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Aviation Nation-Nellis AFB Sun 17 Nov 2019

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Buzzcox
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Aviation Nation-Nellis AFB Sun 17 Nov 2019

Post by Buzzcox » Wed Dec 11, 2019 7:53 pm

Had a few days across the pond which included my first visit to a USA show. Surprised that nobody has posted a log so here is my two penneth.
Had a great time but frustrated at how much was missed. If anyone can fill any gaps please feel free!

Flying
N134JC Beech T-34 Mentor T-34A G-812
58-0128 Boeing B.707 KC-135R 17873
00-0179 Boeing C-17 Globemaster III C-17A 50087
169145 Boeing F-18 Hornet EA-18G Growler G136
N212PC Boeing Stearman A75J1 PT-18 Kaydet 75-553
N63529 Boeing Stearman A75N1 PT-17 Kaydet 75-338
N502DG DG Flugzeugbau DG-1000 S TG-16A 10-171S101
07-4032 General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper MQ-9A PB-032
10-5716 Lockheed Hercules HC-130J 5716
05-4096 Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor F/A-22 A 4096
17-5267 Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II F-35A AF-209
17-5271 Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II F-35A AF-213
N186AM North American F-86 Sabre F-86F 191-798
N51ZM North American P-51 Mustang P-51D 124-48224
N300JH North American T-28 Trojan T-28D 219-8
70-1568 Northrop T-38 Talon T-38C T6258
65-10331 Northrop T-38 Talon T-38C N5750
68-8121 Northrop T-38 Talon T-38C T6126
163079 Sikorsky S-65 CH-53E Super Stallion 65573
N567HC Sopwith Pup Replica 1
Requests
The 6 Flying Thunderbirds
In the opening ceremony there was a 4th T-38 marked as 47OG

CAD Display
79-0171 Fairchild A-10 Thunderbolt II A-10C A10-0435 United States Air Force
82-0658 Fairchild A-10 Thunderbolt II A-10C A10-0706 United States Air Force
87-0267 General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon F-16C 5C-528 United States Air Force
88-0442 General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon F-16CG 1C-44 United States Air Force
89-2048 General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon F-16CG 1C-201 United States Air Force
87-0362 General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon F-16CM 1C-13 United States Air Force
99-4011 Lockheed F-22 Raptor F/A-22 A 4011 United States Air Force
15-5160 Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II F-35A AF-135 United States Air Force
17-5241 Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II F-35A AF-183 United States Air Force
91-0305 McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle F-15E 1212 United States Air Force
91-0322 McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle F-15E 1229 United States Air Force

Static
N275EM Aero Vodochody L-159 Alca A 156026 Draken International Inc
N391ZA Aero Vodochody L-39 Albatros ZA 132015 Private
N412DE Bell 412-HP 36033 Dept of Energy
69-6629 Bell UH-1 Iroquois HH-1N 31035 United States Air Force
58-0049 Boeing B.707 KC-135T 17794 United States Air Force
62-4135 Boeing B.707 RC-135W 18475 United States Air Force
169549 Boeing B.737NG P-8A Poseidon 64079 United States Navy
60-0007 Boeing B-52 Stratofortress B-52H 464372 United States Air Force
168773 Boeing F-18 Hornet EA-18G Growler G87 United States Navy
169116 Boeing F-18 Hornet F/A-18E E290 United States Navy
N333MJ Canadair T-33 Silver Star T-33-456 Thunder Five Inc
N87921 Cessnea A37 Dragonfly 43068 Private
N775CP Cessna 182 T Skylane 18281779 Private
N7754L Cessna R172 T-41C Mescalero R1720430 Private
N130CP Cessna T206H Turbo Stationair T20609133 Flying
78-0671 Fairchild A-10 Thunderbolt II A-10C A10-0291 N134JC Beech T-34 Mentor T-34A G-812 Private
02-4003 General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper YMQ-9A PB-003 58-0128 Boeing B.707 KC-135R 17873 United States Air Force
84-1220 General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon F-16C 5C-57 00-0179 Boeing C-17 Globemaster III C-17A 50087 United States Air Force
88-0499 General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon F-16CG 1C-101 169145 Boeing F-18 Hornet EA-18G Growler G136 United States Navy
89-2092 General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon F-16CG 1C-245 N212PC Boeing Stearman A75J1 PT-18 Kaydet 75-553 Private
05-3804 Hawker Beechcraft Corp T-6 Texan II T-6A PT-358 N63529 Boeing Stearman A75N1 PT-17 Kaydet 75-338 Private
N470BA LET L-23 Super Blanik 069204 N502DG DG Flugzeugbau DG-1000 S TG-16A 10-171S101 United States Air Force
87-0029 Lockheed C-5 Galaxy C-5M 500-0115 07-4032 General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper MQ-9A PB-032 United States Air Force
08-5686 Lockheed Hercules C-130J-30 5686 10-5716 Lockheed Hercules HC-130J 5716 United States Air Force
73-1586 Lockheed Hercules EC-130H 4548 05-4096 Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor F/A-22 A 4096 United States Air Force
04-4068 Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor F/A-22 A 4068 17-5267 Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II F-35A AF-209 United States Air Force
17-5246 Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II F-35A AF-188 17-5271 Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II F-35A AF-213 United States Air Force
6008 Lockheed P-3 Orion P-3C CUP 285E.5776 N186AM North American F-86 Sabre F-86F 191-798 Private
76-0057 McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle F-15A 242 N51ZM North American P-51 Mustang P-51D 124-48224 Private
83-0019 McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle F-15C 866 N300JH North American T-28 Trojan T-28D 219-8 Private
90-0257 McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle F-15E 1196 70-1568 Northrop T-38 Talon T-38C T6258 United States Air Force
69-7077 Northrop T-38 Talon T-38C T6227 65-10331 Northrop T-38 Talon T-38C N5750 United States Air Force
90-26311 Sikorsky S-70 HH-60G 701541 68-8121 Northrop T-38 Talon T-38C T6126 United States Air Force
71-0295 Vought A-7 Corsair II A-7D D-206 163079 Sikorsky S-65 CH-53E Super Stallion 65573 United States Marine Corps
N52EX Yakovlev Yak-52 888407 N567HC Sopwith Pup Replica 1 Private
Requests
I read an L-39 as N139KR which I can't tie up.
The Thunderbirds F-16 in the static and the one to the side of the Thunderbirds Hangar

