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)
  43 Votes (4.79 Average) and 1,840 Views  

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

15-2735

Submitted

Comments

Please log in or register to post a comment.

jesse kyzer
N426NA (LOCKHEED P3B owned by NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION)
This is very cool! Excellent photo. I would love to see this aircraft.
Paul Wisgerhof
This aircraft sports the civilian registry of a NASA owned bird. It was purpose built for NASA on a Navy P3B airframe and has a Lockheed serial number of 152735.
chalet
Call sign NASA42
jthyland
Allison T-56-14. 4600 SHP per. Nice.
David Seider
@Paul Wisgerhof: Begging your pardon, but this Lockheed P-3B-70-LO Orion (MSN 185-5175), US Navy Bureau Number 152735, was delivered to the Navy not later than 18 April 1966. After her Navy career was completed, she was delivered to NASA on 12 February 1991 and was given the civil registration of N426NA. NASA assigned 426 to the Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC), Wallops Flight Facility (WFF), Wallops Island, VA. [She was] "used in support of a variety of scientific studies including ecology, meteorology, atmospheric chemistry, cryospheric research,
oceanography, soil science, biology, and satellite calibration/validation. The aircraft is also used as a technology testbed for new airborne and satellite instrumentation."
This info was gleaned mainly from www dot joebaugher dot com (an absolute gold mine of information).
So... Lockheed's serial number (MSN) was 185-5175, and the Navy's Bureau No. was 152735.
ACTIVITY LOG
Want a full history search for 15-2735 dating back to 1998? Buy now. Get it within one hour.
Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
No Recent History Data
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!