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NAS Corpus Christi

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NAS Corpus Christi

Post by david14 » Thu Dec 12, 2019 9:12 pm

A couple of months' ago I had a quick tour of this very busy NAS in southern Texas.

CC is home to Training Air Wing 4, with two squadrons of T-6s and two squadrons of T-44s. Also there are a US Army maintenance unit (which we didn't visit) and some CBP Orions (which we didn't get very close to).

A pleasant sunny day produced plenty of the based aircraft both on the ground and flying.

ImageIMG_8857_edited-1 by david santhouse, on Flickr

ImageIMG_8844_edited-1 by david santhouse, on Flickr

ImageIMG_8732_edited-1 by david santhouse, on Flickr

ImageIMG_0008_edited-1 by david santhouse, on Flickr

ImageIMG_0032_edited-1 by david santhouse, on Flickr

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Re: NAS Corpus Christi

Post by paddyboy » Fri Dec 13, 2019 5:03 am

Smart scheme on those 'frames, David :thumbs:

Thanks for posting :thumb:

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Re: NAS Corpus Christi

Post by slogen51 » Fri Dec 20, 2019 2:18 pm

Nice shots of something a bit different.

I visited as part of a touchdown trip 20+ years ago, apart from the T-6s , it looks the same

The army depot or CCAD (Corpus Christi Army Depot) did a guided tour on board a miniature train inside the hangar complex. It sounds mad but I don't think I am imagining it.

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Re: NAS Corpus Christi

Post by Seahawk 11 » Fri Dec 20, 2019 2:26 pm

Great set of photos there, thanks for sharing them,


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Re: NAS Corpus Christi

Post by LTFT5 » Sun Dec 22, 2019 8:30 am

I really like the T-6 it looks like it can take some heavy landings during circuit bashing.
Great set
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