Aircraft Photo of N6999C | Fairchild C-82A Packet | #2402
Registration / Serial:N6999C
Other Marks:423033
Aircraft Original Type:Fairchild C-82 Packet
Aircraft Generic Type:Fairchild C-82 Packet
Aircraft Version:Fairchild C-82A Packet
C/n (msn):10077
City / Airport:Tucson - InternationalMap
Region / Country:Arizona, United States
Airport Codes:ICAO: KTUS   IATA: TUS   Local: TUS   Other: -
Photo Date:September 1979
Photo by:Richard Vandervord
Photo ID: 2402
Photo Comment

One of 224 Packets built for the USAF (as 44-23033), of which about half were offered to the civil market from 1954, some undergoing Jet-Pak conversion by Steward-Davies with the addition of a J34 jet on top of the fuselage. Without this, the aircraft's engine-out performance was virtually zero. This one was not converted and was last registered to New Frontier Airlift Corp in Feb 1962, although still in USAF marks when seen here. Wreck noted during 2001 at Davis-Monthan in the yard of National Aircraft, Kolb Rd.

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