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Lebanon’s Huey bomber story re-told

Lebanon’s Huey bomber View more documents from Stephen Trimble. Hearing the story of Lebanon’s Huey bomber ranks as one of my favorite experiences last year. I was in a conference room near the beach in Dubai packed with the air force chiefs of the world’s most powerful countries — the US, UK, Russia, China, France, […]

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#DXB09: Lebanon Air Force re-invents UH-1 Huey as bomber

DUBAI — Lebanon‘sair force officials on Saturday revealed making a desperate modification to aBell Helicopter UH-1 Huey to drop bombs amidst a bloody war against abarricaded terrorist haven in 2007. The Lebanese military resorted to the “Huey bomber” ideaafter a failed attempt to restore Hawker Hunter jets to flying status. Lebanon‘s Hunters have been parked […]

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