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

South Carolina Warplanes

North American P-51D/F-5 Mustangs (Serial Nos. 45-11665, 45-11689 and 44-84855), 363rd Tactical Reconnaissance Group, South Carolina, Nov 1946.  The 363rd TRG F-5s carried checkerboard tail markings and FC buzz numbers.  (USGOV-PD Photo)

Lockheed RF-80A-5-LO Shooting Star (Serial No. 45-8310), 161st Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron, Shaw AFB, South Carolina, 1950.  (USGOV-PD Photo) 

Republic RF-84F Thunderflash (Serial No. 11875), 363rd Tactical Reconnaissance Group - Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, ca 1950s.  (YSAF Photo)

Republic F-84G Thunderjet (Serial No. 6656), the 20th Fighter Wing, Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina.  (USAF Photo)

 (USAF Photo)

North American F-86D Sabre Dog formation flight, 157th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron, South Carolina Air National Guard.

 (SMSgt Edward E. Snyder, USAF Photo)

Lockheed F-104A-25-LO Starfighter (Serial No. 56-0863) from the 157th Fighter Interceptor Squadron, South Carolina Air National Guard, at McEntire Air National Guard Base, South Carolina, in the 1960s.

Martin RB-57A-MA Canberra (Serial No. 52-1457), 43rd Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron, 363rd Tactical Reconnaissance Group, Shaw AFB, South Carolina, ca 1960s.  (USGOV-PD Photo)

McDonnell RF-101 Voodoo, 363rd Tactical Reconnaissance Wing, South Carolina, 1962.  (USAF Photo)

McDonnell RF-4C Phantom II, 363rd Tactical Reconnaissance Wing, Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina.  (USAF Photo)

McDonnell RF-4C Phantom II (Serial No. 67-0436), 16th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing, Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina.  (USAF Photo)

 (TSgt. H.H. Deffner, USAF Photo)

General Dynamics F-16A Fighting Falcons from the 157th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 169th Tactical Fighter Group, South Carolina Air National Guard, 1989.

South Carolina Warplane Survivors, Current to 27 July 2017.


Vought F4U-4 Corsair (BuNo. 97143), airworthy, James Tobul.

Beaufort, Marine Corps Air Station, Merritt Field.

 (Adrian Brooks Photo)

Boeing Vertol HH-46D Sea Knight (BuNo. 152530), C/N 2152, mounted on concrete pedestals.

 (Adrian Brooks Photo)

Douglas A-4C Skyhawk (BuNo. 147772), 01, C/N 12536.

 (Jim Hoagland Photo1, Adrian Brooks Photo 2)

McDonnell Douglas F-4N Phantom II (BuNo. 152270), DW-201, C/N 1006.

 (Jim Hoagland Photo)

McDonnell Douglas F/A-18A Hornet (BuNo. 163157), VE-200, C/N 0586/A-493, USMC.

McDonnell Douglas F/A-18D Hornet (BuNo. 163486), EA-01, C/N 0719/D016.

 (Jim Hoagland Photos)

North American FJ-3 Fury (BuNo. 141376), DR-3, painted as (BuNo. 135841), mounted on a concrete pylon, on loan from the MCMM.

 (Jim Hoagland Photos)

Vought F-8U-2 (F-8C) Crusader (BuNo. 146963), DC-2.


Goodyear FG-1D Corsair, Reg. No. N43FG, Barry Avent.

Charleston AFB, Air Park, 29404-5000.

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

Douglas C-47B Skytrain (Serial No. 43-49355), painted as VC-47D (Serial No. 42-100972), T2-U, C/N 15171/26616, “Chattanooga Choo Choo”.

Douglas C-124C Globemaster II (Serial No. 52-1072), C/N 43981.

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

Lockheed C-121C Super Constellation (Serial No. 54-0180), painted as (Serial No. 54-0153), C/N 4199.

Lockheed C-141B Starlifter (Serial No. 63-8079), C/N 300-6010.

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

Charleston, The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, 171 Moultrie Street, 29409.

Bell AH-1 Cobra Helicopter (Serial No. 0-22699).

McDonnell Douglas F-4C Phantom II (Serial No. 64-0816), XT, “Annette”.

Redstone Missile.


