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

New Jersey Warplanes

Data current to 28 May 2018.

 (USN Photo)

Vought F4U-1A Corsair (BuNo. 17912), Bombing Fighter Squadron 4 (VBF-4) "Flying Ubangis", Naval Air Station Wildwood, New Jersey, 1945.

 (USN Photo)

U.S. Navy Vought F4U-1D and Goodyear FG-1D Corsair aircraft of Bombing Fighting Squadron VBF-151 at Naval Air Station Wildwood, New Jersey, 9 April 1945.

 (USAF Photo)

North American F-51H-5-NA Mustang (Serial No.  44-64310), 119th Fighter Squadron, New Jersey Air National Guard, 1953.

 (Bill Larkins Photo)

Curtiss C-46 Commando (Serial No. 44-78023), painted as 0-478023), New Jersey Air National Guard, ca 1950s.

 (NMUSAF Photo)

Republic F-84F-30-RE Thunderstreak (Serial  No.  52-6415) of the 119th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 177th Tactical Fighter Group, New Jersey Air National Guard, 1961.

 (NMUSAF Photo)

North American F-100C-25-NA Super Sabre (SerialNo. 54-2114) from the 119th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 177th Tactical Fighter Group, New Jersey Air National Guard, refueling from a Boeing KC-97 Stratofreighter.  The 119th TFS flew the F-100C from 1963 to 1970.

 (USAF Photo)

Republic F-105B-20-RE Thunderchief (Serial No. 57-5829), 141st Tactical Fighter Squadron, 108th Tactical fighter Group, New Jersey Air National Guard, ca 1968.  The 141st TFS was based at McGuire Air Force Base and flew the F-105 from 1964 to 1981.

  (USAF Photo)

Convair F-106 Delta Darts, 119th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron, New Jersey Air National Guard, 1975.

 (TSgt. Ernest Sealing, USAF Photo)

Convair F-106A-105-CO Delta Dart aircraft (Serial No. 59-0027) and (Serial No. 59-0031) from the 119th Fighter Interceptor Squadron, 177th Fighter Interceptor Group, New Jersey Air National Gu ard, 1984.

 (SSgt. David McLeod, USAF Photo)

Convair F-106B-31-CO Delta Dart (Serial No. 57-2514) from the 119th Fighter Interceptor Squadron, 177th Fighter Interceptor Group, New Jersey Air National Guard, 1986.

 (USAF Photo)

McDonnell Douglas F-4E-37-MC Phantom (Serial No. 68-0357), 141st Tactical Fighter Squadron, 1990.

McDonnell Douglas F-4E-40-MC Phantom II (Serial No. 68-0459) from the 141st Fighter Squadron, 108th Tactical Fighter Wing, New Jersey Air National Guard, off the right wing of a Norwegian General Dynamics F-16B Fighting Falcon aircraft during exercise "Barfrost '89", 1 Oct 1989.  The 108th TFW was deployed to the Arctic Circle location for a six-day North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) air-land exercise.  (TSgt. Michael Haggerty, USAF Photo)

 (Tech. Sgt. Matt Hecht, 177th FW/PA Photo)

Boeing KC-135E Stratotanker, from the 150th Air Refueling Squadron, 108th Wing, 2012.

 (MSgt. Don Taggart, USAF Photo)

General Dynamics F-16C Fighting Falcon,  177th Fighter Wing, New Jersey Air National Guard, 2002.

 (MSgt. Andrew J. Moseley, USANG Photo)

General Dynamics F-16C Fighting Falcons from the New Jersey Air National Guard's 177th Fighter Wing, fly in formation over Bulgaria during Thracian Star on 20 July 2015.  Thracian Star 2015 was a bilateral training exercise to enhance interoperability with the Bulgarian air force, hosted by Graf Ignatievo Air Base.

New Jersey Warplane Survivors

Atlantic City, New Jersey Air National Guard, 177th FG.

 (Adrian Brooks Photo)

 (qparkes Photos)

Convair F-106B Delta Dart (Serial No. 57-2523).

 (Hector Vazquez Photos)

 (qparkes Photo)

General Dynamics F-16B Fighting Falcon (Serial No. 81-0816), mounted on a concrete pylon.

