Home > Aviation Museums & Collections > Pima (County) Air Museum Tucson AZ 28 April 1979

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140481 Pima Air Museum 28 April 197940 viewsNorth American T-28C Trojan
c/n 226-58 2P-270 of VT-6 Whiting Field NAS FL. Displayed courtesy of the Museum of Naval Aviation Pensacola FL.
In the background A4D-2 (TA-4B) 142928 AK-067 c/n 11990, since repainted as NL-302 and sometime 5L of VMA-134.
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XB-GEY Pima Air Museum 28 April 197940 viewsNorthrop YC-125A-NO Raider c/n 2521 ex-48-0636, N2573B. One of 13 built in 1950 she was soon withdrawn and stored at Sheppard AFB. Sold abroad to a bush operator in Mexico and donated to the museum by Robert Gallaher.
See pics here: http://www.abpic.co.uk/search.php?q=XB-GEY&u=reg
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53-3982 Pima Air Museum 28 April 197942 viewsMartin EB-57D-MA c/n M-006 converted from an RB-57D for electronic countermeasures duty. To MASDC as BM0143 June 2002 and 2005 transferred to the USAF Museum at Wright-Patterson AFB
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N15SA Pima Air Museum 28 April 197926 viewsLockheed R5O-5 Lodestar c/n 2411 Impressed as BU No. 12481
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XB-LAJ Pima Air Museum 28 April 197926 viewsDouglas B-18A Bolo c/n 2505 ex-37-505 and N67947. With Mexico 1968 Olympics markings. As N18AC transferred to McChord AFB Museum
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55-5118 Pima Air Museum 28 April 197923 viewsNorth American YF-107A-NA c/n 212-1 First of three built in competition with the F-105 Thunderchief (which won). On loan from Wright-Patterson, where 55-5119 is displayed.
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44-35244? Pima Air Museum 28 April 197935 viewsThe black heap seems to be the Douglas A-26C (44-35244?) of The Devil's Own Grim Reapers (13 Bomb Wing). A WB-50D on the right (now at Castle Air Museum CA) and a US Navy Grumman F-11 Tiger between, which I am still trying to identify (thanks Dave!) Believe it to be 141821 F-11F-1 c/n 138
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3397 Pima Air Museum 28 April 197928 viewsNorth American BT-14A Yale N4735G c/n 64-2150. Displayed in RCAF markings 3397.
Behind it the magnificent TWA Connie N90813
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XB-GEY Pima Air Museum 28 April 197924 viewsNorthrop YC-125A Raider c/n 2521 48-636, N2573B, XB-GEY.
The museum was still in its infancy, started 1969 and opened to the public in 1972. I had to sign a chit indemnifying them from any claims through injuries, particularly due to rattlesnakes!
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4505 Pima Air Museum 28 April 197921 viewsFairchild C-123B Provider 4505 (55-4505) c/n 20166 US Coast Guard Miami
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41-15736 Pima Air Museum 28 April 197919 viewsRyan PT-22-RY Recruit c/n 1765, ex-NC54003
Now suspended from the ceiling of one of the halls.
Not sure what happened here, may have opened the camera too soon!
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135620 Pima Air Museum 28 April 197925 viewsLockheed AP-2H Neptune c/n 7052 VAH-21, Sangley Point, Philippine Islands and Cam Ranh Bay South Vietnam, 1968
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