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

New Jersey Warplanes

Data current to 17 Aug 2018.

 (US National Archives and Records Administration Photo)

HS-2L flying boat on the dock at Bayonne, New Jersey.  This aircraft was manufactured at the Standard Aircraft Corporation Plant, Elizabeth, New Jersey, 1916.

 (US National Archives and Records Administration Photo)

Model D twin-motored hydroplane manufactured at the Standard Aircraft Corporation Plant, Elizabeth, New Jersey, 3 July 1918.

 (US National Archives and Records Administration Photo)

Model J hydroplane manufactured at the Standard Aircraft Corporation Plant, Elizabeth, New Jersey, 1916.

 (USN Photo)

Curtiss NC-7 flying boat, USN, along the shore of Sandy Hook, New Jersey.  This aircraft was one of ten NC flying boats built by the Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company and the Naval Aircraft Factory, ca 1920s.

 (Smithsonian Institution Photos)

JR-1B mail airplane designed by the Standard Aircraft Corporation.  In 1918 the Standard Aircraft Corporation of Plainfield, New Jersey, redesigned six of their 1918 E-4 airplane airmail planes, fitting them with 150-horsepower Hispano-Suiza engines and longer top wings.  The redesigned aircraft were purchased by the Post Office Department for use as mail airplanes. Airmail pilot Max Miller painted a U.S. mailbag on the side of this airplane, numbered 1.

 (Smithsonian Institution Photo)

de Havilland mailplane having mail loaded by Postal employees at Hadley Field in New Brunswick, New Jersey, ca 1920s. 

 (John Collier Photo)

Boeing Stearman trainers in civil livery, Seabrook Farm, Bridgeton, New Jersey, 1 June 1942.

 (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.

 (NMNA Photo)

North American SNJ-4 Texan (BuNo. 26859), USN, assigned to Carrier Aircraft Service Unit (CASU) 23, in flight near Atlantic City, New Jersey, ca 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)

General Motors F-84F-25-GK Thunderstreak (Serial No. 51-9396), 141st Tactical Fighter Squadron,  New Jersey Air National Guard, 1959.

 (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 Dart formation, 119th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron, New Jersey Air National Guard, 1975.

 (TSgt. Ernest Sealing, USAF Photo)

Convair F-106A Delta Dart aircraft from the 177th Fighter Interceptor Group, New Jersey Air National Guard, 1 Oct 1984.

 (TSgt. Ernest Sealing, USAF Photo)

 Convair F-106A-105-CO Delta Dart aircraft (Serial No. 59-0027) from the 119th Fighter Interceptor Squadron, 177th Fighter Interceptor Group, New Jersey Air National Guard, firing an AIM-4 Falcon missile, 1 Oct 1984.

 (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.

 (Rob Schleiffert Photo)

McDonnell Douglas F-4E-37-MC Phantom (Serial No. 68-0357), 141st Tactical Fighter Squadron, 1988.

 (USAF Photo)

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

 (Alain Rioux Photo)

McDonnell Douglas F-4E-37-MC Phantom (Serial No. 68-0533), 141st Tactical Fighter Squadron, 8 Sep 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.

 (SSGT Sean M. Worrell, USAF Photo)

General Dynamics F-16 Falcons from the New Jersey Air National Guard at Prince Sultan Air Base, Saudi Arabia, during Operation SOUTHERN WATCH, 21 Oct 2000.  The F-16s were a part of the coalition forces of the 363rd Air Expeditionary Wing, Prince Sultan AB, KSA, that enforced the no-fly and no-drive zone in Southern Iraq to protect and defend against Iraqi aggression.

 (Staff Sgt. Lee O. Tucker, USAF Photo)

General Dynamics F-16C Block 25F Fighting Falcon (Serial No. 85-1411) from the 119th Fighter Squadron, 177th Fighter Wing, New Jersey Air National Guard, 23 July 2004.

 (Staff Sgt. Ross Whitley, USAF Photo)

Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker with the 108th Wing, New Jersey Air National Guard, assigned to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, refueling a Boeing B-52H Stratofortress assigned to the 343rd Bomb Squadron, 24 May 2016.

 (Master Sgt. Mark Olsen, NJARNG Photos)

The 1-150th Assault Helicopter Battalion, New Jersey Army National Guard, received its first UH-72A Lakota helicopter at the Army Aviation Support Facility in West Trenton, New Jersey, 12 Dec 2013. 

