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

Minnesota Warplanes

 (USAF Photo)

North American F-51D-20-NA Mustang (Serial No. 44-6388-), 179th Fighter Squadron, 133rd Fighter Group, Minnesota Air National Guard, ca 1949.  The Minnesota ANG flew the F-51 from 1948 to 1954.

 (USAF Photo)

North American F-51D-20-NA Mustang (Serial No. 44-6388-), 179th Fighter Squadron, 133rd Fighter Group, Minnesota Air National Guard, ca 1948.

 (USGOV-PD Photo)

North American F-51K-10-NT Mustang (Serial No. 44-11992), 109th Fighter Squadron, Minnesota Air National Guard, 1948.

 (USGOV-PD Photo)

Boeing C-97A Stratofreighter (Serial No. 49-2607), 109th Air Transport Squadron, Minnesota Air National Guard, 1959.

 (RuthAS Photo)

Boeing C-97G Stratofreighter (Serial No. 53-0349) of the Minnesota Air National Guard, retired in 1964.

 (Tech Sgt Erik Gudmundson, USAF Photo)

Lockheed Martin C-130H Hercules (Serial No. 95-1006), 109th Airlift Squadron, 133rd Airlift Wing, Minnesota Air National Guard, 2006.

 (USAF Photo)

Lockheed Martin C-130H Hercules (Serial No. 95-1001), 109th Airlift Squadron, 133rd Airlift Wing, Minnesota Air National Guard, 2010.

 (USAF Photo)

Convair F-102A-75-CO Delta Dagger (Serial No. 56-1323), 179th Fighter Interceptor Squadron, 148th Fighter Interceptor Group, Minnesota Air National Guard, ca 1970.

 (CMSgt. Don Suterhland, USAF Photo)

McDonnell F-4D-26-MC Phantom II (Serial No. 65-0585),  179th Fighter Squadron, 148th Fighter Group, Minnesota Air National Guard, 1987.  The F-4D is fully armed with AIM-9J Sidewinder and AIM-7 Sparrow missiles and a SUU-21 20 mm gatling gun pod on the centerline station.

 (USGOV-PD Photo)

McDonnell F-4D-26-MC Phantom II, 179th Fighter Squadron, 148th Fighter Group, Minnesota Air National Guard, 1983.

 (USGOV-PD Photo)

McDonnell F-4D-26-MC Phantom II (Serial No. 65-0608), 179th Fighter Squadron, 148th Fighter Group, Minnesota Air National Guard, Duluth Air National Guard Base, Minnesota, 1988.

 (MSgt. Dean V. Kuhlman, USAF Photo)

General Dynamics F-16A Block 15J Fighting Falcon (Serial No.  82-0901), 148th Fighter Wing, Minnesota Air National Guard, escorts home the first Minnesota ANG F-16C Block 25B (Serial No.  83-1162),to Duluth, Minnesota, 14 December 2002. 

 (Tech. Sgt. Brett R. Ewald, USAF Photo)

General Dynamics F-16CJ Block 50 Fighting Falcon (Serial No. 91-0388) from the 52nd Fighter Wing, Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, after arriving at the 148th Fighter Wing Air National Guard Base, Duluth, Minnesota (USA) on 27 April 2010. This aircraft was one of the first Block 50 F-16s to arrive at the wing as the unit became the first Air National Guard unit to convert to the Block 50 aircraft from active duty units.

 (Tech. Sgt. Brett R. Ewald, USAF Photo)

General Dynamics F-16CJ Block 50 Fighting Falcons, 148th Fighter Wing, Minnesota Air National Guard, Duluth, Minnesota.

 (Staff Sgt. Jeremy Wilson, USAF Photo)

General Dynamics F-16C Block 50D Fighting Falcons (Serial Nos. 91-0414 and 91-0420), 148th Fighter Wing, Minnesota Air National Guard, 2012.

