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

North Dakota Warplanes

Data current to 3 Aug 2018.

 (USAF Photo)North American F-51D-30-NA Mustang fighter (Serial No. 44-74938) from the 178th Fighter Squadron, 119th Fighter Wing, North Dakota Air National Guard, ca. 1954.

 (USAF Photo)

 North American F-51D-30-NA Mustangs, 178th Fighter Squadron, 119th Fighter Wing "The Happy Hooligans", North Dakota Air National Guard, at Hector Field, North Dakota, June 1950.

 (USAF Photo)

Northrop F-89J Scorpion fighter (Serial No. 53-2619) from the 178th Fighter Squadron, 119th Fighter Wing, North Dakota Air National Guard.

 (USAF Photo)

McDonnell F-101B Voodoo fighters from the 178th Fighter Squadron, 119th Fighter Wing, North Dakota Air National Guard, ca 1957.

 (USAF Photo)

McDonnell F-4D Phantom II (Serial No. 64-0937) from the 119th Fighter Wing, North Dakota Air National Guard.

 (USAF Photo)

McDonnell F-4D-28-MC Phantom II (Serial No. 65-0696) assigned to the 119th Fighter Group Happy Hooligans, North Dakota Air National Guard, intercepting a Soviet Tupolev Tu-95 Bear bomber aircraft over the Arctic Ocean, during a flight to Keflavik, Iceland in 1983.  Eight Russian Tu-95s were intercepted by 119th FG pilots during the deployment to Iceland.

 (Larry Harrington, USAF Photo)

McDonnell F-4D Phantom II aircraft assigned to the 178th Fighter Squadron, 119th Fighter Wing, "The Happy Hooligans", North Dakota Air National Guard, conduct mid-air refueling from a Boeing KC-135E Stratotanker (Serial No. 58-0024) from the 150th Air Refueling Squadron, 108th Air Refueling Wing, New Jersey Air National Guard, in 1985.

 (Mike Freer - Touchdown-aviation Photo)

Boeing KC-135A Stratotanker (Serial No. 61-4835), 5th Bomb Wing stationed at Minot AFB, North Dakota, 23 Dec 1985.

 (Senior Master Sgt. David H. Lipp, USAF Photo)

Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (Serial No. 59-1501), 319th Air Refueling Wing refuels one of two General Dynamics F-16A (Serial Nos. 81-0795 and 82-0951) and one F-16B Fighting Falcon (Serial No. 81-0820) from the 119th Fighter Wing, North Dakota Air National Guard over North Dakota on 16 January 2007.

 (MSgt Michael Ammons, USAF Photo)

General Dynamics F-16A Fighting Falcon (Serial No. 81-0789), 119th Fighter Wing, firing an AIM-7 Sparrow air-to-air missile.

 (Staff Sgt. Greg L. Davis, USAF Photo)

General Dynamics F-16A Fighting Falcons of the 178th Fighter Squadron, North Dakota Air National Guard, banking during an early morning Combat Air Patrol mission over Washington D.C., 11 Nov 2001.

 (Senior Master Sgt. David H. Lipp, USAF Photo)

Eight U.S. Air Force General Dynamics F-16A Fighting Falcon aircraft and a single F-16B from the 119th Fighter Wing are lined up on the flight line at a North Dakota Air National Guard base in Fargo, North Dakota, 27 October 2006. 

 (Senior Master Sgt. David H. Lipp, USAF Photo)

Gates C-21A Learjet, 119th Fighter Wing (Happy Hooligans), North Dakota Air National Guard, Hector International Airport, Fargo, North Dakota, 19 March 2007.

 (Senior Master Sgt. David Lipp, USAF Photo)

General Dynamics F-16A Block 15L Fighting Falcon, North Dakota Air National Guard alongside the first Gates Learjet C-21A (Serial No. 84-0090) to join the 119th Fighter Wing as it flies into Fargo, North Dakota (USA), on 10 January 2007.

 (Senior Master Sgt. David Lipp, USAF Photos)

 Alenia C-27J Spartan on a  familiarization tour for the North Dakota Air National Guard, Fargo, North Dakota, 14 Oct 2010.

 (SmSgt. David H. Lipp, USAF Photo)

General Dynamics F-16A Block 15N Fighting Falcon (Serial No. 82-0992) aircraft assigned to the 178th Fighter Squadron, 119th Fighter Wing, North Dakota Air National Guard, takes off for a record setting mission from Fargo, North Dakota, on 14 May 2003.  "The Happy Hooligans" unit had surpassed the 60,000 accident-free flying hours mark in the aircraft overall, and had amassed over 132,400 hours without a major accident ("Class A mishap"), covering more than 30 years.

