Military History Books
by Harold A. Skaarup   
Warplane Survivors USA: Louisiana

Louisiana Warplanes

Data current to 30 Nov 2017.

 (USAF Photo)

North American AT-6D-NT Texan (Serial No. 42-84841), 122nd Bomb Squadron, 131st Bomb Group, Louisiana Air National Guard, ca 1950s.

 (USGOV-PD Photo)

Convair F-102A-75-CO Delta Dagger (Serial No. 56-1314), 122nd Fighter-Interceptor Squadron, Louisiana Air National Guard, 1967.

 (USGOV-PD Photo)

North American F-100F-5-NA Super Sabre (Serial No. 56-3761), 122nd Fighter-Interceptor Squadron, Louisiana Air National Guard, 1975.

 (USGOV-PD Photo)

McDonnell F-4C-19-MC Phantom (Serial No. 63-7552), 122nd Tactical Fighter Squadron, Louisiana Air National Guard, 1983. 

 (MCS 2nd Class John P. Curtis, USN Photo)

Two F/A-18C Hornets assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 204 and two F-15C Eagles assigned to the Louisiana Air National Guard 159th Fighter Wing fly in an echelon formation over southern Louisiana wetlands during a photo exercise. VFA 204 and the 159th are stationed on Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base (NAS JRB) New Orleans, 2009.  

 (Don S. Montgomerey, USN Photo)

McDonnell Douglas F-15A-8-MC Eagle (Serial No. 73-0090), 122nd Tactical Fighter Squadron, 159th Tactical Fighter Group, Louisiana Air National Guard, 1990.

 (SSgt. Sean M. Worrell, USAF Photo)

McDonnell Douglas F-15A Eagle (Serial No. 77-0118), 122nd Tactical Fighter Squadron, Louisiana Air National Guard, 2000.

 (USAF Photo)

McDonnell Douglas F-15C-38-MC Eagle (Serial No. 84-0022), 122nd Tactical Fighter Squadron, Louisiana Air National Guard, 2000.

 (TSgt. Michael Ammons, USAF Photo)

McDonnell Douglas F-15A-20-MC Eagle (Serial No. 77-0134), 122nd Fighter Squadron, 159th Fighter Wing, Louisiana Air National Guard, 2002.

Louisiana Warplane Survivors


Bell OH-58A Kiowa Helicopter (Serial No. 70-15426), moved from the Louisiana National Guard Museum in New Orleans to Alexandria.

Alexandria, Flying Tiger Heritage Park, England Drive, England AFB (Closed), 71311-5004.

 (Matt Dalton Photo)

 (Martin McGuire Photo)

Fairchild A-10A Thunderbolt (Serial No. 73-0667), mounted on a pylon.

 (Matt Dalton Photo)


 (Martin McGuire Photos)

LTV A-7D Corsair II (Serial No. 66-3234), mounted on a pylon.

 (Martin McGuire Photos)

Canadair CL-13A Sabre (Serial No. 23266), painted as North American F-86E Sabre (Serial No. 52-4931), flown by LCol John England, mounted on a pylon.

 (Martin McGuire Photos)

Republic F-84F Thunderstreak (Serial No. 52-7080), FS-080, mounted on a pylon.

 (Matt Dalton Photo)

 (Martin McGuire Photos)

Republic F-105G Thunderchief (Serial No. 63-8296), C/N F073, mounted on a pylon.

Alexandria, 83rd FIS.


 (Luis Santos Photos)

Lockheed F-104A Starfighter (Serial No. 56-0791), FG-791, mounted on a pylon at the Rayford Enterprises Building.

Ball, Veteran's Memorial.

Bell UH-1 Iroquois helicopter, mounted on a pylon.

Baton Rouge

 (scrambler390 Photo)

McDonnell Douglas F-4J Phantom II (BuNo. 153088), C/N 1683, USMC, mounted on three pylons.  American Legion Post 38.

 (scrambler390 Photo)

Lockheed T-33A-5-LO (Serial No. 53-6053), mounted on a concrete stand in front of Louisiana State University's Tiger Stadium.