 (Tech. Sgt. Stephen Hudson, USAF Photo)

General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon (Serial No. 96-0082), 148th Fighter Wing, Minnesota Air National Guard, 2012.

 (Senior Airman Ashley Nicole Taylor, USAF Photo)

General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon (Serial No. 96-0831), 179th Fighter Squadron, Minnesota Air National Guard, Duluth, 2015.

Minnesota Warplane Survivorscurrent to 26 Sep 2017.

Alexandria, Airport, Chandler Field, 210 Nokomis Street, 56308.

 (Robert Dilley Photo)

Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (Serial No. 52-9171), C/N 580-7225, mounted on a pylon.

Arlington

Bell AH-1S Cobra Helicopter (Serial No. 68-17042), C/N 20770.

Belle Plaine

Bell UH-1H Iroquois Helicopter (Serial No. 68-15369), C/N 10299, mounted on a pylon.

Bemidgi

North American P-51K-10NT Mustang (Serial No. 44-12118), being restored, Reg. No. N67052.  Mark Tisler.

Blaine, American Wings Air Museum, James Field, Anoka County-Blaine Airport, 55449-0332.  This museum is now closed, aircraft may have moved.

Aeronca Chief.

Beechcraft T-34A Mentor (Serial No.).

Cessna O-1E/L-19 Bird Dog (Serial No.).

Cessna O-2 Skymaster (Serial No.).

Cessna T-41 Mescalero (Serial No.).

Grumman S2F-1 Tracker (BuNo. 136540)

Grumman JOV-1A Mohawk (Serial No.).

Grumman JOV-1C Mohawk (Serial No.).

Grumman OV-1B Mohawk (Serial No.).

Grumman OV-1D Mohawk (Serial No.).

Morane Saulnier (Serial No.).

Northrop F-5E Tiger II (Serial No. 74-1539), AF-05, C/N R1197, VFC-13.

Sikorsky UH-34D Seahorse Helicopter (BuNo. 147174), 406, C/N 58-1115.

LTV TA-7C Corsair II (BuNo. 154500).

Blaine, The American Aviation Heritage Foundation, 8891 Airport Road, Anoka County Airport, 55449.

Vultee BT-13A Valiant (Serial No. 42-88675), Reg. No. N60795, being restored to airworthy status for the National Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) Museum at Sweetwater, Texas.  Taken on strength by the USAAF on 25 June 1945.

Blaine, Golden Wings Flying Museum, 8891 Airport Road, Anoka County Airport, 55449.

Aeronca C-3, 1936.

 (RuthAS Photo)

Alliance A-1 Argo, 7, 1929.

Arrow Sport M, C/N 105, Reg. No. N18764.

Avro 594 Avian (Serial No. 123-AV-127), Reg. No. N7083.

Bellanca Senior Pacemaker, 1936, project.

Boeing Stearman E-75.

 (Bzuk Photo)

Bushmaster 2000 Trimotor, US Mail, 33, Reg. No. N7501V.

 (FlugKerl2 Photo)

Buhl Sport Airsedan CA-3D/E, Reg. No. NC8451.

 (Armchair Aviator's Photo)

Callair Air A2 (Serial No. 136), 1956, project, Reg. No. N2921V.  (Similar to aircraft in photo).

Call-Air A-4, 1953.

 (RuthAS Photo)

Cunningham Hall PT-6F, Reg. No. NPC44.

Curtiss Fledgling, 1929, project.

Fairchild F-45A (Serial No. 4003), 1936, project, Reg. No. N65F.

Fairchild FC-2-W2 (Serial No. 531), NACA 26, Reg. No. N13934.

Fairchild KR-34C (Serial No. 327), 1929, project, Reg. No. N261K.

Fairchild 22 C7D, 1934, project.

Fairchild M-62C/PT-26A Cornell (Serial No. 129), Reg. No. N64097.

