Those groovy late 70s- early 80s camo schemes

The Air Force had a lot of stuff going on in the Carter/Reagan-era:

A U-2C painted in a gray camouflage pattern called the “Sabre” scheme in 1975. The camouflage replaced the usual black finish to ease British concerns about “spy planes” operating from the UK. In Europe, this U-2 tested equipment to locate and suppress enemy surface-to-air missiles. (U.S. Air Force photo 070712-F-1234P-014)

F-4 Phantoms in woodland camo of 4th Tactical Fighter Wing based at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina in the early 1980s. Looks like one plane from each squadron

Rockwell International B-1A (SN 76-174A) in flight with desert camouflage scheme. (U.S. Air Force photo)

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