This website uses cookies. By using and further navigating this website, you accept this.
Dismiss
Did you know that FlightAware flight tracking is supported by advertising?
You can help us keep FlightAware free by allowing ads from FlightAware.com. We work hard to keep our advertising relevant and unobtrusive to create a great experience. It's quick and easy to whitelist ads on FlightAware or please consider our premium accounts.
Dismiss
(Register or Login)
  8 Votes (4.38 Average) and 3,155 Views  

/images/icons/csMagGlass.png medium / large / full

0N655

Submitted

An F84 parked at Ankeny Regional Airport. This photo was taken January 23, 2016.

Comments

Please log in or register to post a comment.

Dwight HartjePhoto Uploader
Aircraft registration new to FA Database. Noticed 2/8/2016.
Dave Sheehy
Dwight- this is a rare bird- nice catch!
Gary Schenauer
Indeed it is. I've never had an opportunity to snap one, and I hope I'll get one someday. Congrats on getting this click, Dwight.
cliff731
Gary, do you recall seeing one of these Thunderjets with external under-wing fuel tanks mounted on permanent static display at Lackland AFB?
jim gevay
Some of you may already know this, but this plane is a F-84F Thunderstreak.
The earlier F-84E and G was the Thunderjet and had a straight wing and tail.

The F-84F had swept wings and tail and a enlarged fuselage to accommodate an engine with increased thrust and was pretty much a whole new plane.

The Air Force Thunderbirds flew the straight wing F-84G's from '53 to '55 and the swept wing F-84F '55 to '56.
Because of it's lack of take off performance, the F-84 Thunderjets were know as "The Hog" and the later F-84F's Thunderstreaks were "Super Hog".
Mark See
Cool shot Dwight, I hope one day I will be able to catch one.
Dwight HartjePhoto Uploader
Dave, Gary, Cliff, Jim, and Mark TYVM!
Jim, thank you for the aircraft identification information!
Dave, Gary, and Mark, thank you for noting that this is rare to see. I thought it might be so, but I wasn't sure until your comments were made.
cliff731
Dwight, you are welcome and thanks for the kind words. I used to see the RF-84F Thunderflash photo recon version often, flying from an ANG base nearby.
John Marotta
what a catch !! well done Sir
ACTIVITY LOG
Want a full history search for 0N655 dating back to 1998? Buy now. Get it within one hour.
Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
No History Data (searched last 14 days)
Basic users (becoming a basic user is free and easy!) view 3 months history. Join
 

Login

Don't have an account? Register now (free) for customized features, flight alerts, and more!