry: USADate Taken: 2009Takeoff at Falcon field for the parachute launch. Engines: Rolls-Royce Dart Mk 551. First dedicated Golden Knights platform was the Douglas C47 Skytrain. The DHC C7A Caribou served the team from the mid-1970s until 1985, when the type was superseded by the Fokker C31A Troopship. Today the Golden Knights use 2 de Havilland Canada UV18As (modified DHC6-300 Twin Otters) and 2 Fokker C31A Troopships (built as F27 Mk 400Ms). The aircraft are based at Pope AFB, Fayetteville NC.
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