AFFTC Museum South Base Annex

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Page A large part of the collection of the Air Force Flight Test Center Museum is stored on the old South Base flightline.

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Lockheed NC-141A Starlifter, 61-2779 Lockheed NC-141A Starlifter, 61-2779.

Scaled Composites Model 33 ATTT, N133SC Scaled Composites Model 33 Advanced Technology Tactical Transport (ATTT) demonstrator, N133SC was built in 1988 as a 68%-scale proof of concept vehicle.

Scaled Composites Model 33 ATTT, N133SC Scaled Composites Model 33 Advanced Technology Tactical Transport (ATTT) demonstrator, N133SC in better days, on the Mojave Airport flightline on October 30, 1989.

Douglas TB-26B Invader, N9146M Douglas TB-26B-45 Invader, N9146M was operated by Calspan Flight Research of Buffalo, New York. Its original Army Air Corps serial number was 44-34165.

Douglas TB-26B Invader, N9146M Douglas TB-26B Invader, N9146M.

Douglas TB-26B Invader, N9146M at Edwards AFB, November 8, 1987 Douglas TB-26B Invader, N9146M was displayed at the Edwards AFB Open House on November 8, 1987. It was also displayed at the 1988 and 1989 Open Houses.

LTV YA-7F Corsair, 71-0344 of the 412TW Ling-Temco-Vought YA-7F Corsair, 71-0344 of the 412th Test Wing was one of two converted as an attempt to sell the Air Force a supersonic version of the A-7 with an afterburning Pratt & Whitney F100-PW-220 engine of 20,000 pounds thrust.

LTV YA-7F Corsair, 71-0344 at Edwards AFB, October 6, 1990 LTV YA-7F Corsair, 71-0344 was displayed at the Edwards AFB Open House on October 6, 1990.

The other YA-7F is on display in the Hill Air Force Base Museum.

Link to the Vought company page about the YA-7F Corsair II.

Link to the Air Force Museum page about the YA-7F Corsair II.

 

Fairchild-Republic YA-10B N/AW Thunderbolt, 73-1664 Fairchild-Republic YA-10B Night/Adverse Weather (N/AW) Thunderbolt, 73-1664 is the only two-seat example of the A-10.

Fairchild-Republic YA-10B N/AW Thunderbolt, 73-1664 Fairchild-Republic YA-10B N/AW Thunderbolt, 73-1664.

Fairchild-Republic YA-10B N/AW Thunderbolt, 73-1664 at Edwards AFB, September 20, 1981 Fairchild-Republic YA-10B N/AW Thunderbolt, 73-1664 was displayed at the Edwards AFB Open House on September 20, 1981.
The Air Force Flight Test Center Museum restored Fairchild-Republic YA-10B N/AW Thunderbolt, 73-1664 for static display in 2005. It appeared on static display at the 2005 Open House.

The YA-10B appeared on static display at the 2006 Open House.

Link to the Air Force Museum page about the YA-10B N/AW Thunderbolt.

Douglas C-53 Skytrain, 41-20094 as 41-20093 Douglas C-53 Skytrain carrying tail number 41-20093 may actually be 41-20094. The two C-53s carried Douglas construction numbers 4863 and 4864. They were transferred to the Navy as BuNo 05073 and 05074 on January 9, 1942 and February 4, 1942, respectively. The former 41-20093 entered the civil registry as NC30084. It was sold to the Venezualen airline Avensa and registered YV-C-AVO on March 14, 1947. It was withdrawn from use in 1972. The former 41-20094 entered the civil registry as N1301 and served several operators until 1982.

Douglas C-53 Skytrain, 41-20094 as 41-20093 This C-53 appeared on static display at the 1994 Edwards Air Force Base Open House.

Boeing C-135A Stratofreighter, 60-0377, B-2 avionics testbed Boeing C-135A Stratofreighter, 60-0377 was converted to serve as a B-2 avionics testbed.

Boeing C-135A Stratofreighter, 60-0377, B-2 avionics testbed

General Dynamics NF-111A AFTI, 63-9778 General Dynamics NF-111A Advanced Fighter Technology Integration (AFTI) Flight Dynamics Laboratory, 63-9778 was equipped with a variable camber Mission Adaptive Wing (MAW).

