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by Harold A. Skaarup   www.SilverHawkAuthor.com   
 
Warplane Survivors USA: Iowa

Iowa Warplanes

 (185th ARW Photo)

North American P-51D Mustangs assigned to the 174th Fighter Squadron, Iowa National Guard take off at the airport in Sioux City, Iowa in the spring of 1948.  The Mustangs were the first aircraft assigned to the newly organized air arm of the Iowa National Guard when it was first organized in 1946.

 (USAF Photo)

Republic F-84E-25-RE Thunderjet (Serial No. 51-0508), 124th Fighter Interceptor Squadron,  Iowa Air National Guard, 1956.

 (185th ARW Photo)

Lockheed F-80 Shooting Star assigned to the 174th Fighter Squadron, Iowa Air National Guard is on the ramp in Sioux City, Iowa in July, 1955. The Air National Guard squadron received the F-80 after the unit returned to Sioux City following an activation during the Korean War.

 (Bill Larkins Photo)

Lockheed F-80 Shooting Star (Serial No. 0-485418), Iowa Air National Guard, ca 1950s.

 (185th ARW Photo)

Republic F-84E Thunderjet assigned to the Iowa Air National guard while at the Air National Guard gunnery completion in 1956.  As a component of the 132nd Fighter Interceptor Wing the 174th Fighter Interceptor Squadron in Sioux City flew the F-84 until 1958. During that time the 174th was awarded the Spaatz Trophy as the most outstanding Air National Guard squadron in the nation.

 (Iowa ANG Photo)

Republic RF-84 Thunderflash (Serial No. 51-1879) on the ramp in Sioux City, Iowa dubbed “Sioux City Sue”, 174th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron, Iowa Air National Guard, ca 1950s.  The name “Sioux City Sue” was adopted from the 1945 song by country artist Dick Thomas.

 (USGOV-PD Photo)

Republic RF-84F-10-RE Thunderflash (Serial No. 51-1922), 124th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron, Iowa Air National Guard, ca 1950s.

 (USGOV-PD Photo)

North American F-86L-60-NA Sabre (Serial No. 53-3683), 124th Fighter Interceptor Squadron, Iowa Air National Guard, 1959.

 (USAF Photo)

North American F-100C Super Sabres (Serial Nos. 54-1983, 54-1827, 54-1958), Iowa Air National Guard, ca 1960s.

 (USAF Photo)

Northrop F-89J Scorpion (Serial No. 53-2550), 124th Fighter Squadron, Iowa Air National Guard, July 1968.

 (USGOV-PD Photo)

Ling-Temco-Vought A-7D-12-CV Corsair II (Serial No. 72-0182), 174th Tactical Fighter Squadron, owa Air National Guard, 1974.

 (TSgt. James Ferguson, USAF Photo)

Ling-Temco-Vought A-7K Corsair II (Serial No. 81-0077) from the 132nd Tactical Fighter Wing, Iowa Air National Guard, 1988. 

 (TSgt. James Ferguson, USAF Photo)

Ling-Temco-Vought A-7K Corsair II (Serial No. 81-0077) from the 132nd Tactical Fighter Wing, Iowa Air National Guard, 1988.

 (USAF Photo)

Ling-Temco-Vought A-7K Corsair IIs rom the 132nd Tactical Fighter Wing, Iowa Air National Guard in formation with a Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker with the Kansas Air National Guard, 1990.

 (USAF Photo)

Vought A-7D Corsair II aircraft in formation (Serial Nos. 69-6215, 71-0327 and 72-0173) during Exercise TEAM SPIRIT '86 on 1 Mar 1986.  The aircraft belonged to the 185th Tactical Fighter Group, Iowa Air National Guard, based at Sioux Gateway Airport in Sioux City, Iowa, 1986.

 (Master Sgt. Vincent De Groot, 185th ARW Photo)

General Dynamics F-16C Fighting Falcon’s assigned to the 185th Fighter Wing, Sioux City, Iowa on the ramp at Cold Lake, Alberta, participating in the multinational air exercise “Maple Flag” on 12 June 2001.  The Iconic Gothic Bat tail flash, created by 185th graphic artist Technical Sgt. Frank Rosales, proudly displays the unit’s nickname “Bats” that was earned when the unit was in Vietnam.

 (Senior Master Sgt. Tim Day, USAF Photo)

General Dynamics F-16C Block 42E Fighting Falcon (Serial No. 89-2045), 124th Fighter Squadron, 132nd Fighter Wing, during exercise "Coronet White" at Des Moines International Airport, on 11 October 2004.

