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P-3B

152760

The fuselage of the parted-out P-3B 152760 in use as a Battle Damage Repair Training aid.

Photo: Dean Norman

The fuselage of the parted-out P-3B 152760 at RAAF Edinburgh in October 2007.

Photo: Richard Siudak

The fuselage of the parted-out P-3B 152760 at RAAF Edinburgh in October 2007.

Photo: Richard Siudak

A9-291
P-3B A9-291 in early 11 SQN markings.

Photo: Defence
P-3B A9-291 in later 11 SQN markings.

Photo: Peter Gates Collection
The former A9-291 with the RNZAF as NZ4206.

Photo: Ron Cuskelly Collection
A9-292
P-3B A9-292 over Penang Harbour.

Photo: RAAF
A9-294
P-3B A9-294 delivery to RAAF Edinburgh on 13 May 1968.

Photo: Paul Daw
A9-295
P-3B A9-295 delivery to RAAF Edinburgh on 13 May 1968.

Photo: Paul Daw
The former A9-295 with the Portuguese Air Force as 14804.

Photo: Ron Cuskelly Collection
A9-296
P-3B A9-296 on fire at NAS Moffett Field after its undercarriage collapse.

Photo: Flt Lt Paul Fuller (AEO)
A9-297
P-3B A9-297 delivery to RAAF Edinburgh on 13 May 1968.

Photo: Paul Daw
A9-298
P-3B A9-298 with 11 SQN markings.

Photo: Peter Gates Collection
The former A9-298 at the Portuguese Air Force Museum as 14806.

Photo: Richard Vandervord
A9-299
P-3B A9-299 with 11 SQN markings.

Photo: Peter Gates Collection
The former A9-299 en route to Burbank as N91LC for conversion to the prototype AEW&C Orion.

Photo: Ron Cuskelly
The former A9-299 en route to Burbank as N91LC for conversion to the prototype AEW&C Orion.

Photo: Ron Cuskelly
The former A9-299 en route to Burbank as N91LC for conversion to the prototype AEW&C Orion.

Photo: Ron Cuskelly
The former A9-299 modified by Lockheed to become the prototype AEW&C Orion N91LC which was later delivered to the U.S. Customs Service as N145CS.

Photo: Ron Cuskelly Collection
A9-300
The ill-fated P-3B A9-300 at Amberley on 24th April 1971. This aeroplane was subsequently destroyed in a ground fire.

Photo: Ron Cuskelly

P-3B A9-300 on fire at Edinburgh on 27 January 1984.

Photo: Dean Norman

P-3B A9-300 on fire at Edinburgh on 27 January 1984.

Photo: Dean Norman

The fin of P-3B A9-300 having been used for Battle Damage Repair Training at RAAF Edinburgh.

Photo: Dean Norman

A9-605
P-3B A9-605 which was delivered to the RAAF as a replacement for A9-296 which was destroyed in an accident during acceptance trials in the U.S.

Photo: Bob Wills
P-3B A9-605 with 11 SQN markings.

Photo: Peter Gates Collection

TAP-3B

A9-434
TAP-3B A9-434 photographed at RAAF Edinburgh in October 2007.

Photo: Richard Siudak
A9-438
TAP-3B A9-438 photographed at RAAF Edinburgh in October 2007.

Photo: Richard Siudak
A9-439
TAP-3B A9-439 photographed at RAAF Edinburgh in August 1998.

Photo: Nigel Daw
TAP-3B A9-439 photographed at RAAF Edinburgh in October 2007.

Photo: Richard Siudak

P-3C / AP-3C

A9-751
P-3C A9-751 photographed at Edinburgh, SA on 26 May 1978.

Photo: Nigel Daw
P-3C A9-751 photographed at Edinburgh, SA on 30 September 1984.

Photo: Nigel Daw
P-3C A9-751 photographed at Butterworth, Malaysia on 29 January 1985.

Photo: Nigel Daw
P-3C A9-751 photographed at Edinburgh, SA on 4 November 1989.

Photo: Nigel Daw
P-3C A9-751 photographed at Edinburgh, SA on 8 August 1998.