Helicopter Ramp
87-26009 Sikorsky S-70 HH-60G 701209 United States Air Force
87-26010 Sikorsky S-70 HH-60G 701212 United States Air Force
87-26011 Sikorsky S-70 HH-60G 701213 United States Air Force
87-26013 Sikorsky S-70 HH-60G 701217 United States Air Force
89-26204 Sikorsky S-70 HH-60G 701433 United States Air Force
90-26309 Sikorsky S-70 HH-60G 701539 United States Air Force Flew in CAD display
90-26310 Sikorsky S-70 HH-60G 701540 United States Air Force
90-26312 Sikorsky S-70 HH-60G 701542 United States Air Force
91-26352 Sikorsky S-70 HH-60G 701653 United States Air Force Flew in CAD display
92-26461 Sikorsky S-70 HH-60G 701767 United States Air Force
92-26463 Sikorsky S-70 HH-60G United States Air Force
05-27046 Sikorsky S-70 HH-60G United States Air Force

Barns at south end of show site
17-5250 Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II F-35A AF-192 United States Air Force
17-5272 Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II F-35A AF-214 United States Air Force
80-0229 Fairchild A-10 Thunderbolt II A-10C A10-0579 United States Air Force
Req
There were many more present, at least a dozen F-35's and a few F-15's and F-18's which I was starting to read off untill I was told to stop.
Any tie ups in this area would be very much appreciated.

Far Side
N7232R Beech Super King Air B200C BL-69 United States Department of Energy
77-0356 Boeing B.707 E-3B Sentry 21556 United States Air Force
79-0001 Boeing B.707 E-3G Sentry 21755 United States Air Force
03-3119 Boeing C-17 Globemaster III C-17A 50127 United States Air Force
165820 Grumman E-2 Hawkeye C-2000 A52-191 United States Navy
165824 Grumman E-2 Hawkeye C-2000 A52-195 United States Navy
Request
The 4 x F18G's with the codes NJ-505, 553, 540, 504
The third E-2 parked with the other 2.
The 7 A-10's parked near the tower (2 may have been in the CAD display)
In the revetements were 4 X F15s coded MA with last 3s of 494, 028, 054 and 681. Can anyone confirm the full numbers please/
Also in the revetments were 16 x F16s with various codes. From left to right: WA, WA, WA, HL, WA, HL, WA, HL. No code, AZ, Check pattern, AZ, HO, HL, AZ, AZ.

