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McChord AFB in Pierce County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
 

Convair F-102A Delta Dagger

S/N 56-1515

 

“Duce”

 
Convair F-102A Delta Dagger Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, May 18, 2011
1. Convair F-102A Delta Dagger Marker
Inscription. On 13 December 1956, McChord's 325th FW's 317th FIS upon receiving their first F-102, was the base's first fighter squadron to go "supersonic". the 325th's other squadron, the 318th FIS would receive their first F-102 one year later. In an effort to reinforce airspace over the northern approaches of North America, F-102s of the 317th FIS were reassigned to Elmendorf AFB, Alaska in 1957. That year, the 64th FIS moved to McChord replacing the 317th FIS. F-102's were flown by the 317th FIS (1956-1957), 318th FIS (1957-1960) and 64th FIS (1957-1960).

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Erected by McChord Air Museum.
 
Location. 47° 7.872′ N, 122° 28.99′ W. Marker is in McChord AFB, Washington, in Pierce County. Marker is on Colonel Joe Jackson Boulevard north of 6th Street SW, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: McChord AFB WA 98438, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. McDonnell CF-101F Voodoo (here, next to this marker); Fairchild Republic A-10A Thunderbolt II (here, next to this marker); Convair F-106A Delta Dart (a few steps from this marker); McDonnell Douglas F-15A Eagle
Convair F-102A Delta Dagger Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, May 18, 2011
2. Convair F-102A Delta Dagger Marker
(a few steps from this marker); North American F-86D Sabre (within shouting distance of this marker); Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (within shouting distance of this marker); Fairchild C-82A Packet (within shouting distance of this marker); Douglas TC-47D Skytrain (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in McChord AFB.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia - 317th FIS. (Submitted on May 27, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.)
2. Wikipedia - F-102 Delta Dagger. (Submitted on May 27, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.)
3. Wikipedia - McChord AFB. (Submitted on May 27, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.)
4. McChord Air Museum. (Submitted on May 27, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Air & SpaceWar, Cold
 
Convair F-102A Delta Dagger image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, May 18, 2011
3. Convair F-102A Delta Dagger
Convair F-102A Delta Dagger image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, May 19, 2011
4. Convair F-102A Delta Dagger
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 579 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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