North American P-51D Mustang (Serial No. 45-11367), "Angels Playmate", P-51 Mustang LLC.

Columbia, Fort Jackson Museum, Jackson Boulevard, 29207.

Bell UH-1B Iroquois Helicopter (Serial No. 64-13972), C/N 1096.

Columbia, South Carolina State Museum, 301 Gervais Street, 29212/

Clemson AM A-100 (Serial No. X-372).

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

Columbia, McEntire Joint Reserve Base

General Dynamics F-16A Fighting Falcon (Serial No. 75-0746).

Florence, Air and Missile Museum, 2204 East Palmetto Street, 29506.  This museum closed in August 1997.  A number of aircraft that had been on display here as well as a V-2 rocket, were dispersed to other museums.

Boeing B-29 Superfortress, disassembled parts, moved to a new location.

Boeing KC-97G Stratofreighter (Serial No. 52-2624), C/N 16655, moved to a new location.

Convair YF-102A Delta Dagger (Serial No. 53-1788), FC-788, moved to the Carolinas Aviation Museum in North Carolina

Douglas BTD-1 Destroyer (Serial No. 04959).  Now with the Wings of Eagles Discovery Center, 17 Aviation Drive, Horseheads, New York, on loan from the NMNA.

Douglas RB-66 Destroyer (Serial No. 53-0431), C/N 44312, moved to a new location.

Grumman C-1A trader (BuNo. 136790), 90, C/N 43, moved to Grissom AFB.

Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (Serial No. 53-6089), TR-089, C/N 580-9710, moved to the Florenceville Regional Airport.

Lockheed NC-121K Warning Star (BuNo. 141292), C/N 4416.  Broken up for spare parts.

McDonnell F-101B Voodoo (Serial No.), moved to the Carolinas Aviation Museum in North Carolina.

North American F-86H Sabre (Serial No. 52-5737), C/N 187-159.  Now with the Carolinas Museum, North Carolina.

Northrop F-89J Scorpion (Serial No. 53-2646), C/N N4777, moved to Shaw AFB.

Sikorsky HO4S-1 Horse (BuNo. 125506), moved to the Texas Air Museum, Slaton, Texas.


Cessna T-34B Tweet (Serial No. 54-2733), Cherokee County Veterans Museum.


 (Jim Hoagland Photo)

Beechcraft C18S (C-45F) Expeditor (Serial No. 8104), paintd as (Serial No. 44-47696), Reg. No. N7381C, Harold Ewing.

McEntire ANGB, South Carolina Air National Guard, 169th FG, Memorial Park, 29044-9690.

Convair F-102A Delta Dagger (Serial No. 56-0985).

Lockheed F-80H Shooting Star (Serial No.).

Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (Serial No. 51-6915).

Lockheed F-104C Starfighter (Serial No. 57-0920).

LTV A-7D Corsair II (Serial No. 70-1035).

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

North American F-86H Sabre (Serial No. 53-1386).

North American F-86L Sabre Dog (Serial No. 53-1064).

Mount Pleasant, Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum, 40 Patriots Point Road, 29464-4377.  Most of the aircraft listed here are preserved onboard the USS Yorktown (CVS-10).  The USS Laffey (DD-724) and the USS Clagamore (SS-343) are also preserved here.

USS Yorktown (CVS-10), Patriots Point, Charleston Harbour, South Carolina.  (Michael Forman Photo)

 (Jim Hoagland Photo)

Bell UH-1D Iroquois Helicopter (Serial No. 65-10132), C/N 5176.

 (Jim Hoagland Photo)

Bell UH-1M Iroquois Helicopter (Serial No. 66-15005), C/N 1733, USN.

 (Jim Hoagland Photo)

Bell AH-1J Sea Cobra Helicopter (BuNo. 159210), C/N 26050.

Boeing Stearman N2S-4 Kaydet (Serial No. 07526), C/N 75-3130.

 (Jim Hoagland Photos)

Douglas SBD-5 Dauntless (BuNo. 36173), 14, C/N 4812.

 (Jim Hoagland Photo)

Douglas AD-4NA Skyraider (BuNo. 127007).

 (Jim Hoagland Photo)

Douglas A-4C Skyhawk (BuNo. 149623).

Douglas A-4C Skyhawk (BuNo.).

Douglas EA-3B Skywarrior (BuNo. 146457), 049, C/N 12409.