 (qparkes Photo)

North American F-100F Super Sabre (Serial No. 56-3897), painted as (Serial No. 0-63902), assigned to the 177 FW in Egg Harbor TWP  during Oct 1964 - June 1970, mounted on a concrete pylon.


 (Math Teacher Photos)

Bell UH-1H Iroquois helicopter (Serial No. BCMAC 9884), USMC, Burlington Township Municipal Center.

 (Hector Vasquez Photo)

 (Math Teacher Photos)

North American F-86H Sabre (Serial No. 52-5737), C/N 187-159.  Veteran's Park.

Camden, USS New Jersey BB-62, Battleship Museum and Memorial, 100 Clinton St, Camden, NJ 08103.

 (Adrian Brooks Photo)

Kaman SH-2F Seasprite (BuNo. 150141), 14, on the main deck of the Battleship.

Cape May, Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum, 500 Forrestal Road, Cape May Airport, Rio Grande, 08242.

Air and Space 18A Gyrocopter, Reg. No. N61698.

Bell OH-13G Sioux Helicopter (Serial No. 52-7834).

 (Smallbones Photo)

Bell UH-1H Iroquois Helicopter (Serial No. 69-15905), C/N 12193.

Bell UH-1M Iroquois Helicopter (Serial No. 65-8462).

Bell UH-1M Iroquois Helicopter (Serial No. 66-1182).

Bell AH-1F Cobra Helicopter (Serial No. 67-15633).

Bell EH-1X Helicopter (Serial No.).

 (Smallbones Photo)

Boeing Stearman N2S-3 Kaydet (Serial No.), Reg. No. N9844H.

Boeing Stearman N2S-5 Kaydet (Serial No.), Reg. No. N75668H.

Boeing Stearman PT-17 Kaydet (Serial No. 40-75382).

Boeing Stearman PT-17 Kaydet (Serial No.), Reg. No. NX33171.

Cessna 150, USCG (Serial No.), USCG Auxiliary markings.

 (Smallbones Photo)

Cessna O-1C Bird Dog (BuNo. 140089), USMC.

 (Smallbones Photo)

Douglas A-4A Skyhawk (BuNo. 142180), 1.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk (BuNo. 156891).

 (Senior Airman Shane S. Karp. US ANG Photo)

General Dynamics F-16B Fighting Falcon (Serial No. 78-0088), ST.   Airmen with the 177th Fighter Wing Crash Disabled Damaged Aircraft Recovery team, New Jersey Air National Guard, this F-16 Fighting Falcon at Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum, in 2015.

General Dynamics F-16B Fighting Falcon (Serial No. 78-0088), ST.

Grumman (General Motors) TBM-3S Avenger (BuNo. 85460), RCN (Serial No. 85460), ex-New Brunswick Forest Protection Ltd Firebomber, Reg. No. N7032C, CF-MUD, 7, C-GFPS.

 (Smallbones Photo)

Grumman (General Motors) TBM-3S Avenger, (BuNo.), 3, Reg. No. N145WB.

 (Adrian Brooks Photo)

Grumman F-14B Tomcat (BuNo. 161422), 112, VF-103.

Hiller OH-23D Raven Helicopter (Serial No.), Reg. No. N22SP.

 (Smallbones Photo)

Hughes OH-6A Cayuse Helicopter (Serial No. 67-16638).

Hughes TH-55A Osage (Serial No. 67-16835).

Hughes TH-55A Osage (Serial No. 67-17002).

Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (BuNo. 10032), 032, USN markings, Red.

Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (BuNo. 10055), USN markings, Blue.

McCulloch J-2 Gyrocopter (Serial No.), Reg. No. N4326G.

 (Smallbones Photos)

Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-15 Fagot (Serial No. 23).

North American F-86 Sabre (Serial No.).

 (Smallbones Photo)

North American T-28C Trojan (BuNo. 140557), 557, C/N 226-134, USMC.

Northrop F-5E Tiger (Serial No. 74-1572), 12, USMC.

Piper PA-38-112 Tomahawk, Reg. No. N38PA.

