VW-13
TAIL CODES: MK
First published: 15. September 1999
Modified 23. January 2012
Photos of 141293, 141307, 141325, 141329 and 141330 added January 10, 2009

Photos of 141299, 141316 and 141325 added February 16, 2010.
Info on location for 141328 from Neil Aird who was there.


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141299
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141299, MK-299. Photographed at Prestwick, Scotland on March 27, 1964 by Neil Aird. (See his Prestwick page here. Very much worth a visit).

141293
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141293, MK-293 photographed at Keflavik in June 1964. Photo by Baldur Sveinsson. These are the only photographs I have seen of the light grey Willie Victors. I have seen a reference to the 1412xx series planes being painted this way, but do not have any confirmation of that.


February 16, 2010. Here are other photos from VW-11 and AEWTULANT depicting 141293 in the light grey scheme. Still have not seen other BuNos in this scheme.




















Here is 141293 in the darker grey scheme.

141307
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141307, MK-307. Photographed at NAS Keflavik in 1963 by Del Laughery.

 

 

 


Photographed by
Gordon Macadie at Prestwick in 1961.
 

 

 

 

Photographed by Gordon Macadie at Prestwick in 1961.
 

141309
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141309, MK-309. Date and location unknown. Courtesy MAP.

141313
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141313, MK-313. Photographed at Lajes in 1961/62 by Rayburn Brooks.

141316
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141316, MK-316. Photographed at Prestwick, Scotland by Ken Marshall in the early 60s. See more of his photos here:.

141317
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141317, MK-317. Upper: Date and location unknown. Courtesy MAP.





Lower. An unknown crewmember in front of MK-317 at NAS Keflavik. Date unknow. Courtesy: The White Falcon.








 

Photographed by Gordon Macadie at Prestwick in 1961.
 

141321
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141321, MK-321. Taken in Prestwick but date unknown. Courtesy MAP.






Photographed by
Gordon Macadie at Prestwick in 1961.

141325
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141325, MK-325. Photographed at Prestwick, Scotland on August 24, 1961 by an unknown phtographer. Courtesy Neil Aird (See his Prestwick page here. Very much worth a visit).








Photographed by
Gordon Macadie at Prestwick in 1961

141325
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141325, MK-325. Photographed in .
Here with VW-13 markings in addtion the red nose and tail, but before it ws transferred to VXN-8: Photographed in Fairbanks, Alaska in 1962 or 1963 by Jim Stafford. It was used for flying ice patrols over the North Pole from Thule, Greenland and Bodo, Norway.





141325, MK-325. Photographed in Keflavik in June 1964. Photo Baldur Sveinsson.
Here it is with non standard dayglo orange nose and tail. Probably been transferred to VXN-8, see next photo.







141325, JB-325. Photographed in Keflavik by Þórir Magnússon. Date unknown.
This does not really belong here, but shows 325 after its transfer to VXN-8 and being named "The Arctic Fox", like the P-3 that came after it.

141328
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141328, MK-328. Date and location unknown. Courtesy MAP.
January 22, 2012: According to Neil Aird, (his Beaver site and his Aviation Archives) the location is Prestwick. Note C-47 51057 in the background .

141329
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141329, MK-329. Photographed at NAS Keflavik in 1963 by Del Laughery.

141330
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Photographed by Gordon Macadie at Prestwick in 1961

 

 

 

 

141330, MK-330. Photographed in Keflavik in June 1964 by Baldur Sveinsson

 

 

141330, MK-330 photographed at NAS Keflavik.

141331
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Photographed by Gordon Macadie at Prestwick in 1961 

 







141331, MK-331. Two top photographs are taken during a low pass of Reykjavík Airport at an airshow there in 1963. Both Via Baldur
Sveinsson.







The bottom photo is taken at Davis Monthan AFB showing a much weathered 331. Date and photographer unknown. Courtesy MAP.

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