VPNAVY VP-5 P2 BUNO: 128358
http://www.vpnavy.org
VPNAVY Address

VP AircraftVP-9 AircraftVP Aircraft

Consolidated P2Y

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: VP-9 P2Y ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P2Y 9-P-2 "...My pilot said that it took off at 85 knots, flew at 85 knots, and landed at 85 knots..." Contributed by Joseph A. Palsha rpalsha@swisher.com [24MAR99]


Martin PM-1

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: PM-1 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 PM-1 BUNO: 9-P-3 Contributed by William T. Larkins wtl@earthlink.net [18MAY2010]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: PM-1 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 PM-1 BUNO: 9-P-3 Contributed by William T. Larkins wtl@earthlink.net [18MAY2010]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: PM-1 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 PM-1 BUNO: 9-P-3 Contributed by KOONTS, AT2 Billy billkoonts@aol.com [27AUG2002]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: PM-1 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 PM-1 BUNO: 9-P-4 "...Came from yahoo group. USNavy Aircraft Group..." Contributed by KOONTS, AT2 Billy billkoonts@aol.com [02AUG2002]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: PM-1 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 PM-1 BUNO: 9-P-6 Contributed by William T. Larkins wtl@earthlink.net [18MAY2010]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: PM-1 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 PM-1 BUNO: 9-P-6 Contributed by William T. Larkins wtl@earthlink.net [18MAY2010]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: PM-1 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 PM-1 BUNO: Unknown "...Yahoo Naval Aviation Group..." Contributed by KOONTS, AT2 Billy billkoonts@aol.com [27AUG2002]


Consolidated PB4Y Privateer

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: PB4Y ThumbnailCameraVP-9 PB4Y BUNO: Unknown WebSite: EBay http://www.ebay.com/ [11OCT2010]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: PB4Y ThumbnailCameraVP-9 PB4Y BUNO: Unknown "...VP-9 Photo Album (NAS Adak, Alaska) I came across - Circa 1952. PB4Y Privateer from VP-9 and PB4Y Liberator VP-61..." Contributed by Michael Varga mikey1010@msn.com [20AUG2010]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: PB4Y ThumbnailCameraVP-9 PB4Y BUNO: Unknown "...VP-9 Photo Album (NAS Adak, Alaska) I came across - Circa 1952. PB4Y Privateer from VP-9..." Contributed by Michael Varga mikey1010@msn.com [20AUG2010]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: PB4Y ThumbnailCameraVP-9 PB4Y BUNO: Unknown "...VP-9 (CB 211) PB4Y-2 in-flight, date unknown. Photo from the TailHook Association http://www.tailhook.org/..." Contributed by Mahlon K. Miller mkwsmiller@cox.net [11AUG2003]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: PB4Y ThumbnailCameraVP-9 PB4Y BUNO: Unknown "...VP-9 PB4Y-2 formation, date unknown. Photo from the TailHook Association http://www.tailhook.org/..." Contributed by Mahlon K. Miller mkwsmiller@cox.net [11AUG2003]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: PB4Y ThumbnailCameraVP-9 PB4Y BUNO: Unknown Contributed by John Lucas john.lucas@netzero.net [26DEC99]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: PB4Y ThumbnailCameraVP-9 PB4Y BUNO: Unknown Contributed by George Winter pbycat@bellsouth.net

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: PB4Y ThumbnailCameraVP-9 PB4Y BUNO: Unknown "...VP-9 PB4Y-2 Privateers, date and location unknown. Photo from the TailHook Association http://www.tailhook.org/..." Contributed by Mahlon K. Miller mkwsmiller@cox.net [16FEB2002]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: PB4Y ThumbnailCameraVP-9 PB4Y BUNO: Unknown "...Circa 1951..." Contributed by Robert F. Phillips C/O His Son Robert G. Phillips [No Long On The InterNet 16DEC2002] [18AUG2001]


