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

Lockheed-Georgia C-141B Starlifter

“Tacoma Starlifter”

 

S/N 65-000277

 
Lockheed-Georgia C-141B Starlifter Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, May 18, 2011
1. Lockheed-Georgia C-141B Starlifter Marker
Inscription. The "Tacoma Starlifter" was the first C-141 assigned to 62d Military Airlift Wing on 05 August 1966. McChord AFB active and reserve units flew the C-141's from the base between 1966-2001.

Proudly maintained by the McChord Air Museum
 
Erected by McChord Air Museum.
 
Location. 47° 7.977′ N, 122° 28.948′ W. Marker is in McChord AFB, Washington, in Pierce County. Marker is on 5th Street SW east of G Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Located at the McChord Air Museum's aircraft park. 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. Douglas C-124C Globemaster II (within shouting distance of this marker); Douglas B-18A Bolo (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Beechcraft UC-45J Expeditor (about 400 feet away); Douglas B-23 Dragon (about 500 feet away); Douglas TC-47D Skytrain (about 500 feet away); Fairchild C-82A Packet (about 500 feet away); Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (about 500 feet away); North American F-86D Sabre (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in McChord AFB.
 
Also see . . .
1. McChord Air Museum. (Submitted on June 29, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.)
Lockheed-Georgia C-141B Starlifter Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, May 18, 2011
2. Lockheed-Georgia C-141B Starlifter Marker

2. National Museum of the Air Force - factsheet. This factsheet is for the 'Hanoi Taxi', a C-141C on display at the USAF Museum. (Submitted on June 29, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.) 

3. Wikipedia - C-141 Starlifter. (Submitted on June 29, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.)
4. Wikipedia - 62d Airlift Wing. (Submitted on June 29, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.)
 
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Lockheed-Georgia C-141B Starlifter Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, May 18, 2011
3. Lockheed-Georgia C-141B Starlifter Marker
Tacoma Starlifter image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, May 18, 2011
4. Tacoma Starlifter
Lockheed-Georgia C-141B Starlifter image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, May 18, 2011
5. Lockheed-Georgia C-141B Starlifter
Lockheed-Georgia C-141B Starlifter image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, May 18, 2011
6. Lockheed-Georgia C-141B Starlifter
Lockheed-Georgia C-141B Starlifter image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, May 18, 2011
7. Lockheed-Georgia C-141B Starlifter
Looking down the right side of the aircraft.
Tacoma Starlifter image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, May 18, 2011
8. Tacoma Starlifter
unit markings on the aircraft
C-141 Radio-controlled model image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, May 19, 2011
9. C-141 Radio-controlled model
This flyable R/C model of the C-141 is on display in the McChord Air Museum's restoration hangar.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 29, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 802 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on June 29, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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