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Hello -

 

Here is something I picked up today - the front instrument panel from F-101B Voodoo 58-0339!!  I was so excited to find and buy this piece of Cold War aviation history!  What really make it great I think are the sub panels.  I'm sure these are almost impossible to find?  Anyway, on to the photos!  Looks like I'll be after some instruments now to fill those holes :)

 

-Derek

 

 

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Here are some close-up shots:

 

 

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Most cool! Good luck with the instrument search. Steve

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You've been busy! Nice finds.This will keep you busy for awhile.Like the tail plane cover also.

Bob


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It looks like the 80339 tag is your radio call number. This is also the tail number. You might want to look at Baugher's list and see if #58-0339 brings up anything.

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On 7/4/2020 at 12:35 AM, P-59A said:

It looks like the 80339 tag is your radio call number. This is also the tail number. You might want to look at Baugher's list and see if #58-0339 brings up anything.

 

Hi D - 

 

I did check Baugher's website and nothing is listed for her unfortunately.

 

However, the website Forgotten Jets (http://forgottenjets.warbirdsresourcegroup.org/F-101.html) has this to say about F-101B Voodoo 58-0339:

 

>1978: Oregon ANG 123rd FIS.
>11/1981: Transferred into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
>Was preserved at Hill AFB, UT.
>1987: Salvaged in Salt Lake City, UT.

 

The person I bought the panel from bought it from the guy that said he scrapped the aircraft.   Attached is a really small and poor photo that he sent me from the scrapper.  It's a pity since you can't make anything out from the photo.  The scrapper did say that this panel was the only Voodoo item he kept... :(

 

I haven't been able to locate any photos of her yet from her time with the Oregon ANG.  Does the "KK24" placard mean that her side # was 24?  I did find a photo of her in flight with the 18th FIS.  Interestingly, my Google search turned up some models and model decals with Oregon ANG markings for 58-0339.  All have side # 18 though...

 

-Derek

 

 

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The weapona select panel and the engine fire panel are way cool...the parts are out there...will be a great hunt.....wish I saved the seat for ya..would have been great to mate them 

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Did the tail number on Baugher's list line up with a contract of other Voodoo's?

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On 7/5/2020 at 9:20 PM, P-59A said:

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That's the one I found also via Google...

 

I just dropped the Hill AFB Museum a line to see if might have any photos or information about this a/c before it was scrapped.  1987 was a while ago so fingers crossed...

 

-Derek

 

 

 

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I installed the first instrument in the panel today - an Angle of Attack indicator I found on eBay :)

 

-Derek

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Dang it Derek!  Stop buying everyhing up!  You might as well build a steel building and start a museum.


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