Lockheed EC-121L Warning Star

Shown here is a Lockheed WV-2E Warning Star (BuNo 126512, c/n 1049A-4301) modified as WV-2E with radar in a rotodome above the aircraft. This aircraft was retired to NAF Litchfield Park, Arizona, for storage on 5 June 1962. However, it was redesignated EC-121L in November 1962 and scrapped on 18 Feburay 1965. Coloured photo available at [1]. A b/w closeup version of the same photo is available in the U.S. Navy Naval Aviation News May 1958 [2]

Lockheed EC-121L Warning Star
Bigbird, Jul 12, 2010
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