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Serial Number Criteria: 60-374
Description Criteria:
Data last updated: Tue Mar 15 09:25:04 2016
60-0369 ... 60-0378 (EXACT MATCH)
Boeing C-135A-BN Stratolifter
MSN 18144/18153.  Transfers to MASDC from www.amarcexperience.com
0369/0371 converted to NC-135A for AEC.  Later
turned over to NASA and then to Air Force Systems Command.
0369 (MSN 18144) served as NC-135A airborne nuclear weapons monitor platform to verify the Nuclear Test
Ban Treaty under Project Rivet Dagger.  Retired to Chanute
and converted to GNC-135A as maintenance trainer for student techicians.  When Chanute closed 
the aircraft was cut in half with the forward fuselage going to Wright Patterson Air Force 
Base as a Fire Training Aid. After reclaim of engines and other parts the remainder of the airframe 
was scrapped on site.
0370 (MSN 18145) served as NC-135A airborne nuclear weapons monitor platform to verify the Nuclear Test
Ban Treaty under Project Rivet Dagger.  To MASDC as CA0005 Jan 30, 1976.  Scrapped at DM
0371 (MSN 18146) served as NC-135A airborne nuclear weapons monitor platform to verify the Nuclear Test
Ban Treaty under Project Rivet Dagger.  Project ‘Have Lace’, experimental laser communications 
program (1985-1986) using two C-135s, 60-0371 & 60-0372; 19 kbit/s link between the aircraft at ranges 
of up to 100 miles.  Fuselage at Kirtland used for fire department training.
0372 (MSN 18147) converted to C-135E, later to EC-135N.  Project ‘Have Lace’, experimental laser 
communications program (1985-1986) using two C-135s, 60-0371 & 60-0372; 19 kbit/s link between the 
aircraft at ranges of up to 100 miles.  Flown to Edwards AFB, CA Mar 17, 2005 to be placed in flyable storage.
To AMARC as CA0145 Sep 28, 2005.  Still on AMARC inventory Jan 15, 2008
0373 (MSN 18148) crashed on takeoff from USMCAS El Toro, CA. Jun 25, 1965.
85 killed.  Cause of accident is unknown.  To all extents and purposes,
the pilots failed to turn the aircraft to avoid rising ground and
just flew straight into it.  
0374 (MSN 18149) converted to EC-135E, later to EC-135N.  Retired Nov 2, 2000
to USAF Museum, Wright Patterson AFB, OH.  Named *Bird of Prey*.
0375 (MSN 18150) converted to EC-135N, later to C-135E.  To AMARC Apr 18, 2001 as CA0129.
Still on AMARC inventory Jan 15, 2008
0376 (MSN 18151) Project ‘Pacer Journey’ conversion program for C-135A 60-0376 to VC-135A VIP transport, Sep72-May73. 
Converted to C-135E.  To AMARC Jun 21, 2001 as CA0130.
Still on AMARC inventory Jan 15, 2008
0377 (MSN 18152) used as B-2 avionics flying testbed.  To Edwards AFB Museum, California in 1996.
0378 (MSN 18153) assigned to "Weightless Wonder III" with NASA.  Converted to VC-135A. 
60-2248 ... 60-2487
Ryan BQM-34A Firebee drones
60-5374 ... 60-5385
Republic F-105D-10-RE Thunderchief
Transfer to MASDC and MSN from www.amarcexperience.com
5374 badly damaged over North Vietnam a nd crash landed at Da Nang AB, South Vietnam Nov 6, 1966.
5375 upgraded to Thunderstick II. Crashed Feb 9, 1974 with 457 TFTW after midair collision with F-105D 60-0513 and crashed
4.5mi W of Holliday, TX.  Pilot ejected safely.  The other F-105D landed safely. 
This aircraft was "Old Crow II" flown by World War II triple ace Colonel Clarence E. “Bud” Anderson 
during the Vietnam War.
5376 to Thunderstick II.  With 457 TFS, crashed Mar 8, 1977 after engine flameout 33 mi N of Beatty, Nevada.
Pilot ejected safely.
5377 (36th TFW) crashed on runway at Hopsten GAF base, Germany Aug 27, 1962.  Pilot killed.
5378 (49th TFW) w/o near Wheelus AB, Libya Mar 19, 1962 due to fuselage fire.  Pilot ejected safely.
5379 (561st TFS/23rd TFW) crashed 69 mi NW of McConnell AFB, Kansas Apr 4, 1969.  Pilot killed.
5380 (4520 CCTW) aborted takeoff due to hot brakse and fire and burned out on taxiway at Nellis AFB, Nevada
Aug 29, 1967.  Pilot survived.
5381 (354th TFS) shot down 6/14/1969.  Pilot MIA.
5382 (355th TFW) damaged by AAA over Vietnam and pilot ejected just inside Thailand Jul 19, 1966.
5383 (23 TFS) w/o near Cologne, Germany Dec 15, 1961.
5384 shot down by MiG-21/Atoll Feb 4, 1968.
5385 (MSN D235) to MASDC as FK0042 May 29, 1981.  Seen Jun 2008
at Fort Worth Veteran's Memorial Air Park, Meacham IAP undergoing
restoration.
60-6094 ... 60-6593
Radioplane OQ-19 drones

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