Consolidated PBY Catalina

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: PBY ThumbnailCameraVP-9 and VP-10 PBY BUNO: 9-P/10-P "...Date: 10 Jan. 1939; Units: VP-9 / VP-10; Enroute to NAS Coco Solo, Panama, Canal Zone from NAS North Island, San Diego, California Flt led by Capt Marc Mitscher, CPW-1 48 A/C - largest grp of A/C to fly 3,000 mi. This is actually an 18-plane trans-Pac from NAS North Island, San Diego, California to NAS Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on 1938-Jan-18. VP-9 had six PBY-1's (BuNos 0137-0142) and VP-10 had twelve PBY-2's..." WebSite: Old Airplane Pictures http://oldairplanepictures.com/ [17JUL2008]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: PBY ThumbnailCameraVP-9 and VP-10 PBY BUNO: 9-P/10-P "...Date: 10 Jan. 1939; Units: VP-9 / VP-10; Enroute to NAS Coco Solo, Panama, Canal Zone from NAS North Island, San Diego, California Flt led by Capt Marc Mitscher, CPW-1 48 A/C - largest grp of A/C to fly 3,000 mi. This is actually an 18-plane trans-Pac from NAS North Island, San Diego, California to NAS Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on 1938-Jan-18. VP-9 had six PBY-1's (BuNos 0137-0142) and VP-10 had twelve PBY-2's..." WebSite: Old Airplane Pictures http://oldairplanepictures.com/ [17JUL2008]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: PBY ThumbnailCameraVP-9 and VP-10 PBY BUNO: 9-P/10-P "...Date: 10 Jan. 1939; Units: VP-9 / VP-10; Enroute to NAS Coco Solo, Panama, Canal Zone from NAS North Island, San Diego, California Flt led by Capt Marc Mitscher, CPW-1 48 A/C - largest grp of A/C to fly 3,000 mi. This is actually an 18-plane trans-Pac from NAS North Island, San Diego, California to NAS Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on 1938-Jan-18. VP-9 had six PBY-1's (BuNos 0137-0142) and VP-10 had twelve PBY-2's..." WebSite: Old Airplane Pictures http://oldairplanepictures.com/ [17JUL2008]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: PBY ThumbnailCameraVP-9 and VP-10 PBY BUNO: 9-P/10-P "...Date: 10 Jan. 1939; Units: VP-9 / VP-10; Enroute to NAS Coco Solo, Panama, Canal Zone from NAS North Island, San Diego, California Flt led by Capt Marc Mitscher, CPW-1 48 A/C - largest grp of A/C to fly 3,000 mi. This is actually an 18-plane trans-Pac from NAS North Island, San Diego, California to NAS Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on 1938-Jan-18. VP-9 had six PBY-1's (BuNos 0137-0142) and VP-10 had twelve PBY-2's..." WebSite: Old Airplane Pictures http://oldairplanepictures.com/ [17JUL2008]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: PBY ThumbnailCameraVP-9 PBY BUNO: 9-P-1 "...Circa 1938 - VP-9 and VP-10 Aircraft - U. S. Official Navy Photograph..." [16JUL2006]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: PBY ThumbnailCameraVP-9 PBY BUNO: 9-P-2 "...Circa 1938 - U. S. Official Navy Photograph..." [16JUL2006]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: PBY ThumbnailCameraVP-9 PBY BUNO: 9-P-1/9-P-3 Contributed by John Lucas JohnLucas@netzero.com [19OCT2005]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: PBY ThumbnailCameraVP-9 PBY BUNO: 9-P-1 "...U. S. Navy Official Photograph..." [20NOV2001]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: PBY ThumbnailCameraVP-9 PBY BUNO: 9-P-2 "...U. S. Navy Official Photograph..." [20NOV2001]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: PBY ThumbnailCameraVP-9 PBY BUNO: 9-P-5 Contributed by John Lucas john.lucas@netzero.net [21MAR2003]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: PBY ThumbnailCameraVP-9 PBY BUNO: 9-P-5 "...VP-9 replaced its PBY-1's with PBY-3's in 1938. Early PBY's did not have large waist gun blisters so familiar to World War Two veterans..." Contributed by William T. Larkins wtl@ccnet.com [11SEP98]
Books U.S. Navy Aircraft 1921-1941, U.S. Marine Corps Aircraft 1914-1959: Two Classics in One Volume [Squadron insignias, aircraft, and more!] by William T. Larkins [11SEP98]