Fairchild PT-19 Cornell (Serial No. 41-20388), C/N T42-1394, Reg. No. N55406.

Fairchild PT-23A Cornell (Serial No. 42-49805), Reg. No. N64097.

Fairchild PT-26 Cornell, ex-RCAF (Serial No. 10679), 1942.

Fairchild PT-26-SL Cornell, 1944 (Serial No. 42-49805), 139, Reg. No. N64097.

Fleetwings Seabird, Reg. No. NC16793. 

 (Bzuk Photo)
Ford Model 4-AT-A Trimotor (Serial No. 10), C-1077, Reg. No. N1077.

Ford Model 4-AT-B Trimotor (Serial No. 42), Reg. No. N7684.

Ford Model 4-AT-B Trimotor (Serial No. 46), Reg. No. NC9610.

Frankfort TG-1A glider, 1934, project.

Interstate Cadet S-1-A.

 (San Diego Air & Space Museum Photo)

Keystone-Loening K-84 Commuter (Serial No. 305), "Kruzof", 1929, project, Reg. No. N63K.  Greg Herrick.

Keystone-Loening K-84 Commuter, Reg. No. NC301V.

Kreutzer Trimotor K-5, C/N 7, Reg. No. N17M.

Paramount Cabinair, 1929.

 (USAAF/Civil Air Patrol Photo, ca 1942)

Sikorsky S-39-C.SM-1B (Serial No. 911), 1931, project, Reg. No. N809W

SM-6000-A.

SM-6000-B.

Spartan C2-60, 1931, project.

Stearman C3B, 8, Reg. No. NC6438.

Stearman YPT-9, Reg. No. N788M.

Stinson SM-6000-A Tri-Motor (Serial No.), Reg. No. NC15165.

Stinson SM-6000-B, Colonial Airlines, St. Hubert, Quebec, May 1934.  Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3651061)

 (Armchair Aviator's Photo)

 (FlugKerl2 Photo)

Stinson T Trimotor SM-6000-B (Serial No. 5021), Reg. No. N11153, Greg Herrick.

Stinson Detroiter SM-1B, 1928, project.

Stinson SM-7A, 1930, project.

Taylor Aero Car, 1954.

Travel Air A-6000-A, 24, Reg. No. N377M.

Waco CUC-1, 1935.

Waco UKC, Reg. No. N13897.

YPT-9 "Cloudboy", 1939. 

Blaine, Polar Aviation Museum, Anoka County Airport, Janes Field, closed in 1999.

Blaine

 (Dave Miller Photo)

Hawker Sea Fury FB.11 (Serial No, 37525), Reg. No. N71GB.  Airworthy racer.  Sawbones Air LLC.

North American P-51D-20NA Mustang (Serial No. 44-72483), adopted (Serial No. 44-13250), ex-Swedish Air Force, "Ridge Runner III", Reg. No. N151DM.  Pat Harker.

North American P-51H-5NA Mustang (Serial No. 44-64375), restoration project, Reg. No. N67149.  P-51H LLC.

Bloomington, Northwest Airlines History Center, 8101 – 34th Avenue South, 55425.

Brainerd, Crow Wing County Regional Airport.

Grumman F9F-8 Cougar (BuNo.), YMA-214, WE-13, USMC, mounted on a pylon.

Chisholm, Iron World Discovery Center, 701 West Lake Street, 55719.

 (BruceS Photo)

Bell UH-1 Iroquois Helicopter (Serial No. ---916), mounted on a pylon, American Legion Post 247.

 (BruceS Photos)

Lockheed F-94C Starfire (Serial No. 51-3560), mounted on pylons, American Legion Post 247 near the Ironworld Discovery Center.

Chisholm, Commemorative Air Force, Lake Superior Squadron, 101, 4931 Airport Road, Duluth International Airport, 55811.

Consolidated PBY-6ACF (Serial No.).

