Lockheed P-3 Orion

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TIA-ep3e.jpg 21378 bytes 700x450 Tomo Internet Airport
electra.jpg 39578 bytes 627x360 Another picture of a Lockheed Electra which was modified at Jacksonville Naval Air Depot - Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
p3-1.jpg 39606 bytes 392x472 Picture of a P-3 in a bank turn with its bomb bay doors open. - Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
p3-10.jpg 17379 bytes 449x210 A rare picture of three EP-3E reconnaissance aircraft, all exhibiting different antenna fits. - Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
p3-11.jpg 10614 bytes 423x159 Among the more remarkable of the special mission variants are the EP-3A (EATS) aircraft which fly with the Pacific Missile Test Center at NAS Point Mugu. The Extended Area Test System, comprising a phased-array antenna in the fin projection, is used f or range support. - Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
p3-12.jpg 32892 bytes 478x213 The first CP-140 Aurora is based on the Orion airframe but incorporates the anti-submarine warfare suite from the S-3A Viking. - Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
p3-13.jpg 18064 bytes 439x164 An unusual civilian use of the Orion is firefighting. Six P-3As are currently flying with Aero Union at Chico, California, modified with a 3,000-US gal ventral tank. - Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
p3-14.jpg 25744 bytes 582x221 A P-3AEW "Blue Sentinel" aircraft that flies with the US Customs Service, dedicated to detecting smuggling operations from Davis-Montan AFB and New Orleans. - Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
p3-15.jpg 20554 bytes 435x216 P-3A model overwater - Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
p3-16.jpg 12841 bytes 445x166 P-3A inflight - Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
p3-17.jpg 34537 bytes 640x385 P-3A (ASW) profile drawing - Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
p3-18.jpg 20516 bytes 474x231 P-3B - Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
p3-19.jpg 16610 bytes 475x203 P-3B - Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
p3-2.jpg 20058 bytes 443x203 Lockheed Electra N1883 was used as an aerodynamic prototype for the Orion, featuring dummy MAD boom and weapons bay projections. It is seen here before having the fuselage shortened to Orion dimensions. - Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
p3-20.jpg 20900 bytes 723x215 P-3B (ASW) profile drawing - Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
p3-21.jpg 31526 bytes 720x244 P-3B - Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
p3-22.jpg 30283 bytes 550x301 P-3B - Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
p3-23.jpg 21555 bytes 749x221 P-3C (ASW) profile drawing - Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
p3-24.jpg 19388 bytes 525x203 P-3C - Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
p3-25.jpg 15966 bytes 432x169 A picture of a P-3C based at NAS Brunswick, Maine. - Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
p3-26.jpg 12664 bytes 431x159 P-3C - Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
p3-27.jpg 18150 bytes 579x226 P-3C (ASW) profile drawing front view - Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
p3-28.jpg 28612 bytes 574x293 Notable for their unusual camouflage, the Iranian P-3Fs played an important part in the Gulf War with Iraq, flying from Bandar Abbas. Due to chronic spare shortages, it is thought that only one or two are left airworthy - Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
p3-29.jpg 19100 bytes 576x187 EP-3B/C (Electronic Warfare Variant) profile drawing - Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
p3-3.jpg 39710 bytes 510x323 The Orion can carry a wide variety of stores, covering the entire anti-ship/anti-sub spectrum. Illustrated in front of the Australian P-3C are Harpoon missiles, torpedoes, sonobuoys, and smoke markers. - Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
p3-30.jpg 17448 bytes 435x227 EP-3C - Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
p3-31.jpg 16721 bytes 440x217 EP-3C - Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
p3-32.jpg 30916 bytes 570x271 A P-3 flying over NAS Jacksonville. - Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
p3-33.jpg 21147 bytes 574x226 A picture of a P-3B of VP-92 in the Tactical Paint Scheme. - Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
p3-34.jpg 50418 bytes 455x590 The P-3 pilot has a well-designed cockpit, with an excellent outside view. At his control is a powerful and responsive aircraft. - Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
p3-35.jpg 46249 bytes 449x585 The heart of the mission system is the Tactical Co-ordinator (TACCO) station. Information from all the sensors is displayed on the large screen. - Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
p3-36.jpg 48798 bytes 520x549 In addition to pre-loaded sensors, sonobuoys can be loaded into tubes during flight to meet varying operational requirements. Buoys are ejected backwards to fall exactly under the aircraft's position at the point of launch - Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
p3-37.jpg 42468 bytes 528x434 The acousitc sensor stations are positioned over the aircraft's wing, behind the non-acoustic station. - Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
p3-38.jpg 43469 bytes 530x438 Sitting opposite of TACCO, the nav/comms station is on the starboard side of the cabin, immediately behind the flight deck. - Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
p3-39.jpg 48500 bytes 900x408 Pacific Fleet Orions regularly operate from Japan, Misawa, where this aircraft gets a wash, is in the north of the country, allowing the Soviet Pacific Fleet to be monitored closely. - Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
p3-4.jpg 22421 bytes 381x264 A trio of P3V-1s from VP-8 show off the lines of the then-new maritime patroller. They were the first unit to receive the type, and were soon in action during the blockade of Cuba during the 1962 missile crisis. - Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
p3-40.jpg 54540 bytes 684x280 Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
p3-41.jpg 21141 bytes 392x207 Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
p3-42.jpg 50155 bytes 637x282 Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
p3-43.jpg 41151 bytes 705x423 Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
p3-44.jpg 29084 bytes 473x377 P-3A on firefighting duty - Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
p3-45.jpg 47083 bytes 770x435 A Japanese built P-3 flying over a mountain. - Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
p3-46.jpg 55636 bytes 777x448 A picture of a Royal Norwegian Air Force's P-3N which was modified at JAX NADEP. - Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
p3-47.jpg 64011 bytes 799x453 Applications of lasers in undersea technology by NADC. - Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
p3-48.jpg 43250 bytes 694x412 A CP-140 Aurora from Canadian Forces 407 Squadron located in Comox, B.C. flies over Snowy Valley - Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
p3-5.jpg 21577 bytes 433x271 Designed to patrol for long hours over the ocean, the Orion is also very fast and surprisingly maneuverable, allowing it to undertake attacks against both surfaces and submarine targets and to dodge defenses. (P-3B shown) - Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
p3-50.jpg 51375 bytes 754x453 P-3C firing a "Maverick" missile. - Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
p3-51.jpg 17501 bytes 449x297 BUNO 148889 as Droop Snoop Testbed. - Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
p3-52.jpg 14551 bytes 535x279 Another CP-140 picture. - Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
p3-53.jpg 64766 bytes 800x607 A pair of P-3s in formation flight. - Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
p3-6.jpg 22523 bytes 514x266 P-3C in landing configuration - Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
p3-7.jpg 18150 bytes 443x253 P-3C in landing configuration - Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
p3-8.jpg 21562 bytes 432x287 A picture of an Australian Orion. - Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
p3-9.jpg 15407 bytes 426x265 Operating at low levels over the sea plays havoc with metals, so Orions have regular washdowns to curb salt corrosion. This is a P-3C of VP-24 in the Jacksonville, Florida washing facility. - Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
p3-art.gif 6840 bytes 475x152 Glib's Lockheed P-3 Orion Home Page
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pc3or.jpg 65238 bytes 697x411 PC3 Orion - Stephen LeMay / Steve's Aviation Links, Etc.
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