 (Senior Master Sgt. Tim Day, USAF Photo)

General Dynamics F-16C Fighting Falcon (Serial No. 87-0230), 132nd Fighter Wing, Iowa Air National Guard, 2009.

 (MSgt Vincent De Groot, Iowa ANG Photo)

Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker, 185th Air Refueling Wing, Iowa Air National Guard, on the ramp at Sioux City, Iowa, 8 Sep 2009. 

Iowa Warplane Survivors, updated 19 Sep 2017.

Ankeny, Iowa Aviation Heritage Museum, 3704 SE Convenience Boulevard, 50021.  Ankeny Regional Airport.

Aeronca Chief, Reg. No. N9545E.

Beechcraft C-45H Expeditor (Serial No. 51-11854), Reg. No. N72409.

Beechcraft UC-45J Expeditor (Serial No. 51-236), 327, Reg. No. N41005.

Bensen Gyrocopter.

Fairchild PT-19A Cornell (Serial No. 234148), 43, Reg. No. N53956.

Luscombe UC-90 (Serial No. 279550), Reg. No. N25270.

Naval Aircraft Factory N3N Yellow Canary (Serial No.), Reg. No. N45120.

Naval Aircraft Factory N3N Yellow Canary (Serial No.), Reg. No. N45184.

North American SNJ-5 Texan (Serial No.), USN. 88, Reg. No. N43AF.

North American/Temco D-16A Twin Navion (Serial No. 8587), Reg. No. N722T.

 (USAF Photo)

Republic F-84F Thunderstreak (Serial No. 51-1655).

Stinson 10A, Reg. No. NC34618.

Burlington

Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (Serial No. 52-9697).

Carroll

LTV A-7D Corsair II (Serial No. 72-0254).

Cedar Rapids

Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (53-5916).

Republic F-84F Thunderstreak (51-9444).

Correctionville

LTV A-7D Corsair II (Serial No. 70-0937).

Republic F-84F Thunderstreak (Serial No. 51-1735).

Council Bluffs, Commemorative Air Force, Great Plains Wing Museum, 16803 McCandless Road, 51503.

Aeronca O-58B Defender (Serial No. 43-9983), Reg. No. N48441.

North American P-51D-25NA Mustang (Serial No. 44-73264), ''Gunfighter'', Reg. No. N5428V.  Commemorative Air Force.

Stinson L-5B Sentinel (Serial no. 44-17191A), Reg. No. N22422.

Taylorcraft L-3 Grasshopper (Serial No.).

Taylorcraft L-3 Grasshopper (Serial No.).

Davenport, Commemorative Air Force, Hawkeye State Square.

North American T-28A Trojan (Serial No.).

Des Moines, International Airport, 50321.

LTV A-7D Corsair II (Serial No. 75-0400).

North American F-100D Super Sabre (Serial No. 56-3426).

Des Moines, Sam Wise Youth Complex, Veterans Memorial, 8th Street.

LTV A-7D Corsair II (Serial No. 71-0334), mounted on a concrete pylon.

Des Moines, State Historical Society of Iowa, 600 East Locust, 50319.

Benoist Tractor biplane.

Blériot XI monoplane, Reg. No. N4W.

Curtiss-Klein Pusher, 1910.

Quickie

Solbrig

Des Moines, Iowa National Guard, Beaver Drive, 50318.

Bell AH-1 Cobra Helicopter (Serial No.).

Bell UH-1H Iroquois Helicopter (Serial No.).

LTV A-7 Corsair II (Serial No.).

Republic F-84 Thunderstreak (Serial No.).

Eldora

Lockheed T-33A-5-LO Shooting Star (Serial No. 53-5933), (MSN 580-9409).

Fairfield

Republic F-84F Thunderstreak (Serial No. 51-1818).

Fort Dodge, Iowa Air National Guard, 133rd Air Control Squadron, Fort Dodge Regional Airport, 50501.

Republic F-84F Thunderstreak (Serial No.).

Greenfield, Vintage Aircraft Museum/Iowa Aviation Museum and Hall of Fame, 2251 Airport Road, Greenfield Municipal Airport, 50849-0031.

Aetna-Timm Aerocraft trainer No. 4, Reg. No. N34912.

 (Robert Dilley Photo)

Bell AH-1S Cobra Helicopter (Serial No. 70-16061), C/N 21005.

Curtiss Robin No. 6, Reg. No. N7145.

De Havilland DH82C Tiger Moth, Australia, Reg. No. N3758U.

De Havilland DH82C Tiger Moth, Canada, 12, Reg. No. N8966.

Easy Rider Glider.

Evangel 4500, Reg. No. N4507L.

Hall Cherokee II, X4, Reg. No. N14ET.

Kari Keen.

