Older Photos (Pre-2000)
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Piasecki CH-21C, serial 56-2159, on celebrity row during October 1968, before her eventual donation to the Pima Air and Space Museum approximately five years later.
November 1976 photo of C-123J, serial 56-4393 sitting in storage among some of her sister aircraft. Approximately four months later she would be sold via FMS to Republic of Korea Air Force.
F-104A, serial 56-0872, in storage during June 1970.
C-130B, serial 62-3495, marked with 150 TFG, during October 1997, after being pulled from storage for eventual FMS to Tunisia.
TC-117D, BuNo 39109 (ex-USAAF 43-49936), sits next to ex-NAS Bermuda C-117D, BuNo 17153 (ex-USAAF 42-92532), which sits next to TC-117D, BuNo 39072 (ex-USAAF 42-24230), in this April 1976 photo.
T-39B, serial 60-3477, as she appeared during April 1995, about three months after her arrival for storage. She would remain here for about 15 years before the scrapper took its toll. Scan from my 35mm slide.
F-100C, serial 54-1959, flew for the Skyblazers, USAF Europe's regional aerobatic team that was assembled in the late 1940s to show off America's jet-powered aircraft to the European audience. The aircraft was assigned for four years and was with them when the team disbanded in January 1962. She is seen here during February 1972 before FMS sale to Turkey about 18 months later.
C-46D, serial 44-77635, in storage at MASDC during October 1968 before eventual donation to the Pima Air and Space Museum. Note the B-47 tails in the distance.
QU-22B, as seen in storage during May 1973. She would be declared excess two months later and go to a new civilian operator in 1974 with registration N49893, which is no longer active.
A-6E, BuNo 151811, seen in February 1995 soon after its arrival for a second period of preservation and storage. She would survive into 2018, at which point the scrapping process took its toll.
HU-16B, serial 51-7186, in storage during October 1968. This aircraft would return to service in 1970.
Business end of B-52E, serial 57-0015, as seen during March 1976. She had been in storage for approximately seven years when this photo was taken and would eventually be scrapped along with the majority of the sharp-top Stratofortresses.