 (Jim Hoagland Photo)

Goodyear FG-1D Corsair (BuNo. 88368), 21, C/N 3182.

Grumman (General Motors) TBM-3E Avenger (BuNo. 53842), 2, C/N 3904.

 (Jim Hoagland Photo)

Grumman F4F-3A Wildcat (BuNo. 3956), F-15, C/N 838, on loan from the NMNA.

 (Jim Hoagland Photo)

Grumman F6F-5K Hellcat (BuNo. 79593), 00, C/N A-10738.

Grumman F-11A Tiger (BuNo. 141864), C/N 181 (F-11F).

 (Jim Hoagland Photo)

Grumman TF-9J Cougar (BuNo. 147385), M, VF-24 (F9F-8T).

Grumman A-6E Intruder (BuNo. 152599), C/N I-147.

Grumman EA-6B Intruder (BuNo. 152599), AG, C/N I-147.

Grumman F-14A Tomcat (BuNo. 159025), AD-101, C/N 86.

 (Jim Hoagland Photos)

Grumman S-2E Tracker (BuNo. 151657, NU-22, C/N 190C).

 (Jim Hoagland Photo)

Grumman E-1B Tracer (BuNo. 147225), RR-710, C/N 24.

Lockheed S-3B Viking (BuNo. 159731), C/N 394A-3060.

LTV A-7E Corsair II (BuNo. 159291), AC-301, C/N E-362, 300, 301.

 (Jim Hoagland Photo)

McDonnell Douglas F-4J Phantom II (BuNo. 153077), C/N 1579, 202.

McDonnell Douglas F/A-18A Hornet (BuNo. 162435), AF-00, C/N 0278/A224.

Mercury Capsule, replica.

 (Jim Hoagland Photo)

North American B-25D Mitchell (Serial No. 41-29784), C/N 87-7949.

QH-50A DASH Gyrodyne (Serial No.), anti-submarine warfare drone.

QH-50C DASH Gyrodyne (Serial No. DS-1343), anti-submarine warfare drone.

 (Jim Hoagland Photos)

 (Adrian Brooks Photo)

Sikorsky UH-34D Seahorse Helicopter (BuNo. 147171), 4B-123, C/N 58-1087.  Now in USMC paint scheme.


 (Jim Hoagland Photos)

Sikorsky SH-3H Sea King Helicopter (BuNo. 149932), C/N 61201.

 (Jim Hoagland Photo)

Vought F8C Crusader (BuNo. 146939), NL-407.

Wright 1903 Flyer, replica.

USS Yorktown (CVS-10), Patriots Point, Charleston Harbour, South Carolina.  (James Williams Forman Photo)

Myrtle Beach AFB, Warbird Park, 1181 Shine Ave.

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

 (Anthony Rice Photo)

Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II (Serial No. 79-0079).

Lockheed PV-2 (BuNo.).

 (Anthony Rice Photo)

 (Adrian Brooks Photo)

LTV A-7D Corsair II (Serial No. 70-1019), MB, C/N D-165.

 (Anthony Rice Photo)

 (Adrian Brooks Photo)

North American F-100D Super Sabre (Serial No. 56-2967), FW967, C/N 235-65, mounted on a pylon.

North Myrtle Beach

 (Wayne Dippold Photos)

Lockheed PV-2 Harpoon (BuNo. 37492), painted as "Air Tropic Island Charters" on display at Mayday Golf.

Shaw AFB, 29152-5000.

Cessna O-2A Skymaster (Serial No. 68-10962), SR, C/N 337M-0238, mounted on a pylon.

Douglas RB-66C Destroyer (Serial No. 54-0465), JN, C/N 44765.

Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II (Serial No. 75-0309).

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

McDonnell F-101B Voodoo (Serial No. 58-0273).

McDonnell RF-101C Voodoo (Serial No. 56-0099), C/N 333, mounted on concrete stands.

McDonnell Douglas RF-4C Phantom II (Serial No. 63-7748), SW, C/N 532, mounted on a concrete stand.

 (Jim Hoagland Photos)

Republic P-47D Thunderbolt (Serial No. 42-26470), mounted on a pylon in front of Headquarters 9th Air Force.

Republic F-105 Thunderchief (Serial No.).