Martin P4M Mercator

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P4M  ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P4M BUNO: Unknown "...Circa 1959...U. S. Navy Official Photograph..." [14JUL2006]


Lockheed P2 Neptune

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: VP-9 P2 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P2 BUNO: 127778, 127776, and 1277?? "...CB-5/6/8 - VP-9 P2s and Mt. Fugi...Official U. S. Navy Photograph" Contributed by CDR. A.G.(ALEX) ALEXANDER vo67usn@bresnan.net [07DEC98]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P2 Orion ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P2 BUNO: 135606 "...CB-3..." Contributed by HATHAWAY, James W. (Red Dog) reddog1937@aol.com [08SEP2003]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P2 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P2 BUNO: 135610 "...CB-5..." Contributed by John Lucas john.lucas@netzero.net [07SEP2001]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P2 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P2 BUNO: 135610 "...CB-5 P2V-7 Neptune (BuNo 135610) at NAS Miramar, June 1956. Photographed by Clay Jansson. Photo from the TailHook Association http://www.tailhook.org/..." Contributed by Mahlon K. Miller mkwsmiller@cox.net [25OCT2003]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P2 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P2 BUNO: 135621 "...CB-12 P2V-7 (BuNo 135621) in-flight, date unknown. This is an early model -7 with the nose cannon instead of the observer nose. Photo from the TailHook Association http://www.tailhook.org/..." Contributed by Mahlon K. Miller mkwsmiller@cox.net [17SEP2003]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: VP-9 P2 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P2 BUNO: 140158 "...PD-3 - Circa November 1961/1962..." Contributed by Kent Hopkins kent@kent-acct.com [15DEC99]

UPDATE "...The BUNO number is 140158..." Contributed by Baldur Sveinsson http://www.verslo.is/baldur/p2/vp2.htm [03DEC2001]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: VP-9 P2 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P2 BUNO: 140158 "...PD-3 - Official U. S. Navy Photograph..." Contributed by Kent Hopkins kent@kent-acct.com [15DEC99]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P2 Neptune ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P2 BUNO: 140964 "...PD-10 - P2V-7 (BuNo 140964) on the ground, date unknown. Photo from the TailHook Association http://www.tailhook.org/..." Contributed by Mahlon K. Miller mkwsmiller@cox.net [27OCT2001]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P2 Neptune ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P2 BUNO: 140969 "...PD-10 - BuNo 140969 at NAS Alameda, California on August 20, 1960..." Contributed by William T. Larkins wtl@earthlink.net [16MAR2008]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: VP-9 P2 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P2 BUNO: 145919 "...PD-1..." Contributed by Dalton C. Carr DCJACarr@aol.com [10JUL99]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: VP-9 P2 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P2 BUNO: 145919 "...PD-1/7..." Contributed by Dalton C. Carr DCJACarr@aol.com [10JUL99]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: VP-9 P2 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P2 BUNO: 145921 "...PD-6 - 1959 NAS Alameda, California..." Contributed by Richard (Dick) L. Harlow dick@harlowgroup.com [19MAY2000]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: VP-9 P2 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P2 BUNO: Unknown "...Circa 1954..." Contributed by Charles Nellist nellist@sbcglobal.net [21SEP2000]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P2 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P2 BUNO: Unknown "...PD-6/9/10 - VP-9 P2V-5 formation, date unknown. Photo from the TailHook Association http://www.tailhook.org/..." Contributed by Mahlon K. Miller mkwsmiller@cox.net [17SEP2003]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P2 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P2 BUNO: Unknown "...February of 1969 at NAF Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam!..." Contributed by NETTLES, Bullet Bob bulletbob_1@email.msn.com [22DEC2002]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P2V ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P2 BUNO: Unknown "...PD-5/6/8 - Feburary 1954 - Flyby Mt. Fujiyama, Japan by VP-9 Neptuns (P2V-5's)...." Contributed by FRANKINA, Ed patron9@webtv.net [08NOV2002


