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Boeing C-97 Stratofreighter (53-0122) - Boeing HC-97G USAF 53-0122 RAAF Pearce (YPEA) mid-late 1960s.
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Boeing C-97 Stratofreighter (53-0122)

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Boeing HC-97G USAF 53-0122 RAAF Pearce (YPEA) mid-late 1960s.

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Jim Quinn
I don't recall ever seeing a dorsal radome on one of these. Does anyone know its function?
Kurt FingerPhoto Uploader
Hi Jim, my understanding is these two were at RAAF Pearce in support for USA manned space flight. A publication "Being Aircraft Since 1916" page 316 refers to several C-97C being converted to search and rescue configuration, details and serial numbers are unknown. MSN for this aircraft is 16908,from Joe Baugher pages.
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