NAS Willow Grove
Pennsylvania
TAIL CODES: 7W
First published: 5. March 1999
Last updated: January 20, 2011.
Changed format: July 11, 2002
Photo of 148361 added 15 May 1999.
Photo of 128337 added 4 June 1999
Photos of 39362 and 126535 added 26. July 1999.
Photo of 135616 added 8. March 2000.
Photo of 135584 added 4 August 2000.
Photos of 145905 and 148341 added July 11, 2002.
Photos of 131415 and 135588 added January 2, 2004.
Photo of 135616 added January 16, 2004.
Two photos of 135616 added September 23, 2004.
Photos of 131417, 131546 and 148341 and 1000 pixel photos of 124873 and 124876 added September 30, 2004.
Photos of 135550 and 135588added April 13, 2005.
Photo of 126530 added August 20, 2005.
Photos of 39362 added March 9, 2006.
First photo of 127735 added March 10, 2006.
First photo of 131411 added March 24, 2006.
Photo of 148361 added March 16, 2010
New 1000 pixel photos of 124249 and 128337 added January 20, 2011

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Known Neptunes of NAS Willow Grove as of November 17, 2001.

P2V-2, 39362,
39362-w209-256.jpg
Date, location and photographer unknown. Courtesy Wayne Mutza.
Probably shot at NAS Willow Grove like the two to the right.
P2V-2, 39362,
39362_P2V-2_W209_1961-07-30a_256.jpg
1000 pixels
Photographed at NAS Willow Grove on July 31, 1961 by Stephen Miller. It is still carrying its pre mid 1957 code of W on the fin.
New March 9, 2006
P2V-2, 39362,
39362_P2V-2_W209_1961-07-31b_256.jpg
1000 pixels
Photographed at NAS Willow Grove on July 31, 1961 by Stephen Miller.It is still carrying its pre mid 1957 code of W on the fin.
New March 9, 2006
P2V-4, 124249,
124249-7w204-256.jpg (8102 bytes)
1000 pixels (New January 20, 2011)
Photograph at Willow Grove on 5. May 1962 by John Hopton
   
P2V-5F, 124873,
124873-7w205-256.jpg (9825 bytes)
1000 pixels (New September 30, 2004)
Photographed at NAS Litchfield Park in March 1965 by Clay Janson
   
P2V-5F, 124876,
124876-7w203-256.jpg (8107 bytes)
1000 pixels (New September 30, 2004)
Photographed at NAS Willow Grove. Date Unknown. Courtesy David Menard
   
P2V-6, 126524,
126524-7w205-256.jpg (10070 bytes)
Photographed at Willow Grove in July 1957. Courtesy MAP
   
P2V-6, 126530,
126530-7W204_256.jpg
1000 pixels
Photographed at
NAS Brunswick in November 1958 by Charles Carnes.
New August 20, 2005
   
P2V-6, 126532,
126532a-7w206-256.jpg (9707 bytes)
Photographed at Willow Grove in July 1957. Courtesy MAP
P2V-6, 126532,
126532b-7w206-256.jpg (10550 bytes)
Photographed at Willow Grove in July 1957. Courtesy MAP
 
P2V-6, 126535,
126535-w207-256.jpg
Date, location and photographer unknown. Courtesy Wayne Mutza.
   
P2V-5F, 127735,
127735_EP-2E_7W210_1964-05-03_256.jpg (8144 bytes)
1000 pixels
Photographed at Willow Grove on May 3, 1964 by Frank MacSorley.
Courtesy Steve Miller
First photo of 127735 in the database.
New March 10, 2006.
   
P2V-5F, 127771,
127771-7w205-256.jpg (8144 bytes)
Photographed at Willow Grove. Date unknown. Courtesy David Menard.
   
P2V-5F, 128337,
128337-7w205-256.JPG
1000 pixels (New January 20, 2011)
Photographed at Davis Monthan AFB in April 1969. Courtesy Richard L. Ward.
   
