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80 years later: why it’s still nice to be a numbered Air Force

Pictured is the body art of an LB-30, AL 633, in Hawaii in 1942. Previously named “Old Faithful,” she was Maj. Gen. Clarence L. Tinker’s favorite planes. Once her olive drab paint was removed, she was renamed Seventh Heaven, in line with the new art. (U.S. Air Force courtesy photo)

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