Edwards AFB Open House, October 26, 2002

Flying Displays


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Lockheed-Martin-General Dynamics F-16B Block 15F Fighting Falcon, 81-0817 of the 412TW Lockheed-Martin-General Dynamics F-16B Block 15F Fighting Falcon, 81-0817 of the 412th Test Wing.

Visit the Air Force fact sheet for the Lockheed-Martin F-16 Fighting Falcon.

Lockheed-Martin-General Dynamics F-16B Block 15F Fighting Falcon, 81-0817 of the 412TW Lockheed-Martin-General Dynamics F-16B Block 15F Fighting Falcon, 81-0817 of the 412th Test Wing.

Boeing-Vertol CH-46D Sea Knight, 153980 and CH-46D, 153321 of HMM-764 Marines of HMM-764, a Marine medium helicopter squadron that is based at Edwards Air Force Base, fast-rope down from Boeing-Vertol CH-46D Sea Knight, 153980 and CH-46D, 153321.

Boeing-Vertol CH-46D Sea Knight, 153980 and CH-46D, 153321 of HMM-764 Boeing-Vertol CH-46D Sea Knight, 153980 and CH-46D, 153321 of HMM-764.

Link to GlobalSecurity.org's page about HMM-764.

Link to HMM-764's home page.

Grumman F8F-2 Bearcat,  N7825C of the Southern California Wing of the CAF Grumman F8F-2 Bearcat, N7825C of the Southern California Wing of the CAF based at Camarillo. It originally wore Navy BuNo 122674. Its Grumman construction number is D.1227. It was built in 1948. E. Weiner of Los Angeles registered it under its current tail number in 1958. It was bought by Leo Demeers of Aurora, Oregon in 1963. Richard Tobey of Newport Beach, California in acquired it in 1966 and then sold it to Paul Finefrock of Hobart, Oklahoma in 1969. Gary Levitz picked it up later that year. It has belonged to the Confederate Air Force since 1972. It underwent a major rebuild from 1989 to 1991. It made its first flight after the rebuild on December 17, 1991.

Link to the home page of the Southern California Wing of the CAF.

Boeing-McDonnell-Douglas FA-18C Hornet of VFA-125 Boeing-McDonnell-Douglas FA-18C Hornet of VFA-125 Rough Raiders based at Lemoore Naval Air Station.

Link to Boeing's web page about the F/A-18 Hornet.

Link to the Lemoore NAS web site.

Link to the VFA-125 Rough Raiders web site.Strike Fighter Squadron 125

Boeing-Rockwell B-1B Lancer, 85-0082 of the 412TW Boeing-Rockwell B-1B Lancer, 85-0082 of the 412th Test Wing pulling Gs inverted in afterburner.

Visit the Boeing B-1B Lancer Product Page.

Link to the Air Force fact sheet for the Boeing Rockwell B-1B Lancer.

Boeing-McDonnell-Douglas F-15A-20 Eagle, 77-0139 Raw Power of the 412TW Boeing-McDonnell-Douglas F-15A-20 Eagle, 77-0139 Raw Power of the 412th Test Wing taxis in as F-15B-16, 76-0132 takes off from Runway 22.

McDonnell-Douglas F-15A-20 Eagle, 77-0139 at the Edwards Air Force Base open house on October 5, 1980. McDonnell-Douglas F-15A-20 Eagle, 77-0139 at the Edwards AFB open house on October 5, 1980

Link to Boeing's page about the F-15 Eagle.

Link to the Air Force fact sheet for the McDonnell-Douglas F-15 Eagle fact sheet.

Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker, 61-0320 and Lockheed-Martin F-16C Block 25, 83-1120 of the 412TW Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker, 61-0320 and Lockheed-Martin F-16C Block 25, 83-1120 of the 412th Test Wing.

Link to the Air Force Fact Sheet for the Lockheed-Martin F-16C Fighting Falcon.

Link to the Boeing's KC-135 Stratotanker product page.

Link to the Air Force fact sheet for the KC-135 Stratotanker.

Lockheed-Martin F-16C Block 25, 83-1120 of the 412TW deploys flares Lockheed-Martin F-16C Block 25, 83-1120 of the 412th Test Wing deploys flares to confuse heat-seeking missiles.

Lockheed-Martin F-16C Block 25, 83-1120 of the 412TW and Boeing-McDonnell-Douglas F-15E-52 Strike Eagle, 91-0326 of the 48FW Lockheed-Martin F-16C Block 25, 83-1120 of the 412th Test Wing and Boeing-McDonnell-Douglas F-15E-52 Strike Eagle, 91-0326 of the 48th Fighter Wing based at Lakenheath, England.

Link to the Air Force fact sheet for the McDonnell-Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle.

Lockheed-Martin F-16C Block 25, 83-1120, Boeing-McDonnell-Douglas F-15B-16 Eagle, 76-0132, Northrop AT-38B Talon, 61-0904, and AT-38B, 62-3715 of the 412TW Lockheed-Martin F-16C Block 25, 83-1120, Boeing-McDonnell-Douglas F-15B-16 Eagle, 76-0132, Northrop AT-38B Talon, 61-0904, and AT-38B, 62-3715 of the Air Force Test Pilot School.

