Thursday, February 28, 2013

Flying the Lockheed P2V

This aircraft was a workhorse
by Walter O.

From 1958 to 1960, I was stationed at Naval Auxiliary Air Station Brown Field, Chula Vista, California. I was in VU-3 (Utility Squadron Three). My rank was AT-2. We used the Lockheed P2V (later designated as the P-2 Neptune) to carry and drop our KDA (jet drones). The P2V was a work horse. It was fun to ride in the nose; the view was great!

The view was great up there!