 (Adrian Brooks Photo)

Sikorsky HH-52A Sea Guard Helicopter, USCG (Serial No. 1462), C/N 62141.

Tomahawk cruise missile.

 (Smallbones Photo)

Vultee BT-13A Valiant (Serial No.), Reg. No. N40018.

V-2 Rocket, replica.

Farmingdale, Berlin Airlift Historical Foundation

 (Ad Meskens Photo)

Boeing C-97G Stratofreighter (Serial No. 52-2718), “Angel of Deliverance”.  This aircraft is being restored to airworthy status.

Douglas C-54E Skymaster (Serial No. 27370), R-5D-4 (BuNo. 90414), “Spirit of Freedom”, airworthy.

Hackensack, New Jersey Naval Museum, 78 River St.

 (Metro2 Photo)

Regulus I SSM-8, Submarine Launched Missile.

USS Ling 297, a Balao class fleet submarine, 312 feet long, weighing approximately 2500 tons, is permanently berthed in Hackensack.  She is open to the public for tours.

Hamilton, Veterans Park.

 (Martin McGuire Photos)

Bell AH-1F Cobra Helicopter (Serial No. 83-24193), C/N 22341, mounted on a pylon.


 (Martin McGuire Photos)

McDonnell Douglas F-4E Phantom II (Serial No. 66-0286), ED, C/N 2265, mounted on a pylon.  This was the third F-4E produced and it was delivered to Nellis AFB, Nevada, on 2 Oct 1967, shortly after its first flight.  It was used by the Thunderbirds from 1969 to 1973.  Thereafter it was based at Edwards AFB, California, as shown by the tail code 'ED'.

Lakehurst Maxwell Field, Naval Air Engineering Station Lakehurst (NAES) Lakehurst.

Douglas A-4B Skyhawk (BuNo. 142106).

 (94RedRover Photo)

Grumman F-11F-1 Tiger (BuNo. 141851), Blue Angels No. 4, mounted on a pylon.

Grumman F-14A Tomcat (BuNo. 160658).

Grumman E-2B Hawkeye (BuNo.).

 (Adrian Brooks Photo)

 (Mike Romano Photo)

LTV A-7B Corsair II (BuNo. 154443).

McDonnel F-4J Phantom II (BuNo. 153074).

Little Falls

North American P-51B-1NA Mustang (Serial No. 43-24837), being restored, "Berlin Express", Reg. No. N515ZB.  Max Chapman, Gardner Capital Management Corp.

Lumberton, Air Victory Museum, 68 Stacy Haines Road, Mount Holly - South Jersey Regional Airport, 08048.

Beechcraft T-34B Mentor (BuNo. 140942).

 (Hector Vazquez Photos)

Douglas A-4C Skyhawk (BuNo. 145072), Blue Angels 2.

Fisher FP-404 (Serial No.).

 (Hector Vazquez Photo)

Grumman E-2B Hawkeye (BuNo. 152484), C/N 54.

 (Adrian Brooks Photo)

Grumman F-14A Tomcat (BuNo. 158998).  This aircraft was the 59th built and the 57th to be delivered to the Navy on February 20, 1974. It first served with VF-1 "Wolfpack" aboard the USS Enterprise from May 1974 through July 1976.  VF-1 along with VF-2 "Bounty Hunters" were the first operational Tomcat squadrons ever deployed on an operational Cruise.  (Matthew Lawlor)

 (Hector Vazquez Photo)

GAT-1 Flight Simulator/Link Trainer.

(Hector Vazquez Photo)

Lockheed F-80A Shooting Star (Serial No. 44-85391), nose section.

Lockheed F-104G Starfighter (Serial No. D-8090), FX-81, C/N 683-8090, Netherlands Air Force.

 (Hector Vazquez Photo)

LTV A-7B Corsair II (BuNo. 154550), NF-310.

 (Hector Vazquez Photo)

McDonnell Douglas F-4A Phantom II (BuNo. 148273), AB-200.

Messerschmitt Me 262, replica.

 (Hector Vazquez Photo)

North American F-86L Sabre Dog (Serial No. 52-10110), FU-110.

Radioplane Target Drone.

Sikorsky RH-53D Sea Stallion (BuNo. 158690), MT-401, C/N 65-363.

