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Lockheed P-3 Orion - Moffett Field - Sunnyvale, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK
N 37° 24.559 W 122° 03.124
10S E 583890 N 4140702
Quick Description: The P-3 Orion was known as a submarine hunter and flew out of Moffett Field, Naval Air Station in Sunnyvale, CA.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 5/22/2009 5:38:38 PM
Waymark Code: WM6EPT
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Team GeoDuo
Views: 6

Long Description:
This Lockheed P-3 Orion is located at Moffett Field, Naval Air Station, not far from the Moffett Field Museum.
Type of Aircraft: (make/model): P-3 Orion

Tail Number: (S/N): PM

Construction:: original aircraft

Location (park, airport, museum, etc.): Naval Air Station Museum

inside / outside: outside

Other Information::
Lockheed P-3 Orion Long Range Anti-Submarine Patrol Aircraft • Normal ASW Crew - 12 men • Engines - 4 Allison T56-A-14W 5,300 Maximum SHP • Maximum Operational Gross Weight - 139,760 Lbs. • Maximum Range - Approx. 5,000 nautical miles • Maximum Flight Endurance - 15 hours plus • Service Ceiling - 35,000 Feet • Maximum Speed at Sea Level - 405 Knots

Access restrictions: Not listed

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