Author Topic: c/n 603, “63-13098”  (Read 1806 times)

Doug Johnson

c/n 603, “63-13098”
« on: March 14, 2015, 10:13:26 AM »
2 pictures check your albums. Please do an internet search maybe you'll come up with one I couldn't find, I need all the help I can get.

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c/n 603, built 09/63 as U-10B s/n 63-13098 for USAF accepted 09/63, t/n “63-13098” USAF (possible U-10B/U-10D conv ?), USAF Air NG ? until 05/67, US Pacific Air Forces, 7th Air Force, 14th Air Commando Wing, Nha Trang AFB S/Vietnam [optional armaments system (marker rockets) was installed '?] with 5th Special Operations Squadron, tail code 'EO', Binh Thuy Air Base RVN until 11/69, 6th of 13 struck off charge transfered under MAP as “63-098” at Tuy Hoa S/Vietnam, the wings were removed crated then transported to S/Korea and given to Korean Air Force. Korean Pilots were instructed for 8 months in all SAW functions of the aircraft. S/Korean Forces did not renumber or repaint remained in USAF camouflage but star and bars insignia (roundel) changed to S/Vietnam's star and bar gold star outlined in red, fate unknown

« Last Edit: August 03, 2020, 11:02:44 AM by Doug Johnson »

Doug Johnson

Re: c/n 603, “63-13098”
« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2020, 09:20:09 PM »
Recived a link to a photo and found one of my own of the a/c being built.

The photo caption describes it as 5th Special Operations Squadron, tail code 'EO', at Binh Thuy Air Base, RVN, during 1969.