Aviation Photo of the Day: T-28 Formation

From the archives: A formation of T-28 Trojans shakes the earth as they rumble through the air at Sun n Fun!

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Most T-28’s have a black stripe painted along the fuselage streaming toward the tail from the cowl. This isn’t just coincidence; in fact, the black stripe serves to camouflage the oil and exhaust gas stains that shoot back from the cowling. If you don’t paint it black, it’s going to turn black eventually anyway…

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