Baton Rouge, USS Kidd & Nautical Center, 305 South River Road, 70802-6220.

 (Otto Dickey Photo)

Curtiss P-40E Warhawk, replica, at the Vietnam War Memorial Park.


 (Martin McGuire Photos)

LTV A-7E Corsair II (BuNo. 160724), C/N E-502, VF-147, mounted on a pylon at the Vietnam War Memorial Park.

Bossier City, Barksdale AFB, 8th Air Force Museum/Global Power Museum, 88 Shreveport Road, 71110.

 (Thomas MacWilliams Photo)

 (Martin McGuire Photo)

 (Michael Barera Photos)

Avro 698 Vulcan B Mk. 2 (Serial No. XM606).

 (Michael Barera Photo)

Beechcraft UC-45J Expeditor (BuNo. 39266), C/N 4785, painted as (Serial No. 447266), Reg. No. N40081.

 (Michael Barera Photos)

Beechcraft AT-11 Kansan (Serial No. 42-36887), 232.

 (Martin McGuire Photo)

 (Michael Barera Photos)

Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress (Serial No. 44-83884), “Miss Liberty", D.  This aircraft was completed in July 1945 by the Douglas Aircraft Company under contract with the Boeing Company.  Initially assigned to the USAAF, it was transferred to the US Navy (BuNo. 77244) and designated as a PB-1W submarine hunter, serving from 1945 to 1956.  From 1960 until 1977 it served as a firebomber (Air Tanker No. 19) with the Aero Union Corporation in California.  It was flown to Barksdale on 11 April 1978.  It was painted as “Yankee Doodle II” before becoming “Miss Liberty”.

 (Martin McGuire Photo)

 (Michael Barera Photos)

Boeing TB-29A Superfortress (Serial No. 44-87627), BF-627.

 (Martin McGuire Photo)

 (Michael Barera Photos)

Boeing KC-97G/L Stratotanker (Serial No. 53-0240).

 (Thomas MacWilliams Photo)

 (Martin McGuire Photo)

 (Michael Barera Photos)

Boeing B-47E Stratojet (Serial No. 53-2276).

 (Martin McGuire Photo)

 (Michael Barera Photo)

Boeing B-52D Stratofortress (Serial No. 56-0629).

 (Martin McGuire Photo)

 (Michael Barera Photos)

Boeing B-52G Stratofortress (Serial No. 57-6509).

 (Martin McGuire Photo)

 (Michael Barera Photos)

Boeing KC-135A Stratotanker (Serial No. 56-3595).

 (USAF Photo)

 (Alan Wilson Photo)

 (Michael Barera Photos)

Consolidated B-24J Liberator (Serial No. 44-48781), WQ-E, Ford, "Louisiana Belle II".  This aircraft is being repainted as "Rupert The Roo II", a bomber that flew in a desert sand paint scheme in the Mediterranean theatre during the Second World War.

 (Michael Barera Photo)

Convair B-58 Hustler fuselage converted to a rocket sled.

 (Martin McGuire Photo)

 (Michael Barera Photos)

Douglas C-47A Skytrain (Serial No. 43-16130), C/N 20596.

Fairchild A-10A Thunderbolt II (Serial No. 76-0552).

 (Michael Barera Photos)

General Dynamics F-111G Aardvark (Serial No. 68-0284).

 (Martin McGuire Photo)

 (Michael Barera Photo)

Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (Serial No. 58-0615).

 (Thomas MacWilliams Photo)

 (Martin McGuire Photo)

 (Michael Barera Photo)

Lockheed SR-71A Blackbird (Serial No. 61-7967), BB, C/N 2018, NASA.

LTV A-7D Corsair II (Serial No. 71-0339).

McDonnell Douglas F-4C Phantom II (Serial No. 63-7532).

 (Michael Barera Photos)

Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-21F-13 Fishbed (Serial No. 5060), 80.

 (Michael Barera Photos)

North American P-51D-10NA Mustang (Serial No. 44-14570P), “Moonbeam McSwine”, composite from several different airframes.

