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Three red biplanes flying over the Wadi Rum in Jordan
March 15, 2021

Flying Falcons

In this picture from the February 1984 issue, the Royal Jordanian Falcons perform an air show above the Wadi Rum. Pilots for the Falcons are all members of the Royal Jordanian Air Force, and compete for four-year postings on the team.
Photograph by Jodi Cobb, Nat Geo Image Collection
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