Duluth, Minnesota Air National Guard, 148th Fighter Wing, 4680 Viper Street, Duluth International Airport, 55811-6031.

General Dynamics F-16C Fighting Falcon (Serial No. 79-0364), painted as (Serial No. 79-0148) for the Minnesota ANG 148th FW.  It is mounted on a pair of pylons up the exhausts at a low angle.

McDonnell-Douglas F-4D Phantom II (Serial No. 65-0608), C/N 1545, mounted on a pair of pylons up the exhausts.  This aircraft has one MiG-21 kill, 12 Sep 1972.

Duluth, American Legion Post 71, 5814 Grand Avenue.

Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (Serial No. 52-9406), mounted on a pylon.

Eden Prairie, Wings of the North, 9960 Flying Cloud Drive, 55347.

Curtiss SB2C Helldiver (BuNo.), unconfirmed.

North American AT-6A-NT Texan (Serial No. 41-16320), Reg. No. N77TX.

Vultee BT-15 Valiant (Serial No. 42-41689).

Eden Prairie, Planes of Fame Museum, 14771 Pioneer Tri County Road, 55347-2640.  This museum has been closed for many years, the collection is now located in Palm Springs, California.

Fountain, Filmore County Museum, 202 County Road 8, 55935.

Pietenpohl Air Camper.

Pietenpohl Sky Scout.

Granite Falls, Fagen Fighters WWII Museum, 2450 540th Street, 56241.

Curtiss P-40E Warhawk Mk. IA, RAF (Serial No. AK753), "Desert Shark", Reg No. N402WR.

Curtiss P-40E Warhawk Mk. IA, RAF (Serial No. AK683), Reg. No. N4420K, restoration project.

Curtiss P-40K Warhawk (Serial No. 42-10083), "Aleutian Tiger", Reg. No. N402WH.

Curtiss SB2C Helldiver (BuNo.), restoration project.

ERCO 415-C Ercoupe XPQ-13 (Serial No.41-25196), C/N 11, Reg. No. N37143.

Fairchild PT-19A Cornell (Serial No. 398687), 108.

Fairchild PT-22 Cornell (Serial No.), 277.

Fairchild PT-26 Cornell (Serial No. 215429), 950.

 (Michael Pereckas Photo)

Lockheed P-38J Lightning (Serial No. 44-27231), C/N 422-8235, 3321, "Scat III", (previously named "Ruff Stuff"), Reg. No. N79123.

Messerschmitt Bf 109 (Werk Nr.), 14, replica.

North American B-25J-2 Mitchell (Serial No.), "Paper Doll", Reg. No. N325N.

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

North American P-51D-20NA Mustang (Serial No. 44-63864), ex-Swedish Air Force, "Twilight Tear", Reg. No. N251L.  Ron Fagen.

North American P-51D-20NA Mustang (Serial No. 44-72051), ex-Swedish Air Force, "Sweet Revenge", Reg. No. N68JR.  Ron Fagen.

North American P-51D Mustang, replica mounted on a pylon.

Ryan ST-3KR (Serial No.), Reg. No. N571B4.

Sweizer TG-2 Glider (Serial No.).

Vultee BT-13 Valiant, (Serial No.), 205, Reg. No. N54841.

Waco CG-4A Hadrian Glider, replica.

Hector

Boeing A75N1 Stearman (PT-17 Kadet), (Serial No. 75-48-94), (N2S-4), 423, Reg. No. N52558.  Edgar T. Newberg

Hill City

Bell AH-1F Cobra Helicopter (Serial No. 67-15513), AZ-NG, C/N 20177, mounted on pylons.

Little Falls, Camp Ripley, Minnesota Military Museum.

 (lenron Photo)

Bell OH-13 Sioux Light Observation Helicopter (Serial No. 27807)

 (lenron Photo)

Bell UH-1H Iroquois helicopter (Serial No. ---792).

 (lenron Photo)

Bell AH-1S Cobra helicopter (Serial No.).

