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Former F-106 pilot downed in 1975 tells the story of a unique high-altitude ejection
During his time at Tyndall, Damer was selected along with a fellow pilot to participate in a unique F-106 training mission. The high-altitude flight required the pilots to wear a protective flight suit. In 1975, F-106 Delta Darts lined the Tyndall flightline. The base was home to the 2nd Fighter Interceptor Training Squadron,...