 (Martin McGuire Photo)

 (Michael Barera Photo)

Republic F-84F Thunderstreak (Serial No. 51-1386), FS-386.

Fort Polk Military Museum, 7884 South Carolina Ave, 71459.

Bell UH-1H Iroquois Helicopter (Serial No. 71-20326).

Bell UH-1H Iroquois Helicopter (Serial No. 73-21804).

Bell AH-1P Cobra Helicopter (Serial No. 77-22743).

Bell AH-1S Cobra Helicopter (Serial No. 70-15936).

Bell OH-58C Kiowa Helicopter (Serial No. 69-16143), OC.

Hiller OH-23B Raven Helicopter (Serial No. 54-007).

Lockheed AH-56A Cheyenne Helicopter (Serial No. 66-08827).

Mil Mi-2 Hoplite Helicopter (Serial No. CCCP-88943), Russia.

Houma, Airborne Support Inc., 3826 Thunderbird Road, Houma-Terrebonne Airport, 70363.

Douglas DC-3C Basler Conversion (BT-67), (Serial No. 34368), Reg. No. N932H.

Douglas C-47B Skytrain (Serial No. 27218), converted to a DC-3, Reg. No. N64766.

Douglas C-47A Skytrain (Serial No. 13303), converted to a DC-3 Reg. No. N64767.

Douglas DC-4 (Serial No. 10550), Reg. No. N67024.

Rockwell International Twin Commander 690A (Serial No. 11169), Reg. No. N38WA.

Piper Aztec, Reg. No. N14183.


 (scrambler390 Photo)

Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star (Serial No. 51-9091), on the grounds of the School for Exceptional Children.


Curtiss P-40N Warhawk (Serial No. 42-105861), "Chuzy Suzy", Chuzy Suzy LCC.

Monroe, General Clare Lee Chennault Aviation and Military Museum of Louisiana, 701 Kansas Lane, Monroe Regional Airport, 71213.

Beechcraft 18R, restoration project.

Beechcraft C-45G Expeditor (Serial No. 221670), Reg. No. N3333G.

Beechcraft UC-45J Expeditor (Serial No. 23851), Reg. No. N15959.

Curtiss P-40N Warhawk, replica.

Douglas DC-3A, Reg. No. N496, project.

Hughes OH-6A Cayuse Helicopter (Serial No. 65-12950), mounted on pylons in front of the museum.

Lightning Bug, Reg. No. N640J.

New Iberia

North American P-51D-25NA Mustang (Serial No. 44-73140), ex-RCAF (Serial No. 9567), "Petie 2nd", Reg. No. N51GE.  GE Air Inc.

New Orleans, Belle Chase Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base New Orleans, Alvin Callender Field, 70143.

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

Douglas A-4C Skyhawk (BuNo. 147750).

Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt (Serial No. --0255).  This aircraft has been moved to Nellis AFB, Nevada.

Lockheed P-3 Orion (BuNo.).

LTV A-7E Corsair II (BuNo. 159974), AF-401, C/N E-423.

McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle (Serial No. 73-0159).

McDonnell Douglas F/A-18A Hornet (BuNo. 161726), Blue Angel 1, mounted on an iron pylon.

Northrop Grumman E-2 Hawkeye (BuNo.)

New Orleans, Jackson Barracks Military Museum, 6400 St. Claude Ave., 70146-0330.

Beechcraft AT-11 Kansan (Serial No. 44-0951).

Bell UH-1H Iroquois Helicopter (Serial No. 65-9911).

Convair YF-102 Delta Dagger (Serial No. 53-1787), C/N 62334.

Douglas A-26C Invader (Serial No. 44-35937), L.  This A-26C-50-DT (converted to B-26C) was operated at one time by the 2347th ARFC (Air Reservist) out of Long Beach Municipal Airport, California.  It was with this group on 8 October 1955 when the ship was damaged during take-off due to a structural failure at McGuire Air Force Base, New Jersey; John F. McCormick was the Pilot in Command.  The ship went to Chile and converted to a B-26D in 1958 as (Serial No. 846).  She subsequently became a gate guard at El Bosque AB, Santiago until she was removed from that mission and returned to the US.

