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Photo ID 210644 by Alastair T. Gardiner. UK Navy Westland Sea King HAS 6, XV712
Photo ID: 210644
This Sea King served from 1990 to 2000 with 814 NAS 'Flying Tigers' on HMS invincible. Finally retired and transferred to the IWM Duxford in 2010.
Photo ID 210643 by Alastair T. Gardiner. Private B 17 Preservation Ltd Boeing B 17G Flying Fortress 299P, G BEDF
Photo ID: 210643
A thorough winter deep-clean for the old gal allowed a shot of the starboard nose art (Sally B is on the port side).
Photo ID 206120 by Alastair T. Gardiner. USA Air Force North American F 86F Sabre, 51 12958
Photo ID: 206120
'Heavens Above' is on display at the San Diego Air and Space Museum Restoration Facility at Gillespie Field.
Photo ID 205305 by Alastair T. Gardiner. Private B 17 Preservation Ltd Boeing B 17G Flying Fortress 299P, G BEDF
Photo ID: 205305
'Sally B' is pictured whilst in the hangar at Duxford undergoing some TLC over the winter.
Photo ID 204864 by Alastair T. Gardiner. USA Air Force Boeing TB 29A Superfortress, 44 61748
Photo ID: 204864
'it's Hawg Wild' is on display in the American Air Museum exhibition at IWM Duxford.
Photo ID 194803 by Alastair T. Gardiner. Private Mid Atlantic Air Museum Inc North American B 25J Mitchell, N9456Z
Photo ID: 194803
This B-25 was originally 44-29939 with the USAAf but is now part of the super Mid-Atlantic Air Museum at Reading.
Photo ID 192250 by Alastair T. Gardiner. USA Army Air Force Douglas A 26B Invader, 44 34765
Photo ID: 192250
'Mission Completed' is on display at the Koninklijk Legermuseum/Belgique Musée Royal de l'Armée et d'Histoire Militaire. Although not subjected to a Marksman conversion, the museum found evidence of some On Mark modifications including wing tip tanks.
Photo ID 189294 by Alastair T. Gardiner. USA Marines Grumman EA 6B Prowler G 128, 163033
Photo ID: 189294
This EA-6 is now part of the Hickory Aviation Museum.
Photo ID 188487 by Alastair T. Gardiner. USA Air Force Bell X 1B, 48 1385
Photo ID: 188487
After completing 27 research flights, cracks in the fuel tanks forced the X-1B to be rounded and it is now on display in the R&D Gallery of the NMUSAF.
Photo ID 181557 by Alastair T. Gardiner. USA Air Force Lockheed VC 121E Super Constellation L 1049B, 53 7885
Photo ID: 181557
This aircraft was intended for the USN as 131650 but modified by Lockheed to a presidential transport. It became the personal aircraft of President Eisenhower and his wife named it 'Columbine III', as the Blue Columbine is the official flower of Colorado.
Photo ID 180989 by Alastair T. Gardiner. USA Air Force Convair QF 106A Delta Dart, 59 0043
Photo ID: 180989
The illustrious, world speed record holder 'The Spirit of Atlantic City' served with the 119thFIS/177thFIW before retirement to AMARG during August 1988. In 1992 it was converted into a drone, flying as such until it re-entered the boneyard in 1998.
Photo ID 180354 by Alastair T. Gardiner. USA Air Force General Dynamics FB 111A Aardvark, 69 6507
Photo ID: 180354
'Madame Queen' operated with the 380th Bomb Wing at Plattsburgh AFB, NY. After retirement it became part of the NMUSAF Loan Program and is now on display at the super Castle Air Museum.
Photo ID 180329 by Alastair T. Gardiner. Private Private Republic P 47D Thunderbolt, NX47RP
Photo ID: 180329
This P-47 was TOC by the USAAF as 45-49205 and subsequently flew with the Fuerza Aerea del Peru as 547. It is now belong to the PSAM and is painted as 'Squirt VIII' 42-28473.