Link to the Air Force Test Pilot School home page.

Lockheed-Martin F-16C Block 25, 83-1120 and Boeing-McDonnell-Douglas F-15B-16 Eagle, 76-0132 of the 412TW Lockheed-Martin F-16C Block 25, 83-1120 and Boeing-McDonnell-Douglas F-15B-16 Eagle, 76-0132 of the Air Force Test Pilot School.

Northrop AT-38B Talon, 62-3715 of the 412TW Northrop AT-38B Talon, 62-3715 of the Air Force Test Pilot School.

Air Force Fact Sheet for the Northrop T-38 Talon.

Lockheed-Martin F-117A FSD Stealth Fighter, 79-10783 of the 412TW Lockheed-Martin F-117A FSD Stealth Fighter, 79-10783 of the 412th Test Wing.

Link to the Air Force Lockheed F-117A Nighthawk fact sheet.

Lockheed-Martin-General Dynamics F-16B Block 15S Fighting Falcon, 83-1172 of the 412TW Lockheed-Martin-General Dynamics F-16B Block 15S Fighting Falcon, 83-1172 of the 412th Test Wing.

General Dynamics F-16B Block 15S Fighting Falcon, 83-1172 of the 412th Test Wing at the 1990 Edwards AFB open house. Lockheed-Martin-General Dynamics F-16B Block 15S Fighting Falcon, 83-1172 of the 412TW at the 1996 Edwards AFB open house

Lim-5, NX117BR Red Bull is a MiG-17 built under license in Poland Lim-5, NX117BR Red Bull is a MiG-17 built under license in Poland. It is registered to Mig Magic, Inc.

Link to the Red Bull Airshows home page.

Northrop N-9MB Flying Wing, N9MB Northrop N9MB Flying Wing is now registered N9MB, although it carried no registration when it was flown in the 1940s as a 1/3-scale, free-flying, wind-tunnel model of the XB-35 bomber. It is owned by the Planes of Fame Air Museum at Chino, California. It is powered by a pair of Franklin OX 540-7 eight-cylinder opposed engines.

Lockheed-Martin F-117A FSD, 79-10783, Lockheed-Martin F-16B, 83-1172, Lockheed-Martin F-16C, 83-1120, Boeing-McDonnell-Douglas F-15B 76-0132, Boeing-McDonnell-Douglas F-15E, 91-0326 of the 412TW Lockheed-Martin F-117A FSD Stealth Fighter, 79-10783, Lockheed-Martin F-16B Fighting Falcon, 83-1172, Lockheed-Martin F-16C Fighting Falcon, 83-1120, Boeing-McDonnell-Douglas F-15B Eagle, 76-0132 of the 412th Test Wing, and Boeing-McDonnell-Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle, 91-0326 of the 48th Fighter Wing.

Boeing B-52H Stratofortress, 60-0050 of the 412TW Boeing B-52H Stratofortress, 60-0050 of the 412th Test Wing.

Boeing B-52H Stratofortress, 60-0050 in SIOP camouflage and wearing an AGM-86 cruise missile pylon on the left wing at the Edwards Air Force Base open house on November 9, 1986. Boeing B-52H Stratofortress, 60-0050 at Edwards AFB on November 9, 1986

Link to the Air Force Fact Sheet for the Boeing B-52H Stratofortress.

Link to Boeing's Fact Sheet for the B-52 Stratofortress.

Boeing-Rockwell B-1B Lancer, 85-0082 of the 412TW Boeing-Rockwell B-1B Lancer, 85-0082 of the 412th Test Wing.

Northrop AT-38B Talon, 62-3715 of the 412TW Northrop AT-38B Talon, 62-3715 of the 412th Test Wing.

Fairchild-Republic A-10A Warthog, 80-0246 of the 355W and North American P-51D Mustang, N151AF Val Halla Fairchild-Republic A-10A Warthog, 80-0246 of the 355th Wing based at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona and North American P-51D Mustang, N151AF Val Halla, which wears post war Air Force markings. Its North American construction number is 124-48278. It has been registered to the Heritage Flight Museum of Eastsound, Washington since February 1999. Its pilot is Bill Anders, who was on the Apollo 8 mission to the moon in 1968. Val Halla still wears its original Army Air Force serial number of 45-11525. It entered the civil register in March 1982 as N91JB. It was owned by John Macguire of Texas. After 1984, it was operated as Silver Ghost by the War Eagles Air Museum of Santa Theresa, New Mexico.

Visit the Air Force fact sheet for the Fairchild-Republic A-10A Thunderbolt.

Fairchild-Republic A-10A Warthog, 80-0246 of the 355W and North American P-51D Mustang, N151AF Val Halla Fairchild-Republic A-10A Warthog, 80-0246 of the 355th Wing and North American P-51D Mustang, N151AF Val Halla.

Boeing-McDonnell-Douglas YC-17A Globemaster-III, 87-0025 of the 412TW Boeing-McDonnell-Douglas YC-17A Globemaster-III, 87-0025 of the 412th Test Wing performs a pallet drop demonstration at the end of the airshow. 87-0025 was the first C-17A built.

Link to Boeing's C-17 Globemaster III page.

Link to the Edwards Air Force Base home page.


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