Photo: Nigel Daw
AP-3C A9-751 photographed at Avalon on 16 March 2005.

Photo: Nigel Daw
AP-3C A9-751 photographed at Christchurch on 16 June 2014.

Photo: Matt Hayes
A9-752
P-3C A9-752 photographed at Edinburgh on 7 April 1979.

Photo: Nigel Daw
P-3C A9-752 photographed at Edinburgh on 15 October 1986.

Photo: Nigel Daw
P-3C A9-752 photographed at Edinburgh on 4 November 1989.

Photo: Nigel Daw
AP-3C A9-752 photographed at Edinburgh on 27 October 2007.

Photo: Nigel Daw
A9-753
AP-3C A9-753 photographed at Point Cook in February 2014.

Photo: Phil Vabre
A9-754
P-3C A9-754 before the application of squadron markings.

Photo: RAAF
P-3C A9-754 at Townsville.

Photo: RAAF
P-3C A9-754 at RAF Northolt in 1984.

Photo: Richard Vandervord
P-3C A9-754 at Amberley.

Photo: Ron Cuskelly Collection
P-3C A9-754 being salvaged at Cocos Islands.

Photo: Dieter Gerhard
P-3C A9-754 being salvaged at Cocos Islands.

Photo: Leigh Byrnes
P-3C A9-754 being salvaged at Cocos Islands.

Photo: Leigh Byrnes
P-3C A9-754 being salvaged at Cocos Islands.

Photo: Leigh Byrnes
P-3C A9-754 being salvaged at Cocos Islands.

Photo: Leigh Byrnes
P-3C A9-754 being salvaged at Cocos Islands.

Photo: Leigh Byrnes
P-3C A9-754 being salvaged at Cocos Islands.

Photo: Leigh Byrnes
P-3C A9-754 being salvaged at Cocos Islands.

Photo: Leigh Byrnes
The nose section of A9-754 at Cocos Islands in June 1992.

Photo: Mick Jansen

The fin and rudder of P-3C A9-754 on display at RAAF Edinburgh.

Photo: Dean Norman

A9-755
P-3C A9-755 photographed at Brisbane in July 1980.

Photo: David Sparks
P-3C A9-755 photographed in the Edinburgh local area on 13 March 1981.

Photo: RAAF via Maurice Ritchie
P-3C A9-755 photographed in the Edinburgh local area on 13 March 1981.

Photo: RAAF via Maurice Ritchie
P-3C A9-755 photographed in the Edinburgh local area on 13 March 1981.

Photo: RAAF via Maurice Ritchie
A9-756
P-3C A9-756 with rainbow zap at Edinburgh, SA on 29 April 1985.

Photo: Leigh Collins
P-3C A9-756 photographed at Edinburgh, SA on 15 October 1986.

Photo: Nigel Daw
P-3C A9-756 photographed at Edinburgh, SA on 8 August 1998.

Photo: Nigel Daw
P-3C A9-756 photographed at Edinburgh, SA on 8 August 1998.

Photo: Nigel Daw
AP-3C A9-756 photographed at Adelaide, SA on 20 September 2012.

Photo: Nigel Daw
AP-3C A9-756 photographed at Edinburgh, SA on 4 October 2014.

Photo: Nigel Daw
AP-3C A9-756 photographed at Edinburgh, SA on 4 October 2014.

Photo: Nigel Daw
AP-3C A9-756 arriving at the South Australian Aviation Museum on 10 December 2017.

Photo: Mike Milln
AP-3C A9-756 arriving at the South Australian Aviation Museum on 10 December 2017.

Photo: Mike Milln
AP-3C A9-756 arriving at the South Australian Aviation Museum on 10 December 2017.

Photo: Mike Milln
A9-757
P-3C A9-757 photographed at Edinburgh, SA on 9 June 1979.

Photo: Nigel Daw
P-3C A9-757 wearing the early 10 SQN chimera emblem.

Photo: Defence
P-3C A9-757 wearing the early 10 SQN chimera emblem.

Photo: Peter Gates Collection
P-3C A9-757 photographed at Edinburgh, SA on 15 October 1986.

