Patrol, Specialty, and Dedicated Donor Aircraft
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Navy StratotankerOctober, 2000, photo of NKC-135A, BuNo 553134 (a converted USAF serial number). She arrived during February, 1996, from Fleet Tactical Readiness Group (FTRG) where it served in the Electronic Warfare Training role.
Ready to Fly Again2006 view of P-3B, BuNo 152747, undergoing regeneration prior to FMS sale to Greece.
ShadowES-3A, BuNo 159419, in storage during March, 2000. This VQ-6 aircraft had been in storage about ten months when this photo was taken.
Douglas SkywarriorsA line-up of Douglas A-3 models seen during April, 2006. Front right is TA-3B, BuNo 144866, which was scrapped during May, 2012. Behind her is TA-3B, BuNo 144857, which was scrapped nearly 2.5 years after this photo was taken.
Retired Sub HunterSP-2H, BuNO 148340, as she appeared during April, 2006. She would be scrapped by a local yard during 2011.
Future DroneRF-4C, serial 67-0428, as she appeared during October, 2002. She would be converted to QRF-4C configuration and shot down ten years later.
Group of VikingsS-3B, BuNo 160140, as seen during November, 2014. She had already been in storage for over seven years by the time this photo was taken.