Lockheed P-3 Orion

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: 150510 "...PD-8...It's of my first PD-8 taken at NAS Moffett Field, California in February of 1966!..." Contributed by NETTLES, Bullet Bob bulletbob_1@email.msn.com [24DEC2002]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: 150511 "...PD-5...VP-9 (PD 5) P-3A (BuNo 150511) at NAS Moffett Field circa 1962. Photo from the TailHook Association http://www.tailhook.org/..." Contributed by Mahlon K. Miller mkwsmiller@cox.net [10MAR2002]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: 150511 "...PD-5...VP-9 (PD 5) P-3A (BuNo 150511) at NAS Moffett Field, June 1965. This aircraft was later modified into the VP-3A configuration for VIP transport. This aircraft was later modified into an EP-3E configuration. Photo from the TailHook Association http://www.tailhook.org/..." Contributed by Mahlon K. Miller mkwsmiller@cox.net [08JAN2003]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: 151386 "...PD-9...VP-9 (PD 9) P-3A (BuNo 151386) at NAS Moffett Field, November 1964. Photo from the TailHook Association http://www.tailhook.org/..." Contributed by Mahlon K. Miller mkwsmiller@cox.net [08JAN2003]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: 152723 "...PD-1...VP-9 (PD 1) P-3B (BuNo 152723) at NAS Moffett Field, April 1972. Photographed by Duane Kasulka. Photo from the TailHook Association http://www.tailhook.org/..." Contributed by Mahlon K. Miller mkwsmiller@cox.net [08JAN2003]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: 152723 "...PD-1...First PD-1 "Tiger Tail" (152723)! This was taken during VP-9's Welcome Aboard and Air Show for the People of Adak! Taken 2-68!..." Contributed by NETTLES, Bullet Bob bulletbob_1@email.msn.com [29DEC2002]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: 152724 and 152736 "...PD-4/PD-6...PD-4 (152734) and PD-6 (152736) Headed East into the Sun for NAS Moffett Field, California after ORI in May of 1967 at NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii!..." Contributed by NETTLES, Bullet Bob bulletbob_1@email.msn.com [29DEC2002]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: 152732 "...PD-2...NAS Atsugi, Japan - October 1970..." WebSite: GoNavy http://www.gonavy.jp/ [11SEP2009]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: 152732 "...PD-1...Circa: August 1967 - PD-1 Headed West!..." Contributed by NETTLES, Bullet Bob bulletbob_1@email.msn.com [22DEC2002]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: 152733 "...VP-9 P-3B (BuNo 152733) taxiing at NAS Cubi Point, RP, March 1975. Photo from the TailHook Association http://www.tailhook.org/..." Contributed by Mahlon K. Miller mkwsmiller@cox.net [10MAR2002]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: 152733 "...PD-3...VP-9 (PD 3) P-3B (BuNo 152733) at NAS Lemoore, May 1966. This aircraft was later lost after a wheels up landing while attached to VP-1 on 17 May 1983. Note Blue Angels C-54 in the background. Photo from the TailHook Association http://www.tailhook.org/..." Contributed by Mahlon K. Miller mkwsmiller@cox.net [08JAN2003]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: 152733 "...PD-3..." [03FEB2003]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: 152733 "...PD-3...VP-9's PD-3 (Buno: 152733) taken at NAS Agana, Guam in September of 1969! This Aircraft "Bit the Dust in Hawaii" year's later! One of them "Un-Qualified" Crew's wiped it out! ..." Contributed by NETTLES, Bullet Bob bulletbob_1@email.msn.com [29DEC2002]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: 152733 "...PD-3...VP-9 (PD 3) P-3A (BuNo 152733) at NAS North Island, San Diego, California, October 1973. Photo from the TailHook Association http://www.tailhook.org/..." Contributed by Mahlon K. Miller mkwsmiller@cox.net [24FEB2002]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: 152734 "...PD-4...VP-9 (PD 4) P-3B (BuNo 152734) in-flight over San Quentin State Prison, circa 1967. Photo from the TailHook Association http://www.tailhook.org/..." Contributed by Mahlon K. Miller mkwsmiller@cox.net [21SEP2003]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: 152734 "...PD-4/PD-6...March of 1968 of the Barrier Patrol Aircraft, PD-4 (152734) Crew 4 Launching for a Patrol in the Bering Sea!..." Contributed by NETTLES, Bullet Bob bulletbob_1@email.msn.com [29DEC2002]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: 152735 "...PD-5..." WebSite: GoNavy http://www.gonavy.jp/ [11SEP2009]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: 152736 "...PD-6..." [21MAY2006]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: 152737 "...PD-7...CENTERSEAT FORUM > Main Category > Main Forum..." WebSite: CounterSeat http://www.centerseat.net/ [22DEC2010]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: 152737 "...PD-7...NS Sangley Point, Philippines in 1966..." Contributed by NETTLES, Bullet Bob bulletbob_1@email.msn.com [29DEC2002]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: 152737 "...PD-7...VP-9 (PD 7) P-3B (BuNo 152737) armed with four Bullpup air-to-ground missiles, enroute from NAS Moffett Field, California to the Point Mugu missile range. Photo taken by PH2 D.T. Isenberg, 13 February 1969. Photo from the Naval Historical Center..." Contributed by Mahlon K. Miller mkwsmiller@cox.net [03SEP2001]

