2 results found
Registration / Serial55-4253
Alternate Serial54253
Aircraft Original TypeEnglish Electric Canberra
Aircraft Generic TypeMartin B-57 Canberra
Aircraft VersionMartin EB-57E Canberra
C/n (msn)355
Operator / TitlesUSA - Air Force
City / AirportAtwater - Castle (KMER / MER)Map
Region / CountryCalifornia, United States
CollectionCastle Air Museum
Photo Date22 September 2010
Photo byAad van der VoetContact
Photo ID286120Submit Correction
View count: 15
This US-built Canberra was delivered to the USAF in Oct 1956 as a B-57E, then converted to EB-57E in Sep 1964. It was withdrawn from service and stored at MASDC 25 Jul 1979 with inventory code BM127. Retrieved from storage 11 Feb 1991 and trucked to the Castle Air Museum for restoration and display.
Registration / Serial55-4253
Alternate Serial54253
Aircraft VersionMartin EB-57E Canberra
C/n (msn)355
Operator / TitlesUSA - Air Force
City / AirportAtwater - Castle (KMER / MER)Map
Photo Date22 September 2010
Photo byAad van der VoetContact
Registration / Serial55-4253
Alternate Serial54253
Aircraft Original TypeEnglish Electric Canberra
Aircraft Generic TypeMartin B-57 Canberra
Aircraft VersionMartin EB-57E Canberra
C/n (msn)355
Operator / TitlesUSA - Air Force
City / AirportAtwater - Castle (KMER / MER)Map
Region / CountryCalifornia, United States
CollectionCastle Air Museum
Photo Date22 September 2010
Photo byAad van der VoetContact
Photo ID286120Submit Correction
View count: 15
This US-built Canberra was delivered to the USAF in Oct 1956 as a B-57E, then converted to EB-57E in Sep 1964. It was withdrawn from service and stored at MASDC 25 Jul 1979 with inventory code BM127. Retrieved from storage 11 Feb 1991 and trucked to the Castle Air Museum for restoration and display.
Registration / Serial55-4253
Alternate Serial54253
Aircraft VersionMartin EB-57E Canberra
C/n (msn)355
Operator / TitlesUSA - Air Force
City / AirportAtwater - Castle (KMER / MER)Map
Photo Date22 September 2010
Photo byAad van der VoetContact
Registration / Serial55-4253
Alternate Serial54253
Aircraft Original TypeEnglish Electric Canberra
Aircraft Generic TypeMartin B-57 Canberra
Aircraft VersionMartin EB-57E Canberra
C/n (msn)355
Operator / TitlesUSA - Air Force
City / AirportAtwater - Castle (KMER / MER)Map
Region / CountryCalifornia, United States
CollectionCastle Air Museum
Photo Date18 September 2014
Photo byPeter de JongContact
Photo ID10418Submit Correction
View count: 62
The English Electric Canberra beat the futuristic Martin XB-51 in a 1951 USAF contest, and was then built by the same US company as the B-57. EB-57Es were electronic warfare aggressor aircraft converted from B-57E target tugs.
Registration / Serial55-4253
Alternate Serial54253
Aircraft VersionMartin EB-57E Canberra
C/n (msn)355
Operator / TitlesUSA - Air Force
City / AirportAtwater - Castle (KMER / MER)Map
Photo Date18 September 2014
Photo byPeter de JongContact
Registration / Serial55-4253
Alternate Serial54253
Aircraft Original TypeEnglish Electric Canberra
Aircraft Generic TypeMartin B-57 Canberra
Aircraft VersionMartin EB-57E Canberra
C/n (msn)355
Operator / TitlesUSA - Air Force
City / AirportAtwater - Castle (KMER / MER)Map
Region / CountryCalifornia, United States
CollectionCastle Air Museum
Photo Date18 September 2014
Photo byPeter de JongContact
Photo ID10418Submit Correction
View count: 62
The English Electric Canberra beat the futuristic Martin XB-51 in a 1951 USAF contest, and was then built by the same US company as the B-57. EB-57Es were electronic warfare aggressor aircraft converted from B-57E target tugs.
Registration / Serial55-4253
Alternate Serial54253
Aircraft VersionMartin EB-57E Canberra
C/n (msn)355
Operator / TitlesUSA - Air Force
City / AirportAtwater - Castle (KMER / MER)Map
Photo Date18 September 2014
Photo byPeter de JongContact