Montpelier, Indiana: Jet on a Playground

A Cold-War-era F-84 F Thunder Streak sits at the corner of a kids' playground.

Address:
498 IN-18, Montpelier, IN
Directions:
West side of the city, on the northeast corner of IN-18/W. Huntington St. and S. Rockefeller St.
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Cold War Jet Playground

There's a Cold War era F-84 F Thunder Streak jet in a kids' playground.

[Stephen Francia, 05/14/2020]

In 1955 an F-84 F flew from LA to New York in less than 3:45, but soon thereafter the Thunder Streak fell out of favor with the Air Force. This aircraft was donated to the playground in 1970 by the Indiana Air National Guard.


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