 (Staff Sgt. Joe Laws, USAF Photo)

Bell UH-1N Iroquois helicopter (Serial No. 69-6619) from the 54th Helicopter Squadron, 91st Missile Wing Rough Riders, takes off at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, on 2 September 2005.

 (Capt. Kevin Sandell, US Army Photo)

A team of five Soldiers assigned to C Company, 2nd Squadron, 38th Cavalry Regiment, 504th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade, hoist a fast rope on their shoulders before being “extracted” using the Special Purpose Insertion and Extraction System (SPIES) and Fast-Rope Insertion and Extraction System (FRIES) method. The fast-rope insertion and extraction system (FRIES) is employed by small units to make rapid infiltration and exfiltration using rotary-wing aircraft in confined areas. The Sikorsky UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter is flown by a crew with the North Dakota Army National Guard’s C Company, 2nd Battalion, 285th Aviation Regiment, 18 July 2014.

North Dakota Warplane Survivors

Bismark, Municipal Airport.

 (Robert Dilley Photos)

Bell UH-1V Iroquois helicopter (Serial No. 70-16440), medevac, mounted on a pylon.  US Army Aviation Facility Complex, North Dakota National Guard.

Casselton, Aero Replicas, Caselton Regional Airport, 58012.

Messerschmitt Bf 109, replica.

McDonnell F-4C Phantom (Serial No. 63-7417).

Pitts S-1-C.

Devil’s Lake

 (Safn Photo)

McDonnell F-101F-111-MC Voodoo (Serial No. 58-0311), mounted on a pylon.

Wahpeton, Fargo Air Museum, 1609 19th Ave North 58102.

Aero Vodochody L-39.

Beechcraft D17 Staggerwing.

 (Robert Dilley Photo)

Bell UH-1H Iroquois Helicopter (Serial No. 67-17406), fuselage.

Boeing Stearman N2S-5 Kaydet, Reg. No. N5057N.

Canadian Car & Foundry Harvard Mk. 4, Reg. No. N7431.

Cessna L-19A/O-1 Bird Dog (Serial No.), Reg. No. N5258K.

Curtiss P-40 Warhawk (Serial No.).

 (Fargo-Moorhead CVB Photo)

Douglas C-47 Skytrain, “Duggy…The Smile in the Sky”, Reg. No. N1XP.

 (Robert Dilley Photo)

Fairchild PT-19A Cornell, 21, Reg. No. N51437.

Fisher FP-404 Koala.

 (Robert Dilley Photo)

Focke Wulf Fw 190, ½ scale.

Grumman (General Motors) TBM-3 Avenger (BuNo.), Reg. No. N81865.

Interstate L-6 Cadet, Reg. No. N52413.

 (Robert Dilley Photo)

Mitsubishi A6M2 Zero Sen Model 21, (Serial No. AI-I-129).  Built by Blayd Corporation using almost all new parts copied other aircraft.  Powered by a Pratt & Whitney 1830 engine, and completed by Tri-State Aviation of Wahpeton, North Dakota. This aircraft first flew on 29 July 2004 and is painted up in the colour scheme of A1-1-129, an A6M2 flown from the IJN carrier Zuikaku in early 1943.

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

 (Robert Dilley Photos)

North American B-25 Mitchell, (Serial No. 44-74832), VF-H, “Boomer”.

 (Author Photos)

North American P-51D-30NA Mustang (Serial No. 44-74404), ex-RCAF (Serial No. 9276), painted as “Stang” for the movie "Thunder Over Reno" in 2006, BC-H, repainted as "Dazzling Donna", Reg. No. N151RJ.  Donna Odegaard, Kindred, North Dakota.

PZL TS-11 Iskar, Reg. No. N66EN.

Pitts S-1 Special, Reg. No. N19JP.

Ryan PT-17 Recruit (Serial No.), 21.

Ryan PT-19 Recruit (Serial No.).

 (Robert Dilley Photo)

Standard J-1.

Stinson L-5 Sentinel (Serial No. 298593), 36, Reg. No. N47JB.

Stinson V77 Reliant.

Sud Fennec T-28A Trojan (Serial No.), Reg. No. N9103F.

 (Robert Dilley Photo)

Taylorcraft L-2M Grasshopper, Reg. No. N46955.

Vans RV-8, Reg. No. N222BC.

Velocity Fixed Wing Aircraft, homebuilt.

 (Robert Dilley Photo)

Vought F4U Corsair (BuNo. 97388), C-310, Reg. No. N72378.

Vought F2G-1D Super Corsair, 57, Reg. No. NX5588N.

Wolf W-11 Boredom Fighter, Reg. No. N317MA.

Wright Flyer, replica.

Missiles:

Minuteman II.