 (Robert Dilley Photo)

LTV A-7D Corsair II (Serial No. 72-0213), IA, C/N D-335.

Mead Primary Glider.

Northrup Primary Glider.

Pietenpol, replica.

Piper -3 Cub, Reg. No. NC98733.

Pitts S-1C Special, Reg. No. N20P.

Schweitzer SGU-1-20 Secondary Glider, Reg. No. N2708A.

Sioux Coupe 90-B, Reg. No. NC10721.

Stearman C3R Mail Plane, Reg. No. NC8828.

Taylor J-2 Cub, Reg. No. NC17247.

Taylorcraft BC-12D, Reg. No. N95734.

Grimes, Iowa Air National Guard, Des Moines Municipal Airport, 50321.

Republic F-84F Thunderstreak (Serial No.).

Hampton, Doyle WWI Aircraft Museum, Beeds Lake Airport, 903 2nd Ave SE, 50441-2733.

Fokker Dr. I, replica.

Nieuport 28, replica.

Sopwith Pup, replica.

Harlan

Republic RF-84F Thunderflash (Serial No. 51-1948).

Ida Grove

 (John E. Fisher Photo)

Bell AH-1 Cobra (Serial No. 71-21041) mounted on a steel and concrete pylon in Cobb Memorial Park.

Martin TM-76 (MGM-13) Mace cruise missile (Serial No. 59-4868), mounted on a pylon in Cobb Memorial Park.

Indianola, National Balloon Museum, 1601 North Jefferson Street, 50125-0149.

Balloon envelopes, inflators, gondolas and instruments used in both hot air and gas ballooning.

Iowa City

North American F-86L Sabre (Serial No. 53-0750), mounted on pylons

Johnston, Iowa Gold Star Military Museum Camp Dodge, Iowa National Guard HQ, 7105 Northwest 70th Avenue, 50131.

Bell UH-1H Iroquois Helicopter (Serial No. 63-8825).

Bell AH-1 Cobra Helicopter (Serial No. 67-15664).

 (buiscuitt bunch Photo)

LTV A-7D Corsair II (Serial No. 75-0403), IA, C/N D-453, mounted on a concrete pylon.

 (DaveGoliath Photo)

Republic F-84F Thunderstreak (Serial No. 52-6418), painted as (Serial No.  0-22497)

Marshalltown, Central Iowa All Veterans Memorial, American Legion Post 46, 1301 S 16th Street.

McDonnell Douglas GF-4C Phantom II (Serial No. 63-0507).

Oelwein

Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (Serial No. 51-4406).

Onawa

Ling-Temco-Vought A-7D Corsair II (Serial No. 70-1008).

Ottumwa, Antique Airplane Association and Air Power Museum, 22001 Bluegrass Road, Antique Airfield, 52501-8569.

Aeronca C-2.

Aeronca C-3 (Serial No. A-405), Reg. No. N14098.

Aeronca K (Serial No. K-147), Reg. No. NC18872.

Aeronca 65CA Chief (Serial No. CA10220), Reg. No. N29427.

Aeronca LA65 Chief.

Aeronca 65TC/O-50B/L-3B (Serial No. 058B12783), Reg. No. N50334.

Aeronca 7AC Champion (Serial No. 7AC-6740), Reg. No. NC3144E.

Aeronca 11AC Chief (Serial No. 11AC-956), Reg. No. N9318E.

American Eaglet B-31 (Serial No. 1111), Reg. No. N17007.

Anderson Model Z (Serial No. 2A), Reg. No. N12041.

Arrow Sport F (Serial No. 18), Reg. No. N18000.

Backstrom Plank (Serial No. 1), Reg. No. N20WB.

Bede BD-5B, Reg. No. N3225H.

Bolkow Bo 208A-1 Junior (Serial No. 525), Reg. No. N208JR.

Bounsall Prospector (Serial No. 1), Reg. No. N307K.

Brewster B-1 (Serial No. 1), Reg. No. NC20699.

CP-40 Porterfield.

Culver LCA Cadet (LFA) (Serial No. 443), Reg. No. N41725.

Culver Cadet PQ-14B (Serial No. N-917), Reg. No. N5526A.

Evans Volksplane VP-1.

Fairchild 22.

Fleet 7, Reg. No. NC442K.

Funk Model B85C (Serial No. 60), Reg. No. N24134..

Great Lakes 2T-1A (Serial No. 252), Reg. No. N11339.

Kinner Sportster.

Luscombe 8F Silvaire.

Monocoupe 90.

Monoprep (Serial No. 6077), Reg. No. NC179K.

Mooney M-18 Mite (Serial No. 210), Reg. No. N329M.

