13 results found
Registration / Serial:158248
Military Code:G
Aircraft Original Type:Bell 212
Aircraft Generic Type:Bell 212/450 (H-1 Iroquois/Venom)
Aircraft Version:Bell UH-1N Iroquois
Operator / Titles:USA - Navy
Unit Markings:Base Flight Corpus Christi
C/n (msn):31419
City / Airport:Corpus Christi - NAS / Truax Field (KNGP / NGP)Map
Region / Country:Texas, United States
Photo Date:8 August 1989
Photo by:Stephan de BruijnContact
Photo ID:139064
View count: 44
This UH-1N Huey was used by the US Navy Corpus Christi base flight, it had a Search and Rescue task as well as a liaison mission. The helicopter was later converted to HH-1N in use with the US Marine Corps and it is currently preserved at the gate of Marine Corps Air Station Yuma (AZ).
Registration / Serial:158248
Aircraft Version:Bell UH-1N Iroquois
Operator / Titles:USA - Navy
C/n (msn):31419
City / Airport:Corpus Christi - NAS / Truax Field (KNGP / NGP)
Photo Date:8 August 1989
Photo by:Stephan de BruijnContact
Registration / Serial:161813
Military Code:G-713
Aircraft Original Type:Beech 45 Mentor/Turbo Mentor (T-34)
Aircraft Generic Type:Beech 45 Mentor/Turbo Mentor (T-34)
Aircraft Version:Beech T-34C Turbo Mentor (45)
Operator / Titles:USA - Navy
Unit Markings:VT-27
C/n (msn):GL-208
City / Airport:Corpus Christi - NAS / Truax Field (KNGP / NGP)Map
Region / Country:Texas, United States
Photo Date:8 August 1989
Photo by:Stephan de BruijnContact
Photo ID:139062
View count: 33
Sitting on the platform, being beautiful. Thirty years ago a massive fleet of very active Turbo Mentors was in use with the US Navy for basic aircraft flying. This aircraft was withdrawn from use by September 2011 and replaced by the T-6 Texan II.
Registration / Serial:161813
Aircraft Version:Beech T-34C Turbo Mentor (45)
Operator / Titles:USA - Navy
C/n (msn):GL-208
City / Airport:Corpus Christi - NAS / Truax Field (KNGP / NGP)
Photo Date:8 August 1989
Photo by:Stephan de BruijnContact
Registration / Serial:160983
Military Code:G-123
Aircraft Original Type:Beech 90 King Air
Aircraft Generic Type:Beech 90 King Air (C-6/T-44/U-21)
Aircraft Version:Beech T-44A Pegasus (H90)
Operator / Titles:USA - Navy
Unit Markings:TAW-4 / VT-31
C/n (msn):LL-35
City / Airport:Corpus Christi - NAS / Truax Field (KNGP / NGP)Map
Region / Country:Texas, United States
Photo Date:8 August 1989
Photo by:Stephan de BruijnContact
Photo ID:139059
View count: 39
The Pegasus of the US Navy, in use for multi-engine trainer for students who are going to fly aircraft like the C-130, P-3, P-8 and C-20. This particular aircraft (picture is already 30 years old), is still in use. The T-44A is modified to T-44C with modern avionica to meet current standards.
Registration / Serial:160983
Aircraft Version:Beech T-44A Pegasus (H90)
Operator / Titles:USA - Navy
C/n (msn):LL-35
City / Airport:Corpus Christi - NAS / Truax Field (KNGP / NGP)
Photo Date:8 August 1989
Photo by:Stephan de BruijnContact
Registration / Serial:160521
Military Code:G-767
Aircraft Original Type:Beech 45 Mentor/Turbo Mentor (T-34)
Aircraft Generic Type:Beech 45 Mentor/Turbo Mentor (T-34)
Aircraft Version:Beech T-34C Turbo Mentor (45)
Operator / Titles:USA - Navy
Unit Markings:TAW-4
C/n (msn):GL-78
City / Airport:Corpus Christi - NAS / Truax Field (KNGP / NGP)Map
Region / Country:Texas, United States
Photo Date:8 August 1989
Photo by:Stephan de BruijnContact
Photo ID:139056
View count: 44
T-34C Turbo Mentor, once the basic aircraft trainer for the US Navy. Now replaced by the Raytheon T-6 Texan II. This 160521 is dumped at a remote location at NAS Corpus Christi. It was seen there for the last time in November 2010. The BuNo was stricken of charge of US Navy inventory on 16 September 2009.