Fargo, North Dakota Air National Guard, 119th FG, Hector Field, Hector International Airport, 58105-5536.

Beechcraft SNB-5 Navigator (BuNo. 89484).

 (USAF Photo)

Convair F-102A Delta Dagger (Serial No. 54-1392) assigned to the 178th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron, 119th Fighter Group The Happy Hooligans, North Dakota Air National Guard, parked in front of an aircraft hangar at Hector International Field, Fargo, North Dakota, in 1968. 

Convair F-102A Delta Dagger (Serial No. 56-1502), painted as (Serial No. 55-3432).

Douglas C-47A Skytrain (Serial No. 42-93800).

Douglas A-26C Invader (Serial No. 44-35523).

 (USAF Photo)

Lockheed F-94C-1-LO Starfire (Serial No. 51-3567), 178th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron, 119th Fighter Group "The Happy Hooligans", North Dakota Air National Guard, at Hector Field, North Dakota.  The "Happy Hooligan" pilots flew the F-94A/C from 1954 to 1958.

Lockheed F-94C Starfire (Serial No. 51-5605).  This aircraft was previously on display in a Duluth, Minnesota Memorial Park from May 1960 painted as (Serial No. 51-3556) before moving to Fargo in October 1996.

Lockheed F-104C Starfighter (Serial No. 56-0926).

General Dynamics F-16A Fighting Falcon (Serial No.).

McDonnell F-101B Voodoo (Serial No. 58-0341).

McDonnell F-101F Voodoo (Serial No.  58-0311).

McDonnell Douglas F-4D Phantom II (Serial No. 66-7478), C/N 1986.

 (Coert Van Breda Photo)

McDonnell Douglas F-4D Phantom II (Serial No. 64-0972), mounted twin pylons up the exhausts.

North American P-51D-30NA Mustang (Serial No. 44-74407), C/N 122-40947, North Dakota Air National Guard colours, mounted on a concrete pylon, Heritage Park.

Northrop F-89J Scorpion (Serial No. 53-2465), painted as (Serial No. 53-2604).

Grand Forks, Center for Aerospace Sciences, Univ Station, 58202.

Grand Forks AFB, Heritage Center, 58205.

Bell UH-1F Iroquois Helicopter (Serial No. 65-7946).

 (Mike Freer - Touchdown-aviation Photo)

Boeing B-52H Stratofortress. 5th Bomb Wing, based at Minot AFB, North Dakota, 23 March 2003.

 (Mike Freer - Touchdown-aviation Photo)

Boeing B-52H Stratofortress (Serial No. ---0058), 5th Bomb Wing, Minot AFB, North Dakota, 1 July 1995.

 (Robert Frola Photos)

Boeing B-52H Stratofortress (Serial No. 61-0001), cn 464428 of the 5th Bomb Wing based at Minot AFB, North Dakota, 1 March 2011.

Boeing B-52G Stratofortress (Serial No. 59-2577).

 (USAF Photo)

Convair F-102A-75-CO Delta Dagger (Serial No. 56-1365) assigned to the 178th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron, 119th Fighter Group The Happy Hooligans, North Dakota Air National Guard, deploys its drag chute after landing on the runway at Hector International Field, Fargo, North Dakota, in 1968.

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

 (Staff Sgt. Luis Loza Gutierrez, USAF Photo)

Douglas A-26C Invader (Serial No. 44-35493).

Douglas A-26B/C Invader (Serial No. 43-22258).

 (USAF Photo)

McDonnell F-101B-110-MC Voodoo (Serial No. 58-0315) in flight in 1978. This aircraft was assigned to the 107th Fighter Interceptor Group, New York Air National Guard, and is today on display at Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota.

McDonnell F-101B Voodoo (Serial No. 58-0315), C/N 687.

North American B-25J Mitchell (Serial No. 44-28834).

Sikorsky H-19D Choctaw Helicopter (Serial No. 57-5959).

Minuteman III missile.

Transporter Erector.

Jamestown

 (Martin McGuire Photo)

North American F-86H Sabre (Serial No. 53-1253), mounted on a pylon.

Kindred

Vought F4U-4 Corsair (BuNo. 81857), being restored, Robert and Donna Odegaard Family Ltd.

Minot, Dakota Territory Air Museum, Minot International Airport, 58702-0195.

Arrow Sport.

Arrow Monoplane.

 (Robert Dilley Photo)

Beechcraft Model 18.

Breezy.

Breezy RL-1.

Bücker Bü133 Jungmeister.

Callair.

Cessna 140.

Cessna 170.

Cessna 195.

Convair F-102A Delta Dagger (Serial No.), (to be acquired).