Thanks in advance for any tie-ups.
Cheers
Nick

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Re: Aviation Nation-Nellis AFB Sun 17 Nov 2019

Post by SpilsbyPete » Thu Dec 12, 2019 11:42 am

Nick

Many thanks for putting this list on Fighter Control
I have the same "Missing" aircraft as you

Scramble show the following
The 3rd E-2 as 164355 (601)
The 4 F-18G's as (505) TBA,(553) as 169211,(540) as 169209 and (504)as 166857

I have the Preserved Thunderbird F-16 as 87-0323 and the Travelling Exhibit as 75-0745

On Monday 18th I have the following as logged (flyers)
F-15's (MA) 78-0494,78-0544,84-0028 and 86-0168
F-16's (HL) 89-2083,89-2149 and 89-2176

I will have more update over the next few days

Regards
Pete

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Re: Aviation Nation-Nellis AFB Sun 17 Nov 2019

Post by andy smith » Thu Dec 12, 2019 1:02 pm

Hi Nick
You beat me to it with your show report, i visited the show on Saturday 16 Nov and can add the following,
I've included all aircraft noted including civil for completeness.

Flying Aircraft

N474AK Cub Crafters (tug for N502DG Academy glider)
65-10331 T-38 (noted Sunday)
67-14951 87FTS T-38 USAF
68-8217 T-38 USAF
47OG T-38 USAF
didn't see 68-0121 or 70-1568 T-38s
87-0321 F-16 in demo (Sunday had 87-0267)
Missed the CH-53 on Saturday
REQ for the MQ-9 Reaper Demo (didn't notice it until it was leaving)

Static

N561FS Harmin Rocket II
N471WM SR22
N816LP SR22
NC18906 BE18
N13NN B206 news helicopter
N895JK Vision SF50
N172LA DH Vampire
N139KR L39 (your REQ for N39KR)
Unmarked Wright Flyer replica
N856NA TG-14A NASA
N306DG Academy glider
168902 500 F/A18 USN
75-0745 F-16 Thunderbirds in static (also REQ for the one outside hangar)

Sheds (static side)
moved on from here in less than a minute...
15-5119 F-35 USAF
15-5130 F-35 USAF
15-5142 F-35 USAF
(168375) 566 F/A-18G USN (assumed reg from code)

Helicopter ramp

87-26007 H-60 USAF
87-26012 H-60 USAF

Far side courtesy of Scramble.nl hopefully cover your REQs

164355 E-2 USN
166857 NJ/504 F/A-18G USN
169209 NJ/540 F/A-18G USN
169211 NJ/553 F/A-18G USN
NJ/505 F/A-18G USN

Hope that help though a few still outstanding, Andy

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Re: Aviation Nation-Nellis AFB Sun 17 Nov 2019

Post by SpilsbyPete » Thu Dec 12, 2019 2:52 pm

Many Thanks to Andy Smith for the updates

"Also in the revetments were 16 x F16s with various codes. From left to right: WA, WA, WA, HL, WA, HL, WA, HL. No code, AZ, Check pattern, AZ, HO, HL, AZ, AZ."

I believe them to be as follows
89-2090 (WA),88-0436 (WA),91-0470 (WA),89-2176 (HL),89-2119 (WA),89-2149 (HL),89-2081 (N0 marks),89-2075 (AZ),89-2072 (Check Pattern),89-2067 (AZ),90-0744 (HO)
89-2083 (HL),88-0447 (AZ) and 88-0416 (AZ)

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Re: Aviation Nation-Nellis AFB Sun 17 Nov 2019

Post by SpilsbyPete » Thu Dec 12, 2019 2:58 pm

Conclusion

From all the updates

We are missing
The T-38C 47th OG from the Opening Ceremony
The EA-18G VAQ-129 from the North West Flightline
And the Thunderbirds

Thanks in advance
Pete

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Re: Aviation Nation-Nellis AFB Sun 17 Nov 2019

Post by Buzzcox » Thu Dec 12, 2019 8:39 pm

Andy, Pete thanks for your help. Have seen the spare Hornet reported as 169135 NJ-699

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Re: Aviation Nation-Nellis AFB Sun 17 Nov 2019

Post by SpilsbyPete » Fri Dec 13, 2019 2:51 pm

FYI

There is now a full list on Scramble
The T-38C 47th OG from the Opening Ceremony has been identified as 68-8118
Still missing 2 items

BTW,anybody got any serials from Mon 18th

Pete

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Re: Aviation Nation-Nellis AFB Sun 17 Nov 2019

Post by SpilsbyPete » Mon Dec 16, 2019 2:33 pm

FYI

The EA-18G VAQ-129 from the North West Flightline has been identified as 168932 (505)

All I need now is what were the Thunderbirds
And don't say Scott,Virgil,Alan,Gordon and John

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