UPDATE "...This photo was taken just prior to our deployment to NS Sangley Point, Philippines and all PP2Ps were supposed to fire one bullpup. The joy stick was to be by the right seat. We also had an electronic bullpup simulator (early computer game) in the ward room, which the pilots all liked to play. I don't recall which crew it was, but one of our birds lost a bullpup off the wing enroute to the range. For all I know, it could still be somewhere in the coastal mountain range. This was a big "aw shoot." Regards. REILLY, Dennis Plumber869@aol.com..." [14OCT2001]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: 152737 "...PD-7...VP-9 (PD 7) P-3B (BuNo 152737) at NAS Iwakuni, Japan, 6 May 1973. Photographed by Hideki Nagakubo. Photo from the TailHook Association http://www.tailhook.org/..." Contributed by Mahlon K. Miller mkwsmiller@cox.net [24FEB2002]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: 152737 and 152739 "...Circa: 3-26-69 - P-3B Aircraft attached to VP-9 headed for deployment at NAF Naha, Okinawa, Japan and Point's West! We were letting down for a stop at NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii then on to NAF Naha, Okinawa, Japan!..." Contributed by NETTLES, Bullet Bob bulletbob_1@email.msn.com [22DEC2002]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: 152738 "...PD-8...The PPC was LCDR "Big" Jim Byrom, with F/E Bullet Bob Nettles! The airplane had about 6 to 8 hours on it and we had it abouot a week! A/C is a P3B, flown by Crew 8 of VP-9 in PD-8!..." Contributed by NETTLES, Bullet Bob bulletbob_1@email.msn.com [09NOV2001]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: 152738, 152732, 152735, and 152737 "...PD-8...Taken 5-24-66 on minning run! PD-8 (152738) in company of PD-2 (152732), PD-5 (152735) and PD-7 (152737) We were Lead A/C for the Run! We're Cookin!..." Contributed by NETTLES, Bullet Bob bulletbob_1@email.msn.com [09NOV2001]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: 152738 and 152733 "...PD-8...(152738) being Pre-flighted by Crew 8 for the Ready Alert and Back-up of Crew 4 in PD-4 (152734)! Photo taken in March of 1968!..." Contributed by NETTLES, Bullet Bob bulletbob_1@email.msn.com [29DEC2002]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: 152738 "...PD-8...NS Sangley Point, Philippines in 1966..." Contributed by NETTLES, Bullet Bob bulletbob_1@email.msn.com [29DEC2002]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: 152738 "...PD-8...(152738) HEADED East into the Sun for NAS Moffett Field, California, after VP-9's ORI at NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii in May of 1967! We'll be home Soon!..." Contributed by NETTLES, Bullet Bob bulletbob_1@email.msn.com [29DEC2002]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: 152738 "...PD-8...Taken in July of 1966 of My Bird PD-8 (152738)! PD-8 being Preflighted for the Ready Alert at NS Sangley Point, Philippines. These were good time's at NS Sangley Point, Philippines!..." Contributed by NETTLES, Bullet Bob bulletbob_1@email.msn.com [24DEC2002]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: 153417 "...PD-3...17 Sept. 1980... NAS Keflavik, Iceland..." Contributed by Baldur Sveinsson BALDUR@verslo.is WebSite: http://www.verslo.is/baldur/p3vpu/p3vpu.htm [08APR2006]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: 158221 "...PD-003...030213-N-9760B-001 Misawa, Japan (Feb. 13, 2003) -- A P-3C "Orion" assigned to the "Golden Eagles" of Patrol Squadron Nine (VP-9) circles Mt. Fuji. VP-9 is forward deployed to Misawa, Japan. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 2nd Class Elizabeth L. Burke. (RELEASED)..." WebSite: Navy NewsStand http://www.news.navy.mil/ [22FEB2003]

