Here’s the man who took most of the photos. Unfortunately, we do not know his name. He sits in squadron CO, Major Carl D. Peterson’s bird.
F-94s of the 339th Fighter Interceptor Squadron. Serials are 51-5460, 465, and 470. The latter crashed in 1954.
51-5452 zooms past a T-33.
51-5467 of the 339th FIS.
467 gets its guns armed for another mission.
The 339th “Gremlins”.
F-80s of the 41st Fighter Interceptor Squadron. 49-774 leads the way.
49-433 of the 41st FIS
Hurrying past the camera are 49-430 and 473 of the 41st FIS. are
A couple of 25th FIS birds: 49-700 and 739.
“Hawg” was name given to 49-775 of the 35th FIW.
F-80 of the 35th FIW glides in on short final.
A couple of hard working maintenance men show off their strength.
A P2V Neptune of VP-1 forms the backdrop for 49-514 of the 41st FIS.
VP-1 P2V on deployment from NAS Whidbey Island.
A pair of visiting F9F-5 Panthers of VF-192. On this deployment to the Far East in 1953-4, VF-192 had a starring role in the immortal film “The Bridges at Toko-ri”. No doubt these are two of the aircraft seen in that picture.
An F-51 Mustang gets a quick engine change while a C-47 waits its turn.
Sikorsky H-19 of the 39 Air Rescue Squadron visits Johnson AB. The remains of this aircraft are currently in an Arizona salvage yard.
Line up of A-26s of the 6th Tow Target Squadron.
Another visitor to Johnson AB was “Rough Knight” (44-35388), an A-26 of the 13th Bomb Squadron. This aircraft was shot down in 1951.
Pass in review for men of the 35th Fighter Interceptor Wing. SA-16s in the background.