Wright 1903 Flyer, replica.

Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, Museum, Trenton, New Jersey Air National Guard, 108th ARW, 08641-5000.

Boeing KC-135E Stratotanker (Serial No. 59-1497), C/N 17985.

 (Adrian Brooks Photo)

Douglas C-118A Liftmaster (Serial No. 53-3255), C/N 44626/562.

Grumman F-11 Tiger (BuNo.), mounted on a pylon, removed for restoration.

 (Adrian Brooks Photo, ca 1981)

Lockheed P-38L Lightning (Serial No. 44-53015), "Pudgy V", mounted on a pylon.

 (Adrian Brooks Photo)

Lockheed C-141B Starlifter (Serial No. 66-7947), C/N 300-6239.

McDonnell Douglas F-4D Phantom II (Serial No. 66-0259).

 (Adrian Brooks Photo)

McDonnell Douglas F-4E Phantom II (Serial No. 67-0270), NJ, C/N 2997.

 (Hector Vazquez Photos)

 (Adrian Brooks Photo)

McDonnell Douglas F/A-18C Hornet (BuNo. 163731).

 (Adrian Brooks Photo)

Republic F-84F Thunderstreak (Serial No. 51-9430), painted as (Serial No. 52-7066).

 (Adrian Brooks Photo)

Republic F-105B Thunderchief (Serial No. 57-5776), NJ, C/N B13, mounted on a concrete pylon.

Millville, Army Air Field Museum, 1 Leddon Street, Millville Airport, 08332.

Douglas R4D-6 Skytrain ((BuNo. 50837), C/N 27008/15563, C-47J nose section, Reg. No. N375AS.

 (Ben Martorell Photo)

Douglas A-4F Skyhawk (BuNo. 154200), NP-00, 1, C/N 13657, USS Hancock.

Short C-23B Sherpa (Serial No. 85-25343), C/N SH3011, Kwajalein Atoll, Army.


North American P-51D-20NA Mustang (Serial No. 44-63476), "KWITCHERBITCHEN", Reg. No. N63476, Tom Duffy, Claire Aviation Inc., Millville, New Jersey.

Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk. IXC (Serial No. MK959), 5A-K, Reg. No. N959RT.  Raybourne Thompson Jr., 6022 Crab Orchard Road, 77057-1448.  Previously N2TF.  Tom Duffy.


 (Carl Tyson Photo)

Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star (Serial No. 51-9036), Newark Air Museum.

Pemberton, Commemorative Air Force, Delta Valley Wing.

Fieseler Fi 156D Storch (Serial No.).

Pomona, Air National Guard.

Convair F-106B Delta Dart (Serial No.).

Sea Girt

Hughes OH-6 Cayuse (Serial No. 16172).  Militia Museum of New Jersey.

 (Adrian Brooks Photo)

McDonnell Douglas F-4D Phantom (Serial No. 66-0259), 108st Tactical Fighter Squadron, NJ.

Republic F-84F Thunderstreak (Serial No. 511658).

Teterboro, Aviation Hall of Fame & Museum, 400 Fred Wehran Drive, Teterboro Airport.

(Ad Meskens Photo)

Bell OHE-13 Sioux Helicopter (Serial No. 51-14077), C/N 842.

 (Ad Meskens Photo)

Bell AH-1S Cobra Helicopter (Serial No. 69-16437), C/N 20869.

Convair 880-22 Jetliner nose section, TWA markings, (Serial No. 53), Reg. No. N803TW (MSN 3).

  (Ad Meskens Photos)

Grumman OV-1A Mohawk (Serial No. 60-3740).

Lockheed LASA-60 Bush Plane, Reg. No. N1601L.

LTV Corsair II cockpit simulator, 14.

Martin 2-0-2A Airliner (Serial No.), Reg. No. N93204.

Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-21 Fishbed cockpit section, 23+03.

Sikorsky HH-52A Sea Guard Helicopter (Serial No. 1455), C/N 62134.

Stinson 108 (Serial No.).

Trenton, Naval Air Warfare Center TrentonEwing Memorial Park.

Douglas A-4B Skyhawk (BuNo. 142848).