Aircraft Photo of 51-15965 | Lockheed P2V-5 Neptune MR1 | UK - Air Force | AirHistory.net
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:51-15965
Military Code:A-A
Other Marks:5170
Aircraft Original Type:Lockheed 26 Neptune
Aircraft Generic Type:Lockheed P-2 Neptune
Aircraft Version:Lockheed P2V-5 Neptune MR1
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
C/n (msn):426-5170
Location
City / Airport:Manchester - InternationalMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGCC   IATA: MAN   Local: -   Other: -
 
Photo Date:25 August 1953
Photo by:R.A.Scholefield
Photo ID: 9474
Photo Comment

Unique photo of an RAF Neptune MR.1 wearing its USAF delivery serial on fuselage and underwings. Later became WX554. Operated by 217 Squadron from RAF Kinloss, wearing code A-A. The Neptune still bears its Lockheed c/n 5170 on the nose.

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