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Q-2 Firebee

First flying in 1951, this jet-powered Q-2 Firebee aerial target with a high subsonic speed was used in ground-to-air and air-to-air gunnery training. (U.S. Air Force photo)

First flying in 1951, this jet-powered Q-2 Firebee aerial target with a high subsonic speed was used in ground-to-air and air-to-air gunnery training. (U.S. Air Force photo)

Note: This item is currently in storage.

First flying in 1951, this jet-powered Q-2 Firebee aerial target with a high subsonic speed was used in ground-to-air and air-to-air gunnery training.

Transferred from the 49th Civil Engineering Squadron.

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