U S Navy P-3B, with VP-11 Squadron, 153417
Air Force 13816 departed RAF Bentwaters, 50n 08w 2145 F140 turning point at 50n 10w 2212 50n 08w 2237 destination Upper Heyford
USAF T-29B with the 3rd Air Force under the command of 66 TRW, 51-3816 on a navigation exercise.
[Photo: © Henk Scharringa, taken at Ramstein AB in 1972, whilst with 7101st ABW]
It was based at RAF Northolt from September 1966 'till January 1969 operating as a T-29B. Served with 81st TFW at RAF Bentwaters in September 1969 and then loaned back to the 66th TRW (Upper Heyford) at Northolt for a short period in December 1969 but returned to Bentwaters later that month. Moved to the 513th TAW at RAF Mildenhall in February 1971, then to Wiesbaden Air Base, W.Germany in May 1972 and returned to Mildenhall later that month. It was re-designated a VT-29B in October 1973. After it's military service life had ended, it passed through RAF Mildenhall on 15/17th June 1975 en-route to it's storage at the MASDC, AZ from June 1975 'till June 1979 where it was assigned an inventory code of 'TB277'. It later went on to serve with Airborne Radio as N8049N and subsequently as N8022B with Air Carrier Transport, Cool Air and Renown Aviation, before being withdrawn from use at Van Nuys, CA and later St. Maria and finally broken up by September 1995.