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Three aircrat I cannot identify at Edwards south ramp

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posted on Sep, 26 2018 @ 05:54 PM
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Hi gang,

I was "touring" Edwards south ramp today and saw three planes I could not identify.

The green bus jet with camo (?).

Below and a bit to the right the jet with distinct cock pit and wing.

Above and to the right there is a tiny "bug" plane.

Does anybody know want they are?




JIramp
edit on 26-9-2018 by SmilingROB because: grammer




posted on Sep, 26 2018 @ 06:33 PM
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a reply to: SmilingROB

Edit: N/M.. got you your map link to work.
The green camo one? Thought it was a Dassault Falcon X
en.m.wikipedia.org...



Edit: Zaphod and Sammish answered this I believe last year. But I can't find the thread. Answered the small white plane too.
edit on 26-9-2018 by Bigburgh because: (no reason given)


Edit Edit:
I'm taking back what I thought the camo craft is. But there was a a thread on all of these.

Nightflight made me think again👍
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posted on Sep, 26 2018 @ 06:56 PM
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Boeing 707 w/radar in nose, can't really tell what iteration it is, the green one looks like a lear jet with long range tanks and the other is a Canberra B-57.



posted on Sep, 26 2018 @ 08:19 PM
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The cammo aircraft is a Lockheed Jetstar

en.wikipedia.org...

Its better know as Auric Goldfingers personal jet in the classic Bond Movie 'Goldfinger"

The South base is sort of Edwards boneyard



posted on Sep, 26 2018 @ 08:37 PM
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originally posted by: NightFlight
Boeing 707 w/radar in nose, can't really tell what iteration it is, the green one looks like a lear jet with long range tanks and the other is a Canberra B-57.


The C-135B is I believe is 'Trout 99" which was the VIP bird for the Chiefs of Staff



posted on Sep, 26 2018 @ 10:02 PM
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a reply to: FredT

That one is actually the NKC that was used as an avionics testbed. Trout 99 looks like a standard -135 from the outside. She's sitting just ahead of the NKC.
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posted on Sep, 26 2018 @ 10:35 PM
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originally posted by: Zaphod58
a reply to: FredT

That one is actually the NKC that was used as an avionics testbed. Trout 99 looks like a standard -135 from the outside. She's sitting just ahead of the NKC.


As always I bow to your expertise



posted on Sep, 26 2018 @ 10:37 PM
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a reply to: FredT

I used to love when Trout came through. They always had something new, and usually cool as hell installed.



posted on Sep, 26 2018 @ 10:40 PM
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originally posted by: Zaphod58
a reply to: FredT

I used to love when Trout came through. They always had something new, and usually cool as hell installed.


I wonder if those will move to the new Flight Test Museum if and when it gets built off base rather than allow to rot in place



posted on Sep, 26 2018 @ 10:41 PM
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a reply to: FredT

They've already moved a few things there. Hopefully they will. I'd hate to see these just rot.



posted on Sep, 27 2018 @ 12:24 AM
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a reply to: NightFlight

The NC-135A (60-0377) was used as an avionics testbed for the B-2. It is now part of the Air Force Flight Test Museum collection. Hopefully, when the new museum location is established outside the West Gate, there will be room to display it there.

The Speckled Trout aircraft is also part of the museum collection.



posted on Sep, 27 2018 @ 10:46 AM
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Thats a very nice and eclectic collection there. Think I spy an A-7 and is that not the MAW F-111?



posted on Sep, 27 2018 @ 11:18 AM
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Is that a DC-3 there? What is the white one with the weird wing configuration?
I was looking around and found something interesting. Would this be a pair of the Air Force's new space plane?
www.google.com...@34.9588629,-117.883469,173m/data=!3m1!1e3


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posted on Sep, 27 2018 @ 12:56 PM
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originally posted by: Shadowhawk
a reply to: NightFlight

The NC-135A (60-0377) was used as an avionics testbed for the B-2. It is now part of the Air Force Flight Test Museum collection. Hopefully, when the new museum location is established outside the West Gate, there will be room to display it there.

The Speckled Trout aircraft is also part of the museum collection.


I assume they will just expand the Century Circle? The one time I was on base was for the 2009 Airshow and the Flight Test Museum was closed. I hoping the move happens sooner than later as its the last big name aviation museum I have not gotten too LOL



posted on Sep, 27 2018 @ 02:16 PM
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a reply to: JIMC5499

No, those are the X-34s.

www.nasa.gov...

The other one is the Model 33 ATTT demonstrator I believe.
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posted on Sep, 27 2018 @ 02:17 PM
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Unfortunately not...they are the two X-34 prototypes in storage at Edwards..😢a reply to: JIMC5499



posted on Sep, 27 2018 @ 04:49 PM
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originally posted by: Zaphod58
a reply to: JIMC5499

No, those are the X-34s.

www.nasa.gov...

The other one is the Model 33 ATTT demonstrator I believe.


Hmmmmmmmmm. Remember that hanger with the F-22? and that shape that was in front of it.....



posted on Sep, 27 2018 @ 04:52 PM
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a reply to: FredT

And about the same color too. It had darker and lighter patches.



posted on Sep, 27 2018 @ 05:14 PM
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a reply to: JIMC5499

In the pic you show? X-34's, a bunch of F-18's and one of the F-16XL's

the link is busted BTW



posted on Sep, 28 2018 @ 09:30 AM
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a reply to: FredT

Try this.

www.google.com...@34.9591052,-117.883747,299m/data=!3m1!1e3




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