UPDATE "...I was looking through the Unknown P-3 pictures. Thought I send in a little identity for some of them. AM1(AW) Jeff Frey p3superb@aol.com..." [08APR2004]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: 158222 "...PD-222...VP-9 (PD 222) P-3C (BuNo 158222) at NAS North Island, May 2002. This aircraft was originally assigned to VP-48. Photo by Mahlon Miller..." Contributed by Mahlon K. Miller mkwsmiller@cox.net [10MAY2002]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: 159883 "...PD-3...VP-9 (PD 3) P-3C (BuNo 159883) at NAS Lemoore, 31 October 1976. Photo from the TailHook Association http://www.tailhook.org/..." Contributed by Mahlon K. Miller mkwsmiller@cox.net [08JAN2003]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: 159884 "...PD-5..." Contributed by John Lucas JohnLucas@netzero.com [01FEB2005]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: 159884 "...PD-4...VP-9 (PD 4) P-3C (BuNo 159884) at NAS Moffett Field, May 1982. Photographed by Michael Grove. Photo from the TailHook Association http://www.tailhook.org/..." Contributed by Mahlon K. Miller mkwsmiller@cox.net [10MAR2002]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: 159885 "...Nellis AFB - Circa 1985..." Contributed by Keith Snyder cougar_1967@verizon.net [30JUN2010]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: 159885 "...PD-5...Iruma - November 16, 1979..." WebSite: GoNavy http://www.gonavy.jp/ [02SEP2009]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: 159886 and 159891 "...PD-5/PD-1..." Contributed by Jeffrey Schneider JEFFREY.SCHNEIDER@Wichita.BOEING.com

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: 159887 "...Circa 1984..." Contributed by Keith Snyder cougar_1967@verizon.net [11SEP2010]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: 159887 "...Circa 1980..." Contributed by Keith Snyder cougar_1967@verizon.net [30JUN2010]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: 159888 "...PD-8...VP-9 (PD 8) P-3C (BuNo 159888) takes off from March AFB, June 1981. photographed by Michael Groves. Photo from the TailHook Association http://www.tailhook.org/..." Contributed by Mahlon K. Miller mkwsmiller@cox.net [10MAR2002]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: 159890 "...PD-9...VP-9 (PD 9) P-3C (BuNo 159890) on approach to NAS Moffett Field, May 1978. Photographed by Michael Gro. Photo from the TailHook Association http://www.tailhook.org/..." Contributed by Mahlon K. Miller mkwsmiller@cox.net [10MAR2002]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: 159890 "...PD-9..." Contributed by John Lucas JohnLucas@netzero.com [17OCT2005]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: 159891 "...PD-1..." Contributed by John Lucas JohnLucas@netzero.com [17OCT2005]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: 160610 "...PD-610...P-3C Orion aircraft, assigned to the "Golden Eagles" of Patrol Squadron Nine (VP-9) sit on the flight line of Kadena Air Force Base. Members of VP-9 are deployed to Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 1st Class Edward G. Martens..." Contributed by Mahlon K. Miller mkwsmiller@cox.net [29MAY2003]

