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Edwards Air Force Base Airshow, Saturday, October 9-10, 1999, Page 1 - Static displays


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Raytheon RC-12N Guardrail Raytheon RC-12N 89-0273 Guardrail/Common Sensor System 1 is festooned with electronics intelligence antennae. Photographer: Brian Lockett.

Lockheed-Martin F-22A Raptor Lockheed-Martin F-22A Raptor 91-4001 was the first production model. Photographer: Brian Lockett.

Visit Lockheed-Martin's F-22 Raptor pages.

X-38 Space Station Lifeboat X-38 Space Station Lifeboat vehicle V-132 is equipped with functional flight control surfaces which allow it to perform extended glides before depoloying the recovery parafoil. Photographer: Brian Lockett.

Visit the NASA Dryden X-38 Photo Archive and the X-38 Project page.

Canadair Sabre Mk. 6 owned by Michael Dorn Canadair Sabre Mk. 6 N38301 is owned by Michael Dorn, known for playing the role of Worf on Star Trek the Next Generation. It is painted as a North American F-86E Sabre with the California Air National Guard. Photographer: Brian Lockett.

Martin 404 Martin 404 N636X is based at the Camarillo Airport. It was delivered to TWA on July 16, 1952, registered as N40429. It's name was Skyliner Peoria. In 1959 it was sold to California Airmotive Corporation. Subsequently it was owned by E. F. McDonald, James McAlister, Montex Drilling Corporation, Airworld Incorporated, Whitesell Construction Corporation, Joe Simpkins Oil, Tiffany Industries Isd., Phase II Incorporated, and Sun & Wind Incorporated. It is currently registered to Skylease Incorporated of Wilmington, Delaware. Photographer: Brian Lockett.

Delta-winged X-15 wind tunnel model Delta-winged X-15 wind tunnel model was part of a display assembled by the Air Force Flight Test Center History Office to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the first flights of the X-15. Photographer: Brian Lockett.

NASA's Lockheed YO-3A, N718NA Lockheed YO-3A N718NA was developed to provide a quiet reconnaissance airplane for night penetration missions at very low altitude.

Link to the YO-3A website.

Visit the NASA Dryden YO-3A photo gallery.

NASA's SR-71B, N831NA at Edwards AFB, October 9, 1999 NASA's SR-71B, N831NA was displayed in the main hangar at the October 9, 1999 Edwards Air Force Base Open House. It is currently in flyable storage condition.

Visit the NASA Dryden SR-71 Photo Gallery

Proteus, N281PR Scaled Composites Model 281 Proteus, N281PR is a twin turbofan high altitude. multi-mission aircraft powered by Williams International FJ44-2E engines. It is designed to carry payloads in the 2000-pound class to altitudes above 60,000 feet and remain on station up to 14 hours.. At the time, it was registered to Angel Technologies Corporation of St. Louis, Missouri. It has been registered to Northrop-Grumman Corporation since March 7, 2002. It is configured for telecommunications relay.

Proteus, N281PR Proteus, N281PR.

More information about the Proteus can be found on the Scaled Composites website.

North American B-25G Mitchell North American B-25G Mitchell carries a 75 millimeter cannon below its four 50 calibre machine guns. Photographer: Brian Lockett.

Lockheed U-2S Lockheed U-2S 80-1090 has a small red skunk adorning its vertical stabilizer. Photographer: Brian Lockett.

Linkt to the Air Force Lockheed U-2 fact sheet.

Lockheed-Martin F-22A Raptor Number 2 Lockheed-Martin F-22A Raptor 91-4002 replaced Raptor 001 on static display on Sunday. Photographer: Brian Lockett.


Other 1999 Edwards AFB Airshow Pages

Saturday flight demonstrations of the Edwards AFB 1999 Airshow. Go to Saturday flight demonstrations of the Edwards AFB 1999 Airshow.

Sunday flight demonstrations of the Edwards AFB 1999 Airshow. Go to Sunday flight demonstrations of the Edwards AFB 1999 Airshow.


Books about Edwards Air Force Base available from

Test Colors: The Aircraft of Muroc Army Airfield and Edwards Air Force Base by Rene Francillon Test Colors: The Aircraft of Muroc Army Airfield and Edwards Air Force Base by Rene Francillon

The X-Planes: X-1 to X-45: 3rd Edition by Jay Miller Lockheed Stealth by Bill Sweetman

F-22 Raptor by Bill Sweetman F-22 Raptor (Enthusiast Color) by Bill Sweetman

Inside the Stealth Bomber by Bill Sweetman Inside the Stealth Bomber (Colortech Series) by Bill Sweetman

America's Stealth Fighters and Bombers by James C. Goodall America's Stealth Fighters and Bombers by James C. Goodall

Skunk Works : A Personal Memoir of My Years at Lockheed by Ben R. Rich Skunk Works : A Personal Memoir of My Years at Lockheed by Ben R. Rich

Lockheed Martin's Skunk Works by Jay Miller Lockheed Martin's Skunk Works by Jay Miller

Dark Eagles by Curtis Peebles Dark Eagles by Curtis Peebles, a compact complete history of U.S. programs to develop so-called black or secret aircraft.

Shadow Flights by Curtis Peebles Shadow Flights by Curtis Peebles

Spyplane : The U-2 History Declassified by Norman Polmar Spyplane : The U-2 History Declassified by Norman Polmar

X-Planes at Edwards by Steve Pace X-Planes at Edwards (Enthusiast Color Series) by Steve Pace

Edwards Air Force Base : Open House at the USAF Flight Test Center 1957-1966 by Robert D. Archer Edwards Air Force Base : Open House at the USAF Flight Test Center 1957-1966 : A Photo Chronicle of Aircraft Displayed (Schiffer Military History) by Robert D. Archer



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