P2V-5F, 131411,
131411_SP-2E_7W2021964-05-02_256.jpg
1000 pixels
Photographed at Willow Grove on May 2, 1964 by Frank MacSorley.
Courtesy Steve Miller
First photo of 131411 in the database.
New March 24, 2006.
   
P2V-5F, 131415,
131415_7W212_256.jpg
Photographed by Sam McNulty of VP-66
New January 2, 2004
   
P2V-5F, 131417,
131417-7w203-256.jpg (8915 bytes)
Location unknow. Photographed in May 1964 by Clay Janson
SP-2E, 131417,
131417_7W203_256.jpg
1000 pixels
Date, location and photographer unknown. Courtesy Naval Aviation Museum.
New September 30, 2004
 
SP-2E, 131465
131465-7w210-256.jpg (8370 bytes)
Date and location unknown. Courtesy MAP
   
P2V-6, 131546
131546_7W204_256.jpg
1000 pixels
Date, location and photographer unknown. Courtesy Naval Aviation Museum.
New September 30, 2004
   
SP-2H, 135550,
135550-7w209-256.jpg (11614 bytes)
Photographed at Davis Monthan in December 1969. Courtesy MAP
SP-2H, 135550,
135550_7W209_256.jpg
1000 pixels
Photographed at NAS Willow Grove in 1967 by Bernard Ederr. Courtesy Lionel Paul Collection.
New April 13, 2005
 
SP-2H, 135584,
135584-7W202-256.jpg
Photographed in November 1967. Courtesy Jeffery Cultice.
   
SP-2H, 135588,
135588_7W_256.jpg
Photographed by Sam McNulty of VP-66 from the nose observers position.

New January 2, 2004
SP-2H, 135588,
135588_7W203_256.jpg
1000 pixels
Photographed at NAS Willow Grove in 1967 by Bernard  Ederr. Courtesy Lionel Paul Collection.
New April 13, 2005
 
SP-2H, 135590,
135590-7w206-256.jpg (10179 bytes)
Photographed at Reno(?) in 1978(?). Courtesy MAP
   
SP-2H, 135616,
135616-7w205-256.jpg (9216 bytes)
Photographed at NAS Willow Grove in 1968. Courtesy Candid Aero Files.
135616_7W205_a_256.jpg
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Photographed by Bob Esposito in 1965. Courtesy Lionel Paul collection.
new September 23, 2004
SP-2H, 135616,
135616_7W205_256.jpg
Date, location and photographer unknown. Photos courtesy the San Diego Aerospace Museum.
New January 16, 2004
135616_7W205_b_256.jpg
1000 pixels
Photographed by Bob Esposito in 1969. Courtesy Lionel Paul collection.
new September 23, 2004
SP-2H, 135616,
135616-7w205-a-256.jpg
Photographed 1. Nov. 1968. From the Angelo Romano collection, courtesy Chris Doherty.

 

SP-2H, 145905,
145905-7w208-256.jpg (7860 bytes)
Photographed at NAS Wi
llow Grove in 1970. Courtesy MAP
SP-2H, 145905,
145905_7W208_256.jpg
Photographed at NAS Willow Grove on 13 August 1970 by Steve Williams
 
SP-2H, 148341,
148341_7W201_256.jpg
Photographed at NAS Willow Grove on 13 August 1970 by Steve Williams
SP-2H, 148341,
148341_7W201_a_256.jpg
1000 pixels
Photographed in 1970 by B. Esposito.
Courtesy Lionel Paul Collection.

New September 30, 2004..
 
SP-2H, 148361,
145905-7w208-256.jpg (7860 bytes)
Photographed at NAS Willow Grove in May 1970. Courtesy Picciani Aircraft Slides
SP-2H, 148361.
148361_ex_LW209 SP-2H_NASWG_256.jpg
1000 pixels
Photographed by Andy Nazak in November 1970 as it was being transfered from NAS Willow Grove to VP-66. It still carries its WG nose number 209, and the 7W tailcode has been painted out to be replace with LS for VP-66, and probably the nose number 4, of which I have a record..
Courtesy Larry Robideau.
new March 15, 2010
 
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Known Neptunes of NAS Willow Grove as of November 17, 2001.