UPDATE "...I was looking through the Unknown P-3 pictures. Thought I send in a little identity for some of them. AM1(AW) Jeff Frey p3superb@aol.com..." [08APR2004]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: 161003 "...PD-003 at NAF Andrews, Maryland on 12 July 2003 by Stephen Miller..." Contributed by Stephen Miller f134kilmil@comcast.net [27DEC2006]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: 161003 "...PD-003 at NAF Andrews, Maryland on 12 July 2003 by Stephen Miller..." Contributed by Stephen Miller f134kilmil@comcast.net [27DEC2006]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: 162776 "...PD-768...SIGONELLA, Sicily (April 17, 2014) Vice Adm. Phil Davidson, commander of U.S. 6th Fleet, center, tours a P-3C Orion from Patrol Squadron (VP) 9 at Naval Air Station Sigonella. VP-9 is forward deployed to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility and is assigned to CTF 67, responsible for tactical control of deployed maritime patrol and reconnaissance squadrons throughout the European and African areas of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Amber Porter/Released)..." WebSite: NavyNews http://www.navy.mil/ [30APR2014]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: 162778 "...PD-778...January 23rd, 2010..." WebSite: CenterSeat http://www.centerseat.net/ [24JAN2010]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: xxxx773 "...SIGONELLA, Sicily (May 03, 2014) - A P-3C Orion maritime patrol aircraft belonging to the 'Golden Eagles' of Patrol Squadron (VP) 9 is sprayed by fire trucks during a Change of Command Ceremony at Naval Air Station Sigonella. VP-9 is forward deployed to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility and is currently assigned to CTF 67, responsible for tactical control of deployed maritime patrol and reconnaissance squadrons throughout the European and African areas of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Personnel Specialist Seaman Richardo Nazaire/ released)..." Contributed by ENSIGN Zachary Gorevin zachary.gorevin@eu.navy.mil [06MAY2014]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: Unknown "...PD-003..." WebSite: VP-9 http://www.vp9.navy.mil/ [15JUN2010]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: Unknown "...PD-294/PD-317..." WebSite: VP-9 http://www.vp9.navy.mil/ [15JUN2010]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: Unknown "...Taken just before launch at NAS Misawa, Japan..." Contributed by ATC(AW/NAC) Richard "shipwreck" Baran geographer@wavecable.com [30JUL2000]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: Unknown "...Taken in NAS Misawa, Japan at sunrise..." Contributed by ATC(AW/NAC) Richard "shipwreck" Baran geographer@wavecable.com [30JUL2000]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: Unknown "...VP-9 aircraft doing a flyby off Diamond Head in Hawaii..." Contributed by PHC Mahlon Miller mkwsmiller@cox.net [22MAR2000]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: Unknown "...Circa: 3-26-69 - P-3B Aircraft attached to VP-9 headed for deployment at NAF Naha, Okinawa, Japan and Point's West! We were letting down for a stop at NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii then on to NAF Naha, Okinawa, Japan!..." Contributed by NETTLES, Bullet Bob bulletbob_1@email.msn.com [22DEC2002]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: Unknown "...PD-7...VP-9 (PD 7) P-3C (BuNo unknown) after takeoff from MCAS El Toro, 17 May 1991. Photo from the TailHook Association http://www.tailhook.org/..." Contributed by Mahlon K. Miller mkwsmiller@cox.net [24FEB2002]

VP AircraftAIRCRAFT: P-3 ThumbnailCameraVP-9 P-3 BUNO: Unknown "...PD-6...VP-9 (PD 6) P-3C in-flight near NAS Glenview, Illinois, 20 August 1992. Photo from the TailHook Association http://www.tailhook.org/..." Contributed by Mahlon K. Miller mkwsmiller@cox.net [27OCT2001]


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