 (lenron Photo)

Bell OH-58 Kiowa helicopter (Serial No. 0-15122).

 (lenron Photos)

Cessna L-19 Bird Dog (Serial No. 013280, MINN NG,

Long Prairie, Veterans Memorial.

 (lenron Photo)

Bell UH-1B Iroquois Helicopter (Serial No. 38701), Air Ambulance, mounted on a concrete pylon.

Marine St Croix

 (Armchair Aviator's Photo)

Cessna UC-78C Bobcat (Serial No. 4121), painted as 272125, Reg. No. N88878. 

Marshall, Red Baron Museum, 1632 West College Drive, 56258.

PT-17 X 5.

Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport, Chamberlain Field.

Bell AH-1F Cobra Helicopter (Serial No. 67-15815), C/N 20479, mounted on pylons.

 (Author Photos)

Curtiss 1910 Pusher, Reg. No. N28CD.  Gate 12.  This aircraft has been moved to the Dakota Territory Museum, Minot, North Dakota.

Link Trainer.  North West Air Lines.

Spirit of St Louis, replica.  Gate 12.

Waco 125.  Gate 15.

Minneapolis, Jim Johns, 9108 Logan Ave, 55400.

Grumman (General Motors) TBM-3 Avenger (BuNo.).

North American AT-6 Harvard (Serial No.).

Taylorcraft L-13 Grasshopper (Serial No.).

Vultee BT-13 Valiant (Serial No.).

Minneapolis, Air & Space Museum, Holman Field Airport, 55175.

Aerohydro-Plane.

Douglas DC-7.

Steco.

Minneapolis

Lockheed F-94C Starfire (Serial No. 51-3563).

Owatonna Degner Regional Airport.  Heritage Hall Museum, now closed.

 (Robert Dilley Photo)

Northrop T-38 Talon (Serial No. 61-0828). No. 1.

Northrop T-38 Talon (Serial No. 60-0573). No. 2.

Northrop T-38 Talon (Serial No. 60-0589). No. 3, all three aircraft are mounted on a joint three-way vertical set of pylons wearing Thunderbirds markings.

Proctor, Veterans Memorial.

McDonnell F-101B Voodoo (Serial No. 59-0407), mounted a pylon, 148th Fighter Group, ANG Duluth.

Shakopee, Chamber of Commerce Welcome Center.

Bell AH-1F Cobra Helicopter (Serial No. 70-16032), mounted on a pylon.

South St. Paul

 (RadioFan Photo)

North American P-51C-10NT Mustang (Serial No. 42-103645), A4-2, Tuskegee Airmen colours, Reg. No. NL61429.  Commemorative Air Force (Red Tail Squadron).

St. Boni

Nike Hercules Missile, US Army, standing in a city park.

St. Francis, American Legion, John Colline Post 622.

Grumman OV-1A Mohawk (Serial No. 59-02617), mounted on a concrete pylon.

St. Paul, Commemorative Air Force, Minnesota Wing, Fleming Field, 310 Airport, 1 Scanlan Place, 55075.

Consolidated PBY Catalina (Serial No.), Red PBY.

Consolidated PBY-6A Catalina (Serial No.), Reg. No. N7179Y.

North American Harvard Mk. IV, RCAF  (Serial No. 0593).

North American B-25J Mitchell (Serial No. 327493), C/N 108-33144, Reg. No. N27493.

Stinson L-5A Sentinel (Serial No.).

Vultee BT-13A Valiant (Serial No. 268591).

St. Paul, Minnesota Air National Guard Museum, Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport, 1 Scanlan Piaza, 55111-0592.

Beechcraft C-45J Expeditor (BuNo. 51338), Reg. No. N5766.

 (Robert Dilley Photos)

Beechcraft C-45G Expeditor (BuNo. 52-10884).