Hiller H-23B Raven Helicopter (Serial No. 51-16336).

Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (Serial No. 53-4987), C/N 580-8306, 8312.

McDonnell Douglas F-4C Phantom II (Serial No. 63-7556), C/N 593.

McDonnell Douglas F-4C Phantom II nose section.

McDonnell Douglas F-15A Eagle (Serial No. 73-0086), JZ, C/N 24/A020.

North American F-86L Sabre Dog (Serial No. 52-4168), 23747.

North American F-100D Super Sabre (Serial No. 56-3020), C/N 235-118.

Radioplane Drone.

New Orleans, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine Street, 70130.

Boeing B-17E Flying Fortress (Serial No. 41-9032).

Consolidated B-24D Liberator "Over Exposed” nose section.

Consolidated OY-1 Sentinel.

Douglas C-47A Skytrain (Serial No. 42-93096).

Douglas SBD-3 Dauntless (BuNo.), 41.

General Motors TBM-3 Avenger (BuNo.).

Messerschmitt Bf 109G (Serial No.).

North American B-25 Mitchell (Serial No.).

North American P-51D Mustang (Serial No. TBC), “Bunnie/Miss Kentucky State”.

Supermarine Spitfire F Mk. Vb, RAF (Serial No. BL370), SH-J, presentation aircraft, “Gungaon II Punjab”.  The fuselage is original but the wings are replicas without the radiator.

Vought F4U-4 Corsair (BuNo. TBC), 833.  This aircraft is a composite of different Marks of Corsair.

Waco CG-4A.

Patterson, Louisiana State Museum, Wedell-Williams Aviation Collection, 118 Cotton Road, 70392.

Beechcraft D-17S Staggerwing, Reg. No. N278WW.

Boeing Stearman PT-17 Kaydet, Reg. No. NC31654.

 (scrambler390 Photo)

McDonnell F-4N Phantom II (BuNo. 152986), NL-104.

Piper J-3C-65 Cub.

Pitts Lil Monster, 8, Reg. No. N1961M.

Mono Aircraft Monocoupe D-145, Reg. No. NC17687.

Stearman Crop Duster.

Weddell-Williams Racer 17.

 (scrambler390 Photo)

Weddell-Williams Racer 44, replica, Reg. No. NR278V.

Weddell-Williams Racer 45, replica, Reg. No. NR62Y.

Weddell-Williams Racer 92, replica, Reg. No. NR536V.

Weddell-Williams Racer 121, replica, Reg. No. NR61Y.

Wendell-Williams Wee-Will Junior, 17, replica, Reg. No. NR10377.

Pineville, Camp Beauregard, Louisiana Air National Guard

Louisiana Army National Guard, Air National Guard and Mississippi Army National Guardsmen joined forces to accomplish an impressive mission that involved a Boeing CH-47 Chinook helicopter towing a McDonnell-Douglas F-15A Eagle (Serial No. 77-0067) static display from England Air Park to Camp Beauregard on 4 March 2009, (U.S. Air Force Photo By SrA Jeff Barone).

Reserve, American Military Heritage Foundation Museum, St. John Baptist Airport, 355 Airport Road, 70084.

Beechcraft C-45 Expeditor (Serial No.).

Douglas A-4 Skyhawk (Serial No.).

 (scrambler390 Photo)

Grumman F-11 Tiger (BuNo. 141870), Blue Angel 6, mounted on pylons.

Hughes OH-6 Cayuse Helicopter (Serial No.).

LTV A-7B Corsair II (BuNo. 154485), ND-401, C/N B-125.

McDonnell F-4N Phantom (BuNo. 150442).

North American AT-6G Texan (Serial No.).

North American AT-6G Texan (Serial No.).

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

Ruston, Louisana Military Museum, 201 Memorial Drive, 71270.

Bell UH-1H Iroquois Helicopter (Serial No. 65-12873).

Douglas A-4C Skyhawk (BuNo. 148569), 900.

Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (Serial No. 52-9349).

Sikorsky SH-2F Seasprite (BuNo. 152201), HT-042.



Minuteman I.