Registration / Serial:160521
Aircraft Version:Beech T-34C Turbo Mentor (45)
Operator / Titles:USA - Navy
C/n (msn):GL-78
City / Airport:Corpus Christi - NAS / Truax Field (KNGP / NGP)
Photo Date:8 August 1989
Photo by:Stephan de BruijnContact
Registration / Serial:161078
Serial Painted:1078
Military Code:G-808
Aircraft Original Type:Beech 90 King Air
Aircraft Generic Type:Beech 90 King Air (C-6/T-44/U-21)
Aircraft Version:Beech T-44A Pegasus (H90)
Operator / Titles:USA - Navy
Unit Markings:TAW-4 / VT-31
C/n (msn):LL-60
City / Airport:Corpus Christi - NAS / Truax Field (KNGP / NGP)Map
Region / Country:Texas, United States
Photo Date:8 August 1989
Photo by:Stephan de BruijnContact
Photo ID:131444
View count: 35
US Navy student pilots that once graduated from the T-34C, learn to fly a multi-engine plane with the T-44A Pegasus. The T-34Cs are replaced by the T-6B Texan II, but the T-44s, currently modified to T-44C, still soldier on from NAS Corpus Christi (TX).
Registration / Serial:161078
Serial Painted:1078
Aircraft Version:Beech T-44A Pegasus (H90)
Operator / Titles:USA - Navy
C/n (msn):LL-60
City / Airport:Corpus Christi - NAS / Truax Field (KNGP / NGP)
Photo Date:8 August 1989
Photo by:Stephan de BruijnContact
Registration / Serial:161824
Serial Painted:1824
Military Code:G-724
Aircraft Original Type:Beech 45 Mentor/Turbo Mentor (T-34)
Aircraft Generic Type:Beech 45 Mentor/Turbo Mentor (T-34)
Aircraft Version:Beech T-34C Turbo Mentor (45)
Operator / Titles:USA - Navy
Unit Markings:TAW-4
C/n (msn):GL-219
City / Airport:Corpus Christi - NAS / Truax Field (KNGP / NGP)Map
Region / Country:Texas, United States
Photo Date:8 August 1989
Photo by:Stephan de BruijnContact
Photo ID:131433
View count: 42
This T-34C Turbo Mentor served the US Navy for a very long time, but was withdrawn from use in February 1992. By 2018 this T-34 was stored at the 309th AMARG at Davis Monthan (AZ).
Registration / Serial:161824
Serial Painted:1824
Aircraft Version:Beech T-34C Turbo Mentor (45)
Operator / Titles:USA - Navy
C/n (msn):GL-219
City / Airport:Corpus Christi - NAS / Truax Field (KNGP / NGP)
Photo Date:8 August 1989
Photo by:Stephan de BruijnContact
Registration / Serial:60-5430
Serial Painted:0-05430
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland Canada DHC-4 Caribou
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland Canada DHC-4 Caribou (C-7/AC-1/V-2)
Aircraft Version:De Havilland Canada C-7A Caribou
Operator / Titles:USA - Army
Unit Markings:MO AVCRAD
C/n (msn):20
City / Airport:Corpus Christi - NAS / Truax Field (KNGP / NGP)Map
Region / Country:Texas, United States
Photo Date:8 August 1989
Photo by:Stephan de BruijnContact
Photo ID:131426
View count: 44
This 1961 DHC-4 served in South East Asia once, with the 1st AvnCo at Vung Tau (South Vietnam). The C-7A was damaged in 1964 while landing at Phan Thet but was repaired. Then it served the 61st AvnCo and Air America (as 430). The Caribou was damaged multiple times due to ground fires. In 1975 it returned to the USA and was assigned to the 150th TAS at McGuire (NJ) and the 135th TAS at Baltimore (MD). It returned to the US Army in 1980, serving the Missouri (MO) Aviation Classification Repair Activity Depot (AVCRAD) up to 1991. In Dec 1992 it was registred to the National Museum of Naval Aviation as N6154Z, but scrapped in 2001.
Registration / Serial:60-5430
Serial Painted:0-05430
Aircraft Version:De Havilland Canada C-7A Caribou
Operator / Titles:USA - Army
C/n (msn):20
City / Airport:Corpus Christi - NAS / Truax Field (KNGP / NGP)
Photo Date:8 August 1989
Photo by:Stephan de BruijnContact
Registration / Serial:152847
Military Code:B-150
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas A-4 Skyhawk
Aircraft Generic Type:McDonnell Douglas A-4 Skyhawk
Aircraft Version:McDonnell Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk
Operator / Titles:USA - Navy
Unit Markings:TW-2
C/n (msn):13493
City / Airport:Corpus Christi - NAS / Truax Field (KNGP / NGP)Map
Region / Country:Texas, United States
Photo Date:8 August 1989
Photo by:Stephan de BruijnContact
Photo ID:131423
View count: 66
Two seat Skyhawk with USS Lexington (CV-16) marks on the fuselage, the once dedicated training carrier of the US Navy that qualified student aviators in seaborne operations. Since 1992, the Lexington has been docked in Corpus Christi (TX) and serves as a museum.