 (Robert Dilley Photo)

Bell UH-1H Iroquois Helicopter (Serial No. 65-10077), C/N 5121.

Bell UH-1H Iroquois Helicopter (Serial No. 64-13882), C/N 4589.

 (USAF Photo)

Boeing C-97G Stratofreighter (Serial No. 53-0218), 0218, C/N 17000, Reg. No. N97KC.

Convair F-102A Delta Dagger (Serial No. 56-1476).

Convair C-131H Samaritan (Serial No. 55-4757), C/N 344.

Curtiss Oriole.  133rd Airlift Wing Base Operations Building.

Curtiss JN-4H Jenny.  Minnesota History Center.

Douglas C-47A Skytrain (Serial No. 43-15620), C/N 15138/26583.

Douglas C-47B Skytrain (Serial No. 42-49322), (BuNo. 50793).

Fairchild C-123K Provider (Serial No. 54-0695).

 (Robert Dilley Photo)

General Dynamics F-16C Fighting Falcon (Serial No. 81-0807), C/N 61-488.

Grumman F-14A Tomcat (BuNo. 160914).

Link Trainer.

 (Robert Dilley Photo)

Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (Serial No. 55-3025), NASA 512.

 

 (Robert Dilley Photo)

 (USAF Photo)

Lockheed F-94C Starfire (Serial No. 51-3580), C/N 880-8344.

Lockheed C-130A Hercules (Serial No. 55-0016).  133rd Airlift Wing.

 (Robert Dilley Photo)

Lockheed C-130D Hercules (Serial No. 57-0485), MG, C/N 182-3192, painted as 55-0016, MG.

Lockheed C-130E Hercules (Serial No. 64-0539), C/N 382-4029.

Lockheed A-12 Blackbird (Serial No. 60-6931), C/N 128.

LTV TA-7C Corsair II (BuNo. 154500), NU-202, C/N B-140.

 (Robert Dilley Photo)

McDonnell EF-101B Voodoo (Serial No. 58-0300), ex-RCAF (Serial No. 101067).

 (Robert Dilley Photo)

McDonnell Douglas RF-4C Phantom II (Serial No. 64-1061), C/N 1017.

 (Robert Dilley Photos)

McDonnell Douglas F-4D Phantom II (Serial No. 63-7482), C/N 476.

 (Robert Dilley Photo)

Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-15UTI Midget (Serial No. 306), 85.

 (USAF Photo)

 (Robert Dilley Photo)

North American BC-1A/AT-6 Texan (Serial No. 40-2122), 798, C/N 59-1948.

 (USAF Photo)

 (Robert Dilley Photos)

North American F-51D Mustang (Serial No. 68-15795), Cavalier, Mk. II conversion, painted as (Serial No. 44-75024), Minnesota Air National Guard colours.

 (Robert Dilley Photos)

North American T-28A Trojan (BuNo. 138206), 13659, C/N 200-277.

 (USAF Photo)

 (Robert Dilley Photo)

Northrop F-89H Scorpion (Serial No. 53-2677).

Pietenpol Air Camper.

Piper L-4 Grasshopper (Serial No.).

STECO Aerohydroplane, 1911, in storage.

Supermarine Spitfire Mk. Vb ¾ scale replica.

Stewartville, Carr Care Center, 211 South Main Street, 55976.

Culver Dart.

Winona, Technical Institute.

Beechcraft C-45 Expeditor (Serial No.).

Cessna L-19 Bird Dog (Serial No.).

Colt.

Ercoupe

Hiller.

Luscombe B.

Piper PA-31.

Sikorsky S-61 Helicopter.

Taylorcraft.

Unident Aztec.

Wheaton, American Legion Merton-Dale Post 80

JB-2 Loon (Serial No. 14305), US version of the Fieseler Fi 103/V-1 Flying Bomb mounted on pylons

Willmar, Municipal Airport.

Grumman F-14A Tomcat (BuNo. 160914).