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Dedicated Crew Chiefs say farewell to Tail No. 1303

An AC-130W Stinger II gunship, Tail No. 1303, takes off on the runway at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., for its final flight prior to retirement Oct. 19, 2020. As a gunship, Tail No. 1303 made its claim to fame by being the first gunship to record a combat kill on Feb. 9, 2011. It then went on to achieve another milestone by having the distinction of being the first 105mm cannon-installed whiskey to confirm a 105mm kill in December of 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Luke Kitterman)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. Luke Kitterman
VIRIN: 201019-F-VE588-1254.JPG
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Additional Details

CAMERA

NIKON D4

LENS

70.0-200.0 mm f/2.8

APERTURE

10

SHUTTERSPEED

1/250

ISO

80

IMAGE IS PUBLIC DOMAIN

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