Morrisey Bravo (Serial No. TRGR-1), Reg. No. N37HM.

Nesmith Cougar.

Pietenpohl Aircamper (Serial No. DS1), Reg. No. N6350.

Pietenpohl Scout (Serial No. SL1), Reg. No. N12942.

Piper L-4 Cub.

Porterfield CP-40 (Serial No. 529), Reg. No. NC18743.

Ryan ST-3KR/PT-22 Recruit (Serial No. 1254), Reg. No. N50644.

Rearwin Cloudster (Serial No. 832), Reg. No. N25555.

Rearwin Skyranger 190F, Reg. No. N34740.

Rearwin Sportster, prototype, Reg. No. NC15809.

Republic RC-3 Seabee (Serial No. 189), Reg. No. N6019K.

Ritz Ultralight.

Rose Parakeet A-1 (Serial No.), Reg. No. N1367G.

Ryan STA (Serial No. 198), Reg. No. N18902.

Ryan ST3KR/PT-22 Recruit (Serial No. 1254), Reg. No. N50644.

Smith DSA-1 Miniplane (Serial No. ES-1), Reg. No. N44ES.

Stinson 10 (Serial No. 7655), Reg. No. N27710.

Stinson Junior S (Serial No. 8074), Reg. No. NC12165.

Taylor-Young A.

Van Dellen LH-2

Volmer Jensen VJ-23 Swingwing hang-glider, Reg. No. N711NK.

Welch OW-8, Reg. No. NC17117.

Wilkes BMW-1, Reg. No. N17MW.

Ottumwa, Indian Hills Community College, 525 Grandview Ave., 52501.

Beechcraft C-45 Expeditor (Serial No.).

Bell UH-1H Iroquois Helicopter (Serial No.).

Cessna 150.

Cessna 172.

Cessna 310.

Cessna 421.

Cessna T-37B Tweet (Serial No.).

Lockheed T-39 Jetstar (Serial No.).

PA-19.

PA-22.

Piper Vagabond.

Sheldon

 (wildernessmama Photo)

Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (Serial No. 52-9614).

Sigourney

Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (Serial No. 58-0579).

Sioux City, American Legion Post 19.

LTV A-7D Corsair II (Serial No. 70-1963).

Sioux City, Mid America Museum of Aviation & Transportation, Siouxland Aviation Historical Association, Sioux Gateway Airport, 2600 Expedition Court, 51101.

Aero Commander fuselage.

Angel 44 Aircraft prototype.

Armstrong AW.660 Argosy C.1, Reg. No. N1403Z.

Beechcraft 65-80 Queen Air, Reg. No. N68CE.

Bell UH-1B Iroquois Helicopter (Serial No. 66-15187).

Bob Cat Ultralight.

Boeing 727-227F, Reg. No. N246FE.

Boredom Fighter, homebuilt.

Call Air Agricultural Spray Plane.

Cherokee II Glider.

Curtiss P-40N Warhawk (Serial No. 42-24362).

Da Vinci Orthencopter, replica.

Fairchild C-123 Provider (Serial No.), Reg. No. N8190B.

Fokker Dr. I, replica.

Grumman EA-6A Intruder (BuNo. 156984).

Kotula-Lundi Grafite, Reg. No. N870GF.

Lockheed P-80C Shooting Star (Serial No.).

LTV A-7D Corsair II (Serial No. 81-0073), HA.

Monnett Moni, Reg. No. N153MX.

Nieuport 11, replica, Reg. No. N998S.

Rand Robinson KR-2 homebuilt, Reg. No. N1178Z.

Stolp SA.900 V-Star, Reg. No. N9LS.

Thorpe T-18, homebuilt (two).

Turner T-40, Reg. No. N191T.

Sioux City, Iowa Air National Guard, 185th Fighter Wing, Sioux City Municipal Airport, 51110.

Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star (Serial No. 51-9282).

 (Master Sgt. Vincent De Groot, Iowa ANG Photo)

LTV A-7D Corsair II (Serial No. 75-0406), HA, C/N D-456.

LTV A-7K Corsair II (Serial No. 81-0073), HA, C/N K-026.

North American F-100C Super Sabre (Serial No. 54-2002).

Republic F-84F Thunderstreak (Serial No.).

 (Master Sgt. Vincent De Groot, Iowa ANG Photo)

Republic RF-84F Thunderflash (Serial No. 52-7244), “Sioux City Sue”, painted to depict the paint scheme from the late 1950’s when the 174th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron, Iowa Air National Guard flew the photo reconnaissance mission with the RF-84. The moniker “Sioux City Sue” was adopted from the 1945 song of the same name. 

St. Maries

Nicholas-Beazley Racer Nr-1W.