General Dynamics NF-111A AFTI, 63-9778 General Dynamics NF-111A AFTI, 63-9778.

General Dynamics NF-111A AFTI, 63-9778 at MASDC, March 24, 1972 This NASA General Dynamics NF-111A in storage at the Military Aircraft Storage and Disposition Center (MASDC) on March 24, 1972 may be 63-9778.
General Dynamics NF-111A AFTI, 63-9778 at Edwards AFB, November 13, 1977 NASA's General Dynamics NF-111A Transonic Aicraft Technology (TACT), 63-9778 was displayed at the Edwards AFB Open House on November 13, 1977. It was equipped with supercritical aerofoil wings.
General Dynamics NF-111A AFTI, 63-9778 at Edwards AFB, November 9, 1986 General Dynamics NF-111A Advanced Fighter Technology Integration (AFTI), 63-9778 was displayed at the Edwards AFB Open House on November 9, 1986. It was equipped with variable camber wings.

Link to the NASA Dryden NF-111A AFTI photo collection.

Dehavilland of Canada C-7B Caribou, 63-9765 of the Golden Knights Dehavilland of Canada C-7B Caribou, 63-9765 of the U. S. Army Golden Knights.

Link to Globalsecurity.org's page about the C-7 Caribou.

McDonnell-Douglas YRF-4E Phantom II, 65-0713 of the 412TW McDonnell-Douglas YRF-4E Phantom II, 65-0713 of the 412TW was built as an F-4D before being converted to serve as the prototype for the gun-toting F-4E.

McDonnell-Douglas YRF-4E Phantom II, 65-0713 of the 412TW at Edwards AFB, November 13, 1977 McDonnell-Douglas YRF-4E Phantom II, 65-0713 of the 412TW was displayed at the Edwards AFB Open House on November 13, 1977.
McDonnell-Douglas YRF-4E Phantom II, 65-0713 of the 412TW at Edwards AFB, October 30, 1983 McDonnell-Douglas YRF-4E Phantom II, 65-0713 of the 412TW performed at the Edwards AFB Open House on October 30, 1983. The shark's teeth had been revised since 1977.

McDonnell-Douglas NRF-4C Phantom II, 64-1004 of the 412TW and Lockheed C-140A Jetstar, 59-5962 McDonnell-Douglas NRF-4C Phantom II, 64-1004 of the 412TW and Lockheed C-140A Jetstar, 59-5962.

McDonnell-Douglas NRF-4C Phantom II, 64-1004 of the 412TW at Edwards AFB, October 29, 1989 McDonnell-Douglas NRF-4C Phantom II, 64-1004 of the 412TW performed at the Edwards AFB Open House on October 29, 1989.

NASA's Martin B-57B Canberra, N809NA NASA's Martin B-57B Canberra, N809NA was equpped with air data sensors on its nose and both wingtips to provide multiple data traces as it flew through turbulent air.

NASA's Martin B-57B Canberra, N809NA at Edwards AFB, October 23, 1982 NASA's Martin B-57B Canberra, N809NA was displayed at the Edwards AFB Open House on October 23, 1982.

North American YF-100 Super Sabre, 52-5755 and Convair TF-102A Delta Dagger, 54-1353 The number-2 North American YF-100 Super Sabre, 52-5755. Note the small vertical stabilizer. Convair TF-102A Delta Dagger trainer, 54-1353.

Convair TF-102A Delta Dagger, 54-1353 at Fox Field, August 15, 2001 Convair TF-102A Delta Dagger, 54-1353 was displayed at Fox Field near Lancaster for three decades. It is seen here on the morning of August 15, 2001.

Vought RF-8G Crusader, BuNo 145607 Vought RF-8G Crusader, BuNo 145607.

Fairchild-Republic T-46A, 84-0492 Fairchild-Republic T-46A, 84-0492 is one of two built. The other is in the Pima Air Museum near Tucson, Arizona.

Fairchild-Republic T-46A, 84-0492 at Edwards AFB, November 3, 1985 Fairchild-Republic T-46A, 84-0492 was displayed at the Edwards AFB Open House on November 3, 1985.

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