Photo: Nigel Daw
P-3C A9-757 photographed at Edinburgh, SA on 2 November 1991.

Photo: Nigel Daw
P-3C A9-757 photographed at Edinburgh, SA on 16 November 1999.

Photo: Nigel Daw
A9-758
P-3C A9-758 photographed at Edinburgh, SA on 9 June 1979.

Photo: Nigel Daw
P-3C A9-758 photographed at Pearce, WA in September 1987.

Photo: Geoff Goodall
P-3C A9-758 photographed at Edinburgh, SA on 15 October 1986.

Photo: Nigel Daw
P-3C A9-758 photographed at Edinburgh, SA on 2 November 1991.

Photo: Nigel Daw
AP-3C A9-758 photographed at Edinburgh, SA on 27 October 2007.

Photo: Nigel Daw
A9-759
P-3C A9-759 at Amberley on 17 March 1979.

Photo: Ron Cuskelly
P-3C A9-759 and A9-756 with rainbow zaps at Kwajalein on 31 August 1985.

Photo: Ian Pearson
P-3C A9-759 in 10 SQN colours.

Photo: Peter Gates Collection
P-3C A9-759 carrying four Harpoon missiles.

Photo: Defence
A9-760
P-3C A9-760 photographed at Edinburgh, SA on 7 April 1979.

Photo: Nigel Daw
P-3C A9-760 photographed at Edinburgh, SA on 9 June 1979.

Photo: Nigel Daw
P-3C A9-760 at Amberley on 5 April 1981.

Photo: Ron Cuskelly
P-3C A9-760 at Edinburgh on 4 October 1984.

Photo: Daniel Tanner
P-3C A9-760 photographed at Edinburgh, SA on 15 October 1986.

Photo: Nigel Daw
P-3C A9-760 photographed at Edinburgh, SA on 4 November 1989.

Photo: Nigel Daw
P-3C A9-760 photographed at Edinburgh, SA on 16 March 1996.

Photo: Nigel Daw
P-3C A9-760 photographed at Edinburgh, SA on 17 March 1996.

Photo: Nigel Daw
For more images of A9-760 please visit the QAM website.
A9-656
AP-3C A9-656 photographed at Christchurch, NZ on 13 September 2012.

Photo: Peter Ede
A9-657
P-3C A9-657 in 11 SQN colours.

Photo: Peter Gates Collection
P-3C A9-657 in low visibility 11 SQN colours.

Photo: Peter Gates Collection
A9-658
An iced-up A9-658 at Comox, Canada.

Photo: Mick Jansen
AP-3C A9-658.

Photo: Peter Gates Collection
A9-659
P-3C A9-659 off the South Australian coastline.

Photo: RAAF
P-3C A9-659 wearing RAAF 75th anniversary nose art.

Photo: Peter Gates Collection
A9-660
P-3C A9-660 at Edinburgh on 1 July 1987.

Photo: Daniel Tanner
A9-661
P-3C A9-661 photographed at Amberley on 4 October 1986.

Photo: Ron Cuskelly
A9-662
P-3C A9-662 at Edinburgh on 19 October 1986.

Photo: Daniel Tanner
A9-663
P-3C A9-663 photographed at Richmond in October 1988.

Photo: Ron Cuskelly
A9-664
P-3C A9-664 photographed at Brisbane in August 1990.

Photo: Mark Richardson
AP-3C A9-664 photographed at Avalon in March 2009.

Photo: Phil Vabre
AP-3C A9-664 photographed at Darwin in July 2010.

Photo: Defence
AP-3C A9-664 with special 11 SQN tail art in November 2016.

Photo: Defence
AP-3C A9-664 with special 11 SQN tail art in November 2016.

Photo: Defence
A9-665
P-3C A9-665 photographed at Pearce, WA in September 1987.

Photo: Geoff Goodall
P-3C A9-665 wearing an experimental three tone grey scheme.

Photo: Defence
P-3C A9-665 wearing an experimental three tone grey scheme.

Photo: Maurice Ritchie
P-3C A9-665 wearing an experimental three tone grey scheme.

Photo: Maurice Ritchie

 



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