Aircraft Photo of A9-759 | Lockheed P-3C Orion | Australia - Air Force | AirHistory.net #8929
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:A9-759
Aircraft Original Type:Lockheed P-3 Orion
Aircraft Generic Type:Lockheed P-3 Orion
Aircraft Version:Lockheed P-3C Orion
C/n (msn):285D-5674
Operator / Titles:Australia - Air Force
Unit Markings:10 Sqn
Location
City / Airport:Richmond / New South WalesMap
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Airport Codes:ICAO: YSRI   IATA: XRH   Local: -   Other: -
Event:Bicentennial Air Show 1988
 
Photo Date:12 October 1988 to 14 October 1988
Photo by:David Carter
Photo ID: 8929
Photo Comment

A9-759 was later converted to an AP-3C, with an enhanced electronic suite and radar. The "759" in the serial is a reference to US Navy serial 160759. It is the way the US Government processes foreign military sales but A9-759 was delivered new from the Lockheed factory to the RAAF in December 1978.

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