Formation of a Friendship

Al Tucker Jr., 96, and First Sgt. David Brown, U.S. Air Force Reserve, talk after Tucker took off, flew and landed Brown's PT-17 Stearman biplane multiple times at the Flying Circus Aerodrome in Bealeton, Va., Jul. 30, 2017. Brown's PT-17 is the same model in which Tucker trained at West Point in 1942 before going on to fly P-38 fighter aircraft over Europe with the U.S. Army Air Corps 434th Fighter Squadron during WWII with his friend, then Lt., Robin Olds. The two have been flying together for nearly 10 years. (U.S. Air Force photo by J.M. Eddins Jr.)

PHOTO BY: Joseph Eddins
VIRIN: 170730-F-LW859-030.JPG
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