Some exotic Stratotankers in this line-up. Identifiable aircraft from the left NKC-135A 55-3120 and 55-3122 last operated by the 4950th TW out of Wright-Patterson, OH. Then EC-135C 63-8047 last operated by the 2nd ACCS / 55th W out of Offut, NE.
This is KC-135A 62-3563 pcn CA 097 entered AMARC March 1994 and last operated by the 917th ARS / 96th W out of Dyess, TX. Love the Shamu paint scheme. She was converted to KC-135R standard and left AMARC for Turkey in December 1997.
S-2E Bu.No 149873 pcn 1S 441 as 'NW-205' last operated by VS-82 "Fighting Yellow Tails", a Naval Air Reserve squadron which was established in 1970 and disestablished in 1976. She entered MASDC in January 1974 and then allocated to USDA as N512DF.
This former US Coast Guard HC-130B serial 1344 pcn 45 001 was formerly operated out of Elizabeth City, she entered store in July 1982. She went out to National Aircraft in June 1996. I think the Herk behind her is 1340.
An interesting shot from 8th October 1994, the Skywarrior, or 'Whale', appears to be TA-3B Bu.No 144860 '00' believed last operated by VQ-1 and retired January 1990. Recorded as transferred to Consolidated Aero Corp April 1997.
This EKA-3B Skywarrior Bu.No 142654 'AA-610' pcn 2A 075 was last operated by VAQ-135 Det.2 based at Whidbey Island, WA. She was retired in August 1973 and in this photo taken 19 years later is still looking quite complete. She has since been scrapped.
Back to 8th October 1994 and this was TA-3B Skywarrior Bu.No 144859 pcn 2A 122 marked as 'GD-122' last operated by VAQ-33 out of NAS Key West, FL. She entered AMARC July 1990 and has since been scrapped by HVS West.