Transport, Cargo, Trainer, and Derivative Aircraft
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911th Airlift Wing HercC-130H, serial 78-0810, had arrived only seven months before I took this April, 2016, photograph. City of Pittsburgh last flew for the 758th Airlift Squadron. She remains in storage as of the date of this post.
Lots of TailsAugust, 2002, view of C-141B, serial 65-9403, sitting next to KC-135A, serial 56-3620, along with various other marks of 135s.
Lineup of 135sA row of Air National Guard Stratotankers, from front to back: R-model 62-3520 (New Hampshire), and E-models 63-8060, 63-8058, and 63-8059 (Kansas), 58-0078 (New Jersey), and in the distance Air Force Reserve Command 58-0064 (40th ARW). April, 2016, photo.
Navy SamaritanAugust, 2002, view of C-131F, BuNo 141003. Looks like she departed the yard in 2012 for additional storage at a nearby civilian organization (Aircraft Restoration and Marketing).
920th ARSApril, 2016, photo of the nose of KC-135A, serial 56-3633. This McGuire AFB Stratotanker was scrapped about a year-and-a-half later.
Training Squadron 35TC-12B Huron, BuNo 161201, was made "Safe for MX" on Sep 15, 2015, the day before she was officially accepted into AMARG. She's seen in this Nov 20th photo still waiting her turn for preservation.
VIP TransportBoeing C-22A, serial 84-0193, was an FAA flight inspection aircraft before being acquired by the USAF. She remains in storage as of the date of this post.
Historic AirlinerBoeing 727, registration N7004U, as seen during late 2002, was the first of her type delivered to a customer. She was set aside at the boneyard for the Smithsonian NASM and acquired by the Pima Air and Space Museum in 2011.
Eagle Driver TrainerLambert Field-based F-15B seen during November, 2015, had only been in storage for a little more than seven years when this photo was taken.