North American F-100D Super Sabre [42157]

  • Description

    c/n 223-37. Full US military serial ‘54-2157’. French Air Force serial ‘42157’. Under restoration in the workshop of the North East Land, Sea & Air Museums (NELSAM), Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, UK. 11th September 2017. The following history for ‘42157’ is from the very informative NELSAM website:- “42157 was supplied by USAF to the French Air Force (Armee de l'air) under the Military Assistance Program (MAP) between 1958-1959 and served with both EC.3 (Escadron de Chasse) and EC.11. At the end of active service in 1976 it was ferried to Chateaudun under the care of EdC.070 (Escardre de Convoyage), the based ferry unit for the removal of French owned equipment. It was officially returned to US charge on 24th May 1977 and ferried to Sculthorpe in Britain. Following final demilitarisation it was allocated to NEAM under a loan agreement with the USAF Museum. It arrived at our museum on 6th May 1978.”
  • Owner

    Hawkeye UK
  • Source

    Flickr (Flickr)
  • License

    What does this mean? Attribution-ShareAlike License
  • Further information

    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 4 years, 7 months ago
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    Picture Taken: 2017-09-11T16:29:24
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