Trainer, Procedures, North American F-100 Cockpit

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Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

The F-100D was widely used in Vietnam. Several F-100 aircraft initially stationed in the Philippines were deployed to Thailand in May of 1962 to try and restrain the Pathet Lao which were busily overrunning most of northwestern Laos. F-100s were stationed in South Vietnam beginning in February of 1964. The first combat strike by the F-100D was flown on June 9, 1964 when eight F-100Ds of the 615th Tactical Fighter Squadron flew strikes against targets in the Plaines des Jarres, Laos. The first recorded combat loss was an F-100D (56-3085), shot down on August 18, 1964 over Laos.

Collection Item Long Description:

Inventory Number

A19790916000

Country of Origin

United States of America

Dimensions

Overall: 132 x 64 x 61in., 3095lb. (335.28 x 162.6 x 154.9cm, 1403.9kg)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Type

EQUIPMENT-Training Devices

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