Nicpix Aviation Press
On the July 28th 2009, Nicpix Aviation Press was granted a superb visit
at the NASA facility of Dryden, located on Edwards AFB, Ca.
See below the results of this photoshoot; enjoy!!
(just click on the thumbnails to se the larger images)
preserved near the main building are X-29 049; F-8C 802 and F-104G N826NA
also preserved is this SR-71A with registration N844NA and is former USAF 64-17971
and this mock-up of X-15A, no 3, 56-6772 as well as original X1E 46-0063/6063 also.
inside one of their hangars were the following aircraft to be seen:
NASA's T-38N Talons N903NA, N863NA and N864NA were in the hangar for maintenance.
T-34C N865NA, Beech-200 King Air N7NA and engine changing F-18 were also worked on.
Three F-18's in the hangar: F-18A N843NA; F-18B's N846NA & N852NA
In a second hangar were present: newly arrived AMT-200S N148FX; F-15B N836NA and F-18A N853NA
wfu F-18 "Ironbird" and F-16XL's N848NA and N849NA are still present, awaiting their fate
wfu F-18's are still useful as spare part centers; seen here are: N845NA, N851NA and N847NA
Outside on the flightline there were two T-38N Talon jetaircraft: N961NA and N904NA
Photographer busy at its' very sweating job!
Beech-200 N801NA and Gulfstream III N803NA were being prepared for their mission
Also outside were F-18A N850NA and beautiful ER-2S N809NA
Nicpix Aviation Press hereby thanks Mr Gray Creech for his time and making this visit a superb one!
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