Historic Aircraft Restoration Project - HARP, Floyd Bennett Field, New York

A huge hangar on this historic airfield houses this collection of interesting aircraft.

Aircraft Reg'n Thumbs Notes
Beech SNB-5 (D18S) Expeditor 90536 119 N9659 Ex USAF 44-47109, USN JRB-4 90536, now being restored for the National Museum of the Marine Corps.
Boeing C-97G Stratofreighter 52-2718 NR117GA (N117GA) as YC-97A 45-59595 Ex N117SK. Heavy rain and high fences limited photo opportunities for this restoration as the only C-97 used on the Berlin Airlift. Owned by the Berlin Airlift Historical Foundation, it flew out on 7 November 2017.
Boeing Stearman A75N1 PT-17 Kaydet 43581 US Navy
Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina N4582T 46456 US Navy, ex Bolivian AF 6509, being restored for the National Museum of the Marine Corps.
Douglas A-4B A4D-2 Skyhawk 142829 7R-500 US Navy. Loaned from the National Naval Aviation Museum, Pensacola, where it was marked 144992.
Douglas C-47B (DC-3A) 44-76457 USAF - marked New York Air National Guard.
Fairchild PT-26B Cornell III N1321V Ex 43-36278, Canadian AF 10781, FZ228. Now in US Army markings.
Fisher FP-202 Koala Unregistered Wooden homebuilt, never flown.
Grumman HU-16E Albatross 51-7216 US Coast Guard 7216.
Grumman JRF-5 Goose N644R 87736 City of New York Police markings.
Grumman S-2E Tracker 151664 US Navy
Lockheed SP-2E Neptune 131542 210 Loaned from the National Naval Aviation Museum, Pensacola.
Lockheed Vega 5C NR105W (N105W) Owned by Kermit Weeks, marked as Winnie Mae
MIM-3 Nike Ajax SAM   The world's first operational surface-to-air missile.
North American SNJ-5 Texan N5598V 43840 US Navy
Sikorsky HH-3F Pelican (S-61R) 1434 US Coast Guard

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