New Jersey Warplane Survivors

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

 (qparkes Photos)

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

 (qparkes Photo)

 (Hector Vazquez 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.

Burlington

 (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.

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.

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

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.

 (Jeff Peters Photo)

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

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.).

 (Mike Romano Photo)

 (Adrian Brooks Photos)

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

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

Lakehurst, Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD).

 (Jamie Hartman, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Photo)

MZ-3A airship (BuNo. 167811), U.S. Navy, bearing the insignia of Scientific Development Squadron ONE (VXS-1), at the NAWCAD, Lakehurst, New Jersey, on 26 Oct 2011.

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).

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

Fisher FP-404 (Serial No.).

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

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)

 

GAT-1 Flight Simulator/Link Trainer.

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.

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

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

Messerschmitt Me 262, replica.

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.

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.

 (USAF Photo)

Lockheed C-141B Starlifter (Serial No. 67-0166), c/n 300-6285,  over McGuire AFB, New Jersey in 1985.

 (Airman 1st Class Zachary Martyn, USAF Photo)

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

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

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

 (Adrian Brooks Photo)

 (Hector Vazquez Photo)

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

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

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.

Millville

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.

Newark

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.).

Rockaway

 (J.S. (Steve) Bond Photo)

Grumman OV-1D Mohawk (Serial No. 68-15958), Reg. No. N10VD.  Joe Masessa.

Sea Girt

 (Adrian Brooks Photo)

Bell UH-1H Iroquois helicopter (Serial No. 68-16132).

 (Adrian Brooks Photo)

Hughes OH-6 Cayuse (Serial No. 16172).  This one is a Viet Nam vet, and has 172 has patches from ground fire strikes.  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 Photos)

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

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

 (Ad Meskens Photo)

Convair 880-22 Jetliner nose section, TWA markings, (Serial No. 53), cn 22-003, MSN 3, third to be made, second to fly, Reg. No. N803TW.

 (Ad Meskens Photo)

Fokker F.VII Trimoter broken propeller from "America", the third aircraft to make non-stop flight New York to France in 1927.

 (Ad Meskens Photos)

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

 (Ad Meskens Photos)

Lockheed L-402 Bushmaster, c/n 1009 built in 1969, Reg. No. N1601L.  Lockheed did not put the aircraft into full production as they felt it would be unprofitable to produce in the US at that time and licensed the design to Aeromacchi of Italy who produced it as the AL-60B and AL-60B. The present owners are trustees of the University of Princeton.

LTV Corsair II cockpit simulator, 14.

 (Ad Meskens Photo)

Piper Tri-Pacer "Charlie Charlie", an aircraft assembled of parts of a Tri-Pacer and other aircraft to produce a toy simulator to inspire young aviators.

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.).

 (Ad Meskens Photo)

Wright R-2160 Tornado experimental 2,350 hp (1,752 kW), 42-cylinder, 6-row liquid-cooled aircraft engine.

Trenton, Naval Air Warfare Center TrentonEwing Memorial Park.

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

New Jersey Aviation History

 (USN Photo)

The U.S. Navy airship USS Macon (ZRS-5) conducts initial operations with her Curtiss F9C-2 "Sparrowhawk" aircraft, over New Egypt, New Jersey (USA), on 7 July 1933.  The two planes, visible below the airship, were piloted by Lieutenant D. Ward Harrigan and Lieutenant (Junior Grade) Frederick N. Kivette.

 (Wide World Photos/Minneapolis Sunday Tribune Photo)

German airship "Hindenburg" being moored at Lakehurst, NJ after its first transatlantic crossing to the US. The Olympic rings logo can be seen on the side of the airship, 9 May 1936.

 (US National Archives and Records Administration Photo)

German airship "Hindenburg" at Lakehurst, 25 Jan 1937.

 (Nationaal Archief/Spaarnestad Photo Nederlands Photo)

 A USMC Marine waving at a friend on the German airship "Hindenburg" at Lakehurst, 20 May 1936.

 (Associated Press/Oakland Tribune Photo)

A closer look at the Hindenburg's gondola as sailors from Lakehurst Naval Air Station use guy poles to help the airship to its mooring.  This was the Hindenburg's first US landing on 9 May 1936.

 (Wide World Photos/Minneapolis Sunday Tribune Photo)

The Hindenburg's first landing at Lakehurst, NJ May 9, 1936. Passengers are seen descending the airship's folding stairs