 (SSGT Bill Thompson, USAF Photo)

Convair F-106 Delta Dart (Serial No. 59-0005), from the 5th Fighter Interceptor Squadron, Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, 27 July 1981.

Convair F-106A Delta Dart (Serial No. 59-0043).

 (Robert Dilley Photo)

 (Author Photos)

Curtiss 1910 Pusher, replica, previously on display near Gate G12 in the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.

Curtiss P-40 Warhawk (Serial No.), "The Aleutian Tiger".  On loan from the Texas Flying Legends Museum from mid May to the latter part of July.

 (Robert Dilley Photo)

Douglas C-47 Skytrain (Serial No.), "The Duchess of Dakota".

Douglas C-47 Skytrain, cockpit.

Ercoupe.

Fairchild 24 C8C.

Goodyear FG-1D Corsair (BuNo.), "Whistling Death".  On loan from the Texas Flying Legends Museum from mid May to the latter part of July.

 (Robert Dilley Photos)

Grumman F4F Wildcat (BuNo.).

Interstate L-6 Cadet/Grasshopper (Serial No.).

Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (Serial No. 57-0616), C/N 580-1265.

LTV A-7 Corsair II (Serial No. 68-8222), ED, C/N D-008.

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

Luscombe 8A.

 (Robert Dilley Photos)

Mitsubishi A6M2 Model 21 Zero (Serial No.), "The Last Samurai", airworthy.  On loan from the Texas Flying Legends Museum from mid May to the latter part of July.  This aircraft was  reclaimed from the island jungles of Ballale in the late 60’s by the Blayd Corporation.

Monocoupe 110 Sport Airplane.

Monocoupe 110 Special Racer.

Mooney.

 (Robert Dilley Photos)

North American AT-6 Texan (Serial No. 41-34062), 25.

 (Robert Dilley Photo)

North American AT-6 Texan (Serial No.), NAVY, 92.

 (Robert Dilley Photo)

North American Harvard, RCAF (Serial No.).

 (Robert Dilley Photos)

North American P-51D Mustang (Serial No. 45-11586).  "Little Horse".  On loan from the Texas Flying Legends Museum.

North American P-51D Mustang (Serial No. 44-74524). "The Dakota Kid".  On loan from the Texas Flying Legends Museum.

 (Robert Dilley Photos)

North American B-25J Mitchell (Serial No. 45-8835). "Betty's Dream".  On loan from the Texas Flying Legends Museum. 

 (Robert Dilley Photos)

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

Pietenpol Aircamper Experimental.

Piper J-3 Cub.

Piper PA-22 Tri-Pacer.

Rotorway Exec Helicopter.

Stolp Starduster Too.

Stinson Reliant SR5-A.

Taylorcraft.

Taylor J-2 Cub.

Travel Air 3000.

Vari-Eze.

Voks Plane.

Waco 10.

Waco GXE.

Waco QCF-2.

Waco UPF-7.

 (Robert Dilley Photo)

Wright Flyer, replica.

Wolf W11 Boredom.

Minot AFB, 919 MW/CVS, 58705-5000.

Bell UH-1F Iroquois Helicopter (Serial No. 66-1215).

 (Robert Dilley Photo)

Convair F-102A Delta Dagger (Serial No. 56-1505), FC-505.

Convair F-106A Delta Dart (Serial No. 56-0460).

 (Robert Dilley Photo)

Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (Serial No. 58-0466).

 (Robert Dilley Photos)

Northrop GT-38B Talon (Serial No. 61-0888).

Oakes

 (Robert Dilley Photos)

North American F-100 F Super Sabre (Serial No. 56-3855), on the tarmac.

Wahpeton, Tri-State Aviation, Restoration and Servicing of Military Aircraft, Wahpeton Airport.

LTV A-7D Corsair II (Serial No. 69-0208), mounted on a pylon.

Wahpeton

North American P-51D-25NT Mustang (Serial No. 45-11479), C/N 124-482328, ex-RAAF (Serial No. A68-810) being restored, Reg. No. N305PM.  Whitney Beck.

West Fargo, Eagles Air Museum, Bonanzaville, 1351 Main Ave West, 58078-0719.

Beechcraft C-45H Expeditor (Serial No.).

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

Cessna T-50 Bobcat.

Curtiss Pusher D III.

Douglas C-47 Skytrain (Serial No.).

Douglas A-26B Invader (Serial No.).

BG-12.

Bowers Fly Baby.

Breeze.

Hawker Hunter Mk. 51 (Serial No.).

J-1.

J-3-F-65.

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

McKinnie 165.

Pietenpol Air Camper.

Pitts S-1.

PRG-1.

Ryan PT-19A Recruit (Serial No.).

Stits SA-3-B.

Swallow OX5.

Vultee BT-13 Valiant (Serial No.).