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56-2159 Pima Air Museum 28 April 1979109 viewsPiasecki H-21C-PH Workhorse named 'The Montana Kid' c/n C-321 93rd Trans Co Vietnam.
B-58A-CF Hustler 12080 in background.
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66237 Pima Air Museum 28 April 197983 viewsGrumman F6F-3 Hellcat c/n A-1257

I'm afraid my slides weren't stored too well, but I decided to have them scanned. This scan shows roughly how they arrived, but I have tried to clean them up (without Photoshop) and hope it doesn't spoil your viewing pleasure.
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66237 Pima Air Museum 28 April 197982 viewsGrumman F6F-3 Hellcat c/n A-1257. Ditched near San Diego 12 Jan 1944. Recovered from the Pacific Ocean (3400 ft) in 1970 and now on display at Pensacola
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66237 Pima Air Museum 28 April 197984 viewsGrumman F6F-3 Hellcat c/n A-1257. Ditched near San Diego 12 Jan 1944. Recovered from the Pacific Ocean (3400 ft) in 1970 and now on display at Pensacola
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133817 Pima Air Museum 28 April 197985 viewsMcCulloch XHUM-1 c/n 1001, civil reg N4319G. One of only two built for the US Navy. Now on display indoors. In the background left YEA-3A 130361 c/n 9262 NATC
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135018 Pima Air Museum 28 April 197988 viewsDouglas EA-1F Skyraider VR-703 VAW-13 c/n 10095 Preserved as AE-810 USS America VAW-33. On loan from the National Museum of Naval Aviation Pensacola
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44-53247 Pima Air Museum 28 April 197979 viewsLockheed P-38-L (F-5G) Lightning c/n 422-8502. Ex-44-53247, NX90813, N90813. Destroyed by fire May 17, 1990 whilst in storage with Musee de L'Air, Le Bourget, France (thanks to Dave Welch for this info). Pics here: http://pyperpote.tonsite.biz/pages/incendie_des_reserves_17_mai_1990pag.html
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HE877 Pima Air Museum 28 April 197985 viewsConsolidated B-24J-CF Liberator 'Pima Paisano' c/n 1470 ex-44-44175 lease-lend RAF KH304, Indian AF HE877 civilian N7866 (for the ferry flight from India in 1969, via Torrejon and Lajes). She also visited Fort Worth, where she had been built 25 years earlier. Interesting info here: http://www.warbirds.in/wboverseas/230-he877.html
http://www.rquirk.com/fail/article/KH304his.htm
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52-6563 Pima Air Museum 28 April 197986 viewsRepublic F-84F-RE Thunderstreak Preserved in USAF Thunderbirds scheme. Front fuselage and wings are ex- 51-1725
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58-1005 Sikorsky CH-37B-SI Mojave Pima Air Museum 28 April 197989 viewsc/n 56-150 Named 'Tired Dude'. Served with the 90th Transport Co Illesheim in 1964 and assisted during Bavarian floods that year. Received decoration of Bavarian blue and white chequers as thanks from the Mayor of Munich.
in background Martin Mariner and C-133B-DL 0-90527 (59-527) c/n 45578
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59-527 Pima Air Museum 28 April 197991 viewsDouglas C-133B-DL Cargomaster c/n 45578 60th MAW, Military Airlift Command
In background C-97 HB-ILY of Balair
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61-2080 Pima Air Museum 28 April 197983 viewsConvair B-58A Hustler c/n 116. Last of 86 B-58As to be delivered. Served last with the 305th Bombardment Wing, Grissom AFB Indiana.
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