VW-11
TAIL CODE: MJ
First published: 15. September 1999
Modified January 23, 2012
Photos of 135750, 141293, 141322, 141326, 145927, 145936 and 145940 added January 10, 2009
Photo of 145937 added January 22, 2009.
Photo of 141320 and 145938 added February 16, 2009.
Photos of 145927 and 145938 added March 22, 2010
Photos of 141320 and 141 326 added September 16. 2010
Info on location for 145928 from Neil Aird who was there.

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135750 Date, location and photographer unknown.

135759
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135759 MJ-759 photographed on a typical Argentia foggy day by Raburn Brooks in 1961/62.

141293
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141293, MJ-293. One of the Grey Ghost WV-2s, also seen as MK-293 with VW-13. Date, Photographer and location unknown.

141320
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141320, MJ-320. Photographed in June 1964 at NAS Keflavik by Baldur Sveinsson.






Date, location and photographer unknown










Photographed at Prestwick in 1961 by Gordon Macadie.

141322
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141322, MJ-322. Photographed at NAS Keflavik.

141326
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141326, MJ-326. Photographed at NAS Keflavik by Larry Dickerson.









Photographed at Prestwick in 1961 by Gordon Macadie.

145927
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145927, MJ-927. Photographed at NAS Keflavik. Date and photographer unknown.








145927, MJ-927.
January 22, 2012: According to Neil Aird, (his Beaver site and his Aviation Archives) the location is Prestwick. Note the CL-13 Sabres in the Background.

145936
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145936, MJ-936. Photographed at LASI_NY. Date and photographer unknown.

145937
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145937, MJ-937. Probably photographed at Argentia in 1963 or 64. Date and photographer unknown.

145938
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145938 MJ-938. Taxying out for a barrier patrol at NAS Keflavik in June 1964. Photo. Baldur Sveinsson.









Photographed by Tom Baillie in Prestwick_on September 24, 1962. Courtesy Neil Aird see his website with Tom Baille photos here.







Photographed by First Sergeant James F. Sparkman in 1964-65. Location uncertain, but could be Lajes, Azores or Westover AFB
January 22, 2012: According to Neil Aird, (his Beaver site and his Aviation Archives) the location is Prestwick. Note the CL-13 Sabres in the Background.

145939
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145939, MJ-939. Date and location unknown. Courtesy MAP.

145940
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145940, MJ-940. Photographed by Rayburn Brooks at Keflavik in 1961/62.

 

 

145940, MJ-940. Photographed at NAS Argentia.

145941
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145941, MJ-941. This was the last Willie Victor produced. Photographed by Baldur Sveinsson in Keflavik in 1965.

The following was received from Earles L. McCaul on June 22, 2002

BuNo 145941 was not only the 'last' Willie Victor produced, it was also the 'last' Constellation aircraft that Lockheed made! Confirmation is made via delivery dates:

05-Jun-1958 -- last L-1649A delivered to TWA, N8081H.
10-Aug-1958 -- last L-1049/WV-2 delivered to VW-2, 145941.

Earles L. McCaul
webmaster: The WILLIE VICTOR Roster
Tucson, AZ, USA.

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