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Serial Number Criteria: 63-9767
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63-9766 ... 63-9782 (EXACT MATCH)
General Dynamics F-111A
MSN A1-01/18.  Transfers to MASDC from www.amarcexperience.com
9766 preserved at Air Force Flight Test Center Museum Airpark, Edwards AFB, California.
9767 used as engine/intake test bed.  Preserved at Chanute Air Museum, Rantoul AVN Complex, Illinois.  Museum closed
in 2015, plane moved to Waukegan, IL airport.
9768 (MSN A1-03) used for ground training at Sheppard AFB as GF-111A.  Named "City of Graham" with
Sheppart TTC, Texas in Oct 1988.  Shipped to RAAF Amberley for ground training in  1995. 
Later at RAAF Wagga in New South Wales used for ground training.  Scrapped and fuselage buried at
Swanbank landfill site near Ipswich Nov 2011.
9769 crashed May 18, 1968 during low-speed flyby at airshow at Holloman AFB.  Crew did not 
eject but were not injured.  Did not fly again.
9770 reported as being preserved at McClellan AFB and at Sheppard AFB.  May have been disposed of.  Details?
9771 assigned to NASA Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards AFB, CA.
Used on evaluating problems with the early F-111A for the Air Force and Navy.
Was on display at Cannon AFB, New Mexico on pedestal painted with tail
number "27-234" in 1976.  Repainted in 1997 with correct serial number.
9772 (MSN A1-07) used for ground training at Sheppard AFB.  Named "city of Frederick" with Sheppard TTC,
Texas in Oct 1988.  May have been scrapped in dump at Sheppard AFB in 1991.
9773 used for ground training at Sheppard AFB as GF-111A.  Now on display on G Ave at Sheppard AFB, Texas.
9774 crashed Jan 19, 1967, Edwards AFB due to incorrect wing sweep setting during landing.  
Crew not injured, but pilot went around to unfasten the WSO.  Pilot was standing in a pool
of JP4 fuel which ignited and killed him.
9775 (GF-111A) used for ground training at Sheppard AFB.  Named "City of Vernon" with Sheppard TTC, Texas Oct 1988.
Now on a pedestal at US Space and Rocket Center, Huntsville, Alabama
9776 converted to RF-111A recon aircraft.  On display at Mountain Home AFB, Idaho as 66-0022.
9777 assigned to NASA Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards AFB, CA.
Used on evaluating problems with the early F-111A for the Air Force and Navy.
Was first example fitted with ejection module.  To AMARC as FV0008 Jul 29, 1971.  To Fritz Enterprises,
Taylor, MI Apr 1, 1997.  May have been scrapped.
9778 to Dryden Flight Research Facility.  Converted to NF-111A testbed.
Was NASA Transonic Aircraft Technology Test Aircraft 1972, and later as
Advanced Fighter Technology Integration aircraft in 1986.  The supercritical wing improved
the performance of the TACT F-111A.  Preserved and on display at the Air Force Flight 
Test Center Museum, Edwards Air Force Base, CA
9779 to MASDC as FV0013 Dec 7, 1972.  Declared excess Dec 12, 1975.  To McClellan AFB, CA Feb 7, 1983.  
Back to AMARC as FV0022 Feb 12, 1990.  To Fritz Enterprises, Taylor, MI Apr 1, 1997.  Believed
to have been scrapped.
9780 crashed Oct 19, 1967 Jacksboro, TX after hydraulic failure made the aircraft un-
controllable.  Crew ejected safely. Escape pod from 63-9780 on display at WPAFB museum.
9781 to MASDC as FV0012 Sept 29, 1972.  To Fritz Enterprises, Taylor, MI Apr Apr 1, 1997.
Believed to have been scrapped.
9782 to MASDC as FV0001 Mar 3, 1970.  To Rome Air Development Center, NY March 18, 1975, where it was reconfigured
as EF-111A.  In late 1975 reconfigured as FB-111A.  Dropped from inventory as salvage July 
31, 1975.  Still used as a  test bed.
9767,9768,9770,9772,9773,9775 converted to GF-111A.

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