Photo ID 180307 by Alastair T. Gardiner. USA Army Air Force Lockheed C 60A Lodestar, 42 55918
Photo ID: 180307
'Classy Chassy' is part of the NMUSAF Loan program and is now on display at the Air Mobility Command Museum at Dover AFB. The port and starboard versions of the noseart are handpainted and so each is very slightly different.
Photo ID 180306 by Alastair T. Gardiner. USA Army Air Force Lockheed C 60A Lodestar, 42 55918
Photo ID: 180306
'Classy Chassy' is part of the NMUSAF Loan program and is now on display at the Air Mobility Command Museum at Dover AFB. The starboard and port versions of the noseart are handpainted and so each is very slightly different.
Photo ID 179890 by Alastair T. Gardiner. USA Air Force Boeing KC 135A Stratotanker 717 100, 55 3139
Photo ID: 179890
This old Stratotanker is on display at the super Castle Air Museum.
Photo ID 179889 by Alastair T. Gardiner. USA Air Force Republic F 105D Thunderchief, 59 1822
Photo ID: 179889
This Thud, named 'The Polish Glider', was flown in the Vietnam conflict by Donald Kutyna, a pilot of Polish orgin, operating with the 44th TFS/335th TFW from Takhli AB in Thailand.
Photo ID 179484 by Alastair T. Gardiner. USA Air Force Fairchild C 123K Provider, 55 4512
Photo ID: 179484
This C-123 was TOC around 1955 and served until 1980 when it was retired to MASDC as CP051. The plane was saved from the boneyard when it became part of the NMUSAF Loan Program and is now on display as 'Hog Hauler'at the super Castle Air Museum.
Photo ID 179187 by Alastair T. Gardiner. Private Alien Invaders LLC Douglas A 26C Invader, N7079G
Photo ID: 179187
This A-26 was built at Tulsa in 1944 and delivered to the USAAF as 44-35562. Post-war it was converted by On Mark into a demilitarised, executive transport Marketeer, acquiring this 'Sexy Sue' noseart along the way.
Photo ID 179130 by Alastair T. Gardiner. Private Tennessee Museum of Aviation Douglas A 1H Skyraider AD 6, NX665TC
Photo ID: 179130
Originally delivered to the USN as 139665 but then passed on to the SVNAF. Shortly before the fall of Saigon 'Lieutenant America' was flown to U Taphao AB, Thailand and then abandoned. In 1979 it was transported to the US and restoration begun in 2008.
Photo ID 178051 by Alastair T. Gardiner. Private Private Republic P 47D Thunderbolt, NX647D
Photo ID: 178051
'Wicked Wabbit' was in on display at the super Tennessee Museum of Aviation.
Photo ID 176635 by Alastair T. Gardiner. USA Air Force Rockwell B 1B Lancer, 84 0051
Photo ID: 176635
'Boss Hawg' served previously with the 7th Bomb Wing at Dyess and is a Operation Desert Fox combat veteran but was retired to the National Museum of the USAF during Sept. 2002.
Photo ID 174860 by Alastair T. Gardiner. USA Army Air Force Boeing B 17G Flying Fortress 299P, 44 83624
Photo ID: 174860
This B-17 was produced too late to see combat in WWII, instead flew first in a secret project that tested the idea of using obsolete aircraft as radio-controlled flying bombs and/or as drone-control aircraft. Now on display at the AMC Museum as 42-107112.
Photo ID 168743 by Alastair T. Gardiner. Private Military Aviation Preservation Society Douglas C 47B Skytrain, N54599
Photo ID: 168743
This C-47 was TOC by the USAAF in 1945 as 45-0928 and went post-war to the Royal Moroccan Air Force with serial 05928 and subsequently CN-ALE. The frame has been restored by the super MAPS Air Museum and is now on static display.
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