Registration / Serial:152847
Aircraft Version:McDonnell Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk
Operator / Titles:USA - Navy
C/n (msn):13493
City / Airport:Corpus Christi - NAS / Truax Field (KNGP / NGP)
Photo Date:8 August 1989
Photo by:Stephan de BruijnContact
Registration / Serial:N146CS
Aircraft Original Type:Lockheed 85 Orion
Aircraft Generic Type:Lockheed P-3 Orion
Aircraft Version:Lockheed P-3 AEW&C
Operator / Titles:US Customs Service
C/n (msn):5286
City / Airport:Corpus Christi - NAS / Truax Field (KNGP / NGP)Map
Region / Country:Texas, United States
Photo Date:8 August 1989
Photo by:Stephan de BruijnContact
Photo ID:131412
View count: 34
This modified P-3B (former Royal Australian Air Force A9-605 and US Navy BuNo 154605) received a so-called Dome modification. The Airborne Early Warning and Control radar on top of its fuselage is suited for the counter drug mission. The USCS is satisfied with the Dome that is also called the "Hi-tech Drug Hunter".
Registration / Serial:N146CS
Aircraft Version:Lockheed P-3 AEW&C
Operator / Titles:US Customs Service
C/n (msn):5286
City / Airport:Corpus Christi - NAS / Truax Field (KNGP / NGP)
Photo Date:8 August 1989
Photo by:Stephan de BruijnContact
Registration / Serial:138202
Military Code:D-736
Aircraft Original Type:North American T-28 Trojan
Aircraft Generic Type:North American T-28 Trojan
Aircraft Version:North American T-28B Trojan
Operator / Titles:USA - Navy
Unit Markings:VT-27
C/n (msn):200-273
City / Airport:Corpus Christi - NAS / Truax Field (KNGP / NGP)Map
Region / Country:Texas, United States
Photo Date:7 October 1979
Photo by:Richard VandervordContact
Photo ID:96229
View count: 47
Looking immaculate while still in service with VT-27, this Trojan went on to a civilian life with the State of Alaska's Department of Forestry. Reported derelict at Fairbanks in 1990, it then underwent a seven-year restoration to airworthiness and remains active as N887N in USN colours, making an appearance at the 2018 Oshkosh show
Registration / Serial:138202
Aircraft Version:North American T-28B Trojan
Operator / Titles:USA - Navy
C/n (msn):200-273
City / Airport:Corpus Christi - NAS / Truax Field (KNGP / NGP)
Photo Date:7 October 1979
Photo by:Richard VandervordContact
Registration / Serial:5806
Aircraft Original Type:Convair 240
Aircraft Generic Type:Convair 240/600 (C-131/T-29/Samaritan)
Aircraft Version:Convair HC-131A (240-53)
Operator / Titles:USA - Coast Guard
C/n (msn):53-26
City / Airport:Corpus Christi - NAS / Truax Field (KNGP / NGP)Map
Region / Country:Texas, United States
Photo Date:September 1979
Photo by:Richard VandervordContact
Photo ID:20843
View count: 34
Delivered to the USAF as the last C-131A built, 52-5806, in 12.54; converted to HC-131A after storage at DM in 4.76 and joined the USCG in 3.77. Back to DM 10.81 and became N344MM of Silver Express in 6.87 but crashed in shallow water 16 kms from San Juan on 30.6.97
Registration / Serial:5806
Aircraft Version:Convair HC-131A (240-53)
Operator / Titles:USA - Coast Guard
C/n (msn):53-26
City / Airport:Corpus Christi - NAS / Truax Field (KNGP / NGP)
Photo Date:September 1979
Photo by:Richard VandervordContact
Registration / Serial:160856
Serial Painted:0856
Military Code:D
Aircraft Original Type:Beech 90 King Air
Aircraft Generic Type:Beech 90 King Air (C-6/T-44/U-21)
Aircraft Version:Beech T-44A Pegasus (H90)
Operator / Titles:USA - Navy
C/n (msn):LL-18
City / Airport:Corpus Christi - NAS / Truax Field (KNGP / NGP)Map
Region / Country:Texas, United States
Photo Date:7 October 1979
Photo by:Richard VandervordContact
Photo ID:20534
View count: 26
Neat line-up of VT-31 advanced trainers
Registration / Serial:160856
Serial Painted:0856
Aircraft Version:Beech T-44A Pegasus (H90)
Operator / Titles:USA - Navy
C/n (msn):LL-18
City / Airport:Corpus Christi - NAS / Truax Field (KNGP / NGP)
Photo Date:7 October 1979
Photo by:Richard VandervordContact
Registration / Serial:66-0221
Serial Painted:60221
Aircraft Original Type:Lockheed 82 Hercules
Aircraft Generic Type:Lockheed C-130 Hercules (L-082/182/282/382/100)
Aircraft Version:Lockheed HC-130P Hercules (L-382)
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
C/n (msn):382-4183
City / Airport:Corpus Christi - NAS / Truax Field (KNGP / NGP)Map
Region / Country:Texas, United States
Photo Date:7 October 1979
Photo by:Richard VandervordContact
Photo ID:19618
View count: 39
Rescue Herk operated by the 129th Air Rescue & Recovery Squadron, CA ANG. Later operated with 550th SOS and entered store at AMARC in 2016
Registration / Serial:66-0221
Serial Painted:60221
Aircraft Version:Lockheed HC-130P Hercules (L-382)
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
C/n (msn):382-4183
City / Airport:Corpus Christi - NAS / Truax Field (KNGP / NGP)
Photo Date:7 October 1979
Photo by:Richard VandervordContact