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There are many, many fascinating stories relating to Broncos in some way. They range from the true accounts of those put in incredible situations by the horrors of war, through your standard "And there I was" tales so often told by pilots, through downright comical adventures that are too bizzarre to accept as anything but real. We hope to share the best of these kinds of stories with you here.

After you read these, you may wish to read more in such books as A Lonely Kind of War, Cleared Hot, and The Rescue of BAT 21. See the Books and Videos pages for more information on getting ahold of these.

If you have a Bronco-related story to share, or additional info about a story already here, please send it to us!! Email webmaster@ov-10bronco.net and let us know. (We'll accept anything we can read, but plain text works best.)

Last update: 10/11/2004 12:04 PM

Quick Links:    Stories - Serious Stories    Stories - Funny Stories    Stories - Songs    Stories - Random Stories

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 STORIES - SERIOUS STORIES
   Better Hide That Bulldog, Marine!   An amusing anecdote about what happens when a Bronco squadron gets ahold of someone else's mascot, and a few other memories   01-09-01   11-19-01
   The Last Rocket   Rolfe Hunt's graphic true story about having to save a group of Marines on the run.   09-16-00   11-12-01
   ROCKS!! ROCKS!!   Rolfe Hunt's hair-raising tale of cutting things just a little too close in Elephant Valley!   12-11-99   11-12-01
   The Loss of Thomas and Carr (Laos 7/6/71)   Information about two OV-10 flyers who were lost in Laos in 1971, and still haven't been found.   09-09-99   11-12-01
   The Crash at NAS North Island - August 7, 1970   Jim Hunter's eyewitness account of a VS-41 training incident that took place in California during 1970, and how it has affected him.   02-20-99   11-12-01
   The Last Flight of Covey 87   Darrel Whitcomb (author of the BAT 21 book) contributed this eyewitness account about the only OV-10 pilot to win the Congressional Medal of Honor.   02-12-99   11-12-01
 STORIES - FUNNY STORIES
   NASA Donates Entire Bronco Fleet to OBA   Keys to be handed over at Langley this Thursday   04-01-04   04-10-04
   Two Ultra-Rare FAC Aircraft Donated to New FAC Museum     04-01-04   04-10-04
   Use The Landing Checklist!   Especially if you're used to flying helicopters...   12-01-03   12-01-03
   Revenge of The Ugly Duckling (Part 1)   A 'low and slow' Bronco pulls one over on an F-4 crew   11-12-01   11-12-01
   The Infamous Combat Skewer Project   (aka Pave Pogostick and Combat Lawndart) - This was either the most ingenious or the most utterly stupid idea of the Vietnam war. You be the judge.   04-01-98   11-12-01
 STORIES - SONGS
   Dear Mom, Your Son Is Dead   Words to the Infamous Covey/Nail FAC song   11-12-01   10-11-04
 STORIES - RANDOM STORIES
   BroncoFest 3 Report   Information from BroncoFest 3, held in October 2001. Interesting stuff!   11-01-01   11-12-01
   Venezuelan Symposium, April 2000   Jim Hodgson's exciting trip to visit the South American version of Bronco Fest. We truly have many friends around the world!   04-29-00   11-12-01
   Testing the Waterworld OV-10 Replica   Scott Hashimoto tells of the testing of the OV-10 replica used in the Waterworld show at the Universal Studios theme park.   12-28-99   11-12-01
   BroncoFest 2 Report   Information from BroncoFest 2, held in October 1999. The event that put OBA on the map!   10-15-99   11-12-01


 
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